What A Gal

What A Gal


Sire: Show A Heart
Dam: Thundering Girl

Colour: Chestnut
Gender: Filly
Age: 4 years old
Foaled: 10 Sep 2009


Anthony Carroll, Brian Dodson, Russell Heritage, Wade James, Mark McLean, Leasa Mclean, Paul Plasto, Russell Sargent





Chestnut fillyFoaled in 2009

SireBrave WarriorCossack WarriorBletchingly
SHOW A HEART (AUS) Nothing to DoNijinsky
1997Miss SandmanRegal AdviceVice Regal
  Misty MorningBoucher
DamThunder GulchGulchMr. Prospector
THUNDERING GIRL (AUS) Line of ThunderStorm Bird
2003Travelling GirlDanzeroDanehill
  Rose DiamondCheyne Walk

SHOW A HEART (AUS) (Chestnut 1997-Stud 2002). 6 wins-3 at 2, VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1. Champion NZ Sire of 2YOs, 2006-07. Sire of 532 rnrs, 328 wnrs, 17 SW, inc. Heart of Dreams (VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1), Toorak Toff, Woorim, Mimi Lebrock, Luke's Luck, Rightfully Yours, Gotta Have Heart, I'm Your Venus, Crossyourheart, Dual Chamber, Fifteen Carat, Discreet, Shoboard, Handsome Nic, Heart of the Citi, La Vie Amour, Satsang, SP Show Up, etc.


1st dam

Thundering Girl, by Thunder Gulch. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, 2d GCTC Ken Russell Memorial Classic, L, 3d QTC B105 H. Dam of three named foals, two to race, inc:-

What a Gal (f. by Show a Heart). Winner. See below.

Seth (g. by Falvelon). Placed in 2012-13 in Aust.


2nd dam

TRAVELLING GIRL, by Danzero. Placed in Aust. Half-sister to FLYING SPARKS, Only Version, Geiger Sparkle. Dam of 5 named foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

Thundering Girl (Thunder Gulch). 3 wins. See above.

Blacko. 4 wins to 1200m to 2012-13, TTC Early Bird Tickets H.

Backpacker. Winner at 1000m in Aust.


3rd dam

Rose Diamond, by Cheyne Walk. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1250m, AJC Dark Jewel H., STC Manly Womens Bowling Club Welter H., AJC Miranda H., STC Ripa H., 2d STC Magic Night H., Gr.3, Citius Welter H., Lidcombe H., Pantheon H., Rick Pit H., Valais H., 3d AJC Indian Summer H., NSW Tatt's RC Barwicks Hire H., Gladsome H., STC Phillips Imagination H., Jans Beau Welter H. Three-quarter-sister to CORDON ROSE, half-sister to Major Grant, Siesta Rosa. Dam of 12 foals, all raced, 9 winners, inc:-

FLYING SPARKS (Flying Spur). 6 wins from 1400m to 2200m, A$180,500, QTC Eagle Farm S., L, BTC TMP Worldwide H., Woolworths H., QTC Moreton Hire H., 2d BTC Brisbane Arcade H., QTC All Our Mob H., 3d VRC Shamrock Travel H., BTC Flag Choice Hotels H., Byrne Ford H., Cathay Pacific H., Qld Tatt's RC Interforms H., QTC TBOA H., Fairyhouse H., GCTC Prime TV H., 4th GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, Gr.2, Mornington Cup, L.

Only Version (True Version). 7 wins-2 at 2-to 1500m, STC Sunfresh H., Silastic Auto H., 2d STC Diners Club International H., 3d STC Peter Pan S., Gr.2, AJC Namoi Welter H.

Geiger Sparkle (Geiger Counter). 8 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$152,600, VRC Sobar H., WATC Lakes H., Leading Rider H., No 13 Squadron RAAF H., Eat More Fruit 'n' Veg H., Trueantallan H., Olympian Welter H., Seaview Champagne Welter H., 2d WATC HG Bolton Sprint H., L, Kalgoorlie Boulder RC Boulder Cup, L, VATC Beaumaris Hotel & Football Club H., MVRC Grosby Kids H., 3d MVRC Strathayr H., VATC Galleon H., 4th WATC Belmont Sprint H., Gr.3.

Diamond Walk. 14 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$105,008, AJC Telecom H., STC Jetcat H., White City H., 2d Moree Cup, STC Suva H., 3d STC James Ruse H., Hurstville H.

Kimberley Dane. 7 wins from 1400m to 1800m, A$141,630, AJC Members H., Bigpond H., STC Agricola Crop Insurance H., 2d AJC Junee Abattoir Welter H., MRC Power Duke H., 3d STC Orlando Wyndham H.

Win Theatre. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, RHKJC Game Spirit P., Park H., Ashley H., 2d HKJC Dongguan H., RHKJC Ho Sheung H., Central H., Kensington Palace H., 3d RHKJC Beech H., Madras P., Kathmandu H.

Snip Snip. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

HUSSON LIGHTNING (Hussonet). 2 wins at 2, A$457,850, VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.3, STC Tooheys New 2YO H., 2d STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, AJC Skyline S., Gr.3, Breeders' P., L, VRC Poseidon S., L, GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic S. (R), L, SAJC Skycity H., 4th SAJC Redelva S., L. Sire.

Don't Blink. Winner at 2, A$78,900, in 2011-12, ATC Australian Turf Club 2YO H., 4th ATC Heritage S., L.


Race Record: 6 Starts 1-1-1 A$25,500.

Winner at 1600m in 2012-13, 2d BRC Comscentre 2YO P.

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  • Earnings: $54,400.00
    Starts: 13
    Wins: 2
    Seconds: 2
    Thirds: 2

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