Smart Yao Dash Wins MM Rising Stars

Tara Madgwick - Saturday January 9

Fourth in the Group I ATC Golden Rose as a three year-old, Yao Dash has always shown well above average ability and confirmed that with a dominant win in the $244,000 Magic Millions Rising Stars Class 4 (1300m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday putting the spotlight on his half-sister to be offered at Magic Millions.

A four year-old gelding by Smart Missile, the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained Yao Dash was second at his previous start in the Wyong Magic Millions Stakes to Eleven Eleven and franked the form of that horse by bolting clear to win by two lengths.
 


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Yao Dash was a modest $90,000 Magic Millions purchase for Dynamic Syndications from the Newhaven Park draft and has given his owners a great result winning three of nine starts and earning over $345,000 in prizemoney.



Yao Dash was bred by Newhaven Park and is the first winner for imported Rahy mare Rahy Storm (USA), who was a metropolitan winner in Australia and is closely related to US Group II winner Rahy’s Appeal.

Newhaven Park will offer the current yearling from Rahy Storm, a filly by Spirit of Boom as Lot 680 at Magic Millions.

Lot 680 is a half-sister by Spirit of Boom to Yao Dash.

Yao Dash looks a bright prospect for future stakes success for Smart Missile, who stands at Twin Hills Stud and has 14 entries for Magic Millions.


 

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Race Result - Magic Millions Rising Stars-C4 1300m

Gold Coast Track: Soft(5) Time: 1:16.47
1
Yao Dash
T: G Waterhouse & A Bott J: N Rawiller 56
4g Smart Missile (AUS) x Rahy Storm (USA) (Rahy (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $90,000
V:Newhaven Park Boorowa NSW
B: Dynamic Syndications
2
2.0
Ruuca
T: A J & T Edmonds J: R Fradd 57.5
4g Rubick (AUS) x Mining Tycoon (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $150,000
V:Segenhoe Stud Australia Pty Ltd Scone NSW
B: Edmonds Racing P/L
3
2.3
Marsannay
T: G Waterhouse & A Bott J: M Cahill 54.5
3c Snitzel (AUS) x Bourgogne (AUS) (Choisir (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $400,000
V:Rosemont Stud Gnarwarre Vic
B: Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Racing
4
2.4
The Astrologist
T: L & T Corstens J: Craig Williams 59
4g Zoustar (AUS) x Aquada (AUS) (Flying Spur (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $150,000
V:Goodwood Farm Murrurundi NSW
B: Bennett Racing/McEvoy Mitchell Racing P/L
5
3.7
Love Express
T: G R Duncan J: B N Stewart 57.5
4g Love Conquers All (AUS) x Nett (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
MM Gold Coast March Yearling Sale $22,000
V:Sun Stud Kerrie Vic
B: Kevin & Margaret Capra
6
4.5
Thunder Mania
T: J G Symons & S Laxon J: Ron Stewart 56
3c Snitzel (AUS) x Imana (AUS) (Thunder Gulch (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 2 $85,000
V:Baramul Stud Widden Valley NSW
B: Michael Kirby
7
4.6
Minted
T: Kacy Fogden J: M R Du Plessis 56
4g Medaglia D'Oro (USA) x Fashion (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $460,000
V:Newhaven Park Boorowa NSW
B: Aquis Farms/Gai Waterhouse Racing
8
5.9
Shooting For Gold
T: S O'Dea & M Hoysted J: L Currie 57.5
3g Shooting To Win (AUS) x Amber's Crown (AUS) (Excites (AUS))
MM National Yearling Sale Book 2 $8,000
V:G Rapisarda Ayr Qld
B: Peter Sellers
9
6.0
Deep Speed
T: T & C McEvoy J: A Mallyon 54.5
3g Deep Field (AUS) x Fast 'n' Witty (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $220,000
V:Glastonbury Farms Scone NSW
B: McEvoy Mitchell Racing Pty Ltd
Inglis Australian Weanling Sale $46,000
V:Bhima Thoroughbreds, Scone
B: Glastonbury Farm
10
6.2
Rich Devil
T: Michael Costa J: Jag Guthmann-Chester 55
3g Rich Enuff (AUS) x Devil Inside (AUS) (Langfuhr (CAN))
MM Gold Coast March Yearling Sale $67,500
V:Glenlogan Park Innisplain Qld
B: New Breed Racing/Michael Costa
11
6.6
Vinco
T: T J Gollan J: Ryan Maloney 59
4g I Am Invincible (AUS) x Percussive (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $400,000
V:Yarraman Park Stud Scone NSW
B: McEvoy Mitchell Racing P/L
12
7.6
Degas
T: Chris Munce J: B El-Issa 57.5
4g Show A Heart (AUS) x Art Gallery (AUS) (Marju (IRE))
MM Gold Coast March Yearling Sale $90,000
V:Wyalla Thoroughbreds Westbrook Qld
B: Munce Racing
13
8.6
Dynamic Thinker
T: L D Kelly J: Travis Wolfgram 59
4g So You Think (NZ) x Zefta (AUS) (Zeditave (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $100,000
V:Baramul Stud Widden Valley NSW
B: Les Kelly
14
14.1
Fast Thinker
T: L D Kelly J: Ben Thompson 57.5
4g So You Think (NZ) x Up And Up (AUS) (Exceed And Excel (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $75,000
V:Baramul Stud Widden Valley NSW
B: Les Kelly
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