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Bay horseFoaled in 2012

SireGreen DesertDanzigNorthern Dancer
INVINCIBLE SPIRIT (IRE) Foreign CourierSir Ivor
1997RafhaKrisSharpen Up
DamMachiavellianMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
TARANTO (GB) Coup de FolieHalo
2003Magna GraeciaWarningKnown Fact
  Grecian SlipperSadler's Wells

INVINCIBLE SPIRIT (IRE) (Bay 1997-Stud 2003). 7 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.1. Sire of 1277 rnrs, 883 wnrs, 98 SW, inc. Lawman (Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1), Moonlight Cloud, Kingman, Shalaa, Signs of Blessing, Hooray, Fleeting Spirit, Charm Spirit, Yosei, Profitable, Rosdhu Queen, Mayson, Territories, Vale of York, National Defense, Spirit Quartz, Speaking of Which, Allied Powers, Zebedee, Our Jonathan, Spirit Song, etc.


1st dam

Taranto, by Machiavellian. 2 wins at 2, Longchamp Prix de la Butte Aux Cailles, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Tenebreuse, 2d Lingfield River Eden S., L. Dam of six named foals, five to race, four winners, inc:-

TERRITORIES (c. by Invincible Spirit). 3 wins. See below.

Italian (g. by Pivotal). 2 wins at 1800m, 1850m, Chantilly Prix de Boasne Longines Presente Par Gala, 2d Longchamp Prix du Mont Cenis.

Greek Colony (g. by Pivotal). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m in Greece.

Girevole (g. by Tiger Hill). Winner at 2400m in France.

Pirandello (c. by Invincible Spirit). Placed at 2 in 2016 in France.


2nd dam

MAGNA GRAECIA, by Warning. 5 wins from 1800m to 3000m, Longchamp Prix de Barbeville, Gr.3, Chantilly Prix Right Royal, L, 2d Cagnes-sur-Mer Grand Prix du Conseil General des Alpes-Maritimes, L. Half-sister to GRAIKOS, PARTHENON, Latona (dam of PAXIMADIA). Dam of 10 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Taranto (Machiavellian). 2 wins. See above.

Ancient Cross. 7 wins to 7¼f, £118,465, to 2016, York Totepool S., Betfred Mobile Sports S., Ayr Silver Cup, Newcastle Gosforth Park Cup, 2d Ascot British Champions Day Apprentice H., Doncaster Betting Shop Manager of the Year H., Cardsave H., Newcastle Gosforth Park Cup, 3d Doncaster Meadowhall Fashion H., York Charles Clinkard Fine Footwear Anniversary S.

Greater Greece. 5 wins from 1600m to 1900m, Rome Premio Zirco, Premio Partenio, 3d Rome Premio Van Dyck, Premio le Fabuleux.

Policoro. Winner at 2200m in France.

Rossano. Winner at 1400m in Japan.


3rd dam

GRECIAN SLIPPER, by Sadler's Wells. 3 wins from 1m to 11f, Doncaster Unknown Soldier S., 4th Ascot Harvest S., L. Half-sister to STREET CRY, HISTORIAN, Helsinki (dam of SHAMARDAL, GEOFFREY CHAUCER), Sovetsky, Mount Helena (dam of TEARS I CRY). Dam of 14 foals, 13 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

MAGNA GRAECIA (Warning). 5 wins. See above.

GRAIKOS (Rainbow Quest). 3 wins at 2, Longchamp Prix de Conde, Gr.3, Prix des Aigles, Deauville Prix de Bourguebus, 3d Longchamp Prix des Chenes, Gr.3. Sire.

PARTHENON (Dubai Destination). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 11f, Hamilton Glasgow S., L, Sandown Casino at S., 3d Doncaster Racing Post Nursery H.

Hand Puppet. Winner at 1900m, Chantilly Prix du Chemin Ferre, 2d Longchamp Prix des Pyramides, Deauville Prix de Fourneville.

