Shooting To Win

Ch 2011 16.1HH (1.65M)
By Northern Meteor – Listen Here (Elusive Quality)
$38,500 Inc GST Payment on Live Foal (conditions apply). Standing at Kelvinside
Stunning winner of the stallion-making G1 Caulfield Guineas in a faster time than Lonhro and Redoute’s Choice. Impressive three-length winner of the G2 Stan Fox Stakes, too. The only other horse to do this double? Lonhro! Free of Danehill blood, from the family of Commands.

Pedigree

SHOOTING TO WIN

NORTHERN METEOR

ENCOSTA DE LAGO

FAIRY KING

NORTHERN DANCER

FAIRY BRIDGE

SHOAL CREEK

STAR WAY

ROLLS

EXPLOSIVE

FAPPIANO

MR PROSPECTOR

KILLALOE

SCUFF

FORLI

MOCCASIN

LISTEN HERE

ELUSIVE QUALITY

GONE WEST

MR PROSPECTOR

SECRETTAME

TOUCH OF GREATNESS

HERO'S HONOR

IVORY WAND

ANNOUNCE

MILITARY PLUME

SIR TRISTRAM

ULTRAVIOLET

THEME SONG

SACKFORD

COTEHELE HOUSE

By NORTHERN METEOR (2005) Ascot Vale S (G1), 2nd T J Smith S (G1), etc. Sire of 343 foals aged three and up, including SHOOTING TO WIN, AMANPOUR, COSMIC ENDEAVOUR, ROMANTIC TOUCH, SPEAK FONDLY, ZOUSTAR, BOUND FOR EARTH, DEEP FIELD, EUROZONE, NAJOOM, THE VOICE, ATMOSPHERICAL, VEUVELICIOUS, etc.

1st dam: LISTEN HERE by Elusive Quality. 3 wins (5f-7f) at 2 and 3, Pewsey Vale Cinderella S. Dam of 5 foals, 2 to race, 2 winners:

SHOOTING TO WIN (c Northern Meteor) G1 winner, see Race record.

DEEP FIELD (c Northern Meteor) 5 wins (5½f-6f) at 3 and 4, Linlithgow S (G2), City Tattersalls Lightning H, 2nd Maurice McCarten S (G3), 3rd Black Caviar Lightning S (G1). Sire.

2nd dam: Announce by Military Plume. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners:

LISTEN HERE (f Elusive Quality) Black type winner, see above.

Spectro Power (g Spectrum) 8 wins, 4 to 7, 2nd Kranji Mile, Raffles Hotels & Resorts Cup, Committee’s Prize.

OTRAVEZ (f Redoute’s Choice) Winner at 4. Dam of:

Red Fez (f Red Ransom) 3rd Kewney S (G2), Angus Armanasco S (G2).

3rd dam: THEME SONG by Sackford. 2 wins. Dam of 5 winners:

EMERALD DREAM (f Danehill) International S (G1), Thames Valley S (G3), Great Northern Challenge S, 2nd Lion Red S (G1), Gasmate S (G3), Hawke’s Bay Guineas (G3), Dam of:

ZABENE (g Zabeel) Gold Club Metropolitan Trophy H (G3), Dunedin Casino Gold Cup, 2nd New Zealand Cup (G3), Metropolitan Trophy H (G3), 3rd New Zealand Cup (G3).

KNIGHT’S COMMAND (g Pins) Woodlands Classic S, Admiralty Classic S, 2nd Fortune Bowl, 3rd New Year Cup, Jumbo Jet Trophy.

Flawless (f Zabeel) Dam of: SANDTOP (g Henrythenavigator) Macau Spring Trophy, Macau Autumn Trophy, 2nd Macau Winter Trophy, Macau 4yo Prelude.

SPECIAL BOND (c Fairy King) All Stars S, 2nd Lindsay Rosenthal S, NJ Way S. Sire.

Mancini (g Zephyr Zip) 3rd JC Price Television Quality S.

4th dam: Cotehele House by My Swanee. Unraced. Half-sister to OCTAGONAL (Champion two-year-old and three-year-old in Australia), MOUAWAD (Champion three-year-old in Australia), DIAMOND LOVER (Railway H (G1)), KAAPSTAD (Sires’ Produce S (G1)), MARQUISE (Captain Cook S (G1)). Dam of 9 winners:

DANEWIN (c Danehill) Champion three-year-old in Austalia, Rosehill Guineas (G1), Caulfield S (G1), Doomben Cup (G1), Mackinnon S (G1), Spring Champion S (G1), 2nd Queen Elizabeth S (G1), AJC Derby (G1), Victoria Derby (G1), Epsom H (G1), George Main S (G1), 3rd Canterbury Guineas (G1). Sire.

COMMANDS (c Danehill) Missile S (G3), Concept Sports S, 2nd The Galaxy (G1), 3rd Caulfield Guineas (G1), Expressway S (G2), Roman Consul S (G3). Sire.

Stud record
Shooting To Win's first southern hemisphere crop are foals of 2016.
Shooting To Win stands his first northern hemisphere season in 2016.

 

Conformation

Race record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 2 2 - - -
Three 9 2 1 2 1
Total 11 4 1 2 1

At 2

1st
Handicap race, 1250m, Canterbury.
1st
Maiden race, 1200m, Kembla Grange, by 1¾l.

At 3

1st
Caulfield Guineas (G1), 1600m, Caulfield, beating Rich Enuff, Wandjina, Kumaon, Chivalry, Merion, Moonovermanhattan, Almalad, Zulu Land, Lucky Tom, Looks Like The Cat, Stingray, Zebulon.
1st
Stan Fox S (G2), 1500m, Rosehill, by 3l, beating Scissor Kick, Valentia, Bachman, Scratch Me Lucky, Modoc.
2nd
Ming Dynasty H (G3), 1400m, Randwick, to Panzer Division, beating Lady Sharapova, Valentia, Washington Heights, Clover Lane.
3rd
Randwick Guineas (G1), 1600m, Randwick, to Hallowed Crown, Sweynesse, beating Preferment.
3rd
Golden Rose S (G1), 1400m, Rosehill, to Hallowed Crown, Scissor Kick, beating Almalad, Nostradamus, Press Report, Bring Me The Maid, Modoc, Kumaon, Ygritte, Bachman, Scratch Me Lucky.
4th
Hobartville S (G2), 1400m, Rosehill, to Hallowed Crown, Sweynesse, Kermadec, beating Scissor Kick, Panzer Division, Hampton Court, Diamond Valores, Preferment, Thunder Lady, Delectation.
Timeform 125

 

Video footage

Caulfield Guineas (G1), 1600m, Caulfield, 11 October 2014
Stan Fox S (G2), 1500m, Rosehill, 27 September 2014

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