Desert Hope

Desert Hope


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Desert Hope
Desert Prince (IRE) 1995
Bella Serata (AUS) 1990
16 November 2002
Longford 7301 TAS, Australia

This horse is being sold As Agent:

By: Bowthorpe Stud

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:Yes
Covering sire: El Maggiore (AUS) 2000
Date of last service:1 November 2010
Selling with a foal at foot:No

To be auctioned at:

2011 Great Southern Bloodstock Sale, Lot 640
Oaklands Junction, 19-20 May 2011
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David & Patricianne Cochrane , Bowthorpe Stud

518 Pateena Rd, Longford 7301 TAS, Australia

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Bay mare       Foaled 2002 

DESERT PRINCE (IRE) Green DesertDanzigNorthern Dancer
Foreign CourierSir Ivor
Flying Fairy (GB)BustinoBusted
Fairy FootstepsMill Reef
Star WatchBletchinglyBiscay
Light of PeaceLight Wind (Fr)
Slippers NeatSovereign SlipperLe Cordonnier (GB)
IstaromaIstanbul (GB)

DESERT PRINCE (IRE) (1995). 5 wins-1 at 2, Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 977 rnrs, 619 wnrs, 36 SW, inc. Outback Prince (QTC TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1), Kusi, Mail the Desert, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Alfred Nobel, All Legal, Fanunalter, Stirling Grove, Three Sea Captains, Marina Piccola, Imperial Guest, Jambalaya, Pocket Diary, SP Crecy, The Darling One, Cai Shen, Zayaan, Fularmada, Grace of Dubai, Light Lustre, Colour of Money, etc.


1st dam

BELLA SERATA, by Star Watch. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1100, 1200m, $127,900, SAJC Eagle Bitter SA S., Gr 3, VRC Hilton on the Park Sprint H., L, SAJC Walter Brown S.H., L, 2d VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr 2, 3d SAJC Cinderella S., L, VATC GT Donoghue H., Quezette Quality S. Half-sister to  Marneat (dam of MARSTIC),  Raise a Ransom (dam of THEATRE). Dam of 9 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

 Hargitay (g by Quest for Fame (GB)). 9 wins 1200 to 2025m, $125,265, MRC Stargazer H., 3d VRC Brave Chief H.

 King's Dream (g by Elvstroem). 2 wins at 1912, 2030m, SAJC Reliance Athol Park H.

 Yarranabbe (f by Encosta de Lago). Winner at 1612m, 3d MRC Love a Show 2YO H. Dam of-

 Grab the Loot. 2 wins at 1625m to 2012-13 in Aust.

 Go Riding (g by Desert Prince (Ire)). 2 wins at 1400, 1600m in Aust.

 Stellani (f by Ashkalani (Ire)). Unraced. Dam of-

 Jumpin' Gina. Winner at 1100m in Aust.


2nd dam

SLIPPERS NEAT, by Sovereign Slipper. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000, 1200m, MVRC James Stephens H., Claridge Mild H., 2d VATC Glen Eira H. Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

BELLA SERATA (f Star Watch) 3 wins. See above.

 Wilkinson. 9 wins 1000 to 1300m, VRC Trackside Enclosure Sprint, VATC St Sidwells H., 2d VRC Scobie Breasley Medal H.

 Marneat. Unplaced. Dam of 4 winners-

MARSTIC (g Rustic Amber (Ire)) 11 wins 1000 to 1200m, $809,130, SAJC Goodwood H., Gr 1, Qld Tatt's RC Mercedes-Benz S., Gr 3, MRC City Chrysler Jeep H., MVRC Crown Trophy, Homes I H., Arnott's Shapes H., Emirates WSRC H., VATC Swinburne at Lilydale H., Scobie Breasley H., MVRC Thomaiy H., 2d MVRC Manikato S., Gr 1, SAJC Angas Brut S., Gr 2, DC McKay S., Gr 3, VRC Debonair S., L, SAJC KPMG S., L, Ipswich TC Eye Liner S., L, MVRC Membership Flying Welter H., VATC Evan Evans Flags Welter H., Baryshnikov H., MVRC Qantas Club H., City Ford H., Crown Challenge H., Thoroughbred Catering H., 3d MVRC CS Hayes S., Gr 3, VATC Zeditave S., L, VRC Pivot Welter H., MRC Back to Caulfied Raceday Welter H., MVRC Swifts Signs Flying H., Crown Trophy H., VATC Kevin Heffernan P., 4th MVRC Manikato S., Gr 1, VRC Emirates Classic S., Gr 2, VATC Memsie S., Gr 2, MVRC Ian McEwen Trophy, L.

 Raise a Ransom. Unplaced. Dam of 7 winners-

THEATRE (c Roi Danzig (USA)) 5 wins-2 at 2-1000 to 1200m, $570,250, VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr 2, MVRC Ian McEwen Trophy, L, VATC HDF McNeil S., L, Vice-Chancellor's P., 2d MVRC Australia S., Gr 1, VATC Vic Health Cup, Gr 1, Chirnside S., Gr 2, Rubiton S., Gr 3, IGA Tablerite H., Le Pine Funeral H., Mornington RC Classic H., 3d MVRC Manikato S., Gr 1, 4th VRC Salinger S., Gr 1. Sire.

 Don't Pay - Tyson (Mac.). 22 wins-1 at 2-1000 to 1400m, $1,112,827 in Aust and Macau, VATC Nestle Dairy 2YO H., Macau Calgary H., STDM Cup, 2d Macau Belo Horizonte H., 3d Macau Bianca Nera H., Hillston H., Rodrigo Rodrigues H.


3rd dam

ISTAROMA, by Istanbul (GB). Placed at 3 in Aust. Half-sister to PROUD TOFF, AVENTYL. Dam of 3 foals, all winners, inc:-

 Slippers Neat. 3 wins. See above.


Race Record: Unraced.


Produce Record: Dam of 2 named foals, 1 to race.

2009  Desert Light (f by El Maggiore). Started once.

2010  Lifestyle (f by El Maggiore). Unraced.

2011 (f by El Maggiore).

2012 (c by Bon Hoffa).