Nanagui Breaks Through - Entered for G1 Thousand Guineas

Mark Smith - Wednesday August 3

Runner-up in three consecutive stakes to kickstart her career, the Peter Moody-trained Nanagui broke her maiden over 1118m at Geelong on Wednesday.

Promising filly (image George Sal/Racing Photos)

Caught three wide the trip under Jamie Kah, the daughter of Sebring found enough to defeat the pacesetting Miss Subtly (Rich Enuff) by a short-neck with Lambda (Snitzel) a half-head back in third.

Entered for the Group I MRC Thousand Guineas,  Nanagui debuted with a second in the Group III Chairman’s Stakes at Caulfield in February before being edged out by Ruthless Dane in the Group III TBV Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes at Flemington. She was sent for a spell after having little luck when defeated by Crosswinds in the Listed St Albans Stakes at Moonee Valley.

“I wanted her to be on the pace, but she did not jump well, and we were posted wide,” Kah said.


uo;She was feeling the pinch at the end.

“She has matured and is definitely a long stronger. She was a very small little thing when I last rode her.

“Moody will pick out some nice races for her. She has obviously got talent and will improve off that win.”

Nanagui a $450,000 Inglis Premier yearling

Nanagui was purchased by Rosemont Stud for $450,000 from the Blue Gum Farm draft at the 2021 Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Slae.

That made her the equal fourth highest priced lot from the final crop of Sebring. She is the third winner from as many foals of the talented Shamardal (USA) mare Shamalia whose five wins included the Group III ATC Birthday Card Stakes and Listed Fireball Stakes.

A half-sister to Listed ATC Randwick City Stakes winner Emperor’s Way (Roman Emperor), Shamalia was bought by Beaufort Bloodstock for $300,000 at the 2019 National Broodmare Sale.

Domeland purchased an Impending colt out of Shamalia at this year’s Premier Yearling Sale.

After foaling a Lonhro colt last spring, Shamalia was given a season off.

Nanagui a nice filly for the Mithen family (image George Sal/Racing Photos)



Race Result - Dmb Contracting Mdn Plate 1118m

Geelong Track: Soft(5) Time: 1:07.48
T: P G Moody J: Jamie Kah 57
3f Sebring (AUS) x Shamalia (AUS) (Shamardal (USA))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale $450,000
V:Blue Gum Farm, Euroa
B: Rosemont Stud Pty Ltd
Miss Subtly
T: G M Begg J: Logan McNeil 57
3f Rich Enuff (AUS) x Hold For Applause (NZ) (Thorn Park (AUS))
T: M, W & J Hawkes J: Damien Thornton 57
3f Snitzel (AUS) x Capella (NZ) (Rip Van Winkle (IRE))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $200,000
V:Sledmere Stud, Scone
B: Hawkes Racing
My Haruconi
T: P Stokes J: D Moor 57
3f Nicconi (AUS) x Spring Glory (AUS) (Sebring (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $145,000
V:Raheen Stud, Warwick, Qld
B: Phillip Stokes Racing / Rick Connolly Bloodstock
Extreme Ally
T: M J Ellerton J: Jacob Opperman 57
3f Extreme Choice (AUS) x Anelene (AUS) (Written Tycoon (AUS))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale $90,000
V:Woodside Park Stud, Nagambie
B: Ellerton Zahra Racing Pty Ltd
Innocent Moves
T: Nick Ryan J: W Egan 57
3f Supido (AUS) x Miss Falsified (AUS) (Mossman (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 2 $90,000
V:Redbank North, Harden, NSW
B: Darcy Judd
Wellie Belle
T: D R Brideoake J: Ethan Brown 57
3f Danerich (AUS) x Effigy Belle (AUS) (Ready's Image (USA))
Chiaro Di Luna
T: M J Ellerton J: M J Dee 57
3f Caravaggio (USA) x Midnight Shimmer (AUS) (Blackfriars (AUS))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale $165,000
V:Two Bays Farm, Flinders
B: Ellerton Zahra Racing Pty Ltd
Brazen Lady
T: M J Ellerton J: Liam Riordan 57
3f Brazen Beau (AUS) x Look At Me Now (AUS) (Lookin At Lucky (USA))
T: James Cummings J: D Oliver 57
3f Exceed And Excel (AUS) x Dysphonia (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
Edna Doreen
T: S R Fisher J: Harry Grace 57
3f Reward For Effort (AUS) x Via Sacra (AUS) (High Chaparral (IRE))
Inglis Melbourne Gold Yearling Sale $1,000
V:Chatswood Stud, Seymour
B: Raglan Street Trading
Bella Tesoro
T: Paul Cumming J: J Maskiell 57
3f Gold Standard (AUS) x Perfect Scout (AUS) (Charge Forward (AUS))
Inglis Great Southern Sale $8,000
V:Bucklee Farm, Greta West
B: P Cummings
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