2020 Gold Coast National Weanling Sale

Lot: 844

Type: Weanling
Vendor: Canning Downs Stud, Darling Downs, Qld
Sire: Defcon (AUS)
Dam: Laguna Lake (USA)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Filly
DOB: 24 August 2019
Buyer: Harry McAlpine Bloodstock, QLD $11,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

Closely related to Space is Deep (2016.f. by Sebring-McIvor Silk, by Fastnet Rock-Laguna Lake).
1st Newcastle JC Sharp Electronics Group Maiden P.
1st Illawarra TC Kapture Dust H.
Closely related to TAIKOMOCHI (2013.g. by Snitzel-Geisha, by Fusaichi Pegasus-Mosi au Tunya).
2nd ATC (Rosehill) Winter S. L
3rd ATC (Rosehill) Winter Challenge H. L

Account of CANNING DOWNS STUD, Darling Downs, Qld.

Lot 844 (100% GST)             BAY FILLY                    Stable W 25

Foaled 24th August 2019                                   Branded : nr sh; 2 over 9 off sh






Danehill Dancer


Great Selection


Nuclear Force

Encosta de Lago

Fairy King

Nuclear Dance

Geiger Counter






Hoist the Flag

Petite Diable


Mosi au Tunya

Deputy Minister

Vice Regent

To Reminisce



DEFCON (AUS) (Chestnut 2013-Stud 2017). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, A$368,250, MRC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, Canberra RC Black Opal S., Gr.3, 2d ATC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, Canonbury S., Gr.3. Grandson of a half-sister to SW New Smyrna (VRC Devon Park Stud S., Gr.3). Related to SW Rom’s Stiletto (VRC Oaks, Gr.1), SW Spirited One, SW Xaaravid, SW Dr Sweet, SW Danzigs Silver, etc. His oldest progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

LAGUNA LAKE, by Odyle. 3 wins at 1900m, 2000m, $145,000, STC Parramatta Cup, L, AJC Nation Builders H., STC Event Centre H., 2d AJC Blackmores Ltd H., STC Inghams Love'em H., Become a Member H., 3d STC Stuart Maxfield & Tadhg Kennelly H., 4th AJC Chairman's H., Gr.2, STC NE Manion Cup, Gr.3. Half-sister to YES BOSS, Essence of Success, Geisha (dam of TAIKOMOCHI). This is her thirteenth foal. Her twelfth foal is a 2YO. Dam of ten foals to race, six winners, inc:-

MCIVOR SILK (f. by Fastnet Rock). 6 wins-4 in succession-at 1200m, 1400m, $329,013 in Malaysia, Penang TC Malaysian Magic Millions Classic, L, Selangor TC MRA Cup, Sa Sa Fashion on the Turf Trophy, 2d Selangor TC Tunku Gold Cup, L, 4th Penang Sprint Trophy, L. Dam of-

Space is Deep. Placed at 3 in 2019-20, 3d ATC Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney H.

Beaucoup (f. by Choisir). 3 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 1550m, $234,750, STC Boat & Trailer Show H., Smart Energy H., Freeway Artarmon Hotel 2YO H., 2d STC Everybody's Body Needs Fresh Fruit & Veg 2YO H., 3d STC Research S., Gr.3, AJC Nivison H., L, Aspiration H., L. Dam of 3 winners-

Rio Rosie. 3 wins 1100m to 1400m, Ipswich TC XXXX P.

Fullerton (g. by Fastnet Rock). 9 wins 1200m to 2000m, $175,775, ATC Tab.com.au H., Big Brown's First Crop H., 2d ATC Xlerator Dryer H., 3d ATC Anzac Day H., Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Guineas.

Clear Sailing (f. by Not a Single Doubt). Winner at 1870m in 2019-20, 2d BRC Channel 7 H.

Braambilly (c. by Choisir). Winner at 1600m in South Africa.

Man Cave (g. by Denman). Winner at 1600m.

Unloch the Rock (f. by Fastnet Rock). Placed in 2019-20.

Lucky Command (g. by Commands). Placed in Singapore.

2nd dam

MOSI AU TUNYA, by Deputy Minister. Unraced. Half-sister to Beaming Smile (dam of BEDLAM BERTIE). Dam of 12 foals, 9 to race, all winners, inc:-

YES BOSS (Marscay). 4 wins-2 at 2-1100m to 1900m, $215,350, AJC Fernhill H., Gr.3, STC Frank Underwood Cup, L, AJC Vocon Pacific P., 2d AJC TL Baillieu H., L, Bacardi Breezer H., STC Terryu Okui Classic H., 3d STC Turnbull Group H. Sire.

LAGUNA LAKE (Odyle). 3 wins. See above.

Essence of Success (Encosta de Lago). 6 wins-3 in succession-1000m to 2200m, ATC Busby Rising Stars Heat H., 2d Wyong Gold Cup, L.

Geisha. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

TAIKOMOCHI (Snitzel). 5 wins 1400m to 2400m, $415,975, to 2019-20, ATC Neville Sellwood S., Gr.3, Australia Day Cup, L, 2d TTC Launceston Cup, Gr.3, ATC January Cup, L, Canberra Cup, L.

Mineko (Fastnet Rock). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, $134,790, ATC Hyland Race Colours H., 2d Scone RC Woodlands S., L.



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