Above Authority Profile

Above Authority

Above Authority is a 3 year old filly by Authorized trained at Ballarat by Darren Weir. She is currently racing and ran third at Warrnambool first up behind subsequent Flemington winner Loch Oir.

Above Authority is an exceptional style of a racehorse by high class racehorse in Authorized, the winner of the Group 1 Derby at Epsom along with the Group 1 Juddmonte International.

This is a quality filly by the sire of Signoff with which Darren ran fourth in the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Authorized is already the sire of 26 stakeswinners with Hartnell, Complacent and Ambivalent as well as Signoff among his Australian Group performers.

The filly's dam Acatabove was herself a winner and comes from a star studded black type family which includes successful sires Mr Greeley and Street Sense.

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Above Authority Pedigree



Foaled 20th September 2013    

Sire Montjeu Sadler's Wells Northern Dancer
AUTHORIZED (IRE)   Floripedes Top Ville
2004 Funsie Saumarez Rainbow Quest
    Vallee Dansante Lyphard
Dam Catbird Danehill Danzig
ACATABOVE (AUS)   Fitting Marscay
2004 Numerette Numerous Mr. Prospector
    Lady Lianga Secretariat

AUTHORIZED (IRE) (Bay 2004-Stud 2008). 4 wins-1 at 2, The Derby, Gr.1. Sire of 429 rnrs, 247 wnrs, 26 SW, inc. Seal of Approval (Ascot British Champions Fillies' & Mares' S., Gr.1), Hartnell, Complacent, Ambivalent, Maygrove, Autor, Lacy, Daksha, Sugar Boy, Rehn's Nest, Signoff, Bici Bici, Toruk Macto, Answered, Battalion, Castello Aragonese - Happy Summer (H.K.), Nichols Canyon, Rose Rized, Toujours l'Amour, A Soldier's Life, Authoritarian, etc.

1st dam

ACATABOVE, by Catbird. Winner at 1000m, 2d SAJC Blahnik From Tori Park H. This is her third foal. Dam of one foal to race-

That's Ma Boy (g. by Bon Hoffa). Placed at 3 in 2015-16 in Aust.

2nd dam

NUMERETTE, by Numerous. Placed in U.S.A. Half-sister to LOST PRAIRIE, La Veine (dam of TIGER'S EYE, VETRIANO). Dam of 5 named foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

Acatabove. Winner. See above.

Tycoon One. Winner at 1400m in Aust.

Numero Uno. Winner at 2600m in South Africa.

3rd dam

LADY LIANGA, by Secretariat. Placed in U.S.A. Half-sister to DARLING MISTY, Legion d'Honneur, Long Legend (dam of MR GREELEY, MAJESTIC LEGEND), La Legende (dam of AARON'S CONCORDE), Lacune (dam of GLEN JORDAN, ROSOLIDA), Lettre d'Amour (dam of SWORDSMITH). Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

LOST PRAIRIE (Lyphard). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m, Deauville Prix de Lieurey, L, Saint-Cloud Prix le Roi Soleil, 2d Deauville Prix de la Calonne, L. Dam of-

La Victoria. Winner at 2 in France. Dam of-

Le Plaix (Kingsalsa). 3 wins at 2, 2d Keeneland Transylvania S., Gr.3, 3d Chantilly Prix du Mont de Po.

Largilliere. 14 wins from 3400m to 4300m, 1,844,750fr., Enghien Prix de Beaune Hurdle, Strasbourg Grand S/chase de Printemps.

Miss Lianga. 2 wins at 2, Rome Premio Aubry, 3d Rome Premio Borgo Flora, Premio Bireme.

Beautiful. Unplaced. Dam of-

Beautiful Holiday. 11 wins to 6½f, Turf Paradise Bueno S., Yavapai Helen B Anthony Memorial H.

Love Blind. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1700m to 2014 in U.S.A. and Argentina, Palermo Especial Final Copa Bullrich Potrancas Junio.

La Veine. Raced once. Dam of-

TIGER'S EYE (Caerleon). 7 wins from 1500m to 2400m, £753, A$221,075, STC NE Manion Cup, Gr.3, VRC Blackfriars H., Yarra Glen Cup, MVRC TROA Carlton Draught Trophy, Black Orange H., 2d Kilmore Cup, L, 3d VRC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.2, MRC Brighton H.

