2023 Gold Coast National Yearling Sale

Lot: 1638

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Canning Downs Stud, Darling Downs, Qld
Sire: Spirit of Boom (AUS)
Dam: Only Words (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 11 October 2021
Buyer: John Thompson Racing Stables, NSW $65,000
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Account of CANNING DOWNS STUD, Darling Downs, Qld.

Lot 1638 (100% GST)        BAY COLT                    Stable H 3

Foaled 11th October 2021                        Branded : nr sh; 16 over 1 off sh






Rustic Amber


Dash Around

Bending Away

Temple Spirit

Special Dane


Temple Top





End Sweep

Forty Niner

Mr. Prospector

Broom Dance

Dance Spell

What Can I Say


Seattle Slew

Plans Awry



SPIRIT OF BOOM (AUS) (Bay 2007-Stud 2014). 9 wins-3 at 2, BRC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1. Sire of 474 rnrs, 333 wnrs, 20 SW, inc. SW Jonker (MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1), Prince of Boom, Boomsara, De Sonic Boom, Spirits Aubeer - The Hulk (H.K.), Outback Barbie, Ef Troop, Malaboom, Get in the Spirit, Palazzo Spirit, Boomnova, Miami Fleiss, Simply Fly, Champagne Boom, Perudo, Sugar Boom, Frangipani Moon, etc.


1st dam

ONLY WORDS, by End Sweep. 6 wins-5 in succession-1100m to 1500m, $585,025, AJC Surround S., Gr.2, STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2, QTC Sir Byrne Hart S., Gr.2, AJC South Pacific Classic, Gr.3, STC Spring Valley Fruitsation P., De Bortoli Wines H., 2d AJC All Aged S., Gr.1, 3d AJC TJ Smith S., Gr.1. Half-sister to GIBRALTAR CAMPION, You Can't Say That (dam of BABYLON BERLIN, DARCI BE GOOD). This is her fourteenth foal. Her thirteenth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of ten foals to race, eight winners, inc:-

CHAT (g by Deep Field). 6 wins 1100m to 1400m, $483,945, to 2021-22, ATC Theo Marks S., Gr.2, Hyland Race Colours July Sprint H., Impending at Darley H., New at Darleyaus Twitter H., Casino Prince at Vinery H., 2d ATC Missile S., Gr.2, Canberra Guineas, L, Goulburn Cup, 3d ATC Darley Stallions H., Newcastle JC Hunter Valley Premium Meats H.

HOLY SNOW (c by Fastnet Rock). 2 wins at 1400m, $283,135, MRC Autumn S., Gr.2, 2d ATC Phar Lap S., Gr.2, MRC Sandown S., Gr.3, 3d MVRC Bill Stutt S., Gr.2, ATC Carbine Club S., Gr.3, Frank Packer P., Gr.3.

Vandalised (g by Flying Spur). 12 wins-5 in succession-1100m to 1600m, $179,820, Rockhampton Cup.

Grimoire (g by Magic Albert). 5 wins 1100m to 1300m, $189,820, ATC ANZ Bloodstock News H., Irresistible Pools & Spas H., Port Macquarie RC Birdon Group Sprint H., 2d ATC Kia Canterbury Sprint H., Australian Turf Club H., Clarendon Tavern H., 3d ATC ANZ Bloodstock News H., Canterbury Night Sprint H.

Word Gets Around (g by Encosta de Lago). 4 wins 1200m to 1800m, $105,833, ATC Tab.com.au H., MRC BMW H., Sportingbet H., 2d ATC Canterbury BMW H., Oneslipper.com.au H., Windy Peak H., De Bortoli Wines H.

Black Swan (g by Sebring). 5 wins 1600m to 2000m, $226,292 in Singapore.

Mr Bee Gee (g by Northern Meteor). Winner at 1400m.

Matter of Choice (g by Redoute's Choice). Winner at 1400m.

2nd dam

WHAT CAN I SAY, by Khozaam. 8 wins 1200m to 1600m, $225,449, AJC Warwick S., Gr.2. Half-sister to WRY HERO, Flame of Atlanta (dam of FLAME OF SYDNEY), Ma (dam of MABEEL), Chi (dam of CHEQUERBOARD). Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, all winners, inc:-

ONLY WORDS (End Sweep). 6 wins. See above.

GIBRALTAR CAMPION (Rock of Gibraltar). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, MRC Chairman's S., L, Kevin Heffernan S., L. Producer.

You Can't Say That. Winner at 1350m, 3d Waikato RC Riv Café H. Dam of-

DARCI BE GOOD (Darci Brahma). 7 wins-1 at 2-1400m to 2040m, $651,550, Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3, Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Gr.3.

BABYLON BERLIN (All Too Hard). 7 wins-3 in succession-1000m to 1200m, $450,773, to 2022-23, Waikato RC King's P., Gr.3, Cambridge Breeders S., Gr.3, Auckland TR Concorde H., Gr.3.



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