This Skilled Cat

This Skilled Cat

Sire: Skilled

Dam: This Cat's Magic

Colour: Brown

Gender: Colt

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Sep 27th, 2015

Country: Australia

Silks: Red, Aqua Star, Diagonal Striped Sleeves, Aqua Stars Cap

Trainer's Name: Craig Widdison


D Lambrinos, S Jacobsen, B Tarlinton, M J Mathey, P Prentice, K C Rickards, Ms L Souquet, D J McLeod, R Hughes, D Austin, M Carmody, J A Brown, B Kelly, D J Mathey & Whos Drivin Home (Mgr: G J O'Callaghan)

Career Record: 11-2-1-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    18.2 %
  • Place
    27.3 %





Foaled 27th September 2015

SKILLED (AUS) Cotehele HouseMy Swanee
2007DextrousQuest for FameRainbow Quest
  Many HandsHandy Proverb
THIS CAT'S MAGIC (AUS) FittingMarscay
2006Magic BlueGrosvenorSir Tristram
  Blue DenimA Chara

SKILLED (AUS) (Bay 2007-Stud 2012). 3 wins at 2, AJC Champagne S., Gr.1. Brother to SW Ambidexter. Sire of 67 rnrs, 25 wnrs, inc. SW Pecans (Gosford RC Belle of the Turf H., Gr.3) and of Cayman Dayze, Miss Jane, So Skilled, Altered, Lady Skills, Little Elsa, Tradies Tea Break, Fiscal Fantasy, Regina del Nilo, Leishman, Skilled Hunter, The Skrill, Valiant Green, Conwoman, Crying Cheetah, He's Got Skills, Kamindu, Myopic, Skilled Assassin, etc.


1st dam

THIS CAT'S MAGIC, by Catbird. 7 wins from 1400m to 1600m in Aust. Half-sister to Sally (dam of HARRIS TWEED). This is her second foal. Her first foal is unraced.


2nd dam

MAGIC BLUE, by Grosvenor. Winner at 1600m, 3d CJC Superstrike Seeds H. Half-sister to Blue Music. Dam of 10 foals, 7 to race, all winners, inc:-

Aitchison. 6 wins from 1600m to 2200m, A$122,811, WATC Westspeed Stayers' Bonus H., Johnex Explosives H., Westspeed 3YO H., H., Terrace Buffet H.

Sister Spin. 3 wins at 1600m, 1800m, TTC Shaw Contracting H., Incitec Pivot Cresswells Transport P., 2d TRC JZ Bidencope P., 3d TTC Tasman Goup P. Dam of-

Dangerous Spin. 4 wins from 1100m to 1600m to 2016-17 in Aust.

This Cat's Magic. 7 wins. See above.

Testa Azzurra. 2 wins at 1200m, 2000m in Aust. Dam of-

Oscar's Fight. Winner at 1200m, MVRC Alliance Broking Services P.

Dr Spin. 2 wins at 1350m, 1400m in NZ and Macau.

Blueconi. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

Magicconi. Winner at 1100m in Aust.

Sally. Unraced. Dam of-

HARRIS TWEED (Montjeu). Head of The 2008-09 NZ 3YO Free H. 4 wins from 2000m to 2500m, NZ$83,600, A$1,338,400, STC Tulloch S., Gr.2, VRC Bart Cummings H., L, ARC First Sovereign Trust H., 2d MRC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, Australian Derby, Gr.1, ARC New Zealand S., Gr.1, Pfizer Animal Health H., 3d AJC Sydney Cup, Gr.1, Chairman's H., Gr.2, Hawkes Bay Traderacks H., 4th New Zealand St Leger, L.


3rd dam

(MY) BLUE DENIM, by A Chara. 10 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 3200m, NZ$136,835, A$261,000, Auckland Cup, Gr.1, STC HE Tancred S., Gr.1, AJC Queen Elizabeth Randwick S., Gr.1, Rotorua Challenge S., Gr.3, ARC Doncaster H., Spring H., Rotorua RC Kiwi House H., Waikato Fillies Classic S., 2d VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, AJC Sydney Cup, Gr.1, VATC Sandown Cup, Gr.2, ARC Mitchelson Cup, L, 3d AJC Oaks, Gr.1, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, STC Storm Queen S., Gr.2, Manawatu Breeders' S., Gr.3, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.3, Avondale JC Stretto S., L, 4th Avondale Cup, Gr.1, ARC Ladies Mile, Gr.3. Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, all winners, inc:-

Blue Music (Western Symphony). 2 wins at 2, NZ$104,300, 2d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, ARC Championship S., Gr.2, 4th Avondale JC Waikato Stud S., Gr.3. Dam of-

Indianapolis (Oregon). 4 wins from 1650m to 3200m, A$82,360, STC Oyster Bay H., 2d Queensland Cup, L, AJC Roy Higgins H., 3d AJC Scotts Lawn Builder P.

(My) Arctic Blue. 7 wins from 1900m to 2100m, A$137,290, Kyneton Cup, AJC December H., STC British Airways H., Commodore Computer H.

Cambridge Blue - The Maestro (Mal.). 4 wins at 1600m, 2000m, ARC Dataform Press H., 2d Matamata RC Stanley Construction H.

Bluemantle. 3 wins at 2100m, 2200m, Avondale JC Ciba Geigy H., Improvers' H.

Blueprint. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Waikato RC Trojan Battery Protector H.

Blue Satin. 2 wins at 1400m, 1650m in NZ. Dam of-

Blue Grass (Postponed). 3 wins from 1200m to 2000m, 2d Hawkes Bay Stella Artois H., Rotorua RC Happy Birthday Glen Martin H., 3d Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.3, CJC Blue Star Taxis H.

Lion - Lutalo (Aust.). 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m, Cambridge JC Garry Keith Motors 3YO Trophy, 3d AJC Sinnjar H.

Lioness. Unraced. Dam of-

LION TAMER (Storming Home). Joint Top of 2010-11 Australasian 3YO Classification (Extended). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 2500m, NZ$90,375, A$1,234,000, Victoria Derby, Gr.1, MRC Underwood S., Gr.1, Counties Challenge S., L, ARC Champagne S., L, NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., L, WRC Carpet One 2YO H., 2d MVRC AAMI Vase, Gr.2, 3d Waikato RC Star Way S., L, 4th Hawkes Bay Makfi Challenge S., Gr.1.

Let Me Roar (Rip Van Winkle). 6 wins to 1400m, NZ$87,435, to 2016-17, Te Aroha JC Team Wealleans H., BOP RC NZB Insurance Pearl Series H., 3d ARC Easter S., Gr.2.