Lot 87 WELSH GUARD (USA) (2003) Chesnut Gelding
From The Oaks Stables The Property of Racehill Partners Roberto Silver Hawk (USA) Gris Vitesse Royal Devotion (USA) (1985)
His Majesty Tremont Road
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WELSH GUARD (USA), 16.1 h.h. (approx): placed once in a N.H. Flat Race at 4 years; also placed twice over hurdles at 4 and 5 years, 2008. A good looking horse who is a good ride & jumps well. Ideal potential as novice chaser or point-to-pointer as has form over 3 miles. Sold to disperse partnership. Sold as he stands as per condition 9 (conditions of sale). 1st dam ROYAL DEVOTION (USA): winner in U.S.A.; Own sister to KILLARNEY ROAD (USA); dam of 7 winners from 11 runners: DEVOTED BRASS (USA) (1990 c. by Dixieland Band (USA)): 4 wins in U.S.A. inc. Swaps S., Hollywood Park, Gr.2, San Rafael S., Santa Anita, Gr.2 and Alberta Juvenile S., Stampede Park, placed 3rd San Felipe H., Santa Anita, Gr.2 and San Vicente Breeders' Cup S., Santa Anita, Gr.3. Jack's Own Time (USA) (1999 g. by Kris S (USA)): 4 wins: 3 wins at 4 and 5 years in U.S.A., placed 3rd Stars and Stripes Breeders' Cup H., Arlington International, Gr.3; also winner over jumps at 6 years in U.S.A. Banner Salute (USA) (1997 c. by Dixieland Band (USA)): 6 wins at 3 to 5 years in U.S.A., placed 3rd Claiming Crown Jewel S., Canterbury Park, L. Topiary (USA) (2001 f. by Arch (USA)): 3 wins at 3 and 4 years in U.S.A.; broodmare. Too Many Notes (USA) (1991 c. by Dixieland Band (USA)): 2 wins at 3 and 4 years in U.S.A.; sire. Frivolous Fergie (USA) (1992 f. by Vanlandingham (USA)): 2 wins at 3 and 4 years in U.S.A.; dam of 4 winners. Dixie Bandito (USA) (2005 c. by Dixieland Band (USA)): winner at 3 years in U.S.A. Welsh Guard (USA) (2003 g. by Silver Hawk (USA)): see above. Cajun Tiger (USA) (2006 g. by Hold That Tiger (USA)): placed 3 times at 3 and 4 years, 2010 in U.S.A. Stormy Devotion (USA) (2008 f. by Storm And A Half (USA)): unraced to date. 2nd dam TREMONT ROAD (USA): 3 wins in U.S.A.; dam of 8 winners inc.: KILLARNEY ROAD (USA) (c. by His Majesty (USA)): 7 wins in U.S.A. and $102,640 inc. Midwest Championship H., Thistledown; sire. Counselita (USA): winner in U.S.A.; dam of 10 winners inc.: Counsel Of Kings (USA): winner, 3rd Shaker Heights S., Thistledown. Buckeye Belle (USA): winner, 3rd Rose Debartolo Mem. H., Thistledown, L. Selita's Dream (USA): winner, placed 3rd Duchess of York S., Stampede Park. 3rd dam ON THE TRAIL: unraced; dam of 7 winners inc.: ANDOVER WAY (USA): 9 wins in U.S.A. inc. Top Flight H., Aqueduct, Gr.1, 2nd Apple Blossom H., Oaklawn Park, Gr.1; dam of 9 winners inc.: DYNAFORMER (USA): won Discovery H., Aqueduct, Gr.2; sire. Alvear (USA): winner; dam of OFFLEE WILD (USA): won Suburban H., Belmont, Gr.1; sire, SANGRITA (USA): won Chilukki S., Churchill Downs, Gr.2; grandam of SILENT TIMES (IRE): won Champagne S., Doncaster, Gr.2, ROCK OF ROCHELLE (USA): won Renaissance S., Curragh, Gr.3. Black Speck (USA): winner at 3 years in France; dam of HOMEBOUND (USA): won Prix de Sandringham, Chantilly, Gr.2. DARBY CREEK ROAD (USA): 6 wins in U.S.A. inc. Saratoga Special S., Saratoga, Gr.2, placed 2nd Wood Memorial S., Aqueduct, Gr.1; sire.