Press Statement X Meridian
Sire: Press Statement
Colour: Brown or Black
Age: 2 year old
Foaled: Sep 1st, 2017
BAY OR BROWN FILLY (AUS)
|Foaled 1st September 2017|
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, BRC JJ Atkins S., Gr.1, ATC Hobartville S., Gr.2, Stan Fox S., Gr.2, TAB Place Multi 2YO P., TAB Place Multi H., 2d ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Run to the Rose H., Gr.2, 3d ATC George Ryder S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Pressday (BRC TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1). Closely related to SW The Mighty Lions, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.
MERIDIAN, by Lonhro. 2 wins at 1350m, 1400m, 2d ATC Pro-Ride H. This is her second live foal. Her first foal is unraced.
ZANNA, by Pentire. 6 wins from 1400m to 2050m, A$666,500, VRC Empire Rose S., Gr.2, MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3, AJC Angst H., L, BTC Doomben Bracelet, AJC Longines H., MRC Brava Jeannie H., 2d AJC Emancipation S., Gr.2, 3d AJC Apollo S., Gr.2, 4th STC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1, BTC Labour Day Cup, Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to NIGELISSIMA. Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 3 winners, inc:-
Schlager. 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m, STC Members P., 2d AJC Intergaze P.
Meridian. 2 wins. See above.
Dezannam - Sink the Pink (Mac.). Winner at 1000m in Aust.
Majestic Shadow. Placed in Aust.
Zermatt. Raced twice. Dam of-
Tolemac. Winner at 1600m in 2018-19, 2d VRC AAMI Victoria Derby Trial, 3d ARC Monstavision H., 4th Geelong Classic, L.
Twickers. Unraced. Dam of-
You Es Commander. 3 wins from 1650m to 2450m, 3d BRC Teddy Bear Picnic Raceday H.
POSING, by Truly Vain. 5 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Rotorua S., L, ARC Ellerslie Easter Carnival Prelude H., Carnegie 3YO H., Hawkes Bay Bearsley Express 3YO S., 2d Counties RC RW Crisp Fencing H., 3d Rotorua RC FCN Playne P.H., Counties RC Coca-Cola Amatil H. Half-sister to AD ALTA,
ZANNA (Pentire). 6 wins. See above.
Lutry. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, Waikato RC Trevor Sutcliffe Insurance H. Dam of-
Chatelard. 4 wins from 1400m to 1900m, A$169,755, ATC Theraces H., Winter Racing H., TAB H., 2d ATC Pacific Boating H., 3d ATC Liberty International Underwriters H., BRC Bentleys CA H.
Papercut. 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$99,945, 2d MRC Caranna H., 3d MVRC Essendon Mazda 55 Second Challenge Heat H., MRC Flying Halo H.
Imply. 2 wins at 1600m, 1700m in Aust.
Star Pose. Unplaced. Dam of-
Graceful Star. Winner at 1300m in 2018-19, 3d VRC New Year 2YO P.
Proposing. Raced twice. Dam of-
Grand Proposal. 5 wins from 900m to 1800m, A$122,755, City Tatt's RC TAB Highway H., 2d Albury Guineas, ATC TAB Highway H., 3d ATC TAB Highway H., 4th Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Wagga Gold Cup, L.
Posing Zero. Unraced. Dam of-
NIGELISSIMA (Pentire). 3 wins from 2100m to 2400m, NZ$97,560, A$5,000, ARC Champion Stakes Prelude, L, Cambridge JC Mitavite H., 2d ARC White Refrigeration H., Hawkes Bay Livamol Optimiser H., WRC Margaret Arnold Anniviversary H., BOP RC Ultimate Motor Group H., 3d BOP RC Japan-New Zealand International Trophy, Gr.2, 4th Manawatu Breeders' S., Gr.3.
Solar Kingdom. 2 wins at 1400m, HKJC CUHK Alumni Cup, Nam Sang Wai H., 2d HKJC Sports Club Diamond Jubilee Challenge Cup.
DISTANT HEIGHTS, by Imposing. 2 wins at 1200m in NZ. Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-
AD ALTA (Kenfair). Top filly on The 1999-2000 NZ 3YO Free H. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, NZ$195,350, A$134,460, New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, AJC Surround S., Gr.2, ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, ARC Guineas Trial, L, 3d New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, VATC JJ Liston S., Gr.2, 4th STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2.
POSING (Truly Vain). 5 wins. See above.
Zuri. Unraced. Dam of-
BATMAN (Falkirk). 9 wins to 1400m, NZ$248,150, A$7,920, Otago RC Mosgiel S., L, CJC Mohua H., Otago RC Ray Webster Plumbing H., Manawatu RC Lincoln Lodge H., CJC Angus Meats H., Otago RC Speight's H., 2d CJC Timaru S., L, Wanganui Guineas, L, Rotorua RC Fiber Fresh 3YO H., Ashburton RC Half the Asset H., Manawatu RC Brokerweb Risk Services H., Tru Test H., Otago RC Wild Range Photography H., Southland RC Southern Insulation H., 3d Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, CJC Stewards H., Gr.3, Gavelhouse.com H., Hornby Working Men's Club H., Vernon & Vazey Truck Parts H., Paint Lab Hornby H.