2021 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 13

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Strawberry Hill Stud, Mt White, NSW
Sire: So You Think (NZ)
Dam: Absolute Joy (NZ)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 09 November 2019
Buyer: Griffiths de Kock Racing/Peter Ford T'Breds (FBAA), VIC $220,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

Closely related to THE ELANORA (2017.c. by Redoute's Choice-Yesterjoy, by More Than Ready-Tuesday Joy).
1st BRC (Eagle Farm) Grand Prix S. Gr.3
1st Newcastle JC Spring S. Gr.3
1st ATC (Rosehill) De Bortoli Wines H.
From the same family as SERGEANT BLAST (2012.g. by Darci Brahma-Glittering Girl, by Marscay-Jewel in the Crown).
4th Marton Cup L
From the same family as Sanctimonious (2015.g. by Foxwedge-Off the Canvas, by Elusive Quality-Euphoria).
1st Sapphire Coast TC Market Street Coffee H.
From the same family as USMANOV (2015.g. by Choisir-Mining Tycoon, by Redoute's Choice-Tycoon Joy).
1st BRC (Eagle Farm) Bribie H. L
From the same family as Taoiseach (2018.g. by Highly Recommended-Borntobeirish, by O'Reilly-Illustre).
3rd WRC Wakefield Challenge S. Gr.2
From the same family as KEMENTARI (2014.g. by Lonhro-Yavanna, by Redoute's Choice-Wild Queen).
1st WATC (Ascot) AJ Scahill S. Gr.3
From the same family as STORMY (2018.c. by Telperion-Silent Night, by Swiss Ace-Christmas Angel).
1st WRC Wakefield Challenge S. Gr.2
2nd ARC Eclipse S. Gr.2


Lot 13 (100% GST)              BAY COLT                   Stable K 26

Foaled 9th November 2019                     Branded : nr sh; 13 over 9 off sh





High Chaparral

Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer






Astral Row

Long Row





Sir Tristram

Sir Ivor

Lady Giselle


Joie Denise



Denise's Joy

Seventh Hussar


SO YOU THINK (NZ) (Bay or Brown 2006-Stud 2012). 14 wins-1 at 2, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1-twice. Sire of 544 rnrs, 358 wnrs, 29 SW, inc. SW Quick Thinker (ATC Australian Derby, Gr.1), La Bella Diosa, Nakeeta Jane, Sopressa, D'Argento, Inference, Miss Siska, Peltzer, Gold Rush, Fasika, So Si Bon, Realm of Flowers, Thought of That, Think it Over, Coachwhip, Heavenly Thought, Higher Ground, Think Bleue, The Pinnacle, etc.


1st dam

ABSOLUTE JOY, by Zabeel. 2 wins at 1450m, 2100m, MRC Race-Tech H., 2d AJC Beau Zam H., 3d MRC Le Pine Funerals H., 4th Queensland Oaks, Gr.1. Sister to Deedra (dam of FENWAY, WAR), three-quarter-sister to Sandridge Bay, J'Abeel (dam of BABY GUINNESS), half-sister to TUESDAY JOY, SUNDAY JOY (dam of MORE JOYOUS), Mary Marvel, Joie. This is her seventh foal. Her sixth foal is a 2YO. Her fifth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of four foals to race, three winners, inc:-

Happy Hannah (f. by More Than Ready). 2 wins at 1600m, $168,325, ATC All Too Hard H., 3d ATC Vinery Stud S., Gr.1, VRC Matriarch S., Gr.2, ATC Angst S., Gr.3, Capital Bluestone H.

Australiana - Chocolats (Sing.) (g. by Fastnet Rock). 3 wins 1100m to 1700m, $160,693 in Aust. and Singapore.

Raptures (f. by Fastnet Rock). 2 wins at 1750m, 1850m in 2019-20, 4th SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L.

2nd dam

JOIE DENISE, by Danehill. 4 wins 1400m to 2400m, $297,950, Queensland Oaks, Gr.1, AJC Toy Show H., L, 2d NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, 3d STC Hill S., Gr.2. Three-quarter-sister to ARLINGTON ROAD, half-sister to Clifton Gardens (dam of MISS MINDEN), Joie de Vivre (dam of JOIE DE GRISE), Bolt of Lightning (dam of JOLLY, EASTERN STAR), Joy and Fun (dam of EUPHORIA, CHRISTMAS TREE, JEWEL IN THE CROWN). Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

TUESDAY JOY (Carnegie). Top filly on 2008-09 Australasian 4YO+ Classification. 7 wins 1400m to 2400m, $3,239,450, STC BMW S., Gr.1, AJC Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, STC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1. Producer.

SUNDAY JOY (Sunday Silence). 3 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 2400m, $683,030, AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, MVRC WH Stocks S., Gr.3. Dam of-

MORE JOYOUS (More Than Ready). Champion Middle Distance Horse in Australia in 2011-12. 21 wins-2 at 2 and 8 in succession-1100m to 2000m, $4,572,450, ATC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, Doncaster H., Gr.1.

Mary Marvel (Fusaichi Pegasus). Winner at 1200m, STC Coolmore H., 3d VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2. Producer.

Joie (Geiger Counter). 3 wins at 1100m, $118,550, VRC Canon Sprint H., VATC Queen Elizabeth II Classic, 2d VRC Kensington S., L. Grandam of-

DON'T DOUBT MAMMA (Not a Single Doubt). 7 wins-1 at 2-1000m to 1600m, $640,610, VRC Let's Elope S., Gr.2, MVRC WH Stocks S., Gr.2.

RISEN FROM DOUBT (Not a Single Doubt). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, $176,240, VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, 3d ATC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2.

Deedra. 2 wins at 1600m, 2d AJC Final Rising Star Series H. Dam of-

FENWAY (High Chaparral). 3 wins 1400m to 2000m, $691,600, ATC Vinery Stud S., Gr.1, MVRC WH Stocks S., Gr.2.

WAR (More Than Ready). Winner at 1300m, ATC Up & Coming S., Gr.3.



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