Fighting Sun X Special Mention


Fighting Sun X Special Mention

Sire: Fighting Sun

Dam: Special Mention

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 2 year old

Foaled: Aug 9th, 2015

Country: Australia


Pedigree

 

 BAY FILLY (AUS)

 

Foaled 9th August 2015

SireNorthern MeteorEncosta de LagoFairy King
FIGHTING SUN (AUS) ExplosiveFappiano
2011Irish DarlingIvory's IrishBest Western
  Sandy DarlingGeiger Counter
DamExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
SPECIAL MENTION (AUS) PatronaLomond
2005Thong SpecialGold BroseHuntingdale
  Special SalAlzao

FIGHTING SUN (AUS) (Bay 2011-Stud 2014). 2 wins at 2, A$143,750, ATC Canonbury S., L, Membership on Sale 2YO P. Out of SW Irish Darling (SAJC Australasian Oaks, Gr.1). Grandson of a half-sister to the dam of SW Dragon Maiden (Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.3). Same family as SW Battle Eve (BOP RC Japan-Bay of Plenty International Trophy, Gr.2), SW King Delamere, etc. His oldest progeny are yearlings.

 

1st dam

SPECIAL MENTION, by Exceed and Excel. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 900m, 1000m, 2d AJC Welcome to Randwick H., STC Freeway Republic Beer H. This is her fourth living foal. Dam of two foals to race-

Turn Seventeen (f. by Sebring). Winner at 1200m, 2d ATC GWA Boral Roofing 2YO H.

Special Strike (f. by Stryker). Placed in 2016-17 in Aust.

 

2nd dam

THONG SPECIAL, by Gold Brose. Placed at 3 in Aust. Sister to DEMOGRAPHIC, Chalonnaise. Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Step Right Up. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, A$92,560, to 2016-17, WATC Westspeed Nursery H., Tabtouch Bet Local H., 2d WATC Dee Dee's 60 H., Rotary Club of Perth H., Tabtouch With Cash H., 3d WATC Club Membership H.

Brauhauser. 2 wins at 1200m, 1350m, 2d BRC Ascend Sales H., 3d BRC Sky Racing World H.

Special Mention. 2 wins. See above.

Hotel Splendido. Winner at 1600m in Aust.

 

3rd dam

SPECIAL SAL, by Alzao. Placed, 3d SAJC Holden Statesman H., Frequent Flyer H. Sister to Lady Special (dam of BOMBER BILL, CAMARGUE, SPECIAL SONG), three-quarter-sister to Loveland Gap, half-sister to SPECIALIZE, STAVKA. Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

DEMOGRAPHIC (Gold Brose). 4 wins to 1400m, A$199,050, VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3, MRC Love a Show H., December H., SAJC Nuclear Debate H., 2d SAJC New Year's Gift, L, VRC Maybe Mahal H., MRC Highways Tabaret H., 3d VRC Mark Sensing H., MRC Regal Vista H., 4th SAJC Swettenham Stud S., Gr.2. Producer.

Chalonnaise (Gold Brose). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, A$88,480, MVRC Samboy Maxican Mayhem H., SAJC Danzig Connection 2YO H., 2d MVRC Cathy Freeman Flying H., MRC Our Faith H., SAJC Castle Tavern H., 3d SAJC Smoke-Free SA S., Gr.3, VRC Red Roses S., L, VATC William Inglis H., MVRC Great Race H., Oakbank RC Yalumba Shillabeer P. Producer.

Enzedbee. 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, Rotorua RC Carson Taylor Ford 3YO H., Hawkes Bay Charlie Fergus Juvenile H., 3d WRC NZ Bloodstock Bonus 2YO H. Producer.

 

4th dam

SPECIAL, by Habituate. 10 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, A$1,078,180, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1, 1000m-in track record time, Newmarket H., Gr.1, Gadsden S., Gr.1, MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.2, VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3, STC Birthday Card H., L, Darby Munro H., L, MVRC Stanley Wootton S., Sterling Virginia H., SAJC Navarino H., 2d VRC Lightning S., Gr.1-twice, VATC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, MVRC Manikato S., Gr.2, VATC Chirnside S., Gr.2, VRC Black Douglas S., Gr.3, SAJC Walter Brown S.H., L, VATC Caulfield Sprint H., L, 3d MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1, VATC Chirnside S., Gr.2, VRC Rupert Steele S., Gr.3, 4th AJC Galaxy, Gr.1, VRC Linlithgow S., Gr.2, MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.2. Dam of 14 foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

STAVKA (Xaar). 7 wins to 1400m, A$237,900, VRC Hong Kong Jockey Club S., L, Terry Watson H., MVRC Hats off to Des Gleeson Flying H., 2d VRC Aurie's Star H., L.

SPECIALIZE (Bluebird). 6 wins to 1350m, A$158,608, AJC June S., L, 2d STC Civic H., L, 3d NSW Tatt's RC Carrington S., L, Gosford RC Pacesetter S., L. Sire.

Lady Special. Winner at 1200m, 2d SAJC Woambra H. Dam of-

BOMBER BILL (Air de France). 23 wins-7 at 2-to 1400m, A$1,892,330, MVRC Australia S., Gr.1, SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.1, AJC Challenge S., Gr.2, MVRC Schweppes S., Gr.2, AJC Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, VRC Gilgai S., Gr.3-twice, MRC Rubiton S., Gr.3, SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3, 2d QTC Cup, Gr.2, MVRC Schweppes S., Gr.2, 3d QTC Cup, Gr.2.

CAMARGUE (Air de France). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1050m, 1400m, A$110,550, VATC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, SAJC Balcrest S., L, 3d SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.2, VATC Veuve Clicquot S., L. Producer.

SPECIAL SONG (Song of Tara). 11 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m, A$282,800, Qld Tatt's RC Members Cup, L, 2d BTC Bernborough H., L.

Special Sweep. Unraced. Dam of-

Distinctive Lass (Orientate). 3 wins at 1000m, A$131,415, MRC Le Pine Funeral Services H., 2d SAJC Dermody S., L. Dam of-

KURO (Denman). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$692,525, to 2016-17, ATC Heritage S., L, 2d ATC Galaxy H., Gr.1.