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.


“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!



Race Result - Golden Gift 1100m

Rosehill Track: Soft(7) Time: 1:06.05
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
T: James Cummings J: Rachel King 56.5
2c Exceed And Excel (AUS) x Ida (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
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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