First Winner for Mikki Isle

Mark Smith - Sunday October 25

Former Arrowfield shuttler Mikki Isle (JPN) became the seventh first season sire to get off the mark in the first few months of the season when the Gillian Heinrich-trained filly Oriental Princess led at every call over 1000m at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday.

Ridden by Michael Cahill, Oriental Princess was untroubled to defeat the fast-finishing favourite Oblique (I Am Invincible) by one and three-quarter lengths with Whistling Loren (Vancouver) a half-head back in third.

Oriental Princess a $150,000 Magic Millions yearling


Purchased by Winners Bloodstock for $150,000 out of the Arrowfield Stud draft at the 2020 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale, Oriental Princess was the second-highest priced lot by her dual Group 1 winning sire.

A half-sister to stakes-placed Adamina (Snitzel), Oriental Princess becomes the fifth winner from as many foals out of the winning Anabaa (USA) mare Anadan.

Purchased by Paul Messara for $575,000 out of the Widden Stud draft at the 2010 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale, Anadan is a half-sister to the multiple stakes-placed Admiral Jello (Fastnet Rock) out of the Group 1  SAJC Adelaide Cup winner Demerger (Saithor).

The win is timely for Arrowfield as Anadan foaled a sister to Oriental Princess on September 4.

A son of Deep Impact, Mikki Isle (JPN) is currently the seventh top first season sire in Japan, a title led by his former Arrowfield stablemate Maurice (JPN).

Mikki Isle


Race Result - Tab Create Your Calendar Mdn 1000m

Sunshine Coast Track: Soft(7) Time: 0:58.99
Oriental Princess
T: Ms G Heinrich J: M Cahill 55
2f Mikki Isle (JPN) x Anadan (AUS) (Anabaa (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $150,000
V:Arrowfield Stud, Scone, NSW
B: Winners Bloodstock
T: P & P Snowden J: Baylee Nothdurft 57
2c I Am Invincible (AUS) x Twist Tops (AUS) (Beneteau (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $260,000
V:Newgate Farm, Aberdeen, NSW
B: James Harron Bloodstock
Whistling Loren
T: Paul Butterworth J: Ms G Cartwright 55
2f Vancouver (AUS) x Miss Loren (AUS) (Stryker (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $10,000
V:Rothwell Park Thoroughbreds, Blandford, NSW
B: Paul Butterworth
MM National Weanling Sale $25,000
V:Kingstar Farm Denman NSW
B: Eire Bloodstock
Mishani Trouble
T: L G Ross J: Travis Wolfgram 57
2g Mahisara (AUS) x Mishani Mystery (AUS) (Benfica (AUS))
Ready Mister Music
T: S W Kendrick J: Jake Bayliss 57
2c Better Than Ready (AUS) x See The Music (AUS) (Flying Spur (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 2 $50,000
V:Yarramalong Park, Kalbar, Qld
B: Kendrick Racing
T: Ms G Heinrich J: James Orman 57
2c Star Witness (AUS) x Choisance (AUS) (Choisir (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 2 $37,500
V:Willow Park Stud, Scone, NSW
B: Winners Bloodstock
Mishani Gambler
T: L G Ross J: M Mc Gillivray 57
2g Top Echelon (AUS) x Mishani Forbidden (AUS) (Nothing To Lose (USA))
Mishani Pharoah
T: L G Ross J: M R Du Plessis 57
2g Show A Heart (AUS) x Mishani Nefertiti (AUS) (Nothing To Lose (USA))
Mishani Tsunami
T: L G Ross J: Ben Thompson 57
2g Falvelon (AUS) x Double Light (AUS) (Artie Schiller (USA))
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