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Criterium International G1 - Vert De Grece

Filed on 31 Oct 2014 @ 10:53


€250,000, Saint-Cloud, 10-30, 2yo, c/f, 8fT, 1:43.16, sf

1--VERT DE GRECE (IRE), 126, c, 2
Verglas (Ire)--Tiny Petal (Ire), by Grand Lodge

Second to subsequent Group One winner Gleneagles in the Group Two Futurity Stakes when trained by John Joseph Murphy last time, Vert De Grece has since moved to Roger Varian following a private sale. A €15,000 Goffs foal, he fetched £32,000 at the DBS Premier Sale as a yearling. He is a half brother to the winner Nancy Rose, out of an unraced Grand Lodge mare. The third dam, Trusted Partner, won the Irish 1,000 Guineas, and is a sister to two Group winners out of dual Grade One winner Talking Picture.

Prix de Flore G3 - Fate

Filed on 31 Oct 2014 @ 10:42


€80,000, Saint-Cloud, 10-30, 3yo/up, f/m, 10 1/2fT, 2:15.37, sf

1--FATE (FR), 123, m, 5
Teofilo (Ire)--Specificity, by Alleged

This is the first stakes win for the Alain de Royer-Dupre-trained five-year-old Fate, who was second in the Group Two Prix Corrida last season. She is a half sister to multiple Group One winner - including the Champion Stakes - Pride, and to Specifically, the dam of Speciosa, out of the Listed winner Specificity, herself a half sister to St Leger winner Touching Wood.

Prix Perth G3 - Flamingo Star

Filed on 31 Oct 2014 @ 10:36


€80,000, Saint-Cloud, 10-30, 3yo/up, 8fT 1:41.72, sf

1--FLAMINGO STAR (GER), 130, c, 4
Areion (Ger)--Flamingo Island (Ger), by Acatenango (Ger)

This is the third Group Three win for Flamingo Star, who won the Group Three Herzog von Ratibor Rennen as a juvenile in 2012 and added a Dusseldorf Group Three earlier this month. He is a three parts brother to Group Two Derby Italiano winner Feuerblitz (who is by Areion's sire Big Shuffle) and five other winners out of a sister to Group Two Idee Hansa Preis and Preis der Diana winner Flamingo Road and half sister to Group Three Oleander Rennen winner Flamingo Paradise, as well as the winning dam of Group One Irish Derby winner Frozen Fire.

River Eden Fillies' Stakes L - Hidden Gold

Filed on 31 Oct 2014 @ 10:25


£40,000, Lingfield, 10-30, 3yo/up, f, 13f (AWT), 2:39.70, ft

1--HIDDEN GOLD (IRE), 122, f, 3
Shamardal--Melikah (Ire), by Lammtarra

Unraced as a juvenile, Darley homebred Hidden Gold has had a successful three-year-old campaign, winning five of her eight starts, with her first try in stakes company. She is a half sister to Group Two Grand Prix de Deauville and Arc third Masterstroke. The dam is Listed Pretty Polly Stakes winner Melikah, who also placed second in the Oaks and Irish Oaks. She is a half sister to Sea The Stars (Cape Cross), Urban Ocean (Bering), Galileo (Sadler's Wells), Black Sam Bellamy (Sadler's Wells), All Too Beautiful (Sadler's Wells), My Typhoon (Giant's Causeway) and Cherry Hinton (Green Desert), out of the Arc winner Urban Sea (Miswaki), a half sister to 2000 Guineas winner King's Best (Kingmambo) and Group Three winner Allez Les Trois (Riverman).

