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A stunning colt with a stallions pedigree!

SHALAA x ABSOLUTELY PERFECT - COLT

2% - $2,160  I  2.5% - $2,700  I  5% - $5,400  I  10% - $10,800

SHALAA x ABSOLUTELY PERFECT - COLT

Cracking colt by the boom Sire Shalaa, Sire of the Group 3 Breeders Plate Shaquero!

This colt represents unbelievable value out of the Exceed and Excel mare Absolutely Perfect and is directly related SMART MISSILE, NORTHERN METEOR, SURGE AHEAD, KISS FROM A ROSE, QUEEN OF THE HILL & RABBUKA.

This is one the best buys at the 2021 Magic Millions based on price, type and pedigree!

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CLOSELY RELATED TO

STALLIONS

NORTHERN METEOR

&

SMART MISSILE

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Trainer Bjorn Baker at Warwick Farm 

Bjorn has worked for his father, Murray Baker (Currently New Zealand’s most successful trainer), on and off at every opportunity from the time he could wield a fork. Despite horse racing being in the blood, Bjorn graduated from Otago University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Pharmacy and spent over eight years in that profession before the pull of his horse-racing roots became too strong. He worked in New Zealand, Australia, England and Ireland throughout his pharmacy career which allowed him to attend many of Australasia’s and Europe’s great race meetings.

With dreams of becoming a thoroughbred horse trainer, Bjorn decided to capitalise on his years overseas and spent time at The Curragh with Irish Hall of Fame trainer, John Oxx, and in Belmont, New York with master US trainer, Christophe Clement.

In 2007, Bjorn decided to forgo his Pharmacy career and join Murray in the family business.

Since arriving in Sydney Bjorn has not only produced results with stayers such as Cantonese, Candelara, Imposing Lass and Mr Tipsy as expected with his background; he has also produced numerous 2yo winners including Unencumbered, Winning Rupert, Champagne Cuddles, Goodfella, Twilight Royale, Fuerza and Brilliant Terror (sold to HK) and recently produced Group 1 winners Music Magnate winning the Doomben 10,000 and Samadoubt winning the Group 1 Winx Stakes. Now in his ninth season training in Australia, Bjorn continues to go from strength to strength and is on target to have his best ever season in 2019/2020.

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Breeding: Shalaa x Absolutely Perfect

Sex: Bay Colt

Trainer: Bjorn Baker

Share: 2% - $2,160 / 2.5 - $2,700 / 5% - $5,400 / 10% - $10,800 GST incl.

Paid up until: 1/3/2021

Sale: Lot 14  Magic Millions Yearling Sale - $66,000 GST incl.

Shalaa x Absolutely Perfect - key Points

  • SIRE - Shalaa

  • Europe's dominant sprinting 2YO star by sire of sires Invincible Spirit. An international superstar and now the sire of 12 winners including three stakes performers from his first European crop. Shalaa's first Australian  2YOs race this season and already include the trial winner Shaquero.

  • The top rated juvenile in England and France in 2015 joined the Arrowfield Stallion roster in 2017 in partnership with Al Shaqab, and is now the sire of five early winners in Europe, including a Royal Ascot Group-placegetter.

  • Winner of the Group 1 Newmarket Middle Park Stakes and the Group 1 Deauville Prix Morny, Shalaa embodies the speed and style of dominate 2 year old racing valued within the Australian market.

  • Following his Middle Park win Jockey Frankie Dettori commented, "He's got tremendous speed and he is the fastest two-year-old I've ridden. I haven't met a horse fast enough to lead him."

  • His champion trainer John Gosden echoed Dettori’s assessment. “He's very, very fast - the fastest two-year-old I've trained. He has so much speed and has that sprinter's build, so he reminds us all of Oasis Dream…He’s of that mould."

  • SHALAA x ABSOLUTELY PERFECT

  • Supreme athlete

  • good bone

  • Huge hip and hindquarter

  • Extremely athletic

  • Lovely fluent action

  • Moves very well across the turf

  • Good shoulder and girth

  • Sensational looking colt with real presence

  • Closely related to Smart Missile & Northern Meteor

  • STALLION PROSPECT

  • Will be nominated for the 2022 Golden Slipper

  • Will be paid up for the BOBS bonus scheme

  • Paid up the lucrative Magic Millions race series

  • Bred by the famous GOOREE STUD the breeders of star stallions Northern Meteor, Smart Missile and Hallowed Crown

  • DAM - Absolutely Perfect

  • By Exceed and Excel

  • 1/2 sister to SMART MISSILE, SURGE AHEAD & KISS FROM A ROSE

  • Family of

  • Northern meteor

  • Queen of the Hill

  • Rabbuka

  • This colt is bred on similar patterns to

  • Brazen Beau

  • Fiesta

  • Libertini

  • Invincible Star

  • SUPER PEDIGREE 

  • SENSATINAL FAMILY

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Shalaa (ire) (Invincible Spirit x Ghurra)

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