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2006 High Chaparral (Sadler's Wells) x Triassic (Tights)
Coolmore Stud

A World Class Racehorse & one of Australia’s leading sires … 10 Group 1 victories in 2 hemispheres, defeating over 75 individual Group 1 winners with earnings of $8.9 million … top performers include Group 1 winners Quick Thinker, Inference, Nakeeta Jane, La Bella Diosa, D’Argento, Sopressa and 2021 George Ryder Stakes winner Think It Over … yearlings in 2021 sold for $1,000,000, $900,000, $800,000, $450,000, $370,000, $350,000, $340,000, $330,000, $310,000, $300,000, $300,000 etc.

Coolmore Stud

Coolmore Stud

Stands at Coolmore Australia
2021 FEE: $77,000

3367 Golden Highway , Jerry's Plains, NSW, 2330
+61 (02) 6576 4200

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Latest News

Breednet Launch Distance Sire Tables

There are so many ways in which we can evaluate the performance of sires and while sire tables for two and three year old sires are common, sire tables based on distance parameters are not and they do offer a unique insight into where the strength of a stallion can really be found.

So You Think She’s Promising

Red hot sire So You Think missed a stakes-winner this Saturday with handy stayer So You Win going down narrowly in the Listed Ipswich Cup, but he did have a promising winner on the same program in undefeated filly Palaisipan.

One to Watch – Warwick Farm

Randwick trainer John Thompson is renowned for his patient approach and it looks like paying dividends for this talented daughter of So You Think, who posted her first metropolitan success at Warwick Farm on Monday.

So You Think Brisbane Cup Quinella

Irish bred So You Think gelding Knights Order led home a quinella for his sire in the Group II Brisbane Cup (3200m) at Eagle Fam on Saturday when leading all the way to defeat Carif.

So You Think Stayer Wins Winter Cup

Irish bred So You think gelding Knights Order won the Listed ATC Tatts Club Cup last October and claimed his second Black Type win of the season when taking out the Listed ATC Winter Cup (2400m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

So You Think Mare Secures Melbourne Cup Start

So You Think’s talented staying daughter Realm of Flowers won the Group III SAJC Fillies Classic (2500m) on this day last year and 12 months on has become the first horse into the 2021 Melbourne Cup after securing her place with a facile near five length romp in the Listed VRC Andrew Ramsden Stakes (2800m) at Flemington on Saturday.




Top Sales

2019 ex Martilago(AUS)
2019 ex Nakataan (NZ)
2019 ex Fragrance (AUS)
2020 ex Bobine (USA)
2019 ex Senro Kisaki(AUS)

Australia Yearling Stats

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Top Sales

2019 ex Martilago(AUS)
2019 ex Nakataan (NZ)
2019 ex Fragrance (AUS)
2020 ex Bobine (USA)
2019 ex Senro Kisaki(AUS)

New Zealand Yearling Stats

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Pedigree Table

High Chaparral (IRE) 1999
Triassic (NZ) 1990
Sadler's Wells (USA) 1981
Kasora (IRE) 1993
Tights (USA) 1981
Astral Row (NZ) 1979
Northern Dancer (CAN) 1975
Fairy Bridge (USA) 1975
Darshaan (GB) 1982
Kozana (GB) 1982
Nijinsky II (CAN) 1971
Dancealot (USA) 1971
Long Row (GB) 1970
Pak Bun Bay (AUS) 1970
Natalma: 4s x5d
Nearctic: 4s x5d
Northern Dancer: 3s x4d

Runners Today

Race 1 Caboteur 2g ex: Acts Of Grace
Race 1 Son Of Emperor 2c ex: Fill The Page
Race 3 Mentalism 3g ex: Escobar
Race 6 Thinking Cap 4m ex: Moon Cha Cha
Race 1 Keiretsu 5m ex: Waitomo Toka
Sapphire Coast
Race 2 Think Rush 5g ex: So Sydney
Race 3 Sonora 2f ex: Spurs And Sashes
Race 4 Dancingmiracle 4m ex: Fidelias Dance
Race 4 Think French 3f ex: Shontee
Race 5 So Thoughtful 4g ex: Zali
Race 6 Dixie Built 6g ex: Dixie Paradise
Race 9 Valorous 7g ex: Modonna
Race 9 Sacred Judgement 5g ex: Rose Ransom
Race 11 Adipson 5g ex: Reglisse
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Yesterday's Results

1st Belmont Park: Treasured Crown 4g ex Jewelled
1st Rosehill: So Say You 4m ex Zarock
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Distance Performance

Short <= 1200m
19.4% - (169)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
31.5% - (274)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
25.4% - (221)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
15.4% - (134)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
6.6% - (57)
Long 2400m+
1.6% - (14)

