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A Select Draft for Premier Sales

An Intimate Glimpse Of The Stars To Be Offered At The Victorian Premier Sale

Glitz n Glam Custom

Lot 25 Bay Colt by Ocean Park, Cox winner first crop to be sold from Glitz ‘N’ Glam,this is her second foal her first foal is yet to race.

Lady of the Valley Custom

Lot 87 Bay Colt by Squamosa from Lady of the Valley (NZ) by Bigstone dam to 2000 metres dam half sister Greenmailer, 5 foals to race all winners.

Princeton Miss Custom

Lot 280 Chest. Colt by Sebring from Princeton Miss byNot A Single Doubt dam won 2 races at 1000 and 1100 metres this is her first foal.

Prospect Street Custom

Lot 283 Bay Colt by Magnus from Prospect Street by Street Cry from a half sister to Platinum Kingdom winner of 9 races, carries 3 crosses Mr Prospector.

Three Rainbows Custom

Lot 394 Bay Colt by Fastnet Rock from Three Rainbows (Ire) sister to Marquesa by Kingmambo dam unraced three sister to Mambo Light.


Wanted strikes with a double

Wanted burst onto the scene siring a winning double on New Year’s Day at Flemington, when Want To Rock, an unraced two year old, won the New Year Plate.

She led for most of the race and was challenged more than once in the straight, but simply refused to give in under pressure.

That is a positive sign, she is just not a speed machine and could develop into quite a handy filly and get further as the races draw out in distance.

Want To Rock is the first foal of her dam Rock the Moment, to race, her only previous foal by Bel Esprit died, she has since been covered in the last two seasons by So You Think.  

Rough Justice completed a double for Wanted when he won the Red Tempo Handicap over 1000 metres; he has increased his stake earnings by an additional $44,000, with a total of $370,000, from 16 starts, five wins and eight placings.

Often too much is expected of sires with their first couple of crops, however, for no obvious reasons there could be a transitional stage that has never been taken seriously into consideration.

Wanted CustomWanted

All sires don’t necessarily follow pedigree, there is always going to be exceptions, we must allow for that and accept it, there are no options.

Wanted was endowed with a fair amount of talent when racing, he did win a Newmarket Handicap and was placed four times at Group level.

His yearlings sold to $220, 000 at last year’s Premier Sale, and he will again be well represented at this year’s sales.

While Wanted commenced with a bang, siring a double, his stud mate, Magnus, is ticking over just nicely with Magna Rossa recording her first city win and certainly it want be her last, there is a lot of upside to her with a double strain of Vain, which is a bonus.

Magnus is proving a great asset at stud, he had an amazing turn of foot inherited from his sire, Flying Spur, bred on that formidable cross Danehill – Snippets.

Both Wanted and Magnus each have 10 quality yearlings in the Melbourne Premier Sale.

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Magic Millions Sales

Eliza Park International
Presents A Quality Draft

Lot 6 Colt   Medaglia d Oro—Agnus Dei

“   50 Filly Hinchinbrook – Believe ‘n Achieve

“   93 Colt Sebring – Charm’s Honour

“ 124 Colt Wanted --Conduce

“ 270 Filly Fastnet Rock—Goody Two Shoes

“   363 Colt--Savabeel—Lacara  

“   374 Colt –Magnus –Le Bel Away

“   464 Filly – Your Song –Music in the Park

“   600 Colt—Magnus –Shirl Pegasus

“    656 Colt –Dalakhani—Sweet Nothings

“   666 Colt Wanted --Tantalized

“   699 Colt –Love Conquers All --Vassar

“    728 Colt –Statue of Liberty --Wonderer

“  788 Filly --Rothesay – Multiple Wins

“  875 Filly—I Am Invincible –Winaura

“    945 Filly—Foxwedge – De Lago Lass

“  1008 Filly – Sweet Cry – Isabelino


Bel Esprit on the crest of a wave

Since the re-location of Bel Esprit, from Eliza Park International Victoria, to its sister stud in Queensland, the son of Royal Academy has been on quite a roll.

He really opened up with a double on the middle day at Caulfield, via Tilla Bell Rings and the very promising Keen Array, plus Killawarra scoring at Wodonga, while the three year old filly, Riapinka, trained by Kris Lees, showed her rivals a clean set of plates at Wyong, winning with ease, and Belle Melba won at Morphettville for Caulfield trainer, Clinton McDonald.