Record Tattersalls HIT Sale concludes with 16% rise in aggregate

Filed on 31 Oct 2014 @ 10:21

The Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale continued in strong fashion on Thursday's final day, albeit at a lower level than the previous three days. The final session saw 186 lots sold for 1,288,800 guineas at an average of 6,929 guineas and a median of 4,500 guineas. The clearance for the day stood at 89%, marginally ahead of the clearance rate for the sale which was a remarkable 88%. The four day sale saw a total of 922 lots sell for a record 24,304,100 guineas, which was a 16% increase on the 2013 renewal. The average and median also rose, by 13% and 30% respectively to 26,360 guineas and 13,000 guineas.

Fleur de Lys Fillies' Stakes L - Tearless

Filed on 30 Oct 2014 @ 16:46


£40,000, Lingfield, 10-30, 3yo/up, f, 8f (AWT), 1:35.03, ft

1--TEARLESS (GB), 127, f, 4
Street Cry (Ire)--Playful Act (Ire), by Sadler's Wells

The winner of her first two starts, Tearless was just seventh in Listed company last time, but returned from a break to post a career high here. Bred by Darley, she is a full sister to Graded stakes winner Anjaz and half sister to the Listed-placed Giants Play, out of Group One Fillies Mile winner Playful Act, a $10.5m broodmare purchase for Sheikh Mohammed and a half sister to Group winners Nathaniel, Great Heavens, Percussionist and Echoes In Eternity, out of Group Three winner Magnificient Style.

Havana Cooler tops record session at Tattersalls HIT

Filed on 30 Oct 2014 @ 10:35

Son of Hurricane Run sells for 425,000 gns as median rises 43%

The third day of the Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale saw a record turnover for a session at the sale with 256 lots sold for 10,032,000 guineas. The major indicators were all up on the corresponding session last year with the average up 33% to 39,188 guineas and the median up 43% to 20,000 guineas. The top priced lot for the day and the sale was Havana Cooler at 425,000 guineas who was one of five lots to sell for 300,000 guineas or more. As was the case yesterday, the clearance was outstanding at 90%.

Producer tops Tattersalls Tuesday at 250,000 gns

Filed on 29 Oct 2014 @ 08:38

Aggregate rises 15% as 19 lots fetch six-figure sums

The action stepped up a notch on Tuesday's second day of the Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale with nineteen lots selling for 100,000 guineas or more, including three that doubled that figure. A total of 250 lots were sold for 7,532,300 guineas, a rise of 15% on the corresponding session last year, whilst the average rose 8% to 30,129 guineas and the median stayed constant at 16,000 guineas. The clearance was an impressive 90%.

Black Granite heads Tattersalls HIT opener at 155,000 gns

Filed on 28 Oct 2014 @ 08:12

Median rises 40% as clearance rate rises to 85%

The Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale got off to a strong start on Monday with eight lots topping six-figures and the median and average both well up. A total of 230 lots were sold for 5,451,000 guineas, at an average of 23,700 guineas and a median of 14,000 guineas. The average and median rose of 11% and 40% respectively compared with last year’s opening session.

Premio Lydia Tesio G1 - Final Score

Filed on 27 Oct 2014 @ 09:20


€242,000, Capanelle, 10-26, 3yo/up, f&m, 10fT, 2:02.00, gd

1--FINAL SCORE (IRE), 123, f, 3
Dylan Thomas (Ire)--Holy Moon (Ire), by Hernando (Fr)

This is the second Group win for Final Score, who won the Group Two Oaks d'Italia in May, with her only defeat coming when fifth in the Ribblesdale after that. She is a half sister to Charity Line, who won this and the Oaks d'Italia last season, and to 2012 Oaks d'Italia winner Cherry Collect.

Final Line becomes Dylan Thomas's second Italian Group One winner in a week, following Dylan Mouth's Gran Premio del Jockey Club success at Milan.

