Stakes Results

Duchess of Cambridge Cherry Hinton Stakes G2 - Illuminate

Filed on 10 Jul 2015 @ 14:03

The Richard Hannon-trained Illuminate is now unbeaten in two starts, having beaten subsequent Listed Naas Fillies' Sprint Stakes winner Great Page on debut at Salisbury ahead of victory in the Group Three Albany Stakes last time. A £95,000 DBS yearling, she is a half sister to two winners out of an unraced Green Desert half sister to Italian Group Three winner Lady Catherine, who also placed second in the Oaks d'Iatlia. The second dam, Queen Catherine, was a Listed winner in France, and is herself a half sister to the dams of three stakes winners, including Group One Criterium de Saint-Cloud winner Prince Gibraltar.

Sir Henry Cecil Stakes L - Tupi

Filed on 10 Jul 2015 @ 13:26


£40,000, Newmarket, 7-9, 3yo, 8fT, 1:38.10, g/f

1--TUPI (IRE), 132, c, 3
Tamayuz (GB)--Carioca (Ire), by Rakti (GB)

This is the second stakes win for Tupi, who has run some fine races in defeat, notably when second to Highland Reel in the Group Two Vintage Stakes, and who lowered the track record in the Charles II Stakes in May. A 100,000 gns Tattersalls yearling, he is the first foal out of Italian Listed winner Carioca, from the family of 2000 Guineas winner Mystico and South african champion juvenile filly All Is Secret.

Princess of Wales's Stakes G2 - Big Orange

Filed on 9 Jul 2015 @ 14:29


£100,000, Newmarket, 7-9, 3yo/up, 12fT, 2:29, g/f

1--BIG ORANGE (GB), 128, g, 4
Duke of Marmalade (Ire)--Miss Brown To You (Ire), by Fasliyev

The winner of the Listed Chester Stakes and Noel Murless Stakes last season, Big Orange took a step forward here to post a new career high. He is a half brother to a winner out of a winning half sister to Hong Kong star Military Attack, dual Group Three winner Almaty and the dam of Red Cadeaux. The third dam is Al Bahathri, the dam of Haffhd and Munir.

A fine run of form continues for Duke Of Marmalade, who is now based in South Africa. Having had three Classic winners in Sound Of Freedom, Star Of Seville and Nutan, four year old Big Orange strikes to become the third group winners from his second crop.

July Stakes G2 - Shalaa

Filed on 9 Jul 2015 @ 13:49


£80,000, Newmarket, 7-9, 2yo, c/g, 6fT, 1:11.19, g/f

1--SHALAA (IRE), 126, c, 2
Invincible Spirit (Ire)--Ghurra,by War Chant

Eighth of eight on debut at Newbury and described as a work in progress by his trainer, Shalaa got his act together to win a Newbury maiden a fortnight later, and stretched clear here to outclass his rivals. A 100,000 gns Tattersalls foal, he fetched 170,000 gns as a yearling and is a half brother to two winners out of the Grade Three-placed Ghurra, a 90,000 gns broodmare purchase from Shadwell in 2005 who sold again three years later, this time for 320,000 gns. The second dam, Futuh, produced nine winners in all, including Group One Middle Park winner Hayil and five other stakes performers.

This is the first juvenile stakes winner of the season for Invincible Spirit. His 2013 crop was covered at a fee of €60,000 and averaged £180,000 as yearlings, with a hogh price of £875,000 coming at Arqana.

Bahrain Trophy G3 - Mr Singh

Filed on 9 Jul 2015 @ 13:18


£100,000, Newmarket, 7-9, 3yo, 13fT, 2:42.99, g/f

1--MR SINGH (GB),127, c, 3
High Chaparral (Ire)--Sundari (Ire), by Danehill

Unraced until last December, Mr Singh won a Newbury maiden in April and was fifth behind Storm The Stars in the Listed Cocked Hat Stakes in May before finishing a fine second to Balios in the Group Two King Edward VII Stakes last time. He is the first winner out of Group Two Cherry Hinton third Sundari, a Danehill half sister to five winners. The second dam is a winning Sir Ivor daughter of Aqueduct stakes winner Emmaline.

