From Breednet. By Tara Madgwick
The Rushton Park Inglis Premier draft has one of only two Fastnet Rock fillies in the sale, has the full sister to Kiwi star Volpe Veloce, has the sibling to Group I stars St Basil and Pantani, has a close relation to Houtzen as well as colts by the sires of Flying Artie and Capitalist.
Is it any wonder yearling buyers are beating a path to Barn H Stables 59-62, 70-79, 94-101!
Lot 21 Filly Fastnet Rock x Lady Melksham, by Artie Schiller (USA)
One of only two fillies in this sale by the champion sire Fastnet Rock, who has five runners in the Blue Diamond headed by the favourite Catchy. First foal of brilliant Group III winner Lady Melksham, a daughter of Flying Artie’s sire Artie Schiller.
Lot 234 Colt Magnus x Selecting, by Choisir
First foal of a half-sister to Group I winners St Basil and Pantani and is by leading Victorian sire Magnus.
Lot 359 Colt Artie Schiller (USA) x Assertiveness, by Danehill (USA)
Half-brother to four winners including highly promising New Tipperary (4g High Chaparral), who has won six of nine starts and resumes from a spell in the Group III ATC Liverpool City Cup on Saturday. New Tipperary is entered for the Group I Doncaster and Queen Elizabeth so connections have high hopes for him. From a half-sister to Group I winners Assertive Lad and Assertive Lass, the dam of unbeaten Group I winning sire Reset.
Lot 364 Colt Written Tycoon x Awesome Image, by Southern Image (USA)
Three-quarter brother-in-blood to very smart metro winner of over $400,000 in prizemoney in Written, tracing back to a European Black Type family.
Lot 365 Filly Foxwedge x Bardego, by Barathea (IRE)
Full sister to star Kiwi filly Volpe Veloce, who won her first seven starts in succession including the Group II ARC Eight Carat Stakes and Group III Manawatu RC Eulogy Stakes. Half-sister to stakes-winner Delago Bolt from Group III winner Bardego.
Lot 446 Colt Lope de Vega (IRE) x Dewamar, by Marscay
Half-brother to $1.1 million earner St Basil, winner of the Group I BRC Stradbroke Handicap and Pantani, winner of the Group I SAJC Adelaide Cup and South Australian Derby. Very closely related to St Basil as he was by Vettori, the sire of the dam of Lope de Vega.
Lot 486 Colt Fiorente (IRE) x Fly Higher, by Lonhro
From the first crop of Melbourne Cup and Australian Cup winner Fiorente and is a half-brother to Group II placed Flying Light from stakes-placed Fly Higher.
Lot 750 Filly Eurozone x Free Thinking , by Pendragon
From the first crop of exciting first season sire Eurozone and has a massive pedigree update as she is from a half-sister to the dam of unbeaten Magic Millions 2YO Classic winner Houtzen.