Lot 66 CAVE OF THE GIANT (IRE) (2002) Bay Gelding (Third Produce)
From Nags Hall Farm & Stud The Property of Mr A D Spence Storm Cat Giant's Causeway (USA) Mariah's Storm Maroussie (FR) (1993)
(With VAT) Storm Bird Terlingua Rahy Immense Rainbow Quest Fiesta Fun Top Ville Madura
CAVE OF THE GIANT (IRE): placed once at 4 years; also 2 wins over hurdles at 6 years, 2008 and £16,724 and placed 11 times. Stays three miles. Good sized individual. Halfbrother to MAMOUNIA (IRE) and Clipperdown (IRE). The dam MAROUSSIE (FR) was high class over 10f at 3 years in France. Only for sale to make room for young stock. Weaves. Sold as he stands as per condition 9 (conditions of sale). 1st dam MAROUSSIE (FR): 3 wins at 3 years in France and £86,073 inc. Prix Fille de l'Air, Evry, Gr.3, placed 5 times inc. 2nd Prix Corrida - Tierce Magazine, Lyon, Gr.3; dam of 4 winners from 6 runners: MAROUSSIES WINGS (IRE) (2003 f. by In The Wings): 2 wins at 2 and 3 years at home and in France and £69,908 inc. Prix Minerve, Deauville, Gr.3, placed 3rd Ribblesdale S., Ascot, Gr.2 and Tattersalls Musidora S., York, Gr.3; broodmare. MAMOUNIA (IRE) (1999 f. by Green Desert (USA)): 4 wins at 3 years and £61,752 inc. Sceptre S, Doncaster, L., placed 8 times inc. 2nd EBF Dick Hern Fillies S., Bath, L. and 3rd Atalanta S., Sandown Park, L.; broodmare. Clipperdown (IRE) (2001 g. by Green Desert (USA)): 5 wins, £82,928: 4 wins at 3 and 4 years and £38,778 and placed 8 times; also winner at 5 years in U.S.A. and £44,150 and placed 3 times inc. 2nd John Henry H., Bay Meadows and 3rd Val Royal S., Hollywood Park. Cave of The Giant (IRE) (2002 g. by Giant's Causeway (USA)): see above. Marcellinas Angel (GB) (2007 f. by Anabaa (USA)): unraced to date. She also has a yearling colt by Galileo (IRE) and a foal colt by Dansili (GB). 2nd dam MADIYMA (FR): 2 wins at 3 years in France and 124,500 fr.; dam of 8 winners inc.: FIALKA (FR) (f. by Vayrann): 6 wins in France and 500,000 fr. inc. Prix de Thiberville, Deauville, L.; dam of 6 winners. One Lap To Go (FR) (f. by Caerwent): 10 wins in France and £105,673, 3rd Prix Henri Cabassu, Marseille Viv., L.; dam of a winner. High Light (FR): 5 wins: 3 wins in France; also 2 wins over jumps in France; dam of 6 winners inc.: RODOCK (FR): won Red Square Reloaded Chpn.Trial Hurdle, Haydock Park, Gr.2 and Murphy's Draughtflow H. Hurdle, Cheltenham, L. ROILIGH DE VINDECY (FR): 3 wins over jumps in France inc. Prix Stanley Hurdle, Auteuil, L. and Prix Hardatit H. Hurdle, Auteuil, L. Hugo de Vindecy (FR): 3 wins, £25,053: winner of a N.H. Flat Race at 4 years, 2008 and £6118; also 2 wins over hurdles at 5 and 6 years, 2010 and £18,935, 3rd Freeman Keane Dorans Pride Novice Hurdle, Limerick, Gr.3. Etoile de Vindecy (FR): unraced; dam of ROLIE DE VINDECY (FR): 3 wins over jumps to 2009 in France and £192,885 inc. Prix Andre Michel Fillies Hurdle, Auteuil, Gr.3, 2nd Gras Savoye Hipcover-Prix La Barka Hdle, Auteuil, Gr.2. 3rd dam MADURA (FR): 3 wins at 2 and 3 years in France; Own sister to MOSSOREN and Oran; dam of 5 winners inc.: Doll Dreams (FR): winner in France and 160,000 fr., 2nd Prix de Royaumont, Chantilly, Gr.3 and 4th Prix de Malleret, Longchamp, Gr.3; dam of 3 winners. Maraffic (FR): 2 wins in France, 2nd Prix Achille-Fould Hurdle, Auteuil, L. Mattira (FR): unraced; dam of 8 winners inc.: GOLDEN GLENSTAL (IRE): 5 wins inc. Gran Criterium, Milan, Gr.1.
Published on Jul 27, 2011