Sire: Astern

Colour: Bay

Dam: Megawatt

Sex: Filly

Age: 3

Foaled: Sep 26, 2018

Country: Australia


Owners: R R Jolly, P M Hodgens, P J Ninnis, Mrs P C Southern-Ninnis, I M Perryman, Mrs J M Perryman, N M Gibbins, Mrs C M Gibbins, D A Hurrell, K R Sexton, Amorini Racing(Mgr: C J Bosley), Inside Out (Mgr: C Edwards), Fashionable Ladies (Mgr: Mrs M A Shephard) & Klaw Racing (Mgr: M J Lewis)

2: 1 - 0 - 1
Wins: 50.0%
Place: 50.0%




Foaled 26th September 2018

SireMedaglia d'OroEl PradoSadler's Wells
ASTERN (AUS) Cappucino BayBailjumper
2013EssaouiraExceed and ExcelDanehill
  AlizesRory's Jester
DamShockingStreet CryMachiavellian
MEGAWATT (NZ) Maria di CastigliaDanehill
2012Dear DiaryDesert PrinceGreen Desert
  Brief LullabyBrief Truce

ASTERN (AUS) (Bay 2013-Stud 2017). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1400m, A$1,179,550, ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1, Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, Run to the Rose H., Gr.2, Kindergarten S., Gr.3, Surf Meets Turf 2YO P., 2d VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, ATC Roman Consul S., Gr.2. Half-brother to SW Alizee (ATC Flight S., Gr.1) and SP Mogador (3d Qld Tatt’s RC WJ Healy S., Gr.3). Grandson of SW Alizes (STC Magic Night S., Gr.2). His oldest progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

Megawatt, by Shocking. 3 wins from 1600m to 2000m, 3d ARC Royal S., Gr.2. Half-sister to POCKET DIARY. This is her first foal.


2nd dam

DEAR DIARY, by Desert Prince. Winner at 2200m in Japan. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

POCKET DIARY (Jungle Pocket). 7 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, NZ$89,013, Whangarei RC Northland Breeders' S., L, 2d ARC GL Cooksley Tankard H., 3d BOP RC Gartshore Joinery H., Tauranga Hardware & Plumbing H.

Megawatt (Shocking). 3 wins. See above.

Funny Face. Winner at 1150m in 2018-19, 2d CJC NZB Insurance Pearl Series 2YO H.

Scarlet Letter. Winner at 1300m in NZ.


3rd dam

BRIEF LULLABY, by Brief Truce. Unraced. Half-sister to WAIT TILL MONDAY, TOKEN GESTURE (dam of RELAXED GESTURE, EVOLVING TACTICS - AESHAM (SAU.)), RARE HOLIDAY, Blazing Spectacle, Seasonal Blossom (dam of BRUSHING). Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Strath Gallant. 3 wins at 1¼m, 2¼m, Curragh Boylesports Fon-a-Bet H., 2d Leopardstown Golf Centre S.

Salto Nel Buio. Winner at 1600m, Milan Premio Casorate, 3d Milan Premio Caprino, Premio Scerre.


4th dam

TEMPORARY LULL, by Super Concorde. Unraced. Sister to MARTHA STEVENS, half-sister to Excitable Gal (dam of EDGY DIPLOMAT). Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

WAIT TILL MONDAY (Maelstrom Lake). 6 wins-1 at 2, £19,234, US$254,075, Bay Meadows H., Gr.2, Santa Anita Henry P Russell H., L, 2d Curragh Beresford S., Gr.2, 3d Curragh Futurity S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Orby S., L. Sire.

TOKEN GESTURE (Alzao). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 7f, 1½m, Curragh Park S., Gr.3, Gowran Park Victor McCalmont Memorial S., L, Leopardstown Nutgrove H., 3d Curragh Silver S., L. Dam of-

RELAXED GESTURE (Indian Ridge). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1½m, €64,203, US$1,516,542, Woodbine Canadian International S., Gr.1, Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., Belmont Allowance, Keeneland Allowance, 2d Saratoga Sword Dancer Invitational S., Gr.1, Belmont Manhattan H., Gr.1-twice, Bowling Green H., Gr.2, Leopardstown Derby Trial S., Gr.2, Curragh Beresford S., Gr.2, 3d Belmont Man o' War S., Gr.1, Monmouth United Nations S., Gr.1, Curragh Jumeirah International 2YO S. Sire.

EVOLVING TACTICS - AESHAM (Sau.) (Machiavellian). 3 wins at 1600m, 1900m in Ireland, U.S.A. and U.A.E, Arlington Park American Derby, Gr.2, Nad al Sheba Emirates Airline P., 3d Royal Ascot Hampton Court S., L, Curragh Newbridge Credit Union S.

RARE HOLIDAY (Caerleon). 3 wins at 1¾m, 2m, Tipperary Challenge S., L, Cheltenham Triumph Hurdle, 2d Leopardstown Saval Beg S., L, 3d Leopardstown Noel McCabe Distributors Hurdle.

Blazing Spectacle (Sadler's Wells). 7 wins from 1¼m to 22¼f, 2d Punchestown Champion Novice Hurdle, 3d Galway Oyster S., L, Leopardstown Arkle Perpetual Challenge Cup Chase.

Seasonal Blossom. Unplaced. Dam of-

BRUSHING (Medicean). 4 wins from 6f to 1½m, York Galtres S., L.

Overdue Reaction. Unplaced. Dam of-

Action Annie. Winner at 1200m, STC Visit H., 3d STC Lafarge Perforated Aoustic Mastaboard H., Toongabbie P. Dam of-

BUFFERING (Mossman). Champion Older Male Sprinter in UAE in 2015-16. 20 wins-4 at 2-to 1300m, A$6,410,400, HK$370,000, 2,202,000Dhs in Aust. and U.A.E, VRC Sprint Classic, Gr.1, MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, AJ Moir S., Gr.1-twice, WATC Winterbottom S., Gr.1-twice, Meydan Al Quoz Sprint, Gr.1, AJC Roman Consul S., Gr.2, MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.2, MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2, BRC Victory S., Gr.2-twice, MVRC Ian McEwen S., Gr.3, GCTC Magic Millions P., BRC QARDSS 2YO H., Russell Daniels 2YO H., Austereo 2YO H., Coca-Cola Amatil S., 2d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, Patinack Classic, Gr.1, BRC Stradbroke H., Gr.1-twice, Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.1, VRC Danehill S., Gr.2, AJC Up & Coming S., Gr.3, City Tatt's RC Governor Macquarie Cup, L, 3d ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1, BRC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1-twice, BTC Cup, Gr.1-twice, MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1, BRC Champagne Classic, Gr.2.