Hard SpunxEcrivain Gelding

Hard SpunxEcrivain Gelding

Sire: Hard Spun

Dam: Ecrivain

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Aug 9th, 2014

Country: Australia

Silks: Navy Blue, Gold Stars Sleeves, Hooped Cap


Charlie Acutt, James Everitt, Sam Farrar, Matthew Fletcher, Mark Gazzola, Robert Goulding, Shane Healy, Damian Keogh, Bronwyn Keogh, Warren Koopmans, Michael Okalyi, David Waters





Foaled 9th August 2014

SireDanzigNorthern DancerNearctic
HARD SPUN (USA) Pas de NomAdmiral's Voyage
2004Turkish TrystTurkomanAlydar
DamPeintre CelebreNureyevNorthern Dancer
ECRIVAIN (AUS) Peinture BleueAlydar
2003Red MaidThirty Six RedSlew o' Gold
  Able MaidGood Behaving

HARD SPUN (USA) (Bay 2004-Stud 2008). 7 wins-3 at 2, Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.1. Sire of 892 rnrs, 608 wnrs, 60 SW, inc. Questing (Saratoga Coaching Club American Oaks, Gr.1), Le Romain, Hard Not to Like, Hard Aces, Ertijaal, Wicked Strong, Smooth Roller, Hardest Core, Zo Impressive, Big John B, Promising Run, Gatting, Moviesta, Fursa, Tarquin, San Nicasio, Red Duke, Text'n Hurley, Timeline, Island Town, Maftool, Taghleeb, Reload, etc.


1st dam

ECRIVAIN, by Peintre Celebre. Unraced. Dam of four named foals, three to race, inc:-

Mantener la Fe (g. by Keep the Faith). Winner at 1000m, 2d MRC McCain's Foods H.

Skillriva (f. by Skilled). Placed at 3 in 2016-17 in Aust.


2nd dam

RED MAID, by Thirty Six Red. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Half-sister to ABLE MONEY. Dam of 2 foals, 1 to race, inc:-

Tigre d'Or. 3 wins to 1500m in Aust.


3rd dam

ABLE MAID, by Good Behaving. 4 wins-1 at 2, Florida Downs Distinctive Allowance S., L, 2d Florida Downs Andy Hardy Ann Carlon S., L. Half-sister to FOREVER SILVER, MORE PLEASURE, Able To, Anne Dodd (dam of ANNE'S MONEY HONEY, MEDIEVAL MAC). Dam of 14 foals, 12 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

ABLE MONEY (Distinctive). 4 wins from 6f to 9f, Belmont Mother Goose S., Gr.1, Aqueduct Comely S., Gr.3, Prioress S., L. Dam of-

African Sahara. 9 wins from 1m to 1¼m, £105,057, Lingfield Littlewoods Bet Direct H., Sandown Littlewoods Bet Direct RHT Summer Mile H., iBetX.com Betting Exchange S., 2d Doncaster Pablo H., Carling H., Haydock Kings Regiment Cup, York Persimmon Homes H., 3d Newmarket Experience H., Doncaster Chamber Sponsorship Preview H., Newmarket Thoroughbred Breeders Association H., Turftours.com Go Racing in Paris H.

Kara Young. Raced twice. Dam of-

CORONAS AT DELMAR (Zavata). 10 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 1m, Portland Mile H., L.

Able Alexa. Raced once. Dam of-

Broccozola. Placed at 3 in U.S.A. Dam of-

ROCKIN ZOLA (Rocky Bar). 12 wins-2 at 2-to 6f, Turf Paradise Luke Kruytbosch S., L, 3d Turf Paradise Zany Tactics S.

BRITE MANEUVERS (High Brite). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 5½f to 8½f, US$202,402, Santa Anita California Cup Juvenile S., L, 3d Santa Anita Sunshine Millions Dash S., L, California Breeders' Champion S. (c&g), L.

Able l'Argent. Unraced. Dam of-

Able Buck (Silver Buck). 5 wins-2 at 2, US$224,318, 2d Belmont Withers S., Gr.2, Tampa Bay Derby, L, Tampa Bay Downs Sam F Davis S., L, 4th Belmont Peter Pan S., Gr.2. Sire.


4th dam

DISABLED MAID, by Correlation. Unraced. Half-sister to Silent Longing (dam of UNSPOKEN, VIOLA BELLE). Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

FOREVER SILVER (Silver Buck). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 1½m, US$1,001,974, Belmont Brooklyn H., Gr.1, Aqueduct Excelsior H., Gr.2, Belmont Nassau County H., Gr.2, 2d Belmont Suburban H., Gr.1, Saratoga Whitney H., Gr.1, Garden State S., Gr.2, 3d Belmont Woodward H., Gr.1, Jockey Club Gold Cup, Gr.1. Sire.

MORE PLEASURE (Princely Pleasure). 13 wins-1 at 2, Detroit Baron S., L, Macbeth S., L, Hazel Park Birmingham H., L, 2d Detroit High Hat H., L, Hazel Park Inaugural H., L, Lake Michigan H., L. Sire.

ABLE MAID (Good Behaving). 4 wins. See above.

Able To (Jig Time). 5 wins, 2d Pimlico Woodlawn S., Gr.3.

Anne Dodd. 13 wins in U.S.A. Dam of-

ANNE'S MONEY HONEY (Great Above). 8 wins, Calder Aspidistra H., L, Impatiens H., L, Tampa Bay Downs Imp Visitation S., L, 2d Calder Sweet Tooth S., L. Dam of-

Crafty Annie. 3 wins in U.S.A. Dam of-

Annie's Tuff. Winner at 5f in U.S.A. Dam of-

RYAN'S GIFT (Bernstein). 19 wins from 1200m to 1900m, US$439,805, to 2017 in U.S.A. and Puerto Rico, Presque Isle Downs Lil E Tee H., L, 2d Presque Isle Downs Leemat S., L-twice.

Prospector Diamond. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

PYRITE GEM (Formal Dinner). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 5f to 8¼f, Thistledown Angenora S., L, 2d Thistledown Rose Debartolo Memorial S., L, Angenora S., L, J William (Bill) Petro Memorial S., L.

Pyrite Money. Raced once. Dam of-

KASH KLIP (Kipper Kelly). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 6½f, Fairplex Bustles & Bows S., L. Producer.

MEDIEVAL MAC (Medieval Man). 3 wins, Calder Hollywood H., L.