El Costa Mar

Winning Encosta De Lago Mare With a Pedigree.

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El Costa Mar
Encosta de Lago (AUS) 1993
Sea of Faith (NZ) 1999
9 October 2008
New Zealand
Romsey 3434 VIC, Australia

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:Yes
Date of last service:5 November 2021
Selling with a foal at foot:No


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Winning Encosta De Lago Mare With a Pedigree.

She has Had 4 Foals to Race for 3 Winners (the least credentialed on paper being the one that hasn't won), and has a Choisir 2yo Colt and Starspangledbanner Weanling Filly to come.

Mare is Positive in Foal to Starspangledbanner, who we are Advised is Not Returning to Australia this Season.

Stands 15.3 hh. She is a Good Looking Mare with Nice Conformation.
She has a Lovely Temperament which she puts in her Foals.
She has no vices.

Located at Heartford Thoroughbreds, Romsey Vic.


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Brown mare       Foaled 2008 

ENCOSTA DE LAGO Fairy King (USA)Northern DancerNearctic
Fairy BridgeBold Reason
Shoal CreekStar Way (GB)Star Appeal
Rolls (USA)Mr. Prospector
Danehill (USA)DanzigNorthern Dancer
RazyanaHis Majesty
Good FaithStraight Strike (USA)Mr. Prospector
Head of the River (GB)Shirley Heights

ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS) (1993). 3 wins to 1600m, VATC VicHealth Cup, Gr.1. Champion Sire of Broodmares in Aust. 4 times. Sire of 1630 rnrs, 1156 wnrs, 115 SW, inc. Chautauqua (ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1), Princess Coup, etc. Sire of the dams of 3182 rnrs, 2032 wnrs, 18 Gr.1 wnrs, inc. SW Fangirl, Sword of State, Alabama Express, Alligator Blood, Lombardo, Hasahalo, Invader, Mighty Boss, Summer Passage, Walton Street, Divine Prophet, Impending, Japonisme, Sofia Rosa, Peeping, Happy Clapper, The Quarterback, Musir, Coastwatch, etc.


1st dam

SEA OF FAITH (NZ), by Danehill (USA). Winner at 1200m in NZ. Sister to TULLY DANE, half-sister to MYGOODGRACE,  The Cat's Whiskers (dam of TAVY),  Private (dam of BELIEVE YOURSELF). Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

War Legend (g by Rip Van Winkle (Ire)). 4 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$203,070, MRC Ladbrokes Mega Margin H., Mitavite Challenge Heat 5 H., 2d VRC Curragh H., 3d VRC TCL S., L, SAJC Port Adelaide Guineas, L, Bendigo JC Golden Mile H., L, 4th SAJC Chairman's S., Gr.3.

 Squirrel Hunter (g by Rip Van Winkle (Ire)). 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m in 2020-21, Ipswich TC Labour Day Races P.

 Faith Firebird (f by Stravinsky (USA)). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1100m, 2d MRC Le Pine Funerals H., 3d MRC (Mornington) Showtime Attractions H. Dam of-

 Unrestricted. 5 wins to 1400m, A$102,531, to 2021-22 in Aust.

 El Costa Mar (f by Encosta de Lago). 2 wins. See below.

 Utmost Faith (g by Encosta de Lago). 4 wins from 1650m to 1800m in Aust.

 Reillys Run (g by O'Reilly). Winner at 1100m in Aust.

 Bernardini Bay (g by Bernardini (USA)). Placed in Aust.

 Lolly Lover (f by Fusaichi Pegasus (USA)). Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

 Valiant Elegance. 5 wins at 1000m, 1200m, HK$3,698,200, to 2021-22, HKJC Kau Sai Chau H., Kowloon Tong Club Trophy H., Chatham H., Tsap Tseung H., Wing Lok H., 3d HKJC Tin Ha Shan H., Tai Tam Gap H., Duddell H., Tung Lung Chau H., Topaz H.

 Whonicked de Lolly. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

 Timo. Winner at 1200m, 2d Singapore TC Flying Fulton S.


