2021 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 95

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Newgate Farm, Aberdeen, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Menari (AUS)
Dam: Ben's Duchess (USA)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Filly
DOB: 03 August 2019
Buyer: James Bester Bloodstock/Vantage Thoroughbreds, NSW $260,000
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Significant Pedigree Updates

From the same family as STROLLIN THE BAYOU (2015.f. by Stroll-Bayou Boots, by Storm Boot-So Unusual).
1st Fair Grounds Claiming

Account of NEWGATE FARM (As Agent), Aberdeen, NSW.

Lot 95 (100% GST)              BAY FILLY                  Stable N 14

Foaled 3rd August 2019                             Branded : nr sh; 6 over 9 off sh






Redoute's Choice


Snippets' Lass



General Nediym


Cut a Dash

Whiskey Road






Gone West

La Comete

Holy Bull


Sky Classic


Foolish Beauty

Foolish Pleasure


MENARI (AUS) (Bay 2014-Stud 2018). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$619,050, ATC Run to the Rose H., Gr.2, Rosebud H., L, TAB Rewards 2YO P., 2d ATC Canonbury S., Gr.3, 3d ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1, 4th ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Brother to SP Sweet Ava (3d ATC Magic Night S., Gr.3). Out of SW Isurava, a sister to SW Ichihara and SW Au Chocolat. Related to SW Tie the Knot, etc. His oldest progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

BEN'S DUCHESS, by Munnings. 4 wins-1 at 2-5½f to 6½f, $265,311, Santa Anita LA Woman S., Gr.3, 2d Santa Anita Las Flores S., Gr.3, Del Mar CERF S., L, 3d Santa Anita Santa Paula S., L, Angel's Flight S., L, 4th Santa Anita La Brea S., Gr.1. Half-sister to Figure. This is her second foal. Her first foal is a 2YO.

2nd dam

ARMATHWAITE, by Sky Classic. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to So Unusual (dam of HAITIAN VACATION), half-sister to SHAREEFA (dam of VERGENNES). Dam of 10 named foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

BEN'S DUCHESS (Munnings). 4 wins. See above.

Figure (Overanalyze). 3 wins at 6f, 1m to 2020, 3d Sunland Park Borderplex S., L, 4th Sunland Park Oaks, L.

3rd dam

FOOLISH BEAUTY, by Foolish Pleasure. Winner at 2 at 6f in U.S.A. Half-sister to NIJINSKY'S SECRET, Dancing Secret, Nijinsky's Beauty (dam of BLOND MOMENT). Dam of 11 foals, 8 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

SHAREEFA (Fabuleux Dancer). 6 wins at 8½f, $287,630, Louisiana Downs Marie P Debartolo Memorial Oaks, L, Woodbine Victoriana S., L, 2d Saratoga Nijana S., Gr.3, Belmont Cathy Baby S., L. Dam of 3 winners-

VERGENNES (Dynaformer). 11 wins-3 in succession-1m to 11f, $772,334, Hollywood Derby, Gr.1, Belmont Jamaica H., Gr.2, Remington Park Edward J Debartolo Sr Memorial H., L, 2d Saratoga National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame S., Gr.2.

So Unusual. Raced once. Dam of 6 winners-

HAITIAN VACATION (Petionville). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1m, 9f, $151,653, Laurel Selima S., L, 3d Santa Anita Blue Norther H., L. Dam of-

Palacio de Amor (Dixieland Band). Winner at 2 at 5½f, $145,180, 2d Del Mar Debutante S., Gr.1, Oak Tree Oak Leaf S., Gr.1. Dam of-

THREEFIVEINDIA (Street Hero). 7 wins-1 at 2 and 3 in succession-5½f to 7f, $502,947, Laurel Dave's Friend S., L.

HERO'S AMOR (Street Hero). 7 wins-3 in succession-3½f to 9f, $167,631, Northlands Park City of Edmonton Distaff H., L.

Island Hop (Dynaformer). 2 wins at 1m, 9f, 3d Santa Anita Paseana H., L. Dam of 4 winners-

EX PIRATE (Malibu Moon). 3 wins at 1m, 8½f, Tampa Bay Downs Sophomore Turf S., L, 3d Gulfstream Park Forty Niner S., L.

Bayou Boots. Placed at 3 in U.S.A. Dam of 7 winners-

STROLLIN THE BAYOU (Stroll). 6 wins-1 at 2-5½f to 8½f, $205,952, to 2020, Arlington Park Purple Violet S., L, 4th Arlington Park Mike Spellman Memorial H., L.

SNAKE PROOF (Petionville). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5½f, 6½f, $105,943, Sunland Park El Paso Times H., L, 2d Sunland Park Oaks, L.



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