Sire: Maurice

Colour: Chestnut

Dam: Bellezza Medicea

Sex: Colt

Age: 3

Foaled: Oct 27, 2020

Country: Australia

Owners: A R Holmes, M R Windon, D A Elliott, D J Henry, J Mautama, J D McKenzie, Dr D A Worthley, M Chong, O A Lewis, S Hughes, Don The Sash, Elite Thoroughbreds Racing, Martin Thoroughbred Racing & Hale Luck

7: 0 - 0 - 1
Wins: 0.0%
Place: 14.3%
Now 92.5% sold! Race this stunning colt by Maurice closely related to champion stayer Fiorente and Tom Melbourne.

Many have gone onto complain that a middle distance type with the pedigree to match is hard to come by here in Australia. Well… here is your opportunity to get involved without ‘breaking the bank’.

Shares Available:

• 2.5% = $2,373

• 5.0% = $4,745

• 7.5% = $7,118

• 10% = $9,490

The above share prices include GST on purchase, sale expenses, Inglis race series & Golden Slipper nominations, breaking in & education, syndicate & registration fees until June 2022. Insurance is also included in the share price until January 2023.

This colt will be trainer by Multiple Group One winning trainer, Gary Portelli. Portelli has trained the likes of Golden Slipper winners She Will ReignFireburn & Rebel Dane as well as Elite Thoroughbreds Stakes winners TestashadowSebring SunStraturbo & I’m All The Talk.

Dr Brett Warren conducted a physical, full x-ray review and scope pre-purchase. He was deemed as low risk.

We estimate that the following should be budgeted based on upkeep of the horse, being approximately $50k per year. This budget takes into account training fees, spelling fees, stable vet visits, floating cost & management fees. To ensure transparency, owners will be billed directly by suppliers according to shareholding. Figures provided below are overestimated:

2.5% = $30 per week over the course of the year

5% = $60 per week over the course of the year

7.5% = $90 per week over the course of the year

10% = $120 per week over the course of the year

Sale Comments: A real staying type by a stallion that has produced stayers at the highest level out of a family that has produced multiple Group 1 winning stayers. Lovely walk and a great attitude.

Current Status: Currently spelling and will have a short break before coming back into the stables.

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Foaled 27th October 2020

SireScreen HeroGrass WonderSilver Hawk
MAURICE (JPN) Running HeroineSunday Silence
2011Mejiro FrancesCarnegieSadler's Wells
  Mejiro MontereyMogami
DamMediceanMachiavellianMr. Prospector
BELLEZZA MEDICEA (IRE) Mystic GoddessStorm Bird
2007Desert BeautyGreen DesertDanzig

MAURICE (JPN) (Bay 2011-Stud Japan 2017, Aust. 2017). 11 wins-2 at 2, HKJC Hong Kong Mile, Gr.1. Brother to SP Lucas. Sire of 355 rnrs, 170 wnrs, inc. SW Pixie Knight (Nakayama Sprinters S., Gr.1), Jack d'Or, Shigeru Pink Ruby, Rooks Nest, SP Bejart, Lagulf, Solitario, Infinite, Lupercalia, North Bridge, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 3YOs and inc SW Hitotsu (ATC Australian Derby, Gr.1), Mazu, SP Balmaurice, Invinsible Tears, Maurice's Medad, Morioka, Sharp Response, Matcha Latte, etc.


1st dam

BELLEZZA MEDICEA, by Medicean. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to HYBLON, half-sister to Red Dune, Desert Bloom (dam of FIORENTE). This is her fifth living foal. Her fourth foal is a 2YO. Dam of three foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Tamrookum (g. by Denman). 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 2d GCTC Sky Racing H., 3d BRC Club 100 2YO H.

Signoria (f. by Onemorenomore). 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, 3d Ipswich TC Schweppes P.


2nd dam

Desert Beauty, by Green Desert. 2 wins at 7f, 1m, Newmarket NGK Spark Plugs H., 3d Newmarket Ben Marshall S., L, 4th Cheshire Oaks, L. Half-sister to GREEK DANCE, ISLINGTON, MOUNTAIN HIGH, NEW MORNING, ELECTION DAY, Justlookdontouch (dam of ABINGDON), Olympienne (dam of MODUN, PATKAI). Dam of 8 foals, 6 to race, all winners, inc:-

HYBLON (Machiavellian). 7 wins from 1200m to 1800m, 155,880,000¥, Tokyo Oasis S., L, Nakayama Keiyo S., Naigai Times Hai, Tokyo Tachikawa Tokubetsu, 2d Nakayama Naigai Times Hai, Urawa Gold Cup, 3d Kyoto Aldebaran S., Hanshin Naniwa S., Tokyo Sagamiko Tokubetsu, 4th Sapporo Elm S., L.

