Bay Colt by Sea The Mon (GER)
x Wall Of Sound (GB)
Sea The Moon’s position as one of Europe’s best middle-distance sires was maintained when his son Fantastic Moon bolted up in this season’s German Derby. This colt by the sensational son of Sea The Stars is a three-parts brother to Group 3 winner Uncle Bryn (who has earned himself a place in the $5million Caulfield Cup), and a half-brother to Prestige Stakes scorer Boomer, out of Wall Of Sound, a Grade 2-placed Singspiel half-sister to Group 3 winner and July Cup runner-up The Cheka. Wall of Sound's daughter, Flighty Almighty's first foal (Uncle Mo) has recently sold at Keeneland Yearling Sales for $1million.
Chesnut Colt by Sergei Prokofiev (CAN)
x Avengers Queen (GB
This colt is from the first crop of Sergei Prokofiev, a son of superb speed sire Scat Daddy who sold for $1.1 million as a yearling before winning the Cornwallis Stakes and running a close third in the Coventry Stakes. He is the first foal out of Avengers Queen, a Listed-winning Brazen Beau half-sister to Group 2-winning sprinter El Caballo and exciting two-year-old filly Symbology. This is the family of classy sprinters Diligent Harry, Sneak Preview and Temple Meads.
Lope De Vega is renowned as one of Europe’s leading sires, with 19 top-level winners on his record, and he is a dab hand at getting talented two-year-olds. This filly by the son of Shamardal is the first foal out of Prestige Stakes winner Boomer, a Kingman half-sister to the Group 3 winner Uncle Bryn from an outstanding Juddmonte dynasty that has produced champions Elmaamul, Midday, Reams Of Verse, Regal Parade and Zafonic.
This Lope De Vega colt is a half-brother to five winners including Challenge Stakes hero Pogo, out of Cute, a Diktat half-sister to eight winners including the classy pair Arabian Gleam and Kimberella. Cute is also a half-sister to the dams of champion Love and Group 3 scorer Skia, who in turn produced Japanese stars Sol Oriens and Vin De Garde. The cross of Lope De Vega over Diktat’s sire Warning gave us Meydan Group 1 winner The Right Man.
Bay Filly by Too Darn Hot (GB)
x Formidable Kitt (GB)
Too Darn Hot has made a highly encouraging start in his first season with two-year-olds, supplying plenty of promising performers. This filly from the champion son of Dubawi’s second crop is out of Formidable Kitt, a winning Invincible Spirit half-sister to Chesham Stakes victor Arthur Kitt and Listed scorer Eartha Kitt, the dam of Gimcrack Stakes winner Noble Style. Her maternal granddam is Chasemore Stud’s wonderful foundation mare Ceiling Kitty, successful in the Queen Mary Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Reigning champion sire Dubawi has more than 250 black-type winners to his name, including no fewer than 54 at Group 1 level. He has long covered only elite mares and this colt’s dam fitted the bill, as he is the second foal out of Nyaleti, winner of the German 1,000 Guineas and a neck second in Group 1 company. Nyaleti is by Arch, damsire of US superstars I’ll Have Another and Uncle Mo, and she is a half-sister to Group winners Sir Patrick Moore and Stellar Path, out of the Listed-winning Verglas mare America Nova.
Blue Point leads this year’s first-season sire table by number of winners and prize-money, with three stakes winners on the board already – Action Point, Big Evs and Rosallion. This colt from his second crop is a half-brother to three winners including US Grade 3-placed Last Opportunity, out of Opportuna, a Rock Hard Ten half-sister to high-class sprinter The Cheka and Grade 2-placed Wall Of Sound, the dam of high-class pair Boomer and Uncle Bryn.
Bay/Grey Colt by Cracksman (GB)
x Angel's Hideaway (IRE)
This colt by Cracksman, whose first crop has come up with a colt out of the very top drawer in wide-margin Prix du Jockey Club hero Ace Impact, is the first foal out of the Dark Angel mare Angel’s Hideaway, winner of the Princess Margaret Stakes at two and third in the Jersey Stakes at three. The dam is a full-sister to Mill Reef Stakes runner-up Perfect Angel out of Hilary Needler Trophy second The Hermitage.
Zoustar was already recognised as one of the foremost young sires in his native Australia and he has made a big splash with his first European-bred runners, who include Chasemore Farm-bred Cheveley Park Stakes heroine Lezoo. This latest filly by the sire to go through the stud’s hands is a half-sister to two winners out of Marygate Stakes winner Beldale Memory, a Camacho half-sister to fellow stakes-winning two-year-old Promised Money.
Kodiac continues to be a conveyor belt of high-class horses over a range of distances, from speedy two-year-olds to progressive Classic types, and his latest stars are Prix Jean Prat hero Good Guess and Group 3 winners Indestructible and Magical Sunset. This colt by the son of Danehill is a half-brother to three winners out of the high-class Big Bad Bob mare Bible Belt, a full-sister to smart Bob Le Beau from the family of Group 1 star Assessor.
