Sire: Skilled

Dam: Pride of Ardrossan

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Sep 26th, 2015

Country: Australia


Miss A Sheehan, R & J McGuinness, A & Mrs C Wray, L George, B Cain, Mrs M Cain, C Gray, P Fox, B Whyatt, M Penny, R & Mrs C Dickson, R & D Roylance, Come To Papa, Snake Baker, I P Racing & Hathaway Racing

Career Record: 4-0-0-0

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Horse Description:

Her dam Pride of Adrossan won 3 races in Queensland all over 1100m including one by 6.5 lengths, one by 3 lengths and the other by 2 lengths and was retired after 7 starts when injuring a knee but obviously had plenty of ability. Pride of Ardrossan is by Desert Sun who was the sire of super mare, dual Group 1 Cox Plate winner and 3 time Australian horse of the year Sunline and Desert Sun was also sire of Black Caviar’s dam Helsinge. Pride of Ardrossan’s dam is Royal Sencherec who won over $200k in prizemoney including second in the group 1 QLD Oaks over 2400m, 4th in the group 3 Tesio stakes over 1600m on Cox Plate day and included wins at Flemington, Moonee Valley, Sandown and Eagle Farm.

At stud Pride of Ardrossan’s has had 3 foals to race and all have won. The first foal is Andrassy (by Sharkbite) who has won 6 races including wins at Caulfield, Moonee Valley and Sandown and 4th in the group 3 Cockram stakes and collected over $180k in prizemoney. The second foal is Jawesome (by Sharkbite) who has a win and two seconds to date. The third Alonzah already a winner at Moonee Valley.



The breeding is very similar to Andrassy with Andrassy by Sharkbite who is by Redoute’s Choice who is by Danehill and this filly is by Skilled who is by Commands who is by Danehill. One key difference between Skilled and Sharkbite is that Skilled was a much better racehorse highlighted by winning the Group 1 Champagne stakes and 2nd in the group 1 sires produce and group 1 Randwick Guineas.





Bay fillyFoaled in 2015

SKILLED (AUS) Cotehele HouseMy Swanee
2007DextrousQuest for FameRainbow Quest
  Many HandsHandy Proverb
DamDesert SunGreen DesertDanzig
2004Royal SencherecStylish CenturyDouble Century
  Royal EveImperial Seal

SKILLED (AUS) (Bay 2007-Stud 2012). 3 wins at 2, AJC Champagne S., Gr.1. Brother to SW Ambidexter. Sire of 102 rnrs, 36 wnrs, inc. SW Pecans (Gosford RC Belle of the Turf H., Gr.3) and of Clever Charlotte, Lady Skills, Cayman Dayze, Exalted Craftsman, Miss Jane, So Skilled, Come on Carl, Fiscal Fantasy, Altered, Little Elsa, Tradies Tea Break, Regina del Nilo, Conwoman, Epidexios, He's Got Skills, Leishman, Skilled Assassin, Skilled Hunter, etc.


1st dam

PRIDE OF ARDROSSAN, by Desert Sun. 3 wins at 1100m in Aust. Dam of four named foals, all raced, three winners, inc:-

Andrassy (f. by Sharkbite). 6 wins to 1500m, A$188,240, MRC Debra Coombs H., Off the Track H., Guinot Skincare P., MVRC Westar Trucks Isuzu H., 2d Pakenham RC Evergreen Turf H., 4th MRC WW Cockram S., Gr.3.

Alonzah (f. by Zuberi). Winner at 1200m in 2017-18, MVRC Sweeney Estate Agents We Know West P.

Jawsome (g. by Sharkbite). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m to 2018-19 in Aust.


2nd dam

Royal Sencherec, by Stylish Century. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2200m, A$209,570, MVRC Strathayr H., VRC Australia's Own H., VATC Highways Tabaret H., MVRC Royal District Nursing Service P., QTC Southern Cross H., Bravery H., 2d Queensland Oaks, Gr.1, VRC Carnival Marquee H., Saab H., VATC Princess Talaria H., Regal Wench H., QTC Girl in a Million H., BTC Foxtel H., Glenlogan Park Stud H., 3d VRC The Truth Newspaper H., Emerald Hotel H., VATC Rivette H., VRC Tabaret H., VATC CUB P., BTC AWA H., Ready Towing H., 4th MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3. Dam of 4 named foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

Pride of Ardrossan. 3 wins. See above.

Keefwood. Winner at 1600m in Aust.

Jamelden's Dream. Placed in Aust.


3rd dam

ROYAL EVE, by Imperial Seal. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m in NZ. Dam of 8 named foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

Royal Sencherec (Stylish Century). 7 wins. See above.

