POUNCED Pedigree

Chesnut, 2007, 1.65m • by Rahy - Golden Cat (Storm Cat)

By influential sire RAHY, from family of champions ASSERT and BIKALA

Blushing Groom Red God Nasrullah
Spring Run

Rahy


Runaway Bride Wild Risk
Aimee
Glorious Song Halo Hail To Reason
Cosmah
  Ballade Herbager
Miss Swapsco
Storm Cat Storm Bird Northern Dancer
South Ocean

Golden Cat


Terlingua Secretariat
Crimson Saint
Eurobird Ela-Mana-Mou Pitcairn
Rose Bertin
Irish Bird Sea-Bird
Irish Lass
RAHY - Black type horses
Damsire

STORM CAT 4 wins-3 at 2-at 6f, 8½f, US$570,610, Meadowlands Young America S., Gr.1, 2d Breeders' Cup Juvenile S., Gr.1, Meadowlands World Appeal S., L, 4th Laurel Annapolis H., L. Champion USA Sire in 1999, 2000. Champion USA Sire (AEI) in 1999, 2004. Champion GB/Ire. Sire (AEI) in 2000. Champion French Sire (AEI) in 2003. Champion USA Sire of 2YOs in 1992, 1993, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2004. Champion USA Sire of Broodmares in 2010. Sire of winners of over $177 million - 177 stakes winners, inc. CAT THIEF, SWEET CATOMINE, STORM FLAG FLYING, GIANT'S CAUSEWAY, COURAGEOUS CAT, AFTER MARKET, BLUEGRASS CAT, HARLAN, HENNESSY, DESSERT, etc. Maternal sire of winners of over $563 million - 298 stakes winners, inc. FOLKLORE, DECORATED KNIGHT, STUDY OF MAN, A SHIN HIKARI, KIZUNA, LOVES ONLY YOU, RANDY CAT, HARMONIOUS, STREAMING, UNFURL THE FLAG.



 

1st Dam

Golden Cat (USA), won 1 race at 3 years and placed once including third in Diamond Stakes, Curragh, L, fourth in Solonaway Stakes, Curragh, L;\par dam of five winners from 8 runners and 10 foals of racing age viz-

POUNCED (USA) (2007 c. by Rahy (USA)), see above.

Big Bound (USA) (2006 c. by Grand Slam (USA)), won 7 races at 3 to 7 years at home and in Saudi Arabia and £64,760 and placed 6 times including second in Classic Trial Stakes, Sandown, Gr.3, third in Fairway Stakes, Newmarket, L.

Pampas Cat (USA) (2005 c. by Seeking The Gold (USA)), won 2 races at 3 years and £26,205 and placed twice viz. second in Fairway Stakes, Newmarket, L, third in Chester Vase, Chester, Gr.3, from only 5 starts.

Celtic Cat - Star Prodigy (H.K.) (IRE) (2001 g. by Danehill (USA)), won 5 races at 2 to 6 years at home and in Hong Kong and £131,939 and placed 7 times including second in Acomb Stakes, York, L.

Golden Dew (IRE) (2002 f. by Montjeu (IRE)), ran at 3 years; dam of a winner.

Purple 'n Gold (IRE) (g. by Strategic Prince (GB)), 11 races under both rules at 2 to 8 years and £98,507 and placed 25 times including second in 888sport Hurdle, Market Rasen, L.

 

2nd Dam

EUROBIRD, won 4 races at 3 years including Irish St Leger, Curragh, Gr.1, Blandford Stakes, Curragh, Gr.2, Oaks Trial Stakes, Phoenix Park, L and placed 7 times including second in Royal Whip Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3, Meld Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3, third in Irish Oaks, Curragh, Gr.1, Irish St Leger, Curragh, Gr.1, Blandford Stakes, Curragh, Gr.2;\par dam of ten winners from 13 runners and 14 foals of racing age including-

EUROSTORM (USA) (f. by Storm Bird (CAN)), won 4 races at 2 to 4 years at home and in U.S.A. including Diamond Stakes, Curragh, L, Brownstown Stud Stakes, Leopardstown, L and placed 4 times including second in One Thousand Guineas Trial, Leopardstown, L, Locust Grove Handicap, Churchill Downs, L, third in Mint Julep Handicap, Churchill Downs, L; dam of a winner.

Man O'Mystery (USA), 3 races on the flat, 1 race over hurdles at 3 to 8 years at home and in U.S.A. and placed 9 times including second in James Seymour Stakes, Newmarket, L, Top Novice Hurdle, Aintree, Gr.2.