Top Nicks

Redoute's Choice
24 wnrs , (3 sw) Fasika
19 wnrs , (2 sw) Northwest Passage
18 wnrs , (2 sw) Think It Over
Star Way
3 wnrs , (2 sw) La Diosa
Encosta De Lago
14 wnrs , (1 sw) Higher Ground
Flying Spur
13 wnrs , (1 sw) Nakeeta Jane
Danehill Dancer
7 wnrs , (1 sw) Thought Of That
General Nediym
5 wnrs , (1 sw) Global Thinking
Al Maher
3 wnrs , (1 sw) Quick Thinker
Desert Sun
3 wnrs , (1 sw) Poland

Race Record

At 2
1st - Freeway Hotel Artarmon Hcp (1400)
At 3
1st - Tatts Cox Plate (2040) Gr.1
1st - Gloaming Stakes (1800) Gr.3
2nd - Emirates Stakes (1600) Gr.1
2nd - Jim Beam Ming Dynasty Qlty (1400) LR
At 4
1st - W S Cox Plate (2040) Gr.1
1st - Underwood Stakes (1800) Gr.1
1st - Yalumba Stakes (2000) Gr.1
1st - Mackinnon Stakes (2000) Gr.1
1st - Tattersalls Gold Cup (1600) Gr.1
1st - Coral-Eclipse (1600) Gr.1
1st - N Z Bloodstock Memsie Stakes (1400) Gr.2
2nd - Prince of Wales's Stakes (1600) Gr.1
3rd - Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200) Gr.1
At 5
1st - Red Mills Irish Champion Stakes (2000) Gr.1
1st - Tattersalls Gold Cup (1600) Gr.1
1st - 150th Anniversary of Prince of Wales's Stakes (1600) Gr.1
1st - High Chaparral European Breeders Fund Mooresbridge Stakes (1800) Gr.3
2nd - Qipco Champion Stakes (1600) Gr.1
4th - Dubai World Cup Sponsored By Emirates Airline (2000) Gr.1
4th - Qatar Prix De L'Arc De Triomphe (2400) Gr.1

Stud MediaMore Media


So You Think

Irish bred stayer Knights Order (6g So You Think x Lamanka Lass by Woodman) led home a quinella for his sire in the Group II Brisbane Cup (3200m) at Eagle Fam on Saturday when leading all the way to defeat Carif (5g So You Think x Norzita, by Thorn Park).

Rock hard fit and running on a seven day back up after winning the Listed ATC Winter Cup at Rosehill last Saturday, the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained Knights Order showed serious staying talent when powering away from Carif to win by a commanding four and three-quarter lengths.

"Obviously, he was a query at the two miles but Gai said to just ride him like normal and if he doesn't run it out, he doesn't run it out, but don't try and change too much with him," said winning rider Tim Clark.

"I just allowed him to get him into that nice rhythm and he bowled along.

"It was probably a bit of a masterstroke by Gai and Adrian to take the blinkers off him. It just allowed him to relax that little bit better and he ran that out really strongly."

With seven wins from 17 starts and over $467,000 in prizemoney, Knight’s Order can now have a short break before preparing for a spring campaign.

"He has certainly gone to a new level this campaign," Bott said.

"We will give him a short freshen up and really hone-in now and see what we can come up with for the spring because I really feel he's a worthy contender and (he has) made that leap."

Purchased for 250,000 guineas by from the 2018 Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale by McKeever Bloodstock/ Gai Waterhouse Racing, Knights Order is a half-brother to Group II winner Dark Islander from good producer Lamanka Lass, who has left nine winners from 11 foals to race.

Knight’s Order is one of 12 Australian stakes-winners this season for So You Think with those stakes-winners ranging in distance from 1200 to 3200m demonstrating rare versatility that very few stallions can deliver.

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So You Think

So You Think has had an amazing season of success on the racetrack and his achievements have flowed through to the sale ring with five of his weanlings averaging $192,000 at the Magic Millions National Sale this week highlighted by a stunning colt that sold for $475,000.

Consigned by Erinvale Thoroughbreds, the colt from Bobine (USA) made $475,000 when bought by Irish bloodstock agent Mick Flanagan.

The colt is a half-brother to three winners highlighted by Group II winner Reelem in Ruby.

“He was a lovely horse right from the time he was born,” said John Kenneally of Erinvale Thoroughbreds.

“He’s by a fantastic stallion and we try and bring the best foals here. We’ve done that for quite a few years and I think he was an outstanding horse.”

So You Think has had a deserved fee increase for this spring and stands at $77,000.

