When Western Australian trainer Adian De Campo picked out a colt by underrated sire Sunshine Beach at breeders Trevor Lindsays property prior to the 2022 APG sale, he was keen to get involved in bidding on him when he entered the sales ring.
De Campo went to $47,500 to secure the athletic colt who would be go on to be named Menemsha which is the fishing village on Marthas Vineyard Island the Northeastern USA, Massachusetts which was used during the filming of the classic movie Jaws.
Menemsha finished his juvenile season with wins in the Group 2 Pearl Classic then followed that win up with victory in the Group 1 Westbred Classic banking a total of $179, 711 for his syndicate of owners.
Menemsha is out of the Falcon Steelster mare Falcons Gem who is the also the dam of Bettors Gem winner of the Listed Westbred Mares Classic and the 2016 Village Kid Sprint, Bettors Gem won over $100,000 in prizemoney and in the breeding barn has left Group 2 winner Swingband.
Trevor and Colleen Lindsay under their banner of Karnup Racing have a half brother to Menemsha by Poster Boy entered for the 2024 APG sale which will sure to draw interest from buyers.
The Lindsay’s have 9 colts and 3 fillies in their draft for next year’s APG Perth Sale to be held on March 3.