Island Missile

Sire: Smart Missile

Dam: Iguana Jo

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 7 year old

Foaled: Sep 5th, 2014

Country: Australia


Gangemi Thoroughbreds, Simeon Ballantyne, cameron bell, Clayton Bell, Kerrie Cali, Brennan Carlisle, Josh Claridge, Janet Erwin, Chris Frawley, John Gangemi, Kem & Melissa Hassan, Jamie Herkes, Sylvo Iro, Tim Larkan, Jerry Lobban, Joanne McLean, Frank Muscara, Jarrad Newham, Jamie Pitchers, Jonathan Sutton, APJ Syndicate, Laurence Torpy, Tim Urquhart, Brayden Watkins

Career Record: 46-6-10-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    13.0 %
  • Place
    28.3 %





Bay GeldingFoaled in 2014

SireFastnet RockDanehillDanzig
SMART MISSILE (AUS) Piccadilly CircusRoyal Academy
2008Comical SmileComic StripRed Ransom
DamDynaformerRobertoHail to Reason
IGUANA JO (USA) Andover WayHis Majesty
2006GuanaSilleryBlushing Groom
  Great ConnectionDayjur

SMART MISSILE (AUS) (Bay 2008-Stud 2012). 3 wins-2 at 2, ATC Todman S., Gr.2. Leading Aust. First Season Sire 2015-16. Sire of 479 rnrs, 318 wnrs, 16 SW, inc. Maid of Heaven (ATC Spring Champion S., Gr.1), Smart Melody, I'll Have a Bit, Debellatio, Jericho Missile, Ready to Prophet, Broadwayandfourth, Missile Mantra, Beauty, Final Award, Irish Bet - Hong Kong Bet (H.K.), Smart Coupe, Exocet, Missile Launch, Sassy 'n' Smart, Special Missile, etc.


1st dam

IGUANA JO, by Dynaformer. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of six named foals, three to race, two winners, inc:-

AMMIRATA (f. by Nadeem). 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$279,385, Gosford RC Belle of the Turf S., Gr.3, ATC E-Group Security H., TAB More Than Winning H., H., 2d ATC McGrath Estate Agents H., TAB Place Multi H., 3d ATC Can Assist Charity Racing2win H., McGrath Estate Agents H.

Island Missile (g. by Smart Missile). 3 wins. See below.


2nd dam

GUANA, by Sillery. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1450m, 1700m, Arlington Park Flawlessly S., L, Keeneland Allowance, 2d Saratoga Lake George S., Gr.3, Craon Criterium de l'Ouest, L, 4th Meadowlands Boiling Springs H., L, Kentucky Downs Pleasant Temper S., L. Half-sister to GREAT NEWS, LORD SINCLAIR, Alec and Arthur. Dam of 5 named foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

Bearheart. 11 wins from 1700m to 2150m, £1,045, €171,350 in France and Germany, Deauville Prix du Mesnil Eudes, Prix du Thenney, 3d Deauville Prix de l'Epronniere, Prix du Bois Barbot, Prix des Resniers, Saint-Cloud Prix de Chatou, Chantilly Prix de la Fu Madame.

Abraham. 4 wins from 1900m to 3800m, €78,026, to 2020, Deauville Prix de Bellouet, 2d Leopardstown H., Galway Guinness H.

Carnacki. 4 wins at 1400m, 1600m in Bahrain.

Iguana Jo. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

GREAT CONNECTION, by Dayjur. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Half-sister to WINNING CONNECTION, Bankruptcy Court, Thrilla in Manila, Unbridled Lassie, Houston Connection, Vermont Connection (dam of FORTUITOUS). Dam of 17 foals, 13 to race, 11 winners, inc:-

LORD SINCLAIR (Mizzen Mast). 4 wins at 1200m, 1300m, €39,000, HK$2,820,175, Deauville Prix Montenica, L, HKJC Peninsula Golden Jubilee H., Expo Cup, 2d HKJC Chek Lap Kok H., Hong Kong Lions Cup, 3d HKJC Commitment & Caring H., Derby Restaurant & Bar H., Macau-Taipa Bridge H.

GREAT NEWS (Bering). 4 wins-3 at 2-from 1400m to 1600m, €78,000, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Isola Bella, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Sauge Pourpree, Deauville Prix de la Falaise, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Ronde de Nuit, L, 3d Compiegne Prix des Lilas, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Bagatelle, L. Producer.

GUANA (Sillery). 4 wins. See above.

Alec and Arthur (Successful Appeal). 2 wins at 2 in 2019, Churchill Downs Allowance, 3d Churchill Downs Kentucky Juvenile S., L.


4th dam

LASSIE CONNECTION, by Seattle Slew. 3 wins in U.S.A. Sister to Charming Lassie (dam of LEMON DROP KID, BRULAY, STATUE OF LIBERTY), three-quarter-sister to A.P. INDY, Weekend in Seattle (dam of MAMBO IN SEATTLE), half-sister to WOLFHOUND, WEEKEND SURPRISE (dam of SUMMER SQUALL, WELCOME SURPRISE, EAVESDROPPER), FOXHOUND, SPECTACULAR SPY, Al Mufti, Lassie's Lady (dam of BITE THE BULLET, SHUAILAAN). Dam of 16 foals, 13 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

WINNING CONNECTION (St Jovite). 21 wins from 7½f to 9f, US$520,597, Evangeline Mile H., L, Mountaineer Park West Virginia Governor's H., L, Houston Mile H., L, Churchill Downs Allowance, 3d Louisiana Downs Alliance H., L, Turfway Park Dust Commander S., L, 4th Oaklawn Park Fifth Season S., Gr.3, Turfway Park Prairie Bayou S., L, Meadowlands Broad Brush S., L.

Unbridled Lassie (Unbridled). 3 wins at 6f, 8½f, Churchill Downs Allowance, Gulfstream Park Allowance, 2d Sportsmans National Jockey Club Oaks, L, 3d Belmont Coaching Club American Oaks, Gr.1, Gulfstream Park Bonnie Miss S., Gr.2. Producer.

Thrilla in Manila (Manila). 12 wins-1 at 2-at 5½f, 6f, 3d Laurel Futurity, Gr.3.

Bankruptcy Court (Dixieland Band). 4 wins from 7f to 9½f, Gulfstream Park Allowance, Saratoga Allowance, 2d Hawthorne Derby, Gr.3.

Houston Connection (Alysheba). 9 wins-2 at 2, 2d Belmont Pilgrim S., Gr.3, 3d Woodbine Summer S., L. Sire.

Vermont Connection. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

FORTUITOUS (Dynaformer). 2 wins at 2, Woodbine Natalma S., Gr.3, 2d Gulfstream Park Via Borghese S., L. Producer.


Race Record: 32 Starts 3-7-1 A$287,210.

3 wins at 1350m, 1400m, A$287,210, ATC Winter Racing H., 2d Gosford Guineas, L, ATC Hyland Boxing Day Sale H., Autumn Carnival on Sale H., So You Think Hall of Fame H., Happy 18th Birthday T Norris H., Owners Benefit Card H., 3d ATC Half Yearly Membership H.