2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 981

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Willow Park Stud, Scone, NSW
Sire: Defcon (AUS)
Dam: Shanzero (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 08 October 2018
Buyer: Gary Duncan, QLD $28,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Brother to Kiaria (2016.f. by Sebring-Shanzero, by Danzero-Arising).
1st Shoalhaven City TC Thanks Lynn Locke Maiden H.
From the same family as FURORE (2014.g. by Pierro-Stormy Choice, by Redoute's Choice-Shalbourne).
2nd HKJC Jockey Club Cup Gr.2
4th HKJC Longines Hong Kong Cup Gr.0

Account of WILLOW PARK STUD, Scone, NSW.

Lot 981 (100% GST)             BAY COLT                       Stable S 2

Foaled 8th October 2018                                 Branded :  nr sh; 22 over 8 off sh






Danehill Dancer


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Encosta de Lago

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Nuclear Dance

Geiger Counter








Kaoru Star



Sir Tristram




DEFCON (AUS) (Chestnut 2013-Stud 2017). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, A$368,250, MRC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, Canberra RC Black Opal S., Gr.3, 2d ATC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, Canonbury S., Gr.3. Grandson of a half-sister to SW New Smyrna (VRC Devon Park Stud S., Gr.3). Related to SW Rom’s Stiletto (VRC Oaks, Gr.1), SW Spirited One, SW Xaaravid, SW Dr Sweet, SW Danzigs Silver, etc. His oldest progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

SHANZERO, by Danzero. 4 wins from only 8 starts 1200m to 1600m, $149,920, Wellington S., Gr.3, ARC New Zealand Herald 3YO H., Counties RC South Auckland Motors H., 2d Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1, ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, 3d Waikato RC Soliloquy Lodge Juvenile S. Half-sister to WHAT'S THE MAIL, Emerging Star - Good Trio (H.K.). This is her seventh living foal. Her sixth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of five foals to race, all winners-

Hill Spy (g. by O'Reilly). 4 wins-1 at 2-1050m to 1200m, $151,730, SAJC Hindmarsh Plumbing 2YO H., 3d MRC Vain S., Gr.3, Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Town P., MVRC Epworth Medical Imaging H., MRC Nine West H.

Shanakee (f. by Northern Meteor). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, 2d Qld Tatt's RC Weddings at Tattersall's H., 3d ATC TAB Rewards H.

Shantou (f. by Sepoy). 3 wins at 1000m, 1100m, $102,855.

Shanzam (f. by High Chaparral). 3 wins 1280m to 1405m.

Hill of Tara (f. by O'Reilly). Winner at 1100m.

2nd dam

ARISING, by Marauding. Winner at 2 at 1000m, 2d STC Ripa 2YO H., Round Table 2YO H. Three-quarter-sister to Steal My Love (dam of HATTORI HANZO - LET US WIN (H.K.), AMORINO), half-sister to DANESTORM, Danesty, Stormy Choice (dam of BLIZZARD, FURORE). Dam of 10 foals, all raced, 9 winners, inc:-

SHANZERO (Danzero). 4 wins. See above.

WHAT'S THE MAIL (Flying Spur). 6 wins 1000m to 1200m, $191,225, MRC JRA Doveton S., L, Silenus H., Hussonet at Arrowfield H., Vitalic H., 2d MRC Rubiton S., Gr.3, 4th MVRC Ian McEwen Trophy, Gr.3.

Emerging Star - Good Trio (H.K.) (Anabaa). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, $408,733, 2d STC Skyline S., Gr.3, 4th STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2.

Ana's Mail. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 900m, 1000m, VRC Sturt 2YO P. Dam of-

Elusive Treasure (Northern Meteor). 4 wins-3 in succession-at 1200m, 1600m, $118,441, to 2018-19, 3d Waikato RC Herbie Dyke S., Gr.1, ARC Concorde H., Gr.3, 4th ARC Eagle Technology S., Gr.3.

3rd dam

SHALBOURNE, by Nureyev. Winner at 2 at 7½f in GB. Half-sister to Stormy Exchange (dam of DANENDRI), C'Yaontheotherside (dam of CHICKENS). Dam of 13 named foals, 12 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

DANESTORM (Danehill). 5 wins 1200m to 3200m, $493,700, QTC Brisbane Cup, Gr.1, MRC Brighton H., 2d SAJC Adelaide Cup, Gr.1.

Stormy Choice. Unplaced. Dam of 4 winners-

BLIZZARD (Starcraft). 9 wins-4 in succession-1000m to 1400m, $3,274,015, to 2019, HKJC Chinese Club Challenge Cup, Gr.3.

FURORE (Pierro). 6 wins to 2018-19, HKJC Hong Kong Derby, L.



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