2021 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale

Lot: 872

Type: Broodmare
Vendor: Bhima Thoroughbreds, Scone, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Darci Brahma (NZ)
Dam: Backcountry (USA)
Colour: Brown
Sex: Mare
DOB: 28 August 2009
Buyer: This lot was withdrawn

Broodmare's Breeding Status

In foal: Yes
Covering sire: Castelvecchio (AUS)
Date of last service: 03 November 2020
Selling with a foal at foot: No

Significant Pedigree Updates

From the same family as VEGA ONE (2015.g. by Lope de Vega-One Funny Honey, by Distorted Humor-Lan Kwai Fong).
2nd BRC (Eagle Farm) Victory S. Gr.2
4th BRC (Doomben) Doomben Ten Thousand S. Gr.1

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Darci Brahma (NZ) x Backcountry (USA)
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Account of BHIMA THOROUGHBREDS (As Agent), Scone, NSW.

Lot 872 (100% GST) LUCKY COUNTRY (NZ)     Stable Q 8

Brown mare             (Branded : nr sh; 21 over 9 off sh)           Foaled in 2009







Northern Dancer


His Majesty

Grand Echezeaux


Sir Tristram


Vice Regal




Valley Crossing

Private Account


Chic and Sassy

His Majesty

Miss Sib

Ack Ack

Battle Joined

Hay Patcher

Hoist the Flag


DARCI BRAHMA (NZ) (2002). 10 wins-4 at 2, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 670 rnrs, 483 wnrs, 52 SW, inc. SW Catalyst, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Finance Tycoon, Only Words, SP Explosively, Unstoppabelle, Reliable Star, Grinzinger Star, Naval Fleet, Wolfgang and of Joyful Win, Maria Farina, Grinzinger Allee, Baby Storm, Shinju, The Grinder, Torre del Greco, Philipsburg, Resolute Lad, etc.


1st dam

BACKCOUNTRY, by Valley Crossing. Raced 3 times. Three-quarter-sister to CROSSATYOUROWNRISK, Surprise Valley (dam of ASMARANI, GENOVEVA), half-sister to NOT LIKELY. Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Lucky Country (f. by Darci Brahma). 3 wins. See below.

Country Dane (f. by Danehill Dancer). Winner at 1600m, 2d ARC New Zealand Herald H., Matamata RC Reid & Harrison H. Dam of 2 winners-

Harlin Express. Winner at 2140m in 2020-21.

2nd dam

MISS SIB, by Ack Ack. Unraced. Sister to BROAD BRUSH, half-sister to HAY HALO, Hey Majesty (dam of UP AN EIGHTH), Homme de Paille, Retrospective (dam of MULL OF KINTYRE), Bob's Dilemma (dam of TOKAI WILD), Hay High (dam of HIGHER STRATA). Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

NOT LIKELY (Ferdinand). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, 1m, Fair Grounds Tiffany Lass S., L, 3d Fair Grounds Davona Dale S., L, Pontalba S., L. Dam of-

CROSSATYOUROWNRISK (Valley Crossing). 4 wins 5½f to 9f, $123,042, Emerald Downs Washington Oaks, L, Boeing H., L, 3d Emerald Downs Irish Day H., L, Hastings Park H., L.

Unusually Sweet. Winner at 1m in U.S.A. Dam of 3 winners-

Uncido (Scat Daddy). 10 wins-1 at 2 and 3 in succession-1000m to 1300m in Chile, 2d Club Hipico Clasico Velocidad, Gr.2, 3d Club Hipico Clasico Nacional Ricardo Lyon, Gr.1.

3rd dam

HAY PATCHER, by Hoist the Flag. 5 wins-1 at 2, Delaware Park New Castle S., L. Half-sister to Turnabuck (dam of TURNABLADE), Winter Sparkle (dam of WILLIAMSTOWN). Dam of 12 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

BROAD BRUSH (Ack Ack). 14 wins-3 at 2-1m to 1¼m, $2,656,793, Santa Anita H., Gr.1, Aqueduct Wood Memorial S., Gr.1. Champion sire.

Race Record : 3 wins 1200m to 1800m, Taranaki RC NZB Insurance Oaks Prelude H., Rotorua RC Atkinson & Donaldson H., 2d WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.3, Wellington S., Gr.3, Cambridge Breeders' S., Gr.3, Matamata RC Veterinary Services H., 3d CJC Berkley Stud Champagne Prelude 2YO H.

Produce Record : Dam of three named foals, one to race.

2016 f. Objective, by Zoustar. Winner at 1370m in 2019-20.

2017 c. Auzstar, by Zoustar. Unraced.

2018 c. Minister, by More Than Ready. Unraced.

2019 f. by Real Impact.

Not served in 2019.

Served by Castelvecchio (AUS). Last service: 03.11.2020.



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