2020 Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

Lot: 36

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Lyndhurst Stud Farm, Warwick, Qld
Sire: Better Than Ready (AUS)
Dam: Spirit of the Nile (AUS)
Colour: Brown
Sex: Colt
DOB: 26 October 2018
Buyer: Kesinda Pty Ltd, NSW $26,000

Account of LYNDHURST STUD FARM, Warwick, Qld.

Lot 36 (100% GST)            BROWN COLT                   Stable A 7

Foaled 26th October 2018                              Branded :  nr sh; 30 over 8 off sh





More Than Ready

Southern Halo


Woodman's Girl


Sally's World

Agnes World


Sally Magic





Encosta de Lago

Fairy King

Northern Dancer

Shoal Creek

Star Way

Egyptian Ibis

Straight Strike

Mr. Prospector

Royal Filou

Norfolk Air


BETTER THAN READY (AUS) (Bay or Brown 2009-Stud 2015). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, ATC Brian Crowley S., L. Sire of 93 rnrs, 46 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, Ready for Magic, Broncks, Cleary Adonis, Epicurious, Miss Too Fly, Wishfilly, Arnwood, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

SPIRIT OF THE NILE, by Encosta de Lago. Unraced. Half-sister to DESERT EAGLE - GRAND DELIGHT (H.K.). This is her eighth foal. Her seventh foal is a 2YO. Dam of five foals to race, two winners, inc:-

She's Sizzling (f. by Sizzling). Winner at 1200m in 2019-20.

Trestrail (f. by Sebring). Winner at 1200m in 2018-19.

Amon (g. by Sebring). Placed at 3 in 2018-19.

2nd dam

EGYPTIAN IBIS, by Straight Strike. 2 wins at 2 at 1000m, 1100m, VRC Waltzing Lily H., L, MVRC Buy Australian 2YO H., 3d MVRC Silver Jubilee S., L, 4th VRC Bloodhorse Breeders P., Gr.2, VATC Quezette S., L. Dam of 13 foals, 10 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

DESERT EAGLE - GRAND DELIGHT (H.K.) (Hurricane Sky). Horse of the Year & Champion Sprinter in Hong Kong in 2002-03. 11 wins-4 in succession-1000m to 1600m, $3,972,448, VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, Sutcliffe S., L, VATC Zeditave S., L, HKJC Bauhinia Sprint Trophy, L, Centenary Sprint Cup, L, Chairman's Sprint Prize, L, Chinese Club Challenge Cup, L, 2d VRC Yallambee Stud S., Gr.3, VATC Autumn S., Gr.3, 3d HKJC Sha Tin Vase, L, Chevalier Cup, L, Sha Tin Trophy, L.

Blue Ibis. Winner at 1630m. Dam of 4 winners-

Mighty Chic (Langfuhr). Champion Older Female Miler & Stayer in Malaysia in 2008. 8 wins 1200m to 2000m, $239,902, Penang TC Tattersalls Trophy, 2d Penang TC Yang di Pertua Negeri Gold Cup, L.

Pharoah's Spirit. Placed at 2. Dam of 7 winners-

Cheronbutch. 6 wins-3 in succession-1200m to 1887m, $109,040, MRC Betfair H.-twice, 2d MVRC Mitchelton Wines H., 3d MRC Betfair H.

Eagle Spirit. 5 wins 1111m to 1400m, $114,719, to 2019-20, Cranbourne TC Procon Developments H., 3d Moe RC Nextra Sprint H.

Desert Ibis. Raced once. Dam of 3 winners-

Agadir. 3 wins in succession-1 at 2-1280m to 1400m, $131,995, ATC Vinery Yearlings H., 2d ATC Klink H., 3d ATC Inglis Bonus H.

3rd dam

ROYAL FILOU, by Norfolk Air. Raced once. Half-sister to GREATNESS, RINGTRUE, Young Craig - Craig Win (Aust.), Neoki. Dam of 9 named foals, all winners, inc:-

EGYPTIAN IBIS (Straight Strike). 2 wins. See above.

Cosmic Beam. 6 wins-1 at 2-1000m to 1300m, $222,750, MVRC Night Racing H.-twice, Dr JG Sheahan P., MRC Millefleurs H. Dam of 5 winners-

Cosmic Causeway (Shamardal). 9 wins-3 in succession-1300m to 1800m, $400,841, SAJC Schweppes Agrum H., 3d Kilmore Cup, L.

Always Forever. 6 wins 1000m to 1500m, VRC Playful Princess H. Dam of-

Far Horizons (Scenic). 9 wins-1 at 2 and 5 in succession-at 1100m, 1200m, 2d MVRC Red Anchor S., Gr.3, 3d SAJC Durbridge S., L.



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