Sire: Counterattack

Colour: Brown

Dam: Our Mercury

Sex: Gelding

Age: 5

Foaled: Oct 06, 2018

Country: Australia

Trainer: Tom Nikolic


Owners: Ms T D Hyett & Mrs J Lennon

19: 2 - 1 - 3
Wins: 10.5%
Place: 21.1%




Foaled 6th October 2018

SireRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
COUNTERATTACK (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
  Vain HopeVain
DamPour MoiMontjeuSadler's Wells
OUR MERCURY (NZ) GwynnDarshaan
2013Mercury MistressNo Excuse NeededMachiavellian

COUNTERATTACK (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud 2017). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1350m, A$907,875, BRC Fred Best Classic, Gr.3, ATC Heritage S., L, City Tatt's RC Brian Crowley S., L, 2d BRC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, ATC Theo Marks S., Gr.2, 3d VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, BRC Kingsford-Smith Cup, Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Shellscrape (AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1) and SW Red Tracer (VRC Myer Classic, Gr.1). His oldest progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

OUR MERCURY, by Pour Moi. Unraced. This is her first foal.


2nd dam

MERCURY MISTRESS, by No Excuse Needed. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$79,925, CJC Inglewood S., L, ARC Ernst & Young H., Jesters Pies H., Counties RC Waitakere Corporate H., 3d ARC Bunnings Warehouse H., Lindauer H., Waikato RC Classic Hits 98.6 FM H., Matamata RC Pertab Bloodstock Ltd H. Dam of 2 foals, neither raced.


3rd dam

FLYTAINE, by Centaine. Winner at 1600m, 3d WATC Bounding Away H. Sister to SAXONVALE, half-sister to Shekanwyn (dam of SHE'S A MEANIE). Dam of 6 named foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

MERCURY MISTRESS (No Excuse Needed). 5 wins. See above.

Danataine. 3 wins from 1300m to 1600m, WATC Fimiston H.

Sweet Indulgence. 2 wins at 2000m in NZ.

Logos Warrior. Winner at 1400m in Aust.

Enhancements. Placed at 3 in NZ.


4th dam

BRAUNER FLIGHT, by Brauner. Winner at 1200m in NZ. Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

SAXONVALE (Centaine). 9 wins to 1400m, NZ$84,200, Woodville-Pahiatua RC WFA Sprint S., L, Manawatu RC Pak 'n Save H., WRC Industrial Distributors H., Hutt Valley Cartage Improvers H., Tyre General Michelin Improvers H., 2d Wanganui JC Fisher & Paykel Smart Drive H., 3d WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, 4th Hawkes Bay Enerco S., Gr.2, Woodville-Pahiatua RC WFA Sprint S., L.

Target Practice. 11 wins from 1200m to 1800m, 2d WATC Betsy Burke H.

Flytaine. Winner. See above.

Shekanwyn. 2 wins at 2 in NZ. Dam of-

SHE'S A MEANIE (Prince Salieri). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2200m, NZ$235,800, A$2,000, Avondale Gold Cup, Gr.1, BOP RC Thames Valley S., Gr.3, Avondale JC Sunday Markets H., Ra Ora Juvenile S., Waikato RC Mainfreight H., Counties RC State Insurance H., 2d Waikato RC International S., Gr.1, WRC Cuddle S.H., Gr.3, Avondale JC Ra Ora Juvenile S., 3d ARC The Oaks Stud Trophy, Gr.2, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, ARC Great Northern Foal S., Gr.3, NZTBA Sprint H., Counties RC Campbell Tyson H., Newstalk ZB H., 4th Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2, Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.2, ARC Welcome S., L, STC Stayers' Cup, L. Dam of-

LOVE CONQUERS ALL (Mossman). 8 wins to 1400m, A$1,380,000, ATC Shorts H., Gr.2, AJC Missile S., Gr.3, MRC Betfair S., Gr.3, AJC June S., L, City Tatt's RC Brian Crowley S., L, AJC Randwick's 150th Anniversary H., Linesman H., Victory Vein P., 2d ATC Doncaster H., Gr.1, George Ryder S., Gr.1, BRC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, ATC Canterbury S., Gr.2, STC Expressway S., Gr.2, 3d ATC Premiere S., Gr.2, GCTC Magic Millions 3YO Trophy, RL, 4th MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1. Sire.

SHE'S MEANER (Falvelon). 3 wins at 2, A$467,500, BTC Tommy Smith Slipper S., L, Wyong RC Magic Millions 2YO Slipper, AJC Fringe Bar 2YO H., 2d GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic S., RL. Dam of-

LEAN MEAN MACHINE (Zoustar). 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1350m, A$456,544, to 2018-19, ATC Run to the Rose H., Gr.2, BRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, ATC Pluck at Vinery 2YO H., 3d VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, ATC Kindergarten S., Gr.3, GCTC Ken Russell Memorial Classic, Gr.3.

She's Bella (Sebring). Winner at 1000m, 2d ATC Australian Turf Club 2YO P., 3d ATC Reginald Allen H., L, Bishop Kevin Manning 2YO P., Australian Turf Club 2YO H.

Palemo. 5 wins from 2100m to 4800m, NZ$122,312, A$35,600, Hawke's Bay S/chase, Waikato S/chase, 2d Oakbank RC Great Eastern S/chase, 3d Wellington S/chase.

Extra. Winner at 1200m, 2d WRC Your Local Point H., 3d Manawatu RC Skywards Duty Free H. Dam of-

Browne Sugar (Don Eduardo). 4 wins from 1200m to 2100m, 3d CJC Spring Classic, L, Blue Star Taxis H., Win a Ford Focus H.


5th dam

HEIRSHIP, by Bally Royal. Unplaced. Sister to ROYAL CHICK (dam of BEAU CHEVAUX), half-sister to Nenagh, Romantic (dam of CREAM PUFF). Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Emma Green. 9 wins from 1200m to 1650m, VATC St Clair H., MVRC Chandos H., Wildwood H., Easingwold H., Better Boy H., VATC Parisienne H., 2d VRC Hiraji Welter H., MVRC Better Boy H. Producer.

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