BOWMORE (IRE) (g. by Desert King (IRE)), won 2 races on the flat, 1 race over hurdles at 3 and 4 years and £48,025 including Oyster Stakes, Galway, L and placed 3 times including third in Ballyroan Stakes, Leopardstown, L, Challenge Stakes, Leopardstown, L.

TERVEL (USA) (g. by Chief's Crown (USA)), won 2 races over hurdles at 4 years including Mersey Novices' Hurdle, Aintree, L.

Garden Society (IRE) (g. by Caerleon (USA)), won 7 races at 3 to 8 years and placed 4 times including third in Chester Stakes, Chester, L.

Wing Express (IRE) (c. by Montjeu (IRE)), won 2 races at 3 and 4 years and £26,959 and placed twice including second in Bahrain Trophy, Newmarket, L.

Golden Cat (USA) (f. by Storm Cat (USA)), see above.

Romaha (GB) (g. by Storm Bird (CAN)), won a NH flat race and over hurdles at 5 and 9 years and placed 9 times including third in Paddy Fitzpatrick Memorial Novice Chase, Leopardstown, Gr.2.

Euroceleb (IRE), placed once at 4 years; dam of a winner.

Drapers Guild (GB), 1 race at 3 years and £28,883 and placed twice including second in Yeats Stakes, Navan, L.

 

3rd Dam

IRISH BIRD, won 1 race at 3 years in France;\par dam of seven winners from 10 runners and 14 foals of racing age including-

ASSERT Joint Head of The 1982 French 3yr old Free H., won 6 races at 2 and 3 years at home and in France viz. Prix du Jockey Club, Chantilly, Gr.1, Irish Derby, Curragh, Gr.1, Joe McGrath Memorial Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.1, Benson & Hedges Gold Cup, York, Gr.1, Beresford Stakes, Curragh, Gr.2, Gallinule Stakes, Curragh, Gr.2 and placed twice including second in King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1; sire in U.S.A.

BIKALA Champion 3yr old in France., won 3 races at 3 and 4 years in France viz. Prix du Jockey Club, Chantilly, Gr.1, Prix Ganay, Longchamp, Gr.1, Prix du Bel Air, Longchamp, L and placed 4 times viz. second in Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Longchamp, Gr.1, Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Prix du Prince d'Orange, Longchamp, Gr.3-twice, fourth in Prix Lupin, Longchamp, Gr.1; sire in France.

EUROBIRD, see above.

MOUSE BIRD (IRE), won 7 races over jumps at 5 to 11 years including Grand National Trial Handicap Chase, Haydock, Gr.3 and placed 24 times under both rules including second in Gerry Feilden Handicap Hurdle, Newbury, L.

Whitethroat, ran at 3 years; dam of winners.

RESPLENDENT STAR (IRE), 6 races on the flat, 1 race over hurdles at 2 to 8 years at home and in U.A.E. including Jebel Ali Stakes, Jebel Ali, L and placed 16 times including second in Winter Derby, Lingfield, L.

WOODREN (USA), 1 race at 3 years and placed 4 times; dam of Wings of a Dove (GB), 9 races at 4 and 5 years in Sweden and placed 8 times including third in Matchmaker Stakes, Taby, L, from only 19 starts; grandam of APPELINA (DEN) Champion 3yr old filly in Scandinavia in 2016. Champion Grass Female & Older Female in Scandinavia in 2019., 16 races at 2 to 6 years in Norway and in Sweden and £429,501 including Bloomers' Vase, Bro Park, L, Lanwades Stud Stakes, Bro Park, L and placed 14 times including third in Marit Sveaas Minneløp, Ovrevoll, Gr.3.

Secretary Bird (IRE), unraced; dam of a winner.

JEED (IRE), 1 race at 2 years, from only 3 starts; dam of NIDHAAL (IRE), 2 races at 2 years and £53,255 including Dick Poole Stakes, Salisbury, L and placed 3 times including second in Princess Margaret Stakes, Newbury, Gr.3, Cecil Frail Stakes, Haydock, L; grandam of Burwaaz (GB), 1 race at 2 years and £66,641 and placed 8 times including second in Flying Childers Stakes, Doncaster, Gr.2, Molecomb Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.3, third in Gimcrack Stakes, York, Gr.2; sire; ancestress of MOSS GILL (IRE), 5 races at 3 and 4 years, 2020 and £155,588 including City Walls Stakes, York, L and placed 10 times including second in World Trophy, Newbury, Gr.3, third in Nunthorpe Stakes, York, Gr.1.

Hassiba (IRE), ran at 2 and 3 years; dam of a winner; grandam of Toushan (IRE), 4 races over jumps at 8, 9 and 10 years and £53,012 and placed 11 times including third in Shamrock Handicap Chase, Gowran Park, Gr.2.

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