Prix de Saint-Patrick L - Arctic Gyr

Filed on 9 Jul 2015 @ 08:04


€55,000, Chantilly, 7-8, 3yo, c/g, 8fT, 1:37.50, gd

1--ARCTIC GYR (IRE), 123, c, 3
Invincible Spirit (Ire)--Cephalonie, by Kris S.

A winning stakes debut for the Andre Fabre-trained Arctic Gyr, who has been placed on all five starts, winning three. He is a brother/half brother to three winners, including Listed Sandringham Handicap winner Festivale, out of a winning Kris S mare. She in turn is a half sister to Japanese Listed winner Fifty Oner, out of a half sister to Listed winner Espero. The third dam, Hydro Caldo, won the Group Two Prix d'Astarte and placed second in the French Guineas, and is herself a half sister to Group One winners Machiavellian and Exit To Nowhere, out of Coup De Folie.

Pipalong Stakes L - Nakuti

Filed on 7 Jul 2015 @ 15:17


£40,000, Pontefract, 7-7, 4yo/up, f, 8f 4yT, 1:45.93, gd

1--NAKUTI (IRE), 126, f, 4
Mastercraftsman (Ire)--Sheba Five, by Five Star Day

This is the third career win, and first at stakes level, for Nakuti, who has won prize money on 16 of her 22 starts. A €30,000 Goffs foal purchase, she is a half sister to a winner out of a placed half sister to the Group Two-placed multiple Listed winner Arch Rebel and US Listed winner on My Dime. The second dam is a half sister to two stakes winners as well as the dam of Grade One Arkansas Derby winner Archarcharch, out of Grade One Hollywood Oaks winner Pattern Step.

This is the 11th stakes winner from Mastercraftsman's first crop - an 11% strike rate. His second crop (three year olds of 2015) has recorded a single stakes winner so far.

Lenebane Stakes L - Panama Hat

Filed on 7 Jul 2015 @ 14:58


€45,000, Roscommon, 7-6, 3yo/up, 12fT, 2:33.73, gd

1--PANAMA HAT (GB), 137, g, 4
Medicean (GB)--Street Style (Ire), by Rock of Gibraltar (Ire)

The winner of a five-timer in handicaps from 10f to 12f as a three year old last summer, Panama Hat was second in the Listed Saval Beg stakes a month ago, and bounced back from a below-par run in the Curragh Cup last time to record a maiden black type success here. A 28,000 gns Tattersalls foal, he fetched €55,000 as a yearling at Goffs and is the first winner out of a winning half sister to Belmont Grade One winner Luas Line. The second dam is a half sister to Group Three May Hill winner Intimate Guest and to the winning dam of Group One winners Prince Arch and Kingsfort.

146th Deutsches Derby G1 - Nutan

Filed on 7 Jul 2015 @ 14:35


€650,000, Hamburg, 7-5, 3yo, c/f, 12fT, 2:30.54, gd

1--NUTAN (IRE), 128, c, 3
Duke of Marmalade (Ire)--Neele (Ire), by Peintre Celebre

Third behind the well-beaten favourite Shimrano in the Group Two Oppenheim-Uniopn Rennen last time, Nutan enjoyed the perfect trip here to register a Classic win on just his fourth start. He is a half brother to two qwinners (from three runners) including Group One Grosser Preis von Berlin winner Nymphea out of a Group Three-placed Peintre Celebre mare Neele, herself a half sister to Group Two Oaks d'Italia winner Night Of Magic and Listed winner Night Serenade. The second dam is a half sister to Group Two Preis der Diana winner Night Petticoat, later the dam of Group One German Derby winner Next Desert.

