Makes You Think

Makes You Think

Sire: So You Think

Dam: Eight Eighty Eight

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Oct 5th, 2014

Country: Australia

Trainer's Name: Steve O'Dea


J J Starr

Career Record: 13-2-3-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    15.4 %
  • Place
    46.2 %





Bay or Brown geldingFoaled in 2014

SireHigh ChaparralSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
SO YOU THINK (NZ) KasoraDarshaan
  Astral RowLong Row
DamMaria's MonWavering MonarchMajestic Light
2004Imaginary GoldMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
  Starlet StormStorm Bird

SO YOU THINK (NZ) (Bay or Brown 2006-Stud 2012). 14 wins-1 at 2, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1-twice. Sire of 199 rnrs, 79 wnrs, inc. SW La Bella Diosa (New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1), Inference, Gold Rush, Northwest Passage, SP Coral Coast, Neguev, I Thought So, Kaching, Smart as You Think, So Si Bon, So You Too, The Pinnacle, Shapes, Conscious and of D'Argento, Care to Think, Punked, Calculated, Global Thinking, So You Win, So You Zen, etc.


1st dam

EIGHT EIGHTY EIGHT, by Maria's Mon. 3 wins from 1200m to 1700m, STC 3com Unified Communications Solutions H., 4th Fair Grounds Pago Hop S., L. Three-quarter-sister to Chatham (dam of AIR FORCE BLUE), half-sister to TIZ IMAGINARY. Dam of six named foals, two to race, both winners, inc:-

Navua Mist (f. by Exceed and Excel). 5 wins at 1000m, 1100m, A$107,185, to 2017-18, 2d ATC TAB Place Multi 2YO P., H., SCTC Coastline BMW H., 3d ATC H.

Daqeeq (c. by Medaglia d'Oro). Winner at 2 in South Africa.


2nd dam

IMAGINARY GOLD, by Mr. Prospector. 2 wins at 6f, 6½f in U.S.A. Blood-sister to DODGE, Mission Pass (dam of COAST LINE), three-quarter-sister to FLANDERS (dam of SURFSIDE, BATTLE PLAN), SYOURINOMEGAMI, Choctaw Ridge, half-sister to Late Edition, Cobb's Creek, Engaging (dam of FIERY PURSUIT, STAGE TRICK). Dam of 7 named foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

TIZ IMAGINARY (Tizway). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 7f, US$281,877, Woodbine Duchess S., L, Fury S., L, Fanfreluche S., L, 2d Woodbine Jammed Lovely S., L, 3d Woodbine Star Shoot S., L.

Eight Eighty Eight. 3 wins. See above.


3rd dam

STARLET STORM, by Storm Bird. 2 wins at 6f in U.S.A. Sister to STORM STAR (dam of DODGE, CAPTAIN STARBUCK), Windmill Point (dam of STORMY TEMPER), half-sister to SYOURINOMEGAMI, Choctaw Ridge, Western League (dam of MY BOSTON GAL). Dam of 14 foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

FLANDERS (Seeking the Gold). Champion 2YO filly in USA in 1994. 4 wins at 2, US$805,000, Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies S., Gr.1, Belmont Frizette S., Gr.1, Saratoga Spinaway S., Gr.1. Dam of-

SURFSIDE (Seattle Slew). Champion 3YO filly in USA in 2000. Joint top filly on The 1999 USA 2YO Free H . 8 wins-4 at 2-from 5½f to 9f, US$1,852,987, Santa Anita Oaks, Gr.1, Hollywood Starlet S., Gr.1, Belmont Frizette S., Gr.1, Santa Anita Las Virgenes S., Gr.1, Churchill Downs Clark H., Gr.2, Santa Anita Santa Ysabel S., Gr.3, Saratoga Allowance 2YOf, 2d Breeders' Cup Distaff S., Gr.1, Saratoga Spinaway S., Gr.1, Keeneland Raven Run S., L, 3d Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies S., Gr.1, Santa Anita Santa Monica H., Gr.1. Dam of-

IRISH SURF (Giant's Causeway). 3 wins from 9f to 1½m, US$278,600, Del Mar Cougar II H., Gr.3, 2d Santa Anita Marathon S., Gr.2, 4th Hollywood Turf Cup, Gr.2, Santa Anita Charles Whittingham Memorial S., Gr.2.

