Blue Hen Alert - UK

Tara Madgwick - Friday May 20

Two stakes-winners in two days is not bad for a broodmare and when it brings her total to three foals to race and all are stakes-winners, she’s definitely worth a story even if she is on the other wide of the world.

Yesterday we highlighted a new stakes-winner for Sea the Stars mare My Titania when her four year-old Lope de Vega daughter My Astra won the Listed Rothesay Stakes at Ayr and overnight at Sandown her three year-old Iffraaj colt My Prospero won the Listed Coral Heron Stakes (1m).

A homebred for Sunderland Holdings, the Willian Haggas trained colt was third at his only start last year before returning to win a competitive 17 horse maiden at Newbury.

Favourite for his first try at Black Type he beat The Queen’s promising Sea the Stars colt Reach for the Moon by a length and a quarter with both colts appealing as bright prospects as the season unfolds.

My Prospero is the 85th stakes-winner for Ifraaj and the 15th for Sea the Stars as a broodmare sire.

A Group III winning half-sister to Group II winner Muthmir, My Titania is also the dam of five year-old My Oberon , who is by Dubawi.


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