Exciting Rubick Filly Wins $1million Inglis Sprint

Tara Madgwick - Wednesday February 12

Rubick’s star performer Yes Yes Yes might have been retired to stud, but he has another potential topliner waiting in the wings with progressive filly Rubisaki showing her class to win the $1million Inglis Sprint (1200m) at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.

Rubisaki scored a dominant win in the $1million Inglis Sprint - image Steve Hart

Trained in Victoria by Patrick Payne and sporting the familiar colours of Joe O’Neill’s Prime Thoroughbreds, Rubisaki was sent out favourite and surged through the wet conditions late to win eased down on the line by a length and a half.

Winning connections of Rubisaki“There were some good horses in that race, but she’s a good filly,” said Joe O’Neill.

“Now we just need to work out where we go next. There are a lot of good three year-olds, but there won’t be many fillies better than her.

“She has a great ownership group, some of them have been with me fore years and they come from as far as Tasmania and the Gold Coast and Tamworth, just lovely people.”

An $85,000 Inglis Classic purchase for Prime Thoroughbreds from the Edinburgh Park draft, Rubisaki has built an imposing record with five wins and two seconds from seven starts with prizemoney in excess of $850,000.

Patrick Payne was full of praise for the filly who gives her best every time she steps out.

Rubisaki was bred and sold by Ian Smith's Edinburgh Park“She has a great attitude and has been like that since she was a baby,” he said.

“That great attitude is going to take her a long way.”

Rubisaki was bred by Ian Smith and is the fourth winner from four foals to race from Senro Kisaki, a Sydney metropolitan winner by Danehill Dancer (IRE).

Coolmore’s Colm Santry has had a hand in the extended pedigree of Rubisaki.

He purchased her dam Senro Kisaki as a yearling at the Inglis Scone Sale for $80,000 and he also bought her imported mother Leifling (USA) from the Tattersalls Sales in the UK back in 1996 on behalf of Greg Nattrass, who bred Senro Kisaki.

The Coolmore team were delighted to have Senro Kisaki back at the farm last spring to visit Rubick again and she has a lovely weanling filly by So You Think.

Her current yearling is a colt by Sizzling that was offered by Edinburgh Park at Magic Millions and not surprisingly snapped up by Prime Thoroughbreds for $100,000!

Rubick yearlings were great buying at Inglis Classic over the past three days with 17 yearlings averaging $69,471 and five selling for $100,000 or more with a colt from Elite Dane his top seller at $160,000.



Race Result - Inglis Sprint 1200m

Warwick Farm Track: Heavy(9) Time: 1:11.80
T: Patrick Payne J: W Egan 54
3f Rubick (AUS) x Senro Kisaki (AUS) (Danehill Dancer (IRE))
T: G D Hickman J: N Rawiller 56
3g Sizzling (AUS) x Elusive Air (USA) (Elusive Quality (USA))
True Detective
T: C J Waller J: G Boss 56
3g Shamus Award (AUS) x Girls Rule (AUS) (Geiger Counter (USA))
Roman Wolf
T: G Portelli J: Rachel King 56
3g Deep Field (AUS) x Exhibit (AUS) (Octagonal (NZ))
T: Bjorn Baker J: J R Collett 54
3f Rubick (AUS) x Jadana (AUS) (Jade Hunter (USA))
Condo's Express
T: Richard Laming J: J B Mc Donald 56
3g Rubick (AUS) x Braided (AUS) (Elusive Quality (USA))
T: C J Waller J: G Schofield 56
3g Brazen Beau (AUS) x Ready As Elle (AUS) (More Than Ready (USA))
T: P & P Snowden J: Tommy Berry 56
3c I Am Invincible (AUS) x Danish Spy (AUS) (Dane Shadow (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $300,000
V:Yarraman Park Stud Scone NSW
B: James Harron Bloodstock
T: Joseph Pride J: A Hyeronimus 56
3g Hinchinbrook (AUS) x Redhandedjill (AUS) (Mull Of Kintyre (USA))
T: Brooke Somers J: Jean Van Overmeire 56
3g Wandjina (AUS) x Tiffinco (AUS) (Zeditave (AUS))
T: D & B Hayes & T Dabernig J: T Marquand 56
3c Fastnet Rock (AUS) x Norzita (NZ) (Thorn Park (AUS))
Stallion Parade
More Reading...
Invincible Spirit Colt Tops Goffs Orby First Session
A huge group of buyers descended on Doncaster for the relocated 2020 Goffs Orby Sale which recorded an 81% clearance rate for today’s opening session, but recorded marked decreases in aggregate and average.
Could the Real Stars Be Under the Radar?
The upcoming Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale has investors all over the country salivating over the smorgasboard of elite mares on offer, but are some of the real stars flying under the radar?
Crackerjack September for King
The first three home in the 1600m maiden at Ballarat on Wednesday were all nominated for either the VRC Derby or Oaks and while Crackerjack King (IRE) colt Crackerjack Prince had to settle for second to Redwood Shadow, his effort was another indication of the growing esteem in which his sire is held.
American Karaka Investment Set to Pay Off
A decision to invest in a handful of yearlings at Karaka last year is looking set to payoff for a group of American investors.
Stakes Goals for Promising Pierro 3YO’s
The first two races at Randwick on Wednesday on the Kensington track were won in good style by a pair of Pierro three year-olds with spring stakes goals on the agenda that were both bred by Greg and Donna Kolivos.
One to Watch – Murray Bridge
He’s taken a little while to come to hand, but the half-brother to Champion 3YO Filly Sunlight showed potential when bolting clear to win as he pleased at Murray Bridge on Wednesday.
Winning Debut for Foal Gallery Star
There were some very happy owner breeders after the first race at Geelong on Friday which was won in style by promising Night of Thunder (IRE) filly Norbu.
Sires With Winners - Tuesday September 29
Here is the full list of 21 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia today with winners and result details.
The Jewel in the Crown
One of the saddest foaling stories to emerge this spring came from Coolmore last month when they reported the tragic death of Fastnet Rock’s champion daughter Atlantic Jewel, but a month on and her orphaned colt foal by Justify (USA) has not only survived, but he has thrived!
Past Week's 2YO Trial Results
Stakes racing kicks off this weekend for the babies with the Breeders Plate and Gimcrack Stakes at Randwick and the Maribyrnong Trial Stakes at Flemington, so here are the juvenile trial placegetters so far with breeding and sale info.