Sire: Benfica

Colour: Bay

Dam: Verkko

Sex: Filly

Age: 3

Foaled: Sep 06, 2017

Country: Australia

 

 BAY FILLY (AUS)

 

Foaled 6th September 2017

SireLonhroOctagonalZabeel
BENFICA (AUS) ShadeaStraight Strike
2008HutDanehillDanzig
  Ivy CottageStar Way
DamFlying SpurDanehillDanzig
VERKKO (AUS) RollsMr. Prospector
2004SybariteLast TycoonTry My Best
  ProcrastinateJade Hunter

BENFICA (AUS) (Bay 2008-Stud 2012). 3 wins at 2, BRC TJ Smith S., Gr.1. Sire of 55 rnrs, 24 wnrs, inc. SW Eusebio (Canberra Guineas, L), SP Benfica Princess and of Barbass, Fica Gal, Charlie Chap, Ori on Fire, Prince Mouritz, Go Joyce Go, Little Steiny, Big Ben the Clock, General Harmony, She's Beneficial, Bebado, Belle of Portugal, Benasong, Brutal Babe, We Love Rugby, Bengara, Dallyeora Leo, Li'l Pippa, Que Pasa, So Blessed, Star of Serena, etc.

 

1st dam

VERKKO, by Flying Spur. Winner at 1300m in Aust. Half-sister to ZODIAC RULER, ALMIGHTY GIRL. This is her seventh foal. Her sixth foal is a yearling. Her fifth foal is a 2YO. Dam of three foals to race, all winners-

Karisto (g. by Written Tycoon). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m in 2017-18, Cambridge JC Maara Grange Rehabilitation H., Rotorua RC Burton Construction H., 2d Waikato RC Virkon 2YO S., 3d Waikato RC Munns Winners Style H., 4th BRC Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, Levin RC Wellington S., Gr.3.

Boys Day Out (g. by Domesday). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$99,955, 3d ATC Ranvet's Neutrolene H.

True Joy (f. by Econsul). 2 wins at 950m, 1200m to 2016-17 in Aust.

 

2nd dam

SYBARITE, by Last Tycoon. Raced once. Sister to Trephina (dam of CENTENNIAL PARK, BALLACK), half-sister to LAISSERFAIRE, A TIME FOR JULIA, FOREPLAY, PERSONIFY, TIME THIEF, Patasi. Dam of 10 named foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

ZODIAC RULER (Zoffany). 2 wins at 2, R912,900, Greyville Golden Horseshoe, Gr.2, 2d Greyville Premiers Champion S., Gr.1, Kenilworth Cape Derby, Gr.1, Greyville KZN Guineas, Gr.2, Racing It's a Rush P., 4th Greyville Betting World 2200, Gr.3.

ALMIGHTY GIRL (Beneteau). 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, A$164,200, MVRC Typhoon Tracy S., Gr.3, 2d VRC Andrew Guy P., 3d Canberra RC Camarena H., 4th ATC Birthday Card S., Gr.3.

I Get Around. 4 wins to 1100m, A$154,100, ATC Share Care Respite H., 2d MVRC City Jeep H., BRC Winning Edge Corporate Awards H., 3d ATC Styletread.com.au P.

Bright Deputy. 2 wins at 1150m, 1450m, SAJC Melbourne Cup Day at ASPM H.

 

3rd dam

PROCRASTINATE, by Jade Hunter. 6 wins to 1400m, A$141,475, VATC Tristarc S., Gr.3, STC Seppelt Corella Ridge H., VATC Resolute Welter H., Kilsyth Bargain H., 2d VATC Mannerism S., Gr.3, AJC Tarien H., L, STC First State H., VATC Spring Racing Carnival H., 3d SAJC Swettenham Stud S., Gr.3, VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3, MVRC El Alamein H. Half-sister to GALAPAGOS GIRL, KAMPAIGN, Watercolours (dam of BLAKE). Dam of 16 foals, 15 to race, 12 winners, inc:-

