Azure Sky


Sire: Air Force Blue (USA)

Dam: Honeymoon Cruise

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 2 yo

Foaled: Sep 27, 2018

Country: AUS

Sale info: Lot 1 at

Purchase price: AUD 220,000  (Price is inclusive of GST but does not include current costs)

Horse Description:

A strong filly from a strong family who has produced one of Hong Kong's leading sprinters in Mr. Stunning. She looks to lose nothing in comparison.





Bay filly       Foaled 27th September 2018 

AIR FORCE BLUE (USA) War FrontDanzigNorthern Dancer
Starry DreamerRubiano
ChathamMaria's MonWavering Monarch
Circle of GoldSeeking the Gold
Fastnet RockDanehill (USA)Danzig
Piccadilly CircusRoyal Academy (USA)
With Fervour (USA)DayjurDanzig
Fran's ValentineSaros

AIR FORCE BLUE (USA) (Bay 2013-Stud U.S.A. 2017, Aust. 2017). Champion 2YO Colt in Europe in 2015. 4 wins at 2, £309,350, €331,420, Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, Curragh National S., Gr.1, Phoenix S., Gr.1, Big Bad Bob 2YO S., 2d Royal Ascot Coventry S., Gr.2. Out of SP Chatham. Grandson of a sister to SW Flanders (Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies, Gr.1). Related to SW Surfside (Belmont Frizette S., Gr.1), etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

HONEYMOON CRUISE, by Fastnet Rock. Unplaced. Half-sister to MR STUNNING. This is her fourth foal. Dam of 2 foals to race, both winners-

 Making Whoopee (f by High Chaparral (Ire)) Winner at 1100m in 2018-19, ATC Harry Angel at Darley H.

 Sunborn (f by Casino Prince) Winner at 2 in 2019-20 in Aust.


2nd dam

WITH FERVOUR (USA), by Dayjur. Placed, 2d Deauville Prix du Conseil General du Calvados, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix du Val des Fleurs. Sister to WITH FASCINATION (dam of WITH INTEREST), half-sister to WITH ANTICIPATION, With Fire. Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

MR STUNNING (g Exceed and Excel) Champion Griffin in Hong Kong in 2015-16. 11 wins at 1000m, 1200m, HK$50,006,100, to 2018-19, HKJC Longines Hong Kong Sprint, Gr.1-twice, Premier Bowl H., Gr.2, BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Sprint, Gr.2, Sprint Cup, Gr.2, Friendship Bridge H., Lord Kanaloa H., Fat Choi H., Sports Without Borders H., Lambeth H., Village H., 2d HKJC Chairman's Sprint Prize, Gr.1-twice, Centenary Sprint Cup, Gr.1-twice, BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Sprint, Gr.2, Sprint Cup, Gr.2, Oncidium H., 3d HKJC Premier Bowl H., Gr.2, Sprint Cup, Gr.2, Tai Mo Shan H., 4th HKJC Longines Hong Kong Sprint, Gr.1.

 With Diktat. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1600m, 89,242,000¥, Hanshin Tamba Tokubetsu, 2d Tokyo Crocus S., Tokyo Royal Premium, Hanshin Chushun Tokubetsu, Kyoto Ujigawa Tokubetsu, 3d Nakayama Junior Cup.

 Commissar. 6 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$132,360, to 2019-20, 2d ATC TAB Early Quaddie H.

 Vigeo. Winner at 1300m in Holland, 3d Deauville Prix de la Gisloterie, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Port Marly.

 Contrive. 3 wins at 1000m in Aust.


3rd dam

FRAN'S VALENTINE, by Saros. 13 wins-3 at 2-from 6f to 9f, US$1,375,465, Hollywood Oaks, Gr.1, Santa Anita Santa Susana S., Gr.1, Kentucky Oaks, Gr.1, Del Mar Chula Vista H., Gr.2, Santa Anita Santa Maria H., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Princess S., Gr.3, Santa Anita Las Virgenes S., Gr.3, B Thoughtful S., L, Yankee Valor H., L, Pomona Black Swan S., L, Bustles & Bows S., L, Oak Tree Dulcia H., L, 2d Breeders' Cup Distaff S., Gr.1, Saratoga Alabama S., Gr.1, Hollywood Starlet S., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Valkyr H., L, 3d Belmont Gazelle H., Gr.1, Del Mar Palomar H., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Hawthorne H., Gr.2, California Breeders' Champion S. (f), L, 4th Santa Anita Santa Ana H., Gr.1, Oak Leaf S., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Silver Belles H., Gr.2, Santa Anita Santa Monica H., Gr.3. Sister to IZ A SAROS, Crissy Aya (dam of KARA'S ORIENTATION), Recommendation, half-sister to CARSONALITY. Dam of 10 foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

WITH ANTICIPATION (g Relaunch) 15 wins-2 at 2-from 5½f to 1½m, US$2,660,543, Saratoga Sword Dancer H., Gr.1-twice, Belmont Man o' War S., Gr.1-twice, Monmouth United Nations H., Gr.1, Churchill Downs Louisville H., L, Delaware Park Charles Staats Memorial S., L, Meadowlands Creme Fraiche S., L, Keeneland Allowance, Gulfstream Park Allowance 4YO+, 2d Breeders' Cup Turf, Gr.1, Churchill Downs Turf Classic S., Gr.1, Monmouth United Nations H., Gr.1, Gulfstream Park Widener H., Gr.3, Meadowlands Creme Fraiche S., L, Delaware Park DTHA Owners' Day H., L, 3d Gulfstream Park H., Gr.1, Philadelphia Park Iroquois H., L, Pennsylvania Futurity, L, 4th Belmont Manhattan H., Gr.1.

WITH FASCINATION (f Dayjur) 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1300m, Deauville Prix de Cabourg, Gr.3, Evry Prix de Sainte-Assise, 2d Deauville Prix Morny, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de la Salamandre, Gr.1. Dam of 9 winners-

WITH INTEREST (c Selkirk) 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m in GB and U.A.E, Newmarket James Seymour S., L, Nad al Sheba Sport Extra H., Ferrari Trophy H., Newbury Newvoicemedia 2YO S., 2d Doncaster Hire From Hewden S., 3d Newbury John Smith's S.

Interesting (f Raven's Pass) 2 wins at 2, 2d Chantilly Prix Eclipse, Gr.3, 4th Chantilly Prix Ronde de Nuit, L.

With Fire (c Gulch) 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1500m to 2300m in France and U.S.A, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Aethelstan, 3d Longchamp Prix La Force, Gr.3.

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by Air Force Blue - Honeymoon Cruise, by Fastnet Rock