Sire: Astronomer Royal

Colour: Bay

Dam: Blue Gum Girl

Sex: Mare

Age: 11

Foaled: Sep 13, 2010

Country: Australia

Owners: L E Smerdon & Mrs D R Smerdon

11: 1 - 1 - 0
Wins: 9.1%
Place: 9.1%




Bay mareFoaled in 2010

SireDanzigNorthern DancerNearctic
ASTRONOMER ROYAL (USA) Pas de NomAdmiral's Voyage
2004SheepscotEasy GoerAlydar
  Escrow AgentEl Gran Senor
DamRancho RulerRancherBrave Lad
BLUE GUM GIRL (AUS) No No NanetteShowdown
1991Golden PrayerAmen BrotherMarshua's Dancer
  Pleasures GoldNative Prince

ASTRONOMER ROYAL (USA) (2004). 3 wins-1 at 2, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1. Sire of 301 rnrs, 162 wnrs, inc. SW Weary (ATC Expressway S., Gr.2), Stellar Path, Wolfendale, Madiba, etc. Sire of the dams of SP Pacifica and of Sotoro, Astral Path, D'Arbanville, Trentatre, Merryweather, Vormir, Earth Wind, Phyla Vell, Marseille, Encouraged, Clarabola, Samson Moon, Shym City, Flatout Elle, Sivar, Arriviste, Kentucky Award, Perle et Or, etc.


1st dam

BLUE GUM GIRL, by Rancho Ruler. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, VATC Spring Racing Carnival H., MVRC Violoncello 2YO H., 2d VRC G&I Cablelayers H., Field Guard Rubbermat H., 3d MVRC Nonga H. Sister to Kentucky Blue, half-sister to Amen Ruby, Pray in Vain. Dam of ten named foals, nine to race, seven winners, inc:-

PERSONAL ENSIGN (f. by Rubiton). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$212,500, MRC Northwood Plume S., L, VRC Murray Cox 2YO H., MVRC Slade Bloodstock 2YO P., 2d MRC Starlet 2YO P., 3d VRC Age Classic S., Gr.2. Dam of-

FONTITON (Turffontein). 3 wins at 2, A$435,750, MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.2, Blue Diamond Preview (f), Gr.3, MVRC Inglis Banner 2YO S., RL. Producer.

SARTORIAL SPLENDOR (Brazen Beau). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$330,950, to 2020-21, MVRC Red Anchor S., Gr.3, Ladbrokes 55 Second Challenge H., 2d MRC Living Legends P., Ladbrokes Back Yourself 2YO H., 3d MVRC Ladbrokes 55 Second Challenge H.

Chief in Command. 6 wins to 1450m, A$137,170, 3d ATC Kia Evening Star H., Turf Club H., Ranvet H.

Lord Elvstroem. 2 wins at 1200m, 3d WATC Cottesloe Ladies Probus Club H.

Beautiful Pleasure. 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m in Aust.

Melody Calling. Winner at 1600m in Aust.

Calais View. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

Koala (c. by Umatilla). 10 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$116,660, MVRC AFL Grand Final H., 2d MRC Monash Student 2YO H., Cambria 2YO H.

Golden Downs (g. by Churchill Downs). 2 wins at 1400m, Counties RC Graeme Thomson Antique Jewellery H., 3d ARC DA Peake P.

Costa de Plenty (f. by Encosta de Lago). 2 wins at 1100m in Aust. Dam of-

Haengbokandonghaen. Winner at 1200m in Korea.

Costa de Wing. Winner at 1200m in Korea.

Happy Pyeongchang. Winner at 1200m in Korea.

Starlet (f. by Astronomer Royal). Winner. See below.

Churchill's Girl (f. by Churchill Downs). Winner at 1500m in Aust.

Liberty Isle (f. by Statue of Liberty). Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

Watto's Fury. 7 wins to 1400m, A$151,057, to 2019-20, WATC Perth Racing Club Membership H., 2d Kalgoorlie Boulder RC Neo Metals H., 3d WATC Tabtouch Race Replays 2YO P., Amelia Park Lamb H.

Tajmali. 6 wins to 1200m, A$140,910, to 2020-21, WATC Westspeed H., Tabtouch Westspeed H., 2d WATC Westspeed Platinum Series H., 3d WATC David Grays Aglink 2YO P.

Kakadu. 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$129,130, to 2019-20, WATC Salinger H., Amelia Park Lamb 2YO H., 2d WATC Fiona Lacey's Birthday P., Amelia Park Beef 2YO P.

Champagne Diva. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1300m to 2020-21, WATC Membership H., Tabtouch Better Your Bet 2YO P., 3d WATC Tourism WA Trophy, Agent Fresh 2YO P.

Hautain (g. by King Charlemagne). Placed at 3 in Aust.

Amen Blue (f. by Umatilla). Unplaced. Dam of-

Hidden Prayer. 2 wins at 2 in Aust.

Pillar of Gold. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

Weelee Flyer. Winner at 1200m in Aust.


2nd dam

GOLDEN PRAYER, by Amen Brother. 7 wins-6 at 2-to 1200m, A$160,385, SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.2, Walter Brown S.H., L, MVRC William Crockett S., VATC Vard Australia H., SAJC Lindsay Park Stud H., 2d MVRC Kingston Rose H., 3d MVRC Hollymount H., VATC Matinee P., Morwell H. Half-sister to Golden Vanity (dam of GOING TO JACKSON - BEAUTY FOREVER (H.K.)). Dam of 13 foals, 12 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

Kentucky Blue (Rancho Ruler). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2050m, MVRC Qantas H., 3d VATC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2.

Pray in Vain (Kenvain). 10 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$212,290, MRC Woorak H., 3d SAJC Port Adelaide Guineas, L.

Amen Ruby (Rubiton). Winner at 1100m, A$82,500, VATC Shankhill Lass H., 2d VATC Quezette S., L. Producer.

Act of Devotion. 2 wins at 1200m, VRC Lawn Stand H., VATC Gipsy Queen H. Dam of-

El Milagro. 3 wins at 1600m, 1800m, A$75,450, MVRC Specto H., MRC Reveille H. Dam of-

TEQUILA TIME (Stratum). 6 wins-4 at 2-to 1400m, A$396,515, to 2020-21, SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.3, Sires' Produce S., Gr.3, Ubet 2YO H., 3d SAJC National S., Gr.3.

INNER WARRIOR (God's Own). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$174,350, TTC Tasmanian Guineas, L, Sires' Produce S., PFD Foodservices Trophy, 3d TTC George Adams P., L.

Pardees. 2 wins at 1100m, 2d MVRC Members Equity Bank H., MRC Alan Currie H. Dam of-

PARDOE - GOD OF DRAGON (H.K.) (Red Dazzler). 6 wins-4 at 2-from 1100m to 2000m, A$174,450, HK$3,378,980, to 2019-20, BRC Oxlade S., L, The Phoenix S., L, Ipswich TC Summer Tix on Sale 2YO H., HKJC Kung Hei H.


Race Record:

Winner at 800m in Aust.


Produce Record: Dam of three foals.

2017 c. by Foxwedge. Died.

2018 c. by Nostradamus.

2019 f. by Nostradamus.

2020 c. by Nostradamus.


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