EAGLES BY DAY JOINS GLENVIEW STUD ROSTER

EAGLES BY DAY JOINS GLENVIEW STUD ROSTER

Rathbarry & Glenview Studs are delighted to announce the acquisition of exciting new stallion prospect EAGLES BY DAY (IRE) from Clipper Logistics in a deal brokered by Joe Foley.

EAGLES BY DAY will join the existing national hunt roster of BLUE BRESIL, MALINAS, OLD PERSIAN, SHIROCCO, SHOLOKHOV and YOUMZAIN at Glenview Stud for 2022.

EAGLES BY DAY is a Group 3 winning, and Group 1 and 2 placed son of established super sire Sea The Stars, whose sons Affinisea and Crystal Ocean have recently proved popular with national hunt breeders.

His dam Missunited was an exceptional race mare, having won 12 races under both codes, including the Group 3 Lillie Langtry Stakes at Goodwood and the valuable Guinness Galway Handicap Hurdle. She also boasts six black type placings to her name, including a narrow defeat in the Group 1 Ascot Gold Cup and a fine third in the Group 1 Prix Royal Oak.

“EAGLES BY DAY is an outstanding individual with plenty of size and substance. I’m confident he will prove a great attraction for Irish breeders,” said Paul Cashman of Rathbarry and Glenview Studs.

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DUAL GROUP 1 WINNER OLD PERSION JOINS GLENVIEW ROSTER

DUAL GROUP 1 WINNER OLD PERSION JOINS GLENVIEW ROSTER

Rathbarry and Glenview Studs are delighted to announce the acquisition of an exciting new stallion prospect, dual Group/Grade 1 winner OLD PERSIAN, from Godolphin in a deal brokered by Stroud Coleman Bloodstock.

OLD PERSIAN will join the existing National Hunt Roster of: BLUE BRESIL, MALINAS, SHIROCCO, SHOLOKHOV and YOUMZAIN at Glenview Stud for 2021.

The son of Dubawi won twice as a two-year-old before winning four races at three years, including the Group 2 King Edward VII Stakes and Group 2 Voltigeur Stakes. He proved to be better again at four years, winning the Group 1 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes, Group 1 Dubai Sheema Classic and Group 2 Dubai City of Gold Stakes, bringing his earnings to just under €4 million.

OLD PERSIAN is by Champion Sire Dubawi, out of a full sister to Group 2 winner Silkwood, and is from the immediate family of successful sire Kingmambo.

“OLD PERSIAN is an outstanding looking individual with plenty of size & substance and will be an exciting prospect for N.H. Breeders” said Paul Cashman of Rathbarry and Glenview Studs.

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SON OF YOUMZAIN GAINS DESERVED VICTORY

SON OF YOUMZAIN GAINS DESERVED VICTORY

The ultra-consistent YOUMDOR (Youmzain) gained a deserved win when taking the Prix d’Ecouen under Ludovic Boisseau at Deauville.

Owned, bred and trained by Frederic Head, the now three-year-old gained his maiden victory in December and went on to finish second on all three of his next starts. Racing over ten furlongs, the bay won by a neck from The Good Man.

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SMART THREE-YEAR-OLDS CONTINUE FINE RUN FOR ACCLAMATION

SMART THREE-YEAR-OLDS CONTINUE FINE RUN FOR ACCLAMATION

KING PACHA (Acclamation) continued a fine run for his sire when taking the Prix Birium, a Class 2 conditions race over a mile at Saint-Cloud.

The Fabrice Chappet-trained colt won his maiden over seven furlongs in October and was last seen finishing sixth in a strong Listed affair on heavy ground in March. Stephane Pasquier took the ride on Tuesday and pushed his mount out to win by a head, the front pair finishing three lengths clear of the favourite in third.

King Pacha was bred by Rathbarry Stud and San Paolo Agri Stud and now races for NBH Racing. A €75,000 foal and €140,000 yearling, the son of Acclamation is a half-brother to Group 3 winner Rocques.

The following day at La Teste De Buch, Aga Khan homebred KHARA (Acclamation) gained her maiden win at the second time of asking in the Prix du Haras d’Ayguemorte-Vertigineux.

Ridden by Jean-Bernard Eyquem, the Jean-Claude Rouget-trained filly prevailed by a short head from Thread Of Silver, with another two and a half lengths back to the third. The daughter of Acclamation holds entries in the Prix Saint-Alary and Prix de Diane.

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ACCLAMATION’S PROGRESSIVE PRETREVILLE WINS GROUP 3 WITH EASE

ACCLAMATION’S PROGRESSIVE PRETREVILLE WINS GROUP 3 WITH EASE

Following on from a terrific black-type treble for Glenview Stud sires at Auteuil, ACCLAMATION made his mark at Chantilly, where the progressive PRETREVILLE (Acclamation) captured the Group 3 Prix Bertrand du Breuil Longines in fine style.

