41 for Blue Point
Blue Point – Gamekeeper (2 c ex Gamilati by Bernardini) became the 41st individual winner for Darley shuttle stallion Blue Point (Shamardal) when landing a six-furlong maiden at Wolverhampton. The sixth foal out of the Group 2-winning Bernardini (A.P. Indy) mare Gamilati, Gamekeeper is closely related to 6f winner Nasimi (Shamardal) and a half-brother to stakes scorer Sovereign Prince (Dubawi). Blue Point, who stood the 2023 northern hemisphere breeding season at Kildangan Stud for a fee of €35,000 (approx. AU$58,390), stands at Darley’s Northwood Park for a fee of $44,000 (inc GST). He has had 106 starters.
Super Seth – Waikato Stud’s first-season sire Super Seth (Dundeel) doubled his total tally of individual winners, taking it to two, when the Richard Didham-trained Diablo Blanco (2 f ex Phoebe Snow by No Excuse Needed) broke her maiden at the second time of asking, when landing a 800-metre contest at Riccarton. Bred by Little River Thoroughbreds Partnership and T V Rider, the filly is out of winning mare Phoebe Snow (No Excuse Needed), making her a half-sister to winner and stakes-placed filly Miss Dixie (Contributer). Phoebe Snow herself is a sister to Group 1 winner I Do (No Excuse Needed), while she counts stakes winner Iggi Pop (Savabeel) among her half-siblings. Represented by another three starters, Super Seth commands a fee of $35,000 (plus GST).
Sun City – Mishani Eclipse (2 g ex Mishani Allure by Bradbury’s Luck) became the second individual winner for Telemon Stud’s first-season sire Sun City (Zoustar) when breaking her maiden at the third attempt in an 1100-metre contest at Doomben. Bred and raced by Mishani Enterprises Ltd, Mishani Eclipse is the only foal to race out of the winning Bradbury’s Luck (Redoute’s Choice) mare Mishani Allure. Sun City, who has had three starters, is standing for a fee of $7,700 (inc GST).
Too Darn Hot – Point Sur (2 c ex Bright Beacon by Manduro) became the 24th individual winner for Darley shuttler Too Darn Hot (Dubawi) when battling well to land a seven-furlong novice contest at Newmarket. The fifth foal out of the Manduro (Monsun) mare Bright Beacon, Point Sur is closely related to Group 3 winner and St Leger Stakes (Gr 1, 1m 6.5f) runner-up New London (Dubawi), and to stakes winners Al Nayyir (Dubawi) and Al Dabaran (Dubawi). Too Darn Hot, who stood the 2023 northern hemisphere breeding season at Dalham Hall Stud for £40,000 (approx. AU$76,590), is standing at Kelvinside for a fee of $44,000 (inc GST). He has had 62 starters.
New Group / Grade 1 winners
Daiwa Major – Double Major (3 g ex Dancequest by Dansili) handed Shadai Stallion Station’s Daiwa Major (Sunday Silence) with his eighth elite-level winner when scoring in the Prix Royal-Oak (Gr 1, 3100m) at Longchamp. A half-brother to Group 3 winner Flop Shot (New Approach), Double Major is out of the Listed-placed winning Dansili (Danehill) mare Dancequest, herself a half-sister to Group 1 winner Plumania (Anabaa). Daiwa Major stood the 2023 northern hemisphere breeding season for a private fee and has had 1311 starters.
Dubawi – Darley stalwart Dubawi (Dubai Millennium) was handed his 57th elite-level winner when Ancient Wisdom (2 c ex Golden Valentine by Dalakhani) dug deep to land the Futurity Trophy Stakes (Gr 1, 1m) at Doncaster. Bred by Ecurie Des Monceaux Et Al, Ancient Wisdom was a €2 million purchase out of Monceaux at last year’s Arqana August Yearling Sale. He is the third foal out of the Group 3-winning Dalakhani (Darshaan) mare Golden Valentine, herself a sister to fellow Group 3 winner Goldwaki being out of half-sister to top-class miler Goldikova (Anabaa). Dubawi stood the 2023 northern hemisphere breeding season at Dalham Hall Stud for a record fee of £350,000 (approx. AU$668,720). The stallion, who has had 1629 starters, is represented in Australia by his sire sons Ghaiyyath and Too Darn Hot, who stand at Northwood Park and Kelvinside respectively.
