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Sire: Sooboog

Colour: Bay

Dam: Costa Laquetta

Sex: Filly

Age: 1

Foaled: Oct 10, 2019

Country: Australia

Trainer: Martin Allan

Silks: Dark Blue, White Star, Checked Sleeves & Cap

Owners: Belhus Racing Stables, B Airs, J Fuentes, D Webster (Syndicate TBA), J Mangan, J Cross, G Seredynski, R Wood

There’s no question that Australian racing revolves around precocious speed, and if it’s a precocious speedy type you’re after, then take a good look at the Sooboog’s!

By the Champion stallion Snitzel, and a brother to the Group 1 VRC Lightning Stakes winner Snitzerland, Sooboog boasts an exemplary pedigree, and as a yearling himself, his $1.5 million price tag gives a clear indication that he has the looks to match.

Sooboog’s ownership group and breeding right holders include some of the biggest names in the industry with the likes of James Bester, Peter Moody, The Mitchell family and James Harron to name only a few. Entering his fifth season at stud, Sooboog has gained serious momentum covering big books of mares over his first four seasons, well over 500 in fact, and this support that he’s received from breeders gives him every opportunity to achieve success on the track!

In the sales ring, the progeny of Sooboog have been well sought after at the major yearling sales around Australia, averaging 7 times his service fee for the second consecutive year. More important than any price tag, are the trainers they have gone to – all major stables in the country are empowered with his progeny. On the racetrack, we’ve seen his 2 year olds commence racing in the 2020-21 season and with positive results, he now sits in the Top 3 on the first season sires list and is in the Top 10 General two Year Olds Sires by Winners Table. He boasts 7 winners (8 wins) from only 19 runners. Stake’s-placed BIRDSVILLE, his best performer to date running 3rd behind INGRATIATING (Frosted) (2nd Blue Diamond, 3rd Golden Slipper) & GIMMIE PAR (Not A Single Doubt) in the Talindert Stakes at Flemington following his debut win.

Arguably the best bred, best looking, best value son of Snitzel at stud, this filly is your opportunity to either add one to your stable, or if you’re just starting out, at the price we’re offering her for, she looks an ideal ‘dip your toe in the water’ prospect.

She’s only the second foal from the Melbourne placed Written Tycoon mare Costa Laquetta. The first foal of the mare is-at the time of the writing-an unraced 2yo and has been placed in a trial. Looking at her pedigree, this is a prolific winning family. The filly’s second dam Costa Kara was a winner over 1500m who at stud has had 7 to race for 5 winners including two stakes horses. Her third dam Princess Kara won 5 races (3 on Melbourne city tracks) and at stud has had 8 to race for 6 winners, and the fourth dam Jumping Josephine was also a multiple winner in Melbourne and at stud has had 11 to race for 9 winners!

This filly is an early running type. Our plan is to have her ready to trial and race in the early part of her 2yo season, so if waiting’s not your thing, this filly should suit! She’ll be trained at Ascot by Martin Allan who’s proven to be very popular with our owners, and of course, is very good at training winners too.




Foaled 10th October 2019

SireSnitzelRedoute's ChoiceDanehill
SOOBOOG (AUS) Snippets' LassSnippets
2012Monte RosaFraarTopsider
  La NebbiaZephyr Bay
DamWritten TycoonIglesiaLast Tycoon
COSTA LAQUETTA (AUS) Party MissKenmare
2011Costa KaraEncosta de LagoFairy King
  Princess KaraOur Poetic Prince

SOOBOOG (AUS) (Chestnut 2012-Stud 2017). 3 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$272,575, VRC Aurie's Star H., Gr.3, 2d SAJC Euclase S., Gr.2, ATC Breeders' P., L, VRC Goodwood Racecourse Trophy, L, 4th VRC AR Creswick Final S., L. Brother to SW Snitzerland (VRC Lightning S., Gr.1). Half-brother to SP Red Dress Marley (2d MRC Debutant S., L). Sire of SP Birdsville and of Jessica Rabbit, Boudica's Gift, Princess Spice, Bitcoin Baby, Dublin de Quo, Emma Rosa, Mihocek, Moonlit Rose and of the placegetters Ask Me Again, Gold Gift, Soobmerged, Soobooma, The Silent Sermon, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

COSTA LAQUETTA, by Written Tycoon. Placed, 2d MRC Hygain P. Half-sister to Ava's Delight, Teskara. This is her second foal. Her first foal is a 2YO.


