Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Racing
Snitzel/Palatine Hill '18

Lot 616 - Snitzel/Palatine Hill '18

This colt is a standout. He has lovely markings, a good rein & shoulder & a real presence about him.




Bay colt       Foaled 15th October 2018 

SNITZEL Redoute's ChoiceDanehill (USA)Danzig
Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
Snippets' LassSnippetsLunchtime (GB)
Snow Finch (Ire)Storm Bird
Palace Music (USA)The MinstrelNorthern Dancer
Come My PrincePrince John
Rather DrollSovereign Red (NZ)Sir Tristram (Ire)
Love Divine (USA)Droll Role

SNITZEL (AUS) (Bay 2002-Stud 2006). 7 wins-4 at 2, MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1. Champion Sire in Aust. 3 times. Sire of 1070 rnrs, 802 wnrs, 96 SW, inc. Trapeze Artist (ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1), Shamus Award, Estijaab, Redzel, Summer Passage, Invader, Russian Revolution, Hot Snitzel, Sweet Idea, Sizzling, Snitzerland, Wandjina, Heavenly Blue, I Am Excited, Spill the Beans, Menari, Showtime, Snitty Kitty, Thronum, French Emotion, Time for War, etc.


1st dam

PALATINE HILL, by Palace Music (USA). 4 wins from 1500m to 2050m, MVRC Tabaret After the Last H., 3d MVRC Cathay Pacific Airways H., Cash Logistics & Security H., VRC True Course H. Half-sister to RATHER GRAND, SUBLIMITY. This is her tenth foal. Her ninth foal is a 2YO. Dam of 7 foals to race, 6 winners, inc:-

PALENTINO (c by Teofilo (Ire)) 5 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$1,305,110, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, Makybe Diva S., Gr.1, Blamey S., Gr.2, Hilton Hotels & Resorts S., L, 2d MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3, 4th ATC Doncaster H., Gr.1, MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1, MVRC Australia S., Gr.2, MRC Regal Roller S., L.

Junipal (c by Reset) 3 wins at 1600m, A$263,495, to 2019-20, ATC Shoot Out Mile H., MVRC Paramount Liquor H., 2d Sunshine Coast Guineas, Gr.3, VRC TCL TV S., L, Hall Mark Hall of Fame Trophy H., 3d ATC Star Mile H., MRC Ladbrokes $101 Odds H., MVRC 1300 Australia H.

 Watch Over Me (f by Rock of Gibraltar (Ire)) 4 wins to 1200m, TTC Southern Cross H., Wordsmith Newmarket H., Devonport RC Simons Design Centre H., 2d TRC Birdcage Tavern H., TTC Luxbet H., Devonport RC Dannebrog H., Boags Draught H., 3d TTC Electrical Edge H., Sues of Invermay H., McCrimmon Insurance H., Olde Tudor Hotel H.

 The Widder (g by Street Cry (Ire)) 3 wins to 1400m, WATC Wolfetones Australian Tour January H., H., 2d WATC H., Westspeed 3YO H., 3d WATC H.

 Cumani (g by Al Maher) 9 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$93,255 in Aust.

 Innocent Inmate (g by Bel Esprit) Winner at 1000m in Aust.


2nd dam

RATHER DROLL, by Sovereign Red (NZ). Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of 12 named foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

SUBLIMITY (f Testa Rossa) 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$252,482, MVRC Alexandra S., L, MRC Arrowfield Stud P.H., WJ (Bill) Adams H., 4th SAJC RA Lee S., Gr.3. Producer.

RATHER GRAND (f Grand Lodge) 5 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$149,025, SAJC CS Hayes Memorial Cup, L, MRC Robert Hunter H., MVRC Floralevent H., Liberty Giants H., 2d MRC So Called H., 3d SAJC Tokyo City Cup, Gr.3, Birthday Cup, L, VRC Bruce Gadsden H., MRC Victorian Wakeful Club P.H., Anna Carlovna H. Producer.

 Rather Yallah. 6 wins to 1200m, MVRC Cafe Cozmo H., SAJC Holden VX Commodore H., 2d SAJC Community Healthcare Alliance H. Dam of 3 winners-

Benatar (f Distant Music) 6 wins to 1200m, A$196,600, MRC Luxury Preferred H., MVRC Specto P., MRC Orientate H., Danzero H., Tullia H., 2d MRC How Now S., Gr.3, MVRC Dr Sheahan P., MRC Des Gleeson H., MVRC Slater & Gordon H. Dam of 4 winners-

METEOROID (f Northern Meteor) 8 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$315,490, WATC Belmont Newmarket H., L, Birthday S., L, Perth Racing Twitter H., H., Italo-Australian Welfare H., Westspeed H., Perth Racing TV H., 2d WATC Jungle Mist Classic, L, WA Bookmakers Association H., Perth Racing Membership H., Terrace Restaurant H., 3d WATC Bernard Couch Memorial H., 4th WATC Jungle Dawn Classic, L, Jungle Mist Classic, L.

 Palatine Hill. 4 wins. See above.


3rd dam

LOVE DIVINE (USA), by Droll Role. Winner at 7f in GB. Half-sister to MISSIONARY RIDGE, SEISMIC WAVE, Tremulous (dam of RINKA DAS),  Pearl Bay (dam of UNCLE SHAMOS). Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, all winners, inc:-

 Tendency. 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1900m, A$114,250, STC Telegraphix H., Rotary Club of Manly H., Karingal H., 2d AJC EN Larkin 3YO H., STC Tooheys Draught H., 3d AJC Romanda 3YO H., Magnificent H., BATC Taubmans Welter H., QTC Ceb Barnes H., STC Tooheys H.

 Dalvine. Winner at 1900m in Aust. Dam of-

 Shaanxi. 3 wins at 1100m, A$82,950, AJC Botany Bay H., STC Nox Freight H., 2d AJC Erect Safe Scaffolding H., 3d AJC Reading 2YO H., Integra Financial Services H. Dam of 4 winners-

TWEET (f Magic Albert) Winner at 2, A$97,175, Scone RC Woodlands S., L, 2d ATC TAB Ipad App 2YO P. Producer.

Data Provided by Arion Pedigrees
Palatine Hill
Oct 15, 2018
Sale Info:
Lot 616 at Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale 2020
Purchase Price:
$300,000  (Price is exclusive of GST and does not include current costs)

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