Brownstown Stakes G3 - Ainippe

Filed on 7 Jul 2015 @ 14:31


€75,000, Fairyhouse, 7-5, 3yo/up, f/m, 7fT, 1:27.12, g/f

1--AINIPPE (IRE), 129, f, 3
Captain Rio (GB)--Imitation (GB), by Darshaan (GB)

A Group Three double for for the Ger Lyons-trained Ainippe, who won the Group Three Ballyogan Stakes last time, and also won the Listed Curragh Stakes last August. She is a half sister to winners out of the Darshaan mare Imitation, an unraced sister to Group Two winner and Group One-placed Darnay.

Prix Messidor G3 - Fractional

Filed on 7 Jul 2015 @ 14:28


€80,000, Maisons-Laffitte, 7-5, 3yo/up, 8fT, 1:38.40, gd

1--FRACTIONAL (IRE), 127, g, 6
Manduro (Ger)--Sharp Point (Ire), by Royal Academy

This is the fourth group win for Godolphin's Fractional. A Darley homebred, he is a half brother to dual Group Three winner Needlecraft out of the Group One-placed Listed winner Sharp Point, who was sold by Darley for €24,000 after foaling Fractional in 2009. Sharp Point is a half sister to Hong Kong Listed winner High Target, out of an unraced half sister to dual Guineas winner Tirol and the dam of Group One Phoenix Stakes winner Lavery.

Prix de Ris Orangis G3 - Son Cesio

Filed on 7 Jul 2015 @ 14:22


€80,000, Maisons-Laffitte, 7-5, 3yo/up, 6fT, 1:10.80, gd

1--SON CESIO (FR), 126, c, 4
Zafeen (Fr)--Slitana (Fr), by Dansili (GB)

Twice the winner of the Listed Prix Hampton and Group Three-placed at Baden-Baden last September, Son Cesio scored a breakthrough group win here. He is a half brother to a winner out of an unraced Dansili mare. The second dam is a half sister to Group Two Prix Hocquart winner Coroner, out of Listed winner and Group One Moyglare second Tamnia.

Prix Amandine L - Lady Sybil

Filed on 7 Jul 2015 @ 14:14


€55,000, Maisons-Laffitte, 7-5, 3yo, f, 7fT, 1:24.60, gd

1--LADY SYBIL (FR), 123, f, 3
Siyouni (Fr)--Arsila (Ire), by Tirol (Ire)

Fifth behind Saturday's Group Three winner Baghadur in the Listed Prix Marchand d'Or last time, having been a fine fourth in the Group Three Prix des Reservoirs as a juvenile, Lady Sybil asserted here for a maiden black type win. A €47,000 Arqana Breeze-Up purchase, she is a half sister to Listed winner Another World out of a winning Tirol mare.

Premio Giuseppe de Montel L - Exclusive Potion

Filed on 7 Jul 2015 @ 14:04


€41,800, San Siro, 7-5, 2yo, c&g, 7.5fT, 1:33.9 , gd/fm

1--EXCLUSIVE POTION (FR), 124, c, 2
Elusive City--Magie Noire (Ire), by Marju (Ire)

Premio Mantovani L - Dry Your Eyes

Filed on 7 Jul 2015 @ 14:01


€41,800, San Siro, 7-5, 2yo, f, 7.5fT 1.33.6 gd/fm

1-DRY YOUR EYES (ITY), 122, f, 2
Ramonti (Fr)--Tirsa (GB), by Benny The Dip

Coral Marathon L - Eye Of The Storm

Filed on 7 Jul 2015 @ 13:54


£37,000, Sandown, 7-4, 4yo/up, 16f 78yT, 3:37.62, g/f

1--EYE OF THE STORM (IRE), 126, h, 5
Galileo (Ire)-- Mohican Princess (GB), by Shirley Heights (GB)

Twice a Listed winner and a Group Three winner when trained by Aida O'Brien, Eye Of The Storm regained the winning thread for his new connections here. A €95,000 Goffs yearling, he is a half brother to Joel Stakes winner Satchem and to the Group Two-placed Oui Say Oui out of a Shirley Heights half sister to the Group Three-placed First Mohican. The second dam, Mohican Girl, is a dual Listed-winning half sister to Group One Fillies' Mile and Yorkshire Oaks winner Untold (who was also second in the Oaks) and to Yorkshire Oaks winner Sally Brown.

