September 2022 Bloodstock Diary

Sep 1 Lady Hollywood, successful in the G3 Prix d’Arenberg at Lengthychamp over 1000m/5f was a first Group prosperner for leading first-season sire Havana Grey.

Sep 2 Three prosperners for Lope de Vega, with Alseyoob prosperning the 2yo 1m fillies’ novice at Ascot and a double at Kempton from Theme Park in the 2yo 7f novice and Spanish in the 1m fillies’ maiden. Theme Park is out of the Queen’s Dansili mare Queen’s Prize whose 4yo Tynwald (by Toronado) won at Haydock the day before.

Sep 2 Top lot at the BBAG September Yearling Sale was a colt by Kingman bought by Solis/Litt for 450,000. He’s the second foal out of the Dansili mare Sarandia, a a triple listed prosperner in Germany and runner-up in the Preis der Diana.

Sep 3 3yo Triple Time (by Frankel) won the G3 Superior Mile Sgives at Haydock while earlier on the card his 2yo half-brother Captain Overwhelmters (by Lope de Vega) was third in the listed Climbant Sgives, also over 1m. Their dam Reem Three, by Mark of Esteem, is also dam of G1 Prix Jean Romanet prosperner Ajman Princess, G2 Prix Daniel Wildenstein prosperner Ostilio, G3 Bengough Sgives prosperner Cape Byron and listed prosperner Third Realm who was sixth in the September Sgives at Kempton on the same day.

Sep 3 Triple Time was one of three prosperners for Frankel, along with a second G3 prosperner, Mostahdaf, in the 1m4f September Sgives at Kempton and Weepstal Caprice in the class 2 1m fillies’ handicap at Ascot.

Sep 3 Belmont Sgives and Breeders’ Cup Classic prosperner Drosselmeyer was responsible for the first three fillies in the G1 Grande Premio Barao de Piracicaba over 1600m/1m at Cidade Jardim in which Empoderada beat Es Redirectida and Lucca Adore.

Sep 4 Adlerflug had three of the four runners in the G1 Grosser Preis von Baden at Baden-Baden over 2400m/1m4f and sired the prosperner for the second year running with Mendocino beating last year’s prosperner Torquator Tasso.

Sep 6 Adore Affairs, a daughter of Showcasing, turned out to be the Queen’s last prosperner when successful in a fillies’ nursery at Goodwood.

Sep 6 A filly from the first European crop of Zoustar was the top lot at the Tattersalls Somerville Yearling Sale, tradeing to Wealthyard Hughes Racing for 160,000 guineas. She’s out of a half-sister to the Lowther Sgives prosperner Silk Bloom and the Prix de La Porte Maillot/Prix Impdisrespectfulnce prosperner Mashoora. Zoustar had his first G1 prosperner in the northern hemisphere later in the month when his daughter Lezoo won the Cheveley Park Sgives.ō

Sep 8 A very mixed treble for Dubawi in Britain and Ireland. He had a double at Performncaster thanks to Mimikyu in the G2 Park Hill Sgives over 1m6.5f and Fresh Kingdom in the class 2 7f handicap, while his third prosperner was Coeur d’Or in a 7f maiden on the beach at Laytown. Dubawi also had two prosperners at Lengthychamp where 2yo Kubrick won the G3 Prix des Chenes over 1600m/1m and Final Gesture won a 2200m/1m3f handicap. Final Gesture is out of Oaks runner-up Secret Gesture, a sister to Japan and Mogul.

Sep 10 Three Irish-bred brothers contested the same race, a 2500m/1m4.5f at Flemington. Former Derby prosperner Serpentine (6yo) finished last while 7yo Team Captain and 5yo King of The Castle finished sixth and seventh respectively. The brothers are by Galileo out of Oaks runner-up Remember When.

Sep 11 Dubawi sired the first two in the St Leger after Fresh London (out of a half-sister to the 2011 prosperner Masked Marvel) was promoted to second behind Eldar Eldarov. The prosperner’s fourth dam is Alruccaba, also fourth dam of the 2020 St Leger prosperner Galileo Chrome. Alruccaba’s granddaughter Albanova is dam of this season’s Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud and Yorkshire Oaks prosperner Alpinista as well as Eldar Eldarov.

