Churchill (IRE)/Flying Strike 19


Churchill (IRE)/Flying Strike 19

Sire: Churchill (IRE)

Dam: Flying Strike

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 2 yo

Foaled: Nov 21, 2019

Country: AUS

Sale info: Lot 308 at

Purchase price: AUD 198,000  (Price is inclusive of GST but does not include current costs)

Horse Description:

Churchill's really impressed this yearling series and this fellow is one of his best examples. Strong, a good mover and a sensible colt.

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Price: $198,000







Bay colt       Foaled 21st November 2019 

CHURCHILL (IRE) GalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
Urban SeaMiswaki
MeowStorm CatStorm Bird
AirwaveAir Express (Ire)
Stravinsky (USA)NureyevNorthern Dancer
Fire the GroomBlushing Groom
Starry Strike (NZ)Straight Strike (USA)Mr. Prospector
Princess JocindaImposing

CHURCHILL (IRE) (Bay 2014-Stud Ire. 2018, Aust. 2018). Leading 3YO Male on 2017 WTR (Mile). Champion 2YO Colt in Europe in 2016. Champion 3YO Miler in Europe in 2017. 7 wins-5 at 2-7f to 1m, The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, Curragh National S., Gr.1. Brother to SW Clemmie (Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1) and SW Blenheim Palace. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

FLYING STRIKE, by Stravinsky (USA). Winner at 1000m in Aust. Half-sister to Starry Light. This is her third live foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Dam of 1 foal to race-

 Flybridge (g by Verrazano (USA)) Winner at 1400m in 2020-21, SCTC Clayton's Towing Service P.


2nd dam

STARRY STRIKE (NZ), by Straight Strike (USA). Winner at 1000m in Aust. Sister to BAWALAKSANA, half-sister to DAMASCHINO (dam of SHAAHEQ). Dam of 3 foals, 2 to race, both winners, inc:-

Starry Light (f Danehill Dancer) 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$111,710, AJC Balmoral 2YO H., STC Congratulations Fiumicino H., 2d STC Rosehill Event Centre H., 3d Gosford Guineas, L, AJC Sydney City Toyota H., Arrowfield Stud H., STC Grey Gums Hotel H., 4th STC Civic S., L. Producer.


3rd dam

Princess Jocinda (NZ), by Imposing. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1250m, AJC Governor MacQuarie H., VATC How Now H., STC Stansmore S., 2d STC Australian Chicago H., 3d AJC San Domenico S., Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to Nerissa, half-sister to  Yoneda (dam of BOLD SEA, YULEDA). Dam of 11 foals, all winners, inc:-

BAWALAKSANA (g Straight Strike) 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$308,400, ARC Railway H., Gr.1, WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, ARC Schofields of Newmarket H., Coca-Cola H., Avondale JC Direct Forms H., 2d Hawkes Bay GR Kelt Memorial H., L, BOP RC Stewart Browne Electrical H., 3d BOP RC Japan-New Zealand International Trophy, Gr.2, Taranaki RC Devon Hotel H., Matamata RC Watson Bloodstock H.

DAMASCHINO (f Last Tycoon) 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 2000m, US$18,660, NZ$109,100, A$333,000, VRC Matriarch S., Gr.3, MRC Eclipse S., Gr.3, Waikato RC Star Way S., L, New Zealand Bloodstock Juvenile H., 2d ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, Moonee Valley Oaks, Gr.2, 3d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.3. Dam of 4 winners-

SHAAHEQ (f Redoute's Choice) Joint third filly on 2009-10 Australasian 2YO Classification. Winner at 2, A$386,375, VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.3, 2d MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, VRC Ottawa S., L, MRC Blue Diamond Preview (f), L, Merson Cooper S., L, 4th MRC Quezette S., L. Producer.

 Valda Merceda. 5 wins to 1300m, A$100,630, AJC Reckless H., STC Coolmore Series H., Randwick Labor Club & South Juniors H., 3d AJC Diggers' Restaurant H. Dam of 3 winners-

Sir Hallowell (g More Than Ready) 5 wins at 1200m, A$243,263, WATC Pink's Clean Air H., Westspeed 3YO H., 2d WATC Cyril Flower S., L, 3d WATC S., L.

 Fast Work. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, STC International H., 2d AJC Rooty Hill RSL H., 3d STC Fresh Salads H. Dam of 3 winners-

 Flying Celebrity. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1350m, A$147,875, AJC Wenona Girl H., STC Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour H. Dam of 4 winners-

LUEN ON TREASURE (g Dane Shadow) 6 wins from 1100m to 1800m to 2019-20 in Macau, Macau Lisboa Challenge Final, L, 3d Macau Guineas, L, 4th Macau Derby, L.

 Workhard. Unplaced. Dam of 2 winners-

ARBEITSAM (g Snitzel) 7 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$1,129,600, ATC Neville Sellwood S., Gr.3, Hawkesbury RC Rowley Mile H., L, ATC Premier's Cup Prelude H., Sydney Spring Carnival on Sale P., 2d GCTC Magic Millions Cup, RL, 3d ATC Doncaster H., Gr.1.

PAYROLL (f Not a Single Doubt) 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, A$539,200, MRC Eclipse S., Gr.3, Lord S., L, BRC Spear Chief H., L, 2d VRC Matriarch S., Gr.2, MRC Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.2, 3d VRC Blazer S., Gr.2.

 Choices Are. Winner at 1300m in NZ. Dam of 4 winners-

Choose (f Starcraft) 6 wins to 1400m, A$287,820, SAJC Schweppes H., 2d MRC Mannerism S., Gr.3, Geoffrey Bellmaine S., Gr.3, 3d VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3.

 Princess Alaana. Winner at 1400m, 3d AJC Evening Peal H., Veilmond H., Julia Ross Personnel H. Dam of 6 winners-

Kerchings (g Tale of the Cat) 3 wins at 1450m, 1800m, A$76,930, ATC Coogee P., 3d VRC Fashion S., L, ATC Ascot Club P., Free Entry Today P.

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