Sire: Shooting to Win

Colour: Bay

Dam: Sidereus Nuncius

Sex: Mare

Age: 7

Foaled: Aug 31, 2016

Country: Australia

Owners: Miss A K MacPherson, C J Speers, Miss L N Macpherson, R Lyons, D Harries, B Colliver, D Poniewaz, J Bordignon & D J Clark

42: 4 - 4 - 3
Wins: 9.5%
Place: 16.7%




Bay mareFoaled in 2016

SireNorthern MeteorEncosta de LagoFairy King
SHOOTING TO WIN (AUS) ExplosiveFappiano
2011Listen HereElusive QualityGone West
  AnnounceMilitary Plume
DamGalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
  Delia's ChoiceSir Tristram

SHOOTING TO WIN (AUS) (Chestnut 2011-Stud 2015). 4 wins-2 at 2, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 120 rnrs, 55 wnrs, inc. SW Extra Time (SAJC National S., Gr.3), Ms Catherine, SP Dom to Shoot, Kubrick, Shotmaker, Charleton Eddie and of Eclair Breeze, Mystery Shot, Battle Strike - Winning for All (H.K.), Boblee, Centrefire, Intrepidacious, Mascarpone, Platinum Bullet, Riverside's Cash - Man Star (H.K.), Shooting Love, Special Snap, Tailleur, etc.


1st dam

SIDEREUS NUNCIUS, by Galileo. Winner at 2000m in NZ. Half-sister to ROCKWOOD, Miss Foxwood, Quartz Reef - Best Military (H.K.). Dam of seven named foals, all raced, five winners-

Rockabill - Happy and Healthy (H.K.) (g. by Fastnet Rock). 4 wins from 1200m to 1650m, A$22,500, HK$2,585,600 in Aust. and HK, HKJC Mount Butler H., Longines International Jockeys' Championship H., Flying Elite H., 2d HKJC Mighty High H., Saturn H., Prosperity H., 3d HKJC Dianthus H., D'Aguilar H., KC Trans-Island Limousine H., Nakayama H., Wong Shek H.

Celestial Choice (f. by Redoute's Choice). 2 wins at 1600m, 2200m, A$85,205, ATC Bowermans Furniture H., 3d ATC McGrath Estate Agents H., Schweppes H.

Basanite (g. by Fastnet Rock). 3 wins from 1200m to 2100m, A$80,372, to 2019-20, 3d MRC Big Screen Company H.

Star of Zeus (c. by Zoustar). Winner at 1500m in 2020 in Mauritius, 3d Greyville Sunlife Vitamins Juvenile P.

Sestillia (f. by Shooting to Win). Winner. See below.

Tianma (f. by Street Cry). Placed at 3 in Aust.

Moons of Jupiter (f. by Commands). Placed at 3 in Aust.


2nd dam

FOXWOOD, by Centaine. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$211,300, A$6,000, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, Avondale JC Equinet International Juvenile H., Matamata RC Jack Lindsay Classic, Cambridge JC Logan Thoroughbred Insurance H., 2d Levin RC Bayer Classic, Gr.1, BOP RC Japan-New Zealand International Trophy, Gr.2, Matamata RC Van Dyk Furnishers H., 4th AJC Emancipation S., Gr.2. Half-sister to CELTIC TIGER - OPPOSING FORCE (Mal.). Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, all winners, inc:-

ROCKWOOD (Rock of Gibraltar). 4 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$323,975, AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.3, Sydney City Toyota H., SAJC Betfair H., STC Epic Wright Heaton P., 2d MRC Toorak H., Gr.1, AJC Bill Ritchie H., Gr.3, Carbine Club H., L, STC H., 3d AJC Summer Cup, Gr.3, 4th MVRC Crystal Mile H., Gr.2, Newcastle JC Cameron H., Gr.3, MRC Lord S., L.

Miss Foxwood (Fastnet Rock). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, NZ$97,455, ARC Twilight Cup, 2d ARC New Zealand Herald H., Waikato RC Hirepool 60 Years H., Print House H., Cambridge JC Harness Racing Waikato H., Marton JC Farmlands Iplex H., Te Aroha JC Towes Insurance Brokers H., 3d Waikato RC James & Annie Sarten Memorial S., Gr.3, Egmont RC Taranaki Breeders S., Gr.3, Manawatu RC Flying H., L, 4th New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, ARC Newmarket H., L.

Quartz Reef - Best Military (H.K.) (Redoute's Choice). 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m, 2d Manawatu Classic, Gr.3, BOP RC Tauranga Livestock H.

Le Moussier. 4 wins from 1600m to 2500m, Hawkes Bay Stead Construction Stayers H., WRC Summer Cup, Waikato RC Munns the Man's Store H., 2d Waikato RC Dunstan Feeds Qualifier, 3d ATC Wyong Rugby League Club H., Waikato RC Madisons of Cambridge H.

Foxspur - Speedy Winner (H.K.). 2 wins at 1400m, Waikato RC Warren Storm S., 3d ATC McGrath Estate Agents H.

Future King. 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m, ARC Hyland Race Colours H., 2d ARC Lindauer H., Waikato RC Suretrade Building Services H., 3d Waikato RC Risk Management Group 3YO H.

Miss Danewood. Unraced. Dam of-

Full Count. 6 wins from 1400m to 2100m, NZ$94,535, A$450, Central Otago RC Summer P., CJC Majestic Horse Floats H., Waikato RC Centrepoint Apartments Caloundra H., 2d ARC Schweppes H., Waikato RC The Edge 97.8 Waikato H., Cambridge JC The Clubhouse Sports Bar H., Southland RC Kelvin Hotel H., 3d CJC Coupland's Bakeries Mile Trial H., Otago RC Wanaka Cup, CJC David Emerson Accountant H., Waikato RC Hamilton Cup Raceday H., Otago RC Peter Lyon Shearing H.

Victoria Belle. Unplaced. Dam of-

MR CLINT (Power). Champion 3YO in Singapore in 2018. Champion Stayer in Singapore in 2019. 5 wins from 1200m to 2000m, S$1,819,101, Singapore TC Singapore Guineas, L, Singapore Gold Cup, L, Spalato S., Class H., Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Raffles Cup, L, Singapore Derby, L, Singapore 3YO Sprint, L, Happiness S., Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Moonbeam Vase, L, Singapore Gold Cup, L, Class 1 H., Better Than Ever S.


3rd dam

DELIA'S CHOICE, by Sir Tristram. 4 wins from 1600m to 2000m, 2d ARC Zabeel H., Ellerslie Punters Club Juvenile H., Waikato RC Qantas H. Sister to SOVEREIGN RED, GURNER'S LANE, TRICHELLE, QUEEN'S CHOICE, three-quarter-sister to TRISTRAM'S GOLD, Sinjani (dam of FOORAM), half-sister to Dancer's Glory (dam of FUJI DANCER), Scarlet Robin (dam of ESTIMABLE). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

FOXWOOD (Centaine). 5 wins. See above.

CELTIC TIGER - OPPOSING FORCE (Mal.) (Jetball). Malaysia Horse of the Year. 11 wins from 1400m to 2400m, A$8,490, 4,486,379Rgt. in Aust. and Malaysia, Perak Derby, L-3 times, Selangor TC Piala Emas Sultan Selangor, L, Penang Sprint Trophy, L, Selangor Gold Cup, L, 2d Selangor TC Piala Emas Sultan Selangor, L-twice, Tunku Gold Cup, L, Selangor Gold Cup, L.


Race Record:

Winner at 1600m in 2019-20 in Aust.

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