2021 Tasmanian Yearling Sale

Estimated ring time: 14:00 AEDT on 22 Feb

Lot: 61

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Motree Thoroughbreds, Waterhouse, Tas
Sire: Nostradamus (AUS)
Dam: Striking Choice (USA)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 23 September 2019
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Account of MOTREE THOROUGHBREDS, Waterhouse, Tas.

Lot 61 (100% GST)              BAY COLT                   Stable D 19

Foaled 23rd September 2019                  Branded : nr sh; 50 over 9 off sh





Medaglia d'Oro

El Prado

Sadler's Wells

Cappucino Bay


Leone Chiara

Lion Hunter



Last Tycoon




Smart Strike

Mr. Prospector

Raise a Native

Classy 'n Smart


Choice Spirit


Northern Dancer


The Minstrel


NOSTRADAMUS (AUS) (Bay 2011-Stud 2016). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$404,130, ATC San Domenico S., Gr.3, SAJC RN Irwin S., Gr.3. Half- brother to SW Star Witness. Sire of SP Tinker McPhee and of Naleigh, Clairvoyance, Look to the Future, Nostradam Man, Seeress, Timely Manner, Way to Go Paula and of the placegetters Astro Ruby, Famus Fella, Foresight, Hayyu, Johnny Thunder, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

STRIKING CHOICE, by Smart Strike. Raced once. Half-sister to Hachita (dam of ANNOUNCE, MEXICAN GOLD). This is her seventh foal. Her sixth foal is a 2YO. Dam of five foals to race, all winners-

Stage Name (f. by Famous Name). Winner at 8¾f, 3d York Lyric S., L, 4th Pontefract Pipalong S., L.

Classification (c. by Three Valleys). 3 wins 1300m to 1750m in France and Morocco, 2d Chantilly Prix des Fontaines, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Motrico.

Abolish (g. by Sepoy). Winner at 1400m, 3d Chantilly Prix Hyatt Regency Chantilly.

Apricot Moon (f. by Bated Breath). Winner at 2 at 1m in Ireland.

Euston (f. by Motivator). Winner at 2350m in France.

2nd dam

CHOICE SPIRIT, by Danzig. 2 wins at 1600m, Deauville Prix de la Calonne, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Pegase, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Amandine, L. Three-quarter-sister to Contiguous (dam of CONFRONT), half-sister to ZAFONIC, ZAMINDAR, Shuttle Diplomacy, Botanic, Press Baron, Western Appeal, Descant (dam of COUGAR MOUNTAIN). Dam of 11 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Hachita. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 3d Newmarket Curragh Home of the Irish Classics H., Sandown London Stock Exchange 2YO S. Dam of 8 winners-

ANNOUNCE (Selkirk). 5 wins-3 in succession-2000m to 2500m, €394,960, Deauville Prix Jean Romanet, Gr.1, Chantilly Prix Allez France, Gr.3, Deauville Prix Minerve, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de Thiberville, L, 2d Longchamp Prix de l'Opera, Gr.1. Dam of 4 winners-

Maquette (Tapit). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, Saint-Cloud Prix Allee d'Amour, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Solitude, L.

MEXICAN GOLD (Medaglia d'Oro). 3 wins-1 at 2-1500m to 1700m, €201,018, Longchamp Prix de la Grotte, Gr.3, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Saint-Cyr, L, 3d Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, Gr.1.

Straight Thinking (Mizzen Mast). Winner at 2 at 1400m, Chantilly Prix de Valgenceuse, 2d Chantilly Prix d'Aumale, Gr.3. Producer.

Vanbrugh (First Defence). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, Deauville Prix de Leaupartie, 2d Deauville Prix Kistena, L, 4th Saint-Cloud Prix Matchem, L.

Wessex (Unbridled's Song). 2 wins at 8½f, 9f, Churchill Downs Allowance, 3d Pimlico Hilltop S., L, 4th Churchill Downs Regret S., Gr.3.

Choice House. Unraced. Dam of 7 winners-

Carlton Choice (Bushranger). 8 wins 1200m to 1600m, €225,130, to 2020, ParisLongchamp Grand Handicap des Arc Trials, Deauville Prix de la Vie, 2d Deauville Prix Lyphard, L, 4th Deauville Prix Altipan, L.

Glenrowan Rose (Bushranger). 6 wins-1 at 2 and 3 in succession-5f to 6f, 3d Musselburgh Arran Sprint S., L.

Valegro (Canford Cliffs). 3 wins at 1400m, 3d Bangalore 2000 Guineas, L.



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