The Factor X Bullion Bay '15

Sire: The Factor

Dam: Bullion Bay

Colour: Grulla

Gender: Gelding

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Oct 16th, 2015

Country: Australia





Foaled 16th October 2015

SireWar FrontDanzigNorthern Dancer
THE FACTOR (USA) Starry DreamerRubiano
2008GreyciousnessMiswakiMr. Prospector
DamHussonetMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
BULLION BAY (AUS) SacahuistaRaja Baba
2005The SkeatNureyevNorthern Dancer
  Shoot a LineHigh Line

THE FACTOR (USA) (Roan or Grey 2008-Stud U.S.A. 2013, Aust. 2014). 6 wins-1 at 2, Santa Anita Malibu S., Gr.1. Out of a three-quarter-sister to SW Showering. Sire of 222 rnrs, 115 wnrs, 11 SW, inc. Noted and Quoted (Santa Anita Chandelier S., Gr.1), Bound for Nowhere, Multiplier, Cistron, A Different Style, Factorofwon, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 2YOs and inc Momentum Factor, The Unknown Factor and of the placegetters Fun Fact, Glamour Factor, Good Luck Charm, Smooth Factor, 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). This is her fourth foal. Dam of three foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Hi Lizzy (f. by Star Witness). Winner at 1350m in 2017-18, Ipswich TC Schweppes H., 2d BRC Canadian Club H., Ipswich TC Win VIP Magic Passes P., Book Your Xmas Party H., SCTC Butler McDermott Lawyers P.

Taylor Bay (f. by Commands). Winner at 1200m in 2016-17, 3d GCTC Eqpay Strata H.


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.

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). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m, 133,406,000¥, to 2017, Nakayama Hatsufuji S., Hatsusaki Sho, 2d Fukushima Mimpo Hai, L, Kokura Kammonkyo S., Chukyo Nikkei Sho, 3d Kokura Kinen, Gr.3, Hanshin Arlington Cup, Gr.3, Kyoto Hagi S., L, Sapporo TVH Sho.

Estitato (Dream Journey). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1400m, 95,944,000¥, to 2017, Chukyo Toba Tokubetsu, Hanshin Shinsaibashi S., 2d Hanshin Kikyo S., Kyoto Iwashimizu S., Nakayama Hatsukaze Tokubetsu, 3d Kyoto Himba S., Gr.3, Niigata Toyosaka Tokubetsu, 4th Kyoto Himba S., Gr.3.

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., Shikoku Shimbun Hai, Yuzuki Tokubetsu, Kyoto Kinugasa Tokubetsu, 4th Nakayama Fairy S., Gr.3.


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., L, Kasamatsu Zen Nippon Thoroughbred Cup, L, Sapporo Elm S., L, 2d Ohi Teio Sho, L, 3d Hanshin Heian S., L, Tokyo February S., L. 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 in Turkey, Istanbul Ozdemir Atman, L, 2d Istanbul Nene Hatun, L, 3d Istanbul A Cemal Kura, L.