• Conselice, a second crop daughter of Whitsbury Manor Stud stallion Showcasing (by Oasis Dream), won the Group 3 Premio Regina Elena (Italian 1000 Guineas) over a mile at Capannelle. The dual blacktype scorer is owned and trained by Stefano Botti, she was bred by Jackie Penny and she is a €25,000 graduate of the Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale. The grey is out of Dictatrix (by Diktat), a winning grand-daughter of pattern winning miler and Group 1 Irish 1000 Guineas fourth Blue Daisy (by Shahrastani).

  • Poeta Diletto is now a dual pattern winner following his narrow victory in the Group 3 Premio Parioli (Italian 2000 Guineas) over a mile at Capannelle. Scuderia Blueberry Srl's homebred colt is a first-crop son of Dalham Hall Stud stallion Poet's Voice (by Dubawi) and he is trained by Stefano Botti. He is a half-brother to the stakes-placed multiple winner Mia Eccellenza (by Exceed And Excel) and he is out of Italian juvenile stakes winner Mia Diletta (by Selkirk).

  • Millowitsch gave high-class miler and Gestut Helenehof stallion Sehrezad (by Titus Livius) a pattern winner in his first crop when taking the Group 3 Preis der SWK Stadtwerke Krefeld – Dr Busch Memorial over eight and a half furlongs at Krefeld. Dr Alexandra Renz's homebred three-year-old is trained by Markus Klug, he is a half-brother to a winner and he is the third foal out of pattern-placed Muriel (by Fath). His dam is a half-sister to the Grade 1-paced mile stakes winner Gifted Girl (by Azamour) and he comes from the immediate family of Group 1 Irish Oaks heroine Margarula (by Doyoun).

  • Fly With Me notched up his fifth blacktype success, and second one at pattern level, when taking the Group 3 Prix de Barbeville over one mile, seven furlongs at Chantilly. The Eric Libaud-trained six-year-old is a son of Ballylinch Stud stallion Beat Hollow (by Sadler's Wells), he was bred by Sca La Barbotiere, and he is out of Bird Of Paradise (by Highest Honor), a stakes-winning mare from a successful dual-purpose family.

  • Bocca Baciata won the Listed Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Victor McCalmont Memorial Stakes over nine and a half furlongs at Gowran Park, one day after the premature death of her Irish National Stud-based sire Big Bad Bob (by Bob Back). The four-year-old, who was bred by Citadel Stud, is trained by Jessica Harrington and this was her third blacktype success. She is a €230,000 Goffs Orby Sale graduate, she is a Group 3-winning daughter of Sovana (by Desert King), and she is a half-sister to the pattern scorers Topeka (by Whipper) and Kalsa (by Whipper). I reviewed Bocca Baciata's pedigree in detail in the 25th April 2015 edition of The Irish Field.

  • Magnanime won the Listed Prix Finlande over nine furlongs at Chantilly, two months after earning her first piece of blacktype when runner-up in a similar contest over a mile at Cagnes-sur-Mer. Haras d'Etreham's homebred three-year-old is a daughter of their classic sire Elusive City (by Elusive Quality) and she is trained by Fabrice Chappet. She is the first foal out of Mujabaha (by Redoute's Choice) who is a half-sister to unbeaten listed scorer Zawraq (by Shamardal) and from the famous family of Nashwan (by Blushing Groom), Unfuwain (by Northern Dancer), Nayef (by Gulch) and Deep Impact (by Sunday Silence).

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  • Bondi Beach won the Listed 188Bet Martin Molony Stakes over 12 and a half furlongs at Limerick, a third win from seven starts for the classic-placed pattern scorer. Trained by Aidan O'Brien and bred by the One Moment In Time Syndicate, which shares his dam's name, he is a full-brother to a couple of winners and his dam is a full-sister to the Group 1-winning miler Simply Perfect (by Danehill). His grandam is Hotelgenie Dot Com (by Selkirk), a Group 1-placed half-sister to Group 1 scorer Bianca Nera (by Salse). I reviewed Bondi Beach's pedigree in detail in the 19th September 2015 edition of The Irish Field.

  • Home Of The Brave won the Listed ToteScoop6 EBF Stallions King Richard III Stakes (formerly the Leicestershire Stakes) over seven furlongs at Leicester, a second success at that level for the first-crop son of Coolmore Stud stallion Starspangledbanner (by Choisir). Bred by Earl Ecurie du Grand Chene and trained by Hugo Palmer, the chesnut is the first foal out of Blissful Beat (by Beat Hollow), an unraced half-sister to the pattern scorers Rashbag (by Reprimand) and Suggestive (by Reprimand). I reviewed Home Of The Brave's pedigree in detail in the 25th July 2015 edition of The Irish Field.



