Sire: Pierro

Dam: Shania Dane

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 3 yo

Foaled: Oct 09, 2015

Country: AUS

Sale info: Lot 341 at

Purchase price: AUD 150,000  (Price is inclusive of GST but does not include current costs)

Horse Description:


A strong, now well grown filly who has shown us quite a lot in her early work. She has been sent for a short break and will be back in the stables towards the end of April. She will makle into a lovely spring three year old and has the world at her feet.





Bay filly       Foaled 9th October 2015 

PIERRO LonhroOctagonal (NZ)Zabeel
Shadea (NZ)Straight Strike (USA)
Miss Right Note (Ire)DaylamiDoyoun
Sky SongSadler's Wells
Danehill (USA)DanzigNorthern Dancer
RazyanaHis Majesty
Subterfuge (GB)MachiavellianMr. Prospector
Sandy IslandMill Reef

PIERRO (AUS) (Bay 2009-Stud 2013). 11 wins-6 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Out of a half-sister to SW Laverock. Leading Aust. First Season Sire in 2016-17. Sire of 150 rnrs, 72 wnrs, inc. SW Levendi (ATC Australian Derby, Gr.1), Pinot, Pierata, Action, Tulip, Roy Had Enough, Commander, Satin Slipper, Kentucky Breeze, SP Furore, Poseidon's Pool, Holbien, Canyonero, Princess Pierro and of Perfect Pitch, Arcadia Prince, etc.


1st dam

SHANIA DANE, by Danehill (USA). 5 wins to 1500m, A$846,450, STC Premiere S., Gr.2, Phar Lap S., Gr.2, AJC South Pacific Classic, Gr.3, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway H., Gr.3, STC Cathay Pacific H., 2d AJC George Main S., Gr.1, Surround S., Gr.2, STC Apollo S., Gr.2, Expressway S., Gr.2, MRC Twilight Glow S., L, STC De Bortoli Wines 2YO H., 3d AJC All-Aged S., Gr.1, STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.1, VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, Myer Classic, Gr.1. Sister to SCINTILLATION, Danevade (dam of NORTHWEST PASSAGE), Puzzle Book, three-quarter-sister to Liatris, half-sister to RISK AVERSION,  Sequin (dam of GET TO WORK, ORDER OF THE SUN). This is her ninth foal. Dam of 7 foals to race, 4 winners, inc:-

 Kristy Lee (f by Encosta de Lago) 6 wins to 1200m, A$472,495, ATC Sportsyear H., Coolmore Australia H., H., Ranvet H., Instagram at ATC Races H., P., 2d ATC Wilson Asset Management H., H., TAB Rewards H., H., Mantra Group Sprint H., Vinery Stud H., Allan Denham Racing H., 3d ATC Blackwoods Apex Tools H., Become an ATC Sponsor H., Become a Sponsor H., Mick Kerr Memorial H., Cellarbrations H., Fairfield RSL Club H., Onemorenomore First Crop P., Gosford RSL H., P., VRC Dean Palmby & Scott Millson H.

 Animoso (g by Encosta de Lago) 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$133,990, 2d ATC Envirobank Behind 4tracks4kids H., Mark Roufeil H., Drummond Golf H., Big Brown is Back in 2013 H., Canterbury Park H., Jim Beam H., 3d ATC Sportingbet H., TAB Rewards H., MRC Le Pine Funerals H.

 High Valyrian (f by High Chaparral (Ire)) Winner at 1450m in 2016-17 in Aust.

 Reprieve (g by Encosta de Lago) Winner at 2400m in Aust.

 Elite Pride (g by Street Cry (Ire)) Placed at 3, 3d HKJC Tai Tan H.


2nd dam

SUBTERFUGE (GB), by Machiavellian. Winner at 2, Newmarket Dexa'Tex S. Half-sister to SANDMASON, SARDEGNA (dam of SARDONIC),  Spa (dam of PERSIAN MAJESTY). Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

SHANIA DANE (f Danehill) 5 wins. See above.

SCINTILLATION (g Danehill) 12 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, HK$24,831,850, Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Classic Mile, L, HKJC Centenary Sprint Cup, L-twice, Chinese Club Challenge Cup, L, Sha Tin Sprint Trophy, L, Bauhinia Sprint Trophy, L, 2d HKJC Chairman's Sprint Prize, L, GOME Sprint, L.

RISK AVERSION (f Encosta de Lago) 5 wins to 1350m, A$215,000, BRC Juanmo S., L, Pink Ribbon Race for Research Quality H., Lyndhurst Stud H., Mount St Michael's College P., Hidden Dragon at Lyndhurst Stud H., 2d ATC Millie Fox S., Gr.3, 3d BRC Bright Shadow H., L.

Liatris (f Rock of Gibraltar) 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, 2d Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, 3d CJC Race Images H., 4th Otago RC New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance S., L. Producer.

Danevade (f Danehill) 3 wins at 1400m, A$161,090, MRC WJ (Bill) Adams H., 2d VRC Matron S., Gr.3, MVRC RSL Victoria H., MRC Rokk Ebony Cup, Tralee H., 3d VRC Matriarch S., Gr.2. Dam of 2 winners-

NORTHWEST PASSAGE (g So You Think) 5 wins from 1300m to 2500m, A$270,000, in 2016-17, Moonee Valley Night Cup, L, Tasmanian Derby, L, TRC Hobart Guineas, L, ATC Theraces H., 3d NSW Tatt's RC Theraces H.

Puzzle Book (f Danehill) 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$101,500, AJC Honda Accord 2YO P.H., STC Rebecca Lancaster H., 2d AJC TJF EBC Materials Handling 2YO H., Safilo Eyewear H., 3d Gosford Classic, L, STC Madison Resources H.

 Sequin. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of 6 winners-

ORDER OF THE SUN (g Encosta de Lago) 9 wins from 1200m to 2800m, A$262,665, 24,400Rgt., S$366,567, to 2018 in Aust., Malaysia and Singapore, Singapore TC Colonial Chief S., L, VRC St Leger, L, Singapore TC Panasonic Commitment S., Benchmark 89 H., 2d Singapore TC New Year Cup, L, El Dorado Classic, L, 3d Bendigo Cup, L.

GET TO WORK (f Snippets) Winner at 2, SAJC Cinderella S., L, 2d MVRC Paraquad Victoria Trophy 2YO H., 3d SAJC Jansz S., Gr.3, South Australian S., L, Walter Brown S.H., L. Producer.

 Subsequent. Winner at 1500m in Aust. Dam of-

SUMMER PASSAGE (c Snitzel) Top Male on The 2016-17 NZ 2YO Free H.. 2 wins at 2, NZ$155,250, A$232,500, in 2016-17, ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, Matamata RC Slipper S., L, 2d ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, Counties RC Haunui Farm 2YO S.

 Sequential. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

EXCITABLE BOY (g More Than Ready) Winner at 2, A$98,150, HK$840,000, VRC Festival of Racing S., L, 2d HKJC Revlon H., 3d MVRC St Albans S., L, VRC Herald Sun Superracing S., L.

 Hides. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

 Derelique. Unraced. Dam of-

MAN FROM UNCLE (g Uncle Mo) 3 wins to 1400m, A$406,050, in 2016-17, ATC Hobartville S., Gr.2, Eskimo Prince S., Gr.3, 2d ATC Theraces H., 3d VRC Hilton S, L.

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