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40 shares @ $1,395 per share

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Madam Butterfly (AUS) 2013
3 November 2017
New Zealand
AFS no:
Putty 2330 NSW, Australia

Trained by:

Trainer: Gerald Ryan
Location: Rosehill 2142 NSW View map »

Bonus incentive schemes:

NSW Breeder Owner Bonus Scheme (Eligible)


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This is one beautiful type of filly. Big, rangy and stands over ground and has a good nature. A very good moving filly, extremely athletic, absolutely floats along when moving. Hard to find a better type, she has it all physically and looks like all of the top shelf running fillies.

Outstanding individual that commands attention. This filly is very powerfully built and has a great head and eye. A filly with loads of presence.

She has also passed 100% clean on his scope, x-ray and clinical examination.

She is also closely related to 20 black type winners including

ROCK CLASSIC. 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, STC Theraces.com.au H., Canterbury BMW H., 2d STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, Shift2neutral H., 4th MVRC Australia S., Gr.2.

MIDNIGHT FEVER. 8 wins-6 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, VATC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, MVRC Veuve Clicquot S., Gr.2, STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3-twice, VRC Myer Fashion S., L, VATC Matinee S.H., 2d VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1.


ALL TOO HARD was Australian Champion 3yo colt 2012-13, half-sister to Undefeated and Champion mare BLACK CAVIAR.

He was internationally recognised & rated the equal highest 3yo colt in the world and had a great race record being a four time Group One winner.

Being Black Caviar’s half-brother, he had a lot to live up to and has not disappointed. He is already proving himself to be a formidable sire early at stud with earnings of over $9.0 million, 7 stakes winners and 14 stakes place getters.

ALL TOO HARD Champion 3YO Colt in Australia in 2012-13. 7 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, MRC Futurity S., Gr.1, CF Orr S., Gr.1, ATC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Talindert S., L, 2d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, 3d ATC San Domenico S., Gr.3, 4th ATC George Main S., Gr.1.


MADAM BUTTERFLY by COMMANDS was unraced. This is her first foal. She is the daughter of 4 time winner PURE BEAUTY who was very competitive in town winning twice and placing on 4 occasions.

She is by the proven broodmare sire COMMANDS.

COMMANDS has proven himself as not only a champion sire, but also a champion broodmare sire amassing over $50 million in earnings. His stats are very strong with 31 stakes winners, 17 at Group level including Group 1 winners POLITENESS and CONTENTMENT


Gerald Ryan was a former top jockey and has vast experience as a trainer preparing feature race winners. Gerald was the trainer of RUBICK the sire of this filly

Gerald is considered by most as not only one of the best trainers, but one of the best horseman in Australia. Gerald Ryan has trained many racehorse’s to Group One success including TRAPEZE ARTIST (Golden Rose, TJ Smith, All Age Stakes, Canterbury Stakes), SNITZEL (Oakleigh Plate), MELITO (TJ Smith, BTC Winter Stakes), HURRICANE SKY (Blue Diamond Stakes, AJC All Aged Stakes), CLANGALANG (AJC Derby, Epson Handicap), SNITZELAND (VRC Lighting), MON MEKKI (Queensland Oaks), PAINT (Blue Diamond), ARCTIC SCENT (Caulfield Cup, Queensland Oaks) and RECURRING (ARC Railway Stakes).

Gerald Ryan has successfully trained many horses that stand at stud including TRAPEZE ARTIST, SNITZEL, RUBICK, ROTHESAY and TIME OF WAR.

Gerald has won the Brisbane Trainers’ premiership, South East Trainers’ premiership (twice). He finished in the top 5 of the Melbourne trainers’ premiership on 3 occasions and has been in the top 10 of the Sydney trainers’ premiership 6 out of the past 7 years.

“One of the most important aspects of training is placing the horses where they can win” – Gerald Ryan.


Eligible for the BOBS and BOBS Extra Schemes, $11 million Magic Millions race series, $3.5 million Golden Slipper, $1.5 million Blue Diamond, $1 million Golden Rose and Blue Sapphire.

Share Price: 2.5% share $1,395 or 5% share $2,790 or 10% share $5,580

Share Price Includes: Purchase Price, Training, Pre-training, Agistment, Insurance – 12 months, Vetting, Transport and all other associated costs.

Budget approximately $29.50 per week per 2.5% - Ongoing costs.

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Bay filly       Foaled 3rd November 2017 

ALL TOO HARD Casino PrinceFlying SpurDanehill (USA)
Lady CapelLast Tycoon (Ire)
HelsingeDesert Sun (GB)Green Desert
CommandsDanehill (USA)Danzig
Cotehele House (GB)My Swanee
Pure BeautyElusive Quality (USA)Gone West
PlatonicNassipour (USA)

ALL TOO HARD (AUS) (Bay 2009-Stud 2013). 7 wins-3 at 2, ATC All Aged S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Black Caviar. Sire of 267 rnrs, 169 wnrs, inc. SW Frosted Gold (Turffontein South African Nursery, Gr.2), Villermont, Tarka, Demonetization, Unfair Dismissal, All Too Huiying, Curdled, Roy's Riviera, SP Amangiri, Behemoth, Cristal Eyes, Outrageous, All Too Soon, Hardly Surprising, Illuminaire, Divanation, Eclair Sunshine, Fine Scent, Waimea Bay, etc.


