2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 327

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Coolmore Stud, Jerry's Plains, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Air Force Blue (USA)
Dam: Gabbidon (AUS)
Colour: Chestnut
Sex: Filly
DOB: 21 September 2018
Buyer: Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Racing, NSW $150,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Sister to Diamonds and Rust (2016.f. by Medaglia d'Oro-Gabbidon, by Bel Esprit-Eliza Park).
1st ATC (Randwick) Mirvac Maiden P.
2nd ATC (Canterbury) Cyren Bar Grill Seafood Maiden P.
2nd ATC (Canterbury) Bowermans Office Furniture Maiden P.
Out of a sibling to Rosebank (2014.f. by Helmet-Eliza Park, by Scenic-Mia Lisa).
1st Murrumbidgee TC XXXX Gold Maiden P.

Account of COOLMORE STUD (As Agent), Jerry's Plains, NSW.

Lot 327 (100% GST)   CHESTNUT FILLY              Stable A 17

Foaled 21st September 2018                           Branded :  nr sh; 1 over 8 off sh





War Front


Northern Dancer

Starry Dreamer



Maria's Mon

Wavering Monarch

Circle of Gold

Seeking the Gold




Bel Esprit

Royal Academy




Eliza Park


Sadler's Wells

Mia Lisa



AIR FORCE BLUE (USA) (Bay 2013-Stud U.S.A. 2017, Aust. 2017). Champion 2YO Colt in Europe in 2015. 4 wins at 2, £309,350, €331,420, Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, Curragh National S., Gr.1, Phoenix S., Gr.1, 2d Royal Ascot Coventry S., Gr.2. Out of SP Chatham. Grandson of a sister to SW Flanders (Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies, Gr.1). Related to SW Surfside, etc. His oldest SH-bred progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

GABBIDON, by Bel Esprit. 4 wins-2 at 2-900m to 1400m, $233,090, SAJC Jansz S., Gr.3, MRC Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, Bourke Street TAB H., 2d SAJC Manihi Classic, L, 4th SAJC South Australia S., L. This is her seventh living foal. Her sixth foal is a 2YO. Dam of four foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Sandrelli (f. by Street Cry). 2 wins at 1100m, SAJC MAC Stop Drug Driving H., 2d BRC Stanley River Thoroughbreds H.

Archer City (g. by Flying Spur). Winner at 1358m.

2nd dam

ELIZA PARK, by Scenic. 4 wins at 1300m, 1600m, MVRC Jelly Bean H., VATC Princess Eulogy H., Lady Wallace H. Half-sister to KATE'S MYTH (dam of MYTHICAL PLAY, FALLS THE SHADOW), SPEEDY KIDS, BROSBERG. Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

GABBIDON (Bel Esprit). 4 wins. See above.

The Hawk. 8 wins-4 in succession-1300m to 2200m, $100,650, 2d Selangor TC Sports Toto Supreme Challenge Trophy, 4th Selangor Gold Cup, L.

Melanion. 5 wins at 1100m, 1200m, $116,930, to 2018-19.

3rd dam

MIA LISA, by Denizen. Winner at 2 at 1200m. Three-quarter-sister to Deni Rose, Detainment. Dam of 8 named foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

KATE'S MYTH (Kaoru Star). Champion 3YO filly in NZ in 1988-89. 10 wins-5 at 2-900m to 1600m, $286,191, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, HBJC Gold Trail S., Gr.3, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, Masterton RC Lowland S., Gr.3, Avondale JC Kampala S., L, 2d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1. Dam of 3 winners-

MYTHICAL PLAY (Defensive Play). Champion 3YO Classic Filly in South Africa in 1999-2000. 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m, $110,853, Greyville South African Fillies Guineas, Gr.1, Kenilworth Paddock S., Gr.1, 3d Kenilworth Cape Fillies Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of 7 winners-

Andromache (Charge Forward). 5 wins-4 in succession-1200m to 1400m, $106,702, MRC Northerly H., Counties RC Delph Common H., 2d Gore Guineas, L, 3d CJC Canterbury Belle S., L. Dam of-

Pageantry (I Am Invincible). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1400m to 2018-19, 3d SAJC Cinderella S., L, 4th MVRC Valley Pearl, L.

FALLS THE SHADOW (Dance Floor). 3 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 2000m, $231,137, AJC Dulcify H., L, 2d AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, 3d Victoria Derby, Gr.1, 4th VATC Norman Robinson S., Gr.2.

SPEEDY KIDS (Snippets). 5 wins-3 at 2-1000m to 1400m, $251,020, VATC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, SAJC Walter Brown S.H., L, Cinderella S., L, 2d MVRC Great Western S., L, 3d SAJC Swettenham Stud S., Gr.2.

BROSBERG (Aurealis). 10 wins 1000m to 1600m, $151,900, VATC Barton H., L, VRC Schweppes Welter H., VATC Nescafe Blend 43 H.



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