Tell it How it Is

Tell It How It Is


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Sold for: $22,000

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Tell it How it Is
Royal Academy (USA) 1987
Whispering Pines (AUS) 1988
31 August 2006
Seymour 3660 VIC, Australia

This horse is being sold As Agent:

By: Chatswood Stud

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:Yes
Covering sire: Strategic (AUS) 1992
Date of last service:12 September 2010
Selling with a foal at foot:No

To be auctioned at:

2011 Great Southern Bloodstock Sale, Lot 798
Oaklands Junction, 19-20 May 2011
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400 Hume & Hovell Road, Seymour 3660 VIC, Australia

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Brown mare       Foaled 2006 

ROYAL ACADEMY (USA) NijinskyNorthern DancerNearctic
Flaming PageBull Page
Crimson SaintCrimson SatanSpy Song
Bolero RoseBolero
BletchinglyBiscayStar Kingdom (Ire)
Coogee (GB)Relic
Vaigly Scene (GB)BustedCrepello

ROYAL ACADEMY (USA) (Bay 1987-Stud 1991). 4 wins, Breeders' Cup Mile, Gr.1. Sire of 2008 rnrs, 1367 wnrs, 159 SW, inc. Val Royal (Breeders' Cup Mile S., Gr.1), Top Hat, Oscar Schindler, Al Moughazel - Bullish Luck (H.K.), Magic Lamp, Eyeofthetiger, Bel Esprit, Heroi Do Bafra, Kenwood Melody, Ali-Royal, Serious Speed, Zalaiyka, Express Way, Durban Thunder, Carmine Lake, New Regina, Macbeth, Marenostrum, Match Point, Movie Star, Lavery, etc.


1st dam

Whispering Pines, by Bletchingly. Winner at 2 at 1000m, VRC Cap d'Antibes H., 3d SAJC Cinderella S., L, VATC Western H. Sister to SON OF ADELAIDE, half-sister to CASTLE PINES, Royal Millennium. Dam of 10 named foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

 Late Whisper (g by Night Shift (USA)) 7 wins 1200 to 1500m, STC Freedom of Choice H., 2d STC Elizabeth Farm H., 3d AJC Victorinox H., Club NSW & Club Keno H.

 Wyangan Pines (g by Royal Academy (USA)) 7 wins 1200 to 1400m, $151,900, STC Oxford Hotel Drummoyne H., AJC Percy Marks H., Moorebank H., STC Nivea Visage H., 2d STC Merlot Construction Series H., AJC Love 'n' Deuce Tennis Centre H., 3d AJC Botany H.

 Royal Doctor (g by Royal Academy (USA)) Winner at 1100m, $197,983 in Aust, 2d HKJC Chak On H., Sunset Peak H., Hawthorn H., Castle Peak Bay H., 3d HKJC 125th Anniversary Cup H., HKJC Bulkeley H.

 Whispering Academy (f by Royal Academy (USA)) 2 wins–1 at 2–at 1200, 1800m in South Africa. Dam of 3 winners-

Up Front (f Count Dubois) Placed at 2 in 2010-11, 2d Scottsville Allan Robertson Championship, Gr 1, Turffontein South African Fillies Nursery, Gr 2.

 Arts Academy . 3 wins at 1200, 1600m to 2009-10, 3d Kenilworth Rossgo CC H.

 Academic Man . 2 wins at 1000, 1400m in South Africa.

 Age of Empires . Winner at 1400m in 2009-10 in South Africa.

 Joss (f by Catbird) Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

 Hawkeye Lass . 2 wins–1 at 2–at 1000m to 2009-10 in Aust.


2nd dam

VAIGLY SCENE (GB), by Busted. Unraced. Half-sister to VAIGLY GREAT, Vaigly Star (dam of SAHARA STAR, YALAIETANEE),  Vayavaig (dam of EXPENSIVE). Dam of 11 named foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

CASTLE PINES (f Marscay) 2 wins at 2 at 1000m, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr 3, SAJC Proud Miss H., 2d VATC Bounding Away H., L.

SON OF ADELAIDE (g Bletchingly) 7 wins–1 at 2–1200 to 1900m, $106,111 in South Africa and Mauritius, Scottsville Frank Martin S.H., L, Gosforth Primrose H., Scottsville Director General H., 2d South African Nursery P., Gr 2, Vaal Premier's H., L, 3d Newmarket TC JF Coetzee Memorial H., L, 4th Vaal Bookmakers' H., L.

Royal Millennium (g Danehill) 3 wins–1 at 2–at 1200m, 2d Scottsville S., Gr 3, Durbanville Dubai Millennium H., 3d South African Guineas, Gr 1.

Whispering Pines (f Bletchingly) Winner. See above.

 Houston - Winning Lad (H.K.) . 5 wins–1 at 2–1400 to 1800m, $694,975, HKJC Kam Tin H., Black's Link H., QTC Mighty Keys 2YO H., HKJC Morrison Hill H., 2d Qld Tatt's RC Queensland Millions QRIS S., QTC RSL Claret S., HKJC Lei Yue Mun H., Mount Parker H., 3d HKJC Anhui H., Chung Hom Kok H.

 Tuscan Thunder . 4 wins–1 at 2–1200 to 1400m, VATC Proud Miss 2YO H., 3d MVRC Gondolier Welter H.

 Winsome Girl . Winner at 1m in Ireland. Dam of 4 winners-

Twiggy's Sister (f Flying Spur) 3 wins at 7f, Leopardstown Castlewood H., 2d Cork Platinum S., L, 3d Curragh Irish Stallions Farms Summer Fillies H., 4th Curragh Athasi S., Gr 3, Leopardstown Brownstown Stud S., Gr 3, Tipperary Fairy Bridge S., L. Producer.


Race Record: Unraced.


Served by Strategic. Date of last service, 12.09.2010.