Thunder Down Under: International Pedigrees on Offer at 2007 National Sale

Scopey, athletic and the best darn walkers you're likely to ever see. That's in addition to some of the finest bloodlines in the world.
The rich genetic melting pot that characterises the Australian thoroughbred adds further depth to this year's Summerhill draft.
Sons and daughters of some of the best racehorses and most sought after stallions in the world: Danehill Dancer, Rock of Gibraltar, and Hawk Wing. And that's just for starters. Add Dubai Destination, Hussonet and Catcher in the Rye to the mix - and a half sister to Singapore's 17-time winner and black type sprint sensation WHY BE ... and you're on your way to appreciating what's on offer from Summerhill.
You could own your very own piece of history. An international blue blood raised on the finest pastures in South Africa.  
Definitely not for everyone. But like you, we don't think small.

Catcher in the Rye x Annie Mac
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- A striking yearling with presence and athleticism

National Emblem x Balsam
- By a sire of Champions and the best classic winning son of National Assembly; 12% stakes horses to runners
- Balsalm's dam - Diali - is a half sister to the Listed and 5-time winner in the USA, JASMINA, and the multiple Group 1 winner in France POLISH PRECEDENT (sire). This is the family of AWE INSPIRING, CULTURE VULTURE, DISCIPLINE, SQUANDER, RAMPAGING NATIVE, GOODBYE HALO, DUTY DANCE, VIVANO etc.           ]
- Out of Balsam, the family of the brilliant triple Gr 1 winner (6 wins from just 6 starts) and successful sire POLISH PRECEDENT; Gr 1 Kentucky Derby placegetter AWE INSPIRING, Gr 1 Kentucky Oaks winer GOODBYE HALO
Winners of 17 Grade 1 races and 23 Grade 1 placings under first 5 dams

National Emblem x Beauty Queen
- By a sire of Champions and the best classic winning son of National Assembly; 12% stakes horses to runners
- First foal out of Beauty Queen, a winning half sister to 6 winners including the multiple stakes performer HELL'S ANGEL, 6-time winner and Gr 3 placegetter TROJAN HERO and 3-time winner and Gr 3 placegetter DERIVATIVE. This is the immediate family of MISS PRANKHURST - a winner of 7 including the Gr 3 Chairman's Handicap; twice Gr 1 placed, FIFTH AMENDMENT, GOLDHURST, VOX POPULI, BOLD WARRIOR, MITHRA, LITTLE MO, MISS EVERT, TRIUMPHANT LADY, INSTANT POWER, WESTERN FLEET, PRINCESS SASSI and this season's unbeaten 3YO and Grade 1 sprint sensation MYTHICAL FLIGHT.
- BEAUTY QUEEN is the half sister to Gr 3 winner HELL’S ANGEL, winner & Gr 3 placed TROJAN HERO and winner & listed placed DERIVATIVE. Her 2nd dam MRS PANKHURST is a 7 time winner and Gr 1 & Gr 3 placd mare and dam of 2 stakeswinners – FIFTH AMENDMENT & GOLDHURST.

Hussonet x Charybdis
- Select Sale

Malhub x Coastal Relative
- Half brother to 6 winners including the 11-time winner and Jockey Club Stakes (Listed) COASTAL WALTZ
- Family of graded stakes winners ROYAL TOURS, LADY PEG, RUSTY LADY, ALFRED'S CHOICE etc
- A daughter of Coastal, Coastal Relative is a half sister to ROYAL TOURS and PRESIDENTIAL SUITE. This is also the family of LADY PEG, RUSTY LADY, ALFRED'S CHOICE, STAVORDALE etc.


Deep Sleep x Dancer's Choice
- By the sire that made everyone wake-up after the 2006 Ready to Run sale
- A half brother to 5 winners
- Out of the Gr 1 performer and winner of 4 races DANCER'S CHOICE (half sister to Featherweight, dam of multipke stakes performer FLYING LUCY)
- Second dam - RHAPSODY'S FOOTSTEP won 8 race in Ireland (including two at Listed level).
- This is the family of MEADOW COURT (3rd Top Rated 3-y-o in England in 1965, Joint 2nd Top Rated 2-y-o in Ireland in 1964),RARE MUSIC, WHISTLING FOOL, MEADOW MOSS, MUSIC VILLE, CHARLESTON RAG(IRE): Joint 4th Top Rated 2-y-o filly in U.S.A. in 1984, Meadow Saffron (dam of 6 winners including KESAR QUEEN(USA): 3rd Top Rated 3-y-o filly in England in 1976, winner in France, SPARROW'S AIR,BRIGHT CROCUS(USA): Joint 4th Top Rated 2-y-o filly in England in 1982,COLCHIS ISLAND,WINNING FLUSH(USA): Joint Champion 3-y-o in Norway in 1984, POKARITO, MATERCO, FIRED HEATER, SPELLBOUND, HEART OF ARABIA etc.
      
