Sire: Snitzel

Dam: Gymea Lily

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Oct 8th, 2014

Country: Australia

Silks: White, Black Diagonal Stripes


Heran Racing Stable





Bay geldingFoaled in 2014

SireRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
SNITZEL (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
2002Snippets' LassSnippetsLunchtime
  Snow FinchStorm Bird
DamFusaichi PegasusMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
GYMEA LILY (AUS) Angel FeverDanzig
2007Crown CrestMill ReefNever Bend
  Crown TreasureGraustark

SNITZEL (AUS) (Bay 2002-Stud 2006). 7 wins-4 at 2, MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1. Champion Aust. Sire twice. Sire of 927 rnrs, 681 wnrs, 86 SW, inc. Trapeze Artist (ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1), Shamus Award, Estijaab, Redzel, Summer Passage, Invader, Russian Revolution, Hot Snitzel, Sweet Idea, Sizzling, Snitzerland, Wandjina, Heavenly Blue, I Am Excited, Spill the Beans, Menari, Showtime, Snitty Kitty, Thronum, French Emotion, Time for War, etc.


1st dam

GYMEA LILY, by Fusaichi Pegasus. Unraced. Sister to FLORAL PEGASUS, half-sister to Evacuate, Royal Fizz (dam of HITCHENS). Dam of four named foals, two to race, inc:-

All From Scrap (g. by Henrythenavigator). 3 wins to 1300m, A$95,830, to 2017-18, 2d ATC Book Autumn Hospitality H., 3d ATC Theraces H.-twice, Bowermans Furniture H.

Ganassi (g. by Snitzel). See below.


2nd dam

CROWN CREST, by Mill Reef. Winner at 1¼m, Sandown Mitre S., 2d Ascot Cranbourne Chase S. Sister to DIAMOND SHOAL, GLINT OF GOLD, half-sister to Crystal Ring (dam of CATELLA, LIZZEY LETTI). Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

FLORAL PEGASUS (Fusaichi Pegasus). 9 wins from 1200m to 1800m, HK$21,312,800, HKJC Chinese Club Challenge Cup, L, Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Classic Mile, L, Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby Trial, L, Agate H., Choi Wan H., American Club Challenge Cup H., 1650m-in track record time, Washington DC H., United Road H., Ngong Ping H., 2d HKJC Citi Stewards' Cup, L, Cathay Pacific International Mile Trial, L, Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby, L, Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup, L, 3d HKJC Cathay Pacific International Mile Trial, L, Chinese Club Challenge Cup, L, 4th HKJC Champions Mile, Gr.1, Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile, Gr.1. Sire.

Evacuate (Giant's Causeway). 3 wins from 1100m to 1700m, 3d MVRC Red Anchor S., Gr.3, MRC Drawn 2YO H., MVRC United Refrigeration H.

Royal Fizz. Winner at 2, Deauville Prix de Lisieux. Dam of-

HITCHENS (Acclamation). 11 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, £231,008, €376,213, US$4,951, 1,064,300Dhs in GB, Ireland and U.A.E, Curragh Greenlands S., Gr.3-twice, Meydan Al Shindagha Sprint S., Gr.3, Newmarket Hopeful S., L, Chester Queensferry S., L, Lingfield Golden Rose S., L, Haydock Manchester Evening News H., York Press Family Raceday H., Windsor Toteswinger H., 2d Meydan Mahab Al Shimaal S., Gr.3, Doncaster Wentworth S., L, Dundalk Mercury S., L, Curragh Goffs 2YO Colts' Million S., Meydan Al Naboodah Construction Group S., 3d Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Chester Queensferry S., L, 4th Meydan Dubai Golden Shaheen, Gr.1, York Duke of York S., Gr.2, Curragh Greenlands S., Gr.3, Doncaster Cammidge Trophy, L-twice.

Cava (Acclamation). Winner at 2 in 2018, 3d Curragh Grangecon Stud S., Gr.3.

Grand Marque - Don Ricardo (H.K.) (Grand Lodge). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1400m, 1650m, Newbury 2YO S., Choisir 2YO S., HKJC Holly H., 2d Salisbury Stonehenge S., L, 3d HKJC Faculty of Business & Economics Alumni H., Shan Kwong H.

Tanzeel. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, York Sky Bet Dash, 2d Ascot Helical Bar 2YO S., Newmarket ECF H.

Effervesce. Winner at 10½f in GB. Dam of-

CRISTAL FIZZ (Power). 2 wins at 2, Newbury Radley S., L, Ascot Dark Horse 2YO S.


