2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 650

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Vinery Stud, Scone, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Maurice (JPN)
Dam: Presslist (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 11 September 2018
Buyer: Bjorn Baker Racing/Clarke Bloodstock, NSW $250,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Brother to Press Week (2016.f. by Hinchinbrook-Presslist, by Librettist-Kaaptive Empress).
3rd Dubbo TC Wayne Mallison PaintandDec H.

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

Lot 650 (No GST)                 BAY COLT                        Stable I 6

Foaled 11th September 2018                         Branded :  nr sh; 135 over 8 off sh





Screen Hero

Grass Wonder

Silver Hawk

Running Heroine

Sunday Silence

Mejiro Frances


Sadler's Wells

Mejiro Monterey







Northern Dancer



Kaaptive Empress

Kaaptive Edition


Nile Empress

Upper Nile


MAURICE (JPN) (Bay 2011-Stud Japan 2017, Aust. 2017). Horse of the Year, Champion Sprinter & Champion Miler in Japan in 2015. 11 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, HK$35,340,000, 536,246,000¥, HKJC Hong Kong Mile, Gr.1, Champions Mile, Gr.1, Hong Kong Cup, Gr.1, Tokyo Tenno Sho (Autumn), Gr.1, Kyoto Mile Championship, Gr.1, Yasuda Kinen, Gr.1. Brother to SP Lucas. His oldest SH-bred progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

PRESSLIST, by Librettist. Placed at 3, 2d ATC Penrith Air Supply Brivis P., 3d ATC Broadmeadow P., Landmark Hotel P. Half-sister to PRESS STATEMENT, PRESSDAY. This is her third living foal. Dam of two foals to race, both winners-

Pressure (f. by Jakkalberry). 3 wins 1600m to 2200m to 2019-20, Ballarat TC Hygain Winners Choice H., 3d VRC Kennedy Oaks Trial P., MRC Clanbrooke Racing H.

Press Week (f. by Hinchinbrook). Winner at 1100m in 2019-20.

2nd dam

KAAPTIVE EMPRESS, by Kaaptive Edition. 9 wins-4 in succession-1200m to 1600m, AJC Sledmere H., 3d STC Blackwoods Sutton Tools H., Bright Print H., Wentworthville Leagues Ladies Bowls H. Half-sister to Quaglino (dam of DINNER DATE), Maybe Yes (dam of THE MIGHTY LIONS, MARENOSTRO). Dam of 11 named foals, 10 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

PRESS STATEMENT (Hinchinbrook). 6 wins-3 in succession at 2-1100m to 1600m, $1,832,275, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, BRC JJ Atkins S., Gr.1, ATC Hobartville S., Gr.2, Stan Fox S., Gr.2, 2d ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Run to the Rose H., Gr.2, 3d ATC George Ryder S., Gr.1.

PRESSDAY (Domesday). 5 wins-4 at 2, 3 in succession-1000m to 1600m, $879,348, BRC TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1, MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, BRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Champagne Classic, Gr.2, 3d AJC Skyline S., Gr.3, Santa Anita Joe Hernandez H., L. Sire.

Press Box. 4 wins-3 in succession-1100m to 1400m, $110,640, to 2019-20, 2d ATC TAB H., Tab.com.au 2YO H., 3d ATC TAB Highway H.

3rd dam

NILE EMPRESS, by Upper Nile. 6 wins-2 at 2-6f to 1¼m, Garden State Oaklyn S., L, 2d Garden State Bellmawr S., L, 3d Keystone Poquessing H., L. Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

Quaglino. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m. Dam of 6 winners-

DINNER DATE (Mossman). Winner at 2 at 1000m, MRC Merson Cooper S., L, 3d VRC Ottawa S., L, SAJC Alan Sheppard H.

Maybe Yes. Winner at 1200m. Dam of 10 winners-

THE MIGHTY LIONS (Grosvenor). 6 wins 1300m to 2255m, $302,968, Avondale Cup, Gr.1, VRC Rosteron H., 2d Avondale Cup, Gr.1, TRC Hobart Cup, Gr.3, 4th Auckland Cup, Gr.1-twice. Dam of 8 winners-

VAQUERA (High Chaparral). 3 wins 1400m to 1900m, $213,630, Newcastle JC Tibbie S., Gr.3, 3d Queensland Oaks, Gr.1. Producer.

MARENOSTRO (Duelled). 10 wins-3 in succession-to 1600m, $506,650, ATC Winter Challenge H., L, 3d ATC Doncaster Prelude, Gr.3.

Promise Keeper (Success Express). 8 wins 1200m to 1600m, $546,296, 2d Singapore TC EW Barker Trophy, L, Kranji Mile, L.

Grandissima (Savabeel). 2 wins at 1950m, 2000m, 2d CJC Warstep S., L.



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