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Matron Stakes G1 - Rainbow View

Filed on 5 Sep 2009 @ 15:12

COOLMORE FUSAICHI PEGASUS MATRON S.-G1

€215,000, Leopardstown, 9-5, 3yo/up, f/m, 1mT, 1:39.89, gd/yl.

1--RAINBOW VIEW, 124, f, 3
Dynaformer--No Matter What, by Nureyev

Homebred by George Strawbridge, Rainbow View is a half sister to two winners out of Grade One Del Mar Oaks winner No Matter What, herself a half sister to Grade Two Suburban Handicap winner E Dubai, out of multiple Listed winner Words Of War, herself a half sister to Grade Three winner Ascutney, the dam of Gigawatt and Raven's Pass.

Three Chimneys sire Dynaformer has 12 European winners so far in 2009 from only 36 runners; five of his winners are stakes winners with Wiener Walzer his other European Group One winner. His five yearlings sold thus far are averaging £189,000.

Sprint Cup G1 - Regal Parade

Filed on 5 Sep 2009 @ 15:11

BETFRED SPRINT CUP-G1

£275,000, Haydock Park, 9-5, 3yo/up, 6fT, 1:13.74, gd/sf.

1--REGAL PARADE (GB), 129, g, 5
Pivotal (GB)--Model Queen, by Kingmambo

A 430,000 gns Tattersalls yearling, Regal Parade is a half brother to the stakes-placed Mount Helicon out of a winning sister to the stakes winner Arabride. The third dam Mofida is a Listed winner and the dam of Group Three winner Zaizafon, later the dam of Zafonic and Zamindar, and Modena, the unraced dam of Elmaamul and Reams Of Verse.

Cheveley Park sire Pivotal has had a black type treble on Saturday that sees him reclaim his position as leading British-based sire from Oasis Dream. The son of Polar Falcon has 10 stakes winners and 84 individual winners at an accomplished 50% strike rate.

September Stakes G3 - Kirklees

Filed on 5 Sep 2009 @ 13:53

TOTESPORT.COM SEPTEMBER S.-G3

£65,000, Kempton Park, 9-5, 3yo/up, 1 1/2m (AWT), 2:31.19, stn.

1--KIRKLEES (IRE), 135, h, 5
Jade Robbery--Moyesii, by Diesis (GB)

Bred by Darley, Kirklees is a half brother to this year's Italian Derby winner Mastery (Sulamani) out of a winning half sister to Group Three winner Bowman. The second dam, Cherokee Rose, was a multiple Group winner for Sheikh Mohammed and John Hammond, winning the Group One Prix Maurice de Gheest and the Haydock Sprint Cup in 1995.

Kirklees is the leading earner and one of two 2009 European stakes winners for Jade Robbery, who has five winnersfrom only 12 runners.

Superior Mile L - Confront

Filed on 5 Sep 2009 @ 13:34

BETFRED "SUPPORT THE HARLEY SLACK FUND" SUPERIOR MILE-Listed

£40,000, Haydock Park, 9-5, 3yo/up, 1m 30ydsT, 1:47.43, sf.

1--CONFRONT (GB), 131, g, 4
Nayef--Contiguous, by Danzig.

A Juddmonte homebred, Confront is a half brother to the stakes-placed winner Nearby, out of an unraced half sister to Oaks winner Reams Of Verse, dual Group One winner Elmaamul and five other stakes winners as well as Midsummer, the dam of Group One Nassau Stakes winner Midday.

Nayef lacks a star such as Tamayuz or Lady Marian this year, but Confront is one of three stakes winners for the Shadwell sire, who has 39 European winners at a 41% strike rate, placing him fourth on the hot third crop sires' table> His two yearlings sold to date this year average €117,500.

Sirenia Stakes G3 - Love Lockdown

Filed on 5 Sep 2009 @ 13:19

TOTEPOOL SIRENIA S.-G3

£50,000, Kempton Park, 9-5, 2yo, 6f (AWT), 1:12.96, stn.

1--LOVE LOCKDOWN (IRE), 126, g, 2
Verglas (Ire)--Out of Thanks (Ire), by Sadler's Wells

A €35,000 Tattersalls Ireland yearling, Love Lockdown is out of a winning half sister to the Group-placed winner Aahaykid, as well as winners Whistle Down and Trusted Instinct.

Love Lockdown is one of seven stakes winners, headed by French Guineas winner Silver Frost, for Verglas, who has 60 individual winners in Europe this year.

Desert Prince filly tops first session at BBAG

Filed on 5 Sep 2009 @ 08:41

The BBAG yearling sale opened at Baden-Baden on Friday, with many lots failing to achieve their reserves.

The highest price of the evening was for a daughter of Desert Prince out of a three-parts sister to Monsun. Consigned by Gestut Isarland, the filly sold to Jürgen Albrecht on behalf of R&B International for €61,000.

