Crete


 

Crete

Sire: Sebring

Dam: Suzy Smart (USA)

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 3 yo

Foaled: Sep 18, 2015

Country: AUS

Sale info: Lot 461 at

Purchase price: AUD 70,000  (Price is exclusive of GST and does not include current costs)


Horse Description:

SOLD


This filly has been in work at Princes Farm for a couple of weeks now and will be in the stables at Randwick in the middle of April. She has come along very well and looks like she has improved further, having already shown considerable promise. She should get through to at least trial stage this preparation.


 

Price: SOLD



 


Pedigree

 

 

CRETE
Bay filly       Foaled 2015 
 

SEBRING More Than Ready (USA)Southern HaloHalo
Woodman's GirlWoodman
PurespeedFlying SpurDanehill (USA)
Lady MoulinLuskin Star
SUZY SMART (USA)
    2004
Smart StrikeMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
Classy 'n SmartSmarten
MinicolonyPleasant ColonyHis Majesty
MinstrellaThe Minstrel

SEBRING (AUS) (Chestnut 2005-Stud 2009). 5 wins at 2, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Sire of 658 rnrs, 430 wnrs, 46 SW, inc. Criterion (Australian Derby, Gr.1), Dissident, Egg Tart, Lucky Bubbles, Bring Me the Maid, Sedanzer, Gold Standard, Seaburge, She Brings Joy, Catch a Fire, Hattori Hanzo - Let Us Win (H.K.), Believe Yourself, Ulmann, Thurlow, Master Ash, Sesar, Art Series, Broadband, Acatour - Great Honour (H.K.), Turbo Miss, Clifton Red, etc.

 

1st dam

Suzy Smart (USA), by Smart Strike. 2 wins at 2, Philadelphia Park Donna Freyer S., 2d Monmouth Just Smashing S., L, 4th Monmouth Post Deb S., L. Blood-sister to PLEASANT STRIKE, Curlinello, Desert Myth - Iron Eagle (H.K.), Spring Hill Farm, half-sister to ALMASTY, York Glory, Sea Pines. Dam of 5 named foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

 London Master (g by Commands) 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m, HK$2,485,200, to 2017-18, HKJC Hwamei H., Jackson H., Chicago H., 2d HKJC Kowloon City H., Grassy Hill H., Hoi Pa H., Granville H., 3d HKJC Tai Long Tsui H., Shui Long Wo H.

 Stratuzy (f by Stratum) Winner at 1200m in 2016-17, 2d BRC Suez P., Moet & Chandon Chairman's H., Bundaberg Rum H., 3d Ipswich TC City of Ipswich P.

 Pietra (f by Rock of Gibraltar (Ire)) Placed in Aust.

 

2nd dam

MINICOLONY, by Pleasant Colony. Placed at 2 in U.S.A. Sister to COLONIAL MINSTREL (dam of GRAND MINSTREL, STORM MINSTREL),  Colonella (dam of PLEASANT STRIKE), half-sister to MINIDAR (dam of A LITTLE WARM), UNRESTRAINED. Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

ALMASTY (c Scat Daddy) 4 wins from 7½f to 8½f, US$239,281, Churchill Downs Commonwealth Turf S., Gr.3, Saratoga Allowance, 3d Kentucky Downs Turf Sprint S., L, 4th Saratoga Better Talk Now S., L.

York Glory (c Five Star Day) 8 wins to 7f, £186,183, York Tyregiant.com S., Royal Ascot Wokingham S., Lingfield Betfred the Bonus King H., 2d Newbury World Trophy, Gr.3, Beverley Bullet Sprint S., L, York Spring Sprint S., Haydock Parry Solicitors H., Doncaster Yorkshire Racing Summer Festival H., 4th Lingfield Cleves S., L.

Sea Pines (f Exploit) 3 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, 7f, 2d Laurel Toddler S., L, 3d Laurel Wide Country S., L. Producer.

Suzy Smart (f Smart Strike) 2 wins. See above.

 Minideputy. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

Freeze Cat (f Leestown) 6 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 6½f, 2d Evangeline Downs Hallowed Dreams S., L. Producer.

