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contents september 8
the Frankel foreword
Paul Haigh and Sue Montgomery put into words their thoughts on Frankel’s scintillating York success
Mayson bought by Cheveley, there’ll be fireworks at Fasig, Ted Voute reviews the Arqana sale and stud plans confirmed for leading US horses
18 Gosden’s way with the ladies
The Fugue’s success at Goodwood was the fifth Group 1 victory by a filly trained by Gosden this summer
22 leading sires’ tables supplied by Weatherbys
26 Age has not withered them
The European older generation is holding its own against this year’s three-year-olds, writes Jocelyn de Moubray
30 US yearling shopping
John Sparkman sees Sheikh Mohammed spending at Saratoga
8 US and Irish focus
34 There’s nothin’ like a Dane
Alan Porter profiles Danedream’s pedigree and finds she’s not the first in the family to boss the colts
38 Live fast, die young, leave a beautiful last crop of foals
Victor Sheahan investigates whether there is a “death effect” on sales prices after a stallion’s demise
74 southern-hemisphere news
Patinack Farm to sell at Magic Millions Horses in Training Sale, More Than Ready joins the 100 club
76 mare of the month
Margot Did, bought by Coolmore
78 the database
with pedigrees compiled by Weatherbys
98 photo of the month
A frisky yearling at Saratoga tests his handler’s skills
40 The quiet man making a noise
Lissa Oliver travels to Bansha House Stables to meet David Marnane, who trained his first Royal Ascot winner this season
70 The future starts now
Alan Porter runs through this year’s European stallions with first yearlings by average foal price
46 Breeding to race, racing to breed
Max Morris and Carolyn Alexander explain the rationale behind the breeding programme at Iverk House Stud
54 US viewpoints
Pete Denk asks three US horsemen for their views on the future of horseracing in America
62 Big in the US, Europe and (probably soon) Japan...
Kathleen Donovan meets owner J Paul Reddam, owner of this year’s Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner I’ll Have Another
the cover Frankel wins at York: Trevor Jones
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the frankel foreword
We make no apology for giving two of our leading columnists a chance to put into writing how they felt when witnessing Frankel’s sublime performance at York. Paul Haigh believes that Frankel is “about as beautiful a creature as has ever been put on earth”, while Sue Montgomery says he treated “top-class middle-distance rivals with the same insouciantly cheerful contempt with which he had disposed of those in the mile division”. Admire Trevor Jones’s picture of the wonderful horse in the winners’ enclosure here, turn over to enjoy the wonderful performance in words. 6
the frankel foreword
the frankel foreword
good? The C4 gang had a shot at it, announcing proudly towards the end of their programme that they’d thought of a new name for him which was “Frankelstein”. Well, it does manage to convey something of his “otherness” perhaps. But it isn’t original, being in fact the rather disrespectful nickname applied by certain US press men during his lifetime to the trainer after whom Frankel is named. And while Frankel the horse may indeed, in the sense the word is used to denote greatness in racing, be a monster, if not The Monster, he’s certainly nothing like the one
He has the chest of a bull and the elegance of a teenage gymnast. When he came back to the winners’ enclosure after the Juddmonte International his toes were twinkling like Fred Astaire’s
he man who is closest to Frankel summed up the magnificent colt’s latest tour de force on behalf of everyone else who saw it, heard about it, tweeted about it and will in Turf history books read about it, assuming that skill is still available a generation down the line, writes Sue Montgomery. “Mindblowing,” said Sadeep Gauravaram, who looks after the champion at Warren Place. The formbook will record forever that Frankel won the Juddmonte International at York by 7l in a time nearly a second faster than standard, that he started at 1-10 favourite in a field of nine and the record book that it took his unbeaten tally to 13 and that it was an unprecedented eighth successive Group 1 victory. That, if you like, is the science. The art was the glorious sight of a supreme athlete rising to a new challenge with insulting ease, treating top-class middle-distance rivals with the same insouciantly cheerful contempt with which he had disposed of those in the mile division. The International was Frankel’s first attempt at 1m2f and, 40 years on, he laid the ghost of the defeat of Brigadier Gerard, whose winning run infamously came to an end at the hoofs of Derby winner Roberto. Frankel’s chief rival in the International was judged to be threetime Group 1 winner St Nicholas Abbey. The five-year-old, who was damned with faint praise by starting at 5-1 second favourite, had pacemakers Robin Hood and Windsor Forest to help him; Frankel’s comrades in arms were his faithful year-older half-brother Bullet Train and the previous year’s winner Twice Over. The pace was generous up front, with St Nicholas Abbey, his stamina proven, heading the pack behind the trailblazers. But the ploy by the Ballydoyle domestiques to try to draw Frankel’s sting came to precisely nothing. As the field swung into the straight it was apparent that the great horse was galloping with perfect composure
nd now what do you say? How do you describe something like this when you’ve wasted all your superlatives on other stuff which now turns out to have been no better than very, very
Dr Frankenstein put together. That one, at least in the Boris Karloff version, had a bolt through its neck, a complexion that looked as though it had been stitched together by a trainee sail maker on work experience, and an alarming tendency to lurch. Frankel on the other hand (could this be just imagination because he’s so close to perfection in almost every other respect?) is about as beautiful a creature as has ever been put on earth. He has the chest of a bull and the elegance of a teenage gymnast. When he came back to the winners’ enclosure after the Juddmonte International his toes were twinkling like Fred Astaire’s. So what do you say about him now he’s shown the theorising was correct and that perhaps he really is even better at middledistances than at a mile? The Yanks have got a song lyric that seems to fit at least a bit better than the other monster’s head. It
and as soon as Tom Queally asked, with barely more than a nudge, he surged past St Nicholas Abbey and stretched away. Farhh, the Godolphin representative who had chased Frankel home in the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood, pipped St Nicholas Abbey by a nose for another second spot, followed in at a wide interval by Twice Over, Bullet Train and Sri Putra. It was an electrifying performance, one to rank with Sea-Bird’s Arc or Secretariat’s Belmont Stakes for spinetingling brilliance, and the four-year-old, once Queally had managed to pull him up, returned to a from-the-heart ovation from the Yorkshire crowd. “They enjoyed that, didn’t they,” said the jockey, “and so did I. The strong pace made sure there was no funny business, it was end to end racing and the best horse won, and won comprehensively. “He was relaxed and in a rhythm and the race could’t have panned out better.” Cecil, seriously ill, had made the journey from Newmarket and welcomed his superstar in the winner’s circle with a quiet, appreciative pat on the top of his neck. “Fantastic,” he said, “makes me feel 20 years better.” The Champion Stakes at Ascot in October had been inked in as Frankel’s finale, but the intriguing prospect of a further step-up in distance before that, in the Arc, has not been entirely ruled out for Prince Khalid Abdullah’s home-bred celebrity. Frankel, with his physique, talent and charisma, is racing’s Usain Bolt, a rare flash of sporting lightning. Whether or not it will strike again remains to be seen, but those at Juddmonte are at least giving it a chance. Frankel was the result of his dam Kind’s first mating with Galileo; the less precocious and brilliant Noble Mission the second. The 11-year-old Danehill mare has a two-year-old, Morpheus, and a yearling by Oasis Dream. And, after a barren year, she is now due in January to Galileo once more.
starts: “Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the lord”. A few words about the race itself before someone starts calling for the nurse with the verbal incontinence pads. Frankel broke quite sluggishly and was settled by Tom Queally near the rear behind a fast pace set by two of the Ballydoyle pacemakers, Robin Hood and Windsor Castle, who had headed the great one’s normal lead horse, his half-brother Bullet Train. It was a sensible bid to defeat Frankel’s pace by finding some weakness in his stamina over a distance two and a half furlongs further than he’d ever raced before. It was obvious that they’d failed more than three furlongs from home, and not just that they’d burnt themselves out, but that their going off fast had stretched the two supposed main threats to the champion almost to the limit of their own resources. Tom Queally brought Frankel to the stands’ rail as the field fanned across the track, and as the leaders faltered, we were treated to the amazing sight of the Breeders’ Cup Turf winner St Nicholas Abbey being driven as hard two furlongs out as though he was in sight of the post, while Frankel went past him on the bridle. Frankel drew away as Frankel does, to win his record-breaking eighth consecutive Group 1 victory by 7l. His aggregate winning distance is now 75l.
odolphin’s Farrh tried hard without ever being able to give any hint that he might interfere with the victory procession, although he did manage to put his nose in front of the spent St. Nicholas Abbey on the line. Fourth, beaten a total 15l, was last year’s International winner and dual Champion Stakes winner, Twice Over, who only a couple of years ago ran a respectable third on his only non-turf outing to the great mare Zenyatta in the Breeders’ Cup Classic. So where does Frankel go from here? Britain’s leading bookmakers, reacting almost hysterically to what they’d seen, immediately announced that if it were decided that Frankel should step up another couple of furlongs for the Arc, they would be prepared to lay him at no better odds than 1/4. What does that say about his immense superiority over the probable Triple Crown winner Camelot, last year’s magnificent Arc winner Danedream, the Eclipse winner Nathaniel and the comeback queen Snow
Kind, the dam of Frankel, seen here at Juddmonte’s Banstead Manor. She is back in foal to Galileo
Fairy, not to mention the Japanese champion Orfevre? Some, forgetting perhaps that the Breeders’ Cup hasn’t lived up to its “World Racing Championships” title for around a decade now, have suggested the Breeders’ Cup Classic as a finale before he goes to stud at what seems certain to be a six-figure fee. Unless Prince Khalid Abdullah wants to pay further tribute to Bobby Frankel however, that surely isn’t going to happen. Frankel’s own trainer might not be up to making the trip, whether or not he’d like to, the surface isn’t suitable and, in any case, the Breeders’ Cup certainly needs Frankel far more than Frankel needs the Breeders’ Cup. By far the most likely last target before stud looks to be the British Champion Stakes at Ascot in mid-October. Let’s hope there are no quagmires to blunt his brilliance, no Acts of God (in the insurance sense) to somehow prevent him from going out on the triumphal note he should. Something has to be said here about Sir Henry Cecil. Sir Henry’s own story is so extraordinary, his peaks and troughs so spectacular, that, to use the useful cliché, no novelist would dare to invent him. The arrival of this astonishing horse in his care is a gift the religious might regard
as divine intervention; and the way he has brought Frankel on from headstrong dazzler to what it now seems certain we are going to look back on as the greatest racehorse of all time is a tremendous argument in favour of the notion that Cecil may not be just the most popular trainer there’s ever been in Britain, but the most talented too. Defying his cancer, Cecil went racing for the first time in two months at York on August 22. At present, he is a shadow of his former physical self, but it is now a longer shadow than even he has ever cast before. Although he had to speak in a whisper, it is a whisper that’s louder than any shouting, he said that seeing Frankel made him feel “Twenty years better”. How wonderful it would be if that were true. Like a few tall and languid old men fighting sickness he has a beautiful elegance about him too. There is something strangely apposite as well as touching about the connection between this great man and the horse that is the epitome of perfect health and exuberance. That well-known racing hack John Keats, anticipating Frankel/Cecil no doubt, wrote that “Beauty is truth, truth beauty – that is all ye know on earth and all ye need to know”. “Glory, glory hallelujah” as the nice song continues. Their truth goes marching on.
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Redoute’s Choice to stand in France Leading Australian sire to shuttle to Aga Khan’s Haras de Bonneval In a commercial deal between the Aga Khan Studs and Arrowfield Farm, the leading Australian sire Redoute’s Choice is to shuttle to the Aga Khan’s Haras de Bonneval, France for the 2013 Northern Hemisphere season. It is the first time that the stallion will have left Australia and his fee has already been published at €70,000. A son of the international champion sire Danehill, Redoute’s Choice has twice been a champion sire in Australia, as well as a champion sire of two-year-olds and a champion first-season sire. To date he is the sire of 89 stakes winners (11 per cent of his runners), with 21 of those being individual Group 1 winners. He retired to Arrowfield Stud in 2000. His leading performers include the Golden Slipper Stakes winner and five-time Group 1 winner Miss Finland, the three-time Group 1 winner Samantha Miss and Stratum, also a winner of the Golden Slipper. Redoute’s Choice has had five winners (Racing Post stats) from a handful of runners in Europe from mares bred on northern hemisphere time. In South Africa, Mike De Kock trains the Group 1 winner Musir. He is also proving to be a major sire of sires and 10 sons have already produced stakes winners. Six of those stakesproducing sons, including Snitzel, Stratum and Not A Single Doubt, have already had Group 1 winners. Georges Rimaud, manager of the Aga Khan Studs in France said, “We are very excited to have Redoute’s Choice on our stallion roster for 2013 and we
Georges Rimaud believes that Redoute’s Choice will be a “significant addition” to the French stallion ranks
will be sending at least 15 of our own mares to him. In recent years, Royal Ascot has proven that the Australian sprinting thoroughbred is comparable with the best in the world. “Redoute’s Choice is the dominant stallion in Australia and he has already, from limited exposure, sired major winners from mares by European stallions such as Kingmambo, Caerleon, Last Tycoon, Rainbow Quest and Nureyev. This is a wonderful opportunity to send
northern hemisphere mares to one of the best stallions in the world today, and he will undoubtedly have a strong and lasting impact on the European bloodstock industry. Furthermore, he will be a very significant addition to the stallion ranks in France, which will give an enormous boost to the French breeding industry.” Arrowfield’s John Messara stated: “We are particularly delighted with this arrangement not only because His Highness
the Aga Khan and some of the world’s most influential breeders will support Redoute’s Choice, but also because we already have the comfort of a strong working relationship with the Aga Khan Studs through our mare ventures. “We think this expanded alliance will give Redoute’s Choice the opportunity to create a truly global legacy.” Redoute’s Choice joins Sea The Stars, Dalakhani, Azamour, Sinndar and Siyouni on the Aga Khan Studs’ roster for 2013.
Mayson bought by Cheveley Park Newmarket Stud buys majority share in the July Cup winner
CHEVELEY Park Stud in Newmarket has purchased a majority share in the July Cup winner Mayson. The son of Invincible Spirit will continue to race in the colours of his breeder David Armstrong and will be trained by Richard Fahey for the remainder of the year. He will retire to stand at David and Patricia Thompson’s Cheveley Park Stud for the 2013 covering season. Cheveley Park Stud managing director Chris Richardson said: “Mr and Mrs Thompson are delighted to secure the future of Mayson for British breeders; he complements Cheveley Park Stud’s highly proven and commercial portfolio of stallions in every way. “Mayson is currently the highest-rated foremost sprinter of 2012, following his impressive win in the Group 1 July Cup at Newmarket.” Armstrong said: “I could not be more delighted that Mayson’s
future as a stallion will be at Cheveley Park Stud, an operation with whom my wife, Emma, and I have enjoyed doing business over the years, and we look forward to this continuing for many years to come.” Mayson is a son of Haydock Sprint Cup winner Invincible Spirit, whose tally of seven Group 1 winners also includes the Prix Maurice de Gheest winner Moonlight Cloud. He is the only foal produced by Mayleaf, an unraced daughter of Cheveley Park’s Pivotal. Mayson won over 5-6f as a juvenile and was Listed-placed at three. This season he has won the Abernant Stakes and Palace House Stakes, as well as the July Cup, which he won by 5l from The Cheka. Connections will be hoping that he might emulate his sire by winning the Haydock Sprint Cup in September before taking up an entry in the Qipco British Champions Sprint.
Mayson: the colt by Invincible Spirit will join the stallion roster at Cheveley
Fireworks at Fasig on 5th November www.bloodstockreports.co.uk The dams of 2012 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another and of Bodemeister, who finished second in the two Classics, will be catalogued for sale by Fasig-Tipton in November. Both mares will be offered by the Seitz family’s Brookdake Farm on November 5. Gal Edith, the dam of I’ll Have Another, is in foal to Gio Ponti, while Bodemeister’s dam Untouched Talent is in foal to
Unbridled’s Song. Joe Seitz said: “I’ll Have Another’s dam is owned by Harvey Clarke and resides at Brookdale. I’ll Have Another was foaled and raised through most of his yearling year here. “Bodemeister’s dam is owned by Audley Farm in Virginia and resides here seasonally. Both owners are long-time clients and valued friends. We are honoured they have entrusted us with these two valuable, young mares.”
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Arqana and France Galop partner in Chinese plans France Galop and auction house Arqana have been chosen as partners in the development of the new $2 billion state of the art racing centre being built at Tianjin, 150km from the Chinese
capital Beijing. France Galop will initially provide help in the fields of veterinary and anti-doping science, as well as the organisation of a racing calendar with “international significance”, while Arqana will be exclusively responsible for setting up a sales structure for the venture. “This is our first step in China,” said Arqana chairman Eric Hoyeau. “This accord represents a major opportunity not only for
Arqana but for the whole French breeding industry.” The agreement follows a similar deal made in April between the Irish government, Coolmore Stud and the co-sponsors of the Tianjin Equestrian City project to produce horses and bloodstock for the venture. The project will involve establishment of a stud farm, stocked with broodmares sourced from Ireland. The beginning
of the breeding programme involves an agreement to import over 100 mares in the next three years. Coolmore was invited as the initial joint venture partner, but it is invisaged that there will be opportunities for other Irish companies and individuals to participate in the project as it develops. Tianjin is being built as a co-venture by the Chinese government and the Malaysian
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Deauville and the Olympics made a great month
a mile from the racecourse. Generous, well-hedged sites, excellent showers and wifi at the campsite café made for a great stay. Our two nights, breakfast and generous calvados nightcaps for the pair of us at the camp site, was cheaper than two petit déjeuners at the Royal or Normandy hotels. However, I must admit that it was pretty good getting back to sleeping on a mattress again once back in Britain...! The sales were strong at the top end, but there was a high level of buy backs. Plenty of publicity was given to the first Sea The Stars yearlings, and his sales-topping colt out of Alpine Rose was a particularly good type, especially for a first foal. He is due to run under the colours of Sheikh Joann Al Thani, brother to Sheikh Fahad, who has enjoyed such great early success with Makfi, Dunaden, Side Glance, Pearl Secret and Dever Dream, as well as being the driving force behind Qipco. A third brother, Sheikh Mohammed, had a facile two-yearold winner, What A Name, on just his second start at Deauville. Interestingly, Sheikh Fahad is reported to have turned down
the chance to buy Patinack Farm’s horses, the thoroughbred operation of Nathan Tinkler, who burst on the Australian racing scene four years ago. The owner looks as though he could be leaving it just as dramatically.
Our two nights, breakfast and generous calvados nightcaps for the pair of us at the camp site, was cheaper than two petit déjeuners at the Royal or Normandy hotels
bemoaned the poor weather and Aidan O’Briens lack of success at Naas in my previous column so I am delighted to report Ballydoyle had a double at the track the following week with Empowered and Learn, and even the weather gods have wrong-footed me and have relented in some parts of the country. Goodwood and Deauville, as well as York’s first day, were all blessed with an absence of rain and even some sunshine. Over 100,000 people enjoyed Glorious Goodwood week and Frankel, looking even better than at Ascot, thrilled his admirers in the Sussex Stakes. He then surpassed this at York in front of 30,000 racegoers and Tom Queally’s only problem was pulling him up. The “Deauville weekend” saw great success for British-based trainers the week after Excelebration had shown what a star he might have been, but for Frankel. Trainers Marco Botti, William Muir, Clive Cox and Ed Dunlop shared the valuable Group prizes. Given the right weather, Deauville is pretty well unbeatable as a sales and racing venue. It was even pleasant camping this year and Liam Norris and I managed to secure a tent site barely
The deal was knocked back, with apparently one source familiar with the offer describing it as “wishful thinking on Mr Tinkler’s behalf”. As all will be aware, racing had to compete with the Olympics for most of August. Fortunately, we have had Frankel to rival champions such as Mo Farah and Usain Bolt. Yorkshire also came up trumps, winning as many golds as Australia and Japan. There are interesting parallels to be drawn between racing and the Olympic stance on drugs. The World Anti-Doping Agency tested every medal-winning competitor and has a list of 240 substances to investigate. It also has samples frozen for eight years in order for historical analysis as new technology is developed further down the line. This surely should happen for tests taken on Group 1 winners as so much is at stake, particularly for a stallion’s stud career. The taint of a positive and the removal of that blacktype would be a suitable deterrent. It was Hyperion’s trainer George Lambton who forced the Jockey Club to initially take action in the early 1900s: he doped five of his own horses, which then showed dramatic improvement in form. The move
the news Development Group TAK, whose managing director Teo Ah Khing highlighted the potential the area has in terms of wealth and population. “Tianjin’s GDP was in the region of $1.1 trillion last year, while the region offers the densest concentration of Chinese population anywhere in the world,” he said. “We have many potential breeders and owners thanks to China’s growing wealth. In order to retain those enthusiasts at home, we are arranging partnerships such as these.” Referring to Arqana’s role in
the project, he added: “In our opinion we are entering into a partnership with one of the world’s most successful auction houses.” Teo was asked why French involvement had been sought following the deal in Ireland earlier in the year. “We have the aim of launching the breeding and sales side of the project in 2014,” Teo explained. “It’s an undertaking that no one person or body can manage by themselves. “As latecomers to the industry, we have the luxury of being able to choose the best in the industry
with which to develop.” Both agreements highlight the need for foreign expertise in training Chinese practitioners in all aspects of racing and equine science. The infrastructure at Tianjin has an initial budget of $2bn, with locally recognised races to be staged in 2014 before a more internationally relevant programme is brought in the following year. China currently allows betting only in the former colonial territories of Hong Kong and Macau, but the Tianjin development is likely to herald
a move to introduce gambling on horses to the wider mainland population. “China has a population of 1.35 billion and to introduce gambling on such a scale overnight could be problematic,” said Teo. “The Chinese government is aware they must get the system right and I am sure with a project like this betting will follow.” The €1.5bn Tianjin complex will cover 870 acres and include two racetracks, five training tracks, an equestrian college, an auction house, 4,000 stables and 150 trainers’ offices. Carnegie
convinced the authorities that serious malpractices were indeed taking place and could have serious effects on the integrity of racing. Olympic positives have been for cocaine, benzedrine, strychnine, steroids, human growth hormones and EPO. East German athletes were once even subject to “abortion doping” as pregnancy brings about a 60 per cent increase in blood volume and a surge in hormones. I was lucky enough to win my first Ascot Gold Cup with Indian Queen when she was in-foal to Night Shift. The offspring, Prince Of India, was the best foal she had; many other fillies have shown a real improvement when in-foal. One substance athletes can, and do, use is sodium bicarbonate which is permitted and helps combat the effects of lactic acid build-up. Jonathan Folland of Loughborough University proved that 20gms of the substance taken an hour before a race can improve performance by a second in a 200m swim. Eight out of nine swimmers did their best times after taking bicarbonate – it is possible that the ninth had an upset stomach, which is the only downside of using it. It is not dangerous, but it tastes appalling and can make you want to retch. At present the International Olympic Committee (IOC) does not ban the use of sodium bicarbonate,
however their use may be considered a violation of the IOC Doping Rule. In horses, “milk shakes” have been extensively, and successfully, used. Many countries have banned the practice and have now adopted prerace testing, which is the only chance to test for the substance. The Olympics is no stranger to wierd techniques and basic cheating in order for athletes to get their medals. Many original Olympians were said to compete on specially treated lizard meat, while in 1904 the demoted marathon gold medallist, Fred Lorz, got a lift in a car for 11 miles! The silver medallist, Thomas Hicks, who was later awarded the gold, was injected with strychnine and gulped brandy in order to help him complete. On a more serious note, a significant group of US breeders and owners have formed a Water, Hay, Oats Alliance to restrict performanceenhancing drugs on race days. They are convinced federal legislation is the only way to solve the drug problem in US racing. Until now trainers with drug violations seem to walk away unscathed and end up with more horses. But statistics show that 50 years ago annual starts per horse were just over 11 compared to just over six now, while lifetime starts per horse have fallen from 45 to 13.
Arc winner Carnegie put down at 21 DARLEY sire Carnegie has been put down at Kelvinside Stud, New South Wales, Australia at the age of 21. The son of Sadler’s Wells was Sheikh Mohammed’s first Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner in 1994. Out of Detroit, herself a 1980 Arc winner, Carnegie also won the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, as well as three further Group races. He began his stud career in Japan and shuttled to New Zealand where his first crop included Victoria Derby winner Amalfi and Rosehill Guineas winner Carnegie Express. Carnegie was also the sire of multiple Group 1 winners Tuesday Joy, Perlin and Vision And Power. He spent his last seven years as an active sire at Kelvinside before he was retired from stud duty at the end of the 2008 season. “Carnegie was a magnificent racehorse who won the most cherished prize in European racing and he went on to have a distinguished career at stud,” said Darley’s director Henry Plumptre of the stallion who was one of the first to stand in Australia under the Darley banner. “Everyone at Darley will remember him fondly as he had a wonderful temperament and was such a pleasant horse to be around.”
Stud plans confirmed for Union Rags and Bodemeister UNION Rags, the winner of the Belmont Stakes on his final start and retired after a minor injury to his suspensory ligament, is to stand at Lane’s End Farm, Kentucky, while Bodemeister has been retired to WinStar Farm. The son of Empire Maker sustained nerve damage to his left shoulder, possibly caused when stumbling during training at Del Mar in August. Union Rags follows in the footsteps of his sire Dixie Union and grandsire Dixieland Band, who both stood at Lane’s End. “Union Rags has all the makings of a top stallion. He was a brilliant racehorse with outstanding conformation, and he has an exceptional pedigree,” said William Farish, owner of Lane’s End. Trained by Michael Matz, Union Rags was a leading two-yearold winning the Grade 2 Saratoga Special Stakes and the Grade 1 Champagne Stakes. He also finished second to Hansen in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. He returned this season with a dominant victory in the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth Stakes before running third in the Grade 1 Florida
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It’s Russian roulette below the top lots
or the first time in 20 years my room at the Helios hotel in Deauville was given up to another (hopefully a nextgeneration, bloodstock agent or industry participant) as we did not travel over for this year’s Arqana August sale. My room had been automatically booked each and every year since I had attempted to sell Pure Grain at the sale as a yearling. In those days the sale was conducted in French Franc’s, but my only recollection was a room rate in Euros of about €40. This year it would have cost €81, but it is still the best value in Deauville, though even the softness of the bed is hardly
noticeable when you collapse after a session in Le Drakkar! The only good thing about not going to Deauville was that this year I won’t have a Visa card bill dropping on my desk as I head to Tattersalls...! The sale, which is a good barometer for the European season, was easily followed on the internet with great coverage by an obviously male camera man. He managed to pick out most of the pretty girls in the audience, and Mrs Yoshida, who was fast asleep during one session while waiting for her husband to purchase a yearling. It was easy to see online which horses sold and which weren’t – the camera man had a gut instinct of not filming buy-backs, or perhaps he had
Derby. Following an unlucky seventh in the Kentucky Derby, he recorded a narrow victory over Paynter in the Belmont Stakes. Union Rags is out of triple winner Tempo, a Gone West daughter of Grade 2 winner Terpsichorist, a sister to the high-class British twoyear-old Gorytus. Bodemeister twice finished second to I’ll Have Another when runner-up in the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness. He won the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby in April. “The positive thing is that we now know what the issue is and it’s treatable. Bodemeister will be back to full health,” said Elliott Walden, president and CEO at WinStar. “Unfortunately, he would not be able to come back as a racehorse in time to make any of the year-end goals such as the Breeders’ Cup, so Mr. Zayat, Mr. Moreno and myself came to the conclusion that it was best to retire him.” Bodemeister was bought as a yearling at Keeneland by Ahmed Zayat for $260,000. He is out of Untouched Talent, a Grade 3-winning daughter of Storm Cat and retires with earnings of $1,304,800. prior knowledge... The sale results were similar to the US sales at Fasig-Tipton July and Saratoga. The top of the market is extremely vibrant and yearlings clearly can now demand €1,000,000 or $1,000,000. The time has definitely returned for the million £ yearling – and there just might be more than one. The demand and the competition for the best yearlings is high, especially as many have recently gone on to win Classics and Group 1s. It is not that difficult for the many bloodstock agents to identify the likely top horses, but by the time the stringent vetting has been completed, few remain to be shared between a multitude of buyers, who want the very best with the addition of residual value either as a broodmare or a stallion pedigree. This area of the market is very vibrant, but, just underneath, it is a mine field of good-looking, perfectly respectable and clean yearlings, who play Russian roulette in the sale ring. Deauville demonstrated with a 60 per cent clearance rate in the second part of the select sale that selected sales presenting the best French-bred yearlings have a limited domestic market, even with a vibrant French Premium system. I find that if you take a very good yearling to Deauville you can get well paid, but if you tried to cheat the
system and take one which might be on the small side, or just because it had a French horse in the pedigree, you often end up taking your yearling home. Arqana alluded to the fact that there weren’t enough smart yearlings to meet demand, and this comment could have been aimed at the foreign consignors who elected to sit out this year, or even Haras du Grand Chene, which is debuting at the Tattersalls Millions catalogue with a smart consignment. This brings us to the revamped French Premium system, which appears to have upset half of the breeders in France, including the Aga Khan whom I understand is more upset by the lack of consultation than perhaps the contents. Elizabeth Doumen wrote a refreshing and intriguing piece in the Racing Post explaining the French Premium system. I have never been a supporter of promoting mediocrity by subsidising mares visting only the stallions in the country in question, rather than improving the quality of produce by using the best available. Mrs Doumen’s article made a good case and now, ironically, with the Aga Khan standing Redoute’s Choice, France should attract a great book of quality mares who can all consider the French Premium option by leaving their mare in France.
FIRST CROP FOALS BY MAWATHEEQ Bay Filly ex Al Tamooh. Picture taken at 19 weeks.
Bay Filly ex Efisio’s Star. Picture taken at 15 weeks.
Bay Colt ex Muwakaba. Picture taken at 16 weeks.
Bay Colt ex Tamazug. Picture taken at 12 weeks.
Bay Colt ex Bunood. Picture taken at 22 weeks.
Bay Colt ex Dijlah. Picture taken at 22 weeks.
Bay Filly ex Nasheed. Picture taken at 24 weeks.
Bay Colt ex Tanwir. Picture taken at 28 weeks.
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Richard Hughes (pink) picked up a pretty decent spare ride on The Fugue in the Nassau Stakes. The daughter of Dansili won the Group 1 race by a length
Gosden continues to prove his Glorious way with the fillies The Fugue added her name to Gosdenâ€™s growing list of 2012 Group 1-winning fillies when successful in the Nassau Stakes at the August Goodwood meeting
Being an owner-breeder can be the hardest and most dispiriting game in the world and I am very lucky that I train for some good ones
hose looking for a profitable betting system this season could have done worse than an each-way investment on any of John Gosden’s contenders in a European Group 1 filly and mare contest, writes Sue Montgomery In the 12 such races run since the 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket in May to the Nassau Stakes at Goodwood, the Newmarket trainer had fielded 12 runners: five of them won, and only two were unplaced. The Fugue was the 12th different winner of the series, but, had luck gone her way, she probably would have won the Oaks en route.
At Epsom she was badly hampered about a mile from home and was shuffled back to last place, yet she made up so much ground and finish with such verve that her third place finishe was only three-quarters of a length behind the winner Was. At Goodwood, The Fugue set that particular record straight. Always going easily for Richard Hughes, she caught trailblazing Timepiece inside the final furlong and quickened away to take the prize by a length, with Was a creditable but one-paced third. The Fugue, bred and owned by Lord and Lady Lloyd-Webber’s Watership Down Stud, became the mount of Hughes after Gosden’s stable jockey William Buick opted for stablemate Izzi Top. “She was,” Hughes said with considerable understatement after the race, “what I call a good spare ride.” The Irishman met the daughter of Dansili for the first time in the parade ring. “From the time I got on her,” he said, “there was a lovely rhythm about her. She floated, and in the race the more I kept her in check, the more she felt ready to go. She was like an elastic band, ready to be pinged.” Before Goodwood, The Fugue had been beaten into second in the Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot, a result which Gosden blamed on the unseasonally soft ground. “The Fugue has little ballerina feet,” he said of the dark brown three-year-old, “and ballerinas don’t dance well on a swamp.” Four of Gosden’s Group 1-winning fillies carry the colours of their British breeders: The Fugue for Watership Down, Izzi Top (Pivotal) for Meon Valley Stud, Fallen For You (Dansili) for Normandie Stud and Great Heavens (Galileo) for the Rothschild family. The US-bred Elusive Kate (Elusive Quality), owned by Teruya Yoshida, was a $70,000 yearling purchase. “Being an owner-breeder can be the hardest and most dispiriting game in the world,” said Gosden, “and I am very lucky that I train for some good ones. And lovely fillies like these, the broodmares of the future, keep up the interest.” The Fugue’s origins at Watership Down go back to the purchase of her second dam Sumoto at the Tattersalls December Sales as a ten-year-old in 2000. Cost and value are not always the same thing but as far as that daughter of Mtoto was concerned, she was a bargain at any price. It has been well-documented that, as a cast-off from Hascombe and Valiant Studs as a seven-year-old, she was bought by
Jim Furlong for 6,500gns. By the time he traded her back she was dam of Compton Admiral, winner of an Eclipse Stakes, and of the promising Summoner, who was to win a Queen Elizabeth II Stakes. Two fillies from the family, Whitefoot and Balisada, had also upgraded the pedigree by winning an Oaks trial and the Coronation Stakes. Second time through the ring she made 950,000gns, but the outlay has been worth every penny, as she has turned out to be both a commercial producer and a supplier of seedcorn. Her five colts, sold as yearlings, made, in chronological order: 460,000gns (Anchor, by Inchinor), 580,000gns (Talenti, by Sadler’s Wells), 240,000gns (King Of Cult, by Kingmambo), 290,000gns (Sumbe, by Giant’s Causeway) and $500,000 (Mureb, by Elusive Quality). In all, she produced eight winners but, ironically, none of her trysts with some of the world’s best stallions resulted in better runners than the much-less fashionably bred Compton Admiral (Suave Dancer) or Summoner (Inchinor). Sumoto died five years ago at the age of 18. But her legacy as a top-level producer lives on through her first foal planned by the LloydWebbers, the Sadler’s Wells filly Twyla Tharp, dam of The Fugue. The Nassau Stakes heroine was the 11th top-level winner, of which six have been fillies, for Banstead Manor resident Dansili. As well as The Fugue, her stablemate Fallen For You (Coronation Stakes) and Giofra (Falmouth Stakes) have won Group 1 contests this season for the stallion who
uk racing have been unwise on a tricky downhill track on a potentially explosive horse preparing for his first try over 1m2f in the Juddmonte International. Keeping the touch paper unlit was the drill at Goodwood in the preliminaries and in the race, Frankel seemed as settled as he had ever been. Queally ranged the four-year-old alongside his pacemaker Bullet Train 2f out, asked for the turbo boost soon after and was able to ease down before the line, 6l in front of Farhh. “I have a very easy job,” said Queally, “all I have to do is steer.” Cecil was not well enough to travel from Newmarket to Goodwood, but, as well as Frankel, his runners Noble Mission, Chachamaidee and Wild Coco gave him plenty to cheer about from a distance. Wild Coco: the filly by Shirocco won the Lillie Langtry Stakes for Tom Queally and Sir Henry Cecil
No one, apart from the highest of rollers, was going to get rich backing Frankel, who was sent off at 1-20
retired in 2001 at £8,000, but who this year commanded a fee of £75,000. The Fugue was conceived off an advertised fee of £65,000 in 2009, while Giofra’s covering year in 2o08 was marketed at £75,000. Banstead Manor, of course, will be the home next year of the champion Frankel, who made it 12 from 12 in the Sussex Stakes (G1) and became the first dual winner of the premier Group 1 contest at Goodwood. As he did last year, Prince Khalid Abdullah’s mighty son of Galileo beat just three rivals, headed this time by the sportingly and profitably-entered Godolphin representative Farhh, whose second place earned connections more than three times the cost of his supplementary entry fee. No one, apart from the highest of rollers, was going to get rich backing Frankel, who was sent off at 1-20. But nonetheless the faithful trooped up the hill to the top of the Sussex downs in their tens of 1000s for the “I-was-there, I-saw-him moment”. And he did not disappoint, strolling home in his usual imperious style. Unlike at Royal Ascot, where the Sir Henry
Cecil-trained colt won the Queen Anne Stakes by 11l, rider Tom Queally did not ask him to put on an exhibition, which would
he mating between Galileo and the Danehill mare Kind produced very different results in Frankel and his three-year-old brother Noble Mission. The younger horse is less precocious and flamboyant than his celebrated sibling and although not as good either, is getting better. His on-the-nod nose defeat of another progressive type in Enke (by Kingmambo out of Irish Oaks and Vermeille heroine Shawanda) in the Group 3 Gordon Stakes was as determined as it was narrow. Chachamaidee found compensation for her Royal Ascot Windsor Forest Stakes runner-up spot, a race in which she blew the start, by easily becoming the first female winner of the
Saddlers Rock: everything was wrong at Ascot, but he put in a career-best to win the Goodwood Cup
Hawkeyethenoo (black and yellow): jockey Graham Lee has now had four rides at Goodwood, finishing second three times and winning the Stewards’ Cup
Lennox Stakes. Seven furlongs is perfect for the Tony Evans-owned five-year-old, now the best Group 2 winner by Foostepsinthesand, and the talented runner-up Libranno had no answer to her turn of foot. Gestüt Röttgen’s Wild Coco, a filly by Shirocco, returned from nearly a year off to take the Group 3 mile-and-three-quarter fillies’ contest, staying on strongly in front of French raider Jehannedarc and Royal Ascot winner Estimate. Those who considered that Saddler’s Rock had been unlucky not to win Royal Ascot’s Gold Cup included trainer John Oxx and rider Johnny Murtagh, and the four-year-old duly collected in the Goodwood Cup (G2). The Sadler’s Wells four-year-old had been undone by a slow, tactical pace when a close third on the soft to Colour Vision at Ascot but, in the rematch, benefited both from a strong gallop set by early leaders Chiberta King and Electrolyser, as well as the faster ground. “If it had been only one thing that went wrong at Ascot we might have got away with it,” said Oxx. “The ground was soft, the pace was a crawl, he clipped heels and that lit him up and he started to pull, which is most uncharacteristic. It was very much the one that got away.” Colour Vision carried his Gold Cup penalty with credit in third, finishing just behind length runner-up Askar Tau (Montjeu), but Saddler’s Rock was in command in the closing stages, despite idling in front. From Sadler’s Wells’s final crop, he clearly has the talent to give his late sire one last Group 1 hurrah. At the other end of the distance spectrum,
the Australian mare Ortensia bounced back to form in the 5f Group 2 King George Stakes. The seven-year-old, a winner of the Al Quoz Sprint at Meydan in March, had not been seen at her best on soft ground in either the Jilly Cooper and Ryan Moore after the Oak Tree Stakes, which Moore won aboard Regal Realm
King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot or the July Cup at Newmarket, but with conditions in her favour she was not troubled to give weight and a clear beating to some third-division European sprinters. The best by Vinery resident Testa Rossa (Danehill), she is trained by Paul Messara at Arrowfield in New South Wales and has been based this summer at Newmarket. Though outpaced early in the downhill dash, she found her stride to lead inside the final furlong and power away from Spirit Quartz and Masamah. The meeting’s feature sprint handicap was a closer affair, with barely 3l covering the first 14 home. The Hawk Wing six-year-old Hawkeyethenoo, trained in Scotland by Jim Goldie, prevailed by a nose from Imperial Guest. The Nassau Stakes was Hughes’s fourth success of the Goodwood week and sealed his third successive jockeys’ title at the fixture. The leading trainer was Mark Johnston, and here was another road to betting riches – had anyone had the foresight to know that the Middleham trainer’s horses were going to choose the Glorious meeting to hit glorious form. Remarkably, five of his seven winners came in handicaps, with two from the same horse, Landaman. The Darley-bred Cape Cross four-year-old took both the week’s opening contest and its finale, with contributions from Hurricane Higgins, Sir Graham Wade and Fulbright between times. The other two were juveniles, the Raven’s Pass colt Steeler in the 7f maiden and Heavy Metal (Exceed And Excel) in the Group 2
Richmond Stakes. In staying on gamely to account for Master Of War, the Darley-bred Heavy Metal thwarted a five-timer in the 6f contest for the runner-up’s trainer Richard Hannon. Heavy Metal also contributed to an excellent week for Dalham Hall inmate Exceed And Excel, who was also responsible for the first two in the Group 3 Molecomb Stakes, Bungle Inthejungle and Morwawij, plus Fulbright and Masamah. Goodwood week coincided with the London Olympics, and for those who sighed nostalgically over Danny Boyle’s version of long-lost bucolic Britain portrayed at the opening ceremony, perhaps a visit to the Duke of Richmond’s estate atop the Sussex Downs was the answer. The country’s loveliest racecourse now encompasses three centuries of sport and, just as in 1802, when the venue’s first winner Pantagruel galloped six miles in three heats and peasants still wore smocks, rolling ripe cornfields glitter gold to the north and the
Olympic Glory – named by his owner Julie Wood with just such a day and result in mind – swooped in the final strides to win the Vintage Stakes
Leading sires of two-year-olds in Europe 2012: Stallion HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR (IRE) RED CLUBS (IRE) EXCHANGE RATE (USA) HENRYTHENAVIGATOR (USA) ACCLAMATION (GB) BAHAMIAN BOUNTY (GB) KHELEYF (USA) EXCEED AND EXCEL (AUS) INDIAN ROCKET (GB) NEW APPROACH (IRE) CHOISIR (AUS) DANEHILL DANCER (IRE) INVINCIBLE SPIRIT (IRE) FOOTSTEPSINTHESAND (GB) DUTCH ART (GB) CAPTAIN RIO (GB) ELUSIVE CITY (USA) ROYAL APPLAUSE (GB) OASIS DREAM (GB) GOLD AWAY (IRE) ORATORIO (IRE) IFFRAAJ (GB) CLODOVIL (IRE) KYLLACHY (GB) VERGLAS (IRE) SIXTIES ICON (GB)
47 45 5 21 51 37 56 38 15 20 23 31 48 39 32 9 36 57 40 11 39 27 26 35 39 14
17 18 2 6 18 13 23 14 7 5 7 9 13 11 11 4 14 11 7 5 9 11 8 12 11 8
English Channel shimmers silver to the south. Frankel put up a performance to match any with the Olympic tag and if he was perfect, so was one aspect of another performance that same day. Before racing, the gathering Goodwood crowd had watched on a big screen Helen Glover and Heather Stanning row to triumph at Eton Dorney. And soon afterwards Olympic Glory – named by his owner Julie Wood with just such a day and result in mind – swooped in the final strides to win the Vintage Stakes. Olympic Glory (Choisir), a £65,000 DBS Premier Sale purchase, resolutely defied his penalty for winning Newmarket’s Superlative Stakes to account for Artigiano, Luhaif, Tha’Ir and Ghurair in a tight finish and give the Hannon stable a third successive victory in the 7f Group 2. There were perfectly sound reasons in the formbook to pick the colt out as the winner. But the bookmakers will have paid out those who chose him after watching Glover and Stanning do just the same as the namesake.
