Sanctuary Cove

Sanctuary Cove

Sire: Congrats

Dam: Elusivity

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Sep 25th, 2013

Country: Australia

Silks: Yellow, Black Epaulettes And Sleeves


I G Mathieson, Mrs C A Mathieson & Miss N E Mathieson

Career Record: 11-1-1-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    9.1 %
  • Place
    18.2 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2013

SireA.P. IndySeattle SlewBold Reasoning
CONGRATS (USA) Weekend SurpriseSecretariat
2000PraiseMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
  Wild ApplauseNorthern Dancer
DamElusive QualityGone WestMr. Prospector
ELUSIVITY (AUS) Touch of GreatnessHero's Honor
2006FealtyIn the WingsSadler's Wells

CONGRATS (USA) (Bay 2000-Stud 2007). 7 wins-1 at 2, Santa Anita San Pasqual H., Gr.2. Sire of 785 rnrs, 522 wnrs, 27 SW, inc. Turbulent Descent (Hollywood Starlet S., Gr.1), Haveyougoneaway, Emma's Encore, Wickedly Perfect, Forever Darling, Venus Valentine, Polar River, Overture, Jacaranda, Cash Back, Check My Cheeks, I'm Steppin' it Up, Nora's Cat, Portside, Pat on the Back, Miss Mo Kelly, Pangburn, Temper Mint Patty, Cougarville, Flutterby, etc.


1st dam

ELUSIVITY, by Elusive Quality. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Dam of three foals, two to race, both winners, inc:-

The Amateur (g. by Teofilo). 4 wins from 1200m to 1650m to 2017-18, BRC Memberships H., Turner Freeman Lawyers H., SCTC Hot 91.1 H., Skyracingau H., 2d SCTC Anmel Cherrypicker Hire P.

Sanctuary Cove (g. by Congrats). Winner. See below.


2nd dam

FEALTY, by In the Wings. Unraced. Half-sister to MARK OF ESTEEM, Earl of March, Renowned (dam of RENOWING). Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Marked. 6 wins from 1350m to 2200m, NZ$5,650, A$135,750, BRC Rochele Painting H., Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Arcade P., BRC CMC Supports BINSC H., David Jones P., 2d BRC Landfill Logistics H., Racing Retro H., Lyndhurst Stud H., 3d BRC Kirks H., P., Padua College H., Nuturf Specialists Providing Solutions H.

Fireman Freddy. 3 wins at 1200m, 1250m to 2017-18, 3d WATC Smartline Mortgage Advisers H.

Touch the Net. Winner at 1600m, 3d WATC Westspeed H.

Bona Fides. 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$79,260 in Aust.

Elusivity. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

HOMAGE, by Ajdal. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to LOCAL TALENT, half-sister to LOCAL SUITOR, Soybean Trader, Cielo's Love (dam of TUESDAY'S SPECIAL), Kerenza (dam of JOMANA). Dam of 9 foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

MARK OF ESTEEM (Darshaan). Top of The 1996 International 3YO Classification (Mile). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, £365,139, The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Ascot Queen Elizabeth II S., Gr.1, Goodwood Celebration Mile S., Gr.2, 2d Newmarket Strutt & Parker S. Sire.

Earl of March (Caerleon). 2 wins at 1600m in France and U.A.E, Longchamp Prix des Ternes, 2d Longchamp Prix du Palais Royal, Gr.3, 3d Nad al Sheba Altajir Glass S., 4th Abu Dhabi National Day Cup, L.

Renowned. Unraced. Dam of-

RENOWING (Halling). 3 wins from 1300m to 2100m, Rome Premio Botticelli, L, Milan Premio Linate.

Varsity (Lomitas). 4 wins from 2000m to 2400m, €114,918, 14,720Dhs, Curragh This Time Tomorrow H., 2d Dundalk Carlingford S., L, Grand Handicap de Craon, 3d Leopardstown Trigo S., L, Toulouse Prix Panacee, L, Down Royal Ulster Oaks, 4th Curragh Dance Design S., L. Dam of-

GM HOPKINS (Dubawi). 5 wins from 1m to 9f, £242,589, Ascot Paradise S., L, Newmarket Silver Cambridgeshire, Royal Ascot Royal Hunt Cup, Sandown Sungard H., 2d Ascot Balmoral H., Newbury Planteur H., Sandown Coral Challenge H., 3d Sandown Gala S., L, 4th Newbury Steventon S., L, Newmarket Ben Marshall S., L.

Zvarkhova (Makfi). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m in France and U.S.A, 3d Longchamp Prix Finlande, L, Marseille Borely Prix Delahante, L, 4th Marseille Borely Prix Georges Trabaud, L.


4th dam

HOME LOVE, by Vaguely Noble. Unraced. Half-sister to FOLK ART, MASHAALLAH, SPORTIN' LIFE, Connie Knows (dam of CONNIE'S GIFT, COURT HOSTESS), Eishin Michigan (dam of EISHIN CHAMP), Hard Knocker (dam of CHIMICHURRI, HUAMBO). Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, all winners, inc:-

LOCAL TALENT (Northern Dancer). 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1850m, 1,005,150fr., Longchamp Prix Jean Prat, Gr.1, Prix La Rochette, Gr.3, 2d Longchamp Prix de Guiche, Gr.3, 4th Longchamp Grand Criterium, Gr.1, Deauville Prix Morny, Gr.1, Prix de Cabourg, Gr.3. Sire.

LOCAL SUITOR (Blushing Groom). 2 wins at 2, Newbury Mill Reef S., Gr.2, 3d Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, 4th Newmarket Craven S., Gr.3. Sire.

Soybean Trader (Soy Numero Uno). 5 wins to 7f, 3d Keeneland Lafayette S., L.

Kerenza. Winner at 2200m in France. Dam of-

JOMANA (Darshaan). 7 wins from 1900m to 2500m, €93,100, 182,787fr., Saint-Cloud Prix Exbury, Gr.3, Prix Corrida, Gr.3, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Belle de Nuit, L, Toulouse Prix Max Sicard, L, 4th Cagnes-sur-Mer Grand Prix du Conseil General des Alpes-Maritimes, L. Producer.

Cielo's Love. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

TUESDAY'S SPECIAL (Irish River). 6 wins from 1600m to 2100m, Saint-Cloud Prix Exbury, Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Prix d'Harcourt, Gr.2. Sire.


Race Record: 7 Starts 1-1-1 A$20,665.

Winner at 1200m in 2017-18, GCTC Melbourne Cup Dome Package H., 2d BRC Veuve Society Membership H., 3d BRC Mirvac Ascot Green H.