Turn Of Phrase

Turn Of Phrase

Sire: Discorsi

Dam: Colleges

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Aug 28th, 2015

Country: Australia

Silks: Lt. Blue, Red Maltese Cross, Lt. Blue Cap


S J Wolfe, R G Sayers

Career Record: 4-0-0-0

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Check out our Discorsi ex Colleges colt, purchased as Lot 22 at the 2017 Yarradale Stud Yearling Sale.

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Bay geldingFoaled in 2015

SireGalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
DISCORSI (AUS) Urban SeaMiswaki
2003Express a SmileSuccess ExpressHold Your Peace
  Hold That SmileHaulpak
DamElusive QualityGone WestMr. Prospector
COLLEGES (AUS) Touch of GreatnessHero's Honor
2008High SchoolSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
  High HawkShirley Heights

DISCORSI (AUS) (Bay 2003-Stud 2010). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, A$119,215, VRC Gibson Carmichael S., L. Sire of 97 rnrs, 46 wnrs, inc. SW Man Booker (Western Australian Guineas, Gr.2), SP Settlers Creek and of Salorsci, Full Disclosure, Mrs Brown's Boy, Angelic Angel, Disco Riffic, Disco Smile, Barrettstown Boy, Card Knight, Disco Metal, Discoville, Klondike King, Slick Talker, La Bionda, Lord Devoutly, Sense of Power, Talking Dancer, etc.


1st dam

COLLEGES, by Elusive Quality. Unraced. Sister to Giggleswick. Dam of three named foals, one to race, inc:-

Mongolian Warlord (g. by War Chant). Winner at 1100m in 2016-17 in Aust.


2nd dam

HIGH SCHOOL, by Sadler's Wells. Placed at 3 in GB. Sister to IN THE WINGS, HUNTING HAWK, MOROZOV, HAWKER'S NEWS, blood-sister to LEGEND MAKER (dam of VIRGINIA WATERS, ALEXANDER OF HALES), SELTITUDE (dam of LOVER MAN), three-quarter-sister to Arlette (dam of ALEXANDROS). Dam of 8 named foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

Giggleswick (Elusive Quality). 2 wins at 1900m, 2050m, 2d MRC Rokk Ebony H., 3d Tasmanian Oaks, L, 4th South Australia Fillies Classic, Gr.3. Dam of-

Plague Stone (Lonhro). Placed at 2 in 2017-18, 2d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, ATC Golden Gift 2YO P.

Benenden. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$199,585, MRC Melinda Rea H., VRC Spotless H., MRC Wafex Sovereign H., 2d MRC Melbourne Horse Transport H., MRC (Mornington) Sportingbet's Owner's Privilege H.

Elucidation. Winner at 1600m, STC Freeway Republic Beer H. Dam of-

Braxton. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1700m, R189,450, to 2017-18, Vaal Next Race Meeting Thursday H., 2d Vaal Racing Association 3YO H.

Sparsholt. 4 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$80,940, to 2016-17 in Aust.


3rd dam

HIGH HAWK, by Shirley Heights. Second on The 1983 Italian 3YO Free H. 6 wins from 1¼m to 15f, £102,700, Premio Roma, Gr.1, Doncaster Park Hill S., Gr.2, Royal Ascot Ribblesdale S., Gr.2, Longchamp Prix de Royallieu, Gr.3, 2d Irish Oaks, Gr.1, Oaks d'Italia, Gr.1. Sister to High Spirited (dam of AMFORTAS, LEGEND MAKER), Dunoof (dam of SELTITUDE), three-quarter-sister to INFAMY (dam of INNUENDO, MOON QUEEN, BARAFAMY, ROSTROPOVICH), Shesadelight (dam of SHIELD), half-sister to Entre Nous, Herons Hollow, Tapaculo, High Tern (dam of HIGH-RISE, SUPREMACY). Dam of 17 foals, 13 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

IN THE WINGS (Sadler's Wells). Joint Head of The 1990 French 4YO+ Free H. 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, £889,036, Breeders' Cup Turf S., Gr.1, Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Epsom Coronation Cup, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix du Prince d'Orange, Gr.3, Prix Foy, Gr.3, Deauville Prix du Haras de la Huderie, L, Chantilly Prix de Vineuil, 2d Longchamp Prix Ganay, Gr.1, 4th Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1. Successful sire.

MOROZOV (Sadler's Wells). 5 wins from 1850m to 3100m, €198,375, Longchamp Prix Hubert de Chaudenay, Gr.2, Prix de Barbeville, Gr.3, Prix du Lys, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Opott, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Saint-Simon, 2d Longchamp Prix Vicomtesse Vigier, Gr.2, 3d Deauville Prix Kergorlay, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix Niel, Gr.2, Prix de Suresnes, L, 4th Longchamp Prix Hocquart, Gr.2. Sire.

HUNTING HAWK (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 2000m, 2100m, Longchamp Prix Greffulhe, Gr.2, Saint-Cloud Prix Ksamando, 3d Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de Courcelles, L. Sire.

HAWKER'S NEWS (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 1¼m, 11½f, Lingfield Derby Trial S., Gr.3. Sire.

Arlette. 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1700m to 1900m in France. Dam of-

ALEXANDROS (Kingmambo). 8 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, £124,198, €142,205, 3,061,760Dhs in GB, France and U.A.E, Deauville Prix de Cabourg, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix Roland de Chambure, L, Meydan Al Rashidiya S., L, Nad al Sheba Park Lane Trophy, Al Tayer Motors H., Saint-Cloud Prix Beachcomber Hotels Royal Palm Luxe, 2d Newbury Lockinge S., Gr.1, Meydan Jebel Hatta S., Gr.2, Epsom Diomed S., Gr.3-twice, Goodwood Thoroughbred S., L, Saint-Cloud Prix Hunyade, 3d Nad al Sheba Dubai Duty Free, Gr.1, Deauville Prix Morny, Gr.1, Munich Grosser Dallmayr Preis, Gr.1, Newmarket Ben Marshall S., L, Doncaster Frank Whittle Partnership S., 4th Chester Dee S., Gr.3. Sire.

Peruvian. Unraced. Dam of-

Tupac Amaru (Street Cry). Winner at 1600m, A$493,485, 2d Australian Derby, Gr.1, Geelong Classic, L, ATC Become an ATC Sponsor H., 3d ATC Membership on Sale H.

Chachapoyas (Medaglia d'Oro). Winner at 2, 2d ATC Fernhill H., L.


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