Southern Strategy

Sire: Strategic

Dam: Southern Tip

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Sep 29th, 2013

Country: Australia


Terry O'Connell

Career Record: 5-0-3-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
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  • Place
    80.0 %





Bay mareFoaled in 2013

SireZeditaveThe JudgeShowdown
STRATEGIC (AUS) SummonedCrowned Prince
1992Sudden ImpulseLuskin StarKaoru Star
  Sweet EmbraceTodman
DamRock of GibraltarDanehillDanzig
SOUTHERN TIP (AUS) Offshore BoomBe My Guest
2005Opera EtoileSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
  Watch OutMr. Prospector

STRATEGIC (AUS) (Chestnut 1992-Stud 1997). 7 wins-5 at 2, MVRC Australia S., Gr.1. Sire of 928 rnrs, 611 wnrs, 28 SW, inc. Mistegic (AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1), Meurice, Platelet, Strategic News, Fair Embrace, Upbeat, She Will be Loved, Pelt, Strategic Image, Aichi, Miss Judgement, Coronation Shallan, Desuetude, Illuminates, Strat's Flyer, Bluejuice - Superb Classic (Sing.), Tudor, Big Dawn, La Famelia, Quarterman, Rightson, Haddle McDaddle, Ribald, etc.


1st dam

SOUTHERN TIP, by Rock of Gibraltar. Winner at 1700m in Aust. Dam of five named foals, three to race, inc:-

Southern Turf (c. by Turffontein). Winner at 2 in 2016-17 in Aust.

Southern Strategy (f. by Strategic). See below.

Diplomatic Edge (f. by Econsul). Placed in 2016-17 in Aust.


2nd dam

OPERA ETOILE, by Sadler's Wells. Unraced. Half-sister to Master O Foxhounds, Bugatti Reef. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Stimela. 2 wins at 2 in South Africa.

Shantreusse. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

Startreusse. 2 wins at 2, A$115,675, ATC Bates Bikes 2YO H., Grand Pavilion P., 3d ATC APN Spirit of Outdoor H., 4th ATC Roman Consul S., Gr.2.

Neutron Dame. 2 wins at 1100m in 2016-17 in Aust.

Gold Opera. Winner at 1300m in Aust.

Missilpop. Winner at 1200m in Aust.

Southern Tip. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

WATCH OUT, by Mr. Prospector. Winner at 7f in U.S.A. Sister to GOLD BEAUTY (dam of DAYJUR, MAPLEJINSKY), half-sister to THE PRIME MINISTER, MAJESTIC VENTURE, MIRALOMA, STORM BEAUTY (dam of BUFFUM, STORMY WEST), Felix the Cat, Green Knight, Hello Beauty, Raise a Beauty (dam of IRON MASK), Misconduct (dam of CAT CHARMER), Poster Beauty (dam of AILLEACHT). Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Master O Foxhounds (Deputy Minister). 12 wins from 6f to 1m, US$463,546, Belmont Allowance 3YO+, Hollywood Park Allowance 3YO+, Keeneland Allowance 4YO+, 2d Keeneland Fayette S., Gr.3, Aqueduct Toboggan H., L, Turfway Park Marfa S., L, Hansel S., L, 3d Fair Grounds Taylor's Special H., L, 4th Keeneland Phoenix S., L, Aqueduct Overnight H., L.

Bugatti Reef (Danzig). Winner at 2, 2d Leopardstown Rochestown S., L. Sire.

Toscanova. Placed at 3 in U.S.A. Dam of-

Archanova (Archarcharch). 2 wins at 1m, 9f, Keeneland Allowance, 3d Saratoga Birdstone S., L.

Deadly Diva. Unraced. Dam of-

Tristan's Trilogy (Scat Daddy). Winner at 6½f, 2d Santa Anita Singletary S., L.


