2019 Press Statement X Fly The Gates


2019 Press Statement X Fly The Gates

Sire: Press Statement

Dam: Fly the Gates

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 2 year old

Foaled: Aug 24th, 2019

Country: Australia


Pedigree

 

 BAY OR BROWN COLT (AUS)

 

Foaled 24th August 2019

SireHinchinbrookFastnet RockDanehill
PRESS STATEMENT (AUS) Snippets' LassSnippets
2012Kaaptive EmpressKaaptive EditionKaapstad
  Nile EmpressUpper Nile
DamWritten TycoonIglesiaLast Tycoon
FLY THE GATES (AUS) Party MissKenmare
2010Parkhill's FlyerBrigandNoholme
  Better FantasyBetter Boy

PRESS STATEMENT (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud 2016). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$1,832,275, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Pressday (BRC TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1). Sire of 87 rnrs, 35 wnrs, inc. SW Equation (Canberra Guineas, L), Incredulous Dream, SP Baby Wong and of Daily Bugle, Giovanna Run, Spokesman, Free Foal, Hold the Press, Hurry Hurry Gain, Newsreader, Time Scale, El Santo, Argus, Cartography, Full Press, He's the News, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.

 

1st dam

FLY THE GATES, by Written Tycoon. Unplaced. Half-sister to FLYING RUBY (dam of FLYING ARTIE). This is her fifth foal. Her fourth foal is a 2YO. Dam of three foals to race, inc:-

Stryke the Gates (g. by Stryker). Placed at 3 in Aust.

 

2nd dam

PARKHILL'S FLYER, by Brigand. Unplaced. Half-sister to BETTER LOOSEN UP, Pure Imagination (dam of ALL IMAGINATION). Dam of 14 named foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

FLYING RUBY (Rubiton). 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$309,662, TRC Bow Mistress S., L, VRC Sunday Herald Sun P., MRC Swell Time H., 2d MRC Mannerism S., Gr.3, NSA Great Strides CF Cup, 3d VRC National Jockey Celebration Day Victoria P., Gr.3, MRC WW Cockram S., Gr.3, TRC Bow Mistress S., L, VRC Melbourne Cup Community Fund H., MRC Partnercall H., Desirable H. Dam of-

FLYING ARTIE (Artie Schiller). Leading 3YO Male on the 2016 WTR (Sprint). Champion 3YO Colt in Australia in 2016-17. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$1,281,000, VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, MRC Blue Sapphire S., Gr.3, Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, 2d MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.3, 3d ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Sire.

Belflyer (Bel Esprit). 14 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$1,009,880, ATC Kosciuszko P., SCTC Caloundra Automotive H., 2d Clarence River JC Ramornie H., L, 3d Tamworth Showcase Cup, BRC Pink Sports Day H., Superior Pak H., MRC Grand Hotel Frankston H., GCTC Viva Racing H., Ipswich TC XXXX Summer H.

Pure. 4 wins from 1100m to 2050m, A$103,650, to 2019-20, 2d MVRC Adapt Aust Martin Ralston H.

Redissent. Winner at 1400m in 2020-21, 3d MVRC Vertex Roofing H.

Crimson Pilot. 9 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$113,190, Qld Tatt's RC Country Cup, BTC Byrne Ford H., 2d SAJC Contract Engineering Flying H., VRC Boss Hogs Hot Dogs Sprint H., AJC PJ Bell Country Final H., STC Farewell Bryan Guy H., 3d VRC Hahn Premium H., Mornington RC Spring Cup, 4th Gosford RC Pacesetter S., L.

Kawaree. 8 wins from 1200m to 1800m, STC Erect Safe Trophy H.

Pass the Post. 6 wins from 1200m to 1750m, A$123,388, MRC Le Pine Funerals H., Guinot Skincare H., 2d MRC Cove Hotel H., 3d VRC Sportingbet H.

Mr Darcy. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, 3d BTC Finlayson's H.

Flybefree. 5 wins from 1600m to 2200m in Aust.

Yoyo. 4 wins from 1400m to 1650m in Aust.

Dane Park. 3 wins from 1400m to 2100m in Aust.

 

3rd dam

BETTER FANTASY, by Better Boy. 5 wins from 1400m to 2400m in Aust. Dam of 14 named foals, 13 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

BETTER LOOSEN UP (Loosen Up). Aust. Horse of the Year 1990-91. Champion Older Horse in Australia in 1990-91. 17 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2400m, A$3,481,125, VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, Honda S.H., Gr.1, STC Segenhoe S., Gr.1, WATC Winfield S., Gr.1, Railway S., Gr.1, VRC Turnbull S., Gr.2, Blamey S., Gr.2-twice, MVRC John F Feehan S., Gr.2, Japan Cup, L, AJC Tooheys 2.2 Lite H., NSW Tatt's RC JV Comans H., STC Tooheys Draught Welter H., Balmain-Rozelle H., 2d VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, AJC Queen Elizabeth Randwick S., Gr.1, STC Canterbury Guineas, Gr.1, SAJC RN Irwin S., Gr.3, VATC Richard Ellis S., L, AJC Burke & Wills H., Amounis H., STC Limerick Junction H., VATC TAB Super Challenge H., 3d STC Hill S., Gr.2, VRC Chester Manifold S., L, Gosford Guineas, L, 4th MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, STC George Ryder S., Gr.1, WATC Beat Diabetes 2 S., Gr.1, VATC JJ Liston S., Gr.2.

Pure Imagination. 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, 3d VATC Braeside H. Dam of-

ALL IMAGINATION (Loosen Up). 14 wins from 950m to 1600m, A$109,515, SAJC Johnnie Walker Classic H., L, Sky Chase Flying H., My Good Man Flying H., A Chorus Line H., Hindmarsh Woodville Hotels H., Bonnetts Saddlery P., Eagle Bitter H., 2d SAJC Viva Holidays P., Festival State P. H., Penny Edition Flying H., 3d SAJC Eagles Welter H., Better Health Trophy H. Producer.