2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 605

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Aquis Farm Operations, Murrurundi, NSW (As Agent for Aquis Farm)
Sire: Written Tycoon (AUS)
Dam: Our Girl Raquie (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 19 August 2018
Buyer: Passed In $275,000 - Reserve $300,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

Out of a sibling to Twentyfour Carat (2016.c. by I Am Invincible-Ten Carat Rock, by Rock of Gibraltar-Shantha's Choice).
1st ATC (Kensington) Precise Air Maiden H.
1st ATC (Kensington) Territories Yearlings H.
From the same family as Groundswell (2016.c. by Fastnet Rock-The Broken Shore, by Hussonet-Shantha's Choice).
3rd VRC (Flemington) Carbine Club S. Gr.3
From the same family as Summer Monsoon (2014.g. by Stratum-Princess Narine, by Red Ransom-Monsoon Wedding).
1st Otago RC Narelle Pools H.
1st Banks Peninsula RC Mick and Melba Murfitt Memorial H.
From the same family as Remorseless (2017.c. by Written Tycoon-Killcareless, by More Than Ready-Climatic).
3rd Wyong Magic Millions 2YO Classic (R) L

Account of AQUIS FARM OPERATIONS, Murrurundi, NSW. (As Agent for Aquis Farm)

Lot 605 (100% GST)             BAY COLT                  Stable QC 17

Foaled 19th August 2018                               Branded :  nr sh; 48 over 8 off sh






Last Tycoon

Try My Best



Party Miss



Miss Entertainer





Fastnet Rock



Piccadilly Circus

Royal Academy

Ten Carat Rock

Rock of Gibraltar


Shantha's Choice

Canny Lad


WRITTEN TYCOON (AUS) (Chestnut 2002-Stud 2007). 2 wins at 2, STC Todman Slipper Trial S., Gr.2. Leading Aust. Sire of 2YOs 2015-16. Sire of 654 rnrs, 478 wnrs, 29 SW, inc. SW Capitalist (ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1), Written By, (La) Luna Rossa, Tycoon Tara, Music Magnate, Despatch, Booker, Howmuchdoyouloveme, Super Cash, Winning Rupert, Rich Enuff, Sexy Eyes, Tyzone, Pippie, Written Dash, Trump, Vibrant Rouge, etc.


1st dam

OUR GIRL RAQUIE, by Fastnet Rock. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to SHOALS, Groundswell. This is her first foal.

2nd dam

TEN CARAT ROCK, by Rock of Gibraltar. Unraced. Sister to SLIDING CUBE (dam of RUBICK), three-quarter-sister to REDOUTE'S CHOICE, PLATINUM SCISSORS, Superior Sateen, Monsoon Wedding (dam of PRECIOUS LORRAINE, LUCKY RAQUIE), half-sister to MANHATTAN RAIN, ECHOES OF HEAVEN, The Broken Shore (dam of SHOALS). Dam of 4 named foals, 2 to race, both winner, inc:-

Twentyfour Carat. Winner at 1400m in 2019-20, ATC Precise Air H.

3rd dam

SHANTHA'S CHOICE, by Canny Lad. Winner at 2, 2d VATC Kilshery H. Three-quarter-sister to HE'S NO PIE EATER, half-sister to HURRICANE SKY, UMATILLA. Dam of 13 foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

REDOUTE'S CHOICE (Danehill). 5 wins-2 at 2 and 3 in succession-1100m to 1600m, $1,567,850, VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1. Champion sire.

PLATINUM SCISSORS (Danehill). 5 wins 1400m to 2000m, $982,800, AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, MRC Norman Robinson S., Gr.2. Sire.

MANHATTAN RAIN (Encosta de Lago). 2 wins at 2 at 1200m, 1400m, $1,311,200, AJC Sires Produce S., Gr.1, Skyline S., Gr.3. Sire.

SLIDING CUBE (Rock of Gibraltar). 3 wins in succession-2 at 2-1000m to 1200m, $179,625, AJC San Domenico S., Gr.3. Dam of 2 winners-

RUBICK (Encosta de Lago). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, $379,500, MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2, Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3. Sire.

ECHOES OF HEAVEN (Encosta de Lago). 3 wins-1 at 2-1422m to 1800m, SAJC Port Adelaide Guineas, L, 2d South Australian Derby, Gr.1. Sire.

Monsoon Wedding (Danehill). Placed at 2, 3d STC Magic Night S., Gr.2, AJC Keith Mackay H., L. Dam of 9 winners-

PRECIOUS LORRAINE (Encosta de Lago). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1600m, 2400m, $247,750, South Australia Fillies Classic, Gr.3. Producer.

LUCKY RAQUIE (Encosta de Lago). Winner at 2 at 1200m, $205,650, Canberra RC Black Opal S., L, 3d ATC Gimcrack S., L.

The Broken Shore. Winner at 1100m, ATC Landmark Hotel P. Dam of-

SHOALS (Fastnet Rock). 7 wins-3 at 2 and 4 in succession-1100m to 1600m, $2,535,270, VRC Myer Classic, Gr.1, ATC Surround S., Gr.1.

Groundswell (Fastnet Rock). Winner at 1218m, $268,500, in 2019-20, 3d MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3.

Unspoken Choice. Unraced. Grandam of-

SUMMER SHAM (Not a Single Doubt). 3 wins in succession 1100m to 1400m, $192,550, MRC Angus Armanasco S., Gr.2.



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