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I Promise

Group placed 2yo - In foal to Champion 2yo VANCOUVER

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I Promise
Hook and Ladder (USA) 1997
Affirm Promise (USA) 1993
27 April 2005
United States
Jerrys Plains 2330 NSW, Australia

This horse is being sold As Agent:

By: Randwick Bloodstock

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:Yes
Covering sire: Vancouver (AUS) 2012
Date of last service:19 September 2016
Selling with a foal at foot:No

I PROMISE was a high-class Group placed 2yo who sells in foal carrying the first crop of Golden Slipper winning Champion 2yo VANCOUVER (On a September cover). I PROMISE can also get a type and is the dam of yearlings to sell for $400,000 & $340,000 respectably
The demand for mares in foal to freshman sires and in particular VANCOUVER showing no signs of waning. At the recent Inglis Sydney broodmare sale, mares In foal to VANCOUVER sold for sums of $550k, $200k, $170k, etc
Good Type
• Stands 15.3.1/2hh. Correct strong mare with good bone. Straightforward breeder with no vices or bad mannerisms. Throws size and strength into her foals
Precocious 2yo & Black Type 3yo
• Won 2yo maiden on first start at Belmont Park
• 2nd in the prestigious 2yo Group 3 Schuylerville Stakes (1200m) at Saratoga on second start
• Stakes placed as a 3yo in New York on two further occasions (1200m)
Gets a Type
• Her first foal BREWERY (By FASTNET ROCK) sold for $340,000 at the Magic Millions yearling sale. He has been placed in Brisbane and Sydney for Gerald Ryan
• Second foal INFINITE LOVE (By FASTNET ROCK) was a standout physical and sold for $400,000 at the Magic Millions Yearling sale. After two victories, she now joins the broodmare band of Greg Kolivos
• Current 3yo FOURNETTE (By SO YOU THINK) was retained and ran a solid 4th on her only start over 1000m for Gerald Ryan. Like many by the sire-line she needed time and is expected to excel over longer distances. She was retained and remains promising and won a barrier trial in Sydney on April 10th
• Her current 2yo is an unnamed CHOISIR filly that had knee chips at sale time. She sold accordingly to the bid of Schmetzer racing
• Her current yearling colt by PIERRO was sold at the 2017 Magic Millions Yearling sale for $75,000. He is a nice physical but went a touch upright during the prep. Despite this, he still sold for $75,000 to the bid of John Hyam
• Sells in foal on an early September cover to Champion 2yo VANCOUVER
• At the recent Inglis Sydney broodmare sale, mares In foal to VANCOUVER sold for sums of $550k, $200k, $170k, etc.


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Bay mare       Foaled 2005 

HOOK AND LADDER Dixieland BandNorthern DancerNearctic
Mississippi MudDelta Judge
TaiannaCox's RidgeBest Turn
Prospector's FableMr. Prospector
AffirmedExclusive NativeRaise a Native
Won't Tell YouCrafty Admiral
Jay's PromiseFabled MonarchLe Fabuleux
Passions PromiseYoung Emperor

HOOK AND LADDER (USA) (1997). 6 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 7f, Gulfstream Park Sprint H., Gr.2. Sire of 342 rnrs, 257 wnrs, inc. SW Big Truck (Tampa Bay Derby, Gr.3), I'm Stoked, etc. Sire of the dams of SW La Verdad, Hot City Girl, Amelia's Wild Ride and of Brewery, Wrap it Up, Victorias Fire, Infinite Love, Island Cat, Brigada, Realta Ean, Inguagiata, Josh's Butta Butta, N. F.'s Destiny, Onsuri, Reading Glasses, Hello'ndubai, Noble Freud, etc.


1st dam

Affirm Promise, by Affirmed. 3 wins at 7f, 2d Delaware Park Susan's Girl S., L. Half-sister to SHEENA NATIVE, Capote's Promise. Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

I Promise (f by Hook and Ladder). 2 wins. See below.

 Alpine Pass (f by Polish Numbers). 4 wins at 6½f, 7f, 4th Philadelphia Park Foxy JG S., L.

 Really B Cat (c by Bluegrass Cat). 2 wins at 6½f, 1m in U.S.A.

 Kitten's Tale (f by Tale of the Cat). Winner at 4½f in U.S.A.

 Giant's Promise (f by Giant's Causeway). Winner at 1m in U.S.A. Dam of-

 Southern Slam. Winner at 5½f in U.S.A.

 Queen Hedwig (f by Polish Numbers). Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

 Miss Bandida. 2 wins at 1000m, 1400m in Panama. Dam of-

 Hurrem. Winner at 2 in 2016 in Panama.

