This is the fifth foal out of the winning Stravinsky mare Sparkling Symphony, dam of two winners in Romanze and Symphony In Time. Sparkling Symphony is a half sister to Packing Winner a multiple stakes winner in Hong Kong. The colt also comes from the family of stakes winners Captiva, Bigelow and Adagietto.
Two Gr.1 3yos in his first-crop, six 2yo Group/Stakes horses in his European second-crop, and already a Gr.2 2yo winner from his next crop. Equiano is the leading British sire of two-year-old winners and wins in Europe 2015-2016 (to 6/10/16), and a leading 2yo British sire by black-type winners.
Equiano is the King of Speed and this young Colt looks superb, he was bred and raised by Swettenham Stud in Australia where we purchased him, he is a real Golden Slipper prospect!
Foaled 1st November 2015
EQUIANO (FR) (Bay 2005-Stud 2011). 7 wins-2 at 2, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.1-twice. Sire of 350 rnrs, 174 wnrs, 10 SW, inc. The Tin Man (Ascot British Champions Sprint S., Gr.1), Medicine Jack, Fly on the Night, Belvoir Bay, Baciami Piccola, Dark Reckoning, Strath Burn, Alicante Dawn, Valliano, Waipu Cove - Jolly Convergence (H.K.), SP Blood Moon, Lola Beaux, Equimou, Nuclear Power, Lady Macapa, Lajatico and of Sea Shack, Lydia's Place, etc.
SPARKLING SYMPHONY (NZ), by Stravinsky (USA). Winner at 1400m in Aust. Half-sister to PACKING WINNER. This is her fifth foal. Her fourth foal is a 2YO. Dam of 2 foals to race, both winners-
Romanze (f by Host (CHI)) 2 wins at 1600m, 1700m to 2016-17 in Aust.
Symphony in Time (f by Bianconi (USA)) Winner at 1100m in Aust.
MUSICAL NOTE, by Marscay. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Half-sister to ADAGIETTO, CAPTIVA, Woodman's Myth (dam of LUT'S CHOICE). Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-
PACKING WINNER (g Zabeel) 7 wins from 1600m to 2400m, HK$16,538,750, HKJC Citi Champions & Chater Cup, L, Mission Hills Sha Tin Trophy, L, Quicken Away H., Kwangtung Cup, Beijing H., 1800m-in track record time, Panasonic Joba Horse Riding Fitness Equipment H., Seagull H., 2d Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup, L, HKJC Cathay Pacific International Cup Trial, L-twice, Swaine Cup H., 3d Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup, Gr.1, 4th HKJC Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1, Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup, L, Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup, L, Centenary Vase, L.
She Can Shazam. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m to 2015-16, WATC Schweppes H., 2d MRC William Hill H., Ben Davey Plumbing H.
Starring to Win. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m, AJC Caterer Of The Year H., STC More Than Ready H., 2d STC Golden Slipper on Sale H.
Adagio (USA), by Monteverdi. 4 wins from 6f to 8½f, Sandown Surrey Racing H., 3d Atlantic City Pageant H., L. Half-sister to THE NOBLE PLAYER, Performing Arts (dam of PERFORMING MAGIC, WOODBOROUGH, DANCE TRICK), Wild Applause (dam of ZINGO). Dam of 13 named foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-
CAPTIVA (f Sir Tristram) 2 wins at 2, A$162,950, MVRC Silver Jubilee S., L, 2d VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, Wakeful S., Gr.2, VATC Tranquil Star S., L, 3d VRC Oaks, Gr.1, VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Quezette S., L. Dam of 8 winners-
Royal Captive (g Royal Academy) 5 wins from 1950m to 2600m, R482,655, Clairwood Unicorn Tyres & Tubes H., 2d Turffontein Racing Association H., Gr.3, 3d Greyville Gold Vase, Gr.2, Turffontein Nijinsky Derby Trial, L.
Academy Angel. Winner at 1200m in NZ. Dam of 7 winners-
BIGELOW (g Al Maher) 4 wins to 1400m, A$272,091, VRC Hilton Hotels S., L, MVRC Essendon Mazda 55 Second Challenge Heat H., Advanced Mailing Solutions H., 3d MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2.
ADAGIETTO (f Sackford) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, VRC Waltzing Lily H., L, VATC Laurent-Perrier S., L, 2d VATC Bounding Away H., L, 3d AJC Ellesmere H. Dam of 7 winners-
Belgietto (g Bel Esprit) 7 wins from 1000m to 1650m, A$272,101, to 2015-16, VRC National Patient Transport H., Skipton H., Bendigo JC TROA H., 3d SAJC CS Hayes Memorial Cup, L.
Radio Song (f Unbridled's Song) 5 wins to 1250m, A$133,380, STC Schweppes H., Ranvet H., Australian Hotels Association NSW H., 2d AJC Wenona Girl H., L. Producer.
Emmabee. 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m in Aust. Dam of 3 winners-
EMMALENE (f Jet Spur) 4 wins at 1000m, 1200m, A$251,700, VRC Gucci S., L, BRC Airasia.com H., Winning Edge Corporate Awards H., 2d BRC Juanmo S., L.
Windana. Unplaced. Dam of 4 winners-
Simplyirresistible (f Royal Academy) 6 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$188,569, WATC D'Orsogna Brothers H., Perth Plasterboard H., 2d WATC Westspeed 2YO P., 3d WATC La Trice Classic, L.
Angel Girl (f Rory's Jester) 4 wins-1 at 2-from 900m to 1650m, A$152,400, BTC Commercial Brokers Australia H., STC Parramatta Leagues Club H., 2d QTC Sir Douglas Wadley H., L, 3d BTC Golden S., L. Dam of-
SOUTHERN LORD (g Stratum) Joint third on the 2012-13 NZ 3YO Free H (1200-1600m). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1600m, NZ$199,010, S$15,693, Levin Classic, Gr.1, 2d Hawke's Bay Guineas, Gr.2, North Canterbury RC Canterbury S., L, Whangarei RC Westbury Stud Challenge S., L, 3d Singapore TC Graduation S.
Woodman's Myth. Unplaced. Dam of 7 winners-
LUT'S CHOICE (f Fort de France) 2 wins at 2 in Brazil, Gavea G.P. Luiz Fernando Cirne Lima, Gr.3. Producer.
Matter. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-
Carnero (c Carnegie) 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$532,450, MRC Inglis Premier 2YO Trophy, 2d VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, MVRC JRA Cup, Gr.3, 3d MVRC Bill Stutt S., Gr.2.
Gratis (f Orpen) 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m, A$88,940, MVRC Skycity Adelaide Cup March H., 2d MRC Sandal H., 3d SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3, VRC Highpoint H.
Embark (f Choisir) 4 wins at 1200m, 1300m, A$270,555, ATC Schweppes H., Sally Large H., Pacific West H., 3d SAJC Proud Miss S., L.
Tarasova. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-
Tarantou. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-
Edwina Georgie. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-
PLOVERSET (f Street Boss) Winner at 2, A$94,700, in 2016-17, VRC Football S., L, 3d VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., G