2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 437

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Musk Creek Farm, Flinders, Vic
Sire: Shalaa (IRE)
Dam: Keep de Rose (NZ)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 03 November 2018
Buyer: Paul Moroney Bloodstock/Ballymore Stables, VIC $300,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

Out of a sibling to NYMPH MONTE (2011.g. by Tavistock-Grove Nymph, by Grosvenor-Field Nymph).
4th CJC Metropolitan Trophy H. L
From the same family as Savvy Oak (2015.g. by Savabeel-Fairy Oak, by High Chaparral-Queen Caelia).
1st VRC (Flemington) Special Kids Pin and Win H.

Account of MUSK CREEK FARM, Flinders, Vic.

Lot 437 (100% GST)             BAY COLT                       Stable R 6

Foaled 3rd November 2018                               Branded :  nr sh; 18 over 8 off sh





Invincible Spirit

Green Desert





War Chant











Pleasant Colony

Grove Nymph


Sir Tristram

Field Nymph



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

Keep de Rose, by Keeper. 4 wins 1600m to 2080m, $240,400, VRC Visit Victoria P., MRC BMW H., Cranbourne TC Pinker Pinker P., 3d VRC Matriarch S., Gr.2, MVRC City Jeep H., MRC Sportingbet H. Half-sister to NYMPH MONTE. This is her third foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Her first foal is an unraced 3YO.

2nd dam

GROVE NYMPH, by Grosvenor. 2 wins at 1600m, Waikato RC Ancroft Stud H., 3d ARC Dunstan Stayers' Championship Qualifier-twice. Three-quarter-sister to Queen Caelia (dam of FAIRY OAK), half-sister to FIELD DANCER, JUST A DANCER, BLANCHARD (dam of ZARA DANCER), Mont Fay (dam of GRAND CHANCELLOR). Dam of 6 named foals, all winners-

NYMPH MONTE (Tavistock). 10 wins 1600m to 2500m, $223,778, to 2018-19, CJC Spring Classic, L, Metropolitan Trophy H., L, Hawkes Bay Aon H., Egmont Cup, Waikato RC Greene Racing H., Hawkes Bay Horse of the Year Show H., 4th Marton JC Metric Mile H., Gr.3.

Keep de Rose (Keeper). 4 wins. See above.

Terrific Master. 6 wins 1600m to 2000m, $546,450, HKJC Guangzhou H., Panasonic Thermo Ventilator H., Red Packet H., Tak Wah H., Sunbird H.

3rd dam

FIELD NYMPH, by Northfields. Unraced. Dam of 17 foals, 16 to race, 13 winners, inc:-

FIELD DANCER (Star Way). 9 wins 1200m to 2200m, $362,771, ARC Easter H., Gr.1, New Zealand S., Gr.1, BOP RC Japan-New Zealand International Trophy, Gr.2, HBJC Byerley Thoroughbred S., L, 2d New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, 3d Avondale Cup, Gr.1.

JUST A DANCER (Star Way). 8 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 3200m, $1,100,911, AJC Sydney Cup, Gr.1, (3200m course record), QTC Brisbane Cup, Gr.1, ARC Queen Elizabeth H., Gr.2, Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, VATC Herbert Power H., Gr.2, 3d New Zealand Derby, Gr.1. Sire.

BLANCHARD (Kaapstad). 7 wins 1200m to 2400m, $174,394, WRC Trentham S., Gr.3, 2d GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, Gr.2, 3d Wellington Cup, Gr.1, 4th Auckland Cup, Gr.1, WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1. Dam of-

ZARA DANCER (Savabeel). 4 wins 1400m to 2100m, $142,436, ATC Frank Underwood Cup, L, 2d Matamata RC Stanley Group S., L.

Mont Fay. 4 wins 2025m to 2500m, SAJC Jordan Plumbing H. Dam of-

GRAND CHANCELLOR (Savabeel). 5 wins 1400m to 2000m, $590,864, to 2018-19, SAJC Port Adelaide Guineas, L, 2d SAJC Chairman's S., Gr.3.

Queen Caelia. Unraced. Dam of 7 winners-

FAIRY OAK (High Chaparral). 2 wins at 1607m, 1800m, SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3. Dam of 3 winners-

Savvy Oak (Savabeel). 2 wins at 1200m, 2025m, $191,150, in 2018-19, 2d South Australian Derby, Gr.1, 4th Moonee Valley Vase, Gr.2.



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