Fighting Sun X Crystal Castles

Fighting Sun X Crystal Castles

Sire: Fighting Sun

Dam: Crystal Castles

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 2 year old

Foaled: Aug 24th, 2016





Foaled 24th August 2016

SireNorthern MeteorEncosta de LagoFairy King
FIGHTING SUN (AUS) ExplosiveFappiano
2011Irish DarlingIvory's IrishBest Western
  Sandy DarlingGeiger Counter
DamBel EspritRoyal AcademyNijinsky
2007LargoEncosta de LagoFairy King
  ViminariaEl Qahira

FIGHTING SUN (AUS) (Bay 2011-Stud 2014). 2 wins at 2, A$143,750, ATC Canonbury S., L, Membership on Sale 2YO P. Out of SW Irish Darling (SAJC Australasian Oaks, Gr.1). Grandson of a half-sister to the dam of SW Dragon Maiden (Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.3). Same family as SW Battle Eve, SW King Delamere, etc. Sire of SW Chess Star (MVRC Valley Pearl, L), SP Platinum Mam'selle and of Naduri, Sunfighter and of the placegetters Darmasun, Fighting Harada, Samurai Queen, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

CRYSTAL CASTLES, by Bel Esprit. Winner at 2 in Aust. This is her third foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Her first foal is unraced.


2nd dam

Largo, by Encosta de Lago. 6 wins from 1350m to 1600m, A$235,300, MRC Ascot H., VRC Maybe Mahal H., Riverside H., MRC Ray Ffrench H., 2d MVRC Silver Jubilee S., L, MRC Helenslea H., Nunkalowe H., MVRC Snap 2YO H., VRC Maybe Mahal H., Irish Day 2YO H., 3d VRC Sanderae H., MVRC Savrocca H., VRC Maidstone H. Sister to GAZANIA, blood-sister to Betula. Dam of 4 foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

Rebel Truce. 9 wins to 1400m, A$253,317, SAJC CBS Inc H., VRC Auckland Racing Club H., 2d Mildura Cup, MVRC Think Big Stud H., City of Moonee Valley Celebrating 150 Years H., SAJC Burns Ceilings & Building H., Dawn of the Planet of the Apes H., Rosemary Kerr H., 3d MVRC Noor Elaine Farm H., SAJC Sportingbet H.-twice.

Rebel Force. 4 wins from 1200m to 3200m in Aust.

Crystal Castles. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

VIMINARIA, by El Qahira. 4 wins at 1200m, A$193,320, SAJC Swettenham Stud S., Gr.3, VATC Kambrook H., VRC Maidstone H., Panorama Restaurant H., 2d VATC Geoffrey Bellmaine P., VRC Il Globo Rete Italia H., Maybe Mahal H., MVRC Mentone Saab Top 500 H., VATC Kodak Gold H., Love a Show H., 3d SAJC Swettenham Stud S., Gr.3, VATC Mannerism S., Gr.3, Tristarc S., Gr.3, Spring Racing Carnival H., MVRC Concept Sports P. Sister to GREY ALDER, MARITIMA, three-quarter-sister to ALCOVE, EAU SAVAGE, El Jauhara (dam of AFTER BEUNE, ELATHEA), Quiz (dam of EXAMINATION). Dam of 3 foals, all raced, 2 winners-

GAZANIA (Encosta de Lago). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$377,300, MRC Boronia S., L, Auspower P., Thomas North H., MVRC Samboy H., Flying Halo H., Gazette 2YO P., VRC Beachside H., 2d VRC Rose of Kingston S., Gr.3, MRC Rupert Greene 2YO H., VRC Reganza H., Lou Richards 2YO H., 3d VRC Red Roses S., L, Moet & Chandon H., MVRC Carlton Draught H., Seradeka 2YO H. Producer.

Largo (Encosta de Lago). 6 wins. See above.

Cineraria. Unplaced. Dam of-

Rich Faith. 3 wins from 1150m to 1850m, 2d SAJC Irish Day 1st September H.

Worthington. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 3d Darwin Guineas.


4th dam

SERRATE, by Sharp Edge. 3 wins at 1100m, 1200m in Aust. Half-sister to MUFFLER, Eau de Fleur (dam of EAU SAVAGE), Brigette (dam of ALCOVE), El Jauhara (dam of AFTER BEUNE, ELATHEA). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

VIMINARIA (El Qahira). 4 wins. See above.

MARITIMA (El Qahira). 2 wins at 2, VRC Talindert H., L, Stradbroke H., 3d MVRC Alister H., VRC Fleur de Lys Champagne H., Louisville H., 4th AJC Analie H., L. Dam of-

Richland (Umatilla). 3 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$99,615, MVRC SBS Radio H., VRC Andrew Bews Welter H., 2d VRC Andersen Consulting S., L, MVRC Angas Park Fruit Company H., City of Moonee Valley H., TROA Carlton Draught Trophy, 3d VATC Old Melburnians Football Club H., MVRC Toy Factory H., Street Beat H., 4th MVRC Leslie Froggatt S., L.

Betula (Encosta de Lago). 2 wins at 2, A$111,075, VATC Caulfield Tabaret 2YO H., VRC Catchfire 2YO H., 2d VRC Australian Cup Carnival S., L, MRC Chisholm P., VATC Kenneth McLean 2YO H., QTC Jimason H., 3d VRC Lady Mayoress' P., L, GCTC Brannigan's Tavern H., 4th VATC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3. Producer.

Boursier. 7 wins-2 at 2-to 1500m, MVRC Ringwood H., VRC Ron Barassi H., 2d VRC Rothsay H., 3d VRC Rack & File H.

Gibernau. 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$322,850, Bendigo JC Country Showcase Summer H., MRC Nicopolis H., Ken Sturt H., MVRC Andale Beer Dispensing Equipment 2YO P., 2d VRC Mitch Dowd Boxers H., MRC Darrin Cain 2YO H., Unishak H., VRC Phar Lap Club Kids' Day H., 3d MVRC Cathay Pacific Airways H., Tabaret After the Last H., VRC Sunshine Hospital H., Sally Malay Sprint H., BCA It H., 4th VRC Straight Six H., L.

GREY ALDER (El Qahira). Winner at 2, VRC Mark Sensing S., L, 2d VRC Cadbury H., Murray Cox H., 3d MVRC Leslie Froggatt S., L, Strathayr H., Jingle Bells H.