Keys To Love


Keys To Love

Sire: Choisir

Dam: Moroccan Affair (USA)

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 2 yo

Foaled: Sep 09, 2018

Country: AUS

Sale info: Lot 329 at 2020 Classic Yearling Sale

Purchase price: 90,000  (Price is exclusive of GST and does not include current costs)


Price: $99,000





Bay filly       Foaled 9th September 2018 

CHOISIR Danehill Dancer (Ire)Danehill (USA)Danzig
Mira AdondeSharpen Up
Great SelectionLunchtime (GB)Silly Season
Pensive MoodBiscay
Storm CatStorm BirdNorthern Dancer
LayounneMt. LivermoreBlushing Groom
La AffirmedAffirmed

CHOISIR (AUS) (Chestnut 1999-Stud 2003). 7 wins-3 at 2, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Sire of 1733 rnrs, 1132 wnrs, 96 SW, inc. Olympic Glory (Longchamp Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere, Gr.1), Starspangledbanner, The Mission, Obviously, Sacred Choice, Historian, Choice Bro, The Last Lion, Japonisme, Divine Prophet, Kushadasi, Sir Moments, Dreamscape, Hurried Choice, Glory Awaits, Secret Weapon, Celtic Dancer, Stimulation, Music Bay, Rajasinghe, Chandlery, etc.


1st dam

MOROCCAN AFFAIR (USA), by Storm Cat. Winner at 8¼f in U.S.A. Sister to Dark Cheetah, Shadow of Storm,  Smara (dam of SAMARA), three-quarter-sister to BERNSTEIN, CARESS (dam of SKY MESA, GOLDEN VELVET), COUNTRY CAT, half-sister to Mogador,  Tarfaya (dam of STORMING INTI). This is her sixth foal. Dam of 4 foals to race, 3 winners, inc:-

 Western Kingdom (g by Rock Hard Ten) 5 wins from 2200m to 3600m, A$123,767 in Aust.

 Valentinian (g by Pulpit) 3 wins from 1000m to 2000m in Aust.

 First Star (g by Sea the Stars) Winner at 2000m in Aust.


2nd dam

LAYOUNNE, by Mt. Livermore. Placed at 3 in U.S.A. Half-sister to DELLA FRANCESCA, BERNSTEIN, CARESS (dam of SKY MESA, GOLDEN VELVET), COUNTRY CAT, Unify,  Emmaus (dam of WISEMAN'S FERRY). Dam of 13 foals, 11 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Dark Cheetah (g Storm Cat) 7 wins-2 at 2-to 6½f, £450, €69,613, US$241,540, Gulfstream Park Allowance, 2d Belmont Bold Ruler H., Gr.3, Curragh Belgrave S., L, Belmont Red Wing Dream S., L, 3d Belmont Bold Ruler H., Gr.3, 4th Belmont Lure S., L, Philadelphia Park Alphabet Soup H., L.

Mogador (c Danzig) 4 wins at 1m, Belmont Allowance, Saratoga Allowance, Aqueduct Allowance, 2d Belmont Elusive Quality S., L, 4th Calder Tropical Turf H., Gr.3. Sire.

Shadow of Storm (f Storm Cat) Winner at 2, 2d Ellis Park Anna M Fisher Debutante S., L. Producer.

 Lil Rockerfeller. 11 wins from 10¼f to 24¼f, £473,486, Goodwood Matchbook Betting Podcast H., Ascot Coral Hurdle, Sandown December H. Hurdle, Fontwell National Spirit Hurdle, 2d Ascot Coral Hurdle, Long Walk Hurdle, Sandown Select Hurdle, Cheltenham Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle, Relkeel Hurdle, Fontwell National Spirit Hurdle, 3d Ascot Coral Hurdle, Holloway's H. Hurdle, Noel Novices' Chase, Fontwell National Spirit Hurdle.

 Jan Van Eyck. 7 wins from 1¼m to 2m, Curragh Cross Supervalu H., Leopardstown Summer Pass H.

 Smara. Raced once. Dam of 5 winners-

SAMARA (f Hard Spun) 5 wins at 5f, 6f to 2019, Gulfstream Park Captiva Island S., L.

