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FIGHTING SUN (AUS)

 

 FIGHTING SUN

 

Bay coltFoaled in 2011

SireEncosta de LagoFairy KingNorthern Dancer
NORTHERN METEOR Shoal CreekStar Way
2005ExplosiveFappianoMr. Prospector
  ScuffForli
DamIvory's IrishBest WesternBletchingly
IRISH DARLING EngagementNorthfields
2001Sandy DarlingGeiger CounterMr. Prospector
  Evening LineSir Tristram

NORTHERN METEOR (AUS) (Bay 2005-Stud 2009). 3 wins to 1250m, VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1. Leading Aust. First Season Sire in 2012-13. Sire of 120 rnrs, 73 wnrs, inc. SW Zoustar (ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1), Romantic Touch, Eurozone, Bound for Earth, Cosmic Endeavour, The Voice - Modern Tsar (H.K.), Fighting Sun, Veuvelicious, SP Equator, Northern Glory, Mount Zero, Mr Jackman, Swing Vote, Mr Bogart and of Classy and Swift, Rojo Grande, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.

 

1st dam

IRISH DARLING, by Ivory's Irish. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2500m, A$393,950, SAJC Australasian Oaks, Gr.1, South Australian Oaks, Gr.2, MRC Conbituate Lady H., Rupert Greene 2YO H., Dashing Eagle H., 2d MRC Summer Sparkling Lawn Party H., 3d VRC Kokoda Track H. Dam of three named foals, two to race, both winners, inc:-

FIGHTING SUN (c. by Northern Meteor). 2 wins. See below.

Wonderful Four (g. by Zizou). 3 wins at 1200m to 2013-14 in Macau.

 

2nd dam

SANDY DARLING, by Geiger Counter. Winner at 1600m. Half-sister to Hellriegel (dam of DRAGON MAIDEN). Dam of 4 foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

IRISH DARLING (Ivory's Irish). 5 wins. See above.

Beach Babe. 4 wins to 1200m, A$95,750, to 2013-14, BRC Channel Seven P., Bundaberg Distilling Company H., Drumbeats at Lyndhurst H., Asko Appliances H., 2d BRC Student Flights H., Coke Zero P., 3d BRC Winning Edge H., Gallopers Sports Club H.

Skate on By. 2 wins at 1400m, 1800m to 2012-13.

 

3rd dam

EVENING LINE, by Sir Tristram. Raced once. Dam of 7 named foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Imtops. 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1550m, A$181,290, AJC Rosebrook H., STC Rosehill Gardens Events H., Manildra Group H., 2d STC AHA (NSW) Foundation H., Winter Racefest H., Great Steaks at The Freeway H., 3d AJC Bonanova H., Savannah Success H., STC Rosehill Gardens Event Centre H., Grand Pavilion H., Lynch Flowers H.

Hot Tin Roof. 5 wins to 1500m, A$115,890, STC Lindsay Fox H., Blackwoods Bosch Power Tools H., 2d STC Hoc-Mai H., AJC LJ Hooker Tristate Produce H., Kingsford H., STC Singapore Turf Club Trophy H., Rosehill Gardens H., 3d STC Australian Dreamer's H.

Yan Yean. 2 wins at 1200m.

Impasto. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m.

Sandy Darling. Winner. See above.

Hellriegel. Raced once. Dam of-

DRAGON MAIDEN (Mughtanim). Joint third filly on The 2002-03 NZ 2YO Free H. 2 wins at 2, Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.3, Waikato RC Bunting in the Morning Juvenile H., 2d Hawke's Bay Bay Ford Juvenile S. Producer.

Unbreakable. Winner at 1000m, HKJC Cochrane H., 3d HKJC Nagoya H.

Carve 'em Up. 5 wins at 1200m, 1300m to 2012-13, 2d ATC Vinery Stud H., 3d ATC Allan Denham Racing H.

Passin' Thru. 4 wins at 900m, 1000m to 2012-13.

 

4th dam

BALMEREVE, by Balmerino. 4 wins at 1600m, ARC Town House H., Waikato RC Forest Lake H., 3d ARC Robinson H., Waikato RC Bob McNeil H. Sister to KING DELAMERE, half-sister to Expoeve (dam of OUR FAMOUS EVE). Dam of 10 foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Fontaniva. 4 wins from 1400m to 2150m. Producer.

Battlebeel. 2 wins at 1750m, 2000m.

 

5th dam

BATTLE EVE, by Battle-Waggon. 25 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1900m, NZ$142,260, BOP RC Japan-Bay of Plenty International Trophy, Gr.2, ARC Great Northern Foal S., Gr.3, Te Aroha JC Thames Valley S., Gr.3, ARC King's P., L-4 times, Rose of Tralee S., L, Avondale JC Kelliher P., L-twice, Stretto S., L-3 times, Waitangi S., L, Taranaki S., L-twice, Rotorua S., L, Te Aroha JC All Aged S., L, ARC Ponui H., Normanby H., Waikato RC Mainbrace H., Franklin RC South Auckland Breeders' P.H., 2d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, ARC Owens S., Gr.3, Hawke's Bay Challenge S., Gr.3, Te Aroha JC Thames Valley S., Gr.3, New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.3-3 times, ARC Clifford P., L-twice, Rose of Tralee S., L, Avondale JC Stretto S., L-twice, Founders' P., L, Waikato RC Foxbridge P., L, Lady Norrie S., L-twice, Levin Cup, L, 3d ARC Air New Zealand S., Gr.1, Waikato RC Lion Brown Sprint, Gr.1, BOP RC Stars Travel S., Gr.2, Rotorua Gold Cup, Gr.3, Te Aroha JC Thames Valley S., Gr.3, ARC Ladies Mile, L, Rotorua RC Arawa S., L, Franklin RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, 4th WRC Marlboro Mile, Gr.2, Desert Gold S., Gr.2, ARC George Adam's H., Gr.3. Sister to MAJOR BATTLE, Ancroft Lass (dam of REPUTED), half-sister to COMMISSIONAIRE, CREST STAR. Dam of 8 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

KING DELAMERE (Balmerino). 10 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$264,660, MVRC John F Feehan S., Gr.2, VATC Memsie S., Gr.2, JJ Liston S., Gr.2, Norman Robinson S., L, Geelong RC Derby Trial S., L, VRC Statewide Winter Championship H., 2d VATC Underwood S., Gr.1, JJ Liston S., Gr.2, 3d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, VATC Underwood S., Gr.1. Sire.

Expoeve. Winner at 1600m, BOP RC Owens Services H. Dam of-

OUR FAMOUS EVE (Fast 'n' Famous). 3 wins at 1600m, NZ$118,650, A$1,350, to 2012-13, BOP RC Japan-New Zealand International Trophy, Gr.2, Waikato RC Video-In-Print H., 2d ARC Royal S., Gr.2, 3d ARC Easter H., Gr.1, 4th Matamata Cup, L.

 

Race Record: 2 Starts 2-0-0 A$143,750.

2 wins at 2, A$143,750, in 2013-14, ATC Canonbury S., L, Membership on Sale 2YO P.