HAmburger Stuten-Preis G3 - Anna Katharina

Filed on 7 Jul 2015 @ 13:42


€55,000, Hamburg, 7-4, 3yo, f, 11fT, 2:19.59, gd

1--ANNA KATHARINA (GER), 128, f, 3
Kallisto (Ger)--Anna Desta (Ger), by Desert Style (Ire)

The winner of a Cologne maiden on her third start, Anna Katharina was second to the colt Nordic Flight in the Listed Iffezheimer Derby Trial last time, before progressing to this maiden stakes win. She is the first winner out of an unraced Desert Style half sister to Group Two Oppenheim Union-Rennen winner Aspectus. The second dam, Group winner Anna Thea, is herself out of a half sister to German champion filly Anna Paola.

This is the second Group winner for Kallisto, who achieves a high strike rate of winners from few runners.

Prix de la Porte Maillot G3 - Baghadur

Filed on 7 Jul 2015 @ 13:37


€80,000, Longchamp, 7-4, 3yo/up, 7fT, 1:18.61, gd

1--BAGHADUR (IRE), 119, c, 3
Zanzibari--Bargouzine, by Stravinsky

A three timer for Baghadur and a winning group debut, three weeks after he won the Listed Prix Marchand d'Or. He is the second foal and first winner out of the Listed-placed Stravinsky mare Bargouzine, herself a half sister to five winners, one of them Listed-placed, out of Argentine Grade Two winner Bailonguera, herself a half sister to Argentine Grade One winner Bonaventura.

This is the first group winner for Zanzibari, who stands at Haras de Grandcamp for €2,500. The second crop sire has eight career winners from 22 runners.

Eclipse Stakes G1 - Golden Horn

Filed on 4 Jul 2015 @ 14:49


£450,000, Sandown, 7-4, 3yo/up, 10f 7yT, 2:05.77, g/f

1--GOLDEN HORN (GB), 122, c, 3
Cape Cross (Ire)--Fleche d'Or (GB), by Dubai Destination

Golden Horn is unbeaten in five starts, having won the Listed Feilden Stakes at Newmarket in some style in April before surging into favouritism for the Derby with an emphatic victory in the Dante Stakes at York before running out an emphatic winner of the Derby last time. He is a half brother to Listed Lord Weinstock Memorial Stakes winner Eastern Belle out of the unraced Dubai Destination mare Fleche d'Or, who sold for 62,000 gns as a broodmare at Tattersalls in 2012, after foaling Golden Horn. She is a half sister to Group One Coronation Stakes winner Rebecca Sharp (herself a stakes producer) and Group Three winner and Derby sixth Mystic Knight, out of Listed winner Nuryana.

Golden Horn emulates Sea The Stars, a fellow colt by Cape Cross, in dropping from 12 f in the Derby to win the Eclipse.

Coral Distaff L - Blond Me

Filed on 4 Jul 2015 @ 14:16


£37,000, Sandown, 7-4, 3yo, f, 8f 14yT, 1:40.76, g/f

1--BLOND ME (IRE), 126, f, 3
Tamayuz (GB)--Holda (Ire), by Docksider

A substantial improvement from Andrew Balding's Blond Me, who won a Salisbury maiden last time. A 65,000 gns Tattersalls yearling, she is a half sister to two winners (from four runners) out of the winning Docksider mare Holda, a 30,000 gns broodmare purchase and herself a half sister to Sandown Group Three winner and Australian Group One winner Glass Harmonium. The second dam, Spring Symphony, is a half sister to Group One King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes and St Leger winner Conduit and Group Two Great Voltigeur winner Hard Top. The next dam is a half sister to Classic winner and sire Spectrum.

