2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 836

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Twin Hills Stud, Cootamundra, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Choisir (AUS)
Dam: Sweetest Melody (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 12 September 2018
Buyer: Edmonds Racing/Kestrel Thoroughbreds, QLD $450,000
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Account of TWIN HILLS STUD (As Agent), Cootamundra, NSW.

Lot 836 (100% GST)             BAY COLT                     Stable X 39

Foaled 12th September 2018                          Branded :  nr sh; 42 over 8 off sh





Danehill Dancer



Mira Adonde

Sharpen Up

Great Selection


Silly Season

Pensive Mood





Encosta de Lago

Fairy King

Northern Dancer

Shoal Creek

Star Way

Ornamental Rose


Storm Cat




CHOISIR (AUS) (Chestnut 1999-Stud 2003). 7 wins-3 at 2, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Sire of 1706 rnrs, 1115 wnrs, 96 SW. His SH-bred progeny inc SW Starspangledbanner (MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1), The Mission, Sacred Choice, Historian, Choice Bro, Japonisme, Divine Prophet, Kushadasi, Sir Moments, Dreamscape, Hurried Choice, Celtic Dancer, etc. His NH-bred progeny inc SW Olympic Glory, Obviously, The Last Lion, Glory Awaits, etc.


1st dam

SWEETEST MELODY, by Encosta de Lago. 7 wins-3 in succession-from only 12 starts 1200m to 1900m, $236,170, Wyong RC Mona Lisa S., L, ATC Congratulations Nash Rawiller H., Fairfield RSL H., AJC Camden H., STC Summer Hill H., 2d AJC 100 Club Join Now H., 3d Newcastle JC Tibbie S., L, STC Grand Pavilion H. Half-sister to Well Noted. This is her fifth living foal. Dam of four foals to race, inc:-

SMART MELODY (f. by Smart Missile). 5 wins in succession-2 at 2-from only 6 starts 900m to 1400m, $292,895, to 2018-19, MRC Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.2, VRC Cap d'Antibes S., L, ATC Casino Prince at Vinery 2YO H.

Fast Melody (c. by Sebring). Placed at 3 in 2019-20, 3d ATC Press Statement at Vinery H.

Ay Naku (g. by Lookin at Lucky). Placed.

2nd dam

ORNAMENTAL ROSE, by Catrail. Placed at 2, 2d VATC FCL Transport 2YO H. Sister to Sophistocat, half-sister to SIR SUCCESS, Sir Canny. Dam of 6 named foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

SWEETEST MELODY (Encosta de Lago). 7 wins. See above.

Well Noted (Jade Robbery). 5 wins 1200m to 1412m, $546,609, HKJC Idol H., Lung Kong H., Elgin H., Mount Davis H., 2d MVRC Peter Hayes P., Hal Hellier P., HKJC Mount Nicholson H., 3d BTC Champagne Classic, Gr.3.

3rd dam

TENAKEE, by Diesis. Unraced. Half-sister to Rapid Serve (dam of SWISS ACE). Dam of 8 foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

SIR SUCCESS (Success Express). 4 wins-2 at 2-1000m to 1200m, $205,200, BTC Golden S., L, Jimmy Barnes H., Sky Channel H., 3d BTC Champagne Classic, Gr.3, Tommy Smith Slipper S., L.

Sir Canny (Canny Lad). 9 wins-3 in succession-900m to 1100m, $147,700, Scone RC Emirates Park Quality H., 2d NSW Tatt's RC Carrington S., L.

Sophistocat (Catrail). 5 wins 1200m to 1400m, $100,500, AJC UBS Warburg Transitional H., Indian Summer H., 2d STC Triscay S., L.

4th dam

TENNIS PARTNER, by Northern Dancer. Unraced. Sister to AJDAL, Farewell Partner (dam of LAKESHORE ROAD, SECRET PARTNER), half-sister to FLYING PARTNER, FORMIDABLE, FABULEUX JANE (dam of JOYEUX DANSEUR, DOUBLES PARTNER, FABULEUX DANCER), Key Partner (dam of KEY DANCER, KEY FLYER). Dam of 13 named foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Rapid Serve. Unraced. Dam of-

SWISS ACE (Secret Savings). 12 wins-2 at 2 and 4 in succession-to 1350m, MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, QTC Sir Byrne Hart S., Gr.2-twice. Sire.



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