2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 616

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Bhima Thoroughbreds, Scone, NSW (As Agent for Dorrington Farm)
Sire: Snitzel (AUS)
Dam: Palatine Hill (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 15 October 2018
Buyer: Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Racing, NSW $300,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

Closely related to Meteoric Lass (2014.f. by Stratum-Benatar, by Distant Music-Rather Yallah).
1st Manawatu RC JA Russell Electrical H.


Lot 616 (100% GST)             BAY COLT                     Stable P 19

Foaled 15th October 2018                              Branded :  nr sh; 22 over 8 off sh





Redoute's Choice



Shantha's Choice

Canny Lad

Snippets' Lass



Snow Finch

Storm Bird




Palace Music

The Minstrel

Northern Dancer

Come My Prince

Prince John

Rather Droll

Sovereign Red

Sir Tristram

Love Divine

Droll Role


SNITZEL (AUS) (Bay 2002-Stud 2006). 7 wins-4 at 2, MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1. Champion Aust. Sire 3 times. Sire of 1036 rnrs, 765 wnrs, 92 SW, inc. SW Trapeze Artist (ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1), Shamus Award, Estijaab, Redzel, Summer Passage, Invader, Russian Revolution, Hot Snitzel, Sweet Idea, Sizzling, Snitzerland, Wandjina, Heavenly Blue, I Am Excited, Spill the Beans, Menari, Showtime, Snitty Kitty, Thronum, French Emotion, etc.


1st dam

PALATINE HILL, by Palace Music. 4 wins 1514m to 2050m, MVRC Tabaret After the Last H., 3d MVRC Cathay Pacific Airways H., Cash Logistics & Security H., VRC True Course H. Half-sister to RATHER GRAND, SUBLIMITY. This is her tenth foal. Her ninth foal is a 2YO. Dam of seven foals to race, six winners, inc:-

PALENTINO (c. by Teofilo). 5 wins 1300m to 1600m, $1,305,110, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, Makybe Diva S., Gr.1, Blamey S., Gr.2, Hilton Hotels & Resorts S., L, 2d MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3, 4th ATC Doncaster H., Gr.1, MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1, MVRC Australia S., Gr.2, MRC Regal Roller S., L.

Junipal (c. by Reset). 3 wins at 1620m, $259,995, to 2019-20, ATC Shoot Out Mile H., MVRC Paramount Liquor H., 2d Sunshine Coast Guineas, Gr.3, VRC TCL TV S., L, Hall Mark Hall of Fame Trophy H., 3d ATC Star Mile H., MRC Ladbrokes $101 Odds H., MVRC 1300 Australia H.

The Widder (g. by Street Cry). 3 wins 1190m to 1400m, WATC Wolfetones Australian Tour January H., Perthracing.com.au H., 2d WATC Ozbet.com.au H., Westspeed 3YO H., 3d WATC Playeronline.com.au H.

Cumani (g. by Al Maher). 9 wins-3 in succession-1100m to 1600m.

Watch Over Me (f. by Rock of Gibraltar). 4 wins 900m to 1200m.

Innocent Inmate (g. by Bel Esprit). Winner at 1000m.

2nd dam

RATHER DROLL, by Sovereign Red. Winner at 1000m. Dam of 12 named foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

SUBLIMITY (Testa Rossa). 5 wins to 1600m, $252,482, MVRC Alexandra S., L, MRC Arrowfield Stud P., 4th SAJC RA Lee S., Gr.3. Producer.

RATHER GRAND (Grand Lodge). 5 wins-3 in succession-at 1400m, 1600m, $149,025, SAJC CS Hayes Memorial Cup, L, MRC Robert Hunter H., 3d SAJC Tokyo City Cup, Gr.3, Birthday Cup, L. Dam of 2 winners-

Magniloquent. 2 wins at 1500m, 1800m, MRC Browns Sawdust & Shavings H., 2d ATC Startrack H.

Canonized. 3 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 1612m, $112,315, 2d VRC Elms H.

Rather Yallah. 6 wins 1000m to 1200m, MVRC Cafe Cozmo H., SAJC Holden VX Commodore H., 2d SAJC Community Healthcare H. Dam of 3 winners-

Benatar (Distant Music). 6 wins-3 in succession-1000m to 1200m, $196,600, MRC Luxury Preferred H., MVRC Specto P., MRC Orientate H., Danzero H., 2d MRC How Now S., Gr.3. Dam of 4 winners-

METEOROID (Northern Meteor). 8 wins-3 in succession-at 1200m, 1400m, $315,490, WATC Belmont Newmarket H., L, Birthday S., L, 2d WATC Jungle Mist Classic, L, 4th WATC Jungle Dawn Classic, L.

Ben Hercules. 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m to 2018-19, MRC Le Pine Funerals 2YO H.



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