Lot 56 2 c Shamexpress – Hot Stash (Secret Savings) $185,000 (draft: Windsor Park Stud)
A young sprinter, he breezed up showing plenty of power and strength.
“He’s a fast and classy looking horse with plenty of quality about him and he should come to hand quickly,” said Te Akau principal David Ellis. “It shouldn’t be too long before he starts racing.”
“Windsor Park is a noted nursery that has bred good boned and quality horses for many years in New Zealand, and their young sprint sire Shamexpress is doing a terrific job.”
From a mare that won four races over 1000 metres in Sydney, Hot Stash has left two individual winner of five race, while his sire, Shamexpress (O’Reilly), won the Newmarket Handicap (Gr. 1, 1200m) down the straight six furlongs at Flemington, and regarded as one of the fastest sons of O’Reilly to race in Australia.
Shamexpress yearlings have sold up to $510,000 at Karaka, and already left 10 individual winners with his oldest recently turn three.
His grand-dam is by Zabeel, with quality speed sires Lunchtime and Vain having also sired the dams in his family.