GENERATION

The individuals and families present in Generation’s pedigree described below, are accompanied by suggested sires to seek (marked in BOLD) in mares’ pedigrees to complement or reinforce these families. Generation’s damsire Turffontein traces to ROYAL NEWS, who is also ancestress of REWARD FOR EFFORT, IVORY’S IRISH and FAST ‘N’ FAMOUS. Johannesburg and Round Table, both […]

KING COLORADO

King Colorado is another impressive Group 1 winner from the prepotent FALL ASPEN (4) family. There are several stallions who have stood in Australia or whose daughters have been imported for stud which can boost this line, such as BIANCONI, TIMBER COUNTRY, DUBAI MILLENNIUM, FORT WOOD, ELNADIM (damsire of ZOUSAIN), MEDAALY, HAMAS and NATIVE ASPEN. […]

GOLD TRIP (Fr)

Gold Trip’s pedigree possesses several stamina-producing ancestors, which have combined to create this impressive performer who won Group 1 events from 2000 metres through to the Melbourne Cup distance of 3200m. Those ancestors, which include Rainbow Quest, Blushing Groom and Sadler’s Wells, can be ‘sharpened up’ by line breeding to more sprint-based family members and […]

LOFTY STRIKE

By Snitzel , Lofty Strike represents the next generation of one of the most successful sire lines in Australian history. His sire, grandsire and great-grandsire are Champion Australian stallions. He is out of Group 1 Golden Slipper winner Overreach and his first three damsires are also pillars of the Australian breeding industry, namely Exceed and […]

Where are the COSMIC FORCE Yearlings?

by Jane Henning Have the auction houses made a mistake in largely passing over Cosmic Force for yearling sales this year? With only four in Book 1 at GC Magic Millions (3 sold, average $125k) and 9 in Book 2 (all sold, average $47,444), they sold well, despite the small selection. I get that Cosmic […]

ROYAL MEETING (Ire)

Royal Meeting’s damsire Lecture, plus Round Table and Atan, are members of the ALOPE (2) family.  GONE WEST (descendants include ELUSIVE QUALITY, GRAND SLAM, MR GREELEY, XAAR, IFFRAAJ, RIBCHESTER, WOOTTON BASSET and is present in TORONADO), MARJU, PULPIT, DEEP IMPACT, DOUTELLE, KNOWN FACT, MUKDDAAM, FOXLAW, ALCIDE, ATAN, ABOVE SUSPICION, SONG OF TARA, PARTHIA and KNIGHT […]

FIERCE IMPACT (Jpn)

Fierce Impact (Jpn) is a three-time Group 1 winning son of Deep Impact from the Halo sire line, via world class sire, Sunday Silence.   Fierce Impact’s pedigree has some interesting patterns and individuals which can be exploited in matings with suitable broodmares. Concentrating on his sire firstly, Deep Impact has worked very well with […]

BEST OF BORDEAUX

Best of Bordeaux is an exemplary product of one of the most successful sire lines in Australian history, the first three ancestors on his tail male line all being Champion Australian stallions. His sire Snitzel, still very much active at stud, is also proving to produce some superior sires. His grandsire Redoute’s Choice, Nijinsky II […]

HOME AFFAIRS (Aus)

I Am Invincible – Miss Interiors Home Affairs’ sire I Am Invincible has had plenty of success with mares from the Sadler’s Wells and Fairy King sire lines, including the dams of Media Sensation, Invincibella, Dame Giselle, Wishful Thinker, Libertini, Miss Leonidas and The Justice League etc. Home Affairs’ second damsire Stravinsky is a son […]

ACROBAT (Aus)

Fastnet Rock – Hips Don’t Lie Acrobat won the $500,000 RL Inglis Nursery, setting a new Royal Randwick track record over 1000 metres (56 seconds). He is a son of Fastnet Rock, whose impressive progeny record is a great starting point in determining the best crosses for Acrobat. Fastnet Rock has shown an affinity for […]

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