Rosemont Stud's Sneaky Five Wins $1million Golden Gift

Tara Madgwick - Saturday November 7

It’s been a big couple of days for champion Coolmore sire Fastnet Rock with his three year-old daughter Personal winning the $1million VRC Oaks (2500m) on Thursday and then on Saturday his two year-old filly Sneaky Five became the first horse guaranteed a start in the 2021 Golden Slipper after winning the $1million ATC Golden Gift (1100m) at Rosehill.

Sneaky Five wins the $1million Golden Gift  - image Steve Hart

Trained by Ciaron Maher and David Eustace, Sneaky Five won the $500,000 Inglis Banner (1000m) on debut at Moonee Valley on Cox Plate day beating a big field of 15 and brought her good form to Sydney.

Ridden by Reagan Bayliss, Sneaky Five enjoyed a beautiful run in transit on the fence just behind the leaders and when shown clear running she accelerated hard to the line.

Sneaky Five scored by a long neck over Snitzel filly Cerda with another filly Mura Mura (Not a Single Doubt)  in third place making it a fillies trifecta, although it was hard not to be impressed by the debut effort of American Pharoah colt Head of State.


He was last turning for home and had a chequered passage down the straight to finish fifth right alongside the race favourite Captivant in fourth.
 

 



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“She was on her right leg from the get go so she was very professional,” said Bayliss.

“She’s obviously a good two year-old having won two from two, but you know the Fastnet Rock’s, they get better as they get older, so this filly has a lot of upside.”

Sneaky Five was offered at the Inglis Premier Yearling Sale by her breeder Mr Pan Sutong’s Goldin Farms and was snapped up by Rosemont Stud for $305,000 and has already won $883,000 from her first two starts..

Sneaky Five is a half-sister to stakes-winner Beautiful Mind and is the third winner from Group I SAJC Australasian Oaks winner Small Minds who has another yearling colt to follow by Fastnet Rock.

Fastnet Rock has had a big few days with his fillies!


 

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Race Result - Golden Gift 1100m

Rosehill Track: Soft(7) Time: 1:06.05
1
Sneaky Five
T: C Maher & D Eustace J: Regan Bayliss 54.5
2f Fastnet Rock (AUS) x Small Minds (AUS) (Canny Lad (AUS))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 1 $305,000
V:Goldin Farms, Angaston, SA
B: Rosemont Stud Pty Ltd
2
0.4
Cerda
T: G Waterhouse & A Bott J: Tim Clark 54.5
2f Snitzel (AUS) x Comprende (AUS) (I Am Invincible (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $450,000
V:Widden Stud, Widden Valley
B: Gai Waterhouse Racing / Adrian Bott
3
1.7
Mura Mura
T: P & P Snowden J: S Clipperton 54.5
2f Not A Single Doubt (AUS) x Mount Zero (AUS) (Northern Meteor (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $650,000
V:Arrowfield Stud, Scone, NSW
B: Stonestreet Stables
4
1.9
Captivant
T: P & P Snowden J: J R Collett 56.5
2c Capitalist (AUS) x Speedboat (AUS) (Commands (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $550,000
V:Ashleigh Thoroughbreds, Scone, NSW
B: China Horse Club/Newgate Bloodstock/Starlight Racing
5
2.2
Head Of State
T: C J Waller J: B Avdulla 56.5
2c American Pharoah (USA) x Derelique (AUS) (Danehill Dancer (IRE))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $850,000
V:Lime Country Thoroughbreds, Burradoo, NSW
B: Tom Magnier
6
2.4
Ghostwriter
T: Annabel Neasham J: N Rawiller 56.5
2c I Am Invincible (AUS) x Heavenly Sound (GB) (Street Cry (IRE))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $975,000
V:Rosemont Stud, Gnarwarre, Vic
B: Aquis Farm
7
2.6
Hodgson
T: Gary & John Moore J: J Ford 56.5
2c Hinchinbrook (AUS) x Waterspell (AUS) (Magic Albert (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $200,000
V:Rosemont Stud, Gnarwarre, Vic
B: Patrick Lee
8
4.9
Athelric
T: James Cummings J: Rachel King 56.5
2c Exceed And Excel (AUS) x Ida (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
9
6.2
Hunnam
T: M, W & J Hawkes J: Tommy Berry 56.5
2c Shalaa (IRE) x Skating On Ice (AUS) (Bradbury's Luck (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $400,000
V:Widden Stud, Widden Valley, NSW
B: Ardross Bloodstock Pty Ltd
MM National Weanling Sale $150,000
V:Rushton Park Tatura Vic
B: Redwall Bloodstock
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