Sire: Scissor Kick

Colour: Chestnut

Dam: Betterthanblushing

Sex: Colt

Age: 4

Foaled: Nov 13, 2017

Country: Australia


Owners: Musk Creek, W T Threadgold, S E Bristow, R D Cotter, A J McIntyre, B R Riley, S J Richards, R W Nesbitt, M P Bourke, Mrs L M Nesbitt, M Barraclough, Mrs R B Barraclough, H J Lees, P J Kirk, B N Vayro, P M Humphreys, Mrs K L Humphreys, Mrs N D McIntyre, J Bristow & Mrs S H Bristow

10: 2 - 2 - 0
Wins: 20.0%
Place: 20.0%




Foaled 13th November 2017

SireRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
SCISSOR KICK (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
2011Back PassQuest for FameRainbow Quest
DamEncosta de LagoFairy KingNorthern Dancer
2002Strike Me BlushingPre Emptive StrikeBlushing Groom

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

BETTERTHANBLUSHING, by Encosta de Lago. 2 wins at 1300m, 1600m in Aust. Half-sister to OBADELE - DAWSON (Mac.). This is her eighth foal. Her seventh foal is a 2YO. Dam of five foals to race, four winners, inc:-

Rubyone (f. by Testa Rossa). 4 wins to 1200m, A$93,495, 2d MRC (Mornington) NJT T20 Cricket Match P., 3d MRC (Mornington) Soul Pattinson H.

Better Strike (f. by Stratum). Winner at 1200m, 2d MVRC Hossack Smash Repairs H.

Captain Courageous (g. by Declaration of War). 3 wins at 900m, 1000m, A$84,395, in 2018-19 in Aust.

The Party Girl (f. by Sebring). 3 wins at 1200m to 2018-19 in Aust.


2nd dam

Strike Me Blushing, by Pre Emptive Strike. 7 wins-3 at 2-to 1400m, A$132,100, VATC Rotary Community Services H., Archie Yuille H., Ivanhoe H., Din San Nurseries H., 2d VRC Shamrock/British H., Delina H., Michael Tuck H., Fourn Twenty Party Pies H., VATC Quick Eze H., 3d MVRC Laurent Perrier S., Gr.2, VATC Honda Civic H., VRC Richmond Football Club H., MVRC Gadens Ridgeway H., VATC Quick Eze H., Quezette Quality H. Half-sister to Key Appeal, Miss Schacci. Dam of 5 foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

OBADELE - DAWSON (Mac.) (Rory's Jester). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, A$82,800, M$197,600 in Aust. and Macau, VATC Merson Cooper S., L, 2d SAJC Dermody S., Gr.3, 3d VRC Peters Drumstick S., L, 4th VATC Blue Diamond Preview (c&g), Gr.3.

Betterthanblushing. 2 wins. See above.

Brim. Winner at 1200m in Aust.

Hot Sunshine. Winner at 1000m in Aust.


3rd dam

SCHATZI, by Century. Unplaced. Half-sister to KENQUEST, King Vanity. Dam of 11 foals, all raced, 10 winners, inc:-

Strike Me Blushing (Pre Emptive Strike). 7 wins. See above.

Key Appeal (Southern Appeal). 4 wins at 1400m, 1600m, WATC Tiara H., Belle Talk H., Belmont Forum H., Australian Uni-Q Pad Pelmet H., 2d WATC Snack on Health H., Jungle Mist H., 3d WATC RJ Peters S., L, Carbine Club Quality H., Belle of the Turf H., November H., Celebration H., Hare H. Dam of-

All Keyed Up. 8 wins-1 at 2-at 1300m, 1400m, A$182,845, WATC Devils Lair H., Quanah Park Thoroughbreds H., Winter Championship Ht 8 H., Carlton Mid H., Worthy Charles H., 2d WATC Royal Scribe H., Malayan Racing Association Trophy H., Eastern Flight H., Torchbearers for Legacy H., 3d WATC BMW 4WD H., 4th WATC Sir Ernest Lee Steere Classic S., Gr.3, La Trice Classic, L. Producer.

Miss Schacci (Rory's Jester). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1050m, SAJC Mid Year Earth Fair 2YO H., Broadway 2YO P., 2d SAJC Cinderella S., L, Schweppes Sprint H., Steve Slaughter Tree Services H., Pewsey Vale Riesling 2YO P., 3d SAJC Grenfell Hi-Fi H., Redding H., Aristocrat Black Brumby H. Producer.

Schancer. 6 wins from 1200m to 1800m, TTC Ansett Australia H., Luck Family H., 2d TRC Eastlands Quality H., Cadbury Roses H., Blues Point H., Bavarian Tavern H., Cadbury Milk Tray H., TTC Kendell Airlines H., Finance Brokers H., Foot & Playsted H., 3d TRC Fahan School H., Thorpe Transport H., Gordon Jennings Memorial Cup H., TTC Target H.

Gold Quest. 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m, WATC Chilly Billy H., 2d WATC Venetian Princess H., Churchlands H., Sha Tin H., Jurien Bay H., 3d WATC Jim Wright H. Producer.


4th dam

BETTER VAIN, by Vain. 9 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, SAJC Birkenhead H., Morphett H.-twice, Sandringham H., Haigh S., VATC Glen Eira H., PARC Jovial Downs Stud H., 2d VRC Craven A S., Gr.1, SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, DC McKay S., Gr.3, South Australian S., Gr.3, MVRC Chandos S., L, SAJC Simsmetal S.H., L, Duntroon H., 3d MVRC William Reid S., Gr.2, SAJC Christmas H., Gr.3, DC McKay S., Gr.3, 4th MVRC William Reid S., Gr.2. Half-sister to DUNGARVAN, Rahz (dam of ROYAL ACCORD). Dam of 14 named foals, 12 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

KENQUEST (Twig Moss). 15 wins-1 at 2-from 900m to 2000m, A$245,200, STC Parramatta Cup, L, VEH Davis Welter H., Dahlia H., 3d ACT RC Canberra Cup, L.

King Vanity (Noble Decree). 3 wins from 1000m to 1600m, 3d VRC Brian Courtney S.H., L.

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