The Thug

The Thug

Sire: Authorized

Dam: Pyramid Girl

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 8 year old

Foaled: Sep 30th, 2010

Country: Australia

Silks: Pink, Black Braces And Cap


Denise Carter, Jason Hammerstein, Ian McGregor, Jillian Muller, Trevor Smelt





Bay geldingFoaled in 2010

SireMontjeuSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
AUTHORIZED (IRE) FloripedesTop Ville
2004FunsieSaumarezRainbow Quest
  Vallee DansanteLyphard
DamBrief TruceIrish RiverRiverman
PYRAMID GIRL (AUS) FalafelNorthern Dancer
2001Cleopatra's GirlAt TalaqRoberto
  KinetagWithout Fear

AUTHORIZED (IRE) (Bay 2004-Stud 2008). 4 wins-1 at 2, The Derby, Gr.1. Sire of 447 rnrs, 257 wnrs, 26 SW, inc. Seal of Approval (Ascot British Champions Fillies' & Mares' S., Gr.1), Hartnell, Complacent, Ambivalent, Maygrove, Autor, Lacy, Daksha, Signoff, Sugar Boy, Rehn's Nest, 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

PYRAMID GIRL, by Brief Truce. Raced once. Half-sister to MUMMIFY, Medusa's Miss, Byzantine (dam of OTTOMAN), Shabtis (dam of TAKE PRIDE). Dam of seven foals, six to race, four winners, inc:-

The Thug (g. by Authorized). 3 wins. See below.

Pyramid Prince (g. by Haradasun). Winner at 1400m in 2014-15 in Aust.

Lisska (f. by Untouchable). Winner at 900m in Aust.

Sheoak Avenue (g. by Street Cry). Winner at 1100m in Aust.

Calabria Boy (c. by Falbrav). Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

CLEOPATRA'S GIRL, by At Talaq. 7 wins-2 at 2-to 1500m, A$98,125, SAJC Turners Meats H., AWA Video Recorder H., Morphettville Function Centre H., Victoria Flowers H., Canterbury Belle 2YO H., Sapphire Distributors H., 2d SAJC Evesham Gold H., Bundy Rum H., Bellition H., Prepaid Funerals H., Office for Recreation H., Kiltrice H., 3d SAJC Sizzler H., Limitless H. Sister to Talequet (dam of PESTALOZZI), blood-sister to SOUTHERN MAID. Dam of 10 foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

MUMMIFY (Jeune). Third on The 2005-06 Australasian 4YO+ Classification (long). 9 wins from 1800m to 2600m, A$3,877,700, S$1,590,000, South Australian Derby, Gr.1, MRC Underwood S., Gr.1, Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, Yalumba S., Gr.1, Singapore Airlines International Cup, Gr.1, AJC Chairman's H., Gr.2, Craven P., Gr.3, SAJC Veuve Clicquot S., L, 2d STC BMW S., Gr.1, MRC Yalumba S., Gr.1, STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, VRC Turnbull S., Gr.2, Teac Irish Day H., MRC Nuffield H., 3d Australian Derby, Gr.1, AJC Sydney Cup, Gr.1, Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, VRC Craiglee S., Gr.2, MRC St George S., Gr.2, Silvan Australia P., 4th STC Ranvet Rawson S., Gr.1, MRC Autumn Classic, Gr.2, STC Hill S., Gr.2, VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3.

Medusa's Miss (Henny Hughes). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$130,040, ATC Uncle Mo at Coolmore H., Co-Wyn Building Group H., Cafe Culture H., 2d ATC Irish Echo H., 3d ATC James HB Carr S., L, VRC Lexus Hybrid P., L, ATC Ranvet H.

Byzantine. 2 wins at 1400m, 2d STC SGE Credit Union H., 3d AJC Randwick Betting Auditorium H. Dam of-

OTTOMAN (Exceed and Excel). 2 wins at 2, A$610,250, in 2014-15, ATC Royal Randwick S., Gr.3, TAB Place Multi P., 2d ATC Reisling S., Gr.2, 3d NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., Gr.2, 4th ATC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, VRC Gucci S., Gr.3.

Shabtis. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

TAKE PRIDE (Reward for Effort). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$255,150, to 2015-16, MVRC Champagne S., Gr.3, VRC New Year 2YO P., 3d VRC Talindert S., L, Cap d'Antibes S., L.

Queen of the Nile. Placed at 3 in 2014-15 in Aust.

Deadly Strike. Placed in Aust.

Monopteros. Placed in Aust.

Egyptian Empire. Placed in Aust.


3rd dam

KINETAG, by Without Fear. Unraced. Sister to Amabile (dam of SOUTHERN MAID). Dam of 10 named foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Stora Bollar. 7 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$79,495, SAJC Hero Wind H., KPMG Corporate Finance H., 3d SAJC Flying H., Orrcon Smart Cote H.

Cleopatra's Girl. 7 wins. See above.

Varsovia. Winner at 1600m, 2d SAJC Panasonic P., 3d SAJC CBUS 25th Anniversary P., Agrum P.

Talequet. Unraced. Dam of-

PESTALOZZI (Danger). 5 wins from 1250m to 1600m, A$108,960, SAJC CS Hayes Memorial Cup, L, All Saints H., Bonnetts Morphett Vale P., Umatilla H., Double Vice H., 2d SAJC The Truth H., 3d SAJC Tokyo City Cup, Gr.3, New Year's Gift, L, Australia Day P. Dam of-

Starlite. 5 wins at 1050m, 1200m, A$88,520, SAJC Express Colour H., Coffee Club H., 2d SAJC Clean SA H., 3d SAJC Flight Centre Twilight H., Pink Diamond Day H., McMahon Services H., Schweppes Tonic H.


4th dam

AFFETTO, by Mark Anthony. 3 wins from 1050m to 1600m, VRC Sweet Chime H., VATC Star Affair Welter H. Dam of 4 foals, 3 to race, inc:-

Ikraam - Flying Wheel (Mal.). Winner at 1100m, SAJC Anonyme H.

Amabile. Placed at 2, 3d SAJC Hartbalm H. Dam of-

SOUTHERN MAID (At Talaq). 3 wins at 2100m, 2250m, A$77,265, TRC Strutt S., L, 2d Tasmanian Oaks, L. Producer.


Race Record: 18 Starts 3-7-1 A$72,675.

3 wins to 1500m to 2015-16, 2d MRC Grand Hotel Frankston P., MVRC Sweeney Estate Agents H., 3d MRC Schweppes H.