(to August 24)
Races Won 22 26 5 7 22 20 30 19 13 10 13 12 15 12 13 6 17 12 9 8 14 15 10 14 14 13
(courtesy of Weatherbys)
Money Won (£)
Wnrs to Rnrs %
62 67 4 21 51 48 70 35 27 10 24 30 46 51 31 11 31 60 44 27 37 24 29 37 47 29
295,354 290,602 285,522 258,368 254,740 250,873 250,736 206,185 197,623 193,059 184,267 183,067 172,922 157,887 153,266 149,505 145,058 138,422 136,707 134,135 133,512 128,921 125,347 123,226 118,273 116,031
36.17 40.00 40.00 28.57 35.29 35.13 41.07 36.84 46.66 25.00 30.43 29.03 27.08 28.20 34.37 44.44 38.88 19.29 17.50 45.45 23.07 40.74 30.76 34.28 28.20 57.14
Av. earnings 6,284 6,458 57,104 12,303 4,995 6,780 4,477 5,426 13,175 9,653 8,012 5,905 3,603 4,048 4,790 16,612 4,029 2,428 3,418 12,194 3,423 4,775 4,821 3,521 3,033 8,288
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uk racing Leading broodmare sires in Europe 2012: Stallion DANEHILL (USA) SADLER’S WELLS (USA) LINAMIX (FR) KINGMAMBO (USA) DARSHAAN RAINBOW QUEST (USA) INDIAN RIDGE PIVOTAL (GB) BARATHEA (IRE) GREEN DESERT (USA) MONSUN (GER) ANABAA (USA) BERING SPECTRUM (IRE) ROYAL ACADEMY (USA) SILVER HAWK (USA) GRAND LODGE (USA) DIESIS HIGHEST HONOR (FR) NIGHT SHIFT (USA) SELKIRK (USA) ALZAO (USA)
Runners 313 448 196 97 239 268 246 149 210 246 104 164 150 125 188 66 189 141 159 239 176 189
(to August 24)
Winners 109 162 75 29 85 91 94 51 74 72 46 56 48 40 53 28 59 52 54 70 61 62
(courtesy of Weatherbys)
Leading broodmare sires of two-year-olds in Europe 2012: Stallion EFISIO SADLER’S WELLS (USA) RAINBOW QUEST (USA) LINAMIX (FR) DANEHILL (USA) BARATHEA (IRE) GREEN DESERT (USA) FOXHOUND (USA) INDIAN RIDGE KING’S BEST (USA) NIGHT SHIFT (USA) ALZAO (USA) CADEAUX GENEREUX ROYAL APPLAUSE (GB) PIVOTAL (GB) DANZIG (USA) DANEHILL DANCER (IRE) IN THE WINGS BERING ANABAA (USA)
17 58 33 28 48 40 49 8 34 23 46 25 32 31 46 11 28 25 19 19
4 20 10 10 17 13 10 6 12 10 14 6 10 14 12 3 10 8 7 6
Money Won (£)
Wnrs to Rnrs %
425 543 287 116 285 382 319 187 251 357 141 198 224 161 244 79 231 168 239 310 256 232
3,889,047 3,408,084 2,373,400 2,213,958 1,948,883 1,921,359 1,882,211 1,343,619 1,314,048 1,237,364 1,219,598 1,174,041 1,145,059 1,135,428 1,117,553 1,115,964 1,111,109 1,065,222 1,059,384 1,047,906 933,071 913,579
34.82 36.16 38.26 29.89 35.56 33.95 38.21 34.22 35.23 29.26 44.23 34.14 32.00 32.00 28.19 42.42 31.21 36.87 33.96 29.28 34.65 32.80
155 230 104 42 127 123 132 68 103 95 63 79 72 56 87 35 73 69 74 88 74 84
(to August 24)
Races Won 8 25 15 15 22 16 12 9 14 14 17 9 11 21 15 4 10 11 8 9
Av. earnings 12,425 7,607 12,109 22,824 8,154 7,169 7,651 9,018 6,257 5,030 11,727 7,159 7,634 9,083 5,944 16,909 5,879 7,555 6,663 4,385 5,302 4,834
(courtesy of Weatherbys)
Money Won (£)
Wnrs to Rnrs %
17 49 32 30 52 40 77 13 33 22 50 21 34 22 39 7 34 30 25 15
293,999 290,220 246,102 224,059 196,750 186,719 170,743 159,716 157,293 152,908 150,939 149,340 137,845 131,406 128,458 123,286 120,614 119,373 117,386 112,082
23.52 34.48 30.30 35.71 35.41 32.50 20.40 75.00 35.29 43.47 30.43 24.00 31.25 45.16 26.08 27.27 35.71 32.00 36.84 31.57
Av. earnings 17,294 5,004 7,458 8,002 4,099 4,668 3,485 19,964 4,626 6,648 3,281 5,974 4,308 4,239 2,793 11,208 4,308 4,775 6,178 5,899
Age has not withered them The older horses are holding their own against this season’s batch of Group 1 three-year-olds, writes Jocelyn de Moubray
Elusive Kate: became one of only three three-year-olds this year (to August 26) to beat the older horses in a Group 1 when successful in the Prix Rothschild
uly and August is the time of the season when the generations begin to race against each other, and this year’s Classic generation is struggling to make a mark against its elders. So far only three three-year-olds have succeeded in winning Group 1 races against older horses, two fillies and a colt. In Munich on July 29 the German Derby winner Pastorius came home 8l clear of Durban Thunder and Zazou in the 1m2f Group 1 Grosser Dallmayr-Preis, while at Deauville on the same day Elusive Kate made all the running to defeat Golden Lilac by one and a quarter lengths in the mile Group 1 Prix Rothschild. A week later on August 4, The Fugue defeated Timepiece to win the Group 1
Nassau Stakes at Goodwood. The other major Group 1s during the period were won by older horses – Excelebration, Giofra, Shareta, Snow Fairy, Temida, Moonlight Cloud and, in Frankel’s case, a wonder horse. Pastorius and Elusive Kate’s victories also allowed them to join Camelot, Dabirsim and Power as the only dual Group 1 winners from this generation, so far. Pastorius is from the first crop of Soldier Hollow, who is beginning to look as though he is becoming the next major German stallion. Soldier Hollow is a son of In The Wings, who was bred in England by Car Colston Stud. He ran 32 times over six seasons for trainer Peter Schiergen and owner Gestüt Park Wiedingen for a total of 12 wins, three in Group 1s and 12 places. He missed most
of his three-year-old career after catching some form of virus while racing in Italy, but, remarkably, was given an official rating higher than 110 for five consecutive seasons, with the highest of 119 as a seven-year-old. He did win three Group 1s, but his best performance probably came at Longchamp as a six-year-old when he beat Manduro to win the Prix Dollar on Arc weekend showing his customary impressive turn of foot. Solider Hollow comes from the family of Lisadel, Thong and, of course, Sadler’s Wells, but if you look at his pedigree on a catalogue page this is all hidden under the fourth dam. Soldier Hollow stood at Gestüt Röttgen until this season when he moved to Gestüt Auenquelle. His first crop of 50 three-yearolds includes Pastorius, currently the second
Monsun mares are going to be popular at the sales in the future, even if his yearlings have, for some strange reason, lost their international appeal
he has never covered large books and a fair number are already in Japan, but Monsun mares are going to be popular at the sales in the future, even if his yearlings have, for some strange reason, lost their international appeal. Elusive Kate is about the best filly of her generation in Europe, and the only one
highest-rated three-year-old colt in Europe, and at least six others who have official ratings of 95 or higher, including the Group performers Sworn Sold, Salon Soldier and Dessau, as well as Lady Of Budysin, Kassiano and several others who look likely to earn higher ratings in the future. Pastorius himself was a Group 3 winner at two, but is still improving and looks to be as good over 1m2f as he is over 1m4f. He is the second stakes horse produced by his dam, the Monsun mare Princess Li. Princess Li was a very ordinary racemare whose best performance came in a claimer in Milan, but then the other recent Group winners out of Monsun mares, Dom Bosco and Cherry Danon, are both out of unraced daughters of Gestüt Schlenderhan’s great sire. There are not that many Monsun mares,
who has proved to be top-class at both two and three. At two, the daughter of Elusive Quality won a Listed race, the Group 3 Prix du Calvados at Deauville and then the Group 1 Marcel Boussac. After a promising reappearance when second behind Giofra in Newmarket, she made all the running to defeat Golden Lilac in the Prix Rothschild.
Solider Hollow: his colt Pastorius is the second highest-rated three-year-old in Europe, and he has six other runners officially rated 95 or higher
Elusive Kate comes from the crop produced the year after her sire’s best son Raven’s Pass had won the Breeders’ Cup Classic and she is the best by Elusive Quality since
She may have been given an easy lead that day, but she confirmed her class two weeks later when running third, beaten less than 2l by Excelebration, in the Prix Jacques Le Marois. Elusive Kate comes from the crop produced the year after her sire’s best son Raven’s Pass had won the Breeders’ Cup Classic and she is the best by Elusive Quality since. She, too, will be a broodmare in Japan as Teruya Yoshida bought into her at the end of her two-year-old career. The Jacques Le Marois was the best mile race in Europe this year run without Frankel. All those who have tried and failed, or whose trainers don’t want to try to take on Frankel, lined up in Deauville. The first five came clear of the others and in a competitive finish there was only 2l between the field. Elusive Kate set a fast pace from the stalls and was only passed in the final 200 yards, first by Cityscape and then, under a strong ride, by Excelebration. Moonlight Cloud, who had won the Group 1 Prix Maurice de Gheest very easily a week earlier, came from far too far behind to finish fourth, just ahead of the three-year-old colt Caspar Netscher, who returned to his best after a poor run in the Jean Prat and who just appeared to run out of stamina after having the speed to get into a challenging position. Freddy Head, the trainer of Moonlight Cloud, was clearly expecting her to win and looked crestfallen for some hours after the race. The other older horse to win a Group 1 during the Deauville meeting was the extraordinary Snow Fairy, who returned from a long lay off as a five-year-old to beat Izzi Top, Galikova and Timepeice to win the Prix Jean Romanet. The race was run at a slow early pace and when the field turned into Deauville’s short straight, Snow Fairy looked to be too far behind to have a chance and to have too many others blocking her way. Neither proved to be an obstacle as the daughter of Intikhab quickened fast and more or less barged her way through to get past Izzi Top close home. Snow Fairy obviously likes winning, and she looks almost sure to add again to her six Group 1 wins to date. Another filly whose standing rose during the Deauville meeting, even though she wasn’t there herself, was Valyra, the Aga Khan’s Azamour filly who won the Prix de Diane in Chantilly. Leaupartie, Forces Of Darkness and
Dalkala, who finished around 8l behind at Chantilly, all won or placed in Group races and Valyra will start favourite for the Prix de Vermeille in September, even if the Irish Oaks winner Great Heavens is in the field as well. Perhaps the best of the staying fillies to run in Deauville was Prince Khalid Abdullah’s Romantica, a daughter of Galileo and Bank’s Hill, who looks to be improving fast and who will compete in Group 1 races after her comfortable victory in the 1m2f Group 2 Prix de la Nonnette. Another possible challenger for Valyra and Great Heavens is Salomina, the unbeaten winner of the German Oaks, which was run at the beginning of August. The daughter of Lomitas, trained by Schiergen, relished a fast-run race and good ground and quickened right away from her rivals for an easy three and a half length Classic success. Purchased by Australian interests, she is likely to try to emulate Danedream by competing in the best races outside Germany. If Snow Fairy impressed by her temperament and determination to win, the most impressive Group 1 winner of the Deauville meeting was Reckless Abandon, another champion bred by Car Colston Stud. The son of Exchange Rate maintained his unbeaten record in the 6f Prix Morny by going off so fast in front that the remainder of the field were off the bridle at halfway. The Clive Cox-trained colt got tired close home, he had been drawn on the outside and so had to use extra energy to get across quickly to the stands’ side rail, but the Aidan O’Brientrained pair of George Vancouver and Parliament Square never looked like catching
him, despite staying on to take second and third place. There were no French-trained two-yearolds in the first five home in the Morny or the Calvados, the best race for fillies at the meeting. That race was won by the Willie Muir-trained Purr Along, a filly from the first crop of Mount Nelson. The two French-trained two-year-olds who did make a mark were the American Post gelding Meneas, who won the valuable EBF Criterium over a mile, and What A Name, a daughter of Mr Greeley trained by Mikel Delzangles for Sheikh Mohammed Al Thani, who won a conditions race on her second start by 7l. Freddy Head: looked “crestfallen” after Moonlight Cloud’s defeat in the Jacques Le Marois
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US yearling shopping John Sparkman reviews the Saratoga Selected Yearling Sale in which Sheikh Mohammed made his presence felt, albeit to a lesser degree than in 2011
The Sheikh Mohammed buying team consider its yearling options at Saratoga Photo: Fasig-Tipton / Z
heikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum dominates any thoroughbred auction that he chooses. It is a bit more difficult to dominate the racecourse side of the industry, of course, but the Sheikh is as game an owner as any man on the planet. Both aspects of the ruler of Dubai’s gargantuan operation were on display at Saratoga Springs, New York over the last couple of months. On July 28, the Sheikh’s homebred three-year-old colt Alpha led all the way on a sloppy, rain-soaked track to provide his sire, Sheikh Mohammed’s homebred champion Bernardini, with his second consecutive winner of the Jim Dandy Stakes (G2). Second in the Champagne Stakes (G1) last year and winner of the Withers Stakes (G2) last spring, Alpha is a second-generation Darley-bred. Sheikh Mohammed purchased his grand-dam Hiaam, by Alydar, a half-sister to Canadian champion Key To The Moon and American Grade 1 winners Seaside Attraction and Gorgeous, for $1.5 million at the 1985 Keeneland July Sale. Hiaam was a pretty good filly herself, winning the Princess Margaret Stakes (G2) and she produced three stakes winners for Sheikh Mohammed, including Alpha’s dam Munnaya (Nijinsky) who won the 1994 Champagne Ruinart Oaks Trial Stakes at Lingfield. Munnaya had already produced the closely related stakes winner Mystic Melody by Bernardini’s paternal grandsire Seattle Slew. Alpha will now try to duplicate Bernardini’s son Stay Thirsty’s Jim Dandy-Travers Stakes (G1) double later this month. Two weeks later, Sheikh Mohammed was at Saratoga in person, inspecting yearlings across Union Avenue from the racetrack at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale of Selected Yearlings. As usual, John Ferguson, the Sheikh’s principal agent, topped the buyers’ list, but the Sheikh did not dominate proceedings to anything like the same degree as he did in 2011. Ferguson signed for eight horses for $3,325,000, almost $10 million less than Ferguson and various other agents spent for the Sheikh or his close associates at the same sale last year. Sheikh Mohammed bought the toppriced colt, a handsome son of his not-sohandsome-but-very-effective stallion Street Cry, at $1.2 million at the first session, repeatedly instructing Ferguson to bid after
his majordomo appeared to be ready to concede the matter. Sheikh Mohammed left Saratoga after that first night, however, and the following evening, the sale improved dramatically in his absence. Trainer Todd Pletcher signed the ticket for the sale-topper, a $1.55 million daughter of Medaglia D’Oro, another Darley stallion, out of Pletcher-trained champion Wait A While, by Maria’s Mon. That electric second night of the sale brought total figures within a whisker of last year’s numbers, a substantial achievement in view of Sheikh Mohammed’s greatly reduced contribution to the bottom line. It will be interesting to see how many yearlings Sheikh Mohammed purchases throughout the rest of the year. The Sheikh’s rapacious hunger for racing prospects has been blindingly obvious for more than 30 years now, but with 100s of well-performed, beautifully bred mares on both sides of the Atlantic and perhaps half of the ten best stallions in the world residing at various Darley stud farms, how many yearlings does the man really need to buy? Coolmore has certainly become a bit more circumspect in their yearling purchases over the last five years and perhaps Sheikh Mohammed may follow the same pattern, particualrly now that some of his stallions are hitting the top slots. Saratoga is always the place where some of the year’s best two-year-olds begin to make themselves known, and for the second straight year a son of the unheralded sire High Cotton (a second-rate son of Dixie Union) sizzled at the Spa. Last year High Cotton’s Currency Swap dominated the Three Chimneys Hopeful Stakes (G1). This season, Spurious Precision burned off his rivals in the Saratoga Special (G2) with furious fractions of 21.35sec for the first quarter and 44.02sec for the half mile before drawing off to win by 5l. Spurious Precision (out of Scarlet Combo, by Scarlet Ibis) is unlikely to find it quite so easy to outrun Grade 1 colts over longer distances, but he surely has plenty of sheer speed, as does Kauai Katie (Malibu Moon) the winner of the equivalent fillies’ race, the Adirondack Stakes (G2). A $490,000 FasigTipton Florida Two-Year-Old Sale purchase for Stonestreet Stables, Kauai Katie ran almost as fast and has rather more pedigree depth since her dam More Than Pretty is a stakes winner by More Than Ready. It is not often in the US that a horse wins a
It is not often in the US that a horse wins a graded race on his debut, but that is exactly what happened when J. Paul Reddam’s Know More (Lion Heart), made his first start in the Best Pal Stakes (G2)
graded race on his debut, but that is exactly what happened when J. Paul Reddam’s Know More (Lion Heart), made his first start in the Best Pal Stakes (G2) at Del Mar. A $210,000 Barretts May purchase by trainer Doug O’Neill’s brother Dennis (the same man who picked out I’ll Have Another for Reddam), Know More is from the good family that includes the good European horses Emperor Jones, Bakharoff, and Que Belle. (See feature on J Paul Reddam, page 62.) The day after the Jim Dandy, Zayat Stable’s imposing Awesome Again colt Paynter completely dominated a much better field in the Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1), powering away in the stretch for a three and three-quarter length win. The brilliance of that performance by the son of a sister to champion Tiznow confirmed his place at the top of the rankings of the three-year-olds that
remain in training, alongside his stablemate Bodemeister. Paynter will miss the Travers, however, after developing a fever after the Haskell, just as Lookin At Lucky (also trained by Bob Baffert) did two years ago.
erhaps the most gratifying victory of the month so far, though, came at the same track a week later when the three-year-old filly Wine Princess won the Monmouth Oaks (G3). By Awesome Again’s best son Ghostzapper, Wine Princess is the third foal (2009) of 2002 Horse of the Year Azeri (Jade Hunter). It was Wine Princess’s third win in five starts, and she may not have beaten much at Monmouth. She was bought by owners Jimmy and Becky Winemiller for $425,000 at the Keeneland September Sale in 2010. Azeri’s first foal, Take Control (A.P. Indy) is
also a talented racehorse, but he has not been a lucky one. His first public appearance was at the 2008 Keeneland September Yearling Sale where the colt, who was bred in Kentucky by The Allen E. Paulson Living Trust, was consigned by Hill ‘n Dale Sales Agency. He got off to a notable start, but not a successful one – he was bought back for a record buy-back price of $7.7 million. Things got better as he went on to win his first start on December 30, 2009 and was then thought to be Bob Baffert’s 2010 second string behind Lookin At Lucky. The dreams ended then as he did not see a racecourse again until June 30 this year, 18 months later. But he won impressively again, and Baffert really had no option other than to run him next time out in a stakes race. Considering his stop-start history, Take Control ran a terrific race in the San Diego Handicap (G2) rallying furiously from last place down the outside to finish fourth behind proven class horses Rail Trip, John Scott and Kettle Corn, beaten only a length. He is now owned by Kaleem Shah. Azeri, who was not only Horse of the Year but was also champion older female three years consecutively from 2002-04 was purchased by Katsumi Yoshida for $2.25 million at the 2009 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale and exported to Japan. She might turn out to be just as good a broodmare as she was a racemare.
Saratoga Selected Yearling Sale: comparative figures ($) Year
282,203 (-11.6%) 319,340
33,300,000 (+12%) 32,892,000
200,000 (-20%) 250,000
Saratoga Selected Yearling Sale: top lots ($) Lot 117 80 91 102 118 169 164 96 149 107
f c c f f c c c F C
Medaglia D’oro Street Cry (Ire) Empire Maker Dynaformer Medaglia D’oro Bernardini War Front Giant’s Causeway Medaglia D’oro Street Cry (Ire)
Wait A While Serenading Sluice Super Freaky West Coast Swing Dawn Chorus Dancing Trieste Spain Bsharpsonata Sweet Talker
Three Chimneys Sales, Agent Hill ‘N’ Dale Sales Agency, Agent Denali Stud, Agent Paramount Sales, Agent IV Denali Stud, Agent Four Star Sales, Agent Hill ‘N’ Dale Sales Agency, Agent Dromoland Farm Inc. Agent VI Woodford Thoroughbreds LLC Agent Lane’s End Agent
Todd A Pletcher John Ferguson Stonestreet & George Bolton Waratah Thoroughbreds Live Oak Plantation Fox Hill Farm, Tom McGreevy Demi O’Byrne Whitehorse Stables Shadwell Estate Co Ltd Third Street Stable
Price 1,575,000 1,200,000 1,100,000 900,000 725,000 700,000 675,000 650,000 650,000 600,000
By Mozart - Ex Lady Alexander
JOINT CHAMPION 3yo UK SPRINTER 6 wins
2yo-6yo (5-6f) and £285,000 inc:
1st Gr.3 Palace House Stks Newmarket in 58 seconds beating 3 Gr.1 winners
LR King of Beer Stks Curragh
beating Gr.1 winner Benbaun - “a performance of splendid authority”
CHAMPION IRISH 3yo SPRINTER By Mozart - European Champion Sprinter inc: July Cup Gr.1, sire of a remarkable 8 Stakes winners including Dandy Man.
“a genuine Group 1 sprinter... ...he has a magnificent physique”
LR Woodlands Stks Naas in 59 seconds “most impressive”
LR Tipperary Stks in 57.7 seconds Fastest by 1.90 seconds
2nd Gr.2 Kings Stand Stks Royal Ascot
“By a July Cup winner out of a Molecomb winner, he was bred for one essential attribute...speed...and it has proved an inspired mating”
“a mammoth effort from his draw”
3rd Gr.1 Nunthorpe Stks York
beating Red Clubs, Amadeus Wolf, Reverence, etc.
OUTSTANDING 1st YEARLINGS IN 2012
Ballyhane Arakan - Captain Rio - Dandy Man - Majestic Missile - Roderic O’Connor
There’s nothin’ like a
Alan Porter reviews Danedream’s pedigree and finds she is not the first from her family to have bossed the colts at the highest level
lthough Danedream is far from invincible – she has won only seven of her 16 lifetime starts – she certainly knows how to get the job done when it matters. That fact is more than underlined by her quartet of Group 1 victories: the Grosser-Preis Von Berlin, the Grosser-Preis Von Baden, the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and, in July, the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes. All four of those victories were achieved over a 1m4f against colts, and when delving into her background one has to wonder whether such a tradition isn’t
embedded in her DNA. Danedream comes from a family that owes its standing to some of the greatest French breeders, and a convenient starting point from which to discuss this female line is 1914 with a young Marcel Boussac’s acquisition of an interest in eight mares, all owned by the Comte de Catelbajac. Among this group was Diana Vernon, a three-parts sister to the top-class colt Ossian. The descendents of Diana Vernon would continue to produce high-class runners for Boussac more than half a century, and they included one of Boussac’s last top-class
performers, Dankaro, winner of the Prix Lupin (G1) and rated the top French three-year-old colt of 1974. As far as Danedream is concerned, the branch of Diana Vernon’s pedigree which is of interest is that which descends from her grand-daughter Sanaa, a sister to Hira, the dam of the French 2,000 Guineas winner Hurnli. Sanaa’s best runner was Esmeralda, a Tourbillon filly who defeated colts in the Prix Morny, but who earned greater fame as dam of one of the greatest of all the Boussac colour-bearers, Coronation V.
Danedream (orange): beating the colts in Group 1 races is something of a family trait on the female side of the filly’s pedigree
Boussac was an advocate of close inbreeding, and Coronation V exemplified that technique to an extreme degree – she was by Djebel, a son of Esmeralda’s sire, Tourbillon (thus inbred 2 x 2 to Tourbillon). Coronation V won the Queen Mary Stakes at Royal Ascot and Prix Robert-Papin as a two-year-old and then gained a Classic victory in the Poule d’Essai des Pouliches at three, but her claim to greatness comes due to her triumph in the the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, a race that Danedream won last season, 62 years later. The branch of the Diana Vernon family
that leads to Danedream, descends not through Esmeralda and Coronation V, but through Esmeralda’s half-sister Geranium, a daughter of the Derby winner Mahmoud, who somewhat ironically lacked the usual Boussac stamp of inbreeding being a complete outcross at four generations. Geranium didn’t produce anything near as exciting as Coronation V, although two of her offspring won stakes races and her Pharis filly Monrovia won the Prix de Royallieu, Prix de Royaumont and Prix de Saint-Firmin and finished second in the Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot. The family’s drift away from
production at the highest level continued with Monrovia as her best was Wage War, an Aggressor II colt. He was some way removed from top-class, although he did win the Churchill Stakes and Commonwealth Stakes. As so often happens, it took a move to another stud for this branch of the female line to revive. In this case, it was the Haras de Meautry belonging to the Rothschild family and through Moss Rose. She was by Mossborough out of Monrovia’s stakes-placed daughter Damasi, a daughter of Djebel and so by both the same sire and from the family of Coronation V.
ood as she was on the racecourse, Lady Berry turned out to be even better as a broodmare. Four of her offspring earned stakes winner status headed by Vert Amande, whose trio of Group race triumphs included the Prix Ganay (G1); Le Nain Jaune, a son of Pharly, who took the Grand Prix de Paris (G1) and the Prix Vermeille (G1) heroine Indian Rose, who was the best runner sired by the very disappointing stallion General Holme. Lady Berry’s best-producing daughter, however, turned out to be one who got away. The Lyphard daughter Featherhill, who was a winner in France and stakes-placed in the US, began her stud career for the Warner family producing the Prix Lupin (G1) victor and successful sire Groom Dancer; Tagel, a winner of the Prix Saint-Roman (G3) and third in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) as well as Slew The Slewor, a stakes winner in France and the US and Group and Graded placed in both countries. Offered at the 1989 Keeneland November Sales, Featherhill was purchased by another of France’s great breeding dynasties, the Wertheimer family (as Hagyard Farm) for $1,300,000 at 1989 Keeneland November. Featherhill never produced another stakes winner, but two of her daughters, Featherquest and Sea Hill, made an outstanding contribution to the Wertheimer programme. Featherquest is dam of Plumania, who proved a worthy heir to the tradition of Coronation V and Lady Berry as she beat Youmzain in the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud. Featherquest’s 1993 foal Sea Hill (Seattle Slew) is dam of Legerete, a two-time Group winner and multiple Group 1-placed, and grand-dam of the French Poule d’Essai des Poulains (G1) winner Falco, and the Group winner Iron Lips.
Lomitas has something of an affinity for Danehill line mares... ...and has a 50 per cent stakes horses to starters record
Bred to the otherwise disappointing sire Violon d’Ingres – a half-brother to the successful stallion Luthier – Moss Rose produced Lady Berry, whose pedigree carried the parallels to Coronation V further by a step as she was inbred 3 x 4 to Tourbillon. Winner of the Prix de Pomone (G3) against her own sex, Lady Berry was another to emulate Coronation V by defeating colts in a major race over a distance of ground when she accounted for the high-class colts Authi, Balompie and Recupere in the Prix Royal-Oak (G1).
Another of Featherhill’s daughters, Keltshaan, made her way to Australia and she appears as dam of Kinshasa No Kiseki, the champion sprinter and champion miler in Japan, and grand-dam of Absolutely, who had the distinction of breaking her maiden in the AJC Australian Oaks (G1). Another mare from this family culled from the Haras de Meautry broodmare band was Rose Bonbon, a black-type-placed daughter of High Top and Lady Berry. She was sold to a partnership of Tommy Stack, Sue Magnier and Swettenham Stud for 85,000gns at the 1994 Tattersalls December Sales. Rose Bonbon failed to produce a runner of note from ten foals to race, but does now figure as grand-dam of the Prix de Yacowlef winner Roseanna, and the Italian black-type scorers Saratoga Black, a Group winner who was also third in the Gran Premio di Milano (G1) and Derby Italiano (G2). Danedrop, Rose Bonbon’s 1999 filly by Danehill, did not make it to the racetrack and was bred to first-year sire King Charlemagne and sold to Herbertstown Stud for €21,000 at the 2002 Goffs November Sales. The following year, Danedrop was offered in foal to Val Royal at the Tattersalls November Sales, but was bought back in for 40,000gns. The King Charlemagne filly was not named, but the Val Royal mating resulted in a colt called Valdan, who fetched €20,000 as a Goffs November weanling and won five of 78 races. The following year the mare produced Accused, a son of Xaar. He was a success in the sale ring realising €75,000 as a weanling, and €360,000 at the Goffs Million Yearling Sale. Unfortunately, he was a disappointment as a runner managing one third from five
outings. Returned to the ring at Goffs November 2005, Danedrop was knocked down to the BBA Germany, who was acting on behalf of Gestüt Brummerhof for €47,000. For them she produced Danestorm, a Soviet Star colt who never ran, Danestar, a son of Medicean who was exported to Hungary where he won twice, and then Danedream, who fetched only €9,000 at Baden-Baden as a two-year-old. Danedrop then changed ownership once more. Consigned to the 2007 Arqana Sale and sold in-foal to Soldier Hollow, Danedrop – whose record at the time showed just one winner from her first four foals – realised €17,000 to a bid of Tony Clout, who was familiar with the family having trained Groom Dancer. He was acting on behalf of heart specialist Askam Khaddam, a native of Martinique. If it came down to finding the right mating to revive the fortunes of Danedrop and her branch of the famous family, Danedream’s sire Lomitas was a good choice. A champion three-year-old colt, a champion older horse and a Horse of the Year in Germany, Lomitas has sired more than 50 stakes winners, including the other Group 1 winners Belenus, Meridiana and Shalanya. Although it wasn’t evident at the time, it’s clear that Lomitas has something of an affinity for Danehill line mares. Although there have been only ten starters by Lomitas out of mares by Danehill and his sons, eight of them are winners, with Danedream and Salomina winning at Group 1 level, and three others, including the Group 1-placed Rose Di Brema, earning lower case black-type. Lomitas has a 50 per cent stakes horses to starters record with his offspring out of mares by Danehill. The affinity also extends to Lomitas’s son Silvano, who also has a stakes winner out of a Danehill mare, while Hernando, like Lomitas is a son of Niniski, has Group winner Indian Daffodil from a daughter of Danehill. Maybe the key might be the fact that both Niniski and Danehill are by sons of Northern Dancer out of mare by sons of Ribot? More evidence for that assertion comes from the fact that there are eight stakes winners by Danehill line stallions out of mares carrying Niniski, four of them Group or Graded.
the stats man
Live fast, die young...
...leave a beautiful last crop of foals. Victor Sheahan examines if there is a “death effect” on a stallion’s yearling prices
rt collectors have been known to pop open the champagne corks on hearing of the death of an artist. The reason is not extreme misanthropy, but rather the likely increase in the value of their collections. Values for art, bloodstock or any other commodity are supposedly set at the interface of supply and demand. Death sees an end to supply, so economic theory would predict an increase in values. With this in mind I thought it would be interesting to see whether stallion mortality offers opportunity for profit within the bloodstock world. Do buyers pay a premium for stock of the recently deceased and is there a “death effect” that could be exploited by pinhookers or agents?
The legendary Coolmore stallion Sadler’s Wells: there was no discernable “grim reaper” effect at the yearling sales after his death
In attempting to quantify if there is an upsurge in values, I needed to compare the prices in the years after death with prices just prior to death. To do this I looked at their final five year’s yearling prices and expressed each year’s sales average as a percentage of that five-year average. For example, if a stallion’s sales average was €10,000 in 2011, €15,000 in 2010, €8,000 in 2009, €15,000 in 2008 and €12,000 in 2007, then the average for the five-year period is €12,000 and the 2011 result is 83 per cent of the five-year average (€10,000/€12,000) with the 2010 result being 125 per cent of the five-year average (€15,000/€12,000). By expressing the results in this way we are able to compare the effect for stallions, despite the sires standing at very different stud fees. In selecting the stallions I looked at the list of leading sires from 2002 and selected those stallions who are now deceased and with no more yearlings to sell. Stallions with very small sales numbers were excluded, as were stallions that were exported or standing outside of the UK and Ireland The stallions died at various years from the late-1990s up to the beginning of this decade and varied in age and stud fee when they died. I also noted the year of birth of the stallion and the year in which his last crop were sold. This allowed for an assessment of whether the age of the stallion at the time of death had an impact on the result. Some caveats in relation to my findings include the fact that working from the leading sires’ list excluded less established or sires who had died very young, while my five-year average figure was not a weighted average figure. The data-set generated is in the table opposite.
the stats man At first sight, the average results do not support the hypothesis that there is a “death effect”. The average final year’s sales results are only 95 per cent of the five-year average, the same figure as the penultimate year’s results. However, this is an increase on the 87 per cent figure for the third-last crop sold, so you could argue that a slight bounce is evident. The average age of the sires when the last crop was conceived was 17.8 years. To check if this was significant we compared the results for those sires who were aged under or over 18 at the time their last crop was conceived against the overall averages. Although there were variations, they were not significant, so the age at death does not seem material to the findings. I found this to be surprising as it is well-known that the quality of a stallion’s book declines with age (even though a stallion’s ability to pass on his ability is not diminished with age).
Last yearlings sold
Sadler’s Wells 1981 2009 Danehill 1986 2005 Grand Lodge 1991 2005 Indian Ridge 1985 2008 Machiavellian 1987 2006 Barathea 1990 2011 Polar Falcon 1987 2003 In The Wings 1986 2006 Inchinor 1990 2005 Rainbow Quest 1981 2009 Darshaan 1981 2003 Zafonic 1990 2004 Alzao 1980 2006 Primo Dominie 1982 2003 Mtoto 1983 2007 Mukaddamah 1988 2002 Mark of Esteem 1993 2008 Caerleon 1980 1999 Bluebird 1984 2005 Nashwan 1986 2004 Unfuwain 1985 2003 Average
The last offspring of an old master has to compete with trendy first-season sires for marketplace attention
However lesser mares will mean lesser offspring and accordingly lesser prices and I would have expected this age related effect to be more noticeable in the statistics.
I could discern no obvious “grim reaper premium”, but given that there was a slight bounce in the final two year’s figures, it is possible that there was a marginal effect. Against that one could speculate that once a stallion dies, he is less likely to receive support from his owners, who may have purchased stock to boost sales figures.
Age when last crop conceived 26 17 12 21 17 19 14 18 13 26 20 12 24 19 22 12 13 17 19 16 16 17.8
Summary of findings
Similarly, stud owners are less likely to spend money advertising the successes of the deceased than the living, so this again may have a slight negative impact on prices. It is not speculation to state that bloodstock is not art and horses don’t appreciate in value with age. However, bloodstock values are a matter of fashion and the last offspring of an old master has to compete with trendy first-season sires for marketplace attention. I had expected an obituary notice to help in that regard, but it seems that death cannot be described as a good career move for a stallion.
Average final five years €
Fifth last crop %
Fourth last crop %
Third last crop %
Second last crop %
Final crop %
209,255 194,909 69,917 99,405 142,310 26,140 18,564 48,474 32,832 52,100 170,581 54,231 17,919 23,320 18,046 10,331 22,057 111,102 18,135 54,528 52,226 68,875
100 95 111 56 163 172 89 136 53 122 93 152 149 132 64 111 96 88 161 143 103 114
117 101 87 138 116 78 109 95 114 119 83 117 112 100 58 90 88 131 144 168 124 109
137 74 133 115 66 73 98 88 98 104 63 56 47 56 73 107 91 100 97 94 61 87
72 126 87 119 84 84 120 118 95 51 137 91 63 98 107 117 93 88 77 45 123 95
74 104 82 72 71 93 83 62 140 104 124 84 129 114 199 74 132 94 21 50 90 95
Lissa Oliver travels to Bansha House Stables in County Tipperary to meet David Marnane, who trained his first Royal Ascot winner this summer
that experience. It was great in two senses – we met nice people and good owners who didn’t mind taking a chance on a small stable, Malih Al Basti, for example. “We also got to see the very best trainers from Europe, the US, Australia and South Africa. You were able to watch them in action and see the different methods and take the parts you liked and bring them back with you. The two biggest things about Dubai were the people we met and the different levels of expertise – Kieran McLaughlin, Doug Watson, John Sadler and Mike De Kock, they are all phenomenal horsemen.”
From our time in Dubai we kept all our contacts. We have been very lucky to have had that chance and been given that experience
orses run for David Marnane. Whether it has been as a jockey or now as a trainer, Marnane has that precious horseman’s gift. All good trainers are hands-on and he’s no exception, perfectly at home in the yard, observing, listening to what the staff have to say and allowing himself plenty of quality time with each horse. He’s good with people too, and easy to talk to with an intense enthusiasm through which his passion for horses surges in every word, yet he never loses his calm exterior. Marnane is more laidback than quiet and it’s hard to imagine anyone, least of all the horses, losing their cool at the tranquil Bansha House Stables, found in the heart of rural County Tipperary. Little wonder his horses remain mentally fit for long and prolific careers, improving with each passing season. And it’s no surprise at all that “second-hand” horses thrive and improve when they arrive; it’s an environment designed to relax a fizzy brain and pent-up nerves. Marnane’s success as a trainer, starting out with just six horses back in 2006, will have come as no surprise to those that knew him as a jockey. One of the best amateur riders in a star-studded era he rode for the likes of Mick O’Toole, Noel Meade and Dermot Weld and won such races, among others, as the GPT Handicap at Galway and the Champion Bumper at the Punchestown Festival. In 1994 he finished behind only Willie Mullins for the champion amateurs’ title. Just three years later, he and wife Mel jumped at the opportunity to go and work in Dubai, first with champion trainer Kieran McLaughlin, and then for Doug Watson. It proved to be the most valuable eight years of their lives. “From our time in Dubai we kept all our contacts,” Marnane says. “We have been very lucky to have had that chance and been given
Another significant point Marnane makes is also owed to his time in Dubai. “One of the things we noticed immediately when we arrived in Dubai was that so many of the horses were very big, carrying loads of condition,” he explains. “We’re so used to seeing lighter horses here at home, it showed us that they could carry a bit more condition and still do well, and they seem to thrive on it.” Certainly, none of the horses at Bansha House ever run-up light or could be called
The quiet man is making a noise
Horses galloping at Bansha
david marnane Marnane has a sand and fibre gallop, which he feels helps keep the horses both sound and happy
“lean types” and their success speaks for itself. “All our work here is sharp and they get stronger and put on muscle,” says Marnane. “We’ve a six and a half furlong sand and fibre gallop, slightly uphill. It’s raked after every lot. Horses keep very sound on it. We’re not very hard on them at home and we let them find their feet themselves. “We don’t put any pressure on them and they always improve for their race. That’s probably why our horses always manage to just stay ahead of the handicapper and stay consistent all year. We get a lot of second-hand horses in to us and they all go forward for us. We’re very easy on them and they all seem to love it.” That much is obvious as soon as you walk into the yard. If you owned a horse, it would not take you long to reach the decision to send it to Marnane to train, such is the air of expertise about the people and the relaxed attitude of the horses. “I couldn’t imagine training on The Curragh or at Newmarket, it would do my head in!” laughs Marnane, tellingly. “Horses who maybe haven’t been thriving do really well when they move here; it’s so quiet and peaceful. I try to keep them happy and keep them confident. We never let them get tired. It prevents injuries and they stay sound and keep going season after season. Dandy Boy is probably typical of our horses, he’s always the last horse to come off the bridle.” He’s also one of those who helped to put Marnane on the map. A 20,000gns purchase, he won the 2010 Victoria Cup at Ascot before going on that winter to break the 7f course record at Meydan.Unfortunately, injury then struck and after getting knocked into next time out at Meydan he suffered a suspensory ligament injury, which put him out until October 2011. Typically, as one trained by Marnane, the son of Danetime bounced back and this year landed the Wokingham Stakes at Royal Ascot. It could have been a double at the meeting as Jamesie was narrowly denied in the Buckingham Palace Stakes. A mere £11,000 purchase, the Kodiac gelding finished second and took his earnings to over €60,000. He went on then to finish sixth in both the Bunbury Cup and then the Stewards’ Cup. Jamesie and Seanie, a three-year-old by Kodiac, are both owned by Damien Lavelle, one of Marnane’s handful of Irish owners. Seanie cost just £31,000 at the Doncaster Breeze-Up, and won the Tattersalls Ireland
Marnane puts his success down to the “gelling” of staff and people.
t was Santo Padre who provided Marnane with his first win in England when landing the highly competitive Portland Handicap at Doncaster in 2009 and Marnane acknowledges the importance of high profile wins. “The biggest advertising is the winners, in the UK and on Saturdays. The UK races are so hard to win, very hard. You can win as many as you like during the week, but you can’t beat wins on Saturday or at Ascot or Meydan,” he adds. “We don’t do PR work, maybe that’s where we fall down, but we’ve been very lucky, we have a line of prolific winners.”
We have a few Irish owners, but mainly foreign owners from Russia, Dubai, Qatar, Iran, UK and Australia; we have so many overseas owners and global runners
As well as some very loyal and supportive Irish-based owners, Marnane runs a very cosmopolitan yard, which owes a great deal to his Dubai connections. “We really run a global operation here. We have some very good owners, very loyal men such as Malih Al Basti. He’s very patient and never puts us under pressure. We have a few Irish owners, but mainly foreign owners from Russia, Dubai, Qatar, Iran, UK and Australia; we have so many overseas owners and global runners. “Emma Bifova from Russia owns Nocturnal Affair, while we have a good few owners who are based in Dubai, due to the contacts we made out there. We do a lot to keep them all up to date with their horses with photos and progress reports. Modern technology makes it very easy.
sales race on only his second run. As well as having an eye for buying winners, Marnane obviously definitely has a keen eye for bargains. “We bought Maal for 2,500gns out of the Marcus Tregoning stable and he’s now won eight races for my wife,” he points out. Another of Marnane’s flagship performers is Santo Padre. “He had troubles as a foal and we didn’t get him until he was four. He won his maiden on his second start and very nearly broke the track record at Dundalk. He’s bred and owned by Tom and Cathy Burns at nearby Victor Stud,” he smiles.
“We like to take photos of all the horses every month, even just for ourselves so that we can see the development of horses. Sometimes when you’re in the yard seeing the horses every day, you don’t see the turnaround in them.” One of Marnane’s most prominent owners is Sheikh Mohammed, who sent him two yearlings for the first time in 2010. It was a move which resulted in success straight away when Fred Archer won a 7f maiden at Leopardstown in the famous silks. Sheikh Mohammed has since increased the number of yearlings he sent to Bansha House. “People think I’m a big trainer, that we’re a big stable, but we’re not. We’ve only got 45 horses, but we’ve got a lot of decent ones,” Marnane points out. “We’ve only been at it six years so to have had the success we’ve had,
Some people say that horses who run in Dubai don’t do so well afterwards, but that’s total nonsense! All our horses come back and improve pounds and pounds
well, we’ve been very lucky. “We grew from having just six horses to 45, and we did that during a recession. When we came back from Dubai, many other trainers had 100 plus horses, but many of those owners dropped out of the game. Starting out small we’ve always had a core of proper owners who didn’t disappear when things went bad, so I suppose that helped a lot.” Another common misconception is also corrected. “People think we specialise in sprinters, but it’s just one of those things that our good ones have been sprinters, that’s the type of horse we’ve been getting from the breeze-up sales,” he says. “You can only train what you get. We lack good middle-distance horses and we need more. It’s definitely my ambition to get a good middle-distance horse and we’ll be making a more conscious effort to get that type.” One thing Marnane does specialise in is harvesting the rich pickings of the Dubai Carnival and having spent eight years working there he knows exactly what’s required. “Certainly we learnt how to travel horses better and how to run them off the plane. It makes such a difference to a horse’s wellbeing to go from here in our mid-winter to there,” he says. “The Dubai Carnival really has made an impact. Some people say that horses who run in Dubai don’t do so well afterwards, but that’s total nonsense! All our horses come back and improve pounds and pounds. “The biggest key to running a horse in Dubai is that they get a chance to run straight off the plane. I think it helps that they just arrive and run without having to adjust. After that I try to give them three weeks to
Marnane’s time in Dubai gave him an understanding as to the best way to campaign at the Carnival
acclimatise and settle in before running them again. The best of our horses will always go. I’d send them all, if I could.” Typically, Nocturnal Affair ran five times at this year’s Carnival, winning one race and finishing in the money twice. “He won over €200,000 in prize-money and yet he was still unlucky in his races,” Marnane says. “The Dubai prize-money keeps these horses for the season or more. At that level, the horses can earn their keep and are paying for their owner’s trip to Dubai, but the Carnival isn’t only about the money. To get better, horses have to compete with the
best. If you surround yourself with intelligent people you will improve and I don’t think horses are any different.” Marnane feels it’s now even easier to find opportunities for horses and that owners have a chance to regain at least some of their outlay, if not all. “In Ireland we’ve now got a 12-month Flat season – Dundalk provides an outlet for backend two-year-olds, while there’s the Dubai Carnival for the better horses. Last year we had ten runners in Dubai and six came back with prize-money. We have a system we feel works in Dubai, we know the type of
ll of which takes considerable planning and races can be targeted up to a year in advance. In this, Marnane is helped by his brother Ed, who is particularly good at mapping out a campaign. “If the ground is fine, entries aren’t a bother, but if the ground is bad, as it is has been this season, then it’s a real headache. “You’re not sure if a race is going to be right for them,” he says, adding: “It’s important to place them properly and not over face them. All of ours will improve for their race, but they need to be given the chance to. I don’t like to run them back-to-back, I like to give them a bit of time between races. Our horses get tough and hardy. “We let the horses find their own feet and then we’ll see a race that’s suitable for them and aim for that,” he continues. “It’s a matter of where you think they’re going to get to and when. Horses get quicker as they get older, they’re not over fazed with runs. We train towards particular days, so they improve throughout the season. There’s no point having them ready in March for races of little value run on bottomless ground.” One of the marks of a typical Bansha House runner is its willingness and heart. “All the best athletes and footballers are cocky – horses are the same,” says Marnane. “I’d rather have a slower horse who’s confident than a quick one with no heart. “Their first run is like a child’s first day
A good horse can sustain its gallop for longer; real good ones can quicken for two, two and a half furlongs, they just grind, grind, grind
horse needed for Dubai, how to travel them there and how to get them to that level.” Getting a horse to that necessary level for international competition can often lead to a difference of opinion with the handicapper, but Marnane has never found that a difficulty. “Harry Trotter, a 9,000gns purchase, went up 12lb from his win at The Curragh on Guineas Weekend,” he explains. “Handicappers in Ireland are very fair, and when one goes up a lot they’re usually right. I like to chat with them and see what they think of the horses, but it’s good to have another opinion.” The horses don’t have to jet off as far as Dubai to earn their keep. “Travelling to the UK is very easy. We usually only go for a Listed or £70,000£100,000 handicap; there’s no point sending a horse over for a £1,300 handicap. We love to have a winner at Chester, if we can. The ground isn’t usually in our favour, most of ours hate soft ground, but it does them no harm at all.”
at school. We take care of them, they aren’t knocked around, there’s always another day. Certain horses are fast, but that doesn’t make them a good racehorse. A good horse can sustain its gallop for longer, real good ones can quicken for two, two and a half furlongs, they just grind, grind, grind.” The key to their longevity on the track lies at the heart of this. The facilities at Bansha are excellent, but so are those at many another top yards. What separates Marnane from those around him is the added attention to detail and the focus on mental fitness as well as physical well-being. “The biggest thing here in the yard is how relaxed it is. And when a horse improves here they improve a lot, don’t ask me why!” he smiles. “We’re very strict on routine. Horses thrive on routine. They don’t get nervous when they know what they’re doing. I won’t have any roaring or shouting in the yard, the horses don’t get stressed and I never get stressed. This year has been very frustrating, we have some very nice horses, but they’re top of the ground horses.” He shrugs. Like his horses, he’s unfazed. “The facilities we have here are important,” he continues. “The big thing here is air. The boxes in the open and airy american barns are well ventilated and also have large windows opening from the back, all of which are left permanently open. If it’s stuffy, horses get sick; if it’s cold, we’ll just put on an extra rug!” Naturally, there’s plenty laid on for the horses outside too. “We have lovely big walkers, which change direction, and have loads of room so horses have a chance to buck and kick and mess. We’ve a big arena and a pool, although we don’t use that very much. “We’ve a treadmill, too, which again wouldn’t really be used that much. And the
sand and fibre gallop, which keeps them fresh and sound.” Marnane is ably assisted in all this by a good team, which he has built up over the past six years. “The staff consists of maintenance crew, ground staff, lads working in the yard and work riders. James Casey is a great headman and my wife Melanie plays as big a role as I do. She is great with the feeds, leg problems, she takes many things away from me. Ed is great at mapping out races., we could be planning races a year in advance.” All of which sounds like the perfect setup, but like all trainers Marnane must still struggle to raise his profile and attract new owners. “Until very recently, everyone knew of Con but not me,” he says. “I’d been gone for ten years and from coming back home to Ireland it’s all happened very quick. I suppose I’m naturally very quiet; I prefer to get back home after the races and not hang around in the bar, so we don’t meet as many people as we should. “I’d love to get more horses, we certainly need more two-year-olds. My one wish is to get more people in to see this place. I’d love to have all 60 boxes full, but there are a lot of trainers who are dropping in numbers, while we’re holding our level. “We have some very good clients and our success has been down to them and to a great team. Everything gels well, it seems to work and we’re all pulling in the same direction.” In the quest for new horses it might be suggested that the close proximity of brother Con, a leading consignor and pin-hooker, could be an advantage and Marnane agrees. “We’re completely separate to Con at Bansha House Stud, we barely see him. But there are advantages, for instance if Con sees one at the sales he thinks I might like he gives me a shout; we do tend to pick out the same type of horse. “When I’m looking for a horse I like a good walker and a good attitude. I’m a big fan of Kodiak. His horses are always hardy and genuine, it suits us. We also seem to have a lot of success with sons of Danehill.” Which leaves only one final question to be asked. “What makes us a success?” muses Marnane. “The gelling of people.” It has been said that if you get the people around them right, the horses will be right. The Bansha House Stables can be held up in testimony – David Marnane has certainly got it right.