Bel Esprit has never been fully appreciated in his home state, at the time of his departure for Queensland he was the highest progeny stakes earner in Victoria, with $48,226,041 to his credit, the best sire in the state, it is all about money earned.

It has been a good season for Eliza Park International, besides Bel Esprit, Wanted has had a winner at Pakenham, and Statue of Liberty is on a roll at present with winners at Pakenham, Ascot and Wodonga.

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First Foal By Fiorente

Fiorente is a dad, his very first foal, a filly was born two weeks ago, she’s a real daisy cutter, her winning dam, Libertas, has trouble keeping up with the youngster when she decides to go on her regular galloping spree.

Mr. Bill Stapleton is the proud owner of the filly foal.

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Magnus In Fine Form

Magnus is firing on all cylinders; he is having an amazing season siring four winners over the last three city fixtures.

His yearlings are always in great demand at the various sales, he is popular for good reasons, he gets results that every breeder and owner are looking for, it is all about winning.

Magnus was a good racehorse, he won four of his 24 starts, he was placed 11 times, mainly in Group races, except for bad luck his race record would have been more impressive.

Yet he is doing a remarkable job as a sire, his progeny are consistent, tough, and are not necessarily just sprinters, they win over a variety of distances.

He is by Flying Spur, a Golden Slipper Stakes success, yet maybe his finest hour was the All Aged Stakes, a brilliant win by a three year old against the older horses.

There is not a weak link in his dam line, it is exceptional, his dam, Scandinavia, was a good race filly, as a brood mare she was a giant in every respect, never given the recognition that she so richly deserved.

Mares of her quality are rare, like finding a diamond in the desert, it rarely happens.

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Eliza Park

Eliza Park figured prominently in the winner’s circle over the weekend with Magnus and Bel Esprit each siring a trio of winners.

Magnus was at the top of his game siring a winning double at Caulfield, with Volcanic Ash and Miss Promiscuity, taking out the honours with the latter stamping her authority at weight for age winning the Sir John Monash Stakes, plus Black Type alongside her name.

Volcanic Ash and Miss Promiscuity both have quite a bit in common, they were bred by Robert Crabtree, from mares by Distant Music, however, there is no relationship involved.

Distant Music was quite a responsible sire in Europe, but never measured up to the same success when he came into the southern hemisphere.

Magnus was also responsible for siring You Never Know, a Maiden Handicap winner at Donald.

In all, Magnus has had a remarkable season; he is among the few consistent sires in Victoria.

His progeny are popular at the sales as he gets a high percentage of winners to runners is 48.1 per cent.

While Bel Esprit has left Victoria for the warmer weather of sunny Queensland, he has proved a great acquisition for Victoria; he is the third highest sire by progeny earnings to stand here.

A Caulfield winner, via Pilly’s Wish, was rewarded for her consistency; she has not run a poor race in her last six outings.

Cheeky Babe gave her rivals something to chase at Newcastle, she is out of the David Pfieffer yard at Warwick Farm, out of a Spartacus mare, the brilliant colt, Rich Enuff, is also from a daughter of Spartacus.

A winner at Donald, per medium of Simply Ming, completed the treble for Bel Esprit from The Dash, by More Than Ready.


Eliza Park International

The Leading Stud

A Quality Draft For The Inglis Sales


Lot 160 Custom

Lot 160 Bay Filly – Magnus – Flokkati –Fastnet Rock , dam lightly winning mare this is her second foal first foal an unraced two year old, from the family of The Heavyweight, Zedrich, Happy Strike-Lisboa Stand,Born Western etc.


Lot 177 Custom

Lot 177 Bay Colt –I Am Invincible – Gemma’s Joy –Fasliyev a winning dam, second foal first foal unraced, from the winning family of King Leopold, Tombstone , Stolit.


Lot 270 Custom

Lot 270 Bay Colt (NZ) – Savabeel --Vanessatheundresser – Carnegie (Ire) a winning dam with 4 foals to race for 3 winners including Queen Sabeel, from the family of Vo Rogue , Gypsy Rogue and Time To Plunder.


Lot 568 Custom

Lot 568 Bay Filly -- Fastnet Rock –Three Rainbows (Ire) -- Kingmambo unraced dam of 2 foals yet to race from a strong international pedigree closely related to Group winners Bright Beauty, Marquesa and Good Journey.


Lot 569 Custom

Lot 569 Bay Filly -- Bel Esprit – Ticket To Rome – At Talaq (USA) by Victoria’s recognised leading sire from a dam with 7 wins , half sister to 6 winners a quality pedigree.


