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Deep Field X Indy Game

Sire: Deep Field

Dam: Indy Game

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 1 year old

Foaled: Sep 3rd, 2016

Country: Australia

Horse Description:

Ellerton Zahra Racing has been so impressed with the stock of speedster DEEP FIELD that they had to secure another colt by the boom young stallion.

Trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra have already landed two yearlings by the speed machine and were thrilled to get hold of this powerful colt by the record-breaking son of NORTHERN METEOR. DEEP FIELD created a huge impression in his short career, setting a course record for the 1100m at Canterbury at his third start before notching Listed and Group 2 wins at his fourth and fifth runs.

DEEP FIELD was competitive with super sprinters LANKAN RUPEE and BRAZEN BEAU when third in the Newmarket Handicap at his only run at Group 1 level before he moved to stand at Newgate Stud in the Hunter Valley.

DEEP FIELD’s oldest progeny are yearlings but the sire’s produce has fetched unbelievable prices in the sales ring in his first selling season but this colt out of the Adelaide Magic Millions sale represents terrific value for money.

His dam Indy Game is beautifully bred along US lines being a daughter of the Belmont Stakes and Breeders’ Cup Classic winner A.P. INDY, a son of the US Triple Crown winner SEATTLE SLEW. Indy Game has produced the Queensland winner Game Of Dreams from her progeny to race.

This colt is closely related to US Grade 2 winner and successful Australian sire KING CUGAT and a host of stakes winners in the US and Japan. Such international success is no surprise in a family that features the likes of ENCOSTA DE LAGO, SECRETARIAT and FAIRY KING in one pedigree.

Purchased for $50,000 ex at Magic Millions Adelaide - Lot 71

Parade footage & comments from Simon Zahra - click

The outstanding young athlete will sell quickly so don’t hesitate to contact Ellerton Zahra Racing for more information or to arrange an inspection of this lovely colt - racing@ellertonzahraracing.com.au


Pedigree

 

 BAY COLT (AUS)

 

Foaled 3rd September 2016

SireNorthern MeteorEncosta de LagoFairy King
DEEP FIELD (AUS) ExplosiveFappiano
2010Listen HereElusive QualityGone West
  AnnounceMilitary Plume
DamA.P. IndySeattle SlewBold Reasoning
INDY GAME (USA) Weekend SurpriseSecretariat
2006Tricky GameMajestic LightMajestic Prince
  Con GameBuckpasser

DEEP FIELD (AUS) (Bay 2010-Stud 2015). 5 wins to 1200m, A$390,300, VRC Tab.com.au S., Gr.2, ATC Lightning H., L, TAB Quaddie H., Hyland Race Colours H., 2d ATC Maurice McCarten S., Gr.3, 3d VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Brother to SW Shooting to Win (MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1). Out of SW Listen Here (SAJC Pewsey Vale S., L), a half-sister to SP Spectro Power. Related to SW Emerald Dream, etc. His oldest progeny are yearlings.

 

1st dam

INDY GAME, by A.P. Indy. Unplaced. Three-quarter-sister to EL CRESPO, Trading (dam of AWESOME CHIC), half-sister to KING CUGAT, Western Expression, Commodities (dam of REY DE CAFE, TRICKY CAUSEWAY). This is her fifth living foal. Dam of four foals to race, inc:-

Game of Dreams (g. by Dream Ahead). 4 wins-3 at 2-to 1200m to 2016-17, Ipswich TC K&R Plumbing Supplies 2YO P., SCTC Bundaberg Rum H.

 

2nd dam

TRICKY GAME, by Majestic Light. Raced twice. Sister to STACKED PACK, Gambling Fool (dam of ZAFOLIA), half-sister to FAST PLAY, SEEKING THE GOLD, Counterfeit Money, Miner's Game (dam of SURVIVALIST, POWER GAME). Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

KING CUGAT (Kingmambo). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1m to 11f, US$1,293,782, Arlington Classic S., Gr.2, Belmont Jamaica H., Gr.2, Bowling Green H., Gr.2, Churchill Downs American Turf S., Gr.3, Jefferson Cup, L, Gulfstream Park Prized H., L, 2d Arlington Park Secretariat S., Gr.1, Belmont Turf Classic S., Gr.1, Manhattan H., Gr.1, Churchill Downs Turf Classic S., Gr.1, Saratoga Sword Dancer H., Gr.1, Woodbine Summer S., Gr.2, Belmont Pilgrim S., Gr.3, 3d Fair Grounds Explosive Bid H., Gr.2. Sire.

