2023 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 304

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Kia Ora Stud, Scone, NSW
Sire: Pierata (AUS)
Dam: Rock Robster (AUS)
Colour: Brown
Sex: Colt
DOB: 30 October 2021
Buyer: Tom Button, QLD $60,000
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Significant Pedigree Updates

Out of a sibling to Mr Causeway (2016.g. by Zebedee-Chinese Whispers, by Woodman-Nothings Secret).
1st WATC (Ascot) Regional Championship Final H.
From the same family as Rewarding Together (2016.g. by Pierro-Bella Rossie, by Testa Rossa-Scone).
1st HKJC Glasgow H.
2nd HKJC Bauhinia Sprint Trophy Gr.3

Account of KIA ORA STUD, Scone, NSW.

Lot 304 (80% GST)        BROWN COLT              Stable QD 9

Foaled 30th October 2021                        Branded : nr sh; 12 over 1 off sh








Miss Right Note


November Flight

Flying Spur


November Song





Fastnet Rock



Piccadilly Circus

Royal Academy

Chinese Whispers


Mr. Prospector

Nothings Secret



PIERATA (AUS) (Brown 2014-Stud 2020). 9 wins-1 at 2-1100m to 1400m, A$5,802,940, ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, Shorts H., Gr.2, Missile S., Gr.2, Sydney S., Gr.3, BRC Vo Rogue P., Gr.3, GCTC Magic Millions Guineas, RL, 2d ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Galaxy H., Gr.1, All Aged S., Gr.1, Hobartville S., Gr.2, 3d VRC Sprint Classic, Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Ashokan (ATC Skyline S., Gr.3) and SP Jet Propulsion. His oldest progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

ROCK ROBSTER, by Fastnet Rock. 3 wins 1750m to 2400m, $154,020, Tasmanian Oaks, L, MRC Ascend Sales H., 2d Mornington RC Galilee Final H., L, MVRC Alternate Railway H., Local Roadways H., MRC Schweppes H., D'Urban H. Three-quarter-sister to ALBANY REUNION, FAST DRAGON, Palace Rock (dam of GIANNIS). This is her fifth foal. Her fourth foal is a 2YO. Her third foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of two foals to race.

2nd dam

CHINESE WHISPERS, by Woodman. Winner at 2050m. Half-sister to SUNRISE SILENCE, Royal Integrity, Discretion (dam of ROYAL DISCRETION, ROULETTES), Secret Silence (dam of ALBANY REUNION, FAST DRAGON). Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

ROCK ROBSTER (Fastnet Rock). 3 wins. See above.

Think Big. 2 wins at 1000m, $113,628, HKJC Sunflower H., Ninepin Group H., 3d HKJC Stadium Path H., Wang Tau Hom H., So Uk H.

3rd dam

NOTHINGS SECRET, by Secreto. Unraced. Half-sister to NORTHJET, JENDALI, MADANG, MAKSUD, Colour Me In. Dam of 17 foals, 16 to race, 14 winners, inc:-

SUNRISE SILENCE (Squill). 3 wins-1 at 2-1000m to 1200m, Borrowdale MOTA Nursery Fillies S., L, 4th Borrowdale Flame Lily Sprint S., L.

Royal Integrity (Naturalism). 5 wins 1200m to 1900m, STC Bartercard H., 2d STC Gloaming S., Gr.2, AJC Dulcify H., L, 3d Gosford Classic, L.

Discretion (Canny Lad). 5 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 1600m, $125,470, AJC Lurline Bay H., 2d AJC Breeders' Classic, L, VATC Sandown Park UK S., L, 3d VRC Matron S., L, AJC Wiggle H., L. Dam of 11 winners-

ROYAL DISCRETION (Royal Academy). 6 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, $558,325, AJC South Pacific Classic, Gr.3, MRC Moonga S., Gr.3, 2d Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, 3d AJC All Aged S., Gr.1.

ROULETTES (Flying Spur). 2 wins at 2 at 1000m, $116,120, MVRC St Albans S., L, 2d MRC Hayman Island H. Dam of 5 winners-

SUN CITY (Zoustar). Winner at 2 at 1200m, BRC BJ McLachlan S., Gr.3, 2d VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, BRC Phelan Ready S., L.

Secret Silence. Winner at 1200m. Dam of 8 winners-

ALBANY REUNION (Fastnet Rock). 5 wins 1200m to 1600m, $210,102, ARC Easter H., Gr.1, Shailer Racing H., Lindauer H., 2d ARC Mr Tiz Trophy, Gr.3, 3d ARC Newmarket H., L, 4th WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1.

FAST DRAGON (Fastnet Rock). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, $111,126, ARC Champagne S., L, 3d Waikato RC Herbie Dyke S., Gr.1.

Palace Rock (Fastnet Rock). 2 wins at 1600m, ARC Swisse Wellness Trophy H., 3d Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3. Dam of-

GIANNIS (Flying Artie). Winner at 1500m, $351,325, in 2021-22, ATC Dulcify S., L, 2d BRC JJ Atkins P., Gr.1, 3d ATC Pierro 2YO P.



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