VETRIANO (Danehill). 5 wins from 1400m to 2400m, R428,300, Arlington East Cape Derby, Gr.3, 3d Kenilworth Winter Guineas, Gr.3, Clairwood Thukela H., L, KZN Chapter Challenge Final 1600, 4th Kenilworth Premier's Trophy, Gr.2.

Armanjena (Rock of Gibraltar). 2 wins at 2, SAJC Fulham Park P., Bet Local 2YO P., 2d SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.3. Producer.

Lianga Bay (Peintre Celebre). 3 wins at 1500m, 1600m, MRC Wave King H., Rogilla Welter H., 3d MRC Lord S., L.

4th dam

LIANGA, by Dancer's Image. Second top filly on The 1973 French 2YO Free H. 11 wins-4 at 2-from 900m to 1600m, £24,900, 1,088,779fr., Deauville Prix Jacques Le Marois, Gr.1, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Robert Papin, Gr.1, Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.2, Newmarket July Cup, Gr.2, Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.2, Deauville Prix Maurice de Gheest, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix du Bois, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Imprudence, L, 2d Longchamp Prix du Rond-Point, Gr.3, Prix de la Porte Maillot, Gr.3, 3d Goodwood Sussex S., Gr.1, Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix du Rond-Point, Gr.3, 4th Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1, Deauville Prix Morny, Gr.1. Sister to Garda's Revenge, half-sister to DIAMONDS ARE TRUMP. Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

DARLING MISTY (Alydar). 4 wins at 2, Marseille Prix Delahante, L, Criterium de Provence, 2d Vichy Prix des Jouvenceaux et Jouvencelles, L.

Legion d'Honneur (Alydar). 2 wins at 6f, 6½f, 2d Remington Azalea H., L. Producer.

Long Legend. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Newbury Ladbrokes Boldboy Sprint H. Dam of-

MR GREELEY (Gone West). Joint third on The 1995 International 3YO Classification (Sprint). 5 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, 7f, US$474,452, Gulfstream Swale S., Gr.3, 2d Breeders' Cup Sprint S., Gr.1, Belmont Jerome H., Gr.2, Gulfstream Hutcheson S., Gr.2. Successful sire.

MAJESTIC LEGEND (His Majesty). 7 wins from 6f to 9f, US$200,853, Fair Grounds Week of Fame Ladies H., L, 2d Keeneland Jenny Wiley S., L. Dam of-

BINALEGEND (Binalong). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, US$288,245, Arlington Park Reluctant Guest S., L, 3d Keeneland Bryan Station S., L. Producer.

Bedazzle. 4 wins to 7½f, Churchill Downs Allowance-twice, 4th Churchill Downs Mamzelle S., L. Dam of-

STREET SENSE (Street Cry). Champion 2YO colt in USA in 2006. 6 wins-2 at 2-from 8½f to 1¼m, US$4,383,200, Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby, Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Juvenile S., Gr.1, Saratoga Travers S., Gr.1, Jim Dandy S., Gr.2, Tampa Bay Derby, Gr.3, 2d Keeneland Blue Grass S., Gr.1, Pimlico Preakness S., Gr.1, Turfway Kentucky Cup Classic S., Gr.2, 3d Keeneland Breeders' Futurity, Gr.1, Arlington-Washington Futurity, Gr.3, 4th Breeders' Cup Classic S., Gr.1. Sire.

ELUSIVE SPARKLE (Elusive Quality). 2 wins at 6f, 6½f, Prairie Meadows Prairie Rose S., L. Producer.

Talltalelady (Naskra). 3 wins-1 at 2, US$208,968, 2d Keeneland Alcibiades S., Gr.2. Dam of-

TELL IT AS IT IS (Chester House). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1¼m, US$391,762, Woodbine Maple Leaf S., L, 3d Churchill Downs Falls City H., Gr.2. Producer.

Episode. Winner in U.S.A. Dam of-

VESTREY LADY (Vicar). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, US$495,717, Woodbine Royal North S., Gr.3, Duchess S., L, La Lorgnette S., L, 2d Keeneland Raven Run S., Gr.2. Producer.

Quista. Unraced. Dam of-

OUR QUISTA (Half Ours). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, US$266,380, to 2015, Louisiana Champions Day Ladies S., L, Louisiana Elge Rasberry S., L.

