Currency Lad

Currency Lad

Sire: Invader

Dam: Article

Colour: Bay or Brown

Gender: Colt

Age: 1 year old

Foaled: Oct 29th, 2020

Country: Australia





Foaled 29th October 2020

SireSnitzelRedoute's ChoiceDanehill
INVADER (AUS) Snippets' LassSnippets
2014Flame of SydneyEncosta de LagoFairy King
  Flame of AtlantaClay Hero
ARTICLE (NZ) ShadeaStraight Strike
2010Written by SoundO'ReillyLast Tycoon
  Golden SoundKreisler

INVADER (AUS) (Chestnut 2014-Stud 2018). Co-champion 2YO Colt in Australia in 2016-17. 2 wins at 2 at 1200m, 1400m, A$968,375, ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Chris Toogood 2YO H., 2d ATC Champagne S., Gr.1, Todman S., Gr.2, TAB 2YO P., 4th ATC Breeders' P., L. Half-brother to SW Not Listenin'tome (HKJC Jockey Club Sprint, Gr.2). Out of SW Flame of Sydney. Related to SW Holy Snow, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

ARTICLE, by Lonhro. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Half-sister to SOUND JOURNEY. This is her fourth foal. Her third foal is a 2YO. Dam of one foal to race-

Extra Extra (g. by Press Statement). Placed at 3 in 2020-21 in Aust.


2nd dam

WRITTEN BY SOUND, by O'Reilly. Unraced. Dam of 7 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

SOUND JOURNEY (Good Journey). 7 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$501,650, MVRC Crystal Mile H., Gr.2, Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VRC Emirates Airline H., MRC Umrum H., 2d MRC Anniversary Vase, L, Lord S., L, Regal Roller S., L, VRC Family Day H., 4th VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, CS Hayes S., Gr.3.

Chamalu. 2 wins at 1200m, SCTC P., 2d BRC Happy Birthdayay Monster Ubet P.

Article. Winner. See above.

Sound Alibi. Winner at 1200m in Aust.


3rd dam

Golden Sound, by Kreisler. 4 wins to 1200m, VATC TP Fenner H., MVRC Wedgwood Tableware H., 2d VATC Laurent-Perrier S., L, 4th VRC Gallantic H., L, SAJC KPMG S., L. Half-sister to GOLDEN ERA, Receive (dam of BUFFED - LET GO (MAC.)). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Cape Town Louie. 4 wins from 1200m to 1900m in Aust.

Indian Princess. 3 wins to 1500m in Philippines. Producer.

Emmy Gold. 2 wins at 1300m, 1450m in Aust.

Magic Flute. Raced once. Dam of-

Magic Note. 2 wins at 1200m, 1250m, 3d CJC Avon City Ford H., Farewell Prom Queen H., Otago RC KB Contractors H.


4th dam

GOLD INGOT, by Bold Venture. Unraced. Sister to Sovereign Command (dam of ENVOY), three-quarter-sister to Foreign Copy (dam of CRONUS, PRAVDA), half-sister to GOLDEN HEIGHTS, ASCENDING (dam of CARIERE), IBIDEM. Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

GOLDEN ERA (Stylish Century). 2 wins at 2, Clairwood Debutante H., L.

Golden Sound (Kreisler). 4 wins. See above.

Receive. Winner at 1100m in Aust. Dam of-

BUFFED - LET GO (Mac.) (Encosta de Lago). 12 wins-1 at 2-to 1500m in Aust. and Macau, Macau Cup, L, Macau Spring Trophy, L, Chinese New Year Trophy, Bury H., Vector H., MVRC Carlton Draught H., 2d Macau Chairman's Challenge Cup, L-twice, Macau Cup, L, 3d VRC Springtime S., L, Macau Chairman's Challenge Cup, L, Summer Trophy, L-twice, Macau Hong Kong Trophy, L-twice.

