2020 Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

Lot: 24

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Eureka Stud, Cambooya, Qld (As Agent)
Sire: Headwater (AUS)
Dam: Silky Brown (AUS)
Colour: Brown
Sex: Filly
DOB: 25 October 2018
Buyer: Passed In $20,000 - Reserve $25,000

Account of EUREKA STUD (As Agent), Cambooya, Qld.

Lot 24 (100% GST)           BROWN FILLY                 Stable E 16

Foaled 25th October 2018                              Branded :  nr sh; 47 over 8 off sh





Exceed and Excel





River Dove

Hurricane Sky

Star Watch

Ride the Rapids

River Rough




Captain Sonador


Giant's Causeway

Pushing Daisies

Kenny's Best Pal

Silky Tiger

Hold That Tiger

Storm Cat

Silken Step



HEADWATER (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud 2016). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, A$460,800, ATC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, VRC Kensington S., L, 3d ATC Todman S., Gr.2, 4th MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.1. Brother to SP Fare Well. Out of SW River Dove (MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1). Closely related to SW First Command, SW Oneworld, etc. Sire of Wisdom of Water, Mileva and of the placegetters Stormborn, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

SILKY BROWN, by Captain Sonador. Winner at 2 at 1520m, Ipswich TC Savco Stud 2YO P., 4th BRC The Phoenix S., L. Half-sister to Brave Flying Hawk. This is her first foal.

2nd dam

SILKY TIGER, by Hold That Tiger. Unraced. Half-sister to ACTRESS, High Heels (dam of DESERT WAR, LASER HAWK), Big Step (dam of GOBI RANGER). Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

Brave Flying Hawk (Chateau Istana). 8 wins-1 at 2 and 3 in succession-at 1050m, 1350m, $289,688 in Macau, 3d Macau Lisboa Challenge Final, L.

Spirit Of Kiowa. 5 wins 1110m to 2220m, BRC James Boag's Premium H., SCTC Butler McDermott Lawyers H.

Hostwin Vintage - Mighty Boy (H.K.). 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m, GCTC First National Broadbeach H.

3rd dam

SILKEN STEP, by Tolomeo. Unraced. Half-sister to BROTO, Pay Back Time, Endless Wonder (dam of WONDERER), Spectacular Play (dam of JANFRANCO). Dam of 12 named foals, 6 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

ACTRESS (Snippets). 3 wins-2 at 2-1200m to 1400m, $115,195, AJC Keith Mackay H., L, Reginald Allen H., L, 4th AJC Flight S., Gr.1. Dam of-

Above Perfection (Encosta de Lago). Winner at 1400m, 2d AJC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3, Illawarra TC Keith F Nolan Classic, L. Dam of 5 winners-

TACTICAL ADVANTAGE (Bel Esprit). 10 wins-4 in succession-1000m to 1200m, $897,650, to 2019-20, VRC MSS Security Sprint H., L, Gosford RC Takeover Target H., L, 2d BRC Daybreak Lover P., L.

High Heels. 2 wins at 1400m, 1550m, AJC Optus World H. Dam of 8 winners-

DESERT WAR (Desert King). Champion Australian Middle-Distance Horse in 2006-07. 12 wins-3 in succession-1400m to 2000m, $3,046,610, AJC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, AJC Epsom H., Gr.1-twice, Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, STC Ranvet S., Gr.1, Apollo S., Gr.2, Hill S., Gr.2-twice, Gosford Guineas, L.

LASER HAWK (Artie Schiller). 5 wins-3 in succession-1400m to 2000m, $711,750, ATC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, 2d Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, 3d Australian Derby, Gr.1.

Dearness. 3 wins-1 at 2-1100m to 1300m, AJC Kogarah 2YO H. Dam of-

ROMANTIC TOUCH (Northern Meteor). 8 wins-3 in succession at 2-1400m to 1800m, $3,314,402, to 2018-19 in Aust., HK and Macau, BRC JJ Atkins S., Gr.1, Macau Hong Kong Trophy, L-twice.

BURNING PASSION (Northern Meteor). 7 wins 1200m to 1400m, $598,030, ATC Hall Mark S., Gr.3, Qld Tatt's RC WJ Healy S., Gr.3.

Big Step. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

GOBI RANGER (Tale of the Cat). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, 2d ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2.



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