Microphone Off the Mark as Pulpit Makes Winning Debut

Mark Smith - Wednesday November 22

Darley Stud's Microphone is off the mark with his second starter, Pulpit, making a winning career debut in the Doubtland 1st Yearlings Selling 2024 @widdenstud Maiden Plate (1200m) at Doomben on Wednesday.

Ridden by Martin Harley for Barry Lockwood, Pulpit wrested the lead off Mishani Crown shortly after straightening and quickened impressively to defeat the experienced Pierata colt Rockrata by two and a quarter lengths.

The Mission filly Mishani Voltage did the best of the six-strong 'Mishani army' and was three-quarters of a length back in third.

The sweet moving Pulpit was an $18,000 purchase for Wahha Thoroughbreds from the Newgate Consignment at the 2022 Inglis Australian Weanling Sale.

Bred by S F Bloodstock, the daughter of Microphone is the first foal of the multiple stakes-placed winner Sarah's Holy Belle (USA) (El Corredor), a half-sister to stakes-winner Sarah's Passion (Songandaprayer).

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h's Holy Belle (USA) foaled a Capitalist filly on October 6.

The Group 1 ATC Sires' Produce Stakes winner and runner-up in the Golden Slipper and Randwick Guineas, Microphone, has 56 live foals in his first crop. His fertility has increased in each of his two subsequent seasons.

Microphone stands at Darley, Kelvinside, for a fee of $33,000.

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Race Result - Doubtland 1st Yearlings Selling 2024 @widdenstud Mdn Plate 1200m

Doomben Track: Heavy(9) Time: 1:13.04
1
Pulpit
- 2f Microphone (AUS) x Sarah's Holy Belle (USA) (El Corredor (USA))
Tnr: B J Lockwood Rdr: Martin Harley 56
Inglis Australian Weanling Sale $18,000
Seller: Newgate Consignment, Aberdeen
Buyer: Wahha Thoroughbreds
2
2.3
Rockrata
- 2c Pierata (AUS) x Rock Robster (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
Tnr: Ryan Tyrell Rdr: Ryan Maloney 58
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $60,000
Seller: Kia Ora Stud, Scone, NSW
Buyer: Tom Button
MM Gold Coast National Weanling Sale $120,000
Seller: Glastonbury Farms, Scone, NSW
Buyer: ASW Bloodstock
3
3.1
Mishani Voltage
- 2f The Mission (AUS) x Mishani Electra (AUS) (Ad Valorem (USA))
Tnr: L G Ross Rdr: Ben Thompson 56
MM Gold Coast National Yearling Sale $25,000
Seller: KBL Thoroughbreds, Beaudesert, Qld (As Agent)
Buyer: Mishani Enterprises
4
3.7
Mishani Crown
- 2f Love Conquers All (AUS) x Mishani Queen (AUS) (Real Saga (AUS))
Tnr: L G Ross Rdr: J Byrne 56
5
4
Mishani Sunset
- 2f Heroic Valour (AUS) x Real Mystique (AUS) (Real Saga (AUS))
Tnr: L G Ross Rdr: S T Collett 56
6
5.4
Cherry Lips
- 2f Rothesay (AUS) x Snuggle Pot (AUS) (Denman (AUS))
Tnr: Brenton Andrew Rdr: Ms B Andrew 56
7
5.4
Mishani Invincible
- 2f The Mission (AUS) x Romnichal (AUS) (Sebring (AUS))
Tnr: L G Ross Rdr: R Dolan 56
8
6.6
Mishani Brazilian
- 2g Jungle Cat (IRE) x Some Call Her Wild (AUS) (Oratorio (IRE))
Tnr: L G Ross Rdr: Boris Thornton 58
9
26
Mishani Style
- 2f The Mission (AUS) x Mishani Nefertiti (AUS) (Nothing To Lose (USA))
Tnr: L G Ross Rdr: M R Du Plessis 56
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