One to Watch - Geelong

Tara Madgwick - Tuesday April 20

Champion jockey Craig Williams had nothing but praise for this debut two year-old winner at Geelong on Tuesday, whose pedigree suggests there will be a lot more to come next season.

Trained by Danny O’Brien, No Nay Never (USA) filly Forever and a Day was taking on a tough task in the 1200m juvenile maiden with several runners well supported, but she found the front early and proved too strong.

Forever and a Day led for home and had plenty up her sleeve when challenged to win by a short neck over the Godolphin's Street Boss (USA) filly Heresy.

Craig Williams believes she has a bright future and longer distances will be well within her scope.
 



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A modest $60,000 Magic Millions purchase for Dermot Farrington Bloodstock from the Coolmore draft, Forever and a Day has an interesting European female pedigree.

Forever and a Day was a modest $60,000 MM purchase from the Coolmore draft.

She is the second winner from Royal Dance, an unraced half-sister by Danehill Dancer to long distance Group II winning stayers Red Cardinal and Maria Royal.

Her older half-sister Conchita, a four time winner of over $250,000, is entered for the Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale to be offered by Willow Park as Lot 1212 in foal to Pierata.



 

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Race Result - Thompson Creek T'breds Mdn 1200m

Geelong Track: Good(4) Time: 1:12.86
1
Forever And A Day
T: D T O'Brien J: Craig Williams 56
2f No Nay Never (USA) x Royal Dance (AUS) (Danehill Dancer (IRE))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $60,000
V:Coolmore Stud, Jerry's Plains, NSW
B: Dermot Farrington Bloodstock
2
0.2
Heresy
T: James Cummings J: D Oliver 56
2f Street Boss (USA) x Montsegur (AUS) (New Approach (IRE))
3
1.5
Ostracised
T: M, W & J Hawkes J: Jye McNeil 58
2g Divine Prophet (AUS) x Tellora (AUS) (Elusive Quality (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $375,000
V:Lyndhurst Farm, Cambridge, NZ
B: Ardross Bloodstock Pty Ltd
Inglis Australian Weanling Sale $90,000
V:Rothwell Park, Blandford
B: Lyndhurst Farm
4
1.9
Prince Alexander
T: Archie Alexander J: Declan Bates 58
2c Animal Kingdom (USA) x Alexandra Rose (SAF) (Caesour (USA))
5
2.1
Fabrikka
T: T Dabernig & B Hayes J: D W Stackhouse 56
2f Flying Artie (AUS) x Sebrikka (AUS) (Sebring (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $45,000
V:Newgate Farm, Aberdeen
B: Lindsay Park Racing / Andrew Williams Bloodstock
6
4.6
Euro Dandy
T: Chris Calthorpe J: J Bowditch 58
2g Eurozone (AUS) x Best Dressed Lady (AUS) (Al Maher (AUS))
Inglis 2019 DECEMBER Online Sale $1,750
V:Gall Bloodstock
B:
7
5.4
Vultan
T: K & K Keys J: C Newitt 58
2g Mshawish (USA) x Bonne Nuit (AUS) (Ne Coupez Pas (USA))
8
9.4
Star Killer
T: L Smith J: John Allen 58
2g Snitzel (AUS) x Euryale (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $400,000
V:Three Bridges Thoroughbreds, Eddington, Vic
B: Boomer Bloodstock Pty Ltd (FBAA)/Lindsey Smith
MM National Weanling Sale $300,000
V:Aquis Farm Operations Murrurundi NSW
B: Paul Willetts Bloodstock
9
9.6
Dashing Pierro
T: Levi Kavanagh J: L Currie 58
2c Pierro (AUS) x Thousand Dreams (AUS) (O'Reilly (NZ))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 1 $220,000
V:Springmount, Romsey
B: Levi Kavanagh Racing
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