2021 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale

Lot: 977

Type: Broodmare
Vendor: Bowness Stud, Young, NSW
Sire: Encosta de Lago (AUS)
Dam: Victory Vein (AUS)
Colour: Chestnut
Sex: Mare
DOB: 24 August 2005
Buyer: Passed In $55,000 - Reserve $60,000

Broodmare's Breeding Status

In foal: Yes
Covering sire: D'Argento (AUS)
Date of last service: 01 September 2020
Selling with a foal at foot: No

Significant Pedigree Updates

Closely related to Dirty Deeds (2016.g. by Dundeel-Purple Vein, by Fastnet Rock-Purple Blood).
2nd MRC (Sandown) Ladbrokes Switch H.
Closely related to Colour de Roy (2018.c. by Capitalist-Kaitlin Cove, by Snitzel-Purple Blood).
1st Illawarra TC Alan Dumbleton Maiden 2YO P.

Account of BOWNESS STUD, Young, NSW.

Lot 977 (100% GST)   PURPLE BLOOD             Stable QF 2

Chestnut mare          (Branded : nr sh; 3 over 5 off sh)            Foaled in 2005





Fairy King

Northern Dancer


Fairy Bridge

Bold Reason

Shoal Creek

Star Way

Star Appeal


Mr. Prospector




Mr Henrysee

Mr. Prospector

Raise a Native




Opera Prince


Careful Lass



ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS) (1993). 3 wins to 1600m, VATC VicHealth Cup, Gr.1. Champion Sire of Broodmares in Aust. 3 times. Sire of 1630 rnrs, 1156 wnrs, 115 SW, inc. SW Chautauqua (ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1), Princess Coup, etc. Sire of the dams of 2808 rnrs, 1777 wnrs, 76 GW, inc. SW Sword of State, Alabama Express, Alligator Blood, Hasahalo, Invader, Mighty Boss, Summer Passage, Divine Prophet, Impending, Japonisme, etc.


1st dam

VICTORY VEIN, by Mr Henrysee. Champion 2YO Filly in Australia in 2001-02. 12 wins-8 at 2 and 5 in succession-870m to 1600m, $1,956,015, AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Champagne S., Gr.1, Silver Shadow S., Gr.2, STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, Magic Night S., Gr.2, Tea Rose S., Gr.2, Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3, NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., Gr.3, STC Triscay S., L, AJC Engadine 2YO H., City Tatt's RC Chairman's 2YO P., AJC Mascot & Petersham H., 2d STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, AJC Flight S., Gr.1, 4th STC Frederick Clissold S., Gr.3, Gosford Slipper, L. Half-sister to SHIELDS - THE JOLLY ROGER (Mal.). Dam of 11 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Exquisite Art (f. by Redoute's Choice). 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m, MVRC Tomwaterhouse.com P., 2d MRC Le Pine Funerals H. Producer.

Laynlow (f. by Redoute's Choice). Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

Sofie's Gold Class (Hard Spun). 7 wins-3 in succession-1200m to 1600m, $213,725, to 2019-20, BRC TAB 'Origin' P., Chandon H., TAB Long May We Play H., Jim Beam Black P., 3d Sunshine Coast Cup, L.

Race Record : Unraced.

Produce Record : Dam of seven named foals, four to race, three winners.

2009 f. SOOKIE, by Casino Prince. 4 wins-2 at 2-1110m to 1350m, $224,910, BRC Glenlogan Park S., Gr.3, Sky Racing H., Carlton Mid Brisbane Bloodstock Bonus 2YO P., 2d BRC Mode P., L, 4th BRC BJ McLachlan S., Gr.3, ATC Canterbury Classic, L. Dam of-

SHADOW HERO (Pierro). 4 wins-1 at 2-1600m to 2000m, $1,884,421, to 2019-20, ATC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Gloaming S., Gr.3, BRC The Phoenix S., L, 3d ATC Dulcify S., L, Hong Kong Classic Cup, L, HKJC Maurice H., 4th ATC Australian Derby, Gr.1, Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, BRC JJ Atkins P., Gr.1.

Picaro. 6 wins 1300m to 2100m, $233,855, to 2019-20, ATC TAB H., Sky Racing Active H., BRC Madison Cleaning Services P.

2010 f. Purple Vein, by Fastnet Rock. Unraced. Dam of-

Lucky Jackson. 5 wins 1200m to 2200m, $111,635, to 2019-20, SCTC Access Insulation H., 2d ATC Blakes Marine H.

Dirty Deeds. 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m to 2020-21, 3d MRC Ladbrokes H.

2012 f. Kaitlin Cove, by Snitzel. Winner at 1600m, 3d Ipswich TC Qld Times H.

2013 c. by Stratum.

2014 f. All Too Good, by All Too Hard. Winner at 1000m.

2015 f. So Very Vein, by More Than Ready. Placed at 3.

2016 f. Purple Halo, by More Than Ready. Unraced.

2017 f. Mouver, by Vancouver. Unraced.

2018 c. by Flying Artie. Destroyed.

2020 c. by Snitzel.

Missed in 2011, 2019.

Served by D'Argento (AUS). Last service: 01.09.2020.



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