SOLD – Skyview Reflections

Posted on Oct 18, 2016 in Sold Horses






2012, Buckskin, Thoroughbred, 16.0hh, ACE Registered
Georgia is by the outstanding cremello thoroughbred Glacial Gold out of a successfully raced ASB mare. Although Glacial Gold’s dam & her siblings are unraced (due to rare colour), he comes from a strong and proven distaff line littered with black type. His second dam is an 8 times race winner and is by Hatchet Man – twice Group 1 winner, Group two winner and 10 wins in total with stakes of USD$359,490 (a huge amount of money in the early 1970’s which would be equivalent to Millions today). Her three half sisters are all winners also and EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THEM went on to produce black types!!! – CAFE DANCER $323,535; GALLO NERO (FR) $242,900; FAST SLEWZY $172,724 & Six Sense $159,986. His third dam MACHINE (ARG) a G3 winner and came second in another 3 x Group 3 races with her sire MANTECON (ARG) also a black-type winner. His fourth dam, MA COCOTTE (ARG) is Group 1 winner. She has a 5S x 4D inbreeding to The Tetrarch (GB) also known as ‘The Spotted Wonder’, unbeaten 2yo Champion in England (7 starts 7 wins). Timeform rated him the Worlds No.1 two year old for the 20th Century. Due to Glacial Gold’s sire lines being the “colour lines”, not many on his immediate sire line have raced. Of the ones who have raced, they have done well. His gran dam’s sire Social Wizard (CAN) is a stakes winner. His sire, Snow Twist (ARG) is also a black-type winner and set a new track record at Panama, 6f in 1:10.2; and 5 1/2f in 1:04.1. Distintiva (CHI), the granddam of Guaranteed Gold, was Champion older mare in Columbia (1981) – Group 2 winner and 8 wins at 3 & 4. Where does the colour come from?? From the earliest of beginnings there were dilutes in the Thoroughbreds of Great Britain. The earliest recorded being Darcey’s Yellow Turk 1665, and his dam Sedbury Mare in 1660. One of Darcey’s Yellow Turk’s decendents is Cream Cheeks born in 1690. Her descendant Silverlocks went on the produce several dilute Tb’s by the noted Godolphin Arabian. One of these, Buffcoat, was exported to America. Like Cream Cheeks, Silverlocks progeny also went on to produce a myriad of dilutes. Glacial Gold’s colour traces back to his Great, Great Grandsire’s Dam, Tootsie. Born in 1946 and registered as dark bay (described as brown). She must have been smoky black or a dark brown buckskin. Her parentage-verified son (by a bay sire) was palomino. It is not known which of her parents was the dilute. Her sire Onomea was registered as chestnut, though palominos always have been registered as chestnut. Her dam, Hekuni was registered as brown and also could have been a smoky black or dark buckskin. Georgia herself could be raced but we plan on using her to add refinement and athletism to our warmbloods. Being a buckskin, Georgia will produce buckskin, palomino, black and brown progeny (to all stallions), and tall cremello and perlino foals to a dilute or double dilute stallions. Georgia has an outstanding temperament and movement and would be an asset to any breeding program or alternatively she is ready now to go under saddle. Only for sale as we need to reduce broodmare numbers. If not sold will be put back in foal this coming season.