Von Costa De Hero

Encosta De Lago x Piavonic

BAY - 2005 - 16.2 HH

Service Fee: $2,200

inc. vet fees, conditions apply, free return

Male Line

ENCOSTA DE LAGO 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, $469,850, VATC Vic Health Cup, Gr.1, VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr.2, MVRC Bill Stutt S., Gr.2, 3d VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1. Champion Aust. Sire in 2007-08, 2008-09. Leading Aust. Sire (worldwide earnings) in 2010-11. Leading NZ Sire of 3YOs in 2013-14. Champion HK Sire in 2011-12. Sire of 1534 progeny to race, 1061 winners (69.0%), earnings of over $149 million, 106 stakes winners, 110 stakes placegetters, inc.

RACING TO WIN (02g, Kenny's Best Pal, Kenmare). AJC George Main S., Gr.1, Doncaster H., Gr.1.

ALINGHI (01f, Monde Bleu, Shirley Heights). VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1.

PRINCESS COUP (03f, Sovereign Red, Arch Sculptor). Hawke's Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1.

LASHED (99f, Salieri, Boucher). ARC Zabeel Classic, Gr.1, New Zealand S., Gr.1.

SACRED KINGDOM (03g, Zeditave, Sir Tristram). Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint, Gr.1-twice.

PUCCINI (10c, Paris Opera, Sir Godfrey). New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1.

MNEMOSYNE (02f, Canny Lad, Whiskey Road). STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.1.

DELAGO DELUXE (08c, Flying Spur, Success Express). Scottsville Gold Medallion S., Gr.1.

ROAD TO ROCK (04c, Midyan, Welsh Saint). AJC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, George Main S., Gr.1.

SIRMIONE (03g, Defensive Play, Danzatore). VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1.

TITANIC JACK (99g, Stage Door Johnny, T. V. Commercial). VRC Emirates S., Gr.1.

ALOHA (06f, Danehill, Bletchingly). ATC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1.

NEWPORT (02g, Nishapour, Rheffic). AJC Metropolitan H., Gr.1, QTC Brisbane Cup, Gr.2.

MANHATTAN RAIN (06c, Canny Lad, Nijinsky). AJC Sires Produce S., Gr.1.

NORTHERN METEOR (05c, Fappiano, Forli). VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1.

His sire sons include Northern Meteor (17 SW), Delago Brom (5 SW), Manhattan Rain, etc.

MATERNAL GRANDSIRE

SCENIC. 4 wins-3 at 2-at 7f, 1¼m, £133,799, Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, Ayr Scottish Classic S., Gr.3, 2d Sandown Brigadier Gerard S., Gr.3. Champion Aust. Sire (by AEI) in 2008-09, third in 1998-99. Second on Aust. Sire List in 2000-01, 2008-09 . Sire of winners of over $84 million - 73 stakes winners, inc. UNIVERSAL PRINCE, CONISTON BLUEBIRD, BLEVIC, SCENIC PEAK, SCENIC SHOT, LOCHRAE, SCENIC BLAST, SHAME, EPISODE, etc. Maternal sire of winners of over $66 million - 41 stakes winners, inc. NICONERO, NICCONI, LAZER SHARP, FIRST SEAL, DELICACY, VON COSTA DE HERO, HOLLOWLEA, BOOK OF KELLS, SO SWIFT, etc.