2013, there was something special about a So You
Think colt out of Pontiana.
On Saturday at Randwick that colt, Inference
who inherited the rockstar good looks for which his sire is famous, duly
delivered the Group I
win that his physique has always promised.
was a standout foal from the day he was born," said Coolmore
Bloodstock Sales Manager Shane McGrath.
"We all became particularly familiar with him because he was the focal point of
our promotion of the first So You Think foals. He had all the attributes of a
good horse right from the start given he was athletic with great movement and a
sober temperament. Anybody who ever had anything to do with him just loved him,
particularly the guys that broke him in at Coolmore. Amazingly, he was in the same
batch of breakers at Coolmore as Comin' Through
(Fastnet Rock) who
finished third in the Guineas, so it's fantastic to see the two of them go on
to become such high-class racehorses.
"The farm graduates that are now three year-olds look to be very strong crop,
with 21 black-type performers amongst them already. As well as the
aforementioned pair, there is the likes of Omei Sword
(High Chaparral), Heroic
(Fastnet Rock), Anaheim
(Fastnet Rock) and Smart As You
(So You Think), while there are also any number of progressive sorts
that look up to stakes company including Dawn Wall
(Fastnet Rock) and I
(So You Think), as well as Mr Sneaky
(High Chaparral) and Theanswermyfriend
(High Chaparral) who quinella'd a strong race at
Flemington on Saturday," said McGrath.
"It also looks set to be a big few weeks for the two year-old graduates with Catchy
(Fastnet Rock) and Formality
(Fastnet Rock) heading towards the Slipper,
(Pierro) and Justice Glory
(Fastnet Rock) both have
engagements in group races this weekend also," concluded McGrath.
is one of 48 Group I winning graduates
Australia. He joins a list that includes Winx
, Pride Of Dubai
, Heroic Valour
, Awesome Rock
, Mac de Lago
and Smokin' Joey
I winning graduates
of Coolmore Australia in recent years.
Coolmore Australia has 32 yearlings catalogued for the upcoming Inglis Easter
Yearling Sale. They include progeny of or siblings to Tulip, Preferment, Sharp
Susan, Fiveandahalfstar, Casquets, Shania Dane, Rivo Boy, Steps In Time,
Lumosty, Jacquinot Bay, Galizani and Gliding amongst others.
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