2020 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale

Lot: 449

Type: Broodmare
Vendor: Aquis Farm Operations, Murrurundi, NSW (As Agent for Aquis Farm)
Sire: Sequalo (AUS)
Dam: Starshine Express (AUS)
Colour: Brown
Sex: Mare
DOB: 31 August 2001
Buyer: This lot was withdrawn

Broodmare's Breeding Status

In foal: Yes
Covering sire: Santos (AUS)
Date of last service: 22 November 2019
Selling with a foal at foot: No

Significant Pedigree Updates

Closely related to Secret Conquest (2015.f. by Love Conquers All-Secret Cache, by Secret Savings-Starshine Express).
1st Lockyer RC McNeil Farms H.

Account of AQUIS FARM OPERATIONS, Murrurundi, NSW. (As Agent for Aquis Farm)

Lot 449 (100% GST)      STAR SHIRAZ             Stable QC 19

Brown mare                (Branded : nr sh; 4 over 1 off sh)              Foaled in 2001





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Syrian Star



SEQUALO (AUS) (1990). 10 wins-3 at 2, MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.2. Sire of 1062 rnrs, 744 wnrs, 20 SW, inc. SW Spirit of Boom, etc. Sire of the dams of 366 rnrs, 220 wnrs, inc. SW In His Stride, SP Clover Lane, Cardiff, Our Beebee, Ringo's a Rockstar and of Uncle Frank, Ginger Rock, Golly Hutt, Roasted, Red Stina, Bring it Home Pop, Ascendance, Expectation, Meursault, Radiant Bunny, Searlait, Carry to Fortune, etc.


1st dam

STARSHINE EXPRESS, by Semipalatinsk. 2 wins at 1600m, 2d QTC Bright Shadow H., 3d BATC Newsagents Allsorts H. Sister to Star Status, half-sister to CLASSIC DAY, Ritual. Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

STAR SHIRAZ (f. by Sequalo). 6 wins. See below.

Race Record : 6 wins-3 at 2-1000m to 1400m, $859,400, QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, BTC Aon H., QTC Seppelt Wines H., Broadway On the Mall Quality H., Qld Tatt's RC Hamilton Hotel 2YO H., BTC Calendar Xpress QTIS 2YO H., 2d STC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1, QTC TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1, BTC Champagne Classic, Gr.3, Tommy Smith Slipper S., L, Golden S., L, QTC CE McDougall P., 3d BTC Normanby Hotel H., 4th AJC Emancipation S., Gr.2, BTC Classic, Gr.3.

Produce Record : Dam of six named foals, all raced, five winners.

2008 f. Retsina, by Redoute's Choice. Winner at 1030m, 3d MRC TVN H., 4th VRC Streets Ice Cream S., L. Dam of-

SAVATIANO (Street Cry). 9 wins-3 in succession-1100m to 1400m, $1,640,910, to 2019-20, ATC Millie Fox S., Gr.2, MRC Tristarc S., Gr.2, BRC Glenlogan Park S., Gr.3, Wyong RC Mona Lisa S., L, 2d ATC Canterbury S., Gr.1, VRC Blazer S., Gr.2, Scone RC Dark Jewel Classic, Gr.3, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, Tibbie S., Gr.3, 3d Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Tiara, Gr.1, ATC Millie Fox S., Gr.2, VRC Hong Kong Jockey Club S., Gr.3, 4th VRC Blazer S., Gr.2.

Athiri (Lonhro). Winner at 2 at 1100m, $277,550, in 2018-19, ATC Elderton Homes Made You Look 2YO H., 3d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.2, ATC Kindergarten S., Gr.3, Magic Night S., Gr.3, VRC Cap d'Antibes S., L, 4th MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, ATC Percy Sykes S., Gr.2, MRC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3.

2010 f. Mondeuse, by New Approach. Winner at 1212m. Dam of-

Hibiscus Lady. 3 wins at 900m, 1000m in 2018-19, 2d ATC Schweppes H.

Foxy Rocket. Winner at 1100m in 2019-20.

2011 g. Meursault, by Medaglia d'Oro. 3 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 1300m, $239,600, Hawkesbury RC Evergreen Turf Claret 2YO S., ATC Schweppes H., Cafe Culture & Insitu Furniture H., 2d ATC Drummond Golf H.

2012 f. by Street Cry. Died.

2013 g. Syrah, by Helmet. 3 wins 1206m to 1600m to 2018-19.

2014 g. Durif, by Commands. 7 wins-3 in succession-1100m to 1400m, $100,485, to 2019-20.

2017 c. Koonunga Hill, by Exceed and Excel. Placed at 2 in 2019-20.

2019 c. by Spieth.

Missed in 2009, 2015, 2016; slipped in 2018.

Served by Santos (AUS). Last service: 22.11.2019.



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