Sire: Press Statement
Foaled: Aug 07, 2017
Owners: F W Cook, Mrs C M Cook, A R Davison, Ms C E Curtis, C Hadjiparaskeva, P T Doyle, A Bonarius, W Hensley, K B Nairn & T R Mallia
|Bay Filly||Foaled in 2017|
PRESS STATEMENT (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud 2016). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$1,832,275, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, BRC JJ Atkins S., Gr.1, ATC Hobartville S., Gr.2, Stan Fox S., Gr.2, TAB Place Multi 2YO P., TAB Place Multi H., 2d ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Run to the Rose H., Gr.2, 3d ATC George Ryder S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Pressday (BRC TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1). Closely related to SW The Mighty Lions, etc. Sire of Spokesman, Equation, Incredulous Dream, Major Murphy and of the placegetters Newsreader, O'Tartan Lass, Press Start, Pressita, Silver Bo, Time Scale, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.
MAGITA, by Magic Albert. 4 wins to 1250m, A$133,545, ATC Canterbury Park H., IEU Respect Teachers Cup, STC Night Racing Friday H., 2d ATC Bacardi H., Sharp H., Super Saver H., 3d ATC Bradford Solar H., Members H. Dam of three named foals, all raced, two winners-
Brook Magic (f. by Hinchinbrook). 5 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, A$325,185, to 2018-19, ATC Events by ATC H., Theraces H.-twice, 2d ATC TAB Rewards 2YO H., Forum H., Hyland Race Colours 2YO P., 3d ATC June S., L, BRC Vae Group H., ATC Book Spring Now Sprint H.
Pure Exceleration (g. by Excelebration). Winner at 1400m in 2018-19 in Aust.
Pressita (f. by Press Statement). See below.
LUKITA, by End Sweep. Winner at 900m in Aust. Half-sister to
Magita. 4 wins. See above.
Mundo Nova. 3 wins to 1200m in Aust.
Good Luck Charlie. 2 wins at 1050m, 1150m in Aust.
Not a Bad Joker. Winner at 2 in Aust.
Albykita Magic. Winner at 2 in Aust.
FROM THE WOOD, by Tap on Wood. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, Phoenix Park Concorde S., Gr.3, AJC Kia-Ora H., Leopardstown Smurfit Italia 2YO Fillies S., 3d Leopardstown Killavullan S., Gr.3. Dam of 7 named foals, all winners, inc:-
Perfect Sport. 9 wins at 1000m, 1200m, HK$3,169,415, HKJC Sim Sha Tsui H., Pak Tin H., On Ting H., Mai Po H., Yokohama H., Ping Shan H., Skipness H., Zhuhai H., 2d HKJC Tea for You II H., 3d HKJC Orchid H.-twice, Xinjiang H.
Finito Fling. 2 wins at 900m, 1250m, STC Rhodes H., 2d AJC Julia Ross Personnel 2YO H., STC Sans Souci 2YO H., 3d STC Chester 2YO H. Dam of-
CATACAOS - GHOZI (Sing.) (Catbird). 7 wins to 1400m, A$56,000, S$845,005, Singapore TC Stewards' Cup, L, Kranji Sprint, L, Open H., AJC Stroud Park H., Singapore TC Kranji C S., Class 3 H., 2d Singapore TC Committee's Prize, L, Kranji A S.-twice, Open H.-twice, Happiness S., STC Ian McCall 70th Birthday H., Singapore TC Kranji C S., Class 3 H., 3d Singapore TC Kranji Mile, L, Patron's Bowl, L, Lion City Cup, L, Jumbo Jet Trophy, L, Kranji A S., Hawkesbury RC Concole Concrete Sweepstakes H., 4th Singapore TC Krisflyer International Sprint, Gr.1, Garden City Trophy, L.
Spur Me On. 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1350m, A$252,975, STC Young Members Cruise 2YO H., BTC Women in Finance Welter H., GCTC Waterford Crystal Magic Millions P., BTC Foster's H., QTC XXXX Gold P., 2d STC Diskovolos H., NSW Tatt's RC Eastlakes 2YO H., QTC Readikits P., Functions & Catering H., Miriam Gittins H., BTC Rovral GT H., 3d STC Barry Hall & Jason Saddington 2YO H., AJC San Miguel H., BTC Call 13 62 55 H., 4th STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, GCTC Magic Millions 3YO Trophy, RL.
Sunset Express. 5 wins to 1400m, STC PJ's First Floor Bars & Restaurants H., 3d STC Red Ransom at Vinery Stud H. Dam of-
SHAMUS AWARD (Snitzel). Champion 3YO Colt in Australia in 2013-14. 2 wins at 1600m, 2050m, A$2,473,500, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, 2d VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, MVRC Bill Stutt S., Gr.2, Mitchell McKenzie S., L, 3d MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, CF Orr S., Gr.1, VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.3, MVRC Inglis Banner 2YO S., RL, MRC Chairman's S., L. Sire.
ALIGOTE, by Nebbiolo. 2 wins at 7f, 1¼m, Phoenix Park Pacemaker Video H. Half-sister to AMBIZIOSO. Dam of 9 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-
FROM THE WOOD (Tap on Wood). 3 wins. See above.
Kate's Daisy. Unraced. Dam of-
Phoney Exchange. 3 wins to 6½f, US$79,510, Charles Town Country Road S., 2d Charles Town Lady Charles Town S. Dam of-
MIDNIGHTLOWDOWN (Stormin' Lyon). 8 wins to 6f, US$226,221, Zia Park New Mexico Classic Cup Championship S. (c&g), L, Albuquerque Casey Darnell Pony Express S., L.
Race Record: 3 Starts 0-1-1 A$9,500.
Placed at 2 in 2019-20, 3d ATC Astern at Darley 2YO P.