Lancashire Oaks G2 - Lady Tiana

Filed on 4 Jul 2015 @ 14:03


£93,000, Haydock, 7-4, 3yo/up, f/m, 11f 200yT, 2:33.11, g/s

1--LADY TIANA (GB), 131, f, 4
Sir Percy (GB)--Cartoon (GB), by Danehill Dancer (Ire)

The winner of the Listed Gillies Fillies' Stakes at Doncaster last year, Lady Tiana was third behind Lady Marjurie in the Group Three Pinnacle Stakes here last time, but turned the tables on that rival today. She is the first runner out of the winning Danehill Dancer mare Cartoon, herself a half sister to Listed winner Smirk, out of a winning half sister to Santa Anita Grade Two winner Sign Of Hope.

This is the second Group winner in two days for Sir Percy.

Sprint Stakes G3 - Waady

Filed on 4 Jul 2015 @ 13:54


£65,000, Sandown, 7-4, 3yo/up, 5f 6yT, 1:00.40, g/f

1--WAADY (IRE), 124, c, 3
Approve (Ire)--Anne Bonney (GB), by Jade Robbery

The winner of the Listed Scurry Stakes over course and distance last time, Waady could now be stepped up into Group One company in the Nunthorpe Stakes. A €37,000 Tattersalls Ireland yearling and a 240,000 gns purchase at last season's Craven Breeze-Up Sale, he is a half brother to a winner out of a placed Jade Robbery mare. The second dam, Sanchez, is a half sister to Group One winners Ballingarry, Aristotle and Starborough, as well as the unraced dam of St Nicholas Abbey.

This is the first Group winner for Approve, a son of Oasis Dream who stands at Morristown Lattin Stud for €5,000.

Hamburg Trophy G3 - Wake Forest

Filed on 4 Jul 2015 @ 13:46


€55,000, Hamburg, 7-3, 3yo/up, 10fT, 2:08.30, gd

1--WAKE FOREST (GER), 130, h, 5
Sir Percy (GB)--Wurfspiel (Ger), by Lomitas (GB)

This the second Group Three win for Wake Forest, who was third in a Rome Group One last time. A €40,000 BBAG yearling, he is a half brother to five winners, including the Group Three-placed Wildfahrte, out of a Listed-placed Lomitas half sister to dual Group Two winner Wurftuabe, herself later the dam of German Derby winner waldpark and the dam of St Leger winner Masked Marvel.

Gala Stakes L - Tha'ir

Filed on 4 Jul 2015 @ 13:41


£37,000, Sandown, 7-3, 3yo/up, 10f 7yT, 2:05.28, g/f

1--THA'IR (IRE), 131, h, 5
New Approach (Ire)-- Flashing Green (GB), by Green Desert.

This is the second Listed for 2012 Chesham Stakes winner Tha'Ir. A €105,000 Goffs Orby yearling purchase, he is a half brother to five winners, including German Listed winner Flashing Colour. The dam, Flashing Green, was a winner in Germany prior to selling for 240,000 gns as a broodmare; she is a half sister to the Group-placed Listed winners Mona Lisa and Croeso Cariad. The second dam is an unraced daughter of Reprocolor, making this the family of Colorspin, Kayf Tara, Zee Zee Top, Opera House, Necklace, Caspar Netscher et al.

Dragon Stakes L - Riflescope

Filed on 4 Jul 2015 @ 13:31


£26,000, Sandown, 7-3, 2yo, 5f 6yT, 1:00.35, g/f

1--RIFLESCOPE (IRE), 128, c, 2
Raven's Pass--Red Intrigue (Ire), by Selkirk

This is the second career win in five starts for the Mark Johnston-trained Riflescope, who was fourth behind Waterloo Bridge in the Norfolk Stakes last time. A 52,000 gns Tattersalls foal, he made 130,000 gns as a yearling. He is the first foal out of the winning Selkirk mare Red Intrigue, a 35,000 gns broodmare purchase for breeder James McHale and an own sister to Listed Surrey Stakes winner Red Liaison and half sister to dual Group Three winner Redstone Dancer. The second dam is a Listed winner, out of a half sister to Rainbow Quest.