           
National Emblem x Dignify
- By a sire of Champions and the best classic winning son of National Assembly; 12% stakes horses to runners
- Dignify is a Gr 2 winner of 4 races and R204,488. She is a half sister to the Gr 1 winner of 8 races ANGUS, the Gr 2 placegetter and 6-time winner NOBLE AMERICAN and the 5-time winner Naughty but Noble (dam of the Gr 3 placegetter UPTOWN GIRL). This is also the family of HIGHBORN.


National Emblem x Electric Elegance
- By a sire of Champions and the best classic winning son of National Assembly; 12% stakes horses to runners
- A daughter of Badger Land, Electric Elegance was a 4-time winner and was placed 11 times including 2nd in the Jasmine Handicap [L], Scottsville Hope Foundation Hcp [L] and 4th in the SA Oaks Gr 2. She is a half sister to the Gr 2 winner (Gr 1 placed) ELEGANT AL. This is the family of BACK AT TWO, OUT TO LUNCH, BOLD PLACE, GEM DIAMOND, DANCING PLACE, NO PLACE, CARD TABLE, CRUSIE


Al Mufti x Fly Away Home
- By a champion sire who had had the winners of more than 50 graded stakes worldwide from 1000m - 2800m
- Out of a 3-time winning daughter of Rambo Dancer. Fly Away Home is out of a Gr 3 place getter and is a half sister to The Gr 1 winner LAST WATCH, Gr 3 place getter SPRING HILL and Sucha Dancer (dam of the Listed winners CHARISMA and STUD MASTER). This is the family of the 10-time winner including the Gr 1 Natal Oaks SPRING WONDER, CHESTNUT GROVE, ALLIED INVASION, CONFIDENCE MAN etc.


Dubai Destination x Glory Days

Danehill Dancer x Hayworth

Hawk Wing x Interlady

Rock of Gibraltar x Keep on Dreaming [Uluru]
- Described as 'The Ultimate Racehorse', Rock of Gibraltar set a world record by winning 7 Group 1 races in succession including two Classics, and in doing so, beat the mark set by the legenday Mill Reef 30 years ago
- Rock Of Gibraltar is a son of sire of sires Danehill just like leading sire Danehill Dancer. Furthermore, ‘The Rock’ is from the family of Champion sire Riverman. Predictably his first runners have made an excellent start in 2006.
- Stud fee in his first Australian season at stud the equivalent of R600,000+
- Yearlings by 'The Rock'have averaged $219,887.76 in Australia(top price AUD$1.3m)
- Sire of a Gr 1 winner - MOUNT NELSON - in his first European crop. Also the Gr 1 placegetter Yellowstone, Gr 2 winner Eagle Mountain, Listed winner ROXANN plus stakes performers THEANN, MARIA GABRIELLA etc
- First Australian starter - Murtajill - a stakes winner. Already 2 other stakes performers - Superfly and Sakhi - with the Rock's oldest just 2yo's of the current season
- This colt is 'The very mirror of his sire'reports Coolmore's James Bester who attempted to purchase the colt as a weanling


Malhub x Lizmay Creek
- The first crop yearlings of Kingmambo's fastest son at stud in the Southern Hemisphere - the brilliant Gr 1 winner MAlhub
- Out of a winning daughter of Muhtafal out of the ARCSA Champion 3YO Filly UP THE CREEK. LIzmay Creek is a half sister to 8 winners including the Gr 3 winner HARD TEST, Gr 1 place getter DOWNRIVER and Listed place getter IDLE RAPIDS. This is the family of NORTHERN SPRINGBOK, JOHHNY B GOODE, VALLEY DANCER, WEST CIGAR, PLAY CATCH, SHEER FALL, BEL SOREL, MY VOLGA BOATSMAN, LAVINIA FNTANA, DISPERSE, EBONY FAIR, OXFORD SCREEN etc.


National Emblem x Longfields
- By a sire of Champions and the best classic winning son of National Assembly; 12% stakes horses to runners
- A half brother to 8 winners including the Gr 2 winner and multiple graded stakes placegetter BRIDAL PATHS
- Second dam - PHEON ROYAL - a stakeswinner
- This is the immediate family of SCOTTISH ARCHER, ROLAND'S SWORD, BOLD ATHOLL, VEILED DESIRE, JOY TO THE WORLD, TABA TABRIZ, RING-A-POUND, ROCK STAR, QUARTERTONE, SCOTS DRAGOON, NOBLE KINGDOM, ELECTION BALL, BARE TRUTH, BOLAND SUNSET, RASTAZ

Muhtafal x Mazoon
- By one of South Africa's leading- and most consistent - sires. 5 stakes performers in as many weeks (December/January 2006/7). Sire of 2 Grade 1 winners last season. Current season performers
- Mazoon's dam - Tafrah - is a half sister to the 3rd Top Rated 2YO Filly in Ireland 1984 (and dam of the multiple Gr 1 winner CHIMES OF FREEDOM and the Listed winner and Gr 1 placegetter IMPERFECT CIRCLE).