Premio Guido Berardelli G3 - Misterious Boy

Filed on 27 Oct 2014 @ 09:17


€77,000, Capanelle, 2yo, 9fT, 1:50.60, gd

1--MISTERIOUS BOY (IRE), 124, c, 2
Arcano (Ire)--Biz Bar (GB), by Tobougg (Ire)

Misterious Boy is now unbeaten in four starts. He is a half brother to last season's Group One Gran Premio di Milano and Group Two Italian Derby winner Biz The Nurse, out of Italian Listed winner Biz Bar, herself out of a winning Trempolino mare. The third dam is a winning half sister to dual Group One winner Niniski.

This is the first Group winner for freshman sire Arcano.

Prix Royal-Oak G1 - Tac De Boistron

Filed on 27 Oct 2014 @ 09:14


€350,000, Longchamp, 10-26, 3yo/up, 15 1/2fT, 3:32.73, vsf

1--TAC DE BOISTRON (FR), 130, g, 7
Take Risks (Fr)--Pondiki (Fr), by Sicyos

Seven year old Tac De Boistron has been lightly campaigned this season, winning the Sagaro Stakes and finishing second in the Yorkshire Cup before returning to win this for the second year running. His previous wins include the Group Two Prix Maurice de Nieuil in 2012. He is a half brother to the Grade Two-placed winning hurdler de Boitron.

Criterium de Vitesse L - Dikta Del Mar

Filed on 27 Oct 2014 @ 09:11


€55,000, Longchamp, 10-26, 2yo, 5fT, :58.66, vsf

1--DIKTA DEL MAR (SPA), 125, f, 2
Diktat (GB)--Marmaria (Spa), by Limpid (GB)

A maiden stakes win for Spanish raider Dikta Del Mar, who was Listed-placed at Vichy in July. She is a half sister to two winners, out of a winning half sister to multiple Listed winner Abdel, and will be offered at Tattersalls HIT Sale this week.

Eyrefield Stakes L - Parish Boy

Filed on 27 Oct 2014 @ 09:08


€42,000, Leopardstown, 10-26, 2yo, 9fT, 1:54.38, yl

1--PARISH BOY (GB), 129, c, 2
New Approach (Ire)--Requesting (GB), by Rainbow Quest

The Jim Bolger-trained Parish Boy confirms form with Order Of St George, whom he beat in a Naas maiden on his previous start, in July, and could now head on a campaign similar to his sire. A Darley homebred, he is a half brother to the Group Three-placed Dr Faustus, out of an unraced Rainbow Quest half sister to Nassau Stakes winner Last Second (the dam of Aussie Rules), Doncaster Cup winner Alleluia (the dam of Group One winner Allegretto), the Classic-placed Listed winner Arrikala, Listed winner Alouette (the dam of Group One winners Albanova and Alborada) and Jude, the dam of Yesterday and Quarter Moon.

This is the fourth stakes winner of a relatively quiet third crop season for New Approach. His 59 winners are headed by Nassau Stakes winner Sultanina.

Knockaire Stakes L - Kanes Pass

Filed on 27 Oct 2014 @ 09:06


€42,000, Leopardstown, 10-26, 3yo/up, 7fT, 1:29.26, yl

1--KANES PASS (IRE), 128, m, 5
Clodovil (Ire)--Pagan Game (Ire), by Montjeu (Ire)

Grosser Preis der Mehl Mulhens G3 - Good Donna

Filed on 27 Oct 2014 @ 08:57


€55,000, Hanover, 10-26, 3yo/up, f/m, 11fT, 2:27.14, sf

1--GOOD DONNA (GER), 125, f, 3
Doyen (Ire)--Good Harmony (GB), by King's Best

Grosser Preis der Gestut Etzean L - Fuscetta

Filed on 27 Oct 2014 @ 08:55


€25,000, Hanover, 10-26, 2yo, f, 7fT, 1:31.93, sf

1--FUSCETTA (GER), 123, f, 2
Tiger Hill (Ire)--Fusca (Ger), by Lando (Ger)