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Breeding to race,
racing to sell Max Morris and Carolyn Alexander explain the strategy behind their breeding operation at Iverk House Stud to Lissa Oliver
broodmare band. While needing to produce a winning filly, he must also keep an eye on her future as a commercial broodmare. “Our aspiration is to breed our own mares, but it is not easy,” he says. “We retained two fillies from Sheer Audacity, our very first mare, and they were Sheer Spirit (Caerleon) and Sheer Bliss (Sadler’s Wells). Sheer Spirit is getting on, she’s 15 now, but we have her daughter Manieree (Medicean), who is currently in training with John Oxx.” A winner at two, Manieree won the Group 3 Kilboy Estate Stakes and the Group 2 Blandford Stakes on her last two starts at three and remains in training at four in the hope of improving the family still further with Group 1 form on her CV. Group 1 wins are not an unknown achievement for Iverk House-bred horses; Bullish Luck being a multiple winner in Hong Kong in both domestic races and at the International meeting, while Oath won the
At the yearling sales buyers are looking for two-year-olds and an instant return. You can’t suddenly put speed into a family, it takes time
I have yet to discover the difference between a commercial breeder and one who breeds to race,” smiles Max Morris, who has successfully managed to combine the two at Iverk House Stud in County Kilkenny, on the Tipperary borders. “They both require money!” he laughs. Most commercial breeders race only the horses they have been left with from the sales, but Max and his partner, the well-known artist Carolyn Alexander, have managed to find the happy balance between producing horses for the sales as well as succesfully racing and expanding their broodmare band with homebred fillies. Perhaps therein lies the secret of Morris’s success. To all intents and purposes Iverk House is run as a commercial operation, yet Morris’s philosophy is very much one of breeding to race. He needs to balance the two perfectly in his aim to produce a quality
Carolyn Alexander and Max Morris with yearlings at Iverk House Stud
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iverk house stud ultimate prize when winning the Derby in 1999. Furthermore, horses such as the Italian Guineas and Group 1 Prix Ganay winner Pelder, the Group 1-placed and dual Royal Ascot winner Simenon, the Group 1-placed and Group 3-winning Napoleon’s Sister, as well as the Listed winner Audacious Prince and the Ormonde Stakes runner-up Vivacious Vivienne, the winner of over €160,000, all hail from Morris’s nursery. The three-year-old Macbeth (Acclamation), who finished fourth in this year’s Queen’s Vase (G3) at Royal Ascot behind Estimate, having previously also finished fourth in the Gallinule Stakes and second in the Listed Nijinsky Stakes, is one for this year and holds an entry in the Irish St Leger. Many commercial breeders are at the peril of a trainer’s or owner’s own goals so Morris and Alexander try to retain some control and race their own horses. In that regard, they have a very good working relationship with Oxx. Although they are producing a horse to race, they are also, by extension, need to produce the type of prospective racehorse many buyers are looking for at the sales, although the farm’s successful breeding of a Derby winner hasn’t necessarily worked to its advantage. “Oath’s success in The Derby certainly made a difference to our broodmares; they suddenly became a half-sister to a Derby winner,” Morris points out. “At the sales, though, most trainers then assume we’re breeding a middle-distance type, but in actual fact what we’re trying to breed is a miler. “At the yearling sales buyers are looking for two-year-olds and an instant return. You can’t suddenly put speed into a family, it takes time,” adds Alexander. There are other discrepancies to be faced when planning matings that hope to achieve both Morris’s aims as well as attract potential buyers – one being stallion fashion. “Medicean gets lots of winners, but oddly enough he’s not that popular commercially at the sales,” ponders Morris, though, undeterred, he continues to use the stallion and, as the Group 2 winner Manieree has proved, his faith has been rewarded. Let’s hope the Medicean filly, out of Danamight due to be offered by Iverk in this year’s Orby Sale, is half as good. When it comes to choosing of stallions, Morris and Alexander put in a lot of time and thought. “Luckily, most of our mares have won, but
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Our budget excludes us from sending any mares to the expensive sires, but there are plenty of very good sires out there for €25,000 or under
Morris and Alexander spend a lot of time deciding on just which stallion to use with which mare
everyone’s looking for early returns as well as Group and Listed winners, so you put them to the best stallions you can. You have to be very selective and we try to use proven sires within our budget,” Morris explains. “I think it’s very fair to say that this is the time to do this now. There are a lot of very good sires in Ireland and it’s not as expensive as sending a mare over to Britain. Our budget excludes us from sending any mares to the expensive sires, but there are plenty of very good sires out there for €25,000 or under. “We also try to use modern technology where we can. We have used Patrick Brain’s pedigree nicks software that goes back 12 generations instead of the usual six and it’s one that many agents refer to. We will also consult with Bill Oppenheim and Tony Morris. “Matings are planned a long time in advance, we will be sitting down making choices throughout the year,” Morris continues. “One of the biggest problems is in the spring when a stallion dies or is found to have fertility problems causing a mare to end up with a late covering. It happened to us a couple of times recently and as a consequence we missed a year with one of them, but it’s the same for all breeders. Looking for stallions gets easier as you start to know how your mare throws.” The more one sits and talks with Morris and Alexander, the more you find out how snugly commercialism and ownership sit with them. Not only is the objective at Iverk House to breed broodmares, but Morris likes to invest in stallions and uses them accordingly. “If and when I’m approached I like to buy shares in stallions, if the pedigree suits the mares I have. I have half a share in Lope De Vega and he’s an interesting match with Sheer Audacity’s family as it gives Troy on both sides of the pedigree, which would be very rare these days,” he says. “I also have shares in Acclamation and Lilbourne Lad. “I use stallions I’ve shares in as much as possible, it makes financial sense, as well as helping to promote the stallion. The cost isn’t so onerous and there’s a
chance of making a profit.” When he puzzles over the difference between owner-breeders and commercial breeders, the figures do little to help an argument. “A decent percentage of our horses win and I once worked out that if we’d kept them all, instead of selling them, we would have made more money!” he laughs mentioning Bullish Luck, who was the winner of five Group 1s and 12 races, and retired with earnings of £3,715,810.
verk House has a small but select draft entered for the Goffs Orby Sale and preparation began in earnest at the beginning of the summer. The yearlings are all for sale with realistic valuations determined by the cost of production and buyers should not be put off by any excessive reserves. But, in the end, it comes down to that luck of the draw during the tense minute or so in the sales ring after three years of planning and hard work. Nevertheless, the Iverk breeding operation continues with great enthusiasm. “We have six mares,” says Morris, “and we could do with three or four more, but I’d prefer them to be my own. “I want to see the farm paying first, there’s no point being in this business if it doesn’t pay. To buy a broodmare you need a lot of money! “A mare must have a very good back family, that’s the most important thing, it’s essential. They should stand over plenty of ground and have a good big eye and have a good outlook. If we can, we try and retain as many of the fillies as we can afford to. “It all depends on the numbers you have and the bank balance. You have to make it pay, but at the same time you sometimes have to keep a filly in order to keep and make a family.” There is also the matter of expansion, no easy thing to rush into. It requires more staff, more land and, yet, the numbers game often pays. Iverk House may have come from small
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To judge whether or not to have a mare on your farm, you should be quite happy to have a filly out of her
beginnings, but the ambitions are large and the start was no humble one, either. “Sheer Audacity was the first mare we purchased,” explains Morris. “She was by Troy out of an Alcide mare and we bought her at the 1989 December Sale. “When my late wife Isabel and I were newly married we bought Iverk House and we decided to buy some mares. We had some marked in the catalogue and Sheer Audacity happened to be the first one and we managed to get her. She was carrying Pelder at the time. “We sold him as a foal for 7,000gns and he really gave us the quick start by winning the Italian Guineas and the Prix Ganay. We then bought a couple of other mares and had three mares here as well as a couple of mares in the States, when that sort of venture was commercially feasible. “We bought Nuit Chaud, by Woodman, at Keeneland; she’s a grand-daughter of Lianga out of a sister to the dam of Danehill Dancer. “To judge whether or not to have a mare on your farm, you should be quite happy to have a filly out of her. Actually, I’d nearly prefer to have a filly foal out of my mares: if you don’t sell her as a foal or yearling, you can put her in training and have her back as a broodmare or sell her out of training as a two or three-year-old.” Isabel’s family were established breeders, and Morris admits he knew nothing about the business at all to start with. “She taught me an awful lot. She was still teaching me, right up to her death in 2002,” he reminisces. “Her idea was always to be a commercial breeder and I’ve still not discovered the difference! She would have sold everything if she could.” Over 50 per cent of the horses bred at Iverk House have been Listed or Group winners. “Some of the families have fallen a bit asleep, but they do come back,” Alexander says. “Mrs Christina Patino’s successes with Elusive Pimpernel and Snow Fairy, alongside Manieree’s two Group wins, have woken up
Sheer Audacity’s family. “Sheer Spirit had been knocking on the door with useful colts – River Bravo, Solid Rock and Bold Choice – and Manieree is her first filly; we had to keep her or lose the line. “Sheer Bliss (Sadler’s Wells) only had colts, too. She had her first filly, by Iffraaj, in the same year that Manieree was foaled so we had to sell her. Luckily, she was bought by Jeremy Harley and is in training with Kevin Prendergast so is in the right hands. She is called When Not Iff and was rated 100 at the end of last season, but needs top of the ground and has only been out once this year. You have to have the right breaks, the horses with the right trainer and running over the right distance on the right ground.”
“We try to reseed 10-12 acres each year. and do a paddock in the autumn, and then weather permitting, make new hay the following summer – not this year, sadly, because of the persistent rain. “I always like to have two years of our own hay; you know where it’s come from and what’s in it. This year there hasn’t been a summer and the foals are dizzy from going out and coming in for dry lies. They would normally be out all night, including the yearlings, too. It has been very wet, which has made it difficult for man and beasts.” Making things a little easier for Morris is the fact that Iverk House consists of two farms of 60 acres each. “When mares come back from
nother crucial factor in producing good horses is good land on which to raise them, as Morris knows only too well. “Land management is very important,” he says. “We had the soil tested as we had boarders for three to four seasons and although they pay, they wreck your land. We’ve only 120 acres here and that old adage of 11 acres per mare and their followers is my belief, especially after having too many horses on the farms. “You need to give the paddocks a break from horses. When the foals are weaned and the mares come off, we won’t use that field for horses again for six months. You need to rotate the paddocks to that level. The quality of yearling and foals we now have shows that the system works for us. “Our land’s reputation is very good now. It took two to three years to get it back after the boarders and we have cattle from spring to autumn and sheep on it all year round. The yearlings graze with the cattle; I’m a great believer in keeping cattle with them. Horses and cattle are natural herd animals and complement each other in their grazing.
Good land is vital for raising horses. Morris will always rest a paddock for six months after the foals are weaned
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Mrs Christina Patino’s successes with Elusive Pimpernel and Snow Fairy, along with Manieree’s two Group wins, have woken up Sheer Audacity’s family,
visiting stallions they can be kept totally separate from the others. We have a winter paddock of 20 acres for the in-foal mares. Depending on the weather we bring the weanlings in at night, but if it’s a mild winter they’ll stay out.” All sales preparation is done on the farm and the basics really begin from day one. “You can’t take short cuts,” Morris insists, “all the foals have to be well handled. The farrier sees them every two to three weeks and Lyn’s artist’s eye for detail is fantastic; she can spot a problem pretty quickly. “We don’t over-correct, just keep the growth plates level. We do the sales preparation work ourselves over eight weeks. They are
all bitted as weaners; we try not to do their brains in too much. “They are in at night and have their work during the morning and then go back out in the field again. By the time of the sales all the yearlings will have been rollered, side reined and lightly lunged.” Having a staff of good horsemen is important to Morris and he has a good team at Iverk House. “Davina Boyle is here full time and she has a tremendous amount of experience behind her. Richard O’Gorman, who is a licensed trainer, comes in the mornings and the amateur jockey
iverk house stud David Walsh in the afternoons. They all have good horsemanship skills. “I hate horses being shouted at and knocked around. You need to be firm and patient give them a lot of handling. Nearly every animal we’ve had has got to the racecourse and with plenty of handling and patience from birth, you can reduce unnecessary accidents.” Morris says that he learnt a lot from Isabel and continues to learn from Alexander, but he is an expert in his own right and is truly passionate about horseracing. He is a member of the Turf Club, is on a number of committees and isn’t afraid to give up his time and give something back to the industry. “In my other business, absolutely no one is interested in racing, not one,” he despairs. “If we don’t get people racing, no one will be encouraged to buy the horses. I’d like to see racing at The Curragh and the other major
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tracks increase their attendances to where they were in the past. “The Indecon report, commissioned by Minister Coveney, published in August recommends that the HRI Board establishes a permanent strategic marketing committee, which hopefully will come up with ideas on how to restore these attendances, encouraging a resurgence in commercial sponsorship and help with prize-money.” Both Morris and Alexander feel that
prize-money would be better spent spread throughout all pattern races, rather than to market a championship. Like many, they are at a loss to know as to why more of those experienced and knowledgeable in racing are not employed within the administrating bodies. Perhaps the Indecon report will address this as well. Neither Morris nor Alexander are likely to become disillusioned with the sport, however. “Every morning I wake up and say I’ve got to get out of this bloody business!” Morris laughs, but his ambitions and his breeding policies are very much focused on the future. The five yearlings in the paddocks, colts by Dylan Thomas and Verglas, and fillies by Duke Of Marmalade, Azamour and Medicean, are part of that ambitious future plan. Hopefully, despite the successes of the past, with a bit of luck and a following wind, the best is yet to come for Iverk House.
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ith the Keeneland September Yearling Sale approaching, we invited three stakeholders from the US to tell us in what direction they think racing is and should be heading – issues discussed included breeding, racing surfaces and medication. Bill Casner, co-founded WinStar Farm
in Lexington, Kentucky. One of the US’s leading breeder/owners, WinStar has won races such as the Kentucky Derby, Belmont Stakes and Dubai World Cup. Casner left WinStar and currently maintains about 20 broodmares and 20 racehorses. He is one of the owners leading the movement to ban race day drugs in US. Jamie LaMonica is the president
of the The Stallion Co., a full service bloodstock agency based in Lexington that specialises in stallions, stallion syndications, seasons and mating recommendations. He is an expert on the US bloodstock market. Geoffrey Russell is director of sales at the Keeneland Association. He was born in Dublin, Ireland and came to America in 1982.
What is your opinion of race day medication usage on racehorses?
bleed.” Well, I’ve been running all my horses without Lasix for a year-and-a-half and about 10 per cent of them bleed. Of the few that have bled, even they have run well and two of them have won! One of the common factors among those that bled is that they were administered butazolidin the night before. When bute was withheld in subsequent races, it eliminated the bleeds in all but two horses. Butazolidin is a caustic drug with a litany of side-effects that interferes with clotting and can cause a severe irritation to the vein. It very well may be one of the contributing causes to bleeding. I am convinced that taking away Lasix has a positive effect on a horse’s overall health. We have taken weight records of my stable, and the horses who have run on Lasix have lost 35-100 pounds the morning after the race, and that’s after a night of hydration. Lasix gives these horses two major things to overcome – dehydration and the stress of racing. Once people get their horses off Lasix, they’re going to see their two-year-olds moving forward much more effectively from a fitness standpoint of racing, because they won’t have to deal with those two stress factors.
What is holding us back in the US is fear. Trainers are fearful that half their horses will have torrential bleeds and they’ll lose half their stables. That’s not going to happen. Our horses once thrived without Lasix. They could run on an every-two-week schedule; many of our trainers now believe our horses need four to six weeks to recover from a race. Jamie LaMonica: I feel like as long as the rules are defined and it’s a level playing field, then I am fine with the current race day medications. Lasix, a bleeder medication, is not the pandora’s box it’s being made out to be. If you took away Lasix today, you would have a hard time filling races that are already hard to fill. Lasix isn’t the problem. The problem is that we aren’t catching the people manipulating the system, nor are we punishing them appropriately. I don’t believe there is as vast a difference between America and the rest of the world as it’s made out to be on medication. I think the rest of the world uses medications in their training and racing. Also, there are different surface and weather challenges that alter how stables must be managed. To me there’s a bigger issue. Racing has to
Casner: I am not anti-medication, but I am anti-medication on race day and I think there is a strong argument for us to come into line with the rest of the world on race day meds. We had 45 major owners initially step forward and commit to running their two-year-olds without race day medication, and that list includes some of the biggest names in the game: Darley Stud, Frank Stronach, Juddmonte, Claiborne. Subsequently, we have appealed to owners across America and we have had a number step up and say they will join the movement and not run their two-year-olds on race day medication. It’s a re-education process as, depending on which state, we’ve had between 17 and 30 years of Lasix usage. We have a whole generation of trainers and owners who truly believe Lasix is the right thing for their horses. What I think we’re going to see happen is that these owners who have stepped up and committed to not run on race day meds, they are going to find their horses are not bleeding in the numbers people fear they will. You hear it repeated: “Most all horses
Lasix isn’t the problem. The problem is that we aren’t catching the people manipulating the system, nor are we punishing them appropriately
The rest of the world has a problem with America’s race day medication policy, but what needs to be explained is that in every jurisdiction in the world, medication is used in the training of horses. To some degree we know more about the drugs our horses are being given here than they do elsewhere. We are more transparent in that regard.
What have we learned about the artificial surfaces and are you a fan of them?
Casner: Categorically I am a fan of the synthetic surfaces. I look at the science and I look at the data, and I look at my horses and how they respond to training and racing. There is no doubt that synthetic surfaces are safer – the accumulative data over tens of 1,000s of races shows that synthetic tracks are significantly safer than dirt tracks. There is a multitude of reasons why some people embrace them and some people don’t. There are a number of trainers who don’t like them because they are not
be made easier for people to want to breed or buy horses, but by no means should that mean cheating or using medications that mask problems or act as performance enhancers. People think that by getting rid of Lasix, you’ll make it so they can’t mask performance-enhancing drugs, but I don’t think that’s the case. Geoffrey Russell: It would make sense to have the rules the same everywhere in the world; it would make life easier for the globalisation of the industry. I can argue for both sides of the medication issue, but there should always be a concern for the welfare of the horse. A lot of people think Lasix is a therapeutic medication so why would we want to take something away that is therapeutic for the horse? I think we need stronger rules and stronger penalties for those who abuse the medication rules. The drug testing in America is probably superior to the testing in almost any other jurisdiction.
speed-favouring surfaces. On synthetics the jockey has to have a feel for the pace because there will be horses running at him in the end. On dirt, the field-spread from first to last is around 30l, while on synthetic it’s 20l and it’s not uncommon to see five to six horses headto-head near the wire. The average winning margin is considerably less than it is on dirt and trainers, who have built their training programmes selecting for speed, don’t like that, even though the average winning
Bill Casner: is at the forefront of the move to ban race day drugs in the US
A marquee race such as the Blue Grass Stakes (G1), which used to be a major Kentucky Derby prep, is no longer a significant factor for the Triple Crown races
times are faster, synthetic surfaces are not an advantage to speed. I believe that is why we have a number of trainers against it. Plus, the racing surface has always been the excuse du jour for losing races. The courses have had to go through a learning curve of how to maintain the synthetic surfaces. They have continued to get better as the trackmen have learned the nuances, and there is a lot of nuance to them – heat, moisture, etc... Synthetic tracks do need to have some slide to them, otherwise they can jar horses up. There are safe dirt tracks out there, but, as a group, the synthetic tracks tend to be our safest surfaces. However, it costs around $5 million to put in a synthetic track, and most racetracks are struggling now. Basically it comes down to a person’s agenda. My agenda is to run on the safest surface I can for my horses, and ultimately that’s the most important thing for our industry. LaMonica: I am for anything that makes horseracing safer and more fun for the spectator and the owner. I am a very casual bettor – I’m not a major gambler, but I enjoy handicapping very much.
I feel the handicapping angle on the synthetic surfaces is challenging, and it hurts the handle. I am told that 20 per cent of the bettors make up 80 per cent of the handle and, if that is accurate info, and if that 20 per cent is steering betting dollars away from synthetic surfaces, then we have an issue. Without the gambling, we don’t have a sport so we need to make sure the guys who are gambling like what we’re doing, because there are lots of other things for them to gamble on. The breakdown statistics are very challenging. Because the synthetic races are run at Keeneland, Woodbine and Southern California, some of the highest-class tracks, they produce these statistics that show the breakdowns are lower, but you’re comparing them with the tracks such as Mountaineer, Ruidoso and Remington, with other older surfaces and cheaper horses. Those arguing that point are taking out a lot of variables and not comparing apples to apples. The synthetics are great to train on because, even when it pours, you can train on it; they save a lot of cost and training time. But for racing, a marquee race such as the Blue Grass Stakes (G1) at Keeneland, which used to be a major Kentucky Derby prep, is no longer a significant factor for the Triple Crown races because of the new surface. The winner of the Blue Grass is no longer a horse to beat in the Derby. Ideally, racetracks would have all three surfaces. That might be costly, but certainly I’d like to see it at a
“We have horses that like dirt, we have horses that like turf, and we have horses that like synthetic”, says Geoffrey Russell. Due to the current state of the economy and the declining foal crop, Russell can’t see any new tracks investing in synthetics
couple of major racetracks. Russell: We’ve found that some horses like the all-weather very much. We have horses who like dirt, we have horses who like turf and we have horses who like synthetic. Contrary to popular belief, all turf horses do not like synthetic tracks. But say a horse doesn’t like turf or dirt, where are we going to run them? Polytrack helps optimise those horses. And one good thing about synthetic tracks is that when it rains, it doesn’t wash all the horses off the card. It keeps fields intact. And from a trainer’s point of view, they don’t lose days of training. That being said, with the way the foal crop and the economy are going right now, I don’t see any more added investment likely in a synthetic track in the US in the near future.
Are slot machines good for US racing?
Casner: Slots are a short-term fix to a big problem, they are certainly not the ultimate fix. We need to remember that what the state gives, the state can take away. We’ve seen it happen in Canada and in a number of states. There are a lot of competing entities for the revenue produced by those slot machines. In New York [which recently legalised slot machines at racetracks] right now we see $80,000 maiden races and it’s gonna be a huge stimulus to the agricultural economic engine in that state. It’s gonna create jobs and bring horses to the state; apparently every new mare creates about four jobs. Whether the state government recognises that remains to be seen, but there will be a lot of competing entities for that revenue in the future. If the laws are structured for the benefit of racing in the long term, higher purses derived from slots money will be a huge stimulus to our industry – owners need to have an opportunity to at least try and break even. If owners are continually losing money, this game ceases to be fun. LaMonica: I’m a product of New York. I made a big investment in New York because
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us viewpoint of the video lottery terminals. The breeder awards there are fantastic. Slots can give an amazing amount of positive return to the industry. By nature, I’m a conservative guy and 10 years ago, I was completely against the slots. Russell: In the short term, slots have proven to be very helpful. They produce a pure cash injection into the industry. Just look at the purses: they are to run a $35,000 value maiden claiming race at Saratoga for $42,000, and have just run a maiden special weight for two-year-olds for $80,000! But, in the long term, no, slots aren’t the answer. You can use any state in the US that has had racinos as an example. The state, which gives the money to the racetrack, can also take it back. And when governments need money, racing is an easy target. And now we have race tracks only running races so they can keep the casino license – they aren’t putting any money or effort into improving racing.
How will 30 per cent decline in the North American foal crop affect US racing?
Casner: It will look different. We’re going to have smaller fields. Tracks with bigger purses will have an edge in filling their stalls. Since the 1980s there has been a proliferation of racing in America, but the really successful meets are the smaller boutique meets such as Saratoga, Del Mar and Keeneland. Those meets continue to show healthy trends. There are no guarantees in business. So there are probably going to be racetracks
I think our breeding industry is strong and viable. I think we produce a very, very good horse and I don’t agree with the belief that our pedigrees have diminished because of medication
Jamie La Monica: believes the decline in the foal crop was a “good thing”, but racing needs to adapt
that fail. They won’t be able to draw enough horses or enough quality horses to put on a show. Advanced Deposit Wagering (ADW) continues to grow and has become a force. People who wager on ADW want better horses and bigger fields; they have choices. LaMonica: I think the drop in the foal crop was necessary and it was a very good thing. We suffered a declining economy and were already having trouble with excess horses. Now that the economy is stabilising somewhat, the people who are still selling horses will be rewarded. We won’t have a lot of horses which can’t be sold and who need homes. Even when we had huge foal crops, you still would get four-horse races at Santa Anita. The racing secretaries will face some challenges. They have to write races that fit the horses on their backside, but I’d be more concerned with the problems of racing; then worry about the size of the foal crop. Russell: When you have less foals, you have less starters, and when you have less starters, do you need as many racetracks? Field size is very important for betting turnover. If we don’t have full fields, that will affect betting turnover and then affect purses.
Will there be some consolidation of racetracks and/or reduced racing dates in America? It’s quite possible.
What is the state of the US breeding industry?
Casner: I think our breeding industry is strong and viable. I think we produce a very, very good horse and I don’t agree with the belief that our pedigrees have diminished because of medication. Every geneticist I have talked to says you cannot change things that quickly. But I do think that, long term, if we continue on this medication path for 50-75 years, it could have a negative impact on the breed. Although I don’t think it’s true, there is a perception internationally that drugs have negatively affected our gene pool. If somebody believes that it has, they can make the choice not to come to our markets and buy our horses, even though I still think we’re raising the best horses in the world. American breeders work very hard at producing a good product. We may have some people not coming here, but the global industry continues to grow and the demand for American-breds continues to be high around the world.
Russell: American breeders have done a very good job in reacting to the economic crisis. Our breeders knew they had to reduce the number of mares being bred and increase their quality. We have a smaller foal crop, but the quality of horse being raised is as good or better than it’s ever been. The popularity of American pedigrees is very high in countries such as South America,
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Turkey, Korea and Russia, while Europeans have been coming to North America for the best part of 40 years to buy and build up broodmare bands and stallion rosters. The profile of a US horse is an eight to nine furlong dirt horse, while Europeans race primarily on turf. That has become the major divide at the moment and there’s a hesitation to bring European horses over to America because there is a question of whether they will act on dirt. Meanwhile, Europe has become self-sufficient. The two largest investors in the world — Coolmore and Darley – are based in Europe, and that supplements the European market drastically.
Is there anything the US should look to emulate from around the globe?
Casner: There are very skilled horsemen, great programmes and great racing in Europe and around the world. The best horse in the world right now might be Frankel. The horses that come out of Australia are wonderful – Black Caviar, So You Think... again, the racing and breeding industries continue to grow internationally. LaMonica: We’ve got to mainstream our sport a little bit more. I thought what Churchill Downs did with night racing was great. Kids are going on dates to the track, it made racing fun. And horseracing should be fun. That’s where countries such as Australia, Japan and some of the European nations get it. They’ve managed to mainstream horseracing. We talk about NBA basketball and the NFL being impediments to the sport’s popularity here. It’s not like Australia or Europe aren’t soccer crazy, yet they’ve managed to mainstream horseracing. When you go into a pub or a restaurant, you can bet on horses over a beer and with your friends. And ownership is also much easier abroad. It is shocking how difficult it is for someone to become an owner of a racehorse in the US. We treat people like criminals: you have to get fingerprinted in order to spend millions of
LaMonica: When we breed horses in America, some fundamental hypocrisies take place. Everyone wants to breed for speed and two-year-old form, yet everyone who wants to buy a horse wants to win the Derby and go 1m2f miles in spring of the three-year-old season. I am not a fan of large book sizes for our stallions as I think we are getting away from making each foal a commodity. You used to be able to walk a horse up at a sale, and it might have a little flaw here and there but, if it was out of a good mare and by a good stallion, it was a limited commodity. The two-year-old market has changed a how we breed horses. You see more disparities in the match between mare and stallion. Stallions are getting too much credit, and too much blame. The broodmare is extremely important, and we’ve lost a lot of our mares to Japan, Europe and the Arabs. But I think we’re still breeding a pretty good horse, and we have had very strong performances from US-breds on the world stage to prove it. I’m not ready to condemn our breeder, just yet. I do think we could do some things that would be smarter. I would like to see regulations of stud books, that would give us more disparity in our gene pool. Inbreeding has become fashionable by necessity, not by design. You can rarely find outcrosses anymore, we’re so heavy with Northern Dancer and Mr. Prospector. The popularity of these nick reports does pose a question. Is sire line to sire line how you should plan a mating? I think a mating is two individuals, not two pieces of paper. I like it when I see people trying to breed an athlete by using the physical and the genetic profile with some forethought -- not just, “I need to breed to this sire because this is what the market wants.” We breed too much for the market and for commercial appeal, but you can’t blame people for doing it. When you go fishing, you don’t pick the lure you like, you use the lure that catches fish. Commercial appeal is what is driving our market, there are very few owner-breeder racers left in America.
dollars on horses with little odds of success. And it’s problematic to run in different states. When I tell a Wall Street guy what he has to do to get licensed to own a racehorse, he looks at me like my head is spinning around. For a sport that needs new owners, – and let’s be blunt, we need new owners – we don’t do much to make it a welcoming process. Why wouldn’t you have a cute girl come to your office with an ipad, put your fingerprints on the ipad, help you fill out your application, accept your fee and make it easy? What would that person cost the racing industry? Russell: Watching European racing day in and day out, Europe’s major festivals – Ascot, Goodwood, The Curragh – are wonderful to watch. European high-end racing is very good, and we can learn from it. But we have to remember those meetings are just a small percentage, and North America can put on a spectacle too. The Kentucky Derby, Breeders’ Cup, Keeneland in the spring or in the fall are special meets, too.
What does the US racing or breeding industry need to do for the future?
Casner: We certainly have our challenges. In 1980 racing was the Number 1 spectator sport in this country, but we have not been good custodians of this industry and have not been marketing it to a changing public. We have not had the vision of the changing landscape of our business; we have not evolved. Everybody has the right to spend their money where they want to, but, as I learnt in business years ago, you can never afford to lose one customer. We know that every business loses customers, but if you lose them for the wrong reason, for something you’ve done wrong, or they don’t feel your product is good, or you’ve given them bad service, those are the unforgivables in business. We have to endeavor to produce the best product we can. On the medication front, nothing happens overnight. Change is difficult, but it will
us viewpoint happen. Kentucky is the first to ban race day meds in two-year-olds, although it still has to go through the legislative process. It should be in place by 2014. I suspect New York will be the second state to make such a move, and if two major states pass rules, we’ll see the other states following. At the Breeders’ Cup this year the twoyear-olds will run without Lasix or race day medications. It was only going to happen with the owners stepping up and taking the lead. LaMonica: Without the bettors and the owners, we don’t have a sport, we can’t forget that. Right now our sport is challenging for anyone looking at it from a business point of view. You buy a horse for $100,000 at Keeneland. You’ve got $140,000 in him by the time he gets to the races. Now you’ve got to win what, maybe four races to get your investment back? That’s tough. People can buy yachts instead, and they’re gonna spend money and they’re going to enjoy it, but they won’t make money. In some ways horses should be viewed the same way. I’m a big traditionalist. I’m not saying tear down Saratoga, but you take your 80-yearold grandma to Saratoga and there’s no air conditioning; it’s a tough day out for her. Yankee Stadium had a tremendous tradition, Boston Garden had tradition. Yet both of those institutions were torn down and replaced. That was done to meet the expectations of fans and spectators. Racing doesn’t adapt nearly as quickly as it needs to. We should have used the scariness of the economic times to make some very serious changes, which could have done a ton of good for the game. When people are desperate, you can get a lot of things passed. Now they’re all thinking it’s gonna get better; I hope we didn’t miss an opportunity. Russell: The breeding industry in North America is Number 1 in the world, and Kentucky is the thoroughbred horse capital of the world. But, the great thing about the thoroughbred industry being a global industry, is that we can learn from each other. We should go and experience what other countries do. The most important thing for US-based breeders is to travel to other countries and see its done there. No area should become too parochial. It’s a global business and we need to think globally. That’s just as important for Americans as it is for Europeans, Russians, Koreans, everyone. We all need to ensure we are importing horses to strengthen and add new bloodlines.
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j paul reddam
Paul Reddam, the Canadian-born owner of this year’s Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, I’ll Have Another, sees the world without boundaries, and is prepared to take a big bite out of the life that view can
offer. Unafraid to take risks, the entrepreneur revels in the opportunities for excitement and fun that racing horses around the world provides. Reddam has around 40 thoroughbreds in trainer: 20 with trainer Doug O’Neil, nine with Ben Cecil, and two with Simon Callaghan, along with five homebreds with his breeding manager/trainer Ed Freeman near his home in California. He also uses Mark Hennig in New York, and Brian Meehan in Britain, the country from which his lovely English wife Zillah hails. He has raced his horses in Dubai for years, and part of his great disappointment at the retirement of I’ll Have Another on the eve of the Belmont Stakes was not only the sudden end to the horse’s historic quest to win the Triple Crown, but that Reddam had harbored dreams of competing his tough, talented colt internationally and let him prove his ability on the global racing stage Motivated by the thrill of competitive sports, Reddam covets prizes around the racing world. As an owner racing horses in the US, he’s wanted to win the Triple Crown races. While Great Hunter and Liquidity finished unplaced in the Kentucky Derby in 2007, and Ten Most Wanted was second in the 2003 Belmont Stakes, I’ll Have Another gave Reddam his roses, but it was the win on the Preakness which proved the horse’s talent to everyone else. “He won fairly easily in the Derby,” points out Reddam. “After the Santa Anita Derby (G1), Mario [Gutierrez] told me he didn’t ride him hard to win, he had it all the time, and I thought ‘okay, kid, right...!’ “But then you watch the Kentucky Derby and you can see what he meant. I’ll Have Another was a top, top-class racehorse. It took the Preakness before others began to believe it, though. The Preakness said he was good; it confirmed what we already knew.” Reddam has had to deal with the lack of respect his horse received, first from handicappers – few of whom outside of California selected him as one who could win the Derby – and then from US breeders, who rejected him as a stallion. Racing is, as the former philosophy professor explanations, a sport “made up
Big in the US, Europe and (probably soon) Japan... Kathleen Donovan chats to J Paul Reddam, owner of this year’s Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner I’ll Have Another, who has been exported to stud in Japan
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J Paul Reddam: the former philosophy professor is keen to race horses and win big races right around the globe Photo: PA
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I’ll Have Another was a top, top-class racehorse. It took the Preakness before others began to believe it, though
of $3 million and $5 million. In comparison, the horse whom I’ll Have Another beat twice, Bodemeister, was reportedly sold for $13 million to WinStar Farm in Kentucky.
I’ll Have Another after the news of retirement. Trainer Doug O’Neill is in the background
of opinions,” yet the pain remains. Reddam was extremely disappointed that only two American farms showed any interest in the horse as a stallion offering sums in the region
So Reddam sold his Flower Alley colt for $10 million to Shigeyuki Okada’s Big Red Farm in Japan, to stand alongside stallions such as Conduit, Agnes Digital, Roses In May. “I’ll Have Another was dismissed by the breeders, and I have a couple of theories as to why,” says Reddam. “He was an $11,000 yearling, so I think that they were worried what his yearlings would look like. And I think with all the negative publicity that Doug got during the Triple Crown, it tainted the horse in their minds.” But the transfer to Japan has probably been the best result and Reddam’s bloodstock advisor and racing manager Jamie McCalmont explains succinctly: “The horse is going to get three times better mares in Japan.” Such is Reddam’s desire to see I’ll Have Another’s progeny run in the US that he now plans to buy mares in foal to the horse he believes in so strongly. “Japan sells weanlings, too, so I could get some that way, but I think to buy mares in foal to I’ll Have Another would be a lot of fun!” he enthuses. “They could come back here and be Cal-breds. I would love to race a Cal-bred by I’ll Have Another!” The idea is indicative not only of Reddam’s enthusiasm for racing, his respect for the horse with a wholehearted desire to give him the best scenario to succeed, but also of his support for California racing, which goes beyond merely basing his stable there. He has previously supported California’s breeding industry by standing his Grade 1-placed, Grade 3 winner Momentum (Nureyev – Imprudent Love (Foolish Pleasure)) at Vessels Stallion Farm, and the horse is now pensioned at the farm. Reddam purchased about 25 mares specifically in order to breed to the stallion. In a display of his famous generosity (this is a man who let bloodstock agent Dennis O’Neill, trainer Doug’s brother, choose a new BMW after the Derby in order to show his appreciation for finding I’ll Have Another), Reddam gave California breeders an incredible deal, which, unfortunately became a good idea offered at just the wrong time. In 2006, Reddam stood Momentum for $5,000, and offered to buy back the foals as August yearlings in 2007 for $15,000 if breeders were unhappy with how they had progressed. Reddam lost his shirt on the deal, but he stood by his word and bought back as necessary, while also finding homes for those he bred himself. Reddam also puts his money where his
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I think to buy mares in foal to I’ll Have Another would be a lot of fun! They could come back here and be Cal-breds. I would love to race a Cal-bred by I’ll Have Another
so that’s part of it, too. And Brian is easy to deal with. He’s game to come over to America if we want to try a horse here.” Jamie McCalmont notes that market plays
mouth is and his company has sponsored the $750,000 CashCall Futurity since 2007, and the $750,000 CashCall Mile through 20062008. His dedication to the thoroughbred industry in California has been recognised and in 2011 the Thoroughbred Owners of California awarded him its Industry Service Award. Reddam’s Grade 1 winner Square Eddie (Smart Strike – Forty Gran (El Gran Senor)), who began his career in Britain, stands at Vessels, with his first crop now two-year-olds. “Square Eddie bred 40 mares three years in a row,” says breeding manager Ed Freeman, who has seen them since they were foals. “The babies are very nice – bigger than expected, great minds with correct, short cannons. They are very straightforward, look through the bridle and are get-on-with-it types.” Reddam takes a realistic view on the future, but smiles: “I would be disappointed if Ed weren’t high on them! “But, of course, in this business we’re all optimists. We’ll have to see what they do on the track.” Next year, Square Eddie, of whom Reddam will have 20 of his own to look forward to running, is an example of many of Reddam’s top horses – he was bought by the Reddam team in 2008 while with trainer Brian Meehan having already begun his racing career in Europe. The Smart Strike colt was transfered to the US where he won the Breeders’ Futurity (G1) at Keeneland on the Polytrack before he finished second to Midshipman in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, also run on synthetic. It was a successful strategy that had found its origins four years earlier when Reddam purchased 75 per cent of Wilko, then in training with Jeremy Noseda at Newmarket. A month after purchase the Awesome Again colt won the 2004 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. Similarly in 2006, Reddam bought Red Rocks leaving the still-developing colt in training with Brian Meehan. That year the Manton-based trainer travelled the colt to the US for a successful tilt at the Breeders’ Cup Turf. Reddam has had horses with Meehan ever since, his other top purchases including Crowded House, winner of the Racing Post Trophy. “When buying a horse you don’t know where it’s going to end up,” Reddam says. “We don’t buy a horse deliberately to bring it back to America. A top-class horse can race in Europe and make money, but for a middle-ofthe-road horse, there are more opportunities here. Jamie has been working for me for nearly 10 years and he’s located in England,
its part in where they find their horses, too. “Our policy is not to have any policies!” he laughs. “At the beginning, we wanted readymade two-year-olds and did well with Great
Red Rocks after winning the Breeders’ Cup Turf. Reddam has had horses with Brian Meehan ever since
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A top-class horse can race in Europe and make money, but for a middle-of-the-road horse, there are more opportunities here
Another planned Reddam European export: Cogito, the Prix Eugene Adam (G2) runner-up Photo: PA
Hunter, who was purchased after his maiden win, and Sharp Lisa, who sold for $3.7 million and was one of the first we had with Doug and Dennis O’Neill. But we got Notional from a two-year-old sale, so we were already mixing it up several years ago.” Recently buying ready-made horses in Europe has become very expensive, and as Reddam is a businessman after all, the no-policy policies have shifted. “In the last three years, the private market has gone up 20 per cent, while the worldwide market overall went down 30-40 per cent. We’ve dabbled in and out of the two-yearold market, but haven’t done as well,” says McCalmont. Making smart choices, and ones not driven by ego, has marked out Reddam’s involvement in racing from the beginning. He has always loved the action of racing and betting, and thrived on the risk, but has always had his eye on making reasonable return. He began putting together ownership syndicates with Standardbreds in 1979 and still owns a few that he races in California. He claimed his first thoroughbred in 1988 after being impressed when visiting Santa Anita Park when working as a philosophy professor at Cal State, Los Angeles. A gambler and entrepreneur by nature, Reddam found more financial opportunity when he formed SC Funding, his own mortgage brokerage company before he was wiped out by an unscrupulous CEO. He then started Ditech Funding which cut out the middle man and sold directly to the mortgage buyer – its hallmark was an aggressive advertising TV campaign. In 2000, Reddam sold to General Motors Acceptance Corp. and started CashCall, a
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nother Meehan trainee likely to try his hand in the US is threeyear-old Group 2-placed Cogito (Giant’s Causeway – Ladies Cruise (Fappiano)). Unraced at two, and eighth in a troubled trip on unfavorably soft ground at Royal Ascot in the St. James’s Palace Stakes, Cogito is due soone to make a US debut. Reddam reports that the colt’s future is still under discussion: if he runs well in America, he could return to England, but if not, he could stay in the US. “When I see Fappiano in a pedigree I see that as a pure dirt sire line, so it is worth a try,” McCalmont explains. “Frege, who is also named after another philosopher, was a 60,000gns purchase. He could also end up in US by the end of the year.” When McCalmont looks for horses for Reddam, there are no set criteria other than distance ability. Reddam dismisses surface as only one reason a horse succeeds or fails, and says that way too much emphasis is put
There’s no possible way we could have enjoyed our journey with any other owner the way we have with Paul. Everything’s first class with him
business loaning to high-risk borrowers with unsecured loans. The sale of Ditech gave Reddam greater financial firepower and so he dived further into thoroughbreds ownership purchasing Swept Overboard from the Marshall Naify dispersal for $700,000. The son of End Sweep won a couple of Grade 1 races before he was sold to Japanese breeders for $3 million. Elloluv, a Gilded Time foal of 2000, was purchased for $120,000. She went on to win multiple Grade 1 races, earn $1,297,000, before being sold at auction as a broodmare for $1,750,000. Recently, Reddam purchased Wittgenstein (Shamardal – La Vita E Bella (Definite Article)) from Meehan. The two-year-old filly ran in the Sorrento Stakes (G3) at Del Mar in August over Polytrack, connections sending her to the US in search of the better prizemoney on offer. Unfortunately, she finished unplaced. “We ran her in the Sorrento Stakes because we couldn’t get into a turf race either in Del Mar or Saratoga,” says McCalmont. “I think there is something wrong there, when turf races are overfilling like that. They need to be writing more turf races in America.” She is aptly, if wryly, named for the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, whom Reddam quoted after winning the Derby: “After all philosophical problems are solved, nothing important will have been accomplished.”
on that single factor in deciding where to run a horse. “When we buy in Europe, we want to make sure the horse can run two turns,” McCalmont explains, and added that they don’t mind if a horse is smaller than others would like. “We look at the US-breds bought by Europeans because I think Americans breed a very good horse. “There is a better gene pool in Europe right now, with Galileo and the Montjeus and those great Coolmore bloodlines, but those horses are also too expensive at auction as unraced types. “We look at maidens in America and Europe closely, but there is a better market in Europe once the form has been shown.” McCalmont gives credit to Reddam for his keen business sense as a guiding force behind many of their plans. Reddam does not believe in following the latest fashion, ignoring his gut instincts. Rather, he will zig while others zag, and McCalmont loves the happy surprises this often brings. “You’re only as good as the man at the helm,” McCalmont says. “Paul is so clever. Most of these things are his ideas. We’ve been involved with a lot of good horses, and I’m lucky to be in this position.” One recent idea that has paid off tremendously launched Reddam into the world of pinhooking when he saw that yearlings, even in this depressed market, weren’t selling for what he felt they should. Liking the operation at Wavertree Stables, he played golf with Ciaran Dunne and set him up to sell their juveniles.
“Last year, the foal crop was down, and Paul was watching that,” explains McCalmont. “I bought a really nice Lion Heart out of a Seattle Slew mare for $130,000. Paul said great, don’t stop until you pick up 10, so we spent $1 million. “We’ve sold five as two-year-olds, and the Lion Heart colt has become Know More, who we’ve kept and he won the Best Pal Stakes (G2) on his debut. We also have another called We’ve Had Enough who won his debut, and I’m pretty excited about him too.” The O’Neill-trained Know More astonished everyone in the Best Pal. Turf writers were scrambling to find the last time such talent was revealed by an unraced maiden in a US graded stakes, and they had to go back more than three decades. Reddam savours such results, yet he takes the disappointments philosophically. It means that the whole team can be confident in their decision making and can enjoy the ride with him. From renting large houses for Team O’Neill during the Triple Crown races, to golfing with Dennis O’Neill, Reddam is an epitome of someone who makes most of the fun to be had from racing. After the Belmont, Doug O’Neill summed up his feelings for Reddam to reporters. “Paul is awesome. A mentor in so many ways. He has an unbelievable work ethic, and he’s never had anything handed to him. He’s the most loyal guy I’ve ever met. There’s no possible way we could have enjoyed our journey with any other owner the way we have with Paul. Everything’s first class with him.” Yet there is still more in racing (and its quite a list!) that Reddam wants to achieve as he looks to the future. “We’re not afraid to try again for the whole Triple Crown,” he said, his competitiveness shining through as he smiles: “I’ve won a race on Dubai World Cup day, but not the World Cup itself. I’ve run a horse in Hong Kong, and Brian and Jamie went but I didn’t get to go, so I would love that opportunity again. “I want to win a Japan Cup someday. Americans have a narrow view of what racing can be all about. I’m lucky to be associated with Jamie, because he also wants to try them anywhere in the world they might be competitive.” What’s the betting that all of the above is achieved over the next few years?
