2021 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale

Estimated ring time: 16:08 AEST on 27 May

Lot: 1284

Type: Broodmare
Vendor: Willow Park Stud, Scone, NSW
Sire: Medaglia d'Oro (USA)
Dam: Snip Snip (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Mare
DOB: 11 September 2015

Broodmare's Breeding Status

In foal: Yes
Covering sire: Epaulette (AUS)
Date of last service: 04 September 2020
Selling with a foal at foot: No

Significant Pedigree Updates

Closely related to Zipping Boy (2017.g. by Squamosa-Zip Zip, by Hussonet-Snip Snip).
1st Pakenham RC APM Group H.

Account of WILLOW PARK STUD, Scone, NSW.

Lot 1284 (100% GST)    FRESH HOPE                Stable S 12

Bay mare                (Branded : nr sh; 193 over 5 off sh)          Foaled in 2015





El Prado

Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer

Lady Capulet

Sir Ivor

Cappucino Bay



Dubbed In

Silent Screen






Silly Season

Easy Date

Grand Chaudiere

Rose Diamond

Cheyne Walk

Le Cordonnier

Rose Cottage



MEDAGLIA D'ORO (USA) (1999). 8 wins from 6f to 1¼m, Gulfstream Donn H., Gr1. Sire of 1531 rnrs, 992 wnrs, 150 SW. His SH-bred progeny inc SW Vancouver, etc. His NH-bred progeny inc SW Songbird, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Competitionofideas, Rachel's Valentina, Rock Fall, Brooklyn Strong, Paradee, Mr Havercamp, True to Life, Well Defined, Dream it Is, Strike Power, Barkley, Arrest Me Red, Hot Blooded, Perfect Munnings, etc.


1st dam

SNIP SNIP, by Snippets. Winner at 1000m. Half-sister to FLYING SPARKS, Only Version, Geiger Sparkle. Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, all winners-

HUSSON LIGHTNING (c. by Hussonet). 2 wins at 2 at 1000m, 1100m, $457,850, VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.3, STC Tooheys New 2YO H., 2d STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, AJC Skyline S., Gr.3, GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic S., RL, VRC Poseidon S., L, AJC Breeders' P., L, SAJC Skycity H., 4th SAJC Redelva S., L. Sire.

Not a Snip a Doubt (g. by Not a Single Doubt). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, ATC Winning Post Restaurant H., AJC Currans Hill H.

Don't Blink (f. by Redoute's Choice). Winner at 2 at 1100m, ATC Australian Turf Club 2YO H., 4th ATC Heritage S., L. Dam of 3 winners-

Robodira (Husson). Winner at 2 at 1100m in 2020-21, ATC De Bortoli 2YO H., 2d ATC Magic Night S., Gr.3, 4th ATC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.2.

Legion Fighter (Medaglia d'Oro). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1620m, $501,934, to 2020-21, HKJC Causeway H., Elgin H., Hebe Hill H., 2d SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L.

Al Snip (f. by Al Maher). Winner at 1200m in 2019-20, 3d ATC Canterbury League Club H., Street Boss at Darley H.

2nd dam

Rose Diamond, by Cheyne Walk. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1250m, AJC Dark Jewel H., STC Manly Womens Bowling Club Welter H., Ripa H., 2d STC Magic Night H., Gr.3, Citius Welter H., Pantheon H., Valais H., 3d AJC Indian Summer H., STC Jans Beau Welter H. Three-quarter-sister to CORDON ROSE (dam of ARMED FOR ACTION), half-sister to Major Grant, Siesta Rosa. Dam of 12 foals, all raced, 9 winners, inc:-

FLYING SPARKS (Flying Spur). 6 wins 1400m to 2218m, $180,500, QTC Eagle Farm S., L, BTC TMP Worldwide H., Woolworths H., QTC Moreton Hire H., 4th GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, Gr.2, Mornington Cup, L.

Only Version (True Version). 7 wins-2 at 2-1000m to 1500m, STC Silastic Auto H., Sunfresh H., 2d STC Diners Club International H., 3d STC Peter Pan S., Gr.2, AJC Namoi Welter H.

Geiger Sparkle (Geiger Counter). 8 wins-3 in succession-1100m to 1600m, $152,600, VRC Sobar H., WATC Seaview Champagne Welter H., Trueantallan H., Olympian Welter H., 2d WATC HG Bolton Sprint H., L, Kalgoorlie Boulder RC Boulder Cup, L, 4th WATC Belmont Sprint H., Gr.3.

Travelling Girl. Placed. Dam of 4 winners-

Thundering Girl (Thunder Gulch). 3 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 1400m, 2d GCTC Ken Russell Memorial Classic, L, 3d QTC B105 H. Producer.

Race Record : Winner at 1600m in 2019-20.

Produce Record :

Served by Epaulette (AUS). Last service: 04.09.2020.



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