Baden-Baden Cup L - La Sylvia

Filed on 4 Sep 2009 @ 15:04

COOLMORE STUD BADEN-BADEN-CUP-Listed

€20,000, Baden-Baden, 9-4, 3yo/up, f/m, 6fT, 1:12.20, sf.

1--LA SYLVIA (IRE), 123, f, 4
Oasis Dream (GB)--Hawas (GB), by Mujtahid

La Sylvia is a half sister to Listed winner Power Elite (also a winning hurdler) and to two other winners, out of a winning sister to Listed winner Mutakarrim and half sister to Listed winner and Ribblesdale second Nafisah. The third dam, Al Bahathri, was the Group One-winning champion 3yo filly and champion miler in Ireland in 1985 and is the dam of Haafhd and Munir.

Oasis Dream, who has overtaken Pivotal as the leading British-based stallion by European earnings this year, now has 17 stakes winners amongst his 71 individual winners in Europe this year and his 22 stakes wins puts him ahead of Danehill Dancer on the table of leading sires of stakes winners, by wins.

Prix de la Cochere L - Sweet Hearth

Filed on 4 Sep 2009 @ 15:03

PRIX DE LA COCHERE-Listed

€55,000, Chantilly, 9-4, 3yo, f, 1mT, 1:38.40, sf.

1--SWEET HEARTH, 123, f, 3
Touch Gold--Sweet Gold, by Gilded Time

A Listed winner in Rome as a juvenile, Sweet Hearth is a half sister to Grade One Santa Maria Handicap winner Santa Theresita and the Grade Three-placed winner Warners, out of an unplaced half sister to American stakes winners Green Brook, The Lone Ranger and Eremite.

This is the first European Stakes win of the season for Adena Springs sire Touch Gold, who has two winners from only six European runners this year. His yearlings are averaging £48,384 in 2009, with a top price of $150,000 at Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July.

Zukunfts Rennen G3 - Hearts Of Fire

Filed on 4 Sep 2009 @ 14:56

136TH ZUKUNFTS-RENNEN-G3

€50,000, Baden-Baden, 9-4, 2yo, 7fT, 1:29.33, sf.

1--HEARTS OF FIRE (GB), 128, c, 2
Firebreak (GB)--Alexander Ballet (GB), by Mind Games (GB)

A £13,000 DBS yearling, Hearts Of Fire is out of a winning half sister to four winners and two black type performers, themselves out of a winning half sister to American Grade One winner Spanish Fern. The third dam Chain Store is an unraced own sister to Al Bahathri, Group One winner and the dam of Haafhd.

Hearts Of Fire is one of only two winners, from 14 runners, for freshman sire Firebreak, who becomes one of a select group of freshman sires to register a Group winner.

EBF Dick Poole Fillies' Stakes L - Shamandar

Filed on 3 Sep 2009 @ 15:26

EBF DICK POOLE FILLIES' S.-Listed

£35,500, Salisbury, 9-3, 2yo, f, 6fT, 1:18.65, sf.

1--SHAMANDAR (FR), 124, f, 2
Exceed And Excel (Aus)--Sensational Mover, by Theatrical (Ire)

Shamandar is the first winner out of her placed dam, herself a half sister to a Listed winner out of Grade Two and Grade Three winner Blushing Heiress, who is a half sister to Grade Three winner Really Fancy, out of Grade Two winner Native Fancy.

This is the fourth stakes winner of the campaign for Darley's Exceed And Excel. The sire of 23 first crop winners last year he has 41 winners (including 19 juveniles) from 121 runners this year, placing him second on the second crop sires' table

Furstenberg Rennen G3 - Toughness Danon

Filed on 2 Sep 2009 @ 15:43

113TH FURSTENBERG-RENNEN-G3

€50,000, Baden-Baden, 9-2, 3yo, 1 1/4mT, 2:04.48, gd.

1--TOUGHNESS DANON (GB), 126, c, 3
Tiger Hill (Ire)--Templerin (Ger), by Acatenango (Ger)

A €140,000 Arqana yearling, Toughness Danon is the second foal out of the Group Two placed winner Templerin, a sister to three-time Listed winner Tempelwachter, from a prolific black-type producing family.

This is the third stakes win and first Pattern win of the year for Darley's Tiger Hill, who has 30 European winners and whose 2009 yearlings are averaging £29,500.

Badener Steher Cup L - Northern Glory

Filed on 2 Sep 2009 @ 15:39

KABA BADENER STEHER CUP-Listed

€20,000, Baden-Baden, 9-2, 3yo/up, 1 3/4mT, 2:52.86, gd.

1--NORTHERN GLORY (GB), 130, g, 6
Rainbow Quest--Northern Goddess (GB), by Night Shift.

