Sire: Fighting Sun

Colour: Bay

Dam: Knapton

Sex: Gelding

Age: 8

Foaled: Nov 20, 2015

Country: Australia

Silks: Maroon, Gold Star, Stars On Sleeves, Gold Cap, Maroon Seams

Owners: D J Apps, Mrs M Apps, A Vellios, Mrs M Vellios, D A Apps & Mrs C A Apps

73: 7 - 6 - 10
Wins: 9.6%
Place: 21.9%




Bay GeldingFoaled in 2015

SireNorthern MeteorEncosta de LagoFairy King
FIGHTING SUN (AUS) ExplosiveFappiano
2011Irish DarlingIvory's IrishBest Western
  Sandy DarlingGeiger Counter
DamFlying SpurDanehillDanzig
KNAPTON (AUS) RollsMr. Prospector
2005Alle Belle BeSpectrumRainbow Quest
  Delightful BelleBalmerino

FIGHTING SUN (AUS) (Bay 2011-Stud 2014). 2 wins at 2, ATC Canonbury S., L. Sire of 216 rnrs, 103 wnrs, inc. SW Newhart (TRC Thomas Lyons S., L), Chess Star - Sun Chess (Sing.), SP Miss Inbetween, Platinum Mam'selle, Gulf of Suez, Celestial Sol, Entrapped, Roccabascerana - When You Believe (H.K.) and of Fighting Styx, Flinders River, Western Sun, Fighting Harada, Aten, Orchestrate, Salton Sea - Trading Post (Sing.), The Pugilist, Fight, etc.


1st dam

KNAPTON, by Flying Spur. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Dam of four foals, three to race, two winners, inc:-

Buckanara (g. by Kheleyf). 2 wins at 1000m in Aust.

Davelliom (g. by Fighting Sun). Winner. See below.


2nd dam

ALLE BELLE BE, by Spectrum. Unraced. Half-sister to BELLE DU JOUR, Slav Defence, Elle Duccio (dam of PERFECTLY READY, DUCCIO - TURQUOISE POWER (MAC.)). Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

The Other Girl. Winner at 1600m in Aust.

Knapton. Winner. See above.

Be Alle Belle. Placed, 3d BRC Mount Franklin Sparkling P. Dam of-

Alleboom. 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1100m, A$157,750, to 2020-21, VRC Schweppervescence P., SAJC Soul Growers H., Furphy H., 2d SAJC Terry Howe Printing H., 3d SAJC TAB Long May We Play H., Chalk Hill H.

Miss Alle Be. 2 wins at 1350m, 1600m to 2020-21, BRC Happy New Year P., 3d BRC Society Roku Gin NYE Party H.

Tiger Tantrum. Unraced. Dam of-

Island Tiger. 3 wins at 1600m, TRC Women in Tourism P., 3d TRC Raine & Horne H., TTC Nextra Kings Meadows H.

Swanky Cat. 4 wins to 1400m, A$101,665, to 2019-20 in Aust.


3rd dam

DELIGHTFUL BELLE, by Balmerino. 10 wins-2 at 2-from 900m to 1600m, NZ$3,770, A$132,930, VATC Memsie S., Gr.2, CF Orr S., Gr.2, Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, Tranquil Star S., Gr.3, MVRC Carlton Draught S., L, SAJC Big Philou H., VATC Grange H., Catalan H., VRC Evening Peal H., 2d VATC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, 4th VATC Elders Mile H., Gr.1. Dam of 14 foals, 13 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

BELLE DU JOUR (Dehere). Champion 2YO Filly in Australia in 1999-2000. Champion Older Female Sprinter in Ireland in 2003. 9 wins-4 at 2-to 1300m, €16,502, A$2,997,830, 368,000Dhs, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, Emirates Classic S., Gr.2, STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, VRC Gilgai S., Gr.3, AJC Kindergarten S., Gr.3, Little Bay H., STC Classic Hits 2WSFM 101.7 2YO H., 2d AJC Expressway S., Gr.2, Cork Ballyogan S., Gr.3, GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic S., RL, 3d STC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1, VRC Emirates Classic S., Gr.2, AJC Light Fingers S., Gr.2, STC Theo Marks H., Gr.2, Queen of the Turf S., Gr.2, MRC Kevin Heffernan S., L.

Slav Defence (Danehill). 3 wins to 1300m in Aust. and Malaysia, Selangor TC Class 1 H., STC Eugene H., Kogarah H., 2d Newcastle JC Spring S., L, AJC Silver Phantom H., STC Alfalfa 2YO H.

Belzero. 3 wins to 1500m, BTC Hahn Premium H., 2d BTC Private Boxes H. Dam of-

Below Zero - Above All (H.K.) (Dehere). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1300m, 1600m, A$36,650, HK$2,606,250, HKJC Dr G H., Ho Pui H., 2d HKJC Step-Up Interest Account H., 3d VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2.

Ma Belle Cherie. 3 wins at 1200m, 1350m, SAJC Evesham Gold Trophy H., Wednesday H., 2d SAJC Port Adelaide Magpies Football H., SGIC Superannuation H. Dam of-

Rokuichi Smile (Kurofune). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, 3d Monbetsu Edelweiss Sho, L, 4th Sonoda Hyogo Junior Grand Prix, L. Producer.

Tiny Belle. 2 wins at 1100m, 1400m, AJC Beech House H., 2d AJC Bernbrook H., 3d AJC Divide & Rule H. Producer.

Golden Award. 2 wins at 2, QTC Jameson's Irish Whiskey H., BTC Coca-Cola 2YO H., 2d BTC De Bortoli H., 3d QTC Star of Bethlehem H.

Elle Duccio. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

PERFECTLY READY (More Than Ready). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$685,650, SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, Moonga S., Gr.3, MVRC Off Site Catering 2YO P., 2d MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3, Poseidon S., L, 3d MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, 4th VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, MVRC Mitchell McKenzie S., L. Sire.

DUCCIO - TURQUOISE POWER (Mac.) (More Than Ready). 5 wins from 1500m to 1800m, A$81,850, M$2,503,725 in Aust. and Macau, Macau Derby, L, 2d ATC Dulcify H., L, 3d Macau Directors' Cup, L, Winter Trophy, L, Spring Trophy, L.

Totally Prepared - Monkey Man (Sing.). 8 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$38,050, S$356,550 in Aust. and Singapore, Singapore TC Open H., 2d Singapore TC Open H.


Race Record: 34 Starts 1-4-3 A$77,845.

Winner at 2400m, A$77,845, in 2019-20 in Aust.

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