Classic Colt a Daisy Hill Premier Star

Sponsored Content - by Tara Madgwick - Monday February 22

Boutique Victorian farm Daisy Hill is owned by Colleen and Kevin Bamford, who had the pleasure of owning and racing 2010 Melbourne Cup winner, Americain and while their Inglis Premier draft does not feature any of his progeny this year, they will offer a cracking So You Think colt that has a pedigree with a distinct Melbourne Cup flavour.

Lot 108 is the first of six yearlings consigned by Daisy Hill to be offered at Oaklands and this colt is from Karata, a winning sibling to Group II SAJC Adelaide Cup winner Outback Joe and Group II winning sire Ustinov from Australian Horse of the Year Let’s Elope.

Lot 108 - click for page.

Winner of the Melbourne Cup, Caulfield Cup and Australian Cup, $3.2million earner Let’s Elope is also the grand-dam of Group III winner Let’s Make a Deal and the dam of this season’s current star three year-old filly Swat’s That, a Group III winner that finished third in the Group I VRC Lightning Stakes to Nature Strip.

So You Think goes from strength to strength as a sire with seven stakes-winners this season and progeny earnings just shy of $8million, so a colt with a pedigree such as this will be one in hot demand.

The following yearlings will also be offered by Daisy Hill.


Lot 189 Filly Merchant Navy x Miss Shamrock ,by Zabeel


From the first crop of champion sprinter Merchant Navy this filly is a half-sister to Group III placed Amerock from a half-sister to Group II winner and sire Fighting Sun and daughter of Group I winner Irish Darling. She is bred on the very successful Fastnet Rock x Zabeel cross that has produced Group I fillies Avantage, Atlantic Jewel and Planet Rock.

Lot 445 Colt Caravaggio (USA) x Wyatta (NZ), by Keeper

Lot 445 - click for page.

From the first crop of dual Group I winning sprinter Caravaggio and is the first foal of a placed half-sister to Group I MRC Thousand Guineas winner Aloisia.

Lot 499 Colt Impending x Balalaika, by King of Kings (IRE)

Lot 499 - click for page.

From the first crop of a dual Group I winning son of Lonhro and is a half-brother to four winners headed by Group II winner Jabali, who was also second in the Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes. This is also the family of Hong Kong Horse of the Year and World Champion Sprinter Sacred witness.

Lot 682 Colt Fiorente (IRE) x Protracted, by Encosta de Lago

Lot  682 - click for page.

Half-brother to a winner and is third foal of a half-sister to stakes-winner Doubt I’m Dreaming from a top class European Black Type family that has had success in Australia with Sir John Hawkwood winning the Group I ATC The Metropolitan.

Lot 752 Filly Impending x Almost Grace (NZ), by Alamosa

Lot 752 - click for page.

Third foal of a half-sister to Group III winner All in Black and stakes-winner All in Brawl from the family of dual Group I winner It’s All in Fun.

See the draft at Barn F Stables 63 – 70.


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