Sire: Pierro

Colour: Bay

Dam: Ashleigh

Sex: Colt

Age: 1

Foaled: Oct 14, 2019

Country: Australia

Trainer: Joe Pride


Price:$2,500 + GST (2.5%)


“This is a lovely horse. He’s well balanced with a good strong back on him which I love to see in a thoroughbred. He’s got the scope to develop into a miler and maybe even further.”

Joe Pride



> $20k bonus on each win as a 2YO & 3YO on NSW racetracks

> More than $141 million in bonuses paid out to date


Key factors


  • Champion 2YO, highest rated juvenile since 1977
  • 5 x Group 1 winner under set weights & WFA conditions
  • Champion first, second & third season sire in Australia with current service fee of $137,500
  • 24 stakes winners (7 at Group 1 level) from only four crops


  • Half-sister to 4 x Group 1 winner DANLEIGH


  • PIERRO x CHOISIR cross = 3 winners from 3 starters
  • PIERRO x DANEHILL sireline cross = 103 winners (15 stakes winners) for $36+ million prizemoney




Foaled 14th October 2019

PIERRO (AUS) ShadeaStraight Strike
2009Miss Right NoteDaylamiDoyoun
  Sky SongSadler's Wells
DamChoisirDanehill DancerDanehill
ASHLEIGH (AUS) Great SelectionLunchtime
2012Graceful LilyDr GraceSir Tristram
  Hunter LilyHunters Path

PIERRO (AUS) (Bay 2009-Stud 2013). 11 wins-6 at 2, ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Leading First Season Sire in Aust. in 2016-17. Sire of 363 rnrs, 252 wnrs, 24 SW, inc. Levendi (ATC Australian Derby, Gr.1), Arcadia Queen, Regal Power, Shadow Hero, Pierata, Pinot, Furore, Dragon Leap, Reelem in Ruby, Action, Roy Had Enough, Rock, Tulip, Bellevue Hill, Gamay, Persan, Arcadia Prince, Sacramento, Untamed - Super Buddy (H.K.), Commander, etc.


1st dam

ASHLEIGH, by Choisir. Placed in Aust. Half-sister to DANLEIGH. This is her second foal. Dam of one foal to race.


2nd dam

GRACEFUL LILY, by Dr Grace. Unplaced. Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

DANLEIGH (Mujahid). 10 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$2,556,295, AJC All Aged S., Gr.1, ATC Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, STC George Ryder S., Gr.1, QTC Sires Produce S., Gr.2, STC Apollo S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, AJC South Pacific Classic, Gr.3, Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, STC Golden Slipper Festival 2YO H., 2d ATC Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, QTC Stradbroke H., Gr.1, TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1, STC Ajax S., Gr.2, AJC Missile S., Gr.3, STC Leichardt Hotel 2YO H., 3d AJC Chipping Norton S., Gr.1-twice, ATC Apollo S., Gr.2-twice, AJC Warwick S., Gr.2-twice, Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, AJC Frederick Clissold S., Gr.3, Gold Coast Guineas, L, AJC 2YO H., STC Rotary Health Research 2YO H., De Bortoli Wines 2YO P., 4th AJC George Main S., Gr.1, VRC Makybe Diva S., Gr.2, STC Expressway S., Gr.2.

Flying Dynamite. 6 wins from 1600m to 1800m in Aust.

Benleigh. 3 wins to 1300m in Aust.

Highleigh. 2 wins at 1350m, 1600m in Aust.

Dr Henleigh. 2 wins at 1600m, 1750m in Aust.

Ashleigh. See above.


3rd dam

HUNTER LILY, by Hunters Path. 3 wins to 1200m in Aust. Half-sister to Holbrook Britt (dam of POETIC KING, BRITT'S KINGDOM). Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Celestial Grey. 6 wins from 1350m to 1600m, US$3,957, A$84,738, AJC Canterbury Leagues Club H., STC Ellerslie H., 2d STC Enfield Federals Football Club H., 3d AJC Harbourside Shopping Centre H., STC Champs Sports Bar H., Haberfield Probus Club H., Sydney Harbour Casino H., Rosehill Function Centre H.

Hunter Kingdom. 5 wins from 1200m to 1900m, STC Punchbowl H., Balmain Rozelle H., 3d STC Castrol Oils H.

Spearhunter. Winner at 900m in Aust.

Spiritual Dancer. Placed at 2 in Aust.


4th dam

PERSIAN LILY, by Jambo. Unraced. Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Lily's Special. 10 wins to 1300m, STC Truscotts H.

Holbrook Britt. 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

POETIC KING (Yeats). 14 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$1,005,325, VATC Vic Health Cup, Gr.1, MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, VATC Toorak H., Gr.1, VRC Rupert Steele S., Gr.3, STC Ajax S., Gr.3, BTC Sprint H., Gr.3, VRC Moomba P., L, VicHealth Foundation H., VATC Bletchingly P., Cambria H., MVRC Qantas Frequent Flyer H., VATC Morwell H., 2d MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, VATC Toorak H., Gr.1, VRC Linlithgow S., Gr.2, MVRC John F Feehan S., Gr.2, VATC Zeditave S., L, 3d MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.2, VATC Memsie S., Gr.2, BTC Foster's Cup, Gr.2, VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3, VATC Schillaci S., Gr.3, Rubiton S., Gr.3.

BRITT'S KINGDOM (Special Kingdom). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, A$112,190, AJC Summer Cup, Gr.3, Dalray H., STC Tracktalk H., Curragh H., Hotel Intercontinental H., 2d AJC King Brian H., Fred Archer H., STC Elders Returned Officers H., 3d AJC Winter S., Persimmon H.

Britt's Rocket. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 2000m in Aust.

Britt's Valley. Winner at 1250m in Aust.

Bayooka. 6 wins to 1200m in Aust.

Holbrook Lily. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

Rigoletto's Lady. 2 wins at 1000m, 1150m in Aust.

St Anthony. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1800m in Aust.

Shepherd's Moon. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

Persian Music. 4 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

Alegnim Lad. 7 wins to 1400m in Aust.

Son of Music. Winner at 800m in Aust.

Rock on By. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

Hunter Lily. 3 wins. See above.


5th dam

PERSIAN LIN, by Persian Book. 4 wins to 5¾f in Aust. Half-sister to DUPLICATION. Dam of 3 foals, 2 to race.

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