2020 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale

Lot: 524

Type: Broodmare
Vendor: Widden Stud, Widden Valley, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Encosta de Lago (AUS)
Dam: Afraah (AUS)
Colour: Brown
Sex: Mare
DOB: 10 August 2009
Buyer: This lot was withdrawn

Broodmare's Breeding Status

In foal: Yes
Covering sire: Star Witness (AUS)
Date of last service: 02 September 2019
Selling with a foal at foot: No

Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Sister to Rashyathere (2016.g. by Verrazano-Afraah, by Danehill-Crazy for You).
2nd Port Augusta RC Cinema Augusta Maiden P.

No photo available

Account of WIDDEN STUD (As Agent), Widden Valley, NSW.

Lot 524 (100% GST)         AL AFRAAH                 Stable E 10

Brown mare                (Branded : nr sh; 5 over 9 off sh)              Foaled in 2009





Fairy King

Northern Dancer


Fairy Bridge

Bold Reason

Shoal Creek

Star Way

Star Appeal


Mr. Prospector






Northern Dancer


His Majesty

Crazy for You

Pleasant Tap

Pleasant Colony




ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS) (1993). 3 wins to 1600m, VATC VicHealth Cup, Gr.1. Champion Aust. Sire of Broodmares 3 times. Sire of 1630 rnrs, 1155 wnrs, 115 SW, inc. SW Chautauqua (ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1), etc. Sire of the dams of 2541 rnrs, 1608 wnrs, 69 GW, inc. SW Alabama Express, Alligator Blood, Hasahalo, Invader, Mighty Boss, Summer Passage, Divine Prophet, Impending, Japonisme, Sofia Rosa, Peeping, Happy Clapper, etc.


1st dam

AFRAAH, by Danehill. 6 wins-5 in succession-1200m to 2000m, $198,200, AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.3, Seppelt Wines H., So Keen H., STC Seppelt H., 2d AJC Carbine Club S., L. Half-sister to Willow (dam of ALIFEROUS, DURNFORD, ULUNDI). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Zubrowka (g. by Harbour Watch). 2 wins at 1710m to 2019-20.

More Than Ameira (f. by More Than Ready). Winner at 1728m. Dam of-

Chloe's Day. Winner at 1600m in 2019-20.

Rashyathere (g. by Verrazano). Placed at 2 & 3 to 2019-20.

Apricot (f. by Artie Schiller). Placed in 2019-20.

2nd dam

CRAZY FOR YOU, by Pleasant Tap. Winner at 1900m in Brazil. Half-sister to MAIS OUI (dam of IMPERFECT WORLD, AWESOME OF COURSE, MONSIEUR CAT), Adored Slew (dam of DANGEROUS MIDGE), Petiteness (dam of SCORPION), Forever Young (dam of ENDYMION). Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

AFRAAH (Danehill). 6 wins. See above.

Willow. Unraced. Dam of 7 winners-

ALIFEROUS (Hinchinbrook). 3 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 2000m, $452,230, to 2018-19, ATC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3, 2d BRC The Roses, Gr.2, ATC Neville Sellwood S., Gr.3, VRC TAB Trophy H., 3d BRC Queensland Derby, Gr.1, 4th ATC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, Aspiration H., Gr.3, Epona S., Gr.3, Lord Mayor's Cup, L, Gosford Gold Cup, L.

ULUNDI (Helenus). 4 wins 1223m to 2013m, $194,038, MRC Lord S., L, VRC Bruce Gadsden H., MRC On Site H., 3d MRC Eclipse S., Gr.3, VRC ACG Security 2YO H., Rod Johnson H., 4th MRC Eclipse S., Gr.3.

DURNFORD (Helenus). 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m, $233,716, MRC Mornington Cup Prelude, L, 2d MRC Lord S., L, Mornington Cup, L.

3rd dam

AFFIRMATIVELY, by Affirmed. 2 wins in U.S.A. Three-quarter-sister to PERSEVERED, BELONGING, half-sister to DESIREE, REMINISCING. Dam of 13 foals, all raced, 12 winners, inc:-

MAIS OUI (Lyphard). Winner at 1600m, Longchamp Prix de Bagatelle, L.

Race Record : Unplaced.

Produce Record : Dam of one named foal.

2014 f. Ransom Owar, by Wanted. Unraced.

2015 foal. by I Am Invincible. Dead.

2017 f. by I Am Invincible.

2018 c. by Star Witness.

Slipped in 2019; not served in 2015.

Served by Star Witness (AUS). Last service: 02.09.2019.



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