Sire: Fighting Sun

Dam: Hops

Colour: Brown or Black

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Nov 14th, 2015

Country: Australia


T J Abbott & J P Egan

Career Record: 10-0-3-3

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Black or Brown geldingFoaled in 2015

SireNorthern MeteorEncosta de LagoFairy King
FIGHTING SUN (AUS) ExplosiveFappiano
2011Irish DarlingIvory's IrishBest Western
  Sandy DarlingGeiger Counter
DamGalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
HOPS (AUS) Urban SeaMiswaki
2003Wheatland LadyStrawberry RoadWhiskey Road
  Pay the PiperBombay Duck

FIGHTING SUN (AUS) (Bay 2011-Stud 2014). 2 wins at 2, A$143,750, ATC Canonbury S., L, Membership on Sale 2YO P. Out of SW Irish Darling (SAJC Australasian Oaks, Gr.1). Grandson of a half-sister to the dam of SW Dragon Maiden (Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.3). Same family as SW Battle Eve (BOP RC Japan-Bay of Plenty International Trophy, Gr.2), SW King Delamere, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

HOPS, by Galileo. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to Hunter Forward, half-sister to STRAWBERRY STORM. This is her seventh foal. Dam of three foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Dutchesse Moshe (f. by Moshe). Winner at 1200m in 2017-18 in Aust.

Stately Choice (g. by Husson). Winner at 1200m in Aust.


2nd dam

Wheatland Lady, by Strawberry Road. 2 wins at 2, 3d Turfway Park Cincinnati Trophy S., L. Sister to STRAWBERRY A. O K., Strawberry Girl (dam of DANROAD, STRAWBERRY BOY, NEWTOWN JET, TIPPITAKA), Wheatland Special. Dam of 12 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

STRAWBERRY STORM (Thunder Gulch). 2 wins at 2, A$87,100, AJC Keith Mackay H., L, STC Thrifty Car Rental 2YO H., 3d STC WN Bull Funeral Directors H. Dam of-

Movie (Red Ransom). Winner at 2, A$90,200, STC Dairy Farmers Rise 2YO H., 3d GCTC Ken Russell Memorial Classic, L, AJC Mahogany H., 4th AJC Keith Mackay H., L. Dam of-

GOODFELLA (Snitzel). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, A$370,450, to 2017-18, ATC Brian Crowley S., L, BRMM H., Schweppes 2YO P., 2d BRC BJ McLachlan S., Gr.3, ATC Schweppes 2YO P., 4th GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic, RL.

Sarem. 5 wins from 1600m to 1950m, A$97,232, MRC Pura Light Start P., 2d MRC Allez Bijou H., SAJC Schweppes Tonic H.

Jolly Gains. 5 wins at 1000m, 1200m, A$1,000, HK$3,458,900, Hong Kong Club Challenge Cup H., HKJC American Club Challenge Cup H., Big Wave Bay H., Cricket Club Valley S., Jaffe H., 2d HKJC Aberdeen H., Mastermind H., Lisboa H., Broadwood H., Kwong Wah H., Violet Hill P.

Missin' Trish. Unraced. Dam of-

Barons Court. 14 wins to 1400m, A$168,190, AJC PJ Bell Country Championship, 3d AJC Bye Kenny on TVN H.


3rd dam

PAY THE PIPER, by Bombay Duck. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of 12 foals, all raced, 10 winners, inc:-

STRAWBERRY A. O K. (Strawberry Road). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 5½f, 6f, Thistledown Youthful S., L, 2d River Downs Cradle Prelude S., L, 3d River Downs Rascal S., L, Turfway Park President's S., L, 4th Detroit Renaissance S., L.

Wheatland Special (Strawberry Road). 11 wins to 6½f, Churchill Downs Allowance, 2d Turfway Park Florence S., L, 4th Turfway Park President's S., L.

Strawberry Girl (Strawberry Road). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 5½f to 1m, 2d Detroit Siren S., L. Dam of-

DANROAD (Danehill). Second top colt on The 2001-02 NZ 2YO Free H. 6 wins-4 at 2-at 1200m, NZ$149,700, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, Matamata RC Slipper S., L, Waikato RC New Zealand Bloodstock Juvenile H., Hawkes Bay Curraghmore Stud 3YO S., 2d Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Counties RC Karcher Classic, L, 4th Waikato RC Sprint H., L. Sire.

STRAWBERRY BOY (Redoute's Choice). 9 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$881,050, BRC Lord Mayor's Cup, Gr.3, Wayne Wilson S., L, Hawkesbury RC Ladies Day Cup, L, MRC Chase Hotel H., 2d MRC Moonga S., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, GCTC Magic Millions Cup, RL-twice, 3d ATC Villiers S., Gr.2, Kingston Town S., Gr.3, Colin Stephen H., Gr.3, Festival S., L.

NEWTOWN JET (Prized). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1700m, SAJC PQA Thomas Elder Classic, L, Oakbank RC Clipsal H., 3d SAJC OJ Smith Challenge S., L, IGT Megabucks H., 4th Keeneland Forerunner S., L. Sire.

TIPPITAKA (Red Ransom). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, A$631,383, GCTC Magic Millions 3YO Trophy, RL, SAJC The Lounge 2YO H., 2d MRC Lord Dudley H., SAJC High Country Communications H., 3d SAJC Magic Millions Adelaide 2YO Classic, QTC Sha Tin H.

Bullmore (Danehill). Placed at 2 & 3, 2d VRC Gibson Carmichael S., L, 3d MRC Luskin Star 2YO H., QTC Bright Shadow P., 4th SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3. Sire.

Wheatland Lady (Strawberry Road). 2 wins. See above.

Ooh Gorgeous Me. Raced once. Dam of-

Hunter Forward (Galileo). 5 wins from 1000m to 2100m in GB, U.S.A. and Aust, 3d Laurel Lady Baltimore S., L.