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City Class Horse with Upside

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20 shares @ $7,908 per share

(GST inclusive)

Roaring Lion (USA) 2015
Sand Shoe (GB) 2014
5 April 2020
AFS no:
Rep no:
Rutherford 2320 NSW, Australia

Trained by:

Trainer: Tony Gollan
Location: Eagle Farm 4009 QLD View map »


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This horse has enornous improvment and scope in him- his two runs to date confirm he will be a city horse in Australia but the wrap is so very much bigger
Dont miss out on him he will look a very cheap horse

Expected Level to See him Racing At:

City Grade Plus

Confidence Level to return his cost:
10/10- Two runs to date only and this horse has HUGE upside- very striking with a pedigree and good wraps from the stable also

Costs Include:

Gst on Import- commission - vetting across the sale- and commission- Importation / travel to Australia- Quarantine Applications- Horse Registration

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Grey gelding       Foaled 2020 

ROARING LION Kitten's JoyEl PradoSadler's Wells
Kitten's FirstLear Fan
VionnetStreet SenseStreet Cry (Ire)
CambiocorsaAvenue of Flags
FootstepsinthesandGiant's Causeway (USA)Storm Cat
GlatisantRainbow Quest
DolmaMarchand de SableTheatrical
Young ManilaManila

ROARING LION (USA) (Grey 2015-Stud 2019). 8 wins-3 at 2-1m to 10¼f, Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1. Sire of 88 rnrs, 49 wnrs, inc. SW Dubai Mile (Critérium de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1), Embesto, Lion's Pride, Middle Earth, Running Lion, SP Kingswood, Saint George, Valiant King and of Exuberance, Lion of War, Sheradann, Fox Journey, King of the Plains, Magellan, Queen Regent, Roaring Legend, Belinda Bell, Gallant Lion, Humanity, Kamanika, Lionella, etc.


1st dam

SAND SHOE, by Footstepsinthesand. Unraced. Half-sister to THISTLE BIRD (dam of EPICTETUS, JUMBLY), MCCREERY. Dam of 3 named foals, 2 to race, 1 winner, inc:-

 Super Saiyan (c by Night of Thunder) Winner at 2 in 2023 in GB.

 Marzocco (g by Roaring Lion) See below.


2nd dam

DOLMA, by Marchand de Sable. 6 wins-3 at 2-to 1400m, €183,935, Chantilly Prix Sigy, L, Deauville Prix Amandine, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Isola Bella, L, Deauville Prix d'Herouville, Prix de la Perelle, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Madrigal, 2d Chantilly Prix d'Angerville, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Ronde de Nuit, L, Prix Imprudence, L, Prix de Saint-Cyr, L, Longchamp Prix Horse Racing Abroad, 3d Deauville Prix Maurice de Gheest, Gr.1, Chantilly Prix de Sandringham, Gr.2. Sister to  Madhulika (dam of MADELINE). Dam of 10 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

THISTLE BIRD (f Selkirk) Champion Older Female in Ireland in 2014 (Int.). 8 wins from 1m to 1¼m, £222,270, €165,720, Curragh Pretty Polly S., Gr.1, Epsom Princess Elizabeth S., Gr.3-twice, Ascot Valiant S., L, Haydock Superior Mile, L, Windsor Midsummer S., L, 2d Goodwood Nassau S., Gr.1, Celebration Mile, Gr.2, Newmarket Rosemary S., L, 3d Longchamp Prix de l'Opéra, Gr.1, Newmarket Dahlia S., Gr.3, Goodwood Golf at Goodwood S. Dam of 5 winners-

JUMBLY (f Gleneagles) 4 wins-3 at 2-from 6f to 1m, £109,441, €36,000, US$44,125, Ascot Valiant S., Gr.3, Newbury Radley S., L, 2d Curragh Lanwades Stud S., Gr.2, Newbury Fred Darling S., Gr.3, 3d Saratoga Ballston Spa S., Gr.2, 4th Royal Ascot Duke of Cambridge S., Gr.2, Newmarket Rockfel S., Gr.2.

EPICTETUS (c Kingman) 3 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 10¼f, £166,980, €42,900, to 2023, Goodwood Thoroughbred S., Gr.3, Epsom Blue Riband Trial, L, 2d Doncaster Futurity Trophy, Gr.1, Newmarket Autumn S., Gr.3, 4th Newmarket Joel S., Gr.2.

Bullfinch (g Kodiac) 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, £26,372, A$309,075, Kempton Unibet Roulette H., BRC TAB Venue Mode H., Treasury Brisbane P., 2d ATC Randwick City S., L, Qld Tatt's RC Members Cup, L, VRC Brian Beattie H., ATC Drinkwise Maroubra H., 3d BRC XXXX H., Rockhampton Cup, ATC Thanks Bob & Jack Ingham H., Ranvet H., BRC Titan Telecoms H., Cascade H.

 Barn Owl. 2 wins at 1¼m, 11f, Beverley William Hill Silver Cup, 2d Sandown Breeders Day H.

MCCREERY (g Big Bad Bob) 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 2000m, £17,763, A$680,150, ATC Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, Kingston Town S., Gr.3, Hawkesbury RC Rowley Mile H., L, ATC At Gosford H., Sandown Sungard H., 2d VRC Cantala S., Gr.1, Haydock Bet With Your Racing UK App H., ATC Theraces H., Di Parker H., 3d ATC Craven P., Gr.3, Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Gr.3, Haydock Jonnys Odds on a Winner Tonight H., 4th ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, George Main S., Gr.1, Neville Sellwood S., Gr.3.

 Old Guard. 9 wins from 1¼m to 20½f, £366,921, Kempton Matchbook VIP Hurdle, Cheltenham International Hurdle, Greatwood H. Hurdle, Fontwell National Spirit Hurdle, 2d Ascot Coral Hurdle, Kempton Matchbook VIP Hurdle, Wetherby Bet365 Hurdle, 3d Cheltenham International Hurdle, Greatwood H. Hurdle-twice, Relkeel Hurdle.

 Don Marco. Winner at 2 in GB.


3rd dam

Young Manila, by Manila. 4 wins at 2000m, 2400m, Longchamp Prix du Village, Saint-Cloud Prix de Pierrefonds, 3d Evry Prix Edellic, L. Half-sister to FABULOUS HOSTESS (dam of HOSTESSANTE), Young Cameron,  Youngolina (dam of YOUNG TIGER). Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

DOLMA (f Marchand de Sable) 6 wins. See above.

 Marzuk. 4 wins at 1600m, 1900m, Deauville Prix de Rucqueville.

 Madhulika. Champion 3YO Filly in Switzerland in 2011. 3 wins from 1800m to 2400m in Switzerland, 3d Zürich Prix de Diane, Deauville Prix de la Motte Sassy. Dam of 3 winners-

MADELINE (f Kodiac) 2 wins at 2, £100,453, Newbury Rose Bowl S., L, Goodwood Celebration 2YO Fillies' S., 2d York Lowther S., Gr.2, 3d Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1. Producer.


Race Record:

Placed at 3 in 2023 in GB.