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first crop sires
The future starts now Alan Porter casts his eye over those stallions with first yearlings this autumn by order of average foal price achieved in 2011
he stallions that retired to stud in 2008 and 2009 faced a climate very different to that which had prevailed for several years previously. We had become accustomed to the first-season sires being the hottest items around with their books filling faster than all but a few established superstars. That situation changed dramatically following the global financial meltdown that took place in the latter part of 2008, and, as far as the breeding industry was concerned, there was an overnight reversal of the established trend
We don’t yet know anything about Sea The Stars’s sire Cape Cross as a sire of sires, but it is encouraging that Lawman, another Classic-winning grandson of Green Desert, is off to a promising start
There are few stallions in recent years whose offspring have been as eagerly anticipated as Sea The Stars (Cape Cross – Urban Sea (Miswaki)). Winner of the last eight of his nine starts, including the 2,000 Guineas (G1), Derby (G1), Eclipse Stakes (G1), International Stakes (G1), Irish Champion Stakes (G1) and Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (G1), in the eyes of many he earned his place on a pantheon alongside such as Ribot, Sea-Bird, Nijinsky, Mill Reef and Brigadier Gerard. If his race-record was not enough, Sea The Stars is also half-brother to Galileo, generally acknowledged as currently being the world’s leading sire. For good measure, his dam Urban Sea won the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (G1) and is three-parts sister to the Classic winner and Classic sire, King’s Best. We don’t yet know anything about Sea The Stars’s sire, Cape Cross, as a sire of sires, but it is encouraging that Lawman, another Classic-winning grandson of Green Desert has got off to a promising start. The first crop weanlings by Sea The Stars were the most sought after at the sales in 2011, outselling even Galileo, 14 of them
with a dramatic shift back to the proven commodities. Of course, we don’t yet know how it is going to impact the stallions with first yearlings in 2012, but happily the freshman of 2012 – those who retired in 2008 – are offering some positive omens with Henrythenavigator, New Approach, Sixties Icon, Tamayuz, Mount Nelson, Hannouma and Falco having all been represented by first-crop two-year-old stakes winners. We look here at the top ten freshman yearling sires by 2011 foal average, with a brief recap of their careers and pedigrees, and a quick look at crosses to keep an eye out for. averaging £338,768. It’s going be interesting see whether he follows Cape Cross or Galileo in his preferred choice of mares, though rather intriguingly both Cape Cross and Galileo have done well over Danehill, even though that horse is is by Cape Cross’s grandsire, Danzig. We’ll also be fascinated to see how the bold experiment of breeding Sea The Stars to mares by Galileo, giving 2 x 3 inbreeding to Urban Sea, works out. We shouldn’t neccessarily expect too much too early though. Although Galileo has sired three champion two-year-old colts, he wasn’t that quickly out of the blocks as a sire, while the offspring of Cape Cross have also tended to do better with time. Although he topped the sires’ list at the early-season Arqana August Yearling Sale and provided the top lot, the majority of those offered at Deauville looked as though they would be better with a little more time under their belts. The second of the crop by foal average is Aqlaam (Oasis Dream – Bourbonella (Rainbow Quest)), who, like Sea The Stars, is a grandson of Green Desert, but in this case by that stallion’s star son, Oasis Dream.
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Soldier Of Fortune’s pedigree is free of Danehill and, given Galileo’s success with that sire line, we’d be keeping a look out for yealings bred on that cross
Group race, the Prix d’Hedouville (G3). More of a stayer than his brothers he won a trio of Grade 1s over 1m4f, taking the Canadian International (G1), the Northern Dancer Turf Stakes (G1) and the Hollywood Turf Cup (G1). The brothers have left plenty of clues to follow as to what might be likely successful crosses, including Darshaan and Deploy from the Shirley Heights line; Sharpen Up via Diesis, Kris, Selkirk and Sanglamore; Blushing Groom through Rahy and Rainbow Quest; Sadler’s Wells and Mr. Prospector through Distant View, Kingmambo, Woodman and Zafonic. Twenty Champ Elysees foals were sold in 2011 and they averaged £32,856. From two sold at Deauville, he had a yearling average of €33,500.
Leading first-crop stallions by foal average 2011 Stallion
Top Filly 684,120
Sea The Stars (IRE)
Champs Elysees (GB)
Soldier Of Fortune (IRE)
Intense Focus (USA)
Major Cadeaux (GB)
Dandy Man (IRE)
Art Connoisseur (IRE)
Bushranger (IRE) Le Havre (IRE)
He made his name as a miler, taking the Prix du Moulin de Longchamp (G1), Summer Mile Stakes (G1) and Jersey Stakes (G3), and beating all bar Goldikova in the Prix Jacques Le Marois (G1). Out of a mare by Rainbow Quest, Aqlaam should be open to most of the strains that have worked under his sire, including Sadler’s Wells, Ahonoora (through Indian Ridge and Inchinor), Mill Reef (including through Doyoun, Daylami and Shirley Heights), Sharpen Up (via Selkirk, Kris and Diesis), and Mr. Prospector through Kingmambo, Machiavellian and Zafonic. Thirteen Aqlaam weanlings were sold last year for an average of £47,799. At Arqana, his one offering from Oakgrove Stud was bought by Waratah Thoroughbreds for €160,000. We know that Dansili is a top-class sire, and it appears that his brother Cacique would have been very useful too, had he enjoyed normal fertility. So, what are the chances that another sibling Champs Elysees (Danehill – Hasili (Kahyasi)) can make the grade? He certainly had talent, although his best form was seen in the US to where he was transferred after winning his sole European
Mastercraftsman: tough and talented
Next on the list, and like Champs Elysees from the Danehill line, with 20 weanlings realising £29,715 is European champion two-year-old Mastercraftsman (Danehill Dancer – Starlight Dreams ((Black Tie Affair)). A tough and talented juvneile, he won the Railway Stakes (G2), thePhoenix Stakes (G1) and the National Stakes (G1) at two, and then added the Diamond Stakes (G3), the Irish 2,000 Guineas (G1) and the St. James’s Palace Stakes (G1) the following year. He also gave the mighty Sea The Stars a scare in the International Stakes (G1), going down by just a length in a near track-record time. Mastercraftsman is by Danehill Dancer, one of Danehill’s most successful stallion sons and already represented by a pair of Group 1 sires in Choisir and Monsieur Bond. His pedigree means that he is free to cross with virtually all the strains that have worked with his sire and sons, among them Sadler’s Wells – including via Galileo, In The Wings (sire of Singspiel) and Old Vic – and his brother Fairy King. Nijinsky (including Kahyasi, Caerleon and Royal Academy), Last Tycoon, Night Shift, Storm Bird and Storm Cat, notably via Catrail, Giant’s Causeway and Mujadil, and Mr. Prospector, through Zafonic, Machiavellian and Kingmambo, with Woodman also appearing a good option. Roberto, Blushing Groom (including through Rahy, Rainbow Quest, Nashwan and Arazi), as well as inbreeding to Danehill Dancer’s broodmare sire Sharpen Up, could also do well. The French-based Soldier Of Fortune (Galileo – Affianced (Erin’s Isle)) has a lot to live up to as Galileo’s first four stallion sons – Teofilo, Heliostatic, New Approach and Sixties Icon – all have Group-winning two-year-olds in the their first crop. Soldier Of Fortune himself was more than capable at two: he broke his maiden and finished second in the Criterium de Saint-Cloud (G1) on his
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Bushranger is one whose stock will be expected to come to hand early, given that he had a juvenile campaign that saw him win the Anglesey Stakes (G3), the Prix Morny (G1) and the Middle Park Stakes (G1)
Le Havre: already bought by Shadwell
Another based in France is Le Havre (Noverre – Marie Rheinberg (Surako)). He won four of six lifetime starts, including two of his three outings at two, and at three the Prix Djebel and French Derby (G1), while he also finished second in the French 2,000
final two outings of the year. However, it was really at three and four that he came into his own, his triumphs including a 9l victory in the Irish Derby (G1), Coronation Cup (G1), Prix Niel (G2) and Prix Noailles (G2). Soldier Of Fortune’s pedigree is free of Danehill and, given Galileo’s success with that sire line, we’d be keeping a look out for yealings bred on that cross, with Shirley Heights line mares also having obvious strong appeal. Soldier Of Fortune had just five weanlings sold last year, but they averaged a very solid £29,267, while at Arqana the 11 sold averaged €48,300 with a top-price of €80,000. Far more prolific in terms of sales offerings was Bushranger (Danetime – Danz Danz (Efisio)), who had 44 foals change hands at auction in 2011 for an average of £28,297. Bushranger is one whose stock will be expected to come to hand early, given that he had a juvenile campaign that saw him win the Anglesey Stakes (G3), the Prix Morny (G1) and the Middle Park Stakes (G1), both in record time, and take champion juvenile honours in England and France. Bushranger is a son of the over-achieving, but unfortunately short-lived, Danetime. Out of a mare by Lear Fan (dam by Lt. Stevens, a brother to Thong), Danetime loved to receive returns of Thong’s family through lines such as Sadler’s Wells, Fairy King, Nureyev and Thatch, and the same formula is likely to work well here. We’d also be interested in Bushranger offspring out of mares carrying Mark Of Esteem or Noverre, giving inbreeding to the Native Partner family.
Guineas (G1). His own sire Noverre was a top-miler, and although he wasn’t the most prolific of stakes sires, he did also get the Group 1 winners Music Show and Enora. It is also worth bearing in mind that there have been a number of very successful French stallions whose sires weren’t exactly standouts either, horses such as Linamix, Muhtathir, Chichicastenango and Turtle Bowl spring to mind. Le Havre does come from a stallion family on his distaff side as he is out of a half-sister to Polar Falcon, the sire of Pivotal. There are some potentially interesting matings that could be made with this pedigree as Noverre is by Rahy, a half-brother
to Singspiel, and from the family of Ajdal (broodmare sire of Mark Of Esteem) and Formidable (sire of Rahy). Bringing in Pivotal or Polar Falcon is an obvious angle, and Le Havre’s broodmare sire Surako is by Konigsstuhl from the family of Surumu, so a number of German strains would be of interest here, with Monsun and his sons looking particularly intriguing. Three Le Havre babies were sold in the ring last year for an average of £22,607. In France, Shadwell paid €120,000 for a colt out of Seracina (Nashwan) and his three sold averaged €76,000. Intense Focus (Giant’s Causeway – Daneleta (Danehill)) was at his best at two, when he won an extremely quick renewal of the Dewhurst Stakes (G1), defeating a field that included Rip Van Winkle, Lord Shanakill, Delegator and Shaweel. Intense Focus is by Giant’s Causeway, who already has a trio of Group/Grade 1 siring sons, including Shamardal and Footstepsinthesand, while his dam, who was Group placed, is out of stakes winner Zavaleta. This is the same family as another of the first year horses, Soldier Of Fortune. Intense Focus is free of one of the most successful crosses for Giant’s Causeway, that
Sea The Stars ex Alpine Rose topped the Arqana August Yearling Sale fetching €1,200,000
first crop sires Intense Focus: has nine yearlings catalogued in the Orby Sale, four in the Sportsman’s and 13 due to be sold at the Tattersalls October Sale
Major Cadeaux: a smart miler
Major Cadeaux (Cadeaux Genereux – Maine Lobster (Woodman)) had a trio of weanlings sell last year for an average of £18,025. Runner-up to Holy Roman Emperor in the Coventry Stakes (G2) at two, Major Cadeaux developed into a very smart miler, taking the Sandown Mile (G2), the Greenham Stakes (G3) and J W Lees Stakes (G3), and taking third in the Sussex Stakes (G1) and Prix Jacques Le Marois (G1). By Cadeaux Genereux, Major Cadeaux is from a US family on the distaff side: his dam was by Woodman and out of Capades, a Grade 1 winner at two. Major Cadeaux is rather unusual in that he is free of Northern Dancer, and Cadeaux Genereux and his sons have crossed well over
Major Cadeaux is rather unusual in that he is free of Northern Dancer, and Cadeaux Genereux and his sons have crossed well over Northern Dancer
Northern Dancer with successful branches including Lyphard (who worked well through Alzao), Be My Guest, Danzig (particularly Green Desert), Be My Guest, Nijinsky, Fairy King, Nureyev, Sadler’s Wells and Shareef Dancer. The much-travelled Archipenko (Kingmambo – Bound (Nijinsky)) captured five Group races from a mile to 1m2f in three different continents, with his victories including the Queen Elizabeth II Cup (G1), Summer Mile (G2), Derrinstown Derby Trial (G2) and Al Fahidi Fort (G2).
with Mr. Prospector line mares, and he might be particularly interesting with Machiavellian, who could be found through stallions such as Medician, Street Cry and Vettori. Twenty-two Intense Focus foals were sold at auction last year, averaging £20,111.
Impressive as that race-record is, it is Archipenko’s pedigree that really catches the eye as his dam Bound – also grand-dam of US champion older horse Blame – is a stakes winning three-parts sister to Sadler’s Wells and Nureyev. Given that Kingmambo is out of a Nureyev mare, it is going to be intriguing to see how adding further strains of the Sadler’s Wells, Fairy King, Tate Gallery family works here. Eight Archipenko foals sold last year for an average of of £15,813.
Hitting the century
More Than Ready joins the elite sires’ 100 club of stakes winners However, he is not just a two-year-old sire as his century includes many older horses.He has also sired stakes winners from 1,000m to 2,400m and they include Derby, Oaks and Breeder’s Cup winners. Australia has been responsible for 44 of More Than Ready’s individual stakes winners, including More Joyous, as well as those Golden Slippers winners Sebring and Phelan Ready. His standout runner in Australia has been champion mare More Joyous, who has a tally of eight Group 1 wins. There is the promise of more to come this spring. The stallion will stand this spring at Vinery at Scone at a fee of $121,000.
More Than Ready: hit the ground running as a young stallion and is now one of the best around
hey may have jumped the gun prematurely in America, but now it’s official: Vinery Stud can celebrate a century of individual stakes winners for champion sire More Than Ready. The son of Southern Halo reached the milestone when Maybe So, who is out of the Grand Slam mare Wish On, won the $100,000 Mountaineer Juvenile Stakes in West Virginia. Vinery’s US arm believed More Than Ready had compiled 100 stakes winners in July, but unfortunately had mistakenly included some non-black-type events. More Than Ready left no doubt he was over the century as he sired his 100th and 101st individual stakes winners on the same weekend. The undefeated two-year-old colt Maybe So became the 100th and he was followed by another juvenile stakes winner in Promise Me More.
More Than Ready is the fourth youngest sire in history to join the exclusive 100 club whose members include stallions such as Danehill, Sadler’s Wells, Mr Prospector, Northern Dancer, Danzig, Sunday Silence and Red Ransom. More Than Ready has twice been crowned Australia’s leading sire of two-year-olds, an honour he also achieved in the US in 2010 after siring the winners of both divisions of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (Pluck and More Than Real). Described by champion trainer Gai Waterhouse as “the best sire since Star Kingdom”, More Than Ready has left an indelible imprint on the world’s richest twoyear-old race, the Golden Slipper. Apart from siring the winners in 2008 (Sebring) and 2009 (Phelan Ready), More Than Ready has also sired the placed horses More Strawberries (2010), Elite Falls (2011) and Samaready (2012). In 2012, he was responsible for five of the 16 runners.
Big Brown, whose first US crop are two-year-olds of this year, has got his first stakes winner on the board. Brown Almighty, one of four early winners from Big Brown’s first crop, won the Sunny Halo Stakes on turf at Louisiana Downs in August. The stallion, a son of Boundary and winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, has not shuttled to Australia for this year’s covering season after a cut to a hind leg became infected. He stands at Three Chimneys in the US and in 2012 was available at an advertised fee of $35,000. His first year fee was $65,000.
South African sale merger talks Bloodstock South Africa and Cape Thoroughbred Sales have had an exploratory meeting to discuss amalgamation of the two companies. The two organisations run the biggest thoroughbred sales in South Africa and have agreed the need to get together to “put our houses in order ”. They have agreed on the need to present a unified strategy so to attract international customers as well as a requirement to save running costs.
Patinack Farm dispersal due Black Caviar’s at Magic Millions October Sale breeder buys into Magic Millions has announced it will host an unreserved reduction sale of both racing and breeding stock on behalf of the Patinack Farm operation. Patinack Farm has decided to offer a selection of around 350 two-year-olds, racehorse and broodmares in conjunction with the Magic Millions October Horse in Training Sale. “Magic Millions is pleased to have been chosen to conduct this important sale,” said Magic Millions managing director Vin Cox. “Patinack Farm has built up an impressive line up across all levels of the industry and their upcoming reduction sale will be giving buyers a unique opportunity. “Two of the farms young sires – Casino Prince and Husson – recently completed
the 2011/12 season as the two leading first-season sires in the country – a remarkable achievement.” Patinack Farm chief executive officer Peter Beer said the racehorse owner and breeder’s decision was a difficult, but necessary choice. “Patinack Farm operation is now one of the biggest in the world, with a very strong broodmare band,” he said. “We have reached a point where we need to reduce our numbers and we regret losing some of our best stock, but a decision had to be made.” “All horses lotted will be offered, subject to veterinary reasons. And all lots will be offered without reserve – the market will set their values.” It was reported in the Sydney Morning Herald in August that in June, Tinkler
tried to raise $200million by selling his entire racing and breeding empire, which includes stud farms and private training centres, as well as more than 1,000 racehorses, broodmares and stallions. The holding was reported to have been offered to Sheikh Fahad al-Thani as a whole and was turned down. The article claims that Tinker also asked for a cash advance from Magic Millions director Gerry Harvey. “Any deal or business we do is a personal matter between him and me. I wouldn’t speak about that publicly,” said Harvey to reporters. The newspaper also reported that Tinkler’s business interests have suffered a number of recent setbacks.
Summerhill champion South African breeder Summerhill Stud was crowned South Africa’s champion breeder for the eighth time in succession at the Equus Awards held in August, while Maine Chance Farms won both the Exceptional International Achievement Award and the Breeder Of The Year Award. Highlands Farms Stud led the way in the number of individual Group 1 winners bred during the past season, while both Klawervlei Stud and Varsfontein Stud bred more than one Group 1 winner each. Summerhill Stud’s runners earned stakes of R13,260,953 (£999,764) from 2,086 starts. Maine Chance won the Breeder Of The Year Award for the best quality performance, judged on a combination of average earnings per runner and number of black-type wins. The farm’s four-year-old Atosrseas produced the best international performance
of any South African-bred, winning the Group 1 Krisflyer International Sprint for the Singapore-based trainer Patrick Shaw. Maine Chance also bred the Glen Kotzentrained Victory Moon filly Princess Victoria, who won two Group 1 and two Group 2 races and was crowned Equus champion threeyear-old filly. The two-year-old filly Straight Set, who won a Group 2 and was runner-up in three Group 1 races, was another black-type star for Maine Chance. Highlands bred three individual Group 1 winners, the Brett Crawford-trained Dynasty colt Jackson, who won the Grade 1 Cape Derby and Grade 1 Daily News, the Mike de Kock-trained Equus champion two-year-old colt Soft Falling Rain (National Assembly) and the Sean Tarry-trained two-year-old gelding The Hangman (Jallad).
Gilgai Farm, which is owned by Black Caviar’s breeder Rick Jamieson, has purchased an interest in the Vinery-based and former English National Stud stallion Myboycharlie. The son of Danetime was one of the most profitable first-season sires at the 2012 Australian yearling sales where his stock sold for up to $170,000, including eight that sold for $100,000 or more. Gilgai spokesman and bloodstock agent Dermot Farrington said: “Gilgai is delighted to be able to secure a part of Myboycharlie. I watched him race in Ireland and France and he was top-class and very good-looking to boot. “The syndicate that that owns Myboycharlie, SF Bloodstock along with Vinery Stud have supported the stallion with very good mares from the start and they should be well rewarded on the track. “Gilgai will send some of its very best mares to the stallion, who must be one of the best value horses at stud in Australia.” The first Australian crop of Myboycharlie has just turned two and will race this season for a number of leading stables. Gai Waterhouse has three by the sire in her stable. “Between Star Thoroughbreds and my team we purchased three progeny of Myboycharlie at the yearling sales in 2012,” said Waterhouse. “Each of them look like making smart two-year-olds as they are natural athletes with very willing attitudes. I look forward to securing more of his progeny for my stable next year.” Myboycharlie stood for two seasons at The National Stud at a fee of £5,000 before moving to Haras Du Mezeray for the 2012 season. His first crop are European yearlings of this year and he has been represented at most of the early sales. His fee at Vinery for this year’s southern hemisphere covering season is $8,800 having stood at $10,000 for his first southern hemisphere season.
mare of the month
Mare of the month
FTER A DISAPPOINTING campaign through 2012 – in her last three starts she has only beaten two horses home – Margot Did has been sold as a broodmare prospect to a “Coolmore associate”. At the time of writing it appears that the Group 1 winner of 2011 has run her last race. If judging the filly on her form pages alone, she was an obvious choice for the Irish concern to bring into its broodmare fold – female Group 1 sprinters are rare and precious commodities – but there is also a certain pedigree depth to her profile to back up her racecourse performances, despite the fact that the €16,000 she achieved as a 2009 yearling and the £10,000 she made as a 2010 breezer you would think that there is not much in the family way for her. And, indeed, a cursory glance at her cataloguepage pedigree would reinforce that view. She is a daughter of Exceed And Excel, which was not a valuemaking positive when Margot Did was offered at auction – the Danehill stallion’s average had fallen from 51,000gns in 2007 to 29,000gns in 2009 before rising a little 34,000gns the following year. Life has since changed for him and after Excelebration’s and Margot Did’s own successful 2011, demand for his stock and his resulting average pinged back up to 69,000gns last autumn. Margot Did’s dam Special Dancer (Shareef Dancer) was the winner of three races, and proved her consistency, soundness and resoluteness with 16 placed performances. Those efforts, however, were achieved in Italy away from the mainstream of
Margot Did (Exceed And Excel – Special Dancer (Shareef Dancer))
European racing and did little to enhance her progeny’s value in a significant manner. Furthermore, when Margot Did was offered at Tattersalls, Special Dancer had not looked to be developing into a special broodmare at all, least of all the future dam of a Group 1 sprinter. By 2011, she had produced five foals of racing age, of which four had run. Two of those had crossed the winning post in front – Special Reggae in three claimers in France over 1m4f to 1m7f, and Ja One, who won one race over 2m on the all-weather. Despite both being by stallions with notable speed influences, both horses appeared to need a distance of ground in order to register successes. It was not surprising then, on first dam basis alone, that Margot Did was not selected to be sold at the best Irish yearling sales. Caherass Stud had to offer her at the October Open Yearling Sale and Michael Halford was able to pick her up for just that €16,000. Her second dam, who is from the Aga Khan’s “C” family, does offer a little more encouragement that the pedigree is capable of achieving Group-class efforts, though it would have been expected to have been more over middle-distances than sprints. Special Dancer’s Irishbased half-brother Cajarian (Shahrastani) won the 1m2f Meld Stakes (G3), the 7f Leopardstown Stakes (G3) for two-year-olds and the Ballysax Stakes (L), while Floral Dynamite, a close relation to Margot Did being by Exceed And Excel’s own sire Danehill, was shipped to Hong Kong where he produced Group 1-placed form in the 1m2f Hong Kong Cup and the Centenary Vase. Special Dancer’s full brother Dancer And Son produced one
Margot Did and Hayley Turner after winning the July Cup. If looking at the quality of the filly’s female line, it was perhaps fitting she became the horse to give a lady jockey a first individual Group 1 success in Britain
instance of Listed placed form when second in the 1m4f Grand Prix de Clairefontaine, while Caradak, out of Special Dancer’s full sister Caraiyma, was the one who proved that this is a family that could mix it at Group 1 level and at distances less than a 1m2f. In 2006, he won the 7f Prix de la Fôret from Linngari and the Celebration Mile (G2) from Killybegs. Interestingly, he was another to prove the family’s affinity with the Danzig line – he was by Desert Style, a son of Green Desert. Margot Did’s third dam Callianire is the first on the
catalogue page to reveal European Group 1 form in the Prix Saint Alary, but if you believe that more distant genes in a pedigree still wield an influence on performance, then two, both which fail to make it onto the catalogue pedigree page, may have had their part to play in giving Margot Did her ability and some of the pedigree rationale backing up Coolmore’s purchase. If you follow Margot Did’s pedigree through the bottom line to the turn of the 19th century, then the Aga Khan’s influence gives way to the immense influence of a certain breeder named Marcel Boussac and one
mare of the month
If you follow Margot Did’s pedigree back through the bottom line to the turn of the 19th century, then the Aga Khan’s influence gives way to the immense influence of a certain breeder named Marcel Boussac
he was first mated to Irish Lad, the stallion in residenceat Gazon. He had won the Saratoga Special at two, the Brooklyn Handicap and the Metropolitan Handicap at four. The resulting foal born in 1910 was named Banshee, and is a direct ancestor of Margot Did. Banshee gave her mother immediate Classic success with victory in the Poule d’Essai des Pouliches. Upon her retirement, Banshee joined her dam at Haras du Gazon and was mated to Duryea’s Epsom Derby winner Durbar and produced two fillies – Durban and Heldifann – born in 1918 and 1921. By this point, Boussac had made his fortune in the textile industry and was in the process
of the most important foundation matrons of the 20th century. Born in 1905, Frizette (Irish Lad), was bred by James R. Keene’s Castleton Stud, Lexington. She was no star on the track and was eventually claimed by Heman B. Duryea, who unhappy about the state of the US racing industry (some things never change), shipped her to Haras du Gazon in France.
of building up his own stud, Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard, not far from Haras du Gazon. On Duryea’s death Boussac reached an agreement with Madame Duryea to purchase the entire Haras du Gazon 1919 yearling crop, a group of horses that included the top class racemare and producer Durban, and for the purposes of our own story, Heldifann, a daughter of Durbar. That filly had tremendous speed and won three 5f races at two, including the Prix du Couvert in which she beat Sir Gallahad. On retirement from racing, she was installed in the broodmare paddocks at Fresnay-le-Buffard and produced Djezima in 1933. Djezima was a multiple winner at two and, like many of the mares in her family, became an exceptional broodmare producng the dam of the champion French two-year-old colt Priam, the multiple stakes winner and good sire Djeddah and, importantly Tourzima, the next to trace along the bottom line to Margot Did. Tourzima revealed Boussac’s delight at inbreeding his horses: Tourzima was by Tourbillon, who was out of Durban. This made Tourzima inbred 2x2 to the sisters Durban and Heldifann.
Tourzima won once at two, but was a flighty filly and was soon retired. At stud, her leading runner was the Pharis filly Corejada, winner of the Poule d’Essai des Pouliches and the Irish Oaks and the dam of Apollonia, winner of the Prix Yacowlef, Prix Morny, Grand Critérium, Prix de la Grotte, Poule d’Essai Pouliches and Prix de Diane. Apollonia’s daughter, the 1962 foal Passionata, produced Callinaire, which brings us right back to the 2011 Tattersalls cataolgue page for Margot Did. But the pedigree also produces another gem and in a
superb piece of family crossing, Darshaan appears as broodmare sire of Margot Did’s grand-dam. Bred by the Aga Khan, he was out of Delsy, a fourth generation daughter of Tourzima. He was a half-brother to the superb racemare and subsequent five-time Group 1-producing broodmare Darara and the European champion Dalara, herself dam of Group 1 winner Daliapour. With such a strong female line to boast of in her extended family, it is perhaps no surprise then that Coolmore ensured that Margot Did was quickly snapped up to join its broodmare band.
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EUROPE 556 - GP de Vichy-Auvergne Etapi du Defi Galop, G3, Vichy, July 18, 2000m 1 No Risk At All (FR) 5 ch c My Risk (FR) - Newness (IRE) (Simply Great (FR)) 2 Ok Coral (FR) 5 bl c Timboroa (GB) Coraloune (FR) (Valanour (IRE)) 3 Don Bosco (FR) 5 ch c Barathea (IRE) Perfidie (IRE) (Monsun (GER)) Age: 2-5; Starts: 13; Wins: 5; Places: 5 Earnings: £205,501 Sire: MY RISK. Sire of 3 Stakes winners. In 2012 - NO RISK AT ALL Simply Great G3. 1st Dam: NEWNESS by Simply Great. 4 wins over jumps in France, Prix Edmond Barrachin H. Chase LR. Dam of 9 winners: 1994: Nagid (c Cadoudal) 2 wins over jumps in France, 2nd P. Alain & Gilles de Goulaine H. Hurdle LR. 1996: N’AVOUE JAMAIS (f Marignan) 4 wins over jumps in France, Prix Alain du Breil 4yo Summer Hurdle G1. Dam of NICKELLE (f Sagamix: 4 wins, Prix de la Pepiniere LR, 3rd Prix Allez France G3, Prix Wild Monarch Hurdle (fillies) LR), N’OUBLIE JAMAIS (f Loup Solitaire: 4 wins over jumps at 3, 6 and 7 in France, Prix Wild Monarch
Hurdle (fillies) LR, Grande Course de Haies de Cagnes Hurdle LR, 3rd Prix Juigne Hurdle G3, Prix Bournosienne Hurdle G3) 1997: NOM D’UNE PIPE (g Linamix) 5 wins over jumps in France, Prix Sageris - Prix de Longchamp Hurdle G3, Prix Carmarthen Hurdle G3, 2nd P.Cambaceres Grand Course de 3yo Hurdle G1, 3rd Prix Alain du Breil 4yo Summer Hurdle G1. 1998: NARKIS (c Lost World) 2 wins over jumps in France, Prix Wild Monarch Hurdle (c&g) LR. 1999: NICKNAME (c Lost World) 18 wins, Paddy Power Dial-a-Bet Chase G1, 2nd Paddy Power Dial-a-Bet Chase G1, Prix Renaud du Vivier Hurdle G1, Prix Alain du Breil 4yo Summer Hurdle G1, 2nd P.Cambaceres Grand Course de 3yo Hurdle G1. Sire. 2001: NEW DESTINY (f Highest Honor) 3 wins at 3 and 4 in France. Broodmare. 2002: New Saga (f Sagamix) 3 wins at 3 and 4 in France, 2nd Prix Achille Fould Hurdle LR. Broodmare. 2003: Naharia (f Sagamix). Broodmare. Dam of Nickie (f Lost World: 3rd Prix Wild Monarch Hurdle (fillies) LR) 2004: Now Baby (g Sagamix) unraced. 2006: NOM DE D’LA (c Lost World) 2 wins over jumps at 6 in France. 2007: NO RISK AT ALL (c My Risk) 5 wins at 2 to 5, 2012 in France, GP de Vichy-Auvergne Etapi du Defi Galop G3, La Coupe G3, Prix Omnium II LR, Prix Isonomy LR, Prix Tantieme LR, 2nd Prix du Muguet G2, Prix de Guiche G3, 3rd Prix Edmond Blanc - Top 14 Orange G3. 2008: Not Lost (f Lost World) unraced. 2nd Dam: NEOMENIE by Rheﬃc. 4 wins over jumps in France Prix La Perichole Steeplechase LR. Dam of NIL BLEU (c Valiyar: Prix Berteux G3, Prix de Pepinvast Hurdle LR), NEWNESS (f Simply Great, see above), NILE PRINCE (c Persepolis: Prix Congress Chase LR, P. du Pres. de La Republique H’cp Chase LR). Grandam of NILE BONHEUR. Third dam of SCARLET ROW. Fourth dam of PRINCESSE KAP, PRINCE PRETENDER. Broodmare Sire: SIMPLY GREAT. Sire of the dams of 18 Stakes winners. In 2012 - NO RISK AT ALL My Risk G3, MAE’S CHOICE Presenting LR.
Highest Honor Take Risks Baino Bluﬀ MY RISK b 99 Vacarme Miss Pat Miss Mood NO RISK AT ALL ch c 2007 Mill Reef Simply Great Seneca NEWNESS b 88 Rheﬃc Neomenie Nordenburg
557 - Silver Flash Stakes, G3, Leopardstown, July 19, 7f 1 Harasiya (IRE) 2 br f Pivotal (GB) Hazariya (IRE) (Xaar (GB)) 2 My Special J’s (USA) 2 b f Harlan’s Holiday (USA) - Shadow On The Moon (USA) (Deputy Minister (CAN)) 3 Roseraie (IRE) 2 b f Lawman (FR) - Red Feather (IRE) (Marju (IRE)) Age: 2; Starts: 2; Wins: 2; Places: 0 Earnings: £35,217 Sire: PIVOTAL. Sire of 97 Stakes winners. In 2012 - IZZI TOP Zafonic G1, AFRICAN STORY Gone West G2, AMANEE Woodman G2, HARASIYA Xaar G3, MAAREK Indian Rocket G3, SAINT BAUDOLINO Sunday Silence G3, ENTANGLE Primo Dominie LR, POET Shirley Heights LR, FAREER Danehill LR. 1st Dam: HAZARIYA by Xaar. 3 wins at 3, EBF Athasi S G3. Dam of 3 winners: 2007: HAZARAFA (f Daylami) 2 wins at 3, Go Racing in Kildare Finale S LR. 2008: Haziyna (f Halling) 2 wins at 3, 2nd Irish Stall.Farms EBF Give Thanks S G3. 2010: HARASIYA (f Pivotal) 2 wins at 2, Silver Flash S G3. 2011: (f Oasis Dream) 2nd Dam: HAZARADJAT by Darshaan. 2 wins at 2 and 3. Own sister to Hashar. Dam of HAZARIYA (f Xaar, see above), HAZARISTA (f Barathea: Irish StallionFarms EBF Blue Wind S G3, 3rd Darley Irish Oaks G1, Aston Upthorpe Yorkshire Oaks G1), Hidden Brief (f Barathea: 3rd Prix Petite Etoile LR). Grandam of HAMAIRI, HANABAD, Maryellen’s Spirit. Third dam of PURE POETRY. Broodmare Sire: XAAR. Sire of the dams of 5 Stakes winners. In 2012 - HARASIYA Pivotal G3, TIFONGO Dr Fong LR.
Nureyev Polar Falcon Marie d’Argonne PIVOTAL ch 93 Cozzene Fearless Revival Stufida HARASIYA br f 2010 Zafonic Xaar Monroe HAZARIYA b 2002 Darshaan Hazaradjat Hazy Idea
(GB) - First (GB) (Highest Honor (FR)) Age: 2-3; Starts: 5; Wins: 3; Places: 1 Earnings: £59,379 Sire: ORATORIO. Sire of 23 Stakes winners. In 2012 - CHERRY COLLECT Hernando G2, OTTIMO Octagonal G2, ESENTEPE Octagonal G3, FACIASCURA Montjeu G3, MOONWALK IN PARIS Singspiel G3, TAKAR Green Dancer G3, MISS SOLIS Lujain LR, SILENT KILLER Machiavellian LR, TEMIDA Red Ransom LR, WEDDING FAIR Theatrical LR. 1st Dam: TAKAROUNA by Green Dancer. 2 wins at 3, Ind. Newspapers Pretty Polly S G2. Own sister to TORJOUN. Dam of 7 winners: 1995: TAKARIAN (c Doyoun) 6 wins at 2 to 6 at home, USA, American H G2 (twice) 1996: Takariya (f Arazi) Winner at 2, 3rd Brownstown S LR, Bluebird Platinum S LR. Broodmare. 1997: TAKALI (c Kris) 6 wins at 3 and 4 at home, Kingdom of Saudi Ara, Royal Whip S G2. 1999: Takarna (f Mark of Esteem). Broodmare. 2000: Takash (g Green Desert) 2003: TAKRIYMA (f Daylami) Winner at 4 in Australia. Broodmare. 2004: TAKANIYA (f Rainbow Quest) Winner at 3 in France. Broodmare. 2005: Takizada (f Sendawar) 2006: TANOURA (f Dalakhani) 2 wins at 2 and 3, EBF Galtres S LR, 2nd Kerry Group Noblesse S G3, 3rd DFS Park Hill S G2, Qatar Prix de Royallieu G2. 2007: Takaliyda (f Azamour) ran a few times. Broodmare. 2008: Treasured (f Red Ransom) unraced. 2009: TAKAR (c Oratorio) 3 wins at 2 and 3, KARE Race Day Minstrel S G3, Dylan Thomas EBF Tetrarch S LR, Glencairn S LR. 2nd Dam: TARSILA by High Top. 2 wins at 3 in France. Own sister to TOP VILLE. Dam of TAKAROUNA (f Green Dancer, see above), TORJOUN (c Green Dancer: William Hill Dante S G2). Grandam of TAVILDARAN, Taraza, TALKASHA. Third dam of Baby Wood, Mosstown. Broodmare Sire: GREEN DANCER. Sire of the dams of 157 Stakes winners. In 2012 - NEBBIONE Siphon G2, TAKAR Oratorio G3.
558 - KARE Race Day Minstrel Stakes, G3, Curragh, July 21, 7f 1 Takar (IRE) 3 b c Oratorio (IRE) Takarouna (USA) (Green Dancer (USA)) 2 Singing Bird (IRE) 3 b f Excellent Art (GB) - Anna Deesse (FR) (Anabaa (USA)) 3 Among Equals (GB) 3 b c Oasis Dream
Razyana ORATORIO b 2002 Vaguely Noble Mahrah Montage TAKAR b c 2009 Nijinsky Green Dancer Green Valley TAKAROUNA b 90 High Top Tarsila Sega Ville
international database 559 - Transformers & Rectifiers Summer Mile, G2, Ascot, July 21, 8f 1 Fanunalter (GB) 6 b g Falbrav (IRE) Step Danzer (IRE) (Desert Prince (IRE)) 2 Pastoral Player (GB) 5 b g Pastoral Pursuits (GB) - Copy-Cat (GB) (Lion Cavern (USA)) 3 Tullius (IRE) 4 ch g Le Vie Dei Colori (GB) - Whipped Queen (USA) (Kingmambo (USA)) Age: 3-6; Starts: 24; Wins: 5; Places: 10 Earnings: £224,650 Sire: FALBRAV. Sire of 16 Stakes winners. In 2012 - FANUNALTER Desert Prince G2, I’M YOURS El Condor Pasa G2, ONE CARAT Pistolet Bleu G3, TRANSWARP Real Shadai G3, ABLE GREEN Star Way LR, IRISH DREAM Irish River LR, MAKOTO NAWARATANA Sunday Silence LR. 1st Dam: STEP DANZER by Desert Prince. 3 wins at 2 and 3 in Italy, Premio Giuseppe Valiani LR, 2nd Oaks d’Italia G1. Dam of 4 winners: 2006: FANUNALTER (g Falbrav) Sold 67,000gns 6yo at TAGHT. 5 wins at 3 to 6, 2012, Transformers & Rectifiers Summer Mile G2, Investec Diomed S G3, Universal Recylng Doncaster Mile S LR, williamhill.com Hyde S LR, 2nd totesport.com Summer Mile S G2, 3rd Dubai Duty Free Zabeel Mile G2. 2007: Famusa (f Medicean) 6 wins at 2 to 4 in Italy, 2nd Premio Paolo Mezzanotte LR, Premio Andred LR. 2008: FUGNINA (f Hurricane Run) 2 wins at 3 in Italy. 2009: Fularmada (f Manduro) Winner at 3 in Italy, 3rd Premio Baggio LR. 2011: Fulcin (c Oratorio) 2012: (c High Chaparral) 2nd Dam: SALSA SOUND by Law Society. 8 wins at 2 to 4 in Italy P. Avvocato Carlo Marangoni Ltd.Handicap LR (twice). Dam of BAILA SALSA (f Barathea: Premio Carlo Chiesa G3), STEP DANZER (f Desert Prince, see above) Broodmare Sire: DESERT PRINCE. Sire of the dams of 8 Stakes winners. In 2012 - FANUNALTER Falbrav G2, MARINA PICCOLA Halling LR.
Northern Dancer Fairy King Fairy Bridge FALBRAV b 98 Slewpy Gift of The Night Little Nana FANUNALTER b g 2006 Green Desert Desert Prince Flying Fairy STEP DANZER b 2001 Law Society Salsa Sound Stua
560 - King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes, G1, Ascot, July 21, 12f 1 Danedream (GER) 4 b f Lomitas (GB) - Danedrop (IRE) (Danehill (USA)) 2 Nathaniel (IRE) 4 b c Galileo (IRE) Magnificient Style (USA) (Silver Hawk (USA)) 3 St Nicholas Abbey (IRE) 5 b c Montjeu (IRE) - Leaping Water (GB) (Sure Blade (USA))
MISSION Galileo LR, READY TO RIP More Than Ready LR, ROSE OF PEACE Hussonet LR, SOPRAN MONTIERI Manduro LR, STEINBECK Footstepsinthesand LR, TREBLE JIG Gone West LR, WERD Hussonet LR, BASEL RIVER Fuji Kiseki LR, FAREER Pivotal LR, PARIS DRIVE Celtic Swing LR, VIA GALILEI Galileo LR. The Lomitas/Danehill cross has produced: DANEDREAM G1, Rosa di Brema G1, Gweebarra G3.
Age: 2-4; Starts: 16; Wins: 7; Places: 6 Earnings: £3,094,724
Sire: LOMITAS. Sire of 55 Stakes winners. In 2012 - DANEDREAM Danehill G1, SALOMINA Tiger Hill G3, POLISH VULCANO Trempolino LR, LOCAL HERO Cagliostro LR. 1st Dam: Danedrop by Danehill. unraced. Dam of 3 winners: 2003: (f King Charlemagne) 2004: VALDAN (g Val Royal) 5 wins to 2011. 2005: Accused (g Xaar) 2006: Danestorm (c Soviet Star) unraced. 2007: DANESTAR (c Medicean) 3 wins at 3 and 4 in Hungary. 2008: DANEDREAM (f Lomitas) Sold 7,585gns 2yo at BBAGM. Champion 3yr old filly in Europe in 2011, Champion 3yr old in Europe in 2011 (11-13f.). 7 wins at 2 to 4 at home, France, Germany, Italy, King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S G1, Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe G1, Longines Preis von Baden G1, Grosser Preis von Berlin G1, Oaks d’Italia G2, G. P. der Badischen Unternehmer Rennen G2, 3rd Derby Italiano G2, Coolmore Stud Preis der Winterkonigin G3, Criterium du Fonds Europeen de L’Elevage LR, OppenheimRennen LR. 2009: Nuptial (c Soldier Hollow) unraced to date. 2010: Ignis Away (f Gold Away) unraced to date. 2nd Dam: Rose Bonbon by High Top. 1 win at 3 in France, 2nd Prix de Thiberville LR. Grandam of SARATOGA BLACK, WARDER, ROSEANNA. Third dam of Malinche. Broodmare Sire: DANEHILL. Sire of the dams of 198 Stakes winners. In 2012 - DANEDREAM Lomitas G1, FRANKEL Galileo G1, GOLDEN LILAC Galileo G1, FENOMENO Stay Gold G2, PRINCESS HIGHWAY Street Cry G2, CHACHAMAIDEE Footstepsinthesand G3, FALLS OF LORA Street Cry G3, SAPPHIRE Medicean G3, ADNOCON Clang LR, DAN LOOSE DAUGHTER Sakhee LR, FEEL MY LOVE Fusaichi Pegasus LR, HAMISH MCGONAGALL Namid LR, MOMENTARY Nayef LR, MR BIG Elusive Quality LR, NOBLE
Northern Dancer Danzig Pas de Nom EXCHANGE RATE gr 97 Seeking The Gold Sterling Pound Spectacular Bev RECKLESS ABANDON b c 2010 Formidable Efisio Eldoret SANT ELENA ch 2003 Silver Hawk Argent du Bois Wiener Wald
562 - P.Eugene Adam (G.P.de Maisons-Laﬃtte), G2, MaisonsLaﬃtte, July 22, 2000m
LOMITAS ch 88 Surumu La Colorada La Dorada DANEDREAM b f 2008 Danzig Danehill Razyana DANEDROP b 99 High Top Rose Bonbon Lady Berry
1 Bayrir (FR) 3 b c Medicean (GB) Balankiya (IRE) (Darshaan) 2 Cogito (USA) 3 b c Giant’s Causeway (USA) - Ladies Cruise (USA) (Fappiano (USA)) 3 Fractional (IRE) 3 b c Manduro (GER) Sharp Point (IRE) (Royal Academy (USA))
561 - Prix Robert Papin, G2, MaisonsLaﬃtte, July 22, 1000m 1 Reckless Abandon (GB) 2 b c Exchange Rate (USA) - Sant Elena (GB) (Efisio) 2 Sir Prancealot (IRE) 2 b c Tamayuz (GB) - Mona Em (IRE) (Catrail (USA)) 3 Snowday (FR) 2 b c Falco (USA) Oceanique (USA) (Forest Wildcat (USA)) Age: 2; Starts: 3; Wins: 3; Places: 0 Earnings: £107,194 Sire: EXCHANGE RATE. Sire of 21 Stakes winners. In 2012 - RECKLESS ABANDON Efisio G2, BLUE HEART Saint Ballado LR. 1st Dam: Sant Elena by Efisio. 3 wins, 2nd Flaming Page S LR. Dam of 1 winner: 2009: Jumbo Prado (g El Prado) 2010: RECKLESS ABANDON (c Exchange Rate) Sold 22,857gns yearling at DNPRM. 3 wins at 2 at home, France, Norfolk S G2, Prix Robert Papin G2. 2011: (f Dansili) 2nd Dam: Argent du Bois by Silver Hawk. Dam of TICKER TAPE (f Royal Applause: Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup S G1, American Oaks Invitational G1, 2nd Del Mar Oaks G1, 3rd Matriarch S G1), Sant Elena (f Efisio, see above) Broodmare Sire: EFISIO. Sire of the dams of 27 Stakes winners. In 2012 RECKLESS ABANDON Exchange Rate G2, HIMALAYAN HILL Fort Wood LR.
