2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 334

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Vinery Stud, Scone, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Press Statement (AUS)
Dam: Giovanna Bella (NZ)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 10 October 2018
Buyer: Asian Bloodstock Services Ltd, HONG KONG $190,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

From the same family as HANDFAST (2012.g. by Street Cry-Lobola, by Anabaa-Love Dance).
1st ATC (Canterbury) Kia Evening Star H.

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

Lot 334 (No GST)                 BAY COLT                     Stable H 22

Foaled 10th October 2018                                Branded :  nr sh; 88 over 8 off sh






Fastnet Rock


Snippets' Lass


Kaaptive Empress

Kaaptive Edition


Nile Empress

Upper Nile






Gone West



Hula Lei

Sir Tristram

Sir Ivor

Hula Dance



PRESS STATEMENT (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud 2016). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$1,832,275, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, BRC JJ Atkins S., Gr.1, ATC Hobartville S., Gr.2, Stan Fox S., Gr.2, TAB Place Multi 2YO P., 2d ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Run to the Rose H., Gr.2, 3d ATC George Ryder S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Pressday (BRC TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1). Sire of the placegetters Press Start, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

GIOVANNA BELLA, by Iffraaj. 3 wins 1200m to 1600m, BRC Mullins Lawyers H., Gallopers $1 Membership H., 3d BRC Landfill Logistics Pty Ltd. This is her fourth foal. Her third foal is a 2YO. Dam of two foals to race-

Belladeel (g. by Dundeel). Winner at 1400m in 2018-19, ATC Autumn Carnival H.

Giovanina (f. by Hinchinbrook). Placed at 3 in 2019-20.

2nd dam

HULA LEI, by Sir Tristram. Unraced. Sister to MORVEN WARRIOR, three-quarter-sister to LOVE DANCE, SIR MIDAS, Kape Dancer (dam of TIP THE WINK), half-sister to Hula Song, Dancing Hula (dam of I'VE GOT RHYTHM). Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Twopaddocks. 5 wins 1600m to 2100m, ARC Byerley Park H., Radio Network H., Hawkes Bay Veterinary Associates H., 2d ARC Auckland Airport H.

Moonloushe. 3 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 1600m, $107,150, VRC VES Collex 2YO H., MVRC Omega Smeg H., General Aviation H., 3d MVRC Desa 2YO P.

3rd dam

HULA DANCE, by Riverton. Unraced. Half-sister to HULA CHIEF, HULA DRUM, HAWAIIAN SONG, Hula Gold (dam of SIR MIDAS). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

LOVE DANCE (Kaapstad). Second top filly on The NZ 3YO Free H. 4 wins 2000m to 2200m, $368,146, Hawkes Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1, Avondale Gold Cup, Gr.1, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, 2d AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, ARC Championship S., Gr.2. Dam of 5 winners-

Global Dance. Winner at 2, 2d MRC Shankhill Lass H. Dam of 4 winners-

SEE THE WORLD (Danzero). 9 wins 1000m to 1300m, $574,150, ATC Maurice McCarten S., L, 3d ATC Sebring S., Gr.3.

Capital Raising. 4 wins 1300m to 1600m. Dam of 2 winners-

GLOBAL THINKING (So You Think). 3 wins-1 at 2-900m to 1600m, Southland Guineas, L, 2d Otago RC Dunedin Guineas, L.

Lobola. Placed at 2, 2d STC Hyland Race Colours 2YO H. Dam of 7 winners-

HANDFAST (Street Cry). 5 wins 1200m to 1400m, $383,125, to 2019-20, ATC South Pacific Classic, L, 2d BRC The Phoenix S., L, SCTC Hampden S., L, 3d Canberra RC National Sprint H., L.

RUSAMBO (Elusive Quality). 2 wins at 1200m, $252,940, MVRC Mitchell McKenzie S., L, 2d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3.

MORVEN WARRIOR (Sir Tristram). 6 wins 1800m to 2400m, WATC Winter Cup, Gr.3, Happy Valley H., 3d Geelong RC Derby Trial S., L.

Kape Dancer. Winner at 1300m. Dam of 7 winners-

TIP THE WINK (Stravinsky). 6 wins at 1200m, 1400m, $132,565, WRC Lightning H., L, 3d ARC Railway H., Gr.1, CJC Stewards S., Gr.3.

Dancing Hula. Raced 3 times. Dam of 4 winners-

I'VE GOT RHYTHM (Rhythm). 4 wins-3 in succession-1800m to 2000m, Greyville Darley Arabian H., L.



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