Gold Buttons

2yo Metro winner – Dam placed in Gimcrack – 2yo FAMILY – In foal to 2YO SIRE


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Gold Buttons
Mossman (AUS) 1995
Pretty Buttons (AUS) 1994
9 November 2011
Scone 2337 NSW, Australia

This horse is being sold As Agent:

By: Randwick Bloodstock

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:Yes
Covering sire: Star Witness (AUS) 2007
Date of last service:5 September 2017
Selling with a foal at foot:No

• 2yo Metro Winner
• Dam placed in Gimcrack
• Half-brothers placed in Breeders Plate & Black Opal Stakes
• In foal (Maiden foaler) to GR1 Blue Diamond winner STAR WITNESS (Early Sept)
SPEED SPEED SPEED – 5 x winner for David Murphy from 800m – 1000m (2 wins at 800m). Metropolitan winner and Brisbane placed as a 2yo
BLACK TYPE 2YO FAMILY – Dam PRETTY BUTTONS (By DANEHILL) ran second in the Listed Gimcrack Stakes (1000m). She has produced TEN winners including:
• BUTT I’M READY (By MORE THAN READY): Sydney winning 2yo who was placed in the Listed Black Opal Stakes (1200)
• L’ESPALIER (By MARSCAY): Sydney winning 2yo who was placed in both the Listed Breeders Plate (1000m) & Listed Canonbury Stakes (1000m)
UPSIDE – PRETTY BUTTONS is still breeding as are 3 of her daughters
In foal to STAR WITNESS (LSD: 05/09/17):
• On the track – Sire of multiple GR1 winner GLOBAL GLAMOUR & exciting GR2 winning sire STAR TURN. Sire of recent stakes winners CROWN WITNESS, OUR CROWN MISTRESS & FUHRYK
• Sales Ring – At the 2018 Magic Millions Yearling Sale: STAR WITNESS yearlings sold for $360k, $320k, $220k, $180k, etc for an average in excess of $140,000
TYPE – Strong sprinting type. Quite well balanced, Scratch over 15.2 1/2hh. Medium boned. Good head and feet. No vices. Legs OK.
FERTILITY – Went straight in foal off one cover this season as she did last year (ZOUSTAR). Last year she was scanned in foal to ZOUSTAR at 45 days but unfortunately came up empty at 150 days.


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Chestnut mare       Foaled 2011 

MOSSMAN Success Express (USA)Hold Your PeaceSpeak John
Au PrintempsDancing Champ
Lichen LadyTwig Moss (Fr)Luthier
Off Shore (GB)Grundy
Danehill (USA)DanzigNorthern Dancer
RazyanaHis Majesty
Ease on DownLuskin StarKaoru Star
Ease and ComfortVain

MOSSMAN (AUS) (1995). 4 wins-2 at 2, QTC Classic H., Gr.1. Sire of 628 rnrs, 450 wnrs, 37 SW, inc. Mossfun (ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1), Buffering, etc. Sire of the dams of 220 rnrs, 132 wnrs, inc. SW Benny's Buttons, Bons Away, Cailin Miss, Real Surreal, Avaladyluck, SP Trubia, Kubera Warrior, Miss Fi, Upshot and of Eastender, Lamarosa, Shotacross the Bow, Stoneyrise, Enterprise Moss, Kastanos, Star Boy, Chicane, Enterprise Miss, etc.


1st dam

Pretty Buttons, by Danehill (USA). Winner at 1100m, STC Petersham H., 2d AJC Gimcrack S., L, 3d STC Shading 2YO H. Three-quarter-sister to DR ZACKARY. Dam of 13 named foals, all raced, 10 winners, inc:-

Butt I'm Ready (g by More Than Ready (USA)) 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1150m, A$211,290, STC Natural Green Chemistry Company 2YO H., ATC Rosebery H., Canterbury Park H., H., 2d STC Rosehill Gardens Event Centre 2YO H., 3d Canberra RC Black Opal S., L, ATC H.

L'espalier (g by Marscay) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, A$103,400, STC Sports Factory 2YO H., 2d AJC Dulcify H., L, STC Australian Hotels Association 2YO H., AJC Paul Bouchier Jr Memorial 2YO H., 3d AJC Breeders' P., L, Canonbury S., L, Energy Australia 2YO H., STC Finance Brokers 2YO H.

