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Account of HAUNUI FARM, Karaka (As Agent).

(The property of The Sunlight Trust)



Foaled 11th September 2019

Bay Filly



Branded: : nr sh; 48 over 9 off sh


Press Statement (AUS)



Fastnet Rock


Snippets' Lass


Kaaptive Empress

Kaaptive Edition


Nile Empress

Upper Nile






Sir Tristram

Savannah Success

Success Express

Maybe Yes

Last Tycoon

Try My Best

Nile Empress

Upper Nile

PRESS STATEMENT (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud 2016). 6 wins-3 at 2, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Pressday. Sire of Giovanna Run, Incredulous Dream, Spokesman, Equation, Hold the Press, El Santo, Time Scale, He's the News, Argus, Kitty Cat Chat, Major Murphy, O'Tartan Lass, Victorella and of the placegetters Full Press, Hypnosis, Media Man, Mori's Press, Newsreader, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.

1st dam

Grandissima, by Savabeel. 2 wins at 1950m, 2000m, 2d CJC Warstep S., L. Half-sister to THE MIGHTY LIONS (dam of VAQUERA), MARENOSTRO, Promise Keeper. This is her sixth foal. Her fifth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of three foals to race, two winners-

Scandalo (g. by Shocking). 7 wins 1200m to 1450m, NZ$138,750, Hawkes Bay Hastings Cup, Preferment at Brighthill Farm H., NZ Contractors Federation H., Hawke's Bay Owners Association H., Levin RC Red Diamond Services H., Rotorua RC Rydges H., 2d Rangitikei RC John Turkington Forestry H.

Avery (f. by Cape Blanco). Winner at 1850m in Aust.

Grand Express (g. by Shamexpress). Placed to 2019-20.

2nd dam

MAYBE YES, by Last Tycoon. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Half-sister to Kaaptive Empress (dam of PRESS STATEMENT, PRESSDAY), Quaglino (dam of DINNER DATE). Dam of 15 named foals, 13 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

THE MIGHTY LIONS (Grosvenor). 6 wins 1300m to 2255m, NZ$171,225, A$148,300, Avondale Gold Cup, Gr.1, 2d Avondale Cup, Gr.1, TRC Hobart Cup, Gr.3, 4th Auckland Cup, Gr.1-twice, South Australian Oaks, Gr.1, GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, Gr.2, SAJC St Leger, L. Dam of-

VAQUERA (High Chaparral). 3 wins 1400m to 1900m, A$213,630, Newcastle JC Tibbie S., Gr.3, 3d BRC Queensland Oaks, Gr.1, ATC Craven P., Gr.3, BRC Doomben Roses, Gr.3. Producer.

Minnaleo. 4 wins at 1600m, 1800m, Otaki Maori RC Tui H. Dam of 2 winners-

Lion's Roar (Contributer). 3 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 1870m, A$243,070, to 2020-21, 2d ATC Spring Champion S., Gr.1.

MARENOSTRO (Duelled). 10 wins-3 in succession-1400m to 1600m, A$506,650, ATC Winter Challenge H., L, 2d Hawkesbury RC Rowley Mile H., L, 3d ATC Doncaster Prelude, Gr.3, 4th ATC Winter S., L.

Promise Keeper (Success Express). 8 wins 1200m to 1600m, NZ$37,525, S$502,555, Singapore TC Open H., 2d Singapore TC EW Barker Trophy, L, Kranji Mile, L, 3d Singapore TC Star Prince Challenge, L.

Grandissima (Savabeel). 2 wins. See above.

3rd dam

NILE EMPRESS, by Upper Nile. 6 wins-2 at 2-6f to 1¼m, Garden State Oaklyn S., L, 2d Garden State Bellmawr S., L. Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

Kaaptive Empress. 9 wins1200m to 1600m, AJC Sledmere H. Dam of-

PRESS STATEMENT (Hinchinbrook). 6 wins-3 in succession at 2-1100m to 1600m, A$1,832,275, BRC JJ Atkins S., Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, ATC Hobartville S., Gr.2, Stan Fox S., Gr.2. Sire.

PRESSDAY (Domesday). 5 wins-4 at 2, 3 in succession-1000m to 1600m, A$852,400, BRC TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1, MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, BRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Champagne Classic, Gr.2.