Age: 3; Starts: 4; Wins: 3; Places: 1 Earnings: £99,250 Sire: MEDICEAN. Sire of 34 Stakes winners. In 2012 - CAPPONI Zilzal G1, BAYRIR Darshaan G2, AL SHEMALI Generous G3, SAPPHIRE Danehill G3, BLUE MAIDEN Generous LR, GLORY POWER Grand Lodge LR, CATMOVES Cadeaux Genereux LR, SUMMER STAR In The Wings LR. 1st Dam: BALANKIYA by Darshaan. Winner at 3 in France. Dam of 1 winner: 2008: Balamana (f Sinndar) ran on the flat in France. 2009: BAYRIR (c Medicean) 3 wins at 3 in France, P.Eugene Adam (G.P.de Maisons-Laﬃtte) G2, Prix Ridgway LR. 2010: (f Montjeu) 2nd Dam: BALANKA by Alzao. 2 wins at 3 in France Coupe du Fonds Europeen de l’Elevage LR, 3rd Sunset & Vine Prix de l’Opera G2. Dam of BALAKHERI (c Theatrical: King Edward VII S G2), BALIYANA (f Dalakhani: Derrinstown Stud 1000 Guineas Trial G3). Grandam of Escalada. Broodmare Sire: DARSHAAN. Sire of the dams of 187 Stakes winners. In 2012 - AL KAZEEM Dubawi G2, BAYRIR Medicean G2, LAUGH OUT LOUD Clodovil G2, ESTIMATE Monsun G3, HARTANI Shirocco G3, RIDASIYNA Motivator G3, SANDAGIYR Dr Fong G3, SHANTARAM Galileo G3, GIANT SANDMAN Footstepsinthesand LR, HAWAAFEZ Nayef LR, HAZEL LAVERY Excellent Art LR, KISSED Galileo LR, MICHELANGELO Galileo LR, MONTPELIER Ad Valorem LR, VITA
international database NOVA Galileo LR, SOURABAD Halling LR. The Medicean/Darshaan cross has produced: BAYRIR G2, Phillipina LR.
Mr Prospector Machiavellian Coup de Folie MEDICEAN ch 97 Storm Bird Mystic Goddess Rose Goddess BAYRIR b c 2009 Shirley Heights Darshaan Delsy BALANKIYA b 2002 Alzao Balanka Banana Peel
563 - Kilboy Estate Stakes, G3, Curragh, July 22, 9f 1 Tannery (IRE) 3 b f Dylan Thomas (IRE) - Danse Grecque (IRE) (Sadler’s Wells (USA)) 2 Caponata (USA) 3 b f Selkirk (USA) Daring Diva (GB) (Dansili (GB)) 3 Up (IRE) 3 b f Galileo (IRE) - Halland Park Lass (IRE) (Spectrum (IRE)) Age: 2-3; Starts: 10; Wins: 4; Places: 3 Earnings: £97,070 Sire: DYLAN THOMAS. Sire of 4 Stakes winners. In 2012 - FURNER’S GREEN Rainbow Quest G3, TANNERY Sadler’s Wells G3, CHUTNEY FLIGHT Mansonnien LR, DYLAN’S PROMISE Rigoletto LR. 1st Dam: Danse Grecque by Sadler’s Wells. unraced. Dam of 3 winners: 2002: GRECIAN GROOM (g Groom Dancer) 4 wins. 2004: PHEIDIAS (g Spectrum) 3 wins. 2005: Luminere (f Spectrum) unraced. Broodmare. 2009: TANNERY (f Dylan Thomas) 4 wins at 3, Kilboy Estate S G3, ISF Victor McCalmont EBF S LR, Martin Molony S LR. 2010: (c Westerner) 2011: (c Westerner) 2nd Dam: GREEKTOWN by Ela-ManaMou. 2 wins at 3 in France Prix des Tourelles LR. Dam of GAMUT (c Spectrum: Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud G1, 2nd Irish Field Irish St Leger G1), MULTICOLOURED (c Rainbow Quest: Geoﬀrey Freer S G2), ATHENS BELLE (f Groom Dancer: Vodafone Group Fillies Trial S LR). Grandam of SADDLER’S ROCK, ALLEXINA, Athenian Way. Broodmare Sire: SADLER’S WELLS. Sire of the dams of 285 Stakes winners. In 2012 - AESOP’S FABLES Distorted Humor G1, MASTER OF HOUNDS Kingmambo G1, MAWINGO Tertullian G1, PEAR TART Dehere G1, AIKEN Selkirk G2, MY GI GI E Dubai G2,
PROBABLY Danehill Dancer G2, THOMAS CHIPPENDALE Dansili G2, VISCOUNT NELSON Giant’s Causeway G2, CHRYSANTHEMUM Danehill Dancer G3, FOX HUNT Dubawi G3, TANNERY Dylan Thomas G3, THE FUGUE Dansili G3, AKLAN Dalakhani LR, BACKBENCH BLUES Big Bad Bob LR, BALTIC ROCK Rock of Gibraltar LR, CASTLETHORPE Not A Single Doubt LR, CIVIL WAR War Emblem LR, DARK ORCHID Dansili LR, DR JOHN’S Consolidator LR, ELECTROLYSER Daylami LR, SPARKLING PORTRAIT Excellent Art LR, STIPULATE Dansili LR, CAPTAIN CONAN Kingsalsa LR, KHELEYF LOVER Kheleyf LR. The Dylan Thomas/Sadler’s Wells cross has produced: TANNERY G3, Devotion G3, Snowflake Dancer LR.
Danzig Danehill Razyana DYLAN THOMAS b 2003 Diesis Lagrion Wrap It Up TANNERY b f 2009 Northern Dancer Sadler’s Wells Fairy Bridge DANSE GRECQUE b 98 Ela-Mana-Mou Greektown Edinburgh
564 - Jebel Ali Anglesey Stakes, G3, Curragh, July 22, 6f 1 Grafelli (IRE) 2 b c Hannouma (IRE) Spark Sept (FR) (Septieme Ciel (USA)) 2 Hard Yards (IRE) 2 b c Moss Vale (IRE) Hi Katriona (IRE) (Second Empire (IRE)) 3 Count of Limonade (IRE) 2 b c Duke of Marmalade (IRE) - Hoity Toity (GB) (Darshaan) Age: 2; Starts: 3; Wins: 2; Places: 0 Earnings: £36,505 Sire: HANNOUMA. Sire of 1 Stakes winners. In 2012 - GRAFELLI Septieme Ciel G3. 1st Dam: SPARK SEPT by Septieme Ciel. 2 wins at 3 in France, Prix de Liancourt LR. Dam of 2 winners: 2007: WINNING SPARK (g Theatrical) Winner at 4. 2010: GRAFELLI (c Hannouma) Sold 4,105gns yearling at AROCT. 2 wins at 2, Jebel Ali Anglesey S G3. 2011: (f Mastercraftsman) 2nd Dam: SPARKLINE by Akarad. 5 wins at 3 and 4 in France Prix Occitanie LR, Prix Urban Sea LR. Dam of SPARK SEPT (f Septieme Ciel, see above) Broodmare Sire: SEPTIEME CIEL. Sire of the dams of 18 Stakes winners. In 2012 - CIRRUS DES AIGLES Even Top
G1, GRAFELLI Hannouma G3.
Danzig Anabaa Balbonella HANNOUMA b 2005 Silver Hawk Red Blossom Miss Mistletoes GRAFELLI b c 2010 Seattle Slew Septieme Ciel Maximova SPARK SEPT b/br 99 Akarad Sparkline Rhine Lane
565 - Darley Irish Oaks, G1, Curragh, July 22, 12f 1 Great Heavens (GB) 3 b f Galileo (IRE) - Magnificient Style (USA) (Silver Hawk (USA)) 2 Shirocco Star (GB) 3 b f Shirocco (GER) - Spectral Star (GB) (Unfuwain (USA)) 3 Princess Highway (USA) 3 b f Street Cry (IRE) - Irresistible Jewel (IRE) (Danehill (USA)) Age: 2-3; Starts: 5; Wins: 4; Places: 0 Earnings: £67,640 Sire: GALILEO. Sire of 115 Stakes winners. In 2012 - FRANKEL Danehill G1, GOLDEN LILAC Danehill G1, GREAT HEAVENS Silver Hawk G1, IGUGU Intikhab G1, IMPERIAL MONARCH Slip Anchor G1, NATHANIEL Silver Hawk G1, NIWOT Noble Bijou G1, WAS Green Desert G1, MAHBOOBA Red Ransom G2, MIKHAIL GLINKA Mark of Esteem G2, ALTANO Lando G3, ASTROLOGY Dr Fong G3, LINTON Centaine G3, SHANTARAM Darshaan G3, GALILEO’S CHOICE Sir Ivor LR, GATEWOOD Selkirk LR, KISSED Darshaan LR, MICHELANGELO Darshaan LR, NOBLE MISSION Danehill LR, VITA NOVA Darshaan LR, CELESTIAL HALO High Top LR, VIA GALILEI Danehill LR. 1st Dam: MAGNIFICIENT STYLE by Silver Hawk. 2 wins at 3, Tattersalls Musidora S G3. Dam of 10 winners: 1999: STYLELISTICK (f Storm Cat) 4 wins at 2 and 3 in USA, Appalachian S LR, Green River S LR, 3rd Regret S G3. Broodmare. 2000: ECHOES IN ETERNITY (f Spinning World) 4 wins at 2 to 4, National Stud Club Park Hill S G2, Peugeot Sun Chariot S G2. Dam of WHISPERING GALLERY (g Daylami: 7 wins at 3 to 5 at home, UAE, Dubai Duty Free DRC Gold Cup G3) 2001: PERCUSSIONIST (g Sadler’s Wells) 11 wins, Emirates Airline Yorkshire Cup G2, Grand National Hurdle LR. 2002: PLAYFUL ACT (f Sadler’s Wells). 4 wins at 2 and 3, Meon Valley Stud Fillies’ Mile S G1, 2nd Darley Irish Oaks G1. Dam of GIANTS PLAY (f Giant’s Causeway: 2 wins at 3 and 4 at
home, USA, New York S G2) 2003: DISTINCTIVE LOOK (f Danehill) Winner at 3. Broodmare. 2004: PETARA BAY (g Peintre Celebre) 3 wins at 2, 3 and 7, Connaught Access Flooring Feilden S LR, 3rd Princess of Wales’s wbx.com S G2. 2005: CHANGING SKIES (f Sadler’s Wells) 5 wins at 3 to 6, 2011 at home, USA, La Prevoyante H G3, The Very One S G3, 2nd Flower Bowl Invitational S G1. 2007: MONTEREY (g Montjeu) 2 wins at 3 and 5. 2008: NATHANIEL (c Galileo) Champion 3yr old in Europe in 2011 (9.5-11f.). 4 wins at 3 and 4, Coral Eclipse S G1, King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S G1, 2nd King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S G1. 2009: GREAT HEAVENS (f Galileo) 4 wins at 3, Darley Irish Oaks G1, Bet 365 Lancashire Oaks G2, Lord Weinstock Mem. Ballymacoll S LR. 2011: Throne Room (c Oasis Dream) 2012: Willoughby (f Oasis Dream) 2nd Dam: MIA KARINA by Icecapade. 1 win at 3 in France. Dam of SIBERIAN SUMMER (c Siberian Express: Charles H Strub S G1), MAGNIFICIENT STYLE (f Silver Hawk, see above). Grandam of Errante. Broodmare Sire: SILVER HAWK. Sire of the dams of 68 Stakes winners. In 2012 - GREAT HEAVENS Galileo G1, NATHANIEL Galileo G1, SO BEAUTIFUL Zamindar G3, STALK AND RAY Kurofune G3, STARS TO SHINE Tale of The Cat G3, WINTER MEMORIES El Prado G3, FACOLTOSO Refuse To Bend LR, LA CLOCHE Ghostzapper LR. The Galileo/Silver Hawk cross has produced: GREAT HEAVENS G1, NATHANIEL G1, ARISTOCRAT LR, NAMIBIA LR, Seville G1, Aigue Marine LR.
Northern Dancer Sadler’s Wells Fairy Bridge GALILEO b 98 Miswaki Urban Sea Allegretta GREAT HEAVENS b f 2009 Roberto Silver Hawk Gris Vitesse MAGNIFICIENT STYLE b 93 Icecapade Mia Karina Basin
566 - Grosser Preis von Berlin, G1, Berlin-Hoppegarten, July 22, 2400m 1 Meandre (FR) 4 gr c Slickly (FR) Penne (FR) (Sevres Rose (IRE)) 2 Earl of Tinsdal (GER) 4 b c Black Sam Bellamy (IRE) - Earthly Paradise (GER)
international database (Dashing Blade) 3 Baschar (GB) 5 b c Starcraft (NZ) Belle Et Deluree (USA) (The Minstrel (CAN)) Age: 2-4; Starts: 15; Wins: 5; Places: 6 Earnings: £665,531 Sire: SLICKLY. Sire of 11 Stakes winners. In 2012 - MEANDRE Sevres Rose G1, REALITY Cozzene LR. 1st Dam: Penne by Sevres Rose. 2 wins at 3 in France, 2nd Prix de Thiberville LR, Prix Occitanie LR. Dam of 1 winner: 2008: MEANDRE (c Slickly) 5 wins at 3 and 4 in France, Germany, Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris G1, Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud G1, Grosser Preis von Berlin G1, Prix de l’Avre LR, 2nd Qatar Prix Niel G2, La Coupe G3. 2009: Ondoyante (f Slickly) unraced to date. 2010: (c Rock of Gibraltar) 2nd Dam: UNE PENSEE by Kenmare. 1 win in France. Dam of Penne (f Sevres Rose, see above). Grandam of GRIS TENDRE. Broodmare Sire: SEVRES ROSE. Sire of the dams of 1 Stakes winners. In 2012 MEANDRE Slickly G1.
2007: WINNING SPARK (g Theatrical) Winner at 4. 2010: GRAFELLI (c Hannouma) Sold 4,105gns yearling at AROCT. 3 wins at 2, Jebel Ali Anglesey S G3, Korean Racing Authority Tyros S G3. 2011: (f Mastercraftsman) 2nd Dam: SPARKLINE by Akarad. 5 wins at 3 and 4 in France Prix Occitanie LR, Prix Urban Sea LR. Dam of SPARK SEPT (f Septieme Ciel, see above) Broodmare Sire: SEPTIEME CIEL. Sire of the dams of 18 Stakes winners. In 2012 - CIRRUS DES AIGLES Even Top G1, GRAFELLI Hannouma G3.
Danzig Anabaa Balbonella HANNOUMA b 2005 Silver Hawk Red Blossom Miss Mistletoes GRAFELLI b c 2010 Seattle Slew Septieme Ciel Maximova SPARK SEPT b/br 99 Akarad Sparkline Rhine Lane
568 - Jockey Club of Turkey Meld Stakes, G3, Leopardstown, July 26, 9f Lunadix Conquistador Cielo Slipstream Queen Country Queen MEANDRE gr c 2008 Caerleon Sevres Rose Indian Rose PENNE b 2003 Kenmare Une Pensee Cleophis
567 - Korean Racing Authority Tyros Stakes, G3, Leopardstown, July 26, 7f 1 Grafelli (IRE) 2 b c Hannouma (IRE) Spark Sept (FR) (Septieme Ciel (USA)) 2 Lines of Battle (USA) 2 b/br c War Front (USA) - Black Speck (USA) (Arch (USA)) 3 Kingston Jamaica (IRE) 2 b c Galileo (IRE) - Aleagueoftheirown (IRE) (Danehill Dancer (IRE)) Age: 2; Starts: 4; Wins: 3; Places: 0 Earnings: £62,234 Sire: HANNOUMA. Sire of 1 Stakes winners. In 2012 - GRAFELLI Septieme Ciel G3. 1st Dam: SPARK SEPT by Septieme Ciel. 2 wins at 3 in France, Prix de Liancourt LR. Dam of 2 winners:
Broodmare Sire: QUEST FOR FAME. Sire of the dams of 38 Stakes winners. In 2012 - LIGHT HEAVY Teofilo G2, FAMOUS NAME Dansili G3, GLOWS Canny Lad LR.
Danzig Danehill Razyana DANSILI b 96
Linamix SLICKLY gr 96
Turkey Meld S G3 (3 times), Desmond S G3, Leopardstown 2000 Guineas Trial S G3, Keeneland International S G3 (3 times), www.totegoracingclub.com Amethyst S G3 (3 times), Jockey Club of Turkey Trigo S LR (twice), Woodies DIY Celebration S LR, Heritage S LR (3 times), 2nd Tattersalls Gold Cup G1 (twice), Prix du Jockey Club G1, Prix du Moulin de Longchamp G1, Grosser Dallmayr Bayerisches Zuchtrennen G1, Killavullan S G3, High Chaparral EBF Mooresbridge S G3, At The Races Kilternan S G3, 3rd Tattersalls Gold Cup G1, Red Mills Irish Champion S G1, Bet365 Mile G2, Qatar Prix Dollar G2, Qatar Prix Daniel Wildenstein G2. 2007: PHOTO OPPORTUNITY (g Zamindar) Winner at 3. 2008: ZAMINAST (f Zamindar) 2 wins at 2 and 3, Trigo S LR, 2nd D. C. Lavarack & Lanwades Stud S G3. 2010: Big Break (f Dansili) unraced to date. 2011: (c Champs Elysees)
1 Famous Name (GB) 7 b c Dansili (GB) - Fame At Last (USA) (Quest For Fame) 2 Ballybacka Lady (IRE) 4 b f Hurricane Run (IRE) - Southern Queen (GB) (Anabaa (USA)) 3 Native Khan (FR) 4 gr c Azamour (IRE) - Viva Maria (FR) (Kendor (FR)) Age: 2-7; Starts: 35; Wins: 18; Places: 14 Earnings: £1,160,204 Sire: DANSILI. Sire of 69 Stakes winners. In 2012 - FALLEN FOR YOU Brief Truce G1, GIOFRA Orpen G1, BATED BREATH Distant View G2, PERMIT Swain G2, THOMAS CHIPPENDALE Sadler’s Wells G2, EMULOUS Distant View G3, FAMOUS NAME Quest For Fame G3, FIRE LILY Pivotal G3, THE FUGUE Sadler’s Wells G3, DARK ORCHID Sadler’s Wells LR, DORMELLO Selkirk LR, MAKING EYES Distant View LR, SOFT SAND Rahy LR, STIPULATE Sadler’s Wells LR. 1st Dam: FAME AT LAST by Quest For Fame. Winner at 2. Dam of 6 winners: 2002: ANCHOR DATE (c Zafonic) Winner at 3. 2003: FINAL ESTEEM (g Lomitas) Winner at 3. 2004: EVERLASTING FAME (c Zamindar) Winner at 3 in France. 2005: FAMOUS NAME (c Dansili) 18 wins at 2 to 7, 2012, Jockey Club of
Hasili Kerali FAMOUS NAME b c 2005 Rainbow Quest Quest For Fame Aryenne FAME AT LAST b 97 Majestic Light Ranales Katsura
569 - Sky Bet York Stakes, G2, York, July 28, 10f 1 Sri Putra (GB) 6 b c Oasis Dream (GB) - Wendylina (IRE) (In The Wings) 2 Afsare (GB) 5 b g Dubawi (IRE) Jumaireyah (GB) (Fairy King (USA)) 3 Side Glance (GB) 5 br g Passing Glance (GB) - Averami (GB) (Averti (IRE)) Age: 2-6; Starts: 28; Wins: 7; Places: 7 Earnings: £551,517 Sire: OASIS DREAM. Sire of 57 Stakes winners. In 2012 - POWER Inchinor G1, HARD DREAM Galileo G2, QUIET OASIS Sunday Silence G2, SRI PUTRA In The Wings G2, WELWITSCHIA Pursuit of Love G2, GREEN SUPREME Rainbow Quest LR, GUSTO Piccolo LR, KERASONA Daylami LR, KEREDARI Doyoun LR, MAINSAIL Theatrical LR, MIRZA Primo Dominie LR, OASIS DANCER Mukaddamah LR, SABRATAH Marju LR, SARKIYLA Rainbow Quest LR,
SWISS DREAM Indian Ridge LR. 1st Dam: Wendylina by In The Wings. unraced. Dam of 3 winners: 2003: DUTY (g Rainbow Quest) 3 wins, Aramark Winning Fair Juvenile Hurdle G2. 2004: Salve Evita (f Monsun) ran on the flat in Germany. Broodmare. 2005: Lykaria (f Fantastic Light) unraced. Broodmare. 2006: SRI PUTRA (c Oasis Dream) Sold 65,000gns foal at TADEF, 240,000gns yearling at TAOC1. 7 wins to 2012 at home, France, Sky Bet York S G2, Prix Guillaume d’Ornano G2, Weatherbys Earl of Sefton S G3, betinternet.com Solario S G3, Blue Square Paradise S LR, 2nd Coral Eclipse S G1, Bosphorus Cup G2, Coutts Glorious S G3, 3rd Coral Eclipse S G1, Prince of Wales’s S G1. 2008: EL WASMI (c Oasis Dream) 2 wins. 2009: Windy Lane (f Dubai Destination) unraced to date. 2010: Kensington Gardens (f Oasis Dream) unraced to date. 2011: (c Aqlaam) 2nd Dam: DINALINA by Top Ville. 1 win at 2 in France. Dam of CAERLINA (f Caerleon: Prix de Diane Hermes G1, 2nd Prix Marcel Boussac G1, 3rd Dubai Poule d’Essai des Pouliches G1), SWALINA (f Sadler’s Wells: Prix Suave Dancer-Charles Laﬃtte LR), Leonila (f Caerleon: 2nd Prix de Malleret G2), Maniana (c Try My Best: 3rd Prix Prosper Decloedt LR), Saderlina (f Sadler’s Wells: 3rd Prix des Tourelles LR, Prix Madame Jean Couturie LR). Grandam of SERETH, Salutino, La Nuit Rose, Luminous Beauty, Jivago, Solidaro, King of Queens. Third dam of TAM LIN, HIKARU AMARANTHUS, PONTALLMAGNE. Broodmare Sire: IN THE WINGS. Sire of the dams of 28 Stakes winners. In 2012 - SRI PUTRA Oasis Dream G2, MAZAMEER Green Desert G3, PAPAW BODIE Strong Hope G3, THE REAPER Footstepsinthesand LR, SUMMER STAR Medicean LR. The Oasis Dream/In The Wings cross has produced: SRI PUTRA G1, Ideology LR.
Danzig Green Desert Foreign Courier OASIS DREAM b 2000 Dancing Brave Hope Bahamian SRI PUTRA b c 2006 Sadler’s Wells In The Wings High Hawk WENDYLINA ch 99 Top Ville Dinalina Shahinaaz
international database 570 - Prix de Psyche, G3, Deauville, July 28, 2000m 1 Leaupartie (IRE) 3 br f Stormy River (FR) - Kansa (FR) (Linamix (FR)) 2 Romantica (GB) 3 b f Galileo (IRE) - Banks Hill (GB) (Danehill (USA)) 3 Bugie d’Amore (GB) 3 b f Rail Link (GB) Asmita (GB) (Efisio) Age: 3; Starts: 4; Wins: 2; Places: 1 Earnings: £51,500 Sire: STORMY RIVER. Sire of 3 Stakes winners. In 2012 - LEAUPARTIE Linamix G3, REMUS DE LA TOUR Marju G3, BARBAYAM Valanour LR. 1st Dam: Kansa by Linamix. Winner at 3 in France, 2nd Prix Belle de Nuit LR, Prix de Thiberville LR. Dam of 2 winners: 2001: CANTONESE BED (f Barathea) 3 wins at 3 and 4 in France. Dam of GEORGUI LUI (c Whywhywhy: 14 wins in Peru, Clasico Jose Rodriguez Razzeto G3, 3rd Clasico Ricardo Ortis de Zevallos G1) 2002: My Katie (f King’s Best). unraced, died at 2 years. 2003: Kindara (f Sinndar). Broodmare. 2004: Kanbest (c King’s Best) ran on the flat in Italy. 2006: (c Hawk Wing) 2008: Marianne Island (f Aussie Rules) LEAUPARTIE (f Stormy 2009: River) Sold 14,794gns foal at ARDEC, 21,070gns yearling at ARAUG. 2 wins at 3 in France, Prix de Psyche G3. 2010: Rebecca’s Filly (f Elusive City) in training. 2011: Elvina City (f Elusive City) 2nd Dam: Kartabula by Fabulous Dancer. 1 win at 3 in France, 3rd Prix Louis Desboudet LR, Grand Prix Anjou Bretagne LR. Dam of Kansa (f Linamix, see above) Broodmare Sire: LINAMIX. Sire of the dams of 64 Stakes winners. In 2012 - BE BE KING Astor Place G1, MOST IMPROVED Lawman G1, SAGAWARA Shamardal G1, VALYRA Azamour G1, ZINABAA Anabaa Blue G2, COLOMBIAN Azamour G3, GOSSAMER SEED Choisir G3, LEAUPARTIE Stormy River G3, MAUREEN Holy Roman Emperor G3, MUSKETIER Acatenango G3, FAIRLY FAIR Sinndar LR, LIDARI Acclamation LR.
571 - Princess Margaret Juddmonte Stakes, G3, Ascot, July 28, 6f 1 Maureen (IRE) 2 b f Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Exotic Mix (FR) (Linamix (FR)) 2 Sandreamer (IRE) 2 b f Oasis Dream (GB) - Alsharq (IRE) (Machiavellian (USA)) 3 Hoyam (GB) 2 b f Royal Applause (GB) - Christmas Tart (IRE) (Danetime (IRE))
1 Pastorius (GER) 3 b c Soldier Hollow (GB) - Princess Li (GER) (Monsun (GER)) 2 Durban Thunder (GER) 6 ch c Samum (GER) - Donna Alicia (GER) (Highland Chieftain) 3 Zazou (GER) 5 b c Shamardal (USA) Zaza Top (GER) (Lomitas (GB))
Age: 2; Starts: 3; Wins: 2; Places: 1 Earnings: £44,813
Age: 2-3; Starts: 8; Wins: 4; Places: 3 Earnings: £365,143
Sire: HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR. Sire of 14 Stakes winners. In 2012 HOMECOMING QUEEN Diesis G1, ROLLOUT THE CARPET Red Ransom G2, ISHVANA Bering G3, MAUREEN Linamix G3, AMARILLO Royal Academy LR, SMASHING Galileo LR.
Sire: SOLDIER HOLLOW. Sire of 3 Stakes winners. In 2012 - PASTORIUS Monsun G1, DESSAU Big Shuﬄe LR, SWORN SOLD Arctic Tern LR.
1st Dam: Exotic Mix by Linamix. Own sister to Belle Famille. Dam of 3 winners: 2008: GLASS MOUNTAIN (g Verglas) 2 wins at 3. 2009: ROEDEAN (f Oratorio) 4 wins at 3. 2010: MAUREEN (f Holy Roman Emperor) Sold 16,420gns yearling at GOOY1. 2 wins at 2, Princess Margaret Juddmonte S G3, 2nd Irish TB Marketing Cherry Hinton S G2. 2011: (c Duke of Marmalade) 2nd Dam: EXOCET by Deposit Ticket. 1 win at 3 in USA. Dam of SPINOLA (f Spinning World: Kleinwort Benson Cherry Hinton S G2), SHOT TO FAME (g Quest For Fame: Michael Page Int. Silver Trophy S G3), Belle Famille (f Linamix: 2nd Prix Joubert LR). Grandam of KIRKINOLA, Eldandy, VEILED. Broodmare Sire: LINAMIX. Sire of the dams of 64 Stakes winners. In 2012 - BE BE KING Astor Place G1, MOST IMPROVED Lawman G1, SAGAWARA Shamardal G1, VALYRA Azamour G1, ZINABAA Anabaa Blue G2, COLOMBIAN Azamour G3, GOSSAMER SEED Choisir G3, LEAUPARTIE Stormy River G3, MAUREEN Holy Roman Emperor G3, MUSKETIER Acatenango G3, FAIRLY FAIR Sinndar LR, LIDARI Acclamation LR.
1st Dam: PRINCESS LI by Monsun. 3 wins at 3 and 4 in Germany, Italy. Dam of 3 winners: 2006: PRINCESS LALA (f Royal Dragon) Winner at 4 in Germany. 2008: Point Blank (c Royal Dragon) 3 wins at 2 to 4 in Germany, 2nd Premio del Piazzale G3, 3rd Bayerische Hausbau-Werte Europa Meile G2. 2009: PASTORIUS (c Soldier Hollow) 4 wins at 2 and 3 in Germany, Grosser Dallmayr Bayerisches Zuchtrennen G1, Sparda Deutsches Derby G1, German Racing Herzog von Ratibor Rennen G3, 2nd WinterfavoritTrial LR. 2011: (f Sholokhov) Broodmare Sire: MONSUN. Sire of the dams of 19 Stakes winners. In 2012 COLOUR VISION Rainbow Quest G1, PASTORIUS Soldier Hollow G1, CHERRY DANON Rock of Gibraltar G3, ALCINA Tiger Hill LR, DON BOSCO Barathea LR, SECESSIO Konigstiger LR, TRES ROCK DANON Rock of Gibraltar LR.
Sadler’s Wells In The Wings High Hawk SOLDIER HOLLOW b 2000 Common Grounds Island Race Lake Isle PASTORIUS b c 2009 Konigsstuhl Monsun Mosella PRINCESS LI b 2000 Suave Dancer Princess Dancer Princess Nana
Verglas Rahaam STORMY RIVER gr 2003 River Mist Miss Bio River Sans Retour LEAUPARTIE br f 2009 Mendez Linamix Lunadix KANSA gr 96 Fabulous Dancer Kartabula Karmisyn
572 - Grosser Dallmayr Bayerisches Zuchtrennen, G1, Munich, July 29, 2000m
Danehill Razyana HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR b 2004 Secretariat L’On Vite Fanfreluche MAUREEN b f 2010 Mendez Linamix Lunadix EXOTIC MIX gr 2003 Deposit Ticket Exocet Parliament House
573 - Prix de Cabourg Jockey Club de Turquie, G3, Deauville, July 29, 1200m 1 Mazameer (IRE) 2 b c Green Desert (USA) - Straight Miss (IRE) (In The Wings) 2 Baileys Jubilee (GB) 2 b f Bahamian
Bounty (GB) - Missisipi Star (IRE) (Mujahid (USA)) 3 Pearl Flute (IRE) 2 b c Piccolo (GB) Secret Melody (FR) (Inchinor (GB)) Age: 2; Starts: 3; Wins: 2; Places: 1 Earnings: £48,166 Sire: GREEN DESERT. Sire of 95 Stakes winners. In 2012 - MAZAMEER In The Wings G3, MARKAB Nashwan LR. 1st Dam: Straight Miss by In The Wings. unraced. Dam of 1 winner: 2006: Exit The Straight (f Exit To Nowhere) unraced. 2007: Exit To Derawlin (f Exit To Nowhere) ran twice. 2008: (g Desert King) 2010: MAZAMEER (c Green Desert) Sold 105,000gns foal at TADEF. 2 wins at 2 in France, Prix de Cabourg Jockey Club de Turquie G3. 2011: (c Diamond Green) 2nd Dam: Straight Lass by Machiavellian. unraced. Dam of NAAQOOS (c Oasis Dream: Prix JeanLuc Lagardere-Grand Criterium G1), BARASTRAIGHT (c Barathea: Prix La Force G3, 3rd Prix Guillaume d’OrnanoHaras d’Etreham G2) Broodmare Sire: IN THE WINGS. Sire of the dams of 28 Stakes winners. In 2012 - SRI PUTRA Oasis Dream G2, MAZAMEER Green Desert G3, PAPAW BODIE Strong Hope G3, THE REAPER Footstepsinthesand LR, SUMMER STAR Medicean LR.
Northern Dancer Danzig Pas de Nom GREEN DESERT b 83 Sir Ivor Foreign Courier Courtly Dee MAZAMEER b c 2010 Sadler’s Wells In The Wings High Hawk STRAIGHT MISS b 2002 Machiavellian Straight Lass Gay Hellene
574 - Prix Rothschild, G1, Deauville, July 29, 1600m 1 Elusive Kate (USA) 3 b f Elusive Quality (USA) - Gout de Terroir (USA) (Lemon Drop Kid (USA)) 2 Golden Lilac (IRE) 4 b f Galileo (IRE) Grey Lilas (IRE) (Danehill (USA)) 3 Mashoora (IRE) 3 ch f Barathea (IRE) Lovely Blossom (FR) (Spinning World (USA)) Age: 2-3; Starts: 7; Wins: 5; Places: 2 Earnings: £386,844 Sire: ELUSIVE QUALITY. Sire of 65 Stakes winners. In 2012 - ELUSIVE
international database KATE Lemon Drop Kid G1, QUESTIONING Thunder Gulch G3, CORNELL Doyoun LR, DISCERNABLE Seeking The Gold LR, ELUSIVE IMAGE Bluebird LR, MR BIG Danehill LR, DEMONSTRATIVE Quiet American LR. 1st Dam: GOUT DE TERROIR by Lemon Drop Kid. Winner at 3 in USA. Dam of 1 winner: 2009: ELUSIVE KATE (f Elusive Quality) Champion 2yr old filly in France in 2011. 5 wins at 2 and 3 at home, France, Total Prix Marcel Boussac G1, Prix Rothschild G1, Prix du Calvados - Haras des Capucines G3, Prix Six Perfections LR, 2nd Etihad Airways Falmouth S G1. 2010: (c Mineshaft) 2011: Terrienne (f Henny Hughes) 2012: (f Fuisse) 2nd Dam: REGAL STATE by Aﬃrmed. 2 wins at 2 in France Prix Morny G1, 2nd Prix de la Salamandre G1, P. Fresnay-le-Buﬀard Jacques Le Marois G1. Dam of PLEASANTLY PERFECT (c Pleasant Colony: Breeders’ Cup Classic G1, Pacific Classic S G1, Emirates Airline Dubai World Cup G1, 3rd Dodge Breeders’ Cup Classic G1), HURRICANE STATE (c Miswaki: Prix Eclipse G3, 3rd Criterium des 2 Ans G2), SWAGGER STICK (g Cozzene: 3rd Stars and Stripes Breeders’ Cup H G3, Foxbrook Supreme Hurdle LR) Broodmare Sire: LEMON DROP KID. Sire of the dams of 7 Stakes winners. In 2012 - ELUSIVE KATE Elusive Quality G1, COZZETTI Cozzene G3, CRAFTY UNICORN Friends Lake LR, LIBYS DREAM Invincible Spirit LR, RIVER RUSH Orientate LR.
Mr Prospector Gone West Secrettame ELUSIVE QUALITY b 93 Hero’s Honor Touch of Greatness Ivory Wand ELUSIVE KATE b f 2009 Kingmambo Lemon Drop Kid Charming Lassie GOUT DE TERROIR ch 2004 Aﬃrmed Regal State La Trinite
575 - bet365 Molecomb Stakes, G3, Goodwood, July 31, 5f
Earnings: £43,187 Sire: EXCEED AND EXCEL. Sire of 52 Stakes winners. In 2012 - BUNGLE INTHEJUNGLE Wolfhound G3, EXCELEBRATION Indian Ridge G3, ABEYANT Mr Prospector LR, ALKHAFIF Swain LR, ARMED FOR ACTION Timber Country LR, CURTANA Blazing Sword LR, EXCELETTE Mark of Esteem LR, EXCELLENT REWARD Viscount LR, HILL OF GOLD Cure The Blues LR, INSTINCTION Encosta de Lago LR, KULGRINDA Bellotto LR, MORAWIJ Piccolo LR, SABIE Snippets LR. 1st Dam: LICENCE TO THRILL by Wolfhound. 2 wins at 3. Dam of 8 winners: 2003: Classic Encounter (g Lujain) 2 wins at 2 and 4, 3rd Norfolk S G3. 2004: GIMME SOME LOVIN (f Desert Style) 14 wins. 2005: Group Therapy (g Choisir) 4 wins at 2, 4 and 5, 2nd Audi King George S G2. 2006: CHEAP THRILLS (f Bertolini) 3 wins at 3. Broodmare. 2007: WAVEBAND (f Exceed And Excel) 4 wins at 2 to 4, Blue Square Cleves S LR. Broodmare. 2008: The Thrill Is Gone (f Bahamian Bounty) Winner at 2, 2nd Dragon S LR. 2009: MUARRAB (g Oasis Dream) Winner at 3. 2010: BUNGLE INTHEJUNGLE (c Exceed And Excel) Sold 40,000gns yearling at TAOC1. 3 wins at 2, bet365 Molecomb S G3. 2012: (c Starspangledbanner) 2nd Dam: CRIME OF PASSION by Dragonara Palace. 3 wins at 2 Cherry Hinton S G3, 2nd Queen Mary S G2, 3rd Prix Robert Papin G1. Dam of Master of Passion (g Primo Dominie: 3rd Rockingham S LR). Grandam of MALTESE FALCON, Mystic Salse, Senior Minister, Borehan. Broodmare Sire: WOLFHOUND. Sire of the dams of 12 Stakes winners. In 2012 - BUNGLE INTHEJUNGLE Exceed And Excel G3, FRATELLINO Auction House LR. The Exceed And Excel/Wolfhound cross has produced: BUNGLE INTHEJUNGLE G3, WAVEBAND LR.
1 Bungle Inthejungle (GB) 2 b c Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Licence To Thrill (GB) (Wolfhound (USA)) 2 Morawij (GB) 2 ch c Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Sister Moonshine (FR) (Piccolo (GB)) 3 Hototo (GB) 2 ch c Sleeping Indian (GB) - Harlem Dancer (GB) (Dr Devious (IRE)) Age: 2; Starts: 6; Wins: 3; Places: 1
Danehill Razyana EXCEED AND EXCEL b 2000 Lomond Patrona Gladiolus BUNGLE INTHEJUNGLE b c 2010 Nureyev Wolfhound Lassie Dear LICENCE TO THRILL ch 97 Dragonara Palace Crime of Passion Catriona
576 - bet365 Lennox Stakes, G2, Goodwood, July 31, 7f 1 Chachamaidee (IRE) 5 b f Footstepsinthesand (GB) - Canterbury Lace (USA) (Danehill (USA)) 2 Libranno (GB) 4 b c Librettist (USA) Annabelle Ja (FR) (Singspiel (IRE)) 3 Mac Love (GB) 11 b g Cape Cross (IRE) - My Lass (GB) (Elmaamul (USA)) Age: 2-5; Starts: 18; Wins: 6; Places: 8 Earnings: £302,133 Sire: FOOTSTEPSINTHESAND. Sire of 15 Stakes winners. In 2012 CHACHAMAIDEE Danehill G2, INFILTRADA Lode G2, GOOD LUCK KENY Devil’s Bag G3, BAREFOOT LADY Tenby LR, GIANT SANDMAN Darshaan LR, STEINBECK Danehill LR, SUNDAY NECTAR Entrepreneur LR, THE REAPER In The Wings LR. 1st Dam: Canterbury Lace by Danehill. unraced. Own sister to ALEXANDER OF HALES and Chevalier. Dam of 2 winners: 2005: MAYBE I WILL (f Hawk Wing) 4 wins at 2 and 3. Broodmare. 2006: Miss Kittyhawk (f Hawk Wing). Broodmare. 2007: CHACHAMAIDEE (f Footstepsinthesand) Sold 130,000gns foal at TADEF, 135,000gns yearling at TAOC1. 6 wins at 2 to 5, 2012, bet365 Lennox S G2, Oak Tree S G3, Betfred Mobile Chartwell S G3, sportingbet.com Michael Seely Mem.Stakes LR, 2nd Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot S G1, Burj Khalifa Challenge S G2, Windsor Forest S G2 (twice), Woodcote Stud EBF Valiant S LR, 3rd Japan Racing Association Sceptre S G3, Qatar Bloodstock Dahlia S G3, Albany S G3. 2009: Hassle (c Montjeu) unraced to date. 2010: Gertrude Gray (f Hurricane Run) unraced to date. 2011: (f Footstepsinthesand) 2nd Dam: LEGEND MAKER by Sadler’s Wells. 2 wins at 3 in France Prix de Royaumont G3, 3rd Prix de Pomone G2. Dam of VIRGINIA WATERS (f Kingmambo: ultimatepoker.com 1000 Guineas G1, 3rd Coolmore Fusaichi Pegasus Matron S G1), ALEXANDER OF HALES (c Danehill: Airlie Stud Gallinule S G3, 2nd Budweiser Irish Derby G1), Chief Lone Eagle (c Giant’s Causeway: 2nd Dylan Thomas EBF Tetrarch S G3), Chevalier (c Danehill: 2nd Criterium International G1). Grandam of EMPEROR CLAUDIUS, QERTAAS. Broodmare Sire: DANEHILL. Sire of the dams of 198 Stakes winners. In 2012 - DANEDREAM Lomitas G1, FRANKEL Galileo G1, GOLDEN LILAC Galileo G1, CHACHAMAIDEE
Footstepsinthesand G2, FENOMENO Stay Gold G2, PRINCESS HIGHWAY Street Cry G2, FALLS OF LORA Street Cry G3, NOBLE MISSION Galileo G3, READY TO RIP More Than Ready G3, SAPPHIRE Medicean G3, ADNOCON Clang LR, DAN LOOSE DAUGHTER Sakhee LR, FEEL MY LOVE Fusaichi Pegasus LR, GOOD BABY Hussonet LR, HAMISH MCGONAGALL Namid LR, MOMENTARY Nayef LR, MR BIG Elusive Quality LR, ROSE OF PEACE Hussonet LR, SOPRAN MONTIERI Manduro LR, STEINBECK Footstepsinthesand LR, TREBLE JIG Gone West LR, WERD Hussonet LR, BASEL RIVER Fuji Kiseki LR, FAREER Pivotal LR, PARIS DRIVE Celtic Swing LR, VIA GALILEI Galileo LR. The Footstepsinthesand/Danehill cross has produced: CHACHAMAIDEE G1, STEINBECK G2, SENT FROM HEAVEN G3, Walkingonthemoon LR, Meetings Man LR.
Storm Cat Giant’s Causeway Mariah’s Storm FOOTSTEPSINTHESAND b 2002 Rainbow Quest Glatisant Dancing Rocks CHACHAMAIDEE b f 2007 Danzig Danehill Razyana CANTERBURY LACE b 2001 Sadler’s Wells Legend Maker High Spirited
577 - bet365 Gordon Stakes, G3, Goodwood, July 31, 12f 1 Noble Mission (GB) 3 b c Galileo (IRE) - Kind (IRE) (Danehill (USA)) 2 Encke (USA) 3 b c Kingmambo (USA) Shawanda (IRE) (Sinndar (IRE)) 3 Michelangelo (GB) 3 b c Galileo (IRE) Intrigued (GB) (Darshaan) Age: 2-3; Starts: 6; Wins: 3; Places: 3 Earnings: £102,096 Sire: GALILEO. Sire of 116 Stakes winners. In 2012 - FRANKEL Danehill G1, GOLDEN LILAC Danehill G1, GREAT HEAVENS Silver Hawk G1, IGUGU Intikhab G1, IMPERIAL MONARCH Slip Anchor G1, NATHANIEL Silver Hawk G1, NIWOT Noble Bijou G1, WAS Green Desert G1, MAHBOOBA Red Ransom G2, MIKHAIL GLINKA Mark of Esteem G2, ALTANO Lando G3, ASTROLOGY Dr Fong G3, LINTON Centaine G3, NOBLE MISSION Danehill G3, SHANTARAM Darshaan G3, DANCE TO THE STARS Woodman LR, GALILEO’S CHOICE Sir Ivor LR, GATEWOOD Selkirk LR, KISSED Darshaan LR, MICHELANGELO Darshaan LR, VITA NOVA Darshaan LR, CELESTIAL HALO High Top LR, VIA
international database GALILEI Danehill LR. 1st Dam: KIND by Danehill. 6 wins at 3 and 4, Totesport Kilvington S LR, betfair.com Flower of Scotland S LR, 3rd Ballyogan S G3. Dam of 3 winners: 2007: BULLET TRAIN (c Sadler’s Wells) 2 wins at 2 and 3, totesport.com Derby Trial S G3. 2008: FRANKEL (c Galileo) Champion 3yr old colt in Europe in 2011, Champion 3yr old miler in Europe in 2011. 11 wins at 2 to 4, Dubai Dewhurst S G1, JLT Lockinge S G1, Queen Anne S G1, Qipco Queen Elizabeth II S G1, St James’s Palace S G1, Qipco Sussex S G1 (twice), Qipco 2000 Guineas G1. 2009: NOBLE MISSION (c Galileo) 3 wins at 3, bet365 Gordon S G3, Qatar Racing Newmarket S LR, 2nd King Edward VII S G2, poptelecom.co.uk Fairway S LR. 2010: Morpheus (c Oasis Dream) unraced to date. 2011: (f Oasis Dream) 2nd Dam: RAINBOW LAKE by Rainbow Quest. 3 wins at 3 Lancashire Oaks G3. Dam of POWERSCOURT (c Sadler’s Wells: Tattersalls Gold Cup G1, Arlington Million S G1, 2nd Prince of Wales’s S G1, Racing Post Trophy G1, G.Dallmayr-Preis Bayerisches Zuchtrennen G1, 3rd Irish Field Irish St Leger G1, Baileys Irish Champion S G1, John Deere Breeders’ Cup Turf G1), KIND (f Danehill, see above), Last Train (c Rail Link: 2nd Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris G1) Broodmare Sire: DANEHILL. Sire of the dams of 198 Stakes winners. In 2012 - DANEDREAM Lomitas G1, FRANKEL Galileo G1, GOLDEN LILAC Galileo G1, CHACHAMAIDEE Footstepsinthesand G2, FENOMENO Stay Gold G2, PRINCESS HIGHWAY Street Cry G2, FALLS OF LORA Street Cry G3, NOBLE MISSION Galileo G3, READY TO RIP More Than Ready G3, SAPPHIRE Medicean G3, ADNOCON Clang LR, DAN LOOSE DAUGHTER Sakhee LR, FEEL MY LOVE Fusaichi Pegasus LR, GOOD BABY Hussonet LR, HAMISH MCGONAGALL Namid LR, MOMENTARY Nayef LR, MR BIG Elusive Quality LR, ROSE OF PEACE Hussonet LR, SOPRAN MONTIERI Manduro LR, STEINBECK Footstepsinthesand LR, TREBLE JIG Gone West LR, WERD Hussonet LR, BASEL RIVER Fuji Kiseki LR, FAREER Pivotal LR, PARIS DRIVE Celtic Swing LR, VIA GALILEI Galileo LR. The Galileo/Danehill cross has produced: BANC DE FORTUNE G1, CIMA DE TRIOMPHE G1, CUIS GHAIRE G1, FRANKEL G1, GOLDEN LILAC G1, MAYBE G1, RODERIC O’CONNOR G1, TEOFILO G1, NOBLE MISSION G2, REEM G2, CRYSTAL GAL G3, LAGALP G3, SIDERA G3, MISS GALILEI LR, VIA GALILEI LR, Galileo’s Destiny G1, Gile
Na Greine G1, The Assayer G1, Claiomh Solais G3, Marksmanship G3, Romantica G3, Acteur Celebre LR.
