Lot #261 Handsome Ransom - Cassandra

Lot # 261
Sire Handsome Ransom
Dam Cassandra
Colour Brown
Sex Colt
Price 3500
Purchaser MS JD HILLIS
Location DUNEDIN


Handsome Ransom(AUS)


Red Ransom


Hail to Reason



Bianca Lancia

Mill Reef

Never Bend

Barbara Conti

Teodoro Trivulzio






Better Boy

Ease and Comfort



Vice Regal

Bismark II

Young Ida


HANDSOME RANSOM (AUS) (Bay 2000-Stud 2005). 2 wins at 2, A$364,930, Canberra RC Black Opal S., Gr.3, Black Opal 2YO Preview, 3d AJC Hobartville S., Gr.2, 4th AJC San Domenico S., Gr.2, Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2. Half-brother to SW Danajaya (VRC Flemington Rose S., L). Out of a half-sister to SW Boleslao Il Rosso. Grandson of SW Barbara Conti. Sire of the placegetters Hold Me Ransom, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.

1st dam

CASSANDRA, by Centro. 3 wins from 1850m to 2100m,Hawke's Bay Williams & Kettle Livestock H., 3d WRC IndianDanehill H., Hawke's Bay Taradale Club H. Half-sister toCOACHWOOD, Drama (dam ofHEGUY). This is her second foal. Herfirst foal is a 2YO.

2nd dam

EDWINA, by Vice Regal. Unplaced. Half-sister toLIFE BEGINS,Amythest. Dam of 7 named foals, 5 torace, 3 winners, inc:-

COACHWOOD(Bakharoff). 6 wins from 1600mto 2500m, A$331,315, VRC Crown H.,Gr.2, Murray Bridge Gold Cup,L, SAJC Wanganeen H., 2d WATC StLeger,L, Werribee Cup,L, Kalgoorlie Gold Cup,L, 3d VRC Crown H.,Gr.2, Chester Manifold S.,L, Geelong Cup,L, 4th VRC St Leger,Gr.3, WATC Queen's Cup,Gr.3, Helena Vale Cup,L.

Drama. Placed at 3. Dam of-

HEGUY(Lord Ballina). 6 wins from 1600mto 3200m, NZ$3,750, A$183,700, VRC Duke of Norfolk S.,L, Piping Lane H.

3rd dam

YOUNG IDA, by Oncidium. 13 wins-1 at2-from 1100m to 2400m, Great Northern Oaks, Gr.1, New Zealand Oaks,Gr.2, WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.2, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup,Gr.2-twice, Manawatu Challenge S., Gr.3, 2d Wellington Oaks, Gr.2,Wellington S., Gr.3, HBJC Ormond Memorial Gold Cup, Gr.3-twice, 3dVATC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, New ZealandDerby, Gr.2, WRC Harcourt S., Gr.3. Half-sister to Young Margot(dam ofJUST ANYTHING). Dam of 4 foals, allraced, 2 winners, inc:-

LIFE BEGINS(Hermes). 6 wins from 1400mto 2000m, BATC Bernborough H.,L, QTC Windsor Welter H., 2d Qld Tatt'sRC Tattersall's Cup, Gr.3.

Amythest(Amyntor). 6 wins from 1400m to2400m, Marton JC Jarden Corporation H., 2d Wellington H.,L, 3d WRC Gloaming S.H.,L. Dam of-

Hone(Grosvenor). 2 wins at 1400m, 2000m,Waikato RC Grayson Ottaway H., 2d ARC New Zealand Derby TrialS.,L, More FM H.

4th dam

YOUNGMARGARET II, by Gilles de Retz. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 7f in GB andNZ, Feilding JC Denbigh H. Dam of 7 foals, 4 to race, 3 winners,inc:-

YOUNG IDA(Oncidium). 13 wins. Seeabove.

YoungMargot. 4 wins from 1400m to 2200m. Dam of-

JUST ANYTHING(Truly Vain). 13 wins from1200m to 2150m, Oakbank RC Onkaparinga Cup,L, 3d WRC Captain Cook S.,Gr.1.

Prideof Chantilly. 6 wins from 1400m to 2200m, VATC Portsea H. Damof-

HAPPINESS(Bluebird). 10 wins from 1400mto 2050m, WRC Thorndon Mile,Gr.1, 2d Wellington S.,Gr.3. Dam ofZANKEL(Carnegie).

Confidence in knowing that buying an LA product it has being raised properly and with their record of success in black-type racing you have a better than even chance of the horse competing at the pinnacle of Australasian racing

Trent Busuttin, Trainer, Victoria