He is out of Affinity a winner at three years over 1 mile 4 furlongs. Amalfi Bay is from a family that Elite Racing has had a lot of success with. His dam Affinity is a half sister to the Joint Champion Older Mare in 2005 Soviet Song, she won nine races including five Group 1 races, a Group 2 race and a Listed race.She is a full Sister to Sister Act, the dam of Ribbons, Champion Older Mare in Ireland 2015. She is also a half sister to Baralinka the dam of Marlinka who is the dam of Marsha the winner of the Group 1 races Nunthorpe and Prix de L’Abbaye as well as five other races. Narsha was sold for £6 million at Tattersalls to Coolmore.
His dam Thistle Bird was the winner of 8 races which included the Group 1 Pretty Polly Stakes, the Group 3 Princess Elizabeth stakes in which she won two years in a row and she was also the winner of three Listed races. Thistle Bird didn’t race until she was three when she won twice. She made steady progress over the next three seasons winning the Group 1 Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh at the age of six. Her first foal Thorn was a winner when in training here and was then followed on by her second foal Bullfinch who was a winner of 3 out of 5 races when in training here, he was then sold at Tattersalls Autumn Horses In Training Sale 2020 to Chris Waller for 370,000 GNS.
He is a half brother to Gipoia a Listed winner in France by Medicean and also the half brother to Falcao Negro who is also a Listed winner in France by Canford Cliffs. Beautiful Bertie is out of a Galileo mare who won over a mile at two years. His dam Really Lovely is the full sister to Mekong River the winner of the Group 3 International Stakes at the Curragh as well as placing in a Group 3 and Listed race. Really Lovely is also full sister to Simply Beautiful a winner over 1 mile at three years as well as placing on multiple occasions in Group 3 races. The family trace back to Bianca Nera, winner of the Group 1 Moyglare Stud Stakes held at the Curragh.
Her dam Tendu was a winner over 6 furlongs, she also placed 2nd in the Group 3 Merriebelle Stable Pavillion Stakes at Ascot and placed 2nd in the Listed Westow Stakes at York. Tendu is also a full sister to the Whitsbury Manor stallion Showcasing and a half sister to the Yeomanstown stallion Camacho. Tendu’s dam Arabesque won twice which icluded the Listed Flying Fillies’ Stakes at Pontefract and has so far bred nine winners from twelve runners. Arabesque’s dam Prophecy won the Group 1 Cheveley Park Stakes in 1993 and went on to produce not only Arabesque but also Foreteller the winner of multiple Group 1 races in Australia.
He is by the Prix du Moulin Group 1 winner Vadamos who stands at Coolmore. He is out of Duchess Of Foxland, winner of the Listed Hurry Harriet Stakes as well as placing twice in Group 3 races and has currently bred three winners. Big Boy Bobby first went through the sale ring at the Goffs November Foal Sale in 2018 and sold for 35,000 euro. A year later he was then purchased by Kevin Ross at Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale for 60,000 euro.
He was purchased by Amanda Skiffington for 35,000 GNS at the Tattersalls December Yearling Sale. His dam Piccola Sissi was the winner of 1 race at four years in Italy and placed 9 times. She has so far produced one winner from two runners. Piccols Sissi is the half sister to Gordon Lord Byron the winner of the Group 1 Sprint Cup at Haydock. He was placed multiple times in Group 1 , 2 and 3 races and has a total career earnings of £1,926,913.00.
The dam Proviso won nine races, four at Group 1 level in the USA and France. He is from the family of Peace which has a long connection with Beckhampton. It goes back over fifty years to 1967 when Jeremy Tree bought Peace at Tattersalls Houghton Yearling Sale for Jock Whitney. She showed great promise winning her only start at two the Blue Seal Stakes at Ascot, returning to Ascot at three she ran second to the future 1,000 Guineas winner Full Dress II, she ran poorly in her next two starts and she was retired. She became a good broodmare producing ten winners, five of them black type. When Whitney passed away she was acquired privately by Juddmonte along with her daughter Flaming Peace and Rockfest, ancestress of Frankel. The family is still well represented in the Juddmonte Stud Book with numerous Group One and black type winners.
