Account of BRIGHTHILL FARM, Hamilton (As Agent).



Foaled 21st October 2018

Bay Colt



Branded: revec1nr sh; 18 over 8 off sh


Vanbrugh (AUS)


Encosta de Lago

Fairy King

Northern Dancer

Shoal Creek

Star Way

Soho Secret

Lucky Owners





Opus Four




Northern Dancer

Fire the Groom

Blushing Groom

Big to Do

Black Tie Affair


Melody Tree

High Tribute

VANBRUGH (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud 2017). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, A$742,375, ATC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, Gloaming S., Gr.3, MRC Coongy H., Gr.3, ATC All Too Hard at Vinery H., Employee Long Service Celebration 2YO P., 4th ATC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, George Main S., Gr.1. Out of a half-sister to SW Sportsman, SW Prisoner of War, SW Hoystar and SW King of Prussia. His oldest progeny are yearlings.

1st dam

OPUS FOUR, by Stravinsky. 4 wins 1150m to 1600m, 2d ARC Auckland Co-Op Taxis H., 3d Waikato RC Commerce Club H., Rotorua RC TW Moore H. Half-sister toBIG HOLD UP . This is her sixth foal. Dam of four foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Gran Master (g. by Mastercraftsman). 2 wins at 1650m, HK$2,051,800, to 2018-19, HKJC BOCHK Business Integrated Services H., Shrike H., 2d HKJC Kestrel H., Fire-Cracker Vine H., Pui O H., 3d HKJC Chinese Chamber of Commerce H., Kiu Tsui H., Purves Quaich H.

Baroque (f. by Cape Blanco). Winner at 2100m in Aust.

2nd dam

BIG TO DO, by Black Tie Affair. Unraced. Half-sister toCROESO ,CARDELL ,MAYTIDE (dam ofSUPER MAY ,IDE ,BARBARA SUE ), Lady Oxmoor (dam ofSNOW LADY ), Sodeo Sodeo (dam ofYANKEE MON ), Talking in Silence (dam ofDEVEREUX ). Dam of 11 named foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

BIG HOLD UP (Postponed). 5 wins-3 in succession at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, A$167,975, WATC Challenge S.,L , Westspeed Nursery H.-3 times, Perthracing.com.au H., 2d WATC Become a Racing Member H.

3rd dam

MELODY TREE, by High Tribute. Placed at 2 in U.S.A. Three-quarter-sister to Rare Bouquet (dam ofSLEWPY ,FRESH PEPPER ,MY OLD FRIEND ), half-sister to Swiss Forest (dam ofREPLANT ). Dam of 15 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

CROESO (Super Concorde). 9 wins-2 at 2-6f to 9f, US$424,190, Gulfstream Park Florida Derby,Gr.1 , 2d Hollywood Park Triple Bend H.,L .

CARDELL (Super Concorde). 6 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, 6½f, Del Mar Rancho Santa Fe S.,L , 3d Santa Anita Sunny Slope S.,Gr.3 . Sire.

MAYTIDE (Naskra). 4 wins-1 at 2-6f to 8½f, Santa Anita Santa Ysabel S.,L , 2d Santa Anita San Gorgonio H.,L . Dam of 8 winners-

SUPER MAY (Super Concorde). 11 wins-1 at 2-6½f to 1¼m, Hollywood Mervyn LeRoy H.,Gr.1 , Santa Anita Carleton F Burke H.,Gr.2 . Sire.

IDE (Forty Niner). 7 wins-5 at 2-6f to 8½f, US$363,780, Churchill Downs Iroquois S.,Gr.3 , Kentucky Jockey Club S.,Gr.3 . Sire.

Sodeo Sodeo. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

YANKEE MON (Maria's Mon). 5 wins 6f to 8½f, US$222,716, Belmont Evan Shipman H.,L , 3d Belmont General Douglas MacArthur H.,L .

Zophie. 5 wins at 5½f, 6f in U.S.A. Dam of 4 winners-

APPEALING ZOPHIE (Successful Appeal). 3 wins-2 at 2-4½f to 8½f, US$497,898, Saratoga Spinaway S.,Gr.1 , Fair Grounds Silverbulletday S.,Gr.3 , 2d Delta Princess S.,L . Dam of 5 winners-

TAPWRIT (Tapit). 4 wins-2 at 2-1m to 1½m, US$1,362,402, Belmont S.,Gr.1 , Tampa Bay Derby,Gr.2 , Gulfstream Park Pulpit S.,L .