2021 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale

Lot: 567

Type: Racehorse Filly/Mare
Vendor: Glenesk Thoroughbreds, Mount Vincent, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: I Am Invincible (AUS)
Dam: Defy the Odds (GB)
Colour: Brown
Sex: Mare
DOB: 03 November 2015
Buyer: Mystery Downs, NSW $110,000

Account of GLENESK THOROUGHBREDS (As Agent), Mount Vincent, NSW.

Lot 567 (No GST)                   SELES                      Stable QE 3

Brown mare             (Branded : nr sh; 117 over 5 off sh)          Foaled in 2015





Invincible Spirit

Green Desert





Canny Lad


Countess Pedrille






Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer

Urban Sea


Fully Invested

Irish River


Shirley Valentine

Shirley Heights


I AM INVINCIBLE (AUS) (Bay 2004-Stud 2010). 5 wins-1 at 2, SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3. Leading Sire of 2YOs in Aust. in 2018-19. Sire of 748 rnrs, 585 wnrs, 62 SW, inc. SW Loving Gaby (MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1), Brazen Beau, Viddora, I Am a Star, Voodoo Lad, Invincibella, Media Sensation, Oohood, Hellbent, Dame Giselle, Libertini, Fiesta, Illustrious Lad, Victorem, Invincible Gem, Prophet's Thumb, Pure Elation, etc.


1st dam

DEFY THE ODDS, by Galileo. Placed at 2 in GB. Half-sister to INDEX LINKED, Fully Funded, Gainful. Dam of 3 named foals, all winners-

LEICESTER - HELENE LEADINGSTAR (H.K.) (g. by Wanted). 6 wins 1400m to 2500m, $1,523,386, to 2019-20, South Australian Derby, Gr.1, SAJC Chairman's S., Gr.3, HKJC Harlech H., MRC United Petroleum H., HKJC Mui Wo H., 2d HKJC Premier P., Gr.3, MRC Annie & Sid H., HKJC New Street H., 3d HKJC Queen Mother Memorial Cup, Gr.3, MVRC PKF H., HKJC Victoria Park H., Beas River H., 4th HKJC Queen Mother Memorial Cup, Gr.3, SAJC Port Adelaide Guineas, L.

Seles (f. by I Am Invincible). 4 wins. See below.

Lady Defiance (f. by I Am Invincible). Winner at 2 at 1450m in South Africa.

2nd dam

Fully Invested, by Irish River. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 8½f, Hollywood Park Allowance, 3d Newbury Fillies Trial S., L. Half-sister to MEMORISE, MULTIPLEX, Valentine Band (dam of AWAIT THE DAWN, PUTNEY BRIDGE). Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

INDEX LINKED (Dansili). 12 wins-3 in succession-1500m to 2400m, $922,838, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Cup, Gr.3, MRC Mornington Cup Prelude, L, SCTC Caloundra Cup, L, 2d ATC Japan Racing Association P., Gr.3, GCTC Chairman's H., Gr.3, NSW Tatt's RC Tattersalls Club Cup, L.

Fully Funded (Aptitude). 4 wins 2400m to 4000m, 2d Longchamp Prix Lord Seymour, L, 3d Chantilly Prix Scaramouche, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Denisy, L.

Gainful (Gone West). Winner at 2 at 1600m, 3d Chantilly Prix Volterra, L, Longchamp Prix Finlande, L, Fontainebleau Prix Melisande, L. Producer.

3rd dam

Shirley Valentine, by Shirley Heights. Winner at 11¾f, 3d York Galtres S., L, 4th Doncaster Park Hill S., Gr.3, Haydock Lancashire Oaks, Gr.3. Sister to Deploy, half-sister to COMMANDER IN CHIEF, WARNING, YASHMAK (dam of FULL MAST, SOUND OF NATURE), DUSHYANTOR, JIBE, Timefighter, Totality, Return (dam of TO SENDER). Dam of 13 named foals, 10 to race, all winners, inc:-

MULTIPLEX (Danehill). 4 wins-2 at 2 and 3 in succession-to 1600m, €132,500, Longchamp Prix la Rochette, Gr.3, Prix de Montretout, L. Sire.

MEMORISE (Lyphard). 4 wins 1¼m to 1¾m, Curragh Cup, Gr.3, 2d Doncaster Troy S., L, 3d Newbury Geoffrey Freer S., Gr.2.

Race Record : 4 wins 1200m to 1510m, $235,200, to 2020-21, ATC Turf Club H., Tab.com.au H., 2d ATC Friday Night Racing H., ANZ Bloodstock News H., Ipswich TC Whittington at Grandview Stud H., Sirromet H., 3d ATC Book Spring Hospitality H., Schweppes H., Hyland Race Colours H., TAB H., Construction Consultants H., MVRC Powerflo Solutions H., MRC Ladbrokes H.



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