Sire: Smart Missile
Trainer: Gerald Ryan
Cost: 2.5% @ $3,245 5% @ $6,490 10% @ 12,980
The Colt: SMART MISSILE x HOIST
This colt was purchased at the Inglis Classic Sale in the Gold Riband Session which Inglis rate as their best prospects to run early as a 2yo. He is a big strong colt, nice big hindquarter, big strong gaskins and good forearms. This colt moves well and has a good temperament.
Gerald Ryan commented, “Out of a good winning family, very athletic, moves well, well balanced. Will get up and go early for the 2yo classic races”.
He is currently at the breakers being educated to insure he is ready for the early 2yo races.
Gordan Pratt the breaker has reported, “Very straight forward colt, doing everything asked of him”
This colt has been vet checked and x-rayed.
He will be going to the breakers within the coming weeks to get him ready for the early 2yo races.
The colt is closely related to:
Might and Power, winner of 15 races, 1 at 2 and earnings of $5,226,286, a 7 time Group 1 winner including the Melbourne Cup Gr.1, Caulfield Cup Gr.1, WS Cox Plate Gr.1, Queen Elizabeth Gr.1, Mercedes Gr.1, Yalumba Gr.1 and the Doomben Cup Gr.1.
Mosheen, winner of 8 races, 1 at 2 and earnings of $2,780,350, a 4 time Group 1 winner including the Crown Oaks Gr.1, Australian Guinea’s Gr.1, Randwick Guinea’s Gr.1 and the Storm Queen Gr.1 and Sire.
Lucky Owners, winner of 4 races and earnings of $2,209,957, a dual Group 1 winner including the Hong Kong Mile Gr1, Hong Kong Derby Gr.1 and 2nd in the Classic Mile Gr.2.
He is also bred on the same cross as:
Darci Brahma, winner of 10 races, 4 at 2 and earnings of $935,096, a 5 time Group 1 winner including the TJ Smith Gr.1, 2000 Guinea’s Gr.1, Otaka Stakes Gr.1, Telegraph Gr.1 and the Waikato Stakes Gr.1 and Sire.
Atlantic Jewel, winner of 10 races and earnings of $1,587,925, 4 time Group 1 winner including the 1000 Guinea’s Gr.1, Caulfield Stakes Gr.1, All Aged Gr.1 and the Memsie Gr.1.
Planet Rock, winner of 5 races 1 at 2 and earnings of $301,208 including the 1000 Guinea’s Gr.1 and the Carat Gr.2.
Sire: SMART MISSILE
Australia’s most popular young sire in many years, Smart Missile, retired to stud in 2012 having captured the imagination of the racing industry with his undiluted brilliance. Smart Missile first revealed his devastating turn of foot when he won the Breeders’ Plate on debut. That raw speed was displayed time and time again over his next five starts, including defeats of previously unbeaten future G1 stars Sepoy and Foxwedge.
Dam: HOIST (Daughter of Zeditive)
Hoist was a winner of 8 races and half-sister to Blue Swift, multiple stakes placed. The Grand Dam, Divine Light is the Three-quarter-sister to the champion and one of the best race horses of our generation, Might And Power a winner of 15 races including 7 Group 1’s.
Trainer: GERALD RYAN (Rosehill)
Gerald Ryan was a former top jockey and has vast experience as a trainer, preparing feature race winners.
Gerald is considered by most as not only one of the best trainers, but one of the best horseman in Australia. Gerald’s Racehorse successes include Melito, Snitzel, Hinchinbrook, Hot Snitzel, Shinzig, Racer’s Edge, Hurricane Sky, Peggy Jean, Rothesay and Clangalang to name a few.
RACE NOMINATIONS and BONUS SCHEMES:
$3.5M Golden Slipper and Golden Rose Nominations, BOBS and BOBS Extra Nominations, $1.5M Blue Diamond and Blue Sapphire Stakes, Rich Inglis Race Series.