Yulong Bred and Sold Winner Salutes

Tara Madgwick - Wednesday August 19

As time goes on we are going to see a lot more of the Yulong brand carried by winners in Victoria and beyond with Divine Diosa doing the job at Sandown on Wednesday for the Matthew Ellerton and Simon Zahra stable.

Bred and sold by Yulong, Divine Diosa was purchased by Ellerton Zahra Racing Pty Ltd from their draft for $90,000 at the Inglis Premier Yearling Sale and broke the ice when saluting in the 1400m fillies maiden.

The daughter of Teofilo (IRE) was placed at two of three previous starts at Echuca and Bendigo and showed the benefit of that experience and race fitness to win by a length under Jamie Kah.
 

 


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She’s a work in progress and I think next year she’ll be a cracking filly for us,” said Simon Zahra.

Divine Diosa is bred to appreciate a trip as her career unfolds as she is the second winner for La Siroque, a winning half-sister by Zabeel to Group III winner Crafty Irna from Group I winner Zirna.

 

Divine Diosa was bred and sold as a yearling by Yulong

Sadly for Yulong, La Siroque died last year and Divine Diosa is her final foal.


 

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Race Result - Ladbrokes Go The Distance Mdn 1400m

Sandown-Lakeside Track: Soft(6) Time: 1:28.32
1
Divine Diosa
T: M Ellerton & S Zahra J: Jamie Kah 57
3f Teofilo (IRE) x La Siroque (AUS) (Zabeel (NZ))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 1 $90,000
V:Yulong, Nagambie
B: Ellerton Zahra Racing Pty Ltd
2
1.0
Perfect World
T: A & S Freedman J: Jye McNeil 57
3f Pride Of Dubai (AUS) x Fiorentina (AUS) (Dubai Destination (USA))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $300,000
V:Segenhoe Stud Australia Pty Ltd, Scone
B: Blue Sky Bloodstock (FBAA) / Anthony Freedman
3
2.3
Succeed Indeed
T: L & T Corstens J: D Dunn 57
3f Akeed Mofeed (GB) x Lucky Morna (AUS) (Ferocity (AUS))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 1 $45,000
V:Goldin Farms, Angaston, SA
B: Malua Racing Pty Ltd / Flemington Bloodstock Agency
4
2.5
Awkward
T: James Cummings J: B Rawiller 57
3f Teofilo (IRE) x Tactless (AUS) (Commands (AUS))
5
2.6
Starelle
T: D T O'Brien J: D Oliver 57
3f More Than Ready (USA) x Star Of Giselle (AUS) (Reset (AUS))
6
3.9
Bring It Bella
T: T Busuttin & N Young J: W Pike 57
3f Sebring (AUS) x Bellissima Miss (NZ) (Zabeel (NZ))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $130,000
V:Musk Creek Farm Flinders Vic
B: Busuttin Racing
7
4.6
And She Was
T: K & K Keys J: Craig Williams 57
3f Shamus Award (AUS) x Hydrodynamic (AUS) (Bernardini (USA))
Inglis Melbourne Gold Yearling Sale $20,000
V:Golden Grove Stud, Denman, NSW
B: K Keys
8
4.8
Salto Angel
T: D T O'Brien J: J Mott 57
3f Sacred Falls (NZ) x Jacilo (NZ) (Entrepreneur (GB))
NZB Karaka Book 1 $130,000
V:Waikato Stud Ltd
B: O'Brien Thoroughbreds
9
8.8
Clarence River
T: T Dabernig & B Hayes J: M Zahra 57
3f Fiorente (IRE) x Chordata (AUS) (Fusaichi Pegasus (USA))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 2 $80,000
V:Sun Stud, Kerrie
B: Lindsay Park Racing / Andrew Williams Bloodstock
10
10.8
Princess Tina
T: M Ellerton & S Zahra J: D Moor 57
3f Epaulette (AUS) x Shuaily (PER) (Shuailaan (USA))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 2 $25,000
V:Bombora Downs, Bittern
B: Ellerton Zahra Racing Pty Ltd
11
11.0
Ideal Miss
T: N A Blackiston J: Jordan Childs 57
3f Scissor Kick (AUS) x Perfect Hostess (NZ) (Dehere (USA))
Inglis Melbourne Gold Yearling Sale $16,000
V:Bucklee Farm, Greta West
B: N A Blackiston Thoroughbred Racing Pty Ltd
Inglis Great Southern Sale - Weanlings $5,000
V:Bhima Thoroughbreds, Scone, NSW
B: R Du Plessis / Epona Park
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