Sunday's Five from Kilgravin

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Time to look at more quality two year-olds on offer by Kilgravin Lodge at the New Zealand Bloodstock Ready To Run Sale of 2YO’s by Pierro, Choisir, Charm Spirit, Flying Artie and Ocean Park.

Lot 173 – gelding by Charm Spirit x Corinthia (O’Reilly)

Comformation gallery – Parade Video – eBook

Out of a half-sister to Group One winner De Beers and from a family with some strong pedgree updates in recent weeks inluding two time stakes winner Mongolian Marshall (Coongy Cup Gr3) and Siracusa (Counties RC Karaka Classic LR).

The dam’s only foal to race is a winner and fourth at Group 3 level.

  • Charm Spirit is the leading NZ based second crop sire in all categories having produced 5 individual stakes winning three-yearolds from his first crop
  • Charm Spirit is the sire of 9 stakes winners including the Gr.2 winners Aretha and Fascino
  • Charm Spirit recently sired the Gr.3 VRC Chatham Stakes winner, Sansom.
  • O’Reilly is the broodmare sire of 86 stakes winners, 15 of which at Gr.1 level.


Lot 174 – colt by Pierro x Crystal Fairy (Perugino)

Comformation gallery – Parade Video – eBook


By a champion sire out of a half-sister to Gr1 Goldden Slipper winner Cyrtsal Lily. Dam has left five winners already.

BOBS eligible and Super VOBIS nominated.

  • Colts by Pierro boast a 72.4 per cent winners-to-runners ratio
  • Colts by Pierro boast a 9% stakes winners-to-runners ratio
  • Pierro’s Group One stand out sons include Shadow Hero, Pierata, Regal Power and Levendi.
  • Perugino is the broodmare sire of 19 stakes winners, 2 of which are Group One winners.


Lot 182 – gelding Choisir x Donnica (Flying Spur)

Comformation gallery – Parade Video – eBook

By a proven source of high quality winners, out of a full-sister to Gr3 placed Roedean (Blue Diamond Preview) and a half brother to four winners.

BOBS eligible.

  • Choisir’s 11 Group one winners include champion gallopers and now sires Olympic Glory and Starspangledbanner.
  • Colts bred on Choisir/ Flying Spur cross boast a 63.6% winners-to-runners ratio.
  • This pedigree duplication of Danehill has resulted in Group One horses such as Beat The Clock, Danzdanzdance, Prompt Response and the Mission and no less than 27 stakes winners


Lot 205 – gelding Flying Artie x First Bloom (Dylan Thomas)

Comformation gallery – Parade Video – eBook

By promising first season sire Flying Artie out of a stakes placed winner or five races.

BOBS eligible.

  • The oldest progeny by the Champion Australian threeyear-old Flying Artie are two-year-olds this season
  • Dylan Thomas is the damsire of 8 stakes winners, including the Gr.1 winner Persian King
  • From just 4 runners Flying Artie has already registered a debut winner in Princess Bojack and a Australian stakes performer in The Art of Flying (he was 2d in the MVRC Inglis Banner 2YO S., RL.)


Lot 207 – gelding Ocean Park x Flying Change

Comformation gallery – Parade Video – eBook

Out of a three-quarter sister to Group One winner Danestorm. The dam has had three winners from three to the races including two full brothers to this gelding.

Strong pedigree update, being closely  related to the promising Gr3 winner Furore.

  • Colts by Ocean Park boast a 67 % winners-to-runners ratio
  • Ocean Park is the Gr.1 sire of include Kolding and Tofane.
  • Ocean Park is the sire of 8 stakes winners in Australia.
  • Flying Spur is the broodmare sire of 92 stakes winners, 10 of which are Group One winners.
  • The Ocean Park/Flying Spur cross currently enjoys a 100% winners-to-runners ratio


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