Harry Angel – Shuttle stallion Harry Angel (Dark Angel) sired his first Group 1 winner when Tom Kitten (3 c Transfers by Street Cry) raced away from his rivals to land the Spring Champion Stakes (Gr 1, 2000m) at Randwick. Out of the winning Street Cry (Machiavellian) mare Transfers, Tom Kitten is a half-brother to 2020 Canberra Guineas (Listed, 1400m) winner Promotions (Exceed And Excel). Harry Angel stood the 2023 northern hemisphere breeding season at Dalham Hall Stud for a fee of €10,000 (approx. AU$16,690), and is standing at Darley’s Kelvinside Stud for a fee of $33,000 (inc GST). The dual Group 1-winning son of Dark Angel (Acclamation) has had 165 starters.
New stakes winners
Appel Au Maitre – Seneschal (6 g ex Silmaris by Slickly) provided his sire Appel Au Maitre (Starborough) with a fourth individual stakes winner when scoring in the Songline Classic (Listed, 2100m) at Bro Park. Out of the winning Slickly (Linamix) mare Silmaris, Seneschal is a half-brother to winner Silvana (Reliable Man). Appel Au Maitre, who has had 203 starters, stood the 2023 northern hemisphere breeding season at Stutteri Hjortebo in Denmark for a fee of DKK30,000 (approx. AU$6,680).
Awtaad – British import Maktoob (5 g ex Mudawanah by Dansili) became the 11th individual stakes winner from 182 starters for Awtaad (Cape Cross) when he landed the Sale Cup (Listed, 1600m). A half-brother to winner Mantoog (Kingman), Maktoob is out of the unraced Dansili (Danehill) mare Mudawanah, herself a sister to Group 3 winner Talaayeb and half-sister to stakes winners Muntazah (Dubawi) and Wadilsafa (Frankel). Awtaad stood the 2023 northern hemisphere breeding season at Derrinstown Stud for a fee of €5,000 (approx. AU$8,350).
Better Than Ready – The Chris Waller-trained Chrysaor (3 c Better Than Ready – New Wings by Choisir) provided his sire Better Than Ready (More Than Ready) with a tenth individual stakes winner when landing the $1 million Callander-Presnell (Gr 2, 1600m) at Randwick. A $60,000 pinhook for Lionrock Bloodstock and Bevan Smith Bloodstock from the Yarramalong Park draft at the National Weanling Sale, Chrysaor was hammered down to Denise Martin’s Star Thoroughbreds and Randwick Bloodstock Agency for $115,000 when offered by Bell River Thoroughbreds at last year’s Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale. He is the second winner from as many to race out of the winning Choisir (Danehill Dancer) mare New Wings, a sister to three-time stakes winner Religify. Better Than Ready, who has had 446 starters, stands at Lyndhurst Stud for a fee of $27,500 (inc GST).
Brazen Beau – Bold Bastille (2 f ex Chloe In Paris by Exceed And Excel) became the 25th individual stakes winner for Darley’s Brazen Beau (I Am Invincible) when he scored in the Inglis Banner (RL, 1000m) at Moonee Valley. A $270,000 purchase for Lindsay Park Racing and Group 1 Bloodstock from the Blue Gum Farm draft at this year’s Inglis Premier Yearling Sale, Bold Bastille is the third winner from four to race out of the stakes-winning Exceed And Excel (Danehill) mare Chloe In Paris, making her a three-quarter sister to Ideas Man, who also won the 2019 renewal of the Inglis Banner race on debut. Brazen Beau, who has had 467 starters, stands at Darley’s Northwood Park for a fee of $44,000 (inc GST).