4th dam

STICK TO BEAUTY, by Illustrious. 3 wins-2 at 2, Aqueduct Busanda S., L, 2d Aqueduct Rosetown S., L. Half-sister to BE A RULLAH. Dam of 17 foals, all raced, 11 winners, inc:-

GOLD BEAUTY (Mr. Prospector). Champion sprinter in USA in 1982. 8 wins, US$251,901, Belmont Fall Highweight H., Gr.2, Saratoga Test S., Gr.2, Belmont True North H., Gr.3, Keystone Rushland S., L, Spring Valley H., L, Monmouth Regret H., L, 2d Aqueduct Vosburgh H., Gr.1, Belmont Boojum H., L, 3d Suffolk Downs Sprint H., Gr.3. Dam of-

DAYJUR (Danzig). English & French Horse of the Year in 1990. Champion sprinter in Europe in 1990. Head of The 1990 European 3YO Classification. 7 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, £252,254, 75,027fr., US$225,000, Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1, Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.1, York Nunthorpe S., Gr.1, 1000m-in track record time, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.2, Sandown Temple S., Gr.2, 2d Breeders' Cup Sprint S., Gr.1, Newbury Rose Bowl S., L. Sire.

MAPLEJINSKY (Nijinsky). 5 wins from 6f to 1¼m, US$293,196, Monmouth Oaks, Gr.1, Saratoga Alabama S., Gr.1, Belmont Allowance, 4th Belmont Gazelle H., Gr.1. Dam of-

SKY BEAUTY (Blushing Groom). Champion Older Mare in USA in 1994. 15 wins-4 at 2-from 5f to 1¼m, US$1,336,000, Coaching Club American Oaks, Gr.1, Belmont Acorn S., Gr.1, Mother Goose S., Gr.1, Matron S., Gr.1, Shuvee H., Gr.1, Hempstead H., Gr.1, Ruffian H., Gr.1, Saratoga Go for Wand S., Gr.1, Alabama S., Gr.1, 2d Belmont Shuvee H., Gr.1, 3d Belmont Hempstead H., Gr.1, Saratoga Spinaway S., Gr.1. Dam of-

HURRICANE CAT (Storm Cat). 2 wins at 2, Newbury Horris Hill S., Gr.3, 3d Curragh Tetrarch S., Gr.3, Tipperary Concorde S., Gr.3. Sire.

Desert Tigress. Winner at 2, 4th Leopardstown Silver Flash S., L. Dam of-

GROWL (Oasis Dream). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, £289,325, Doncaster Wentworth S., L, 2d Ascot British Champions Sprint S., Gr.1.

Storming Beauty. Winner at 9f in U.S.A. Dam of-

Violent Beauty. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

VIOLENCE (Medaglia d'Oro). 3 wins at 2, US$623,000, Hollywood Futurity, Gr.1, Aqueduct Nashua S., Gr.2, 2d Gulfstream Park Fountain of Youth S., Gr.2. Sire.

Sky Legend. Unraced. Dam of-

Belle Jour. Unplaced. Dam of-

QUASAR (Seeking the Dia). Horse of the Year in India in 2015. Champion Older Male in India in 2016. 16 wins from 1600m to 2800m in India, Calcutta Derby, L, Pune Derby, L.

Million Gift. Raced twice. Dam of-

MILLION SELLER (A.P. Indy). 4 wins from 1m to 9f, Delaware Park Rosenna S., L. Producer.

Sunday Affair. Unraced. Dam of-

YORKTON (Speightstown). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1m, US$215,220, to 2017, Woodbine Queenston S., L, 3d Woodbine Woodstock S., L.

Silence Beauty. Unraced. Dam of-

TALE OF EKATI (Tale of the Cat). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 5½f to 9f, US$1,182,992, Aqueduct Wood Memorial S., Gr.1, Cigar Mile H., Gr.1, Belmont Futurity S., Gr.2, Jerome H., Gr.2, 2d Saratoga Sanford S., Gr.2, 4th Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby, Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Juvenile S., Gr.1, Gulfstream Park Richter Scale Sprint Championship S., Gr.2, Saratoga Jim Dandy S., Gr.2. Sire.

Our Country Place. Unraced. Dam of-

PLEASANT HOME (Seeking the Gold). 5 wins from 7½f to 9f, US$1,378,070, Breeders' Cup Distaff S., Gr.1, Aqueduct Bed o' Roses H., Gr.3, Belmont Allowance, Gulfstream Park Allowance, 2d Keeneland Spinster S., Gr.1, Saratoga Ballerina S., Gr.1, 4th Pimlico Distaff H., Gr.3. Producer.