1st dam

MADAM BUTTERFLY, by Commands. Unraced. This is her first foal.


2nd dam

PURE BEAUTY, by Elusive Quality (USA). 4 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$103,113, VRC Hollow Bullet H., MRC Volley H., 2d STC Moraitis H., Lynch Flowers H., Freeway's Great Steaks H., MRC John Payne H. Half-sister to CARNEGIE HOUSE, SPURTONIC. Dam of 6 named foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

 Real Time. 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$142,150, GCTC Magic Millions P., MRC Heading Out Hair & Beauty H., Catanach's Jewellers H., 3d MRC Art Series Hotel Group H.

 Flower of Love. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m in 2018-19, BRC Memberships H., Brc.com.au H., 2d BRC TAB H., 3d BRC Eureka Stud H.

 De Villiers. 11 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$80,705 in Aust.


3rd dam

PLATONIC, by Nassipour (USA). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 2900m, A$81,990, QTC St Leger, STC Hastings H., 2d STC Auburn H., Akimbo H., BTC Advertising H., 3d QTC CEB Barnes P., Queensland Day H. Half-sister to SHOVHOG, SHOVOFF, Mustabshir,  Startling Miss (dam of LEVELLER). Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, all winners, inc:-

SPURTONIC (g Flying Spur) 6 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$532,210, MRC David Jones Cup, Gr.3, GCTC Magic Millions Cup, RL, ATC Tab.com.au H., Yellowglen P., Hyland Race Colours H., 2d ATC Schweppes H., Turf Club H., Draincorp H., 4th ATC Epsom H., Gr.1, Newcastle JC Cameron H., Gr.3.

CARNEGIE HOUSE (g Carnegie) 3 wins from 1550m to 2000m, A$167,260, AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.3, Derby Day Lawn Party H., STC NGS Super H., 2d AJC Maroubra H., Zephyr Zing P., STC Group One Membership H., 3d STC Tulloch S., Gr.2, TLE Electrical Castle Hill H., Harvey Choice Holidays H.

 Star Groom. 9 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$111,550, QTC Move Closer 2YO H., BTC B105 H., Adrians Chartered Accountants H., QTC Hourly 2YO H., Manawapoi 2YO H., 2d QTC Gallipoli Research Foundation H., BTC Churchie H., 3d QTC Sky Channel McGuire Group of Hotels H., Hourly H., Coffee Club H.

 Just the Tonic. 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$133,380, ATC Sealy Posturepedic H., Rosehill Gardens Event Centre H., 3d ATC Aristocrat Technologies H., 4th Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3.

 Pure Beauty. 4 wins. See above.

 Flag Finder. 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m, HKJC Tung Wah H., Hereford H., Corrie H., 2d HKJC Deep Water Bay H., Wong Leng H., Stubbs H., 3d HKJC Tung Wah Centenary Challenge Cup, Chater H., Hyderabad H.


4th dam

STARTLING LASS, by Luskin Star. 6 wins-4 at 2-to 1200m, A$531,140, STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, MVRC Veuve Clicquot S., Gr.2, AJC Silver Shadow S., Gr.3, Gimcrack S., Gr.3, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, AJC Sledmere H., 2d STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, 3d STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, VATC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, 4th VRC Red Roses S., L. Sister to MIDNIGHT FEVER. Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, all winners, inc:-

SHOVHOG (c Danehill) 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$655,596, AJC Brian Crowley S., L, 2d STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, 3d AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1. Sire.

SHOVOFF (f Danehill) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, A$122,850, BTC Tommy Smith Slipper S., L, AJC McGrath Estate Agents H., 3d MRC Summoned S., L, 4th AJC Light Fingers S., Gr.2. Producer.

Mustabshir (c Red Ransom) 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$105,355, STC Aquaveta H., Freestone & Kumnick H., 2d Tamworth JC Gainsborough S., L.

 Startling Miss. Unraced. Dam of 10 winners-

LEVELLER (f Redoute's Choice) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, A$180,150, VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.3, TCL Plasma H., 2d MRC Ian Miller H., 3d MVRC Silver Jubilee S., L. Dam of 3 winners-

FROLIC (f Husson) 2 wins at 2, A$1,035,050, ATC Reisling S., Gr.2, Inglis 2YO Classic, RL, 2d ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, TAB Rewards 2YO H., 3d Scone RC Inglis 3YO Guineas, L, ATC Summer Sprint H., 4th ATC Light Fingers S., Gr.2.

 Oaky Miss. Placed at 2, 3d MRC Bushnell 2YO Classic H. Dam of 4 winners-

I'M YOUR VENUS (f Show a Heart) 4 wins at 1400m, 1600m, CJC Easter Cup, Gr.3, Amberley Summer Cup, 2d CJC Inglewood S., L, 4th Hororata RC South Island Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L. Producer.