2021 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale

Lot: 899

Type: Broodmare
Vendor: Widden Stud, Widden Valley, NSW
Sire: Bernardini (USA)
Dam: Varenna Miss (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Mare
DOB: 27 July 2013
Buyer: Kingstar Farm, NSW $100,000

Broodmare's Breeding Status

In foal: Yes
Covering sire: Trapeze Artist (AUS)
Date of last service: 11 November 2020
Selling with a foal at foot: No

Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Sister to Coat of Arms (2017.g. by I Am Invincible-Varenna Miss, by Redoute's Choice-Mica's Pride).
2nd Kilcoy RC Kilcoy Cup Sunday 20/6 H.
2nd Clarence River JC Alan Bowling Painter H.
Out of a sibling to Sir Owen - Galaxy Star (Sing.) (2015.g. by Fastnet Rock-Mica's Pride, by Bite the Bullet-Gainesville).
1st Singapore TC Class 4 H.

Account of WIDDEN STUD, Widden Valley, NSW.

Lot 899 (100% GST)  MICA BE THE ONE            Stable I 16

Bay mare                  (Branded : nr sh; 1 over 3 off sh)            Foaled in 2013





A.P. Indy

Seattle Slew

Bold Reasoning

Weekend Surprise


Cara Rafaela

Quiet American


Oil Fable

Spectacular Bid




Redoute's Choice



Shantha's Choice

Canny Lad

Mica's Pride

Bite the Bullet

Spectacular Bid




BERNARDINI (USA) (2003). 6 wins from 1m to 1¼m, Pimlico Preakness S., Gr.1. Sire of 1429 rnrs, 868 wnrs, 79 SW. His SH-bred progeny inc SW Ruud Awakening, etc. His NH-bred progeny inc SW Alpha, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Catholic Boy, Gretzky the Great, Colonel Liam, Maxfield, Paris Lights, Wicked Whisper, Dunbar Road, Serengeti Empress, Angel of Truth, Mo Town, Hunter O'Riley, Clairiere, Modernist, Point of Honor, Banish, etc.


1st dam

VARENNA MISS, by Redoute's Choice. 5 wins-3 in succession-1000m to 1300m, $365,100, BRC QTC Cup, Gr.2, MRC Carlton Draught P., City of Glen Eira H., BRC Act for Kids H., 2d MRC Hyderabad Race Club S., Gr.3, 3d SCTC Glasshouse H., L, 4th MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, BTC Cup, Gr.1. Half-sister to CRITERION, COMIN' THROUGH, SILENTLY (dam of MUWAARY). Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

Peppi la Few (g. by Pierro). 6 wins-3 in succession-at 1350m, 1400m, $194,100, to 2019-20, BRC TAB H., Lunar New Year Raceday P., GCTC Coca-Cola P., Robina Pavillion H., 2d BRC Girls Day Out Raceday P.

Pirelli (g. by Sebring). 2 wins at 1400m to 2020-21.

2nd dam

MICA'S PRIDE, by Bite the Bullet. 3 wins 1000m to 1250m, $121,350, STC Research S., Gr.3, AJC Liverpool Catholic Club H., 2d STC Sheraco S., L. Sister to Money Begets Money (dam of MOQUEEN), Rose of Cimmaron (dam of BULL POINT, SIEGE OF QUEBEC), Joleur (dam of BHUTANE DANE, GAZE ON, UPON THIS ROCK), half-sister to AMAH ROCK. Dam of 11 named foals, all raced, 10 winners, inc:-

CRITERION (Sebring). Equal Leading Older Male on the 2015 WTR (Ext.). 7 wins-3 at 2-1100m to 2400m, $7,303,670, ATC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, Australian Derby, Gr.1, Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, MRC Caulfield S., Gr.1, ATC Todman S., Gr.2, 2d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, ATC George Ryder S., Gr.1, Spring Champion S., Gr.1, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, MRC Caulfield S., Gr.1, 3d VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, HKJC Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1, Hong Kong Cup, Gr.1. Sire.

COMIN' THROUGH (Fastnet Rock). 9 wins 1400m to 2000m, $1,849,238, to 2021, BRC Doomben Cup, Gr.1, ATC Ajax S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway S., Gr.2, VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3, ATC Bill Ritchie H., Gr.3, 2d ATC Doncaster H., Gr.1, 3d ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1.

VARENNA MISS (Redoute's Choice). 5 wins. See above.

SILENTLY (Anabaa). 3 wins 1100m to 1400m, $172,240, AJC James HB Carr S., L, 4th AJC PJ Bell H., L, STC Sheraco S., L. Dam of 4 winners-

MUWAARY (O'Reilly). 3 wins-2 at 2-1200m to 1400m, Turffontein Graham Beck S., Gr.3, 4th Scottsville Gold Medallion S., Gr.1.

Race Record : 3 wins-1 at 2-1055m to 1400m, SAJC Irish Race Day H., Schweppes H., 2d SAJC Schweppes H., 3d SAJC Adelaide Cup Raceday H., Holdfast Insurance H.

Produce Record : Dam of one named foal.

2018 f. Flying Circus, by Flying Artie. Unraced.

2020 f. by Trapeze Artist.

Missed in 2019.

Served by Trapeze Artist (AUS). Last service: 11.11.2020.



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