New G3 Winner for Your Song
Tara Madgwick - Saturday March 21

Widden Stud’s Your Song made his mark on Slipper Day when his five year-old daughter Miss Exfactor surprised punters with a commanding win in the Group III ATC Birthday card Quality (1200m).

Miss Exfactor wins the G3 Birthday Card Quality - image Steve Hart

Previously trained in Brisbane by Tony Gollan, Miss Exfactor joined the Joe Pride stable in Sydney last year and although running some nice races had not won for her new trainer until Saturday.

With a good barrier and light weight, Miss Exfactor enjoyed a good run in transit for Jay ford and swept clear of her rivals down the running to win by two and a quarter lengths.



Your song is the sire of Miss ExfactorA $70,000 Magic Millions Book 2 purchase for McLachlan Racing from the Widden Stud draft, Miss Exfactor has the overall record of five wins and seven placings from 18 starts with prizemoney topping $322,000.

Miss Exfactor is the best of three winners from Search for Fame, a three-quarter sister by Quest for Fame (GB) to Group II winner Impaler from the Wycombe branch of the Cotehele House (GB) family that has produced other Group winners such as Fiscal Fantasy and Quilate.

Miss Exfactor is the fourth stakes-winner for Fastnet Rock’s Group I winning son Your Song, whose fortunes may well be on an upswing given his biggest ever foal crop are yearlings being sold this year, so expect to see him with a strong selection of two year-olds for the 2020/2021 racing season.


 

Your song in upcoming sales:
Tab Birthday Card Stakes Gr3 1200m
Rosehill Track: Soft(5) Time: 1:10.11
1
2.3
Miss Exfactor
T: Joseph Pride J: J Ford 53
5m Your Song (AUS) x Search For Fame (AUS) (Quest For Fame (GB))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 2 $70,000
V:Widden Stud Widden Valley NSW
B: McLachlan Racing
2
2.3
Connemara
T: Bjorn Baker J: G Schofield 54
5m Fastnet Rock (AUS) x Sprung (USA) (Grand Slam (USA))
3
2.5
Bangkok
T: A J Denham J: R Dolan 53
5m Medaglia D'Oro (USA) x Aziani (AUS) (Fasliyev (USA))
4
2.6
Seasons
T: L J Bridge J: K Mc Evoy 53
5m Sebring (AUS) x Acouplamas (AUS) (Al Maher (AUS))
Inglis Premier Yearling Sale $110,000
V:Holbrook Thoroughbreds, Scone, NSW
B: K Harding
5
2.7
Grey Shadow
T: C Maher & D Eustace J: J R Collett 53
5m Dash For Cash (AUS) x Masai Miss (AUS) (Choisir (AUS))
6
2.8
Kiamichi
T: James Cummings J: Damian Lane 54.5
3f Sidestep (AUS) x Ouachita (AUS) (Canny Lad (AUS))
7
3.0
Resin
T: James Cummings J: Rachel King 54
5m Exceed And Excel (AUS) x Beaded (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
8
4.3
Dunbrody Power
T: John Thompson J: M J Dee 53
4m All Too Hard (AUS) x She's A Fox (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $600,000
V:Luskin Park Luskintyre NSW
B: Prime Thoroughbreds
9
4.5
Yamazaki
T: David Pfieffer J: Tommy Berry 54
4m Real Saga (AUS) x Wabeel (AUS) (Commands (AUS))
MM Gold Coast March Yearling Sale $40,000
V:Glenlogan Park Innisplain Qld
B: Chris Anderson Racing
10
4.7
Stella Sea Sun
T: K A Lees J: B Avdulla 54
4m Redoute's Choice (AUS) x Jellicles (AUS) (Tale Of The Cat (USA))
11
6.0
So Taken
T: C J Waller J: Craig Williams 53
4m Street Boss (USA) x So Unique (NZ) (Fuji Kiseki (JPN))
12
6.2
Anjana
T: L Smith J: G Boss 53
4m Sepoy (AUS) x Further (AUS) (More Than Ready (USA))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $34,000
V:Vieira Group Pty Ltd, Sydney
B: D Weir / Roll The Dice Racing
13
6.6
Spiritual Pursuit
T: J C Coyle J: W Egan 53
4m Snitzel (AUS) x Happy Hippy (AUS) (Shamardal (USA))
14
6.7
Invictus Salute
T: Mark Newnham J: Tim Clark 53
4m Exceed And Excel (AUS) x Acquired (NZ) (O'Reilly (NZ))
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