Ashton Blair


Sire: Wandjina

Dam: Ilithyia

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Colt

Age: 2 year old

Foaled: Oct 11th, 2016

Country: Australia


Pedigree

 

 ASHTON BLAIR (AUS)

 

Chestnut coltFoaled in 2016

SireSnitzelRedoute's ChoiceDanehill
WANDJINA (AUS) Snippets' LassSnippets
2011La BambaLast TycoonTry My Best
  PartyLunchtime
DamSpartacusSnippetsLunchtime
ILITHYIA (AUS) PazzihiManihi
2002NordicaWestern SymphonyNijinsky
  Song of NorwayVain

WANDJINA (AUS) (Bay 2011-Stud 2015). 3 wins–1 at 2–1000 to 1600m, $638,800, £7,088, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, CS Hayes S., Gr.3, 2d ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, 3d MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, 4th ATC Todman S., Gr.2, MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr.3. Half-brother to SW Inspiration (Hong Kong Sprint, Gr.1), SW Provence (VRC Desirable H., L) and SW Lucky Unicorn (VRC Chester Manifold S., L). His oldest progeny are 2YOs.

 

1st dam

ILITHYIA, by Spartacus. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of nine named foals, eight to race, five winners, inc:-

Abba (f. by Pendragon). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1500m, 2d SAJC Holdfast Insurance H., Express Colour Printing H., 3d SAJC Laelia S., L.

Cheeky Babe (f. by Bel Esprit). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$114,685, to 2016-17, MRC (Mornington) Bayside Suzuki Racing H., MVRC Ranvet H., 2d ATC TAB Rewards H., Ballarat TC Sam Miranda Mares H., MRC Monty Samuel H., 3d ATC Hyland Race Colours H., MRC Le Pine Funerals H.

Will be Better (g. by Prince Arthur). 3 wins to 1300m to 2017 in Malaysia.

Cheeky As (f. by Helmet). Winner at 2 in 2016-17 in Aust.

Twice as Sweet (f. by Bel Esprit). Winner at 1150m in 2017-18 in Aust.

Gravlax (g. by Pendragon). Placed in Aust. and Singapore, 2d Singapore TC Panasonic I-Pro Snarthd Camera S., 3d Singapore TC Class 4 H.-3 times, Class 5 H.-twice.

 

2nd dam

NORDICA, by Western Symphony. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, VATC Alan Currie 2YO H., 3d VATC George Vowles H., VRC Ruffles H. Sister to MIDNIGHT SUN, half-sister to SCANDINAVIA (dam of MAGNUS, SCANDIVA, WILANDER, ARCTIC FLIGHT), FROSTY THE SNOWMAN, RUSSIAN TEA ROOM, Song of the Sun, McHappy (dam of GLAD). Dam of 6 named foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Flying Magnus. 4 wins at 1000m in Aust.

 

3rd dam

SONG OF NORWAY, by Vain. Unraced. Half-sister to Song of Kingston (dam of MUIRFIELD VILLAGE). Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, all winners, inc:-

SCANDINAVIA (Snippets). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$438,575, QTC Cup, Gr.2, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, MVRC Burt Bacharach H., 2d SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, VRC Salinger S., Gr.1, 3d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, Lightning S., Gr.1, MVRC Norman Carlyon S., Gr.2, VATC Chirnside S., Gr.2, VRC Red Roses S., L, 4th SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3. Dam of-

MAGNUS (Flying Spur). 4 wins to 1200m, £23,000, A$1,086,610, S$202,500, AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, VRC Age Classic S., Gr.2, STC Big Sports Breakfast H., 2d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Sprint H., Gr.2, AJC Shorts H., Gr.3, SAJC WH Wylie H., L, Singapore TC Krisflyer International Sprint, L, 3d MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.2, MRC Heath S., L, 4th VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, AJC TJ Smith S., Gr.1. Sire.

WILANDER (Exceed and Excel). Third on 2008-09 Australasian 3YO Classification (sprint). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, A$351,825, MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2, Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, VRC Bob Hoysted H., L, 2d MRC Biscay H., 4th VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Sire.

SCANDIVA (Fastnet Rock). 2 wins at 2, A$242,580, ATC Magic Night S., Gr.2, Emerald Hills Estate 2YO P., 2d ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1.

ARCTIC FLIGHT (Flying Spur). 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$314,358, Scone RC Dark Jewel Classic, L, VRC Flt Lt Peter Armytage H., 2d Hawkesbury RC Darley Crown, L, 3d BRC Dane Ripper S., Gr.2, ATC Sheraco S., Gr.3.

Lionhearted (Fastnet Rock). Winner at 1000m, A$76,385, in 2016-17, 2d ATC Skyline S., Gr.2, 4th ATC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, MRC Thoroughbred Club Cup, L.

Danavia. Placed at 2, 2d VRC Reganza 2YO H. Dam of-

ICONIC (Bel Esprit). 5 wins-2 at 2-at 900m, 1000m, A$509,050, to 2017-18, MVRC Carlyon S., L, 2d MRC Rubiton S., Gr.2, SAJC National S., Gr.3, WH Wylie H., L.

Helsinge. Unraced. Dam of-

BLACK CAVIAR (Bel Esprit). Horse of the Year in Australia in 2010-11, 2011-12 & 2012-13. Joint Head of the 2013 World Thoroughbred Rankings. Head of the 2011 & 2012 World Thoroughbred Rankings (Sprint). Champion Sprinter in Australia in 2010-11, 2011-12 & 2012-13. Champion Older Female Sprinter in GB in 2012. 25 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, £283,550, A$6,922,550, Royal Ascot Diamond Jubilee S., Gr.1, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1-twice, BRC BTC Cup, Gr.1, MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1, MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1-twice, SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, Robert Sangster S., Gr.1, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1-3 times, Patinack Classic, Gr.1-twice, MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2-twice, MVRC Schweppes S., Gr.2-twice, Stanley Wootton S., Gr.2-twice, VRC Danehill S., Gr.2. Producer.

ALL TOO HARD (Casino Prince). Champion 3YO Colt in Australia in 2012-13. 7 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$2,288,200, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, MRC Futurity S., Gr.1, CF Orr 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, ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, 3d ATC San Domenico S., Gr.3, 4th ATC George Main S., Gr.1. Sire.

MIDNIGHT SUN (Western Symphony). 4 wins from 1900m to 2400m, A$109,260, STC Winter Cup, L, MVRC Sorbent H., STC Toohey's New H., 2d TTC Tasmanian Oaks, L, AJC Harvey Norman H., 3d TRC Strutt S., L, VATC Slixpix P.H. Producer.

FROSTY THE SNOWMAN (Christmas Tree). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 800m, 1000m, A$85,260, MVRC Mitchell McKenzie S., L, VRC Elounda Bay H., Zabeel H., 2d MVRC Southern Cross Apartments S., L, VATC WJ Adams H., 3d VRC Andersen Consulting S., L, 4th VATC HDF McNeil S., L.

RUSSIAN TEA ROOM (Raise a Cup). Winner at 2, VATC Rancher S., L, 3d VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3.

Song of the Sun (Desert Sun). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, SAJC Stamford Grand H., 2d SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L, MVRC Ausdart Picture Framing H., 3d MRC Tabaret H. Producer.

McHappy. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

GLAD (Pins). 4 wins at 1400m, 1600m, WRC Anniversary H., L, ARC Auckland Co-Op Taxis H., Taranaki RC Waterfront Hotel H., 3d Manawatu Classic, Gr.3, 4th ARC Sunline Vase, L.

 

Race Record:

Unraced.