Camacho – Ballymount Boy (2 c ex Kasalla by Footstepsinthesand) became the 19th individual stakes winner for his sire Camacho (Danehill) when scoring in the Prospect Stakes (Listed, 6f) at Doncaster. The seventh foal out of the unraced Footstepsinthesand (Giant’s Causeway) mare Kasalla, Ballymount Boy is a half-brother to three winners including The Met (Gregorian). Camacho has had 694 starters.
Camelot – Former Coolmore shuttler Camelot (Montjeu) scored his 59th individual stakes winner when the Kris Lees-trained Cleveland (6 h ex Venus De Milo – Duke Of Marmalade) landed the Moonee Valley Gold Cup (Gr 2, 2500m). Bred by Coolmore, the six-year-old is one of 16 stakes winners for Camelot in Australia, joining the likes of his dual Group 1-winning son Russian Camelot, whose fine exploits on a racecourse earned him a spot on the Widden Victoria roster. Camelot, who shuttled to Australia for one season in 2014, stands at Coolmore in Ireland for a fee of €60,000 (approx. AU$114,600). He has had 700 starters.
Exosphere – Skybird (3 f ex Real Desire by Wanted) provided her sire Exosphere (Lonhro) with a seventh individual stakes winner from 200 starters when she scored in the Fillies Classic (Gr 2, 1600m) at Moonee Valley. Out of the winning Wanted (Fastnet Rock) mare Real Desire, Skybird is a sister to maiden winner Forged. Exosphere is standing at Oaklands Stud for a fee of $6,600 (inc GST).
Fiorente – A seven-day back-up after finishing fourth in the Caulfield Classic (Gr 3, 2000m) posed no issues for the Ben, JD and Will Hayes-trained Apulia (3 c ex Giannarelli by High Chaparral) as he registered a maiden stakes success in the Moonee Valley Vase (Gr 2, 2040m), providing his sire Fiorente (Monsun) with a ninth individual stakes winner. Bred by Meadowvale Pastoral and Revelstone Stud, Apulia races for the Garrett family’s Revelstone Stud and Lindsay Park Bloodstock. He is the first foal out of the High Chaparral (Sadler’s Wells) mare Giannarelli, herself a half-sister to Group 2 placegetter Spot The Rock (Fastnet Rock). Fiorente, who has had 299 starters, died in May of this year.
Haradasun – Haradasun (Fusaichi Pegasus) chalked up his eighth stakes winner when his son Matscot (6 g ex Bewarned by Danske) landed the Spring Classic (Listed, 2000m) at Riccarton. Matscot is out of five-time winner Bewarned (Danske), a half-sister to Listed-placed Kanga (Lord Ballina). Haradasun, who has had 349 starters, has not covered mares since 2018.
Harbinger – Cervinia (2 f ex Cecchino by King Kamehameha) became the 28th individual stakes winner for her sire Harbinger (Dansili) when landing the Artemis Stakes (Gr 3, 1600m) at Tokyo. Out of the Group 2-winning and Group 1-placed mare Cecchino (King Kamehameha), Cervinia is a half-sister to Group 3 scorer Nocking Point (Maurice). Harbinger, who has had 1023 starters, stood the 2023 northern hemisphere breeding season at the Shadai Stallion Station for a fee of ¥3,500,000 (approx. AU$36,910).
Into Mischief – Everso Mischievous (3 c ex Ever So Clever by Medaglia D’Oro) became the 138th individual stakes winner for Spendthrift Farm’s flagship stallion Into Mischief (Harlan’s Holiday) when landing the Forty Niner Stakes (Gr 2, 8f) at Belmont At The Big A. Having originally been a US$600,000 purchase for China Horse Club and Gandharvi Racing at the 2021 Keeneland September Yearling Sale, the colt was bought by Fergus Galvin for US$85,000 at last year’s Keeneland November Horses-in-Training Sale. Everso Mischievous is the only winning foal out of the Grade 3-winning and Grade 2-placed Medaglia D’Oro (El Prado) mare Ever So Clever. Into Mischief, who has had 1270 starters, will stand the 2024 northern hemisphere breeding season for a fee of US$250,000 (approx. AU$394,630).
