Sire: Reward for Effort
Dam: Sounds Assertive
Age: 3 year old
Foaled: Aug 17th, 2015
Silks: Purple, Orange Quarters, White Sleeves, Purple And White Halved, Orange Pom Pom
Shane Haines Racing (Mgr: S M Haines), S W Grittner, M G Murtagh, N W Stanley & Mrs E J Grittner
BIG ARJAY (AUS)
|Bay gelding||Foaled in 2015|
REWARD FOR EFFORT (AUS) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 4 wins-2 at 2, MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1. Sire of 287 rnrs, 163 wnrs, inc. SW Gold Symphony (MRC Vain S., Gr.3), Ability, Brugal Reward, Take Pride, Blondie, Dalradian, Desert Lashes, SP Gratwick, Tuff Bickie, Fancy Rumble, Sheriff John Stone and of Effortless Reward, Hell of an Effort - D'Great Effort (Mal.), Jevilla, Montana Star - Star Superior (H.K.), Petite's Reward, Copy Boy, Fully Maxed, etc.
SOUNDS ASSERTIVE, by Zeditave. Raced once. Sister to
Self Esteem (f. by Stratum). 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m, A$155,090, ATC Peter Malone H., Cellarbrations H., 2d Gold Coast Bracelet, L, ATC APN Outdoor H., Tab.com.au 2YO P., 3d ATC McGrath Estate Agents H., 4th ATC Vinery Stud S., Gr.1, BRC The Roses S., Gr.2.
Sky Protege (g. by Manner Hill). 6 wins from 1600m to 1800m, S$227,244, Singapore TC Initiation P., Class 4 H.-3 times, Any Humour H., Class 5 H., 2d Singapore TC Benchmark 53 H., 3d Singapore TC Kranji C S., Singapore Airlines A380 Paris S., Class 4 H.-3 times.
Yalta (g. by Testa Rossa). 4 wins from 1600m to 2000m to 2016-17 in Aust.
Sergeant Major (g. by Commands). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m in Aust.
Ecker Road (g. by Snippetson). Winner at 1000m in 2017-18 in Aust.
So Ridiculous (c. by Casino Prince). Winner at 1600m in Aust.
QUADROPHONIC SOUND, by Ideal Planet. 2 wins at 1100m, 1600m, AJC Dawn Fraser H., 2d STC May's Hill H. Half-sister to ASSERTIVE LAD, ASSERTIVE LASS (dam of RESET, SO ASSERTIVE, STAGE PRESENCE - DYNAMIC BLITZ (H.K.)), Colony Sound, La Boisselle. Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-
SAKIMA (More Than Ready). 5 wins from 1400m to 2400m, 453,703Rgt., S$45,543 in Malaysia, Perak Derby, L, 2d Singapore TC Benchmark 89 H.
Sounds Ready. 7 wins to 1400m, BRC Coca-Cola Amatil H., 2d VRC Bulban 2YO H., 3d QTC Prince Gauntlet H.
One Mansini. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m to 2016-17, BRC Carlton Mid H., 2d BRC Country Music Raceday H., 3d BRC Hamilton Hotel H., SCTC Skyharness H.
More Assertive. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-
MYWAYORTHEHIGHWAY (Swiss Ace). 4 wins to 1300m, A$134,000, GCTC Vo Rogue P., Gr.3, 3d BRC Quest Breakfast Creek 2YO H.
SOMMES SOUND, by Assert. Winner at 8½f in U.S.A. Half-sister to FIRST APPROACH (dam of ALICE SPRINGS, TRIBAL CROWN), LAST APPROACH, SUMMER FLING (dam of SUMMER ENSIGN). Dam of 12 named foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-
ASSERTIVE LAD (Zeditave). Champion 2YO in Australia in 1999-2000. Joint Champion 3YO Colt in Australia in 2000-01. Head of The 1999-2000 2YO & 2000-01 3YO (joint) Australasian Classifications. 8 wins-5 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$3,358,275, AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, Champagne S., Gr.1, Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, MRC Moonga S., Gr.3, GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic S., RL, AJC Empirelink 2YO Quality H., STC Bet with a Bookmaker 2YO H., 2d STC Canterbury S., Gr.2, Skyline S., Gr.3, 3d STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1.
ASSERTIVE LASS (Zeditave). Joint third top filly on The 1996-97 Australasian 3YO Classification. 7 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$749,800, AJC Flight S., Gr.1, STC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1, AJC Light Fingers S., Gr.2, STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2, AJC Rex White 2YO H., STC Jardine Insurance Brokers 2YO H., 2d AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, Surround S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., Gr.3, STC Invictus H., 3d STC Ansett Australia S., Gr.1. Dam of-
RESET (Zabeel). 5 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$850,000, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, MRC Futurity S., Gr.1, Brian Green H., Moonga H., Deakin H. Sire.
STAGE PRESENCE - DYNAMIC BLITZ (H.K.) (Elusive Quality). 10 wins to 1200m, A$39,870, HK$4,354,500, M$288,000, 441,600Dhs in Aust., HK and U.A.E, Meydan Al Shindagha S., Gr.3, HKJC Association of Hong Kong Journalists H., Barker H., Hong Kong Racing Journalists H., HKU JC Clinical Research H., Chevalier Pipe Technologies H., 3d Macau Sand Premier Cup, L.
SO ASSERTIVE (Zabeel). 5 wins from 1100m to 2000m, A$472,830, BTC Chairman's H., Gr.3, 2d AJC Warwick S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.3, Craven P., Gr.3, 3d STC Tulloch S., Gr.2, Ajax S., Gr.3.
Assertive Choice (Redoute's Choice). Winner at 2, STC Tooheys 2YO H., 3d AJC Kindergarten S., Gr.3.
La Boisselle (Danehill). Winner at 1200m, 2d SAJC Hill-Smith S., L, Carlton Draught H. Producer.
Colony Sound (Pleasant Colony). 21 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 8½f, US$200,336, 3d Hoosier Park Corydon Starter H., L.
Assertiveness. Winner at 1550m, STC Porters Liquor H., 2d AJC Metcash H., STC Tooheys New H., 3d STC Rutherford Jewellers H. Dam of-
New Tipperary (High Chaparral). 6 wins from 1350m to 1900m, A$361,825, to 2016-17, ATC November Topaz H., Blacktown Workers H., McGrath Estate Agents H., 2d ATC Ajax S., Gr.2.
Assertiveobsession. Unraced. Dam of-
Ohceedee (Power). 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m in 2017-18, 2d Waikato RC Doug Hawkings 50th Birthday S., 3d ARC Great Northern Foal S., L.
Race Record: 4 Starts 0-0-0 A$3,650.