Sire: Fighting Sun
Dam: Scenic Castle
Trainer: Anthony Freedman
CLASSY INDIVIDUAL, HE HAS REAL PRESENCE ABOUT HIM
The Colt: FIGHTING SUN x SCENIC CASTLE
He has a flawless action and is a fluent mover. Big, rangy colt, stands over ground and is a good size.
There is a lot to like. He has a lot of scope about him. This colt is a beautiful natured horse and is so relaxed, nothing bothers him.
A very classy individual, he has real presence about him. Good angles, a classic type of horse. We have found one at very good value.
He is being set for the Magic Millions Race Series.
The colt’s stallion match indicates his pedigree is exceptional and there are ten superior horses with a very similar pattern including:
COSMIC ENDEAVOUR. 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, ATC Canterbury S., Gr.1, Qld Tatt’s RC Tattersall’s Tiara, Gr.1, ATC Sapphire S., Gr.2, BRC Dane Ripper S., Gr.2, Scone RC Inglis Guineas, RL, ATC Irresistible Pools & Spas H., Australian Turf Club 2YO P., 2d ATC PJ Bell S., Gr.3, Guy Walter S., Gr.3, 3d Hawkesbury RC Darley Crown, Gr.3, 4th ATC Triscay S., Gr.3, MRC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, MVRC Champagne S., Gr.3, ATC Darby Munro S., L, BRC Hampden S., L.
MNEMOSYNE. 6 WINS-1 at 2-from 1100 to 1600m, MRC Thousand Guineas., Gr.1, STC Queen of the Turf., Gr.2, NSW Tatt’s RC Furious S., Gr.2, STC Tea Roses., Gr.2, AJC Slver ShadowS., Gr.3, ATC Bradley Photographers 2YO h., 2d AJC Sires Produce S., Gr.1, Surround S., Gr.2, STC Riesling Slipper Trail S., Gr.2, AJC Kindergarten S., Gr.3, 3d AJC Flight S., Gr.1, STC Coolmore Classic., Gr.1.
MANHATTAN RAIN. 2 wins-2 at 2, Sires Produce S., Gr.1, 2d Cox Plate., Gr.1, 3d Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Caulfield Guinea’s., Gr.1, Champaigne., Gr.1.
ALOHA. 8 wins from 1200m to 1750m, ATC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1, VRC PFD Food Services S., Gr.3, MRC Lord S., L, VRC Aktrapid Nursing Agency H., MVRC Nye at MVRC H., VRC Better Draw H., MRC Thomas Moule H., Yalumba H., 2d VRC Henry Bucks S., L, MRC Kevin Hayes S., L, MVRC TEAC Flashback P., 3d Moonee Valley Fillies Classic, Gr.2, SAJC Adelaide Guineas, L, 4th ATC George Ryder S., Gr.1, SAJC Schweppes Oaks, Gr.1.
Sire: FIGHTING SUN
Fighting Sun is a precocious undefeated juvenile stakes winner. He is by Champion Freshman Sire, Northern Meteor – the premier son of Encosta de Lago – out of a classic winning mare, and inbred to the family of Sadler’s Wells, Fairy King and Nureyev.
Fighting son is out of Group One winner, Ivory’s Irish. His oldest progeny are 2yo’s.
FIGHTING SUN. 2 wins at 2, ATC Canonbury S., L, Membership on Sale 2YO P.
IVORY’S IRISH. 5 wins from 1300m to 2400m, Australian Derby, Gr.1, STC Tulloch S., Gr.2, Theo Marks H., Gr.2, AJC Broadway H., Centennial Park H., 2d STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2, BATC St Paschals Parish H., QTC Awapuni H., 3d AJC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.3, QTC Our Planet H., 4th Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, GCTC AD Hollindale Cup, Gr.3, Magic Millions 2YO Classic S., RL.
Dam: SCENIC CASTLE
Scenic Castle, by Scenic, was an unraced mare. She has hit her mark as a broodmare. Scenic Castle has produced a Black Type performer in Stormy Scene and a multiple city winner in Black Royale.
STORMY SCENE. Winner at 1600m, WATC D’Orsogna Champagne Ham H., 2d Pinjarra Cup, L, WATC Dayana P., 3d WATC Westspeed 3YO H.
BLACK ROYALE. 3 wins at 2200m, 2400m, WATC Hellstorm H., Konica Minolta Business Solutions H., 2d WATC Westspeed Stayers’ Bonus H., 3d WATC Westspeed Stayers’ Bonus H.
Scenic Castle is also the half-sister to Black Type winner, Blue Blood.
BLUE BLOOD. 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1050m to 1800m, SAJC Hill-Smith S., L, Marooned H., 2YO H., 2d VRC Sutcliffe S., L, 3d AJC Kensington Flying Welter H., SAJC Dairy Vale Custard H., 4th SAJC Sunsmart S., L.
Broodmare sire Scenic, has produced 82 stakes winners, 11 at Group One level with earnings of over $82 million.
His progeny have won VRC Lightning S, AJC Galaxy H, and the ATC Flight stakes. His Group One horses include Niconero, Nicconi and First Seal.
Trainer: ANTHONY FREEDMAN
Anthony is the third eldest of racing’s famous Freedman brothers. He has been an integral part of the vast Freedman Racing operation since the mid-1980’s.
After Anthony completed Year 12 at Canberra Grammar, he joined his brother Lee and Richard, as an assistant, at Warwick Farm in 1983. He was part of the move to Melbourne, training out of Melbourne, training out of the Flemington stables in 1984.
Late in 1992, Anthony pioneered the Freedman brothers first foray interstate, when he opened a stable at Randwick. In that first year in Sydney he prepared Bint Marscay to win the 1993 Group One Golden Slipper Stakes at Rosehill.
Anthony Freedman who has a keen eye for a yearling, is heavily involved in the yearling sales inspection process. It was Anthony Freedman who selected and bought Naturalism as a yearling for only $35,000. He also selected Mummify for $60,000 and True Glo for $40,000 out of the Adelaide sales.
Freedman Racing has produced 124 Group one winners, starting with Miss Clipper, who won the first in 1986. The record included five Melbourne Cups, four Caulfield Cups, Four Golden Slippers, Two Cox Plates, Eight Derby’s, Eleven Oaks, Three Newmarket’s and Seven Victorian Metropolitan Trainers Premierships.
NOMINATIONS AND BONUS SCHEMES
Eligible for the VOBIS and VOBIS GOLD, Magic Millions Race Series, $3.5 million Golden Slipper, Golden Rose, $1.5 million Blue Diamond and Blue Sapphire.
Share Price: 2.5% share $1,499.00 or 5% share $2,998 or 10% share $5,996
Share Price Includes – Purchase Price, Training, Pre-training, Agistment, Insurance (13/03/2018 to 31/03/19), Vetting, Transport and all other associated costs up to the 1st May, 2018.
Ongoing costs at around $22.00 per week per 2.5%.