Brightbraveandgood. Unplaced. Dam of-

Little Hussy (Horse Chestnut). 2 wins at 2, 3d Woodbine Natalma S., Gr.3. Dam of-

OL' FASHION GAL (Sky Mesa). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1m, 8½f to 2015, Del Mar Jimmy Durante S., Gr.3, Woodbine Selene S., Gr.3.

SPIRITED MISS (Sky Mesa). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 7f, US$212,398, Woodbine Duchess S., L, 2d Woodbine Mazarine S., L.

Vows Kept. Unraced. Dam of-

RENEWED VOWS (Attila's Storm). 6 wins from 5½f to 1m, US$264,644, to 2015, Sunland New Mexico State Racing Commission H., L, Zia Park New Mexico Classic Cup Championship Filly S., L.

Uforia. Raced twice. Dam of-

TAJAAWEED (Dynaformer). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 8¼f to 10½f, £42,180, US$224,266, 27,525Dhs, Arlington H., Gr.3, Chester Dee S., Gr.3, 2d Churchill Downs Opening Verse S., L, 3d Arlington H., Gr.3.

Wild Forest. Unraced. Dam of-

FOREST CHATTER (Dixie Chatter). 5 wins at 6½f, US$230,510, in 2015, Santa Anita California Flag H., L, 4th Santa Anita Crystal Water S., L.

Society Gal. Raced twice. Dam of-

MONA DE MOMMA (Speightstown). 5 wins to 7f, US$384,399, Churchill Downs Humana Distaff S., Gr.1, Santa Anita Las Flores H., Gr.3, 4th Santa Anita Wishing Well H., L.

Fritzy Ritz. Unraced. Dam of-

True Gritz. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

DOCTOR CHIT (War Front). 3 wins at 6f, 7f, Belmont Western Larla S., L, 2d Saratoga Amsterdam S., Gr.2.

La Legende. 3 wins at 2, Doncaster Flanders S., Newmarket George Lambton S. Dam of-

AARON'S CONCORDE (Super Concorde). 6 wins-1 at 2, Meadowlands Daniel Haines S., L, 3d Meadowlands Daniel Haines S., L. Sire.

Aaron's Terms. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

HOOSICK FALLS (Precise End). 12 wins-1 at 2-from 5f to 8½f, US$269,188, Finger Lakes Susan B Anthony H., L, Proud Puppy H., L.

Lacune. 2 wins at 1m in GB. Dam of-

GLEN JORDAN (Shareef Dancer). 10 wins from 1400m to 2000m, 501,400,000L., Premio Natale di Roma, Gr.3, Milan Premio Chiusura, Gr.3, 2d Premio Natale di Roma, Gr.3, Milan Premio Chiusura, Gr.3. Sire.

ROSOLIDA (Niniski). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1400m, 1500m, Milan Premio Novella, L. Dam of-

ROSOLAW (Law Society). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2000m, €3,010, 129,700Dm. in Germany, Hoppegarten Jubilaums Preis, L, 2d Hoppegarten Preis der Deutschen Einheit, Gr.3. Sire.

Rosobolda. Winner in Germany. Dam of-

ROSOVERN (Lion Cavern). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1600m in France and Germany, WGZ Bank Preis Dusseldorf, L, 2d Düsseldorf Preis der Dreijahrigen, L.

Lettre d'Amour. Unraced. Dam of-

SWORDSMITH (Diesis). 4 wins-3 at 2-at 7f, Haydock John of Gaunt S., L, 2d Newmarket Ben Marshall S., L.

Nuit Chaud. Unplaced. Dam of-

Latino l'Amour. Unraced. Dam of-

Sweet Dreams Baby. Unraced. Dam of-

WINDBORNE (Darci Brahma). 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, NZ$83,625, to 2015-16, CJC Canterbury Belle S., L, Counties RC Murdoch Newell S., L.

DARCI'S DREAM (Darci Brahma). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, NZ$104,000, to 2014-15, CJC Canterbury Belle S., L, 2d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1.

Mira Adonde. Raced once. Dam of-

DANEHILL DANCER (Danehill). Champion 2YO in Ireland in 1995. 4 wins-3 at 2-at 6f, 7f, £208,783, Curragh National S., Gr.1, Leopardstown Phoenix S., Gr.1, Newbury Greenham S., Gr.3, Newmarket NGK Spark Plugs 2YO S., 2d Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, 3d Deauville Prix Maurice de Gheest, Gr.1. Champion sire.

