2021 Gold Coast National Yearling Sale

Lot: 1918

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Valiant Stud, Aberdeen, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Cable Bay (IRE)
Dam: Silky Skills (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 30 October 2019
COB: AUS
Buyer: Passed In $65,000 - Reserve $68,000
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Significant Pedigree Updates

Brother to Silk Tie (2018.f. by Cable Bay-Silky Skills, by Charge Forward-Silklike).
1st Canberra RC Ginninderra Cricket Club 2YO H.

Account of VALIANT STUD (As Agent), Aberdeen, NSW.

Lot 1918 (No GST)           BAY COLT                      Stable I 9

Foaled 30th October 2019                       Branded : nr sh; 10 over 9 off sh

 

Sire

CABLE BAY (IRE)

2011

Invincible Spirit

Green Desert

Danzig

Rafha

Kris

Rose de France

Diktat

Warning

Cherokee Rose

Dancing Brave

Dam

SILKY SKILLS

2007

Charge Forward

Red Ransom

Roberto

Sydney's Dream

Bletchingly

Silklike

Thunder Gulch

Gulch

Silken Step

Tolomeo

 

CABLE BAY (IRE) (Bay 2011-Stud in GB 2016, Aust. 2017). 3 wins-1 at 2-at Stable H 136f, 7f, Newmarket Challenge S., Gr.2. Leading First Season Sire in GB/Ire in 2019. Sire of 146 rnrs, 67 wnrs. His oldest SH-bred progeny are 2YOs and inc Flying Missile, Habib and of the placegetters Charity Spirit, Fore, I Like Big Putts, Silk Tie, Tiz My Bay, etc. His NH-bred progeny inc SW Liberty Beach (Goodwood Molecomb S., Gr.3), Collinsbay, Jouska, etc.

 

1st dam

SILKY SKILLS, by Charge Forward. 2 wins at 1008m. This is her fifth foal. Dam of two foals to race, inc:-

Silk Tie (f. by Cable Bay). Placed at 2 in 2020-21.

2nd dam

SILKLIKE, by Thunder Gulch. Unraced. Half-sister to ACTRESS, High Heels (dam of DESERT WAR, LASER HAWK), Big Step (dam of GOBI RANGER). Dam of 4 foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

Estagal. 4 wins 1000m to 1170m. Producer.

3rd dam

SILKEN STEP, by Tolomeo. Unraced. Half-sister to BROTO, Pay Back Time, Endless Wonder (dam of WONDERER), Spectacular Play (dam of JANFRANCO). Dam of 12 named foals, 6 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

ACTRESS (Snippets). 3 wins-2 at 2-1200m to 1400m, AJC Keith Mackay H., L, Reginald Allen H., L, 4th AJC Flight S., Gr.1. Dam of 6 winners-

Above Perfection (Encosta de Lago). Winner at 1400m, AJC Collimore Park H., 2d AJC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3. Dam of 6 winners-

TACTICAL ADVANTAGE (Bel Esprit). 11 wins-4 in succession-to 1200m, $1,045,500, to 2019-20, VRC MSS Security Sprint H., L, Gosford RC Takeover Target H., L, Hawkesbury RC Gold Rush, L.

High Heels. 2 wins at 1400m, 1550m, AJC Optus World H. Dam of 8 winners-

DESERT WAR (Desert King). Champion Australian Middle-Distance Horse in 2006-07. 12 wins-3 in succession-1400m to 2000m, $3,046,610, AJC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, AJC Epsom H., Gr.1-twice, Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, STC Ranvet S., Gr.1.

LASER HAWK (Artie Schiller). 5 wins-3 in succession-1400m to 2000m, $711,750, ATC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, 2d Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, 3d Australian Derby, Gr.1, ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, George Main S., Gr.1.

Dearness. 3 wins-1 at 2-1100m to 1300m, $102,630, AJC Kogarah 2YO H., STC Airmaster H., 4th Wyong RC Mona Lisa S., L. Dam of 6 winners-

ROMANTIC TOUCH (Northern Meteor). 8 wins-3 in succession at 2-1400m to 1800m, $3,314,402 in Aust., HK and Macau, BRC JJ Atkins S., Gr.1, Macau Hong Kong Trophy, L-twice, 2d HKJC BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Mile, Gr.2, Premier P., Gr.3.

BURNING PASSION (Northern Meteor). 7 wins 1200m to 1400m, $598,030, ATC Hall Mark S., Gr.3, Qld Tatt's RC WJ Healy S., Gr.3, 3d ATC Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, Show County H., Gr.3.

Big Step. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

GOBI RANGER (Tale of the Cat). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, $194,598, ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, 2d ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, 3d New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1.

 

 

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