2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 927

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Redbank North, Harden, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Better Than Ready (AUS)
Dam: Magic Model (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 13 September 2018
Buyer: Joe Cleary, ACT $50,000
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Significant Pedigree Updates

Brother to Soldati (2016.g. by Better Than Ready-Magic Model, by Choisir-Balkan Queen).
1st Townsville TC Christmas at Cluden Maiden H.
From the same family as Master Magic (2015.c. by Mogok-Keen to Travel, by Rakeen-Travel in Front).
3rd Vaal TC Victory Moon S. Gr.3
From the same family as JET START (2014.f. by Pathfork-Jetmark, by Jet Master-Markanawa).
1st Turffontein London News S. Gr.3
1st Turffontein Interbet.co.za S.

Account of REDBANK NORTH (As Agent), Harden, NSW.

Lot 927 (93% GST)               BAY COLT                  Stable QD 18

Foaled 13th September 2018                           Branded :  nr sh; 16 over 8 off sh





More Than Ready

Southern Halo


Woodman's Girl


Sally's World

Agnes World


Sally Magic






Danehill Dancer


Great Selection


Balkan Queen



Bound to Honour

Balkan Knight


BETTER THAN READY (AUS) (Bay or Brown 2009-Stud 2015). 8 wins-1 at 2, ATC Brian Crowley S., L. Out of a half-sister to SW Publishing. Sire of 63 rnrs, 33 wnrs, inc. SW Better Reflection (BRC Calaway Gal S., L), Jagged Edge, The Odyssey and of Betaima, Girls are Ready, Golly Hutt, Raging Pole, Ready to Roam, Well Prepared, Xanthus, Broncks, Epicurious, Wishfilly, Arnwood, Hezhome, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

MAGIC MODEL, by Choisir. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, $209,925, AJC Still an Inspiration 2YO H., STC Catholiccare 2YO H., AJC Mahogany H., 3d STC Wests Ashfield 2YO H., AJC Rosebery H., STC Thredbo H. This is her fourth foal. Dam of two foals to race, inc:-

Soldati (g. by Better Than Ready). Placed at 3 in 2019-20.

Eungai (g. by Lucky Owners). Placed.

2nd dam

BALKAN QUEEN, by Citidancer. Unraced. Sister to Travel in Front (dam of LONG DOLLAR, POLAR BOUND, BOUND TO TRAVEL), half-sister to Opera Bound (dam of TOCCATA). Dam of 2 foals, both winners, inc:-

Magic Model. 3 wins. See above.

3rd dam

BOUND TO HONOUR, by Balkan Knight. Second top filly on The 1980-81 2YO & 1981-82 NZ 3YO Free Hs. 11 wins-2 at 2-1100m to 2400m, $168,711, ARC Great Britain-New Zealand S., Gr.2, Great Northern Oaks, Gr.2, Waikato RC International S., Gr.2, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, ARC Queen Elizabeth H., Gr.3, WRC Trentham S., Gr.3, Rotorua Challenge S., Gr.3, Te Aroha JC Thames Valley S., Gr.3, 2d QTC Brisbane Cup, Gr.1, WRC Dalgety S., Gr.2, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, ARC Great Northern Champagne S., Gr.3, Ladies Mile, Gr.3, 3d ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1. Blood-sister to Spectacular Night, half-sister to Linecall (dam of LINESMAN). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Travel in Front (Citidancer). 6 wins-1 at 2-1400m to 2000m, 2d Clairwood Queen Palm H., L, 4th Scottsville Oaks, Gr.2. Dam of 9 winners-

POLAR BOUND (Western Winter). Joint Champion Miler in Mauritius in 2014. 8 wins-3 in succession-1400m to 1800m in South Africa and Mauritius, Kenilworth Peninsula H., Gr.2, Mauritius TC Barbe Cup.

LONG DOLLAR (Rakeen). Champion Stayer in South Africa in 2006-07. 7 wins 1400m to 3200m, $152,976, Greyville Gold Vase, Gr.2, Turffontein Gold Bowl, Gr.2, Racing Association H., Gr.3.

BOUND TO TRAVEL (Western Winter). 5 wins 1300m to 1900m, Clairwood Darley Arabian H., L, 4th Turffontein Jubilee H., Gr.3.

Opera Bound. Winner at 2 at 800m, Avondale JC Aloha H. Dam of 7 winners-

TOCCATA (Maroof). Champion 3YO Female Sprinter in South Africa in 1999-2000. 6 wins-1 at 2 and 4 in succession-1000m to 1600m, $117,902, Kenilworth Cape Fillies Guineas, Gr.1, Odessa Stud Fillies Championship, Gr.2, 2d Greyville Garden Province S., Gr.1.

Hermitage Lane. 2 wins at 2155m, 2200m. Grandam of-

EXCITES ZELADY (Excites). 9 wins-2 at 2-1000m to 1620m, $559,790, SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.3, Murray Bridge Gold Cup, L-3 times.

ZELADY'S NIGHT OUT (Myboycharlie). 3 wins in succession at 2 to 1200m, $316,850, GCTC BJ McLachlan S., Gr.3, BRC Calaway Gal S., L.



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