First Winner for Harry Angel

Tara Madgwick - Tuesday May 10

The first son of Dark Angel to shuttle to Australia, Darley’s Harry Angel (IRE) broke the ice overnight to post his first winner with Vicious Harry saluting at Chantilly and interestingly he is from an Australian bred mare.

Trained by Mauricio Delcher Sanchez, Vicious Harry made a winning debut taking out the 1000m dash by a length and a half.
 

 

Vicious Harry is the first winner from Umneeyatee, a blue blood Australian daughter of Encosta de Lago that did her racing in South Africa for her breeder Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum.

Advertisement
Umneeyatee was put through the 2019 Tattersalls December Mares Sale where she made just 11,000 guineas, which looks a bargain in light of her pedigree.

 



Umneeyatee is one of eight winners from stakes-winning Woodman  mare Moon Is Up, a daughter of champion race mare and blue hen Miesque.

Moon is Up came to Australia in 2008 when in foal to champion sire Pivotal and the result of that mating was outstanding filly Amanee, who won the Group I Thekwini Stakes in South Africa for Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum.

Moon is Up closed out her stud career in Australia and was retired in 2018, while her Group I winning daughter Amanee is also back in Australia after being covered by Deep Impact in her first season at stud.

The result of that mating is promising colt Elzamee, who won well at Caulfield last Saturday for the Maher and Eustace stable and holds considerable stakes potential.

A Champion 3YO Sprinter, Harry Angel returns to Darley NSW this spring at a fee of $16,500.

His first Australian yearlings this year have sold well with over 50 selling at auction with his top sellers below.





 

Advertisment
More Reading...
No Spring for Think It Over
Spring racing will be without charismatic So You Think gelding Think It Over, who will not ace again this year due to a tendon injury.
Seeds of Success – Night of Thunder
The Tattersalls July Sale starts this week featuring a smorgasbord of tried racehorses, race fillies and broodmare prospects guaranteed to tempt what is anticipated to be a large Australian buying bench and with many of the leading European sires being offered for Southern Hemisphere time covers we can expect the seeds of future racetrack success in Australia to be sewn this week.
Juvenile Trial Watch – Warwick Farm
The barrier trials originally scheduled for Monday at Warwick Farm finally got run this morning following rain delay and there were seven 2YO heat winners on the polytrack including the half-sister to Group I Blue Diamond winner Tagaloa.
Brazen Beau Colt wins G2 Norfolk Stakes at Royal Ascot
Champion trainer Chris Waller had his first taste of Royal Ascot when I Am Invincible colt Brazen Beau finished a close second in the 2015 Group I Diamond Jubilee Stakes and he featured this year as a sire when his 2YO colt The Ridler scored a surprise victory in the Group II Norfolk Stakes (5f).
Winning Double for Hellbent
Yarraman Park’s Hellbent was in hot form on Thursday with two new winners, Hell I Am scoring at Canterbury and then Tattenham breaking the ice at Cranbourne with a commanding win.
So You Think He’s Met His Perfect Match!
Coming to the end of his best ever season on the racetrack having sired the winners of over $18.6million, So You Think has been phenomenally popular with broodmare owners for the past four seasons covering 200 plus mares in each of those years, so let’s take a look at his 2021 book.
Nature Strip Undisputed Champion Turf Sprinter of the World
Thanks to Covid and the massive prizemoney on offer in Australia, it’s been a while since an Australian bred and trained sprinter has had the opportunity to dazzle on the world stage and Nature Strip showed last night exactly why we have the reputation for producing the best sprinters in the world.
Ribchester's River Ribble Breaks Maiden in Style
Despite dramas at the start, the Ribchester (IRE) colt River Ribble gave favourite backers little cause for concern when breaking his maiden over 1200m at Cranbourne on Thursday.
Fifth Winner for Hellbent
Yarraman Park’s promising young sire Hellbent added a fifth winner to his tally at rain soaked Canterbury on Thursday when talented gelding Hell I Am cast off maiden status with a determined length victory.
Lofty Melbourne Cup Ambitions
Having been part of the ownership that won  the race that stops the nation in 2021 with superstar mare, Verry Elleegant, the prominent Melbourne based ownership group – headed up by Ozzie Kheir – is aiming to repeat the dose this November with exciting Melbourne Cup hopeful, Loft.