Golden Jubilee Stakes G1 - Art Connoisseur

Filed on 20 Jun 2009 @ 14:52

Race report
Stallion statistics: Lucky Story

GOLDEN JUBILEE S.-G1

£450,000, Ascot, 6-20, 3yo/up, 6fT, 1:14.90, gd/fm.

1--ART CONNOISSEUR (IRE), 123, c, 3
Lucky Story--Withorwithoutyou (Ire), by Danehill
O-Richard Green; B-D McDonnell; T-Michael Bell; J-Tom Queally; £278,457.

2--Cannonball, 130, g, 4
Catienus--No Deadline, by Skywalker.
O/B-Kenneth L & Sarah K Ramsey; T-Wesley Ward; £105,556.

3--Lesson in Humility (Ire), 127, f, 4
Mujadil--Vanity (Ire), by Thatching (Ire).
O-Michael Nelmes-Crocker; B-Kevin Quinn; T-Karl Burke; £52,826.

Margins: NK, 2HF, 1HF. Odds: 20-1, 11-1, 33-1.
Also Ran: J J the Jet Plane (SAf), Sacred Kingdom (Aus), Diabolical, Strike the Deal, Duff (Ire), Regal Parade (GB), King's Apostle (Ire), Bushranger (Ire), Ialysos (Gr), Kingsgate Native (Ire), Intrepid Jack (GB).
Non runner: Takeover Target (Aus).

A 55,000 gns Tattersalls yearling, Art Connoisseur is the first foal out a 7f winning mare, herself a half-sister to three winners, out of an unraced half-sister to the dam of Balanchine, Romanov and Red Slippers.

This is the ninth winner and first stakes winner of the season for Tweenhills sire Lucky Story. Today's prize money rockets him to fourth spot on the second crop sires' table; he was 10th on last year's first crop sires' table with eight individual winners.

Pedigree of ART CONNOISSEUR (IRE), 2006

Lucky Story
2001
Kris S
1977
Roberto
1969
Hail To Reason
Bramalea
Sharp Queen
1965
Princequillo
Bridgework
Spring Flight
1987
Miswaki
1978
Mr Prospector
Hopespringseternal
Coco La Investment
1975
Coco la Terreur
Great Investment
Withorwithoutyou
2001
Danehill
1986
Danzig
1977
Northern Dancer
Pas De Nom
Razyana
1981
His Majesty
Spring Adieu
Morningsurprice
1995
Future Storm
1990
Storm Cat
Sea Sands
Morning Has Broken
1974
Prince John
A Wind Is Rising
Filed on 20 Jun 2009 @ 14:52