Great Think It Over Retired 2024

Think It Over

Eight year-old So You Think gelding Think It Over has run his last race with his trainer Kerry Parker notifying stewards this morning that his stable star would be retired.

Think It Over won the Group I ATC Verry Elleegant Stakes on March 2 defeating hot favourite Fangirl, but could do no better than fourth in the Group I ATC Ranvet Stakes last Saturday won by Via Sistina (IRE).

Think It Over had already overcome a significant tendon injury following his memorable Queen Elizabeth Stakes victory in 2022 to return to peak form and following a veterinary assessment, the decision was made to call time on a horse that has a fantastic career for everyone involved in him.

Think It Over formed a great partnership in the latter part of his career with Nash Rawiller and retires with the overall record of 14 wins and 13 placings from 42 starts with prizemoney topping $8.4million.

Think It Over Record:
Career: 42 starts, 14 – 7 – 6 $8,496,070
Trainer: K J Parker, Kembla Grange
Ownership: Bylong Park (Mgr: R H Johnston)
Think It Over is a 8 year old gelding by So You Think out of the Zabeel mare, Personal Service.
Last start was 4th at Rosehill on March 23, 2024 in the Ranvet Stakes (Gr.1) over 2000 metres.
Think It Over Stakes Wins: 1st 2024 TAB Verry Elleegant Stakes (Gr.1); 2022 Longines Queen Elizabeth Stks (Gr.1); 2021 The Agency George Ryder Stakes (Gr.1);
2022 The Agency Apollo Stakes (Gr.2); 2021 Yulong Hill Stks (Gr.2); 2021 Heineken Chelmsford Stakes (Gr.2);
2021 Craven Plate (Gr.3); 2021 Quayclean Liverpool City Cup (Gr.3); 2020 Yulong Australia Craven Plate (Gr.3);
Think It Over Stakes Places: 2nd 2022 Tab Australian Cup (Gr.1); 2021 Hyland Race Colours Ajax Stks (Gr.2);
Think It Over Stakes Places: 3rd 2021 George Main Stakes (Gr.1); 2024 Petaluma Apollo Stakes (Gr.2); 2023 Daily Press Chelmsford Stakes (Gr.2);

“Think It Over” was not just a racehorse; he was a symbol of toughness, honesty, and sheer determination on the track. His iconic wins will undoubtedly be remembered forever on the big stage, etched into the annals of racing history.

Think It Over’s partnership with his jockey, Nash Rawiller, was nothing short of legendary. Together, they formed a bond that transcended the typical rider-horse relationship, showcasing unparalleled synergy and trust on the racetrack.

But beyond his prowess on the track, Think It Over garnered a cult following. Racing enthusiasts across the globe admired his grit and tenacity, cheering him on through every stride as he conquered race after race. This loyal following speaks volumes about the impact he had on the racing community and beyond.

For those dreaming of owning a racehorse of Think It Over’s caliber, Kurrinda Bloodstock emerges as a beacon of hope. As a trusted and proven racehorse syndicator, Kurrinda Bloodstock makes the dream of owning a quality racehorse like Think It Over not just a fantasy, but a tangible reality.

Their approach makes involvement in the racing industry both affordable and accessible, ensuring that enthusiasts from all walks of life can share in the thrill of racehorse ownership.

Moreover, the experience with Kurrinda Bloodstock is unparalleled. With a commitment to honest and transparent communication, they guide aspiring owners through every step of the journey, offering expertise and support along the way.

This level of professionalism and dedication sets them apart in the industry, earning them the trust and admiration of countless clients.

At the heart of Think It Over’s success lies his sire, So You Think, a truly remarkable stallion. Not only did So You Think excel on the track, winning Group 1 races in two hemispheres, but he has also proven himself as a top-class stallion.

His progeny have taken Australian racing by storm, showcasing the same raw talent and determination that defined their sire’s career.

In particular, trainer David Pfieffer has found success with So You Think’s progeny, boasting a fantastic strike rate with multiple stakes-performing horses bred by the legendary stallion.

This testament to So You Think’s influence on the racing world further solidifies his status as one of the greats, both as a racehorse and as a sire, leaving an indelible mark on the sport for generations to come.

Kurrinda Bloodstock’s latest gem, Queen’s Rhapsody, represents the epitome of promise and potential in the world of racing. This quality 2-year-old filly, sired by the illustrious So You Think, already bears the hallmark of greatness.

Under the expert guidance of trainer David Pfieffer, Queen’s Rhapsody has shown remarkable ability and promise, leaving an indelible impression in her only trial to date.

With Kurrinda Bloodstock’s keen eye for talent and dedication to sourcing top-quality prospects, Queen’s Rhapsody stands as a shining example of their commitment to excellence. From the moment she stepped onto the track, she has captivated onlookers with her grace, speed, and innate racing instincts.

