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Grand Quill

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Particulars
Name:
Grand Quill
Category:
Sire:
Longhorn (AUS) 2002
Dam:
Patricia Louise (AUS) 2006
Colour:
Bay
Sex:
Gelding
DOB:
4 October 2015
COB:
Australia
Location:
Pakenham 3810 VIC, Australia

This horse is being sold As Agent:

By: G W Racing Bloodstock

Bonus incentive schemes:

Victorian Owners and Breeders Incentive Scheme (Eligible)
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Description

Honest Stayer being sold to desolve ownership and is in good form and will be ready to race straight away. Handles all conditions and has been very competitive in Victoria and will suit a small stable looking for a quick return.


Tough horse and easy to train and swims , treadmills and is a good ride.

Location

Pedigree

Pedigree

 

 

GRAND QUILL
Bay gelding       Foaled 2015 
 

LONGHORN Danehill (USA)DanzigNorthern Dancer
RazyanaHis Majesty
FittingMarscayBiscay
CornHotfoot
PATRICIA LOUISE
    2006
Piccolo (GB)WarningKnown Fact
WoodwindWhistling Wind
Distinctly IrishDistinctly North (USA)Minshaanshu Amad
Irish QuillCopper Kingdom (USA)

LONGHORN (AUS) (Bay 2002-Stud 2007). 2 wins at 900m, 4th AJC Breeders' P., L. Sire of 84 rnrs, 52 wnrs, inc. SW Craiglea Platinum - Vigormaster (Mac.) (Macau Lisboa Juvenile, L), Black Magic, Longshoreman, SP Daph 'n' Alf and of Voodoo Blue Magic, Little Long Horn, Melbern Queens, Alderman, Heavenly Journey, Leroy Rocks, Natural Force, Zollikon Miss, Flying Machine, Tuscan Whistler, Roman Doll, Revaldor, Canisbay, Oscars Lot, Evamac, etc.

 

1st dam

PATRICIA LOUISE, by Piccolo (GB). Unraced. Dam of 1 named foal, 1 to race-

 Grand Quill (g by Longhorn) See below.

 

2nd dam

DISTINCTLY IRISH, by Distinctly North (USA). Placed in Aust. Half-sister to Hibernian Prince,  Lisheenowen (dam of ALL SILENT, PRIVATE STEER). Dam of 2 foals, 1 to race, inc:-

 Semison. Placed in Aust.

 

3rd dam

Irish Quill, by Copper Kingdom (USA). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, BATC Lady Miners Novice H., 3d GCTC Golden Nugget Sales S., L. Dam of 10 named foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Hibernian Prince (c Victory Prince) 11 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 5500m, A$357,440, Warrnambool RC Grand Annual S/chase-twice, VRC Piping Lane H., MVRC Sport 927 H., Qantas H., 2d VRC Spring Classics Preview H., L, Cup Day Hurdle, Oakbank RC Great Eastern S/chase-twice, VRC Preston H., VATC First Fleet H., MVRC Diet Coke H., 3d MVRC Schweppes H., VATC Captain Peri H., 4th SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3.

 Malfunction. 4 wins from 1800m to 2100m, A$76,250, QTC Regal Advice H., Santa Anita H., 2d VRC RSL H., BTC Caboolture RSL H., 3d VATC Neerim H., BTC Queensland Pine H.

 Lisheenowen. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Aust. Dam of 5 winners-

PRIVATE STEER (f Danehill Dancer) Champion 3YO Filly in Australia in 2002-03. 12 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$3,407,290, AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, All Aged S., Gr.1, QTC Stradbroke H., Gr.1, AJC Warwick S., Gr.2, Apollo S., Gr.2, STC Concorde S., Gr.3, AJC PJ Bell H., L, James HB Carr S., L, Breeders' Classic, L, Reginald Allen H., L, Fuji Xerox H., 2d STC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1, BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, 3d AJC Flight S., Gr.1, STC George Ryder S., Gr.1, Theo Marks H., Gr.2. Dam of 5 winners-

Second Bullet (g Encosta de Lago) 12 wins from 1400m to 2400m, A$948,507, VRC Byron Moore H., Club Stand H., CRV Cup Tour Trophy H., Piping Lane H., MRC Robert Hunter H., Thebigscreencompany.com.au H., SAJC Carbine Club H., VRC Nightline H., MRC Charter Keck Cramer H., Dilmah Exceptional Teas H., 2d MRC Easter Cup, Gr.3, Bendigo Cup, Gr.3, 3d VRC James Boag's Premium S., L.

