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SKILLED (AUS)

 

 SKILLED

 

Bay horseFoaled in 2007

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
COMMANDS RazyanaHis Majesty
1996Cotehele HouseMy SwaneePetition
  Eight CaratPieces of Eight
DamQuest for FameRainbow QuestBlushing Groom
DEXTROUS AryenneGreen Dancer
1999Many HandsHandy ProverbTwig Moss
  DeliberationShifway

COMMANDS (AUS) (Bay 1996-Stud 2000). 4 wins-3 at 2, STC Missile S., Gr.3. Leading Aust. Sire of Winners in 2010-11. Sire of 794 rnrs, 568 wnrs, 46 SW, inc. Purple (STC Storm Queen S., Gr.1), Undue, Paratroopers, Skilled, Russeting, Erewhon, Rain Affair, El Cambio, First Command, Court Command, Soul, Altar, Marching, Kanzan, Lamasery, Friday Creek, Appearance, Queen's Command, Rarefied, She Rules, Commanding Hope, Posadas, Imprisoned, etc.

 

1st dam

DEXTROUS, by Quest for Fame. 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$350,520, MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, VRC Vanity S., Gr.3, MVRC Alexandra S., L, MRC Out of Danger 2YO H., 3d MRC Angus Armanasco S., Gr.2, SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3, MRC Arborea H. Half-sister to Light Work, More Haste, Bromide. Dam of five named foals, three to race, all winners, inc:-

SKILLED (c. by Commands). 3 wins. See below.

AMBIDEXTER (c. by Commands). 2 wins at 1400m, A$190,600, in 2011-12, NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., L, ATC Ashcroft H., 3d Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3, 4th ATC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, Royal Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Spring Champion S., Gr.1, Hobartville S., Gr.2.

Impartial (g. by Lonhro). Winner at 1450m.

 

2nd dam

Many Hands, by Handy Proverb. 5 wins from 1500m to 2400m, A$124,900, STC Manchester Unity H., Daihatsu Charade Welter H., AJC Vincent O'Brien H., STC Kempton Park H., 2d AJC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3, Warwick Farm Spring Cup, L, Cordare H., Clibborn H., STC Japan Racing Association Welter H., Parramatta Foundation H., Noumea H., 3d NSW Tatt's RC Tattersall's P., L, STC Christmas Cup, L, Tooheys Blue H., Truscotts Toyota Welter H. Half-sister to ACCUMULATION, Chew Over. Dam of 11 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

DEXTROUS (Quest for Fame). 5 wins. See above.

Light Work (Danehill). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1900m, A$271,935, STC Bookmakers H., AJC Dark Marne 2YO H., Matador Bullbars H., 2d AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, STC Ansett Australia S., Gr.1, Alfalfa 2YO H., 3d Cranbourne Cup, L, STC GJC Moore H., Florida Keys H.

More Haste (Brief Truce). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$81,000, NSW Tatt's RC Do it at Diggers H., AJC Shading H., 2d STC Meriton Wests Tigers H., Darley Guineas Day H., 3d AJC Emancipation S., Gr.2, STC West Tigers Health Plan H., 4th Scone RC Dark Jewel Classic, L. Dam of-

Proverb (Commands). Winner at 2 in 2011-12, ATC Australian Turf Club 2YO P., 3d ATC Fernhill H., L, 4th ATC Schweppervescence H., Gr.3.

Sleepers. 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$105,175, to 2010-11, MRC Epilepsy Foundation of Victoria H., SAJC Super Sunday May 2YO H., 2d VRC Responsible Gambling Awareness Week 2YO H., MRC Kingster 2YO H.

Bromide (Canny Lad). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1500m, A$326,715, STC TAB Power Pays Welter H., De Bortoli Hunter Valley Welter H., AJC Corrida H., Maytag H., STC Kevin R Sheather Electrical Group H., Tiaras & High Tea on Tea Rose Day P., De Bortoli Windy Peak H., 2d BTC Bribie H., L, STC Zhen Corporate Centre H., Hyland Race Colours Welter H., Christmas Party at the Races Welter H., AJC Canon Wishes You a Merry Christmas H., VRC Sequalo H., 3d AJC Bronte Welter H., Sharp H., Aqua d'Amore Welter H.

Dealers. 8 wins to 1400m, A$232,714, to 2011-12, AJC UD Trucks H., BRC Sky Sports Radio H., XXXX Gold P., STC Conway Family P., 2d AJC Coast Clothing H., Canadian Club H., STC Spring is Schweppes H., St Marys Rugby League Club H., 3d STC Nivea Visage H., Club Managers' Association Australia H.

 

3rd dam

DELIBERATION, by Shifway. Winner at 1300m, STC Balgowah Heights H., 2d STC Desirable H. Half-sister to EMANCIPATION, APPRECIATION, Joy's Girl. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

ACCUMULATION (Last Tycoon). 2 wins at 2, VRC Waltzing Lily H., L, MVRC Mt Franklin H., 2d STC Sovereign Slipper H., 4th VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr.2. Producer.

Many Hands (Handy Proverb). 5 wins. See above.

Chew Over (Lunchtime). 3 wins to 1250m, STC Marrickville H., Australian Hotels Association H., 2d STC Eskimo Prince H., L, AJC FC Griffith 2YO H., STC Bradford Insulation H., Para Riverside Theatres H.

Orchestrations. Placed at 2, 2d STC Wenona Girl 2YO H., 3d AJC Ma Cherie 2YO H., Minoru 2YO H., STC Ripa 2YO H. Dam of-

Deafen - Jason (Mac.) (Dangerous). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1500m in Aust. and Macau, STC Bradley Photographers 2YO H., Macau Admiralty H., Alvor H., 3d Gosford Slipper, L.

Conception. Placed at 3. Dam of-

Abstract (Domesday). 2 wins at 2, A$107,100, in 2010-11, AJC Yellowglen 2YO H., 2d BRC Lancaster S., L, 3d Qld Tatt's RC Australia Post S., L.

 

Race Record: 18 Starts 3-3-4 A$581,850.

3 wins at 2, A$581,850, AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, STC TL Baillieu H., L, AJC Pagewood 2YO H., 2d AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, ATC Royal Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, MRC Gothic S., L, 3d ATC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, Hobartville S., Gr.2, BRC BTC Classic, Gr.3, MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, 4th VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3.