C is for Champion

Sponsored Content - by Tara Madgwick - Wednesday March 25

Leading Hunter Valley nursery Coolmore Australia is renowned for producing some of the best racehorses in the world and their iconic C brand is associated with some 59 Group I winning graduates since 1996.


Lot 374 is a full sister to G1 Blue Diamond winner Catchy Since the start of 2018, there have been 10 individual Group I winning Coolmore graduates that include world champion and four time Cox Plate winner Winx as well as Unforgotten, Oohood, Comin’ Through, Angel Of Truth, Winning Ways and current G1 winners this year in Avantage, Sherwood Forest.

The Coolmore Inglis Easter draft of yearlings is traditionally a treasure trove of talent producing recent stars such as Group I winners Catchy, Pinot and Age Of Fire as well as the likes of Dragon Leap, Pretty Brazen, Tuscan Queen, Quick Thinker, Californiadeepshot, Southbank, Sense Of Honour, Canadian Spice and Chianti.

This year Coolmore are proud to present a quality selection of 35 yearlings with their flagship sire Fastnet Rock well represented with 11 youngsters and rising superstar sire American Pharoah (USA) accounting for a further 12.

Champion sire Fastnet Rock has sired 156 stakes-winners worldwide including 39 Group I winners, the most recent of them Dreamforce and Sherwood Forest coming in the last month.

His current crop of two year-olds is a firm indication this phenomenally successful sire is still at the height of his powers with Fastnet Rock siring eight individual juvenile stakes horses is season.

Triple Crown hero American Pharoah is the young gun in global bloodstock finishing 2019 as the leading First Crop Sire in North America.

Lot 333 is a half-sister by American Pharoah to G1 winner Irish Lights

His first Northern Hemisphere crop of now three year-olds includes 33 individual winners (27 two year-old winners) highlighted by six stakes-winners amongst 15 stakes performers.

All four of his juvenile stakes winners last year were on turf tracks and his record in Japan stands at six winners from seven runners including exciting stakes-winner Cafe Pharoah

Sire power only reveals half of the real story in what makes the 2020 Coolmore Inglis Easter draft special with quality female families balancing the pages to provide a unique opportunity to tap into some of the most successful families in the Australian Studbook.

This draft of 35 yearlings includes the progeny of and siblings to the likes of Irish Lights, Ballet Suite, Mighty Boss, Catch A Fire, Catchy, Silent Sedition, Fontein Ruby, Hips Don’t Lie, Lake Geneva, Ennis Hill, Unforgotten, Inference, Dragon Leap, Rocha, Sacred Eye and Za Moulin Rouge.

Lot 139 Full brother to G1 winner Inference and half-brother to G2 winner Dragon Leap

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