She was bred at the Swinburne’s Genesis Green Stud. Dalma is out of Royal Secrets who was a winner over 1 mile at 3 years of age. Royal Secrets is also the dam of Sheikhzayedroad, the winner of 11 races which include the Group 2 Long Distance Cup, the Group 2 Doncaster Cup, the Group 2 Skybet York Stakes, the Listed Fred Archer Stakes, a Group 2 and Group 3 win in the UAE and a Group 1 win in Canada. He also has won multiple big handicap races in the UAE. Dalma is also the half sister to Listed winner Ummalnar.
She is out of Dolma who is well known to the stable being owned for many years by Lady Rothschild. Dolma has produced Thistle Bird, winner of the Group 1 Pretty Polly Stakes and Group 3 Princess Elizabeth Stakes in which she won two years in a row when trained here at Beckhampton. Dolma has also produced McCreery, a dual Group 3 winner in Australia as well as placing in Group 1 company. Dolphin is half sister to Old Gaurd, who started his career in training here at Beckhampton and then went to Paul Nicholls to continue his career over obsticals in which he became a winner of Grade 2 and Grade 3 races.
She is the first foal out of Gretchen who was winner of three races from five runs. Her three wins included the Listed Chalice Stakes at Newmarket and the Group 2 Park Hill Stakes at Doncaster. Dorte’s grand dam Dolores was a winner of the Listed European Breeders Fund Conqueror Stakes at Goodwood. Dolores also placed in the Group 1 Coronation Stakes at Ascot as well as placing in the Group 2 Sun Chariot Stakes at Newmarket. Dolores has been a very successful broodmare in producing 7 winners from 8 runners, making Gretchen the half sister to Duncan, winner of the Group 1 Irish Field St Leger, Group 2 Yorkshire Cup, Group 2 Qatar Prix Foy and Listed John Doyle Buckhounds Stakes. Gretchen is also the half sister to Samuel the winner of the Group 2 Doncaster Cup and the Listed Grand Cup.
Her dam Pocket Watch was unraced but has produced one winner from three runners. Dream Bird is half sister to Four On Eight a winner of 4 races in the UK, Germany and abroad as well as placing eight times. Pocket Watch her dam is a half sister to Bauer a winner of the Group 3 Geelong Cup in Australia. Dream Bird’s grand dam Dali’s Grey was the winner of one race at three years in France and is the full sister to Diamilina a Group 2 and Group 3 winner in France. She is also the half sister to the former Ballyhane Stud stallion Diamond Green.
She is a full sister to Imperial Aviator who was a dual winner for the stable over 1 mile 2 furlongs, he was sold at Tattersalls Autumn HIT sale in 2016 and purchased by Gai Waterhouse for 270,00o GNS. He then went on to win a big handicap race in Australia. Elevate is also the full sister to Selecto who was also in training here and placed over 1 mile 2 furlongs and 1 mile 4 furlongs. She is also a half sister to Universal Command who also won when here at Beckhampton. Their dam Telescopic is a half sister to six winners including the listed Hovering. The next dam is Cox Orange.
She is out of Magical Romance who won the Group 1 Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket. Magical Romance was purchased for Lady Rothschild at Tattersalls by James Wigan for 4,600,000 GNS. She has bred eight winners from ten foals to race. Elvic is the half sister to Chevallier the winner of 10 races, Tall Ship the winner of 2 races and Group 2 placed in Australia as well as Yellow Hammer and Wren who both won races when in training at Beckhampton for Lady Rothschild.
He is a half brother to Youthful a winner of 2 races over 7 fuirlongs. Encourage is out of Good Hope who won at three over 1 mile 2 furlongs and is out of a Beckhampton favourite Fairy Godmother who was a winner of two races out of four runs which included the Listed Ballymacoll Stud Fillies Stakes at Newbury. Fairy Godmother also finished 2nd in the Group 3 Weatherbys Earl Of Sefton Stakes at Newmarket and she is from her Majesty’s Highclere family. Good Hope is the half sister to My Kingdom Of Fife a Group 2 and Group 3 winner in Australia and Group 2 and Group 3 placed in the UK.
She was purchased at the Tattersalls December Foal Sale in 2018 for 42,000 GNS by Amanda Skiffington. Her dam On Her Way won three races, placed three times out of ten runs in total. Her Way is the half sister to Happy Family who is by Havana Gold and is the winner of the Listed Spring Cup Stakes at Lingfield. Happy Family also placed 2nd in the Group 2 Coventry Stakes at Ascot and placed 3rd in the Group 2 Gimcrack Stakes at York.