Red Dune (Red Ransom). 2 wins at 7f, 1m, Newmarket Fillies' H., 2d Ascot October S., L, 3d Cologne Wetten Sieberts Neuss Wuppertal Stutenpreis, L, 4th Goodwood Oak Tree S., Gr.3-twice, Doncaster Sceptre S., L-twice, Newmarket Boadicea S., L. Dam of-

Feedyah (Street Cry). 2 wins at 2, Ascot Hyperion 2YO Fillies' S., 2d UAE Oaks, Gr.3, 3d UAE One Thousand Guineas, L, 4th Sandown Star S., L. Producer.

Red Mist (Frankel). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1m, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix de Saint-Patrick, L, Newbury Denford S., L, 3d Deauville Prix de Tourgeville, L, Ripon Wilmot-Smith Memorial H., 4th Doncaster Champagne S., Gr.2, Chantilly Prix Le Fabuleux, L, Newbury Dubai Duty Free Cup, L.

Rose of Petra. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 9¾f in GB. Dam of-

Dinard Rose. 6 wins from 12½f to 2½m to 2021, Curragh Aquaturf H., 2d Leopardstown Horseraces SA of Greece H., 3d Curragh Heed Your Hunch H.

Seafarer. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 12½f, Newcastle Betway H., 2d Newmarket Weatherbys General Stud Book H., Lingfield Betway Heed Your Hunch H., Sandown Coral App H., 3d Goodwood Racehorse Owners Group H., Lingfield Betway Boost H.

Fleur de Cactus. Winner at 13f in GB. Dam of-

Pivoine (Redoute's Choice). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 11f, £243,315, US$65,476, to 2021, York John Smith's Diamond Jubilee Cup, Sky Bet H., Sandown George Lindon-Travers Memorial H., Doncaster Coopers Marquees S., Haydock Pareto Financial Planning H., 2d Newbury Legacy Cup, Gr.3, York Hanson Springs H., 3d Lingfield Betway H., Newmarket Financial Solutions 2YO S., 4th Woodbine Canadian International S., Gr.1, Newbury Aston Park S., Gr.3.

Desert Bloom. Unraced. Dam of-

FIORENTE (Monsun). Champion Stayer in Australia in 2013-14. 6 wins from 1600m to 3200m, £121,965, €9,100, A$6,068,500, VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, Australian Cup, Gr.1, Newmarket Princess of Wales's S., Gr.2, MVRC Dato' Tan Chin Nam S., Gr.2, MRC Peter Young S., Gr.2, Newbury Bet on the Cup Final at S., 2d VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, Royal Ascot King Edward VII S., Gr.2, Goodwood Gordon S., Gr.3, Festival S., L, 3d ATC BMW S., Gr.1, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, 4th VRC Turnbull S., Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Foy, Gr.2. Sire.

Masada. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Newmarket Fillies' H.

Roshanak. Winner at 2 in GB. Dam of-

TOM MELBOURNE (Dylan Thomas). 6 wins from 1400m to 2150m, €6,900, A$1,404,890 in Ireland and Aust, ATC Carrington S., L, 2d ATC Epsom H., Gr.1, VRC Cantala S., Gr.1, ATC Ajax S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway S., Gr.2-twice, GCTC AD Hollindale S., Gr.2, VRC Lexus S., Gr.3, ATC Bill Ritchie H., Gr.3, MRC Coongy H., Gr.3, BRC Lord Mayor's Cup, Gr.3, Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Gr.3, 3d WATC Railway S., Gr.1, ATC Shannon S., Gr.2, VRC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.3.

ARAAJA (Iffraaj). 4 wins from 1600m to 2000m, €78,000, A$101,900, Vichy Prix Madame Jean Couturie, L, 2d Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile H., L, 3d ATC Winter Cup, L, VRC Nancy Wake H., ATC Summer Racing H., E Thomson Hall of Fame H., Winter Racing H., 4th Maisons-Laffitte Prix Bertrand de Tarragon, Gr.3.

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