Sire: Pluck

Dam: Startling

Colour: Bay or Brown

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Oct 6th, 2014

Country: Australia

Silks: Gold, Black Seams, Black And White Checked Cap, Gold Pom Pom

Trainer's Name: Ryan Balfour

Career Record: 13-0-0-4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    0.0 %
  • Place
    30.8 %

Horse Description:





Foaled 6th October 2014

SireMore Than ReadySouthern HaloHalo
PLUCK (USA) Woodman's GirlWoodman
2008Secret HeartFort WoodSadler's Wells
  Secret PactBush Telegraph
DamMossmanSuccess ExpressHold Your Peace
STARTLING (AUS) Lichen LadyTwig Moss
2008LindalayHonour and GloryRelaunch
  Western InvasionBest Western

PLUCK (USA) (Bay 2008-Stud 2012). 3 wins at 2, US$727,290, Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf S., Gr.2, Woodbine Summer S., Gr.3, 4th Monmouth Continental Mile S., L. Half-brother to SW Three Hearts (Del Mar Red Carpet H., Gr.3). Out of SW Secret Heart, a half-sister to SW Covenant (Kenilworth Majorca S., Gr.1) and SW Promisefrommyheart (Greyville South African Fillies’ Guineas, Gr.1). Sire of SP Gasoline and of Cogliere, Aussie Austin and of the placegetters Metazoa, Pampierstad, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

STARTLING, by Mossman. Unplaced. This is her second foal. Her first foal is a 2YO.


2nd dam

LINDALAY, by Honour and Glory. 6 wins to 1500m, BTC XXXX Gold H., Nuturf H., 2d BTC Other Breakfast Show on Triple M H., QTC Seppelt Wines H., 3d BTC Citypacificfinance.com.au H., Qld Tatt's RC Hardy Brothers Jewellers H. Half-sister to YOUSINGWEDANCE. Dam of 5 named foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

Oompa Loompa - Happy Bao Bei (H.K.). 7 wins at 1200m, 1300m, A$237,360, HK$1,309,100, to 2014-15, ATC Berkeley Hotel H., Narellan Town Centre H., Power Access H., Become an ATC Sponsor H., HKJC Sauternes Cup, Hoi Lai H., 2d ATC Freshworld H.

Barbaresco - Jungle Prince (Mac.). 2 wins at 1500m in 2014-15 in Macau, 3d MRC (Mornington) Window Warehouse P.

Bodalay. Winner at 1200m in 2015-16 in Aust.


3rd dam

WESTERN INVASION, by Best Western. Unraced. Half-sister to Kind Lady (dam of FLUSHED). Dam of 9 named foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

YOUSINGWEDANCE (Danasinga). 3 wins at 1600m, 1700m to 2015 in Malaysia, Penang TC Dr Lim Ah Soo Memorial Trophy, L.

Lindalay. 6 wins. See above.

Stacked. 4 wins to 1400m, A$183,150, AJC Bacardi Breezer H., Last Post H., CPR H., STC Sunbeam Dried Fruit & Nut H., 2d AJC Country to Coast Painting H., STC Boat Show H., Theraces.com.au H., Wyong RC Eagles Plumbing Plus Classic, 3d AJC Inglis Easter Saturday H., UD Trucks H. Dam of-

Con's Gold. 4 wins to 1350m to 2014-15, SAJC Moet & Chandon H., 2d SAJC Taylor Collison Stockbroker H., Schweppes SA Sprint Series H., 3d SAJC Leader Computers H., Medallion Homes H.

Stylish Attack. 3 wins at 1600m in 2015-16, Avondale JC West Brook Winery H., 3d Waikato RC Welcome to Penang Turf Club H.

Kiwi Flair. 2 wins at 1100m, 1400m, Otago RC Mellay Memorial H., 2d BOP RC Bayleys Country H., 4th Southland RC New Zealand Bloodstock Air Freight S., L, Hororata RC Inglewood S., L. Dam of-

Enzedda. 3 wins at 2100m, 2300m, Manawatu RC Richard Algar Ltd H.

New Empire. 6 wins from 1200m to 1900m, A$77,615, to 2014-15, 3d SAJC Angelakis Bros H.

Balladonia. Winner at 2 in Aust.

Coronation Crown. Unplaced. Dam of-

Exciteanation. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m to 2015-16 in Aust.


4th dam

COME ON LADY, by Comeram. 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, AJC Fernhill H., L, Gainsborough H., 2d South Australian Oaks, Gr.1, 3d AJC Surround S., Gr.3, Geelong RC Oaks Trial S., L, 4th AJC Gimcrack S., Gr.3, STC Reisling Slipper Trial H., Gr.3, AJC Silver Shadow S., L, STC Tea Rose S., L. Half-sister to STOCKWELL LASS, VEE FOR VICTORY, Sea Change (dam of BESERK), Foster's Girl (dam of SILKY DANCER). Dam of 6 named foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Kind Lady. 2 wins at 1250m, 1500m, STC Country North Region H., Computer Services P. Dam of-

FLUSHED (Redding). 6 wins from 1300m to 2000m, A$316,050, MVRC Sunline S., Gr.2, VRC Matriarch S., Gr.3, Let's Elope S., L, Victorian Horse Council H., VATC TR Trevaskis H., 2d VATC Easter Cup, Gr.3, VRC Rod Johnson H., 3d VRC Brian Dixon H., MVRC Winning Post H., Sky Ratings H., 4th MVRC WH Stocks S., Gr.3-twice. Dam of-

Bold Moment (Fasliyev). 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, A$96,250, VRC Flemington Festival of Racing H., 2d MVRC Timbercorp P., MRC Blue Diamond Entries 2YO H., 3d VRC Red Roses S., L, MRC Twilight Glow S., L. Producer.

Making Believe. Placed at 2, 2d AJC GT Rowe 2YO H. Dam of-

Inventions. Unraced. Dam of-

THE INVENTOR (Danasinga). 6 wins from 1650m to 2200m, A$264,785, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Cup, Gr.3, BRC Ord Minnett H., Ipswich TC Queensland Times Provincial Cup, 2d BRC Tox Fee H., 3d BRC Bundaberg Distilling Company P.


5th dam

PROCILLA, by Showdown. Placed, 3d VRC Evening Peal H. Sister to SHOW EGO. Dam of 12 foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

VEE FOR VICTORY (Victory Dance). 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, Rotorua S., L, Avondale JC Winter Cup, American International Group H., 2d Marton JC Metric Mile, Gr.3. Producer.

COME ON LADY (Comeram). 3 wins. See above.

STOCKWELL LASS (Arch Sculptor). 2 wins at 2, VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, SAJC Fincastle S., 2d VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, L, Wiggle H. Producer.

Sea Change. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, TRC 3&4YO H. Dam of-

BESERK (Bonhomie). 5 wins from 1200m to 2550m, A$94,240, SAJC Veuve Clicquot S., L, VRC Mobiletronics H.

Foster's Girl. Unraced. Dam of-

SILKY DANCER (Citidancer). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, R282,450, Clairwood Tibouchina S., Gr.3, 2d Kenilworth Cape Fillies Guineas, Gr.1, Greyville Flamboyant S., L, 3d Clairwood Golden Slipper, Gr.2. Producer.