Violet Fluture

Stunning Mare, half sister to Gr.3 winning Galaxy Pegasus

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Violet Fluture
Astronomer Royal (USA) 2004
Medician Star (AUS) 2004
26 October 2012
Cannons Creek 3977 VIC, Australia

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:No
Selling with a foal at foot:No

16.1hh mare, recently retired from racing.
Shown plenty on the training track; just couldn't put it together on race day.
100% sound.
1/2 sister to Galaxy Pegasus, winner of the Group 3 Red Anchor Stakes at Moonee Valley.
Excellent in the skin, always has a gleaming coat, would also make a lovely show horse.
Price neg.


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Bay mare       Foaled 2012 

ASTRONOMER ROYAL (USA) DanzigNorthern DancerNearctic
Pas de NomAdmiral's Voyage
SheepscotEasy GoerAlydar
Escrow AgentEl Gran Senor
Galileo (Ire)Sadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
Urban SeaMiswaki
Shimmering Snow (USA)Frosty the SnowmanHis Majesty
Lyphard's DancerLyphard

ASTRONOMER ROYAL (USA) (2004). 3 wins-1 at 2, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1. Sire of 292 rnrs, 148 wnrs, inc. SW Weary (ATC Expressway S., Gr.2), Stellar Path, Wolfendale, Madiba, Table Ronde, SP Royal Style, Gravitational, Luen on Star, Montaigne, Kloud Gate, Tiger, Iteration, Monsieur le Grand - Satellite Boy (Sing.), Plaisanciere, Royal Sun and of Astro Castro, etc. Sire of the dams of Pacifica, Earth Wind, Arriviste, Marseille, etc.


1st dam

MEDICIAN STAR, by Galileo (Ire). Winner at 1400m in Aust. Sister to Bronislava. Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

GALAXY PEGASUS (c by War Pass (USA)) 3 wins to 1200m, A$174,040, MVRC Red Anchor S., Gr.3, 2d MRC Zeditave S., Gr.3, MVRC Quest Moonee Valley H., 3d MVRC Bertocchi H., MRC Summer Championship Springvale H.

 Callistan (f by Hard Spun (USA)) Winner at 1500m in 2016-17 in Aust.

 Star Creation (f by Reset) Placed to 2018-19 in Aust.


2nd dam

SHIMMERING SNOW (USA), by Frosty the Snowman. 2 wins at 8½f in U.S.A. Half-sister to C'MON LETS DANCE,  Fascinating (dam of PROSECUTION). Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Bronislava (f Galileo) 6 wins from 1300m to 2050m, A$143,187, MVRC SAJ Catercare H., MRC Captain Gerrard H., 2d SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3, MVRC TEAC H., Ready Workforce H., 3d MRC Captain Gerrard at Lindsay Park H., Cove Hotel H. Dam of-

 The Reverend Demon. 2 wins at 1200m, 1350m in 2016-17, 3d ATC Graeme Ferris 2YO H.

 Medician Star. Winner. See above.

 Tremulous. Unplaced. Dam of 2 winners-

 Rod's Bid. 7 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$110,620, 3d Dubbo Gold Cup.

 Crimson Faith. Raced twice. Dam of-

 Clairwood. 3 wins from 1400m to 2200m, 2d SAJC Wolf Blass Wines H.


3rd dam

LYPHARD'S DANCER, by Lyphard. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to CHAPEL OF DREAMS, half-sister to STORM CAT. Dam of 5 foals, all winners, inc:-

C'MON LETS DANCE (f Alleged) 4 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, Hollywood Park Hidden Light H., L, Allowance-twice. Dam of 5 winners-

Dance Kat (f Katowice) 3 wins at 6f, 7½f, 3d Lone Star Oaks, L, Lone Star Park Mesquite Mile S., L. Producer.

 Fascinating. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of 3 winners-

PROSECUTION (g Pentire) 12 wins from 1200m to 1700m, A$410,750, Qld Tatt's RC Recognition S., L, BTC SITA Environmental Solutions H., James Brockhurst The Good Guys H., QTC Marwood Comm Furniture H., Outdoor Furniture Specialist H., BTC Vitanza Tyre & Mechnical H., QTC Sky Channel Beerwah RSL Club H., Valance H., 2d QTC Brisbane H., L, BTC Sequalo H., H., MRC Select H., 4th AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.3, Qld Tatt's RC Members' Cup, L, QTC Sir Edward Williams H., L.

 Gondolin. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

MAE JINX (f Stravinsky) 6 wins to 1400m, NZ$124,300, Otago RC Eclipse S., L, BOP RC Mediterranean Shipping H., Hawkes Bay Lest We Forget H., Te Aroha JC First Credit Union H., 2d ARC Newmarket H., L, Te Aroha JC First Credit Union 3YO H., Waikato RC Sails Motor Inn H., 3d ARC Jesters Pies H.


