Press Statement/Calypso Dancer 19


Sire: Press Statement

Dam: Calypso Dancer

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 2 yo

Foaled: Sep 24, 2019

Country: AUS

Sale info: Lot at Private Sale

Purchase price: AUD   (Price is inclusive of GST but does not include current costs)

Horse Description:


Price: $165,000





Bay gelding       Foaled 24th September 2019 

PRESS STATEMENT HinchinbrookFastnet RockDanehill (USA)
Snippets' LassSnippets
Kaaptive EmpressKaaptive Edition (NZ)Kaapstad
Nile Empress (USA)Upper Nile
Iffraaj (GB)Zafonic (USA)Gone West
Natural Swinger (NZ)Viking RulerDanehill (USA)
Capote Crossing (USA)Capote

PRESS STATEMENT (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud 2016). 6 wins-3 at 2, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 113 rnrs, 62 wnrs, inc. SW Equation (Canberra Guineas, L), Incredulous Dream, SP Baby Wong, Daily Bugle, Roots and of Giovanna Run, Spokesman, Free Foal, Hold the Press, Hurry Hurry Gain, I Am News, Newsreader, Steel Win, Time Scale, Toomuchtobear, Cross Statement, El Santo, Oakfield Arrow, Sneaky Starter, Notions, Paper Daisy, The Storm in Me, etc.


1st dam

CALYPSO DANCER, by Iffraaj (GB). Unraced. This is her second foal. Her first foal is unraced.


2nd dam

NATURAL SWINGER (NZ), by Viking Ruler. Winner at 1400m in NZ. Half-sister to LA ITALIA. Dam of 5 named foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

 Red Peroni. Winner at 1100m in 2020-21 in Aust.

 Black Denim. Winner at 1000m in Aust.


3rd dam

CAPOTE CROSSING (USA), by Capote. Unplaced. Half-sister to  Aspen Falls (dam of IRISH LIGHTS),  Deputy's Mistress (dam of SHADOWBDANCING, BACKATEM). Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

LA ITALIA (f Stravinsky) Joint second filly on The 2005-06 NZ 2YO Free H. 3 wins at 2, NZ$355,375, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, Waikato RC New Zealand Bloodstock Classique, RL, CJC Riccarton Park Function Centre 2YO S., 2d Otago RC Vet Equine 2YO Trophy, 3d ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Highview S., Gr.3, 4th Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2. Producer.


4th dam

RIVER CROSSING, by Affirmed. Unplaced. Half-sister to FALL ASPEN (dam of FORT WOOD, HAMAS, NORTHERN ASPEN, TIMBER COUNTRY, BIANCONI, COLORADO DANCER, ELLE SEULE, MAZZACANO, PRINCE OF THIEVES), McCracken, Paintbrush,  Brackish (dam of MERZOUK, PACIFIC WEST, VALSES POUR MOI),  Existentialist (dam of YOUBETTERBELIEVEIT),  Sweet Cielo (dam of TSURUMARU TSUYOSHI). Dam of 12 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

 Kaimana. 2 wins at 6f, Hollywood Park Allowance. Producer.

 Aspen Falls. Winner at 5½f in U.S.A. Dam of 5 winners-

IRISH LIGHTS (f Fastnet Rock) 3 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$492,950, MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, VRC Sofitel Girls Day Out H., 2d MRC Blue Diamond Preview (f), L, 3d MRC Angus Armanasco S., Gr.2. Dam of 3 winners-

OMEI SWORD (f High Chaparral) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$482,025, ATC Silver Shadow S., Gr.2, Peter Svendsen 2YO H., 2d ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1, Surround S., Gr.2, Magic Night S., Gr.2, 3d ATC Golden Pendant, Gr.2.

LIPIZZANER (c Uncle Mo) 2 wins at 2, Doncaster S., L, 2d Curragh Anglesey S., Gr.3, 3d Navan Committed S., L, 4th Royal Ascot Norfolk S., Gr.2, Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint, Gr.2.

 Deputy's Mistress. Unraced. Dam of 9 winners-

SHADOWBDANCING (c Montbrook) 15 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1¼m, US$1,003,530, Prairie Meadows Cornhusker H., Gr.2, Remington Park Governor's Cup, L, Mountaineer Park West Virginia Governor's S., L, Mountaineer Mile S., L, Prairie Meadows H., L, Prairie Meadows Derby, L, Fonner Park Bosselman-Gus Fonner S., L, Prairie Meadows Prairie Mile S., L, Jim Rasmussen Memorial S., L-twice, Hawthorne Bonasera S., L, Cryptoclearance S., L, 2d Prairie Meadows Cornhusker H., Gr.2, Mountaineer Mile H., L, Hawthorne Cryptoclearance S., L, 3d Hoosier Park Michael G Schaefer Mile S., L, Prairie Meadows H., L, Fonner Park Bosselman-Gus Fonner S., L. Sire.

BACKATEM (f Notebook) 2 wins at 2, US$89,750, Calder Three Ring S., L, 3d Calder Judy's Red Shoes S., L. Dam of 9 winners-

RUNNING BOBCATS (f Running Stag) 9 wins-4 at 2-to 7f, US$377,494, Calder Distaff Turf Sprint H., L, Tampa Bay Downs South Sophomore Fillies S., L, Calder Cassidy S., L, Ema Bovary S., L, Dolly Jo S., L, 2d Calder U Can Do it H., L, Joe O'Farrell Juvenile Fillies S., L, Happy New Year S., L, Sugar n Spice S., L, Cool Air S., L, 4th Calder Distaff Turf Sprint Championship H., L. Dam of 7 winners-

ASIA EXPRESS (c Henny Hughes) Champion 2YO Colt in Japan in 2013. 4 wins-3 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m, 176,336,000¥, Nakayama Asahi Hai Futurity S., Gr.1, Niigata Leopard S., Gr.3, Tokyo Oxalis Sho, 2d Nakayama Fuji TV Sho Spring S., Gr.2, Hanshin Antares S., Gr.3, Nagoya Daishoten, L, 4th Niigata BSN Sho, L. Sire.

RAPIER WIT (c Henny Hughes) 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m, 132,585,000¥, to 2021, Nakayama March S., Gr.3, Radio Nippon Sho, Tokyo Kumpu S., Nakayama Tonegawa Tokubetsu, 2d Kyoto Ritto S., L, 3d Nakayama March S., Gr.3.

TAKE IT LIKE A MAN (g Run Away and Hide) 8 wins-1 at 2-from 5½f to 1m, US$428,158, Charles Town Researcher S., L, 2d Fair Grounds Thanksgiving H., L, 4th Fair Grounds Duncan F Kenner S., L.

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