Debut Winner with a Derby Pedigree

Tara Madgwick - Tuesday April 20

It’s getting late in the season so the opportunity for this three year-old to win a Derby is fast disappearing, but his pedigree suggests a classic stayer in the making so we need to take a closer look.

The Chris Waller trained Tavistock gelding Logan Street Lion made an eye-catching debut at Geelong on Tuesday when he powered clear to beat the favourite by two lengths.

Ridden by Damian Lane, he travelled smoothly just behind the leaders and was dominant to the line.
 


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A $120,000 Karaka Book 1 purchase for Go Racing from the Te Runga Stud draft, Logan Street Lion is the sixth winner from Group III placed Stravinsky (USA) mare Napa Sky, a full sister to Group II winner La Sizeranne from the family of Tavistock’s Group I ATC Australian Derby winner Tavago.
 



A Cambridge Stud blue-blood from the family of Grosvenor and champions such as Lonhro and Lankan Rupee, Napa Sky started her stud career in Australia before being purchased by Paul Willetts Bloodstock in 2016 at the Inglis Australian Broodmare Sale for $50,000.



Sent immediately to New Zealand, Napa Sky produced Logan Street Lion from her first mating to a Kiwi based sire and has since produced a colt by Zacinto (GB) and a filly by Shocking.




 

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Race Result - Newcombe Sand & Soil Mdn 1400m

Geelong Track: Good(4) Time: 1:25.51
1
Logan Street Lion
T: C J Waller J: Damian Lane 58
3g Tavistock (NZ) x Napa Sky (NZ) (Stravinsky (USA))
NZB Karaka Book 1 $120,000
V:Te Runga Stud Ltd
B: Go Racing
2
2.0
Burleigh Boy
T: D T O'Brien J: John Allen 58
3g Pride Of Dubai (AUS) x Hera (NZ) (O'Reilly (NZ))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $80,000
V:Gilgai Farm Nagambie Vic
B: Danny O'Brien Racing
3
5.3
Stats
T: G Eurell J: W Egan 58
3g Cluster (AUS) x Position Ex (AUS) (Canny Lad (AUS))
4
6.6
Lunares
T: M Ellerton & S Zahra J: D Moor 56
3f Akeed Mofeed (GB) x Lunar Mist (USA) (Malibu Moon (USA))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 1 $100,000
V:Goldin Farms, Angaston, SA
B: Northwood
5
7.1
Star Of Leon
T: L & T Corstens J: Lachlan King 58
3g Starspangledbanner (AUS) x Cafe Scientific (AUS) (More Than Ready (USA))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 1 $80,000
V:Gilgai Farm, Nagambie
B: Malua Racing Pty Ltd / Flemington Bloodstock Agency
6
7.9
Be Alert
T: Ms C Alderson J: C Newitt 58
3g Adelaide (IRE) x Sky Alert (AUS) (Hurricane Sky (AUS))
Inglis Great Southern Sale - Weanlings $15,000
V:Supreme Thoroughbreds, Romsey
B: Alderson Racing Pty Ltd
7
8.6
Toro Lad
T: Ms D Loos J: W Gordon 58
3g Toronado (IRE) x Singa Lass (NZ) (Danasinga (AUS))
8
9.1
Silver Mayne
T: G A Thornton J: D Oliver 58
3g Kermadec (NZ) x Dushanbe (AUS) (Secret Savings (USA))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale Book 1 $80,000
V:Kornong Station, Streatham
B: T Ireland
9
12.9
Jenhost
T: Brett Scott J: D W Stackhouse 56
3f Host (CHI) x Rambling River (AUS) (Rubiton (AUS))
10
13.6
Inyangani
T: Jamie Edwards J: J Noonan 56
3f Sebring (AUS) x Inyanga (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
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