Northern Dancer Sadler’s Wells Fairy Bridge GALILEO b 98 Miswaki Urban Sea Allegretta NOBLE MISSION b c 2009 Danzig Danehill Razyana KIND b 2001 Rainbow Quest Rainbow Lake Rockfest
578 - Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes, G2, Goodwood, August 1, 7f 1 Olympic Glory (IRE) 2 b c Choisir (AUS) - Acidanthera (GB) (Alzao (USA)) 2 Artigiano (USA) 2 ch c Distorted Humor (USA) - Angel Craft (USA) (A P Indy (USA)) 3 Luhaif (GB) 2 b c Cape Cross (IRE) Hot And Spicy (GB) (Grand Lodge (USA)) Age: 2; Starts: 4; Wins: 3; Places: 1 Earnings: £89,562 Sire: CHOISIR. Sire of 40 Stakes winners. In 2012 - CHOICE BRO Palace Music G1, CELTIC DANCER Kala Dancer G2, OLYMPIC GLORY Alzao G2, GOSSAMER SEED Linamix G3, PSYCHOLOGIST Danzero G3, BORSALINO Steinbeck LR, CHOISIR SHADOW Mujadil LR, SCORPIO QUEEN Royal Academy LR. 1st Dam: ACIDANTHERA by Alzao. Winner at 3. Dam of 4 winners: 2000: (c Pursuit of Love) 2001: Margaret’s Dream (f Muhtarram). Broodmare. 2002: PACIFIC STAR (g Tagula) 2 wins at 3 in Spain. 2004: HE’S A HUMBUG (g Tagula) 4 wins at 2 to 5. 2005: Vica Pota (f King Charlemagne) 2006: MISTER DEE BEE (g Orpen) 4 wins. 2008: Gekko (g Iﬀraaj) ran. Apsaty Kyz (f Iﬀraaj) 2009: unraced to date. 2010: OLYMPIC GLORY (c Choisir) Sold 61,904gns yearling at DNPRM. 3 wins at 2, Veuve Clicquot Vintage S G2, 32red.com Superlative S G2, 2nd Coventry S G2. Broodmare Sire: ALZAO. Sire of the dams of 97 Stakes winners. In 2012 OLYMPIC GLORY Choisir G2, ALL SHAMAR Shamardal G3, AQUAMARINE Deep Impact G3, AIZAVOSKI Monsun LR, LIBERATOR
Encosta de Lago LR, MIKKI PUMPKIN Dance In The Dark LR, NOUVELLE NEIGE Big Shuﬄe LR. The Choisir/Alzao cross has produced: OLYMPIC GLORY G2, LUNA NEL POZZO LR.
Danehill Danehill Dancer Mira Adonde CHOISIR ch 99 Lunchtime Great Selection Pensive Mood OLYMPIC GLORY b c 2010 Lyphard Alzao Lady Rebecca ACIDANTHERA b 95 Shirley Heights Amaranthus Amaranda
579 - Qipco Sussex Stakes, G1, Goodwood, August 1, 8f 1 Frankel (GB) 4 b c Galileo (IRE) - Kind (IRE) (Danehill (USA)) 2 Farhh (GB) 4 b c Pivotal (GB) Gonbarda (GER) (Lando (GER)) 3 Gabrial (IRE) 3 b c Dark Angel (IRE) Guajira (FR) (Mtoto) Age: 2-4; Starts: 12; Wins: 12; Places: 0 Earnings: £1,849,924 Sire: GALILEO. Sire of 116 Stakes winners. In 2012 - FRANKEL Danehill G1, GOLDEN LILAC Danehill G1, GREAT HEAVENS Silver Hawk G1, IGUGU Intikhab G1, IMPERIAL MONARCH Slip Anchor G1, NATHANIEL Silver Hawk G1, NIWOT Noble Bijou G1, WAS Green Desert G1, MAHBOOBA Red Ransom G2, MIKHAIL GLINKA Mark of Esteem G2, ALTANO Lando G3, ASTROLOGY Dr Fong G3, LINTON Centaine G3, NOBLE MISSION Danehill G3, SHANTARAM Darshaan G3, DANCE TO THE STARS Woodman LR, GALILEO’S CHOICE Sir Ivor LR, GATEWOOD Selkirk LR, KISSED Darshaan LR, MICHELANGELO Darshaan LR, VITA NOVA Darshaan LR, CELESTIAL HALO High Top LR, VIA GALILEI Danehill LR. 1st Dam: KIND by Danehill. 6 wins at 3 and 4, Totesport Kilvington S LR, betfair.com Flower of Scotland S LR, 3rd Ballyogan S G3. Dam of 3 winners: 2007: BULLET TRAIN (c Sadler’s Wells) 2 wins at 2 and 3, totesport.com Derby Trial S G3. 2008: FRANKEL (c Galileo) Champion 3yr old colt in Europe in 2011, Champion 3yr old miler in Europe in 2011. 12 wins at 2 to 4, Dubai Dewhurst S G1, JLT Lockinge S G1, Queen Anne S G1, Qipco Queen Elizabeth II S G1, St James’s Palace S G1, Qipco Sussex S G1 (twice), Qipco 2000
Guineas G1, Juddmonte Royal Lodge S G2, totesport.com Greenham S G3. 2009: NOBLE MISSION (c Galileo) 3 wins at 3, bet365 Gordon S G3, 2nd King Edward VII S G2. 2010: Morpheus (c Oasis Dream) unraced to date. 2011: (f Oasis Dream) 2nd Dam: RAINBOW LAKE by Rainbow Quest. 3 wins at 3 Lancashire Oaks G3. Dam of POWERSCOURT (c Sadler’s Wells: Tattersalls Gold Cup G1, Arlington Million S G1, 2nd Prince of Wales’s S G1, Racing Post Trophy G1, G.Dallmayr-Preis Bayerisches Zuchtrennen G1, 3rd Irish Field Irish St Leger G1, Baileys Irish Champion S G1, John Deere Breeders’ Cup Turf G1), KIND (f Danehill, see above), Last Train (c Rail Link: 2nd Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris G1) Broodmare Sire: DANEHILL. Sire of the dams of 198 Stakes winners. In 2012 - DANEDREAM Lomitas G1, FRANKEL Galileo G1, GOLDEN LILAC Galileo G1, CHACHAMAIDEE Footstepsinthesand G2, FENOMENO Stay Gold G2, PRINCESS HIGHWAY Street Cry G2, FALLS OF LORA Street Cry G3, NOBLE MISSION Galileo G3, READY TO RIP More Than Ready G3, SAPPHIRE Medicean G3, ADNOCON Clang LR, DAN LOOSE DAUGHTER Sakhee LR, FEEL MY LOVE Fusaichi Pegasus LR, GOOD BABY Hussonet LR, HAMISH MCGONAGALL Namid LR, MOMENTARY Nayef LR, MR BIG Elusive Quality LR, ROSE OF PEACE Hussonet LR, SOPRAN MONTIERI Manduro LR, STEINBECK Footstepsinthesand LR, TREBLE JIG Gone West LR, WERD Hussonet LR, BASEL RIVER Fuji Kiseki LR, FAREER Pivotal LR, PARIS DRIVE Celtic Swing LR, VIA GALILEI Galileo LR. The Galileo/Danehill cross has produced: BANC DE FORTUNE G1, CIMA DE TRIOMPHE G1, CUIS GHAIRE G1, FRANKEL G1, GOLDEN LILAC G1, MAYBE G1, RODERIC O’CONNOR G1, TEOFILO G1, NOBLE MISSION G2, REEM G2, CRYSTAL GAL G3, LAGALP G3, SIDERA G3, MISS GALILEI LR, VIA GALILEI LR, Galileo’s Destiny G1, Gile Na Greine G1, The Assayer G1, Claiomh Solais G3, Marksmanship G3, Romantica G3, Acteur Celebre LR.
Northern Dancer Sadler’s Wells Fairy Bridge GALILEO b 98 Miswaki Urban Sea Allegretta FRANKEL b c 2008 Danzig Danehill Razyana KIND b 2001 Rainbow Quest Rainbow Lake Rockfest
international database 580 - I-Shares Lillie Langtry Stakes, G3, Goodwood, August 2, 14f 1 Wild Coco (GER) 4 ch f Shirocco (GER) Wild Side (GER) (Sternkoenig (IRE)) 2 Jehannedarc (IRE) 4 b f Montjeu (IRE) Lucky Rainbow (USA) (Rainbow Quest (USA)) 3 Estimate (IRE) 3 b f Monsun (GER) Ebaziya (IRE) (Darshaan) Age: 3-4; Starts: 6; Wins: 3; Places: 1 Earnings: £58,451 Sire: SHIROCCO. Sire of 7 Stakes winners. In 2012 - HARTANI Darshaan G3, WILD COCO Sternkoenig G3, BROWN PANTHER Unfuwain LR, GOOD MORNING STAR Beat Hollow LR, JARDINA Platini LR. 1st Dam: WILD SIDE by Sternkoenig. 4 wins at 3 in Germany, Europachampionat G2. Dam of 5 winners: 2003: WINGS OF NIGHT (g Night Shift) 2 wins at 4 and 5 in Germany. 2004: Wendel (g Definite Article) 4 wins, 2nd Totepool Premier Kelso Novices’ Hurdle G2. 2006: WEIPERT (c Platini) Winner at 3 in France. 2008: WILD COCO (f Shirocco) Sold 60,000gns yearling at TAOC1. 3 wins at 3 and 4, I-Shares Lillie Langtry S G3, Newsells Park Stud Aphrodite S LR. 2009: Wilddrossel (f Dalakhani) Winner at 3 in Germany, 3rd Grosser Preis von Lotto Hamburg G3. 2010: Wild Silva (f Silvano) unraced to date. 2011: Weltmacht (f Mount Nelson) 2012: Wild Motion (f Motivator) 2nd Dam: WILD ROMANCE by Alkalde. Champion 2yr old filly in Germany in 1993. 3 wins at 2 and 3 in Germany Preis von Koln LR, 3rd Deutscher Buchmacher Stutenpreis - Neuss G3. Dam of WILD SIDE (f Sternkoenig, see above), WIN FOR US (f Surumu: G.P. Spielbank Hohensyburg St Leger G2), WHITE ROSE (f Platini: Prix Miesque G3, 2nd Buchmacher Diana Deutsches Stuten Derby G1). Grandam of WIN FOR SURE, WHY NOT, PROMESSE DE L’AUBE, Champagnelifestyle. Broodmare Sire: STERNKOENIG. Sire of the dams of 5 Stakes winners. In 2012 WILD COCO Shirocco G3.
Konigsstuhl Monsun Mosella SHIROCCO b 2001 The Minstrel So Sedulous Sedulous WILD COCO ch f 2008 Kalaglow Sternkoenig Sternwappen WILD SIDE gr 97 Alkalde Wild Romance Win Hands Down
581 - Audi Richmond Stakes, G2, Goodwood, August 2, 6f 1 Heavy Metal (GB) 2 b c Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Rock Opera (SAF) (Lecture (USA)) 2 Master of War (GB) 2 ch c Compton Place (GB) - Mamma Morton (IRE) (Elnadim (USA)) 3 Cay Verde (GB) 2 b c Bahamian Bounty (GB) - All Quiet (GB) (Piccolo (GB)) Age: 2; Starts: 7; Wins: 3; Places: 1 Earnings: £52,123 Sire: EXCEED AND EXCEL. Sire of 53 Stakes winners. In 2012 - HEAVY METAL Lecture G2, BUNGLE INTHEJUNGLE Wolfhound G3, EXCELEBRATION Indian Ridge G3, ABEYANT Mr Prospector LR, ALKHAFIF Swain LR, ARMED FOR ACTION Timber Country LR, CURTANA Blazing Sword LR, EXCELETTE Mark of Esteem LR, EXCELLENT REWARD Viscount LR, HILL OF GOLD Cure The Blues LR, INSTINCTION Encosta de Lago LR, KULGRINDA Bellotto LR, MORAWIJ Piccolo LR, SABIE Snippets LR. 1st Dam: ROCK OPERA by Lecture. Champion 2yr old filly in South Africa in 2004-05. 4 wins at 2 in South Africa, Allan Robertson Fillies Championship G1. Own sister to HIT SONG and Rock Concert. Dam of 1 winner: 2008: Frankenfurter (c Singspiel) unraced. 2010: HEAVY METAL (c Exceed And Excel) 3 wins at 2, Audi Richmond S G2, 2nd Investec Woodcote S LR. 2012: (c Cape Cross) 2nd Dam: Drummer Girl by Al Mufti. unraced. Dam of ROCK OPERA (f Lecture, see above), HIT SONG (c Lecture: PG Bison South African Nursery G2), Rock Concert (f Lecture: 3rd Allan Robertson Fillies Championship G1) Broodmare Sire: LECTURE. Sire of the dams of 1 Stakes winners. In 2012 HEAVY METAL Exceed And Excel G2.
Danzig Danehill Razyana EXCEED AND EXCEL b 2000 Lomond Patrona Gladiolus HEAVY METAL b c 2010 Seeking The Gold Lecture Narrate ROCK OPERA b 2002 Al Mufti Drummer Girl Swinging Girl
582 - Artemis Goodwood Cup, G2, Goodwood, August 2, 16f 1 Saddler’s Rock (IRE) 4 b c Sadler’s Wells (USA) - Grecian Bride (IRE) (Groom Dancer
(USA)) 2 Askar Tau (FR) 7 b g Montjeu (IRE) Autriche (IRE) (Acatenango (GER)) 3 Colour Vision (FR) 4 gr g Rainbow Quest (USA) - Give Me Five (GER) (Monsun (GER)) Age: 3-4; Starts: 9; Wins: 4; Places: 3 Earnings: £175,385 Sire: SADLER’S WELLS. Sire of 325 Stakes winners. In 2012 - SADDLER’S ROCK Groom Dancer G2, BALLET BOY Homing LR, SYNCHRONISED Bob Back LR. 1st Dam: Grecian Bride by Groom Dancer. unraced. Own sister to ATHENS BELLE. Dam of 5 winners: 1999: CHAMPAIN SANDS (g Green Desert) 6 wins. 2000: (c Danehill) 2002: ALLEXINA (f Barathea) 4 wins at 2 and 3, Rathbarry Stud’s Barathea Finale S LR, Gerrardstown House Silken Glider S LR, Ennistown Stud EBF Salsabil S LR, 2nd Irish StallionFarms EBF Blue Wind S G3, Prix Minerve- Shadwell G3. Broodmare. 2003: Seiun Aglaia (f Singspiel) ran on the flat in Japan. Broodmare. 2004: Athenian Way (f Barathea) Winner at 3, 2nd Kerry Group Noblesse S G3. Broodmare. 2006: CROWFOOT (c Sadler’s Wells) Winner at 3. 2007: So Secret (f Barathea). Broodmare. 2008: SADDLER’S ROCK (c Sadler’s Wells). 4 wins at 3 and 4, Stobart Doncaster Cup G2, Artemis Goodwood Cup G2, 2nd S & R McGrath Memorial Saval Beg S LR, 3rd Ascot Gold Cup G1, The Irish Field St Leger Trial S LR. 2010: Galileo Rock (c Galileo) unraced to date. 2011: (f Teofilo) 2nd Dam: GREEKTOWN by Ela-ManaMou. 2 wins at 3 in France Prix des Tourelles LR. Dam of GAMUT (c Spectrum: Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud G1, 2nd Irish Field Irish St Leger G1), MULTICOLOURED (c Rainbow Quest: Geoﬀrey Freer S G2), ATHENS BELLE (f Groom Dancer: Vodafone Group Fillies Trial S LR). Grandam of TANNERY. Broodmare Sire: GROOM DANCER. Sire of the dams of 53 Stakes winners. In 2012 - SADDLER’S ROCK Sadler’s Wells G2, MIDNIGHT CROONER War Chant LR, OCKHAM’S RAZOR Any Suggestion LR, GRUMETI Sakhee LR.
Nearctic Northern Dancer Natalma SADLER’S WELLS b 81 Bold Reason Fairy Bridge Special SADDLER’S ROCK b c 2008 Blushing Groom Groom Dancer Featherhill GRECIAN BRIDE ch 94 Ela-Mana-Mou Greektown Edinburgh
583 - RSA Thoroughbred Stakes, G3, Goodwood, August 3, 8f 1 Trumpet Major (IRE) 3 b c Arakan (USA) - Ashford Cross (GB) (Cape Cross (IRE)) 1 Archbishop (USA) 3 b c Arch (USA) Avaricity (USA) (Carson City (USA)) 3 Aljamaaheer (IRE) 3 ch c Dubawi (IRE) - Kelly Nicole (IRE) (Rainbow Quest (USA)) Age: 2-3; Starts: 5; Wins: 2; Places: 2 Earnings: £42,572 Sire: ARCH. Sire of 37 Stakes winners. In 2012 - HYMN BOOK Known Fact G1, LOVE THEWAY YOUARE Tabasco Cat G1, BAUBLE QUEEN Storm Cat G2, NEWSDAD Pulpit G2, ARCHBISHOP Carson City G3, ROTHKO Time For A Change G3, ALAURA MICHELE Lomitas LR, CHERIEARCH Grand Slam LR. 1st Dam: AVARICITY by Carson City. 3 wins at 3 and 4 in USA. Dam of 3 winners: 2007: COLLECT THE FEE (f Menifee) Winner at 3 in USA. 2008: REIN IN AVARICITY (f Include) Winner at 2 in Canada. 2009: ARCHBISHOP (c Arch) 2 wins at 2 and 3, RSA Thoroughbred S G3, 2nd Prix Paul de Moussac G3. 2nd Dam: Avarice by Manila. unraced. Grandam of Daiwa Fortune. Broodmare Sire: CARSON CITY. Sire of the dams of 63 Stakes winners. In 2012 - FIRST CITY Diktat G2, RAIL TRIP Jump Start G2, ARCHBISHOP Arch G3, CORPORATE JUNGLE Giant’s Causeway G3, ANOTHER WORLD Maria’s Mon LR, HAVRE DE GRACE Saint Liam LR, IMPERIAL CZAR Imperialism LR.
Roberto Kris S Sharp Queen ARCH b/br 95 Danzig Aurora Althea ARCHBISHOP b c 2009 Mr Prospector Carson City Blushing Promise AVARICITY b/br 2001 Manila Avarice Bold Bikini
584 - RSA Thoroughbred Stakes, G3, Goodwood, August 3, 8f 1 Trumpet Major (IRE) 3 b c Arakan (USA) - Ashford Cross (GB) (Cape Cross (IRE)) 1 Archbishop (USA) 3 b c Arch (USA) Avaricity (USA) (Carson City (USA)) 3 Aljamaaheer (IRE) 3 ch c Dubawi (IRE)
international database - Kelly Nicole (IRE) (Rainbow Quest (USA)) Age: 2-3; Starts: 5; Wins: 2; Places: 2 Earnings: £42,572 Sire: ARCH. Sire of 37 Stakes winners. In 2012 - HYMN BOOK Known Fact G1, LOVE THEWAY YOUARE Tabasco Cat G1, BAUBLE QUEEN Storm Cat G2, NEWSDAD Pulpit G2, ARCHBISHOP Carson City G3, ROTHKO Time For A Change G3, ALAURA MICHELE Lomitas LR, CHERIEARCH Grand Slam LR. 1st Dam: AVARICITY by Carson City. 3 wins at 3 and 4 in USA. Dam of 3 winners: 2007: COLLECT THE FEE (f Menifee) Winner at 3 in USA. 2008: REIN IN AVARICITY (f Include) Winner at 2 in Canada. 2009: ARCHBISHOP (c Arch) 2 wins at 2 and 3, RSA Thoroughbred S G3, 2nd Prix Paul de Moussac G3. 2nd Dam: Avarice by Manila. unraced. Grandam of Daiwa Fortune. Broodmare Sire: CARSON CITY. Sire of the dams of 63 Stakes winners. In 2012 - FIRST CITY Diktat G2, RAIL TRIP Jump Start G2, ARCHBISHOP Arch G3, CORPORATE JUNGLE Giant’s Causeway G3, ANOTHER WORLD Maria’s Mon LR, HAVRE DE GRACE Saint Liam LR, IMPERIAL CZAR Imperialism LR.
Light G3, SAPPHIRE Danehill G3, BLUE MAIDEN Generous LR, GLORY POWER Grand Lodge LR, CATMOVES Cadeaux Genereux LR, SUMMER STAR In The Wings LR. 1st Dam: REGAL RIBAND by Fantastic Light. Winner at 2. Dam of 2 winners: 2008: RABBIT KYLLACHY (f Kyllachy) 4 wins at 3 and 4 in Czech Republic. 2009: REGAL REALM (f Medicean) 3 wins at 2 and 3, Whiteley Clinic Prestige S G3, Oak Tree S G3, 2nd Princess Margaret Juddmonte S G3. 2010: Sadiigah (f Medicean) 2011: (c Pivotal) 2012: (c Virtual) 2nd Dam: REGAL ROSE by Danehill. 2 wins at 2 Shadwell Stud Cheveley Park S G1. Own sister to GENERALIST. Broodmare Sire: FANTASTIC LIGHT. Sire of the dams of 6 Stakes winners. In 2012 - CRUCIAL Nadeem G3, REGAL REALM Medicean G3.
Mr Prospector Machiavellian Coup de Folie MEDICEAN ch 97 Storm Bird Mystic Goddess Rose Goddess REGAL REALM b f 2009 Rahy Fantastic Light Jood REGAL RIBAND b 2004 Danehill Regal Rose Ruthless Rose
Kris S Sharp Queen ARCH b/br 95 Danzig Aurora Althea ARCHBISHOP b c 2009 Mr Prospector Carson City Blushing Promise AVARICITY b/br 2001 Manila Avarice Bold Bikini
585 - Oak Tree Stakes, G3, Goodwood, August 3, 7f 1 Regal Realm (GB) 3 b f Medicean (GB) - Regal Riband (GB) (Fantastic Light (USA)) 2 Sunday Nectar (IRE) 4 b f Footstepsinthesand (GB) - Pop Alliance (IRE) (Entrepreneur (GB)) 3 Appealing (IRE) 3 b f Bertolini (USA) Radiant Energy (IRE) (Spectrum (IRE)) Age: 2-3; Starts: 7; Wins: 3; Places: 2 Earnings: £72,910 Sire: MEDICEAN. Sire of 34 Stakes winners. In 2012 - CAPPONI Zilzal G1, BAYRIR Darshaan G2, AL SHEMALI Generous G3, REGAL REALM Fantastic
586 - Gordon’s King George Stakes, G2, Goodwood, August 3, 5f 1 Ortensia (AUS) 7 b f Testa Rossa (AUS) - Aerate’s Pick (AUS) (Picnicker (AUS)) 2 Spirit Quartz (IRE) 4 b g Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Crystal Gaze (IRE) (Rainbow Quest (USA)) 3 Masamah (IRE) 6 gr g Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Bethesda (GB) (Distant Relative) Age: 7-7994; Starts: 5; Wins: 2; Places: 1 Earnings: £960,354 Sire: TESTA ROSSA. Sire of 40 Stakes winners. In 2012 - ORTENSIA Picnicker G1, MIGHTY TRIPLE ACE Scenic LR, OVER QUOTA Zabeel LR, PANIPIQUE Spinning World LR. 1st Dam: Aerate’s Pick by Picnicker. unraced. Own sister to INTELLIGENT STAR. Dam of 2 winners: 2003: GLOGIRL (f General Nediym) 3 wins in Australia. Broodmare.
2005: ORTENSIA (f Testa Rossa) 12 wins at home, Australia, UAE, Burswood Winterbottom S G1, Emirates NBD Al Quoz Sprint G1, Gordon’s King George S G2, TCL Electronics QTC Cup G2, Player Winterbottom S G2, Schweppes 1000 Gns Tranquil Star Prelude G3, McGrath Estate Agents P J Bell H LR, Glenlogan Park Lady of the Turf S LR, G H Mumm Begonia Belle S LR, 2nd TBV/Eliza Park Champagne S G3, James H B Carr S LR, Herald Sun Maybe Mahal S LR, 3rd Sportingbet C F Orr S G1, Patinack Victoria Racing Club S G1, AAMI Stradbroke H G1. 2007: Torenia (c Kempinsky) unraced. 2009: (f God’s Own) 2010: (f Testa Rossa) 2011: (c Encosta de Lago) 2nd Dam: Aerate by Loosen Up. ran on the flat in Australia at 3 and 4. Dam of INTELLIGENT STAR (g Picnicker: Rubiton S G3, 2nd Sallinger S G1), BLAZE THE TURF (f Blazing Sword: Autumn S G3). Grandam of SOLEIL. Broodmare Sire: PICNICKER. Sire of the dams of 1 Stakes winners. In 2012 ORTENSIA Testa Rossa G1.
Danzig Perugino Fairy Bridge TESTA ROSSA b 96 Sir Dapper Bo Dapper Bodega ORTENSIA b f 2005 Snippets Picnicker It’s A Girl AERATE’S PICK 98 Loosen Up Aerate Rule The Turf
587 - Coutts Glorious Stakes, G3, Goodwood, August 3, 12f 1 Quest For Peace (IRE) 4 b c Galileo (IRE) - Play Misty For Me (IRE) (Danehill Dancer (IRE)) 2 Dandino (GB) 5 br c Dansili (GB) Generous Diana (GB) (Generous (IRE)) 3 Gatewood (GB) 4 b c Galileo (IRE) Felicity (IRE) (Selkirk (USA)) Age: 2-4; Starts: 10; Wins: 4; Places: 4 Earnings: £155,636 Sire: GALILEO. Sire of 116 Stakes winners. In 2012 - FRANKEL Danehill G1, GOLDEN LILAC Danehill G1, GREAT HEAVENS Silver Hawk G1, IGUGU Intikhab G1, IMPERIAL MONARCH Slip Anchor G1, NATHANIEL Silver Hawk G1, NIWOT Noble Bijou G1, WAS Green Desert G1, MAHBOOBA Red Ransom G2, MIKHAIL GLINKA Mark of Esteem G2, ALTANO
Lando G3, ASTROLOGY Dr Fong G3, LINTON Centaine G3, NOBLE MISSION Danehill G3, QUEST FOR PEACE Danehill Dancer G3, SHANTARAM Darshaan G3, DANCE TO THE STARS Woodman LR, GALILEO’S CHOICE Sir Ivor LR, GATEWOOD Selkirk LR, KISSED Darshaan LR, MICHELANGELO Darshaan LR, VITA NOVA Darshaan LR, CELESTIAL HALO High Top LR, VIA GALILEI Danehill LR. 1st Dam: PLAY MISTY FOR ME by Danehill Dancer. Winner at 2. Dam of 2 winners: 2008: QUEST FOR PEACE (c Galileo) 4 wins at 3 and 4, Grosvenor Cumberland Lodge S G3, Coutts Glorious S G3, Lenebane S LR, 2nd Qatar Bloodstock Jockey Club S G2. 2009: STAR DATE (g Galileo) Winner at 3. 2010: The Vatican (c Galileo) 2011: (f Galileo) 2nd Dam: Miss Champagne by Bering. unraced. Own sister to STELLA BERINE. Dam of Minor Vamp (f Hawk Wing: 3rd skybet.com Sweet Solera S G3) Broodmare Sire: DANEHILL DANCER. Sire of the dams of 7 Stakes winners. In 2012 - QUEST FOR PEACE Galileo G3, AIR BORN Strike The Gold LR. The Galileo/Danehill Dancer cross has produced: QUEST FOR PEACE G2, Kingston Jamaica G3.
Northern Dancer Sadler’s Wells Fairy Bridge GALILEO b 98 Miswaki Urban Sea Allegretta QUEST FOR PEACE b c 2008 Danehill Danehill Dancer Mira Adonde PLAY MISTY FOR ME b/br 2003 Bering Miss Champagne Beaujolaise
588 - Markel Insurance Nassau Stakes, G1, Goodwood, August 4, 10f 1 The Fugue (GB) 3 br f Dansili (GB) Twyla Tharp (IRE) (Sadler’s Wells (USA)) 2 Timepiece (GB) 5 b f Zamindar (USA) Clepsydra (GB) (Sadler’s Wells (USA)) 3 Was (IRE) 3 b f Galileo (IRE) - Alluring Park (IRE) (Green Desert (USA)) Age: 2-3; Starts: 6; Wins: 3; Places: 3 Earnings: £235,017 Sire: DANSILI. Sire of 69 Stakes winners. In 2012 - FALLEN FOR YOU Brief Truce G1, GIOFRA Orpen G1, THE FUGUE Sadler’s Wells G1, BATED BREATH Distant View G2, PERMIT Swain G2, THOMAS
international database CHIPPENDALE Sadler’s Wells G2, EMULOUS Distant View G3, FAMOUS NAME Quest For Fame G3, FIRE LILY Pivotal G3, LAUGHING Be My Chief G3, DARK ORCHID Sadler’s Wells LR, DORMELLO Selkirk LR, MAKING EYES Distant View LR, SOFT SAND Rahy LR, STIPULATE Sadler’s Wells LR. 1st Dam: Twyla Tharp by Sadler’s Wells. Winner at 3, 2nd Ribblesdale S G2. Dam of 2 winners: 2008: SUSAN STROMAN (f Monsun) 2 wins at 3. 2009: THE FUGUE (f Dansili) 3 wins at 2 and 3, Markel Insurance Nassau S G1, Tattersalls Musidora S G3, 2nd Ribblesdale S G2, 3rd Investec Oaks S G1. 2010: Ducab (c Dansili) unraced to date. 2011: (c Danehill Dancer) 2012: (c Shamardal) 2nd Dam: SUMOTO by Mtoto. 2 wins at 2 and 3. Dam of SUMMONER (g Inchinor: Queen Elizabeth II S G1), COMPTON ADMIRAL (c Suave Dancer: Coral Eclipse S G1), Twyla Tharp (f Sadler’s Wells, see above) Broodmare Sire: SADLER’S WELLS. Sire of the dams of 286 Stakes winners. In 2012 - AESOP’S FABLES Distorted Humor G1, MASTER OF HOUNDS Kingmambo G1, MAWINGO Tertullian G1, PEAR TART Dehere G1, THE FUGUE Dansili G1, AIKEN Selkirk G2, MY GI GI E Dubai G2, PROBABLY Danehill Dancer G2, THOMAS CHIPPENDALE Dansili G2, VISCOUNT NELSON Giant’s Causeway G2, CHRYSANTHEMUM Danehill Dancer G3, FOX HUNT Dubawi G3, TANNERY Dylan Thomas G3, AKLAN Dalakhani LR, BACKBENCH BLUES Big Bad Bob LR, BALTIC ROCK Rock of Gibraltar LR, CASTLETHORPE Not A Single Doubt LR, CIVIL WAR War Emblem LR, DARK ORCHID Dansili LR, DR JOHN’S Consolidator LR, ELECTROLYSER Daylami LR, LADY WINGSHOT Lawman LR, SPARKLING PORTRAIT Excellent Art LR, STIPULATE Dansili LR, CAPTAIN CONAN Kingsalsa LR, KHELEYF LOVER Kheleyf LR. The Dansili/Sadler’s Wells cross has produced: PASSAGE OF TIME G1, TESTOSTERONE G1, THE FUGUE G1, FATHER TIME G2, THOMAS CHIPPENDALE G2, STIPULATE G3, DARK ORCHID LR, East Meets West LR, Porgy LR.
Danzig Danehill Razyana DANSILI b 96 Kahyasi
589 - Henkel Preis der Diana - Stuten Derby, G1, Dusseldorf, August 5, 2200m
1 Salomina (GER) 3 b f Lomitas (GB) Saldentigerin (GER) (Tiger Hill (IRE)) 2 Nymphea (IRE) 3 ch f Dylan Thomas (IRE) - Neele (IRE) (Peintre Celebre (USA)) 3 Waldtraut (GER) 3 b f Oasis Dream (GB) - Waldbeere (GB) (Mark of Esteem (IRE)) Age: 3; Starts: 4; Wins: 4; Places: 0 Earnings: £223,334 Sire: LOMITAS. Sire of 55 Stakes winners. In 2012 - DANEDREAM Danehill G1, SALOMINA Tiger Hill G1, POLISH VULCANO Trempolino LR, LOCAL HERO Cagliostro LR. 1st Dam: SALDENTIGERIN by Tiger Hill. Champion 3yr old filly in Germany in 2004. 3 wins at 2 to 4 in Germany, Baden-Wurttemberg-Trophy G3, 2nd Preis von Europa G1, 3rd P. der Diana Deutsches Stuten Derby G1. Dam of 2 winners: 2007: Sahara (f High Chaparral) unraced. Broodmare. 2008: Salut (c Lomitas) 3 wins at 2 to 4 in Germany, 2nd Internationales Super-Handicap Rennen LR. 2009: SALOMINA (f Lomitas) 4 wins at 3 in Germany, Henkel Preis der Diana - Stuten Derby G1, Grosser Preis von Lotto Hamburg G3. 2010: San Domingo (c Doyen). unraced to date, died as foal. 2011: Solid Rock (c Shirocco) 2012: (f Wiesenpfad) 2nd Dam: SALDE by Alkalde. 3 wins at 3 in Germany Dortmunder Stutenpreis LR. Dam of SALDENSCHWINGE (f In The Wings: Deutscher Stutenpreis G3, P.Jubilaum.Firma Jungheinrich Gabstapler G3, 3rd G.P. Casino Hohensyburg St Leger G2), SALDENTIGERIN (f Tiger Hill, see above), SALDEN LICHT (g Fantastic Light: Prix Le Fabuleux LR, 3rd John Smith’s Aintree Hurdle G1), SALDENNAHE (f Next Desert: Premio Baggio LR), Saltas (c Lomitas: 2nd Rheinland-Pokal G1, 3rd Idee Deutsches Derby G1), Saldenehre (f Highest Honor: 2nd Diana Trial-Las Vegas-Slenderella Rennen LR), Saltango (g Acatenango: 2nd The Sportsman H. Hurdle LR, Blue Square Silver Trophy H’cap Hurdle LR). Grandam of SERIENHOEHE, SALDENART, Saldario.
Hasili Kerali THE FUGUE br f 2009 Northern Dancer Sadler’s Wells Fairy Bridge TWYLA THARP b 2002 Mtoto Sumoto Soemba
produced: SALOMINA G1, Salut LR.
Broodmare Sire: TIGER HILL. Sire of the dams of 5 Stakes winners. In 2012 SALOMINA Lomitas G1, ATEMPO Monsun G2, AKEED MOFEED Dubawi LR. The Lomitas/Tiger Hill cross has
Virginia Hills LOMITAS ch 88 Surumu La Colorada La Dorada SALOMINA b f 2009 Danehill Tiger Hill The Filly SALDENTIGERIN b 2001 Alkalde Salde Saite
National S G1, 3rd Heinz 57 Phoenix S G1. Dam of Ventura (f Spectrum, see above), IRISH LEGEND (g Sadler’s Wells: totesport.com Racing Silver H. Hurdle LR). Grandam of PROBABLY, BRUGES. Third dam of TALWAR, HAWAAFEZ. Broodmare Sire: SPECTRUM. Sire of the dams of 18 Stakes winners. In 2012 - ETHIOPIA Helenus G1, MOONLIGHT CLOUD Invincible Spirit G1, MITICO Red Bishop LR.
590 - Prix Maurice de Gheest, G1, Deauville, August 5, 1200m 1 Moonlight Cloud (GB) 4 b f Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Ventura (IRE) (Spectrum (IRE)) 2 Wizz Kid (IRE) 4 b f Whipper (USA) Lidanski (IRE) (Soviet Star (USA)) 3 The Cheka (IRE) 6 b g Xaar (GB) Veiled Beauty (USA) (Royal Academy (USA)) Age: 2-4; Starts: 12; Wins: 7; Places: 3 Earnings: £515,855 Sire: INVINCIBLE SPIRIT. Sire of 58 Stakes winners. In 2012 - MAYSON Pivotal G1, MOONLIGHT CLOUD Spectrum G1, SPIRIT SONG Kingston Rule G2, ALLIED POWERS High Line G3, BEYOND DESIRE Mujtahid G3, LOCKWOOD Machiavellian G3, SPEAKING OF WHICH Mr Prospector G3, FURY Pursuit of Love LR, IMCO SPIRIT Treasure Kay LR, LIBYS DREAM Lemon Drop Kid LR, ONE SPIRIT Forty Niner LR, REQUISITION Pivotal LR, SWISS SPIRIT Indian Ridge LR. 1st Dam: Ventura by Spectrum. 2 wins at 3, 3rd Carlsberg Ruby S LR. Dam of 4 winners: 2003: CEDAR MOUNTAIN (c Galileo) 3 wins at 4 and 5 at home, USA, Round Table H LR, 2nd Sunset H G2. 2004: Sarafsa (f Selkirk) unraced. 2005: LAKUTA (f Pivotal) 2 wins at 4 in France. Broodmare. 2007: EXTREME GREEN (f Motivator) Winner at 3 in Slovakia. 2008: MOONLIGHT CLOUD (f Invincible Spirit) 7 wins at 2 to 4 in France, Prix Maurice de Gheest Goldikova G1 (twice), Prix de la Porte Maillot G3, Prix du Palais Royal G3, Prix Imprudence G3, 2nd Diamond Jubilee S G1, Prix du Palais Royal G3. 2010: Satin Box (f Manduro) unraced to date. 2011: (f Montjeu) 2nd Dam: WEDDING BOUQUET by Kings Lake. 6 wins at 2 to 4 at home, USA C L Weld EBF Park S G3, Monrovia H G3, 2nd Guinness Peat Aviation
Danzig Green Desert Foreign Courier INVINCIBLE SPIRIT b 97 Kris Rafha Eljazzi MOONLIGHT CLOUD b f 2008 Rainbow Quest Spectrum River Dancer VENTURA b 98 Kings Lake Wedding Bouquet Doﬀ The Derby
591 - Irish Stall.Farms EBF Give Thanks Stakes, G3, Cork, August 5, 12f 1 Sapphire (IRE) 4 b f Medicean (GB) Polished Gem (IRE) (Danehill (USA)) 2 Demurely (IRE) 3 ch f Galileo (IRE) Solo de Lune (IRE) (Law Society (USA)) 3 Eternal Bounty (IRE) 3 b f Galileo (IRE) - Moments of Joy (GB) (Darshaan) Age: 2-4; Starts: 10; Wins: 5; Places: 3 Earnings: £179,327 Sire: MEDICEAN. Sire of 34 Stakes winners. In 2012 - CAPPONI Zilzal G1, BAYRIR Darshaan G2, AL SHEMALI Generous G3, REGAL REALM Fantastic Light G3, SAPPHIRE Danehill G3, BLUE MAIDEN Generous LR, GLORY POWER Grand Lodge LR, CATMOVES Cadeaux Genereux LR, SUMMER STAR In The Wings LR. 1st Dam: POLISHED GEM by Danehill. Winner at 2. Own sister to DRESS TO THRILL. Dam of 2 winners: 2008: SAPPHIRE (f Medicean) 5 wins at 3 and 4, Irish Stall.Farms EBF Give Thanks S G3, Kerry Group Noblesse S G3, Go Racing in Kildare Finale S LR, 2nd Barclays Bnk Ireland Pretty Polly S G1, www.thetote.com Blandford S G2, 3rd IrishStal.Farms EBF Hurry Harriet S LR. 2009: CUSTOM CUT (g Notnowcato) 4 wins at 3. 2010: Amber Romance (f Bahamian Bounty) unraced to date. 2011: (c High Chaparral) 2012: (c Dark Angel) 2nd Dam: TRUSTED PARTNER by Aﬃrmed. 3 wins at 2 and 3 Goﬀs Irish
international database 1000 Guineas G1. Own sister to LOW KEY AFFAIR, EASY TO COPY, EPICURE’S GARDEN and Magical Cliche. Dam of DRESS TO THRILL (f Danehill: Matriarch S G1, 2nd Moyglare Stud S G1), Act of Defiance (g Caerleon: 3rd Tyros S LR), ARCHIVE FOOTAGE (g Sadler’s Wells: The Ladbroke Limited H. Hurdle G1). Grandam of Aahaykid, INDIAN PACE. Third dam of LOVE LOCKDOWN. Broodmare Sire: DANEHILL. Sire of the dams of 198 Stakes winners. In 2012 - DANEDREAM Lomitas G1, FRANKEL Galileo G1, GOLDEN LILAC Galileo G1, CHACHAMAIDEE Footstepsinthesand G2, FENOMENO Stay Gold G2, PRINCESS HIGHWAY Street Cry G2, FALLS OF LORA Street Cry G3, NOBLE MISSION Galileo G3, READY TO RIP More Than Ready G3, SAPPHIRE Medicean G3, ADNOCON Clang LR, DAN LOOSE DAUGHTER Sakhee LR, FEEL MY LOVE Fusaichi Pegasus LR, GOOD BABY Hussonet LR, HAMISH MCGONAGALL Namid LR, MOMENTARY Nayef LR, MR BIG Elusive Quality LR, ROSE OF PEACE Hussonet LR, SOPRAN MONTIERI Manduro LR, STEINBECK Footstepsinthesand LR, TREBLE JIG Gone West LR, WERD Hussonet LR, BASEL RIVER Fuji Kiseki LR, FAREER Pivotal LR, PARIS DRIVE Celtic Swing LR, VIA GALILEI Galileo LR. The Medicean/Danehill cross has produced: NANNINA G1, SAPPHIRE G1, REGIONAL COUNSEL G3, Siyouma G1.
Mr Prospector Machiavellian Coup de Folie MEDICEAN ch 97 Storm Bird Mystic Goddess Rose Goddess SAPPHIRE b f 2008 Danzig Danehill Razyana POLISHED GEM b 2003 Aﬃrmed Trusted Partner Talking Picture
592 - Ballyroan Stakes, G3, Leopardstown, August 9, 12f 1 Galileo’s Choice (IRE) 6 b g Galileo (IRE) - Sevi’s Choice (USA) (Sir Ivor (USA)) 2 Massiyn (IRE) 3 ch c Zamindar (USA) Masilia (IRE) (Kahyasi) 3 Bible Belt (IRE) 4 br f Big Bad Bob (IRE) Shine Silently (IRE) (Bering) Age: 3-6; Starts: 16; Wins: 8; Places: 5 Earnings: £151,023 Sire: GALILEO. Sire of 116 Stakes winners. In 2012 - FRANKEL Danehill G1, GOLDEN LILAC Danehill G1, GREAT HEAVENS Silver Hawk G1, IGUGU Intikhab G1, IMPERIAL MONARCH Slip Anchor G1, NATHANIEL Silver Hawk G1, NIWOT
Noble Bijou G1, WAS Green Desert G1, MAHBOOBA Red Ransom G2, MIKHAIL GLINKA Mark of Esteem G2, ALTANO Lando G3, ASTROLOGY Dr Fong G3, GALILEO’S CHOICE Sir Ivor G3, LINTON Centaine G3, NOBLE MISSION Danehill G3, QUEST FOR PEACE Danehill Dancer G3, SHANTARAM Darshaan G3, DANCE TO THE STARS Woodman LR, GATEWOOD Selkirk LR, KISSED Darshaan LR, MICHELANGELO Darshaan LR, VITA NOVA Darshaan LR, CELESTIAL HALO High Top LR, VIA GALILEI Danehill LR. 1st Dam: SEVI’S CHOICE by Sir Ivor. Winner at 3 in Germany. Own sister to Ivory Dance. Dam of 5 winners: 2001: DONTSTOPTHEMUSIC (f Night Shift) Winner at 2. Broodmare. 2002: Almendrados (f Desert Prince) 3rd Peter Burnett Pretty Polly S LR. 2003: Aitch (f Alhaarth) ran once. Broodmare. 2004: Cesana (f Desert Prince) unraced. Broodmare. 2005: THARAWAAT (g Alhaarth) 5 wins, Irish Rover Bar New York Juvenile Hurdle G3, 2nd Durkan New Homes Juvenile Hurdle G1, 3rd Clonmel Oil Chase G2. 2006: GALILEO’S CHOICE (g Galileo) Sold 140,000gns foal at TADEF, 155,000gns yearling at TAOC1. 8 wins, Ballyroan S G3, Kilternan S G3, Challenge S LR, 3rd High Chaparral EBF Mooresbridge S G3, 2nd Bar One Racing Royal Bond Novice Hurdle G1. 2007: INDICATIVE (f Azamour) Winner at 3. 2008: CELEBRITY SEVI (g Peintre Celebre) 3 wins at 3, Carlingford S LR. 2009: (c Hurricane Run) 2010: Nine Iron (c Verglas) in training. 2nd Dam: DANCE CALL by Nijinsky. 1 win at 3 in USA. Dam of Sword Dance (g Damascus: 2nd Canadian Maturity S LR), Ivory Dance (f Sir Ivor: 2nd Canadian Oaks LR, Maple Leaf S LR, Selene S LR). Grandam of UPTURN, Numberonedance, T J’s Cormorant. Third dam of MASTER WILLIAM, PERFECT TOUCH, STRAVINSKY DANCE. Broodmare Sire: SIR IVOR. Sire of the dams of 128 Stakes winners. In 2012 GALILEO’S CHOICE Galileo G3.