LAISSERFAIRE (Danehill). Champion Older Female Sprinter in South Africa in 2000-01 & 2001-02. 12 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, R1,281,010, Kenilworth Cape Flying Championship, Gr.1-twice, Newmarket Computaform Sprint S., Gr.1, Scottsville South African Fillies Sprint S., Gr.1-twice, Kenilworth Sceptre S., Gr.2-twice, Kenilworth Fillies Nursery, Gr.3, Southern Cross S., Gr.3-twice, 2d Kenilworth Prix du Cap, L, Ascot Fillies Nursery S., L, 3d Kenilworth Merchant's S., Gr.2, 4th Kenilworth Merchant's S., Gr.2. Dam of-

Kwitizina (Captain Al). 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, R308,820, 2d Kenilworth Champagne S., Gr.3, Olympic Duel S., L, Market Toyota H., 4th Kenilworth Olympic Duel S., L. Producer.

A TIME FOR JULIA (Redoute's Choice). 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$444,750, ATC Wenona Girl H., Gr.3, MRC Geoffrey Bellmaine S., Gr.3, Snowhite Maintenance P., 2d ATC Millie Fox S., Gr.2, MRC WW Cockram S., Gr.3-twice, How Now S., Gr.3, TMB Printing H., 3d VRC Let's Elope S., Gr.2, 4th ATC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1.

TIME THIEF (Redoute's Choice). 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, A$369,738, MRC Zeditave S., L, MVRC Arrow Training Services H., 2d MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, VRC Danehill S., Gr.3, 3d MVRC Australia S., Gr.1. Sire.

FOREPLAY (Danehill). 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m, A$246,475, MRC JRA Doveton S., L, AAMI Blue Diamond 1st Acceptances H., 2d VRC Kensington S., L, Schweppes Tonic H., 3d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, 4th MRC Moonga S., Gr.3, VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3. Sire.

PERSONIFY (Galileo). Winner at 2, SAJC Queen Adelaide S., L. Dam of-

Selectify (Redoute's Choice). 4 wins to 1200m, A$130,420, ATC TAB Place Multi Sprint H., TAB Rewards H., 2d ATC Dodo H., 3d MVRC Red Anchor S., Gr.3.

Laser Flash (Redoute's Choice). 3 wins at 1800m, 1900m, A$144,705, ATC Tab.com.au H., Australian Turf Club H.-twice, 3d ATC Dulcify H., L, 4th ATC Tulloch S., Gr.2.

Patasi (Danehill Dancer). Placed at 2 & 3, 2d MRC Chairman's S., L, SAJC Queen Adelaide S., L, MRC Brava Jeannie H. Producer.

Trephina. Winner at 1300m, 2d Waikato RC Ideal Electrical H. Dam of-

CENTENNIAL PARK (Thorn Park). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$1,018,250, STC Expressway S., Gr.2, VRC AAMI Business Insurance S., Gr.3, STC Darby Munro H., L, 2d ATC Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, Expressway S., Gr.2, STC Shannon S., Gr.2-twice, Ajax S., Gr.2, ATC Missile S., Gr.3, 3d ATC Apollo S., Gr.2, Expressway S., Gr.2, VRC AAMI Business Insurance S., Gr.3.

BALLACK (Montjeu). 5 wins from 2000m to 2200m, A$499,125, BTC Chairman's H., Gr.3, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Cup, Gr.3, MVRC City Pacific Finance Preston H., Herald Sun H., 2d WATC Derby, Gr.1, 3d WATC Perth Cup, Gr.2, VRC St Leger, L.

Clovelly Park - Deep Thinker (H.K.) (Thorn Park). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$17,365, HK$4,696,250, M$460,000 in NZ and HK, HKJC Staunton H., Lady Jules Audemars H., Macau-Taipa Bridge H., 2d Macau Hong Kong Trophy, L.

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