High Surf. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6½f, 9f, Churchill Downs Allowance. Dam of-

HIGH CELEBRITY (Invincible Spirit). 2 wins at 2, Chantilly Prix d'Arenberg, Gr.3, Prix de Valgenceuse, 2d Newmarket Duchess of Cambridge S., Gr.2, 3d Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1.

BATTLE PLAN (Empire Maker). 4 wins at 1m, 9f, US$373,143, Fair Grounds New Orleans H., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park Allowance, 2d Churchill Downs Stephen Foster H., Gr.1. Sire.

Flanders Fields (A.P. Indy). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8¼f, 2d Fair Grounds Woodchopper H., L, 4th Calder What a Pleasure S., L. Sire.

Biscayne Bay. Raced once. Dam of-

OPEN WATER (Include). 3 wins at 1m, 8½f, US$310,366, Hollywood Park Marjorie L Everett H., Gr.2, 2d Del Mar San Clemente H., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Bayakoa H., Gr.2, 3d Del Mar Oaks, Gr.1, Santa Anita Las Virgenes S., Gr.1. Dam of-

RAUCOUS (Speightstown). 2 wins at 2 in 2017, Aqueduct Chelsey Flower S., L.

Sanibel Island. Raced twice. Dam of-

HOLY REINA (Macho Uno). 2 wins at 2, Northlands Park Princess Margaret S., L.

Late Edition (Cryptoclearance). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 6½f, 2d Santa Anita San Vicente S., Gr.2, 3d Aqueduct Gotham S., Gr.3, 4th Santa Anita San Rafael S., Gr.2, Keeneland Lafayette S., Gr.3. Sire.

Cobb's Creek (Halo). 2 wins at 2, 3d Monmouth Gilded Time S., L, Tyro S., L. Sire.

Circle of Gold. Unraced. Dam of-

Chatham (Maria's Mon). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 5½f, 6f, Churchill Downs Allowance, 2d Fair Grounds Esplanade S., L, 3d Oaklawn Park Instant Racing S., L, 4th Fair Grounds Pan Zareta S., L. Dam of-

AIR FORCE BLUE (War Front). Champion 2YO Colt in Europe & Ireland in 2015. 4 wins at 2, £309,350, €331,420, Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, Curragh National S., Gr.1, Phoenix S., Gr.1, Big Bad Bob 2YO S., 2d Royal Ascot Coventry S., Gr.2.

Starlight Tiara. Placed at 3 in U.S.A. Dam of-

SURFSIDE TIARA (Scat Daddy). 2 wins at 2, Santa Anita Anoakia S., L, 4th Del Mar Desi Arnaz S., L.

Lost Gold. Unraced. Dam of-

MISS DOUBLE D'ORO (Medaglia d'Oro). 3 wins at 6½f, 8½f, US$219,242, Santa Anita Arboretum II S., L, Santa Rosa Wine Country S., L, 2d Santa Anita Senator Ken Maddy S., Gr.3, 3d Keeneland Giant's Causeway S., L.

Engaging. Unraced. Dam of-

FIERY PURSUIT (Carson City). 5 wins from 6f to 8½f, US$336,322, Churchill Downs Louisville Breeders' Cup S., Gr.2, Keeneland Allowance, 3d Oaklawn Park Bayakoa S., L, 4th Oaklawn Park Pippin S., L. Dam of-

Redwood Dancer. Unraced. Dam of-

THE VIRGINIAN (Hinchinbrook). 3 wins to 1200m, A$259,150, to 2016-17, BRC Chief de Beers H., L, 2d ATC Show County H., Gr.3, 3d BRC Stradbroke H., Gr.1, 4th BRC Moreton Cup, Gr.2.

STAGE TRICK (Distorted Humor). 5 wins from 1m to 8½f, Delaware Park Rosenna S., L, 3d Delaware Park Obeah S., Gr.3, 4th Pimlico Black-Eyed Susan S., Gr.2, Monmouth Lady's Secret S., L. Producer.

Space Cruise (Cape Canaveral). 7 wins to 6½f, 2d Evangeline Downs Tellike S., L, Matron H., L, 3d Delta Downs Treasure Chest S., L, Fair Grounds Fortin H., L. Producer.


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