LOCAL STARS DOMINATE SUMMERVIEW, ALCHEMY DRAFTS
4 August 2017

Summerview Stud and Robertson farm The Alchemy will be offering a combined total of 12 lots at the 2017 National Yearling Sale which takes place a week from Thursday.
Both Summerview and The Alchemy will be offering a number of two-year-olds by such well performed South African raced stars as Curved Ball, Elusive Fort, Irish Flame, Jackson. and Pomodoro.

Summerview’s two lots on offer include a colt by Dingaans winner Curved Ball (Lot 28), whose granddam is a half-sister to G1 SA Nursery hero Duc Du Orleans, and this is also the family of G1 winner Lyrical Linda, dam of Jubilee Handicap winner Liege and Summerhill Stud’s new sire Lance.

The farm’s other lot on sale is a filly by the Dynasty sired Horse Of The Year Irish Flame. This filly (Lot 354) is a half-sister to 2 winners and is from the same family as dual G1 winner Rabada and champion Jeppe’s Reef among others. (She traces back in female line to the mare Samovar –also ancestress of unbeaten champion and sire sensation Frankel).

The Alchemy’s ten lots on offer include two daughters of Equus Champion and proven G1 sire Elusive Fort –a  ¾ sister to the dam of G3 winner Fantastic Mr Fox and last season’s stakes winning 2yo Fort Winter (Lot  41), and a half-sister to six time stakes winner Feel My Love (Lot 289).

The farm’s resident sire Gitano Hernando has a colt out of a winning Jet Master half-sister to promising 3yo Let It Flow (Lot 382) here, while Lot 232 is a well related Irish Flame half-brother to five winners including former Equus Champion and G1 Gold Medallion winner Link Man.

Former Horse Of The Year Irish Flame is also the sire of a filly whose dam is a half-sister to G3 Fillies Mile winner Hollywoodboulevard (Lot 432), while triple G1 winner, and former 2YO Sale graduate, Jackson is responsible for Lot 244 –a filly whose three winning siblings include G3 Godolphin Barb Stakes winner Woljayrine,

Mambo In Seattle, sire of recent Golden Slipper winner Desert Rhythm, is the sire of a colt whose dam was third in the G2 SA Fillies Nursery (Lot 446) and this is the same family as champion Imperial Silver.

Versatile July/SA Derby winner Pomodoro, a son of seven times champion sire Jet Master, has a filly on offer whose Royal Academy sired dam is a granddaughter of US G1 winner and millionaire Sangue (Lot 321).
The final two in the The Alchemy’s draft are by the farm’s resident Storm Cat sire Where’s That Tiger –a filly whose second dam is a ¾ sister to Australian G1 winner Starstruck (Lot 218), and a colt, a full-brother to a multiple winner, from the same family as successful local sire Toreador-sire of this season’s dual G1 winner Bull Valley (Lot 338).