Racing Post Trophy G1 - St Nicholas Abbey

Filed on 24 Oct 2009 @ 15:03

Stallion statistics: Montjeu

RACING POST TROPHY-G1

£200,000, Doncaster, 10-24, 2yo, c/f, 1mT, 1:39.62, gd/sf.

1--ST NICHOLAS ABBEY (IRE), 126, c, 2
Montjeu (Ire)--Leaping Water (GB), by Sure Blade
O-Derrick Smith, Susan Magnier & Michael Tabor; B-Barton Bloodstock & Villiers Syndicate; T-Aidan O'Brien; J-Johnny
Murtagh; £113,540.

2--Elusive Pimpernel, 124, c, 2
Elusive Quality--Cara Fantasy (Ire), by Sadler's Wells.
O/B-Windflower Overseas Holdings Inc; T-John Dunlop; £43,040.

3--Al Zir, 124, c, 2
Medaglia d'Oro--Bayou Plans, by Bayou Hebert.
O-Godolphin; B-Jacks or Better Farm Inc; T-Saeed bin Suroor; £21,540.

Margins: 3 3/4, 2HF, NK. Odds: 13-8, 4-1, 9-2.
Also Ran: Dancing David (Ire), Morana (Ire), Shakespearean (Ire), Hanson'd (Ire), Al Ghazal, Musaafer (Ire), Coordinated Cut (Ire), Elusive Award.
Non runner: Big Audio (Ire).

A 200,000 gns yearling, St Nicholas Abbey is a brother to the winner Cascata and a half brother to Grade Two winner Grammmarian, out of an unraced half sister to Group One Criterium de Saint-Cloud and Grade One Canadian International winner Ballingarry, Group One Racing Post Trophy winner Aristotle, Group One St James's Palace Stakes and Prix Jean Prat winner Starborough and Group Three winner Spanish Falls, all out of Group One Moyglare Stud Stakes winner Flamenco Wave.

Montjeu has 11 European stakes winners this year, 5% of his 231 runners, amongst his 75 individual winners, with St Nicholas Abbey, Fame And Glory and Jukebox Jury all Group One winners.

Pedigree of ST NICHOLAS ABBEY (IRE), 2007

Montjeu
1996
Sadler’s Wells
1981
Northern Dancer
1961
Nearctic
Natalma
Fairy Bridge
1975
Bold Reason
Special
Floripedes
1985
Top Ville
1976
High Top
Sega Ville
Toute Cy
1979
Tennyson
Adele Toumignon
Leaping Water
1990
Sure Blade
1983
Kris
1976
Sharpen Up
Doubly Sure
Double Lock
1975
Home Guard
St Padina
Flamenco Wave
1986
Desert Wine
1980
Damascus
Anne Campbell
Armada Way
1976
Sadair
Hurry Call
Filed on 24 Oct 2009 @ 15:03