Lot 118 TURTLE BEACH (IRE) (2005) Bay Gelding
From The Beeches Stud Turtle Island (IRE) Hibba (IRE) (1992)
Fairy King Sisania Doubletour Country Niece
(Non VAT) Northern Dancer Fairy Bridge High Top Targos Delight Lyphard Doubly Sure Great Nephew Spice Berry
TURTLE BEACH (IRE), 16.2 h.h. (approx.): ran once in a point-to-point at 6 years, 2011. Jumps natural cross country fences. Held up in training due to bad weather. Was not fully fit when he had an educational run in point to points last May. An impressive looking horse with a lot of presence. Excellent mover, would also make a lovely eventer, Tel: 00353 87 941 8125. No vices. Sold as he stands as per condition 9 (conditions of sale). 1st dam HIBBA (IRE): placed twice at 4 years; dam of a winner from 4 runners: Dancewiththedevil (IRE) (2001 g. by Dr Massini (IRE)): 5 wins, £35,258: winner of a N.H. Flat Race at 5 years and placed once; also 4 wins over hurdles, 2009 and £30,611 and placed 12 times and placed 3 times over fences, 2010. Turtle Beach (IRE) (2005 g. by Turtle Island (IRE)): see above. She also has a 5yo mare by Flemensfirth (USA), a 3yo colt and a yearling filly by Bach (IRE). 2nd dam COUNTRY NIECE: ran 3 times at 2 years; dam of 6 winners inc.: Barrack Street (c. by African Sky): 2 wins at 2 years and £14,458, 4th Laurent Perrier Champagne S., Doncaster, Gr.2. Balibest (c. by Ballymore): winner in France, 2nd Prix Berteux, Chantilly, Gr.3. Dollymixture Boy: 6 wins, £10,829: 5 wins at 4 years; also winner over hurdles. Lord Sunday Sport: 3 wins: 2 wins in Belgium; also winner over jumps in Belgium. Kilnamoragh: 2 wins: winner at 3 years; also winner over hurdles at 3 years. 3rd dam SPICE BERRY: ran 3 times at 2 years; dam of 4 winners. Touquaise (FR): ran twice; dam of winners inc.: Susan's Way: 3 wins at 2 and 3 years, 3rd Carna Fillies S., Curragh, L.; grandam of KASELECTRIC (IRE): won Munster National H. Chase, Cork, Gr.3; also 2nd Dunshauglin Leinster Petroleum H. Hurdle, Fairyhouse, Gr.2. Marikana: winner in Italy, 2nd Premio Certosa, Milan, L.; third dam of Platinum (ITY): 2 wins in Italy; also 4 wins over jumps in Italy, 2nd Premio Prov. di Teramo Primavera Chase, Merano, Gr.3. 4th dam BIG BERRY: 3 wins at 2 and 3 years and £6537 inc. Ebbisham S., Epsom, 2nd 1000 Guineas S., Newmarket and 4th Sussex S., Goodwood; dam of 10 winners inc.: TZIGANE: 2 wins at 2 years inc. Cherry Hinton S., Newmarket; dam of a winner. Fair Fortune: ran; dam of STEELWOOD: won Suffolk Downs H., Suffolk Downs. RED BERRY: 4 wins at 2 years and £13,389 inc. St Catherine's S., Newbury, L., 2nd William Hill Cheveley Park S., Newmarket, Gr.1; dam of winners inc.: MOUNTAIN ASH (GB): won Premio Royal Mares, Turin, Gr.3; grandam of FINSCEAL BEO (IRE): Champion 2yr old filly in Europe in 2006, won Irish 1000 Guineas, Curragh, Gr.1, 1000 Guineas, Newmarket, Gr.1 and Prix Marcel Boussac Deauville, Longchamp, Gr.1, FROZEN POWER (IRE): 5 wins to 2010 and £263,978 inc. Mehl-Mulhens Rennen (2000 Guineas), Cologne, Gr.2. LIDHAME: 2 wins inc. Salisbury 2000 Guineas Trial S., Salisbury, Gr.3; sire. BIG BEAD: 3 wins in France inc. Prix Djebel, M'-Laffitte, L., 4th 2000 Guineas, Gr.1. Cranberry: winner at 3 years; dam of winners inc.: KAUTOKEINO (FR): won Prix Juigne, Longchamp; sire. Maiberry: placed 4 times at 2 and 3 years; dam of winners inc.: COCK OF THE WALK: won William Hill Champion Sprint H., Epsom, L.; sire.