2021 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 1243

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Rothwell Park Thoroughbreds, Blandford, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Astern (AUS)
Dam: Francophile (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 09 October 2019
Buyer: Danny Bourke/Peter Sinclair, NSW $15,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

Out of a sibling to Poor Ghost (2014.c. by Star Dabbler-Phantom Creek, by Mr. Prospector-Danseur Fabuleux).
1st Club Hipico Handicap Lutier
Closely related to Rambunctious (2017.f. by Kingda Ka-Circle of Bliss, by Singspiel-Dubai Spirit).
1st Mumbai An Acquired Taste P.
2nd Bangalore Oaks L

Account of ROTHWELL PARK THOROUGHBREDS (As Agent), Blandford, NSW.

Lot 1243 (100% GST)        BAY COLT                Stable QD 22

Foaled 9th October 2019                          Branded : nr sh; 31 over 9 off sh





Medaglia d'Oro

El Prado

Sadler's Wells

Cappucino Bay



Exceed and Excel



Rory's Jester




French Deputy

Deputy Minister

Vice Regent


Hold Your Peace

Phantom Creek

Mr. Prospector

Raise a Native

Danseur Fabuleux

Northern Dancer


ASTERN (AUS) (Bay 2013-Stud 2017). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1400m, A$1,179,550, ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1, Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, Run to the Rose H., Gr.2, Kindergarten S., Gr.3, Surf Meets Turf 2YO P., 2d VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, ATC Roman Consul S., Gr.2. Half-brother to SW Alizee (ATC Flight S., Gr.1) and SP Mogador. Grandson of SW Alizes (STC Magic Night S., Gr.2). His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

FRANCOPHILE, by French Deputy. Unraced. Half-sister to Vril, Dubai Spirit (dam of CIRCLE OF BLISS), Unknown Waters (dam of MEISHO QUALIA). This is her eighth foal. Her seventh foal is a 2YO. Dam of six foals to race, three winners, inc:-

Moreau (f. by Snitzel). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, $113,675, MRC Herald Sun P., 3d Moonee Valley Fillies Classic, Gr.2, VRC Visit Victoria P.

Eclat (f. by Beneteau). Winner at 2 at 1100m, 3d MRC Grand Hotel H.

Snitzel Blitz (f. by Snitzel). Winner at 2, 2d SAJC Pura Milk 2YO H. Dam of-

Menindee. Winner at 1200m in 2020-21, 3d BRC SQS Haulage 2YO P.

Forward Ransom (f. by Charge Forward). Placed at 2.

2nd dam

PHANTOM CREEK, by Mr. Prospector. Winner at 1200m in U.A.E. Three-quarter-sister to Fortrose, half-sister to ARAZI, NOVERRE, Prestigious (dam of PREMARDAL). Dam of 10 foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Vril (Sunday Silence). 8 wins 1400m to 2850m, $1,638,575, Tokyo Ireland Trophy, Okutama S., Hakushu S., 3d Chukyo TV Aichi Open, L. Sire.

Dubai Spirit. Winner at 1463m in France. Dam of 6 winners-

CIRCLE OF BLISS (Singspiel). 4 wins 1600m to 2000m in India, Pune RWITC Gold Cup, L, Fillies & Mares S, L, Mumbai AC Ardeshir Trophy, L, 2d Mumbai Indian One Thousand Guineas, L. Dam of-

Square the Circle (Kingda Ka). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m in India, 2d Mysore Derby, L.

Unknown Waters. Unraced. Dam of 7 winners-

MEISHO QUALIA (Manhattan Cafe). 4 wins-1 at 2-1800m to 2400m, $2,317,879, Hakodate Tomoe Sho, L, Kyoto Shimbun Hai, L, 2d Niigata Kanetsu S., L, Sapporo Nikkei Open, L-twice, 3d Hanshin Radio Nikkei Hai Nisai S., L, Hakodate Minami Hokkaido S., L-twice, Sapporo Nikkei Open, L, 4th Hakodate Kinen, Gr.3, Fukushima Kinen, Gr.3.

3rd dam

Danseur Fabuleux, by Northern Dancer. Placed in France and U.S.A, 2d Evry Prix Minerve, Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to AJDAL, JOYEUX DANSEUR, FABULEUX DANCER, Farewell Partner (dam of LAKESHORE ROAD, SECRET PARTNER), half-sister to DOUBLES PARTNER, Fancy Clancy (dam of FANCY FUSAICHI, FANCY POINT), Jane's the Name (dam of SILENT ROAR). Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

ARAZI (Blushing Groom). Champion 2YO in USA in 1991. 9 wins-7 at 2-1000m to 1700m, Deauville Prix Morny, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de la Salamandre, Gr.1, Grand Criterium, Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Juvenile, Gr.1.

NOVERRE (Rahy). Champion 3YO Male Miler in GB in 2001. 5 wins-4 at 2, 3 in succession-1005m to 1609m, Goodwood Sussex S., Gr.1, Doncaster Champagne S., Gr.2, 2d Ascot Queen Elizabeth II S., Gr.1. Sire.



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