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My Lucky Escape (AUS) 2010
16 October 2016
AFS no:
The Oaks 2570 NSW, Australia

Trained by:

Trainer: Mark Newnham
Location: Warwick Farm 2170 NSW View map »

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An extraordinary looking colt - balanced and furnished

Same Sire as our GOLDEN SLIPPER bound – SETSUNA

Energetic, Agile, razor sharp sprinting colt

Good depth of girth, this is believed to be important to house decent sized lungs. The larger the lungs, the greater the oxygen intake enabling peak performance under racing conditions. STAMINA

Good balance, strong gaskins (calf muscles) and powerful hindquarters which generates SERIOUS SPEED

By the proven Sire Choisir out of an International Black type family

Paid up for the BOBS bonus scheme, 1st nomination for the 2019 Golden Slipper, Blue Diamond - Eligible for the $8 million Inglis series

Showroom colt that oozes class and quality

A colt that will run like the wind!


Super stallion – Sire 86 Stakes Winners

7-time winner including the G1 VRC Lightning Stakes

2-time winner over at Royal Ascot

Produced close to 1000 winners incl. Starspangledbanner, Sacred Choice, Choice Bro, Divine Prophet, The Mission and Dreamscape, Olympic Glory, many more

Scintillating speed producer

Winner of 3 races a 2YO

Sire of our very own SETSUNA


By Henrythenavigator the ½ sister to Stakes winner Atlantic Waves

Sensational international family

Closely related to GROUP1 winner and successful Sire – POI MOI

Choisir x My Lucky Escape crosses

2 crosses Prospector & 3 crosses of Northern Dancer in the pedigree

20/20 mating according to G1 Stallion match indicating a superior mating

Bred on similar patterns according to G1 stallion match as 5-time G1 winner Duke Of Marmalade, 3 time G 1 winner Scintillation, 2 time G1 winner Rumpelstiltskin

This colt rates as an A+ on the True Nicks pedigree rating

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Bay colt       Foaled 16th October 2016 

CHOISIR Danehill Dancer (Ire)Danehill (USA)Danzig
Mira AdondeSharpen Up
Great SelectionLunchtime (GB)Silly Season
Pensive MoodBiscay
Henrythenavigator (USA)KingmamboMr. Prospector
SequoyahSadler's Wells
Highest Accolade (GB)Shirley HeightsMill Reef
VictoressConquistador Cielo

CHOISIR (AUS) (Chestnut 1999-Stud 2003). 7 wins-3 at 2, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Sire of 1661 rnrs, 1087 wnrs, 92 SW, inc. Olympic Glory (Longchamp Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere, Gr.1), Starspangledbanner, The Mission, Obviously, Sacred Choice, Historian, Choice Bro, The Last Lion, Japonisme, Divine Prophet, Kushadasi, Sir Moments, Dreamscape, Hurried Choice, Glory Awaits, Secret Weapon, Celtic Dancer, Stimulation, Rajasinghe, Chandlery, etc.


1st dam

MY LUCKY ESCAPE, by Henrythenavigator (USA). Unplaced. Half-sister to ATLANTIC WAVES. This is her first foal.


2nd dam

HIGHEST ACCOLADE (GB), by Shirley Heights. Winner at 1¼m in GB. Three-quarter-sister to  Gwynn (dam of POUR MOI, GAGNOA, KISSED), half-sister to  Fermoy (dam of FELICIA). Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

ATLANTIC WAVES (c Sadler's Wells) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 9f, Newmarket Feilden S., L. Sire.

 Amphlett. 3 wins to 1400m, WATC Sando's Summer H., 2d WATC Twitter.com Perthracing H., Tabtouch.com.au H., 3d WATC Tabtouch.mobi H., Facebook.com Perthracing H.

 Urowells. 3 wins from 1¼m to 19f, Newbury Hotelworld.com S.

 Guided. 2 wins at 1200m, 1500m in Aust.

 Heavenly Princess. Winner at 1600m in NZ.

 Perfectus. Winner at 2m in GB.

 Dream Scene. Placed at 3 in GB. Dam of 5 winners-

 Dio. 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1600m, 2d Ohi Kuroshio Cup.

 Leopard. 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1600m to 2018 in Japan.

 Meilleure. Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

 Favulicious. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m to 2018-19, 3d Ipswich TC Win Iron Jack Beer H.


3rd dam

VICTORESS, by Conquistador Cielo. Winner at 2200m in France. Three-quarter-sister to ROYAL CIELO, half-sister to AWAASIF (dam of SNOW BRIDE, IBN AL HAITHAM, JARRAAR), AKUREYRI, ROYAL LORNA (dam of LYCITUS, FORLORNA), Konafa (dam of KEOS, PROSKONA, KORVEYA, CARNET SOLAIRE), Wanda's Tear,  Royal Stance (dam of MAJUSCULE, LUHUK). Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

 Fermoy. 2 wins at 1¼m, 2d Newmarket Arlington 2YO S., 3d York BBC Radio 5 Emma Forman S. Dam of 9 winners-

FELICIA (f Grass Wonder) 2 wins at 2, Nakayama Fairy S., L, 2d Chukyo Chunichi Sports Sho Falcon S., L, Tokyo Saffron Sho, Akamatsu Sho, 4th Niigata Nisai S., L. Producer.

Abandonment (f Caerleon) Winner at 2, Leopardstown Glenalua 2YO S., 2d Leopardstown Rochestown S., L, 3d Curragh 2YO S. Producer.

 Capability. Placed in France. Dam of 6 winners-

 Reliability. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1550m, 1700m, MVRC 1300 79 79 59 Bookings H., 2d MRC Fire Band H., 3d VRC Dulcify H. Dam of 3 winners-

PRETTY PUNK (f Rebel Raider) 6 wins from 1400m to 2500m, A$482,670, to 2017-18, TRC Hobart Cup, Gr.3, SAJC Hill Smith S., L, VRC Piping Lane H., SAJC AAMI H., 2d SAJC Tokyo City Cup, L, 3d TTC Launceston Cup, Gr.3, Geelong Classic, L.

 Gwynn. Unraced. Dam of 6 winners-

POUR MOI (c Montjeu) 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1800m to 2400m, £709,625, €103,100, The Derby, Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Greffulhe, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix des Feuillants, 3d Longchamp Prix La Force, Gr.3. Sire.

GAGNOA (f Sadler's Wells) 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1600m, 2100m, €385,675, Deauville Prix des Reservoirs, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Penelope, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix du Casino Barriere de Cassis, 2d Chantilly Prix de Diane, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1, 3d Irish Oaks, Gr.1, Deauville Prix des Marettes. Dam of 5 winners-

Galateia (f Dansili) Winner at 1400m, 2d Deauville Prix de Lisieux, Longchamp Prix de la Poterne des Peupliers, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Amandine, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Perruche Bleue. Producer.

KISSED (f Galileo) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 1¼m, Navan Salsabil S., L. Dam of-

Leo Minor (g War Front) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 6f to 2018, Newmarket 188bet Casino H., 2d Goodwood Matchbook Betting Podcast H., 3d Dundalk Star Appeal S., L.

 Rendezvous. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 2200m in France and Hungary, Chantilly Prix du Val Profond, Budapest Szent Istvan Dij, 2d Longchamp Prix des Feuillants. Sire.

 May Kiersey. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

Bravissimo (g Fastnet Rock) 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 127,682,000¥, Tokyo Okutama S., Hanshin Chushu S., 2d Hanshin Osaka-Hamburg Cup, L, 3d Hanshin Hankyu Hai, Gr.3.