Hidden Fortune

Hidden Fortune

Sire: Pluck

Dam: Hostage to Fortune

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 9 year old

Foaled: Nov 7th, 2013

Country: Australia

Silks: Royal Blue, Gold Stars, Sleeves And Cap


A White, R McIntosh, S Opie, Mrs L Ashton, N Rogers, R McDonald, C McManus, S Lepley, S Mulraney, S Mules & Encompass Bloodstock (Mgr: S B McCann)

Career Record: 10-3-3-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    30.0 %
  • Place
    40.0 %





Bay mareFoaled in 2013

SireMore Than ReadySouthern HaloHalo
PLUCK (USA) Woodman's GirlWoodman
2008Secret HeartFort WoodSadler's Wells
  Secret PactBush Telegraph
DamRed RansomRobertoHail to Reason
2006Perfect LuckDanehillDanzig
  Coup de ChanceCoup de Feu

PLUCK (USA) (Bay 2008-Stud 2012). 3 wins at 2, Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf S., Gr.2. Sire of 122 rnrs, 60 wnrs, inc. SW Aspect (VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.3), Life on the Wire, Mongolian Wolf, SP Gasoline - Jade Theatre (H.K.), Lady Pluck, Lucky Louie and of Cogliere, Plucky Girl, Star Boy, All Pluck, Beyond Brave, Creidne, Harlem Child, Moon Shadow (Saf.), Pluck That - Winwin Ruby (H.K.), Pluckit, Awesome Pluck, Ready for Love, Sess, etc.


1st dam

HOSTAGE TO FORTUNE, by Red Ransom. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 2d MRC But Beautiful H., MVRC TAB Jackpots Today H. Dam of three foals, two to race, both winners, inc:-

Hidden Fortune (f. by Pluck). 3 wins. See below.

Brown Fortune (f. by Big Brown). 2 wins at 1300m, 1400m in 2017 in Philippines.


2nd dam

PERFECT LUCK, by Danehill. Placed at 3, 2d AJC Southern Cross Broadcasting P., STC 2KY Big Sports Breakfast P. Three-quarter-sister to Peppie (dam of SEA BATTLE), half-sister to FINAL CARD, GOLD ACE, PEPITE D'OR, Chemin de Fer, Dharapani. Dam of 6 named foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

Hostage to Fortune. 2 wins. See above.

Luck's Elusive. 7 wins to 1450m, A$83,045 in Aust.

Kezzabelle. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

Kleva Kezza. 3 wins at 1300m, 1500m to 2017-18, 3d WATC Ian Goldsmith 65th Birthday H.


3rd dam

COUP DE CHANCE, by Coup de Feu. Winner at 1250m, STC Monterey S. Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

GOLD ACE (Dieu d'Or). Third on The 1995-96 3YO & 1996-97 4YO+ (joint) Australasian Classifications (1000m-1400m). 7 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$956,520, AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, VRC Salinger S., Gr.1, Lightning S., Gr.1, Chivas Regal S., Gr.3, VATC HDF McNeil S., L, VRC Andersen Consulting S., L, AJC Empire Link 2YO H., 2d VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr.2, BTC Sprint H., Gr.3, GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic S., RL, VATC JD MacDonald S., L, 3d BATC Foster's Cup, Gr.2, VATC Chirnside S., Gr.3, VRC WJT Clarke S., L. Sire.

FINAL CARD (Elounda Bay). 6 wins to 1300m, A$424,408, VRC Gadsden S., Gr.1, STC Theo Marks H., Gr.2, Concorde S., L, AJC Denis Rowe H., STC Beverley Park H., North Narrabeen H., 2d VRC Hilton on the Park S., Gr.3, AJC Hall Mark S., L, City Tatt's RC Lightning H., L, 3d STC Theo Marks H., Gr.2, Star Kingdom S., Gr.3, AJC Shorts H., L. Sire.

PEPITE D'OR (Dieu d'Or). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, VRC Moomba P., L, VATC Sturt H., Ripponlea 2YO H., 2d VATC Ian G Miller H. Dam of-

Eureka Pulse. 2 wins at 1100m, SAJC Darley H., 3d SAJC Sportingbet H.

Solanas. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

EL DORADO DREAMING (Ilovethiscity). Winner at 2, A$753,755, in 2017-18, ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, 3d ATC Champagne S., Gr.1.

Peppie. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

SEA BATTLE (Quest for Fame). 8 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$688,820, MVRC Crystal Mile H., Gr.2, VRC Winter Championship, L, MRC Le Pine Funeral Services P., VRC Peter Rowland at Flemington H., AJC Shame H., MRC Penny Edition H., VRC Heat 7 Winter Championship, 2d VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, MRC Hussonet Cup, AJC Lest We Forget H., MRC Queen of Scots H., MVRC El Segundo H., 4th MRC Toorak H., Gr.1. Sire.

Poulter - Full of Joy (H.K.) (Quest for Fame). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 800m to 1600m, NZ$29,050, HK$3,723,750, M$92,000, HKJC Mr Vitality H., Chinese New Year Cup, Johannesburg H., CJC Publication Juvenile S., 2d Southland Guineas, L, CJC Royal Wolf Trading 3YO S., HKJC Sasa Beauty Plus H., Plover Cove H., 3d Hong Kong Macau Trophy, L, Ashburton RC Ray Coupland S., L, North Canterbury RC Canterbury S., L, HKJC Duddell H., Showbiz Update H., 4th Gore Guineas, L.

Chemin de Fer (Plus Vite). 8 wins to 1400m, A$183,300, MVRC Clean Up H., 3MP P.H., Qantas Club Invitation H., VATC Ian Miller H., Bill Williamson H., 2d VATC Myer S., Gr.3, VRC Galilee Welter H., MVRC End of Season H., VATC City of Caulfield H., 3d MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, VATC Moondah P.H., L, William Clarke S., VRC Rising Stars H., 4th VATC Vic Health Cup, Gr.1.

Dharapani (One Pound Sterling). 9 wins to 1500m, A$75,720, 2d Mornington RC RM Ansett S.H., L, 3d Kilmore Cup, L.

Twilight Decree. 3 wins at 1000m, 1100m in Aust.


4th dam

POPSIE, by Don. Placed at 2 in Ireland. Dam of 3 named foals, 1 to race, inc:-

Coup de Chance. Winner. See above.


Race Record:

3 wins at 1200m, 1350m to 2017-18, 2d SAJC Holdfast Insurance H., Bob Cowper OAM Memorial P., 3d SAJC Akeed Mofeed at Goldin Farms P.