2 year old Chestnut Colt
Sire: Sebring Dam: Bourgogne
Trainer's Name: Gary Portelli
A genuine GUINEAS prospect! By one of the very best in Sebring, out of a Choisir mare. This colt is a FULL-BROTHER to Caulfield Guineas runner-up LIZARD ISLAND! A big, strong, well balanced colt who instantly catches the eye with his impressive walk & handsome looks! He is broken-in, sound, has been in the stables and looks to have ability! Elite Thoroughbreds will be retaining shares in this high-class colt!
This colt has been paid up for the BOBS Scheme. He has also been nominated for the rich Inglis Race Series, the 2019 Golden Slipper and the 2020 Golden Rose!
2.5% Share = $3,725 - 5% Share = $7,450 - 10% Share = $14,900 - NOW 95% SOLD! Our Final Purchase & Syndicate of 2018
"A very handsome colt who broke in beautifully! Great looks and well bred being by Sebring out of a Choisir mare & a full-brother to Caulfield Guineas runner-up, Lizard Island! He is a colt that certainly stands out and catches the eye! A real genuine Guineas prospect & Stallion proposition - Type, pedigree & class!"
Current Status: The colt is currently having a spell after spending some time in the stables. He went about his work in the stables very well, and will spell for a further 2-3 weeks before coming back for another prep. He is currently spelling at Jazcom. They too, have decided to purchase shares in this Sebring colt. He has really come a long way since his initial preparation and we are very much looking forward to bringing him back into work.
CLICK HERE to listen to Gary Portelli's latest owner update on this colt!
SEBRING is a stallion that needs absolutely no introduction, having sired the likes of Dissident, Egg Tart, Bring Me The Maid, Criterion, Gold Standard & Elite Thoroughbreds very own Stakes winner and Group 1 Golden Rose placed 3YO, Sebring Sun! From just six crops to race, Sebring's progeny have earned in excess of $60 million!
BOURGOGNE is a two-time winner by renowned stallion, Choisir. She is a half-sister to VRC Oaks winner, Bulla Borghese and hails from the family of G2 Furious Stakes winner, Bound for Earth. She is the dam of the well performed LIZARD ISLAND, who was a multiple Stakes performer & runner-up in the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas!
Gary Portelli Comments: These kind of horses just don't fall through the cracks every day! A well grown, strong miler type by one of my favourite stallions. A genuine guineas prospect from a pedigree I know well, having trained Stakes performer Romanus in the family!
Catalogue Comments: Hails from a great family out of a good producing Choisir mare. By Sebring and a full brother to a Caulfield Guineas runner-up. A real genuine Guineas prospect & stallion proposition!
He will be trained by Golden Slipper winning trainer, GARY PORTELLI.
Dr Brett Warren conducted a pre-purchase examination of the horse and x-rays. He concluded that this thoroughbred was deemed a ‘low risk’ proposition. A post-sale examination of the horse was also conducted by Woolondilly Equine Centre and has been included in the partnership agreement.
Above: Full-brother Lizard Island runs 2nd in the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas behind Press Statement
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Shares will be sold in 2.5%, 5% & 10% increments. The share price of $7,450 per 5% share is inclusive of all sale expenses, breaking in & education cost, lifetime Inglis race series nomination, initial Golden Slipper and Golden Rose race nomination, death & mortality insurance and all related registration and Racing NSW syndicate fees until August 2018. Average upkeep for a 5% share is $50 per week over the course of the year. Further details on cost, communication & owner privileges can be found by clicking the FAQ menu button. This colt has been paid up for the BOBS scheme.
12 Months Interest Free Finance is available to approved applicants.
Catalogue Pedigree: CLICK HERE
Pedigree Updates: LIZARD ISLAND (by Sebring); won again at Caulfield. Has now won $474k in prizemoney. CALIFORNIAGRANDCRU (by Sebring); has since won twice, winning at Pakenham & Sandown Lake.
Stakes Winners Bred On This Cross: CLICK HERE
Stallion Pedigree Information: CLICK HERE