3rd dam

Crown Treasure, by Graustark. Winner at 2, 3d Saratoga Schuylerville S., Gr.3. Half-sister to DIOMEDIA (dam of MEDIA STARGUEST, DIRECT ANSWER), KANZ, GOLD TREASURE (dam of CROWN SILVER), Pelf, Carefully Hidden (dam of ENSCONSE), I'm on Purpose (dam of TOM THE TRAVELLER), Miss Treasure (dam of JETTA J.), Frontonian (dam of I WANT TO BE). Dam of 12 foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

GLINT OF GOLD (Mill Reef). Champion 3YO in Germany & Italy in 1981. 10 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 3000m, £472,760 in GB, France, Italy and Germany, Longchamp Grand Prix de Paris, Gr.1, Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Grosser Preis von Baden, Gr.1, Milan Gran Criterium, Gr.1, Derby Italiano, Gr.1, Cologne Preis von Europa, Gr.1, Newbury John Porter S., Gr.2, York Great Voltigeur S., Gr.2, Epsom Warren S., L, 2d The Derby, Gr.1, Epsom Coronation Cup, Gr.1, The St Leger, Gr.1, Royal Ascot Hardwicke S., Gr.2, Newmarket Jockey Club S., Gr.3, York Acomb S., L, 3d Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1. Sire.

DIAMOND SHOAL (Mill Reef). Top colt on The 1983 European 4YO+ Classification. 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 2500m, £320,827 in GB, France, Italy and Germany, Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Grosser Preis von Baden, Gr.1, Gran Premio di Milano, Gr.1, Newbury John Porter S., Gr.2, Grand Prix d'Evry, Gr.2, Epsom Rosebery Memorial H., 2d Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, York Great Voltigeur S., Gr.2, Munich Bayerisches Zuchtrennen, Gr.3, 3d The St Leger, Gr.1, Cologne Preis von Europa, Gr.1. Sire.

Crystal Ring. Winner at 1m, Haydock People Sporting Life Championship H., 2d Ascot Kensington Palace 2YO S. Dam of-

CATELLA (Generous). Champion 3YO in Germany in 1999 (Int.). Champion Older Female Stayer in Germany in 2000. 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2400m, US$145,200, 93,500,002L., 951,400Dm. in Germany, Gelsenkirchen Grosser Erdgas Preis, Gr.1, Cologne Gerling Preis, Gr.2, Frankfurt Henninger Trophy, Gr.2, Hessen Pokal, Gr.3, Hamburg Deutscher Herold Preis, Gr.3, Baden-Baden Preis der Burgindeck, 2d Grosser Preis von Baden, Gr.1, Gran Premio di Milano, Gr.1, Baden-Baden Grosser Preis der Wirtschaft, Gr.2, 3d Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf S., Gr.1, Cologne Preis von Europa, Gr.1, Düsseldorf WGZ Bank Deutschland Preis, Gr.1. Dam of-

CAPRICE (Monsun). 4 wins at 2200m, 2400m, €22,900, US$225,525 in France, U.S.A. and Germany, Delaware Park Robert G Dick Memorial H., Gr.3, Santa Anita La Zanzara H., L, 2d Arlington Park Claire Marine S., L, 3d Belmont Sheepshead Bay S., Gr.2, Keeneland Dowager S., L, Golden Gate Yerba Buena S., L. Producer.

LIZZEY LETTI (Grand Lodge). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 2000m in GB and Germany, Gelsenkirchen Nereide Rennen, L, 3d Newbury John Guest Fillies' H. Dam of-

GRAND TREASURE (Aussie Rules). 2 wins at 2, Rome Criterium Femminile, L, 2d Rome Premio Regina Elena, Gr.3, Milan Premio Eupili, L, Rome Premio Ubaldo Pandolfi, L.

Crystal Choir. Unplaced. Dam of-

DEBONAIRLY (Snitzel). 4 wins-3 at 2-at 1100m, 1150m, A$265,825, to 2017-18, Scone RC Woodlands S., L, Ballarat TC Magic Millions 3&4YO Classic, ATC Schweppes 2YO P., 2d ATC Stratum Star Retires to Widden 2YO H.

CORSAIRE (Anabaa). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, A$186,500, MRC Quezette S., L, Merson Cooper S., L, 2d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.3. Producer.

Ring of Esteem. Unraced. Dam of-

TINSHU (Fantastic Light). 10 wins from 9½f to 1¼m, £138,547, Lingfield Quebec S., L, Newbury Shadwell Standing for Success H., 2d Kempton Magnolia S., L, Lingfield Winter Derby Trial, L.

Emerald Reef. Placed, 4th Lingfield Oaks Trial S., Gr.3. Dam of-

Memory Green. 2 wins at 9½f, 1¼m in U.S.A. Dam of-

DR GREENFIELD (Dr Devious). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 10½f, Chester Dee S., L, Kempton Betabet Classified S. Sire.

Devil's Crown. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

KARASEVDA (Ardahan). 3 wins at 2 in Turkey, Istanbul Sadun Atig, L.


Race Record: 10 Starts 0-2-3 A$14,105.

Placed at 3 in 2017-18, 3d Ipswich TC Channel 7 P.