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Bivouac x Turn My Heart 1YO Filly



BY Bivouac

Exceed And Excel’s best-performed son to retire to stud.

Crowned World Champion Sprinter, Champion Three-Year-Old, amassing $5,696,110 in prize money and retiring a six-time Group winner, three at G1 level.

Bivouac is the best and fastest son of Exceed And Excel, Australia’s leading influence for speed and early maturity.

First yearlings by Bivouac well received at Magic Millions

World Champion Sprinter achieves a milestone with a yearling making $675,000.

Out of Turn My Heart (USA)

and her American pedigree is generating a lot of interest. The Union Rags (USA) mare, Turn My Heart (USA). The dam is a half-sister to juvenile winner and Group 3-placed Strong Barrows (USA). The second dam, Chelsea Ballad (USA) (Street Cry {IRE}) is a half-sister to Listed winner Key Guy (Key To The Mint) and juvenile and Group 1 winner Chelsey Flower (USA), who produced Group 3 winner Kentucky Dynamite (USA) (Kingmambo {USA}).


Breeding overview

This Exceed And Excel/Seattle Slew (USA) cross - noting that Exceed And Excel's damsire Lomond (USA) is Seattle Slew's half-brother - has been well represented by 16 stakes winners including two of Exceed And Excel's best grandsons - Gold Trip (Fr) and Thunder Snow (Ire). This filly's grandam is a half-sister to the Group 1 mare Chelsey Flower (USA) (His Majesty {USA}) from a family that has fared well locally with Charge Forward.

We invite you to race with us and Danny O'Brien this filly by first-season sire BIVOUAC out of TURN MY HEART. She screams speed and we could be back at the Magic Millions next year for the $3M 2YO Classic! 

  • By the first season sire Bivouac who is the best and fastest son of Exceed And Excel.

  • Out of Turn My Heart (USA) and her American pedigree are generating a lot of interest.

  • We secured this filly at an incredible value! 

  • Top Bloodstock Agent Luke Wilkinson and trainer Danny O'Brien picked her.

  • Trained by Multiple G1 winning horse trainer Danny O’Brien – Including the G1 Melbourne Cup 2019.

  • Analysed by our team of experts - Starblue Bloodstock Manager Brian Hibberd and Director Adrien Senechaud. 

  • Bonuses Bobs eligible. 

  • Great Physical: Athletic framemoving very well, and is classy.

  • Bhima Thoroughbreds have already sold three individual G1 winners last season, Militarize, Imperatriz and Tropical Squall.

  • High-class runners produced from US-bred mares include Little Brose, Russian Revolution, Forbidden Love, Wild Ruler, Kukeracha and Golden Sixty.

  • High-class recent performers produced from non-winning mares including Tuvalu, Bella Nipotina, Hitotsu, Lost And Running, I’m Thunderstuck, Think It Over, Private Eye and Trapeze Artist.

  • X-rays are low risk and scoped Grade 1.

  • Full ownership privileges (mounting yard access etc.) and communication at its best - Go pro footage, drone footage, weekly updates, etc. Visit your horse when it is convenient for you. etc.

  • World-class facilities to give the filly its best chance to succeed at the highest level.


This is your chance to buy into this filly and join the racing stable of Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Danny O’Brien and take on this unique opportunity️!


The filly will start the breaking-in process in a few days and 4 weeks later after completing this stage, she will head to the Geelong stable for her first preparation. 

Share prices:

​1% - $1,480 (GST Incl)

2% - $2,960 (GST Incl)

2.5% - $3,700 GST Incl)

The above include Yearling Acquisition Price + GST, endoscopic exam & vet certificate incl x-rays, etc, selection, Magic Millions race series nomination fee, 12 months insurance, breaking in fee, agistment, pre-training, training, farrier, wormer, dentist, Plusvital DNA test, transport and all other stable fees to 31st March 2024. 

Thereafter, approximate ongoing monthly fees of $50 for 1% when the filly is at full training.

2% - $100/Month 

2.5% - $125/Month

This filly has all the attributes on her side to succeed at the highest level. Join us and race with the best minds in the industry.

Payment plans of 30 to 60 days are available for the purchase of the share. Contact us for more information! Detailed info pack available etc. PDS approved.

Location: Victoria, Australia

Trainer: Danny O'Brien

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