Stakes Results

Criterium de Vitesse L - Fine Blend

Filed on 12 Oct 2015 @ 07:55


€55,000, Chantilly, 10-9, 2yo, 5fT, :59.59, sf

1--FINE BLEND (IRE), 120, f, 2
Sakhee’s Secret (GB)--Coffee Time (Ire), by Efisio (GB)

Prix du Ranelagh L - My Dream Boat

Filed on 12 Oct 2015 @ 07:35


€52,000, Chantilly, 10-9, 3yo/up, 8fT, 1:39.99, sf

1--MY DREAM BOAT (IRE), 126, c, 3
Lord Shanakill--Betty Burke (GB), by Choisir (Aus)

Star Appeal Stakes L - Hit It A Bomb

Filed on 12 Oct 2015 @ 07:33


€55,000, Dundalk, 10-9, 2yo, 7f (AWT), 1:24.05, st

1--HIT IT A BOMB (USA), 129, c, 2
War Front--Liscanna (Ire), by Sadler’s Wells

Challenge Stakes G2 - Cable Bay

Filed on 9 Oct 2015 @ 14:49


£150,000, Newmarket, 10-9, 3yo/up, 7fT, 1:24.45, g/s

1--CABLE BAY (IRE), 129, c, 4
Invincible Spirit (Ire)--Rose de France (Ire), by Diktat (GB)

Second to War Command in the Dewhurst in 2013, and the winner of the Group Three John of Gaunt Stakes this May, Cable Bay is a €130,000 Goffs yearling and is an own sister to a winner out of a Diktat half sister to Group Three Prix de Fontainebleau winner Bowman and the da of Group One winners Mastery and Kirklees, out of Group One Sprint Cup and Prix Maurice de Gheest winner Cherokee Rose.

Fillies' Mile G1 - Minding

Filed on 9 Oct 2015 @ 14:31


£533,750, Newmarket, 10-9, 2yo, f, 8fT, 1:37.87, g/s

1--MINDING (IRE), 126, f, 2
Galileo (Ire)--Lillie Langtry (Ire), by Danehill Dancer (Ire)

The Aidan O'Brien-trained Minding beat her stablemate Ballydoyle to win the Group One Moyglare Stud Stakes last time, and that form was franked when Ballydoyle streaked to success in the Prix Marcel Boussac last time. She is an own sister to Group Three 1,000 Guineas Trial winner Kissed By Angels, out of Group One Coronation Stakes and Matron Stakes winner Lillie Langtry, herself a half sister to Listed winner Count Of Limonade. The next dam is an unraced daughter of an unraced Shadeed mare who is also the second dam of Listed winner Winged Cupid. The third dam, Alathea, is the dam of champion older sprinter in 1990 Great Commotion and dual Group Two winner Lead On Time. The fourth dam Vive La Reine is an own sister to Vaguely Noble.

Minding is one of seven juvenile group winners this season for the great Galileo. For much of the summer the Coolmore champion had a single 2015 Group One winner to his name in Gleneagles, but he has since been joined by Minding, Ballydoyle, Order Of St George and - briefly - Bondi Beach.

Oh So Sharp Stakes G3 - First Victory

Filed on 9 Oct 2015 @ 14:25


£80,000, Newmarket, 10-9, 2yo, f, 7fT, 1:26.39, g/s

1--FIRST VICTORY (IRE), 126, f, 2
Teofilo (Ire)--Eastern Joy (GB), by Dubai Destination

This winning stakes debut comes a fortnight after First Victory's winning debut in a Newmarket maiden. She is a half sister to Sweet Solera and May Hill winner Ihtimal, out of the winner Eastern Joy, herself a half sister to Group One Prix de Diane winner West Wind. The second dam, Red Slippers, won the Group Two Sun Chariot and is an own sister to Group Two Jockey Club Stakes winner Romanov and half sister to Oaks and Irish Derby winner Balanchine.

This is the fourth juvenile stakes winner of the season for Teofilo, a remarkable 18% strike rate from his 22 juvenile runners.