Grosser Preis der Deutschen Bank L - Goiania

Filed on 27 Oct 2014 @ 08:52


€25,000, Hanover, 10-26, 3yo/up, f/m, 7fT, 1:30.65, sf

1--GOIANIA (GB), 123, f, 3
Oasis Dream (GB)-- Goathemala (Ger), by Black Sam Bellamy (Ire)

Premio Conte Felice Scheibler L - Cape Magic

Filed on 27 Oct 2014 @ 08:50


€41,800, Capanelle, 10-26, 3yo, 10fT, 2:03.30, gd

1--CAPE MAGIC (Ire), 122, f, 3
Cape Cross (Ire)--Galley (GB), by Zamindar

Premio Ubaldo Pandolfi L - Spicy Jam

Filed on 27 Oct 2014 @ 08:48


€41,800, Capanelle, 10-26, 2yo, f, 6fT, 1:09.6, gd

1--SPICY JAM (GB), 125, f, 2
Holy Roman Emperor (Ire)--Jalys (Ire), by Sri Pekan

Racing Post Trophy G1 - Elm Park

Filed on 25 Oct 2014 @ 14:53


£216,000, Doncaster, 10-25, 2yo, 8fT, 1:43.82, sf

1--ELM PARK (GB), 127, c, 2
Phoenix Reach (Ire)--Lady Brora (GB), by Dashing Blade (GB)

Homebred by Kingsclere Stud, the progressive Elm Park has now won four of his five starts, having made all for an impressive victory in the Listed Stonehenge Stakes before winning the Group Two Royal Lodge Stakes last time. He is the second foal out of the Dashing Blade mare Lady Brora, a Great Leighs maiden winner. She descends from a line of mares nurtured by the Balding family stretching back another four generations to Anippe, purchased from an owner by Ian Balding in the early 1960's.

Elm Park was the first Group winner, and becomes the first Group One winner, for his sire Phoenix Reach, who covered just nine mares this year.

Prix des Sablonnets L - Jolly Good Kitten

Filed on 25 Oct 2014 @ 14:46


€55,000, Nantes, 10-25, 2yo, 8fT, 1:45.37, vsf

1--JOLLY GOOD KITTEN (USA), 128, c, 2
Kitten's Joy--Ballade's Girl, by Saint Ballado

A step forward for Jolly Good Kitten, who won a maiden over course and distance 12 days ago. A Ramsey family homebred out of the Saint Bellado mare Ballade's Girl, he becomes the fifth European stakes winner for Kitten's Joy.

Killavullan Stakes G3 - Steip Amach

Filed on 25 Oct 2014 @ 14:27


€60,000, Leopardstown, 10-25, 2yo, 7fT, 1:32.96, yl/sf

1--STEIP AMACH (IRE), 126, f, 2
Vocalised--Ceist Eile (Ire), by Noverre

Jim Bolger's homebred filly Steip Amach registered her first career win here when seeing off Ballydoye's Royal Navy Ship by three quarters of a length. She is a half sister to the Listed-placed Ceisteach, out of the placed Noverre mare Ceist Eile, herself a €160,000 yearling and a half sister to two winners out of a half sister to Germand Group Two winner Giant Sandman and the dam of Group One Prix de l'Opera winner Shalanaya and Group Two Prix Chaudenay winner Shankardeh. The next dam, Group Three winner Sharamana, is a half sister to Shergar.

Radley Stakes L - Russian Punch

Filed on 25 Oct 2014 @ 14:15


£30,000, Newbury, 10-25, 2yo, f, 7fT, 1:31.81, sf

1--RUSSIAN PUNCH (GB), 126, f, 2
Archipenko--Punch Drunk (GB), by Beat Hollow (GB)

This is the third career win, and first at stakes level, for the James Given-trained Russian Punch, the first winner out of the winning Beat Hollow mare Punch Drunk, herself a half sister to three winners.

This is the third stakes winner for Archipenko, and the first from his second crop. The Lanwades resident had a notable first last weekend, with Madame Chiang becoming his maiden Group One winner.