Churchill X Messenger


Churchill X Messenger

Sire: Churchill

Dam: Messenger

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Filly

Age: 2 year old

Foaled: Oct 15th, 2019

Country: Australia


Pedigree

 

 CHESTNUT FILLY (AUS)

 

Foaled 15th October 2019

SireGalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
CHURCHILL (IRE) Urban SeaMiswaki
2014MeowStorm CatStorm Bird
  AirwaveAir Express
DamChoisirDanehill DancerDanehill
MESSENGER (AUS) Great SelectionLunchtime
2005Angel in DisguiseSky ChaseStar Way
  Ziegfield LassShowdown

CHURCHILL (IRE) (Bay 2014-Stud Ire. 2018, Aust. 2018). Leading 3YO Male on 2017 WTR (Mile). Champion 2YO Colt in Europe in 2016. Champion 3YO Miler in Europe in 2017. 7 wins-5 at 2-7f to 1m, The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, Curragh National S., Gr.1. Brother to SW Clemmie (Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1) and SW Blenheim Palace. Sire of Dancinginthestreet, Encountered, Il Grande Gatsby, Ladies Church, Once Upon a River, Papa Cocktail, The Acropolis, Unconquerable and of the placegetters Dawn of Liberation, Golden War, Howth, Madame Ambassador, Minister of War, Nola Gain, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are yearlings.

 

1st dam

MESSENGER, by Choisir. 3 wins from 1550m to 1900m, A$198,560, STC Epona S., L, Gosford RC Belle of the Turf S., L, STC Freeway Hotel Artarmon H., 2d AJC Heat of the Moment H., STC Kettle H., 3com Virtual Network Solutions H., 3d AJC Wiggle H., L. Half-sister to GOD'S OWN. This is her seventh foal. Dam of four foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Saint Peter (g. by Pierro). 3 wins at 1600m, 1700m to 2019-20 in Aust.

Cherub (f. by High Chaparral). Winner at 2000m in Aust.

Gabriel (g. by Lonhro). Placed at 3 in Aust.

 

2nd dam

ANGEL IN DISGUISE, by Sky Chase. Raced twice. Three-quarter-sister to SAINTLY, half-sister to All Grace (dam of GLIDE AWAY). Dam of 9 foals, 5 to race, all winners, inc:-

GOD'S OWN (Redoute's Choice). Joint Head of The 2005-06 Australasian 3YO Classification. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1600m, A$999,500, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, AJC Ladies Auxilary 2YO H., STC Mounties H., 2d VRC Lightning S., Gr.1, MRC Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, Schweppervescence Cup, Gr.3, 4th STC Golden Rose S., L. Sire.

MESSENGER (Choisir). 3 wins. See above.

Wild Oats. Winner at 1550m, STC Canterbury BMW 3 Series H., 2d AJC Bronte P., STC Stephen Hood H., 3d AJC Lawler Partners Chartered Accountants H., STC Freeway Hot-Fridays P.

Camus. 5 wins to 1200m, 3d STC AAMI 2002 Golden Slipper Ball 2YO H.

Shehadtohavehim. 3 wins at 1600m in Aust.

Pinocchio's Sister. Unraced. Dam of-

Rhyming Puppet. 5 wins to 1200m, A$75,375, to 2019-20 in Aust.

 

3rd dam

ZIEGFIELD LASS, by Showdown. Unraced. Dam of 8 foals, 5 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Sir Victor. Winner at 1600m in Aust.

Night Follies. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Producer.

All Grace. Unraced. Dam of-

SAINTLY (Sky Chase). Horse of the Year & Champion Older Horse in Australia in 1996-97. 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 3200m, A$3,796,150, VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, VATC CF Orr S., Gr.1, AJC Expressway S., Gr.2, STC Hill S., Gr.2, VRC Carbine Club S., L, AJC WN Parry-Okeden 2YO H., City Tatt's RC Tatt's Club H., 2d Australian Derby, Gr.1, STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, AJC Warwick S., Gr.2, Apollo S., Gr.2, VATC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, AJC Craven P., Gr.3, Victory Lad H., 3d STC Mercedes Classic, Gr.1, AJC Metropolitan H., Gr.1, STC Aspirant 2YO H.

GLIDE AWAY (Dahar). 6 wins from 1300m to 2000m in Aust. and Malaysia, Selangor TC Tunku Gold Cup, L, Penang TC JE Johnson S., STC Peter's Empire H., Beverley Park H., 2d AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.3, Selangor TC Tunku Gold Cup, L, Class 1 H., AJC Wentworthville Leagues H., STC Bexley H., 4th AJC Dulcify H., L.

Aucash (Danehill). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, HK$6,219,670, HKJC Po Yan H., Fukuoka H., Hin Keng H., Chongqing H., Choi Hung H., Jordan H., Glenealy P., 2d HKJC Dubai H., Tsung Pak Long P., 3d HKJC Chairman's Trophy, L, 4th Hong Kong Classic Mile, L. Sire.

Blessed Be. Winner at 2, STC Beverkey Park Golf Club 2YO H., 2d AJC Rockdale 2YO H., 3d AJC Sydney Shelving 2YO H., Greek Young Matrons H., VRC Nursery Car Park H. Dam of-

BLESSUS (Fusaichi Pegasus). 6 wins to 1400m, A$279,760, Hawkesbury RC Yalumba Cup, L, STC Birds Eye View H., AJC Cadbury Dairy Milk H., STC Sydney Markets Ltd H., Winning Edge Presentations H., 2d AJC National Jockeys Celebration Day H., Randwick Betting Auditorium H., 3d STC Rosehill Gardens Grand Pavilion H., Roxy Hotel Parramatta H., 4th STC Royal Parma S., L.

God's Hand (Galileo). 7 wins from 1050m to 1800m, A$337,380, MRC Selangor Turf Club H., AJC Randwick Betting Auditorium H., STC Vabys Restaurant H., Parramatta Leagues Club H., BRC Peroni Nastro Azzurro H., 2d Seymour Cup, L, AJC Marriott Hotels Welter H., STC Milton Meats H., AJC Tooheys New H., 3d STC Kingston Town S., Gr.3, AJC Hall Mark S., L, MRC Lord S., L, VRC Tauto H., AJC Autumn Racing Carnival H., Coremed Spiggle & Theis H., STC CFMEU Mining & Energy H., Young Members Day 2YO H., BRC Woolworths P., 4th STC Ajax S., Gr.2, MRC Victoria Gold Cup, L.