Lot 727 Custom

Lot 727 Chestnut Filly – Moshe – Predominance –Ladoni(GB) this is her second foal first foal yet to race from a dam winner of 8 races from 1600 to 2000 metres stakes of $155,550. 










Perth Magic Millions Yearling Sales

Eliza Park draft 1 Custom


Lot 20 Bay Filly Fastnet Rock – Honor Lap –Honor Grades 3 wins 1400 metres to 2400 metres, WATC Derby Gr.1, WATC Oaks Gr 2, $ 366,385 dam of 5 foals to race 4 winners inc. Honor Net by Hussonet a winner at 1300 metres Group placed from the family of Clan O’Sullivan 9 wins placed Golden Slipper Stakes, Blazing Bags, Burning Embers 5 wins.


Eliza Park draft 2 CustomLot 40 Bay Colt Wanted --Lady Knockout --Serheed 5 wins from 1100 metres to 2000 metres $174,457 five foals to race three winners inc.Missy Cummings by Magnus three wins, A City Girl three wins, Keltara 2nd dam Prime Again a well performed race mare 7 wins 1400 metres to 2300 metres $283,480 dam of 12 foals to race 9 winners.


Eliza Park draft 7 Custom


 Lot 57 Bay Filly Magnus –Markka –Marscay dual city winner half sister to The Heavyweight, Born Western, Happy Strike, Zedrich, Danarich. Dam of two winners Flokkati,Corbett King .Second dam Rich Haul nine wins dam of 14 foals 11 to race 8 winners. 


Eliza Park draft 3 Custom

Lot 97 Bay Colt – Bel Esprit –Precious Snippets – Snippets , winner of 5 races from 1200 metres to 1400 metres this is her first foal, the family of Hareeba dual Group 1 sprinter winner of 10 races, Rass Dancer 6 wins and Seto Stayer 8 wins.


Eliza Park draft 5 Custom


Lot 150 Bay  Colt  Moshe –Voice Of Spring  --Danerich, this is a first foal of a lightly raced dam , sire a full brother to Black Caviar, from the family of Delta Gee and Wave Rock each won four races.

Eliza Park draft 6 Custom


Lot 165 Brown Filly-- Congrats (USA) –African Dawn –Commands, this a first foal from a dam that won twice, grand dam Miss Zambezi by Barathea a multiple winner produced seven foals to race all winners.


Eliza Park draft 8 Custom


Lot 183 Bay Colt –Lope De Vega (Ire) –Belle Bizarre – Dauberval, dam a multiple winning of 13 races inc. WATC Group 1 Railway Stakes from 1200 metres to 1800 metres $1,008,090, dam of two foals to race both winners.


Eliza Park draft 4 Custom

 Lot 234 Black or Grey Filly—Statue Of Liberty (USA) –Lady Jewel (NZ) –Starway, dam a half sister to Confluence 12 wins 2003 Malaysia Horse of the Year from 1200 metres to 2200 stakes earnings of $2,043,068, dam of three foals to race inc. Xanthos  


Another star for Bel Esprit

Bel Esprit, the most underrated sire in Victoria, and the best with progeny earnings, in excess of $41 million dollars, has sired another star in Sistonic.

Without drawing comparisons between her and the three quarter sister, Black Caviar, this would be ridiculous however, she is a high class filly with a lot quality and a touch of class, and she is in there with a bright future.

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When Bel Esprit was offered as a yearling, all the so called good judges and experts steered away from him due to a hock they considered was not right, that did not deter the late Kurt Stern, he bought him for $9,000 and laughed all the way to the bank.

Bel Esprit won eight races including the Blue Diamond Stakes and the Doomben 10,000, and was placed five times from his 19 starts.

With over $40 million in progeny earnings he is by far the second highest stake earning sire ever to stand in Victoria.

Bel Esprit is by Nijinsky’s brilliant son Royal Academy, he is proving a very good brood mare sire and quite dominant in present day pedigrees, the dam, Bespoken is by Vain, who had no peer as a sprinter.

Both Black Caviar and Sistonic have a double cross of Vain within their pedigrees, he won the Golden Slipper Stakes and as a three year old he stepped out into open company winning twice at Group1 level, and once at Group 2 level, over the four days of the Victoria Racing Club’s Spring Carnival and became champion sire in 1984 after runner up the previous year to Sir Tristram.

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