Dam: Monte Rosa
Wins: Winner of the Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap down the Flemington Straight.
Service Fee: $13,200
"Sooboog could rattle off sectional times that absolutely blew you away. If astounding speed is a key ingredient in making successful stallions I can assure breeders, that box is 1oo per cent ticked."
"He has the same highly-heritable qualities of great physique and raw speed that I Am Invincible took to stud."
"Sooboog's stock really grabbed me throughout the sales series, they walk with purpose and have great substance, they just have that look! I've had a few through already and couldn't be happier, will certainly be using him with a mare or two myself this season!"
"One first season sire who left an indelible impression on me from the yearling sales was Sooboog. Strong, sharp sprinters with a great walk. I think he could be a sneaky value sire to come through the ranks!"
"… he was certainly right up there with some of the better two year olds I’ve trained."
"A sign of quality for me is going to a sale & buying a yearling by a stallion I didn't intend on purchasing. That was Sooboog for me, he had 4 or 5 on the list that I really liked they just impressed me. Sooboog's a young stallion that I give a genuine chance! "
There is no question, Australian racing revolves around precocious speed and commercial breeders wishing to tap into the market should look no further than Group 3-winning sprinter Sooboog, who represents outstanding value. He boasts a sublime pedigree, as a son of record-breaking sire sensation Snitzel, who is arguably the world’s leading source of two-year-old talent, and is a brother to Group 1 VRC Lightning Stakes winner Snitzerland. Sooboog’s $1.5 million price tag gives a clear indication that he has the looks to match his exemplary pedigree.
Entering his fifth season at stud, Sooboog has gained serious momentum covering big books of mares over his first four seasons, 152 in 2017, 178 in 2018, 93 in 2019 & 98 in 2020. The support he has received from breeders gives him every opportunity on the track!
The reception his yearlings received through the sales ring averaging over 7 times his service fee, rewarded the support breeders threw behind him in the early days with the quality of mare sent to a stallion of his price point, including the dam of Oohood, whom produced Sooboog’s first winner in Jessica Rabbit for Annabel Neasham! More important than any price points he could of realised in the sales ring, is the stables which they have joined:
*Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
*Mick Price & Michael Kent jnr
*Peter & Paul Snowden
* Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott
The list goes on… Sooboog has his best stock spread through all the major stables in the country!
As the first season sires title race in 2019/2020 has again shown, sometimes the most explosive outcomes for breeders arrive via the less obvious pathways.
With Sooboog’s early 2 year old’s now hitting the track, he boasts 9 individual winners (11 wins) from a humble 26 runners, including stakes-placed Birdsville on the big stage at Flemington. Leaving him positioned Top 3 on the first season sires list by winners. With Sooboog’s stock consistently trialling well and showing the ability that he himself showed early on the track, it’s certainly an exciting time to for breeders to be involved with arguably the best valued son of Snitzel at stud.
Full Race Record for
SOOBOOG (AUS) 2012 Chestnut colt
by Snitzel – Monte Rosa, by Fraar
|22/Sep/2014||1st of 9||–trial–ATC Barrier Trial, 840m. Multitude was 2nd and Rhode Assassin 3rd.|
|04/Oct/2014||2nd of 11
