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Sire: Press Statement

Dam: Arziki

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 2 year old

Foaled: Nov 15th, 2017

Country: Australia


Owners

J Testa, B Turton, John Wilson


Pedigree

 

 BAY FILLY (AUS)

 

Foaled 15th November 2017

SireHinchinbrookFastnet RockDanehill
PRESS STATEMENT (AUS) Snippets' LassSnippets
2012Kaaptive EmpressKaaptive EditionKaapstad
  Nile EmpressUpper Nile
DamTale of the CatStorm CatStorm Bird
ARZIKI (AUS) YarnMr. Prospector
2007November SongZabeelSir Tristram
  Chorus StarKaoru Star

PRESS STATEMENT (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud 2016). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$1,832,275, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, BRC JJ Atkins S., Gr.1, ATC Hobartville S., Gr.2, Stan Fox S., Gr.2, TAB Place Multi 2YO P., TAB Place Multi H., 2d ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Run to the Rose H., Gr.2, 3d ATC George Ryder S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Pressday (BRC TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1). Closely related to SW The Mighty Lions, etc. Sire of the placegetters Press Start, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.

 

1st dam

ARZIKI, by Tale of the Cat. Winner at 1600m in Aust. Half-sister to NOVEMBER FLIGHT (dam of PIERATA, ASHOKAN), Villa Splendido. This is her fourth foal. Dam of three foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Theatric (f. by Casino Prince). 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Aust.

Celebrate (g. by Congrats). Winner at 2 in Aust.

 

2nd dam

NOVEMBER SONG, by Zabeel. 2 wins at 2000m, 2200m, QTC Don't Play H., 2d BTC Vo Rogue H., 3d AJC Alexandra H. Half-sister to CROZIER (II), Welsh Choir - Prince Marauding (Mal.), Keshava (dam of FULLY FUNDED). Dam of 7 foals, 5 to race, all winners, inc:-

NOVEMBER FLIGHT (Flying Spur). 7 wins to 1400m, A$259,320, STC Millie Fox S., Gr.3, Cronulla Cinema H., Hawkesbury RC Woodlands Crown, AJC Sporting Chance Ken Callander H., 2d STC Mounties Group H., 3d AJC Equal H., STC Clubs NSW H. Dam of-

PIERATA (Pierro). 9 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$5,639,700, to 2019-20, ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, Shorts H., Gr.2, Missile S., Gr.2, Sydney S., Gr.3, BRC Vo Rogue P., Gr.3, GCTC Magic Millions Guineas, RL, ATC Redzel S., Light Horse Brigade 2YO P., BRC Insulation Winning Rupert P., 2d ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Galaxy H., Gr.1, Hobartville S., Gr.2, Bill Ritchie H., Gr.3, Concorde S., Gr.3, BRC Gold Edition P., L, 3d VRC Sprint Classic, Gr.1, BRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2.

ASHOKAN (More Than Ready). Winner at 2, A$301,800, ATC Skyline S., Gr.3, 2d Canberra Guineas, L, ATC The Juniors 2YO H., 3d ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1, Hawkesbury Guineas, L, 4th ATC Shannon S., Gr.2, Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, Bill Ritchie H., Gr.3, MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr.3.

Power Up Rise - Legendary Sun (Sing.). Winner at 1200m, MVRC Bennett Group P., 2d Singapore TC Class 4 H.

Fields of Tuscany. 6 wins from 1500m to 2000m, A$118,060, 3d ATC RAAF 2YO H.

Villa Splendido (Holy Roman Emperor). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1500m, A$185,645, Hawkesbury RC Inglis Bonus 2YO H., ATC Paslode H., 2d ATC Heritage S., L, Scone RC Arrowfield 2YO H., 3d ATC Fireball H., L.

North Dakota. 6 wins to 1400m, A$161,750, STC Country & Regional Living Expo H., Schweppervescence P., 2d STC Dooleys H., TLE Electrical Castle Hill H., 3d STC Soft as Soap H., Haden H., 4th Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Gr.3.

Strategic Partner. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m in Aust.

Arziki. Winner. See above.

 

3rd dam

CHORUS STAR, by Kaoru Star. Winner at 2, SAJC 2YO H., 2d SAJC Gold & Black H., 3d SAJC Volvo Car Division Graduation S. Half-sister to Volterra, Miiharo (dam of SHOUT FROM MAROOF - NATURAL BLITZ (H.K.), CASTLETOWN KEYS). Dam of 9 named foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

CROZIER (II) (Godswalk). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 900m to 1800m, WATC Champagne S., L, SAJC 2YO H., WATC Montreal H., 2d SAJC Schweppes Mixer H., Arctic Coast H., 3d WATC Australian Orchid Society Sprint H., Burswood International Room H.

Welsh Choir - Prince Marauding (Mal.) (Marauding). 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m in Aust. and Malaysia, SAJC Bonnett's Saddlery S., 2d SAJC Cheltenham S., L, VATC Roseberry H.

November Song. 2 wins. See above.

Keshava. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 3d ARC Friday Night Members' Club H., Avondale JC Carol's TAB & Deli's Bar H. Dam of-

FULLY FUNDED (Fully Fledged). 8 wins to 1300m, NZ$194,975, Counties Bowl H., L, ARC Te Akau's Gingernuts H., Hydrogen Apps H., BOP RC Triton Pacific Owens P., Whangarei RC Bream Bay Design H., ARC Auckland Co-Op Taxis H., White Cliffs Timber H., 2d ARC 80's & 90's Party at Ellerslie H., Cambridge JC AON Insurance Brokers H., ARC Essilor H., Collinson & Co H., 4th ARC Newmarket H., L.

 

4th dam

CENTURY MISS, by Century. Joint top filly on The 1978-79 Aust. 2YO Free H. 5 wins at 2, A$181,850, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Magic Night H., Gr.3, VRC Acacia H., SAJC Clearview H., Causeway H., 2d SAJC Moana S. Sister to Starlight Express, three-quarter-sister to Primrose Lane (dam of LILTING). Dam of 14 named foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Volterra (Bletchingly). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, STC AWA Sydney to Hobart H., AJC Pretty Polly H., 2d VATC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3. Producer.

Numbers Game. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

Merriang Road. Unraced. Dam of-

BOJACK - KING AND KING (Sing.) (Celestial Dancer). Champion Older Stayer in Malaysia/Singapore in 2006. 9 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$157,900, 66,825Rgt., S$1,396,459 in Aust. and Singapore, Singapore TC Queen Elizabeth II Cup, L, 2d Singapore Airlines International Cup, Gr.1.

Miiharo. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

SHOUT FROM MAROOF - NATURAL BLITZ (H.K.) (Maroof). 11 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$106,620, HK$9,543,500, M$2,158,000 in Aust., HK and Macau, Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint, Gr.1, WATC Perth S., L, Macau Directors' Cup, L, Bahram H., Newmarket Racecourse S., Boston H., 2d WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.2, Supremacy S., L, HKJC Centenary Sprint Cup, L, 3d Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint, Gr.1, HKJC Cathay Pacific International Sprint Trial, L-twice, Bauhinia Sprint Trophy, L.

CASTLETOWN KEYS (El Moxie). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$128,220, WATC Starstruck Classic, L, Perth Racing TV H.