2020 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale

Lot: 368

Type: Broodmare
Vendor: Newgate Consignment, Aberdeen, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Charge Forward (AUS)
Dam: Semitone (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Mare
DOB: 13 August 2012
Buyer: River Junction Stud Pty Ltd, QLD $120,000

Broodmare's Breeding Status

In foal: Yes
Covering sire: Merchant Navy (AUS)
Date of last service: 20 November 2019
Selling with a foal at foot: No
No photo available

Account of NEWGATE CONSIGNMENT (As Agent), Aberdeen, NSW.

Lot 368 (100% GST) POSITIVE CHARGE          Stable J 25

Bay mare                    (Branded : nr sh; 3 over 2 off sh)              Foaled in 2012





Red Ransom


Hail to Reason



Sydney's Dream



Dream Appeal

Valid Appeal




Dubai Destination


Mr. Prospector



Slightly Sharp


Sharpen Up




CHARGE FORWARD (AUS) (2001). 4 wins-2 at 2, AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1. Sire of 495 rnrs, 323 wnrs, 19 SW, inc. SW Headway (VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1), Response, Shrapnel, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Estijaab, She Will Reign, Sunlight, Time to Reign, Sisstar, Limestone, Traces, Precious Memories, Starvoia, SP Niccovi, Sheikha, Kavak, Malahide, Star of Yiu Cheung, Pageantry, Alter Call, Spring Loaded and of Sizzling Babe, etc.


1st dam

SEMITONE, by Dubai Destination. Unraced. Half-sister to STAY TUNED. Dam of 5 named foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

SLIGHTLY SWEET (f. by Charge Forward). 5 wins 1200m to 1600m, $502,585, ATC James HB Carr S., Gr.3, Illawarra TC Keith F Nolan Classic, Gr.3, ATC Winter S., L, Cellarbrations H., 3d ATC Light Fingers S., Gr.2, Surround S., Gr.2, Winter Challenge H., L, Civic S., L, 4th MRC Tristarc S., Gr.2, ATC Sheraco S., Gr.3.

Positive Charge (f. by Charge Forward). 2 wins. See below.

Singing River (f. by Mossman). Winner at 1200m in 2018-19.

Sharp Tune (f. by Equiano). Placed in 2018-19.

2nd dam

SLIGHTLY SHARP, by Diesis. Raced once. Half-sister to OPACHISCO, Ivorona (dam of WHAT NONSENSE), Magic Muffin (dam of REASON TO RHYME), Ivoire (dam of BLANCO). Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

STAY TUNED (Marscay). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1300m, 1600m, $119,520, Gosford Classic, L, AJC Rose & Crown Hotel H., 2d AJC Dulcify H., L, 3d AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, Carbine Club S., L. Sire.

3rd dam

WENONA, by Larkspur. 3 wins at 1¼m, 1½m, Curragh Blandford S., Gr.3, Eyrefield S., Phoenix Park Mulhuddert S., 2d Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.2. Three-quarter-sister to BALLYGORAN, half-sister to TOM ROLFE, CHIEFTAIN, LADY REBECCA (dam of ALZAO), AHDEEK, Celia (dam of RIPON), Santa Paula (dam of NOBLE SAINT), Wampum (dam of FIDDLERS FARE). Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

OPACHISCO (In Reality). 4 wins 1m to 1¼m, Leopardstown Hennessy H., L. Sire.

Swift Gal. Winner at 7f in U.S.A. Grandam of-

LA FOQUITA (Iron). Champion 2YO Filly in Peru in 2004. 9 wins-2 at 2 and 4 in succession, Monterrico Clasico Hipodromo de Santa Beatriz, L.

Wentodinner. Unplaced. Grandam of-

SCULPTOR (His Royal Highness). 7 wins 1200m to 2500m, $689,097, ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, 3d QTC Brisbane Cup, Gr.1.

Ivoire. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

BLANCO (Fappiano). 4 wins 1m to 8½f, $329,760, Golden Gate Gold Rush S., L, 3d California Derby, Gr.2. Sire.

Race Record : 2 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, 3d Scone RC Denise's Joy S., L.

Produce Record : Dam of one named foal.

2017 g. Alison Road, by Super One. Unraced.

2018 f. by Hinchinbrook.

2019 f. by Russian Revolution.

Served by Merchant Navy (AUS). Last service: 20.11.2019.



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