Lot 72 RHYTON (IRE) March 16th, 2007 Bay Gelding
From Bankhouse Rainbow Quest (USA) Sea Picture (IRE) (1996)
Blushing Groom I Will Follow Royal Academy Grecian Sea
(With VAT) Red God Runaway Bride Herbager Where You Lead Nijinsky Crimson Saint Homeric Sea Venture
RHYTON (IRE): 2 wins, £7471: winner at 3 years, 2010 and placed twice; also winner over hurdles at 4 years, 2011 and placed 4 times. An attractive gelding and a sensible ride. He has already won over 3 miles although only 4. Will be off trainers list by time of sale. Thought likely to go on in any sphere. May be seen, tried and vetted prior to sale, Tel.: 01829 720352. Sold as he stands as per condition 9 (conditions of sale). 1st dam SEA PICTURE (IRE): placed twice at 2 and 3 years; dam of 4 winners from 7 runners: Rhyton (IRE) (2007 g. by Rainbow Quest (USA)): see above. Nicholas Pocock (IRE) (2006 g. by King's Best (USA)): winner at 4 years, 2010 and £5644 and placed 11 times; also placed once over hurdles at 5 years, 2011. Tableau Vivant (IRE) (2005 f. by Pivotal (GB)): winner at 3 years and £9256 and placed 6 times; broodmare. Sea Nymph (IRE) (2001 f. by Spectrum (IRE)): winner at 3 years and £7348 and placed twice; dam of a winner. Sea Scan (IRE) (2002 c. by Dr Fong (USA)): placed once at 3 years in France. Brezza di Mare (IRE) (2008 g. by Rainbow Quest (USA)): placed once at 3 years, 2011. Ruscello (IRE) (2009 c. by Cape Cross (IRE)): placed once at 2 years, 2011. She also has a foal filly by Fastnet Rock (AUS). 2nd dam Grecian Sea (FR): placed twice at 3 years; also winner at 2 years in France and £8146 4th Prix du Calvados, Deauville, Gr.3; dam of 9 winners inc.: HELLENIC (f. by Darshaan): 3 wins at 3 years and £201,009 inc. Aston Upthorpe Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1, 2nd St Leger S., Doncaster, Gr.1; dam of winners inc.: ISLINGTON (IRE): Champion 3yr old filly in England in 2002, Champion older mare in Europe in 2003, won Nassau S., Goodwood, Gr.1, Yorkshire Oaks, York, Gr.1 (twice) and Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf, Santa Anita, Gr.1. GREEK DANCE (IRE): Champion older horse in Germany in 2000, 4 wins at home and in Germany, £570,875 inc. Bayerisches Zuchtrennen, Munich, Gr.1. MOUNTAIN HIGH (IRE): won Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Saint-Cloud, Gr.1. NEW MORNING (IRE): 3 wins inc. Brigadier Gerard S., Sandown Park, Gr.3. ELECTION DAY (IRE): 2 wins at 4 years and £56,146 inc. Quantel Aston Park S., Newbury, L., 3rd Ascot Gold Cup, Royal Ascot, Gr.1. Olympienne (IRE): unraced; dam of PATKAI (IRE): 4 wins at 2 to 4 years, 2009 inc. Sagaro S., Ascot, Gr.3, Queen's Vase, Gr.3, 2nd Ascot Gold Cup, Gr.1. Golden Wave (g. by Glint of Gold): 3 wins at 2 and 3 years and £28,007, 2nd Lanson Champagne Vintage S., Goodwood, Gr.3 and Solario S., Sandown Park, Gr.3. New Trojan (c. by Troy): winner at 2, 2nd King Edward VII S., Royal Ascot, Gr.2. Celtic River (IRE) (f. by Caerleon (USA)): winner at 3 years in France and £23,920, 3rd Prix du Pin, Longchamp, L.; dam of winners. Troyes: winner at 3 years; dam of winners inc.: MONT ETOILE (IRE): 2 wins at 3 years inc. Ribblesdale S., Ascot, Gr.2. Tromond (GB): winner at 3 years, 2nd Ballymacoll Stud S., Newbury, L.; dam of CESARE (GB): won Summer Mile S., Ascot, Gr.2, 2nd Queen Anne S., Ascot, Gr.1, NOWHERE TO EXIT (GB): won Prix La Force, Longchamp, Gr.3, 2nd Prix du Jockey Club, Chantilly, Gr.1, PERSONAL COLUMN (GB): won Spring Juvenile Hurdle, Leopardstown, Gr.2, TRENCHANT (GB): won National Spirit Hurdle, Fontwell Park, Gr.2, Dovecote Nov. Hurdle, Kempton Park, Gr.2. Above Water (IRE): ran on the flat in France; dam of a winner: SIEGE (IRE): won Sheikh Maktoum Al Maktoum Challenge 1, Nad Al Sheba, L.