Sire: Desert King

Dam: Aythreeeighty

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Oct 18th, 2014

Country: Australia

Career Record: 20-3-1-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    15.0 %
  • Place
    15.0 %





Bay GeldingFoaled in 2014

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
DESERT KING (IRE) RazyanaHis Majesty
1994SabaahNureyevNorthern Dancer
  Dish DashBustino
DamScenicSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
AYTHREEEIGHTY (NZ) IdyllicFoolish Pleasure
2003Via RomaWoodmanMr. Prospector
  VillandryLyphard's Wish

DESERT KING (IRE) (Bay 1994-Stud 1998). 5 wins-2 at 2, Irish Derby, Gr.1. Sire of 1184 rnrs, 660 wnrs, 27 SW, inc. Makybe Diva (VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1), Desert War, Mr Dinos, Darsalam, Chelsea Rose, Lachlan River, Real Love, Basra, Mango Mischief, Maranilla, Rageman, Place Rouge, North Queen, Bygone Days, Banana Man, Alpacco, Petit Calva, Grand Opening, Always King, Roman Squire, Pretty Tough, Qui Es Tu, Bowmore, Desert Fantasy, etc.


1st dam

AYTHREEEIGHTY, by Scenic. Winner at 1600m in Aust. Dam of seven foals, five to race, four winners, inc:-

Bellx (f. by Rock Hero). Winner at 1500m, A$86,490, in 2019-20, 2d MRC Galilee Series Final H., L, 3d SAJC South Australia Fillies Classic, Gr.3, TTC Tasmanian Oaks, L, 4th VRC St Leger, L.

Dusty Jack (g. by Written Tycoon). 4 wins at 1300m, 1400m, A$96,660, MRC Le Pine Funerals H., Moorookyle Park Thoroughbreds H.

Negasi (g. by Desert King). 3 wins. See below.

Greensborough (g. by Reward for Effort). 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, TTC Tradies/Ladies Raceday H., 3d TTC Veolia H., Book Christmas Function H.

My Kind of Guy (g. by Ustinov). Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

VIA ROMA, by Woodman. Unraced. Dam of 8 named foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Sweet Talking Guy. 6 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$134,840, SAJC Dominant H., MRC (Mornington) Mornington Golf Club H., 2d MVRC Members Equity Bank H., Fisher & Paykel H., 3d MVRC Ready Workforce H., Valley Events H.

Road to Roam. 3 wins from 1300m to 1700m, MRC Goleen H.

Aythreeeighty. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

VILLANDRY, by Lyphard's Wish. 4 wins from 2000m to 2400m, 460,500fr., US$144,660, Belmont Long Island H., Gr.2, Saint-Cloud Prix de Royaumont, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix des Tourelles, L, 2d Arlington Park Modesty H., Gr.3, 3d Santa Anita Santa Ana H., Gr.1, 4th Santa Anita Santa Barbara H., Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de Malleret, Gr.2, Golden Gate Yerba Buena H., Gr.3, Chantilly Prix de la Pepiniere, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Ronde de Nuit, L. Sister to VERTIGE, three-quarter-sister to Wishing, Folgada (dam of FREDDY), half-sister to Vanille, Vaisseau, Venerie (dam of ROSI ZAMBOTTI). Dam of 4 foals, 3 to race, inc:-

Saintly Wish. 5 wins from 7½f to 8½f in U.S.A.


4th dam

VALHALLA, by New Chapter. 2 wins at 2500m, Saint-Cloud Prix de l'Elevage, L, Deauville Prix Michel Houyvet, 2d Evry Prix Hubert de Pourtales. Dam of 14 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

VILLANDRY (Lyphard's Wish). 4 wins. See above.

VERTIGE (Lyphard's Wish). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, £90,890, 69,806fr., US$28,500, Sandown Mile S., Gr.2, Evry Prix de Ris-Orangis, Gr.3, 2d Deauville Prix Jacques Le Marois, Gr.1, Newbury Lockinge S., Gr.2, Saint-Cloud Prix Exbury, Gr.3, Newcastle Seaton Delaval S., Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Prix d'Ispahan, Gr.1, Chester Dee S., Gr.3, 4th Bay Meadows H., Gr.2, Longchamp Prix La Force, Gr.3.

Vanille (Diesis). 2 wins at 2000m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix des Lionnes, 2d Deauville Prix de Psyche, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Joubert, L, 3d Longchamp Prix d'Automne, L. Producer.

Vaisseau (Far North). Winner at 2, 2d Newmarket Houghton S., L.

Venerie. Unraced. Dam of-

ROSI ZAMBOTTI (Law Society). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 2400m, £97,482, Milan Premio Verziere, L-twice, Premio di Lombardia, L, 2d Milan Premio Legnano, Gr.3. Producer.

Vivre Libre. Unraced. Dam of-

Folgada. 4 wins in Brazil. Dam of-

FREDDY (Roy). Horse of the Year, Champion 3YO Colt & Stayer in Argentina in 2002-03. 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 2500m in Argentina, San Isidro G.P. Carlos Pellegrini, Gr.1, Palermo G.P. Estrellas Juvenile, Gr.1, G.P. Nacional, Gr.1, Clasico Eduardo Casey, Gr.2, 4th Palermo G.P. Polla de Potrillos, Gr.1. Sire.

Casuarina Beach. Unraced. Dam of-

Rock Goddess. Winner at 2, 4th Greyville Golden Slipper, Gr.1. Dam of-

BEACH GODDESS (Kildonan). 4 wins at 1100m, 1200m, R472,175, Kenilworth Champagne S., Gr.3, Laisserfaire S., L, Thank You for Your Patronage H., 2d Kenilworth Olympic Duel S., L, 3d Kenilworth Sceptre S., Gr.2.

Palmy. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

MULTIVICTORY (Bachelor Duke). 8 wins from 1000m to 1600m, HK$9,561,700, M$48,000, HKJC Chinese Club Challenge Cup, L, Chevalier Cup, Chek Keng H.


Race Record: 18 Starts 3-1-2 A$73,695.

3 wins at 2400m, 2450m in 2018-19, MRC H., 2d MRC Le Pine Funerals H.