COUNTRY HIDEAWAY (Seeking the Gold). 10 wins from 6f to 1m, US$762,568, Aqueduct First Flight H., Gr.2-twice, Bed o' Roses H., Gr.3, Belmont Vagrancy H., Gr.3, 2d Saratoga Ballerina H., Gr.1-twice, Aqueduct Top Flight H., Gr.2, 3d Belmont Ruffian H., Gr.1, Aqueduct Distaff H., Gr.2, Belmont Shuvee H., Gr.2. Dam of-

BOCA GRANDE (A.P. Indy). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1m, 9f, US$515,570, Aqueduct Demoiselle S., Gr.2, Comely S., Gr.2, 2d Saratoga Test S., Gr.1, Hoosier Park Indiana Oaks, L, Belmont Vivano S., L, 3d Belmont Mother Goose S., Gr.1, Aqueduct Top Flight H., Gr.2, 4th Belmont Acorn S., Gr.1. Producer.

VACATION (Dynaformer). 4 wins at 1m, 8½f, US$340,019, Arlington Park Hanshin Cup, Gr.3, 2d Saratoga Saranac S., Gr.3, 3d Woodbine Dominion Day H., Gr.3, Seagram Cup, Gr.3. Sire.

Matlacha Pass. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f in U.S.A. Dam of-

POINT OF ENTRY (Dynaformer). 9 wins from 9f to 1½m, US$2,494,490, Gulfstream Park Turf H., Gr.1, Belmont Man o' War S., Gr.1, Joe Hirsch Turf Classic S., Gr.1, Manhattan H., Gr.1, Saratoga Sword Dancer Invitational S., Gr.1, Keeneland Elkhorn S., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park Allowance, Keeneland Allowance, 2d Breeders' Cup Turf, Gr.1, 4th Breeders' Cup Turf, Gr.1, Saratoga Curlin S., L. Sire.

PINE ISLAND (Arch). 4 wins from 8½f to 1¼m, US$666,800, Belmont Gazelle S., Gr.1, Saratoga Alabama S., Gr.1, Belmont Allowance, 2d Belmont Coaching Club American Oaks, Gr.1, Mother Goose S., Gr.1.

Chili Cat (Storm Cat). 2 wins at 6½f, 1m, Aqueduct Allowance, 3d Belmont A Wild Ride S., L. Dam of-

CAT'S CLAW (Dynaformer). 3 wins at 1¼m, 1½m, Saratoga Waya S., L, 4th Keeneland Dowager S., L.

Home Sweet Home. Raced once. Dam of-

BIRDIE BIRDIE (Brian's Time). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1850m, 247,669,000¥, Tokyo Unicorn S., Gr.3, 2d Nakayama March S., Gr.3, 3d Tokyo February S., Gr.1, Kyoto Antares S., Gr.3.

Elhasna. Winner at 6f in GB. Dam of-

NATIONHOOD (Cherokee Run). 8 wins from 5½f to 1m, Emerald Downs Emerald H., L, Seattle H., L. Sire.

KARIS MAKAW (Charismatic). 5 wins from 5f to 8½f, Emerald Downs King County H., L, 2d Emerald Downs Washington Oaks, L. Producer.

Shea d'Lady. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 6f, Aqueduct Allowance. Dam of-

KATHRYN THE WISE (Uncle Mo). 3 wins from 6f to 1m to 2017, Belmont Critical Eye S., L, Aqueduct Allowance.

THE PRIME MINISTER (Deputy Minister). 5 wins, US$257,000, Santa Anita Goodwood H., Gr.2. Sire.

MAJESTIC VENTURE (Majestic Prince). 8 wins-1 at 2, Rockingham Rise Jim H., L, 2d Garden State Bold Reasoning H., L, Hialeah Kendall S., L, 3d Aqueduct Bold Ruler S., Gr.2. Sire.

STORM BEAUTY (Storm Cat). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 6½f, Pimlico Miss Preakness S., L, Ellis Park Wilma C Kennedy S., L, Keeneland Allowance 3YOf, Santa Anita Allowance 3YOf. Dam of-

BUFFUM (Bernardini). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, US$254,050, 27,600Dhs, Belmont Bold Ruler H., Gr.3, Saratoga Allowance, 4th Aqueduct Cigar Mile H., Gr.1, Bay Shore S., Gr.3. Sire.

STORMY WEST (Gone West). 7 wins from 7f to 8½f, US$367,153, Belmont Caress S., L, 2d Keeneland Jenny Wiley S., Gr.2. Producer.

