KARAKA 2023 – Lot 283 Capitalist – Kissmelikearocksta Bay Filly



Lot 283 bay filly Capitalist – Kissmelikearocksta (Fastnet Rock) (draft: Westbury Stud)

By 2016 Golden Slipper (Gr. 1, 1200m) winner Capitalist (Written Tycoon), who recorded three of his four wins as a two-year-old to become Champion Two-Year-Old in Australia, and at stud renowned for leaving early types and fast young progeny.

The second foal of a mare by Champion Sire Fastnet Rock, the filly carries a Danehill cross on the dam-side of Capitalist and as the sire of Fastnet Rock.

“We had a really good Capitalist horse in the stable, Sneaky Shark, who finished second in the Karaka Million 2YO when we won it with On the Bubbles,” said Ellis.

“Having Fastnet Rock and Encosta de Lago as her first two dam sires is an enormous advantage in any pedigree.

“She is a filly with plenty of natural substance and we regarded her as a really good value purchase.”