UNILATERAL (Rock of Gibraltar). 2 wins at 2, Ayr Firth of Clyde S., Gr.3, 3d York Lowther S., Gr.2.

COLOSSUS (Danehill). 3 wins at 2, €119,456, Curragh Blenheim S., L, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Robert Papin, Gr.2. Sire.

ADONESQUE (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 9f, 1¼m, Cork Blue Wind S., L, 3d Curragh Meld S., Gr.3. Dam of-

Bergamask (Kingmambo). 3 wins at 1600m, 1650m, 3d Deauville Prix Petite Etoile, L. Dam of-

BURATINO (Exceed and Excel). 4 wins at 2, £147,975, €22,500, in 2015, Royal Ascot Coventry S., Gr.2, Epsom Woodcote S., L, Newmarket Building Services Design 2YO S., 2d Newmarket Middle Park S., Gr.1, Sandown National S., L, 3d Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1, Ascot Times+ 2YO S.


Above Authority Form

Above Authority 3yo b f Trainer: D K Weir
Colours: White, Flying Start Syndications Logo, Black And Teal Checked Sleeves, Quartered Cap Breeding: Authorized - Acatabove by Catbird
Owners: C Bennett, R Penfold, A Swinton, Miss M Behm, D Allan, 2300 Newcastle, A Halloran, S McGregor, B Halls, Amaxing, A Castro, J Florance, T Stinson, T De Iulio, J De Iulio, Mrs G De Iulio, A Bowker, S De Iulio & J Wright
Win: 16.7%
Place: 50.0%
First Up:
Second Up:
9-10 9.4L, M.V., 2017-03-13, 1600m, Good (3), Race 4, 3yo F (Bm64), BM64 3 f, $40000, ($800), 2, Cd 59.0-0.0, (56.5), 1:36.76, (36.24), 12/1, Settled-4 1200-4 800-5 Turn-6, 1-Montoya's Secret 59.0 Blocked for run near 200m. Trainer: D K Weir
Jockey: B Rawiller
1-11 2.5L, Ball't, 2017-02-19, 1400m, Soft (6), Race 1, 3yo+ F&M Mdn, Mdn 3+ fm, $23000, ($12650), 7, Cd 57.5-0.0, (SW), 1:28.46, (37.94), 8/1, Settled-6 1200- 800-6 Turn-4, 2-Heart Of Class 57.5 Trainer: D K Weir
Jockey: L Nolen
9-12 15.7L, W'beal, 2016-09-03, 1815m, Soft (5), Race 5, 3yo+ Mdn, Mdn 3+, $20000, ($500), 1, Cd 54.0-0.0, (SW), 1:53.81, (38.64), 2/1F, Settled-6 1200-5 800-5 Turn-5, 1-Primostrat 58.5 Vetted - no abnormalities. Trainer: D K Weir
Jockey: Jack Hill
2-13 1.3L, Wang, 2016-08-15, 1590m, Soft (7), Race 1, 3yo+ Mdn Plate, Mdn 3+, $20000, ($3400), 8, Cd 54.0-0.0, (SW), 1:39.28, (38.16), 11/2, Settled-6 1200- 800-6 Turn-5, 1-Haukland Beach 56.5 Trainer: D K Weir
Jockey: Jack Hill
5-10 3.2L, Caster, 2016-07-28, 1200m, Heavy (10), Race 3, 2yo F Mdn Plate, Mdn 2 f, $23000, ($690), 6, Cd 57.0-0.0, (SW), 1:15.28, (38.20), 5/2, Settled-8 1200- 800-8 Turn-7, 1-Honey Magic 57.0 Inconvenienced at start. Laid in in straight. Vetted - no abnormalities. Trainer: D K Weir
Jockey: Kyle Maskiell
3-6 3.2L, W'bool, 2016-07-10, 1300m, Heavy (10), Race 3, 2yo Mdn, Mdn 2, $23000, ($1840), 1, Cd 56.0-0.0, (SW), 1:25.46, (40.20), 9/4, Settled-4 1200- 800-4 Turn-4, 1-Let's Take It Easy 58.0 Trainer: D K Weir
Jockey: Jordan Childs


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