From Minella Stables, Co. Tipperary The Property of John Nallen Sadler's Wells MINELLA RIVER Saddlers' Hall (IRE) (IRE) Sunny Valley (2003) Bay Gelding Shernazar On Key (IRE) (First Produce) (1997) Ebony And Ivory
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MINELLA RIVER (IRE), 16.2 h.h. (approx): winner of a 5yo Geldings Maiden point-to-point at 5 years, 2008; also finshed 4th in a winners race. Running up to time of sale. Sold as he stands as per condition 9 (conditions of sale). 1st dam ON KEY (IRE): unraced; dam of a winner from 2 runners: Minella River (IRE) (2003 g. by Saddlers' Hall (IRE)): see above. Present The Keys (IRE) (2004 g. by Presenting (GB)): ran once in a N.H. Flat Race. She also has a 4-y-o filly by Presenting (GB), a 3-y-o filly by Pilsudski (IRE) and a yearling filly by Royal Anthem (USA). 2nd dam EBONY AND IVORY (IRE): 3 wins at 3 years and placed 10 times; dam of 2 winners: Hip Pocket (IRE): 4 wins, £23,851: winner at 4 years and placed 3 times; also winner over hurdles at 4 years and placed 3 times and 2 wins over fences, 2008 and £13,769 and placed 4 times; also placed twice in point-to-points, 2008. Pianissimo (IRE): winner over hurdles at 4 years; dam of a winner: Micheal Flips (IRE): 2 wins over hurdles at 4 years, 2008 and £18,306 and placed once; also winner of a point-to-point at 4 years, 2008. 3rd dam Geraldville: 4 wins: 3 wins at 3 years, 4th Blandford S., Curragh, Gr.2; also winner over hurdles at 5 years; dam of 6 winners inc.: FENNY ROUGH: 6 wins at 2 to 4 years at home and in U.S.A. and £145,281 inc. Las Palmas H., Santa Anita, Gr.2, 3rd Gamely H., Hollywood Park, Gr.1 and 4th Yellow Ribbon S., Santa Anita, Gr.1; dam of 4 winners inc.: Watch Me (IRE): winner at 3 years and £12,836, 3rd Cork and Orrery S., Royal Ascot, Gr.3; dam of ROCAMADOUR (GB): 3 wins at 2 and 3 years and £226,043 inc. Newmarket S., Newmarket, L. and Feilden S., Newmarket, L., 3rd Prix du Jockey Club, Chantilly, Gr.1 and Prix Jean Prat, Chantilly, Gr.1. Multy (IRE): 5 wins, £21,834: 2 wins at 3 years; also 3 wins over hurdles at 3 and 4 years and £10,569, 2nd Badener Roulette Preis Hurdle, Baden-Baden, L. 4th dam TURKISH SUSPICION: ran at 2 and 3 years; dam of 3 winners inc.: Geraldville: see above. The next dam TURKISH MELODY: winner at 3 years; dam of 8 winners inc.: Indian Melody: 2 wins at 2 and 3 years, 2nd Irish Oaks, Curragh and 3rd 1000 Guineas S., Newmarket; dam of 3 winners inc.: Poupette: winner at 3 years, 4th Observer Gold Cup, Doncaster. Rouge Royale: winner at 3 years; dam of EL RANCHO (FR): won Grand H. d'Evry, Evry, L. and Prix Rieussec, Longchamp, L.; also won Prix Marechal Vaillant H. Hurdle, Auteuil, L. and Prix Francois de Ganay H. Hurdle, Auteuil, L., SAINTONGE (FR): won Prix de Creil, Chantilly, L. Deirdre: winner at 3 years; dam of 8 winners inc.: Legs And Things: 2 wins at 2 years, 3rd Madrid H., Curragh, L. K-Sera: winner at 2 years, 2nd Ebbisham H., Epsom, L.; dam of KORNADO (GB): won Preis der Privatbankiers Merck, Finck & Co., Dusseldorf, Gr.1, 2nd EMS Kurierpost Europa Preis, Koln, Gr.1; sire; third dam of LOLITA (GER):, won Pferdewetten.de-Stutenpreis (1000 Guineas), Dusseldorf, Gr.2.