Sire: Tough Speed

Colour: Bay

Dam: Royal Fling

Sex: Gelding

Age: 5

Foaled: Nov 02, 2016

Country: Australia

Trainer: Leanne Gaffney

Incentives:

Owners: Mrs L Gaffney, Mrs M L Gunn, C J Gaffney, Ms K M Bogacz & B A J Davies

Career:
28: 6 - 5 - 5
Wins: 21.4%
Place: 35.7%
Prizemoney:$103,583.00

 

 ARTUSO (AUS)

 

Bay GeldingFoaled in 2016

SireMiswakiMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
TOUGH SPEED (USA) HopespringseternalBuckpasser
1997Nature's MagicNijinskyNorthern Dancer
  Joy ReturnedBig Spruce
DamDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
ROYAL FLING (AUS) RazyanaHis Majesty
1998RoyalivorSir IvorSir Gaylord
  Royal HonoreeRound Table

TOUGH SPEED (USA) (Bay 1997-Stud 2004). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, Doncaster Park S., Gr.3. Sire of 196 rnrs, 111 wnrs, inc. SW Black 'n' Tough (TTC Newmarket H., L), Banca Mo, Tiesto, Tough Chik, Lyell, SP Exasperate, Speedonova, Jay Bee's Gee Gee, Street Tough, Miss Two Pairs, Wyuna, Perplexing, Settler's Joy, Buzzing Along, Speedy Sky and of White Hawk, Speed Force, Miswaki Call, Royal Miswaki, Dusty Joe, Tough Boy, Sky Fox, Bogan Bill, etc.

 

1st dam

ROYAL FLING, by Danehill. Raced once. Half-sister to KING IVOR, LINNEY HEAD, SNAKE EYES, Call a Queen (dam of CALL ME HENRY). Dam of eight named foals, seven to race, five winners, inc:-

Son of a Fling (g. by Grey Swallow). 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m, TTC Deloraine Hotel H., 2d TRC Trchobart.com.au H., 3d TRC Spendthrift H.

Artuso (g. by Tough Speed). 3 wins. See below.

Count Royal (g. by Viscount). 5 wins from 1300m to 1700m, A$78,511 in Aust.

Lakshme (g. by Econsul). 2 wins at 1300m, 1400m in Aust.

Royal Sortie (g. by Lujain). Winner at 1000m in Aust.

 

2nd dam

ROYALIVOR, by Sir Ivor. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to Martessana (dam of REASSERT), half-sister to HONORIA (dam of COMPOSER, COLONIAL POWER), DON HERNANDO, GDANSK'S HONOUR (dam of MINIMALIST), SESARO, Allverton, Father Rooney. Dam of 16 foals, 14 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

KING IVOR (Fairy King). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$336,628, VATC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, STC Premiere S., Gr.2, AJC Toi Port H., Chantal H., PH Osborne 2YO H., STC Riding For the Disabled 2YO P., 2d VATC Autumn S., Gr.3, VRC Carbine Club S., L, 3d STC Theo Marks H., Gr.2, VATC Mercedes-Benz S., L, 4th VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, MVRC Waterford Crystal Mile H., Gr.2, STC Heritage S., L. Sire.

SNAKE EYES (Dixieland Band). 16 wins-1 at 2, US$908,765, Arlington Park Round Table H., Gr.3, Stars & Stripes H., Gr.3, Hawthorne Derby, Gr.3, Arlington Park Isaac Murphy H., L, Fair Grounds Explosive Bid S., L, Colonel ER Bradley H., L, Remington Park Norman H., L, Fair Grounds Breeders' Cup H., L, 2d Arlington H., Gr.2, Keeneland Elkhorn S., Gr.3, Arlington Park Stars & Stripes H., Gr.3, Churchill Downs Jefferson Cup, L, 3d Santa Anita Volante H., Gr.3, Fair Grounds Explosive Bid H., Gr.3, Churchill Downs Louisville H., L-3 times.

LINNEY HEAD (Lyphard). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1¼m, US$132,683, Sandown Classic Trial S., Gr.3, 3d Sandown Henry II S., Gr.3, Newbury Aston Park S., L, 4th Milan Gran Premio del Jockey Club, Gr.1, Chester Ormonde S., Gr.3. Sire.

Fool Ivor. 2 wins at 1000m in Italy. Dam of-

Mr Love (Love the Groom). 14 wins from 1000m to 1600m, Rome Premio Ribocco, Premio Piazza Navona, 2d Rome Premio One in a Million, 3d Rome Premio Capannelle, L, Premio Altrek, Premio Sabla.

Real Gem. Placed at 3, 2d BTC Military Plume H. Dam of-

Flawless Gem (Encosta de Lago). Winner at 2, 3d MVRC St Albans S., L. Producer.

Donya Nene. Raced once. Dam of-

Dream 'n' Believe. Unraced. Dam of-

Sebring Dream (Sebring). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 1600m, A$282,550, VRC Pat Hyland 2YO P., Battle of Coral-Balmoral H., MVRC LF Sign Group H., MRC Le Pine Funerals H., 2d VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, Phar Lap Club 2YO P., 3d MVRC Alexandra S., Gr.3, SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3.

Positive Problems (Sebring). 6 wins from 1150m to 1600m, A$280,695, ATC Bedford CA H., Youth Insearch Inspire H., Schweppes H.-twice, 2d ATC Schweppes H., 3d Gosford RC Belle of the Turf H., Gr.3, GCTC Moco Meats P.

Davao. Raced once. Dam of-

Wendy's Closet. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

Havana Special (Untuttable). 2 wins at 5f, 6f, 3d Louisiana Downs Beach Party S., L.

Beauty and Style. Unraced. Dam of-

Bella Anna. Placed in France. Dam of-

Stella Act (Act of War). Winner at 2 in 2019-20, 3d Greyville Devon Air S., L, 4th Scottsville Strelitzia S., Gr.3.

Call a Queen. Unraced. Dam of-

CALL ME HENRY (Hennessy). 20 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$387,795, WATC Belmont Newmarket H., L, Perth Ice Works Trophy Welter H., Amelia Park Racing Syndicate Welter H., Prince of Pop Welter H., AJC Malabar H., STC Edgell H., WATC Healthy Food H., Tristram's Gold H., Dale Gold H., Movie Maker H., Bold Kite H., Gypsy Lad H., 2d WATC Ruabon S., L, Goodwood Sprint H., L, AJC Jack Ingham P., WATC Ace in Flight Welter H.

 

Race Record: 16 Starts 3-4-3 A$56,358.

3 wins at 1000m, 1150m to 2020-21, 2d TTC Tasbred 4YO P., 3d TTC Life Members H., Tasmanian Hospitality H., Devonport RC Dean Walker Designs H.

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