He was purchased at the Tattersalls Book 3 sale in 2019 by Amanda Skiffington for 35,000 GNS. He is out of It’s In The Air who is an Unraced mare by Whipper and has produced three winners from five runners. In The Breeze’s grand dam Try To Catch Me was the winner of one race in France at 3 years and produced seven winners from 10 runners. It’s In The Air is the half sister to Storming Home was a top class colt over 10 – 12 furlongs. His career included winning the Group 1 Champion Stakes at Newmarket, the Group 2 King Edward VII Stakes at Ascot and the Group 1 Turf Championship held at Santa Anita (USA). When finishing his racing career he then went on to stand at stud at Darley Japan.
She was bred by owners Merry Fox Stud.She is out of Annabelle’s Charm a winner of three races which included the Listed Fund Dick Hern Fillies’ Stakes at Bath. She also placed in two Group 3 races with one being in Italy and the other at the Curragh in Ireland. Annabelle’s Charm has produced four winners from four runners out of six foals. Jumby Breeze is half sister to Charming Thought the winner of the Group 1 Middle Park Stakes and now a Darley stallion who stands at Dalham Hall Stud in Newmarket. Further back in the pedigree are Ballingarry, Aristotle, Starborough and St Nicholas Abbey.
He is out of a mare who won two races at three and has bred six winners to date. The family of Zafonic, Zamindar, Reams of Verse, Midsummer and Midday. The family traces back to a mare bought privately by Prince Khalid from Robert Sangster. Mofida was a tough sound filly who raced 41 times over three seasons winning eight and being placed 20 times when trained by Barry Hills. She won over 5 , 6, and 7 furlongs and was Group 3 placed three times. Her best win was the listed William Hill Trophy handicap at York . Bought in foal to The Minstrel ( one of Sangster’s Derby winners) the subsequent foal was Zaizafon the dam of Zafonic and Zamindar. Other foals included Dangora, Mariakova , Midsummer and the unraced Modena whose offspring include Reams Of verse , Elmaamul. It is from the latter that Keeper is descended.
He is a half brother to Fashion Royalty who was a winner here at Beckhampton in 2019 and also half brother to War Decree a winner of three races including Group 2 Qatar Vintage Stakes at Goodwood and Group 3 Koffy Diamond Stakes at Dundalk. King Of Tsavo’s grand dam Ticker Tape is an eight time winner who won two Group 1 races in the USA. This is also the family of Brando and Reckless Abandon. King Of Tsavo was purchased at Tattersalls Book 1 salein 2019 by Hugo Merry Bloodstock for 210,000 GNS.
16/12/20 – Kempton – Unibet Extra Place Offers Every Day Nursery Handicap (Class 5)
He is a graduate of Tattersalls Ireland’s September sale where he was bought by Robert Eddery for 11,000 euros. He is the second foal out of dam Blue Enzian who was unraced. Her first foal called Elusive Knight is based in Canada and is the winner of one race at Woodbine as well as placing 2nd in a Listed race also held at Woodbine. Blue Enzian’s dam Ariege was by the Dubai World Cup winner Street Cry and also the sire of Winx. Ariege won five races including the Group 1 Santa Anita Oaks.
She is out of Fallen For You who was placed in the Group 2 May Hill Stakes at 2 and progressed at 3 to take the Group 1 Coronation Stakes. She has bred the Group 2 winner Glorious Journey. The family also includes the Lockinge winner Fly To The Stars, Loving Things, Light Up Our World and Fallen Idol. Love is You made her debut at Ascot on the 5th September in which she put in a very professional winning performance. She then later followed it up with another strong win at Newbury in the Listed Race ‘The Radley Stakes’.
05/09/20 – Ascot – Moet & Chandon British EBF Fillies’ Novice Stakes (Class 4)
She is out of Sleep Walk a winner over 5 and a half furlongs and 6 furlongs. Sleep Walk was the first foal out of Scuffle who later went on to produce Logician the winner of the 2019 Group 1 St Leger Stakes at Doncaster. Scuffle is also the dam of Suffused a winner of seven races including three Group 3 races in the USA and placing 2nd in a Group 1 race in Canada. Scuffle produced 6 winners from 6 runners. The family traces back to Tantina the dam of Cityscape and Bated Breath.
