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Delago Deluxe (AUS) 2008
Orphrey (AUS) 2004
26 October 2017
Cowra 2794 NSW, Australia

Half Brother to Very Good galloper in LONGBOTTOM ( 4wins & $194.955
in Prizemoney
100% RACE FIT !!!!
Great Run first up after a long Break, Exploded out of the Gates to Lead, and lead all the way until just inside the 200m when his condition gave out over the 1375m on a Soft 7 Track.
Would have WON Easily if over 1100m or 1200m,
Primed to Win for you next start in your Colours
Shortball has come Back a Very Strong, Powerful galloper
Owner now concentrating on Metro Horses Only
You reap the Rewards with a Good Galloper Ready to race Next week
He has been a Provincial Trained galloper who has only raced against Sydney Metropolitan and Syd Provincial Grade Fields
Shortball will Win plenty of Races in Weaker Grades of areas like Vic, Qld,
SA, and TAS Provincial's
Only a 4yo, and he will be a good 1600M to 2000m horse for all the Cups
Updated Pics up now
He has been going through a growth spurt , in last 3 months,
Now 16.1 hands and a Strong Athletic Type around 500 Kg or over
Shortball has plenty of ability as shown in his Trials
Only had the 5 starts, In the Stewards Report last start
Ignore his race starts where there were excuses , He is a lot better than form reeds
In fantastic Order as you can see by Photos
Lightly Raced 4yo Gelding by Delago Deluxe
Strong Athletic type , good doer and eater
Good in all going as shown in His Trial runs ( he raced without Blinkers in his 3 Trials )
Watch his 3 Trial Runs at www.racingnsw.com.au
Blinker were put on him for two of his race starts, which he completely Resented., therefore missing the start in both races.
Spelled and Gelded after that prep, Shortball came back and Won a Trial in nice fashion.
Lined up at Orange NSW, where he drew an outside Barrier, Jumped very well with the Blinkers taken OFF...
Got run off his feet over the 1000m, where the Time was a scintillating 56.77 !!!!
He needs Further and time.
All the Hard work done with him, you reap the rewards
Easy Horse to Handle Float shoe and Swim
Any and all Vet checks Welcome
** Updated Photos


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Bay gelding       Foaled 2017 

DELAGO DELUXE Encosta de LagoFairy King (USA)Northern Dancer
Shoal CreekStar Way (GB)
SucceedingFlying SpurDanehill (USA)
StagingSuccess Express (USA)
Orpen (USA)LureDanzig
Bonita FrancitaDevil's Bag
Halo of GoldRory's JesterCrown Jester
Golden ConceptDon't Say Halo (USA)

DELAGO DELUXE (AUS) (Bay 2008-Stud 2013). 7 wins-4 at 2, Scottsville Golden Horse Casino Sprint, Gr.1. Sire of 194 rnrs, 122 wnrs, inc. SP Casa de Lago and of Sukwhinder, First Diamond, Scarecrow - Smart Leader (H.K.), Chill With Teejay, Continuance, Hankstar, Hint of Mint, Pomme, Summer Show, United We Stand, Buckin' Beauty, The Fossil, Deladies Boy, Massagi, Music, Revlis, Velago, Big Day Out, Delago Lad, Emma's Gift, Funtonic, Kariba, etc.


1st dam

ORPHREY, by Orpen (USA). Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of 5 named foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

 Longbottom (f by Sidestep) 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, A$206,295, BRC TAB 2YO H., 2d Scone RC Inglis 2YO Challenge, ATC Redeye Constructions H., Gosford RC Tooheys H., GCTC Davo's Crane Hire H., 3d ATC Exceedance at Vinery H., Grunt Standing at Yulong H., QE Foods Classic H.

 Bay Rust (g by Oratorio (Ire)) 4 wins to 1300m in Aust.

 Unsinkable (f by Tickets) 2 wins at 2 in Aust.


2nd dam

HALO OF GOLD, by Rory's Jester. Winner at 2 in Aust. Sister to FLAWED LOGIC. Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

 Model Academy. Winner at 1100m in Aust.

 Galileo's Son. Winner at 1600m in Aust.

 Orphrey. Winner. See above.

 Heavenly Encounter. Winner at 2 in Aust.

 Zero Jester. Placed in Aust.


3rd dam

GOLDEN CONCEPT, by Don't Say Halo (USA). Winner at 1200m, SAJC Best Party H. Dam of 12 named foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

FLAWED LOGIC (f Rory's Jester) 2 wins at 2, SAJC Balcrest S., L, Brompton H., 2d SAJC Smoke-Free H., Homecare Plus 2YO H. Dam of 2 winners-

 Augusta Georgia. Winner at 1200m, 2d VRC Inglis Series 2YO H.

 Movie Goer. 9 wins to 1400m, 105,999Rgt., S$283,616 in Malaysia and Singapore, Singapore TC Novice H., Initiation P., Kranji D S., Class 4 H.-3 times, Benchmark 53 H., 2d Singapore TC Southern Star S., Class 4 H.-twice, 3d Singapore TC Big Maverick H., Moonee Valley Racing Trophy, Class 4 H.-6 times.

 Magela Dream. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1300m, 3d MVRC Essendon Quarries H., Jayco Freedom Sprint H., MRC Scarlet Bisque H. Dam of 3 winners-

 Kapgun. 4 wins at 1100m, 1200m, SCTC Wimmers Premium Soft Drinks H., 3d BRC Brc.com.au H.