Malhub x Miss Wonderful
- The first crop yearlings of Kingmambo's fastest son at stud in the Southern Hemisphere - the brilliant Gr 1 winner MAlhub
- Miss Wonderful is the dam of the Listed place getter THE CONVENT. This is the family of MISS PETARD, REJUVENATE (Top middle class distance filly in Europe on 1986), CASEY, ALPHARD, LUCKY GUEST, PELDER, AIMING HIGH, THE UNIVERSITY, FAMILY DOCTOR etc

National Emblem x Missysy
- By a sire of Champions and the best classic winning son of National Assembly; 12% stakes horses to runners
- Half brother to 3 winners
- Immediate family of INTEGRA, CLEVER POWER,ASCOT KNIGHT and SECRET ODDS

National Emblem x Nobely Known
- Select sale
- By a sire of Champions and the best classic winning son of National Assembly; 12% stakes horses to runners
- The 3 time winner and stakes placed mare (Gr 3) has produced 8 winners including the G2 placed NOBLE AMERICAN, the Gr 1 J & B Met winner (2nd in the Gr 1 Durban July) ANGUS, and the Gr 2 winner DIGNIFY. Her Muhtafal filly sold at this year's National Sale (Select) for R375k to Michael Azzie.

Hawk Wing x Onwards

Muhtafal x Snooty Lady
- Snooty Lady is a winning daughter of Northern Guest and is the dam of the winning Kahal filly TOFFEE NOSE. Snooty Lady is a daughter of the Gr 3 place getter NOBELY KNOWN and is an own sister to the 8-time winner (incl the Gr 1 J&B Met) ANGUS, and the Gr 2 place getter NOBLE AMERICAN (sire) and a half sister to The Gr 2 winner DIGNIFY.


Fort Wood x Tudor Vino
- The sire of this filly needs no introduction; champions never do.
- Tudor Vino is a 4-time winning daughter of Silvano. This foal is a half sister to the Gr 1 winner and Equus Champion 2yo colt/gelding in 2005 CARNADORE.


National Emblem x Ille Saint Marie
- By a sire of Champions and the best classic winning son of National Assembly; 12% stakes horses to runners
- Ille Saint Marie is a 2-time winning daughter of Brashee. Her 2 foals to the track have both been winners. Her dam - CONFETTINE - is a 4-time winner and Listed place getter in France and is the dam of the 6-time winner (including at Listed level) LOUIS LUCK. This is the family of CONFETTI, SILEX, RABELLA, FLORIDA IV, KING CRIMSON etc.

Malhub x Tribute
- The first crop yearlings of Kingmambo's fastest son at stud in the Southern Hemisphere - the brilliant Gr 1 winner MAlhub
- Tribute is a winning daughter of Desert Team. She is out of the 2-time winner and Gr 3 placed mare FINAL WONDER and is a half sister to 4 winners including the Gr 1 winner LAST WATCH, Gr 3 place getter SPRING HILL and Sucha Dancer (dam of CHARISMA and STUD MASTER). This is the family of Gr 1 winner SPRING WONDER, CHESTNUT GROVE, ALLIED INVASION, CONFIDENCE MAN, DODGE etc

Labeeb x BLushing Summer [SUN EMPEROR]
- A half brother to 4 winners including the 7-time winner (Gr 3 MAtchem Stakes) MAJESTIC SUN and graded stakes placegetter BROCK.  
- This is the immediate family of PERSIAN SUMMER, MAJESTIC CROWN, SUMMER GUEST, MISS ENTREPENEUR, STERNWHEELER, SHEE, BLUSHING MOON, VINO ROSA, PANACHE, MYSTERY DAMSEL, MISTER ASSEMBLY, SHIP'S GOSSIP, MEXICAN DIAMOND, ABOVE THE LAW, SENOR SANTA, ROCK CANDY, MAGIC MODEL, FLIGHT ALERT, SOLDIER OF FORTUNE, MAN A MILLION, YAMANI, FATEFUL, HEED, HIGH POWER, DISTINCTLY, WAGGA WAGGA etc         

Requiem x Love's Desire [TIE THE KNOT]
- First crop yearlings by the sizzling Group winning son of Danehill, Requiem
- This colt is a half brother to 5 winners (from 5 to the track) including stakes performers DANCE ALL DAY, MANVILLE and RAMBO'S LOVE
- This is the immediate family of multiple Gr 1 placegetter BRIEF AFFAIRE, PASS THE PEACE (3rd Top Rated 2-y-o filly in Europe in 1988, Champion 2-y-o filly in Ireland in 1988), SWELL FELLOW etc

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