Coronation Stakes G1 - Ghanaati

Filed on 19 Jun 2009 @ 15:00

Race report
Stallion statistics: Giant's Causeway

CORONATION S.-G1

£250,000, Ascot, 6-19, 3yo, f, 1mT, 1:38.32 (NTR), gd/fm.

1--GHANAATI, 126, f, 3
Giant's Causeway--Sarayir (MSW-Eng), by Mr. Prospector
O-Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum; B-Shadwell Farm LLC; T-Barry Hills; J-Richard Hills; £154,698.

2--Reggane (GB), 126, f, 3
Red Ransom--Reine Zao (Fr), by Alzao.
O/B-Haras de la Perelle; T-Alain de Royer-Dupre; £58,642.

3--Rainbow View, 126, f, 3
Dynaformer--No Matter What, by Nureyev.
O-George Strawbridge; B-Augustin Stable; T-John Gosden; £29,348.

Margins: 2, 2 1/4, 2. Odds: 2-1, 9-1, 13-2.
Also Ran: Elusive Wave (Ire), Lahaleeb (Ire), Heart Shaped, Again (Ire), Nashmiah (Ire), Chintz (Ire), Baliyana (Ire).

Ghanaati is bred in the purple, being a granddaughter of Height of Fashion, purchased from the Queen by Sheikh Hamdan. As well as producing Ghanaati's dam Sarayir, a Listed winner, she has produced Nashwan, Nayef and Unfuwain.

Giant's Causeway has three stakes winners and 23 individual winners in Europe this year, with his two-year-olds fetching up to $600,000 this spring. His son Footstepsinthesand heads the first crop sires' list.

Pedigree of GHANAATI (USA), 2006

Giant's Causeway
1997
Storm Cat
1983
Storm Bird
1978
Northern Dancer
South Ocean
Terlingua
1976
Secretariat
Crimson Saint
Mariah's Storm
1991
Rahy
1985
Blushing Groom
Glorious Song
Immense
1979
Roberto
Imsodear
Sarayir
1994
Mr Prospector
1970
Raise A Native
1961
Native Dancer
Raise You
Gold Digger
1962
Nashua
Sequence
Height Of Fashion
1979
Bustino
1971
Busted
Ship Yard
Highclere
1971
Queen's Hussar
Highlight
Filed on 19 Jun 2009 @ 15:00