Chesnut Colt by Pinatubo (IRE)
x Illaunglass (IRE)
This colt hails from the keenly anticipated first crop of Pinatubo, the highest rated two-year-old for quarter of a century and winner of the Prix Jean Prat at three, and he is out of Illaunglass, a Listed-placed daughter of noted broodmare sire Red Clubs and half-sister to stakes winners Pepita and Redolent. That makes him a three-parts brother to Illaunmore, the Listed-placed dam of Windsor Castle Stakes runner-up and Gimcrack Gr 2 runner-up Johannes Brahms, and a half-brother to talented handicapper Papa Stour.
This colt is by ace Australian sire Zoustar, from whom Chasemore Farm have bred Cheveley Park Stakes heroine Lezoo, out of Sassy Dresser, a daughter of Kingman and the Listed-placed Red Clubs mare The Gold Cheongsam. This is the immediate family of The Platinum Queen, who won the Prix de l’Abbaye and ran second in the Nunthorpe at two last year.
Bay Filly by Study Of Man (IRE)
x Strong And Stable (FR)
First-season sire Study Of Man, a Classic-winning son of Deep Impact from the magnificent family of Miesque, would be expected to come into his own in the second half of the year but he already has an exciting dual winner in Deepone. This filly from his second crop is the second foal out of the winning Motivator mare Strong And Stable, a half-sister to three other winners from the family of Group 1 scorers Prosperous Voyage and Senure.
This filly by Ulysses, whose best progeny include Classic-placed pair Piz Badile and White Birch as well as top-class two-year-old Holloway Boy, is a half-sister to four winners out of Adjudicate, a Dansili full-sister to Australian Group 2 winner Permit from a deep Juddmonte family. Dansili is an accomplished broodmare sire, and his daughters have clicked with Ulysses’ sire Galileo to produce top-notchers Cliffs Of Moher and Magic Wand.
Sir Percy, who was an unbeaten Dewhurst winner at two as well as a Derby hero at three, it should be remembered, has compiled an impressive progeny list at Lanwades Stud, encompassing 25 stakes scorers including Sir John Hawkwood and Wake Forest at the highest level. This filly by the sire is out of Arendelle, a winning Camelot half-sister to three winners from the family of Group 1 performers Bog Trotter and Poteen.
This colt is by brilliant European champion Almanzor, sire of seven Group 1 performers around the world, out of Clotilde, a Listed-placed daughter of Dubawi – emerging as an important broodmare sire, as shown by the likes of Adayar, Homeless Songs and Mostahdaf – and the Listed-winning King’s Best mare Mary Boleyn. That makes him a half-brother to highly rated sprint handicapper Zero Carbon.
Chesnut Colt by Havana Gold (IRE)
x Cradle Of Life (IRE)
Havana Gold is best known for his exciting sire son Havana Grey but he got lots of accomplished performers besides, including high-class sprinters El Caballo and Tabdeed and precocious two-year-olds Chipotle and Streets Of Gold. This colt by the sire is a half-brother to two winners including US stakes performer Barristan The Bold out of Cradle Of Life, a Notnowcato half-sister to black-type winners Being Alive, Gimmy and Stay Alive.
Iffraaj has sired nigh on 100 stakes winners in his glittering stallion career, and he has proved to be a dab hand with fillies, as shown by Chriselliam, Powerful Breeze and Rizeena. This daughter is out of Gallifrey, a winning Sir Percy full-sister to Listed-placed Galmarley out of the Listed-winning Galileo mare Crystal Gal. The family goes back to Irish 1,000 Guineas heroine Classic Park, who found further fame as the dam of Derby runner-up Walk In The Park.
Bay Filly by Expert Eye (GB)
x Lamps of Heaven (IRE)
Expert Eye is establishing himself as a solid source of useful winners, getting on the scoresheet at Royal Ascot this year with Chesham Stakes scorer Snellen, and this filly by the son of Acclamation is a half-sister to three winners led by the multiple Listed-placed prolific sprinter Mondammej. The dam Lamps Of Heaven is a winning half-sister to high-class pair Say No Now and Zumbi from the fast family of Acklam Express, Dream Ahead and Fairyland.
Chesnut Colt by Bated Breath (GB)
x The Gold Cheongsam (IRE)
By Bated Breath, the sire of 26 black-type winners including high-class talents Beckford, Daahyeh and Space Traveller, this colt is out of The Gold Cheongsam, a Listed-placed Red Clubs half-sister to the dam of Prix de l’Abbaye heroine The Platinum Queen, making him a half-brother to smart juvenile Qipao. Red Clubs has excelled as a broodmare sire, his daughters having produced Ardad, Lezoo, Lucky Sweynesse, Snow Lantern and Spycatcher.
Bay Colt by Oasis Dream (GB)
x Christmas Joy (IRE)
Oasis Dream has been an outstanding sire, supplying 135 stakes winners, led by champions Midday, Muhaarar and Native Trail. This colt by the influential son of Green Desert is a half-brother to Qatar winner Mount Snowdon out of Christmas Joy, a Galileo half-sister to top two-year-old and champion three-year-old Toronado. The Oasis Dream-Galileo cross has previously come up with Group 2 winner Hard Dream and classy juvenile Oklahoma City.
Purchaser: Highflyer Bloodstock/Eve Johnson Houghton