So Astounding


Sire: So You Think
Dam: Astounded
Colour: Bay
Gender: Gelding
Age: 5 year old
Foaled: Sep 30th, 2015
Country: Australia
Silks: Maroon, Lime Shamrocks And Hooped Sleeves, Lime Cap

Owners

Hellova Stables (Mgr S Brunton), M Carter, H M Smith, J Chisholm, D J Oliver, A Jackson, J Oliver, M Dick, J Maddox, The Shivoo Syndicate (Mgr: D T Broomhall), Hardway Group (Mgr: G Hexter), Peake Racing (Mgr: P Edwards), W R Hayden & Jmmg Racing (Mgr: M Hornsey)


Pedigree

 

 SO ASTOUNDING (AUS)

 

Bay GeldingFoaled in 2015

SireHigh ChaparralSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
SO YOU THINK (NZ) KasoraDarshaan
2006TriassicTightsNijinsky
  Astral RowLong Row
DamEncosta de LagoFairy KingNorthern Dancer
ASTOUNDED (AUS) Shoal CreekStar Way
2003StartleFlying SpurDanehill
  GreykooMarscay

SO YOU THINK (NZ) (Bay or Brown 2006-Stud 2012). 14 wins-1 at 2, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1-twice. Sire of 571 rnrs, 373 wnrs, 30 SW, inc. La Bella Diosa (New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1), Quick Thinker, Nakeeta Jane, Sopressa, D'Argento, Inference, Miss Siska, Peltzer, Gold Rush, So Si Bon, Fasika, Realm of Flowers, Thought of That, Think it Over, Coachwhip, Heavenly Thought, Higher Ground, Think Bleue, The Pinnacle, Northwest Passage, etc.

 

1st dam

ASTOUNDED, by Encosta de Lago. 3 wins at 2, A$95,625, QTC Sir Douglas Wadley H., L, AJC Ash 2YO H., 3d AJC San Domenico S., Gr.3, 4th AJC Silver Shadow S., Gr.3. Dam of seven named foals, all raced, four winners, inc:-

Imeldas Girl (f. by Uncle Mo). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, CJC Speight's H., 2d CJC Sonia & Garry Thompson H.

So Astounding (g. by So You Think). Winner. See below.

Bette Davis Eyes (f. by Dissident). Winner at 1200m in 2020-21 in NZ.

Bettorock (f. by Fastnet Rock). Winner at 1250m in NZ.

Circus Bound (g. by Uncle Mo). Placed to 2020-21 in Aust.

Rockastound (f. by Fastnet Rock). Placed in Aust.

 

2nd dam

STARTLE, by Flying Spur. Winner at 2 in Aust. Half-sister to Geronimo Meadow. Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

ASTOUNDED (Encosta de Lago). 3 wins. See above.

Flight of Angels. Winner at 1000m, 3d SCTC Hahn Super Dry P.

Caught Unaware. 3 wins at 1200m in Aust.

Loveatfirstsight. Winner at 1200m in Aust.

Advertencia. Winner at 2 in Aust.

Miss Camalach. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

Norbu. Winner at 1150m in 2020-21 in Aust.

Skartle. Placed in Aust.

 

3rd dam

GREYKOO, by Marscay. 2 wins at 2, AJC Flag International H., STC Pacific Rim Race Day 2YO H. Half-sister to Betrille (dam of TURBAN). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Geronimo Meadow (Esperero). 4 wins to 1500m in Aust. and Macau, Macau Amritsar H., 2d Macau Derby, L, Macau Guineas, L.

Lady Marilyn. 2 wins at 1000m, MRC Danzero P. Dam of-

Mrs President. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$96,160, MRC Ben Davey Plumbing H., MiStable H., 3d MVRC Cube Finance H., Melbourne Signage Concepts H.

Imintji. 2 wins at 1450m, 1550m, 3d SAJC Sportingbet H.

Crushed Ice. 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, 2d QTC Scomeld H.

Speedy Clouds. 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m in Malaysia.

Island Heart. 2 wins at 1200m in Aust.

Startle. Winner. See above.

Diamondi. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

Living Doll. 5 wins to 1200m, A$128,291, to 2019-20 in Aust.

 

4th dam

GREY FILLE, by Khairpour. 4 wins at 2, A$113,350, VRC Bloodhorse Breeders' P., Gr.2, QTC Love Bandit H., L, MVRC Sceptre H., 3d AJC Silver Shadow S., Gr.3, Reginald Allen H., L, NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., L, 4th MVRC Crown Lager S.H., L. Dam of 12 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Betrille (Don't Say Halo). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$159,095, AJC Festival of Sydney Flying Welter H., Illawarra TC Eliza Park Classic, AJC Fairfield Fish Market H., QTC Rough Habit H., 2d QTC Sir Douglas Wadley H., L, STC Australian Olympic Team 2YO H., Clipsal H., 3d AJC Widden S., L, Bankstown Club 2YO H. Dam of-

TURBAN (Desert Prince). 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$147,160, BTC Golden S., L, City Tatt's RC Marriott Hotel Australia 2YO P., 3d Wyong RC Magic Millions 3YO Classic, AJC Peachtree Hotel H., 4th STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2, AJC Kindergarten S., Gr.3.

Fly Higher (Lonhro). 2 wins at 1200m, 1500m, A$89,784, MVRC Veolia Environmental Services H., 2d MRC Blue Ribbon Day Cup, Midnight Fever 2YO P., 3d MVRC Alexandra S., L, Tuscan Mechanics WP Truck Sales H., 1 Step Communications H., 4th SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.3. Dam of-

Flying Light (Exceed and Excel). 5 wins from 1100m to 2050m, A$383,250, VRC Straight Draw H., MVRC WT Partnership H., VRC Tauto H., 2d MRC Autumn Classic, Gr.2, VRC Plenary Group H., MRC Helen Cox H., MVRC Simpson Construction H., 3d VRC Taj Rossi Series Final H., L, MRC Gothic S., L, Townsville Cup, MVRC Strathmore FC 2005 Premiers H., GCTC Neca Electrical Apprenticeship P., 4th VRC Poseidon S., L.

Zariban. 6 wins from 1300m to 2200m, A$75,720, BTC Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous H., McCullough Robertson Lawyers H., 2d BTC Lexus Classic H.

Greykoo. 2 wins. See above.

 

Race Record: 19 Starts 1-5-2 A$57,780.

Winner at 1300m, 2d SAJC David Fazakerley Freedom H., TRC Hygain P., 3d TTC Ray Trinder Memorial H.