2nd dam

GOOD FAITH (NZ), by Straight Strike (USA). Top filly on The 1996-97 Australasian 2YO Classification. Joint Head of The 1996-97 NZ 2YO Free H. 2 wins at 2, NZ$119,750, ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Great Northern Foal S., Gr.3, 2d Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, 3d Waikato RC Star Way S., L. Half-sister to Heads or Tales,  Spring (dam of DAFFODIL). Dam of 13 foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

TULLY DANE (c Danehill (USA)) 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m, NZ$25,000, A$212,300, VATC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, Army's Centenary H., 2d SAJC HC Nitschke S., L, MRC Jack Elliott H., Ramset Welter H., Corp of Commissionaires H., Le Pine Funeral Services Cup, VRC Pura Light Start Sprint H., 3d ARC Railway H., Gr.1, VATC Vain S., L, MRC JRA Doveton S., L, VRC Sport 927 Sprint H., 4th VRC Poseidon S., L, Moomba P., L, MRC Japan Racing Association S., L. Sire.

MYGOODGRACE (f Royal Academy (USA)) 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$99,060, CJC Canterbury Breeders' S., L, ARC Staples Rodway H., 2d Whangarei RC 91.6 More FM H., BBS Timbers H., 3d Whangarei RC Northland Breeders S., L, Northland Copier Services H., Hawkes Bay Leader Products H., Whangarei RC Aussie Butcher F&M Series Final. Producer.

 The Cat's Whiskers. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, 2d Rotorua RC Star 3YO H. Dam of 3 winners-

TAVY (f Tavistock) 3 wins at 1400m, 1500m, NZ$126,900, ARC Trevor Eagle Memorial S., L, Avondale JC HR Fisken & Sons H., 2d Cambridge Breeders' S., Gr.3, Waikato RC J Swap Contractors Sprint H., L, ARC OMF H., 3d ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, Westbury Classic, Gr.2, 4th ARC Rich Hill Mile, Gr.2, Karaka Mile, RL. Producer.

 Pussycat Dream. Winner at 2 in GB. Dam of 4 winners-

WHAT'S NEW (f Casino Prince) Champion 4YO & Older Male in Singapore in 2019. 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, S$659,333, Singapore TC Stewards' Cup, L, Silver Bowl, L, Class 3 H.-twice, Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Hong Kong Jockey Club Trophy, Gingerbread Man S., War Affair S., 3d Singapore TC New Paper Cup, Novice P., Class 2 H., 4th Singapore TC Chairman's Trophy, L, Singapore Derby, L.

 Private (f Encosta de Lago) Unraced. Dam of 7 winners-

BELIEVE YOURSELF (f Sebring) 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$328,550, S$288,910, ATC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.2, Singapore TC Kranji A S., Benchmark 83 H., Class 3 H., 2d Ballarat TC City of Ballarat Tonks P., 3d Singapore TC Patron's Bowl, L, Stewards' Cup, L, Kranji A S., 4th ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Singapore TC Three Rings Trophy, L, Singapore Guineas, L.


Race Record: 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, 2d WATC Westspeed H., 4th WATC Supremacy S., L.


Produce Record: Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, 3 winners.

2014  Ibiza (f by Universal Ruler). 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m in Aust.

2015  Hyperspace (g by More Than Ready (USA)). 4 wins at 1600m, 1700m, A$145,690, WATC Tabtouch-Better Your Bet H., Heineken H., 2d WATC Autumn Ascot Racing H., 3d WATC Amelia Park H., Tabtouch 2YO P.

2016  Moama Rose (f by Universal Ruler). Winner at 1250m, 3d WATC Free Entry to Belmont Park P., Free Entry to Belmont Park P.

2017 Not served previous season

2018  Tszyu (g by Sessions). Unplaced.

2019  Protege (c by Choisir). Unraced.

2020 Not served previous season

2021 (f by Starspangledbanner).


Not served in 2016, 2019.


Served by Starspangledbanner. Date of last service, 05.11.2021.