|ATC (Randwick) Breeders’ P., L, A$100,000, 1000m, time 0:57.58. Track good(3). Carried 56.00kg. Vancouver was 1st and Wolf Cry 3rd. Trainer: M, W & J Hawkes. Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum. Jockey: J B Mc Donald.||A$20,000|
|17/Mar/2015||1st of 10||–trial–ATC Barrier Trial, 900m. More to Gain was 2nd and So Willie 3rd.|
|30/Mar/2015||2nd of 10||–trial–ATC Barrier Trial, 896m. Counterattack was 1st and Libidosun 3rd.|
|06/Apr/2015||6th of 8
|ATC (Randwick) Kindergarten S., Gr.3, A$200,800, 1100m, time 1:04.88. Track heavy(9). Carried 56.50kg. Furnaces was 1st and Regatta Rebel 2nd and Redzel 3rd. Trainer: M, W & J Hawkes. Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum. Jockey: Tommy Berry.||A$2,000|
|04/Aug/2015||1st of 9||–trial–ATC Barrier Trial, 900m. Asked to Leave was 2nd and Supply and Demand 3rd.|
|13/Aug/2015||7th of 9
|Gosford RC Redeye Constructions Maiden P., A$22,000, 1000m, time 0:59.69. Track good(4). Carried 56.50kg. Captured was 1st and Miss Zinzin 2nd and Lucky Cash 3rd. Trainer: M, W & J Hawkes. Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum. Jockey: B Shinn.||A$375|
|02/Sep/2015||1st of 10
|ATC (Canterbury) Tab.com.au Maiden H., A$50,000, 1100m, time 1:06.39. Track soft(5). Carried 59.50kg. Deploy was 2nd and Realise Potential 3rd. Trainer: M, W & J Hawkes. Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum. Jockey: Tommy Berry.||A$33,025|
|30/Sep/2015||1st of 12
|ATC (Rosehill) Cellarbrations H., A$50,000, 1100m, time 1:03.65. Track good(3). Carried 56.50kg. Eminent Duke was 2nd and Il Mio Destino 3rd. Trainer: M, W & J Hawkes. Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum. Jockey: Tommy Berry.||A$33,025|
|17/Oct/2015||4th of 9
|City Tatt’s RC Brian Crowley S., L, A$150,000, 1200m, time 1:08.50. Track good(3). Carried 56.00kg. Counterattack was 1st and Spill the Beans 2nd and Hellbent 3rd. Trainer: M, W & J Hawkes. Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum. Jockey: C Reith.||A$7,500|
|19/Jan/2016||1st of 10||–trial–ATC Barrier Trial, 900m. Happy Galaxy was 2nd and Redzel 3rd.|
|05/Feb/2016||3rd of 10
|MVRC Jeep 55 Second Challenge Heat H., A$55,000, 955m, time 0:55.15. Track good(3). Carried 56.50kg. Aunty Mo was 1st and Rose of Falvelon 2nd. Trainer: M, W & J Hawkes. Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum. Jockey: D Dunn.||A$4,950|
|19/Feb/2016||8th of 8
|MVRC Jeep 55 Second Challenge Heat H., A$53,900, 955m, time 0:55.33. Track good(4). Carried 55.00kg. Aunty Mo was 1st and Beau Rada 2nd and Canali 3rd. Trainer: M, W & J Hawkes. Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum. Jockey: D Dunn.||A$1,100|
|12/Mar/2016||2nd of 13
|VRC Goodwood Racecourse Trophy H., L, A$128,200, 1100m, time 1:03.40. Track good(4). Carried 57.00kg. Super Cash was 1st and Stellar Collision 3rd. Trainer: M, W & J Hawkes. Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum. Jockey: D Dunn.||A$21,600|
|09/Apr/2016||10th of 18
|SAJC Manihi Classic, L, A$100,330, 1100m, time 1:03.74. Track good(4). Carried 54.00kg. Daytona Grey was 1st and I Am Gypsy 2nd and Pretty Possum 3rd. Trainer: M, W & J Hawkes. Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum. Jockey: J Noonan.||A$1,000|
|07/May/2016||2nd of 13
|SAJC Euclase S., Gr.2, A$250,380, 1200m, time 1:09.88. Track good(4). Carried 57.50kg. Faatinah was 1st and Demonstrate 3rd. Trainer: D K Weir. Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum. Jockey: B Rawiller.||A$42,500|
|21/May/2016||10th of 18
|SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, A$500,900, 1200m, time 1:10.03. Track good(3). Carried 53.00kg. Black Heart Bart was 1st and Under the Louvre 2nd and Supido 3rd. Trainer: D K Weir. Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum. Jockey: Craig Williams.||A$5,000|
|04/Jun/2016||5th of 11
