Changeintheweather | Bay Entire (1999)
2 Year Old GR 1 Winning Son of GONE WEST
QTIS 600 - HERE IS THE PERFECT 2 YEAR OLD SIRE:CHANGEINTHEWEATHER is a GR1 WINNING 2 YEAR OLD son of GONE WEST.
GONE WEST is the World Class Super- Sire of ELUSIVE QUALITY, Sire of the 2011 GROUP 1 GOLDEN SLIPPER/BLUE DIAMOND double winner, SEPOY.
ELUSIVE QUALITY (68 SW'rs) was GR 2 placed at 3 years and a GR 3 winner at 5 years, and stands at DARLEY in Kentucky in 2011 for $50,000.
CHANGEINTHEWEATHER is the only GR 1 winning son of GONE WEST standing in Australia, and one of the very few stallions standing in Queensland that is a GR 1 WINNING 2 YEAR OLD.
At 2, he won his maiden, in devastating fashion, with equal top weight at Woodbine, by 10 lengths, followed by the GR 1 GREY BREEDERS CUP S by 4 lengths.
He was the Mid-Atlantic LEADING FIRST SEASON SIRE, with ELEVEN individual 2 year-old winners from 28 starters, including a Stakes winner, a Stakes placed, and a further 11 individual place getters. These phenomenal stats would have earned him Leading First Season Sire in Qld!
CHANGEINTHEWEATHER has EVERY ingredient necessary in a stallion -- SPEED,- RACE PERFORMANCE,- PEDIGREE and- LEADING SIRE credentials.- WINNERS to RUNNERS stats of 68.8%
DAM-LINE His Dam, Meteor Colony is by Champion, PLEASANT COLONY, son of HIS MAJESTY, the same dam sire of the incredibly successful Australian super sire, DANEHILL, and grandson of the great RIBOT. Grand dam, Meteor Stage is from royal PRINCEQUILLO lineage, and is also the dam of ECLIPSE CHAMPION 2 YEAR-OLD FILLY, PLEASANT STAGE ($1,076,698 - Gr1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies, Gr1 Kentucky Oaks, etc); Leading Californian Turf Sire, STAGE COLONY; and Colonial Play ($319,447), dam of MARSH SIDE ($2.5Million), who is a full brother in blood to Changeintheweather.
PLEASANT COLONY Joint Head of The 1981 USA 3YO Free H. 6 wins -2 at 2, US$965,383, Kentucky Derby, Gr.1, Aqueduct Wood Memorial S., Gr.1, Belmont Woodward S., Gr.1, Pimlico Preakness S., Gr.1, Aqueduct Remsen S., Gr.2, 2d Saratoga Travers S., Gr.1, Gulfstream Fountain of Youth S., Gr.3, Aqueduct Pilgrim S., L, 3d Belmont S., Gr.1. Champion USA Sire (AEI) in 1992, third in 1991, 2003. Second on USA Sire List in 1992. Sire of winners of over $84 million - 71 STAKES WINNERS.
SIRE-LINE By Sire of Sires, GONE WEST, one of the most influential Sires of this generation, who is by Champion Sire of Sires, MR PROSPECTOR and out of a daughter of THE Champion broodmare Sire of all times, SECRETARIAT.
ELUSIVE QUALITY(68sw), Sire of SEPOY, stands at Darley in Kentucky this season for a fee of $50,000.
GONE WEST, like his daddy MR PROSPECTOR, transmits tremendous speed on dirt or turf. He is establishing himself as a major sire of sires with son like Zafonic, Grand Slam, Elusive Quality and Mr Greeley to carry on the good work. Ken McLean (International Pedigree Consultant)
GONE WEST 6 wins -1 at 2-from 6f to 9f, US$682,251, Belmont Dwyer S., Gr.1, Aqueduct Gotham S., Gr.2, Belmont Withers S., Gr.2, 2d Aqueduct Wood Memorial S., Gr.1, Belmont Peter Pan S., Gr.2, Gulfstream Hutcheson S., Gr.3, 3d Gulfstream Fountain of Youth S., Gr.2, 4th Saratoga Whitney H., Gr.1. He entered stud in USA in 1988. Third on USA Sire List in 1995. Sire of 955 progeny to race, 638 winners (66.0%), earnings of over $98 Million, 92 STAKES WINNERS, 86 stakes place getters.
- Sire: Gone West
- Dam: Meteor Colony
- Dam Sire: Pleasant Colony
- Country of Birth: United States
- Date Foaled: January 1999
- Colour: Bay
- Sex: Entire
- Height: 16.1 hands
- Horse Life No: USA 9933019
- Owners & Breeders Incentive
Scheme: Eligible for QTIS - Queensland Thoroughbred Incentive Scheme
- Year entered Stud: 2005
- Best Performer: Cold Trial - Stakes Winner
- Free Return - conditions apply
- Live Foal Guarantee
- Bonus Deals