 Tarfaya. Unraced. Dam of-

STORMING INTI (c Stormy Atlantic) 5 wins-3 at 2-from 7½f to 8½f, US$415,855, Gulfstream Park Kitten's Joy S., L, Belmont Awad S., L, Gulfstream Park Pulpit S., L, 2d Churchill Downs American Turf S., Gr.2, 3d Gulfstream Park Palm Beach S., Gr.3, Saratoga Sir Cat S., L, Penn Mile S., L, 4th Gulfstream Park Miami Mile S., Gr.3, Keeneland Transylvania S., Gr.3.


3rd dam

LA AFFIRMED, by Affirmed. Winner at 8½f in U.S.A. Sister to LOVELIER, three-quarter-sister to OUTSTANDINGLY (dam of SENSATION, SUPERIORITY). Dam of 15 foals, 12 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

DELLA FRANCESCA (c Danzig) 4 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1¼m, £29,723, €100,561, US$180,110, Belmont Breeders' Cup H., Gr.2, Leopardstown Gallinule S., Gr.3, Beechwood 2YO S., Gulfstream Park Allowance, 2d Newmarket Craven S., Gr.3, Somerville Tattersall S., Gr.3, 3d Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, York Moorestyle Convivial S., 4th Arlington Park Arlington H., Gr.3. Sire.

CARESS (f Storm Cat) 13 wins from 6f to 11f, US$666,076, Aqueduct Beaugay H., Gr.3, Athenia H., Gr.3, Belmont Poker S., Gr.3, Just a Game II S., L-twice, Suffolk H., L, Calder My Charmer H., L, 2d Aqueduct Beaugay H., Gr.3, Belmont Noble Damsel H., Gr.3, 3d Saratoga Breeders' Cup H., Gr.3. Dam of 8 winners-

SKY MESA (c Pulpit) Joint third top colt on The 2002 USA 2YO Free H. 3 wins at 2, US$633,076, Saratoga Hopeful S., Gr.1, Keeneland Breeders' Futurity, Gr.2, 2d Monmouth Haskell Invitational H., Gr.1, 3d Belmont Dwyer S., Gr.2. Sire.

GOLDEN VELVET (f Seeking the Gold) 4 wins at 1600m, 1800m, €23,700, US$297,000, 52,624Dhs, Gulfstream Park Sabin H., Gr.3, Hawthorne Sixty Sails H., Gr.3, 2d Belmont Ogden Phipps H., Gr.1, 3d Gulfstream Park Rampart H., Gr.2, Aqueduct Top Flight H., Gr.2, Longchamp Prix Casimir Delamarre, L, Nad al Sheba Kayrawan Cup. Dam of 5 winners-

LUCULLAN (c Hard Spun) 6 wins from 1m to 9f, US$510,925, to 2019, Belmont Knickerbocker S., Gr.2, Saratoga Lure S., L, Belmont Allowance, 2d Belmont Hill Prince S., Gr.3, 3d Belmont Fort Marcy S., Gr.3, 4th Woodbine Mile S., Gr.1.

INNOVATIVE IDEA (f Bernardini) 6 wins-1 at 2-from 6½f to 8½f, US$229,343, Ellis Park Groupie Doll S., Gr.3, Prairie Meadows Iowa Distaff S., L, 3d Churchill Downs Locust Grove S., Gr.3, Tampa Bay Downs Sandpiper S., L, 4th Tampa Bay Downs Suncoast S., L, Wayward Lass S., L.

Caressive (f A.P. Indy) Winner at 8½f, 3d Santa Anita La Canada S., Gr.2. Producer.

Monthir (c Gulch) Winner at 2, 2d Gulfstream Park Hutcheson S., Gr.2, Belmont Nashua S., Gr.3, 3d Aqueduct Bay Shore S., Gr.3, 4th Aqueduct Withers S., Gr.3. Sire.

 Velvety. Winner at 8¼f in GB. Dam of-

MAXFIELD (c Street Sense) 2 wins at 2, US$354,412, in 2019, Keeneland Breeders' Futurity, Gr.1.

 Archeology. Placed at 2 in GB. Dam of 6 winners-

ARCHIMEDES (c Admire Moon) 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2000m, 150,273,000¥, Hanshin Asahi Challenge Cup, Gr.3, Kyoto Yasaka S., Hanshin Kyobashi Tokubetsu, 2d Nakayama Kinen, Gr.2, 3d Hanshin Arlington Cup, Gr.3, Tokyo Principal S., L.

