2021 Tasmanian Yearling Sale

Estimated ring time: 13:50 AEDT on 22 Feb

Lot: 56

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Armidale Stud, Carrick, Tas (As Agent)
Sire: Wordsmith (AUS)
Dam: Splendid Thing (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 15 November 2019
COB: AUS
No photo available

Account of ARMIDALE STUD (As Agent), Carrick, Tas.

Lot 56 (100% GST)              BAY COLT                   Stable A 19

Foaled 15th November 2019                   Branded : nr sh; 75 over 9 off sh

 

Sire

WORDSMITH

2003

Testa Rossa

Perugino

Danzig

Bo Dapper

Sir Dapper

Way with Words

Yeats

Nijinsky

Nahema

Magnesia

Dam

SPLENDID THING

2007

Encosta de Lago

Fairy King

Northern Dancer

Shoal Creek

Star Way

Hansuyen

Zabeel

Sir Tristram

L'Quiz

L'Enjoleur

 

WORDSMITH (AUS) (Chestnut 2003-Stud 2009). 4 wins-3 at 2-to 1300m, VRC Debonair S., Gr.3. Sire of 188 rnrs, 115 wnrs, inc. SW Gee Gees Top Notch (TRC Elwick S., L), Geegees Goldengirl, Gee Gee Josie, Gee Gee Secondover, Gee Gee Double Dee, Geegees Classicboy, SP Chase on the Case, Mywordis, Gee Gee Lanett, Geegee Rock'n'run, Gee Gee Red Prince, Gee Gees Vicki, Geegees Doublejay, Gee Gees Style, Geegees Velvet, etc.

 

1st dam

SPLENDID THING, by Encosta de Lago. Unraced. Half-sister to CHAMPAGNE HARMONY. This is her eighth foal. Her seventh foal is a 2YO. Dam of six foals to race, three winners, inc:-

Pure Legend (g. by Written Tycoon). Winner at 1400m in 2019-20, MRC Ladbrokes Odds Boost P., 2d MRC Ladbrokes Odds Boost P.

Sudden Blitz (g. by War Pass). 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 2d ATC TAB H.

Bold Street Cat (g. by Street Sense). 3 wins 1200m to 1400m.

My Christiane (f. by Congrats). Placed at 3.

2nd dam

HANSUYEN, by Zabeel. Winner at 1500m, 2d AJC Maytag H. Sister to ST REIMS, CHAMPAGNE (dam of MARTIQUE, NADEGE), Sursum Corda, three-quarter-sister to Sunnah, Imposingly (dam of BONNEVAL, LORD ARTHUR, FULL OF SPIRIT, IMPOSING LASS, LADY CUMQUAT). Dam of 8 named foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

CHAMPAGNE HARMONY (Choisir). 3 wins at 1100m, 1200m, $208,425, SAJC Yallambee Classic, Gr.2, MRC Premier Signs P.H., 4th SAJC Robert Sangster S., Gr.1, MRC How Now S., Gr.3. Dam of 4 winners-

Sezanne (More Than Ready). 2 wins at 1200m, 1250m, $232,035, ATC Tab.com.au H., TAB More Than Just Winning P., 2d ATC Flight S., Gr.1, Moonee Valley Fillies Classic, Gr.2, 4th ATC Tea Rose S., Gr.2.

The Special Two. 5 wins at 1200m, 1300m, $108,610, ATC Pacific Plumbing H., TAB Place Multi H., 4th BRC Nudgee H., L.

3rd dam

L'QUIZ, by L'Enjoleur. Unraced. Half-sister to Mia Karina (dam of SIBERIAN SUMMER, MAGNIFICIENT STYLE), Czaravina (dam of TE AKAU PEARL). Dam of 13 named foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

ST REIMS (Zabeel). Champion Older Male in NZ in 2004-05 (Int.). 11 wins-5 in succession-1600m to 2400m, $621,256, ARC Zabeel Classic, Gr.1.

CHAMPAGNE (Zabeel). Champion Older Female in NZ in 1998-99 (Int.). 7 wins 1400m to 2040m, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1. Grandam of-

CHARMONT (High Chaparral). 4 wins at 1400m, 1600m, $263,080, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.1.

Quiz Queen. Unraced. Grandam of-

BONNEVAL (Makfi). NZ Horse of the Year in 2016-17 & 2017-18. 7 wins-1 at 2 and 6 in succession-1300m to 2400m, $1,585,846, Australian Oaks, Gr.1, MRC Underwood S., Gr.1, New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1.

LORD ARTHUR (Camelot). 2 wins at 1400m, 2100m, ARC Championship S., Gr.2.

IMPOSING LASS (Makfi). 5 wins-4 in succession-1350m to 1800m, $357,975, Gosford RC Belle of the Turf S., Gr.3, Gold Coast Bracelet, L.

FULL OF SPIRIT (Flying Spur). 4 wins 1300m to 2000m, $272,856, ATC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3, 2d Hawkes Bay Makfi Challenge S., Gr.1.

 

 

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