Pedigree Updates Boost Valiant Stud Magic Draft

Sponsored Content - by Tara Madgwick - Friday January 7

Fergal Connolly and his team at Valiant Stud will present 13 yearlings at Magic Millions across Books 1 and 2 with a cracking colt by Written Tycoon an obvious standout, while two appealing youngsters have great pedigree updates sure to enhance their worth.

Reigning champion sire Written Tycoon has Magic Millions 2YO Classic race favourite Coolangatta doing the talking for him at the Gold Coast with his stock sure to be in hot demand and Valiant Stud will offer Lot 302.

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A Super VOBIS eligible colt, he is the second foal of Group III placed Listed winner My Country, who won three of her four races as a two year-old.

Lot 1104 is a Charm Spirit (IRE) filly from Daring, whose two earlier fillies by Charm Spirit are both now winners since the catalogue went to print in Pacific Dragon and Paper Dragon.

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The Tony Pike trained two year-old Pacific Dragon was first past the post in the recent Group II Eclipse Stakes at Ellerslie, but was relegated to second on protest by exciting filly Wolverine.

Pacific Dragon has undoubted stakes ability and will no doubt pick up much more Black Type as her career unfolds, while three year-old Paper Dragon led all the way to win at Geelong for the Henry Dwyer stable.

Lot 957, a colt by Headwater from Quick’s the Word is a half-brother to talented three year-old Dragonstone (Mikki Isle(Jpn), who is yet to miss a place in six starts for the Mark Newnham stable.


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His three wins and three placings, the most recent victory coming at Randwick, have netted over $250,000 for his lucky owners.

Click here for the full draft with additional highlights as follows:

Lot 238 Filly Capitalist x Magic Diamond, by Not a Single Doubt

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Second foal of smart winner Magic Diamond, who was fourth in the Group II ATC Kindergarten Stakes and is a three-quarter sister to stakes-placed Sheer Style.

Lot 457 Colt Invader x Ruby Sea, by Sebring

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From the second crop of promising young sire Invader and s the first foal from metro winning daughter of US SW Kathern’s Cat.

Lot 705 Filly Brazen Beau x Za Star, by Zabeel

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Half-sister to two winners and to the dam of Group II placed Canuhandleajandal. From the family of multiple Group I winning mares Luca Valentina and Danzdanzdance.

See the draft at Stable V 4-12, 2-5, 9-10.


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