|MRC Ladbrokes Cash in H., A$80,000, 1300m, time 1:19.84. Track heavy(8). Carried 58.50kg. Odyssey Moon was 1st and Battlecamp 2nd and Bassett 3rd. Trainer: D K Weir. Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum. Jockey: B Rawiller.||A$2,400|
|28/Jun/2016||1st of 7||–trial–St Arnaud TC Barrier Trial, 900m. Happy Buffalo was 2nd and Silver Convention 3rd.|
|09/Jul/2016||4th of 11
|VRC AR Creswick Series Final, L, A$130,200, 1200m, time 1:12.10. Track soft(7). Carried 56.00kg. Lord von Costa was 1st and Prince of Brooklyn 2nd and Odyssey Moon 3rd. Trainer: D K Weir. Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum. Jockey: D Yendall.||A$5,400|
|06/Aug/2016||1st of 11
|VRC Aurie’s Star H., Gr.3, A$151,500, 1200m, time 1:10.06. Track good(4). Carried 54.00kg. Dibayani was 2nd and Tashbeeh 3rd. Trainer: D K Weir. Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum. Jockey: M J Dee.||A$91,500|
|01/Apr/2017||12th of 14
|SAJC Manihi Classic, L, A$100,330, 1100m, time 1:03.51. Track good(4). Carried 58.50kg. Karlovasi was 1st and Viddora 2nd and Karacatis 3rd. Trainer: D K Weir. Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum (Manager), Kitchwin Hills, Mystery Downs, Werrett Bloodstock Pty Ltd, Whitby Bloodstock, G Loiero & B Howard,. Jockey: John Allan.|
|22/Apr/2017||6th of 9
|SAJC RN Irwin S., Gr.3, A$119,180, 1100m, time 1:03.93. Track good(4). Carried 58.50kg. Viddora was 1st and Illustrious Lad 2nd and I Am Gypsy 3rd. Trainer: D K Weir. Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum (Manager), Kitchwin Hills, Mystery Downs, Werrett Bloodstock Pty Ltd, Whitby Bloodstock, G Loiero & B Howard,. Jockey: John Allan.||A$1,200|
Five x Five Enhanced Pedigree Grid for
SOOBOOG (AUS) 2012 Chestnut colt
by Snitzel - Monte Rosa, by Fraar
GW 7 wins
f:1516 r:1233 w:950 SW:110
GW 5 wins
f:1865 r:1511 w:1176 SW:178
GW 4 wins
f:2414 r:2083 w:1631 SW:347
|Pas de Nom||7|
Wnr 1 win
f:13 r:10 w:10 SW:5
SW 7 wins
f:6 r:6 w:6 SW:3
GW 9 wins
f:828 r:739 w:602 SW:57
|Easy Date||Grand Chaudiere||19|
SW 2 wins
f:14 r:13 w:10 SW:2
|Storm Bird||1||Northern Dancer||2|
|A Realgirl||In Reality||21|
|MONTE ROSA (AUS)
f:9 r:8 w:8 SW:2
GW 7 wins
f:475 r:406 w:267 SW:7
SW 8 wins
f:474 r:314 w:273 SW:59
Blk. or Br 1983
f:7 r:7 w:7 SW:1
|Seattle Slew||Bold Reasoning||1|
|Fine Prospect||Mr. Prospector||13|
f:10 r:7 w:4 SW:1
GW 9 wins
f:237 r:181 w:141 SW:22
|Heavenly Wind||Pan II||2|
|Hit it Misty
Wnr 3 wins
f:10 r:9 w:5
|Hit it Benny||Baguette||6|
Northern Dancer (CAN) 1961 : 5m 5m x 4m
|Chestnut horse||Foaled in 2012|
SNITZEL (AUS) (Bay 2002-Stud 2006). 7 wins-4 at 2, MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1. Champion Sire in Aust. 4 times. Sire of 1233 rnrs, 947 wnrs, 110 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, I Am Excited, Sword of State, Wandjina, Heavenly Blue, Away Game, Wild Ruler, Spill the Beans, Splintex, Menari, Showtime, etc.
MONTE ROSA, by Fraar. Unraced. Sister to NINA HARAKA (dam of EXTENSION OF TIME), half-sister to
SNITZERLAND (f. by Snitzel). 8 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$1,974,500, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1, Danehill S., Gr.2, ATC Challenge S., Gr.2, VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.3, ATC San Domenico S., Gr.3, MVRC Champagne S., Gr.3, MRC (Mornington) Inglis Premier 2YO S., MRC Blue Sapphire S., 2d ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Galaxy H., Gr.1, Challenge S., Gr.2, VRC Dilmah Earl Grey S., L, Ottawa S., L, 3d BRC Victory S., Gr.2, 4th ATC Reisling S., Gr.2. Dam of-
HARD LANDING (All Too Hard). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, A$227,425, to 2020-21, VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.3, MVRC Jockey Celebration Day H., 2d VRC Schweppervescence P.