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Current Runners Accepted

Sunday, July 25
Gosford Race 1 - 1600m Maiden
Caboteur (ex: Acts Of Grace) Tnr: David Payne Rdr: Grant Buckley
Gosford Race 1 - 1600m Maiden
Son Of Emperor (ex: Fill The Page) Tnr: David Payne Rdr: Tom Sherry
Gosford Race 3 - 1000m Maiden
Mentalism (ex: Escobar) Tnr: Gwenda Markwell Rdr: Not Notified
Gosford Race 5 - 1200m Maiden
Perfect Darling (ex: Cat's Wish) Tnr: John Sargent Rdr:
Gosford Race 6 - 1200m Benchmark 64
Thinking Cap (ex: Moon Cha Cha) Tnr: Jason Coyle Rdr: Rachel King
Murwillumbah Race 1 - 1550m Class B
Keiretsu (ex: Waitomo Toka) Tnr: Bevan Johnson Rdr: Olivia Kendal
Sale Race 7 - 1415m Benchmark 64
Real Thinker (ex: Margobelle) Tnr: Eric Musgrove Rdr: Patrick Moloney
Sapphire Coast Race 2 - 1412m Maiden
Think Rush (ex: So Sydney) Tnr: Michael Gatty Rdr: Brendan Ward
Sunshine Coast Race 8 - 1400m Class 2
Mishani Destroyer (ex: Mishani Radiance) Tnr: Kelly Purdy Rdr: Sheriden Tomlinson
Singapore Race 9 - 1200m Class 4
Valorous (ex: Modonna) Tnr: Timothy Fitzsimmons Rdr: Danny Beasley
Singapore Race 9 - 1200m Class 4
Sacred Judgement (ex: Rose Ransom) Tnr: Mark W Walker Rdr: Kasim A'isisuhairi
Singapore Race 11 - 1800m Class 4
Adipson (ex: Reglisse) Tnr: Steven H Burridge Rdr: Chin Chuen Wong
Warracknabeal Race 3 - 1205m Maiden
Sonora (ex: Spurs And Sashes) Tnr: C & D Maher & Eustace Rdr: Harry Coffey
Warracknabeal Race 4 - 1610m Maiden
Dancingmiracle (ex: Fidelias Dance) Tnr: Matt Cumani Rdr: John Allen
Warracknabeal Race 4 - 1610m Maiden
Think French (ex: Shontee) Tnr: Logan McGill Rdr: Jack Martin
Warracknabeal Race 5 - 1610m Maiden
So Thoughtful (ex: Zali) Tnr: Bryce Stanaway Rdr: Cory Parish
Warracknabeal Race 6 - 1610m Restricted 58
Dixie Built (ex: Dixie Paradise) Tnr: M & L Cerchi Rdr: Thomas Stockdale
Monday, July 26
Corowa Race 3 - 1200m Class 2
Defence Force (ex: Nicamorae) Tnr: Richard Freyer Rdr: Michael Heagney
Corowa Race 6 - 1600m Benchmark 58
Tough Decision (ex: Verbose) Tnr: Phil Sweeney Rdr: Amy Mc Lucas
Scone Race 6 - 1300m Benchmark 58
Nowyunomi (ex: Sam I Am) Tnr: Darren Egan Rdr: Aaron Bullock
Tuesday, July 27
Gatton Race 5 - 1400m Benchmark 58
Righteousness (ex: Goolash) Tnr: Greg Cornish Rdr: Jasmine Cornish
Gatton Race 9 - 1600m Class 3
Righteousness (ex: Goolash) Tnr: Greg Cornish Rdr: Not Notified
Taree Race 7 - 1600m Benchmark 58
Done Good (ex: Molto Bene) Tnr: John Cooper Rdr: Jayden Barrie
Wednesday, July 28
Belmont Race 21 - 1200m Rest 0 Metro Wins 0
Fine Romance (ex: Paris Romance)
Tnr: G and A Williams
Doomben Race 6 - 1600m Maiden 0
Vitesse Francais (ex: Returntosender)
Tnr: Kelly Schweida
Kensington Race 1 - 1150m Benchmark 72 0
Soami (ex: Longoria)
Tnr: Matthew Dunn
Kensington Race 2 - 1400m Benchmark 72 0
Game Theory (ex: Lofiel)
Tnr: G Ryan and S Alexiou
Kensington Race 4 - 1550m Benchmark 72 0
Game Theory (ex: Lofiel)
Tnr: G Ryan and S Alexiou
This Is So (ex: So Sydney)
Tnr: Anthony Cummings
Kensington Race 8 - 1100m Maiden 0
Perfect Darling (ex: Cat's Wish)
Tnr: John Sargent
Thursday, July 29
Cairns Race 1 - 1500m Open 0
Brilliant Mind (ex: Starspangled)
Tnr: Stephen Massingham
Gawler Race 2 - 1506m Benchmark 54 0
Is That So (ex: La Remlap)
Tnr: Bruce Potter
Wyong Race 1 - 1600m Benchmark 68 0
Edge Of Darkness (ex: Snitzel's Jewel)
Tnr: Mark Newnham
Wyong Race 3 - 1350m Benchmark 64 0
If You Think So (ex: Aerate's Pick)
Tnr: Jeremy Sylvester
Friday, July 30
Carnarvon Race 1 - 1200m Maiden 0
Princess Lilytess (ex: Pilbara Sand)
Tnr: G W Hammarquist

Fee History

2020-$38,500 , 2019-$38,500 , 2018-$44,000 , 2017-$60,500 , 2016-$49,500 , 2015-$49,500 , 2014-$55,000 , 2013-$66,000 , 2012-$66,000

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