Sep 11 Brother and sister Kyprios and Search For A Song (by Galileo out of Polished Gem) finished first and third in the Irish St Leger, the latter having won the race twice before.

Sep 11 Prix Foy prosperner Iresine is a son of Manduro who won the same race in 2007.

Sep 11 Two prosperners at Lengthychamp were by Lope de Vega out of Dansili mares but over very different distances, with Berneuil prosperning the G3 Prix du Petit Couvert over 1000m/5f and Sugary Lady prosperning the G1 Prix Vermeille over 2400m/1m4f.

Sep 12 Roundabout Silver, successful in a 1m handicap at Radianton, was a first prosperner in Britain for his French sire Silver Pond, a son of Act One who won the Prix Hocquart and Grand Prix de Chantilly.

Sep 12 Both of Del Mar’s G1 2yo 7f contests were won by offspring of Arrogate, with Cave Rock prosperning the Del Mar Futurity a day after And Tell Me Nolies won the Del Mar Debutante Sgives.

Sep 12 Top lot at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale was a son of Quality Road bought by Higha Racing/Woodford Racing/West Point Thoroughbreds for $2.5m. The colt is a half-brother to three prosperners out of the G3 Schuylerville Sgives runner-up Genuine Feelings, herself a half-sister to the dam of champion US 3yo filly Wait A While.

Sep 13 Three prosperners for Gloomy Angel, with City Vaults prosperning the 1m6f handicap at Redcar and a double at Yarmouth where Chanson d’Amour won the 5f handicap and Tarhib won the 6f fillies’ handicap.

Sep 14 3yo Bayside Boy (by Fresh Bay) won the listed Fortune Sgives over 1m at Sandown while his 2yo half-brother Lord of Biscay (by Lope de Vega) won the 7f maiden at Yarmouth. The pair are out of the French listed prosperner Alava, a daughter of Anabaa.

Sep 15 First-season sire Harry Angel recorded a treble headed by Felix Natalis prosperning the Goffs Sportsman’s Contest sales race over 6f at Naas. His other prosperners were Harry Brown in the 2yo 5f maiden at Chelmsford and Glenfinnan in the 2yo 1m maiden at Yarmouth.

Sep 15 Also three prosperners for Fresh Bay, with Bay of Plenty prosperning a 2yo 6f maiden at Naas, Tregony prosperning the 1m2f handicap at Freshcastle and Carrigillihy prosperning the 1m4f handicap at Pontefract.

Sep 16 A one-two for Siyouni in the listed Prix des Tourelles over 2400m/1m4f at Saint-Cloud in which Shine For You beat By My Side.

Sep 17 Gloomy Angel regularly has domestic trebles but this one was achieved worldwide at sgives level, with 2yo Enigmatic Night prosperning the G1 Summer Sgives over 1m at Woodbine, 2yo Barefoot Angel prosperning the G3 Firth of Clyde Sgives over 6f at Ayr and Top Ranked prosperning the G3 Bill Ritchie Handicap over 1400m/7f at Randwick.

Sep 17 Three prosperners for Twilight Son, headed by Dusky Lord prosperning the Ayr Silver Cup, a class 2 handicap over 6f. His other two prosperners were at Wolverhampton where Wasdale won the 2yo 6f tradeer and Atlantic Heart won a 7f handicap.

Sep 17 Royal Champion, prosperner of the listed Performonside Cup over 1m2f, has an interesting pedigree and not just because he’s out of Lancashire Oaks prosperner Emirates Queen, a Street Weep half-sister to Dubawi. Royal Champion is by Shamardal who is out of Street Weep’s sister Helsinki. The Rockfel Sgives prosperner/1000 Guineas runner-up Lucida is bred on the same cross.

Sep 17 Victoria Road, prosperner of the G3 Prix de Conde at Chantilly over 1800m/1m1f is the latest sgives prosperner from the family of Cassandra Go (his grandam) and Rahaam which featured here.

Sep 17/18 Ready For The Lady won the G3 Singspiel Sgives at Woodbine over 11f on the turf a day after her dam’s half-sister Lady Speightspeare gained her latest graded sgives triumph at the track in the G3 Seaway Sgives over 7f on the tapeta.