 Addington Road. 2 wins at 1300m in Aust.

 St Carlingwood. Winner at 1150m in Aust.

 Autilla. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m in Aust. Dam of-

 Not Available. Winner at 1600m in 2020-21 in Aust.

 Gold Way. Winner at 1200m in Korea.

 Glamouraja. Winner at 1200m in Aust.

 Halo of Gold. Winner. See above.

 Planchette. Placed at 3 in Aust.


4th dam

GOLD HEART, by Kildare Pride. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Sister to GOLD KILDARE. Dam of 3 foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

 Golden Concept. Winner. See above.

 Heart of Jazz. Winner at 1350m in Aust.


5th dam

LOCKTRICE, by Matrice. Unplaced. Dam of 7 named foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

GOLD KILDARE (c Kildare Pride) 10 wins to 1400m, A$112,885, SAJC Spring S., Gr.2, DC McKay S., Gr.3, Canterbury Jockey Club S., L, Seattle Slew H., Aqueduct H., Tontonan H., Improvers H., Galway Bay Graduation S., Bagdad Note H., 3d SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, 4th SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1.

 Cincinnati Gold. 4 wins from 1350m to 3000m, SAJC Handicap, 2d SAJC Class One H.

 Tipperary Gold. 4 wins from 1300m to 1700m, SAJC Stakes, 2d SAJC Class One H.

 Gold Galaxy. 2 wins at 1200m in Aust. Dam of 8 winners-

 Gilded Star. 11 wins to 1450m, A$204,180, SAJC Prettejohns H., WH Wylie Memorial H., Harpagus H.

 Gala Angel. 5 wins from 1300m to 1600m, SAJC AWA Gaming & Wagering H., Limitless H., Red Tempo H. Producer.

 Gala Jazz. Winner at 1350m in Aust. Dam of 5 winners-

NOZI (g Tayasu Tsuyoshi) 12 wins-2 at 2-from 1050m to 2000m, A$512,320, SAJC Oaklands P., L, Wakefield Hospital H., Darwin Cup.

 Jazzy General. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of 2 winners-

Geneteau (f Beneteau) 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m, A$151,615, ATC TAB Rewards H., 2d ATC Inglis Sprint, 3d ATC Kindergarten S., Gr.3.


Race Record: 5 Starts 0-0-0 A$1,300.


Full Race Record for

SHORTBALL (AUS) 2017 Bay gelding
by Delago Deluxe - Orphrey, by Orpen


(in Australia)

19/Feb/20205th of 6--trial--Newcastle JC Barrier Trial, 800m. Tempel One was 1st and Joyful Genius 2nd and Northern Superstar 3rd.
13/May/20203rd of 5--trial--Gosford RC Barrier Trial, 800m. Scorched Land was 1st and Magic on Ice 2nd.
27/May/20203rd of 4--trial--Wyong RC Barrier Trial, 1000m. Tycoonist was 1st and Earl of Sandwich 2nd.
05/Jun/202010th of 10
Taree RC Manning River Hotel 2YO H., A$19,600, 1250m, time 1:13.63. Track good(4). Carried 57.00kg. Go Gadget was 1st and Zaru 2nd and Ciao Uno 3rd. Trainer: Nathan Doyle. Owner: N C Doyle, T W Redden, M J Osborne, N Walsh, S H Oldknow, Mrs D A Oldknow, G F Lantry, Mrs A Lantry, C G Doyle, R K Cook, A K Cook & Shortball (Mgr: M Thomas). Jockey: L Magorrian.A$450
14/Oct/20201st of 7--trial--Gosford RC Barrier Trial, 800m. Lord Nova was 2nd and Freddie Eddie 3rd.
04/Nov/20206th of 8--trial--Gosford RC Barrier Trial, 1000m. Whatsin was 1st and Right Bower 2nd and Teronito 3rd.
16/Nov/202011th of 11
Taree RC Iron Jack Mid Maiden H., A$22,000, 1312m, time 1:18.78. Track good(4). Carried 57.00kg. Alastor was 1st and Right Bower 2nd and Spirited Charlize 3rd. Trainer: Nathan Doyle. Owner: N C Doyle, S H Oldknow, Mrs D A Oldknow, G F Lantry, Mrs A Lantry, C G Doyle, R K Cook, A K Cook, R T Wilson, J W Waite, A F Lantry, Mrs M P McGrath, D J McGrath, M J McMillan & Shortball (Mgr M Thomas). Jockey: B Looker.
08/Jan/202113th of 14
Orange JC Aust National Field Days Maiden H., A$22,000, 1000m, time 0:56.77. Track good(4). Carried 55.50kg. Inferno Miss was 1st and Mystic Vein 2nd and Black Meteor 3rd. Trainer: Paul Theobald. Owner: B W Synnott. Jockey: C Lever.
23/Jan/202110th of 11
Parkes JC Parkes Farm Centre Maiden P., A$22,000, 1600m, time 1:35.01. Track good(4). Carried 57.50kg. Urus was 1st and Flashlin 2nd and My Beau 3rd. Trainer: Paul Theobald. Owner: B W Synnott. Jockey: J Kissick.A$500
20/Nov/20218th of 12
Cowra JC Cowra Dental Practice Maiden P., A$10,000, 1375m, time 1:26.30. Track soft(7). Carried 59.00kg. Queen Brahmos was 1st and Fortuneous 2nd and Coupla Days 3rd. Trainer: M R Mulholland. Owner: B W Synnott. Jockey: J Pracey-Holmes.A$350