Above The Limit

Above The Limit

3 year old Bay Filly

Sire: Exosphere Dam: Tipsy Lane

Trainer's Name: Ryan Balfour


A really neat package and looks the real deal. She boasts a lovely long stride. 

She is correct in every way, perfect temperament and big hind-quarters. She boasts a strong neck and a big deep girth.

She looks like she will get to the track early. A great mover and strong. A filly with all the right angles a really nice horse.

She is in full work at Ryan Balfour's stables, she is doing everything right and showing the ability to make her mark at the races.

Closely related to 6 individual black type winners including:

BUNDY LAD. 10 wins-5 at 2-from 800m to 1600m, MVRC Bill Stutt S., Gr.2, VATC JJ Liston S., Gr.2, Memsie S., Gr.2, Wanganui Guineas, L, Waikato RC Foxbridge P., L, Whangarei RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' P., L, ARC Parnell H., Monarchs American Football 2YO H., Avondale JC Natural Juvenile S., 2d STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2, Cambridge Breeders' S., Gr.3, ARC Welcome S., L, BATC Doomben Classic.Closely related to 6 Black type performers.

BABBLING BROOKE. 10 wins-3 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, Franklin RC Lion Breweries S., L, 2d ARC Railway H., Gr.1-twice


EXOSPHERE by Champion race horse and sire LONHRO. Exosphere was the winner of the Group one Golden Rose and twice a Group two winner. Lohnro needs no introduction 11 time Group 1 winner, Sire of 827 winners (71.0%), earnings of over $102 million, 76 stakes winners, 66 stakes placegetters. 

EXOSPHERE. 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1400m, ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1, Roman Consuk S., Gr.2, Run to the Rose H., Gr.2, 4th VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, Lightning., Gr.1.

LONHRO Horse of the Year in Australia in 2003-04. Champion 3YO in Australia in 2001-02 & Joint top of the 2004 World Rankings (mile). Top of the 2001-02 Australasian 3YO Classification (middle). 26 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 2000m, AJC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, AJC George Main S., Gr.1, Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, STC George Ryder S., Gr.1-twice, MRC Yalumba S., Gr.1-twice, CF Orr S., Gr.1, AJC Stan Fox S., Gr.2, Warwick S., Gr.2-twice, Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, Hobartville S., Gr.2, Expressway S., Gr.2, Apollo S., Gr.2, MRC St George S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2-twice, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, STC Missile S., Gr.3, NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., Gr.3, STC Heritage S., L, Parramatta Leagues Club 2YO H., 2d AJC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, Warwick S., Gr.2, STC Wests Illawarra 2YO H., 3d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, STC Missile S., Gr.3, 4th AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, George Main S., Gr.1, VATC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1.

His oldest progeny are yearlings.


TIPSY LANE was a winner up to 1250m. She has double cross of DANEHILL. She is the half- sister to stakes winner SELF FLIT and stakes performer Quick Speed.

SELF FLIT. 5 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Hong Kong Classic Mile, L, HKJC Sha Tin Trophy, L, Beijing H., Success Partners H., Macwhinnie Cup, 2d Hong Kong Derby, L, 3d HKJC Chairman's Trophy, L.

She is also closely related to stakes winner BUNDY LAD, ROYAL COMMANDS and BALLUX.

ROYAL COMMANDS. 3 wins from 1200m to 2100m, MRC Ladies Day Vase, L, Samson H., Perfect Bliss H., 2d MVRC Gillies Famous Pies Country Cup, 3d VRC AGL Renewable Energy Trophy H.

BALLUX. 3 wins at 2, ARC Welcome S., L, Sapling S.H., Waikato RC Junior H.