2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 688

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Westbury Stud Ltd, Karaka, NZ (As Agent)
Sire: Snitzel (AUS)
Dam: River Serenade (AUS)
Colour: Bay or Brown
Sex: Colt
DOB: 30 October 2018
Buyer: Big Red Farm, JAPAN $150,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Brother to Phoenix River (2015.c. by So You Think-River Serenade, by Hurricane Sky-Ride the Rapids).
1st Gosford RC Yellow and Navy Foundation Maiden P.
Closely related to Poseidon's Pool - Luen on Poseidon (Mac.) (2014.g. by Pierro-Kulgrinda, by Exceed and Excel-River Crossing).
1st Macau Anyang H.
Closely related to River Night (2017.f. by Night of Thunder-River Pearl, by Helmet-River Crossing).
3rd MRC (Sandown) Merson Cooper S. L
Closely related to River Jewel (2014.f. by Snitzel-River Tribe, by Umatilla-River Express).
4th VRC (Flemington) Jim Beam S. Gr.3

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Account of WESTBURY STUD LTD (As Agent), Karaka, NZ.

Lot 688 (100% GST) BAY OR BROWN COLT   Stable Chester 43

Foaled 30th October 2018                              Branded :  nr sh; 232 over 8 off sh





Redoute's Choice



Shantha's Choice

Canny Lad

Snippets' Lass



Snow Finch

Storm Bird




Hurricane Sky

Star Watch


Dancing Show


Ride the Rapids

River Rough





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

RIVER SERENADE, by Hurricane Sky. Winner at 1000m. Sister to RIVER DOVE (dam of HEADWATER), half-sister to River Crossing (dam of KULGRINDA, RIVER DELTA), River Express (dam of CROSS CURRENT). This is her fourteenth foal. Her thirteenth foal is a 2YO. Her twelfth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of ten foals to race, nine winners-

FIRST COMMAND (g. by Commands). 12 wins-6 in succession-1000m to 1200m, $970,476, MRC Caulfield Sprint H., Gr.2, VRC Kensington S., L-twice, MRC LT Cleary S., L, Heath S., L, Mal Seccull H., Geoff Murphy H., Rokk Ebony H., MVRC Marsh Pty Ltd H., MRC Waratah H., 2d WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, VRC Gilgai S., Gr.2, MRC Rubiton S., Gr.3, SAJC RN Irwin S., Gr.3, MRC Testa Rossa S., L, BRC Lightning H., L, 3d MRC Rubiton S., Gr.2, VRC Swisse Vitamins Century S., L, MRC WJ Adams S., L, Doveton S., L, 4th MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, Kevin Heffernan S., L.

ONEWORLD (c. by Danehill Dancer). 8 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, $2,263,161, HKJC Jockey Club Sprint, Gr.2, Audemars Piguet Dream H., Cheung Fat H., Chow Tai Fook Aura Series H., Anna Sui Flight of Fancy H., Flamingo H., 2d Hong Kong Sprint, Gr.1, HKJC Premier Cup, L, Sha Tin Sprint Trophy, L, Premier Bowl H., L, 3d Meydan Dubai Golden Shaheen S., Gr.1, HKJC Centenary Sprint Cup, L, Sprint Cup, L, Sha Tin Vase, L, Bauhinia Sprint H., L, 4th HKJC Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup, L, Chairman's Sprint Prize, L, Sprint Cup, L, Sha Tin Vase, L. Sire.

Rule the River (f. by Commands). 5 wins-4 in succession-1000m to 1200m, $234,080, ATC Tab.com.au H., McGrath Estate Agents H., Farewells Alan Thomas H., De Bortoli Wines H., 2d ATC Drummond Golf H., 3d City Tatt's RC Nivison S., Gr.3, Gosford RC Takeover Target S., L.

Twilight Song (f. by Fastnet Rock). 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m, MRC Spicer Thoroughbreds H., Ladbrokes Cash in P., 3d VRC Incognitus S., L.

Serenada (f. by Encosta de Lago). 4 wins 1000m to 1400m, SAJC Clean SA H., Sportingbet H., 2d MVRC Tatts Group H. Dam of 2 winners-

MCLAREN (Exceed and Excel). Winner at 2 at 1100m, $122,575, in 2018-19, ATC Canonbury S., Gr.3, 3d Canberra RC Black Opal S., Gr.3, 4th ATC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2.

Cao Cao (Fastnet Rock). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1400m, $192,265, MVRC Whiteman Property 2YO P., MRC Ladbrokes Info Hub H., 2d VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.3, 3d HKJC Po Toi H., 4th Bendigo Guineas, L.

Red is the Rose (f. by Fastnet Rock). 3 wins 1400m to 1523m, MVRC Ranvet H., MRC Elaren Security Services P., 4th VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2.

Riviere (f. by Redoute's Choice). 3 wins at 1207m, MRC Sportingbet H., MRC Gripple Hang-Fast H., 2d MRC City Of Glen Eira H.

Crooner (g. by Encosta de Lago). 5 wins-3 in succession-at 1000m, 1100m.

Moonlight Waltz (f. by Fastnet Rock). Winner at 900m.

Phoenix River (c. by So You Think). Placed to 2019-20, 3d ATC Events by ATC P., Vancouver Yearlings P.



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