He is from Juddmonte’s Lost Virtue family. He is a half brother to Tempus who is currently in training here and his form is currently 4 wins from 8 runs which include two Class 2 Handicaps. Modestus is also a half brother to the National Stud stallion Time Test who was also trained here at Beckhampton, Retirement Plan who stands at Tullaghansleek Stud and Time Chaser who was also trained here. His dam Passage Of Time won five races including the Group 1 Criterium de Saint-Cloud as well as a Group 3 and Listed. Passage Of Time is the half sister to Multiple listed winner and Group 1 Falmouth Stakes winner Timepiece.
Her dam Oud Metha is a half sister to Dalma who is also a three year old in training here at Beckhampton for Mr Mohammed Jaber. Oud Metha is an unraced half sister to Sheikzayedroad who won eleven races also for Mr Mohammed Jaber including the Northern Dancer Group 1 at Woodbine, three Group 2 races , a Group 3, and a listed race. Oud Metha is also the half sister to Ummalnar a winner of a Listed at Dundalk.
She was purchased at Tattersalls Book 1 sale in 2019 by Blue Diamond Stud Farm for 60,000 GNS. She is out of unraced mare Rose Of Miracles. Najeeba is half sister to progressing four year old Amtiyaz, a winner over 1 mile 4 furlongs, 1 mile 6 furlongs and 2 miles. Najeeba comes from the Born Gold family that gave the Wertheimer brothers Group 1 winner Goldikova, Group 1 winner Galikova, Group 1 placed and now a stallion Anodin and ten other winners.
Her Dam Estrela was trained at Beckhampton and won a race at Lingfield over a mile. One Journey’s grand dam Wannabe Grand won four races which included the Grpoup 1 Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket, the Group 2 Cherry Hinton Fillies’ Stakes and two Listed races with one being at Newmarket and the other at Pontefract. The family traces back to Wannabe the dam of Wannabe Posh who was a Listed winner over 1 mile 4 furlongs and has produced Group 3 Bonhams Thoroughbred Stakes winner.
She is a half sister to Desert Caravan a winner of two races at three years. Her dam Sequence was a winner of two races at three years as well as placing in the Listed Galtres Stakes at York. The family traces back to the Aga Khan’s Sinntara a winner of 4 races including a Listed win. Sinntara is the dam of the 2000 Champion 3 year old Sinndar, a winner of both the Derby and the Arc. He has sired horses such as Youmzain a three time runner up in the Arc and now a sire of Group winners under both codes.
He was bred by Newsells Park Stud and was purchased at Tattersalls Book 1 sale for 140,000 Guineas. His dam Melito was trained in Australia and was a multiple Group 1 and Group 2 winner on the turf over 6 and 7 furlongs. He is a half-brother to Campbell Junior who is by Encosta De Lago and is also trained in Australia. Although still a maiden he has finished 2nd in two Group 3 races and one Group 2 race with a total career earnings of £418,831. He was a winner on debut at Haydock on the 3rd September and as well as winning a plus 10 bonus he also won the Tattersalls Book 1 bonus.
She is out of Nimble Thimble and is her fifth foal in training. Quilted is a full sister to Quadrilateral who was in training here at Beckhampton in 2019 and 2020. She is the winner of the Group 1 Fillies’ Mile at Newmarket as well as placing 3rd in the Group 1 Qipco 1000 Guineas Stakes and 3rd in the Group 1 Cornonation Stakes at Ascot. Quilted is also the half sister to Boardman who is sired by Kingman and a winner in France as well as placing in a Listed at Saint – Cloud. Boardman has two year old full brother called Thesis who is now in training here at Beckhampton.
He was purchased at Tattersalls Book 3 sale by his owner Dr Jamal Ahmadzadeh for 35,000 GNS. Rumi is from the family of Donna Viola, who won eleven races including the Group 1 Yellow Ribbon in the USA, the Group 2 Sunset & Vine Prix de l’Opera in France, the Group 3 Trusted Partner Matron Stakes in IRE and the Vodac Victress Stakes in the UK. Rumi’s family line also traces back to the good sprinters Frizzante (Group 1 July Cup winnner), Zidane and Firenze.
