Sire: Artie Schiller
Trainer: Mick Price
Cost: 2.5% @ $4,995 or 5% @ $8,990 or 10% @ $17,980
PERSONALLY PICKED BY MICK PRICE. GOOD BONE, GOOD KNEES, BIG TOUGH HORSE. GREAT PEDIGREE AND TYPE. NAVICA THE MARE IS A HALF SISTER TO CHAMPION DESERT WAR.
What a colt! What a Pedigree! What a Trainer!
This Artie Schiller Colt was hand selected by Mick Price. Mick Price’s comments “He reminds me a little of Flying Artie who has more Group 1’s to win. He is a big strong yearling, good feet, good bone, good knees, big tough horse, very athletic. Great pedigree and type, I love him”
This impeccably bred colt is the three-quarter brother to LASER HAWK (pictured left), winner of the Gr.1 Rosehill Guineas, 3rd Gr.1 AJC Australian Derby, 3rd Gr.1 George Main Stakes and 3rd Gr.1 Randwick Guineas which makes this colt a true Stallions Prospect.
This colt is also the half-brother to WAR JET an 8-time winner and the full brother to lightly raced WHIRLWIND ASCENT, winner of 3 races.
John Ledger the breaker has reported, “He is a lovely colt, really strong and powerful. He did all the tasks asked of him with no fuss and easily. I really like him a very nice colt”
This classy colt has finished being broken in and is every chance to run as an early 2yo. He has commenced pre-training and will be heading to Mick Price’s Caulfield stable when completed to start his first preparation.
Sire: ARTIE SCHILLER
Artie Schiller (pictured right) was the winner of 10 races 2 at 2 including the Gr.1 Breeders’ Cup Mile on turf and over $2 million in stakes.
Artie Schiller is by Champion Two-Year-Old Leading Sire, and noted sire of sires El Prado, out of a dual grade one winning mare.
Navica was a winner and is the half-sister to DESERT WAR 2007 Champion Australian Middle-Distance Horse. Winner of 12 races and $3,046,610 including Gr.1 AJC Epsom H.-twice, Gr.1 Chipping Norton S, Gr.1, Queen Elizabeth S, Gr.1 VRC LKS Mackinnon S, Gr.1, STC Ranvet S, Gr.1 Apollo Stakes. Navica is also the half-sister to LASER HAWK winner of 5 races and $711,750 including Gr.1 ATC Rosehill Guineas, 3rd Gr.1 Australian Derby, 3rd Gr.1 ATC Randwick Guineas, 3rd Gr.1 George Main Stakes.
Trainer: MICK PRICE
Trained by Mick Price (pictured left) who is considered a big player in the Victorian training ranks. He is now firmly established in the top echelon of trainers not only in Victoria but Australia. Mick Price has prepared more than 100 winners a season for the past 10 seasons, a position that puts him in rare company. Mick has trained Group 1 winners Lankin Rupee, Samaready, Aloha, Extreme Choice, Heart Of Dreams, Gallica, Alamosa, Light Fantastic, Shinzig, Pure Harmony to name a few.
Mick Price knows the Artie Schiller progeny well and has had huge success with the Artie Schiller progeny being the trainer of 3yo FLYING ARTIE, winner of the Gr.1 Coolmore Stud, 2nd Gr.1 Blue Diamond and 3rd Golden Slipper and earnings of $1,266,000.
There is no markup on the share price, just the expenses in acquiring the horse which includes travel and accommodation, vetting, floating from the sale, Photographs and Footage, Horse Registration Fees, Magic Millions Nominations and a 10% Bloodstock fee.
Great Value at $8,990 per 5% share or $4,995 per 2.5% share. The monthly fixed upkeep is $215 per 5% share or $107.50 per 2.5% share,.
Don’t hesitate, a rare opportunity in this amazing stallion prospect picked by Mick Price.