Latona. Winner at 2600m in France. Dam of-

PAXIMADIA (Commands). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1600m, A$508,650, MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3, Yellowglen Vintage S., L, ATC RAAF 2YO H., 3d BRC JJ Atkins S., Gr.1, 4th BRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2.


4th dam

HELEN STREET, by Troy. Second top filly on The 1984 English 2YO Free H. Joint third top filly on The 1985 English 3YO Free H. 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, Irish Oaks, Gr.1, Deauville Prix du Calvados, Gr.3, Ascot Virginia Water S., 2d Ascot Fillies Mile, Gr.3, 3d Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1, Newmarket Nell Gwyn S., Gr.3, 4th Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1, Laurel Washington DC International S., Gr.1, York Musidora S., Gr.3. Dam of 13 foals, 11 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

STREET CRY (Machiavellian). Horse of the Year & Champion Middle Distance Horse in UAE in 2002. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 2000m, US$4,753,675, 2,013,000Dhs in U.S.A. and U.A.E, Churchill Downs Stephen Foster H., Gr.1, Dubai World Cup, Gr.1, Nad al Sheba Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid al Maktoum Challenge #3, Gr.2, UAE Two Thousand Guineas, 2d Saratoga Whitney H., Gr.1, Del Mar Futurity, Gr.2, Santa Anita Norfolk S., Gr.2, Aqueduct Discovery H., Gr.3, UAE Derby, Gr.3, 3d Breeders' Cup Juvenile S., Gr.1. Successful sire.

HISTORIAN (Pennekamp). 5 wins-4 at 2-from 1350m to 2100m, Saint-Cloud Prix Rose de Mai, L, Prix de la Haie Fleurie, 4th Toulouse Prix Occitanie, L. Dam of-

Comnena. Unraced. Dam of-

CARPATHIAN (Elusive City). 3 wins from 2200m to 3850m in 2016 in Germany, Cologne Silbernes Band, L.

Sovetsky (Soviet Star). 2 wins at 1600m, 2400m, Saint-Cloud Prix Duplex, 2d Evry Prix du Lion d'Angers, L, 3d Grand Prix de Rouen, L.

Helsinki (Machiavellian). Winner at 2000m, Deauville Prix de Cheffreville, 3d Evry Prix Melisande, L. Dam of-

SHAMARDAL (Giant's Causeway). Champion 2YO & 3YO colt in Europe in 2004 & 2005. Champion 2YO Colt in GB in 2004. Champion 3YO Miler in GB in 2005. 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 2100m, £329,319, €1,085,660, Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1, Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, York St James's Palace S., Gr.1, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1, Goodwood Vintage S., Gr.2. Successful sire.

GEOFFREY CHAUCER (Montjeu). 2 wins at 2, €86,435, Curragh Beresford S., Gr.2, Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 3d Leopardstown Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial, Gr.3.

Mount Helena. Winner at 2 in GB. Dam of-

TEARS I CRY (Chester House). 3 wins from 7½f to 8½f, Lone Star Park Irving Distaff S., L, 2d Lone Star Park Ouija Board Distaff H., Gr.3. Producer.

Helena's Secret. Winner at 2 in Canada. Dam of-

THRONUM (Snitzel). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$177,250, to 2016-17, ATC Rosebud H., L, 3d ATC Up & Coming S., Gr.3.


Race Record: 13 Starts 3-3-4 £107,231, €569,340.

3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1600m, £107,231, €569,340, Chantilly Prix Jean Prat, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de Fontainebleau, Gr.3, Chantilly Prix de Bertinval, 2d The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere, Gr.1, Deauville Prix Jacques Le Marois, Gr.1, 3d Longchamp Prix La Rochette, Gr.3, Deauville Prix du Palais-Royal, Gr.3, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Messidor, Gr.3, Prix Carrefour Montesson.