2021 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale

Lot: 965

Type: Broodmare
Vendor: Gleeson Thoroughbred Connections, Chinchilla, Qld
Sire: Pluck (USA)
Dam: Defiant (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Mare
DOB: 12 November 2014
Buyer: Passed In $45,000 - Reserve $50,000

Broodmare's Breeding Status

In foal: Yes
Covering sire: Flying Artie (AUS)
Date of last service: 18 September 2020
Selling with a foal at foot: No

Significant Pedigree Updates

From the same family as ELITE STREET (2016.g. by Street Boss-Elite Ateates, by Exceed and Excel-Ateates).
2nd WATC (Ascot) Roma Cup Gr.3


Lot 965 (100% GST)  POPPY DARLING            Stable P 14

Bay mare                 (Branded : nr sh; 19 over 4 off sh)           Foaled in 2014





More Than Ready

Southern Halo


Woodman's Girl


Secret Heart

Fort Wood

Sadler's Wells

Secret Pact

Bush Telegraph






Northern Dancer


His Majesty



The Judge

Paris Miss

Opera Prince


PLUCK (USA) (2008). 3 wins at 2, Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf S., Gr.2. Sire of 212 rnrs, 111 wnrs, inc. SW Life on the Wire (TTC Vamos S., Gr.3), Aspect, Mongolian Wolf, Rhaegar, SP Lucky Louie, Lady Pluck, Star Boy, Gasoline - Jade Theatre (H.K.), Plucky Girl and of Cogliere, Hidden Legend, Step Aside, Awesome Pluck, Fionnlagh, All Pluck, Beyond Brave, Creidne, Happy Go Plucky, etc. Sire of the dams of SP Be Optimistic, etc.


1st dam

DEFIANT, by Danehill. Winner at 1000m, SAJC Snaadee H., 4th SAJC Queen Adelaide S., L. Sister to Formal Attire, three-quarter-sister to Rough Chance. Dam of 8 named foals, all winners, inc:-

NOTONYOURLIFE (f. by Sebring). 6 wins 1110m to 1209m, $359,630, Qld Tatt's RC Ubet Classic, L, Hardy Brothers Jewellers H., 2d BRC Nudgee S., L, 3d BRC Nudgee H., L, 4th GCTC Silk Stocking H., L.

Blame Game (g. by Reset). 16 wins-1 at 2-1000m to 1400m, $213,150, SAJC Flight Centre Twilight H., 2d SAJC Boag's Draught H., Betfair H.

Definitely Ready (g. by More Than Ready). 7 wins-3 in succession-955m to 1100m, $259,619, MRC Rokk Ebony Cup H., Betfair H., Bert Bryant H.

2nd dam

RUFFLES, by Zeditave. Champion Older Female Sprinter in Australia in 1996-97. 8 wins 1100m to 1300m, $585,800, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, VATC Schillaci S., Gr.3, STC Darby Munro S., L, 2d AJC Endeavour S., L, PJ Bell H., L, 3d VRC Linlithgow S., Gr.2. Sister to ATEATES, Torelgo (dam of TRUE GLO), blood-sister to OSCA WARRIOR, half-sister to Lyricalworks (dam of BOSS LANE). Dam of 8 foals, all winners, inc:-

Rough Chance (Rock of Gibraltar). 3 wins 1100m to 1403m, $126,260, SAJC Allan Scott Park H., 2d SAJC City of Marion S., L, Laelia S., L, TRC Bow Mistress S., L, 4th SAJC Yallambee Classic, Gr.2. Producer.

Formal Attire (Danehill). 3 wins at 1000m, 1230m, MRC Leopardstown H., Rajah Sahib H., 3d WATC Summer Scorcher, L. Sire.

Thunder Belle. 2 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, 3d MRC Imposera H. Dam of 7 winners-

Epic (Stratum). 10 wins 1200m to 1650m, $412,900, BRC Bottle-O H., 2d BRC Members' H., L, 3d BRC Lord Mayor's Cup, Gr.3.

Mighty Maverick (Snitzel). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, $1,019,219, HKJC Macau H., Amah Rock H., Kranji H., 3d ARC Mr Tiz Trophy, Gr.3.

3rd dam

PARIS MISS, by Opera Prince. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, AJC Light Fingers S., Gr.3. Sister to Fionian (dam of OSCA WARRIOR), three-quarter-sister to CAMPAIGN WARRIOR. Dam of 13 foals, 12 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

RUFFLES (Zeditave). 8 wins. See above.

ATEATES (Zeditave). 6 wins-2 at 2-1000m to 1200m, $644,745, AJC Silver Shadow S., Gr.2, 3d SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1. Grandam of-

ELITE STREET (Street Boss). 5 wins-3 in succession-1000m to 1200m, $734,080, to 2020-21, WATC Winterbottom S., Gr.1.

Race Record : Winner at 1000m.

Produce Record : Dam of one foal.

2020 c. by Encryption.

Served by Flying Artie (AUS). Last service: 18.09.2020.



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