Scintillo Filly Tuscan Light Goes in to Work with Phill Sweeney

Scintillo Filly Tuscan Light Goes in to Work with Phill Sweeney

Scintillo Filly Tuscan Light Goes in to Work with Phill Sweeney

Tuscan Light one of the Knightsbridge owned 2yos is a filly by SCINTILLO from Moments I Treasure ( USA ) has gone in to pre-training with Phil Sweeney in Jerilderie, Phil reported “After a month of serious work she is ready for the paddock. Laying down a lot & growing right before your eyes. The work has certainly helped her develop & a great eater. 6 weeks in the paddock & we will see a very rounded young lady”

SCINTILLO won the 2yo Gran Criterium Group 1, defeating Gladiatorus (who shortly after won G1’s Dubai Duty Free and Premio Vittorio) and was awarded the ‘ World’s highest rated horse “.

As a 4yo he won theGroup 2 Grand Prix de Chantilly defeating Chincon (winner of G1 $2m Singapore Airlines International Cup & Gr 1 United Nations Stakes) and the Group 3 Winter Derby.

Earlier he was crowned the Champion 2YO colt in Italy in 2007 and the ROA All-weather Horse Of The Year in 2009.

Scintillo is out of the multiple Gr 1 winning mare Danseuse Du Soir, incl the French Thousand Guineas . She was the Broodmare of the Year in 2007.

Scintillo’s sire the Group 1 winner Fantastic Light won six Group 1 races in five countries with earnings of $8,486,957,

SCINTILLO is FANTASTIC LIGHT’S only son at stud . He is well represented by his daughters as they have produced three Gr1 winners to date incl TRIP TO PARIS , Ascot Gold Cup .

Dam of this filly , Moments I Treasure is a very interesting mare indeed .

Firstly she is a ½ sister to multiple Gr1 winner in the US , ALPHA , 6 wins , $1,815.543. He stands at stud for Darley in the USA.

She is a full sister to Lavender Sky who was purchased for $340,000 as an empty broodmare by renowned bloodstock agent & founder of both the Secretariat syndicate & Ashford Farms , later Coolmore Stud in the USA.

In doing so he commented “ they also have to be out of the blue hen families, which this mare certainly is “ .

It is a fantastic fillies family . This filly’s 4th dam is KAMAR , champion 3yo filly , Gr1 Canadian Oaks , later to become 1990 Broodmare of the Year.

Her daughters GEORGEOUS , multiple Gr1 winner , incl Hollywood Oaks , earnings of $1.2m and SEASIDE ATTRACTION , a $1m weanling 30 years ago was the winner of the Kentucky Oaks , Gr1.

Moments I Treasure has left 3 winners to date incl city winner Bourgeoisie and filly Cape Treasure a Singapore winner who was showing enough to be seriously considered for the Gr1 Singapore Derby against the colts .

This filly is by a son of FANTASTIC LIGHT breed to his own family .

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S. Jack Heffernan Ph.D. Funds Manager at HEFFX holds a Ph.D. in Economics and brings with him over 25 years of trading experience in Asia and hands on experience in Venture Capital, he has been involved in several start ups that have seen market capitalization over $500m and 1 that reach a peak market cap of $15b. He has managed and overseen start ups in Mining, Shipping, Technology and Financial Services.

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