Sire: Astern

Colour: Bay

Dam: Merriest

Sex: Filly

Age: 2

Foaled: Sep 13, 2019

Country: Australia




Foaled 13th September 2019

SireMedaglia d'OroEl PradoSadler's Wells
ASTERN (AUS) Cappucino BayBailjumper
2013EssaouiraExceed and ExcelDanehill
  AlizesRory's Jester
2013MerrierCanny LadBletchingly

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. Grandson of SW Alizes (STC Magic Night S., Gr.2). Sire of the placegetters Asherla, Own the Night, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

MERRIEST, by Denman. 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$420,850, MVRC Atlantic Jewel S., L, MRC Geoff Murphy H., Cove Hotel 2YO H., Victoria P., MVRC Ladbrokes Back Yourself H., 2d VRC Blazer S., Gr.2, 3d MVRC Champagne S., Gr.3, MRC Changing Places Real Estate H., 4th SAJC Euclase S., Gr.2. This is her first foal.


2nd dam

MERRIER, by Canny Lad. 2 wins at 1300m, 1600m, MVRC Radio Sport 927 H., 3d MVRC Arrow Training Services P. Dam of 4 foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

MERRIEST (Denman). 5 wins. See above.

Festivity. 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1250m to 1600m, A$139,475, ATC TAB Early Quaddie H., Thoroughbred Breeders NSW H., Drummond Golf 2YO P., 2d ATC De Bortoli Wines H., Campsie RSL H.

Final Impression. 4 wins to 1350m in Aust. and Macau.


3rd dam

THRILL, by Bellotto. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Half-sister to SCOLLATA, Mink Stole (dam of RANCH HEIRESS). Dam of 4 foals, 3 to race, all winners-

Merrier. 2 wins. See above.

Belgium Shoes. Winner at 1100m, SAJC Distinctive Homes P. Dam of-

Valknut. 3 wins to 1400m, 2d BRC Qld Council of Unions H.

Rubypeeptoes. 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m in Aust. Producer.

Nazarene. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Aust.

Michelangelo. 2 wins at 1100m, 1300m, 2d BTC Mt Olivet P., 3d AJC Bernbrook H.

Convince. Unraced. Dam of-

Moonrise. Winner at 1200m, 3d TTC Eat & Drink at Launceston Seaport H.

Valle Noce. Winner at 1400m in Aust.


4th dam

SCOMELD, by Scotian. Top filly on The 1977-78 Aust. 2YO & 1978-79 Aust. 3YO (joint) Free Hs. 12 wins-4 at 2-from 1000m to 2500m, A$190,450, VRC Oaks, Gr.1, AJC Apollo S., Gr.2, VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, STC Theo Marks H., Gr.2, AJC Silver Sharpe S., L, BATC TM Ahern S., L, QTC Marlboro S., L, CE McDougall S., L, STC Frederick Clissold H., L, Queen of the Turf S., L, BATC Handicap, STC Norman Ross Welter H., 2d VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, 3d STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of 7 named foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

SCOLLATA (Rancher). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$140,000, STC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3, VATC Mercedes-Benz H., L, SAJC Rose of Kingston H., 2d SAJC HC Nitschke S., L, VRC Maybe Mahal H., 3d Australasian Oaks, Gr.1, VRC Hilton on the Park S., Gr.3, SAJC Sovereign Cricket Bat H. Dam of-

La Missionaire. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, SAJC Dr PC Goel's Birthday H., Indian Danehill at Lindsay Park H., Feltex Carpets H., Oyster Bar Aphrodisiac H., 2d SAJC Schweppes H., 3d SAJC Last Tycoon H., Carlton Draught H., Adelaide Fresh H. Producer.

Songstress. 3 wins to 1200m, AJC Richard Crookes Constructions H. Producer.

Famous Impression. Unplaced. Dam of-

Famous Nick (Red Anchor). 7 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$158,725, AJC Edinburgh H., MVRC North Eastern Breeders H., Australian Airlines H., STC BMW Australia Flying Welter H., Kingsway on Cronulla Series H., 2d VATC Autumn Classic, Gr.3, Schweppes Cup, L, STC Mick Dittman Series Welter H., VATC Counsel Welter H., 3d QTC Thai Airways International H., L, VATC Neat N Trim H. Sire.

Grumans. 9 wins to 1300m, A$78,950, AJC Bank Holiday H., SAJC A Sheppard H., Malaysia Airlines H., QTC Spedito H., 2d QTC Don't Play H., 3d QTC Gunsynd H.

Chaplin. 9 wins to 1400m, BTC Owners' H.

Mink Stole. Unraced. Dam of-

RANCH HEIRESS (Rancher). Winner at 2, QTC CE McDougall S., L.


5th dam

SUPREME MELD, by Lysander. 4 wins-2 at 2-from 5f to 1m, QTC Nursery H., BATC Juvenile H., Novice H., QTC Canaipa Encourage H., 4th QTC CE McDougall S., L. Half-sister to Ima Smokey, Cheers of Success (dam of GOLDEN CHEER). Dam of 4 foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

SCOMELD (Scotian). 12 wins. See above.

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