Eternal Optimist

Sire: Flying Spur

Dam: Zefta

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 13 year old

Foaled: Oct 12th, 2009

Country: Australia

Career Record: 17-2-3-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    11.8 %
  • Place
    23.5 %





Bay mareFoaled in 2009

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
FLYING SPUR (AUS) RazyanaHis Majesty
1992RollsMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
  Grand LuxeSir Ivor
DamZeditaveThe JudgeShowdown
ZEFTA (AUS) SummonedCrowned Prince
2000Sally LouSalieriAccipiter
  Plunkett StreetHabitat

FLYING SPUR (AUS) (1992). 6 wins-3 at 2, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Sire of 1506 rnrs, 1024 wnrs, 99 SW, inc. Forensics (STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1), Boom Time, Mentality, Sacred Star, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Preferment, Sebring, Nakeeta Jane, Booker, Pierata, Speak Fondly, Shillelagh, Delago Deluxe, Headway, Grand Journey, Soul Patch, The Chosen One, Valiant Spirit, Moonovermanhattan, Dothraki, Thump, Traitor, Zydeco, Colorado Claire, etc.


1st dam

ZEFTA, by Zeditave. Placed at 2 & 3, 3d STC NSW Leagues Club Club P., AJC Jack Gannon P. Sister to MAGIC ALBERT, Sibyl. Dam of twelve named foals, all raced, eleven winners-

GO THE KNUCKLE (g. by Elvstroem). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$434,960, SAJC Centrebet Classic, Gr.2, Hi-Tech H., Sportingbet H., MVRC Essendon Mazda 55 Second Challenge Heat H., 2d MRC Sandown S., Gr.3, MVRC Abell S., L, MRC Bel Esprit S., L, SAJC Redelva S., L, VRC Red Tempo H., MVRC Epworth Radiation Oncology H., 3d SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3, MRC Christmas S., L, MVRC City Jeep H., MRC Mal Seccull H., SAJC Betfair 2YO H., 4th MVRC Abell S., L.

Hieroglyphics (f. by Conatus). 4 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$218,040, ATC Schweppes H., St Johns Park Bowling Club H., Campsie RSL H., 2d ATC Wenona Girl H., Gr.3, Inglis Premier in March H., Sledmere Stud Dash, TAB Rewards H., Bowermans Furniture H.

Zafina (f. by Stratum). 4 wins at 1200m, 1450m, A$303,535, GCTC Magic Millions Country Cup, 2d ATC Antler Luggage Kirkham 2YO P., Husson at Vinery 2YO H., H., Australian Turf Club H., Schweppes H., 3d ATC H., Bowermans Office Furniture H.

Zeftabaa (f. by Anabaa). 3 wins at 1200m, A$121,623, MRC Ian Miller H., MVRC Microflite Helicopters P., 2d MVRC Ascend Sales Trophies H., Printhouse Graphics H., MRC Captain Gerrard at Lindsay Park H., MVRC Ready Workforce P. Dam of-

Wallach. 4 wins to 1200m to 2020-21 in Aust.

Pill Box. 3 wins at 1200m, 1300m, A$78,050, in 2019-20 in Aust.

Levonas. Winner at 1250m in Aust.

Malawi Gold (g. by Smart Missile). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m to 2019-20, BRC Lawrence & Hanson P., 2d Qld Tatt's RC 4 Pines Pacific Ale P., BRC Girls Day Out Raceday H.

Monolith Miss (f. by Rock of Gibraltar). 4 wins at 900m, 2d ATC Vinery Stud H., 3d ATC Snap Liverpool H. Dam of-

Miss Sweet Pee. Winner at 2, 2d CJC NZB Insurance Pearl Series 2YO H., NZB Insurance Pearl Series 2YO S.

Dynamic Thinker (g. by So You Think). 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m in 2019-20, 3d GCTC TAB P.

Eternal Optimist (f. by Flying Spur). 2 wins. See below.

Dynamic Tank (g. by Big Brown). 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m in Korea.

King of the Green (g. by King's Best). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m in Aust.

Damyang Gunju (c. by All Too Hard). Winner at 1200m in Korea.

Magic Zefta (f. by Viscount). Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

Denmagic (Denman). 2 wins at 1200m, 1550m, A$441,045, ATC James Boags H., 2d BRC Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, Hawkesbury Guineas, Gr.3, BRC Just Now H., L, 3d VRC Myer Classic, Gr.1, ATC Darby Munro S., L, 4th ATC Golden Pendant, Gr.2, Millie Fox S., Gr.2, VRC Matriarch S., Gr.2, MRC Tristarc S., Gr.2.

Club Tropicana. 3 wins at 1000m, 1100m, A$86,260, MRC United Petroleum H., 3d MVRC Slade Bloodstock H., MRC Blue Star Print Group H.

Zeftabrook. 2 wins at 2, A$169,575, in 2019-20, Wellington Boot, 3d Newcastle JC Max Lees 2YO Classic.


2nd dam

SALLY LOU, by Salieri. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$113,270, AJC DD Glasgow H., STC Buckpasser Series H., Tooheys Blue H., AJC Leslie G Rouse H., STC Harvey Norman 2YO H., 2d STC Citius Welter H., AJC Dual Quest 2YO H., Alto Artarmon H., Glenmore Meat St Vincents H., The Patrons Welter H., City Tatt's RC Tyrrells Vineyards H. Dam of 10 named foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

MAGIC ALBERT (Zeditave). 7 wins-4 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$471,100, STC Peter Pan S., Gr.2, Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3, STC Magic Millions Carnival 2YO H., Fresh Salads 2YO H., Better Choice Home Loans Welter H., AJC Ma Cherie 2YO H., STC Tooheys New Night Racing 2YO H., 2d AJC Stan Fox S., Gr.2, 3d GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic S., RL, 4th AJC Up & Coming S., Gr.2, GCTC Magic Millions 3YO Trophy, RL. Sire.

Sibyl (Zeditave). 2 wins at 1100m, 1550m, A$94,270, AJC Eastlakes H., STC Ruwald & Associates Advertising H., 2d AJC Emancipation S., Gr.2, Reavill Farm H., STC Nox Freight H., 2YO P., 3d STC Classic Hits 2WSFM 101.7 2YO H. Producer.


Race Record:

2 wins at 1450m, 1600m, 2d MVRC CFMEU FFPD H.


Produce Record: Dam of two named foals, both winners.

2015 f. Charmist, by Charge Forward. Winner at 1350m, 2d SAJC Darley P., Gawler & Barossa JC Terrace Function Centre P., 3d SAJC Table & Chair Co P.

2016 f. Hopeful Star, by Animal Kingdom. Winner at 1350m in 2019-20, BRC Caleb Trust Raceday H.

2018 c. by Real Impact.

2019 f. by Invader.


Missed in 2017.

Served by Kobayashi. Date of last service, 23.10.2019.