4th dam

TERLINGUA, by Secretariat. 7 wins-4 at 2-from 5½f to 1m, US$423,896, Del Mar Debutante S., Gr.2, Hollywood Juvenile Championship S., Gr.2, Hollywood Lassie S., Gr.2, Santa Anita Santa Ynez S., Gr.3, Hollywood Park Nursery S., L, Santa Anita Las Flores H., L, La Brea S., L, 2d Santa Anita Santa Susana S., Gr.1, Keeneland Alcibiades S., Gr.2, Hollywood Starlet S., L, Santa Anita Sierra Madre H., L, 3d Belmont Frizette S., Gr.1. Sister to PANCHO VILLA, Border Run, half-sister to ROYAL ACADEMY, ALYDARIEL (dam of JEUNE HOMME), Encino,  Prawn Cocktail (dam of LANGOUSTINE, ONE WORLD). Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

STORM CAT (c Storm Bird) 4 wins-3 at 2-at 6f, 8½f, US$570,610, Meadowlands Young America S., Gr.1, 2d Breeders' Cup Juvenile S., Gr.1, Meadowlands World Appeal S., L, 4th Laurel Annapolis H., L. Champion sire.

CHAPEL OF DREAMS (f Northern Dancer) 7 wins from 1m to 9f, US$643,912, Del Mar Palomar H., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Wilshire H., Gr.2, Golden Gate Golden Poppy H., Gr.3, 2d Del Mar Ramona H., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Gamely H., Gr.1, Del Mar Oaks, Gr.2, Del Mar San Clemente S., L, 3d Hollywood Park Beverly Hills H., Gr.1, Gulfstream Park Suwannee River H., Gr.3, Pimlico First National Bank of Maryland Ladies S., L. Dam of 6 winners-

 If Angels Sang. 4 wins at 8½f, 9½f, Gulfstream Park Allowance, Saratoga Allowance. Dam of 7 winners-

TALE OF A CHAMPION (c Tale of the Cat) 6 wins from 5f to 1¼m, US$271,193, Hollywood Park Charles Whittingham Memorial H., Gr.2, Calder Bob Umphrey Turf Sprint S., L, Santa Anita March Madness Starter H., 2d Santa Anita Super Bowl Party Starter H., 3d Santa Anita Joe Hernandez H., L.

ILUSORA (f Tale of the Cat) 5 wins at 1400m, 1600m in Argentina, Palermo Clasico Ines Victorica Roca, Gr.3, Clasico Ricardo P Sauze, Gr.3.

MR. ROARY (c Scat Daddy) 4 wins from 6½f to 1¼m, US$249,730, to 2017, Santa Anita Eddie D S., Gr.3, Rainbow S., L, 3d Del Mar Eddie Read S., Gr.2, 4th Santa Anita Singletary S., L.

 Theatre Buff. Winner at 2400m in France. Dam of 2 winners-

ODEON (g Zacinto) 6 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$513,535, to 2017-18, VRC James Boag's Premium S., L, 3d South Australian Derby, Gr.1.

 Just Pray. Placed at 3 in U.S.A. Dam of 2 winners-

OLYMPIC FLUKE (c Manduro) 7 wins from 1600m to 2400m to 2017-18 in Brazil, Cidade Jardim G.P. Enio Buffolo, Gr.3, 3d Cidade Jardim G.P. Copa Dos Campeoes, Gr.2, G.P. 14 de Marco, Gr.3, G.P. Enio Buffolo, Gr.3.

 Bridal Tea. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of 10 winners-

POSTPONED (c Summer Squall) 4 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 9f, US$312,332, Belmont Peter Pan S., Gr.2, Allowance, Gulfstream Park Allowance, 4th Saratoga Jim Dandy S., Gr.2, Aqueduct Westchester H., Gr.3. Sire.

BRIDESMAID (f Valid Expectations) 2 wins at 2, Lone Star Park TTA Sales Futurity (f), L, 2d Lone Star Park Texas Stallion S. (2YOf), L. Producer.

 Wiener Wald. Unplaced. Dam of 9 winners-

CROWDED HOUSE (c Rainbow Quest) Third on The 2008 European 2YO Free H. 2 wins at 2, £346,855, US$276,176, 294,400Dhs, Doncaster Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1, 2d Del Mar Pacific Classic S., Gr.1, Meydan Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2 S., Gr.3, Al Rashidiya S., L, Newmarket Tattersalls Timeform Million 2YO S., 4th Woodbine Mile S., Gr.1, Del Mar Eddie Read S., Gr.1, Sandown Gordon Richards S., Gr.3.

ON REFLECTION (c Rainbow Quest) 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2300m, €99,525, 44,270fr., Marseille-Vivaux Grand Prix Gaston Defferre, L, 3d Vichy Prix Berteux, Gr.3. Sire.

