2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 280

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Arrowfield Stud, Scone, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Shalaa (IRE)
Dam: Esprit Hi (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Filly
DOB: 01 September 2018
Buyer: Australian Bloodstock, NSW $75,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Sister to My Benalla (2015.g. by Animal Kingdom-Esprit Hi, by Bel Esprit-Hillfa).
2nd Tamworth JC Peel Valley Tyres H.
Closely related to Baaqyah (2017.f. by I Am Invincible-Exposed, by More Than Ready-Hillfa).
2nd VRC (Flemington) Maribyrnong P. Gr.3
From the same family as Vaseem (2016.c. by Vercingetorix-Giant's Bounty, by Giant's Causeway-Fayfa).
1st Vaal TC All to Come Maiden P.
2nd Turffontein Secretariat S. L
From the same family as Bella Mente (2016.f. by El Roca-Joiya, by Stravinsky-Doduo).
4th ARC Uncle Remus S. L

Account of ARROWFIELD STUD (As Agent), Scone, NSW.

Lot 280 (100% GST)             BAY FILLY                    Stable U 28

Foaled 1st September 2018                           Branded :  nr sh; 71 over 8 off sh





Invincible Spirit

Green Desert





War Chant







Bel Esprit

Royal Academy








Slip Anchor


SHALAA (IRE) (Bay 2013-Stud France 2017, Aust. 2017). Champion 2YO Colt in GB & France in 2015. 6 wins-5 at 2-at 6f, £305,091, €199,990, Newmarket Middle Park S., Gr.1, Deauville Prix Morny, Gr.1, Goodwood Richmond S., Gr.2, Newmarket July S., Gr.2, Ascot Bengough S., Gr.3. Out of SP Ghurra, a half-sister to SW Hayil (Newmarket Middle Park S., Gr.1). Related to SW Wild Rush, etc. His oldest SH-bred progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

ESPRIT HI, by Bel Esprit. Winner at 1200m. Half-sister to WALK WITH ATTITUDE. This is her fourth foal. Her third foal is a 2YO. Dam of one foal to race-

My Benalla (g. by Animal Kingdom). 2 wins from only 2 starts at 1200m, 1300m in 2018-19.

2nd dam

HILLFA, by Danehill. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, $205,050, VRC Desirable H., L, MVRC Jayco Dealers 2YO P., 2d SAJC Magic Millions Adelaide 2YO Classic S., 4th SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L. Sister to Love Jeddah, three-quarter-sister to MASSARRA (dam of NAYARRA, GUSTAV KLIMT, WONDERFULLY, BLISSFUL, CUFF), Kodiac, Al Anood (dam of PRIDE OF DUBAI, ENAAD, AL ANEED), half-sister to Impulsive Dream. Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

WALK WITH ATTITUDE (Hussonet). 2 wins at 1300m, 1400m, $165,570, VRC Lexus Hybrid P., L, 2d SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L. Dam of-

Spend. Winner at 2 at 1100m in 2018-19, ATC Everest Carnival 2YO H.

3rd dam

Fayfa, by Slip Anchor. Winner at 2 at 7f, 2d Newbury Fillies Trial S., L, 4th Newmarket Pretty Polly S., L. Three-quarter-sister to Al Widyan, half-sister to RAFHA (dam of INVINCIBLE SPIRIT, ACTS OF GRACE, SADIAN, MASSARRA), CHIANG MAI (dam of CHINESE WHITE), Franky Furbo, Al Anood (dam of PRIDE OF DUBAI, ENAAD, AL ANEED), Wosaita (dam of WHAZZIS, WHAZZAT), El Jazirah (dam of MOUNT ELBRUS). Dam of 16 foals, 13 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

HILLFA (Danehill). 2 wins. See above.

Impulsive Dream (Encosta de Lago). Winner at 2 at 1000m, $113,794, 2d QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, 3d BTC Champagne Classic, Gr.2.

Love Jeddah (Danehill). Winner at 1100m, 2d VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.2.

Doduo. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, VATC April 2YO H. Grandam of-

CONTESSA VANESSA (Bullbars). 5 wins-2 at 2-1000m to 2100m, $284,250, ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, Sunline Vase, Gr.3, 2d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Manawatu Challenge S., Gr.2.

ASTOR (Iffraaj). 4 wins-1 at 2-800m to 1300m, ARC Mufhasa S., L, 2d ARC Mr Tiz Trophy, Gr.3, 4th Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3.

NIKI PIKI MILO (Librettist). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, Levin RC Ryder S., L, 3d Wanganui JC Fordell O'Leary S., L. Producer.

She's Alluring. 2 wins at 2000m, VATC Frank O'Brien H. Dam of 5 winners-

Fast and Sexy (Fastnet Rock). 3 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 1550m, $238,360, 3d ATC Champagne S., Gr.1, Reisling S., Gr.2.

Giant's Bounty. 2 wins at 1160m, 1400m in South Africa. Dam of 3 winners-

Captain's Causeway (Captain Al). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1160m, 1200m, 2d Scottsville In Full Flight H., L, 4th Greyville Post Merchants H., Gr.2.



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