Samaras Choice

Sire: The Factor

Dam: Our Miss Donovan

Colour: Grulla

Gender: Gelding

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Oct 18th, 2015

Country: Australia





Grey geldingFoaled in 2015

SireWar FrontDanzigNorthern Dancer
THE FACTOR (USA) Starry DreamerRubiano
2008GreyciousnessMiswakiMr. Prospector
DamHussonetMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
OUR MISS DONOVAN (AUS) SacahuistaRaja Baba
2009Up the HillDanehillDanzig
  Marigot BayFairy King

THE FACTOR (USA) (Roan or Grey 2008-Stud U.S.A. 2013, Aust. 2014). 6 wins-1 at 2, Santa Anita Malibu S., Gr.1. Out of a three-quarter-sister to SW Showering. Sire of 178 rnrs, 91 wnrs, inc. SW Noted and Quoted (Santa Anita Chandelier S., Gr.1), Multiplier, Cistron, A Different Style, Nine Route, Delphinia, Fact Finding, Kroy, Youngest Daughter, SP Silken Spy, Action Everyday, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 2YOs and inc The Unknown Factor and of the placegetters Glamour Factor, etc.


1st dam

OUR MISS DONOVAN, by Hussonet. Unplaced. Half-sister to OLDER THAN TIME, Meditation (dam of RIGHTEOUS CAUSE - CLARTON SUPER (SING.)). Dam of two named foals, one to race, inc:-

The Fox Effect (f. by Foxwedge). 2 wins at 1350m, 1400m in 2017-18 in Aust.


2nd dam

UP THE HILL, by Danehill. Unraced. Sister to Assafa, three-quarter-sister to LANGOUSTINE, ONE WORLD (dam of ONE LAST DANCE), Satono Amazones (dam of SATONO ARES). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

OLDER THAN TIME (Don Eduardo). 5 wins from 1200m to 1900m, A$316,405, ATC Sky High S., L, Edgecliff H., TJ's Champagne Bar H., 2d ATC Sydney Cup, Gr.1, Chairman's H., Gr.2, 3d ATC Millie Fox S., Gr.3, City Tattersall's Club Cup, L, NE Manion Cup, L, Aspiration H., L, 4th ATC Chairman's H., Gr.2. Dam of-

Golden Legacy. 2 wins at 1000m in 2017-18 in Aust.

Najib. 2 wins at 2050m, 2200m, 2d MRC Fileur H., MVRC Essendon Mazda P., SAJC Discovery Holiday Parks H., 4th VRC Express S., L.

Meditation. Winner at 1300m in Aust. Dam of-

RIGHTEOUS CAUSE - CLARTON SUPER (Sing.) (Swift Alliance). 5 wins to 1400m, A$2,100, S$403,740, to 2018, Singapore TC EW Barker Trophy, L, Fortune Bowl, L, Intercept S., Class 4 H.-twice, 2d Singapore TC Benchmark 83 H., Class 4 H.

Breezing Home. Placed at 2, 3d ATC Professor Geoff McKellar Memorial H.

Barok. Placed at 2 & 3 in Aust.

Glorious Calling. Raced once. Dam of-

Freedom Call. 3 wins to 1400m in Aust.

Paradise Bound. 2 wins at 1600m in Aust.

Swift Response. Winner at 1200m in 2016-17 in Aust.


3rd dam

Marigot Bay, by Fairy King. 2 wins at 2, Leopardstown Burlington Air Express Nursery H., 3d Curragh Round Tower S., L, 4th Curragh Marble Hill S., L. Blood-sister to Achill Island - Sleep Well (H.K.), half-sister to LANGOUSTINE, ONE WORLD (dam of ONE LAST DANCE), Satono Amazones (dam of SATONO ARES). Dam of 14 foals, 8 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Assafa (Danehill). 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, MRC Broadbridge H., Waikato RC Espresso Infusion H., 2d MRC Hydrogen H., MVRC Manfred H., 3d VRC Rory's Jester P., Gr.3, ARC Co-Op Taxis H., Lindauer Piccolo H. Sire.

Nevis Peak. Unraced. Dam of-

Fly Silca Fly. 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, Newmarket Rotary Club of Newmarket H., 2d Chester Combermere 2YO S., Hawkes Bay Jackson's Bakery & Cafe H.


4th dam

PRAWN COCKTAIL, by Artichoke. Unraced. Half-sister to ROYAL ACADEMY, PANCHO VILLA, TERLINGUA (dam of STORM CAT, CHAPEL OF DREAMS), ALYDARIEL (dam of JEUNE HOMME), Border Run, Encino. Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, all winners, inc:-

LANGOUSTINE (Danehill). 2 wins at 2, A$88,400, VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.2, SAJC E&E Black Pepper Shiraz 2YO H., 3d VRC Red Roses S., L. Producer.

ONE WORLD (Danehill). 2 wins at 2, A$145,450, VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.3, SAJC Fulham Park P., L, 3d MRC Blue Diamond Preview (f), Gr.3. Dam of-

ONE LAST DANCE (Encosta de Lago). 3 wins at 2, A$177,223, MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.3, Blue Diamond Preview (f), L, MVRC Essendon Mazda 55 Second Challenge 2YO H.

Achill Island - Sleep Well (H.K.) (Sadler's Wells). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1500m, 1650m, £33,900, €24,347, US$200,000, HK$2,475,550, HKJC Pak Wo H., Green Lane H., Shek O H., Lo So Shing H., 2d Ascot Royal Lodge S., Gr.2, Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf S., L, Tipperary Ad Valorem S., L, 3d Chester Dee S., Gr.3, HKJC Panasonic Momi-Momi H., Ngong Ping H., Chicago H., Moon Koon H.

Marigot Bay (Fairy King). 2 wins. See above.

Satono Amazones. Winner at 1200m in Japan. Dam of-

SATONO ARES (Deep Impact). Champion 2YO Colt in Japan in 2016. 4 wins-3 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m, 149,097,000¥, to 2017, Hanshin Asahi Hai Futurity S., Gr.1, Hakodate Tomoe Sho, L, 2d Tokyo Shimbun Hai, Gr.3, Tokyo Capital S., L, 4th Nakayama Fuji TV Sho Spring S., Gr.2.


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