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Hard Spark

Sire: Hard Spun

Dam: El Spark

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Mare

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Sep 20th, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Maroon, Black Maltese Cross, Gold Sleeves And Cap

Trainer's Name: Shane Fliedner


Owners

S R Fliedner, B R Melbourne, N G Rogers, D C Dempsey, T A Lake, Burgundy Racing (Mgr: A P Richardson) & Wingrove Park Pty Ltd (Mgr: J A Vella)


Career Record: 27-2-6-4

  • Prizemoney
    $60,702.00
  • Wins
    7.4 %
  • Place
    37.0 %

Pedigree

 

 HARD SPARK (AUS)

 

Chestnut mareFoaled in 2012

SireDanzigNorthern DancerNearctic
HARD SPUN (USA) Pas de NomAdmiral's Voyage
2004Turkish TrystTurkomanAlydar
  DarbyvailRoberto
DamElvstroemDanehillDanzig
EL SPARK (AUS) Circles of GoldMarscay
2006Dual SparkSpartacusSnippets
  Sparky MissFlash of Steel

HARD SPUN (USA) (Bay 2004-Stud 2008). 7 wins-3 at 2, Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.1. Sire of 901 rnrs, 614 wnrs, 60 SW, inc. Questing (Saratoga Coaching Club American Oaks, Gr.1), Le Romain, Hard Not to Like, Hard Aces, Ertijaal, Wicked Strong, Smooth Roller, Hardest Core, Zo Impressive, Big John B, Promising Run, Gatting, Moviesta, Fursa, Tarquin, San Nicasio, Red Duke, Text'n Hurley, Timeline, Island Town, Maftool, Taghleeb, Reload, etc.

 

1st dam

El Spark, by Elvstroem. 2 wins at 1600m, 1700m, 2d SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3, MRC Charge Forward at Arrowfield Stud H. Half-sister to SPARKS FLY, Sparks Burn. Dam of one named foal-

Hard Spark (f. by Hard Spun). 2 wins. See below.

 

2nd dam

Dual Spark, by Spartacus. 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$100,650, MRC Ken Hilton 2YO H., Rampion H., Silvermoor H., 2d SAJC Dermody S., Gr.3, MRC Promenade Tiered Dining Sprint H., MVRC Darren Gauci H., VRC Collins Dental Image Sprint H., 3d MRC June H., Nearest H., 4th MVRC Champagne S., Gr.2. Half-sister to RANCHO SPARK. Dam of 7 named foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

SPARKS FLY (Flying Spur). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1600m, A$191,047, SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L, MRC Volley 2YO H., 3d VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, Vanity S., Gr.3, MRC Vivarchi 2YO H., Journal H., Blue Ribbon Day Cup, Leica Show H. Dam of-

Flying Spark. 3 wins at 1100m, A$85,080, to 2017-18 in Aust.

El Spark (Elvstroem). 2 wins. See above.

Sparks Burn (Niello). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1400m, 3d MVRC St Albans S., L.

Sparks Alight. 5 wins to 1400m, A$149,922, Bendigo JC Catanach's Jewellers Gold Bracelet, MVRC 1300Victus-02t H., 3d MRC Australian Fan & Motor Company H., Patinack Farm H.

More Spark. 3 wins at 1600m, 1850m to 2017-18 in Aust.

Just a Spark. 2 wins at 1600m, 1700m in Aust.

 

3rd dam

Sparky Miss, by Flash of Steel. Winner at 2, A$474,400, SAJC ABCOS Adelaide Million S., 2d VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, Debutante S., Gr.3, 3d ACT RC Black Opal S., Gr.2, MVRC William Crockett S., L, VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, VATC TR Trevaskis S., VRC Indian Summer H., 4th VATC Thoroughbred Club S.H., Gr.3, Mornington RC RM Ansett S.H., L, VATC Mercedes-Benz H., L, VRC Beck's Bier S., L. Half-sister to Fiddle Talk. Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, all winners, inc:-

RANCHO SPARK (Rancho Ruler). 12 wins to 1400m, A$544,835, VRC Straight Six H., L, MVRC John Russell H., VATC W Dunlop H., Business & Economics P., MVRC Dynamite Cards H., VATC Gippsland Sprint Final H., 2d VATC Victoria H., Gr.3, Mornington RC Hareeba S., L, VRC Chester Manifold S., L, MVRC Daryl's Joy H., 3d VATC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, VRC Yallambee Stud S., Gr.3, PFD Food Services S., L, 4th VATC Vic Health Cup, Gr.1, Memsie S., Gr.2, IGA S., Gr.3, Sir John Monash S., L.

Dual Spark (Spartacus). 4 wins. See above.

Stylish Cossack. 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1350m, AJC Windbag H.

Hawkesbury. 4 wins at 1100m, 1200m, STC Nazareth Senior College H., 2d City Tatt's RC Konami Australia H., 3d STC Guineas Restaurant H. Dam of-

Tocapitalize. 9 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$97,820, 2d AJC Valentine's Day at Randwick H.

Outrageous Deal. 5 wins to 1100m to 2016-17 in Aust.

Jumeirah Beach. Winner at 1200m in Aust.

 

4th dam

MISS GOLLY, by Habituate. Raced once. Half-sister to SCULPTURE'S BLUE, KADAITCHA GIRL. Dam of 14 foals, 13 to race, 11 winners, inc:-

Sparky Miss (Flash of Steel). Winner. See above.

Fiddle Talk (Southern Appeal). 8 wins to 1200m, A$131,535, WATC Z Three Summer Scorcher H., Tag Heuer H., Linneys Jewellers H., Saratoga H., Lorna Ryan H., Yaringa H., Super Sam H., Winter Series H., 3d WATC Grandstand Cup, L.

Princess Golly. 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Aust. and Malaysia, WATC Global Explorer H.

Diamond Crown. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 2100m, WATC Winter Racing Season 2YO H., 2d WATC Deciduous 2YO H., 3d WATC Lionheart Insurance 2YO H., 4th WATC All Stars S., L. Producer.

Say G'Day. Winner at 2, SAJC Easy Shift 2YO H., 3d SAJC Konica Advantage 2YO H.

Southern Scene. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

Potomac. 2 wins at 1200m, 1250m, A$100,597, SAJC Toro H., MVRC Arrow Training Services P., 3d SAJC House of Chow Restaurant 2YO P., VRC Cleanevent H., New Function Centre at Werribee 2YO P., MRC Tralee H. Producer.

 

Race Record: 27 Starts 2-6-4 A$60,702.

2 wins at 1100m, 1150m in 2016-17 in Aust.