GADFLY


Sire: Smart Missile

Dam: Distinctive

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 8 year old

Foaled: Sep 2nd, 2013

Country: Australia

Silks: Black, Pink Sash, Grey Sleeves, Pink And Grey Quartered Cap


Owners

M F Ward, D F Simmons & G O Glendenning


Career Record: 71-9-13-7

  • Prizemoney
    $222,275.00
  • Wins
    12.7 %
  • Place
    28.2 %

Pedigree

 

 GADFLY (AUS)

 

Bay GeldingFoaled in 2013

SireFastnet RockDanehillDanzig
SMART MISSILE (AUS) Piccadilly CircusRoyal Academy
2008Comical SmileComic StripRed Ransom
  ExplosiveFappiano
DamFalbravFairy KingNorthern Dancer
DISTINCTIVE (AUS) Gift of the NightSlewpy
2005SpecialHabituateHabitat
  Sal IISallust

SMART MISSILE (AUS) (Bay 2008-Stud 2012). 3 wins-2 at 2, ATC Todman S., Gr.2. Leading Aust. First Season Sire 2015-16. Sire of 570 rnrs, 398 wnrs, 21 SW, inc. Maid of Heaven (ATC Spring Champion S., Gr.1), Smart Melody, I'll Have a Bit, Crosshaven, Missile Mantra, Ballistic Boy, Yao Dash, Debellatio, Jericho Missile, Ready to Prophet, Missile Launch, Ballistic Lover, Smart 'n' Sexy, Broadwayandfourth, Beauty, Final Award - Gon Sai Baau (Mac.), etc.

 

1st dam

DISTINCTIVE, by Falbrav. Winner at 1100m in Aust. Half-sister to SPECIALIZE, STAVKA, Lady Special (dam of BOMBER BILL, CAMARGUE, SPECIAL SONG), Special Sal (dam of DEMOGRAPHIC). Dam of six named foals, four to race, all winners, inc:-

Skyray (g. by Smart Missile). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$240,170, to 2020-21, 2d Wyong Magic Millions 2YO Classic, RL, 3d ATC Moet & Chandon Rose Sprint H., TAB H., CRT NSW Drought Buster H.

Gadfly (g. by Smart Missile). 9 wins. See below.

Distinctive Glory (g. by Olympic Glory). 2 wins at 1350m, 1400m in 2020-21 in Aust.

Distinctive Flyer (f. by Flying Spur). Winner at 1100m in Aust. Dam of-

Oh Five Glory (Unencumbered). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$419,950, to 2020-21, BRC Mount Franklin 2YO H., 2d BRC Mode P., L, Cascade H., Novotel Brisbane Airport 2YO H., Harcourts Ascot Real Estate H., New Year's Eve H., TAB Venue Mode P., Lightning Togetherwestrike P., 3d BRC Dalrello S., L, GCTC TAB QTIS Jewel 3YO, BRC TAB Long May We Play P.

 

2nd dam

SPECIAL, by Habituate. 10 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, A$1,078,180, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1, 1000m-in track record time, Newmarket H., Gr.1, Gadsden S., Gr.1, MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.2, VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3, STC Birthday Card H., L, Darby Munro H., L, MVRC Sterling Virginia H., Stanley Wootton S., SAJC Navarino H., 2d VRC Lightning S., Gr.1-twice, VATC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, MVRC Manikato S., Gr.2, VATC Chirnside S., Gr.2, VRC Black Douglas S., Gr.3, SAJC Walter Brown S.H., L, VATC Caulfield Sprint H., L, 3d MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1, VATC Chirnside S., Gr.2, VRC Rupert Steele S., Gr.3, 4th AJC Galaxy, Gr.1, VRC Linlithgow S., Gr.2, MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.2. Dam of 14 foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

STAVKA (Xaar). 7 wins to 1400m, A$237,900, VRC Hong Kong Jockey Club S., L, Terry Watson H., MVRC Hats off to Des Gleeson Flying H., VRC Rashlore H., 2d VRC Aurie's Star H., L, 3d MVRC Orient Express Travel Group H.

