2021 Tasmanian Yearling Sale

Lot: 24

Type: Yearling
Vendor: L E Gray, Spreyton, Tas
Sire: Manhattan Rain (AUS)
Dam: Optimizing (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Filly
DOB: 05 November 2019
Buyer: Ellerton Zahra Racing, VIC $32,000
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Significant Pedigree Updates

Out of a sibling to To Dem With Love (2016.f. by Love Conquers All-Joan's Best, by Gold Brose-Yankee Gold).
1st Tweed River JC O'Brien Plumbing Tweed Maiden P.
1st SCTC (Sunshine Coast) TAB Long May We Play H.

Account of L E GRAY, Spreyton, Tas.

Lot 24 (No GST)                  BAY FILLY                    Stable D 9

Foaled 5th November 2019                        Branded : nr sh; 49 over 9 off sh





Encosta de Lago

Fairy King

Northern Dancer

Shoal Creek

Star Way

Shantha's Choice

Canny Lad


Dancing Show





Exceed and Excel





Joan's Best

Gold Brose


Yankee Gold

Western Symphony


MANHATTAN RAIN (AUS) (Bay 2006-Stud 2010). 2 wins at 2, AJC Sires Produce S., Gr.1. Sire of 289 rnrs, 175 wnrs, 14 SW, inc. SW She Will Reign (ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1), Whisky Baron, Wild Rain, Scarlet Rain, Moonovermanhattan, Jamaican Rain, Runaway, Let Me Sleep on It, Excelling, Indian Thunder, Manhattan Street, Crafty, Manapine, Ondina, SP Flandersrain, Tango Rain, Man of Choice, Promise to Reign, etc.


1st dam

OPTIMIZING, by Exceed and Excel. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, SAJC Nilsen SA 2YO P., BRC Toyota Service Advantage H., 2d SAJC Coffee Club 2YO P., 3d SAJC Fyfe 2YO H., BRC Manildra Pty Ltd P. This is her seventh foal. Her sixth foal is a 2YO. Dam of five foals to race, all winners-

Chapel Road (g. by Equiano). 7 wins at 950m, 1100m, $172,575, to 2019-20, 2d MRC Mypunter.com H., Ballarat TC Thomas Jewellers H., 3d MRC Beveridge Williams H., Cove Hotel H.

Monetizing (f. by Turffontein). 2 wins at 1000m in 2019-20, 3d MVRC Kevin O'Neill H., Ballarat TC Eureka Concrete P.

Branksome Chimes (g. by Canford Cliffs). Winner at 1100m, 2d MVRC Nelson Alexander H.

Stratego (f. by War). Winner at 1200m in 2019-20.

Cavatina (g. by Canford Cliffs). Winner at 1100m in Singapore.

2nd dam

JOAN'S BEST, by Gold Brose. 5 wins-1 at 2-1100m to 1400m, CJC Canterbury Belle S., L, Otago Breeders' S., L, Ashburton RC Ray Coupland S., L, CJC AMP Amicus Income Protection H., 2d North Canterbury RC Canterbury S., L, 4th Southland RC Windsor Park Stud S., L, Ashburton RC Inglewood S., L. Half-sister to Shafty Lady (dam of MARKUS MAXIMUS, NANJARA). Dam of 11 named foals, 10 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Gold Rush. Winner at 1600m, $119,712, HKJC Hsin Chong Construction H.

Joan's Girl. Winner at 1200m, 3d Avondale JC Sapich Wines H. Dam of-

Joanna. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Hawkes Bay Autumn Racing Finale H., Levin RC New World H., 2d Waikato RC On the Lawn H.

Harlow. Winner at 2 at 1200m, Waikato RC Te Akau Racing 2YO H.

3rd dam

YANKEE GOLD, by Western Symphony. 4 wins-1 at 2-1406m to 2000m, SAJC Hill-Smith S., L, Super Supreme H., 2d SAJC Mt Lofty House H.Half-sister to Be Cool (dam of ZUPACOOL), My Kugel (dam of BEAMER). Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

JOAN'S BEST (Gold Brose). 5 wins. See above.

Fionn's Treasure. 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, $678,187, HKJC Tuen Mun Riding School H., Griffin Trophy, Grassy Hill H., Family Harmony H.

Shafty Lady. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

MARKUS MAXIMUS (Pentire). 3 wins 1600m to 2400m, $393,717, Western Australian Derby, Gr.1, 2d QTC Grand Prix S., Gr.3.

NANJARA (Kilimanjaro). 5 wins 1600m to 2300m, $123,613, Manawatu Cup, Gr.3, Hawkes Bay Ngatarawa Wines H., 2d Feilding Gold Cup, L, 4th CJC Metropolitan Trophy, Gr.3, Marton Cup, L.

Gold Circle. Winner at 1600m in NZ. Dam of 3 winners-

Asadauskaite (Pentire). 2 wins at 1700m, 1800m, ATC Get Racy P., Ipswich TC Sirromet 5 Star Winery H., 3d Gold Coast Bracelet, L.



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