He was purchased at Tattersalls Book 2 sale for 300,000 GNS by Amanda Skiffington . His dam Glorification who was bred by Juddmonte Farms and unraced but his grand dam Light Ballet was a winner in France and Group 3 placed. Light Ballet is a full sister to Dance Routine a Group 2 winner and Group 1 placed in France. Dance Routine is the dam of the stallion Flintshire who stands at Hill ‘N’ Dale stud in Kentucky. She is also the full sister to Concentric the dam of Enable.
She is from Juddmonte’s Queen Of Song family. Her dam Caponata won three races including two listed races, the Victor McCalmont Stakes at the Curragh and the Naas Oaks Trial and was also placed in Group 2 and Group 3 races. Caponata is out of a Listed winner called Daring Diva and makes Caponata a half sister to Brooch who is a winner in Group 2 and 3 races as well as Listed. Brooch is the dam of an improving three year old in the US, Mandaloun . Queen Of Song was an interesting purchase by Juddmonte as at the time they already owned he Grand dam Bag Of Tunes.
He is out of Kuriosa who won over 1mile 3 furlongs. Kuriosa is the Half sister to Kite Wood a winner of three Group 3 races a Group 2 race and placed2nd in the Group 1 St Leger Stakes at Doncaster. They trace back to a Cliveden family that includes Daggers Drawn. Time Interval was first sold at the Tattersalls December Foal sale for 35,000 GNS, he was then purchased a year later at Tattersalls Book 2 Sale for 34,000 GNS by Amanda Skiffington.
31/07/20 – Lingfield – Betway Median Auction Maiden Stakes (Class 5)
She is out of Oasis Dream mare Oasis Sunset a winner over 7 furlongs. Umm Hurair is half sister to a son of Kodiac, Flash Gordon who was a winner over 6 furlongs and placed in Listed and a Group 3 race. He is now a stallion at Meelin Stud in Ireland. She is also the half sister to Sunset Dream the winner of two races over 7 furlongs and a mile. Umm Hurair’s grand dam sunset cafe has produced five out of eight winners including Group 1 Cheveley Park Stakes winner Seazun.
Her dam Hazariya is the dam of the Derby winner Harzand. This is the Lost Soul/Phase family of Major Holliday’s Cleaboy Stud which the Aga Khan bought into when he bought the majority of the breeding stock after the Major’s death. The package included the third dam Hazy Idea. This filly was bought by Hugo Merry at Goffs November Foal Sale
She is out of Comeback Queen who was a winner over 1 mile and has bred four winners from five runners. Valorant is half sister to Bubble and Squeak by Mastercraftsman a winner of 4 races, Nonchalant by Oasis Dream the winner of 2 races and Dheban by Exceed and Excel the winner of 1 race The grand dam Miss Universe bred three black type winners including Donavitum, the winner of the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf. She traces back the the Hue-Williams stud at Woolton House.
He is owned and bred by Merry Fox Stud who purchased the dam Passing Parade from the Tattersalls Book 1 sale. Passing Parade is out of a Juddmonte mare called Model Queen who was a winner of 7 and a half furlongs. Passing Parade is a half sister to Regal Parade a winner of the Group 1 Betfred Sprint cup and the Group 1 Prix Maurice De Gheest. She is also the half sister to Hot Prospect who finished 2nd in the Listed Steventon Stakes and 2nd in the Group 3 Winter Hill Stakes. Victory Roll is the full brother to Casual Reply who was in training here at Beckhampton.
He is out of La Dorotea who won two races at three years and placed 7 times. She is a half sister to eight winners including the USA Group 1 winner Mast Track (Hollywood Park Gold Cup) and full sister to the FR Group 1 winner Jemayel (Prix Saint-Alary at Deauville). La Dorotea has currently produced one winner from two foals of racing age. Without Revenge was purchased at the Tattersalls Book 1 sale in 2019 for 70,000 GNS by Amanda Skiffington.
25/11/20 – Lingfield – Get Your Ladbrokes Daily Odds Boost EBF Novice Stakes (Class 5)
This evening we have Cochise travelling to Chelmsford to run in the ‘Celebrating The tote And PMU Partnership Handicap’ for owner Philip Newton. Cochise made his racecourse debut as a three-year-old. He had six runs in total at three and included a win …
Today we send out Lion Face to Lingfield to run in the ‘Sky Sports Racing HD Virgin 535 Novice Stakes’ for owner David Bannon. Lion Face is a three-year-old gelding by Animal Kingdom who makes his racecourse debut today over 1 mile 4 furlongs. His dam …