New Winner for Makybe Diva

Tara Madgwick - Thursday August 13

Miss Finland was not the only champion mare to produce a winner on Thursday with Makbye Diva also getting in on the act with impressive Sale winner Sublime Diva.

Sublime Diva - image Leonie Grbic / Racing Photos

A four year-old daughter of Brazen Beau, the Colin Little trained Sublime Diva clearly takes after her mother in terms of distance aptitude, breaking her maiden with a tough staying win over 2219m.

Placed at four of her previous five starts, Sublime Diva scored by two lengths as a hot favourite to become the sixth winner from eight to race out of her famous mum Makybe Diva.

 

 


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“She will go another lap,” said her trainer Colin Little.

“She can stay all day, she’s unbelievably tough. You’d like a stable full of horses with her constitution.

A homebred for Makybe that was never offered for sale, Sublime Diva is a half-sister to stakes-placed Divanation and to the dam of Group II placed Touch of Mink.

Makybe Diva has an unnamed two year-old filly by Written Tycoon that made $500,000 at Magic Millions this year and produced a filly by More Than Ready (USA) last spring.


 

 

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Race Result - Ladbrokes Back Yourself Mdn 2219m

Sale Track: Heavy(8) Time: 2:26.30
1
Sublime Diva
T: C W Little J: Patrick Moloney 57.5
4m Brazen Beau (AUS) x Makybe Diva (GB) (Desert King (IRE))
2
2.0
Debullet
T: A W Keenan J: Chelsea Hall 57.5
4m Bullet Train (GB) x Devotee (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
3
6.0
Road To Blue Sky
T: E V Musgrove J: Ms G Cartwright 59.5
6g Road To Rock (AUS) x Dhariat (NZ) (Faltaat (USA))
Inglis 2019 July Monthly Online Sale $22,500
V:Owners
B:
4
8.7
China Grove
T: Paul Rocke J: Jack Martin 59.5
4g Skilled (AUS) x Twinciti (AUS) (Citidancer (IRE))
Inglis VOBIS Gold Yearling Sale $7,000
V:Stonehouse Thoroughbreds, Eddington
B: L Straford
5
9.0
Classy One
T: Wayne Walters J: Ms K Walters 57.5
4m Ocean Park (NZ) x Classy Choice (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
6
9.4
Sir Loft
T: Julius Sandhu J: Beau Mertens 59.5
4g Burgundy (NZ) x Tad Infinitum (NZ) (Traditionally (USA))
7
15.4
Graffias
T: Wayne Walters J: J Noonan 57.5
7m Echoes Of Heaven (AUS) x Pari Passu (NZ) (Thorn Park (AUS))
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