 Major Major. 6 wins from 1600m to 2400m, A$255,835, ATC De Bortoli Wines H., HMAS Sydney H., Heritage Society Anniversary H., Pro-Ride H., Hyland Race Colours P., 2d ATC Australian Turf Club H., 3d ATC TAB Quaddie H., Mossman at Vinery H., McGrath Estate Agents H., 4th SCTC Queensland Cup, L.

 Clockwork Orange. 5 wins to 1400m, A$107,000, BRC Happy New Year H., SCTC Coastline BMW All New X3 H., Queensland Cup Raceday H., 2d MVRC Strathmore Community Bank H., BRC Brc.com.au H., 3d SCTC BOQ Mooloolaba H., Ipswich TC Stayover H.

 Abbey Road. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

Ticket to Ride (f Vancouver) Placed at 2 in 2019-20, 3d ATC Gimcrack S., Gr.3, Inglis Millennium 2YO H., 4th ATC Lonhro P., L.

ALL SILENT (g Belong to Me) Joint Second Male on The 2009-10 Australasian 4YO+ Classification. 8 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$1,661,325, 110,400Dhs, VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, Patinack Classic, Gr.1, Gilgai S., Gr.2, STC Ajax S., Gr.2, Canterbury S., Gr.2, VRC AAMI Travel Insurance S., Gr.3, AJC East Burrow H., STC Fairfield RSL H., 3d BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, AJC Tooheys New H., 4th VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1, AJC Epsom H., Gr.1, STC George Ryder S., Gr.1, Theo Marks S., Gr.2, ATC Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3.

 Tapestry. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, AJC Ashfields Farm H., 2d STC Centenary Institute Raceday H., 3d AJC Sydney City Lexus H. Producer.

 Martelletto. Winner at 2100m, 2d MRC Tile Importer P.

 Teralani. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of 5 winners-

 Dunlani. 3 wins from 1600m to 2050m, A$86,240, MRC Ladbrokes Cash in H., MVRC PKF Summer Stayers Series H.

 Allawara. Unraced. Dam of-

 Poetic Choice. 2 wins at 1050m, 1100m to 2020-21, 3d SCTC TAB 2YO P.

 Irish Flame. Winner at 2150m in Aust.

 Titivate. Winner at 1500m in Aust.

 The Quill. Winner at 1800m in Aust.

 

4th dam

NOTRE HEART, by My Heart (Ire). 11 wins from 1100m to 1600m, Toowoomba TC Weetwood H., NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., BATC Open H., Flying H., Qld Tatt's RC Welter H., Novice H., QTC Holiday H. Dam of 3 named foals, all winners, inc:-

Irish Quill (f Copper Kingdom) 7 wins. See above.

 

Race Record: 14 Starts 0-2-0 A$20,025.
2nd Bairnsdale Paynesville Hotel Maiden P., Four n Twenty Pies Maiden P.

Form

Full Race Record for

GRAND QUILL (AUS) 2015 Bay gelding
by Longhorn - Patricia Louise, by Piccolo

 

(in Australia)

