Holler

B 2012 16.1HH (1.65M)
By Commands – Shouts (Strategic)
Standing at Northwood Park
Top-class son of perennial leading sire Commands rated behind only Exosphere among Australia’s three-year-old colts of 2015-16. Defeated Kermadec and Criterion in the G1 Canterbury Stakes and ran G1-winning sprinter Flamberge close in the G1 William Reid. Dam is out of the same Stakes-winning mare as Champion sprinter Yell and closely related to leading Victorian stallion Written Tycoon.

Pedigree

HOLLER

COMMANDS

DANEHILL

DANZIG

NORTHERN DANCER

PAS DE NOM

RAZYANA

HIS MAJESTY

SPRING ADIEU

COTEHELE HOUSE

MY SWANEE

PETITION

GREY RHYTHM

EIGHT CARAT

PIECES OF EIGHT

KLAIRESSA

SHOUTS

STRATEGIC

ZEDITAVE

THE JUDGE

SUMMONED

SUDDEN IMPULSE

LUSKIN STAR

SWEET EMBRACE

VOCALIST

BLUEBIRD

STORM BIRD

IVORY DAWN

LOYAL LYRIC

SOVEREIGN RED

MISS ENTERTAINER

By COMMANDS (1996) Missile S (G3), etc. Sire of 1,518 foals aged three and up, including HOLLER, EPAULETTE, SKILLED, APPEARANCE, COMMANDING JEWEL, EREWHON, PARATROOPERS, PURPLE, RUSSETING, UNDUE, ALTAR, AMBIDEXTER, COURT COMMAND, FIRST COMMAND, GREGERS, LAMASERY, MARCHING, PAXIMADIA, RAIN AFFAIR, VILANOVA, etc.

1st dam: Shouts by Strategic. Dam of 9 foals, 5 to race, 3 winners:

HOLLER (c Commands) G1 winner, see Race record.

RECKONS (g Lonhro) 6 wins, 2 to 5.

JIVE TALK (f Commands) 2 wins at 4.

2nd dam: VOCALIST by Bluebird. 2 wins at 2, Black Opal Preview, 2nd Tea Rose S (G2), 3rd Black Opal S (G2). Dam of 8 winners:

YELL (g Anabaa) Champion Sprinter in Australia, 9 wins, 2 to 4, Australia S (G1), Futurity S (G1), C F Orr S (G1), Canterbury S (G1), Stanley Wootton S (G2), C S Hayes S (G3), Ian McEwan Trophy, Golden S, Veuve Clicquot S, 2nd Manikato S (G1), T J Smith S (G2), Todman Slipper Trial (G2), Breeder' S (G2), Melbourne Moonga Harrolds 101 S (G3), Bletchingly S (G3), H D F McNeil S (G3), Champagne Classic (G3), 3rd Futurity S (G1).

SUNG (f Anabaa) 3 wins at 3, Dark Jewel Classic, 2nd P J Bell H.

CHORAL (g Lonhro) 9 wins, 4 to 7.

BELLOW (g Octagonal) Winner at 3.

CYMBAL (f Commands) Winner at 3.

GRITO (f Redoute’s Choice) Winner at 4.

LOUDEST (g Lonhro) Winner at 4.

TORCHSINGER (f Ad Valorem) Winner at 3.

3rd dam: LOYAL LYRIC by Sovereign Red. 4 wins at 3 and 4. Dam of 6 winners:

ANTHEMS (g Palace Music) Sires' Produce S (G1), Castlemaine Classic (G1), Roman Consul S (G3), Brisbane H, Cameron H, Fernhill H, 2nd Champagne S (G1), Phar Lap S (G2), 3rd Challenge S (G2), Hobartville S (G2).

Patriotism (g Commands) 2nd Carbine Club S (G3).

Hit (g Night Shift) 3rd Gibson Carmichael S.

La Fraise (f Quest For Fame) Placed at 2. Dam of:

Sempervirent ( f Canny Lad) Unraced. Dam of: TIGER QUEST (f Where’s That Tiger) Gardenia H, 2nd Camellia S (G2), South African Fillies Nursery (G2).

Verse (f Quest For Fame) Unraced. Dam of:

LAMASERY (g Commands) Bacardi Hill S (G2), Colin Stephen H (G3), Kingston Town S (G3), Melbourne Cup Day Plate, 3rd Metropolitan H (G1), Chelmsford S (G2).

4th dam:MISS ENTERTAINER by Vain. 6 wins. Dam of 10 winners:

PARTY MISS (f Kenmare) 4 wins, 2 to 4. Dam of:

WRITTEN TYCOON (c Iglesia) Todman Slipper Trial (G2). Sire.

Invited (f Iglesia) Unraced. Dam of: Big Chance (g Octagonal) 2nd Hampden S.

Stud Record
Holler stands his first season in 2017.

Conformation

Race record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 2 1 - 1 -
Three 10 3 3 1 -
Four 2 - - - -
Total 14 4 3 2 -

At 2

1st
Maiden race, 1100m, Randwick, beating Fireworks, Ideal Express.

At 3

1st
Canterbury S (G1), 1300m, Randwick, by 1¼l, beating First Seal, Kermadec, Happy Clapper, Our Boy Malachi, Ecuador, Criterion.
1st
Australia S (G2), 1200m, Moonee Valley, beating Churchill Dancer, Rebel Dane, Hucklebuck, It Is Written, Trust In A Gust, Mourinho, Richie’s Vibe, Written Up, Sirbible, Rageese.
1st
Telstra Phonewords S (G3), 1200m, Moonee Valley, by 4¼l, beating Brockhoff, Demonstrate.
2nd
William Reid S (G1), 1200m, Moonee Valley, by a short-head, to Flamberge, beating Japonisme, Fast ‘N’ Rocking, The Quarterback, Churchill Dancer, Scarlet Billows, Gregers, Lucky Hussler, It is Written, Headwater, Kinglike.
2nd
Gothic S, 1400m, Caulfield, by a neck, to Mahuta, beating Flying Light, Santa Ana Lane, Takedown.
3rd
Run To The Rose (G2), 1200m, Rosehill, to Exosphere, Press Statement, beating Japonisme, Redzel.

Timeform 123

Video footage

Canterbury S (G1), 1300m, Randwick, 05 March 2016
Australia S (G2), 1200m, Moonee Valley, 23 January 2016
Telstra Phonewords S (G3), 1200m, Moonee Valley, 24 October 2015

News

G1 Middle Park Stakes-winning son of Choisir joins the Darley roster

Outstanding European juvenile The Last Lion, winner of last year’s G1 Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket, will join the Darley

Limited number of lifetime breeding rights to be offered in the son of Commands

Holler, winner of the G1 Canterbury Stakes for Godolphin last year, will join the Darley stallion roster for the 2017 breeding


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