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Magic Millions Day-4: $400k Redoute's Choice Colt
The Hong Kong Jockey Club paid $400,000 for a colt by Arrowfield Stud sire Redoute's Choice (the 9th foal out of 10-year-old Vain mare Joie de Vivre) consigned by Gerry Harvey's Baramul Stud. The colt's dam Joie de Vivre is a half-sister to Gr1-winner Joie Denise (dam of Gr1-winner Sunday Joy & Gr1-winner Tuesday Joy), Clifton Gardens (dam of stakes-winner Miss Minden), Bolt Of Lightning (dam of stakes-winners Jolly & Eastern Star) & unraced Joy And Fun (dam of Gr1-winner Euphoria plus stakes-winners Christmas Tree & Jewel In The Crown). In addition Joie de Vivre's 6 foals to race so far (all winners) include multiple Gr1-winning 1998 South African Champin 3YO filly Joie De Grise, Gr1-winner Arlington Road, South African 5-time winner & Gr3-placed Madiba, plus 5-time winner Taksin.