A bay, I Am Invincible is by the Group I Haydock Sprint Cup winner and successful European sire, Invincible Spirit.
I Am Invincible proved to be a tough, durable racehorse that won as an autumn two-year-old, recovered from injury to win the 2009 Group 3 SAJC D.C. McKay Stakes and the Listed MRC Sir John Monash Stakes and produced a fantastic effort when runners-up to the world-class Takeover Target in the Group 1 SAJC Goodwood Handicap as a four-year-old.
Retiring to Yarraman Park Stud in 2010, with a 13-start racing career that netted five wins, two placings and banked connections $270,050, I Am Invincible is one of the hottest sires in Australia.
It’s worth noting when Salila was covered by I Am Invincible the horses fee had risen from a modest $11,000.00 (inc GST) to $27,500.00 (inc GST) and that fee has since risen again to $55,000.00 (inc GST).
I Am Invincible now has four crops of foals to race with statistics revealing 291 starters, for 211 individual winners, a runner to winner rate of 72.5%, 21 stakes winners with two of those at the highest level Brazen Beau (ex Sansadee) and I Am A Star (ex Star Band) and another 15 stakes placegetters. Overall these four crops have earned connections more than $26million.
The best colt by I Am Invincible is Brazen Beau (ex Sansadee by Snaadee) winner of the Group 1 VRC Newmarket Handicap and VRC Ascot Vale Stakes, that began covering mares for Darley in 2015. While, the best filly is Group 1 winner I Am A Star (ex Star Band by Dixieland Band) winner of the VRC Group 1 Myer Classic (registered race name: Empire Rose Stakes).
The dam of this yearling, Salila recorded three wins and a third from 11-race starts in France prior to being imported into Australia. By leading sire Sadler’s Wells, a winner of six races including the Group 1 Sandown Eclipse Stakes and the Curragh Irish 2000 Guineas, a very successful broodmare sire with the horses daughters producing 358 stakes winners and 69 of those are Group 1 winners including Serenade Rose, Gust of Wind, Opinion, Marwingo and Stand to Gain. As a sire Sadler’s Wells statistics reveal 290 stakes winners that include 73 Group 1 winners.
Now the Syndicate has been formed it will be Managed by Regal Bloodstock Pty Limited
NOT ENOUGH? Salila is out of Love for Ever (by Darshaan) a winner of two races in France a proven producer and the dam of eight foals, seven raced and six are winners including the Group 3 Chester Dee Stakes winner, Gypsy King (by Sadler’s Wells).
Salila is the dam of eight foals, five have raced – including Salerio (by Stratum) a winner of four races and $92,000; Divine Reign (by Flying Spur) a winner of two races and $32,485, the South African placed Don’t be Silly (by Dansili) and seven-time placegetter, Bronte Babe (by Dylan Thomas).