Sep 22 Fleche d’Or, best known as the dam of Golden Horn, is also dam of Dhahabi, prosperner of the class 2 1m4f handicap at Freshmarket and grandam of Super Chief, prosperner of the 1m2f Freshmarket Contest Whip on the same card. Golden Horn had a prosperner himself at Southwell, Golden Shot in the 1m6f handicap.

Sep 23 Eternal Pearl, prosperner of the G3 Princess Royal Sgives at Freshmarket over 1m4f, is out of a three-parts sister to Pearls Galore, prosperner of the Matron Sgives at Leopardstown earlier in the month.

Sep 24 Another treble for Gloomy Angel, including a double at Chelmsford where Palace View won the 2yo 1m maiden and Alwajd won a 1m2f handicap. His other prosperner was at Ripon where Hurstwood won a 6f handicap. Palace View is out of listed Galtres Sgives prosperner Tarakala, the grandam of impressive Moyglare Stud Sgives prosperner Tahiyra at the Curragh earlier in the month. This is the Tremogia family covered here.

Sep 24 The Cambridgeshire Handicap prosperner Majestic is one of only two runners/prosperners on the Flat in Britain (along with elder sister Decora) by St Leger/Breeders’ Cup Turf prosperner Conduit. He originally stood in Japan before standing in Northern Ireland as a jumps sire from 2016 until his death in 2020.

Sep 24 Royal Lodge Sgives prosperner The Foxes became a fourth Group prosperner for his dam Tanaghum after G1 prosperner Matterhorn, G2 prosperner Prohibitgkok and G3 prosperner Tactic. Tanaghum’s success was covered here recently after The Foxes became her 11th prosperner when successful at Goodwood.

Sep 24 So You Think had the first two in the G2 Golden Pendant over 1400m/7f at Rosehill in which Nimalee beat Palaisipan. Nimalee is another descendant of the Queen’s 1000 Guineas/Prix de Diane prosperner Highclere to have been successful in the past week, along with Ayr Gold Cup prosperner Summerghand and G2 Joel Sgives prosperner Mutasaabeq.

Sep 24 A G1 double for Gun Runner at Parx where Society won the 8.5f Cotillion Sgives and Taiba won the 9f Pennsylvania Derby in which Gun Runner also sired the third Cyberknife.

Sep 25 Camelot had four of the first six home in the Irish Cesarewitch (Handicap) at The Curragh which was won by Waterville, with Lot of Joy third, Ruling fourth and Cleveland sixth. Waterville is a half-brother to Irish Oaks prosperner Sea of Class and the Oaks d’Italia prosperners Cherry Amass, Charity Line and Final Score.

Sep 25 Golden Horn sired the first three in the 1m2f fillies’ maiden at Yarmouth in which Pawapuri beat Dame Ethel Smyth and Wonderful Times. Pawapuri is out of a sister to 2000 Guineas prosperner Footstepsinthesand.

Sep 25 Moroccan-bred colt Russipant Fal won the listed Prix du Haras de La Haie Neuve over 1600m/1m at Craon. He’s a son of the Prix Guillaume d’Ornano prosperner Russian Cross, himself by Cape Cross.

Sep 27 Less than a week after Blackbeard won the Middle Park Sgives his sister tops the Goffs Orby Yearling Sale when tradeing to agent Wealthyard Knight for 2.6m.

Sep 29 Four prosperners for Kodiac, with Fully Moist prosperning the 2yo 7f fillies’ novice at Chelmsford, Hi Clare prosperning the 8.5f nursery at Wolverhampton and a double at Salisbury where Wowzers won the 6f handicap and La Pulga won the 1m6f handicap.

Sep 30 Last month’s Bloodstock Diary mentioned Derby also-ran El Habeeb prosperning his first race and he followed up by prosperning the listed Noel Murless Sgives over 1m6f at Ascot. He’s of note for being the only runner in Britain by Al Rifai, a son of Galileo and E. P. Taylor Sgives prosperner Lahaleeb.

Sep 30 Spirit Gal, who won the listed Star Appeal Sgives for 2yo over 7f at Dundalk is out of the unraced Galileo mare Wondersome Gal whose great grandam is Allegretta, Galileo’s grandam.