SPECIALIZE (Bluebird). 6 wins to 1350m, A$158,608, AJC June S., L, STC Saratoga H., Port Jackson Flying Welter H., Leopardstown H., 2d STC Civic H., L, 3d NSW Tatt's RC Carrington S., L, Gosford RC Pacesetter S., L. Sire.

Lady Special. Winner at 1200m, 2d SAJC Woambra H., WH Wylie Memorial H. Dam of-

BOMBER BILL (Air de France). 23 wins-7 at 2-to 1400m, A$1,892,330, SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, MVRC Australia S., Gr.1, WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.1, AJC Challenge S., Gr.2, MVRC Schweppes S., Gr.2, AJC Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, VRC Gilgai S., Gr.3-twice, SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3, RN Irwin S., Gr.3, MRC Rubiton S., Gr.3, WATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3, 2d MVRC Schweppes S., Gr.2, QTC Cup, Gr.2, VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3, MRC Rubiton S., Gr.3, SAJC RN Irwin S., Gr.3, 3d QTC Cup, Gr.2.

CAMARGUE (Air de France). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1050m, 1400m, A$110,550, VATC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, SAJC Balcrest S., L, 3d SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.2, VATC Veuve Clicquot S., L. Producer.

SPECIAL SONG (Song of Tara). 11 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m, A$282,800, Qld Tatt's RC Members Cup, L, QTC Easter Cup, Romantic Dream H., BTC Document Destruction H., Alex J Saunders Valuations H., QTC Schneider Electrical H., 2d BTC Bernborough H., L.

Special Sal. Placed, 3d SAJC Holden Statesman H., Frequent Flyer H. Dam of-

DEMOGRAPHIC (Gold Brose). 4 wins to 1400m, A$199,050, VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3, MRC Love a Show H., December H., SAJC Nuclear Debate H., 2d SAJC New Year's Gift, L, VRC Maybe Mahal H., MRC Highways Tabaret H., 3d VRC Mark Sensing H., 4th SAJC Swettenham Stud S., Gr.2. Producer.

Special Sweep. Unraced. Dam of-

Distinctive Lass (Orientate). 3 wins at 1000m, A$131,415, MRC Le Pine Funeral Services H., Kelly Maitland H., 2d SAJC Dermody S., L, 3d MVRC TBV/Newmarket Insurance Brokers P.H., MRC Starcraft P., SAJC Garfield at Boxing Day 2YO P. Dam of-

KAHMA LASS (Darci Brahma). 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m, NZ$179,400, in 2020-21, New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, 2d Waikato RC Soliloquy S., Gr.3.

DISTINCTIVE DARCI (Darci Brahma). 10 wins to 1200m, 104,331Rgt., S$921,854 in Malaysia and Singapore, Singapore TC Merlion Trophy, L, Korea Racing Authority Trophy, Kranji A S.-twice, 3d Singapore TC Colonial Chief S., L.

KURO (Denman). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$731,025, ATC Starlight S., L, 2d ATC Galaxy H., Gr.1, Expressway S., Gr.2, 3d VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1.

SOUTHERN LAD (Ocean Park). 6 wins to 1250m, A$599,710, to 2020-21, Clarence River JC Ramornie H., L, 2d ATC Southern Cross H., Gr.3, June S., L, Razor Sharp H., L.

Extravagantly. Unraced. Dam of-

Miss Lucille. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

EVER LOYAL (Sebring). 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$163,875, A$9,000, CJC Zacinto S., L, ARC Dunstan Feeds H., 2d ARC Concorde H., Gr.3, 3d New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1.

 

Race Record: 61 Starts 9-11-4 A$198,510.

9 wins to 1400m, A$198,510 in Aust.