COUNTRY CAT (f Storm Cat) 9 wins from 6f to 9f, US$564,113, Ellis Park Gardenia H., Gr.3, Churchill Downs Edgewood S., L, Keeneland Valley View S., L, 2d Belmont Acorn S., Gr.1, Churchill Downs Providian Mile S., L, Mint Julep H., L, 3d Keeneland Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup, Gr.1, Philadelphia Park Cotillion H., Gr.2, Monmouth Oaks, Gr.2.

BERNSTEIN (c Storm Cat) 3 wins-1 at 2-to 7f, £106,875, US$5,413, Curragh Railway S., Gr.3, Cork Concorde S., Gr.3, Ascot Ritz Club Shergar Cup Sprint H., Beverley Smyth 2YO S. Sire.

Unify (f Farma Way) Winner at 1m, 2d Saratoga Nijana S., Gr.3, Belmont Sands Point H., L. Dam of 5 winners-

Chantmeupbaby (g War Chant) 3 wins from 6f to 8½f, Churchill Downs Allowance, 2d Oaklawn Park Arkansas Breeders' S., L, 3d Oaklawn Park Arkansas Breeders' S., L.

 Coherent. 4 wins from 1m to 9f, Delaware Park George Rosenberger Memorial S., Gulfstream Park Allowance. Dam of 5 winners-

DOC HAY (g Elusive Quality) 10 wins to 7½f, £116,255, €1,200, Ascot Rous S., L, Doncaster Portland H., 3d Doncaster Wentworth S., L, 4th Naas Woodlands S., L.

 Unifier. Unplaced. Dam of 6 winners-

TOUCH MAGIC (f Lion Heart) 4 wins-2 at 2-from 5f to 8¼f, US$243,871, Fair Grounds Silverbulletday S., L, 2d Delta Downs Delta Princess S., Gr.3, Calder Cassidy S., L, 3d Prairie Meadows Panthers S., L.

 Affirm the Gold. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of 8 winners-

 Miss Fort Knox. Unraced. Dam of 7 winners-

MISTER STORM (c Stormy Atlantic) 12 wins-1 at 2-from 1500m to 2000m in Chile, Club Hipico Clasico Otoño, Gr.2, Clasico Ilustre Municipalidad de Santiago, L, Clasico Tobrita, Clasico Filibustero, Handicap Solidaridad Latinoamericana, Handicap Aguantao, 2d Club Hipico Clasico Primavera Hernan Braun Page Y Carolina Budge, Gr.3, Clasico La Copa, Gr.3, 3d Club Hipico Copa de Oro, Gr.2, Clasico Diario El Mercurio, L.

 Debonairness. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of 4 winners-

Quite Rightly (g Miswaki) 3 wins at 6f, 8½f, 3d Delaware Park Draft Card S., L.

 Fashion Planner. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of 4 winners-

STEP OUT SMARTLY (f Came Home) 4 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, Turfway Park Gowell S., L, 3d Churchill Downs Dream Supreme S., L. Producer.

 Emmaus. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

WISEMAN'S FERRY (c Hennessy) 4 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 9f, £34,773, US$777,000, Lone Star Derby, Gr.3, Mountaineer Park West Virginia Derby, Gr.3, 2d Thistledown Ohio Derby, Gr.2, Curragh Anglesey S., Gr.3, 3d Curragh Marble Hill S., L, 4th Leopardstown Phoenix S., Gr.1, Doncaster Champagne S., Gr.2. Sire.

 Mayhavebeentheone. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

Pull Dancer (f Pulpit) 3 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 8½f, Belmont Allowance, 2d Woodbine Alywow S., L, Belmont Pebbles S., L. Dam of 4 winners-

GOOD SAMARITAN (c Harlan's Holiday) 4 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 9f, US$1,309,450, Saratoga Jim Dandy S., Gr.2, Woodbine Summer S., Gr.2, Fair Grounds New Orleans H., Gr.2, 2d Churchill Downs Clark H., Gr.1, American Turf S., Gr.2, Belmont Pennine Ridge S., Gr.3, 3d Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf, Gr.1, Churchill Downs Alysheba S., Gr.2, 4th Belmont Jockey Club Gold Cup, Gr.1, Belmont Derby, Gr.1.

BRAVE NATION (c Pioneerof the Nile) 4 wins from 1m to 11f to 2019, Hastings Park British Columbia Premier's H., Gr.3, 2d Hastings Park British Columbia Premier's H., Gr.3, SW Randall P., L, 3d Golden Gate Berkeley H., Gr.3, 4th Santa Anita Marathon S., Gr.2, Hastings Park John Longden 6000 H., L.

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