Western Expression (Gone West). 3 wins at 6f, 7f, Gulfstream Park Allowance 4YO+, 2d Aqueduct Carter H., Gr.1, 4th Aqueduct Westchester H., Gr.3. Sire.

Commodities. 2 wins at 7f, 1m, Keeneland Allowance 4YO+m. Dam of-

REY DE CAFE (Kingmambo). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 5½f to 9f, US$302,638, Belmont Hill Prince S., Gr.3, Churchill Downs American Turf S., Gr.3, Keeneland Bourbon County S., L, 2d Keeneland Bryan Station S., L, Churchill Downs Grand Canyon H., L, 3d Keeneland Transylvania S., Gr.3. Sire.

EL CRESPO (A.P. Indy). 2 wins at 8½f, 9f, US$238,162, Gulfstream Park Palm Beach S., Gr.3, 2d Churchill Downs Jefferson Cup, Gr.2, Saratoga Saranac S., Gr.3, 3d Arlington Classic S., L, 4th Churchill Downs Louisville H., Gr.3.

TRICKY CAUSEWAY (Giant's Causeway). 11 wins from 7½f to 11f, US$417,201, Belmont Awad S., L, Sunland Park Adios Amigos Claiming H., Belmont Allowance, 2d Louisiana Downs Unbridled H., L, Remington Park Edward J Debartolo Sr Memorial H., L, 3d Zia Park Distance Championship H., L, Sunland Park Winsham Lad H., L, Adios Amigos Claiming S., 4th Sunland Park H., L.

Run a Risk (Distorted Humor). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, US$205,744, Keeneland Allowance, 2d Indiana Downs Distaff S., L, Ellis Park Turf S., L, 4th Saratoga Riskaverse S., L.

Trophy Point. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

Phoenix Bird. 2 wins at 1400m in Japan. Dam of-

STRONG GARUDA (Dance in the Dark). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m, 86,751,000¥, Fukushima Radio Nikkei Sho, Gr.3, Tokyo Edelweiss S., 3d Hakodate Tomoe Sho, L, 4th Hakodate Tomoe Sho, L, Tokyo Oro Cup, L.

Daiwa Barbarian (Manhattan Cafe). 2 wins at 2, 108,638,000¥, 2d Tokyo NHK Mile Cup, Gr.1, Nakayama New Zealand Trophy, Gr.2, 3d Nakayama Asahi Hai Futurity S., L, 4th Nakayama Hochi Hai Yayoi Sho, Gr.2, Kyoto Daily Hai Nisai S., L.

Limiter Break. Unraced. Dam of-

NOT FORMAL (Vermilion). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, 82,475,000¥, to 2017, Nakayama Fairy S., Gr.3, Tokyo Freeway S., 2d Sapporo Clover Sho, 4th Sapporo Hokkaido Shimbun Hai Queen S., Gr.3.

Futures Market. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

Mr Inspiration (Stormy Atlantic). 8 wins from 1300m to 2000m to 2017-18 in Peru, 3d Monterrico Clasico Coronel Alfonso Ugarte, L.

Kitten Tricks. Unraced. Dam of-

Fate Tricks (Dance in the Dark). 6 wins from 1600m to 2000m, 111,154,000¥, Nakayama Toji S., Chukyo Enshunada Tokubetsu, Owari Tokubetsu, Hanshin Sanyo Tokubetsu, 2d Kyoto Togetsukyo S., Fukushima Ryozen Tokubetsu, Sapporo Shiretoko Tokubetsu, 3d Hanshin Yonago S., L, Chukyo Sekigahara S., Kokura Hakata S., Chukyo Narumi Tokubetsu.

 

3rd dam

CON GAME, by Buckpasser. 2 wins in U.S.A. Three-quarter-sister to Her Prerogative (dam of FABULOUS TIME), half-sister to QUEEN OF THE STAGE, REVIEWER, GREAT WHITE WAY, WILL HAYS, Stage Director. Dam of 10 foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

SEEKING THE GOLD (Mr. Prospector). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1¼m, US$2,307,000, Belmont Dwyer S., Gr.1, Louisiana Downs Super Derby Invitational, Gr.1, Belmont Peter Pan S., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park Swale S., L, 2d Breeders' Cup Classic S., Gr.1, Aqueduct Wood Memorial S., Gr.1, Belmont Metropolitan H., Gr.1, Monmouth Haskell Invitational H., Gr.1, Saratoga Travers S., Gr.1, Aqueduct Gotham S., Gr.2. Champion sire.