Northern Glory is a half brother to Grade Two and dual Grade Three winner Northern Quest, out of dual Group Three winning sprinter Northern Goddess.

This is the second stakes win of the season for the late Rainbow Quest, who has 12 winners from 55 European runners, and whose leading sire son is Spectrum. This is the second stakes win of the afternoon for Night Shift as broodmare sire.

Prix des Tourelles L - Daryakana

Filed on 2 Sep 2009 @ 15:36

PRIX DES TOURELLES-Listed

€52,000, Chantilly, 9-2, 3yo/up, f/m, 1 1/2mT, 2:27.60, gd/sf.

1--DARYAKANA (FR), 120, f, 3
Selkirk--Daryaba (Ire), by Night Shift.

An Aga Khan homebred, Daryakana is a half sister to Group Two winner Daramsar and the Listed-placed winner Daryama. Their dam Daryaba ran only five times, winning the Group One Prix de Diane and Prix Vermeille. Her dam Darata won the Listed Prix des Tourelles and is a half-sister to the Group Three Prix Minerve winner Daralinsha - herself a stakes producer and the granddam of Group One Prix du Jockey Club winner Darsi - Group Three Tesio Stakes winner Gentle Genius and Listed winner Darbawan.

Selkirk has four European stakes winners this year, headed by Italian Group One winner Selmis, and 37 individual winners from 112 runners.

Oettingen-Rennen G2 - Premio Loco

Filed on 1 Sep 2009 @ 15:55

76TH DARLEY OETTINGEN-RENNEN-G2

€65,000, Baden-Baden, 9-1, 3yo/up, 1mT, 1:38.00, gd.

1--PREMIO LOCO, 128, g, 5
Prized--Crazee Mental (GB), by Magic Ring (Ire)

A 19,000 gns Tattersalls yearling, Premio Loco is a brother to the winner Ramsgill out of the Group One Cheveley Park Stakes second Crazee Mental, a half sister to Weatherbys Super Sprint winner Siena Gold.

This is the third stakes win of the season for Premio Loco, who is the sole European winner - from only two runners - for his sire.

Prix de Liancourt L - Shalanaya

Filed on 1 Sep 2009 @ 15:19

PRIX DE LIANCOURT-Listed

€55,000, Longchamp, 9-1, 3yo, f, 1 5/16mT, 2:14.10, sf.

1--SHALANAYA (IRE), 123, f, 3
Lomitas (GB)--Shalamantika (Ire), by Nashwan

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.

This is the second stakes win of the season for Lomitas, whose 42 winners (at a 36% strike rate) this season are led by Italian Derby second Turati.

Kronimus Rennen L - Diatribe

Filed on 1 Sep 2009 @ 14:55

25TH KRONIMUS-RENNEN-Listed

€20,000, Baden-Baden, 9-1, 2yo, 6fT, 1:09.90, gd.

1--DIATRIBE (GB), 120, f, 2
Tertullian--Diacada (Ger), by Cadeaux Genereux (GB)

A Gestut Rottgen homebred, Diatribe is out of Group Two German 1000 Guineas winner Diacada, herself a half sister to German champion juvenile filly and Group Three winner Desidera.

Diatribe becomes the third stakes winner of the season for Tertullian, whose 17 winners are headed by dual Group winner Irian. He is the leading son of Miswaki at stud and ranks fifth on the list of leading German-based sires in 2009.

Oyster Stakes L - Aliyfa

Filed on 1 Sep 2009 @ 08:32

ARDILAUN HOTEL OYSTER S.-Listed

€52,500, Galway, 8-31, 3yo/up, 1 1/2mT, 3:03.82, hy.

1--ALIYFA (IRE), 122, f, 3
Spinning World--Aliya (Ire), by Darshaan (GB).

Aliyfa is a half sister to Alandi, who beat Alyfa in the Listed Ballycullen Stakes earlier this month. Their dam Aliya was a Listed-winning own sister to the disqualified Oaks winner Aliysa, who was later to become the dam of Desert Story and Alaiyda, who in turn became the dam of Classic winner Alamshar.

Aliyfa is the leading earner and one of two stakes winners for Spinning World, who has 24 winners from 66 runners in Europe so far in 2009.

F-T Texas yearling sale sees 15% declines

Filed on 1 Sep 2009 @ 08:23

Texas, 1 September 2009

Purge colt tops reduced Texas yearling sale

The Fasig-Tipton Texas summer yearling sale at Lone Star Park on Monday saw an increase in median from last year, but a decline in other indicators.

Ripon Champion 2YO Trophy L - Hold Your Colour

Filed on 31 Aug 2009 @ 14:49

RIPON CHAMPION TWO YRS OLD TROPHY, 2009- Listed

£30,000, Ripon, 8-31, 2yo, 6fT, 1:12.46, gd.

