Castleton


Sire: All Too Hard

Dam: Exquisite Art

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Sep 13th, 2014

Country: Australia


Owners

P G Moody, M J Davidson, B Houghton, W J Harding, Mrs J G Turner, B L Samsa & Baggy Green Racing 7 (Mgr: S B Watson)


Pedigree

 

 BAY COLT (AUS)

 

Foaled 13th September 2014

SireCasino PrinceFlying SpurDanehill
ALL TOO HARD (AUS) Lady CapelLast Tycoon
2009HelsingeDesert SunGreen Desert
  ScandinaviaSnippets
DamRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
EXQUISITE ART (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
2006Victory VeinMr HenryseeMr. Prospector
  ProtectiveOpera Prince

ALL TOO HARD (AUS) (Bay 2009-Stud 2013). Champion 3YO Colt in Australia in 2012-13. 7 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$2,288,200, ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, CF Orr S., Gr.1, Futurity S., Gr.1, ATC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Talindert S., L, 2d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Black Caviar (ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1-twice). His oldest progeny are yearlings.

 

1st dam

EXQUISITE ART, by Redoute's Choice. 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m, MVRC Tomwaterhouse.com P., 2d MRC Le Pine Funerals H. Half-sister to Purple Blood (dam of SOOKIE). This is her third foal. Dam of two foals to race-

Dot Painting (c. by Sebring). Placed at 2 in 2015-16, 3d MRC Joe Brown 2YO P.

Artistic Blue (g. by Testa Rossa). Placed at 3 in 2015-16 in Aust.

 

2nd dam

VICTORY VEIN, by Mr Henrysee. Champion 2YO Filly in Australia in 2001-02. 12 wins-8 at 2-from 850m to 1600m, A$1,956,015, AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Champagne S., Gr.1, Silver Shadow S., Gr.2, STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2, Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, Magic Night S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., Gr.3, STC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3, Triscay S., L, AJC Engadine 2YO H., City Tatt's RC Chairman's 2YO P., AJC Mascot & Petersham RSL Club 2YO H., 2d STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, AJC Flight S., Gr.1, Grey Affair 2YO H., 4th STC Frederick Clissold S., Gr.3, Gosford Slipper, L. Half-sister to SHIELDS - THE JOLLY ROGER (Mal.). Dam of 9 named foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Exquisite Art. 2 wins. See above.

Princess Vein. Winner at 1400m in 2015-16 in Aust.

Seven Reasons. Winner at 1850m in 2015-16 in Aust.

Bugner. Placed at 3 in Aust.

Purple Blood. Unraced. Dam of-

SOOKIE (Casino Prince). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1350m, A$224,910, BRC Glenlogan Park S., Gr.3, Sky Racing H., Carlton Mid Brisbane Bloodstock Bonus 2YO P., 2d BRC Mode P., L, Channel Seven H., Mount Franklin H., 4th BRC BJ McLachlan S., Gr.3, ATC Canterbury Classic, L.

Kaitlin Cove. Winner at 1600m in 2015-16, 3d Ipswich TC Queensland Times H.

 

3rd dam

PROTECTIVE, by Opera Prince. Winner at 1300m in Aust. Dam of 12 named foals, 11 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

VICTORY VEIN (Mr Henrysee). 12 wins. See above.

SHIELDS - THE JOLLY ROGER (Mal.) (Procol Harum). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$17,500, 489,522Rgt., S$33,153 in Aust. and Malaysia, Singapore TC Lion City Cup, L, Patrons' Bowl, Superstar Gemini Cup, 2d VATC Acorn H., Singapore TC Class 1 H., MRA Cup, MVRC BRW 2YO H., 3d Singapore TC Lion City Cup, Sgp-1, Selangor Gold Cup, L.

Queenin Caper. 2 wins at 1000m, 1050m, MRC Courtza H., SAJC All Transport Crash H.

Innocently. 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m, BTC Stoddart Steel House Frames H., QTC Mitty's H., 3d QTC Mercedes-Benz C-Class H.

Protective Custody. 15 wins from 1200m to 2200m, A$104,070 in Aust.

Cerinthe. 2 wins at 1000m in Aust. Producer.

Jolly Azzaam. 2 wins at 1200m, Singapore TC Class 4 H.

Protection. 2 wins at 800m, 1100m in Aust. Producer.

It's Not On. Winner at 2 in Aust. Dam of-

Kyros (Snowland). 2 wins at 2, A$163,200, STC Rotary Health Research 2YO H., 2d BTC Doomben Slipper S., L, BRC GB Memorial H., BTC Coca-Cola H., Ballina Cup, 3d QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, BRC Harcourts Inner West H.

Knot Out. 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$186,885, AJC Kingsford 2YO H., ATC Jim Beam H., Qld Tatt's RC Carlton Draught P., STC Members H., 2d Magic Millions Wyong 3YO S., ATC Sportz Lighting H., Tamworth Cup, 3d AJC Inglis 3YO Bonus H., ATC Racehorsetalk.com.au H.

Calaluna. 5 wins-3 at 2-at 1200m, 1250m, A$87,980, AJC Sharply 2YO H., STC Members Winter Bonus 2YO H., De Bortoli Wines 2YO H., Invermein Pty Ltd H., Schweppes H., 2d STC Airmaster H., 3d STC Hyde Park Inn 2YO H. Producer.

Life of the Party. Winner at 1200m, ATC TJ's Champagne Bar P. Producer.

Deposition. Unraced. Dam of-

His Affidavit (Hussonet). Winner at 2, 3d Turffontein South African Nursery P., Gr.2.

Ready Right Now. Winner at 1600m in 2015-16, 3d SAJC Burnside Village P.

 

4th dam

CAREFUL LASS, by Showdown. Placed in Aust. Half-sister to ASPIRATIONS (dam of UPWARDS), BALMORAL (dam of GRAMPIANS), Social Whirl (dam of HISSY FIT), Idyllic (dam of ACTIVE - THUNDER BIRD (MAC.)). Dam of 12 named foals, 11 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

Gold Coast. 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m in Malaysia, Perak TC Class 1 H.