It’s the countdown to the 2019 TBA National Yearling Sale – 565 lots on offer and 21 days remaining until the gavel starts knocking. This means if you start today, you can take a leisurely amble through the entire catalog.. 26x horses per day everyday until D day. On display here lot 153.. now look at that for a proper Captain Al stamped power athlete!
Miracle and Wonder
Age/gender : yearling filly
Sire : Captain Al
Dam : Mrs. Brock
Damsire : Fort Wood (USA)
S, Gr.2, Diadem S, Gr.2, Matchem S, Gr.2. 4 times Champion Sire of 2YO’s. Sire of winners
CAPTAIN’S LOVER (Gr.1), CAPTAIN’S GAL (Gr.1), EMERALD COVE (Gr.1), EXHILARATION (Gr.1),
ALL IS SECRET (Gr.1), CAPTAIN OF ALL (Gr.1), HILL FIFTY FOUR (Gr.1), CARRY ON ALICE (Gr.1),
PINE PRINCESS (Gr.1), CAPTAIN AMERICA (Gr.1), CLOTH OF CLOUD (Gr.1), THE SECRET IS OUT
(Gr.1), WILLIAM LONGSWORD (Gr.1), ALWAYS IN CHARGE (Gr.1), SNOWDANCE (Gr.1), TAP O’
NOTH (Gr.1), SERGEANT HARDY (Gr.1), KASIMIR (Gr.1), CAP ALRIGHT, CAPTAINS WILD, etc.
MRS BROCK, winner, R55,000, at 3, 1400m, placed, Own sister to MR BROCK; dam of 5 previous
foals; 3 runners; 2 winners inc.:
Collegiate (12 c. by Ideal World (USA)): winner, R118,750, at 5, 2400m, placed 3 times.
Miranda Frost (13 f. by Western Winter (USA)): 3 wins, R235,125, at 2 to 4, 1000 – 1200m, placed 7 times.
Diamondveld (16 c. by Ideal World (USA)): died.
CAPE BADGER, 5 wins, R293,150, at 2 to 4, inc. Spook Express Hcp, L, Darley Arabian Fillies S, L,
placed 7 times, inc. 2nd Acacia Hcp, L, 4th Gold Circle Oaks Gr.2, Half sister to MONYELA,
IRON CURTAIN, The Moonstone (dam of MOON STORM), Chica (dam of ROMAN WALL),
Great Wall (dam of EIGHTH WONDER) ; dam of 9 foals; 8 runners; 5 winners inc.:
MR BROCK (c. by Fort Wood (USA)): 8 wins in SA, Mauritius and UAE, R247,405, Dhs1,322,855,
at 3 to 6, 1450 – 2400m, inc. The Phoenix Maiden Cup, L, Abu Dhabi Ch’ship, L, placed 13 times,
inc. 2nd Prix Messidor, Gr.3, Michaelmas Handicap, L, 3rd Al Maktoum Challenge Gr.2.
WEST WALL (by Plugged Nickle (USA)), 3 wins, R82,580, 1200 – 1400m, inc. Strelitzia Stakes, Gr.3,
3rd Computaform Debutante Stakes, L, Own sister to RAWL PLUG (dam of CORK WOOD,
CLOSE THE GAP), Half sister to HORSE CHESTNUT, London Cry (dam of HEAD
NORTH, LONDON’S DELIGHT, SPORT’S CHESTNUT grandam of LOUPE);
dam of 13 foals; 13 runners; 10 winners inc.:
MONYELA (f. by Fort Wood (USA)): Equus Champion Older Female Stayer in 2001,
5 wins, R460,750, 1900 – 2450m, SA Oaks, Gr.2, Gold Circle Oaks, Gr.2; dam of 6 winners:
Tip Toe: winner, R160,250, at 3, 1200m, 2nd Jacaranda H, Gr.3.
Variety: 3 wins, R309,075, at 3, 1000m, placed 14 times; dam of 2 winners inc.:
ZEN ARCADE: 3 wins, R484,375, at 3, 1200 – 1400m, inc. Graham Beck Stakes, Gr.3,
placed twice, from all his starts.
IRON CURTAIN: 8 wins, R853,050, inc. Emerald Cup, Gr.2, placed 11 times.
CAPE BADGER: see above.
The Moonstone: 2 wins, R90,700, placed 5 times; dam of 2 winners:
MOON STORM: 3 wins, R237,630, inc. Jasmine 6 winners inc.:
Chica: winner, R38,650, at 3, 2400m, placed twice, from only 8 starts; dam of 6 winners inc.:
ROMAN WALL: 5 wins, R419,350, at 2 to 5, 1400 – 2000m, inc. Easter H, L, placed 10 times,
inc. 2nd Michaelmas Handicap, L, 3rd Michael Roberts Handicap, L.
Inner Temple: winner, R54,650, at 3, 1900m, placed twice; dam of 1 winner inc.:
TEMPLE GRAFIN: 2 wins, R352,125, at 2, 1200m, inc. Debutante Handicap, Gr.3,
placed twice, inc. 2nd Western Cape Fillies Championship, Gr.2, from only 6 starts.
Great Wall: raced once, at 3; dam of 4 winners inc.:
EIGHTH WONDER: 3 wins, R334,150, inc. Cape Classic, Gr.3, 2nd Winter Derby, Gr.3.