2nd dam

COSTA KARA, by Encosta de Lago. Winner at 1500m in Aust. Dam of 7 named foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Ava's Delight (Artie Schiller). 5 wins from 1200m to 2050m, A$403,860, MVRC Dominant H., Health Science Planning Consultants H., MRC BMW H., 2d VRC Rivette Series Final H., MRC Ascend Sales Trophies H., VRC Birthday H., 3d MRC Tristarc S., Gr.2, Summoned S., Gr.3, Hocking Stuart H., VRC William Newton VC H., MRC Schweppes H., MRC (Mornington) The Cove Hotel H., 4th VRC Headquarters Tavern S., L. Dam of-

Statement of Faith. Winner at 2 in Aust.

Teskara (Testa Rossa). 6 wins from 1200m to 1800m, A$54,390, S$349,538, Singapore TC Admiralty Classic S., Class 2 H., Progressive H., Class 3 H., 2d Singapore TC Open H., Class 2 H., Kranji C S., Class 3 H., 3d MRC Jayco Cup Gothic S., L, French Deputy 2YO H., Singapore TC Kranji A S., Class 2 H., Kranji B S.-twice, Kranji C S., Class 3 H.

Costa Bomb. 4 wins to 1400m, A$100,490, MRC Ladbrokes Multimaker H., 2d VRC Thanks Terry Bailey H.

Airfare. 2 wins at 1450m in Aust.

United Hawk. Winner at 1900m in Aust.

Costa Laquetta. See above.


3rd dam

PRINCESS KARA, by Our Poetic Prince. 5 wins from 1500m to 1600m, A$87,625, MVRC South Yarra Liberal H., VATC Stan Shannon H., Woodpeckers Club H., 2d MVRC Hoyts Highpoint Quality H., VATC Vice-Chancellors P., VRC June H., 3d MVRC World's Best Airline H. Sister to Brilliant Poet, half-sister to Colosseum. Dam of 8 named foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

Naratel. 6 wins from 1400m to 2250m, A$156,600, Alice Springs Cup, SAJC Glenelg District Cricket H., 2d SAJC Schweppes H., Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., 3d SAJC Sportingbet H.

Our Precious Girl. 10 wins to 1400m, A$75,375 in Aust.

My Free Will. 3 wins from 1200m to 2400m in Aust.

Kavieng. 2 wins at 1600m in Aust.

Jokaruma. Winner at 1950m in Aust.

Costa Kara. Winner. See above.


4th dam

JUMPING JOSEPHINE, by Karaman. 3 wins from 1400m to 2000m, VRC Dominant Home Products H., Sister Olive H., 3d VRC Rainbird H., Carioca H., MVRC Donnybrook H. Sister to She's Got Class. Dam of 11 foals, all raced, 9 winners, inc:-

Brilliant Poet (Our Poetic Prince). 8 wins from 1300m to 2050m, NZ$24,675, A$197,480, VATC Mayfield H., VRC Nightmarch Welter H., Baystone Welter H., BATC Coalport Figurine H., WRC State Insurance H., 2d VATC EJ Kennon H., Jewel Food Stores H., MVRC City of Moonee Valley H., Thoroughbrd Country Club H., Functions & Events H., QTC St Leger, Manawatu RC Awapuni Motor Hotel H., 3d SCTC Corbould Park Anniversary Cup, L, Cranbourne Cup, L, QTC Qantas Holidays H., 4th AJC St Leger, Gr.2.

Colosseum (Kenvain). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1600m, A$94,165, AJC Rhodes H., Russell Fairfax H., 2d AJC St George Leagues Club H., Corporate Express H., STC Star City Roulette 2YO H., 3d GCTC Ken Russell Memorial Classic, L, AJC Foresight H., STC McKenzie Partners H., Lamson Tank H., 4th BTC Doomben Slipper S., L.

Princess Kara. 5 wins. See above.

Something Svelte. Winner at 1200m, VRC Diamond Shower H., 2d VRC Scomeld H., 3d MVRC Strathayr H., VATC Goldenway H. Producer.

Stockwell Poetess. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, 2d VRC AJS Window Cleaning H., 3d MVRC Novotel Darling Harbour H. Dam of-

Keltic Verse (Ashkalani). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$88,550, MRC Imposera H., Sky Channel H., 3d MRC Zeditave S., L, MVRC Slickpix Trophy H. Dam of-

Kelconi (Bianconi). 3 wins at 1550m, 1600m, SAJC Boag's Draught H., 2d MVRC Alexandra S., L, SAJC Mick Dermody Memorial H., SA Thoroughbred Breeders H., Pewsey Vale H. Producer.

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