2020 Tasmanian Yearling Sale

Lot: 138

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Armidale Stud, Carrick, Tas
Sire: Alpine Eagle (AUS)
Dam: Elusive Affair (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 07 September 2018
Buyer: John Blacker, TAS $41,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

Out of a sibling to Rari (2016.g. by Sizzling-Elusive Air, by Elusive Quality-Flylightly).
1st ATC (Randwick) TAB Long May We Play Maiden P.

Account of ARMIDALE STUD, Carrick, Tas.

Lot 138 (100% GST)             BAY COLT                     Stable R 25

Foaled 7th September 2018                           Branded :  nr sh; 16 over 8 off sh





High Chaparral

Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer





Sir Tristram

Warning Express






Fastnet Rock




Elusive Air

Elusive Quality

Gone West




ALPINE EAGLE (AUS) (Brown 2011-Stud 2017). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1800m, A$305,800, MRC Autumn Classic, Gr.2, SAJC Drink Driving Grow Up H., Tattsbet Adelaide Cup Day H., 2d VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, SAJC Penny Edition S., L. Half-brother to SW Every Faith (SAJC Laelia S., L) and SP Royal Fashion (2d ARC Mr Tiz Trophy, Gr.3). Grandson of a half- sister to SW Putuna and SW Ivory Bride. His oldest progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

ELUSIVE AFFAIR, by Rothesay. Winner at 2 at 1400m. Half-sister to Air Apparent. This is her first foal.

2nd dam

Elusive Air, by Elusive Quality. Winner at 2 at 6f, 3d Bay Meadows Burlingame H., L. Dam of 6 named foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Air Apparent (Snitzel). Winner at 1406m, $139,110, 2d VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.3, New Year 2YO P., MVRC Ranvet P., 3d ATC Theraces H., 4th MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.2, SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.3.

He Don't Care. 6 wins-1 at 2 and 3 in succession-at 1000m, 1200m, $127,800, BRC Hamilton Hotel H., SCTC Hot 91.1 H., 2d BRC Gallopers H.

Summit Breath. 4 wins at 1000m, 1200m, 3d ATC McGrath Estate Agents H.

3rd dam

FLYLIGHTLY, by Capote. 2 wins at 6f in U.S.A. Half-sister to Country Cruise (dam of MAGIC OF SUNRISE), Golden Jewel Box (dam of GOLDEN BALLET, GILDED GEM). Dam of 12 named foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Elusive Air (Elusive Quality). Winner. See above.

4th dam

MISS STORM BIRD, by Storm Bird. Placed at 2 & 3, 2d Ascot Kensington Palace 2YO S., 3d Newmarket Bunbury S. Sister to Sungull, half-sister to HAWKIN'S SPECIAL, CHATI, SUN LUCK (dam of TAHOE CITY), Landingham's Lover (dam of KAS I'M GOING TO, WAYNES CLASSY GIRL). Dam of 6 foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

Country Cruise. Winner at 8½f in U.S.A. Dam of 6 winners-

MAGIC OF SUNRISE (Woodman). 3 wins-2 at 2-5f to 8½f, Golden Gate Moment to Buy H., L, 2d Bay Meadows Lassie S., L. Producer.

Golden Jewel Box. Unraced. Dam of 9 winners-

GOLDEN BALLET (Moscow Ballet). 6 wins-2 at 2 and 5 in succession-4½f to 8½f, $732,145, Santa Anita Las Virgenes S., Gr.1, Santa Anita Oaks, Gr.1, Hollywood Park Railbird S., Gr.2. Dam of 5 winners-

DROSSELMEYER (Distorted Humor). 5 wins-1 at 2-1m to 1½m, $3,728,170, Breeders' Cup Classic, Gr.1, Belmont S., Gr.1, 2d Belmont Jockey Club Gold Cup, Gr.1, Dwyer S., Gr.2. Sire.

STAGE LUCK (Unbridled's Song). 3 wins in succession 1m to 8½f, Aqueduct Affectionately H., L, 3d Belmont Ruffian H., Gr.1.

GILDED GEM (Smarty Jones). 4 wins at 6½f, $223,800, Santa Anita Las Flores S., Gr.3, 2d Santa Anita Santa Monica S., Gr.1.

Bronze Route. Winner at 2 at 5f in U.S.A. Dam of 7 winners-

TOP SEED (Grand Slam). 4 wins-3 in succession at 2-at 5½f, 6f, Tampa Bay Downs Inaugural S., L, 3d Aqueduct Chan Balum S., L.

BRONZED (Fed Biz). 3 wins at 6f, 1m, $124,327, in 2019, Monmouth Lookin at Lucky S., L, 2d Monmouth Jersey Shore S., L.



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