2020 Perth Yearling Sale

Lot: 58

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Mogumber Park, Bullsbrook, WA
Sire: Rommel (AUS)
Dam: Matilda Grace (NZ)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 28 August 2018
Buyer: J T & C A Warwick Pty Ltd, WA $30,000

Account of MOGUMBER PARK, Bullsbrook, WA.

Lot 58 (100% GST)                BAY COLT                      Barn K & L

Foaled 28th August 2018                                 Branded :  nr sh; 3 over 8 off sh








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My Swanee


Good and Tough

Carson City

Foolish Kisses







Northern Dancer

Fire the Groom

Blushing Groom

Capote Crossing


Seattle Slew

River Crossing



ROMMEL (AUS) (Bay 2011-Stud 2017). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$493,350, Western Australian Guineas, Gr.2, MRC Zeditave S., Gr.3, WATC Peroni 2YO P., Budget Rent a Car 2YO P., 2d WATC Magic Millions Perth 2YO Classic, RL, Fairetha S., L, 3d WATC Magic Millions Perth 3YO Trophy, RL, 4th WATC AJ Scahill S., Gr.3. Out of SW I’mtoogoodtobetrue, a half-sister to SW Gotaghostofachance. His oldest progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

MATILDA GRACE, by Stravinsky. Unraced. Sister to LA ITALIA. This is her fourth foal. Dam of two foals to race, both winners-

Winning Supreme (g. by Alfred Nobel). 7 wins 900m to 1200m, $601,544, to 2018-19, GCTC First National Palm Beach P., HKJC Victoria Park H., Sa Po H., Peacock H., Fa Hui H., 2d HKJC Stanley H., 3d HKJC Yan Chau Tong H., Repulse Bay H.

Hopelander (f. by War Chant). Winner at 1250m.

2nd dam

CAPOTE CROSSING, by Capote. Raced 3 times. Half-sister to Aspen Falls (dam of IRISH LIGHTS), Deputy's Mistress (dam of SHADOWBDANCING, BACKATEM). Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

LA ITALIA (Stravinsky). Joint second filly on The 2005-06 NZ 2YO Free H. 3 wins at 2 at 800m, 1200m, $329,736, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, Waikato RC New Zealand Bloodstock Classique, RL, 3d ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Highview S., Gr.3. Producer.

3rd dam

RIVER CROSSING, by Affirmed. Unplaced. Half-sister to FALL ASPEN (dam of FORT WOOD, HAMAS, NORTHERN ASPEN, TIMBER COUNTRY, BIANCONI, COLORADO DANCER, ELLE SEULE, MAZZACANO, PRINCE OF THIEVES), McCracken, Paintbrush, Brackish (dam of MERZOUK, PACIFIC WEST, VALSES POUR MOI), Existentialist (dam of YOUBETTERBELIEVEIT), Sweet Cielo (dam of TSURUMARU TSUYOSHI). Dam of 12 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Aspen Falls. Winner at 5½f in U.S.A. Dam of 5 winners-

IRISH LIGHTS (Fastnet Rock). 3 wins in succession 1100m to 1600m, $492,950, MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, 2d MRC Blue Diamond Preview (f), L. Dam of 2 winners-

OMEI SWORD (High Chaparral). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, $482,025, ATC Silver Shadow S., Gr.2, 2d ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1.

Movie Role (Fastnet Rock). Winner at 2 at 1000m, $109,000, in 2018-19, ATC Membership 2YO H., 3d SAJC Cinderella S., L.

Deputy's Mistress. Unraced. Dam of 9 winners-

SHADOWBDANCING (Montbrook). 15 wins-1 at 2-6f to 1¼m, Prairie Meadows Cornhusker H., Gr.2, Remington Park Governor's Cup, L. Sire.

BACKATEM (Notebook). 2 wins at 2 at 7f, 8½f, Calder Three Ring S., L, 3d Calder Judy's Red Shoes S., L. Dam of 7 winners-

RUNNING BOBCATS (Running Stag). 9 wins-4 at 2-5f to 7f, $377,494, Tampa Bay Downs South Sophomore Fillies S., L. Dam of-

ASIA EXPRESS (Henny Hughes). Champion 2YO Colt in Japan in 2013. 4 wins-3 in succession at 2-1400m to 1800m, $1,902,452, Nakayama Asahi Hai Futurity S., Gr.1, Niigata Leopard S., Gr.3.



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