We've Got This


Sire: Hard Spun

Dam: Akiva

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Oct 18th, 2011

Country: Australia

Silks: Red And White Stripes, Striped Sleeves, Striped Cap

Career Record: 21-4-5-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    19.0 %
  • Place
    33.3 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2011

SireDanzigNorthern DancerNearctic
HARD SPUN (USA) Pas de NomAdmiral's Voyage
2004Turkish TrystTurkomanAlydar
AKIVA (AUS) Vain DisplayVain
1999Sparkling SaluteBrave SaluteWithout Fear
  Slick JewelCerreto

HARD SPUN (USA) (Bay 2004-Stud 2008). 7 wins-3 at 2, Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.1. Sire of 608 rnrs, 396 wnrs, 43 SW, inc. Questing (Saratoga Coaching Club American Oaks, Gr.1), Hard Not to Like, Ertijaal, Wicked Strong, Hard Aces, Smooth Roller, Hardest Core, Zo Impressive, Big John B, Moviesta, Promising Run, Tarquin, San Nicasio, Red Duke, Text'n Hurley, Island Town, Maftool, Hard Enough, Easter Gift, Hierro, Reload, Someries, Mihalic, etc.


1st dam

AKIVA, by Keltrice. 5 wins to 1450m, A$103,055, SAJC Healthy Choices H., Xmas Twilight H., 2d SAJC Rosemount Estate H., Sajc.com.au H., Legacy Consolidated Plant & Quarries H., Mistral H.-twice, Schweppes H., Tokyo H., 3d MRC Grace Darling H., Herald Sun Australia Day H., SAJC Hitide H. Dam of two named foals, both winners-

We've Got This (g. by Hard Spun). Winner. See below.

Sparkling Miss (f. by Artie Schiller). Winner at 1200m, BRC Grinders Coffee P.


2nd dam

SPARKLING SALUTE, by Brave Salute. 9 wins to 1450m, A$80,680, SAJC Saints Welter H., BP Smithfield Welter H., VATC John Tapp H., SAJC Opportunity P.H., Old Lion Hotel P., 2d SAJC Rumpus Room Welter H., Hmas Torrens H., Hindmarsh/woodville Hotels H., 3d SAJC ADL Motors H., Balcony Restaurant Welter H., MVRC Chandos H. Half-sister to SLICK BROTHER. Dam of 5 named foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

Nedrullah. 6 wins to 1550m, A$107,975, MVRC Gogong H., SAJC Distinctive Lifestyle H., Mistral H., 2d SAJC Scott Group of Companies H., Tokyo City Cup H., Skycity H., 3d MRC Woorak H.

Akiva. 5 wins. See above.

Cynathea. 5 wins to 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

What the Heck. 3 wins to 1350m to 2015-16 in Aust.

Adderley. Winner at 2150m in Aust.


3rd dam

SLICK JEWEL, by Cerreto. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Three-quarter-sister to Son of Carringbush. Dam of 2 foals, both winners-

SLICK BROTHER (Amen Brother). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$129,110, SAJC Tattersall's Cup, L, Malaysia Airlines S., L, Ansett Australia Sprint H., L, Floodbird H., Welter H., H&H Industry H., Bonnett's Saddlery H., Peter Elberg Funerals P.H., 2d SAJC Adelaide Guineas, Gr.3, HC Nitschke S., L, 2YO H., La Bamba H., Womens Suffrage Welter H., 3d SAJC Tattersall's Cup, L, Clipsal Sprint H., Peter Elberg Funerals S.H., Hunting Horn H., Kingston Town H.

Sparkling Salute. 9 wins. See above.


4th dam

MISS TIARA, by Better Boy. Unplaced. Dam of 14 named foals, 13 to race, 12 winners, inc:-

Son of Carringbush (Carringbush). 2 wins at 2000m, 2200m, VRC Dayana H., 2d VRC Skipton H., Royal Australian Navy H., 3d VRC St Leger, Gr.2, SAJC St Leger, Gr.3, VRC Kentucky Chicken P.

Toka Boy. 14 wins from 1000m to 2050m, AJC Encourage H.

Lo-Tar. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 2100m, VRC Drongo H.

Tiara Bangle. 6 wins at 1600m, 1700m, MVRC Glen Orla H., WR Kemball H., 3d MVRC Glen Orla H. Producer.

Our Dana. 5 wins from 1350m to 1600m, BATC Novice H.

Sir Filou. 5 wins from 1500m to 2000m, QTC Intermediate H.-twice.

Persian Otto. 8 wins from 1200m to 2400m in Aust.

Slick Gem. 3 wins from 1800m to 2050m in Aust. Producer.

Mild Temptation. 3 wins from 1500m to 1900m in Aust.

Silica. 2 wins at 1000m, 1700m in Aust. Dam of-

Mandator (Mandana). 8 wins from 1600m to 2650m, A$84,040, VRC Birthday H., MVRC Magdala H.-twice, Mount Alexander H., 2d VRC Headquarters H., L.

King Marquis. 2 wins at 1500m, 1700m in Aust.

Slick Jewel. Winner. See above.

Exchange Lady. Unraced. Dam of-

Maude Ellen. Unraced. Dam of-

Sound Judgement. 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, SAJC SGIC Superannuation H., 2d SAJC Rajah Sahib H., BP Keeps You Moving H., 3d SAJC Sheraco H., Eve Balance H., Denhoti H.


5th dam

DIAMOND BANGLE, by Ottoman. 6 wins from 5½f to 12¼f in Aust. Half-sister to CHESTNUT LADY (dam of CHESTILLION), FREE SPEECH. Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Ekalta. 9 wins from 1200m to 1700m, VRC Maidstone H., Misting H., Paddock H., Hiraji Welter H., VATC Booran Welter H.

Miss Daintree. 6 wins from 1m to 13f, MVRC Jacana H.

Gala Park. 6 wins from 6f to 8½f in Aust. Dam of-

Park Glenn. 15 wins from 1000m to 2050m, VATC Park S., Grange H., Cranbourne Cup. Sire.


Race Record: 6 Starts 1-2-1 A$81,060.

Winner at 1200m, A$81,060, in 2014-15, 2d VRC Union Road Community Hub Trophy, Hugo Throssell VC H., 3d SAJC William Hill S., Gr.2.