2021 Tasmanian Yearling Sale

Lot: 29

Type: Yearling
Vendor: M Griggs, Bagdad, Tas
Sire: Mint Lane (USA)
Dam: Penny Opera (NZ)
Colour: Chestnut
Sex: Colt
DOB: 17 September 2019
Buyer: Passed In $6,000 - Reserve $10,000
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Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Brother to The Big Goodbye (2017.g. by Host-Penny Opera, by Danasinga-La Cent).
1st SAJC (Morphettville) TAB H.
2nd Gawler and Barossa JC Dare and Johnson H.
3rd SAJC (Morphettville) Holdfast Insurance H.
Closely related to God's Penny (2016.g. by Zebedee-Morethanapenny, by More Than Ready-Penny Opera).
1st Darwin TC Carnival Pass H.
From the same family as PRETTY TO SEA (2014.f. by Ocean Park-Pretty, by Pins-Escada).
3rd ARC Concorde H. Gr.3
From the same family as WHIMSICAL (2017.f. by Savabeel-Chanel's Choice, by Redoute's Choice-Rare Insight).
1st Manawatu RC Eulogy S. Gr.3
From the same family as Dom to Shoot (2017.g. by Shooting to Win-Princess Rouge, by Pins-Fiaba).
3rd WATC (Ascot) Kingston Town Classic Gr.1

Account of M GRIGGS, Bagdad, Tas.

Lot 29 (No GST)         CHESTNUT COLT             Stable B 6

Foaled 17th September 2019                    Branded : nr sh; 1 over 9 off sh





Maria's Mon

Wavering Monarch

Majestic Light

Carlotta Maria


Sister Girl

Conquistador Cielo

Mr. Prospector









Princess Tracy


La Cent



Celia Leigh

Sound Reason


MINT LANE (USA) (Bay 2005-Stud 2010). 4 wins from 1m to 8½f, Belmont Dwyer S., Gr.2. Sire of 98 rnrs, 61 wnrs, inc. SW Violet (Perak TC Malaysia 3YO Championship Heat 1, L), Willi Willi and of Another Diamond, General Mint, Jaamint, Beermint, Anamnesis, Bwuva, Hero Time, Irish Mint, Our Gladiator, With Hope, Amintire, Hazy Lane, Mykiebaeu, Rosie Louise, Mullinger Lane, Quick Biscuit, Down the Lane, Amative, Desert Minty, etc.


1st dam

PENNY OPERA, by Danasinga. 5 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, $127,032, STC Pony Express 2YO H., MRC Belle Silhouette H., STC Woolworths Fresh Future Appeal H., 2d MRC Barry McDonald H., STC William Inglis & Son H., 3d AJC Sydney Lending Centre H., MRC Money Ideas Australia H., Health Function Centre H., VRC Orsay H., STC Dux Hot Water 2YO H., MRC Peter (Sam) Weller Memorial H. Sister to Zinly, three-quarter-sister to DANZIGA, half-sister to Perfect Pins, Palace General. This is her eleventh foal. Dam of nine foals to race, six winners, inc:-

Special King (c. by Magnus). 4 wins at 1100m, $232,107, 2d Singapore TC Kranji S., 3d Singapore TC Garden City Trophy, L, Kranji A S., Kranji S.

The Big Goodbye (g. by Host). Winner at 1000m in 2020-21, 2d SAJC Soul Growers H.

Japanese Slipper (f. by Onemorenomore). 6 wins 1000m to 1300m, $123,807, to 2019-20.

Big Wave (g. by Big Brown). 2 wins at 2 at 1000m, 1100m.

Our Penny Girl (f. by Myboycharlie). 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m.

August Rush (g. by Iglesia). Winner at 1200m.

Purple Phenomenon (g. by Magnus). Placed at 2.

Morethanapenny (f. by More Than Ready). Placed at 3. Dam of 4 winners-

Flying Krupt (Krupt). 5 wins-3 in succession-1050m to 1400m, $233,300, SAJC Holdfast Insurance H., MRC Dennis Hanrahan H., SAJC 90th Anniversary of Legacy in SA H., Delnorth H., Schweppes P., 2d SAJC City of Adelaide H., L, VRC Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour Trophy, MRC Robert Newman H., SAJC Hughes Limousines H., Hit107 H., 3d MRC Hyderabad RC H., SAJC James Boag's Premium 2YO H.

God's Penny. Winner at 2 at 1000m, SAJC Australian Made Advantage 2YO P., 2d SAJC Furphy H., 3d SAJC Schweppes H., TAB H.-twice.

2nd dam

LA CENT, by Centaine. Winner at 2 at 1100m, 3d Hawkes Bay Courier Post Juvenile H., Waikato RC Hamilton Vets Juvenile H. Sister to STARMAN II, Escada (dam of GLAMOUR PUSS, VISION AND POWER, RARE INSIGHT, ESCADAIRE), Cazuleigh (dam of THE FATZ), Gio (dam of CREPE DE CHINE, ARENTI, GLAM SLAM), three-quarter-sister to GIORGIO, LA ROSE NOIR (dam of ESPURANTE), Double Roy, Habaine, half-sister to Khairleigh (dam of DANZIGA). Dam of 14 foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

Perfect Pins (Pins). Champion 3YO Sprinter in Malaysia in 2009. 6 wins-4 in succession-to 1200m, 3d Singapore TC Krisflyer International Sprint, Gr.1.

Palace General (O'Reilly). 13 wins-6 in succession-1000m to 1400m, $1,215,883, Macau Archer H., 2d Macau Chairman's Challenge Cup, L.

Zinly (Danasinga). 9 wins at 1200m, 1400m, $523,829, 2d Singapore TC Open H.-twice, 3d Singapore TC Lion City Cup, L, Singapore 4YO Sprint, L.



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