Lot 55 MENDO (GB) (2000) Bay Gelding
From Upshire House Racing Stables The Property of Mrs M C Sweeney Ardross Alderbrook (GB) Twine Ina's Farewell (1982)
Random Shot La Ina
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Mendo (GB), 16.2 h.h. (approx): 4 wins, £47,902: winner of a N.H. Flat Race at 5 years and £6628 and placed twice inc. 3rd John Smith's Champion N.H. Flat Race, Aintree, Gr.2; also 3 wins over hurdles, 2007 and £41,274 and placed 5 times inc. 2nd Anglo Irish Bank Dovecote Novices’ Hurdle, Kempton Park, Gr.2. Sold as he stands as per condition 9 (conditions of sale). 1st dam INA'S FAREWELL: unraced; dam of 5 winners from 10 runners: Mendo (GB) (2000 g. by Alderbrook (GB)): see above. Ardrina (GB) (1991 f. by Ardross): 5 wins, £21,787: placed 3 times in N.H. Flat Races at 5 years; also 3 wins over hurdles and £13,736 and placed 4 times and 2 wins over fences and £7520 and placed once; broodmare. Our Tommy (GB) (1993 g. by Ardross): 3 wins over fences and £15,838 and placed 3 times; also winner of a point-to-point at 6 years and placed twice. Blackpool Billy (IRE) (2002 g. by Overbury (IRE)): 3 wins, £11,811: winner of a N.H. Flat Race at 5 years, 2007 and placed once; also 2 wins over hurdles at 6 years, 2008 and £8959 and placed once. Farebit (GB) (1994 f. by Henbit (USA)): placed once over hurdles; also winner of a point-to-point at 6 years and placed once. Turnpike Junction (GB) (1996 f. by Henbit (USA)): unraced; dam of a winner: Portrait Games (IRE): winner of a point-to-point at 5 years, 2007 and placed 3 times. 2nd dam La Ina: 5 wins over fences, 2nd Topham Trophy H. Steeplechase, Liverpool; Own sister to Ard Carrig; dam of 2 winners: Ah King: winner over hurdles at 4 years. Teputina: 2 wins in point-to-points; broodmare. 3rd dam LADY TARTWELL: unraced; dam of 4 winners inc.: Hal's Farewell: 6 wins over fences, 3rd Black & White Gold Cup Chase, Ascot and Heinz Chase, Ascot; also 2 wins in point-to-points at 5 and 6 years; broodmare. Ard Carrig: winner over jumps and placed 6 times inc. 3rd Becher Chase, Liverpool. 4th dam WELL MARKED: ran once at 4 years; dam ofScottish Emblem: placed twice. The next dam COLQUHOUN: 7 wins: 5 wins at 2, 3 and 5 years; also 2 wins over jumps at 5 years; dam of 2 winners inc.: MATONA: won Rank Cup H. Hurdle, Phoenix Park. Dunmore Lass: unraced; dam of 2 winners. Lady Steelpoint: unraced; third dam of CELTIC CHIEF: 8 wins over hurdles inc. Aintree Hurdle, Liverpool, L., Gerry Feilden Hurdle, Newbury, L., H.S.S. Hire Shops Hurdle, Ascot, L., Lee Cooper Hurdle, Sandown Park, L., 2nd Champion Hurdle, Cheltenham, L.; fourth dam of O'MUIRCHEARTAIGH (IRE): 4 wins, £76,679: placed once, 2009; also winner of a N.H. Flat Race at 5 years and placed once; also winner over hurdles at 5 years, Bank of Ireland For Auction Novices Hurdle, Navan, Gr.3, placed 3 times inc. 2nd Royal Bond Novices’ Hurdle, Fairyhouse, Gr.1 and 2 wins over fences, 2007 and placed 8 times inc. 2nd Woodlands Park 100 Club Novices’ Chase, Naas, Gr.2.