Affinity won at three and is from a family that Elite Racing has had a lot of success with. Her half sisters include the Joint Champion Older Mare in 2005 Soviet Song, she won nine races including four at Gr.1 and Sister Act the dam of Ribbons, Champion Older Mare in Ireland 2015. Others include Baralinka dam of Marlinka dam of Marsha who won the Gr.1s Nunthorpe and Prix de L’Abbaye as well as five other races. She was sold for £6million at Tattersalls to Coolmore.
She was bought as a foal at Tattersalls by Amanda Skiffington. Her dam On Her Way won three races at three and has bred three winners from three foals of racing age including Headway who won the listed Spring Cup at Lingfield.
Her dam Annabelle’s Charm won three races up to Listed level. She has bred three winners including the young stallion Charming Thought, further back in the pedigree are Ballingarry, Aristotle, Starborough and St Nicholas Abbey.
Palafou was bought at Tattersalls by Nick Bradley. She stems from a Wildenstein family that has given us Persian King, Policy Maker and Pushkin in recent times, further back are Peintre Bleu and the Arc winner and stallion Peintre Celebre
He was bought at Tattersalls by the owner. He is from the family of Donna Viola, who won eleven races in the US including the Yellow Ribbon Gr.1 and the Gamely Gr.1. Also those good sprinters Frizzante (July Cup Gr.1), Zidane and Firenze.
Saligo Bay was bought at Tattersalls by Amanda Skiffington. His dam Glorification was unraced but the second dam Light Ballet is a full sister to Dance Routine, the dam of Flintshire, and Concentric, the dam of Enable.
His dam Samba Brazil won four races in France and Germany. Her dam is a half sister to the Deutches Derby winner Schiaparelli now a stallion at Overbury, Salve Regina and Sanwa the dam of another Deutches Derby winner, the Lanwades stallion Sea The Moon
Today we have Cinnabar travelling to Lingfield to run in the ‘Betway Median Auction Maiden Stakes’ for her owners J Stewart And Mrs B Milton. She has had just the two runs in her career so far in which she showed huge improvement between her debut and …
Today Amir Kabir travelled to Kempton to run in the ‘Racing Tv Novice Auction Stakes’ for his owner Dr Jamal Ahmadzadeh & Mrs D Swinburn. He had just the one run as a two year old finishing 5th in a competitive Newbury Novice. Today was his second …