Linen King

Sire: Written Tycoon

Dam: Excelvision

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Gelding

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Nov 2nd, 2014

Country: Australia

Silks: Lime Green, Navy Blue Diamond





Chestnut geldingFoaled in 2014

SireIglesiaLast TycoonTry My Best
2002Party MissKenmareKalamoun
  Miss EntertainerVain
DamExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
2005Astral VisionGrosvenorSir Tristram

WRITTEN TYCOON (AUS) (Chestnut 2002-Stud 2007). 2 wins at 2, STC Todman Slipper Trial S., Gr.2. Leading Aust. Sire of 2YOs 2015-16. Sire of 484 rnrs, 358 wnrs, 22 SW, inc. Capitalist (ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1), (La) Luna Rossa, Tycoon Tara, Music Magnate, Howmuchdoyouloveme, Winning Rupert, Super Cash, Rich Enuff, Booker, Written Dash, Trump, Vibrant Rouge, Hot Dipped, It is Written, Balf's Choice, Grande Rosso, Grand Tycoon, Overplay, etc.


1st dam

EXCELVISION, by Exceed and Excel. Raced once. Dam of four named foals, all raced, inc:-

Pilly's Wish (f. by Bel Esprit). 4 wins to 1300m, A$198,870, MRC Thurgood Family P., Bunny Measure Twice, Cut Once H., MVRC Drain Man H., 2d MRC Sportingbet William Hill H., MVRC Dr Sheahan P., Pantry Packer H., 3d MVRC Kerry Gillespie H., MRC Pancare Foundation H., Carlton Draught H.

Keep the Vision (f. by Keep the Faith). Placed in Aust.

Faithful Eye (g. by Keep the Faith). Placed at 3 in Aust.


2nd dam

ASTRAL VISION, by Grosvenor. 4 wins from 1600m to 2100m in Aust. Sister to HEAVENLY BODY, blood-sister to La Banca (dam of MOVEOVR). Dam of 7 foals, 6 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Flying Visit. 5 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, A$77,600, K$67,616,000 in Aust. and Korea, AJC Lawn 2YO H., Cabra-Vale Diggers Club 76th Birthday H., STC Tooheys New 2YO H., 2d STC Masterton Homes 2YO H. Dam of-

Boulogne. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m in Korea.

Xan Xan. Winner at 2150m, 3d Avondale JC First Sovereign Trust H.


3rd dam

ASTRAL, by Ruling. Placed in NZ. Half-sister to EPIDAURUS, Tan Jay, Tusitala (dam of UNCLE REMUS). Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

HEAVENLY BODY (Grosvenor). 3 wins from 1600m to 2400m, NZ$11,460, A$110,400, South Australian Oaks, Gr.1, Avondale JC Karaka Heights H., 2d ARC The Sale of the Century H. Producer.

Always the Best. 9 wins to 1300m in Macau, Macau Galaxy S.

Seniority. 7 wins to 1400m, A$131,350, AJC Nilo Welter H., STC Camperdown Welter H., AJC Caspian H., STC AWA Totalisators H., Clear Finish H., Gutherys Pacific H., 2d AJC Valparaiso Welter H., STC Truscott's Toyota H., Tooheys Classic Series Welter H., Inglis Classic Yearling Sale H., 3d AJC Marceau Welter H., Aureole Welter H., STC Gloucester Welter H., Royce Gregory 2YO H.


4th dam

STAROPHELIA, by Beau Repaire. Winner at 2, Avondale S., L, 2d Avondale JC Kindergarten P. Sister to AIREPHELIA, Philaso, Anne de Beaupre (dam of BEAU SOVEREIGN), half-sister to ADVOCACY, TOUCH 'N GO, Beau Supreme, Mattiwilda (dam of GALEOLA), Courtship (dam of EIN PROSIT). Dam of 12 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

EPIDAURUS (Forearmed). Winner at 1¾m, VRC St Leger, Gr.2, 2d VATC Stanley P., L, Mitchell H., VRC Fentona H., 3d VRC River H. Sire.

Tan Jay (Sovereign Edition). 2 wins at 1400m, 1900m, Rotorua RC Bertram H., 2d ARC Ladies Mile, L, 3d Great Northern Oaks, Gr.2. Producer.