Riotous Applause (f Royal Applause) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 3d Haydock Cecil Frail S., L, 4th Hamilton Flower of Scotland S., L. Dam of 4 winners-

INVINCIBLE WARRIOR - ABLE WARRIOR (H.K.) (g Invincible Spirit) 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, Doncaster S., L, HKJC Chamber of Commerce Cup.

 Vienna Affair. Placed at 3 in GB. Dam of 3 winners-

DARING DANCER (f Empire Maker) 4 wins-2 at 2-from 5½f to 8½f, US$235,800, Saratoga Lake George S., Gr.2, Keeneland Appalachian S., Gr.3, Churchill Downs Allowance.

HAMP (c Sky Mesa) 4 wins-2 at 2-at 5½f, 1m, US$201,169, Pimlico Henry S Clark S., L, 2d Churchill Downs River City H., Gr.3.

 Argent du Bois. Placed at 2 in France. Dam of 7 winners-

BRANDO (g Pivotal) 8 wins to 1300m, £553,151, €244,732, to 2018, Deauville Prix Maurice de Gheest, Gr.1, Newmarket Abernant S., Gr.3-twice, Sandown Sprint S., Gr.3, Ayr Gold Cup, Haydock Godfather Travellers H., Newmarket Turftv H., 2d Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Curragh Sapphire S., Gr.2, York Duke of York S., Gr.2, 3d Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Ascot British Champions Sprint S., Gr.1, 4th Curragh Greenlands S., Gr.2.

TICKER TAPE (f Royal Applause) 8 wins-2 at 2-from 6½f to 1¼m, £54,230, US$1,364,045 in GB and U.S.A, Hollywood Park American Oaks, Gr.1, Keeneland Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup, Gr.1, Arlington Park Pucker Up S., Gr.3, 2d Del Mar Oaks, Gr.1, Santa Anita San Gorgonio H., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Royal Heroine S., Gr.3, Senorita S., Gr.3, Miesque S., Gr.3, Wilshire H., Gr.3, 3d Hollywood Park Matriarch S., Gr.1, Del Mar Palomar H., Gr.2, Calder My Charmer H., Gr.3. Dam of-

 Royal Decree. Raced twice. Dam of 2 winners-

WAR DECREE (c War Front) 3 wins-2 at 2-at 7f, 10¾f, £158,305, €90,218, to 2017, Goodwood Vintage S., Gr.2, Dundalk Diamond S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 2d Chester Huxley S., Gr.2, Newmarket Superlative S., Gr.2.

Sant Elena (f Efisio) 3 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 1m in GB and Canada, 2d Woodbine Flaming Page S., L. Dam of 5 winners-

RECKLESS ABANDON (c Exchange Rate) Joint Champion 2YO Colt in France in 2012. Champion 3YO Sprinter in Europe & GB in 2013. 5 wins at 2, £162,868, €284,100, Deauville Prix Morny, Gr.1, Newmarket Middle Park S., Gr.1, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Robert Papin, Gr.2, Royal Ascot Norfolk S., Gr.2, 2d Doncaster Scarbrough S., L, 3d Haydock Temple S., Gr.2, Newmarket Hopeful S., L. Sire.

BEST APPROACH (c New Approach) 3 wins-1 at 2-from 2000m to 2400m, 91,217,000¥, to 2018, Tokyo Metropolitan S., L, 2d Tokyo TV Tokyo Hai Aoba Sho, Gr.2.

 Child Bride. Unraced. Dam of 6 winners-

JUNIPER PASS (g Lemon Drop Kid) 4 wins from 9½f to 1¾m, US$380,131, Santa Anita San Luis Rey S., Gr.2, San Juan Capistrano H., Gr.2, 2d Fresno Bull Dog H., L, 3d Hollywood Derby, Gr.1, Fairplex Ralph M Hinds H., L, 4th Hollywood Park Charles Whittingham Memorial H., Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Marathon S., Gr.2, Santa Anita San Gabriel S., Gr.2.

 Childish. 4 wins to 1400m in Argentina. Dam of 2 winners-

CHOCOLOCA (f Grand Reward) 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m in Argentina, San Isidro Clasico Francia, L, 3d San Isidro Clasico Etoile, L.

 Pueblo. Placed at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of 7 winners-

 Cherokee Ridge. Placed at 3 in U.S.A. Dam of 4 winners-

 Storm Lady F. Winner at 1200m in Chile. Dam of-

SPIRITUS (c Dushyantor) 5 wins from 1800m to 2500m in Argentina, Palermo Clasico General Belgrano, Gr.2, Clasico Chacabuco, Gr.2, Clasico Comparacion, Gr.2, 2d San Isidro Clasico Jose B Zubiaurre, Palermo Especial Trenzado, San Luis G.P. Polla de Potrillos, 4th San Luis G.P. Vicente Dupuy, Gr.3.


Race Record: Unplaced.


Served by Sir Prancealot. Date of last service, 06.10.2017.