The Pascal Bary-trained bay came into the race boasting a fine record of six wins from nine starts, the most recent of which was a win at Listed level in September. Cristian Demuro rode him on return, making all of the running in the mile contest and drew clear in the final furlong to win by three and a half lengths.

Pascal Bary later mentioned the Group 2 Prix du Miguet as a potential target for PRETREVILLE, adding, “He gives everything in the mornings and on the racecourse. He is just a very good horse.”

Owned by Gerard Augustin-Normand, the son of Acclamation was bred by Serge Boucheron and sold for €100,000 as a yearling. He is a full-brother to the highly-rated Mind That Boy.

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BLACK-TYPE WINS FOR SHOLOKHOV, YOUMZAIN & BLUE BRESIL

BLACK-TYPE WINS FOR SHOLOKHOV, YOUMZAIN & BLUE BRESIL

HEROS D’AINAY (Sholokhov) kicked off a terrific weekend for Glenview Stud sires at Auteuil when making an impressive debut in the Listed Prix Go Ahead over hurdles.

The Gabriel Leenders-trained bay always looked the likely winner and as he strode clear in the straight, victory was never in doubt. 12 lengths was the winning margin, with a further ten lengths back to the third horse.

Bred by Stephane Milaveau, HEROS D’AINAY is owned by Ecurie Couderc, Ecurie Patrick Joubert and Haras de Saint-Voir. The son of Sholokhov is out of Etoile D’Ainay, a multiple black-type winner over fences, and herself a half-sister to three black-type winners, including Flower Des Champs (Robin Des Champs).

Shortly afterwards, the Francois Nicolle-trained LA DOIX (Youmzain) gained a deserved black-type success in the Listed Prix d’Arles, a hurdle contest for mares over two miles and two furlongs.

Last seen finishing third in a similar contest, she was reunited with Theo Chevilland to win by a head in a 1-2-3 for the Nicolle stable. The now four-time winner is owned and bred by Sarl Carion EMM out of Flavigny, a half-sister to Listed winner Feroe.

The very next day, Grade 1 winner L’AUTONOMIE (Blue Bresil) made a winning return in the Grade 2 Prix Leon Rambaud, to make it six Graded victories in a row since June 2019. She was sent off favourite for her first attempt over two miles and five and a half furlongs, and came home three lengths in front, with a further nine length back to the third horse.

Trained by Francois Nicolle for owner/breeder Catherine Coiffier, L’AUTONOMIE has won nine of her 12 career starts.

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13TH CAREER WIN FOR OH THIS IS US

13TH CAREER WIN FOR OH THIS IS US

The ultra-consistent OH THIS IS US (Acclamation) gained his 13th career success in the valuable Sportpesa Handicap at Chester.

The Richard Hannon-trained bay was sent off favourite for the seven and a half furlong contest, with Andrea Atzeni holding him up in a field of 11. Pushed along to make headway approaching the final furlong, he led close home and ran on to score by half a length.

The win brought the six-year-old’s earnings past the £600,000 mark for owners Team Wallop. Bred by Herbertstown House Stud, Oh This Is Us was bought by Peter and Ross Doyle as a yearling for €110,000.

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SON OF YOUMZAIN GOES ONE BETTER

SON OF YOUMZAIN GOES ONE BETTER

Youmzain

The well-bred CARNIVAL ZAIN (Youmzain) gained a well-deserved maiden win in the Prix Les Cycles de La Baie at Pornichet.

A full-brother to two winners, including Royal Ascot winner Sunny Way (Youmzain), the Jaber Abdullah homebred was last seen finishing second over course and distance. Sent off favourite under Maxime Guyon, he went one better in the two-year-old contest and won by a nose.

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STYLISH JUVENILE WINNER FOR ACCLAMATION

STYLISH JUVENILE WINNER FOR ACCLAMATION

Acclamation

GRAND ROCK (Acclamation) built on a promising debut in July to win the mile Novice Stakes at Hamilton in comfortable fashion.

Fourth over six furlongs on the first attempt, he was sent off second favourite under Ben Curtis, who held the bay up towards the back of the field. Making headway from over three furlongs out, he ran on to lead approaching the final furlong and was pushed out to beat the favourite by three and a half lengths, with a further six lengths back to the third horse.

Trained by William Haggas for Hussain Alabbas Lootah, Grand Rock was bred by Peter and Hugh McCutcheon. Bought by Rathbarry Stud as a foal, he was resold as a yearling for £150,000 to Richard Knight.

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ACCLAMATION YEARLINGS IN DEMAND AT GOFFS UK

ACCLAMATION YEARLINGS IN DEMAND AT GOFFS UK

Acclamation

ACCLAMATION enjoyed a successful start to the 2019 yearling sales, as his stock sold for a median price of £71,000 (€82,518) at the Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale.

Shadwell Stud reached the six-figure mark for two sons of Acclamation, going to £110,000 for a bay from WH Bloodstock and £100,000 for Croom House Stud’s offerings. Tinnakill House came close to the six-figure mark, as their colt out of Midnight Oasis sold for £95,000 to Peter and Ross Doyle.

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