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A Karaka STEAL! FLR's second filly from New Zealand is this beauty by 4 x Group 1 winner SACRED FALLS with trainers Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young.
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 SACRED FALLS x QUEEN OF KEROS FILLY

Sacred Falls x Queen Of Keros filly
Oustanding value Oaks prospect by SACRED FALLS with Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young
 
A Karaka STEAL! First Light Racing's second filly from New Zealand is this beauty by FOUR x Group 1 winner SACRED FALLS with trainers Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young. An absolute steal from Karaka, she's out of the winning Zabeel mare Queen Of Keros, a winning producer and full-sister to multiple Stakes Winner SIX O'CLOCK NEWS who was trained by Trent & Natalie!

Co-Trainer Natalie Young - "I was very taken with this fillies athleticism and loose walk, she had a nice correct confirmation and has the physique of a staying filly in the making. We are very familiar with the family having trained Six O'Clock News to win the Wellington cup and City of Auckland cup, she has a similar make up to what he was at the same age. We also currently have the half-sister by Cape Blanco in the barn and she’s an unbelievable mover - she'll be aimed towards the Oaks in the Spring. So looking forward to to training this lovely filly by a very up and coming sire."
 
Sacred Falls - Doncaster Handicap
4 x Group 1 winning sire SACRED FALLS defeats PIERRO in his first of TWO Group 1 Doncaster Handicaps.  He is the only horse to have beaten Pierro in Sydney!

From the first crop of star galloper SACRED FALLS (by O'Reilly) who boasts an outstanding record on the track.  A FOUR time Group 1 winner in Australia and New Zealand (2 x Doncaster Handicaps, 1 x George Main and 1 x NZ 2000 Guineas), he was undefeated at 2yo, won two Group 1s at 3yo, another at 4yo and another as a 5yo!  He lays claim to being the ONLY horse to defeat the Champion Pierro in Sydney and is the first colt in 50 years to win back-to-back Doncaster Handicaps.  He was also twice Group 1 placed in the Rosehill Guineas and Queen Elizabeth Stakes behind the Champion It's A Dundeel.

A very impressive CV - he is one of the best credentialled stallions to retire to stud in New Zealand in recent years and his yearlings were very well sort after at the Karaka Sales.  The FLR team were wrapped to secure this filly from a family so well known by trainers Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young at such great value and she'll join #TeamFLR as a Classic & Oaks prospect for 2019!
 
Sacred Falls x Queen Of Keros filly
"Intellegient & athletic" FLR's Sacred Falls filly has a good head on her shoulders

This filly is out of the winning Zabeel mare Queen Of Keros who is out of the Group 1 winner of 9 races MAURINE, and is a full-sister to multiple Group winner SIX O'CLOCK NEWS who was trained by Trent & Natalie, plus further Group winners ANATOMY and AEROFORCE ONE.  She carries the cross of O'Reilly over Zabeel which as produced 3 Stakes Winners including Group 1 stars SILENT ACHIEVER and O'MARILYN

Physically, this gorgeous filly ticked all the boxes for the FLR team and was a steal at only NZD $40,000. A good sized filly that is typical of a New Zealand upbringing, she's got loads of scope, a fantastic attitude, physically very correct and an athletic walk.  Trent & Natalie also train this filly's half-sister by Cape Blanco so we have the advantage of some inside knowledge on the family.


FLR's Bloodstock Agent Paul Willetts - “Very sweet filly, I liked her a lot. She’s very correct and she’s got good leg under her, moves nicely and she’s a very typical New Zealand style of filly - she’ll grow into a lovely sized 3yo. I love that she’s out of a Zabeel mare and the cross works – it’s produced Group 1 winners Silent Achiever and O’Marilyn! I rated Sacred Falls first crop of yearlings very highly – he was a brilliant Group 1 racehorse and has produced some real quality youngsters - no surprise they were so popular. She’s a great value filly and we stole her from Karaka.”

At the price, this filly is sure to be very popular with Group 1 winning trainers Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young and she looks another lovely 2019 Oaks propsect for the FLR Team!

Share price (inclusive of purchase costs, compliance costs, plus insurance coverage until 31 January 2019).
10% Share = $5,430 plus GST
5% Share = $2,715 plus GST

 

Sacred Falls filly

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