 Gold Buttons (f by Mossman) 5 wins. See below.

 Conceptual - Giga Spirits (H.K.) (g by Quest for Fame (GB)) 4 wins to 1400m, MRC Joe Brown H., HKJC Skol Cup, MVRC City of Moonee Valley H., 2d MVRC NSD Homes H., HKJC Chevalier Pipe Technologies H., Douglas H., 3d HKJC Hawthorn H.

 Electrify (g by Zabeel) 6 wins from 1400m to 1600m, 2d Matamata RC Abron Living Soil Solutions 3YO H.

 Monte Lago (g by Encosta de Lago) 6 wins to 1000m to 2017-18 in Aust.

 Sir Roland (g by Congrats (USA)) Winner at 2 in 2016-17 in Aust.

 Pretty Ready (f by More Than Ready (USA)) Winner at 1200m in Aust.

 More Scotch (g by More Than Ready (USA)) Winner at 2 in Aust.

 Buttonhook (f by Encosta de Lago) Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of 2 winners-

 Lucky Dapper. 5 wins to 1200m, 133,626Rgt., S$244,627, to 2018 in Malaysia and Singapore, Singapore TC Initiation P., Kranji D S., 2d Singapore TC First Aurora Cup, Class 4 H.-5 times, Chase Me S., Hong Kong Jockey Club Trophy, Kranji D S., Gong Xi Fa Cai S., 3d Singapore Airlines A380 New York Novice S., Singapore TC Goodwill S., Initiation P., Novice S., Panasonic Medical Solutions S., Better Than Ever S., Class 4 H.-3 times, Kranji D S.

 Tardy Chardy. Winner at 1200m in 2016-17 in NZ.

 Encosta de Nacre (f by Encosta de Lago) Raced once. Dam of 2 winners-

 Swiss Military. 2 wins at 1200m, 1250m to 2017-18, Taranaki RC ITM Toolware H., 2d Taranaki RC Next Meeting Sat 13 May H.

 Swiss Rock. Winner at 1000m, 2d MVRC Spicer Thoroughbreds H., 3d MRC (Mornington) Bayside Jeep H.


2nd dam

EASE ON DOWN, by Luskin Star. 2 wins at 1500m, 1600m, SAJC Vain H., Veloso H., 3d SAJC Cobbermine H. Half-sister to CENTRO, DR ZACKARY, PROVEN VALOUR, Easy Prey. Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Pretty Buttons (f Danehill) Winner. See above.

 Fearless Valour - Heart of Gold (Mal.). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m in Aust. and Malaysia, Penang TC Class 1 H., SAJC 2YO H., 2d SAJC Kiwi Can H.

 Heavenly Stroller. 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, SAJC Romantic Son H., Hartbalm 2YO H., West End Super H., 3d SAJC Special H., 4th SAJC Lightning S., Gr.3. Producer.

 Windfall. Unplaced. Dam of 7 winners-

Spinning Boy - Cheerful Boy (H.K.) (g Spinning World) Winner at 1650m, HKJC Tai Lam Chung H., 2d AJC Breeders' P., L, HKJC Sinolink Property Management H., Smashing Pumpkin H., STC Finance Brokers 2YO H., 3d Gosford Classic, L, STC GJC Moore Quality H., AJC Maurice Lacroix Tomorrows Classic 2YO H., HKJC Douglas Park H.

 Delectica. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

Delecta Dreims (f St Reims) 4 wins from 1300m to 2100m, NZ$78,200, WRC Hutt News H., 2d Wanganui Cup, L, Levin RC Kapiti News H., Quin Buildings Direct H., Marton JC Power Farming Premier H., H&T Agronomics & Agricom H., 3d Taranaki RC Ekraar at Linwood Park H., WRC JR & N Berkett Telegraph H., 4th Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L.

 Ease 'n' Please. Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

Clawing (f Catbird) Placed at 2 & 3, 2d TRC Elwick S., L. Producer.


Race Record: 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1050m, A$100,125, Toowoomba TC Neil Mansell Transport H., 2d BRC Powerade Brisbane Bloodstock 2YO P.

Missed in 2017.


Served by Star Witness. Date of last service, 05.09.2017.