The Gatting Ball


Sire: Hard Spun

Dam: Art of Deception

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Aug 27th, 2014

Country: Australia

Silks: Navy Blue, Yellow Vee, Yellow Cap With Navy Blue Spots


Owners

Twinspired Racing, Mrs K L Testro, G R Testro, D J Hexter, Dr J D Carter, Dr D Dhital, C V Bishop, J S Testro, Ms K M M McInerney & Royal Oak Racing


Pedigree

 

 THE GATTING BALL (AUS)

 

Bay geldingFoaled in 2014

SireDanzigNorthern DancerNearctic
HARD SPUN (USA) Pas de NomAdmiral's Voyage
2004Turkish TrystTurkomanAlydar
  DarbyvailRoberto
DamArtie SchillerEl PradoSadler's Wells
ART OF DECEPTION (AUS) Hidden LightMajestic Light
2009LashanteDanehill DancerDanehill
  Red CovetSt Covet

HARD SPUN (USA) (Bay 2004-Stud 2008). 7 wins-3 at 2, Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.1. Sire of 1064 rnrs, 747 wnrs, 66 SW, inc. Questing (Saratoga Coaching Club American Oaks, Gr.1), Le Romain, Hard Not to Like, Hard Aces, Ertijaal, Wicked Strong, Smooth Roller, Hardest Core, Zo Impressive, Promising Run, Gatting, Big John B, Rocketry, Moviesta, Fursa, Tarquin, San Nicasio, Red Duke, Text'n Hurley, Pleasuring, Timeline, Island Town, Maftool, etc.

 

1st dam

ART OF DECEPTION, by Artie Schiller. Unplaced. Half-sister to Draw Forward. Dam of one named foal-

The Gatting Ball (g. by Hard Spun). 4 wins. See below.

 

2nd dam

LASHANTE, by Danehill Dancer. Placed at 3 in Aust. Half-sister to ADALINE. Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Draw Forward (Charge Forward). 5 wins at 1050m, 1200m, A$220,883, SAJC Sloans Sands H., MVRC Sportingbet H., Tattsbet.com H., Simpson Constructions H., SAJC Drake Supermarkets P., 2d MVRC Dr Sheahan P., MRC Daniel McMillan H., SAJC CFMEU H., Betfair 2YO H., 3d SAJC Redelva S., L, Basin Sands Logistics H., 4th SAJC Lightning S., L, Manihi Classic, L.

Blackberry. Winner at 950m in 2018-19, 3d Ipswich TC Sirromet P.

 

3rd dam

RED COVET, by St Covet. Winner at 1400m, VRC Rainburst H., 3d MVRC Dominant Chemicals H. Three-quarter-sister to ALL THRILLS TOO, half-sister to Regal Thrills, Red Century (dam of GOTTA HAVE HEART, CROSSYOURHEART). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

ADALINE (Court of Jewels). 4 wins from 1400m to 2000m, NZ$162,025, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Avondale JC Sporty's Bar & Cafe New Plymouth H., Waikato RC Lawrenson Group H., 2d ARC New Zealand S., Gr.1, Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, 3d ARC Gucci Mile H. Producer.

 

4th dam

SOLEIL ROUGE, by Red Tempo. 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1900m, NZ$163,330, ARC Great Northern Challenge S., Gr.2, Rotorua Challenge S., Gr.3, Counties RC King Gerrard 3YO S., Avondale JC Whitecliffs Sawmilling Juvenile S., 2d ARC Guineas Trial, L, Haunui Farm S., L, NZI Insurance H., Matamata RC Fayette Park H., Thompson Marks & Ewen Veterinary H., 3d ARC Ladies Mile, Gr.3, Royal S., Gr.3, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.3, Rotorua S., L, Avondale JC Ciba-Geigy Sprint H., Waikato RC Presidents H., Matamata RC Majestic Horse Floats H., 4th WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.2, BOP RC Tauranga Classic, L. Half-sister to BLACK SUN, Katie O'Neill (dam of SHE WILL BE LOVED), Soleil Etoile (dam of SILKY RED BOXER). Dam of 8 foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

Regal Thrills (Royal Academy). 4 wins from 1000m to 1600m, SAJC Christies Beach Hotel H., MVRC TROA H., SAJC Crawford & Co H., HKJC Wan Chai H., 2d STC Darby Munro S., L, VRC Grandera at Darley Sprint H., HKJC Fan Lau H., 3d HKJC Hung Shui Kiu H., Chongqing H., 4th SAJC Penny Edition S., L. Producer.

Lady Thrills. Unraced. Dam of-

Heart of Thrills. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

THRILLSTER (Starspangledbanner). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$492,200, to 2018-19, MVRC Atlantic Jewel S., L, MRC 2YO VOBIS Sires S., Bendigo JC Jayco Vobis Gold Rush 2YO P., 2d MRC Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.2, MVRC Valley Pearl, L, 3d MRC Quezette S., Gr.3.

Red Century. Unraced. Dam of-

GOTTA HAVE HEART (Show a Heart). 7 wins to 1550m, A$312,805, MRC Sandown S., Gr.3, Victoria H., Gr.3, VRC Grand Scale H., MVRC Dr LeWinn's Ladies Championship H., 2d VRC Chubb P., L, MRC Corps of Commissionaires H., Teamelbourne P.H., 3d Sale Cup, 4th MVRC Norman Carlyon S., Gr.2, AJC Tramway H., Gr.3, MRC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.3.

CROSSYOURHEART (Show a Heart). Top filly on the 2006-07 NZ 2YO Free H. 6 wins-4 at 2-to 1200m, NZ$358,475, Waikato RC New Zealand Bloodstock Classique, RL, Counties Challenge S., L, ARC Fully Fledged H., Karaka Million 2YO H., Waikato RC Esker Lodge Juvenile S., Avondale JC First Sovereign Trust H., 2d Counties Bowl, L, ARC Radio Sport 3YO H., 4th Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2. Dam of-

SWEAR (Redoute's Choice). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1300m, 1400m, A$309,100, NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., Gr.3, Hawkesbury RC Claret 2YO S., 2d ATC Spring Champion S., Gr.1.

Red Slippers. Unraced. Dam of-

ALL THRILLS TOO (St Covet). 8 wins at 1000m, 1200m, HK$16,934,500, Hong Kong Sprint, Gr.1, HKJC International Sprint Trial H., L, National Panasonic Cup H., Sprint Trial Trophy H., Banyan H., Huizhou H., Washington DC H., Po Yan H., 2d HKJC Centenary Sprint Cup, L, Chairman's Sprint Prize, L, American Club Challenge Cup, 3d Hong Kong Sprint, Gr.2, HKJC Bauhinia Sprint Trophy, L, Centenary Sprint Cup, L, Juvenile Sprint Trophy, L, 4th HKJC Chairman's Sprint Prize, L, Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup, L.

 

Race Record: 25 Starts 4-9-0 A$245,515.

4 wins from 1600m to 2500m, A$245,515, to 2018-19, MVRC MSC Signs Stayers Series H., SAJC Skybeau Final H., 2d MVRC New Year's Eve at Legends H., MRC Ladbrokes Info Hub H., SAJC Metal-Link H., Ballarat TC Champions Estate H.