Sire: Hard Spun

Dam: Country Fable

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Sep 1st, 2014

Country: Australia


R Griffiths, Mrs S Griffiths, Mrs T L Brewster, D W Sampson, Mrs V Sampson, D Murkies, B J McLeod, A D Powick, Miss K M Powick, Mrs J M Powick, Foxhat Racing (Mgr: S E Hobson), G Giampietri & Wow Racing (Mgr: Mrs S O'Neill)





Foaled 1st September 2014

SireDanzigNorthern DancerNearctic
HARD SPUN (USA) Pas de NomAdmiral's Voyage
2004Turkish TrystTurkomanAlydar
DamBernardiniA.P. IndySeattle Slew
COUNTRY FABLE (AUS) Cara RafaelaQuiet American
2009Country LodgeGrand LodgeChief's Crown
  CoalitionPre Emptive Strike

HARD SPUN (USA) (Bay 2004-Stud 2008). 7 wins-3 at 2, Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.1. Sire of 663 rnrs, 442 wnrs, 46 SW, inc. Questing (Saratoga Coaching Club American Oaks, Gr.1), Hard Not to Like, Ertijaal, Wicked Strong, Hard Aces, Smooth Roller, Hardest Core, Zo Impressive, Big John B, Moviesta, Promising Run, Tarquin, San Nicasio, Red Duke, Text'n Hurley, Island Town, Maftool, Reload, Power Trip, Hard Enough, Easter Gift, Hierro, etc.


1st dam

COUNTRY FABLE, by Bernardini. Raced twice. This is her first foal.


2nd dam

COUNTRY LODGE, by Grand Lodge. 2 wins at 1400m, A$306,100, VRC Vanity S., Gr.3, Beachside H., 2d VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2, Sky Channel H., MRC Deakin H., Jim Conway H., Alan Currie H., 3d VRC Chubb S., L, Hilton Nicholas H., 4th MRC Angus Armanasco S., Gr.2, VRC Let's Elope S., L. Half-sister to RAZOR BLADE (dam of FLAMBERGE, SUNBURNT LAND, DURENDAL, CURTANA). Dam of 6 named foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Bell Trees - Royce (Sing.). 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m, SAJC Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., Singapore TC Class 4 H., 3d MRC Noni B H.

Ashridge. 3 wins at 1100m, 1200m in Aust.

Harpsund. 3 wins from 1400m to 1900m in Aust.


3rd dam

COALITION, by Pre Emptive Strike. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, VATC Sturt H., Katandra H., Amalgamation H., 2d VATC Elsternwick H. Half-sister to HONOUR CODE, Tootsie Roll (dam of DOUBTFUL JACK). Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, all winners, inc:-

RAZOR BLADE (Blazing Sword). 8 wins to 1500m, A$271,526, Qld Tatt's RC Winter S., Gr.3, AJC Nivison H., L, BTC Diamond Stud S., L, STC Bed of Roses H., AJC Red Jester H., STC Comely Girl H., Pukekohe H., 2d VATC Arborea H., 3d VATC Tristarc S., Gr.3, MVRC Great Western S., L, STC Miranda H., 4th VRC Great Western H., L. Dam of-

FLAMBERGE (Exceed and Excel). 10 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$1,421,630, to 2015-16, MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, ATC Sebring S., Gr.3, VRC Standish H., Gr.3, MRC Heath S., Gr.3, SAJC Durbridge S., L, VRC Living Legends H., MVRC Programmed Property Services 2YO H., MRC East Malvern Community Bank H., 2d MRC Rubiton S., Gr.2, MVRC Ian McEwen S., Gr.2, VRC MSS Security S., L, MVRC Ascend Sales Trophies P., 3d MRC Kevin Heffernan S., Gr.3, VRC Bob Hoysted H., L, MRC Sportingbet H., Arthur Gauci H., MVRC Chandler Macleod Premium H., 4th ATC Maurice McCarten S., Gr.3, VRC Dilmah Earl Grey S., L.

SUNBURNT LAND (Scenic). 8 wins from 1100m to 1700m, A$379,000, MRC Caulfield Sprint H., Gr.2, VRC Straight Six H., L, MRC Hussonet Cup, Grange H., 2d MRC Magari H., 3d VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1, Seppelt Salinger S., Gr.2, Scalzo Food Industries H.

DURENDAL (Medaglia d'Oro). 7 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$432,650, to 2015-16, VRC Standish H., Gr.3, Western Health Foundation H., MRC Canaccord Genuity H., PFD Food Services H., Ballarat TC Isuzu H., 2d Ballarat TC Thomas Jewellers Eureka Stockade, 3d BRC Queensland Day P., L, MRC Bill Collins H., MVRC 1print H.

CURTANA (Exceed and Excel). 6 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$652,600, VRC Gucci Red Roses S., L, Straight Six H., L, MRC Moorabbin Steel P., Peter Briede H., Swettenham Stud 2YO H., Congratulations Luke Nolen 2YO H., 2d VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Sprint H., Gr.2, VRC Streets Ice Cream S., L, 3d SAJC WH Wylie H., L, 4th VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1, Gilgai S., Gr.2, MVRC William Crockett S., L.

Joyeuse (King's Best). 5 wins to 1400m, A$226,390, MRC Flying Spur Cup H., Starcraft P., MVRC Anzac Appeal H., Members Equity Bank P., Timbercorp H., 3d AJC James HB Carr S., L, MRC Sony Foundation H., MVRC Gorski Truck & Trailer Engineering H. Dam of-

SWORD OF LIGHT (New Approach). 2 wins at 2, A$130,700, in 2015-16, MRC Blue Diamond Preview (f), Gr.3.

COUNTRY LODGE (Grand Lodge). 2 wins. See above.

Honest Polly. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$90,050, VRC More Rain H., Orsay H., 2d MRC Nizam's Ring H., But Beautiful H., Bianco Flyer H., 3d MRC Magic Flute H. Producer.

Country Skies. 2 wins at 1300m, 1400m in Aust. Dam of-

Panoramic Skies. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Dam of-

SATURDAY SKIES (Any Given Saturday). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m, A$212,781, to 2014-15, WATC JC Roberts S., L, Westspeed 2YO P., Vinnies & Rotary Partnership 2YO H., 2d WATC Magic Millions Perth 3YO Trophy, L, G'Day WA 2YO H., Westspeed Nursery H.-twice, WAROA Racing Awards H., Celebrate Australia Day H., 3d WATC TJ Smith Trophy, L, Westspeed 3YO H., Tabtouch Your Industry for Your TAB H.


4th dam

REGAL FANTASY, by Sir Tristram. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to TRISTRAM ROSE (dam of ANGELLEN), half-sister to Another Colour, Estralana (dam of CLAY FIGHTER). Dam of 11 named foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

HONOUR CODE (Marscay). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1800m, A$140,250, SAJC Adelaide Hilton Cup, Gr.3, Lord Mayor's Mile H., L, Ansett Australia H., Prettejohns Plants H., BP Keeps You Moving H., Never Undercharge H.

Tootsie Roll. Unraced. Dam of-

DOUBTFUL JACK (Not a Single Doubt). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$717,128, VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3, Winter Championship Final H., L, 2d MVRC Schweppes S., Gr.2, 3d MVRC Australia S., Gr.2.

Furla. 4 wins to 1400m, A$124,850, MRC Goldenway H., Twilight Glow H. Dam of-

SINGLE STYLE (Not a Single Doubt). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, A$177,530, ATC Keith Mackay H., L, Australian Turf Club 2YO H.