Extreme Choice Mare Extremist in Stakes Breakthrough

Mark Smith - Saturday November 11

Twice stakes-placed, the 5-year-old Extreme Choice mare Extremist broke through for a valuable stakes success in Saturday’s Listed Channel 7 Keith Noud Quality t Doomben.

Ridden by Robbie Dolan for Robert Heathcote, Extremist travelled sweetly on the outside of Zarastro. She gradually got the better of the I Am Invincible gelding to win by one and a quarter lengths with the Better Than Ready entire Steady Ready a neck back in third.


A $35,000 purchase for Robert Heathcote Racing/Steve Morley Bloodstock from the Eureka Stud draft in Book 2 of the 2020 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale, Extremist advances her record to six wins, five seconds and three thirds from 20 starts with earnings of $346,500.

“It’s very satisfying, she is a tough as they come, stable representative Mel Sharpe said.

“Being by Extreme Choice she is a very valuable mare. We space her runs because she is not a huge mare. She can be a hot little girl.”  

Extremist a $35,000 Magic Millions yearling

Extremist is the best of three winners from as many to race for the Johannesburg (USA) mare Rubinacci.

A 7-time winner Rubinacci was a $50,000 purchase for Harry McAlpine Bloodstock at the 2018 Inglis Australian Broodmare Sale.

A great-granddaughter of the VATC One Thousand Guineas and VRC Oaks Stakes winner Rom's Stiletto, Rubinacci died in 2021. Her final foal is the unraced 3yo Spirit Of Boom filly, Rumpus.

Bred by Eureka Stud, Extremist is the 11th stakes-winner for Newgate Farm's Extreme Choice. 


Race Result - Channel 7 Keith Noud Quality LR 1200m

Doomben Track: Soft(5) Time: 1:09.11
- 5m Extreme Choice (AUS) x Rubinacci (AUS) (Johannesburg (USA))
Tnr: R L Heathcote Rdr: R Dolan 53
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 2 $35,000
Seller: Eureka Stud, Cambooya, Qld
Buyer: Robert Heathcote Racing/Steve Morley Bloodstock
- 5g I Am Invincible (AUS) x Adrift (NZ) (Zabeel (NZ))
Tnr: T J Gollan Rdr: Angela Jones 53.5
I Am Invincible
Inglis October (Late) Online Sale $32,500
Buyer: Tony Gollan Racing
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $1,050,000
Seller: Segenhoe Stud, Scone, NSW
Buyer: Waller Racing/Mulcaster Bloodstock
Steady Ready
- 4h Better Than Ready (AUS) x Our First Lady (AUS) (Denman (AUS))
Tnr: Tony & Maddysen Sears Rdr: Cejay Graham 54
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 2 $70,000
Seller: Yarramalong Park, Kalbar, Qld
Buyer: Paul Moroney Bloodstock/Haoh & Co
Comrade Rosa
- 5m Capitalist (AUS) x No Looking Back (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
Tnr: T J Gollan Rdr: Ryan Maloney 58
Irish Songs
- 8g Shamus Award (AUS) x Lucky Songs (NZ) (Johar (USA))
Tnr: Louise White Rdr: Boris Thornton 59.5
All That Pizzazz
- 4g Spirit Of Boom (AUS) x Pizzazz (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
Tnr: T J Gollan Rdr: Martin Harley 56
- 5m Star Turn (AUS) x Funtantes (AUS) (Easy Rocking (AUS))
Tnr: R L Heathcote Rdr: Ben Thompson 59.5
- 8g War Front (USA) x War Echo (USA) (Tapit (USA))
Tnr: Richard Litt Rdr: M R Du Plessis 54
- 7g Snitzel (AUS) x Snowdrift (FR) (Polish Precedent (USA))
Tnr: K A Lees Rdr: J Byrne 55
- 7g Zoustar (AUS) x Shack (AUS) (Canny Lad (AUS))
Tnr: R L Heathcote Rdr: B Spriggs 54
- 3c Encryption (AUS) x Madame Fly (AUS) (Excites (AUS))
Tnr: R G Lipp Rdr: Damien Thornton 53
- 6g I Am Invincible (AUS) x Hurtle Myrtle (AUS) (Dane Shadow (AUS))
Tnr: Annabel Neasham Rdr: Bailey Wheeler 60
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