Sire: Skilled

Dam: Ecrivain

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Aug 14th, 2013

Country: Australia

Silks: Navy blue with gold stars on sleeves. Navy cap with gold bands.

Trainer's Name: Shaun Dwyer


Mrs B A Keogh, M W Gracie, Ms T Boyle, C O Dahl, Ms A T Patullo, J W Simpson, M Simpson, S R Paterson, P McKern, P R Monkhouse, J Antunovich & Coolock Syndicate (Mgr D M Keogh)

Career Record: 3-1-2-0

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    33.3 %
  • Place
    66.7 %





Bay fillyFoaled in 2013

SKILLED (AUS) Cotehele HouseMy Swanee
2007DextrousQuest for FameRainbow Quest
  Many HandsHandy Proverb
DamPeintre CelebreNureyevNorthern Dancer
ECRIVAIN (AUS) Peinture BleueAlydar
2003Red MaidThirty Six RedSlew o' Gold
  Able MaidGood Behaving

SKILLED (AUS) (Bay 2007-Stud 2012). 3 wins at 2, A$581,850, AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, STC TL Baillieu H., L, AJC Pagewood 2YO H., 2d AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, ATC Royal Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, MRC Gothic S., L, 3d ATC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, Hobartville S., Gr.2, BRC BTC Classic, Gr.3, MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr.3. Brother to SW Ambidexter (ATC Theo Marks H., Gr.2). Sire of the placegetters Cayman Dayze, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

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

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


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 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, Sandown Betting Exchange S., Littlewoods Bet Direct RHT Summer Mile H., Lingfield Littlewoods Bet Direct H., 2d Doncaster Pablo H., Carling H., Haydock Kings Regiment Cup, York Persimmon Homes H., 3d Newmarket Experience H., Doncaster Chamber Sponsorship Preview H., Newmarket Go Racing in Paris H., Thoroughbred Breeders Association 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 California Breeders' Champion S. (c&g), L, Sunshine Millions Dash S., 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 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, 3d Detroit Prince S., 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 Imp Visitation S., L, 2d Calder Sweet Tooth S., L, 3d Gulfstream Buckram Oak Farm 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). 14 wins from 6f to 9f, US$409,389, to 2015, 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, 3d Thistledown Best of Ohio Distaff S., L-twice.

Pyrite Money. Raced once. Dam of-

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

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


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