Northern Dancer Sadler’s Wells Fairy Bridge GALILEO b 98 Miswaki Urban Sea Allegretta GALILEO’S CHOICE b g 2006 Sir Gaylord Sir Ivor Attica SEVI’S CHOICE br 92 Nijinsky Dance Call Royal Warrant
593 - germantb.com Sweet Solera Stakes, G3, Newmarket, August 11, 7f 1 Certify (USA) 2 b f Elusive Quality (USA) - Please Sign In (USA) (Doc’s Leader (USA)) 2 Sky Lantern (IRE) 2 gr f Red Clubs (IRE) - Shawanni (GB) (Shareef Dancer (USA)) 3 Reyaadah (GB) 2 b f Tamayuz (GB) Tafaani (IRE) (Green Desert (USA)) Age: 2; Starts: 2; Wins: 2; Places: 0 Earnings: £31,989 Sire: ELUSIVE QUALITY. Sire of 66 Stakes winners. In 2012 - ELUSIVE KATE Lemon Drop Kid G1, CERTIFY Doc’s Leader G3, QUESTIONING Thunder Gulch G3, CORNELL Doyoun LR, DISCERNABLE Seeking The Gold LR, ELUSIVE IMAGE Bluebird LR, MR BIG Danehill LR, DEMONSTRATIVE Quiet American LR. 1st Dam: PLEASE SIGN IN by Doc’s Leader. 7 wins at 3 and 4 in USA, Honky Star S, 2nd Honey Fox H G3, My Charmer H G3. Dam of 2 winners: 2005: CRY AND CATCH ME (f Street Cry) 3 wins at 2 and 4 in USA, Oak Leaf S G1. Broodmare. 2006: Sign Up (f Mineshaft) 2008: Street Doctor (c Street Cry) unraced. 2010: CERTIFY (f Elusive Quality) 2 wins at 2, germantb.com Sweet Solera S G3. 2nd Dam: Register by Mari’s Book. unraced. Dam of PLEASE SIGN IN (f Doc’s Leader, see above) Broodmare Sire: DOC’S LEADER. Sire of the dams of 4 Stakes winners. In 2012 - CERTIFY Elusive Quality G3, DAYATTHESPA City Zip G3.
Mr Prospector Gone West Secrettame ELUSIVE QUALITY b 93 Hero’s Honor Touch of Greatness Ivory Wand CERTIFY b f 2010 Mr Leader Doc’s Leader With Patience PLEASE SIGN IN b 96 Mari’s Book Register Lodge
594 - Talk to Victor Rose of Lancaster Stakes, G3, Haydock Park, August 11, 10f 110yds 1 Hunter’s Light (IRE) 4 ch c Dubawi (IRE) - Portmanteau (GB) (Barathea (IRE)) 2 Jet Away (GB) 5 b c Cape Cross (IRE) -
Kalima (GB) (Kahyasi) 3 Gabrial (IRE) 3 b c Dark Angel (IRE) Guajira (FR) (Mtoto) Age: 2-4; Starts: 12; Wins: 5; Places: 3 Earnings: £105,332 Sire: DUBAWI. Sire of 45 Stakes winners. In 2012 - MONTEROSSO Barathea G1, AL KAZEEM Darshaan G2, ELECTRELANE Imperial Ballet G2, HAPPY ARCHER Jeune G2, FOX HUNT Sadler’s Wells G3, HUNTER’S LIGHT Barathea G3, MICKDAAM Be My Guest G3, TIGER TEES Gold Brose G3, WORTHADD Rahy G3, AFSARE Fairy King LR, AKEED MOFEED Tiger Hill LR, ALJAMAAHEER Rainbow Quest LR, DEALBATA Halling LR, FRANKENSTEIN Nordance LR, LUCK OR DESIGN Green Desert LR, PRINCIPE ADEPTO Giant’s Causeway LR, HISAABAAT Rainbow Quest LR. 1st Dam: PORTMANTEAU by Barathea. 2 wins at 3. Dam of 2 winners: 2007: Trilingual (f Pivotal) ran on the flat in France. 2008: HUNTER’S LIGHT (c Dubawi) 5 wins at 3 and 4, Talk to Victor Rose of Lancaster S G3, Tanqueray Foundation S LR, Blue Square Churchill S LR, Totepool Glasgow S LR, 3rd Betfair Brigadier Gerard S G3, bet365 Gordon S G3. 2009: LINDA RADLETT (f Manduro) Winner at 3 in France. 2011: (f Dubawi) 2nd Dam: Dayanata by Shirley Heights. unraced. Own sister to DARSHAAN. Dam of COURTEOUS (c Generous: Grand Prix de Deauville G2, 3rd Canadian International S G1), SCRIPTWRITER (g Sadler’s Wells: McGrattan Piling Braveheart S LR, 2nd Sportingbet Rossington Main Nov. Hurdle G2). Grandam of Centaurus. Broodmare Sire: BARATHEA. Sire of the dams of 51 Stakes winners. In 2012 - CRACKERJACK KING Shamardal G1, MONTEROSSO Dubawi G1, ALANZA Dubai Destination G3, HUNTER’S LIGHT Dubawi G3, MISSTRUM Stratum LR, PARIS TO PEKING Intikhab LR, VAN ELLIS Shamardal LR. The Dubawi/Barathea cross has produced: MONTEROSSO G1, HUNTER’S LIGHT G3.
Seeking The Gold Dubai Millennium Colorado Dancer DUBAWI b 2002 Deploy Zomaradah Jawaher HUNTER’S LIGHT ch c 2008 Sadler’s Wells Barathea Brocade PORTMANTEAU b 2001 Shirley Heights Dayanata Delsy
international database 595 - Prix de Pomone- Haras d’Etreham, G2, Deauville, August 11, 2400m
596 - Prix Gontaut-Biron-Hong Kong Jockey Club, G3, Deauville, August 11, 2000m
1 La Pomme d’Amour (GB) 4 ch f Peintre Celebre (USA) - Winnebago (GB) (Kris) 2 Shimmering Surf (IRE) 5 b f Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Sun On The Sea (IRE) (Bering) 3 Dalkala (USA) 3 b/br f Giant’s Causeway (USA) - Daltaya (FR) (Anabaa (USA))
1 Don Bosco (FR) 5 ch c Barathea (IRE) - Perfidie (IRE) (Monsun (GER)) 2 Sagramor (GB) 4 ch c Pastoral Pursuits (GB) - Jasmick (IRE) (Definite Article (GB)) 3 Saga Dream (FR) 6 gr g Sagacity (FR) Manixa (FR) (Manninamix (GB))
Age: 3-4; Starts: 9; Wins: 4; Places: 3 Earnings: £117,213 Sire: PEINTRE CELEBRE. Sire of 61 Stakes winners. In 2012 - LA POMME D’AMOUR Kris G2, SPLENDID CELEBRE Fitzcarraldo G3, XANADOU Stravinsky G3, CELEBRISSIME Bering LR, SLIGHT ADVANTAGE Sportsworld LR. 1st Dam: WINNEBAGO by Kris. Winner at 4. Dam of 5 winners: 1999: PABLO (c Efisio) 5 wins at 3 to 5. 2000: SAN ANTONIO (g Efisio) 9 wins. 2001: ALFONSO (g Efisio) 5 wins. 2002: Francisco (c Efisio). unraced, died as a yearling. 2004: VAN GOSH (f Peintre Celebre) 2 wins at 3 in France, Prix de Thiberville LR. 2008: LA POMME D’AMOUR (f Peintre Celebre) 4 wins at 3 and 4 in France, Prix de Pomone- Haras d’Etreham G2, 2nd Prix de la Pepiniere LR. 2nd Dam: SIOUAN by So Blessed. 1 win at 3. Dam of APACHE (c Great Nephew: Keeneland Fred Archer S LR, Godolphin S LR, 2nd Walmac Int. Geoﬀrey Freer S G2), TOMAHAWK (g Be My Guest: Bic Razor Lanzarote H. Hurdle LR), BANDELERO (g Relkino: Sir Ken Novices’ Hurdle LR). Grandam of Il Capitano. Broodmare Sire: KRIS. Sire of the dams of 106 Stakes winners. In 2012 - LA POMME D’AMOUR Peintre Celebre G2. The Peintre Celebre/Kris cross has produced: CARTHAGE G2, LA POMME D’AMOUR G2, VAN GOSH LR, Buoyant G2, Three Graces LR.
Northern Dancer Nureyev Special PEINTRE CELEBRE ch 94 Alydar Peinture Bleue Petroleuse LA POMME D’AMOUR ch f 2008 Sharpen Up Kris Doubly Sure WINNEBAGO b 93 So Blessed Siouan Ardneasken
Age: 3-5; Starts: 24; Wins: 6; Places: 11 Earnings: £195,644 Sire: BARATHEA. Sire of 86 Stakes winners. In 2012 - DON BOSCO Monsun G3, MASHOORA Spinning World G3. 1st Dam: Perfidie by Monsun. unraced. Dam of 3 winners: 2007: DON BOSCO (c Barathea) Sold 38,515gns yearling at ARAUG. 6 wins at 3 to 5 in France, Prix GontautBiron-Hong Kong Jockey Club G3, Grand Prix de la Riviera Cote d’Azur LR, 2nd Prix de Boulogne LR, G P Region Alsace-Etape du Defi du Galop LR, 3rd GP de Vichy-Auvergne Etapi du Defi Galop G3, G.P. de Compiegne Etapi du Defi du Galop LR. 2008: VODKATO (g Russian Blue) 3 wins at 3 in France, Prix Lyphard LR. 2009: Orcus (c Russian Blue) 3 wins at 2 and 3 in France, 2nd Criterium du Fonds Europeen de L’Elevage LR, Criterium de Lyon LR. 2010: Clara Luna (f Muhtathir) unraced to date. 2011: (c Rock of Gibraltar) 2012: (f Lawman) 2nd Dam: Pelagic by Rainbow Quest. 1 win at 3 in France, 3rd Prix des Tuileries LR. Dam of PAMPA NEGRA (f Barathea: Prix Solitude LR), Zaragozo (c Zafonic: 3rd Prix Matchem LR) Broodmare Sire: MONSUN. Sire of the dams of 19 Stakes winners. In 2012 COLOUR VISION Rainbow Quest G1, PASTORIUS Soldier Hollow G1, CHERRY DANON Rock of Gibraltar G3, DON BOSCO Barathea G3, ALCINA Tiger Hill LR, SECESSIO Konigstiger LR, TRES ROCK DANON Rock of Gibraltar LR.
Northern Dancer Sadler’s Wells Fairy Bridge BARATHEA b 90 Habitat Brocade Canton Silk DON BOSCO ch c 2007 Konigsstuhl Monsun Mosella PERFIDIE b 2002 Rainbow Quest Pelagic Fleet Girl
597 - Wettkontor Munchen-G. P. von Bayern, G1, Munich, August 12, 2400m 1 Temida (IRE) 4 b f Oratorio (IRE) Interim Payment (USA) (Red Ransom (USA)) 2 Feuerblitz (GER) 3 b c Big Shuﬄe (USA) - Flamingo Island (GER) (Acatenango (GER)) 3 Earl of Tinsdal (GER) 4 b c Black Sam Bellamy (IRE) - Earthly Paradise (GER) (Dashing Blade) Age: 2-4; Starts: 9; Wins: 3; Places: 4 Earnings: £79,306 Sire: ORATORIO. Sire of 23 Stakes winners. In 2012 - TEMIDA Red Ransom G1, CHERRY COLLECT Hernando G2, OTTIMO Octagonal G2, ESENTEPE Octagonal G3, FACIASCURA Montjeu G3, MOONWALK IN PARIS Singspiel G3, TAKAR Green Dancer G3, MISS SOLIS Lujain LR, SILENT KILLER Machiavellian LR, WEDDING FAIR Theatrical LR. 1st Dam: INTERIM PAYMENT by Red Ransom. 2 wins at 3. Dam of 2 winners: 2007: Thousandkissesdeep (f Night Shift). Broodmare. 2008: TEMIDA (f Oratorio) Sold 13,500gns yearling at TAOC2. 3 wins at 2 to 4 in Germany, Italy, Wettkontor Munchen-G. P. von Bayern G1, Premio Verziere - Mem. Aldo Cirla C. Naz G3, G P der Mercedes-Benz Niederlassung LR, 2nd Premio EBF Terme di Merano-Mem S. Meli LR, Baden-Badener Hotellerie & Gastronomie LR, 3rd Freunde/Forderer German 1000 Guineas G2. 2009: MEANWHILE (f Haafhd) Winner at 2. 2010: Cape Bosco (c Cape Cross) unraced to date. 2011: (f Bushranger) 2nd Dam: INTERIM by Sadler’s Wells. 5 wins at 3 and 4 at home, USA La Prevoyante Invitational H G2. Dam of MIDSHIPS (c Mizzen Mast: Charles Whittingham Memorial H G1, 3rd Hollywood Derby G1), PRINCIPAL ROLE (f Empire Maker: Swettenham Stud Fillies’ Trial S LR, Irish EBF At the Races J. Musker S LR, TRM Severals S LR, EBF Kheleyf Hoppings S LR, 3rd Markel Insurance Nassau S G1), Staging Post (c Pleasant Colony: 2nd San Juan Capistrano Invitational H G1) Broodmare Sire: RED RANSOM. Sire of the dams of 52 Stakes winners. In 2012 - TEMIDA Oratorio G1, MAHBOOBA Galileo G2, ROLLOUT THE CARPET Holy Roman Emperor G2, PACHATTACK Pulpit G3, BRANDERBURGO High Chaparral LR, CATCH A THIEF Flatter LR, MACHIAVELLIANISM Jazil LR, MOBILIZED Soul of the Matter LR, U BELONG TO ME Scrimshaw LR, VIJAYS PRIDE Bertolini LR.
Danzig Danehill Razyana ORATORIO b 2002 Vaguely Noble Mahrah Montage TEMIDA b f 2008 Roberto Red Ransom Arabia INTERIM PAYMENT b 2002 Sadler’s Wells Interim Intermission
598 - Prix Minerve, G3, Deauville, August 12, 2400m 1 Forces of Darkness (IRE) 3 b f Lawman (FR) - Miss Childrey (IRE) (Dr Fong (USA)) 2 Nobilis (GB) 3 b f Rock of Gibraltar (IRE) - Dolydille (IRE) (Dolphin Street (FR)) 3 La Conquerante (GB) 3 b f Hurricane Run (IRE) - Winning Family (IRE) (Fasliyev (USA)) Age: 2-3; Starts: 10; Wins: 4; Places: 3 Earnings: £144,719 Sire: LAWMAN. Sire of 5 Stakes winners. In 2012 - MOST IMPROVED Linamix G1, FORCES OF DARKNESS Dr Fong G3, LADY WINGSHOT Sadler’s Wells LR, MUSTAHEEL Soviet Star LR. 1st Dam: MISS CHILDREY by Dr Fong. 2 wins at 2, Swordlestown Stud Sprint S LR, 3rd Derrinstown Stud 1000 Guineas Trial G3. Dam of 2 winners: 2006: Red Horse (g Bachelor Duke) ran. 2007: Hedgerow (f Azamour) 2008: INDEPENDENT GIRL (f Bachelor Duke) Winner at 3. 2009: FORCES OF DARKNESS (f Lawman) Sold 10,170gns foal at GONO1, 14,327gns yearling at GOOY1, 20,000gns 2yo at TAAUT. 4 wins at 2 and 3 at home, France, Prix Minerve G3, 3rd Montjeu Coolmore Prix Saint-Alary G1. 2010: Tetard (f Lawman) unraced to date. 2nd Dam: BLAZING GLORY by Glow. 3 wins at 2 and 3. Own sister to Northern Glow. Dam of MISS CHILDREY (f Dr Fong, see above), Lexlenos (f Intikhab: 3rd American Oaks Invitational S G1) Broodmare Sire: DR FONG. Sire of the dams of 7 Stakes winners. In 2012 ASTROLOGY Galileo G3, FORCES OF DARKNESS Lawman G3, STYLE VENDOME Anabaa LR.
international database Green Desert Invincible Spirit Rafha LAWMAN b 2004 Gulch Laramie Light The Lights FORCES OF DARKNESS b f 2009 Kris S Dr Fong Spring Flight MISS CHILDREY ch 2001 Glow Blazing Glory Salvationist
599 - P. Fresnay le Buﬀard Jacques Le Marois, G1, Deauville, August 12, 1600m 1 Excelebration (IRE) 4 b c Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Sun Shower (IRE) (Indian Ridge) 2 Cityscape (GB) 6 ch c Selkirk (USA) Tantina (USA) (Distant View (USA)) 3 Elusive Kate (USA) 3 b f Elusive Quality (USA) - Gout de Terroir (USA) (Lemon Drop Kid (USA)) Age: 2-4; Starts: 13; Wins: 7; Places: 6 Earnings: £1,048,273 Sire: EXCEED AND EXCEL. Sire of 53 Stakes winners. In 2012 EXCELEBRATION Indian Ridge G1, HEAVY METAL Lecture G2, BUNGLE INTHEJUNGLE Wolfhound G3, ABEYANT Mr Prospector LR, ALKHAFIF Swain LR, ARMED FOR ACTION Timber Country LR, CURTANA Blazing Sword LR, EXCELETTE Mark of Esteem LR, EXCELLENT REWARD Viscount LR, HILL OF GOLD Cure The Blues LR, INSTINCTION Encosta de Lago LR, KULGRINDA Bellotto LR, MORAWIJ Piccolo LR, SABIE Snippets LR. 1st Dam: Sun Shower by Indian Ridge. Dam of 3 winners: 2006: MULL OF KILLOUGH (g Mull of Kintyre) 5 wins at 3 and 6. 2007: Tashzara (f Intikhab) 2008: EXCELEBRATION (c Exceed And Excel) Sold 10,503gns foal at GONO1, 19,047gns yearling at DNSLY. Champion 3yr old colt in Germany in 2011. 7 wins at 2 to 4 at home, France, Germany, Qatar Prix du Moulin de Longchamp G1, P. Fresnay le Buﬀard Jacques Le Marois G1, CGA Hungerford S G2, Mehl-Mulhens Rennen (2000 Guineas) G2, Big Bad Bob Gladness S G3, 2nd JLT Lockinge S G1, Queen Anne S G1, Qipco Queen Elizabeth II S G1, totesport.com Greenham S G3, 3rd St James’s Palace S G1. 2009: ASCOT MAGIC (c Strategic Prince) Winner at 3 in India. 2010: (f Rebuttal). Died as a foal. 2011: (c Dancing Forever) Broodmare Sire: INDIAN RIDGE. Sire of the dams of 59 Stakes winners. In
2012 - DESERT BLANC Desert Style G1, EXCELEBRATION Exceed And Excel G1, ALHEBAYEB Dark Angel G2, HACHIKO Noverre LR, IL SUPREMO Daggers Drawn LR, ITHOUGHTITWASOVER Hurricane Run LR, JIROFT Blu Air Force LR, SWISS DREAM Oasis Dream LR, SWISS SPIRIT Invincible Spirit LR. The Exceed And Excel/Indian Ridge cross has produced: EXCELEBRATION G1, Lukrecia G3.
Danzig Danehill Razyana EXCEED AND EXCEL b 2000 Lomond Patrona Gladiolus EXCELEBRATION b c 2008 Ahonoora Indian Ridge Hillbrow SUN SHOWER br 2001 Warning Miss Kemble Sarah Siddons
2nd Dam: ZELDING by Warning. 3 wins at 2 and 3 in France Prix du Bois G3, 3rd Prix du Gros-Chene G2, Prix Robert Papin (Omnium de 2 Ans) G2. Dam of BEAUTY IS TRUTH (f Pivotal, see above), GLORIOUS SIGHT (f Singspiel: Prix du Top 14 Orange Prix Finlande LR, 2nd Poule d’Essai des Pouliches G1, 3rd Prix de Diane Longines G1) Broodmare Sire: PIVOTAL. Sire of the dams of 10 Stakes winners. In 2012 MAYSON Invincible Spirit G1, BANK OF BURDEN Hawk Wing G3, FIRE LILY Dansili G3, MAIN SEQUENCE Aldebaran G3, REQUISITION Invincible Spirit LR.
Danzig Danehill Razyana DANSILI b 96 Kahyasi Hasili Kerali FIRE LILY b f 2009 Polar Falcon
600 - P. P. O’Leary Mem. Phoenix Sprint Stakes, G3, Curragh, August 12, 6f 1 Fire Lily (IRE) 3 b f Dansili (GB) Beauty Is Truth (IRE) (Pivotal (GB)) 2 Gordon Lord Byron (IRE) 4 b g Byron (GB) - Boa Estrela (IRE) (Intikhab (USA)) 3 Definightly (GB) 6 b/br g Diktat (GB) Perfect Night (GB) (Danzig Connection (USA)) Age: 2-3; Starts: 13; Wins: 4; Places: 6 Earnings: £246,949 Sire: DANSILI. Sire of 69 Stakes winners. In 2012 - FALLEN FOR YOU Brief Truce G1, GIOFRA Orpen G1, THE FUGUE Sadler’s Wells G1, BATED BREATH Distant View G2, FAMOUS NAME Quest For Fame G2, PERMIT Swain G2, THOMAS CHIPPENDALE Sadler’s Wells G2, EMULOUS Distant View G3, FIRE LILY Pivotal G3, LAUGHING Be My Chief G3, DARK ORCHID Sadler’s Wells LR, DORMELLO Selkirk LR, MAKING EYES Distant View LR, SOFT SAND Rahy LR, STIPULATE Sadler’s Wells LR. 1st Dam: BEAUTY IS TRUTH by Pivotal. 3 wins at 2 and 3 in France, Prix du Gros-Chene- Mitsubishi Motors G2. Dam of 2 winners: 2009: FIRE LILY (f Dansili) 4 wins at 2 and 3, Jebel Ali Anglesey S G3, Ballyogan S G3, P. P. O’Leary Mem. Phoenix Sprint S G3, 2nd Moyglare Stud S G1, Total Prix Marcel Boussac G1, Jaguar Cars Lowther S G2, Leopardstown 1000 Guineas Trial S G3, 3rd T P Waters EBF Marble Hill S LR. 2010: THE UNITED STATES (c Galileo) Winner at 2.
Zamindar) Winner at 3 in France. 2005: FAMOUS NAME (c Dansili) 19 wins at 2 to 7, 2012, Keeneland Royal Whip S G2, Jockey Club of Turkey Meld S G3 (3 times), Desmond S G3, Leopardstown 2000 Guineas Trial S G3, Keeneland International S G3 (3 times), www.totegoracingclub.com Amethyst S G3 (3 times), Jockey Club of Turkey Trigo S LR (twice), Woodies DIY Celebration S LR, Heritage S LR (3 times), 2nd Tattersalls Gold Cup G1 (twice), Prix du Jockey Club G1, Prix du Moulin de Longchamp G1, Grosser Dallmayr Bayerisches Zuchtrennen G1, Killavullan S G3, High Chaparral EBF Mooresbridge S G3, At The Races Kilternan S G3, 3rd Tattersalls Gold Cup G1, Red Mills Irish Champion S G1, Bet365 Mile G2, Qatar Prix Dollar G2, Qatar Prix Daniel Wildenstein G2. 2007: PHOTO OPPORTUNITY (g Zamindar) Winner at 3. 2008: ZAMINAST (f Zamindar) 2 wins at 2 and 3, Trigo S LR, 2nd D. C. Lavarack & Lanwades Stud S G3. 2010: Big Break (f Dansili) 2011: (c Champs Elysees)
Pivotal Fearless Revival BEAUTY IS TRUTH b 2004 Warning Zelding Zelda
601 - Keeneland Royal Whip Stakes, G2, Curragh, August 12, 10f
Broodmare Sire: QUEST FOR FAME. Sire of the dams of 38 Stakes winners. In 2012 - FAMOUS NAME Dansili G2, LIGHT HEAVY Teofilo G2, GLOWS Canny Lad LR.
Danzig Danehill Razyana
1 Famous Name (GB) 7 b c Dansili (GB) - Fame At Last (USA) (Quest For Fame) 2 Born To Sea (IRE) 3 b c Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Urban Sea (USA) (Miswaki (USA)) 3 Warwick Avenue (IRE) 3 b c Montjeu (IRE) - Dance Parade (USA) (Gone West (USA))
DANSILI b 96 Kahyasi Hasili Kerali FAMOUS NAME b c 2005 Rainbow Quest Quest For Fame Aryenne FAME AT LAST b 97 Majestic Light Ranales Katsura
Age: 2-7; Starts: 36; Wins: 19; Places: 14 Earnings: £1,207,829 Sire: DANSILI. Sire of 69 Stakes winners. In 2012 - FALLEN FOR YOU Brief Truce G1, GIOFRA Orpen G1, THE FUGUE Sadler’s Wells G1, BATED BREATH Distant View G2, FAMOUS NAME Quest For Fame G2, PERMIT Swain G2, THOMAS CHIPPENDALE Sadler’s Wells G2, EMULOUS Distant View G3, FIRE LILY Pivotal G3, LAUGHING Be My Chief G3, DARK ORCHID Sadler’s Wells LR, DORMELLO Selkirk LR, MAKING EYES Distant View LR, SOFT SAND Rahy LR, STIPULATE Sadler’s Wells LR. 1st Dam: FAME AT LAST by Quest For Fame. Winner at 2. Dam of 6 winners: 2002: ANCHOR DATE (c Zafonic) Winner at 3. 2003: FINAL ESTEEM (g Lomitas) Winner at 3. 2004: EVERLASTING FAME (c
602 - Keeneland Phoenix Stakes, G1, Curragh, August 12, 6f 1 Pedro The Great (USA) 2 b c Henrythenavigator (USA) - Glatisant (GB) (Rainbow Quest (USA)) 2 Leitir Mor (IRE) 2 b c Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Christinas Letter (IRE) (Galileo (IRE)) 3 Lottie Dod (IRE) 2 b f Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Sharapova (IRE) (Elusive Quality (USA)) Age: 2; Starts: 4; Wins: 2; Places: 0 Earnings: £102,779 Sire: HENRYTHENAVIGATOR. Sire of 1 Stakes winners. In 2012 - PEDRO THE GREAT Rainbow Quest G1. 1st Dam: GLATISANT by Rainbow Quest. 2 wins at 2, Butlins Sth. Coast World Prestige S G3. Dam of 4 winners:
international database 1996: FRAPPE (f Inchinor) Winner at 2. Dam of POWER (c Oasis Dream: 5 wins at 2 and 3, Abu Dhabi Irish 2000 Guineas G1, Goﬀs National S G1, 2nd Dubai Dewhurst S G1, Keeneland Phoenix S G1), THAKAFAAT (f Unfuwain: 3 wins at 2 and 3, Ribblesdale S G2) 1998: Margot (f Sadler’s Wells) ran twice. Broodmare. 1999: THEME SONG (c Singspiel) 4 wins. 2000: Marie Laurencin (f Peintre Celebre). Dam of JUNIA TEPZIA (f Rock of Gibraltar: 2 wins at 2 in Italy, Premio Coolmore LR) 2002: FOOTSTEPSINTHESAND (c Giant’s Causeway) 3 wins at 2 and 3, ultimatepoker.com 2000 Guineas G1. Sire. 2004: Tullynally (f Dansili) unraced. Broodmare. 2006: Pellinore (f Giant’s Causeway). Broodmare. 2007: Derravaragh (f Giant’s Causeway) unraced. 2008: Palitana (f Giant’s Causeway) 2009: Sir Palomides (c Mr Greeley) in training. 2010: PEDRO THE GREAT (c Henrythenavigator) Sold 150,000gns yearling at TAOC1. 2 wins at 2, Keeneland Phoenix S G1. 2011: (f Medaglia d’Oro) 2nd Dam: DANCING ROCKS by Green Dancer. 3 wins at 2 and 3 Nassau S G2, 4th Yorkshire Oaks G1. Dam of GLATISANT (f Rainbow Quest, see above), GAI BULGA (f Kris: Virginia S LR, 2nd Abtrust Select S G3), ROCKERLONG (f Deploy: Shadwell Stud Cheshire Oaks LR, 3rd Aston Upthorpe Yorkshire Oaks G1), Charlotte Corday (f Kris: 2nd Vodacall Victress S LR, Grosvenor Casinos Middleton S LR). Grandam of SUPERSTAR LEO, MAHLER, EDINBURGH KNIGHT, NIGHTBIRD, Sword Arm, Chivalry. Third dam of DECEMBER DRAW, ENTICING, ALEXANDER POPE, Appiel, Sentaril, Boston Rocker. Broodmare Sire: RAINBOW QUEST. Sire of the dams of 142 Stakes winners. In 2012 - PEDRO THE GREAT Henrythenavigator G1, SAMITAR Rock of Gibraltar G1, FURNER’S GREEN Dylan Thomas G3, ALJAMAAHEER Dubawi LR, FREETOWN Speightstown LR, GREEN SUPREME Oasis Dream LR, SARKIYLA Oasis Dream LR, CINDERS AND ASHES Beat Hollow LR, HISAABAAT Dubawi LR.
Mr Prospector Kingmambo Miesque HENRYTHENAVIGATOR b/br 2005 Sadler’s Wells Sequoyah Brigid PEDRO THE GREAT b c 2010 Blushing Groom Rainbow Quest I Will Follow GLATISANT b 91 Green Dancer Dancing Rocks Croda Rossa
603 - Keeneland Debutante Stakes, G2, Curragh, August 12, 7f 1 My Special J’s (USA) 2 b f Harlan’s Holiday (USA) - Shadow On The Moon (USA) (Deputy Minister (CAN)) 2 Harasiya (IRE) 2 br f Pivotal (GB) Hazariya (IRE) (Xaar (GB)) 3 Diamond Sky (IRE) 2 gr f Montjeu (IRE) - Danaskaya (IRE) (Danehill (USA)) Age: 2; Starts: 3; Wins: 1; Places: 2 Earnings: £60,979 Sire: HARLAN’S HOLIDAY. Sire of 23 Stakes winners. In 2012 - MENDIP Coronado’s Quest G2, MY SPECIAL J’S Deputy Minister G2, SUMMER APPLAUSE Royal Academy G3, AMERICAN SUGAR Quiet American LR, SHANGHAI BOBBY Orientate LR, SOMEPLACE ELSE Carson City LR, ZEEWAT Distant View LR. 1st Dam: Shadow On The Moon by Deputy Minister. unraced. Dam of 6 winners: 1999: Hitched to a Star (f Crafty Prospector) ran on the flat in USA. Broodmare. 2002: MUSKETRY (c Crafty Prospector) 4 wins at 3 and 4 in USA. 2003: LUNAR AFFAIR (g Mr Greeley) Winner at 4 in USA. 2004: Riverroadrunner (c Stravinsky) 2006: A J’S GAL (f Monashee Mountain) Winner at 3 in USA. Broodmare. 2007: The Program (c Harlan’s Holiday) 3 wins at 2, 3 and 5 in USA, 3rd Sham S G3. 2008: PLEASANT PACIFIC (f Stormy Atlantic) Winner at 3 in USA. 2010: MY SPECIAL J’S (f Harlan’s Holiday) 1 win at 2, Keeneland Debutante S G2, 2nd Silver Flash S G3. 2011: (f Harlan’s Holiday) 2nd Dam: FAR FLYING by Far North. 8 wins at 3 to 5 in USA Busher H, Cedar Ridge S, 2nd Aﬀectionately H G3, Next Move H G3, 3rd Mother Goose S G1, 4th Acorn S G1, Coaching Club American Oaks G1. Dam of DALHART (c Forty Niner: Nashua S G3, Rebel S G3, 2nd Remsen S G2), ROSE FRANCES (f Crafty Prospector: Adena Springs Matchmaker Sprint S), Double O’ Slew (c Seattle Slew: 3rd Budweiser Louisiana Breeders Cup H’cap LR). Grandam of GERI, A P ARROW, BLIMEY O’REILLY, FLAG OFFICER, CLURE, ALMONSOON, Sea Level Drive, Stage Shy, Dreaminofthewin, Strategy, Cascade Rose, Vindgari, PLANETS ALIGNED, Charlie Whiskey. Third dam of Flashstorm. Broodmare Sire: DEPUTY MINISTER. Sire of the dams of 139 Stakes winners. In 2012 - BLUESKIESNRAINBOWS
English Channel G2, GOLDEN CHATEAU Chateau Istana G2, MY SPECIAL J’S Harlan’s Holiday G2, TAPIZAR Tapit G2, TEETH OF THE DOG Bluegrass Cat G2, RAHYSTRADA Rahy G3, TO HONOR AND SERVE Bernardini G3, ISN’T HE CLEVER Smarty Jones LR, RUMOR Indian Charlie LR, SHADOWBDANCING Montbrook LR, SMART SILHOUETTE Falbrav LR, THISKYHASNOLIMIT Sky Mesa LR. The Harlan’s Holiday/Deputy Minister cross has produced: MY SPECIAL J’S G2, The Program G3.
Storm Cat Harlan Country Romance HARLAN’S HOLIDAY b 99 Aﬃrmed Christmas In Aiken Dowager MY SPECIAL J’S b f 2010 Vice Regent Deputy Minister Mint Copy SHADOW ON THE MOON ch 95 Far North Far Flying Nalees Flying Flag
In 2012 - PEDRO THE GREAT Henrythenavigator G1, SAMITAR Rock of Gibraltar G1, FURNER’S GREEN Dylan Thomas G3, SARKIYLA Oasis Dream G3, ALJAMAAHEER Dubawi LR, FREETOWN Speightstown LR, GREEN SUPREME Oasis Dream LR, CINDERS AND ASHES Beat Hollow LR, HISAABAAT Dubawi LR. The Oasis Dream/Rainbow Quest cross has produced: AQLAAM G1, GREEN SUPREME G1, SARKIYLA G3, Afya LR.
Danzig Green Desert Foreign Courier OASIS DREAM b 2000 Dancing Brave Hope Bahamian SARKIYLA b f 2009 Blushing Groom Rainbow Quest I Will Follow SARLISA gr 2002 Doyoun Sarliya Safita
605 - Prix Guillaume d’Ornano, G2, Deauville, August 15, 2000m 604 - Prix de Lieurey, G3, Deauville, August 15, 1600m 1 Sarkiyla (FR) 3 b f Oasis Dream (GB) Sarlisa (FR) (Rainbow Quest (USA)) 2 Foreign Tune (GB) 3 b f Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Gwenseb (FR) (Green Tune (USA)) 3 Dream Clover (GB) 3 b f Oasis Dream (GB) - In Clover (GB) (Inchinor (GB)) Age: 3; Starts: 5; Wins: 4; Places: 1 Earnings: £75,083 Sire: OASIS DREAM. Sire of 57 Stakes winners. In 2012 - POWER Inchinor G1, HARD DREAM Galileo G2, QUIET OASIS Sunday Silence G2, SRI PUTRA In The Wings G2, WELWITSCHIA Pursuit of Love G2, SARKIYLA Rainbow Quest G3, GREEN SUPREME Rainbow Quest LR, GUSTO Piccolo LR, KERASONA Daylami LR, KEREDARI Doyoun LR, MAINSAIL Theatrical LR, MIRZA Primo Dominie LR, OASIS DANCER Mukaddamah LR, SABRATAH Marju LR, SWISS DREAM Indian Ridge LR. 1st Dam: SARLISA by Rainbow Quest. Winner at 3 in France. Dam of 2 winners: 2008: SARJA (f Zamindar) Winner at 3 in France. 2009: SARKIYLA (f Oasis Dream) 4 wins at 3 in France, Prix de Lieurey G3, Prix de Bagatelle LR. 2010: (f Dubai Destination) 2011: (f Azamour) Broodmare Sire: RAINBOW QUEST. Sire of the dams of 142 Stakes winners.
1 Saint Baudolino (IRE) 3 b c Pivotal (GB) - Alessandria (GB) (Sunday Silence (USA)) 2 Aesop’s Fables (USA) 3 b c Distorted Humor (USA) - Abhisheka (IRE) (Sadler’s Wells (USA)) 3 Ashkiyr (FR) 3 b c Rock of Gibraltar (IRE) - Asharna (IRE) (Darshaan) Age: 3; Starts: 7; Wins: 3; Places: 4 Earnings: £586,316 Sire: PIVOTAL. Sire of 97 Stakes winners. In 2012 - IZZI TOP Zafonic G1, AFRICAN STORY Gone West G2, AMANEE Woodman G2, SAINT BAUDOLINO Sunday Silence G2, HARASIYA Xaar G3, MAAREK Indian Rocket G3, ENTANGLE Primo Dominie LR, POET Shirley Heights LR, FAREER Danehill LR. 1st Dam: ALESSANDRIA by Sunday Silence. 2 wins at 2 and 3. Dam of 2 winners: 2008: HERCULANUS (c Pivotal) Winner at 4 in Italy. 2009: SAINT BAUDOLINO (c Pivotal) 3 wins at 3 in France, Prix Guillaume d’Ornano G2, Prix de Guiche G3, 2nd Prix du Jockey Club G1, 3rd Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris G1. 2010: Montferrat (c Invincible Spirit) unraced to date. 2011: (c Invincible Spirit) 2012: (c Cape Cross) 2nd Dam: TERESHKOVA by Mr Prospector. 6 wins in France, UAE Prix de Cabourg G3, 2nd Moyglare Stud S
international database G1, 3rd Prix Morny G1. Own sister to LYCIUS. Dam of Kriskova (c Kris S: 3rd Stardom S LR) Broodmare Sire: SUNDAY SILENCE. Sire of the dams of 103 Stakes winners. In 2012 - MORE JOYOUS More Than Ready G1, WHALE CAPTURE Kurofune G1, FEDERALIST Empire Maker G2, QUIET OASIS Oasis Dream G2, SAINT BAUDOLINO Pivotal G2, SILPORT White Muzzle G2, SOLITARY KING King Kamehameha G2, TO THE GLORY King Kamehameha G2, ALL THAT JAZZ Tanino Gimlet G3, MEINER LACRIMA Chief Bearhart G3, SILENT MELODY Symboli Kris S G3, A SHIN WHITY Sakura Bakushin O LR, DUBAI GINA Dubai Destination LR, FARIDAT Kingmambo LR, MAKOTO NAWARATANA Falbrav LR, YOUNG AT HEART French Deputy LR.
Nureyev Polar Falcon Marie d’Argonne PIVOTAL ch 93 Cozzene Fearless Revival Stufida SAINT BAUDOLINO b c 2009 Halo Sunday Silence Wishing Well ALESSANDRIA b 2003 Mr Prospector Tereshkova Lypatia
606 - totepool.com Sovereign Stakes, G3, Salisbury, August 16, 8f
Colori) Sold 20,000gns yearling at TAOC2. 7 wins at 2 to 4, totepool.com Sovereign S G3, Sky Bet Royal Windsor S LR, Ian/Kate Hall Macmillan Ganton S LR, 3rd Transformers & Rectifiers Summer Mile G2. 2009: MAGLIETTA FINA (f Verglas) 2 wins at 2 and 3 in Italy. 2010: Viva L’Inghilterra (f Refuse To Bend) unraced to date. 2011: (f Footstepsinthesand)
FORCE Luskin Star G1, PROBABLY Sadler’s Wells G2, STEPS IN TIME O’Reilly G2, CHRYSANTHEMUM Sadler’s Wells G3, DUNTLE Lord At War G3, FANTASTIC BLUE Kenmare G3, SHIMMERING SURF Bering G3, WINDSOR PALACE Mr Prospector G3, DAME CLAIRE Kaldoun LR, KISSABLE Sadler’s Wells LR, MEGEM’S BOY Kaapstad LR, SET TO MUSIC Doyoun LR.
2nd Dam: MERINGUE PIE by Silent Screen. 14 wins in USA Liberation H, Miss Prosperity H, Nellie Morse H, Shirley Jones H, Mountain Laurel H, 2nd Suwannee River H G3. Dam of PIE IN YOUR EYE (c Spend A Buck: Cherry Hill Mile S G3), MONSAGEM (c Nureyev: Leicestershire S LR, 2nd Prix du Chemin de Fer du Nord G3, 3rd Prix Jean Prat G1), PIE’S LIL BROTHER (g Roar: Prairie Express S (twice)), Sweet Wager (c Bet Twice: 2nd Thanksgiving H LR). Grandam of DANIEL MY BROTHER, G G’S DOLLY, Corne d’Auroch, Tashdeed, Pillar Rock. Third dam of SUNDAE ON SUNDAY.
1st Dam: LADY ANGOLA by Lord At War. Winner at 3. Dam of 4 winners: 2004: Port Luanda (g Docksider) 2005: RAIDING PARTY (f Orpen) 5 wins. 2007: TISLAAM (g With Approval) 4 wins at 3 and 4. 2008: EDMAAJ (g Intikhab) 2 wins at 4. 2009: DUNTLE (f Danehill Dancer) Sold 78,000gns foal at TADEF, 30,340gns yearling at GOOY1. 3 wins at 3, Desmond S G3, Sandringham H LR. 2010: Elusive Gold (f Elusive City) in training.
Broodmare Sire: KINGMAMBO. Sire of the dams of 56 Stakes winners. In 2012 - CAMELOT Montjeu G1, MIDSUMMER FAIR Tanino Gimlet G2, DANCING SOLO Giant’s Causeway G3, MALOSSOL Rahy G3, TULLIUS Le Vie Dei Colori G3, EIGHTFOLD PATH Giant’s Causeway LR, GAMILATI Bernardini LR, PENNY’S PICNIC Kheleyf LR, PERFUMADA Water Poet LR.
2nd Dam: BENGUELA by Little Current. 2 wins at 4 in USA. Grandam of HONOR IN WAR, Dynamoor, Trumpstoo. Broodmare Sire: LORD AT WAR. Sire of the dams of 38 Stakes winners. In 2012 - DUNTLE Danehill Dancer G3, HIT IT RICH Smart Strike G3, IOYA BIGTIME Dynaformer G3, LAW ENFORCEMENT Posse LR.
1 Tullius (IRE) 4 ch g Le Vie Dei Colori (GB) - Whipped Queen (USA) (Kingmambo (USA)) 2 Sovereign Debt (IRE) 3 br c Dark Angel (IRE) - Kelsey Rose (GB) (Most Welcome) 3 Highland Knight (IRE) 5 b g Night Shift (USA) - Highland Shot (GB) (Selkirk (USA))
Efisio Eldoret LE VIE DEI COLORI b 2000 El Gran Senor Mystic Tempo Doubling Time TULLIUS ch g 2008 Mr Prospector Kingmambo Miesque WHIPPED QUEEN b 97 Silent Screen Meringue Pie Bavarian Cream
Danehill Razyana DANEHILL DANCER b 93 Sharpen Up Mira Adonde Lettre d’Amour DUNTLE ch f 2009 General Lord At War Luna de Miel LADY ANGOLA ch 98 Little Current Benguela Lady Winborne
Age: 2-4; Starts: 15; Wins: 7; Places: 5 Earnings: £125,619 Sire: LE VIE DEI COLORI. Sire of 8 Stakes winners. In 2012 - TULLIUS Kingmambo G3, PAINTBALL Taufan LR. 1st Dam: WHIPPED QUEEN by Kingmambo. 2 wins at 3 and 4 in USA. Dam of 4 winners: 2002: (c El Amante) 2003: BADARAS (c Black Minnaloushe) Winner at 4 in USA. 2004: Whippin’ Wager (f Valid Wager) 2005: Vivi (c Valid Wager) 2006: POSTER (c Johannesburg) 4 wins. 2007: Acqua Dalla Luna (f Le Vie Dei Colori) unraced. 2008: TULLIUS (g Le Vie Dei
607 - Desmond Stakes, G3, Leopardstown, August 16, 8f 1 Duntle (IRE) 3 ch f Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Lady Angola (USA) (Lord At War (ARG)) 2 Ballybacka Lady (IRE) 4 b f Hurricane Run (IRE) - Southern Queen (GB) (Anabaa (USA)) 3 Requisition (IRE) 3 b c Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Saoire (GB) (Pivotal (GB)) Age: 2-3; Starts: 5; Wins: 3; Places: 1 Earnings: £70,800 Sire: DANEHILL DANCER. Sire of 143 Stakes winners. In 2012 - ATOMIC
608 - Betfred Hungerford Stakes, G2, Newbury, August 18, 7f 1 Lethal Force (IRE) 3 gr c Dark Angel (IRE) - Land Army (IRE) (Desert Style (IRE)) 2 Strong Suit (USA) 4 ch c Rahy (USA) Helwa (USA) (Silver Hawk (USA)) 3 Alanza (IRE) 4 ch f Dubai Destination (USA) - Alasha (IRE) (Barathea (IRE)) Age: 2-3; Starts: 10; Wins: 2; Places: 8 Earnings: £80,730 Sire: DARK ANGEL. Sire of 3 Stakes winners. In 2012 - ALHEBAYEB Indian Ridge G2, LETHAL FORCE Desert Style G2.
1st Dam: Land Army by Desert Style. ran once at 3. Own sister to ASCOT FAMILY. Dam of 2 winners: 2006: ARMY OF STARS (c Kyllachy) 3 wins at 4 and 5. 2008: Littlepromisedland (f Titus Livius) 2009: LETHAL FORCE (c Dark Angel) Sold 8,783gns foal at GONO1, 7,163gns yearling at TISEP. 2 wins at 3, Betfred Hungerford S G2, 2nd Bathwick Tyres Carnarvon S LR, 3rd Blue Square Sandy Lane S LR. 2011: (f Thousand Words) 2nd Dam: FAMILY AT WAR by Explodent. 1 win at 2. Dam of FLANDERS (f Common Grounds: Scarbrough S LR, 2nd King’s Stand S G2), ASCOT FAMILY (f Desert Style: Prix des Jouvenceaux et des Jouvencelles LR). Grandam of FAMILY ONE, LOUVAIN, LAAJOOJ, Desert Poppy. Third dam of LOUVAKHOVA. Broodmare Sire: DESERT STYLE. Sire of the dams of 3 Stakes winners. In 2012 - LETHAL FORCE Dark Angel G2.
