2022 Tasmanian Yearling Sale

Lot: 135

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Grenville Stud, Whitemore, Tas
Sire: Stratosphere (AUS)
Dam: Natural Swinger (NZ)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Filly
DOB: 03 August 2020
Buyer: Brendan McShane, TAS $5,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Sister to Red Peroni (2017.g. by Brazen Beau-Natural Swinger, by Viking Ruler-Capote Crossing).
3rd Mackay TC Book for Amateur Cup H.
Half-Sister to Swingapinga (2018.c. by Lionhearted-Natural Swinger, by Viking Ruler-Capote Crossing).
2nd TTC (Launceston) Fashions on the Field Maiden P.
3rd TTC (Launceston) Banca Mo Maiden P.
Closely related to Logomania (2018.g. by Eurozone-Words, by Snitzel-Natural Swinger).
1st Ipswich TC (Ipswich) Sirromet Maiden H.
3rd BRC (Doomben) Girls Day Out H.

Account of GRENVILLE STUD, Whitemore, Tas.

Lot 135 (100% GST)           BAY FILLY                  Stable C 33

Foaled 3rd August 2020                             Branded : nr sh; 1 over 0 off sh






Redoute's Choice


Snippets' Lass


Ultimate Fever

Gold Fever

Forty Niner

Ultimate Jester

Rory's Jester




Viking Ruler




Sir Tristram

Capote Crossing


Seattle Slew

River Crossing



STRATOSPHERE (AUS) (Bay 2015-Stud 2019). Placed at 2, 2d ATC Canonbury S., Gr.3. Brother to SW Sprightly Lass (SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3) and SW Le Cordon Bleu (ATC Canterbury Classic, L). Out of SW Ultimate Fever (Gosford Slipper, L). Related to SW Sabre Dancer (STC Tea Rose S., Gr.3), SW Quiltella (WATC Winter Cup, Gr.3) and SW Supreme Spark (WATC Sheraton Perth S., L). His oldest progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

NATURAL SWINGER, by Viking Ruler. Winner at 1400m in NZ. Half-sister to LA ITALIA. This is her seventh living foal. Dam of three foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Red Peroni (g by Brazen Beau). Winner at 1106m in 2020-21.

Black Denim (f by Denman). Winner at 1000m.

2nd dam

CAPOTE CROSSING, by Capote. Raced 3 times. Half-sister to Aspen Falls (dam of IRISH LIGHTS), Deputy's Mistress (dam of SHADOWBDANCING, BACKATEM). Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

LA ITALIA (Stravinsky). Joint second filly on The 2005-06 NZ 2YO Free H. 3 wins at 2 at 800m, 1200m, $329,736, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, Waikato RC New Zealand Bloodstock Classique, RL, CJC Riccarton Park Function Centre 2YO S., 3d ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Highview S., Gr.3, 4th Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2. Producer.

3rd dam

RIVER CROSSING, by Affirmed. Unplaced. Half-sister to FALL ASPEN (dam of FORT WOOD, HAMAS, NORTHERN ASPEN, TIMBER COUNTRY, BIANCONI, COLORADO DANCER, ELLE SEULE, MAZZACANO, PRINCE OF THIEVES), McCracken, Paintbrush, Brackish (dam of MERZOUK, PACIFIC WEST, VALSES POUR MOI), Existentialist (dam of YOUBETTERBELIEVEIT), Sweet Cielo (dam of TSURUMARU TSUYOSHI). Dam of 12 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Aspen Falls. Winner at 5½f in U.S.A. Dam of 5 winners-

IRISH LIGHTS (Fastnet Rock). 3 wins in succession 1100m to 1600m, $492,950, MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, 3d MRC Angus Armanasco S., Gr.2. Dam of 3 winners-

OMEI SWORD (High Chaparral). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, ATC Silver Shadow S., Gr.2, 2d ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1, Surround S., Gr.2, Magic Night S., Gr.2, 3d ATC Golden Pendant, Gr.2.

Deputy's Mistress. Unraced. Dam of 9 winners-

SHADOWBDANCING (Montbrook). 15 wins-1 at 2-6f to 1¼m, $1,003,530, Prairie Meadows Cornhusker H., Gr.2. Sire.

BACKATEM (Notebook). 2 wins at 2 at 7f, 8½f, Calder Three Ring S., L, 3d Calder Judy's Red Shoes S., L. Dam of 9 winners-

RUNNING BOBCATS (Running Stag). 9 wins-4 at 2-5f to 7f, $377,494, Tampa Bay Downs South Sophomore Fillies S., L. Dam of-

ASIA EXPRESS (Henny Hughes). Champion 2YO Colt in Japan in 2013. 4 wins-3 in succession at 2-1400m to 1800m, Nakayama Asahi Hai Futurity S., Gr.1, Niigata Leopard S., Gr.3. Sire.

RAPIER WIT (Henny Hughes). 6 wins-1 at 2-1400m to 1800m, to 2021, Nakayama March S., Gr.3, 3d Nakayama March S., Gr.3.



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