Gold Cup G1 - Yeats

Filed on 18 Jun 2009 @ 15:21

Stallion statistics: Sadler's Wells

GOLD CUP-G1

£250,000, Ascot, 6-18, 4yo/up, 2 1/2mT, 4:20.73, gd/fm.

1--YEATS (IRE), 128, h, 8
Sadler's Wells--Lyndonville (Ire), by Top Ville (Ire)
O-Susan Magnier & Diane Nagle; B-Barronstown Stud & Orpendale; T-Aidan O'Brien; J-Johnny Murtagh; £141,925.

2--Patkai (Ire), 126, c, 4
Indian Ridge (Ire)--Olympienne (Ire), by Sadler's Wells.
O/B-Ballymacoll Stud Farm Ltd; T-Sir Michael Stoute; £53,800.

3--Geordieland (Fr), 128, h, 8
Johann Quatz (Fr)--Aerdee (Fr), by Highest Honor (Fr).
O-A Taylor, K Conlan & D Carberry; B-Mlle Michele Bliard; T-Jamie Osborne; £26,925.

Margins: 3HF, 15, 3 1/4. Odds: 6-4, 9-2, 11-4.
Also Ran: Sagara, Eastern Anthem (Ire), Hindu Kush (Ire), Centennial (Ire). DNF: Veracity (GB), Washington Irving (Ire).

Yeats is a half-brother to Tsukuba Symphony (Danehill), Grade One placed in Japan and Listed winner Solksjaer out of a winning half-sister to Group One Fillies' Mile winner Ivanka as well as the useful Pretoria and Keen Cut.

Sadler's Wells now has 11 stakes winners in Europe this year - more than any other sire; his earnings of £1.4 million outranks all his sire sons bar Galileo and puts him in fourth by European earnings on the leading sires' table.

Pedigree of YEATS (IRE), 2001

Sadler’s Wells
1981
Northern Dancer
1961
Nearctic
1954
Nearco
Lady Angela
Natalma
1957
Native Dancer
Almahmoud
Fairy Bridge
1975
Bold Reason
1968
Hail To Reason
Lalun
Special
1969
Forli
Thong
Lyndonville
1988
Top Ville
1976
High Top
1969
Derring-Do
Camenae
Sega Ville
1968
Charlottesville
La Sega
Diamond Land
1978
Sparkler
1968
Hard Tack
Diamond Spur
Canaan
1966
Santa Claus
Rustic Bridge
Filed on 18 Jun 2009 @ 15:21