Under Pfieffer’s tutelage, Queen’s Rhapsody has flourished, honing her skills and showcasing her potential with each stride. Her debut trial served as a tantalizing glimpse into her capabilities, leaving racing enthusiasts and industry insiders alike eager to witness her future exploits on the racetrack.

As a prized asset in Kurrinda Bloodstock’s portfolio, Queen’s Rhapsody embodies the spirit of excellence and promise that defines their approach to racehorse syndication.

With her pedigree, talent, and the expert guidance of her trainer, she is poised to make waves in the racing world, carrying on the legacy of her sire and solidifying her place among the sport’s elite.

With Queen’s Rhapsody, Kurrinda Bloodstock continues to uphold their reputation for identifying and nurturing top-tier talent, offering their clients the opportunity to be part of something truly special in the world of horse racing.

As her journey unfolds, she promises to be a source of excitement and pride for all involved, a testament to the enduring allure and magic of the sport.

Meet Queen’s Rhapsody

Queen’s Rhapsody is a filly by So You Think (Coolmore Australia) who was a 10 time Group 1 winner in 2 hemispheres defeating over 75 individual Gr.1 winners with earnings of $8.9 million and is out of the Flying Spur mare Spurs and Sashes.

So You Think has produced 11 individual Group 1 winners to date such as Think It Over winner of the Group 1 George Ryder Stakes and Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Quick Thinker winner of the Gr.1 Australian Derby, Inference Group 1 Randwick Guineas winner,

Nakeeta Jane Group 1 Surround Stakes & Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes winner, D’Argento (Stallion Bowness Stud) winner of the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas. Runner-up in the Gr.1 Epsom Handicap, Nimalee winner of the Group 1 Queen Of The Turf.

As well as Think About It winner of the $20m TAB Everest, Group 1 Kingsford Smith Cup and Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap. Think About It is bred on the very same So You Think/Flying Spur cross, a cross that has produced one of the best sprinters in the country if not the world.

Queen’s Rhapsody’s dam Spurs and Sashes has already produced Four runner for four winners of multiple races including full sister Sonora a four time city winner and exciting half brother Boston Rocks.

Flying Spur’s remarkable effectiveness as a broodmare sire is evident in 76 stakes winners to date, featuring Group 1 winners Preferment, Delago Deluxe, Sebring, Speak Fondly, Headway, Grand Journey and Shillelagh.

He has been a top 10 fixture on the Australian Broodmare Sires’ Premiership for the past nine seasons and is currently fourth, with $104 million and 10 stakes winners headed by Pierata (Stallion Yulong Stud).

Queen’s Rhapsody was offered by one of Australasia’s leading nurseries in Segenhoe Stud who in recent years have produced Group 1 winners including Oohood, Manuel Eagle Way, Voodoo Lad, Merchant Navy and Kings Legacy (both stallions now at Coolmore Australia).

She was presented at the Inglis Easter sale 2023, a sale that has produced 31 G1-winning graduates since 2018, eight could have been purchased for $200,000 or less just like Queen’s Rhapsody, including the likes of Mizzy, Exceedance, Aristia, Land Of Plenty, Zoutori, Nettoyer, Quick Thinker and Funstar. Queen’s Rhapsody was a beautiful, elegant filly who oozed class.

She was a strong, forward filly, well-proportioned and carried herself very well. She was a real standout from the minute we laid eyes on her and from a proven nursery we have had success with previous.

She is trained by David Pfieffer in Warwick Farm, Sydney. David is a regular in the NSW trainer’s premiership for the last decade or so and operates at a fantastic strike rate, he is complimented by fantastic state of the art facilities

Could this So You Think filly below be a high class racehorse just like Think It Over or Queen’s Rhapsody, to view all our of available yearlings check out our website

Meet So You Think X Bellevue Girl. This filly is by the multiple worldwide Group 1 winning stallion So You Think, a dual winner of the Cox Plate, sire of 55 stakes winners and 11 individual group 1 winners to date

So You Think X Bellevue Girl Filly

This filly is by the multiple worldwide Group 1 winning stallion So You Think, a dual winner of the Cox Plate, sire of 55 stakes winners and 11 individual group 1 winners to date, he is arguably one of Australia’s leading sires for a number of years now.

She is out of the well related Exceed and Excel winning mare Bellevue Girl, herself a full sister to the Group 3 and stakes winning 2 year old winner Sugar Babe.

This filly has a fantastic pedigree and holds great residual value being a half sister to the Group 3 winning and Group 2 Todman stakes runner up Bellevue Hill.

She is a very well balanced filly who moved with great ease. She is a very athletic elegant type that posses class in abundance. She comes off the great Segenhoe Stud nursery the leading producer of stakes horses over the past 5 years in Australia.

This filly will be trained by David Pfieffer out of the state of the art Warwick Farm, Sydney facilities where she will be given every chance.

David Pfieffer has already had great success with the progeny of So You Think including $2.2 million earner Rocketing By.

This Filly is eligible for the lucrative Magic Millions race series and BOBS bonus scheme.

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