2020 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale

Estimated ring time: 13:26 AEST on 21 Jul

Lot: 334

Type: Broodmare
Vendor: Willow Park Stud, Scone, NSW
Sire: Thousand Words (GB)
Dam: Sombreffe (GB)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Mare
DOB: 20 April 2011

Broodmare's Breeding Status

In foal: Yes
Covering sire: American Pharoah (USA)
Date of last service: 01 September 2019
Selling with a foal at foot: No

Significant Pedigree Updates

Closely related to Setarhe (2018.f. by Footstepsinthesand-Sommorell, by Fast Company-Sombreffe).
2nd Royal Ascot Albany S. Gr.3
Closely related to LADY PENELOPE (2017.f. by Night of Thunder-Step Sequence, by Nayef-Crossover).
1st Naas Polonia S. L
From the same family as BACCARAT BABY (2015.f. by Casino Prince-Meerlust, by Johannesburg-Flying Visit).
3rd BRC (Doomben) Sapphire S. Gr.3
From the same family as Oberyn (2017.c. by Salto-Hazelberry, by Setembro Chove-My Special Gallery).
2nd Cidade Jardim G.P. Joao Adhemar de Almeida Prado Gr.1

Account of WILLOW PARK STUD, Scone, NSW.

Lot 334 (100% GST) NAMURIAN SUNSET (IRE)   Stable S 8

Bay mare                                                                                     Foaled in 2011











Storm Bird

Northern Dancer






Polish Precedent


Northern Dancer

Past Example



What a Pleasure

Bold Ruler


Chop Chop


THOUSAND WORDS (GB) (2004). 4 wins-3 at 2, Newmarket Somerville Tattersall S., Gr.3. Sire of 89 rnrs, 36 wnrs, inc. SW Opal Tiara (Meydan Balanchine S., Gr.2), Top Notch Tonto, SP One Word More and of Kilword, etc. Sire of the dams of SP Spanish Fly, Omaha Beach, Simmy's Copshop and of Electric Ladyland, Twelve Bros, I Am What I Am, Spanish Miss, Thegreatestshowman, Improved Talk, Deidra, Modular Magic, etc.


1st dam

SOMBREFFE, by Polish Precedent. Winner at 7f in GB. Sister to Sonata (dam of REGAL SOLO), three-quarter-sister to RUSSIAN BOND, SNAADEE, Somersham, half-sister to CRISTOFORI, CROSSOVER, Beau Monde, Somerset. Dam of 14 foals, 12 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

RANSOM O'WAR (c. by Red Ransom). Horse of the Year & Champion 3YO in Germany in 2003 (Int.). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 2000m, £215,624 in GB and Germany, Munich Grosser Preis Dallmayr Bayerisches Zuchtrennen, Gr.1, Grosser Muller Brot Preis, Gr.2, 2d Deutsches Derby, Gr.1, Krefeld Preis des Gestut Wiesenhof, Gr.3, 3d Cologne Mehl-Mulhens Rennen, Gr.2, 4th Baden-Baden Grosser Preis von Baden, Gr.1.

Madame Cerito (f. by Diesis). 2 wins at 1m, 9f, 3d Leopardstown Silken Glider S., L, 4th Leopardstown One Thousand Guineas Trial, Gr.3.

Uliana (f. by Darshaan). Winner at 1¼m, 3d Curragh Betdaq S. Dam of-

Intern - Take it Intern (Aust.) (Rip Van Winkle). 3 wins-1 at 2-1436m to 1729m, $220,693, to 2018-19, 2d Sandown Classic Trial, Gr.3, Qld Tatt's RC GH Mumm H., L, 3d Tipperary Canford Cliffs S., L.

Festival Princess (Barathea). Winner at 1m, 2d Naas Blue Wind S., Gr.3, 3d Curragh Dance Design S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Nijinsky S., L.

Stella Livia (f. by Titus Livius). 2 wins at 1150m, 1400m in NZ. Dam of-

STAR OF THE SEAS (Ocean Park). 7 wins 1100m to 1600m, $939,100, to 2019-20, ATC Maurice McCarten H., Gr.3, Racing to Win H., Jim Cassidy Hall of Fame H., Championships on Sale H., 2d ATC Doncaster H., Gr.1, 3d ATC Epsom H., Gr.1, 4th ATC Tramway S., Gr.2.

SPIETH (Thorn Park). 5 wins-4 in succession-at 1100m, 1200m, $626,600, City Tatt's RC Lightning H., L, 2d VRC Darley Classic, Gr.1, Lightning S., Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Concorde S., Gr.3.

Sommorell (f. by Fast Company). Unraced. Dam of-

INVERLEIGH (Excelebration). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5¾f, 6f to 2019, Navan Committed S., L, 2d Leopardstown Ballycorus S., Gr.3, Fairyhouse Blenheim S., L, 3d Dundalk Star Appeal S., L.

Somoushe (f. by Black Minnaloushe). Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

Archers Road (Titus Livius). 4 wins-3 at 2-at 5f, Chester Sportingbet.com H., 3d Goodwood Molecomb S., Gr.3, 4th Doncaster S., L, Ayr Harry Rosebery S., L.

One Word More (Thousand Words). 3 wins-1 at 2-7f to 1m, 2d Deauville Prix Francois Boutin, L, 3d York Hambleton S., L.

Race Record : Winner at 9½f in Ireland.

Produce Record : Dam of one named foal, 1 raced.

2016 g. Silesian, by Toronado. Placed at 3 in 2019-20.

2017 c. by Dundeel.

Missed in 2018, 2019.

Served by American Pharoah (USA). Last service: 01.09.2019.



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