Delago Deluxe


Encosta de Lago x Succeeding (Flying Spur)
2008 Bay Stallion 16.2 HH
$11,000 (inc. gst)

Champion South African sprinting sensation Delago Deluxe is an unbeaten Gr 1 winning Champion 2YO who returned at three to win the time honoured Gr 1 Golden Horseshoe. The Australian born son of Encosta de Lago will stand at Newhaven Park at a fee of $11,000 including GST.

Unbeaten Champion South African 2YO
Delago Deluxe was unbeaten in his 4 starts at 2 years, winning a Gr 3, a Gr 2 (now classified as a Gr 1) and the Gr 1 Gold Medallion over 1200m
Won the time honoured Gr 1 Golden Horse Casino Sprint over 1200m at 3, equivalent to Australia’s Newmarket Handicap. The Golden Horse Casino Sprint has been won by world- class sprinters Shea Shea and JJ The Jet Plane
Delago Deluxe is by Encosta de Lago, sire of the promising Northern Meteor He is a magnificent individual who sold for $550,000 as a yearling at the Magic Millions January sale
Delago Deluxe is the second foal out of the Flying Spur mare Succeeding, a half sister to the Gr 1 stars Duporth, Excites and Tickets
Delago Deluxe has a close up double of the great broodmare Rolls, joining an elite class of stallions including Danehill and Northern Taste
Won 7 of his 12 starts including:
  • Gr 1 Gold Medallion (1200m)
  • Gr 1 Golden Horse Casino Sprint (1200m)
  • Gr 2 South African Nursery Plate (1150m)
  • Gr 3 Protea Stakes (1100m)
Race Record
Race record:
7 wins, 1 second and 3 thirds from 12 starts and prize money of R1,498,525
At 2:
Gr 1 Gold Medallion (1200m)
Gr 2 South African Nursery Plate (1150m)
Gr 3 Protea Stakes (1100m)
Maiden Juvenile Plate (1200m)
At 3:
Gr 1 Golden Horse Casino Spring (1200m)
Need for Speed Spring (1000m)
2nd Gr 1 Mercury Spring (1200m)
3rd Gr 2 Merchants Stakes (1200m)
3rd Gr 3 Cape Classic (1400m)
2016 Yearling Sale Statistics
10 yearlings sold at Magic Millions for an average of $169,000, returning over 15 times his fee
Six yearlings sold upwards of $200,000 with his two top lots fetching $250,000
Leading first season sire by average at Inglis Classic sale
A total of 33 yearlings average $93,455



Delago Deluxe (AUS) ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS) Fairy King Northern Dancer Nearctic
Fairy Bridge Bold Reason
Shoal Creek Star Way Star Appeal
New Way
Rolls Mr. Prospector
Grand Luxe
SUCCEEDING (AUS) Flying Spur Danehill Danzig
Rolls Mr. Prospector
Grand Luxe
Staging Success Express Hold Your Peace
Cinerama Best Western

ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS) (Bay 1993­Stud 1997). 3 wins, VATC VicHealth Cup, Gr.1. Champion Aust. Sire twice. Sire of 1341 rnrs, 909 wnrs, 93 SW, inc. Princess Coup (Hawke’s Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1), Lashed, Sirmione, Racing to Win, Alinghi, Sacred Kingdom, Mnemosyne, Delago Deluxe, Road to Rock, Titanic Jack, Aloha, Newport, Delago Brom, Manhattan Rain, Northern Meteor, Apercu, Quay Lago ­ Ultra Fantasy (H.K.), Shadoways, Douro Valley, etc.

1st dam

SUCCEEDING, by Flying Spur. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$111,700, BTC Terry Young The Good Guys H.,Qld Tatt’s RC Hardy Brothers Jewellers H., QTC Cougar Bourbon H., 2d QTC JM GrayBuchanan H., XXXX Gold P., STC De Bortoli Wines 2YO H., 3d BTC Finance Solutions Doomben Bracelet P., AJC Royal Supplier H., QTC Subfusco H. Halfsister to DUPORTH, EXCITES, TICKETS. Dam of four named foals, two to race, inc:

DELAGO DELUXE (c. by Encosta de Lago). 7 wins. See below.

Bamboo Dance (g. by Encosta de Lago). Placed in 201213, 2d HKJC Lion Herald H.

2nd dam

STAGING, by Success Express. 10 wins-4 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$1,186,310, AJC Light Fingers S., Gr.2, Surround S., Gr.2, Emancipation S., Gr.2, BTC Carlton Cup, Gr.2, CourierMail Classic S., Gr.3, CocaCola Classic, Gr.3, AJC Breeders’ Classic, L, BTC Golden S., L, QBBS Breeders 2YO Classic, AJC Rex White 2YO H., 2d BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, QTC Sires’ Produce S., Gr.1, AJC Shorts H., Gr.3, Qld Tatt’s RC Winter S., Gr.3, 3d AJC Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, QTC Stradbroke H., Gr.1, STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.2, AJC Governor Macquarie 2YO H., 4th VATC Vic Health Cup, Gr.1, BTC Carlton Cup, Gr.2, VATC Chirnside S., Gr.2, VRC Chivas Regal S., Gr.3, STC Millie Fox S., L. Sister to DASHING IMAGE, halfsister to Special Effects. Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:

DUPORTH (Red Ransom). Joint top of 2008-09 Australasian 3YO Classification (sprint). 3 wins to 1400m, A$1,147,875, BTC Cup, Gr.1, STC Golden Rose S., Gr.2, AJC San Domenico S., Gr.3, 3d AJC Up and Coming S., Gr.3, 4th MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, AJC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, VRC Gilgai S., Gr.2, STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2.

EXCITES (Danewin). Winner at 2, A$528,050, AJC Sires’ Produce S., Gr.1, 2d MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, AJC TL Baillieu H., L, 3d MVRC AAMI Vase, Gr.2, VRC Poseidon S., L, 4th STC Premiere S., Gr.2. Sire.

TICKETS (Redoute’s Choice). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1500m, A$579,100, STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, Phar Lap S., Gr.2, AJC Canonbury S., L, VRC Poseidon S., L, 2d AJC Sires Produce S., Gr.1, Champagne S., Gr.1, 4th VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, AJC Skyline S., Gr.3.

Succeeding. 3 wins. See above.

Studio. Winner at 1100m, AJC Bacardi & Cola H. Producer.

3rd dam

CINERAMA, by Best Western. 2 wins at 900m, 2d BATC Hayleys Hope H. Half-sister to RIVER DON. Dam of 12 named foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

STAGING (Success Express). 10 wins. See above.

DASHING IMAGE (Success Express). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$244,600, GCTC Goldmarket H., L, QTC Bank of Queensland Cup, BTC Treasury Casino H., Gunsynd Gardens 2YO H., 2d QTC Sir Edward Williams H., L, GCTC AAMI Cup, L, 3d Qld Tatt’s RC Tattersall’s Mile, L.

Special Effects (Salieri). 4 wins to 1400m, A$93,440, Qld Tatt’s RC L S Holdway H., QTC Bluestar Office H., STC Hills District H., 2d GCTC Goldmarket H., L, AJC Liverpool Catholic H., 3d BTC Ecoply H. Sire.

Bardot. Raced once. Dam of-

Avenel. Unplaced. Dam of-

CALIENTE (Sequalo). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$137,500, to 201213, BRC Mode P., L, 2d Qld Tatt’s RC Mercedes-Benz S., L, 4th BRC Doomben Slipper, L, Lancaster S., L.