Can't Fight Love

Sire: Fighting Sun
Dam: Sadlers Brigg
Colour: Chestnut
Gender: Filly
Age: 3 year old
Foaled: Nov 3rd, 2015
Country: Australia





Foaled 3rd November 2015

SireNorthern MeteorEncosta de LagoFairy King
FIGHTING SUN (AUS) ExplosiveFappiano
2011Irish DarlingIvory's IrishBest Western
  Sandy DarlingGeiger Counter
DamMontjeuSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
SADLERS BRIGG (NZ) FloripedesTop Ville
  Glide ByRemainder Man

FIGHTING SUN (AUS) (Bay 2011-Stud 2014). 2 wins at 2, A$143,750, ATC Canonbury S., L, Membership on Sale 2YO P. Out of SW Irish Darling (SAJC Australasian Oaks, Gr.1). Grandson of a half-sister to the dam of SW Dragon Maiden (Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.3). Same family as SW Battle Eve, SW King Delamere, etc. Sire of SW Chess Star (MVRC Valley Pearl, L), SP Platinum Mam'selle and of Fighting Harada, Miss Scorcher, Naduri, Sunfighter and of the placegetters Darmasun, Fast Stepping, Fighting Faith, Kashiwa, Meteor Rising, Ordell, Samurai Queen, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

SADLERS BRIGG, by Montjeu. Winner at 1350m, BTC Cleanevent P., 2d MVRC FRH Group H., 3d QTC Centro Toobul H. This is her sixth foal. Dam of four foals to race, two winners, inc:-

A Lotta Love (f. by Al Maher). 6 wins to 1400m, A$303,100, Ballarat TC Eureka Concrete H., MRC Schweppes H., MRC (Mornington) No Fuss Event Hire H., VRC Lola & Trish's H., 2d MRC Ladbrokes Odds Boost H., Bushnell Outdoor Products H., 3d MRC Cape Grim Beef Steaks S., Gr.3, SAJC Proud Miss S., Gr.3, Geelong RC Rosemont Stud S., L, 4th MRC How Now S., Gr.3, VRC Hong Kong Jockey Club S., Gr.3, MVRC Alexandra S., L.

Lord da Vinci (g. by Lonhro). 11 wins to 1400m, A$333,895, to 2017-18, MVRC GJK Facility Services H., TRC Winzenberg H., Foxtel for Business H., TTC Sky Racing S., City of Launceston H., TRC Canteen Cup, Airport Undercover Parking H., TTC E (Ted) Cox Memorial H., 2d TRC Thomas Lyons S., L-twice, TTC Newmarket H., L, TRC Winzenberg H., TTC Luxbet S., MRC The Cove Hotel H., 3d SAJC Alan Sheppard Constructions H., TRC Goodwood H., Bendigo JC TROA H., MRC LUCRF National Jockeys Trust Final H., Pakenham RC VOBIS Gold Bullion, VRC Garden View Pavilion H., 4th TTC Newmarket H., L.

Love in Vain (f. by Skilled). Placed in 2017-18 in Aust.


2nd dam

VINCI, by Vain. Winner at 2, SAJC Drawn 2YO H., 2d SAJC Bernard Booth H., 4th SAJC National S., Gr.3. Sister to Cornerman, half-sister to YACHTIE, Just Cruising (dam of KEEPA CRUISIN, SEACHANGE). Dam of 12 named foals, 11 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

She's Invincible. 4 wins at 1000m, 1200m, ARC Nicole Sims' 21st Birthday H., BOP RC Laser Plumbing Te Puke H., 2d ARC Stella Artois H. Producer.

Sadlers Brigg. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

Glide By, by Remainder Man. Winner at 2, 2d Doncaster May Hill S., Gr.3, Lingfield Trophy S., L, York Strensall S., L, 3d Newmarket Sweet Solera S., L. Half-sister to Glide Path. Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

YACHTIE (Broad Reach). 2 wins at 2, A$436,968, STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, 2d AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, VATC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.1, ACT RC Black Opal S., Gr.2, STC Peter Pan S., Gr.2, Illawarra TC Brambles Classic H., Gr.3, MVRC Albion H., VATC TR Trevaskis S., VRC Stradbroke H., 3d MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1. Sire.

Cornerman (Vain). Winner at 1300m, 3d VRC Dalgety Bloodstock S.H., L. Sire.

Just Cruising. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

SEACHANGE (Cape Cross). NZ Horse of the Year in 2006-07 & 2007-08. Champion Sprinter in NZ in 2007-08. 14 wins from 1200m to 1600m, £10,740, NZ$1,240,250, A$299,000, 386,400Dhs, WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Waikato Draught Sprint, Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Mudgway Partsworld S., Gr.1-twice, Stoney Bridge S., Gr.1-twice, MRC Mannerism S., Gr.3, Hawkes Bay Zabeels Sports Bar & TAB H., WRC Catwalk Trust 3YO Fillies S., 2d WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, MRC Futurity S., Gr.1, VRC Myer Classic, Gr.1, WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, 3d Hawkes Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1, Waikato RC Foxbridge P., L, 4th Hawkes Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1, Newmarket Falmouth S., Gr.1. Producer.

KEEPA CRUISIN (Keeper). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 900m, 1600m, NZ$398,250, Levin Classic, Gr.1, WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.3, 2d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.3, Egmont RC Stoney Bridge S., Gr.3, ARC Soliloquy S., L, Waikato RC James & Annie Sarten Memorial S., L, Avondale JC Component Sheetmetals 2YO S., BOP RC Hills Haden Valuers 3YO H., 3d Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1, ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, Wanganui JC Carters-Gib S., L, 4th Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2-twice, ARC Newmarket H., L. Producer.

Korau Road (Cape Cross). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$268,085, ARC Aspec Construction H., BOP RC New Zealand Bloodstock 3YO Classique, ARC Bar 3 Post Race Party H., Manawatu RC Crombie Lockwood H., Taranaki RC Great Western Interprovincial Challenge, 2d ARC Easter H., Gr.1, WRC Wellington S., Gr.3, Rangitikei Gold Cup, L, 3d Marton 1600 H., L.