2016 Melbourne Yearling Sales

LOT 107

Bay Filly
Medaglia d’Oro x Kaimana
by Tale Of The Cat

Bay filly by Darley’s stallion Medaglia d’Oro, sire of last season’s Champion juvenile and Group 1 Golden Slipper winner Vancouver, out of the Tale of The Cat mare Kaimana.

Kaimana is herself a half-sister to the dam of Fastnet Rock’s Group 1 Thousand Guineas winner Irish Lights, whose two yearlings to sell to date have averaged $577,500 each, while the mare is also a half-sister to the dams of Group 2-winning, Group 1 placed La Italia, Group 2 winners Shadowbdancing and Listed winner Backatem.

The Medaglia d’Oro x Tale of The Cat cross has produced 5 winners from 7 runners, while mares by Tale Of The Cat have supplied over 100 stakes performers highlighted by five individual Group 1 winners, with the best Australian based runners being last season’s Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes winner Adrift, and this season’s leading juvenile, the Group 3 winner Concealer.

LOT 110

Bay Colt
All Too Hard x Midnight Martini
by Street Cry

From the first crop of Black Caviar’s four-time Group 1-winning brother All Too Hard, this colt is the first foal of the Street Cry mare Midnight Martini, a winner of the Group 2 Matriarch Stakes and also a Mill Park Stud graduate herself.

A grand-daughter of the Group 1 New Zealand Oaks winner Sawatdee, Midnight Martini was a tough and consistent mare on the track, overcoming injury and almost a year from the track to end her career with over $500,000 in earnings from seven victories.

At her last three starts she won the Listed Cranbourne Cup, before finishing a long neck second to eventual Group 1 winner Mourinho over 2040m, and then ended her career on a high by taking out the Group 2 Matriarch Stakes with the beaten brigade including the multiple Group 1 winner Silent Achiever.
Mares by Street Cry have a nice record to date at stud with over 30 stakes performers highlighted by Group 1 performers Lucida, Ultimo Sueno, Kir Royal and Daniel Boone.


LOT 128

Bay Colt
Medgalia d’Oro x Starmon
by Monolith

Bay colt by Medaglia d’Oro, the sire of 84 stakes winners highlighted by an impressive 14 Group 1 winners, which includes Champion 2YO and Golden Slipper winner Vancouver in Australia and the America’s unbeaten Eclipse Champion 2YO Filly Songbird

This colt is the second foal of the Listed Cranbourne Cup winner Starmon, a daughter of Danehill stallion Monolith, who is himself from the family of Group 1 winner Hallowed Crown, Baryshnikov and the Champion Zabeel.

From the extended family of Group 1 winners Danewin, Emerald Dream, Tristalove, Kaapstad, Don Eduardo, Shower Of Roses, Octagonal and Diamond Lover to name a few, this colt has the pedigree and the looks to appeal.

LOT 167

Bay Colt
Master Of Design x Magic Milady
by Starcraft

From the second crop of Redoute’s Choice’s Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes winner Master Of Design, this colt is the second foal of Magic Milady, a winning Starcraft daughter of Group 2 winner Buckle My Shoe.

Master Of Design has only been represented by three runners so far with the Listed placed Kinetic Design being the best to date.

Mares by Starcraft have produced four winners on the track from only a handful of runners, with three of those winners being by Danehill-line stallions, just like this VOBIS nominated colt.


LOT 234

Bay or Brown Filly
Written Tycoon x Noondie
by Flying Spur

Filly by the Australia’s current leading two-year-old sire in Written Tycoon, out of a winning Flying Spur half-sister to the Listed winning, Group 3 placed Tranquillity, a daughter of the Listed winner Creatrix.

From the family of the multiple Group 1 winner Umrum and the Group 3-winning, Group 2 placed Tan Tat De Lago, this filly is the first foal of the mare.

Mares by Flying Spur have produced six individual Group 1 winners; Preferment, Sebring, Delago Deluxe, Headway, Grand Journey and Speak Fondly, while the exact Written Tycoon x Flying Spur cross has three winners from five runners highlighted by the Group 3 placed juvenile Andre Roo Hoo.

LOT 240

Bay Filly
Sepoy x Obsidian Dragon
by Hidden Dragon

By Darley’s Group 1 Golden Slipper and Blue Diamond winner Sepoy, the filly is the first foal out of the multiple stakes performed Hidden Dragon mare Obsidian Dragon.

Obsidian Dragon is herself a half-sister to the Listed winner Danedina, both from the family of stakes performers Aptego, Amarina, Abbaron and Pencelaron.

Hidden Dragon as a broodmare sire has produced two winners from five runners with the Listed Calaway Gal Stakes winner Flamenco being the top performer to date.


LOT 309

Bay Filly
Smart Missile x Rondanini
by Delago Brom

By Fastnet Rock’s Group 2-winning, Group 1 placed son Smart Missile, the filly is the third foal of the winning Rondanini, herself a half-sister to the Group 3 winning, Group 1 placed Angel Of Mercy.

Smart Missile has been represented by two stakes performers so far from 11 runners – the unbeaten Listed winner Sassy ‘N’ Smart and the Group 3 Widden Stud runner-up Smart Amelia (on debut).

A family known all too well by Mill Park Stud, it contains the likes of stakes-winning graduates Divine Madonna (Group 1) and Blessum (Group 3),  both half-relations to Angle Of Mercy.
Delago Brom mares have produced 17 winners from 40 runners with the multiple stakes placed Varian being one of the best performers.

Lot 371

Bay Filly
I Am Invincible x Starts With A Kiss
by Umatilla

Filly by boom sire I Am Invincible out of the Umatilla mare Starts With A Kiss, a three-quarter-sister to the Group 2 winner Hadabeclorka and a sister to Listed winner Songs Of Vienna, who is in turn the dam of Listed winner City Of Song, whose first foal (by Snitzel) sold earlier this year at the Magic Millions for $525,000.

The family of the Group 3-winning, Group 1 placed Red Chiffon and the Group 3 winner Danebar, Starts With A Kiss has had four foals to the races highlighted by three winners.

Umatilla as a broodmare sire has produced 40 stakes performers with the best being Group 1 winners Final Touch and Ihtsahym as well as the Group 2 winning, Group 1 runner up Catapulted, himself a graduate of Mill Park Stud.


LOT 556

Brown Filly
Hinchinbrook x Eastern Charm
by King’s High

Filly by Yarraman Park Stud’s Champion first season sire Hinchinbrook, the sire of this season’s Group 1 Caulfield Guineas winner Press Statement, this filly is out of the well-related King’s High mare Eastern Charm, a half-sister to Nicola Lass who is in turn the dam of Group 1 winners Niconero and Nicconi.

Eastern Charm has had nine foals to race for eight winners highlighted by the Group 1 Goodwood Handicap winner Zip Zip Aray and the Listed-winning, Group 1 placed Zipanese.

Mares by King’s High have produced 11 stakes performers with the best to date being Zip Zip Aray, who is a half-sister to our filly, along with Group 3 winners Blahnik and On A  Jeune, who is also a twice runner-up at Group 1 level.