Pierro/Celtic Queen (IRE) 16


Pierro/Celtic Queen (IRE) 16

Sire: Pierro

Dam: Celtic Queen (IRE)

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: Yearling

Foaled: Sep 01, 2016

Country: AUS

Sale info: Lot 522 at Inglis Easter

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

Horse Description:



Price: $70,000 plus costs to date





Bay filly       Foaled 1st September 2016 

PIERRO LonhroOctagonal (NZ)Zabeel
Shadea (NZ)Straight Strike (USA)
Miss Right Note (Ire)DaylamiDoyoun
Sky SongSadler's Wells
Sadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
Fairy BridgeBold Reason
Sweeten UpShirley HeightsMill 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 114 rnrs, 52 wnrs, inc. SW Levendi (ATC Australian Derby, Gr.1), Pinot, Pierata, Tulip, Satin Slipper, Kentucky Breeze, Roy Had Enough, SP Furore, Poseidon's Pool, Action, Holbien, Canyonero, Princess Pierro and of Perfect Pitch, Arcadia Prince, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

CELTIC QUEEN (IRE), by Sadler's Wells. Unraced. Sister to ALBERTO GIACOMETTI. This is her ninth living foal. Dam of 6 foals to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Queen Mira (f by Danehill Dancer (Ire)) 3 wins from 1000m to 1600m, R311,425, Vaal Racing Association H., 2d Turffontein Johannesburg Spring Fillies & Mares Challenge, Gr.3, Vaal Macsteel Tube & Pipe H., Racing Association H., 3d Turffontein Ipi Tombe Challenge, Gr.2, Anonymous Overseer's P., Climatevaal H., Vaal Racing Express H.

Umgiyo (c by Danehill Dancer (Ire)) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1800m in South Africa and U.A.E, Meydan Gulf News Classifieds H., 2d Meydan Dubai Millennium S., L, 3d Meydan Dubai City Of Gold S., Gr.2, Vaal Computaform Express P., All to Come P., 4th Greyville Premier's Champion S., Gr.1.

 Floor Show (f by Stravinsky (USA)) 3 wins from 1400m to 1800m, ATC Super Saver H., 2d ATC Green Valley TAB H. Dam of-

 Meazza (g Pierro) Winner at 1450m in 2017-18 in Aust.

 Queen Ouija (f by Street Cry (Ire)) 4 wins from 1950m to 2400m, A$75,550, to 2016-17, 2d MRC Elaren Security Services H., 3d MRC Racing.com H.

 Nandi (f by Danehill Dancer (Ire)) Winner at 2, 3d Vaal Rugby 5 H.


2nd dam

SWEETEN UP, by Shirley Heights. Placed at 2 in GB. Sister to SHARAN. Dam of 7 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

ALBERTO GIACOMETTI (c Sadler's Wells) 2 wins at 2, €120,896, US$1,200, Criterium de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Curragh Equine Education 2YO H., 3d Longchamp Prix Lupin, Gr.1, Leopardstown Ballysax S., Gr.3. Sire.

 Chiquitita. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1900m, 2200m, Deauville Prix de Malicorne, 3d Deauville Prix de la Pilliere, Saint-Cloud Prix d'Ecquevilly. Dam of-

 Chiquit Indian. Winner at 2600m in 2017 in France.

 Patriot. 2 wins at 20½f, 22¼f in GB.

 Marco Andre. 2 wins at 2000m, 2400m in Germany.


3rd dam

Honeybeta, by Habitat. 3 wins from 9f to 1½m, 3d Ascot Princess Royal S., Gr.3. Half-sister to MARATHON GOLD. Dam of 5 foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

SHARAN (c Shirley Heights) 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 1800m in U.S.A. and Germany, Preis der Hotellerie Baden-Baden, L, 3d Hollywood Park Shoemaker Mile H., Gr.1, Santa Anita Oak Tree Mile S., Gr.2. Sire.

 Honey Mount. 10 wins from 13f to 27f, Cheltenham Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Chase.

 Orthorhombus. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Newbury Winchester H., York William Hill Golden Spurs Trophy.

 Shamali. 20 wins in Norway.


4th dam

ATTICA MELI, by Primera. Champion 3YO filly in England in 1972. 7 wins from 1¼m to 2¼m, Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1, Doncaster Park Hill S., Gr.2, Newbury Geoffrey Freer S., Gr.2, Doncaster Cup, Gr.3, Ascot Princess Royal S., Gr.3, 2d Epsom Coronation Cup, Gr.1, Royal Ascot Hardwicke S., Gr.2, Newbury St Simon S., Gr.3, 3d Newbury Fred Darling S., Gr.3, 4th Newmarket Princess of Wales's S., Gr.3. Half-sister to ROYAL HIVE (dam of LEGEND TEIO), Be Sweet, Come on Taffy. Dam of 8 foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

MARATHON GOLD (c Derring-Do) 4 wins-2 at 2, Goodwood Lanson Champagne S., L, 2d Doncaster Champagne S., Gr.2, Epsom Blue Riband Trial S., Gr.3, 4th Scottsville Frank Lambert S., Gr.3. Sire.

Honeybeta (f Habitat) 3 wins. See above.

 Mellow Times. 4 wins at 1350m, 1500m, Milan Premio Taro.

 Daidis. Placed in GB. Dam of 6 winners-

 Chandra. Unplaced. Dam of 3 winners-

Chansonette (f Admirals Launch) 2 wins at 2 in Uruguay, 2d Montevideo JC Clasico Espana, Gr.3.

 Chamuscada. Raced once. Dam of-

 Bambina. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

BAMBOLINO (c Palius) 4 wins from 1000m to 2400m in Uruguay, Maroñas G.P. General Artigas, L, 3d Maroñas G.P. Presidente de la Republica, L.

Paquetin (c Mount Royal) 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1500m in Uruguay, 3d Maroñas Clasico Lavalleja, L.

 Impossibility. Raced twice. Dam of 2 winners-

 Dreaming Spires. Placed at 2 in GB. Dam of 3 winners-

 Dreaming Rose. 2 wins at 1400m, Rome Premio Elzeviro, Premio User Friendly. Dam of 7 winners-

Capo Falconara (c One Cool Cat) 7 wins-2 at 2-to 1300m, €121,225, Rome Premio Golfo, 3d Pisa Premio Enrico Camici, L.

Capo Carbonara (c Choisir) 4 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, €75,209, Rome Premio Dionisia, 3d Rome Premio Alberto Giubilo, L.