2020 Tasmanian Yearling Sale

Lot: 9

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Armidale Stud, Carrick, Tas
Sire: Alpine Eagle (AUS)
Dam: Iguana Jo (USA)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Filly
DOB: 06 September 2018
Buyer: Mark Ganderton, TAS $47,500

Significant Pedigree Updates

Out of a sibling to Abraham (2012.g. by Hernando-Guana, by Sillery-Great Connection).
1st Naas Adare Manor Opportunity H. Hurdle

Account of ARMIDALE STUD, Carrick, Tas.

Lot 9 (100% GST)                    BAY FILLY                     Stable R 29

Foaled 6th September 2018                           Branded :  nr sh; 57 over 8 off sh





High Chaparral

Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer





Sir Tristram

Warning Express







Hail to Reason

Andover Way

His Majesty



Blushing Groom

Great Connection



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

IGUANA JO, by Dynaformer. Winner at 2 at 1m in U.S.A. This is her seventh foal. Her sixth foal is a 2YO. Her fifth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of three foals to race, two winners, inc:-

AMMIRATA (f. by Nadeem). 6 wins-3 in succession-1200m to 1600m, $279,385, Gosford RC Belle of the Turf S., Gr.3, ATC E-Group Security H., TAB More Than Winning H., Tab.com.au H., 2d ATC McGrath Estate Agents H., TAB Place Multi H., 3d ATC Can Assist Charity Racing2win H.

Island Missile (g. by Smart Missile). 3 wins to 1400m, $276,660, ATC Winter Racing H., 2d Gosford Guineas, L, ATC Hyland Boxing Day Sale H., Autumn Carnival on Sale H., So You Think Hall of Fame H., Happy 18th Birthday T Norris H., Owners Benefit Card H., 3d ATC Membership H.

2nd dam

GUANA, by Sillery. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1463m, 1709m, Arlington Park Flawlessly S., L, Keeneland Allowance, 2d Saratoga Lake George S., Gr.3, Craon Criterium de l'Ouest, L, 4th Meadowlands Boiling Springs H., L, Kentucky Downs Pleasant Temper S., L. Half-sister to GREAT NEWS, LORD SINCLAIR, Alec and Arthur. Dam of 5 foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

Bearheart. 11 wins 1700m to 2125m, in France and Germany, Deauville Prix du Mesnil Eudes, Prix du Thenney, 3d Deauville Prix de l'Epronniere.

Abraham. 3 wins 1900m to 3219m, Deauville Prix de Bellouet.

3rd dam

GREAT CONNECTION, by Dayjur. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Half-sister to WINNING CONNECTION, Bankruptcy Court, Thrilla in Manila, Unbridled Lassie, Houston Connection, Vermont Connection (dam of FORTUITOUS). Dam of 17 foals, 13 to race, 11 winners, inc:-

LORD SINCLAIR (Mizzen Mast). 4 wins at 1200m, 1300m, €318,755, Deauville Prix Montenica, L, HKJC Peninsula Golden Jubilee H., Expo Cup, 2d HKJC Chek Lap Kok H., Hong Kong Lions Cup.

GREAT NEWS (Bering). 4 wins-3 in succession at 2-1400m to 1609m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Isola Bella, L, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Ronde de Nuit, L, 3d Compiegne Prix des Lilas, L. Producer.

GUANA (Sillery). 4 wins. See above.

Alec and Arthur (Successful Appeal). 2 wins at 2 at 4½f, 5f, in 2019, Churchill Downs Allowance, 3d Churchill Downs Kentucky Juvenile S., L.

4th dam

LASSIE CONNECTION, by Seattle Slew. 3 wins in U.S.A. Three-quarter-sister to A.P. INDY, Weekend in Seattle, half-sister to WOLFHOUND, WEEKEND SURPRISE, FOXHOUND, SPECTACULAR SPY, Al Mufti, Lassie's Lady. Dam of 16 foals, 13 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

WINNING CONNECTION (St Jovite). 21 wins-4 in succession-7½f to 9f, Evangeline Mile H., L, Mountaineer Park West Virginia Governor's H., L.



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