2021 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale

Estimated ring time: 14:20 AEST on 25 May

Lot: 643

Type: Racehorse Filly/Mare
Vendor: Glenesk Thoroughbreds, Mount Vincent, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Commands (AUS)
Dam: Forget the Weather (USA)
Colour: Brown
Sex: Filly
DOB: 28 October 2014

Significant Pedigree Updates

From the same family as Honeymoonz Over (2015.g. by Congrats-Let's Get Married, by More Than Ready-Vow That Binds).
1st Golden Gate Starter Allowance
From the same family as Lauda Speed (2018.c. by Bayern-Risk Control, by Giant's Causeway-Love or Money).
1st Gulfstream Park Allowance Optional Claiming

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

Lot 643 (57.50% GST)    BELLA VELLA               Stable QE 7

Brown mare              (Branded : nr sh; 20 over 4 off sh)           Foaled in 2014







Northern Dancer


His Majesty

Cotehele House

My Swanee


Eight Carat

Pieces of Eight




Stormy Atlantic

Storm Cat

Storm Bird

Hail Atlantis

Seattle Slew

Wedded Bliss

His Majesty


Wedding Picture

Blushing Groom


COMMANDS (AUS) (Bay 1996-Stud 2000). 4 wins-3 at 2, STC Missile S., Gr.3. Leading Aust. Sire of Winners 3 times. Sire of 1318 rnrs, 973 wnrs, 80 SW, inc. SW Melody Belle (Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1), Appearance, Epaulette, Purple, Undue, Paratroopers, Bella Vella, Holler, Commanding Jewel, Manuel, Skilled, Russeting, Erewhon, Rain Affair, First Command, El Cambio, Catalonia - Vilanova (Aust.), Lamasery, Court Command, etc.


1st dam

FORGET THE WEATHER, by Stormy Atlantic. 2 wins at 5f in U.S.A. Half-sister to EVER AFTER, EXTROVERT, WEDLOCK. Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

BELLA VELLA (f. by Commands). 10 wins. See below.

2nd dam

Wedded Bliss, by His Majesty. 3 wins 6f to 8½f, 3d Turfway Park Fairway Fun S., L, 4th Fairmount Park Miss St Louis H., L. Half-sister to WINGED VICTORY, PUZZLED LOOK, SERVICE STRIPE, WHERE'S THE RING. Dam of 9 foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

WEDLOCK (Maria's Mon). 5 wins-2 at 2-6f to 9f, $190,260, Delaware Park Vincent A Moscarelli Memorial S., L, 2d Delaware Park Kelso S., L.

EVER AFTER (Kris S). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, $240,678, Churchill Downs Edgewood S., L, Ellis Park Audubon Oaks, L. Dam of 4 winners-

Every Way (City Zip). 4 wins-2 at 2, 2d Arlington Park Pucker Up S., Gr.3.

EXTROVERT (Wild Again). 13 wins 5½f to 1¾m, Prairie Meadows I-80 H., L.

Do Not Disturb. Winner at 2 at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of 5 winners-

Gonna Fly Now (Rockport Harbor). 3 wins at 6½f, 3d Del Mar Pat O'Brien S., Gr.2, 4th Santa Anita Sprint Championship S., Gr.1.

Hold All Calls. Placed at 2 in U.S.A. Grandam of-

Diannestillworks (Scat Daddy). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 8½f, $111,065, 3d Aqueduct Busanda S., L, Laurel Wide Country S., L. Producer.

3rd dam

WEDDING PICTURE, by Blushing Groom. 8 wins at 6f, $152,797, Saratoga Revidere H., L, Suffolk Downs Pinafore S., L. Half-sister to TONKA WAKHAN. Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

WINGED VICTORY (Nijinsky). 5 wins 8½f to 1½m, £138,367, Gulfstream Park Fort Lauderdale H., Gr.3, 3d Churchill Downs Turf Classic S., Gr.1.

Constant Companion. Unraced. Dam of 6 winners-

FOREVER TOGETHER (Belong to Me). Champion Turf Female in USA in 2008. 9 wins-1 at 2 and 3 in succession-6f to 1¼m, $2,957,639, Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf, Gr.1, Saratoga Diana S., Gr.1-twice.

Race Record : 10 wins-1 at 2 and 4 in succession-955m to 1200m, $899,860, to 2020-21, SAJC Sangster S., Gr.1, MVRC Ian McEwen S., Gr.2, SAJC Hills Railway S., L, MVRC Ladbrokes 55 Second Challenge Final, Ladbrokes 55 Second Challenge Heat 3 H., SAJC Medallion Homes H., Holdfast Insurance H., 2d ATC Hong Kong Tour Sprint H., MVRC Condare Court Tanderra H., 3d MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.1, ATC Challenge S., Gr.2.

Produce Record :

Missed in 2019; not served in 2019, 2020.



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