2021 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale

Estimated ring time: 16:02 AEST on 27 May

Lot: 1281

Type: Broodmare
Vendor: Kansas Plains Stud, Tamworth, NSW
Sire: Bel Esprit (AUS)
Dam: Drop Anchor (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Mare
DOB: 15 September 2007

Broodmare's Breeding Status

In foal: Yes
Covering sire: Trapeze Artist (AUS)
Date of last service: 28 September 2020
Selling with a foal at foot: No

Significant Pedigree Updates

Dam of Dis Dah Wun (2016.f. by Dissident-Found the One, by Bel Esprit-Drop Anchor).
2nd Toowoomba TC Sheppard Earthmoving H.
Dam of Finally Realise (2017.g. by All Too Hard-Found the One, by Bel Esprit-Drop Anchor).
3rd Hawkesbury RC Windsor Rotary Maiden P.
Half-Sister to Wayanka (2013.g. by Encosta de Lago-Drop Anchor, by At Talaq-Marine Park).
1st Alice Springs TC Family Day Cup H.

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Account of KANSAS PLAINS STUD, Tamworth, NSW.

Lot 1281 (100% GST) FOUND THE ONE          Stable QB 27

Bay mare                  (Branded : nr sh; 11 over 7 off sh)            Foaled in 2007





Royal Academy


Northern Dancer

Crimson Saint

Crimson Satan




Vin d'Amour

Adios II




At Talaq


Hail to Reason

My Nord

Vent du Nord

Marine Park

Sir Dapper


French Finale



BEL ESPRIT (AUS) (1999). 8 wins-5 at 2, BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1. Champion Hong Kong Broodmare Sire in 2018-19. Sire of 1072 rnrs, 743 wnrs, 27 SW, inc. SW Black Caviar (ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1), Bel Sprinter, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Ole Kirk, Beauty Generation, Costa Viva, Immortal Love, Swats That, Humma Humma, Sylvia's Mother, Tycoon Humma, Front Page, All Too Royal, Soothing, Bella's Idol, etc.


1st dam

DROP ANCHOR, by At Talaq. 3 wins at 1000m, 1100m, VATC Sandown Park UK S., L, 3d MVRC RV Moon H., Burt Bacharach H., Jiffies H., VATC Rupert Greene 2YO H., Aare H. Dam of 13 foals, all raced, 11 winners-

BEL MER (f. by Bel Esprit). 4 wins at 1100m, 1200m, $599,575, SAJC Robert Sangster S., Gr.1, MRC Quezette S., L, JRA S., L, Heath S., L, 2d VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, MVRC Schweppes S., Gr.2, Champagne S., Gr.3, MRC Le Tan S., L, 3d VRC RDA Victoria S., L. Dam of 6 winners-

ALL TOO ROYAL (All Too Hard). 8 wins-3 in succession-1000m to 1200m, $416,285, to 2019-20, MRC Christmas S., L, ATC Rise Up This Autumn H., Winter Racing H., Eric 'Mo' Conlon H., 3d MRC Rubiton S., Gr.2, VRC Kensington S., L, 4th MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1.

Hauraki Gulf. Placed at 2 in 2020-21, 3d SAJC Leconfield 2YO H.

KEN AROK (g. by Bel Esprit). 4 wins-3 in succession-at 1000m, 1200m, $303,436, Singapore TC 3YO Challenge (1st Leg), L.

Wayanka (g. by Encosta de Lago). 9 wins 1200m to 1400m, $375,518, to 2020-21, ATC Keith McCabe Memorial H., Tab.com.au H.

2nd dam

MARINE PARK, by Sir Dapper. 8 wins-1 at 2-1016m to 1215m, VRC Straight Six H., L, VATC St. Clair H., MVRC Good Health H., Arundel H., VRC Cap d'Antibes H., SAJC Jim Courtney H., Fruitorama H., 2d SAJC Desirable H., VATC Rupert Greene H., Sturt H., 3d VATC Christmas H., L, SAJC Instant Money S., VATC Chisholm H. Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

DROP ANCHOR (At Talaq). 3 wins. See above.

Race Record : 3 wins at 1010m, BRC Peroni H., Mittys H., David Jones P., 2d ATC Waterloo P., 3d AJC Regupol Australia H., BRC Barrier Reef Pools H., Ormiston College H.

Produce Record : Dam of five named foals, three to race, two winners.

2013 f. Choose the One, by Monaco Consul. Unraced.

2014 c. by Pierro.

2015 f. SYLVIA'S MOTHER, by Snitzel. 7 wins-4 in succession-from only 13 starts 1100m to 1400m, $455,230, to 2019-20, VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3, MRC Geoffrey Bellmaine S., Gr.3, VRC ATA Trainers’ Trust H., ATC Membership H., Turf Club H., 3d MRC WW Cockram S., Gr.3.

2016 f. Dis Dah Wun, by Dissident. 4 wins in succession from only 6 starts 1050m to 1200m in 2020-21, Ipswich TC Schweppes H., River 94.9FM P., 2d ATC Drinkwise P.

2017 g. Finally Realise, by All Too Hard. Placed at 3 in 2020-21.

2018 f. Take Aletter Maria, by Pride of Dubai. Unraced.

2019 f. by Rubick.

Missed in 2020.

Served by Trapeze Artist (AUS). Last service: 28.09.2020.



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