2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 961

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Torryburn Stud, Torryburn, NSW (As Agent for HP Thoroughbreds)
Sire: Exosphere (AUS)
Dam: Real Desire (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 20 August 2018
Buyer: Hawkes Racing, NSW $280,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

From the same family as RATHLIN (2017.c. by Fastnet Rock-Wiener, by More Than Ready-Snippets' Lass).
1st BRC (Doomben) Phelan Ready S. L

Account of TORRYBURN STUD, Torryburn, NSW.

Lot 961 (100% GST)             BAY COLT                      Stable H 4

Foaled 20th August 2018                                  Branded :  nr sh; 8 over 8 off sh









Straight Strike










Fastnet Rock




Forest Finch


Try My Best

Snow Finch

Storm Bird


EXOSPHERE (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud Aust. 2016, France 2017). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1400m, A$1,091,600, ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1, Roman Consul S., Gr.2, Skyline S., Gr.2, Run to the Rose H., Gr.2. Grandson of SP Highest, a half-sister to SW Tell Me Straight (WATC Belgravia S., L) and SW Vibrant Virgo. Closely related to SW Destino, SW Genuine Girl, SW Impressing Matters, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

REAL DESIRE, by Wanted. Winner at 1450m. Half-sister to Flying Along. This is her second foal. Her first foal is an unraced 3YO.

2nd dam

FOREST FINCH, by Waajib. 3 wins 1000m to 1300m, 2d STC Canterbury League Club H. Half-sister to CAPTAIN BAX, SNIPPETS' LASS (dam of SNITZEL, HINCHINBROOK, VIENNESE). Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Flying Along (Belong to Me). 10 wins 1000m to 1600m, $100,830, 3d Canberra RC National Sprint H., L, STC Amy's Freeway Hotel H.

Afforestation. 6 wins to 1400m, $131,090, STC Franklins Supermarket H.

Canny Finch. 8 wins-3 in succession-900m to 1200m, 3d STC Hyland H.

3rd dam

SNOW FINCH, by Storm Bird. 2 wins at 2 at 6¼f, 7f, Leopardstown Orby S., L, 2d Phoenix Park Oldtown Stud S., L, 4th Curragh Anglesey S., Gr.3. Half-sister to SICUTERAT. Dam of 14 foals, 13 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

CAPTAIN BAX (Snippets). 10 wins-1 at 2-1000m to 1300m, $593,700, STC Missile S., Gr.3, MRC Kevin Heffernan S., L, Gosford RC Pacesetter S., L, 2d STC Premiere S., Gr.2, Clarence River JC Ramornie H., L.

SNIPPETS' LASS (Snippets). 7 wins 1000m to 1300m, $287,746, AJC Sapphire S., L, VATC How Now S., L, 2d Scone RC WM Inglis & Hunter Thoroughbred Breeders' P., L, AJC Sapphire S., L. Dam of 5 winners-

SNITZEL (Redoute's Choice). Second on The 2005-06 Australasian 3YO Classification (sprint). 7 wins-4 at 2, 3 in succession-1000m to 1200m, $1,031,550, MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, AJC Challenge S., Gr.2, Up & Coming S., Gr.3, STC Skyline S., Gr.3. Champion sire.

VIENNESE (Redoute's Choice). 3 wins-2 at 2-1000m to 1200m, $162,725, SAJC Jansz S., Gr.3, MRC Quezette S., L, 2d SAJC Queen Adelaide S., L, 3d SAJC Pewsey Vale S., L. Dam of 5 winners-

Gloriette (Lonhro). Winner at 1100m, 3d VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.3, MVRC Valley Pearl, L, ATC Wayne Toogood H.

Grunderzeit (Street Cry). 5 wins 1100m to 1250m, $298,045, ATC Hyland Race Colours H., Ranvet H., 3d ATC Canterbury Classic, L.

HINCHINBROOK (Fastnet Rock). 2 wins at 2 at 1100m, 1200m, $590,300, AJC Skyline S., Gr.3, Canonbury S., L, 2d ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, 3d AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1, MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2. Sire.

Wiener (More Than Ready). Placed at 2, 3d AJC Gimcrack S., L. Dam of -

Redoutable Heart (Redoute's Choice). 2 wins at 1300m, 1500m, $201,320, ATC TAB H., 2d BRC Grand Prix S., Gr.3.

Za Zi Ba (All Too Hard). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, $194,150, to 2018-19, ATC Lindt H., Tab.com.au H., 3d ATC Darby Munro S., L.



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