Lot 9

  • Foaling
71298 Opito Bay 19 foal 3703

DOB: 22/09/19

Opito Bay foaled a quality filly by leading sire Darci Brahma. This filly is bred on the same Sadler's Wells/Darci Brahma cross as Gust of Wind, Catalyst and Pencarrow Stud's Rasa Lila.

Account of PENCARROW STUD, Cambridge.
Lot 9 BAY FILLYBox H 12
Foaled 22nd September 2019Box Branded: : nr sh; 19 over 9 off sh


Darci Brahma




Northern Dancer


His Majesty

Grand Echezeaux


Sir Tristram


Vice Regal


Opito Bay (IRE)


Bahamian Bounty

Cadeaux Genereux

Young Generation


Ballad Rock

Reveuse de Jour

Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer

Magic of Life

Seattle Slew

DARCI BRAHMA (NZ) (Bay 2002-Stud 2007). 10 wins-4 at 2, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Leading NZ Sire of 3YOs twice. Sire of 648 rnrs, 475 wnrs, 49 SW, inc. SW Catalyst (New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1), Julinsky Prince, Nashville, Recite, Risque, Artistic, Irish Fling, Devise, D B Pin, Gust of Wind, Harlech, Rasa Lila, Sierra Sue, Hello It's Me, Leading Role, Valbuena, No More Tears, Darci be Good, etc.

1st dam

OPITO BAY, by Bahamian Bounty. Placed at 3 in GB. Half-sister to NOVA HAWK. This is her third foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Her first foal is an unraced 3YO.

2nd dam

REVEUSE DE JOUR, by Sadler's Wells. Placed at 3 in GB. Half-sister to ENTHUSED (dam of A THREAD OF BLUE, NORMAN INVADER), FROM BEYOND (dam of CHUNYI), Skagway, Mountains of Mist (dam of INARA, MADEIRA MIST, MISTY HEIGHTS). Dam of 16 foals, 14 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

NOVA HAWK (Hawk Wing). Champion Older Female Miler in Italy in 2012. 5 wins-1 at 2 and 3 in succession-1400m to 1800m, £74,018, €174,225, Milan Premio Sergio Cumani, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix La Camargo, L, 2d Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Isonomy, L, Toulouse Grand Criterium du Languedoc, L, 3d Rome Premio Lydia Tesio, Gr.1, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Saint-Cyr, L, 4th The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, Gr.1, Prix de Montretout, L.

Dream of Day. Winner at 2 at 1280m in France. Dam of-

Dream Day (Spectrum). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 2000m, 3d Criterium de Lyon, L. Producer.

3rd dam

MAGIC OF LIFE, by Seattle Slew. 4 wins-3 at 2-at 5f, 1m, US$252,598, Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, Newbury Mill Reef S., Gr.2, 2d Newmarket Cherry Hinton S., Gr.3, 3d Ascot Princess Margaret S., Gr.3. Half-sister to BRAVE TENDER. Dam of 14 foals, 11 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

ENTHUSED (Seeking the Gold). 3 wins at 2 at 6f, York Lowther S., Gr.2, Ascot Princess Margaret S., Gr.3. Dam of 10 winners-

A THREAD OF BLUE (Hard Spun). 5 wins-2 at 2 and 3 in succession-7f to 9½f, US$1,033,090, Gulfstream Park Palm Beach S., Gr.3.

NORMAN INVADER (War Chant). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, €109,602, HK$3,423,500, Curragh Round Tower S., Gr.3.

FROM BEYOND (Kris). 2 wins at 2000m, 2400m, Evry Prix Vulcain, L.

Mountains of Mist. Winner at 1¼m, Newbury Frank Osgood S. Dam of-

INARA (Trippi). 8 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 1800m, R3,923,125, Kenilworth Majorca S., Gr.1-twice, Greyville Garden Province S., Gr.1.

MADEIRA MIST (Grand Lodge). 8 wins 1m to 9f, £387, US$503,669, Woodbine Dance Smartly H., Gr.3. Dam of 5 winners-

JOSHUA TREE (Montjeu). 7 wins-2 at 2-1400m to 3000m, Woodbine Canadian International S., Gr.1-3 times, Ascot Royal Lodge S., Gr.2.

Midnight Mist. 2 wins at 7f, 8½f in Ireland. Grandam of-

DRAMATIC QUEEN (Kitten's Joy). 4 wins-1 at 2-1m to 13¾f, £125,982, York Bronte Cup, Gr.3, 2d Haydock Lancashire Oaks, Gr.2.