Lot 293

Astern (AUS)

Papilio (NZ)

Foaled in 2022

Brown Colt

Draft Karaka 2024: Book 1 28 - 30 January 2024, New Zealand Bloodstock, Lot #293

Sold for $70,000 to Bjorn Baker Racing / Clarke Bloodstock (FBAA)


Account of PENCARROW STUD, Cambridge.
Lot 293 BROWN COLTBox H 20
Foaled 28th September 2022Box Branded: : nr sh; 19 over 2 off sh


Astern (AUS)


Medaglia d'Oro

El Prado

Sadler's Wells

Cappucino Bay



Exceed and Excel



Rory's Jester




Redoute's Choice



Shantha's Choice

Canny Lad



Sir Tristram

Desert Lily

Green Desert

ASTERN (AUS) (Bay 2013-Stud 2017). 5 wins-3 at 2, ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1. Sire of 290 rnrs, 158 wnrs, 10 SW, inc. SW Golden Mile (MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1), Affaire a Suivre, Seradess, Aft Cabin, Sail By, Parisal, Chase the Chaos, Danger Strykes, Greavette, Oxymore, SP Cinderella Days, Mainstay, Arnaqueur, Brigantine, Witch Hazel, Atras, C J 's Cat Five, Grael, She's a Mia, Warp Ride, Miss Madison, etc.

1st dam

PAPILIO, by Redoute's Choice. 4 wins 1200m to 1600m, Hororata RC South Island Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, Hawkes Bay Billy's Bar Hastings H., 2d Matamata RC Richardson Racing Stables H. Half-sister to AMARYLLIS. This is her sixth living foal. Dam of four foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Irish Butterfly (g. by O'Reilly). 7 wins 1205m to 2400m, A$384,000, to 2022-23, MRC Thoroughbred Club H., Dexion Victoria H., Evergreen Turf H., Murray Bridge RC Gipsie Jack Wines H., 2d MRC Thoroughbred Club H.

Palamedes (f. by Pierro). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 2d Waikato RC Lodge Rentals H.

2nd dam

LAFLEUR, by Zabeel. Third top filly on The 2002-03 NZ 3YO Free H. 3 wins at 1600m, 2000m, NZ$191,975, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, 2d ARC Queen Elizabeth H., Gr.2, 4th New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, Counties Cup, Gr.2, ARC Lindauer Grandeur S., Gr.3, Manawatu Breeders' S., L. Sister to Zygadene (dam of WILDFLOWER), blood-sister to Zalika (dam of HUMIDOR), three-quarter-sister to Zasorceress. Dam of 10 named foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

AMARYLLIS (Red Ransom). 8 wins 1100m to 1300m, NZ$142,888, ARC Darley P., Gr.3, Blandford Lodge Yearling Draft H., 2d ARC Concorde H., Gr.2, 4th ARC Newmarket H., L, CJC Canterbury Breeders' S., L.

PAPILIO (Redoute's Choice). 4 wins. See above.

3rd dam

DESERT LILY, by Green Desert. Winner at 2 at 5f in Ireland. Sister to Desert Darling (dam of HEART OFTHE DESERT - HOSTWIN DONATELLO (Mac.)), half-sister to Reem Albaraari (dam of MORSHDI, ILITSHE). Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, all winners, inc:-

LAFLEUR (Zabeel). 3 wins. See above.

Zygadene. Winner at 1600m, 2d Taranaki RC Oaks Trial. Dam of 4 winners-

WILDFLOWER (Keeper). 4 wins 1500m to 1950m, NZ$227,175, Rotorua Challenge P., L, 2d Waikato RC Herbie Dyke S., Gr.1, Avondale Cup, Gr.2, 4th ARC City of Auckland Cup, Gr.3, Manawatu Breeders S., Gr.3.

Star Jasmine. Winner at 1200m. Dam of 5 winners-

Zasorceress (Zabeel). 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m, A$130,060, MVRC Schweppes Lemonade H., 2d VRC Schweppervescence Trophy, Gr.3, 3d ATC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3. Producer.

4th dam

HABIBTI, by Habitat. Top of The 1983 European 3YO Classification (1000m-1200m). 9 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.1, Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1. Half-sister to KNESSET. Dam of 11 named foals, 10 to race, 2 winners.