2021 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale

Lot: 1210

Type: Broodmare
Vendor: Bell View Park Stud, Meroo Meadow, NSW
Sire: Foxwedge (AUS)
Dam: Optimist (AUS)
Colour: Chestnut
Sex: Mare
DOB: 18 August 2015
Buyer: Paul Moroney Bloodstock/Sunlight Trust, NEW ZEALAND $300,000

Broodmare's Breeding Status

In foal: Yes
Covering sire: The Autumn Sun (AUS)
Date of last service: 29 September 2020
Selling with a foal at foot: No

Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Sister to Back in the Day (2018.c. by More Than Ready-Optimist, by Red Ransom-Tugela).
2nd Sale TC Ladbrokes Punter Assist Maiden P.

Account of BELL VIEW PARK STUD, Meroo Meadow, NSW.

Lot 1210 (100% GST) COLLECTIVELY           Stable QE 22

Chestnut mare          (Branded : nr sh; 2 over 5 off sh)            Foaled in 2015





Fastnet Rock



Piccadilly Circus

Royal Academy

Forest Native

Forest Wildcat

Storm Cat

Miss Timebank

Water Bank




Red Ransom


Hail to Reason





Never Bend




FOXWEDGE (AUS) (2008). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1. Sire of 587 rnrs, 374 wnrs, 20 SW. His SH-bred progeny inc SW Volpe Veloce (ARC Railway S., Gr.1), Foxplay, Run Fox Run, Lunar Fox, Alassio, Noire, Infamous Fox, Wild Vixen, Villami, Big Alloy, etc. His NH-bred progeny inc SW Urban Fox, Foxtrot Lady, Hertford Dancer, Sadilla, etc. Sire of the dams of SP McManaman and of Bourbon Flyer, Rebel Man, etc.


1st dam

OPTIMIST, by Red Ransom. Unraced. Half-sister to MAKYBE DIVA, MUSKET, VALKYRIE DIVA (dam of WONDER KID - JOLLY BANNER (H.K.), C'EST BEAU LA VIE, WALES), LA AMISTAD, Shadow-ofexcellence. Dam of 6 named foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

Believe (f. by Fastnet Rock). 2 wins at 1300m, 1500m, $176,975, ATC Staff Recognition Day H., 3d Australian Oaks, Gr.1, ATC Phar Lap S., Gr.2.

Rinjani (c. by Choisir). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, 2d Fairview East Cape Guineas, L.

2nd dam

TUGELA, by Riverman. Raced twice. Dam of 11 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

MAKYBE DIVA (Desert King). Australian Horse of the Year twice. Champion stayer in Australia in 2003-04 & 2005-06. Champion middle distance horse in Australia in 2005-06. Head of The 2005-06 Australasian 4YO+ Classification. 15 wins-6 in succession-1400m to 3200m, $14,526,685, VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1-3 times, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, STC BMW S., Gr.1, VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, (2000m course record), AJC Sydney Cup, Gr.1, VRC Turnbull S., Gr.2, Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.2, MRC Memsie S., Gr.2, Werribee Cup, L, 2d MRC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, St George S., Gr.2, 3d STC BMW S., Gr.1, Ranvet Rawson S., Gr.1. Dam of-

Divanation (All Too Hard). 2 wins at 1625m, 1750m, 2d MRC Bill Collins H., SAJC Sepoy at Darley H., 3d Warrnambool Cup, L.

La Dolce Diva. Unplaced. Dam of-

Touch of Mink (Not a Single Doubt). 3 wins 1400m to 2025m, $232,945, to 2019-20, 3d Moonee Valley Fillies Classic, Gr.2.

MUSKET (Redoute's Choice). 4 wins 1200m to 1600m, $308,250, STC Shannon S., Gr.2, 2d AJC Japan Racing Association P., L. Sire.

VALKYRIE DIVA (Jade Robbery). 8 wins 1200m to 1700m, $208,275, MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3, 4th VRC Matriarch S., Gr.2. Dam of 6 winners-

WONDER KID - JOLLY BANNER (H.K.) (Lonhro). 8 wins-3 in succession-1000m to 1400m, $3,528,897, to 2019-20, HKJC Bauhinia Sprint Trophy H., Gr.3, 2d HKJC Hong Kong Sprint, Gr.1.

C'EST BEAU LA VIE (Bernardini). 5 wins 1000m to 1600m, $244,100, SAJC Laelia S., L, 2d SAJC Schweppervescence S., Gr.3.

WALES (Redoute's Choice). 4 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 2040m, $217,110, MRC Redoute's Choice S., L, 2d Ballarat Cup, L.

LA AMISTAD (Redoute's Choice). 6 wins-3 in succession-2100m to 3200m, $337,240, ATC WJ McKell Cup, L, 3d VRC Lexus S., Gr.3. Producer.

Race Record : 2 wins at 1400m, 1425m to 2019-20, 2d BRC Kirin H.

Produce Record :

Missed in 2020.

Served by The Autumn Sun (AUS). Last service: 29.09.2020.



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