2021 Gold Coast National Yearling Sale

Lot: 1889

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Valiant Stud, Aberdeen, NSW (As Agent for Tanja Park Stud)
Sire: Epaulette (AUS)
Dam: Octantis (AUS)
Colour: Brown
Sex: Colt
DOB: 14 October 2019
Buyer: Passed In $20,000 - Reserve $25,000
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Significant Pedigree Updates

Closely related to CRIMINAL DEFENCE (2017.g. by Nicconi-Red's Image, by Dehere-Star of Alexis).
1st BRC (Doomben) Rough Habit P. Gr.3

Account of VALIANT STUD, Aberdeen, NSW. (As Agent for Tanja Park Stud)

Lot 1889 (100% GST)   BROWN COLT               Stable H 16

Foaled 14th October 2019                          Branded : nr sh; 1 over 9 off sh








Cotehele House

My Swanee



In the Wings

Anna Matrushka

Mill Reef






Sir Tristram

Eight Carat

Pieces of Eight

Star of Alexis

Risen Star



Sir Ivor


EPAULETTE (AUS) (Bay 2009-Stud 2014). 5 wins-2 at 2, ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1. Sire of 475 rnrs, 265 wnrs, 15 SW, inc. SW Soqrat (Greyville Premiers Champion S., Gr.1), Red Lark, Paradee, Lapulced'acqua, Military Zone, Meryl, Aryaaf, Stela Star, She Shao Fly, Khulaasa, Amica Nostra, Kordia, Cossetot - Amazing Beats (H.K.), Insignia of Rank, Rock Dove, SP Oscar Zulu, McMunigal, Million, River Bird, Just Frank, Nunzia, etc.


1st dam

OCTANTIS, by Octagonal. 2 wins at 1600m. This is her third living foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Dam of one foal to race.

2nd dam

STAR OF ALEXIS, by Risen Star. Placed at 3 in U.S.A. Half-sister to REASSERT (dam of MR. TECHNIQUE), Grand Orient, Papaia. Dam of 12 foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Minelli. 8 wins-4 in succession-1000m to 1600m, $104,010, AJC Tip Top Bakeries H., Elusive H., STC Merv Doc Archer Memorial Welter H., 2d AJC Gallipoli H., 4th Scone RC Dark Jewel Classic, L. Dam of 7 winners-

Vincente (Econsul). 2 wins at 1305m, 1825m, 2d VRC Fashion S., L.

Barako. 2 wins at 1600m, 2150m, QTC Bernborough Club H.

Tara Na. 2 wins at 1509m, 1600m, MRC Sandal H. Producer.

3rd dam

MARTESSANA, by Sir Ivor. Winner at 2000m in France. Three-quarter-sister to Royalivor (dam of KING IVOR, LINNEY HEAD, SNAKE EYES), half-sister to RONDEAU, TARGOWICE, Dona Ysidra (dam of MANILA, STATELY DON), Royal Honoree (dam of HONORIA, DON HERNANDO, GDANSK'S HONOUR, SESARO). Dam of 13 foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

REASSERT (Assert). 5 wins to 8½f, Meadowlands Tiger Heart S., L. Dam of-

MR. TECHNIQUE (Smart Strike). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 5½f, 9f, Bay Meadows California Derby, L, San Mateo S., L, Santa Rosa Redwood Empire S., L.

Grand Orient (Far North). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1500m, 2100m, 2d Criterium de Saint-Cloud, Gr.2, 3d Longchamp Prix de Guiche, Gr.3. Sire.

Papaia (Alleged). 4 wins 2400m to 3000m, 3d Milan Premio Giovanni Falck, L.

Multitude. Placed at 3 in France. Dam of 5 winners-

Okeedokee (Kaldoun). 5 wins-1 at 2-1600m to 4123m in GB and France, 2d Longchamp Prix de Suresnes, L, Evry Prix du Point du Jour, L.

Ines Souther (Baillamont). 3 wins at 2, 2d Tokyo Kyodo News Service Hai Yonsai S., L, 3d Hanshin Arlington Cup, L.

4th dam

Matriarch, by Bold Ruler. 3 wins-1 at 2, 3d Latonia Handy-Mandy H., L. Blood-sister to Shama (dam of SEA SAGA, ROBA BELLA, SEA SISTER), half-sister to BOURBON PRINCE, DEDICATED A (dam of DEDICATED TOO). Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

RONDEAU (Round Table). 6 wins-5 at 2, Monmouth Colleen S., Gr.3.

TARGOWICE (Round Table). 5 wins-3 at 2-1300m to 1600m, Saint-Cloud Prix Thomas Bryon, Gr.3, Prix Eclipse, Gr.3. Successful sire.

Dona Ysidra. 6 wins in U.S.A. Dam of 8 winners-

MANILA (Lyphard). 12 wins 8½f to 1½m, $2,692,799, Breeders' Cup Turf S., Gr.1, Belmont Turf Classic H., Gr.1, Arlington Million S., Gr.1. Sire.



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