Lot 96 STORM AVERTED (USA) (2002) Bay Gelding
From Willows Lodge The Property of Miss Rachel O'Neill Storm Bird Summer Squall (USA) Weekend Surprise Averti (USA) (1991)
Known Fact Safe Play
(Non VAT) Northern Dancer South Ocean Secretariat Lassie Dear In Reality Tamerett Sham Bori
STORM AVERTED (USA), 16.0 h.h. (approx): winner at 4 years and £13,745 and placed 11 times; also placed once at 3 years in France. This horse is regrettably for sale as his sporting owner is in severe financial difficulty. He will make a fantastic fun horse for any new owners. He is game, genuine and very sound. Can be seen and vetted prior to sale, Tel 00353 86 2073188. Sold as he stands as per condition 9 (conditions of sale). 1st dam AVERTI (USA): 3 wins at 2 and 3 years and £19,899 and placed 7 times; dam of 8 winners from 10 runners: AVERTED VIEW (USA) (1997 f. by Distant View (USA)): 6 wins at 3, 5 and 6 years at home, in France and in Saudi Arabia and £65,063 inc. Tote Exacta Virginia Rated S., Brighton, L., 3rd EBF Upavon S., Salisbury, L. TURN AWAY (USA) (2005 f. by Empire Maker (USA)): 4 wins at 2 to 4 years, 2009 in U.S.A. and £111,783 inc. Top Secret S., Belmont Park, placed 3 times inc. 3rd Golden Rod S., Churchill Downs, Gr.2 and First Flight H., Belmont Park, Gr.2. Acerbic (USA) (1996 c. by Lear Fan (USA)): 11 wins at 2 to 6 years in France and in Saudi Arabia and £67,524, placed 13 times inc. 3rd Prix du Pin, Longchamp, L. Avoidance (USA) (2000 f. by Cryptoclearance (USA)): 2 wins at 2 years and £17,875, placed once, 2nd Montrose S., Newmarket, L.; dam of 2 winners inc.: Brushed Aside (GB): 2 wins at 3 years, 2010 and £43,400 and placed 6 times. Acronym (USA) (2006 f. by Empire Maker (USA)): 4 wins at 3 and 4 years, 2010 in U.S.A. and £86,317. Coded Warning (USA) (2001 c. by Cryptoclearance (USA)): 3 wins at 3 and 4 years in U.S.A. and £68,157 and placed 5 times. Storm Averted (USA) (2002 g. by Summer Squall (USA)): see above. Prevention (USA) (2003 f. by Aptitude (USA)): winner at 3 years in U.S.A. and £26,756 and placed 4 times; broodmare. Averse (USA) (1999 f. by Lord Avie (USA)): placed once in a N.H. Flat Race at 4 years; also placed twice over hurdles at 5 years. Divert (USA) (2004 f. by Chester House (USA)): placed 3 times at 2 and 3 years in France and £7735; broodmare. Taking Shape (USA) (2007 c. by Aptitude (USA)): unraced to date. Avoid (USA) (2008 c. by Empire Maker (USA)): unraced to date. She also has a yearling colt by Empire Maker (USA). 2nd dam SAFE PLAY (USA): 11 wins at 2 to 4 years in U.S.A. and £181,912 inc. La Canada S., Santa Anita, Gr.1, 3rd Spinster S., Keeneland, Gr.1; dam of 5 winners inc.: DEFENSIVE PLAY (USA) (c. by Fappiano (USA)): 6 wins at 2 to 5 years at home and in U.S.A. and £932,914 inc. Charles H Strub S., Santa Anita, Gr.1 and Man O'War S., Belmont Park, Gr.1, 2nd Oak Tree Invitational H., Santa Anita, Gr.1, Californian S., Hollywood Park, Gr.1, 3rd Suburban H., Belmont Park, Gr.1; sire. Livry (USA): winner at 3 years in France; dam of 5 winners. Etiquette (GB): placed 3 times; dam of Uninhibited (IRE): 2 wins in France, 2nd Prix Imprudence, M'-Laffitte, L., Criterium des Yvelines, M'-Laffitte, L. Macellum (IRE): ran twice and ran on the flat in France; dam of Macellya (FR): winner, 2008 in France, 2nd Miesque S., Hollywood Park, Gr.3 and 3rd Prix Thomas Bryon, Saint-Cloud, Gr.3; grandam of Persiste Et Signe (FR): winner at 3 years, 2010 in France, 2nd Prix de Pontarme, Maisons-Laffitte, L. Playful Run (USA): unraced; dam of 3 winners inc.: SPORTING ART (USA): won Calder Derby, Calder, Gr.3.