Think Like A Bird

Sire: So You Think

Dam: Golden Eagle

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Aug 24th, 2013

Country: Australia

Silks: Yellow, Pink Diamond Sash, Pink Seams On Sleeves And Cap


R R Crosby & Mrs P L Crosby





Bay mareFoaled in 2013

SireHigh ChaparralSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
SO YOU THINK (NZ) KasoraDarshaan
  Astral RowLong Row
DamZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
GOLDEN EAGLE (NZ) Lady GiselleNureyev
2000Rising EagleDanehillDanzig
  Very DrollCrown Jester

SO YOU THINK (NZ) (Bay or Brown 2006-Stud 2012). 14 wins-1 at 2, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1-twice. Sire of 228 rnrs, 102 wnrs, inc. SW La Bella Diosa (New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1), Inference, Gold Rush, Northwest Passage, Care to Think, SP Coral Coast, Neguev, I Thought So, Kaching, Smart as You Think, So Si Bon, So You Too, Closer Still, Calculated, Coachwhip, Global Thinking, The Pinnacle, Shapes, Conscious and of D'Argento, Punked, etc.


1st dam

GOLDEN EAGLE, by Zabeel. Placed at 3, 3d SAJC Hilton Adelaide P. Sister to Elegant Eagle (dam of GO INDY GO, ESSAY RAIDER). Dam of nine named foals, eight to race, seven winners, inc:-

SOUTHERN SPEED (f. by Southern Image). 7 wins from 1050m to 2400m, A$2,810,250, MRC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, VRC Makybe Diva S., Gr.2, Vanity S., Gr.3, MRC John Dillon S., L, SAJC Penny Edition S., L, Holdfast 65 Plus H., Betfair H., 2d VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1, Underwood S., Gr.1, SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3, 3d SAJC Schweppes Oaks, Gr.1, Spring S., Gr.3, 4th MRC Underwood S., Gr.1, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, Turnbull S., Gr.1, MVRC WH Stocks S., Gr.2.

Soaring High (g. by Excellent Art). 4 wins from 1500m to 2300m, A$117,910, to 2017-18, Gawler & Barossa JC Holdfast Insurance H., 2d SAJC Provicial Series Final H., Hughes Limousines H., Schweppes H., 3d SAJC MAC Stop Drug Driving H.

Dara Seans (f. by Giant's Causeway). 3 wins from 1600m to 1950m, SAJC Cleanevent H., 3d SAJC ACG Security H. Dam of-

Schism (Reaan). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$358,250, to 2016-17, MRC OTI Racing H., VRC Leilani Series Final H., MRC (Mornington) Windows Warehouse H., SAJC Adelaide Galvanising H., VRC Loddon Mallee Region H., 2d SAJC Chad Hancock Foundation H., Darley Goodwood 20th May H., Southern Home Improvements H., 3d SAJC Dequetteville S., L, Australian Made H.

Rupture. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m to 2017-18, SAJC Junction H., 2d SAJC Schweppes H.

Astir. Winner at 1050m in 2017-18, SAJC PFD Food Services P.

Southern Strike (f. by Artie Schiller). Winner at 2, SAJC Dominant H., 3d SAJC Mars Bar Nightclub H.

Southern Invasion (g. by Southern Image). Winner at 1550m, SAJC Good Vibrations H., 2d SAJC ACG Security H., Holdfast Insurance H., 3d SAJC Joe Liddy 90th Birthday H.

Think Like a Bird (f. by So You Think). 2 wins. See below.

Bird Inthe Heather (f. by Southern Image). Winner at 1600m in Aust.

Club Rock (g. by Rock of Gibraltar). Placed at 3 in NZ.


2nd dam

RISING EAGLE, by Danehill. Unraced. Sister to HA HA, DRY HUMOUR. Dam of 9 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Cruising Eagle. 8 wins-2 at 2-to 1250m, A$125,160, SAJC Pier One Bar H., Schweppes Oaks Day 2YO H., Tooheys New 2YO P., Oakbank RC Hop Skip & Dump H., SAJC Flight Centre H., Schweppes Tonic H., 3d SAJC Gliderol Garage Doors H., Hamilton Holden H., ACG Security H., Melbourne Cup Day at Morphettville H.

Elegant Eagle. 3 wins from 1400m to 2600m, SAJC Alan Scott Park Morphettville H., IGT H., 2d SAJC Morphettville Junction H. Dam of-

GO INDY GO (Bernardini). 2 wins at 2, A$420,450, ATC Champagne S., Gr.1, SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3, 2d SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.3, Cinderella S., L, 3d MRC Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.2, MVRC Dilmah Vase, Gr.2.

ESSAY RAIDER (Bernardini). 6 wins to 1200m, A$372,105, SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3, Adelaide Galvanising H., Schweppes H., Sloans Sands H., McGrath Foundation H., Bridgestone Australia H., 2d SAJC Centrebet Classic, Gr.2, VRC Standish H., Gr.3, SAJC City of Marion S., L, Kevin Moriarty Memorial H., Holdfast Insurance H., PRS Conveyancing H., 3d VRC Straight Six H., L, 4th SAJC RN Irwin S., Gr.3, HC Nitschke S., L, Durbridge S., L.

Battle Brewing (Medaglia d'Oro). 5 wins to 1400m, A$261,060, to 2016-17, Gawler & Barossa JC Back to Exchange Hotel H., SAJC Exelsuper P., Delnorth International H., Congratulations Clare & Damien H., Melbourne Parkview Hotel H., 2d SAJC HC Nitschke S., L, Oaklands P., L, Ubet 3YO H., Hughes Limousines H., Dowie Doole Wines H., Ubet H., Campolina Stud P., 3d SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.3, Schweppes H., Holdfast Insurance H.-twice, Peter Elberg Funerals H.


3rd dam

VERY DROLL, by Crown Jester. 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$97,780, VRC Vanity S., L, MVRC Kinross H., SAJC Red William H., VATC Sturt H., 2d SAJC Cinderella S., L, MVRC Bolinda H., Youthful H., VATC Helenslea H., Acorn H. Three-quarter-sister to RORY'S JESTER, half-sister to Power of One (dam of MISS GAI FLYER). Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

HA HA (Danehill). Champion 2YO & 3YO filly in Australia in 2000-01 & 2001-02. 8 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$2,989,465, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, AJC Flight S., Gr.1, Apollo S., Gr.2, Silver Shadow S., Gr.2, STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2, Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3, GCTC Magic Millions 3YO Trophy, RL, STC Independent Locksmiths 2YO H., 2d VATC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, AJC Kindergarten S., Gr.3, STC Magic Millions Carnival 2YO H., 3d AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., Gr.3, STC Better Choice Home Loans Welter H., 4th STC Missile S., Gr.3, GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic S., RL. Producer.

DRY HUMOUR (Danehill). 7 wins to 1400m, A$258,260, SCTC Glasshouse H., L, 2d VATC Autumn S., Gr.3, Barton S., L, VRC Chester Manifold S., L, 3d SAJC Tokyo City Cup, Gr.3, GCTC Goldmarket H., L, Ipswich TC Eye Liner S., L.


Race Record:

2 wins at 1200m, 1600m to 2017-18, 2d ATC McGrath Estate Agents Qld H.