FAST PLAY (Seattle Slew). Joint third top colt on The 1988 USA 2YO Free H. 5 wins-4 at 2-from 6f to 9f, US$594,545, Aqueduct Remsen S., Gr.1, Keeneland Breeders' Futurity S., Gr.2, 2d Belmont Jerome H., Gr.1, Saratoga Hopeful S., Gr.1, Jim Dandy S., Gr.2, King's Bishop S., Gr.3, 3d Belmont Futurity S., Gr.1, Meadowlands Pegasus H., Gr.1. Sire.

STACKED PACK (Majestic Light). 5 wins-1 at 2, US$268,208, Aqueduct Jamaica H., Gr.3, 2d Belmont Jerome H., Gr.1, 3d Belmont Metropolitan H., Gr.1. Sire.

Counterfeit Money (Key to the Mint). 3 wins, 2d Gulfstream Park Fountain of Youth S., Gr.2, Calder What a Pleasure S., L. Sire.

Miner's Game. 2 wins at 1m, 8½f, Belmont Allowance. Dam of-

SURVIVALIST (Danzig). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 8½f, US$478,920, Aqueduct Gotham S., Gr.3, Delaware Park RRM Carpenter Jr Memorial H., L, 2d Aqueduct Wood Memorial S., Gr.1, Monmouth Philip H Iselin H., Gr.3, 4th Belmont Riva Ridge S., Gr.2. Sire.

POWER GAME (Dixie Union). 4 wins from 6f to 8½f, Monmouth Restoration S., L.

Polish Miner (Danzig). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 9f, US$344,646, Belmont Allowance, 3d Aqueduct Remsen S., Gr.2, Knickerbocker H., Gr.2, Saratoga National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame H., Gr.2. Sire.

Looking Afar (Broad Brush). 3 wins at 7f, 1m, Aqueduct Allowance, 3d Turfway Park Likely Exchange S., L, Fairway Fun S., L, 4th Turfway Park Wintergreen S., L. Dam of-

NEFERTINI (Empire Maker). 5 wins from 7½f to 8¼f, US$316,320, Aqueduct Go for Wand H., Gr.2, Monmouth Beach S., L, 2d Belmont Heatherten S., L, 3d Belmont Turnback the Alarm H., Gr.3, 4th Monmouth Molly Pitcher S., Gr.2.

IN THE NAVY NOW (Midshipman). 4 wins from 6f to 8½f, US$234,220, to 2018, Laurel Nellie Morse S., L, 2d Delaware Park Winter Melody S., L, Laurel Weber City Miss S., L, 3d Laurel Maryland Racing Media S., L.

Trading. Winner at 7f in U.S.A. Dam of-

AWESOME CHIC (Awesome Again). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, US$216,028, Tampa Bay Downs Florida Oaks, Gr.3, Gasparilla S., L, 3d Ocala Breeders' Sale Sprint S. (3yof), L, Aqueduct Feel the Beat S., L, Tampa Bay Downs Sandpiper S., L, 4th Delaware Park Susan's Girl S., L. Dam of-

AWESOME SLATE (Summer Bird). 8 wins-3 at 2-from 3½f to 11f to 2018, Hastings Park British Columbia Premier's H., Gr.3, Northlands Park Canadian Juvenile S., L, 2d Northlands Park Birdcatcher S., L, 3d Tampa Bay Downs Pasco S., L, 4th Tampa Bay Downs Sam F Davis S., Gr.3.

Good Opportunity. Winner at 1m in U.S.A. Dam of-

Take It. Unraced. Dam of-

TAKE IT ALL (Catcher in the Rye). 3 wins from 1700m to 2000m in Argentina, La Plata Clasico Jose Pedro Ramirez, Gr.3, 2d San Isidro G.P. 25 de Mayo, Gr.1, Clasico Cocles, L, 3d Palermo Clasico General Belgrano, Gr.2, San Isidro Clasico Cocles, L, 4th Palermo Clasico Vicente L Casares, Gr.2.

Looking for Gold. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

Good Gamble. Placed at 3 in U.S.A. Dam of-

GAMBLE ME (Rock of Gibraltar). 6 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$469,120, MRC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, STC Birthday Card S., Gr.3, VRC Red Roses S., L, Moomba P., L, 3d MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2, STC Magic Night S., Gr.2. Producer.

Gambling Fool. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

ZAFOLIA (Gone West). 4 wins from 1600m to 2300m, Mainichi Broadcasting System Sho Kyoto Yonsai Tokubetsu, L, 2d Hakodate Kinen, L, 3d Ohi Teio Sho, L. Sire.