One to Watch – Sunshine Coast

Tara Madgwick - Sunday January 16

$575,000 Spirit of Boom colt Spiritualised was expected to make a winning debut at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday, but he came up short behind another first starter by Winning Rupert, whose colt from Songbird (Arg) was the equal session-topper at Magic Millions Book 2 on Sunday selling for $180,000.

Trained by Tom Button, Jemeldi finished off his race too well for Tiffani Brooker to score a length win over the favourite.



A $50,000 Magic Millions purchase for his trainer from the Daandine Stud draft, Jemeldi is the fifth winner from six to race from Schipper, a half-sister by Elusive Quality (USA) to Group I winner Reactive.

A brilliant sprinter by Written Tycoon, Winning Rupert had two yearlings sell on Sunday for $180,000 and $75,000 and has one more to be offered today.


Newgate Farm's Winning Rupert.

He will also have 11 to be offered at Inglis Classic.



Race Result - Battery Wise Suppliers Mdn 1000m

Sunshine Coast Track: Soft(5) Time: 0:58.17
T: T Button J: Tiffani Brooker 57
2g Winning Rupert (AUS) x Schipper (AUS) (Elusive Quality (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $50,000
V:Daandine Stud, Goomburra, Qld
B: Tom Button
T: T J Gollan J: Ben Thompson 57
2c Spirit Of Boom (AUS) x Personalised (AUS) (Snitzel (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $575,000
V:Musk Creek Farm, Flinders, Vic
B: Gollan Racing/John Foote Bloodstock
Kobe Lad
T: T J Gollan J: Ryan Maloney 57
2g Kobayashi (AUS) x Dozen Diamonds (NZ) (Volksraad (GB))
Curry Legend
T: D J Hansen J: Boris Thornton 57
2c Hellbent (AUS) x Coco Kerringle (AUS) (Exceed And Excel (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 2 $55,000
V:Murrulla Stud, Wingen, NSW
B: Lynette Lawlor
Heroic Miss
T: Chris Munce J: Jaden Lloyd 55
2f Heroic Valour (AUS) x Clara's Cross (AUS) (War Pass (USA))
MM Gold Coast March Yearling Sale $45,000
V:Raheen Stud, Darling Downs, Qld
B: Munce Racing/Blue Sky Bloodstock P/L (FBAA)
Ellows Hall
T: Ms T Cotsiopoulos J: A Spinks 57
2c Under The Louvre (AUS) x Incinerate (AUS) (Jetball (AUS))
T: Tony & Maddysen Sears J: M R Du Plessis 55
2f Deep Field (AUS) x Ramlah (AUS) (I Am Invincible (AUS))
MM Gold Coast March Yearling Sale $125,000
V:Kenmore Lodge, Wyreema, Qld
B: Tony J Sears Racing
Better Believe It
T: P Duff J: N Thomas 55
2f Better Than Ready (AUS) x Dance Moves (AUS) (Drumbeats (AUS))
Mishani Merlot
T: L G Ross J: Montanna Savva 53
2f Mahisara (AUS) x Mishani Shiraz (AUS) (Rothesay (AUS))
MM Gold Coast National Yearling Sale $2,000
V:KBL Thoroughbreds, Beaudesert, Qld
B: Vaunstreet Logistics
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