Cornwallis Stakes G3 - Quiet Reflection

Filed on 9 Oct 2015 @ 14:09


£80,000, Newmarket, 10-9, 2yo, 5fT, :59.14, g/s

1--QUIET REFLECTION (GB), 124, f, 2
Showcasing (GB)--My Delirium (GB), by Haafhd (GB)

This is the third win in four starts for Quiet Reflection, who won the Listed Harry Rosebery Stakes at Ayr last month, and could be aimed at next season's Commonwealth Cup. A £32,000 DBS yearling, she sold for £44,000 at the Breeze-Up Sale at Doncaster this April and is the first foal out of a winning Haafhd daughter of Listed winning sprinter Clare Hills.

Quiet Reflection is one of two juvenile stakes winners this term for Showcasing, the other being Listed Rose Bowl winner and Richmond Stakes second Tasleet. The son of Oasis Dream is a close fifth on the second crop sires table.

Prix Thomas Byron G3 - Candide

Filed on 9 Oct 2015 @ 07:49


€80,000, Saint-Cloud, 10-8, 2yo, 8fT, 1:29.71, sf

1--CANDIDE (FR), 123, c, 2
Turtle Bowl (Ire)--Circus Key (Ire), by Key of Luck

The Andre Fabre-trained Candide is unbeaten in two starts, having won a Saint-Cloud maiden on debut last month prior to this step into black type company. He is a half brother to two winners from 9f to 10f out of the winning Key Of Luck mare Circus Key, herself a half sister to the Listed-placed Ephemere. The third dam is Listed winner Berine, and the fourth dam Group One Prix de la Salamandre winner Oczy Czarnie.

Candide becomes the third group winner for Turtle Bowl - the son of Dyhim Diamond had two fist crop group winners; Candide is a member of his fifth crop.

Grand Criterium de Bordeaux L - Almanzor

Filed on 9 Oct 2015 @ 07:47


€55,000, Bordeaux, 10-8, 2yo, 8fT, 1:40.28, g/s

1--ALMANZOR (FR), 123, c, 2
Wootton Bassett (GB)-- Darkova, by Maria’s Mon

Almanzor is unbeaten in three starts, and is set to be aimed at next season's Classics by Jean-Claude Rouget. A €100,000 Arqana yearling, he is the first foal out of the unraced Maria's Mon mare Darkova, herself a daughter of Listed winner Darkara, a half sister to Darinska, the dam of Darjina.

This is the first stakes winner for freshman sire Wootton Bassett, who has three winners from 10 runners so far.

Prix Panacee L - Tristesse

Filed on 8 Oct 2015 @ 07:37


€52,000, Toulouse, 10-7, 3yo/up, f/m, 12fT, 2:30.37, gd

1--TRISTESSE (USA), 125, f, 4
Broken Vow--Ydillique (Ire), by Sadler’s Wells

Prix le Fabuleux L - Royal Dolois

Filed on 7 Oct 2015 @ 07:32


€55,000, Maisons-Laffitte, 10-6, 3yo, 9fT, 1:56.70, hy

1--ROYAL DOLOIS (FR), 129, c, 3
Silver Frost (Ire)-- Mixture (GB), by Linamix (Fr)

This is the scocnd Listed win for Royal Dolois, who won the Listed Grand Prix du Lion d'Angers ( a race won by Cirrus des Aigles back in 2009) in July. An €18,000 Arqana yearling, he is a half brother to Listed Prix de Suresnes winner River Run, and is one of two stakes winners for second season sire Silver Frost.

Prix de Conde G3 - Robin Of Navan

Filed on 6 Oct 2015 @ 07:29


€80,000, Chantilly, 10-5, 2yo, 9fT, 1:52.14, g/s

1--ROBIN OF NAVAN (FR), 123, c, 2
American Post (GB)--Cloghran (Fr), by Muhtathir (GB)

This is the first Group win for the Harry Dunlop-trained Robin Of Navan, who won at Listed level at Deaville in August. He cost €47,000 at the Arqana Breeze-Up sale in May and is the first foal out of a Muhtathir half sister to Italian Group Three winner Ming Zhi Cosmos and French Listed winner Melodyman.

Prix de Bonneval L - Iffranesia

Filed on 6 Oct 2015 @ 07:27


€52,000, Chantilly, 10-5, 3yo/up, 5 1/2fT, 1:03.70, g/s

1--IFFRANESIA (FR), 121, m, 5
Iffraaj (GB)--Farnesina (Fr), by Anabaa

This is the first stakes win, and ninth win in all, for Robert Cowell's Iffranesia. The daughter of Iffraaj was a €2,500 purchase as a two year old at Arqana's Autumn Sale and is a half sister to two winners out of a winning Anabaa half sister to King's Stand winner Chineur.

