2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 781

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Amarina Farm, Denman, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Astern (AUS)
Dam: Skibo Castle (AUS)
Colour: Bay or Brown
Sex: Colt
DOB: 15 September 2018
Buyer: Shane Nichols Racing, VIC $125,000
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Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Brother to Garbhan (2013.g. by Casino Prince-Skibo Castle, by Carnegie-Skating).
1st MRC (Sandown) Clanbrooke Racing H.
1st Kyneton and Hanging Rock RC Sign Obsession H.
1st Donald DRC Pea Co H.
Closely related to Lincoln Hills (2014.g. by All Too Hard-Hickory Hills, by More Than Ready-Zali).
1st Manawatu RC Celk Developments H.

Account of AMARINA FARM (As Agent), Denman, NSW.

Lot 781 (100% GST) BAY OR BROWN COLT      Stable W 23

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





Medaglia d'Oro

El Prado

Sadler's Wells

Cappucino Bay



Exceed and Excel



Rory's Jester





Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer




At Talaq





ASTERN (AUS) (Bay 2013-Stud 2017). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1400m, A$1,179,550, ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1, Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, Run to the Rose H., Gr.2, Kindergarten S., Gr.3, Surf Meets Turf 2YO P., 2d VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, ATC Roman Consul S., Gr.2. Half-brother to SW Alizee (ATC Flight S., Gr.1) and SP Mogador (3d Qld Tatt’s RC WJ Healy S., Gr.3). Grandson of SW Alizes. His oldest progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

SKIBO CASTLE, by Carnegie. Winner at 1225m, 2d MVRC Dr JG Sheahan P. Half-sister to MURTAJILL, BRADBURY'S LUCK, SUNSET RUN, Dubai Ice, Thegreatandthegood, Skates (dam of VANCOUVER, JUSTE MOMENTE, CAPTAIN COLTISH), Tordean, Zali (dam of ZAUBERIN). This is her fifth living foal. Dam of three foals to race, all winners-

Toulouse (g. by Lope de Vega). 2 wins at 2 at 1400m, $174,062, ATC Half Yearly Membership 2YO H., Australian Turf Club 2YO H., 2d ATC ANZ Bloodstock News H., 3d ATC Book Summer Hospitality 2YO P.

Garbhan (g. by Casino Prince). 2 wins at 1100m, 2000m, 4th ATC Tulloch S., Gr.2.

Geileis (f. by Casino Prince). 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m.

2nd dam

SKATING, by At Talaq. Top of The 1992-93 Australasian 3YO Classification (1000m - 1400m). 7 wins-2 at 2-1200m to 1600m, $1,187,240, AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, STC Winfield Classic, Gr.1, AJC Surround S., Gr.2, Silver Shadow S., Gr.3, Light Fingers S., Gr.3. Half-sister to Instinctive (dam of UMAPRINCE). Dam of 11 foals, all raced, 10 winners, inc:-

MURTAJILL (Rock of Gibraltar). 2 wins at 2 at 1000m, 1200m, $646,375, AJC Skyline S., Gr.3, Breeders' P., L, 2d AJC All Aged S., Gr.1. Sire.

SUNSET RUN (End Sweep). 7 wins-1 at 2-1000m to 1300m, $241,160, AJC June S., L, 3d STC Maurice McCarten S., L, 4th AJC Razor Sharp H., L.

BRADBURY'S LUCK (Redoute's Choice). 2 wins at 2 to 1200m, $630,073, GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic S., RL, AJC Canonbury S., L. Sire.

Thegreatandthegood (Rock of Gibraltar). 6 wins 1200m to 1600m, BRC Nathan Lawyers Ascot P., 3d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3.

Dubai Ice (Danehill). Winner at 1000m, SAJC Collex H., 2d VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.3. Grandam of-

TENLEY (Medaglia d'Oro). 3 wins in succession at 2 at 1100m, 1200m, $330,800, in 2018-19, ATC Reisling S., Gr.2.

Tordean (Naturalism). 9 wins-3 in succession, 3d SAJC Da Costa P., L.

Skates (Danehill). Winner at 2 at 1000m, VATC Birthday Card H., 2d VATC Debutante S., L, MVRC William Crockett S., L. Dam of 11 winners-

VANCOUVER (Medaglia d'Oro). Champion 2YO Colt in Australia in 2014-15. 4 wins in succession at 2 1000m to 1200m, $2,368,250, ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Todman S., Gr.2, Canonbury S., Gr.3. Sire.

JUSTE MOMENTE (Giant's Causeway). 6 wins-2 at 2-1000m to 1600m, $566,125, SAJC Robert Sangster S., Gr.1, VRC Maybe Mahal P., L.

CAPTAIN COLTISH (Fusaichi Pegasus). 5 wins-3 in succession-at 1200m, 1400m, VRC Chubb S., L, 3d Mornington RC Hareeba S., L.

Zali. Placed at 3, 2d STC Ansett Australia H. Dam of 3 winners-

ZAUBERIN (Zabeel). 4 wins 1514m to 1800m, $218,918, SAJC Tokyo City Cup, L, 2d SAJC Port Adelaide Cup, L. Producer.



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