Taylor Bay

Taylor Bay

Sire: Commands

Dam: Bullion Bay

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Oct 29th, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Pink, White Spots


Geraghty Bloodstock Pty Ltd (Mgr: M W Geraghty)





Bay mareFoaled in 2012

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
COMMANDS (AUS) RazyanaHis Majesty
1996Cotehele HouseMy SwaneePetition
  Eight CaratPieces of Eight
DamHussonetMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
BULLION BAY (AUS) SacahuistaRaja Baba
2005The SkeatNureyevNorthern Dancer
  Shoot a LineHigh Line

COMMANDS (AUS) (Bay 1996-Stud 2000). 4 wins-3 at 2, STC Missile S., Gr.3. Leading Aust. Sire of Winners 3 times. Sire of 1179 rnrs, 846 wnrs, 69 SW, inc. Appearance (VRC Myer Classic, Gr.1), Epaulette, Purple, Undue, Paratroopers, Holler, Commanding Jewel, Skilled, Russeting, Erewhon, Rain Affair, First Command, El Cambio, Catalonia - Vilanova (Aust.), Lamasery, Court Command, Paximadia, Soul, Rommel, Gregers, Ambidexter, Altar, Marching, etc.


1st dam

BULLION BAY, by Hussonet. Winner at 1200m, BRC Amcor Hummer Convoy H., 2d BRC Racetree H., 3d BRC Events P., STC Rosehill Gardens Event H., Freeway Hotel Super TAB H. Half-sister to Skiffle (dam of FRAGARACH). Dam of two named foals, both raced, inc:-

Taylor Bay (f. by Commands). See below.


2nd dam

THE SKEAT, by Nureyev. Unplaced. Half-sister to Line of Thunder (dam of THUNDER GULCH, BATTLE LINE). Dam of 8 foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

Bullion Bay. Winner. See above.

Braggart. 5 wins to 1300m, A$81,185, 2d ATC Dean Industrial H.

Pacific Bell. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1250m, 1500m in Japan. Dam of-

Mejiro Champ. 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, Sapporo Sarobetsu Tokubetsu, 3d Sapporo Sapporo Sponichi Sho.

Skiffle. Raced once. Dam of-

FRAGARACH (Durandal). 8 wins from 1400m to 1800m, 235,920,000¥, Toyota Sho Chukyo Kinen, Gr.3-twice, Hanshin Yonago S., L, Dotombori S., Tokyo Shojiko Tokubetsu, 3d Hanshin Cup, Gr.2, Hanshin Hankyu Hai, Gr.3, Naruo Kinen, Gr.3, 4th Niigata Sankei Sho All Comers, Gr.2, Nakayama Keisei Hai, Gr.3.

Fermezza (Deep Impact). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m, 88,392,000¥, to 2016, Nakayama Hatsusaki Sho, 2d Kokura Kammonkyo S., Chukyo Nikkei Sho, 3d Hanshin Arlington Cup, Gr.3, Kyoto Hagi S., L, Sapporo TVH Sho.

Illuminance (Manhattan Cafe). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m, 96,880,000¥, Kyoto Tadasunomori Tokubetsu, 2d Kyoto Pearl S., 3d Sapporo Hokkaido Shimbun Hai Queen S., Gr.3, Tokyo Daily Hai Queen Cup, Gr.3, Hanshin Sakasegawa S., Yuzuki Tokubetsu, Shikoku Shimbun Hai, Kyoto Kinugasa Tokubetsu, 4th Nakayama Fairy S., Gr.3.

Estitato. 2 wins at 2 in 2015, 2d Hanshin Kikyo S., 3d Niigata Toyosaka Tokubetsu.


3rd dam

SHOOT A LINE, by High Line. Joint top filly on The 1980 English 3YO Free H. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 15f, £155,606, US$19,534, Irish Oaks, Gr.1, Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1, Doncaster Park Hill S., Gr.2, Royal Ascot Ribblesdale S., Gr.2, Cheshire Oaks, Gr.3, 2d Royal Ascot Gold Cup, Gr.1, Ayr Doonside Cup, L, 4th Belmont New York H., Gr.2. Half-sister to MORE LIGHT, SHARP END, Open Fire, Do Battle, Sizzler (dam of SIZZLING HOT). Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Line of Thunder (Storm Bird). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, 7f, Goodwood CGA Members 2YO S., 2d Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1, Doncaster Sceptre S., L, 4th Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.2. Dam of-

THUNDER GULCH (Gulch). Champion 3YO colt in USA in 1995. Top of The 1995 International 3YO Classification (Int.). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 6f to 1½m, US$2,915,086, Kentucky Derby, Gr.1, Belmont S., Gr.1, Gulfstream Park Florida Derby, Gr.1, Saratoga Travers S., Gr.1, Aqueduct Remsen S., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park Fountain of Youth S., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Swaps S., Gr.2, Turfway Park Kentucky Cup Classic H., L, Belmont 2YO S., 2d Hollywood Futurity, Gr.1, Aqueduct Cowdin S., Gr.2, 3d Pimlico Preakness S., Gr.1, 4th Keeneland Blue Grass S., Gr.2, Aqueduct Nashua S., Gr.3. Champion sire.

BATTLE LINE (Ogygian). 9 wins from 1400m to 1800m, 346,653,000¥, Hanshin Procyon S., Jpn-3, Kasamatsu Zen Nippon Thoroughbred Cup, Jpn-3, Sapporo Elm S., Jpn-3, Funabashi Kashiwa Memorial, Tokyo Ginrei S., Hakodate Shiosai Tokubetsu, Nakayama Hokuso S., Sapporo Rishiri Tokubetsu, 2d Ohi Teio Sho, Jpn-1, Morioka Mile Championship Nanbu Cup, 3d Tokyo February S., Jpn-1, Hanshin Heian S., Jpn-3, Ohi Teio S., 4th Funabashi Kashiwa Kinen, Jpn-3, Sapporo Elm S., Jpn-3. Sire.

Head of Victory. Placed in GB. Dam of-

Mistle Thrush. Winner at 1¼m in GB. Dam of-

MISTLE SONG (Nashwan). 2 wins at 1½m, 1¾m, Doncaster Park Hill S., Gr.3, 2d Haydock Lancashire Oaks, Gr.3, 4th Royal Ascot Ribblesdale S., Gr.2. Producer.

Nizaly. Unraced. Dam of-

ALY GIRL (Victory Gallop). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 2200m to 2015 in Turkey, Istanbul Ozdemir Atman, L, 2d Istanbul Nene Hatun, L, 3d Istanbul A Cemal Kura, L.


Race Record: 4 Starts 0-2-2 A$11,685.

Placed to 2016-17 in Aust.