Sire: So You Think

Dam: Expensively

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 2 year old

Foaled: Aug 11th, 2014

Country: Australia


K F McDonald, Mrs S A Moody, Mrs C O'Dea, Mrs L Maiuto, B Anderson, M J Brazel, Ms D M Dudgeon, P G Harbinson, Vionneto Racing (Mgr: D J Devola), First Light Racing Pty Ltd (Mgr: T S Wilson) & S L C Racing (Mgr: M Szkwarek)





Foaled 11th August 2014

SireHigh ChaparralSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
SO YOU THINK (NZ) KasoraDarshaan
  Astral RowLong Row
DamSaint BalladoHaloHail to Reason
EXPENSIVELY (AUS) BalladeHerbager
2002NuryevaNureyevNorthern Dancer

SO YOU THINK (NZ) (Bay or Brown 2006-Stud Aust. 2012, Ire. 2013). Champion 3YO Colt in Australia in 2009-10. 14 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2100m, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1-twice, Leopardstown Irish Champion S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SP Now You Know. Sire of SW Gold Rush (Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2), SP Conscious, Smart as You Think and of Inference, La Diosa, Turbulent Air and of the placegetters Rivo Boy, So Si Bon, Too Fast for Love, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

Expensively, by Saint Ballado. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$119,300, MRC Blue Diamond Entries 2YO H., Toltrice H., VRC Hobson's Bay 2YO H., 2d VRC FP Williams Carbine Club H., MRC Wood Court Inn H., 3d VRC Vanity S., Gr.3, MRC Vicurban Cup H. This is her fourth foal. Dam of two foals to race, inc:-

Spencer Street (g. by Bel Esprit). 4 wins at 1100m, 1200m to 2014-15, 2d MRC (Mornington) Chadwick Grimmond Engineers H.


2nd dam

NURYEVA, by Nureyev. Unraced. Half-sister to Fly Cherokee. Dam of 8 foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Expensively (Saint Ballado). 3 wins. See above.

Wild U R. 6 wins from 1m to 8½f in U.S.A.

Livingston. 4 wins from 1250m to 1800m to 2014-15 in Aust.

Beongaegeom. Placed in Korea.


3rd dam

MYRRH, by Damascus. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Half-sister to Christmas List (dam of CHECK IT TWICE). Dam of 7 foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Fly Cherokee (Easy Goer). Winner at 2, 2d Retama La Senorita S., L.

Polish Symphony. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 8½f, 9f in U.S.A. Dam of-

July Child. 17 wins-2 at 2-from 5½f to 8¼f, US$298,230, Aqueduct Allowance. Sire.

Fuzzy Buzz. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 8½f in U.S.A.

Mount Olive. 2 wins at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

Jaygreg. 2 wins at 4½f, 5f in U.S.A.

She's Beautiful. Unplaced. Dam of-

Propietaria. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1700m to 2015 in Puerto Rico, 4th Camarero Clasico Dia de la Raza, L.

Nifty Pavrova. Placed in Japan. Dam of-

Bridal Bird. 7 wins from 1400m to 1600m in Japan.

Moon in the Dark. 5 wins from 1300m to 1600m in Japan.

Venus Present. 3 wins from 1400m to 1600m in Japan.

Nifty Vega. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1500m in Japan.

Seri Fast Lady. 2 wins at 1400m, 1500m in Japan.

Dancing Pavrova. Winner at 900m in Japan. Dam of-

Cosmo Emperor. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 2000m to 2500m, 2d Hakodate Yakumo Tokubetsu, Matsumae Tokubetsu, 3d Hakodate Matsumae Tokubetsu.

Campione Rosa. 13 wins-2 at 2-from 800m to 1600m to 2015 in Japan.

Volitoria. Unraced. Dam of-

Vuelve Gilberto M. 13 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m in Puerto Rico.

Pure Temptation. 6 wins-1 at 2-at 1550m, 1800m in Barbados.

B Man. 3 wins at 1m in U.S.A.

Baby Kalei. 3 wins at 4½f, 5½f in U.S.A.


4th dam

CHRISTMAS PAST, by Grey Dawn. Top filly on The 1982 USA 3YO Free H. 8 wins, US$563,670, Coaching Club American Oaks, Gr.1, Gulfstream Park H., Gr.1, Belmont Ruffian H., Gr.1, Monmouth Oaks, Gr.2, Gulfstream Bonnie Miss S., Gr.3, Hialeah Poinsettia S., Gr.3, 2d Belmont Mother Goose S., Gr.1, 3d Belmont Jockey Club Gold Cup, Gr.1. Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Melchior. 5 wins in Spain. Sire.

Christmas List. 4 wins from 1m to 8½f, Aqueduct Allowance 3YO+f&m-twice, Belmont Allowance 3YO+f&m. Dam of-

CHECK IT TWICE (Repent). 4 wins-3 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, Calder What a Pleasure S., L, 3d Belmont Step Nicely S., L, Calder In Reality S., L.

Escutcheon. Unraced. Dam of-

Leonor. 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 1800m in Philippines, Philippine RC Lakambini S., 2d Philippine RC Commissioner's Cup, Juvenile Fillies III S.

Silicon Alley. 3 wins at 6f, 8½f in U.S.A.

Be Bright. Unraced. Dam of-

Gilding. 2 wins-1 at 2- in U.S.A. Dam of-

CAPO GROSSO (Great Regent). Joint Champion Grass Sprinter in Chile in 2001-02. 16 wins-2 at 2-to 1300m in U.S.A. and Chile, Club Hipico Clasico Luis Larrain Prieto, L, Clasico Luis Subercaseaux E, L, 3d Club Hipico Copa Velocidad, Gr.2, Clasico Santiago Garcia Mieres, L, Clasico Carlos Balmaceda, L.


5th dam

YULE LOG, by Bold Ruler. 5 wins in U.S.A. Sister to SUGAR PLUM TIME (dam of CHRISTMAS BONUS), PLUM BOLD, half-sister to Sweet Tooth (dam of ALYDAR, OUR MIMS, SUGAR AND SPICE), Plum Plum (dam of PRUNEPLUM). Dam of 10 named foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

CHRISTMAS PAST (Grey Dawn). 8 wins. See above.