Prix de l'Opera G1 - Shalanaya

Filed on 4 Oct 2009 @ 13:37

Stallion statistics: Lomitas

QATAR PETROLEUM PRIX DE L'OPERA-G1

€250,000, Longchamp, 10-4, 3yo/up, f/m, 1 1/4mT, 2:01.80, gd.

1--SHALANAYA (IRE), 123, f, 3
Lomitas (GB)--Shalamantika (Ire), by Nashwan
O-H H The Aga Khan; B-H H The Aga Khan's Studs SC; T-Mikel Delzangles; J-Maxime Guyon; €142,850.

2--Board Meeting (Ire), 123, f, 3
Anabaa--Bright Moon, by Alysheba.
O-Ecurie Wildenstein; B-Dayton Investments Ltd; T-Elie Lellouche; €57,150.

3--Midday (GB), 123, f, 3
Oasis Dream (GB)--Midsummer (GB), by Kingmambo.
O-Khalid Abdullah; B-Juddmonte Farms; T-Henry Cecil; €28,575.

Margins: 1HF, SHD, 3/4. Odds: 18.50, 3.80, 11.00.
Also Ran: Alpine Rose (Fr), Crystal Capella (GB), Lady Marian (Ger), Again (Ire), Article Rare, Night Magic (Ger).
Non runners: Chinese White (Ire), Eclair de Lune (Ger).

Bred by the Aga Khan, Shalanaya is out of the Listed-placed winner Shalamantika, herself out of Group Three Prix Minerve winner Sharamana, a half sister to Shergar.

Shalanaya is one of two stakes winners this season for Lomitas, and his first Group winner. All up, the son of Niniski has 53 winners at a 42% strike rate, and has seen six yearlings sell in Germany this year for an average of £20,348.

Pedigree of SHALANAYA (IRE), 2006

Lomitas
1988
Niniski
1976
Nijinsky
1967
Northern Dancer
Flaming Page
Virginia Hills
1971
Tom Rolfe
Ridin’ Easy
La Colorada
1981
Surumu
1974
Literat
Surama
La Dorada
1974
Kronzeuge
Love In
Shalamantika
1999
Nashwan
1986
Blushing Groom
1974
Red God
Runaway Bride
Height Of Fashion
1979
Bustino
Highclere
Sharamana
1991
Darshaan
1981
Shirley Heights
Delsy
Sharmeen
1972
Val De Loir
Nasreen
Filed on 4 Oct 2009 @ 13:37