Day In The Sun For Cox Plate Winners

The Stradbroke meeting at Eagle Farm on Saturday proved to be a day in the sun for Cox Plate-winning sires Shamus Award and Ocean Park.

MR QUICKIE winning the Queensland Derby
MR QUICKIE winning the Queensland Derby Picture: Steve Hart

Both young stallions sired notable Group winners to give their stud careers a significant boost.

The classic win by the Shamus Award 3YO gelding Mr Quickie in the $600,000 Queensland Derby provided the second season sire with his first G1 winner and third stakes winner overall

Mr Quickie (Shamus Award x Special Favour by General Nediym) survived a protest from the connections of runner-up Vow And Declare (Declaration Of War) to make up for his unlucky third at his previous start in the G1 South Australian Derby in Adelaide.

After serving his first five seasons at Widden Stud in NSW, Shamus Award was transferred to Victoria’s Rosemont Stud in April where he will stand for an unchanged fee of $11,000 this spring.

The Derby win capped a big campaign by Mr Quickie as he has won four of his last six starts in Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane.

With nine wins and three placings from just 13 starts, Mr Quickie earnings are now just shy of $1 million.

Bred by Rosemont Stud, Mr Quickie was sold for $115,000 at the 2017 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale to the syndicator Wylie Dalziel and his bloodstock adviser, the former champion trainer Peter Moody.

Moody was so taken with the youngster that he kept a share while Rosemont Stud also bought back into the youngster.

Mr Quickie has now won nine races from 13 starts along with three placings for prize-money of $939,700.

The Phillip Stokes-trained Mr Quickie is the first winner from the General Nediym mare Special Favour, a daughter of the triple G2 winner and G1-placed My Tusker (Volksraad).

Special Favour was purchased for $30,000 by Rosemont Stud and Blue Sky Bloodstock at the 2015 Magic Millions Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale,

Her dam My Tusker is a half-sister to the G2 placed Platinum Passion (Redoute’s Choice), dam of the Listed winner Tribal Wisdom (Makfi).

Special Favour’s third dam is the five-time G1 winner Horlicks (Three Legs), dam of the 2000 Melbourne Cup winner Brew (Sir Tristram).

Special Favour has a 2YO filly by Zoustar who cost McEvoy Mitchell Racing $340,000 at the 2018 Sydney Classic Sale and yearling colt by Nostradamus. He was sold for $NZ125,000 to mark Pilkington at Karaka this year.

She was served by Sacred Falls last spring.

The Queensland winter carnival has been a rewarding one for Shamus Award as he is also the sire the G2 Doomben Roses winner Etana.

Mr Quickie is the first Brisbane carnival winner trained by Phillip Stokes, now based at Pakenham in Victoria.

"I think the sky's the limit for this horse. He's come a long way in a short space of time and who knows what he can measure up to next prep,” Stokes said.

"I'll leave him here for a month and then aim him at the spring in Melbourne.”


Racing and Sports



Eagle Farm

Saturday, 08th June 2019

7
14:55
(local)

Channel 7 Queensland Derby (G1)

Age: 3yo Type: OPEN
AUD $600,000
2400m TURF GOOD
7
14:55
(local)
AUD $600,000
2400m GOOD

Channel 7 Queensland Derby (G1)

Age: 3yo Type: OPEN
FP Silk Horse, Age & Sex
Sire & Dam
Jockey
Trainer
SP
WT
1st 2. MR QUICKIE (AUS) 3yo G
SHAMUS AWARD (AUS) - SPECIAL FAVOUR (AUS)
J ALLEN
PHILLIP STOKES
$2.75
57.0kg
Wylie Dalziel Roy Higgins Racing, P G Moody, Snow Road Thoroughbreds (Mgr: G N McNulty), Rosemont Stud Pty Ltd (Mgr: A P Mithen), F Cimera, 21st Century Trade Group No 5 Pty Ltd, B W Hurrell, R Y Recep, C De Bortoli, M A Mitchell, K H Warriner, Shangi Charges & K F McDonald

