2021 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale

Lot: 898

Type: Broodmare
Vendor: Widden Stud, Widden Valley, NSW
Sire: Northern Meteor (AUS)
Dam: Benatar (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Mare
DOB: 10 September 2011
Buyer: Andrew Williams Bloodstock Pty Ltd (FBAA), NSW $100,000

Broodmare's Breeding Status

In foal: No
Selling with a foal at foot: No

Account of WIDDEN STUD, Widden Valley, NSW.

Lot 898 (No GST)            METEOROID                   Stable J 1

Bay mare                  (Branded : nr sh; 6 over 1 off sh)            Foaled in 2011





Encosta de Lago

Fairy King

Northern Dancer

Shoal Creek

Star Way



Mr. Prospector






Distant Music

Distant View

Mr. Prospector



Rather Yallah

Yallah Prince

Yallah Native

Rather Droll

Sovereign Red


NORTHERN METEOR (AUS) (2005). 3 wins to 1250m, VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1. Sire of 368 rnrs, 287 wnrs, 24 SW, inc. SW Cosmic Endeavour, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Absolute Flirt, SP Celestine, Wanalirri and of Charm School, Smart Meteor, Najmaty, Game Theory, Najmah, Bulletproof, Evening Glory, L'Cosmo, Cable Guy, Patrolling, Type Won, Willinga Panache, Favra, High Delta, Northernero, Ready's Girl, etc.


1st dam

Benatar, by Distant Music. 6 wins-3 in succession-1000m to 1200m, $196,600, MRC Luxury Preferred H., MVRC Specto P., MRC Orientate H., Danzero H., Tullia H., 2d MRC How Now S., Gr.3, MVRC Dr Sheahan P., MRC Des Gleeson H. Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

METEOROID (f. by Northern Meteor). 8 wins. See below.

Ben Hercules (g. by I Am Invincible). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, MRC Le Pine Funerals 2YO H., 3d VRC JMK Sprint H.

Meteoric Lass (f. by Stratum). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m to 2019-20, Manawatu RC JA Russell Electrical H., 2d ARC Barfoot & Thompson H.

Champagne Charlee (f. by Myboycharlie). Winner at 1400m, BRC Doomben Ten Thousand P.

2nd dam

RATHER YALLAH, by Yallah Prince. 6 wins 1000m to 1200m, MVRC Cafe Cozmo H. Three-quarter-sister to Shaanxi (dam of TWEET), half-sister to RATHER GRAND, SUBLIMITY, Palatine Hill (dam of PALENTINO, JUNIPAL). Dam of 4 foals, all raced, 3 winners-

Benatar (Distant Music). 6 wins. See above.

Bel Sahara. Placed. Dam of-

Halcyon Dame. 3 wins at 1200m to 2019-20, 3d MRC Ladbrokes Odds H.

3rd dam

RATHER DROLL, by Sovereign Red. Winner at 1000m. Dam of 12 named foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

SUBLIMITY (Testa Rossa). 5 wins to 1600m, MVRC Alexandra S., L.

RATHER GRAND (Grand Lodge). 5 wins-3 in succession-at 1400m, 1600m, SAJC CS Hayes Memorial Cup, L, 3d SAJC Tokyo City Cup, Gr.3.

Palatine Hill. 4 wins 1514m to 2050m, MVRC Tabaret H. Dam of 7 winners-

PALENTINO (Teofilo). 5 wins 1300m to 1600m, $1,305,110, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, Makybe Diva S., Gr.1, Blamey S., Gr.2, Hilton Hotels & Resorts S., L, 2d MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2.

JUNIPAL (Reset). 6 wins 1500m to 1700m, $518,995, to 2020-21, MRC Sandown S., Gr.3, 2d Sunshine Coast Guineas, Gr.3, VRC TCL TV S., L.

Race Record : 8 wins-3 in succession-at 1200m, 1400m, $315,490, WATC Belmont Newmarket H., L, Birthday S., L, Perth Racing Twitter H., Perthracing.com.au H., Italo-Australian Welfare H., Westspeed H., Perth Racing TV H., 2d WATC Jungle Mist Classic, L, WA Bookmakers Association H., Perth Racing Membership H., Terrace Restaurant H., 3d WATC Bernard Couch Memorial H., 4th WATC Jungle Dawn Classic, L, Jungle Mist Classic, L.

Produce Record : Dam of two foals.

2019 c. by Your Song.

2020 c. by Your Song.

Not served



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