 Hed Deputy. 2 wins at 5f, 6f in U.S.A.

 Coming Home Queen. Unraced. Dam of-

 Star Entertainer. 4 wins at 1250m, 1350m in Trinidad, 2d Santa Rosa (Tri) First Sprint S.


2nd dam

JAY'S PROMISE, by Fabled Monarch. 5 wins in U.S.A. Half-sister to GENE'S PROMISE. Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

SHEENA NATIVE (f Qui Native) 13 wins-2 at 2-to 7f, US$207,724, Churchill Downs Blue Delight H., L, Ellis Park Breeders' Cup H., L, Arlington Park Cinderella S., L, Hawthorne Gala Fete H., L, Louisiana Downs Dixie Miss S., L, 2d Churchill Downs Breeders' Cup H., Gr.3, Churchill Downs La Troienne S., L, 3d Birmingham (USA) Magic City S., L. Dam of 8 winners-

Governor George (c Secreto) 4 wins-2 at 2-at 5f, 7f, 3d Sandown Solario S., Gr.3, Newmarket Superlative S., L, Royal Ascot Chesham S., L, Kempton Sirenia S., L. Sire.

Criminative (f Criminal Type) 2 wins at 8½f, 9f, 3d Thistledown Cleveland Oaks, L. Dam of 9 winners-

NATIVE ANNIE (f Manzotti) 8 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 8½f, US$336,492, Lone Star Park Allen Bogan Memorial S., L, Sam Houston Park Martanza S., L, Texas Stallion S. (2YOf), L, Texas Stallion S (3YOf), L, Tomball S., L, Double Your Flavor S., L, 3d Turfway Park Bourbonette S., L. Producer.

LX COMMANDER (c Deputy Commander) 5 wins from 6f to 8¼f, Indiana Downs Checkered Flag S., L.

Truly Native (c Truluck) 2 wins at 2, Churchill Downs Allowance, 2d Turfway Prevue S., L.

 Gulley. 4 wins to 6½f, 4th Turfway Park Wishing Well H., L. Dam of 3 winners-

 Thigh High Boots. Raced twice. Dam of 6 winners-

BET YOUR BOOTS (c Birdstone) 6 wins-2 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Canterbury Park Northern Lights Futurity, L, Assiniboia Downs Golden Boy S., Canterbury Park Victor S Myers Jr S., 10,000 Lakes S., 2d Canterbury Park Minnesota Derby, L, 3d Canterbury Park Brian Barenscheer Juvenile S., L, Prairie Meadows Prairie Gold Juvenile S., L.

SHIPMATE (f Midshipman) 3 wins at 2 in 2016, Prairie Meadows Iowa Stallion Futurity, L, Canterbury Park Northern Lights Debutante S.

BET YOUR LIFE (c Giacomo) 3 wins-1 at 2-at 5½f, 6½f, Prairie Meadows Iowa Stallion Futurity, L, Canterbury Park MTA Stallion Auction Laddie S. (c&g), 2d Canterbury Park Northern Lights Futurity, L, 3d Prairie Meadows Iowa Stallion S., L.

Bet Your Socks (c Rockport Harbor) 5 wins to 6f to 2016, 2d Prairie Meadows Iowa Stallion Futurity, L.

Sun Country (g Sun King) 4 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 8½f to 2016, 3d Canterbury Park Northern Lights Futurity, L, 4th Prairie Meadows Iowa Stallion Futurity, L.

 She Lee. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

Three Twenty Three (g Silver Charm) 3 wins at 6½f, 7f, 2d Turfway Park Holiday Cheer S., L.

Affirm Promise (f Affirmed) 3 wins. See above.

Capote's Promise (c Capote) 2 wins at 8½f, 3d Remington Park Derby, L, 4th Hollywood Park Harry Henson S., L. Sire.


Race Record: 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Aqueduct Allowance, 2d Saratoga Schuylerville S., Gr.3, Aqueduct Love is Eternal S., L, 3d Aqueduct Park Avenue S., L, 4th Aqueduct Dewars Rocks S., L.


Produce Record: Dam of 3 named foals, all raced, 2 winners.

2011  Brewery (g by Fastnet Rock). 5 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$141,770, to 2016-17, 2d BRC Best Security P., GCTC Sky Racing Jockey Series P., 3d ATC TAB More Than Winning H.

2012  Infinite Love (f by Fastnet Rock). 2 wins at 1200m in 2015-16 in Aust.

2013  Fournette (f by So You Think (NZ)). Raced once.

2014 (f by Choisir).

2015 (c by Pierro).

2016 Not served previous season


Not served in 2015.


Served by Vancouver. Date of last service, 19.09.2016.