Kingman – Sparkling Plenty (2 f ex Speralita by Frankel) became the 74th individual stakes winner for Juddmonte Farms stallion Kingman (Invincible Spirit) when landing the Prix Delahante (Listed, 1700m) at Marseille Borely. Sparkling Plenty is the third foal out of the unraced Frankel (Galileo) mare Speralita, making her a sister to Group 3 scorer Noble Truth. Kingman stood the 2023 northern hemisphere breeding season at Banstead Manor Stud for a fee of £125,000 (approx. AU$241,010). He has had 611 starters.
Midnight Storm – The Ethan West-trained Runaway Storm (3 g ex Runaway Betty by Run Away And Hide) provided his sire Midnight Storm (Pioneerof The Nile) with a third individual stakes winner when he scored in the Bryan Station Stakes (Gr 3, 8f) at Keeneland. Bred and raced by Robert Joseph Hunt, Runaway Storm is the only foal out of the winning Run Away And Hide (City Zip) mare Runaway Betty. Midnight Storm has had 122 starters.
Morandi – Westminster Night (4 g ex Fontaine Margot by Ballingarry) became the first individual stakes winner for his sire Morandi (Holy Roman Emperor) when landing the Premio Ribot Loreto Luciani (Gr 3, 1600m) at Rome. The third foal out of the Listed-placed winning mare Fontaine Margot (Ballingarry), Westminster Night is a half-brother to winner Font Vert. Morandi, who has had 104 starters, stood the 2023 northern hemisphere breeding season at Louis Badron for a fee of €3,000 (approx. AU$4,990).
Ribchester – Maliparmi (3 f ex Marasil by Azamour) provided Haunui Farm shuttler Ribchester (Iffraaj) with his eighth individual stakes winner when landing the Premio Buontalenta (Listed, 1600m) at Rome. Out of the unraced Azamour (Night Shift) mare Marasil, Maliparmi is a half-sister to winner Swinton Noon (Sepoy). Ribchester, who stood the 2023 northern hemisphere breeding season at Haras du Logis for a fee of €7,500 (approx. AU$12,460), again returned to Haunui for the 2023 southern hemisphere breeding season and stood for a fee of NZ$12,000 (plus GST). He has had 246 starters.
Shamus Award – Served Cold (3 f ex Sure You Can by O’Reilly) became the 23rd individual stakes winner from 338 starters for Rosemont Stud stallion Shamus Award (Snitzel) when landing the Geelong Classic (Listed, 2200m). A homebred for Balmerino Racing Partnership, which races her in partnership with Brae Sokolski’s Yes Bloodstock and a host of others, including AFL stars Jarryd Roughead, Jack Gunston and Liam Shiels, Served Cold is a sister to the Australian Oaks (Gr 1, 2400m) heroine El Patroness being out of the talented stakes performing O’Reilly (Last Tycoon) mare Sure You Can. Shamus Award is standing for a fee of $60,500 (inc GST).
Sioux Nation – The Paolo Aragoni-trained La Gite (3 f ex Andrina by Tertullian) provided former shuttler Sioux Nation (Scat Daddy) with a 13th individual stakes winner when scoring in the Premio Lydia Tesio (Gr 2, 2000m) at Rome. The fourth foal out of the winning Tertullian (Miswaki) mare Andrina, La Gite is a half-sister to winner Alaska River (Canford Cliffs). Sioux Nation, who has had 190 starters, shuttled to Coolmore Australia for one season in 2019, covering 54 mares at a fee of $17,600 (inc GST). He stood the 2023 northern hemisphere breeding season at Coolmore’s Irish base for a fee of €17,500 (approx. AU$29,080).