Cycee Nugget. Unraced. Dam of-

Rio Nugget. 3 wins at 1200m, 2d Hawkes Bay Elbow Room Sports Bar H., Levin RC 104.2 More FM H. Dam of-

FERRANDO (Fast 'n' Famous). 8 wins at 1000m, 1200m, NZ$268,250, A$3,500, ARC Mr Tiz Trophy, Gr.3, WRC Lightning H., L, Otaki Maori RC Aquashield Roofing H., WRC Zephyr Consulting H., Greenman Pub H., Waikato RC Lowe Schollum & Jones H., 2d WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, Waikato RC Sprint H., L, 3d WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, Waikato RC Sprint H., L, WRC Lightning H., L, 4th Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, Counties Bowl H., L, Whangarei RC Northland Breeders S., L.


5th dam

GOLD FLEET, by Gold Sovereign. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to Prince Petary, half-sister to SURGING, Fleet Guy, Lady Messmate. Dam of 15 named foals, 14 to race, 11 winners, inc:-

GOLDEN HEIGHTS (Rocky Mountain). 16 wins from 1200m to 1800m, A$135,610, WATC Railway S., Gr.1, Prince of Wales S., Gr.3, Legislative Council Cup, Greenfields Welter H., Flinders Welter H., City of Belmont Cup, 2d WATC Winterbottom S., Gr.2, 3d WATC Western Mail Classic, Gr.1, Australia Day S., L.

IBIDEM (Funny Fellow). 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, BOP RC Personalities' S., L, 2d Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Noble Heights S., Gr.3. Dam of-

Grosvenor Gardens. Unraced. Dam of-

SANGREAL (Celtic Swing). 2 wins at 2000m, 2100m, Deauville Prix Ridgway, L, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Jean de Chaudenay, Gr.2.

Melrose Gardens (Marju). 3 wins at 1100m, 1400m, A$110,150, MRC Mark Pejic Classic, 3d MRC Summoned S., L. Dam of-

EASY RUNNING (Easy Rocking). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, A$469,080, BRC Mick Dittman P., L, 2d GCTC Magic Millions Guineas, RL.

ASCENDING (Rocky Mountain). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2200m, ARC Ladies Mile, L, Nathans Memorial H., Colleen S., 3d Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.3. Dam of-

CARIERE (Funny Fellow). 13 wins-2 at 2-from 900m to 2400m, NZ$189,925, Avondale Cup, Gr.1, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2, WRC Trentham S., Gr.3, Masterton RC Lowland S., Gr.3, Waikato RC Sprint H., L, Cambridge JC Dulcie S., L, BOP RC Personalities' S., L, 2d HBJC Gold Trail S., Gr.3, Rotorua Challenge S., Gr.3, ARC Alison S., L, Clifford P., L, 3d Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2. Dam of-

Cataari. Winner at 1400m in NZ. Dam of-

AZABOY (Azamour). 4 wins from 1600m to 2100m, NZ$105,025, Counties RC Championship S., Gr.2, Rotorua RC Macmillan Accountants H., 3d Counties RC NZB Insurance Pearl Series 2YO S.

Blanche Amelia. Unraced. Dam of-

BIANCA (Painted Black). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2300m, NZ$27,250, A$565,400, Newcastle Gold Cup, Gr.3, ARC Great Northern Foal S., L, Ipswich Cup, L, 2d AJC Metropolitan H., Gr.1. Producer.

Fleet Street. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 1m, Manawatu RC Massey Improvers H., WRC Camp H. Dam of-

Van Fleet. Winner at 2 in NZ. Dam of-

CAMPANIA (Pompeii Court). 2 wins at 1250m, 1600m, A$106,160, Gosford Guineas, L, STC Holroyd Family Festival H.

Gold Street. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

GOLD STREAK (Zamazaan). 2 wins at 1400m, 2200m, WATC Easter Cup, L, 2d WATC Alice H.