 

3rd dam

MINSTRELLA, by The Minstrel. 4 wins at 2, £234,598, Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1, Curragh Moyglare Stud S., Gr.1, Phoenix S., Gr.1, Royal Ascot Chesham S., L, 2d Newmarket Cherry Hinton S., Gr.3, 4th Royal Ascot Cork & Orrery S., Gr.3. Half-sister to MISTY GALLORE,  Misty Dancer (dam of QUIET DANCE). Dam of 16 foals, 14 to race, 11 winners, inc:-

COLONIAL MINSTREL (f Pleasant Colony) 10 wins from 6f to 1m, US$556,586, Belmont Shuvee H., Gr.2, Churchill Downs Humana Distaff H., Gr.3, Hialeah Poinciana H., L-twice, Laurel Straight Deal H., L, Colonial Downs Oakley S., L, Gulfstream Park Allowance-twice, Saratoga Allowance, 3d Belmont Hempstead H., Gr.1, Calder Princess Rooney H., L, Belmont Pebbles H., L. Dam of 5 winners-

GRAND MINSTREL (c Grand Slam) 2 wins at 2, Aqueduct Capote S., L. Sire.

STORM MINSTREL (f Storm Cat) 5 wins at 6f, 7f, US$299,339, Aqueduct Fickle Fanny S., L, 2d Delaware Park Light Hearted H., L, Philadelphia Park My Juliet S., L, Aqueduct Flip's Pleasure S., L, 3d Delaware Park Sweet & Sassy H., L. Dam of 6 winners-

BLOFELD (c Quality Road) 4 wins-3 at 2-from 5f to 1m, US$745,420, Aqueduct Nashua S., Gr.2, Belmont Futurity S., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park H., Gr.2, 3d Churchill Downs William Walker S., L, 4th Oaklawn H., Gr.2, Keeneland Ben Ali S., Gr.3.

Spring Hill Farm (c Smart Strike) 3 wins at 7f, 1m, 2d Monmouth Majestic Light S., L, 3d Gulfstream Park Sir Shackleton S., L, 4th Tampa Bay Derby, Gr.2.

Ziegfeld (c Elusive Quality) 3 wins from 7f to 9f, 2d Turfway Park Rushaway S., L.

MINIDAR (f Alydar) 8 wins-1 at 2-to 7f, US$350,900, Arlington Park Chicago Breeders' Cup H., Gr.3, Golden Gate Camilla Urso H., L, Sam Houston Park Jersey Lilly H., L, Aqueduct Allowance, Belmont Allowance, Hollywood Park Allowance, Saratoga Allowance, 3d Hollywood Park A Gleam H., Gr.2, 4th Santa Anita Las Flores H., Gr.3. Dam of 8 winners-

A LITTLE WARM (c Stormin Fever) 4 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 9f, US$752,280, Saratoga Jim Dandy S., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park Spectacular Bid S., L, 2d Gulfstream Park Hutcheson S., Gr.2, Fair Grounds Louisiana Derby, Gr.2, 3d Parx Racing Pennsylvania Derby, Gr.2. Sire.

 Ministorm. 3 wins from 7f to 8½f in U.S.A. Dam of 3 winners-

MINI SERMON (f Pulpit) 5 wins from 7f to 8½f, US$272,930, Aqueduct Top Flight H., Gr.2, Belmont Marking Time S., L, Arlington Park Sweetest Chant S., L, Belmont Allowance, 3d Keeneland Raven Run S., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park Sabin H., Gr.3, Arlington Park Fit for a Queen S., L.

UNRESTRAINED (f Unbridled) 5 wins at 8¼f, 9f, US$281,513, Delaware Park Open Fire S., L, Meadowlands Summit S., L, Prismatical S., L, 2d Monmouth Oaks, Gr.2, Monmouth Beach S., L, 4th Aqueduct Turnback The Alarm H., Gr.3, Delaware Park Obeah S., L. Dam of 3 winners-

Stormy the Cat (c Storm Cat) 2 wins at 7½f, 1m, 3d Gulfstream Park Alligator Alley S., L.

 Colonella. Winner at 1m in U.S.A. Dam of 6 winners-

PLEASANT STRIKE (c Smart Strike) 6 wins at 8½f, 9f, US$455,203, Arlington Classic S., Gr.3, 2d Monmouth Red Bank S., Gr.3, Meadowlands Cliff Hanger S., Gr.3, Monmouth Rutgers University S., L, 3d Churchill Downs River City H., Gr.3, Calder Miami Mile H., Gr.3, Monmouth Oceanport S., L. Sire.

Colonial Empress (f Empire Maker) Winner at 1m, 3d Oaklawn Park Honeybee S., Gr.3, 4th Oaklawn Park Martha Washington S., L.

Curlinello (c Smart Strike) Winner at 2, 2d Monmouth Garden State S., L, Seton Hall University S., L. Sire.

Desert Myth - Iron Eagle (H.K.) (g Smart Strike) Winner at 1¼m, Newmarket Bluesquare.com I-Card S., 2d Goodwood Thoroughbred S., L, 3d HKJC Kowloon Cricket Club Cup, 4th Haydock Superior Mile, L.

 

Race Record: Unraced.