As Bad As Tyson

As Bad As Tyson

Sire: Strategic Maneuver

Dam: Western Success

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Oct 8th, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Royal Blue & Gold Stripes, Hooped Sleeves & Quartered Cap

Trainer's Name: Brian Cox


D P Humphries, S C Gardner, Mrs M H Gardner, I Davies, Mrs H Davies, N J Peard, Mrs D H Peard, Mrs J Cleary, Mrs M A Gorupic, Mrs J Smith, Mrs R Cardwell, Ms F Young, R Franks, Mrs C A Boyd, F C Boyd & A Ierardi

Career Record: 27-7-3-4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    25.9 %
  • Place
    25.9 %





Chestnut geldingFoaled in 2012

SireRoyal AcademyNijinskyNorthern Dancer
STRATEGIC MANEUVER (AUS) Crimson SaintCrimson Satan
2005Crystal GauntletMarscayBiscay
DamSuccess ExpressHold Your PeaceSpeak John
WESTERN SUCCESS (AUS) Au PrintempsDancing Champ
1999Western CentBest WesternBletchingly

STRATEGIC MANEUVER (AUS) (Chestnut 2005-Stud 2011). Winner at 2, AJC Meridan & Thomas Hotels H. Sire of 56 rnrs, 20 wnrs, inc. SW Tempt Me Not (ATC PJ Bell S., Gr.3) and of Crazy Pops, Way Too Good, Precision Strike, Unblemished Mark - Absolute Miracle (Sing.), As Bad as Tyson, Aunty Porscher, Gambit, Lotza Focus, Peaky Blinders, Dance Again, I'm Too Hot, Twilight Maneuver, Koh Chang, Microsecond, Musical Maneuver, Poppyice, Repeat Fire, etc.


1st dam

WESTERN SUCCESS, by Success Express. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 2d BTC Ambassador Travel H. Half-sister to Bingham. Dam of nine named foals, seven to race, six winners, inc:-

Spectacula (f. by Testa Rossa). 2 wins at 2, A$93,090, MVRC Members Equity Bank 2YO P., 2d SAJC Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., 3d MVRC Customers ATM H., SAJC Penola Cup Easter Saturday H. Dam of-

GLOBAL GLAMOUR (Star Witness). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1600m, A$1,018,500, to 2016-17, ATC Flight S., Gr.1, MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, 2d GCTC Magic Millions Guineas, L, 3d NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., Gr.2.

Golden Success (f. by Medecis). 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 2d BRC Poolrite P., IGT P., 3d BTC 4BC Peter Psaltis H. Dam of-

Bentley Gold. Winner at 1000m in 2015-16 in Aust.

As Bad as Tyson (g. by Strategic Maneuver). 3 wins. See below.

Stagecoach (f. by Minardi). 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Aust.

As Good as Tyson (g. by Reset). Winner at 1000m in Aust.

Ruthless Secret (f. by Minardi). Winner at 2 in Aust.

Tamworth (c. by Distant Music). Placed at 2 in Aust.


2nd dam

WESTERN CENT, by Best Western. 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1100m, AJC Key Quality 2YO H., BTC Courier-Mail H., 2d AJC Ma Cherie 2YO H., 3d STC Cameo 2YO H. Half-sister to SAM SUNG A SONG. Dam of 8 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

Bingham (Distant Music). 6 wins to 1300m, A$130,775, 2d VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, 3d VRC Bulban H., MVRC Omega Smeg H., VRC Bob Davis 2YO H., MVRC Fisher & Paykel H.

Tunes of Gold. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1500m, BTC Brisbane Bloodstock Bonus 2YO H., 2d BTC 2YO H., Home Buyers H., GCTC Sushi Wine Bar Starcraft H.

Tenfuhrcent. 7 wins to 1400m, 3d QTC Breakfast Creek Cricket Club H., SAJC Clare Lindop P. Dam of-

Western Front. 3 wins from 1400m to 1900m to 2015-16, TTC Weeding Hire P., Admiral H., Devonport RC H., 3d Devonport RC Replays at H.

Western Success. 2 wins. See above.

Chamber of Secrets. Winner at 1000m, 2d SAJC Pepsi Max 2YO P., Schweppes 2YO H.

Heavens Own. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m in Aust.

Cent to be Good. Winner at 1100m in Aust.


3rd dam

CENTOLLUA, by Century. Unraced. Dam of 8 foals, all winners, inc:-

SAM SUNG A SONG (Timber Country). 7 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$323,250, AJC Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, City Tatt's RC Lightning H., L, AJC Smith & Nephew Genesis II H., Maytag H., San Miguel H., STC Darley Guineas Day H., 2d STC Festival H., L, AJC Santa Uses a Canon Camera H., STC Hyland Race Colours H., Sydney Horse Festival H., De Bortoli Black Creek H., 3d STC Starlight S., L, AJC Legion Welter H., 4th Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Gr.3.

Sundial. 10 wins to 1100m, A$115,850, BTC Bin 555s H., Doomben Dash H., Wyndham Estate H., QTC Sierra Queen H., Tony Fitzgerald H., Divide & Rule H., 2d BTC Triple M Welter H., 3d QTC JM Gray-Buchanan H.

Western Toll. 7 wins to 1100m, BTC Manikato H., Doomben H., QTC Jack Delaney H., 2d BTC Western 4x4 Northgate H., Tobin Bronze H., QTC Hot Reception H.

Gee Trump. 5 wins at 1100m, 1200m, STC Lemnos H., 2d AJC E Deas Thompson H., STC National Telecom Group H., Vincent Buda & Company H., Beecroft H., Fantastic Light at Darley H. Dam of-

Trumpadal. Winner at 2, WATC Westspeed Nursery H.

Western Cent. 5 wins. See above.


4th dam

APOLLUA, by King Apollo. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, AJC Flight S., Gr.2, Reginald Allen H., L, STC Turrella H., Tea Rose Graduation S., North Rocks H., 2d STC Queen of the Turf S., L, 3d STC Marlboro Classic, Gr.2. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Sky Apolla. 11 wins to 1350m, QTC Leopard Gum H.

Apollo Love. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

Go Madge. 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, BATC Zupps Mitsubishi H. Dam of-

English Summer. Unraced. Dam of-

ROCKET TO GLORY (Shovhog). 14 wins-5 at 2-to 1400m, A$851,075, BRC Chief de Beers H., L, 3d Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's 150th Anniversary S., Gr.3.


Race Record: 11 Starts 3-3-0 A$47,785.

3 wins to 1200m to 2016-17 in Aust.