1--HOLD YOUR COLOUR (IRE), 128, g, 2
Verglas (Ire)--Azia (Ire), by Desert Story (Ire)

Hold Your Colour is a full brother to the winner Taste The Wine, out of the winning mare Azia. The third dam Safita is a Listed winner and twice Group One-placed and later became the dam of Lockinge Stakes winner Safawan.

Verglas has seven stakes winners, headed by French Guineas winner Silver Frost (whose retirement was announced today), amongst his 57 individual winners. The son of Highest Honor is sixth on the list of leading Irish-based sires in 2009 and, at a 2009 fee of €10,000, heads the table of sires standing at under £10,000.

Preis des Casino Baden-Baden L - Querari

Filed on 31 Aug 2009 @ 10:19

PREIS DES CASINO BADEN-BADEN-Listed

€20,000, Baden-Baden, 8-30, 3yo/up, 1mT, 1:39.97, gd.

1--QUERARI (GER), 125, c, 3
Oasis Dream (GB)--Quetena (Ger), by Acatenango (Ger).

Flying Five Stakes G3 - Reverence

Filed on 31 Aug 2009 @ 10:09

GRENZEN FLYING FIVE S.-G3

€62,000, Curragh, 8-30, 3yo/up, 5fT, 1:05.44, hy.

1--REVERENCE (GB), 129, g, 8
Mark of Esteem (Ire)--Imperial Bailiwick (Ire), by Imperial Frontier

Reverence won the Group One Nunthorpe and Sprint Cup in 2006, but has been below taht form since, until finding testing conditions at the Curragh to his liking. The win gives Mark of Esteem his second Group win of the year, hot on the heels of Ordnance Row's win at Goodwood this afternoon.

Goldene Peitsche G2 - War Artist

Filed on 30 Aug 2009 @ 15:39

BESTWETTEN.DE - 139TH GOLDENE PEITSCHE-G2

€65,000, Baden-Baden, 8-30, 3yo/up, 6fT, 1:08.06, gd.

1--WAR ARTIST (AUS), 130, g, 6
Orpen--Royal Solitaire (Aus), by Brocco

War Artist is a half brother to two winners out of Royal Solitaire, a winning half sister to Listed winner Calming.

This is the fifth stakes win of the season for Orpen, who has 58 winners from 155 runners and is third on the list of leading French-based stallions in 2009.

Supreme Stakes G3 - Ordnance Row

Filed on 30 Aug 2009 @ 15:32

SUPREME S.-G3

£65,000, Goodwood, 8-30, 3yo/up, 7fT, 1:26.09, gd/fm.

1--ORDNANCE ROW (GB), 126, g, 6
Mark of Esteem (Ire)--Language of Love (GB), by Rock City (Ire)

Ordnance Row is a half brother to two winners out of a placed mare who is a half sister to Group One Prix de la Foret winner Tomba, Prix du Jockey Club winner Holding Court adn Indian Love Bird, the unraced dam of yesterday's Group Two Celebration Mile winner Delegator.

Mark of Esteem has three stakes winners this year, although this is his first Pattern win of the year. The son of Darshaan has 44 winners in all at a 36% strike rate.

Moyglare Stud Stakes G1 - Termagant

Filed on 30 Aug 2009 @ 14:52

MOYGLARE STUD S.-G1

€250,000, Curragh, 8-30, 2yo, f, 7fT, 1:35.18, hy.

1--TERMAGANT (IRE), 124, f, 2
Powerscourt (GB)--Rock Salt (GB), by Selkirk

A €34,000 Goffs Sportsman's Sale yearling, Termagant is the second foal out of a placed sister to five-time Group winner Kirkwall. The placed second dam is a half sister to three stakes winners including three-time Grade One winner Vanlandingham.

Termagant is the sole European winner from only two runners for Ashford Stud, KY, resident Powerscourt. The freshman sire had 16 yearlings sell for an average of £19,815 last year - Termagant was the second highest price - and he vaults into the top ten on the freshman sires' table.

Grand Prix de Deauville G2 - Jukebox Jury

Filed on 30 Aug 2009 @ 14:48

LUCIEN BARRIERE GRAND PRIX DE DEAUVILLE-G2

€200,000, Deauville, 8-30, 3yo/up, 1 9/16mT, 2:49.70, gd/fm.

1--JUKEBOX JURY (IRE), 118, c, 3
Jukebox Jury (Ire)--Mare Aux Fees (GB), by Kenmare (Fr)

A €270,000 Arqana August yearling, Jukebox Jury is a half brother to Listed winners Pierrot Solaire and The Mask, out of a winning half sister to Listed winner Take Off Time.

Montjeu has six stakes winners this year, headed by Irish Derby winner Fame And Glory, and 58 winners from 189 runners. He finished last year with 18 stakes winners and 82 individual winners.