Saas Fee (All Too Hard). Winner at 1300m, A$100,150, in 2019-20, ATC Territories at Darley H., 2d ATC Hyland Race Colours H., Robrick Lodge H., Astern Yearlings at Sales H., 3d Gosford RC Belle of the Turf S., Gr.3.
SOOBOOG (c. by Snitzel). 3 wins. See below.
Red Dress Marley (f. by Hussonet). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, SAJC Allan Scott Park Morphetville H., Peggy McKinnon H., 2d MRC Debutant S., L. Dam of-
Canadian Rockies. Winner at 1250m in 2020-21 in Aust.
Love Me Broke. Winner at 1200m in 2019-20 in Aust.
Iron Lion. Winner at 1400m in Aust.
Redress. Unraced. Dam of-
Sir Swayze. Winner at 2 in 2019-20 in Aust.
Akmal (g. by Flying Spur). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$126,167, STC Hyland Race Colours H., 2d STC Campsie RSL H., Stratum H., SAJC LHMU H., 3d SAJC Glenelg Cricket Club 2YO P., Schweppes H., STC International Lounge H.
Deleque (f. by French Deputy). 2 wins at 1400m, 1900m, AJC Take a Chance On Me H., STC Gulf Station H., 2d STC Centacare Sydney 2YO P., 3d NSW Tatt's RC Zephyr Bay H.
Hussenrun (g. by Hussonet). 2 wins at 800m, 1000m in Aust.
Zelrosa (f. by Snitzel). Winner at 1100m in Aust.
Certainly Rosa (f. by Undoubtedly). Winner at 1100m in Aust. Dam of-
Sessions Road. 3 wins at 1100m, 1300m to 2020-21, MRC 2unitspodcast H.
LA NEBBIA, by Zephyr Bay. Placed, 2d SAJC Lefroy H. Half-sister to Minsky Lass. Dam of 10 foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-
NINA HARAKA (Fraar). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m, A$403,390, SAJC Adelaide Guineas, Gr.3, HC Nitschke S., L, Port Adelaide Guineas, L, Advertiser H., 2d VATC Vic Health Cup, Gr.1, Toorak H., Gr.1, SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3, 3d VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, MVRC Australia S., Gr.1. Dam of-
EXTENSION OF TIME (Dash for Cash). 4 wins-3 at 2-to 1300m, A$330,785, SAJC Walter Brown S., L, TTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic, VRC Michael & Goldie Mazur H., SAJC Calvary College Grove 2YO P., 2d MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, TTC Gold Sovereign S., L, 4th VRC Edward Manifold S, Gr.2. Dam of-
Morrissy (Snitzel). 5 wins to 1450m, A$571,650, to 2019-20, MRC Ladbrokes Cash Out H., Robert Taranto H., 2d MRC Moonga S., Gr.3.
Levi's Choice (Galileo). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1900m, A$170,950, BRC Ambassador Travel 2YO P., ATC Bacardi World's No. 1 Rum H., 2d ATC South Pacific H., L, 3d BRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., L, 4th ATC Shannon S., Gr.2.
Tennessee Royal. 2 wins at 1350m, 1450m, SAJC Radio TAB H. Dam of-
PERGRAM (General Nediym). Winner at 2, SAJC Queen Adelaide S., L, 2d MRC Thomas North P., 4th SAJC Pewsey Vale S., L. Producer.
Consistency. Unraced. Dam of-
PRAIRIE FIRE (Snitzel). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1100m, A$312,395, to 2020-21, VRC Talindert S., L, SAJC Terry Howe Printing H., 2d ATC TAB Live Vision H., Sky Racing Active H., 3d MRC Chairman's S., Gr.3, VRC Inglis Dash, 4th MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1.
Race Record: 17 Starts 3-3-1 A$272,575.
3 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$272,575, VRC Aurie's Star H., Gr.3, ATC Tab.com.au H., Cellarbrations H., 2d SAJC Euclase S., Gr.2, VRC Goodwood Racecourse Trophy H., L, ATC Breeders' P., L, 3d MVRC Jeep 55 Second Challenge Heat H., 4th VRC AR Creswick Series Final, L, City Tatt's RC Brian Crowley S., L.
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