TRL Player Profile: Lot 469 Flying Artie x Laylia

Jan 22, 2021

By Terry Kennedy

By sire Flying Artie – Australia’s highest rated 3YO sprinter in 2016/17


Sire – Flying Artie:


Flying Artie winning the COolmore Stud Stakes 


Flying Artie winning the G3 Blue Diamond Prelude 

An Exceptional Juvenile – won the G3 Blue Diamond Prelude defeating Star Turn, ran a tremendous Blue Diamond running 2nd to Extreme Choice, and ran 3rd in the G1 Golden Slipper with Champion Capitalist the only colt beating him home. He won the Group 1 Stallion-Making Coolmore Stakes defeating the likes of Extreme Choice, Astern, Star Turn, and Russian Revolution


“Flying Artie was superb in the 2016 Blue Diamond, rating 102.3 in one of the highest rating editions of the race on record. To put that in perspective he would have won this years edition of the race and would have clearly defeated Pride of Dubai in the 2015 Edition” – Leading Australian Form Analyst Daniel O’Sullivan.

View full stallion page here. 


Dam – Laylia:

Sired by Redoute’s Choice, Laylia had 3 wins in her career and has had five foals race so far. Laylia is the dam of 4 winners including Shamalia and Emperor’s Way, both Group 3 winners. Emperor’s Way has had six wins and has earnt prize money of almost $500,000.