Foreign Copy. Unraced. Dam of-

CRONUS (Zabeel). 11 wins from 1600m to 3200m, NZ$174,425, A$793,460, HK$140,000, SAJC Adelaide Cup, Gr.1, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2, Hawke's Bay Cup, Gr.2, GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, Gr.2, BTC Chairman's H., Gr.3, 2d AJC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, QTC PJ O'Shea S., Gr.2, Moonee Valley Gold Cup, Gr.2, GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, Gr.2, 3d ARC The Oaks Stud Classic, Gr.1, VRC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.2, Moonee Valley Gold Cup, Gr.2.

PRAVDA (Zabeel). 8 wins from 1400m to 2400m, NZ$124,850, A$453,385, Taranaki Cup, Gr.2, AJC Chairman's H., Gr.3, STC NE Manion Cup, Gr.3, ARC More FM H., Matamata RC Comag H., 2d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, STC Hill S., Gr.2, AJC Queen's Cup, Gr.3. Dam of-

THE GOOD FIGHT (High Chaparral). 5 wins from 1400m to 2800m, NZ$217,087, A$146,250, to 2020-21, Rotorua Cup, Gr.3, 2d Wellington Cup, Gr.3, 3d ARC City of Auckland Cup, Gr.3, CJC Metropolitan Trophy, L.

PRAVANA (Anabaa). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$160,425, AJC Aspiration H., L, 2d STC Millie Fox S., Gr.3. Producer.

Zebizan. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Dam of-

Miss Swiss. Unraced. Dam of-

LIL MISS SWISS (Rip Van Winkle). 6 wins from 1400m to 2200m, NZ$104,487, Riverton Cup, L, Amberley Cup.

Lady Peony. Unraced. Dam of-

ARTISTRY (Shamardal). 8 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$562,810, VRC Hong Kong Jockey Club S., Gr.3, ATC Maurice McCarten H., Gr.3, 2d BRC Dane Ripper S., Gr.2, 3d ATC Sapphire S., Gr.2.

Indian Flower. Unplaced. Dam of-

FLOWER OF WAR (War Chant). 9 wins to 1300m, A$478,205, WATC Cyril Flower H., L, 2d WATC Sheila Gwynne Classic, L.

Al Bayan. Raced once. Dam of-

COMMUNIQUE (Redwood). 5 wins from 1600m to 2100m, NZ$144,200, to 2021-22, ARC Sunline Vase, Gr.3, Hawkes Bay Vet Services Equine H., 2d CJC Spring Classic, L, 3d CJC Coupland's Bakeries Mile, Gr.2.

Milliyet. Unraced. Dam of-

SAMANTHA MISS (Redoute's Choice). Champion 3YO Filly in Australia in 2009. 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1150m to 2500m, A$1,763,260, VRC Oaks, Gr.1, AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, Flight S., Gr.1, Furious S., Gr.2, STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2, AJC Silver Shadow S., Gr.3, Wattle Grove 2YO H., 2d AJC Sires Produce S., Gr.1, Light Fingers S., Gr.2, 3d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, AJC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3, 4th STC Magic Night S., Gr.2. Dam of-

MISS FABULASS (Frankel). 3 wins to 1400m, A$438,765, ATC Tea Rose S., Gr.2, Qld Tatt's RC Spirit of Boom Fillies & Mares Classic, L, ATC H., 2d ATC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1, BRC Buffering H., ATC 2YO H., 4th ATC Flight S., Gr.1, Emancipation S., Gr.2.

Sovereign Command. 2 wins at 1200m, 3d Otago RC Bi Noble H. Dam of-

ENVOY (Personal Escort). 9 wins from 1600m to 3200m, NZ$424,770, A$244,800, Wellington Cup, Gr.1, Hawke's Bay Gold Cup, Gr.2, WRC Trentham S., Gr.3-twice, BOP RC First Sovereign Trust H., Avondale JC New Zealand Herald H., Waikato RC Keith Mahon Painters H., 2d SAJC Adelaide Cup, Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Cleve Mackie H., Thames Cup, 3d Hawkes Bay Radio Sport Community Charity Raceday H., 4th Hawkes Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1, Wellington Cup, Gr.1.