Autumn Yearling Sale Preview

16 April 2003

New Zealand Bloodstock's Autumn Yearling Sale will make its debut on the 9th May. The sale has attracted a catalogue of over 100 quality yearlings. Following is a sample of some of the talent on offer.

Lot 8 Bay Filly (Fasliyev x Close Your Eyes)
By exciting first season sire and out of a Gr.2 winning mare, this filly is from the family of Gr.1 AJC Oaks winner Just Now, Gr.1 VATC Sandown Guineas winner Scenic Warrior and Gr.1 South Australian Derby winner Shiva's Revenge.

Lot 18 Chestnut Colt (Sandtrap x Ever True)
By exciting sire of Gr.1 Bayer Classic winner Bunker, this colts dam is a three quarter sister to four-time Gr.1 winner and successful sire Sovereign Red, Gr.1 Melbourne & Caulfield Cups' winner Gurners Lane, Gr.1 VATC Marlboro Cup winner Trichelle and Gr.3 Winter Cup winner Tristram's Gold. This is also the family of dual Gr.1 winner Foxwood and Gr.2 winners Brutal Force and Seto Bridge.

Lot 28 Grey Filly (Anziyan x Janford)
This filly is from the family of top horses such as dual Gr.2 winner in Australia and UAE Gr.3 winner Skoozi (Please), Australian dual Gr.3 winner Shelbourne Lass and Gr.1 WRC Telegraph Handicap winner Vinaka

Lot 34 Chestnut Colt (Daggers Drawn x Kitty Ping)
By the current leading 2YO sire of Great Britain, Daggers Drawn, this colt is from the family of Gr.3 winner (Red) Peat, Gr.2 winner (Our) Travellin' Man and Gr.3 ARC Eclipse Stakes winner Te Akau Class

Lot 36 Bay or Brown Filly (Grosvenor x Lady Diva)
From the last crop of champion sire Grosvenor, this filly's dam is a half sister to Gr.1 winner Brutus and Listed winner Demon Queen. This is also the family of Gr.3 winner Visionary and Listed winner Shinnecock � Green Vacation

Lot 41 Bay Colt (Cape Cross x Maiden Over)
By sensational galloper in Gr.1 winning first season sire Cape Cross, this colt is from the family of multiple Australian Gr.3 winner Confiscate and Listed winner Sarah Fay

Lot 52 Brown Filly (Grand Lodge x Mrs Bond)
By top sire Grand Lodge, this filly is from a family of international winners including US Gr.3 winner Bonus Pack, winner of over US$340,000, and US Listed winner Parting, plus Te Akau Honor � Nine Angel with success in NZ and stakes placed in Malaysia.

Lot 54 Bay Filly (Cape Cross x Naadirah)
This filly is from the family of HKJC Juvenile Sprint winner Feeling Good � Toy Warrior, Gr.3 winner Poseidon plus of the sensational Gr.1 winning Eight Carat dynasty � Habibti, Octagonal, Diamond Lover, Don Eduardo, Shower of Roses, Kaapstad, Marquise, Mouawad and Tristalove.

Lot 72 Bay Colt (Pins x Sansong)
By smart Gr.1 winning galloper and first season sire Pins, this colt is out of a stakes winning mare and is a half brother to multiple stakes placed filly Ester Kelly. This is also the family of AJC Sires Produce Stakes winner Karaman, Gr.3 WATC Winter Cup winner Storm Trooper and Gr.2 VRC Bloodhorse Breeders Plate winner Grey Fille.

Lot 83 Bay Filly (Volksraad x Superior Miss)
By New Zealand's current leading sire Volksraad, this filly is a half sister to Gr.1 Victoria Derby, Gr.1 Wellington Cup winner and multiple stakes placed, Second Coming. This is also the family of Gr.1 Breeders Cup Turf Stakes winner and successful sire In The Wings.

Lot 88 Chestnut Filly (Generous x Tio Rose)
This filly is by a four-time European Gr.1 winner and proven top sire, Generous, and is out of a half sister to ARC Eclipse Stakes winner Razzmatazz, and Gr.3 CJC Canterbury Gold Cup winner Music Man.

Lot 89 Bay Filly (Shinko King x Torque Sense)
By exciting sire of New Zealand Oaks winner Bramble Rose, this filly is a half sister to stakes placed Out to Conquer and from the family of Gr.2 Great Northern Oaks winner Torquay, Gr.3 Rotorua Challenge Stakes winner Seraphic, Listed winner Queen of Kiwi and Penang Sprint Trophy winner Happy Gilmour � Smooth Sailing.

The above yearlings are just a small sample of some of the great buying op