  • Toormore won the Group 2 bet365 Mile at Sandown, a sixth pattern success for the five-year-old son of Ballyhane Stud stallion Arakan (by Nureyev). Bred by BEC Bloodstock and trained by Richard Hannon, he is out of Danetime Out (by Danetime), which makes him a half-brother to the dual Group 2 scorer Estidhkaar (by Dark Angel).

  • My Dream Boat won the Group 3 bet365 Gordon Richards Stakes over 10 furlongs at Sandown, a second pattern success for the first-crop son of former Irish National Stud sire Lord Shanakill (by Speightstown). The stallion is now based at Pin Oak Lane Farm in Pennsylvania. Trained by Clive Cox and bred by Patrick Monahan, My Dream Boat is out of Betty Burke (by Choisir). This is the family of Group 2 Nassau Stakes scorer Optimistic Lass (by Mr Prospector) and her Group 1-winning daughter Golden Opinion (by Slew O' Gold), and also that of Group 1 Irish 1000 Guineas heroine Samitar (by Rock Of Gibraltar).

  • Midterm maintained his unbeaten record with victory in the Group 3 bet365 Classic Trial over 10 furlongs at Sandown. The Juddmonte Farms homebred is trained by Sir Michael Stoute, he is a son of Coolmore Stud's multiple champion sire Galileo (by Sadler's Wells) and he is the first foal out of the prolific Group 1 star Midday (by Oasis Dream). His grandam, Midsummer (by Kingmambo), is a half-sister to the Group 1 scorers Reams Of Verse (by Nureyev) and Elmaamul (by Diesis).

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  • Raseed made it three wins from four starts when taking the Group 3 Prix Noailles over 10 and a half furlongs on soft ground at Chantilly. Hamdan Al Maktoum's homebred three-year-old is trained by Freddie Head, he is a son of Dalham Hall Stud's outstanding stallion Dubawi (by Dubai Millennium), and he is out of Sudoor (by Fantastic Light). The mare is one of three listed scorers out of Wissal (by Woodman), a full-sister to Group 2 winner Bahhare and half-sister to Group 1 star Bahri (by Riverman).

  • Qemah, who was third behind Ballydoyle in the Group 1 Prix Marcel Boussac in October, made a winning return to action in the Group 3 Prix de la Grotte over a mile at Chantilly. The Jean-Claude Rouget-trained daughter of retired Coolmore Stud stallion Danehill Dancer (by Danehill) was bred by Ecurie Cadran Bissons Sas Iei. A €200,000 Arqana graduate, she is the first foal out of pattern-placed Kartica (by Rainbow Quest) and her Grade 2-placed stakes-winning grandam Cayman Sunset (by Night Shift) is a half-sister to the talented dual-purpose gelding I'm Supposin (by Posen).

  • Dicton made it four in a row with victory in the Group 3 Prix de Fontainbleau over a mile at Chantilly. Trained by Gianluca Bietolini and bred by the Wertheimer brothers, the dual blacktype-winning son of Ballylinch Stud stallion Lawman (by Invincible Spirit) is out of seven furlong listed scorer Saying (by Giant's Causeway). That mare is a daughter of Pas De Reponse (by Danzig), the Group 1 Cheveley Park Stakes-winning half-sister to classic star and leading French sire Green Tune (by Green Dancer).

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  • One Foot In Heaven won the Listed Prix Lord Seymour over 12 furlongs at Maisons-Laffitte, a first blacktype success for the lightly-raced four-year-old. Bred by Craigavon Agro Ltd and trained by Alain de Royer-Dupre, the colt is by Australian champion sire and Coolmore shuttle stallion Fastnet Rock (by Danehill) and he is out of the Group 1 Champion Stakes heroine Pride (by Peintre Celebre). That mare is a half-sister to the Group 1-placed pattern scorer Fate (by Teofilo) and their stakes-winning dam Specificity (by Alleged) is also the grandam of 2006's Group 1 1000 Guineas star Speciosa (by Danehill Dancer).

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  • Camprock extended her winning run to three with victory in the Group 3 Prix Penelope over 10 and a half furlongs at Saint-Cloud. The dual blacktype-winning three-year-old was bred by Moa Sundstrom, she is trained by Pia Brandt, and she is a €30,000 Arqana graduate. A daughter of Haras du Mezeray stallion Myboycharlie (by Danetime), she is out of the Group 3 Prix Corrida scorer Camporese (by Sadler's Wells), her third dam is Group 1 winner Sookera (by Roberto), and so she comes from the family of Group 1-winning sprinters So Factual (by Known Fact) and Benbaun (by Stravinsky). It is also a branch of the famous and influential Hasili (by Kahyasi) family.