95th Grosser Preis der Landeshaptstadt Dusseldorf G3 - Queenie

Filed on 5 Oct 2015 @ 07:17


€55,000, Dusseldorf, 10-4, 3yo/up, 8 1/2fT, 1:42.98, g/s

1--QUEENIE (GER), 125, m, 5
Areion (Ger)--Quintana (Ger), by Fantastic Light

Concorde Stakes G3 - Sovereign Debt

Filed on 5 Oct 2015 @ 07:14


€67,500, Tipperary, 10-4, 3yo/up, 7f 100yT, 1:35.12, yl

1--SOVEREIGN DEBT (IRE), 131, g, 6
Dark Angel (Ire)--Kelsey Rose (GB), by Most Welcome (GB)

This is the first Group win for Sovereign Debt, who won this season's Listed Lady Wulfruna and Celebration Stakes, having placed second to Farhh in the 2013 Lockinge Stakes. He is a half brother to Group Three Fred Darling Stakes winner Puff, and his yearling sibling sold for €350,000 at Goffs last week.

Prix du Cadran G1 - Mille Et Mille

Filed on 4 Oct 2015 @ 17:48


€300,000, Longchamp, 10-4, 4yo/up, 20fT, 4:22.61, gd

1--MILLE ET MILLE (GB), 128, g, 5
Muhtathir (GB)--Quezon Sun (Ger), by Monsun (Ger)

The winner of over £125,000 in maiden, handicap and conditions company from 12f to 16f, Mille Et Mille made his stakes debut when second in the Group Two Prix Vicomtesse Vigier in MAy, prior to victory in the Listed Prix du Carrousel in July. A €32,000 Arqana yearling, he is a half brother to the Listed winner Quanzhou out of a Listed-placed Monsun mare. The second dam, Quezon City, was a Listed winner and placed second in the Group One Deutschland Preis.

Prix de la Foret G1 - Make Believe

Filed on 4 Oct 2015 @ 17:23


€300,000, Longchamp, 10-4, 3yo/up, 7fT, 1:17.05 (NTR), gd

1--MAKE BELIEVE (GB), 126, c, 3
Makfi (GB)--Rosie#s Posy (Ire), by Suave Dancer

The winner of his first two starts last autumn, the Andre Fabre-trained Make Believe was second in the Prix Djebel before beating stablemate New Bay to win the Poule d'Essai des Poulains. He last ran in the St James's Palace Stakes, well beaten and hating the firm ground, being rested until this winning reappearance. A 180,000 gns Tattersalls foal purchase, he is a half brother to dual Grade One winner Dubawi Heights out of the Suave Dancer mare Rosie's Posy, who fetched 2,200 gns in 2002, but commanded 400,000 gns as a broodmare in 2012. She in turn is a half sister to Group One Sprint Cup winner Tante Rose and Listed winner Bay Tree, out of dual Listed winner My Branch, who is herself a half sister to the top class hurdler Celestial Halo.

Makfi himself only came to excel as a three-year-old and his own progeny look like needing time to mature. His first crop produced 18 winners from 45 runners last season, with a sole Listed winner in Cornwallville. This season he has a Classic winner, a New Zealand Group One winner and a further Listed win from Cornwallville and from Noor Al Hawa.

Prix de l'Abbaye G1 - Goldream

Filed on 4 Oct 2015 @ 15:38


€350,000, Longchamp, 10-4, 2yo/up, 5fT, :54.79, gd

1--GOLDREAM (GB), 137, g, 6
Oasis Dream (GB)--Clizia (Ire), by Machiavellian

A second Group One for Robert Cowell's Goldream, who won the King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot. He is the first winner out of an unraced Machiavellian half sister to multiple Listed winner Mont Rocher. The second dam is an unraced Highest Honor half sister to Montjeu as well as the dam of Irish 1,000 Guineas winner Again, out of the Group One-placed Group Three winner Floripedes.

Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe G1 - Golden Horn

Filed on 4 Oct 2015 @ 15:35


€5,000,000, Longchamp, 10-4, 3yo/up, c/f, 12fT, 2:27.23, gd

1--GOLDEN HORN (GB), 123, c, 3
Cape Cross (Ire)--Fleche d'Or (GB), by Dubai Destination

Faster ground and a larger field saw Golden Horn return to his imperious best and add to his successes in the Dante Stakes, Derby, Eclipse and Irish Champion Stakes - with his only belmish coming when second in the Juddmonte International. 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 is the second Arc winner for Cape Cross, the other being 2009 winner Sea The Stars. His 2012 crop has produced three stakes winners at a 4% strike rate, from a fee of €35,000.

Prix de l'Opera G1 - Covert Love

Filed on 4 Oct 2015 @ 15:31


€400,000, Longchamp, 10-4, 3yo/up, f/m, 10fT, 2:04.43, gd

1--COVERT LOVE (IRE), 123, f, 3
Azamour (Ire)--Wing Stealth (Ire), by Hawk Wing

This is the second Group One win for Hugo Palmer's Covert Love, who won the Irish Oaks in July, dropping to second in the Yorkshire Oaks last time. A €26,000 Goffs yearling, she is a half sister to a winner out of a Hawk Wing mare, herself a half sister to the Listed-placed Portrait Of A Lady, later the dam of the Group One-placed Listed winner Miss You Too. The second dam is a half sister to Listed winner Seasonal Pickup, the dam of Hong Kong Group One winner Designs On Rome, and to the dam of Irish Derby winner Grey Swallow. The third dam, Bubinka, is a Group Three winning half sister to Taufan out of Stolen Date, the latter a half sister to the great broodmare Best In Show.

Prix Jean'-Luc Lagadere G1 - Ultra

Filed on 4 Oct 2015 @ 15:24


€350,000, Longchamp, 10-4, 2yo, c/f, 8fT, 1:37.27, gd

1--ULTRA (IRE), 126, c, 2
Manduro (Ger)--Epitome (Ire), by Nashwan

The Andre Fabre-trained Ultra is unbeaten in three starts, and gives his trainer his first winner in the race since Loup Solitaire in 1995. He is a half brother to Group Three winner Synopsis and five other winners out of a placed Nashwan mare, herself a half sister to Woodbine Grade Two winner Calista out of Italian Group Two-winning sprinter Proskona, who is also the ancestress of Act One and Aktabantay.

This is the sixth stakes winner of the season for Manduro, and the first from his current crop of juveniles. The Darfley sire was successful with yesterday's Group Two Prix Chaudenay winner Vazirabad and this is his fifth career Group One winner.

Prix Marcel Boussac G1 - Ballydoyle

Filed on 4 Oct 2015 @ 15:19

The winner of the Group Two Debutante Stakes in August, Ballydoyle was second in the Moyglare last time before claiming Group One honours on firmer ground here. She is an own sister to Moyglare and Prix Marcel Boussac winner Misty For Me and to Listed Hurry Harriet Stakes winner Twirl out of an unraced Storm Cat own sister to Group Three winner Kamarinskaya and half sister to dual Group One winner Fasliyev. The second dam is a half sister to Group One winners Desert Wine and Menifee.

Ballydoyle is one of eight stakes winners (seven of them group winners) from Galileo's current crop of juveniles, a thumping 24% strike rate.

Prix de Royallieu G2 - Candarliya

Filed on 4 Oct 2015 @ 12:23


€250,000, Longchamp, 10-3, 3yo/up, f/m, 12 1/2fT, 2:37.05, gd

1--CANDARLIYA (FR), 120, f, 3
Dalakhani (Ire)--Candara (Fr) by Barathea (Ire)

Prix Dollar G2 - Free Port Lux

Filed on 4 Oct 2015 @ 12:21


€200,000, Longchamp, 10-3, 3yo/up, 9f 165yT, 1:59.58, gd

1--FREE PORT LUX (GB), 126, c, 4
Oasis Dream (GB)--Royal Highness (Ger), by Monsun (Ger)

Prix Daniel Wildenstein G2 - Impassable

Filed on 4 Oct 2015 @ 12:18


€200,000, Longchamp, 10-3, 3yo/up, 8fT, 1:37.65, gd

1--IMPASSABLE (IRE), 122, f, 3
Invincible Spirit (Ire)--Gwenseb (Fr), by Green Tune