Tusitala. Winner at 6f in NZ. 1978 NZ Broodmare of the Year. Dam of-

UNCLE REMUS (Bandmaster II). 1978 NZ Horse of the Year. Head of The 1977-78 NZ 3YO Free H. 15 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, NZ$136,075, New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Wellington Derby, Gr.2, Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, Canterbury Gold Cup, Gr.2, Avondale Guineas, Gr.3, Rotorua Challenge S., Gr.3, Wellington S., Gr.3, Te Aroha JC Thames Valley S., Gr.3, Cambridge Breeders' S., L, 2d ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, 3d Waikato RC International S., Gr.2. Sire.

Mother Goose. 3 wins at 1200m, 1600m in NZ. Dam of-

Ana Paola. Unraced. Dam of-

VAIN ANA (Vain Promise). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, NZ$109,950, ARC Newmarket H., L, 3d ARC Railway H., Gr.1. Producer.

Star d'Or. Winner at 5f in NZ. Dam of-

Lucy d'Or. Unraced. Dam of-

CHANCE AFFAIR (Provideo). 18 wins from 1000m to 2000m, A$168,875, Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Gold Cup, L, Queanbeyan City Cup.

Mary Teresa. Unraced. Dam of-

La Banca (Grosvenor). 7 wins from 1200m to 2100m, A$124,400, MRC Australian Racing Museum P., 3d VRC Bagot H., L. Dam of-

MOVEOVR (Postponed). 6 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$101,925, Ashburton RC Ray Coupland S., L, CJC Guineas Trial.

Power O'Raylee. 5 wins from 1500m to 2050m, A$195,513, MVRC Sportingbet Carlyon Classic, MRC D'Urban H. Dam of-

SNITZKRAFT (Snitzel). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1050m, 1200m, A$412,300, to 2017-18, BRC Falvelon H., L, 2d BRC Phelan Ready S., L.

Hilara. Unraced. Dam of-

Leg Hi. 2 wins at 1300m, 1400m in NZ. Dam of-

MILLNORM (McGinty). 10 wins from 1600m to 2200m, NZ$182,525, ARC Cornwall H., Gr.3, Cornwall H., L, BOP RC Kiwifruit Cup, L, 2d ARC Mitchelson Cup, L.

March Strong. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

SNOW EMPRESS (Wassl Reef). 8 wins from 1000m to 1600m in India, Ootacamund Nilgiris Derby, L.

Petine. Unraced. Dam of-

Miss Thursday. Unplaced. Dam of-

THURSDAY'S CHILD (Grosvenor). 4 wins from 1400m to 2000m, NZ$300, A$130,000, SAJC Stuart Crystal S., L, 3d Ipswich Cup, Gr.3. Producer.

Miss Sagamartha. Raced twice. Dam of-

Frolicking Miss. Unraced. Dam of-

CONFLIGHT (Host). 4 wins to 1200m, S$295,603, Singapore 3YO Sprint, L, Singapore TC Novice S.

Yanto. Unplaced. Dam of-

Madam Tristo. 3 wins at 1600m, 1900m, STC Caringbah WBC H. Dam of-

Have Love (Canny Lad). Winner at 2, AJC Minoru 2YO H., 3d AJC Gimcrack S., L. Dam of-

HAPPY ZERO (Danzero). 8 wins to 1400m, A$130,500, S$92,250, HK$12,816,250, HKJC Sha Tin Sprint Trophy, L, 2d Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile, Gr.1.

Mary. Unraced. Dam of-

COSSACK WARRIOR (Bletchingly). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, A$305,130, VATC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.2, Herbert Power H., Gr.2, 2d MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VATC St George S., Gr.2, VRC Blamey S., Gr.2, 3d VATC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, Memsie S., Gr.2, VRC Blamey S., Gr.2. Sire.

COSSACK PRINCE (Sir Tristram). Joint second on The 1983-84 Australasian 4YO+ Classification (2100m+). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1750m, A$258,200, STC Peter Pan S., Gr.2, 2d VATC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, Victoria Derby, Gr.1, VATC Underwood S., Gr.1, Caulfield S., Gr.1, VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, 3d VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1. Sire.


Race Record: 1 Starts 0-0-0 A$660.

Raced once.