2021 Adelaide Yearling Sale

Lot: 189

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Noor Elaine Farm, Euroa, Vic
Sire: Ilovethiscity (AUS)
Dam: Grand Rhapsody (AUS)
Colour: Chestnut
Sex: Colt
DOB: 16 September 2019
Buyer: Jamie Opperman, SA $38,000
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Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Brother to Roppongi (2017.g. by Kuroshio-Grand Rhapsody, by Grand Lodge-Chador).
2nd Albury RC Purjen Couriers H.
2nd Albury RC Stuart Gordon Landscaping H.
2nd Moe RC Ladbrokes Odds Boost H.
Closely related to Rapid Fire (2017.f. by Querari-Flame Cat, by Tale of the Cat-Frontier).
1st Vaal TC Full Dividend No Limits H.
4th Turffontein Swallow S. L

Account of NOOR ELAINE FARM, Euroa, Vic.

Lot 189 (100% GST)  CHESTNUT COLT         Barn 9 Row A

Foaled 16th September 2019                    Branded : nr sh; 8 over 9 off sh





Magic Albert


The Judge

Sally Lou


Kensington Rose



Sweet Rose

Sir Tristram




Grand Lodge

Chief's Crown


La Papagena






Without Fear


ILOVETHISCITY (AUS) (Chestnut 2007-Stud 2012). 4 wins to 1600m, ATC Royal Randwick Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 91 rnrs, 56 wnrs, inc. SW El Dorado Dreaming (ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1), Chapel City, Ilovemyself - Propice (H.K.), Moonlover, SP King of Hastings, Savoie and of Ilovethegame, Bris Vegas, Ilovevegas - Flash Famous (H.K.), Plenty to Like, Love From Lucy, City Beats, City of Dreams, San Francisco, The Passage, etc.


1st dam

GRAND RHAPSODY, by Grand Lodge. Raced twice. Half-sister to Frontier (dam of BORDER REBEL). This is her seventh foal. Dam of six foals to race, three winners, inc:-

Grippet (g. by Snippetson). 2 wins at 1013m, 2d MVRC Essendon Mazda Challenge H.

Anything You Touch (f. by Hold That Tiger). 4 wins 900m to 1020m.

Roppongi (g. by Kuroshio). Winner at 2 at 1100m in 2019-20.

Swan Bay (g. by Oamaru Force). Placed at 3 in 2019-20.

2nd dam

CHADOR, by Marscay. 4 wins-2 at 2-1000m to 1400m, $104,285, VATC Tranquil Star S., L, Quezette Quality H., Proud Miss H., Westminster H., 2d AJC Analie H., L, SAJC Cinderella S., L, 4th AJC Surround S., Gr.2, VRC Red Roses S., L. Dam of 9 named foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

Reeceano. 8 wins 1000m to 1600m, 3d STC Theraces.com.au H.

Frontier. 4 wins-3 in succession-at 1000m, 1200m. Dam of 3 winners-

BORDER REBEL (Johannesburg). 14 wins-7 in succession-1000m to 1250m, $599,675, BRC Dr John Power H., L, Hinkler H., L, Gosford RC Takeover Target S., L, AJC Cherrybrook Welter H., 2d BRC QTC Cup, Gr.2, 3d AJC Carrington S., L, Scone RC Ortensia S., L, 4th BRC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, QTC Cup, Gr.2, Hinkler H., L.

Flame Cat (Tale of the Cat). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, 2d Turffontein Pretty Polly S., Gr.3, Ruffian S., L, 4th Turffontein South African Nursery, Gr.1, Greyville Golden Slipper, Gr.1. Dam of 2 winners-

Rapid Fire (Querari). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m to 2020-21, 3d Turffontein South African Fillies Nursery, Gr.2.

3rd dam

EMIRATE, by Without Fear. 3 wins-1 at 2-1000m to 1500m, SAJC Cinderella S., L, Correct H., Lockleys H., 2d SAJC Chief Crown H., Oakbank RC Coca-Cola Bottlers H. Half-sister to ABU ZABY, STRIKE OIL, Red Oil (dam of DANCE DIRECTOR). Dam of 7 named foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

CHADOR (Marscay). 4 wins. See above.

4th dam

LIVING OIL, by Habitat. Winner at 1½m in Ireland. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

STRIKE OIL (Godswalk). 18 wins-4 at 2-800m to 1200m, $161,935, ARC Welcome S., L, 2d CJC Pegasus S.H., L, Avondale S., L, 3d ARC Great Northern Foal S., Gr.3, Waikato RC Guineas Trial, L.

ABU ZABY (Straight Strike). 2 wins at 2 at 1000m, VRC Ottawa S., L.

Red Oil. 2 wins at 1400m, 1575m, ARC South Auckland Invitation H. Dam of-

DANCE DIRECTOR (Just a Dancer). 4 wins 1600m to 2400m, NSW Tatt's RC Tattersall's P., L, 2d STC Stayers' Cup, L, WJ McKell Cup, L.



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