Soldier Hollow – Tamfana (2 f ex Tres Magnifique by Zoffany) struck in the Prix Miesque (Gr 3, 1400m) at Chantilly and in the process became the 62rd individual stakes winner for Soldier Hollow (In The Wings). Bought for €20,000 as a yearling, Tamfana is the third foal out of the once-raced Zoffany (Dansili) mare Tres Magnifique. Soldier Hollow has had 525 starters.
So You Think – Coolmore Stud-based sire So You Think (High Chaparral) scored his 55th individual stakes winner when his son Burn To Shine (3 g ex Smoulder by Traditionally) triumphed in the War Decree Stakes (Gr 3, 1600m) at Riccarton. Out of the Group 2 winner Smoulder (Traditionally), he is a half-brother to Group 3 placegetter Embers (Darci Brahma). So You Think’s son Think About It landed The Everest (1200m) earlier in October, propelling the stallion to the top of the leading sires table in Australia. The stallion, who has been represented by 858 lifetime starters, is standing for a fee of $99,000 (inc GST).
Starspangledbanner – Dun Na Sead (4 f ex Alice Thornton by Hurricane Run) became the 36th individual stakes winner for Starspangledbanner (Choisir) when landing the Mercury Stakes (Gr 3, 5f) at Dundalk. Dun Na Sead is a half-sister to winner Lord Dudley (Pride Of Dubai), being the second foal out of the winning Hurricane Run (Montjeu) mare Alice Thornton. Starspangledbanner, who has had 623 starters, stood the 2023 northern hemisphere breeding season at Coolmore Stud for a fee of €50,000 (approx. AU$83,460).
Summer Front – War Chimes (2 f ex Chipolata by Muhtathir) became the 17th individual stakes winner for Airdrie Stud resident Summer Front (War Front) when landing the Prix Isonomy (Listed, 1800m) at Chantilly. Bought by her trainer David Menuisier for €62,000 at Arqana last October, War Chimes is the first foal out of the winning Muhtathir (Elmaamul) mare Chipolata. A Grade 2 winner in the US, Summer Front will stand the 2024 northern hemisphere breeding season for a fee of US$5,000 (approx. AU$7,890). He has had 277 starters.
Written Tycoon – The Mick Price and Michael Kent Jnr-trained Gumdrops (3 f ex Sugar Bella by Not A Single Doubt) provided Yulong Investments stallion Written Tycoon (Iglesia) with a 54th individual stakes winner from 1087 starters when landing the William Crockett Stakes (Listed, 1200m) at Moonee Valley. Bred by Ravenswood Bloodstock’s Phillip Pollicina, Gumdrops runs for Sheamus Mills Bloodstock Ladies Syndicate and partners. She is the first and only foal out of the Group 3-winning Not a Single Doubt (Redoute’s Choice) mare Sugar Bella, who died in 2021. Written Tycoon is standing for a private fee.
Zoustar – Widden Stud stallion Zoustar was handed his 43rd individual stakes winner from 761 starters when Mumbai Muse (3 f ex Mumbai Rock by Fastnet Rock) defeated the colts in the Sir Brian Crowley Stakes (Listed, 1200m) at Randwick. Mumbai Muse was a $525,000 Inglis Easter purchase from the Coolmore draft for Michael Freedman Racing and Julian Blaxland Bloodstock and runs for Woppitt Bloodstock and partners, including Robert McClure of Morning Rise Stud, who bred the filly. Out of the winning Fastnet Rock (Danehill) mare Mumbai Rock, she is a half-sister to stakes winner Jazz Etude (I Am Invincible) and stakes-placed winners Mumbai Jewel (I Am Invincible) and Splendoronthegrass (So You Think). Zoustar, who again shuttled to Tweenhills Stud for the 2023 northern hemisphere breeding season, is standing at Widden for a fee of $220,000 (inc GST).