Defy The Drift

Sire: The Brothers War

Dam: Pugaura

Colour: Bay or Brown

Gender: Gelding

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Sep 17th, 2016

Country: Australia





Bay or Brown geldingFoaled in 2016

SireWar FrontDanzigNorthern Dancer
THE BROTHERS WAR (USA) Starry DreamerRubiano
2010Moon QueenSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
  InfamyShirley Heights
DamThe PugMummy's PetSing Sing
PUGAURA (AUS) VeroniqueMatador
1995Say AuraDon't Say HaloHalo

THE BROTHERS WAR (USA) (Bay 2010-Stud 2015). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, €114,306, Chantilly Prix Sigy, L, Prix des Usages, Deauville Prix de Tancarville, 2d Longchamp Prix des Melezes, 3d Saratoga Quick Call S., L, Chantilly Prix Montenica, L, Longchamp Criterium de Vitesse, L. Half-brother to SW Beauty Parlor (Gulfstream Park Orchid S., Gr.3), SP Brooklyn Boy and SP Sound of Summer. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

PUGAURA, by The Pug. 12 wins to 1200m, A$80,845, STC Dick Smith Electronics P., 2d AJC Mawad Fine Foods H., Universe Cycles H., STC National Seniors Association H., Legends of Canterbury Bulldogs H., 3d STC Becker Commercial Services H. Sister to Around the Ring. Dam of eight named foals, four to race, three winners, inc:-

Welsh Fantasy (g. by Fantastic Light). Winner at 1300m in Aust.

Welsh Celebrity (g. by Hurricane Sky). Winner at 1400m in Aust.

Monashee Magic (f. by Monashee Mountain). Winner at 1000m in Aust.


2nd dam

SAY AURA, by Don't Say Halo. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1700m in Aust. Dam of 13 foals, all raced, 10 winners, inc:-

Around the Ring (The Pug). 4 wins to 1500m, SAJC Desert Dueller H., Grange Hotel H., 2d SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.2, Balcrest S., L, Queen Adelaide S., L, St Peters H., 3d SAJC Fulham Park P., L, Franklins H., Marion Schiffel H., T&R Pastoral James Blundell P.

Pugaura. 12 wins. See above.

Carbon Cut. 6 wins from 1000m to 3000m, A$122,329 in Aust.

Lauries Legacy. 5 wins to 1400m in Aust.

Jack Hammer. 4 wins from 1600m to 2200m in Aust.

So Say All of Us. 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m in Aust.

Gold Import. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

Raknikar. 3 wins from 1300m to 1600m to 2018-19 in Aust.

Monetary Man. Winner at 1600m in Aust.

Gold Gleam. Winner at 1500m in Aust.

Sovaura. Winner at 800m in Aust.

Chakras. Raced twice. Dam of-

Bolshoi Bandit. 8 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$103,401, to 2017-18 in Aust.

Sirfontein. 3 wins at 1300m, 1600m in Aust.


3rd dam

Burnetta, by Rascolnik. Placed at 2, 3d SAJC Cinderella S., L. Three-quarter-sister to Delicious Blue (dam of MEMPHIS BLUES, PALATIOUS, EVASION), half-sister to Sweetie (dam of ALMA MATER). Dam of 2 named foals, 1 to race, inc:-

Say Aura. 4 wins. See above.


4th dam

VIRGINIA, by Todman. Unraced. Half-sister to Monastar. Dam of 6 named foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Burnetta (Rascolnik). Placed. See above.

Sweetie. Winner at 1200m, 3d SAJC Intermediate H. Dam of-

ALMA MATER (Semipalatinsk). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, A$87,310, AJC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3, BATC Charlton Boy 2YO H., QTC Ellerslie H., 2d BATC Chateau Nursing Home H. Dam of-

SAVANNAH SUCCESS (Success Express). NZ Bloodstock Filly of the Year 1999. Second top filly on The 1998-99 NZ 3YO Free H. 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 2400m, NZ$259,725, A$364,190, New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, STC Ansett Australia S., Gr.1, AJC Surround S., Gr.2, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, ARC Soliloquy S., L, Avondale JC Classic S., L, 2d BOP RC Mitsui Osk Lines 2YO S., 3d Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, Wanganui JC Waikato Stud S., L, Hawkes Bay Hastings Motors Ford 2YO S. Dam of-

SAVABEEL (Zabeel). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 2050m, A$2,760,460, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, Sydney City Lexus 2YO H., 2d Victoria Derby, Gr.1, MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1, STC Gloaming S., Gr.2, 3d AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, 4th AJC San Domenico S., Gr.2. Champion sire.

Sister Theresa. 6 wins-4 at 2-from 1000m to 2100m, A$176,400, Qld Tatt's RC VB 2YO S., City Of Ipswich 2YO H. Dam of-

BLACK HEART BART (Blackfriars). 16 wins from 1000m to 1800m, A$3,995,950, SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, MRC Memsie S., Gr.1, Underwood S., Gr.1, CF Orr S., Gr.1, Futurity S., Gr.1, 2d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, Makybe Diva S., Gr.1, ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, BRC Stradbroke H., Gr.1, WATC Railway S., Gr.1, MRC Memsie S., Gr.1, Caulfield S., Gr.1.

Rebel Sister. Unraced. Dam of-

REBEL KING (Universal Ruler). 11 wins-4 at 2-to 1300m, A$793,275, to 2018-19, WATC HG Bolton Sprint H., L, Idyllic Prince S., L.

REBELSON (Snippetson). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1800m, A$541,500, WATC Fairetha S., L, Aquanita S., L.

In Hoi An. Unplaced. Dam of-

WIN SMOOTHLY (Court Command). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m in Macau, Macau Lisboa Prelude, L, 2d Macau Lisboa Juvenile, L.


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