Royal Gems. Winner at 1550m, STC Leichardt H., 2d AJC Jim Donohoe H., Ted McMenamin H., STC Rhodes H., Darlington H. Producer.

Signature Magix - Royal Dancer (Sing.). 5 wins to 1400m in Malaysia and Singapore, Singapore TC Class 5 H.-twice, 2d Singapore TC Class 5 H.-4 times, 3d Singapore TC Supersports S., Class 5 H.-twice.

Manchuria. Winner at 1900m in NZ. Dam of-

Buckland Boy - Spitfire (H.K.). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, Whangarei RC Cecconi 2YO Challenge S., HKJC Lei Yue Mun Park H., 2d HKJC Phoenix H., Bank Street H., Arctic Ocean H., Mong Kok H., Equidia Channel H., 3d HKJC Tai Lam Chung H., Audemars Piguet Lady Millenary H.

Weave. Winner at 1400m in NZ.

Vienna Waltz. Winner at 1000m in NZ.


4th dam

EVAIN, by So Vain. Unplaced. Three-quarter-sister to COMMISSIONAIRE, half-sister to REPUTED, Indispute (dam of HAVELOCK'S PRIDE, BASKERVILLE), Classy Gem (dam of MISS ETOILE). Dam of 3 named foals, 2 to race, inc:-

Royal Eve. 2 wins. See above.


5th dam

ANCROFT LASS, by Battle-Waggon. Unraced. Sister to BATTLE EVE (dam of KING DELAMERE), MAJOR BATTLE, half-sister to COMMISSIONAIRE, CREST STAR. Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

REPUTED (Diagramatic). 11 wins-4 at 2-from 1200m to 2450m, A$268,337, VRC Moomba P., Gr.3, Spring Classics Preview H., L, 2d QTC Grand Prix S., Gr.2, MVRC Waterford Crystal Mile H., Gr.3, 3d Queensland Derby, Gr.1, VATC Easter Cup, Gr.3.

Indispute. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

HAVELOCK'S PRIDE (Gondolier). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$185,450, VATC Autumn S., Gr.3, Ripponlea H., John's Hope H., 2d VATC JJ Liston S., Gr.2. Sire.

BASKERVILLE (Bassenthwaite). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, VRC Carbine Club S., L, 3d VATC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2.

Betty Behave. Winner at 1400m, 2d BATC Toondah Probus Club H. Dam of-

SPARKS (Thunder Gulch). 2 wins at 2, A$132,635, AJC Breeders' P., L, 3d VATC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3.

Classy Gem. Unraced. Dam of-

MISS ETOILE (Danseur Etoile). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, NZ$100,135, A$7,000, HBJC Gold Trail S., Gr.3, Rotorua RC McGill WFA S., Gr.3, Waikato RC Foxbridge P., L, 2d Rotorua RC McGill WFA S., Gr.3. Dam of-

ZETOILE (Balmerino). 5 wins from 1300m to 2400m, A$184,395, Qld Tatt's RC Winter S., L, 2d Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile, L. Producer.

Kapetoile. 3 wins at 1400m, Counties RC DB Draught H. Dam of-

KAPISTON (Lake Coniston). Joint second on The 2000-2001 NZ 2YO Free H. 2 wins at 2, NZ$117,550, ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Fayette Park Stud Juvenile H., 3d Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Masterton RC Lowland S., Gr.3, ARC Mercedes Super Bonus Fillies Juvenile Prelude. Producer.

Pacific Gem. Unraced. Dam of-

PACIFIC DANCER (Groom Dancer). 5 wins from 1500m to 2400m, NZ$20,360, A$355,050, Clarence River JC Grafton Cup, Gr.3, Geelong Cup, Gr.3, 2d MRC Memsie S., Gr.2, WRC Anniversary H., L.

Thornhill Belle. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

Heavenly Belle. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1700m, BTC Distinctly North H., 3d SCTC Pelican Waters 2YO Classic S. Dam of-

BLACK MAGIC (Longhorn). 5 wins to 1200m, A$176,600, BRC Juanmo S., L, Channel 7 Queensland H.

I Like Diamonds. Unplaced. Dam of-

Glimmer. 3 wins at 1000m, 1400m, Hawkes Bay Farmers Transport H., 2d Hawkes Bay Grant Cullen H. Dam of-

CHASE THE SUN (Pentire). 8 wins from 1400m to 2150m, NZ$140,650, A$72,522, CJC Spring Classic H., L, Riverton Cup, L.


Race Record: 2 Starts 0-0-0 A$650.

Raced twice.