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2nd 10. VOW AND DECLARE (AUS) 3yo G
DECLARATION OF WAR (USA) - GEBLITZT (AUS)
DAMIEN OLIVER
DANNY O'BRIEN
$26.00
57.0kg
G & Mrs S M Corrigan, P J Lanskey, Mrs H R Hueston, T C Lanskey, J P Lanskey, K T Goodman, W R Leitch, A F Lanskey, B T Lanskey, L J Lanskey, S W R Knipe & S A Livingstone

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3rd 15. ALIFEROUS (AUS) 3yo F
HINCHINBROOK (AUS) - WILLOW (AUS)
BRENTON AVDULLA
KRIS LEES
$13.00
55.0kg
K Coughlan, N B Whatmore, M B French, M Haggarty, G J Rigby, A M Rhodes, C J Sneddon, A G Cammarano, D Girvan, J Lunn, D J Love, M J McLean, J P Moffat & S J Oliver, Willow, Pacific Boss, G & M Barnett Racing, Hearts Racing, Australian Bloodstock & Maxim Racing No 2.

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4th 6. NOBU (NZ) 3yo G
RELIABLE MAN (GB) - ROYAL PRIZE (NZ)
TOMMY BERRY
CHRIS WALLER
$5.00
57.0kg

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5th 13. CARIF (AUS) 3yo C
SO YOU THINK (NZ) - NORZITA (NZ)
KERRIN MCEVOY
PETER & PAUL SNOWDEN
$21.00
57.0kg
6th 7. NOT A SINGLE CENT (AUS) 3yo G
NOT A SINGLE DOUBT (AUS) - BUSKING (AUS)
MICHAEL DEE
CIARON MAHER & DAVID EUSTACE
$101.00
57.0kg

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7th 18. GRAND BOUQUET (NZ) 3yo F
SAVABEEL (AUS) - DAFFODIL (NZ)
MATTHEW MC GILLIVRAY
KRIS LEES
$61.00
55.0kg

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8th 3. FUN FACT (AUS) 3yo G
THE FACTOR (USA) - FILL THE PAGE (AUS)
MICHAEL CAHILL
BJORN BAKER
$21.00
57.0kg

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9th 17. RE EDIT (AUS) 3yo F
CAMELOT (GB) - SO DIVINE (NZ)
JAMES MCDONALD
CHRIS WALLER
$5.50
55.0kg

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10th 4. DECLARES WAR (AUS) 3yo G
DECLARATION OF WAR (USA) - KRISTEVA (AUS)
CRAIG WILLIAMS
MATT CUMANI
$21.00
57.0kg

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11th 5. SAVVY OAK (NZ) 3yo G
SAVABEEL (AUS) - FAIRY OAK (NZ)
MICHAEL WALKER
TRENT BUSUTTIN & NATALIE YOUNG
$21.00
57.0kg

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12th 1. STARS OF CARRUM (AUS) 3yo C
FIORENTE (IRE) - SIGNORET (AUS)
TIM CLARK
ROBBIE LAING
$41.00
57.0kg

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13th 19. HOME MADE (AUS) 3yo G
HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE) - GLIDING (AUS)
JAMIE KAH
J G SARGENT
$61.00
57.0kg

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14th 11. MAHIS ANGEL (AUS) 3yo C
MAHISARA (AUS) - MISS ANGELINA (AUS)
JOE BOWDITCH
LLOYD KENNEWELL
$81.00
57.0kg

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15th 8. TRUSTY LAD (NZ) 3yo C
RELIABLE MAN (GB) - MISS JUVENTUS (AUS)
JAMES ORMAN
MATT KROPP
$101.00
57.0kg
16th 14. SHIRANDA (AUS) 3yo G
BERNARDINI (USA) - PERMEATE (GB)
BRAD STEWART
JOHN MANZELMANN
$201.00
57.0kg
17th 9. A MAN TO MATCH (AUS) 3yo G
HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE) - PREGRADA (AUS)
LARRY CASSIDY
TONY GOLLAN
$101.00
57.0kg

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F 12. LORD ARTHUR (AUS) 3yo G
CAMELOT (GB) - IMPOSINGLY (AUS)
COREY BROWN
MURRAY BAKER & ANDREW FORSMAN
$31.00
57.0kg

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