AgeRuns1st2nd3rdEarnings
34---A$2,520
42---A$720
58-2-A$16,785
Totals:14-2-A$20,025
30/Oct/20181st of 8--trial--GCTC Barrier Trial, 1000m. Starlighter was 2nd and Thought Process 3rd.
16/Nov/20185th of 9
(3.5)
Tweed River JC Wright Machinery Services Maiden H., A$22,000, 1000m, time 0:58.93. Track good(3). Carried 59.00kg. Shadyvale Star was 1st and Toogoolawah Trump 2nd and Spend Up 3rd. Trainer: J C Smerdon. Owner: L L Jetson. Jockey: L P Rolls.A$720
01/Dec/20185th of 9
(5.2)
GCTC Hawkins Media Maiden H., A$21,000, 1100m, time 1:04.34. Track good(4). Carried 57.00kg. Regimental Force was 1st and Cinnabarbow 2nd and Tamarin 3rd. Trainer: J C Smerdon. Owner: L L Jetson. Jockey: L P Rolls.A$650
02/Jun/20197th of 12
(4.6)
Tweed River JC Greenmount Timbers Maiden P., A$22,000, 1100m, time 1:04.97. Track soft(5). Carried 59.00kg. Jeopardise Me was 1st and Moringa's Hiemie 2nd and Bayendi 3rd. Trainer: J C Smerdon. Owner: L L Jetson. Jockey: J Woodhouse.A$500
13/Jul/20195th of 8
(3.0)
GCTC JPM Valuers & Property Consultants Maiden H., A$21,000, 1200m, time 1:12.59. Track soft(5). Carried 57.50kg. King of the Desert was 1st and Fast Song 2nd and Zephyr Cruiser 3rd. Trainer: J C Smerdon. Owner: L L Jetson. Jockey: C Small.A$650
12/Aug/20192nd of 7--trial--GCTC Barrier Trial, 1000m. Maslow was 1st and Sogeri 3rd.
26/Aug/20195th of 11
(8.4)
Lismore TC Racingrant.com Maiden P., A$22,000, 1300m, time 1:16.27. Track good(3). Carried 59.00kg. Shishaq was 1st and Social Order 2nd and Styk at It 3rd. Trainer: J C Smerdon. Owner: L L Jetson. Jockey: C Small.A$720
21/Sep/201911th of 11
(8.1)
GCTC Griffith University Maiden P., A$21,000, 1200m, time 1:12.51. Track good(4). Carried 57.00kg. Pluck Jam was 1st and Icelander 2nd and Desert Knight 3rd. Trainer: J C Smerdon. Owner: L L Jetson. Jockey: C Small.
17/Aug/20205th of 12
(4.2)
Ballarat TC Polytrack Maiden P., A$23,000, 1200m, time 1:12.96. Track synthetic. Carried 59.50kg. Money in My Pocket was 1st and Tell Me Again 2nd and Expectant 3rd. Trainer: Peter Gelagotis. Owner: J R Buckley & G J Hollier. Jockey: J Maskiell.A$690
31/Aug/20206th of 10
(3.2)
Pakenham RC Trusteel Fabrications Maiden P., A$23,000, 1600m, time 1:39.44. Track synthetic. Carried 59.50kg. Blazing Lace was 1st and Klatten 2nd and Stoke Lodge 3rd. Trainer: Peter Gelagotis. Owner: J R Buckley & G J Hollier. Jockey: J Maskiell.A$575
24/Sep/20209th of 13
(12.8)
Sale TC Turnbull Toyota Maiden P., A$35,000, 1615m, time 1:38.49. Track good(4). Carried 59.50kg. Ain'tnodeeldun was 1st and Perennial 2nd and Willetts 3rd. Trainer: Peter Gelagotis. Owner: J R Buckley & G J Hollier. Jockey: N Callow.A$700
06/Oct/20207th of 11
(4.7)
Donald DRC TAC Be Races Ready Maiden P., A$23,000, 2000m, time 2:05.78. Track good(4). Carried 59.50kg. Azaly was 1st and If You Leave 2nd and Sir Peter 3rd. Trainer: Peter Gelagotis. Owner: J R Buckley & G J Hollier. Jockey: J Maskiell.A$575
06/Nov/20205th of 10
(3.3)
Cranbourne TC AFC Peter & Lavella Darose Maiden P., A$43,400, 2060m, time 2:11.85. Track good(4). Carried 59.50kg. Exalted Crown was 1st and Mr Joobs 2nd and Prosecutor 3rd. Trainer: Peter Gelagotis. Owner: J R Buckley & G J Hollier. Jockey: J Maskiell.A$1,050
16/Nov/20202nd of 11
(0.1)
Bairnsdale RC Paynesville Hotel Maiden P., A$31,400, 2200m, time 2:19.82. Track good(3). Carried 59.50kg. Able Warrior was 1st and Arabian Affairs 3rd. Trainer: Peter Gelagotis. Owner: J R Buckley & G J Hollier. Jockey: J Maskiell.A$6,310
29/Nov/20209th of 11
(8.6)
Latrobe Valley RC Latrobe City Council Maiden P., A$23,000, 1900m, time 2:04.61. Track soft(5). Carried 59.50kg. Miss Mask was 1st and Fezforsure 2nd and High Maintenance 3rd. Trainer: Peter Gelagotis. Owner: J R Buckley & G J Hollier. Jockey: Patrick Moloney.A$575
16/Dec/20202nd of 7
(3.8)
Bairnsdale RC Four n Twenty Pies Maiden P., A$23,675, 2200m, time 2:20.75. Track good(4). Carried 59.50kg. Pride of Kinross was 1st and Prince Elvis 3rd. Trainer: Peter Gelagotis. Owner: J R Buckley & G J Hollier. Jockey: Beau Mertens.A$6,310