Prix de la Foret G1 - Varenar

Filed on 3 Oct 2009 @ 13:49

Stallion statistics: Rock Of Gibraltar

TOTAL PRIX DE LA FORET-G1

€250,000, Longchamp, 10-3, 3yo/up, 7fT, 1:19.20, gd.

1--VARENAR (FR), 126, c, 3
Rock of Gibraltar (Ire)--Visor, by Mr. Prospector
O/B-His Highness The Aga Khan; T-A de Royer-Dupre; J-S Pasquier; €142,850.

2--Sweet Hearth, 122, f, 3
Touch Gold--Sweet Gold, by Gilded Time.
O-Investimenti Immobiliari Ri.Ma; B-Westwind Farm; T-Alain de Royer-Dupre; €57,150.

3--Goldikova (Ire), 125, f, 4
Anabaa--Born Gold, by Blushing Groom (Fr).
O/B-Wertheimer & Frere; T-Freddy Head; €28,575.

Margins: SHD, HF, 3. Odds: 19.60, 60.00, 0.40.
Also Ran: Cat Junior, Balthazaar's Gift (Ire), Dunkerque (Fr), Smooth Operator (Ger), Calrissian (Ger), Border Patrol (GB), Mariol (Fr), Soneva, Welsh Emperor (Ire), Opera Comica (Brz).
*Oiseau de Feu was disqualified from sixth and placed last.

Varenar is out of the unraced mare Visor, who is also the dam of the Group One-placed winner Visionary, the Group-placed Visionnaire - later the dam of Group Three winner Visionario - Group Three winner Visorama and Group Two winner Visindar.

This is the fourth stakes winner of the season for Rock Of Gibraltar, who has 69 winners at a 36% strike rate. His 70 yearlings sold so far this year are averaging £51,491.

Pedigree of VARENAR (FR), 2006

Rock Of Gibraltar
1999
Danehill
1986
Danzig
1977
Northern Dancer
Pas De Nom
Razyana
1981
His Majesty
Spring Adieu
Offshore Boom
1985
Be My Guest
1974
Northern Dancer
What A Treat
Push A Button
1980
Bold Lad
River Lady
Visor
1989
Mr Prospector
1970
Raise A Native
1961
Native Dancer
Raise You
Gold Digger
1962
Nashua
Sequence
Look
1984
Spectacular Bid
1976
Bold Bidder
Spectacular
Tuerta
1970
Forli
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