Royal Applause Acclamation Princess Athena DARK ANGEL gr 2005 Machiavellian Midnight Angel Night At Sea LETHAL FORCE gr c 2009 Green Desert Desert Style Organza LAND ARMY b 2001 Explodent Family At War Sometimes Perfect
609 - Betfred Geoﬀrey Freer Stakes, G3, Newbury, August 18, 13f 1 Mount Athos (IRE) 5 b g Montjeu (IRE) - Ionian Sea (GB) (Slip Anchor) 2 Brown Panther (GB) 4 b c Shirocco (GER) - Treble Heights (IRE) (Unfuwain (USA)) 3 Modun (IRE) 5 br g King’s Best (USA) Olympienne (IRE) (Sadler’s Wells (USA)) Age: 2-5; Starts: 20; Wins: 7; Places: 6 Earnings: £146,271 Sire: MONTJEU. Sire of 113 Stakes winners. In 2012 - CAMELOT Kingmambo G1, ST NICHOLAS ABBEY Sure Blade G1, GORONGOSA Ezzoud G2, GREEN MOON Green Tune G2, JOSHUA TREE Grand Lodge G2, MOUNT ATHOS Slip Anchor G3, FAME AND GLORY Shirley Heights LR, MAREA ALTA Grosvenor LR, ONLY A PLEASURE Thunder Gulch LR, HURRICANE FLY Kenmare LR, I HAVE DREAMED Mr Prospector LR, SHARPMON Sharpen Up LR. 1st Dam: IONIAN SEA by Slip Anchor.
international database 2 wins at 3 in France, Prix Robert de Cholet LR. Dam of 10 winners: 1994: Ithaca (c Groom Dancer) 2 wins at 3 in France, 2nd Prix Berteux G3. 1995: IONOSPERE (c Green Desert) 2 wins at 3 in France. 1996: NAJANO (c Selkirk) Winner at 3 in France. 1998: MARIGOLD (f Marju) 3 wins at 4 and 5. Broodmare. 1999: (f Catrail) 2000: The Great Gatsby (c Sadler’s Wells). Winner at 2, 2nd Vodafone Derby S G1, 3rd Gran Premio di Milano G1. 2001: Magritte (c Sadler’s Wells) Winner at 2, 3rd Racing Post Trophy G1. 2003: Antonicheva (f Sadler’s Wells) unraced. Broodmare. 2005: SPECIAL RESERVE (g Sadler’s Wells) 2 wins at 4. 2006: Roman Empress (f Sadler’s Wells) Winner at 3, 2nd Irish National Stud Blandford S G2, 3rd Darley Yorkshire Oaks G1. Broodmare. 2007: MOUNT ATHOS (g Montjeu) Sold 190,000gns 3yo at TAAUT. 7 wins at 3 to 5, Betfred Geoﬀrey Freer S G3, John Smith’s Silver Cup H LR. 2009: IMPERIAL MONARCH (c Galileo) 3 wins at 2 and 3 at home, France, Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris G1. 2010: (f Galileo) 2nd Dam: SNOW DAY by Reliance II. 3 wins at 3 in France Prix de Royaumont G3, Prix Fille de l’Air G3, 4th Prix de Malleret G2. Dam of BLUE STAG (c Sadler’s Wells: Dee S LR, 2nd Ever Ready Derby S G1), IONIAN SEA (f Slip Anchor, see above), Oscar (c Sadler’s Wells: 2nd Les Emirats Arabes Unis P.du Jockey Club G1). Grandam of FROSTED ACLAIM, FYFIELD FLYER. Third dam of SABASHA. Broodmare Sire: SLIP ANCHOR. Sire of the dams of 36 Stakes winners. In 2012 - IMPERIAL MONARCH Galileo G1, MOUNT ATHOS Montjeu G3.
Northern Dancer Sadler’s Wells Fairy Bridge MONTJEU b 96 Top Ville Floripedes Toute Cy MOUNT ATHOS b g 2007 Shirley Heights Slip Anchor Sayonara IONIAN SEA b 89 Reliance II Snow Day Vindaria
610 - Darley Prix Morny, G1, Deauville, August 19, 1200m 1 Reckless Abandon (GB) 2 b c Exchange Rate (USA) - Sant Elena (GB) (Efisio)
2 George Vancouver (USA) 2 b c Henrythenavigator (USA) - Versailles Treaty (USA) (Danzig (USA)) 3 Parliament Square (IRE) 2 b c Acclamation (GB) - Bold Desire (GB) (Cadeaux Genereux) Age: 2; Starts: 4; Wins: 4; Places: 0 Earnings: £273,852 Sire: EXCHANGE RATE. Sire of 21 Stakes winners. In 2012 - RECKLESS ABANDON Efisio G1, BLUE HEART Saint Ballado LR. 1st Dam: Sant Elena by Efisio. 3 wins, 2nd Flaming Page S LR. Dam of 1 winner: 2009: Jumbo Prado (g El Prado) 2010: RECKLESS ABANDON (c Exchange Rate) Sold 22,857gns yearling at DNPRM. 4 wins at 2 at home, France, Darley Prix Morny G1, Norfolk S G2, Prix Robert Papin G2. 2011: (f Dansili) 2nd Dam: Argent du Bois by Silver Hawk. Dam of TICKER TAPE (f Royal Applause: Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup S G1, American Oaks Invitational G1, 2nd Del Mar Oaks G1, 3rd Matriarch S G1), Sant Elena (f Efisio, see above) Broodmare Sire: EFISIO. Sire of the dams of 27 Stakes winners. In 2012 - RECKLESS ABANDON Exchange Rate G1, HIMALAYAN HILL Fort Wood LR.
Northern Dancer Danzig Pas de Nom EXCHANGE RATE gr 97 Seeking The Gold Sterling Pound Spectacular Bev RECKLESS ABANDON b c 2010 Formidable Efisio Eldoret SANT ELENA ch 2003 Silver Hawk Argent du Bois Wiener Wald
611 - Darley Prix Kergorlay, G2, Deauville, August 19, 3000m 1 Joshua Tree (IRE) 5 b c Montjeu (IRE) - Madeira Mist (IRE) (Grand Lodge (USA)) 2 Brigantin (USA) 5 ch c Cozzene (USA) - Banyu Dewi (GER) (Poliglote (GB)) 3 Shahwardi (FR) 6 b g Lando (GER) Shamdara (IRE) (Dr Devious (IRE)) Age: 2-5; Starts: 22; Wins: 5; Places: 12 Earnings: £1,392,224 Sire: MONTJEU. Sire of 113 Stakes winners. In 2012 - CAMELOT Kingmambo G1, ST NICHOLAS ABBEY Sure Blade G1, GORONGOSA Ezzoud G2, GREEN MOON Green Tune G2, JOSHUA TREE Grand Lodge G2, MOUNT ATHOS Slip Anchor G3, FAME AND GLORY Shirley Heights LR, MAREA ALTA Grosvenor LR, ONLY A PLEASURE
Thunder Gulch LR, HURRICANE FLY Kenmare LR, I HAVE DREAMED Mr Prospector LR, SHARPMON Sharpen Up LR. 1st Dam: MADEIRA MIST by Grand Lodge. 8 wins at 3 to 5 in USA, Dance Smartly H G3. Dam of 2 winners: 2006: Storm Mist (c Giant’s Causeway) ran 3 times. 2007: JOSHUA TREE (c Montjeu) Sold 360,000gns yearling at TAOC1. 5 wins at 2 to 5, 2012 at home, Canada, France, Qatar, Pattison Canadian International S G1, Juddmonte Royal Lodge S G2, Darley Prix Kergorlay G2, 2nd Pattison Canadian International S G1, Princess of Wales’s Goldsmith S G2, Al Tayar Motors Dubai Gold Cup G3, 3rd Longines Preis von Baden G1, Sportingbet.com Great Voltigeur S G2. 2008: Madeira Sun (f Galileo) unraced. 2009: STENCIVE (c Dansili) Winner at 3. 2010: Monaco Mist (f Montjeu) unraced to date. 2011: (c Invincible Spirit) 2012: (c Montjeu) 2nd Dam: MOUNTAINS OF MIST by Shirley Heights. 1 win at 3. Dam of MADEIRA MIST (f Grand Lodge, see above), MISTY HEIGHTS (f Fasliyev: ISF Victor McCalmont EBF S LR, 2nd C L Weld Park S G3, Derrinstown Stud 1000 Guineas Trial G3). Grandam of Greyfriarschorista, Midnight Music. Broodmare Sire: GRAND LODGE. Sire of the dams of 44 Stakes winners. In 2012 - LUCAYAN Turtle Bowl G1, XTENSION Xaar G1, JOSHUA TREE Montjeu G2, PIED A TERRE Ad Valorem G2, APPEARANCE Commands G3, GEEGEES BLACKFLASH Clangalang G3, RASPBERRIES Lonhro G3, GLORY POWER Medicean LR, INDIAN CAT One Cool Cat LR, MASCARERI Commands LR, SANJII DANON Big Shuﬄe LR, TEMPER TANTRUM Hold That Tiger LR, BURRENBRIDGE LODGE Ivan Denisovich LR, LOVCEN Tiger Hill LR. The Montjeu/Grand Lodge cross has produced: JOSHUA TREE G1, WALL STREET G1.
Northern Dancer Sadler’s Wells Fairy Bridge MONTJEU b 96 Top Ville Floripedes Toute Cy JOSHUA TREE b c 2007 Chief’s Crown Grand Lodge La Papagena MADEIRA MIST b 99 Shirley Heights Mountains of Mist Magic of Life
612 - Darley Prix Jean Romanet, G1, Deauville, August 19, 2000m 1 Snow Fairy (IRE) 5 b f Intikhab (USA) - Woodland Dream (IRE) (Charnwood Forest (IRE)) 2 Izzi Top (GB) 4 b f Pivotal (GB) - Zee Zee Top (GB) (Zafonic (USA)) 3 Galikova (FR) 4 b f Galileo (IRE) - Born Gold (USA) (Blushing Groom (FR)) Age: 2-5; Starts: 20; Wins: 8; Places: 11 Earnings: £3,668,763 Sire: INTIKHAB. Sire of 21 Stakes winners. In 2012 - SNOW FAIRY Charnwood Forest G1, PARIS TO PEKING Barathea LR. 1st Dam: WOODLAND DREAM by Charnwood Forest. Winner at 3. Dam of 1 winner: 2007: SNOW FAIRY (f Intikhab) Sold 1,260gns yearling at TIDEC. Champion 3yr old filly in England and Ireland in 2010, Champion older mare in Ireland in 2011. 8 wins at 2 to 5, 2012 at home, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Darley Irish Oaks G1, Investec Oaks S G1, Darley Prix Jean Romanet G1, Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup G1 (twice), Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup G1, Blue Square Height of Fashion S LR, 2nd Red Mills Irish Champion S G1, Markel Insurance Nassau S G1, Darley Yorkshire Oaks G1, 3rd Qipco Champion S G1, Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe G1, Berry Brothers & Rudd Prestige S G3. 2nd Dam: Fantasy Girl by Marju. ran at 2 and 3. Dam of BIG BAD BOB (c Bob Back: Furstenberg-Rennen G3) Broodmare Sire: CHARNWOOD FOREST. Sire of the dams of 3 Stakes winners. In 2012 - SNOW FAIRY Intikhab G1.
Roberto Red Ransom Arabia INTIKHAB b 94 Crafty Prospector Crafty Example Zienelle SNOW FAIRY b f 2007 Warning Charnwood Forest Dance of Leaves WOODLAND DREAM br 2002 Marju Fantasy Girl Persian Fantasy
613 - Walther J Jacobs Stutenpreis, L, Bremen, July 10, 1400m 1 Emboss (IRE) 4 b f Cape Cross (IRE) Eilean Ban (USA) (Silver Hawk (USA)) 2 Aslana (IRE) 5 b f Rock of Gibraltar (IRE) - Alte Kunst (IRE) (Royal Academy
international database (USA)) 3 Namera (GER) 3 b f Areion (GER) Najinskaja (GER) (Tannenkonig (IRE)) Age: 2-3; Starts: 6; Wins: 3; Places: 1 Earnings: £38,003 Sire: KALLISTO. Sire of 3 Stakes winners. In 2012 - ANDOLINI General Assembly G3. 1st Dam: AUENPRACHT by General Assembly. 2 wins at 2 and 3 in Germany. Dam of 3 winners: 2004: ANASTRA (f Seattle Dancer) 3 wins at 5 in Germany. Broodmare. 2006: ANTARA (f Platini) Champion 3yr old filly in Germany in 2009. 7 wins at 2 to 5, 2011 at home, Germany, Investec Princess Elizabeth S G3 (twice), Westminster Preis der Deutschen Einheit G3, 2nd Darley Prix Jean Romanet G1, Premio Lydia Tesio Wind Tris Int G1, 3rd Blue Square Nassau S G1. 2008: Antaro (c Tertullian) 2009: ANDOLINI (c Kallisto) 3 wins at 2 and 3 in Germany, Grosser Sparkassenpreis Dusseldorf G3, 2nd Iﬀezheimer Derby-Trial LR. 2010: Andarta (f Platini) unraced to date. 2nd Dam: AUENQUEEN by Big Shuﬄe. 2 wins in Germany. Dam of Auenteufel (c Lomitas: 3rd Oppenheim UnionRennen G2) Broodmare Sire: GENERAL ASSEMBLY. Sire of the dams of 43 Stakes winners. In 2012 - ANDOLINI Kallisto G3.
Kalaglow Sternkoenig Sternwappen KALLISTO b 97 Konigsstuhl Kalinikta Kassiopeia ANDOLINI br c 2009 Secretariat General Assembly Exclusive Dancer AUENPRACHT bl 98 Big Shuﬄe Auenqueen Auenquelle
USA 614 - BOLD VENTURE STAKES, G3, Woodbine, July 18, 1200m 1 Essence Hit Man (CAN) 5 ch g Speightstown (USA) - El Prado Essence (USA) (El Prado (IRE)) 2 Eternal Rule (CAN) 4 b/br g Tribal Rule (USA) - Eternal Legend (USA) (Gold Legend (USA)) 3 Bergerac (USA) 5 b g Rahy (USA) -
Freedom of Speech (USA) (Danzig (USA)) 615 - SCHUYLERVILLE STAKES, G3, Saratoga, July 20, 6f 1 So Many Ways (USA) 2 b f Sightseeing (USA) - Happy Scene (USA) (Dehere (USA)) 2 Can’t Explain (USA) 2 ch f Not For Love (USA) - I Ain’t P T (USA) (A P Indy (USA)) 3 Baby J (USA) 2 b f J Be K (USA) Lavender Baby (USA) (Rubiano (USA)) 616 - JAMES MARVIN STAKES, G3, Saratoga, July 20, 7f 1 Pacific Ocean (USA) 5 ch g Ghostzapper (USA) - Miss Salsa (USA) (Unbridled (USA)) 2 Golddigger’s Boy (USA) 5 b/br c Jump Start (USA) - Golddigger Beware (USA) (Prenup (USA)) 3 Crossbow (USA) 4 b c Bernardini (USA) - Forest Heiress (USA) (Forest Wildcat (USA)) 617 - TVG COACHING CLUB AMERICAN OAKS, G1, Saratoga, July 21, 9f 1 Questing (GB) 3 b f Hard Spun (USA) - Chercheuse (USA) (Seeking The Gold (USA)) 2 Zo Impressive (USA) 3 gr/ro f Hard Spun (USA) - Zoftig (USA) (Cozzene (USA)) 3 In Lingerie (USA) 3 b f Empire Maker (USA) - Cat Chat (USA) (Storm Cat (USA)) 618 - DELAWARE HANDICAP, G2, Delaware Park, July 21, 10f 1 Royal Delta (USA) 4 b/br f Empire Maker (USA) - Delta Princess (USA) (A P Indy (USA)) 2 Tiz Miz Sue (USA) 5 b/br f Tiznow (USA) - Sue’s Good News (USA) (Woodman (USA)) 3 Awesome Maria (USA) 5 gr/ro f Maria’s Mon (USA) - Discreetly Awesome (USA) (Awesome Again (CAN)) 619 - EDDIE READ STAKES, G1, Del Mar, July 21, 9f 1 Acclamation (USA) 6 b c Unusual Heat (USA) - Winning In Style (USA) (Silveyville (USA)) 2 Interaction (ARG) 6 b c Easing Along (USA) - Inter Rails (ARG) (Ride The Rails (USA)) 3 Casino Host (USA) 4 b/br c
Dynaformer (USA) - Ensenada (USA) (Seeking The Gold (USA)) 620 - VIRGINIA OAKS, G3, Colonial Downs, July 21, 9f 1 Volcat (USA) 3 b/br f After Market (USA) - Kentucky Whisper (USA) (Southern Halo (USA)) 2 Filare L’Oro (USA) 3 b f Hard Spun (USA) - Elusive Gold (USA) (Strike The Gold (USA)) 3 Ski Holiday (USA) 3 b f Harlan’s Holiday (USA) - Winter Morning (USA) (Rahy (USA)) 621 - ARLINGTON OAKS, G3, Arlington International, July 21, 9f 1 La Tia (USA) 3 b/br f City Place (USA) - La Adelita (USA) (Sky Classic (CAN)) 2 Sky Dreamer (USA) 3 b f Sky Mesa (USA) - To Dream About (USA) (Monarchos (USA)) 3 Ire (USA) 3 b f Political Force (USA) Clash (USA) (Arch (USA)) 622 - ONTARIO MATRON STAKES, G3, Woodbine, July 22, 1600m 1 Stars To Shine (USA) 5 b/br f Tale of The Cat (USA) - Gaily Lady (USA) (Silver Hawk (USA)) 2 Hooh Why (USA) 6 ch f Cloud Hopping (USA) - Magic Merger (USA) (Corporate Report (USA)) 3 Ariana D (USA) 6 b/br f Rock Slide (USA) - Derby Tie (USA) (Black Tie Aﬀair) 623 - NIJINSKY STAKES, G2, Woodbine, July 22, 1800m 1 Riding The River (USA) 5 b c Wiseman’s Ferry (USA) - Glow Ruby Go (USA) (Rubiano (USA)) 2 Hotep (CAN) 5 b c A P Indy (USA) - Eye of The Sphynx (CAN) (Smart Strike (CAN)) 3 Pender Harbour (CAN) 4 ch g Philanthropist (USA) - Uproar (CAN) (Hail The Ruckus (CAN)) 624 - SANFORD STAKES, G2, Saratoga, July 22, 6f 1 Bern Identity (USA) 2 b c Bernstein (USA) - Maddalena (USA) (Good And Tough (USA)) 2 Handsome Jack (USA) 2 ch g Bring The Heat (USA) - My Outlet (USA) (Montbrook (USA)) 3 Onetwentyeight (USA) 2 ch c Discreet Cat (USA) - Box of Joy (USA) (Concerto (USA))
625 - SAN CLEMENTE HANDICAP, G2, Del Mar, July 22, 8f 1 Eden’s Moon (USA) 3 b f Malibu Moon (USA) - Eden’s Causeway (USA) (Giant’s Causeway (USA)) 2 Open Water (USA) 3 b/br f Include (USA) - Biscayne Bay (USA) (A P Indy (USA)) 3 Indigo River (IRE) 3 b f Kodiac (GB) Sunny Slope (GB) (Mujtahid (USA)) 626 - COUGAR II HANDICAP, G3, Del Mar, July 27, 12f 1 Richard’s Kid (USA) 7 b/br c Lemon Drop Kid (USA) - Tough Broad (USA) (Broad Brush (USA)) 2 Worth Repeating (USA) 6 b c Giant’s Causeway (USA) - Lady Nichola (USA) (A P Indy (USA)) 3 Balladry (USA) 4 gr/ro c Unbridled’s Song (USA) - Storm Song (USA) (Summer Squall (USA)) 627 - JIM DANDY STAKES, G2, Saratoga, July 28, 9f 1 Alpha (USA) 3 b c Bernardini (USA) Munnaya (USA) (Nijinsky (CAN)) 2 Neck ‘n Neck (USA) 3 b/br c Flower Alley (USA) - Bootery (USA) (Storm Boot (USA)) 3 Liaison (USA) 3 b c Indian Charlie (USA) - Galloping Gal (USA) (Victory Gallop (CAN)) 628 - DIANA STAKES, G1, Saratoga, July 28, 9f 1 Winter Memories (USA) 4 gr/ro f El Prado (IRE) - Memories of Silver (USA) (Silver Hawk (USA)) 2 Dream Peace (IRE) 4 b f Dansili (GB) Truly A Dream (IRE) (Darshaan) 3 Zagora (FR) 5 ch f Green Tune (USA) Zaneton (FR) (Mtoto) 629 - SAN DIEGO HANDICAP, G2, Del Mar, July 28, 8f 110yds 1 Rail Trip (USA) 7 b g Jump Start (USA) - Sweet Trip (USA) (Carson City (USA)) 2 John Scott (USA) 5 b/br c Bertrando (USA) - Henlopen (USA) (Deputy Minister (CAN)) 3 Kettle Corn (USA) 5 b c Candy Ride (ARG) - Somethingbeautiful (USA) (Lil E Tee (USA)) 630 - ROYAL NORTH STAKES, G3, Woodbine, July 29, 1200m 1 Roxy Gap (CAN) 4 b f Indian Charlie
international database (USA) - Harts Gap (USA) (Saint Ballado (CAN)) 2 Atlantic Hurricane (USA) 5 ch f Halo’s Image (USA) - It’s The Cats Meow (USA) (Stormy Atlantic (USA)) 3 Jenny’s So Great (CAN) 5 b f Greatness (USA) - Jenny’s Search (USA) (Lost Soldier (USA)) 631 - AMSTERDAM STAKES, G2, Saratoga, July 29, 6f 110yds 1 Currency Swap (USA) 3 b c High Cotton (USA) - Echo Bluﬀ (USA) (Pine Bluﬀ (USA)) 2 Doctor Chit (USA) 3 b c War Front (USA) - True Gritz (USA) (Yes It’s True (USA)) 3 Unbridled’s Note (USA) 3 b c Unbridled’s Song (USA) - Siberian Fur (USA) (Siberian Express (USA)) 632 - TAYLOR MADE MATCHMAKER STAKES, G3, Monmouth Park, July 29, 9f 1 Laughing (IRE) 4 b f Dansili (GB) Comic (IRE) (Be My Chief (USA)) 2 Shimmering Moment (USA) 5 ch f Afleet Alex (USA) - Vassar (USA) (Royal Academy (USA)) 3 Island School (USA) 4 b/br f A P Indy (USA) - Mumbo Jumbo (USA) (Kingmambo (USA)) 633 - OCEANPORT STAKES, G3, Monmouth Park, July 29, 8f 110yds 1 Tune Me In (USA) 5 gr/ro g Concorde’s Tune (USA) - Pleasant Courtney (USA) (Court Trial (USA)) 2 Queen’splatekitten (CAN) 4 b/br c Kitten’s Joy (USA) - Iteration (USA) (Wild Again (USA)) 3 Get Serious (USA) 8 ch g City Zip (USA) - Java Gal (USA) (Java Gold (USA)) 634 - MOLLY PITCHER STAKES, G2, Monmouth Park, July 29, 8f 110yds 1 Brushed By A Star (USA) 4 b f Eddington (USA) - Brush Hour (USA) (Broad Brush (USA)) 2 Successful Song (USA) 5 b f Successful Appeal (USA) - Song for Annie (USA) (Sultry Song (USA)) 3 R Gypsy Gold (USA) 4 b/br f Bernardini (USA) - Broadway Gold (USA) (Seeking The Gold (USA)) 635 - HASKELL INVITATIONAL STAKES, G1, Monmouth Park, July 29, 9f 1 Paynter (USA) 3 b c Awesome Again (CAN) - Tizso (USA) (Cee’s Tizzy (USA)) 2 Nonios (USA) 3 b/br c Pleasantly
Perfect (USA) - Stylish Manner (USA) (Touch Gold (USA)) 3 Stealcase (USA) 3 ch c Lawyer Ron (USA) - Steal The Show (USA) (Cat Thief (USA)) 636 - BING CROSBY STAKES, G1, Del Mar, July 29, 6f 1 Amazombie (USA) 6 b g Northern Afleet (USA) - Wilshe Amaze (USA) (In Excess) 2 The Factor (USA) 4 gr/ro c War Front (USA) - Greyciousness (USA) (Miswaki (USA)) 3 Capital Account (USA) 5 b c Closing Argument (USA) - Accountess (USA) (Private Account (USA)) 637 - HONORABLE MISS HANDICAP, G2, Saratoga, August 3, 6f 1 C C’s Pal (USA) 5 b f Alex’s Pal (USA) Roca (USA) (Noactor (USA)) 2 Island Bound (USA) 5 b/br f Speightstown (USA) - Indy Mood for Luv (USA) (A P Indy (USA)) 3 Beat the Blues (USA) 5 b f Great Pyramid (IRE) - Imtheblues (USA) (Pentelicus (USA)) 638 - SEAGRAM CUP STAKES, G3, Woodbine, August 4, 1600m 1 Alpha Bettor (USA) 4 ch c Alphabet Soup (USA) - Scatter Buy (USA) (Relaunch (USA)) 2 City Wolf (USA) 5 ch c Giant’s Causeway (USA) - Baby Zip (USA) (Relaunch (USA)) 3 James Street (USA) 5 b c El Prado (IRE) - Alleynedale (USA) (Unbridled (USA)) 639 - WHITNEY INVITATIONAL HANDICAP, G1, Saratoga, August 4, 9f 1 Fort Larned (USA) 4 b c E Dubai (USA) - Arlucea (USA) (Broad Brush (USA)) 2 Ron The Greek (USA) 5 b c Full Mandate (USA) - Flambe’ (USA) (Fortunate Prospect (USA)) 3 Flat Out (USA) 6 b c Flatter (USA) Cresta Lil (USA) (Cresta Rider (USA)) 640 - PRIORESS STAKES, G1, Saratoga, August 4, 6f 1 Emma’s Encore (USA) 3 b/br f Congrats (USA) - French Opera (USA) (Wild Again (USA)) 2 Judy The Beauty (CAN) 3 ch f Ghostzapper (USA) - Holy Blitz (USA) (Holy Bull (USA)) 3 Agave Kiss (USA) 3 ch f Lion Heart (USA) - Salty Romance (USA) (Salt Lake
(USA)) 641 - WEST VIRGINIA DERBY, G2, Mountaineer Park, August 4, 9f 1 Macho Macho (USA) 3 gr/ro c Macho Uno (USA) - Dazzling Contrast (USA) (General Meeting (USA)) 2 Bourbon Courage (USA) 3 b c Lion Heart (USA) - Shine Forth (USA) (Carson City (USA)) 3 Called To Serve (USA) 3 b/br c Afleet Alex (USA) - Andover Lady (USA) (Kris S (USA)) 642 - CLEMENT L HIRSCH STAKES, G1, Del Mar, August 4, 8f 110yds 1 Include Me Out (USA) 4 b/br f Include (USA) - Don’t Trick Her (USA) (Mazel Trick (USA)) 2 Star Billing (USA) 4 b f Dynaformer (USA) - Topliner (USA) (Thunder Gulch (USA)) 3 Amani (CHI) 4 b f Morning Raider (IRE) - Just Fine (CHI) (Doneraile Court (USA)) 643 - ALFRED G VANDERBILT HANDICAP, G1, Saratoga, August 5, 6f 1 Poseidon’s Warrior (USA) 4 b/br c Speightstown (USA) - Poised To Pounce (USA) (Smarten (USA)) 2 Justin Phillip (USA) 4 b/br c First Samurai (USA) - Ava Knowsthecode (USA) (Cryptoclearance (USA)) 3 Emcee (USA) 4 b/br c Unbridled’s Song (USA) - Surf Club (USA) (Ocean Crest (USA)) 644 - BEST PAL STAKES, G2, Del Mar, August 5, 6f 110yds 1 Know More (USA) 2 b c Lion Heart (USA) - Seattle Qui (USA) (Seattle Slew (USA)) 2 Heir Kitty (USA) 2 b f Wildcat Heir (USA) - Be Silver (USA) (Silver Buck (USA)) 3 Miss Empire (USA) 2 b f Empire Maker (USA) - Miss Excitement (USA) (Rajab (USA)) 645 - SORRENTO STAKES, G3, Del Mar, August 8, 6f 110yds 1 Executiveprivilege (USA) 2 b f First Samurai (USA) - Refugee (USA) (Unaccounted For (USA)) 2 Speedinthruthecity (USA) 2 b/br f City Zip (USA) - License To Speed (USA) (Thunder Gulch (USA)) 3 Switch to the Lead (USA) 2 b f Songandaprayer (USA) - Dressed For Succes (USA) (Tricky Mister (USA))
646 - NAT.MUSEUM OF RACING HALL OF FAME STAKES, G3, Saratoga, August 10, 9f 1 Quick Wit (USA) 3 b/br c Sharp Humor (USA) - Thank The Academy (USA) (Royal Academy (USA)) 2 Csaba (USA) 3 b c Kitten’s Joy (USA) High Chant (USA) (War Chant (USA)) 3 Daddy Nose Best (USA) 3 b c Scat Daddy (USA) - Follow Your Bliss (USA) (Thunder Gulch (USA)) 647 - FOURSTARDAVE HANDICAP, G2, Saratoga, August 11, 8f 1 Wise Dan (USA) 5 ch g Wiseman’s Ferry (USA) - Lisa Danielle (USA) (Wolf Power (SAF)) 2 Corporate Jungle (USA) 4 b/br c Giant’s Causeway (USA) - Lady Carson (USA) (Carson City (USA)) 3 Get Stormy (USA) 6 b c Stormy Atlantic (USA) - Foolish Gal (USA) (Kiri’s Clown (USA)) 648 - MONMOUTH OAKS, G3, Monmouth Park, August 11, 8f 110yds 1 Wine Princess (USA) 3 ch f Ghostzapper (USA) - Azeri (USA) (Jade Hunter (USA)) 2 Proud Pearl (USA) 3 b f Proud Citizen (USA) - Pacific Spell (USA) (Langfuhr (CAN)) 3 Jemima’s Pearl (USA) 3 b f Distorted Humor (USA) - Jemima (GB) (Owington (GB)) 649 - GARDENIA STAKES, G3, Ellis Park, August 11, 8f 1 Salty Strike (USA) 4 b/br f Smart Strike (CAN) - Lake Huron (USA) (Salt Lake (USA)) 2 Joyful Victory (CAN) 4 gr/ro f Tapit (USA) - Wild Lucy Black (USA) (Wild Again (USA)) 3 Ridgester (USA) 4 b/br f Cactus Ridge (USA) - Saltster (USA) (Salt Lake (USA)) 650 - LA JOLLA HANDICAP, G2, Del Mar, August 11, 8f 110yds 1 Old Time Hockey (USA) 3 ch g Smarty Jones (USA) - Grat (USA) (A P Indy (USA)) 2 My Best Brother (USA) 3 b c Stormy Atlantic (USA) - Wilshewed (USA) (Carson City (USA)) 3 Chips All In (USA) 3 b c North Light (IRE) - Maria’s Mirage (USA) (Maria’s Mon (USA))
international database 651 - SARATOGA SPECIAL STAKES, G2, Saratoga, August 12, 6f 110yds 1 Spurious Precision (USA) 2 b/br c High Cotton (USA) - Scarlet Combo (CAN) (Scarlet Ibis (USA)) 2 He’s So Fine (USA) 2 ch c Purge (USA) - World Event (USA) (Quiet American (USA)) 3 In Harm’s Way (USA) 2 b c Hook and Ladder (USA) - New Harmony (USA) (A P Indy (USA)) 652 - ADIRONDACK STAKES, G2, Saratoga, August 12, 6f 110yds 1 Kauai Katie (USA) 2 b f Malibu Moon (USA) - More Than Pretty (USA) (More Than Ready (USA)) 2 Salamera (USA) 2 gr/ro f Successful Appeal (USA) - Autumn Music (USA) (Unbridled’s Song (USA)) 3 Fully Living (USA) 2 b f Unbridled’s Song (USA) - Half A P (USA) (Pulpit (USA)) 653 - JOHN C MABEE STAKES, G2, Del Mar, August 12, 9f 1 City To City (USA) 5 ch f City Zip (USA) - Stormbow (USA) (Storm Cat (USA)) 2 All Star Heart (CAN) 5 b f Arch (USA) Gift of The Heart (CAN) (Ascot Knight (CAN)) 3 Go Forth North (USA) 5 ch f North Light (IRE) - Witch Tradition (USA) (Holy Bull (USA)) 654 - SWORD DANCER INVITATIONAL STAKES, G1, Saratoga, August 18, 12f 1 Point of Entry (USA) 4 b c Dynaformer (USA) - Matlacha Pass (USA) (Seeking The Gold (USA)) 2 Al Khali (USA) 6 b c Medaglia d’Oro (USA) - Maya (USA) (Capote (USA)) 3 Brilliant Speed (USA) 4 b/br c Dynaformer (USA) - Speed Succeeds (USA) (Gone West (USA)) 655 - ALABAMA STAKES, G1, Saratoga, August 18, 10f 1 Questing (GB) 3 b f Hard Spun (USA) - Chercheuse (USA) (Seeking The Gold (USA)) 2 In Lingerie (USA) 3 b f Empire Maker (USA) - Cat Chat (USA) (Storm Cat (USA)) 3 Via Villaggio (USA) 3 b/br f Bernardini (USA) - Hoh Buzzard (IRE) (Alhaarth (IRE))
656 - PHILIP H ISELIN STAKES, G3, Monmouth Park, August 18, 9f 1 San Pablo (USA) 4 b/br c Jump Start (USA) - Hunt’s Corner (USA) (Silver Ghost (USA)) 2 Toby’s Corner (USA) 4 ch c Bellamy Road (USA) - Brandon’s Ride (USA) (Mister Frisky (USA)) 3 Small Town Talk (USA) 4 b c Yes It’s True (USA) - Shiny Sheet (USA) (Press Card (USA)) 657 - DEL MAR OAKS, G1, Del Mar, August 18, 9f 1 Lady of Shamrock (USA) 3 b/br f Scat Daddy (USA) - Blushing Issue (USA) (Blushing John (USA)) 2 Stormy Lucy (USA) 3 b f Stormy Atlantic (USA) - Here Comes Lucinda (USA) (Dixieland Band (USA)) 3 Open Water (USA) 3 b/br f Include (USA) - Biscayne Bay (USA) (A P Indy (USA)) 658 - SECRETARIAT STAKES, G1, Arlington International, August 18, 10f 1 Bayrir (FR) 3 b c Medicean (GB) Balankiya (IRE) (Darshaan) 2 Finnegans Wake (USA) 3 b c Powerscourt (GB) - Boat’s Ghost (USA) (Silver Ghost (USA)) 3 Summer Front (USA) 3 b c War Front (USA) - Rose of Summer (USA) (El Prado (IRE)) 659 - BEVERLY D STAKES, G1, Arlington International, August 18, 9f 110yds 1 I’m A Dreamer (IRE) 5 b f Noverre (USA) - Summer Dreams (IRE) (Sadler’s Wells (USA)) 2 Marketing Mix (CAN) 4 b/br f Medaglia d’Oro (USA) - Instant Thought (USA) (Kris S (USA)) 3 Joviality (GB) 4 b f Cape Cross (IRE) Night Frolic (GB) (Night Shift (USA)) 660 - ARLINGTON MILLION STAKES, G1, Arlington International, August 18, 10f 1 Little Mike (USA) 5 b g Spanish Steps (USA) - Hay Jude (USA) (Wavering Monarch (USA)) 2 Afsare (GB) 5 b g Dubawi (IRE) Jumaireyah (GB) (Fairy King (USA)) 3 Rahystrada (USA) 8 ch g Rahy (USA) Ministrada (USA) (Deputy Minister (CAN)) 3 Colombian (IRE) 4 b/br c Azamour (IRE) - Clodora (FR) (Linamix (FR))
661 - SKY CLASSIC STAKES, G2, Woodbine, August 19, 2000m 1 Forte Dei Marmi (GB) 6 b g Selkirk (USA) - Frangy (GB) (Sadler’s Wells (USA)) 2 Stormy Lord (CAN) 5 ch g Stormy Atlantic (USA) - Lady Auchamore (CAN) (Meadowlake (USA)) 3 Scalo (GB) 5 b c Lando (GER) - Sky Dancing (IRE) (Exit To Nowhere (USA)) 662 - WOODFORD RESERVE LAKE PLACID STAKES, G2, Saratoga, August 19, 9f 1 Stephanie’s Kitten (USA) 3 b f Kitten’s Joy (USA) - Unfold the Rose (USA) (Catienus (USA)) 2 Centre Court (USA) 3 b/br f Smart Strike (CAN) - Let (USA) (A P Indy (USA)) 3 Somali Lemonade (USA) 3 b f Lemon Drop Kid (USA) - Chic Corine (USA) (Nureyev (USA)) 663 - RANCHO BERNARDO HANDICAP, G3, Del Mar, August 19, 6f 110yds 1 Winding Way (USA) 3 b/br f Malibu Moon (USA) - More Than Pretty (USA) (More Than Ready (USA)) 2 Sugarinthemorning (USA) 4 b f Candy Ride (ARG) - Social Belle (USA) (In Excess) 3 Rumor (USA) 4 b f Indian Charlie (USA) - Mini Chat (USA) (Deputy Minister (CAN))
WORLDWIDE 664 - Grande Premio Major Suckow, G1, Gavea, August 4, 1000m 1 Pippa (BRZ) 4 ch f Belong To Me (USA) - Madour (CHI) (Hussonet (USA)) 2 Aspiracion (BRZ) 3 b f Wild Event (USA) - Lychee (BRZ) (De Quest (GB)) 3 Tap Is Back (ARG) 3 b c Put It Back (USA) - Tap (ARG) (Mari’s Book (USA)) Sire: BELONG TO ME. Sire of 55 Stakes winners. In 2012 - PIPPA Hussonet G1, BEEKER STREET You and I LR, KYMA Cozzene LR, MAN STUFF Siphon LR. 1st Dam: MADOUR by Hussonet. 3 wins in Chile, USA, Premio Julio Subercaseaux Browne G3. Own sister to TIFONE. Dam of 3 winners: 2007: Locked Out (g Came Home) 4 wins at 3 and 4 in USA, 3rd Nepal S LR. 2008: PIPPA (f Belong To Me) 7 wins in Brazil, Grande Premio Major Suckow G1, G.P.ABCPCC Velocidade-M
Belmonte Moglia G3, C. Presidente Luiz Oliveira de Barros LR, 3rd G.P.Thomaz Teixiera de Assumpcao Jr LR. 2009: RODDICK (c Giant’s Causeway) Winner in Brazil. 2nd Dam: Dona Oli by Settlement Day. 9 wins in Chile, 2nd Premio Eugenia LR, 3rd Premio Geoﬀrey Bushell G3. Dam of TIFONE (c Hussonet: Gran Clasico Coronacion G2, 3rd Premio Club Hipico de Santiago-Falabella G1, Premio El Ensayo - Cristal G1), MADOUR (f Hussonet, see above) Broodmare Sire: HUSSONET. Sire of the dams of 29 Stakes winners. In 2012 - PIPPA Belong To Me G1, PERFECT FRIEND Easing Along G2, AL DIA Election Day LR, ALCOHUAZ Merchant of Venice LR, ANIMAS Easing Along LR, HURACAN RODRIGO Hurricane Cat LR.
Northern Dancer Danzig Pas de Nom BELONG TO ME b/br 89 Exclusive Native Belonging Straight Deal PIPPA ch f 2008 Mr Prospector Hussonet Sacahuista MADOUR b 2001 Settlement Day Dona Oli Black Sorcereress
665 - G.P. Roberto E Nelson Grimaldi Seabra, G1, Gavea, August 4, 2000m 1 La Defense (BRZ) 4 b f Nedawi (GB) Dear Celina (BRZ) (Roi Normand (USA)) 2 Jet Queen (BRZ) 4 b f Mensageiro Alado (BRZ) - Lady Tell You (USA) (Time For A Change (USA)) 3 La Francaise (BRZ) 4 ch f Nedawi (GB) Turbulencia (BRZ) (Clackson (BRZ)) Sire: NEDAWI. Sire of 28 Stakes winners. In 2012 - DIDIMO Burooj G1, LA DEFENSE Roi Normand G1, MICRO CHIP Roi Normand G1. 1st Dam: Dear Celina by Roi Normand. unraced. Dam of 1 winner: 2006: Ireland (f Mark of Esteem) unraced. 2008: LA DEFENSE (f Nedawi) 3 wins in Brazil, G.P. Roberto E Nelson Grimaldi Seabra G1, 3rd Grande Premio Diana-Stud TNT G1, Classico Riboletta LR. 2009: Maserati (c Point Given) unraced to date. 2nd Dam: La Belle Celina by Ghadeer. unraced. Own sister to IMPLAUSIBLE and High Good. Dam of ART VARIETY (c Pleasant Variety: Grande Premio Jockey Club Brasileiro G1, 2nd Grande Premio Cruzeiro do Sul (Derby) G1, 3rd Grande Premio Brasil - Visa G1, Grande Premio ABCPCC - Matias Machline G1), TIPTRONIC (c Pleasant Variety: Grande
international database Premio Derby Club G3 (twice), 3rd Grande Premio Consagracao G1), VIERNES (f Roy: G. P. Presidente Silvio Alvares Penteado G3, 2nd Grande Premio Jose Guathemozin Nogueira G1), BERIS (f Ski Champ: Classico Primavera LR), Eco Challenger (c Royal Academy: 2nd G.P.Antonio Joaquim Peixoto de Castro Jr G2) Broodmare Sire: ROI NORMAND. Sire of the dams of 34 Stakes winners. In 2012 LA DEFENSE Nedawi G1, MICRO CHIP Nedawi G1, ENERGIA ELEGANTE Agnes Gold G2, FANTASTICA CHRIS Christineâ€™s Outlaw LR, GAMBLER Public Purse LR, JOHNNY HOLIDAY Northern Afleet LR, VOGLIA BUONA Torrential LR. The Nedawi/Roi Normand cross has produced: AKA RIGUE G1, LA DEFENSE G1, MICRO CHIP G1, OLYMPIC BERLIN G2, PAYADOR LR, Pimentinha Friend LR.
Blushing Groom Rainbow Quest I Will Follow NEDAWI ch 95 Northern Dancer Wajd Dahlia LA DEFENSE b f 2008 Exclusive Native Roi Normand Luth de Saron DEAR CELINA b 2001 Ghadeer La Belle Celina Vada
666 - Grande Premio Presidente da Republica, G1, Gavea, August 5, 1600m
Broodmare Sire: NORWEGIAN. Sire of the dams of 7 Stakes winners. In 2012 CONCLUSIVO Neleo G1.
CARTA NUEVA (f Gilded
Time) Winner in Brazil. 2008:
DIDIMO (c Nedawi) 4 wins
in Brazil, Grande Premio Brasil G1, G. P. 1 Conclusivo (BRZ) 5 b c Neleo (BRZ) Unorvilena (BRZ) (Norwegian (CAN)) 2 Arkansas Sand (BRZ) 3 ch c Point Given (USA) - Quartz Sand (BRZ) (Trempolino (USA)) 3 Quality Control (BRZ) 4 b c Northern Afleet (USA) - Guerrilheira (BRZ) (Music Prospector (USA)) Sire: NELEO. Sire of 1 Stakes winners. In 2012 - CONCLUSIVO Norwegian G1. 1st Dam: UNORVILENA by Norwegian. 2 wins in Brazil. Dam of 3 winners: 1994: Ask Ville (f Kenetico) 3 wins in Brazil, 2nd Org.Sulamericana Fomento P.S. de Corrida G1, Grande Premio Maciano de Aguiar Moreira G1. Broodmare. 1995: Bonn Maior (c O Maior) 4 wins in Brazil, 2nd Grande Premio A.N.P.C. - Matias Machline G1. 2007: CONCLUSIVO (c Neleo) 7 wins in Brazil, Grande Premio Presidente da Republica G1, Grande Premio Gervasio Seabra G2, GP.Jose Carlos e Joao Jose de Figueiredo G3, Classico Barao e Baronesa von Leithner LR, 2nd G. P. Estado de Rio de JaneiroStud TNT G1, Grande Premio Frederico Lundgren G3, 3rd Grande Premio Presidente da Republica G1, Grande Presidente Vargas G3, Grande Premio Jose Buarque de Macedo G3.
Copa A.B.C.P.C.C.-Matias Machline G1, Wild Again Bright Again Mirror Bright NELEO b 2000 Buckaroo Engelheart Miss Bay CONCLUSIVO b c 2007 Northern Dancer Norwegian Tamalesian UNORVILENA ch 88 Stouci Nilemacci Filema
2nd Grande Premio Oswaldo Aranha G2, 3rd G. P. Sao Paulo-Shopping Cidade Jardim G1. 2009:
Emerald Fire (f Crimson
Tide) in training. 2010:
Fora Do Ar (c Mastro
Lorenzo) unraced to date. Broodmare Sire: BUROOJ. Sire of the dams of 9 Stakes winners. In 2012 -
667 - Grande Premio Brasil, G1, Gavea, August 5, 2400m
DIDIMO Nedawi G1, LICORDOCE Red Runner LR.
1 Didimo (BRZ) 4 b c Nedawi (GB) Qualibet (BRZ) (Burooj (GB)) 2 Uno Solo (BRZ) 5 b c Roi Normand (USA) - Jasminees (BRZ) (Bright Again (USA)) 3 Invictus (BRZ) 4 b c Sulamani (IRE) Get Back (BRZ) (Fast Gold (USA)) Sire: NEDAWI. Sire of 28 Stakes winners. In 2012 - DIDIMO Burooj G1, LA DEFENSE Roi Normand G1, MICRO CHIP Roi Normand G1.
Blushing Groom Rainbow Quest I Will Follow NEDAWI ch 95 Northern Dancer Wajd Dahlia DIDIMO b c 2008 Danzig Burooj Princess Sucree QUALIBET b 2002 Thatching Pim Pam Pum Wyndalia
1st Dam: QUALIBET by Burooj. 2 wins in Brazil. Dam of 2 winners:
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photo(s) of the month Lot 228, a colt by City Zip and out of the Honor Grades mare Honor Lass, is giving his handler at the Saratoga New York Preferred Yearling Sale a hard time. In the first picture (left) the frisky colt has all four feet off the ground; in the second the lad has been sent airborne. The groomâ€™s sterling efforts to hold on to his colt were to no avil: the yearling offered by Summerhill went through unsold at $50,000
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