2021 Gold Coast National Weanling Sale

Lot: 309

Type: Weanling
Vendor: Gilgai Farm, Nagambie, Vic
Sire: Choisir (AUS)
Dam: Costa Viva (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 05 October 2020
Buyer: Ciaron Maher Bloodstock, VIC $200,000
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Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Brother to Costa del Mar (2017.f. by Fastnet Rock-Costa Viva, by Encosta de Lago-Vivacious Spirit).
1st Queanbeyan RC Dunn Concreting Googong Maiden P.

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Account of GILGAI FARM, Nagambie, Vic.

Lot 309 (100% GST)           BAY COLT                   Stable K 25

Foaled 5th October 2020                          Branded : nr sh; 29 over 0 off sh





Danehill Dancer



Mira Adonde

Sharpen Up

Great Selection


Silly Season

Pensive Mood





Encosta de Lago

Fairy King

Northern Dancer

Shoal Creek

Star Way

Vivacious Spirit

Bel Esprit

Royal Academy

Bit of Bliss



CHOISIR (AUS) (Chestnut 1999-Stud 2003). 7 wins-3 at 2, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Sire of 1820 rnrs, 1180 wnrs, 98 SW. His SH-bred progeny inc SW Starspangledbanner (MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1), The Mission, Sacred Choice, Historian, Choice Bro, Japonisme, Divine Prophet, Kushadasi, Sir Moments, Dreamscape, Hurried Choice, Every Rose, etc. His NH-bred progeny inc SW Olympic Glory, Obviously, The Last Lion, Glory Awaits, etc.


1st dam

COSTA VIVA, by Encosta de Lago. New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year in 2013-14. 3 wins 1200m to 1600m, $252,110, New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Ashburton RC Ray Coupland S., L, 2d ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, Te Aroha JC Team Wealleans H., 3d WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.3, 4th Gold Coast Guineas, Gr.3, Hawkes Bay City of Napier Sprint H., L. Three-quarter-sister to Jacques le Naif, half-sister to Tarcoola Spirit. This is her fourth living foal. Her third foal is a yearling. Dam of two foals to race, inc:-

Costa del Mar (f. by Fastnet Rock). Placed at 3 in 2020-21.

2nd dam

VIVACIOUS SPIRIT, by Bel Esprit. 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m, $254,810, MRC How Now S., Gr.3, Sandown Park UK H., 2d SAJC Yallambee Classic, Gr.2, MRC Perri Cutten Cup, Gr.2, Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, Starcraft P., 3d MRC Kevin Hayes S., L. Three-quarter-sister to AUDACIOUS SPIRIT, half-sister to Jacques le Naif. Dam of 6 named foals, all winners-

COSTA VIVA (Encosta de Lago). 3 wins. See above.

Tarcoola Spirit (Stratum). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 900m, 1000m, $142,550, 2d MVRC William Crockett S., L, VRC Karasi Hall of Fame H., MRC Highview Accounting H., 3d VRC Hoppegarten Racing Trophy.

Staviva. 5 wins 1200m to 1400m, $145,530, Pakenham RC Dasame Developments H., MRC Orbit Fitness H., 3d VRC Phillip Schuler H., 4th MRC Gothic S., L.

Exeter. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1212m, $219,235, to 2020-21, MVRC Chandler Macleod Grand H.

Red Horse. 3 wins at 1400m, $422,826, HKJC Crooked Harbour H., Tai Ho H., Azalea H., 2d HKJC Hoi Ping H., All You Wish H.

Diamond Bliss. Winner at 1300m, 3d MRC Blue Star Print H.

3rd dam

BIT OF BLISS, by Snippets. Winner at 1100m, 3d VATC Birthday Card H. Dam of 4 foals, all raced, 3 winners-

VIVACIOUS SPIRIT (Bel Esprit). 3 wins. See above.

Jacques le Naif (Encosta de Lago). 9 wins 1000m to 1600m, $353,845, MVRC Logical Staffing Solutions Mile H., Westpac H., 2d TRC Hobart Cup, Gr.3, VRC Nap Finance Country Cup, David Bourke Provincial P.

Roskeel. Raced 3 times. Dam of 2 winners-

AUDACIOUS SPIRIT (Bel Esprit). 6 wins at 1200m, 1350m, $382,200, BRC Lough Neagh S., L, Qld Tatt's RC Hardy Brothers Jewellers H., BRC Channel Seven H., Padua College P., Brc.com.au H., 2d ATC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, BRC Dalrello P., L, XXXX Gold H., 3d BRC Keith Noud H., L, Lightning H., L, Qld Tatt's RC Australia Post S., L, 4th BRC George Moore S., Gr.3, GCTC Ken Russell Memorial Classic, L.



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