Northern Superstar

Sire: Scissor Kick

Dam: Mai Gluck

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 2 year old

Foaled: Sep 15th, 2017

Country: Australia


Orbis Bloodstock (Mgr: W L Hui)





Foaled 15th September 2017

SireRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
SCISSOR KICK (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
2011Back PassQuest for FameRainbow Quest
DamInvincible SpiritGreen DesertDanzig
MAI GLUCK (GB) RafhaKris
2012Snow CrystalKingmamboMr. Prospector
  Crystal SprayBeldale Flutter

SCISSOR KICK (AUS) (Bay 2011-Stud Aust. 2016, France 2017). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1300m, A$534,075, ATC Eskimo Prince S., Gr.3, Up & Coming S., Gr.3, Rosebud H., L, More Than Ready 2YO H., 2d ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1, Stan Fox S., Gr.2, 4th ATC All Aged S., Gr.1. Brother to SW Sharkbite (MRC Lord S., L). Out of a half-sister to SW Three Valleys. Related to SW Champs Elysees, SW Heat Haze, SW Cacique, SW Banks Hill, etc. His oldest progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

MAI GLUCK, by Invincible Spirit. Unplaced. This is her second foal. Her first foal is a 2YO.


2nd dam

SNOW CRYSTAL, by Kingmambo. Winner at 2 in GB. Half-sister to CRYSTAL MUSIC, DUBAI SUCCESS, SOLAR CRYSTAL, STATE CRYSTAL, Tchaikovsky - Mahan (Sau.), Crystal Melody (dam of GRANDE MELODY). Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

Mitrandir. Winner at 1500m in 2019 in Italy.

Sky Crystal. Winner at 1½m in GB. Dam of-

Space Traveller (Bated Breath). 2 wins at 2 in 2018 in GB, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Eclipse, Gr.3.

Pellucid (Excelebration). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 6½f in GB and U.S.A, 3d Salisbury Dick Poole S., Gr.3.


3rd dam

CRYSTAL SPRAY, by Beldale Flutter. Winner at 1¾m in Ireland. Half-sister to CRYSTAL HEARTED, PINK CRISTAL (dam of ALWAYS FIRST). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

CRYSTAL MUSIC (Nureyev). Joint second filly on The 2000 European 2YO Classification. 3 wins at 2, £235,570, US$30,000, Ascot Fillies Mile, Gr.1, Sandown Esher 2YO S., Newmarket Bupa 2YO S., 2d Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, Irish One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, 4th Hollywood Park Matriarch S., Gr.1, The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of-

Treasury Devil (Bernardini). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 11f in GB and U.S.A, Sandown Futurity 2YO S., Newbury Don Deadman Memorial 2YO S., 3d Newmarket S., L, York Garbutt & Elliott S.

Crystal Moment (Distorted Humor). 3 wins at 5f, 6f, Churchill Downs Allowance-twice, 3d Evangeline Mile H., L, Evangeline Downs Oak Hall S., L.

Crystany (Green Desert). Winner at 2, 2d Nottingham Kilvington S., L, 3d Haydock Cecil Frail S., L, 4th Ascot October S., L, Sandown Scurry S., L. Producer.

Crystal Maze. Unraced. Dam of-

OCOVANGO (Monsun). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2100m, £37,109, €211,130, Saint-Cloud Prix Greffulhe, Gr.2, Prix Francois Mathet, L, Prix Antivari, 3d Longchamp Grand Prix de Paris, Gr.1, Prix Niel, Gr.2, La Coupe, Gr.3.

DUBAI SUCCESS (Sadler's Wells). 3 wins at 1¼m, 1½m, £110,625, €24,802, Newbury John Porter S., Gr.3, Doncaster Trilogy Nightclub H., 2d Newbury Geoffrey Freer S., Gr.2, Curragh Cup, Gr.3, Goodwood Glorious S., L, 3d Newmarket Princess of Wales's S., Gr.2, Newbury John Porter S., Gr.3, St Simon S., Gr.3, Lingfield Sagaro S., Gr.3.

SOLAR CRYSTAL (Alzao). 2 wins at 2, Doncaster May Hill S., Gr.3, 2d Sandown Star S., L, Cheshire Oaks, L, 3d Longchamp Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1, 4th Newmarket Empress S., L. Dam of-

Feared in Flight (Hawk Wing). Winner at 2, York Constant Security 2YO S., 3d Doncaster Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1, Sandown Classic Trial S., Gr.3, Royal Ascot Chesham S., L.

STATE CRYSTAL (High Estate). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1½m, Haydock Lancashire Oaks, Gr.3, 2d Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.2, Cheshire Oaks, L, 3d Longchamp Prix Vermeille, Gr.1, Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1. Dam of-

Crystal Curling (Peintre Celebre). Winner at 2, 3d Newbury Fillies Trial S., L, Cheshire Oaks, L. Producer.

Time Crystal. Winner at 1½m, Doncaster Unison Trade Union First Past the Post S. Dam of-

SPARKLING PORTRAIT (Excellent Art). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 11¼f, Hamilton Glasgow S., L, Newmarket Al Rayan H.

True Crystal. Winner at 1¼m in GB. Dam of-

LIBRAN (Lawman). 9 wins from 1450m to 2600m, £65,093, A$1,276,050, to 2017-18 in GB and Aust, ATC Chairman's H., Gr.2, Kingston Town S., Gr.3, NE Manion Cup, Gr.3, Randwick City S., L, 2d ATC Sydney Cup, Gr.1, Moonee Valley Gold Cup, Gr.2, ATC Sky High S., Gr.3, 3d NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, Moonee Valley Gold Cup, Gr.2, VRC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.3.

Opera Aida. Raced once. Dam of-

Olga Prekrasa. Winner at 1600m in France. Dam of-

ZELZAL (Sea the Stars). 4 wins at 1500m, 1600m, £53,300, €365,495, US$20,000, Chantilly Prix Jean Prat, Gr.1, 1600m-in track record time, Prix Paul de Moussac, Gr.3, Prix du Pavillon Egler, Deauville Prix d'Aurigny, 2d Chantilly Prix Bertrand du Breuil, Gr.3, 3d Chantilly Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1, 4th Goodwood Sussex S., Gr.1.

IBIZA (Redoute's Choice). 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m, Chantilly Prix Chloé, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Parade d'Amour, 2d Compiegne Prix Melisande, L, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Ma Biche.

Top Crystal. Raced once. Dam of-

THREE ROCKS (Rock of Gibraltar). 5 wins to 7½f, €134,763, Curragh Minstrel S., Gr.3, Join Go Racing in Kildare H., 2d Leopardstown Amethyst S., Gr.3, Curragh Desmond S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Heritage S., L, 3d Tipperary Concorde S., Gr.3.

Tchaikovsky - Mahan (Sau.) (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1¼m, Curragh Pollardstown 2YO S., 2d Leopardstown Derby Trial S., Gr.3, 3d Irish Derby, Gr.1. Sire.

Crystal Melody. Unraced. Dam of-

GRANDE MELODY (Grand Lodge). 3 wins at 1700m, 2000m, Hollywood Park Dahlia H., Gr.2, Chantilly Prix Brunehaut, Keeneland Allowance, 3d Longchamp Prix de la Seine, L, Hollywood Park Audrey Skirball-Kenis S., L, 4th Santa Anita San Gorgonio H., Gr.2. Producer.