MIRALOMA (Deputy Minister). 2 wins at 2, Churchill Downs Kentucky Breeders' Cup S., L. Producer.

Green Knight (Codex). 5 wins, 3d Aqueduct Paumonok H., L.

Hello Beauty (Iron Ruler). 4 wins-1 at 2, 2d Atlantic City Boardwalk S., L.

Felix the Cat (Storm Cat). 3 wins from 8½f to 9f, Gulfstream Park Allowance, Saratoga Allowance, 3d Meadowlands Rushing Man S., L. Sire.

Raise a Beauty. Winner at 1800m in France. Dam of-

IRON MASK (Danzig). 5 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1400m, €9,000, 718,000fr., S$600,000, Chantilly Prix d'Arenberg, Gr.3, Singapore Airlines Krisflyer Sprint S., L, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Robert Papin, Gr.2, Chantilly Prix du Bois, Gr.3. Sire.

Beautimix. Winner at 2, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Gif. Dam of-

BEAUTIFIX (Bering). 4 wins at 2, €91,000, Deauville Prix de la Vallee d'Auge, L, 2d Deauville Prix du Cercle, L. Dam of-

SOFAST (Rock of Gibraltar). 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, €205,085, US$19,950 in France and U.S.A, Longchamp Prix La Rochette, Gr.3, 2d Longchamp Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere, Gr.1, Chantilly Prix de Guiche, Gr.3, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix du Muguet, Gr.2.

EYEFUL (Muhtathir). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m in France and U.S.A, Saint-Cloud Prix Coronation, L, 2d Longchamp Prix du Pont-Neuf, L.

Miximaa (Anabaa). Winner at 1550m, 3d Deauville Prix Yacowlef, L. Dam of-

AMEENAH (American Post). 4 wins at 2, €151,550, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Miesque, Gr.3, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Imprudence, Gr.3, Criterium de Lyon, L, Fontainebleau Prix Ceres, L.

Misconduct. Placed at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

CAT CHARMER (Storm Cat). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8½f, Belmont Pebbles S., L, 3d Churchill Downs Mrs Revere S., Gr.2. Dam of-

STRIKE CHARMER (Smart Strike). 6 wins from 1m to 9f, US$670,730, Saratoga Ballston Spa S., Gr.2, Belmont Beaugay S., Gr.3, Churchill Downs Cardinal H., Gr.3, 2d Kentucky Downs Ladies Turf S., L, Aqueduct Plenty of Grace S., L, 3d Churchill Downs Mint Julep H., Gr.3, 4th Belmont Flower Bowl S., Gr.1, Athenia S., Gr.3.

Poster Beauty. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

AILLEACHT (Chief's Crown). 5 wins at 5f, 6f, Leopardstown Belgrave S., L, 2d Leopardstown Flying Five S., Gr.3.

Forever Beauty. 2 wins, 2d Rockingham Lilac S. Dam of-

THE GODDESS ATHIRD (Sword Dance). 5 wins at 1m, 8½f, Tampa Bay Downs Pinellas S., L, 2d Mountaineer Park Firecracker H., L. Producer.

Fateful Beauty. 2 wins-1 at 2- in U.S.A. Dam of-

DAVID (Mt. Livermore). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 6f to 9f, US$403,920, Belmont Bertram F Bongard S., L, 3d Hollywood Gold Cup, Gr.1. Sire.

Sticky Prospect. Unplaced. Dam of-

Q. E. Dee. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

QUESTION (Roy). 9 wins-2 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m in U.S.A. and Argentina, San Isidro G.P. San Isidro, Gr.1, Clasico Porteño, Gr.3, 2d San Isidro Clasico Ecuador, Gr.2, Palermo Clasico Japon, Gr.3, Clasico Old Man, Gr.3, 3d San Isidro G.P. 9 de Julio, Gr.1, La Plata Clasico 25 de Mayo de 1810, Gr.2, Clasico Polla de Potrillos, Gr.2, 4th Palermo Clasico Buenos Aires, Gr.3.

DEE MARSHAL (Parade Marshal). 9 wins from 1100m to 1600m in Argentina, San Isidro Clasico Orange, L, 3d La Plata Clasico General Manuel Belgrano, Gr.2. Sire.


Race Record: 4 Starts 0-2-1 A$12,130.

Placed to 2017-18 in Aust.