Sire: So You Think

Colour: Brown

Dam: Zali

Sex: Colt

Age: 4

Foaled: Oct 14, 2016

Country: Australia


Owners: S G Healy, M Kirby, Ms G O Mauro, N Theoharakos, Mrs J A Haysom, F G Stacey, Mrs L J Stacey, G A Hammond, Mrs G S Hammond, C G Anderson, Ms J L Anderson, H W Birrell & The Pender Group (Mgr: P L Pender)

1: 0 - 0 - 0
Wins: 0.0%
Place: 0.0%

This colt is in full work at Sunshine Coast, and has impressed everyone who has worked with him to date.

He is working on his barrier education presently after having a couple of stints into the stable previously to start learning the ropes.


Esprit Racing is thrilled to have purchased this athletic colt at the Gold Coast Magic Millions sales.




Foaled 14th October 2016

SireHigh ChaparralSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
SO YOU THINK (NZ) KasoraDarshaan
  Astral RowLong Row
DamDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
ZALI (AUS) RazyanaHis Majesty
1997SkatingAt TalaqRoberto

SO YOU THINK (NZ) (Bay or Brown 2006-Stud 2012). 14 wins-1 at 2, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1-twice. Sire of 222 rnrs, 98 wnrs, inc. SW La Bella Diosa (New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1), Inference, Gold Rush, Northwest Passage, Care to Think, SP Coral Coast, Neguev, I Thought So, Kaching, Smart as You Think, So Si Bon, So You Too, Closer Still, Calculated, Coachwhip, The Pinnacle, Shapes, Conscious and of D'Argento, Punked, Desert Heights, etc.


1st dam

ZALI, by Danehill. Placed at 3, 2d STC Ansett Australia H. Sister to Dubai Ice, Skates (dam of JUSTE MOMENTE, VANCOUVER, CAPTAIN COLTISH), three-quarter-sister to MURTAJILL, BRADBURY'S LUCK, Thegreatandthegood, half-sister to SUNSET RUN, Tordean. This is her twelfth foal. Dam of ten named foals, seven to race, three winners, inc:-

ZAUBERIN (f. by Zabeel). 4 wins from 1500m to 1800m, A$218,918, SAJC Tokyo City Cup, L, MVRC Big 6 H., VRC Flood Appeal H., 2d SAJC Port Adelaide Cup, L, Moe Cup, MRC Winning Edge Presentations H., 3d Bendigo Cup, L, 4th SAJC Lord Reims S., Gr.3, Warrnambool Cup, L. Dam of-

Arcadia Lane. Winner at 1400m in 2016-17 in Aust.

Polson (f. by Northern Meteor). Winner at 1200m in 2016-17 in Aust.

Sweet Lavender (f. by Street Cry). Winner at 1400m in Aust.

Morzine (f. by Shamardal). Placed at 2 in Aust.

Beaver Cove (f. by Mossman). Unplaced. Dam of-

South Fork. Winner at 1200m in 2017-18 in NZ.

Hickory Hills (f. by More Than Ready). Unraced. Dam of-

Lincoln Hills. Winner at 2 in 2016-17, 4th Waikato RC James & Annie Sarten Memorial S., Gr.2.

Lazulia (f. by Zabeel). Unraced. Dam of-

Bertucci. 5 wins from 1250m to 1800m, A$139,430, SAJC CAMMS Rain Lover P., Kristin Grantham's 30th Birthday H., ACG Security H., Apache Cat Coming in November H., Sportingbet P., 2d SAJC Star of Christmas Final H., Patinack Farm H., Neil Sachse Foundation 2YO H., Alissa Wharfe H., 3d SAJC LHMU H.


2nd dam

SKATING, by At Talaq. Top of The 1992-93 Australasian 3YO Classification (1000m - 1400m). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$1,187,240, AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, STC Winfield Classic, Gr.1, AJC Surround S., Gr.2, Silver Shadow S., Gr.3, Light Fingers S., Gr.3, STC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3, Abbotsford Centre Group H., 2d STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., L, STC Apple Blossom H., 3d AJC Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, 4th AJC Flight S., Gr.1, Expressway S., Gr.2. Half-sister to Instinctive (dam of UMAPRINCE). Dam of 11 named foals, all raced, 10 winners, inc:-

MURTAJILL (Rock of Gibraltar). Joint second on the 2006-07 Australasian 2YO Classification. 2 wins at 2, A$646,375, AJC Skyline S., Gr.3, 1200m-in track record time, Breeders' P., L, 2d BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, AJC All Aged S., Gr.1, STC Hobartville S., Gr.2, 3d STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, VRC Gilgai S., Gr.2, AJC Eskimo Prince S., L, 4th STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Sire.

SUNSET RUN (End Sweep). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, A$241,160, AJC June S., L, STC Luskin Star H., Rotary & The Community H., Rosetti & Stone Welter H., AJC IGA Welter H., STC Hyland Race Colours H., 3d STC Maurice McCarten S., L.

BRADBURY'S LUCK (Redoute's Choice). 2 wins at 2, A$630,073, AJC Canonbury S., L, GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic S., RL, 3d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3. Sire.

Thegreatandthegood (Rock of Gibraltar). 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$81,240, BRC Nathan Lawyers Ascot P., 3d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3.

Dubai Ice (Danehill). Winner at 1000m, SAJC Collex H., 2d VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.3. Producer.

Tordean (Naturalism). 9 wins from 1100m to 1800m, A$106,515, SAJC Rory's Jester H., 2d SAJC Razzle Dazzle H., Club Ten 3YO H., Go Christmas Racing H., 3d SAJC Da Costa P., L, Pride of Ingenue H.

Skates (Danehill). Winner at 2, VATC Birthday Card H., 2d MVRC William Crockett S., L, SAJC Cinderella S., L, VATC Debutante S., L, Bill Adams H., 3d VATC Out of Danger 2YO H. Dam of-

JUSTE MOMENTE (Giant's Causeway). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$566,125, SAJC Robert Sangster S., Gr.1, VRC Maybe Mahal P., L, MRC Acorn 2YO H., MVRC Leilani Classic, VRC TCL Electronics H., Zouki Enterprise 2YO P., 2d MRC How Now S., Gr.3, SAJC Laelia S., L, VRC Rainbird H., 3d MRC WW Cockram S., Gr.3, 4th BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, MRC Tranquil Star S., Gr.3.

VANCOUVER (Medaglia d'Oro). Champion 2YO Colt in Australia in 2014-15. 4 wins at 2, A$2,368,250, ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Todman S., Gr.2, Canonbury S., Gr.3, Breeders' P., L, 4th ATC San Domenico S., Gr.3.

CAPTAIN COLTISH (Fusaichi Pegasus). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$177,076, VRC Chubb S., L, Mornington RC Ron Casey Memorial H., MVRC Essendon Mazda H., 2d VRC Schweppes H., MRC Beau Sovereign H., Kenvain H., 3d Mornington RC Hareeba S., L. Sire.

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