MIDNIGHT SANDS Pedigree

Chesnut, 2016, 16.2 hh • by Speightstown - It's Midnight (Shamardal)
Gone West Mr Prospector Raise A Native
Gold Digger

Speightstown


Secrettame Secretariat
Tamerett
Silken Cat Storm Cat Storm Bird
Terlingua
  Silken Doll Chieftain
Insilca
Shamardal Giant's Causeway Storm Cat
Mariah's Storm

It's Midnight


Helsinki Machiavellian
Helen Street
Witching Hour Fairy King Northern Dancer
Fairy Bridge
Midnight Lady Mill Reef
Mia Pola
SPEIGHTSTOWN - Black type horses
Damsire

SHAMARDAL 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, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1, Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, York St James's Palace S., Gr.1, Goodwood Vintage S., Gr.2. Champion Sire in Hong Kong in 2014-15. Champion GB/Ire. Sire (AEI) in 2009. Third on French Sire List (AEI) in 2010. Leading Sire of 2YOs in Europe in 2019. Leading Sire of 2YOs in GB in 2019. Sire of winners of over $187 million - 169 stakes winners, inc. LOPE DE VEGA, PAKISTAN STAR, TARNAWA, MAYBE DISCREET, ZAZOU, CAPTAIN SONADOR, BALTIC BARONESS, AMARON, CRACKERJACK KING, FAINT PERFUME, etc. Maternal sire of winners of over $157 million - 103 stakes winners, inc. LATROBE, AWTAAD, PRIVATE EYE, HELLO YOUMZAIN, PRETTY POLLYANNA, IMPERATRIZ, MOVE TO STRIKE, ALTHIQA, MYSTERIOUS NIGHT, CONVERGE.



 

1st Dam

IT'S MIDNIGHT (USA), won 3 races at 3 years in France and £62,214 including Prix Coronation, Saint-Cloud, L and placed twice, from only 7 starts; dam of three winners from 4 runners and 5 foals of racing age viz-

TUSK (USA) (2013 g. by Tapit (USA)), won 10 races in U.S.A. and £368,402 including Tropical Turf Stakes, Gulfstream Park, Gr.3 and placed 15 times including second in El Camino Real Derby, Golden Gate, Gr.3.

MIDNIGHT SANDS (USA) (2016 c. by Speightstown (USA)), see above.

Orrery (USA) (2014 f. by Smart Strike (CAN)), placed once at 2 years in France, from only 3 starts; dam of a winner.

Ethic Strike (USA) (f. by Honor Code (USA)), 3 races at 2 and 3 years, 2023 in Puerto Rico and £34,407 and placed 6 times including second in Clasico Versets Jet, Camarero, L, third in Clasico Defensora, Camarero, L.

 

2nd Dam

WITCHING HOUR (FR), won 1 race at 3 and 4 years in France; dam of seven winners from 11 runners and 15 foals of racing age including-

IT'S MIDNIGHT (USA) (f. by Shamardal (USA)), see above.

Holocene (USA) (c. by Lemon Drop Kid (USA)), won 2 races at 2 and 4 years in France and £164,169 and placed 6 times including second in Prix Jacques Le Marois, Deauville, Gr.1, Prix de Guiche, Chantilly, Gr.3, Prix La Rochette, Longchamp, Gr.3, Prix Thomas Bryon, Saint-Cloud, Gr.3, third in Prix Quincey, Deauville, Gr.3.

Solar Midnight (USA) (f. by Lemon Drop Kid (USA)), won 1 race at 3 years in France and £26,153 and placed twice including third in Prix de La Cochère, Longchamp, L, from only 4 starts; dam of a winner.

West End Charmer (IRE), 4 races at 2 to 4 years and £59,953 and placed 5 times including second in Festival Stakes, Goodwood, L, third in Foundation Stakes, Goodwood, L.

Clouds of Magellan (USA), placed twice at 3 years in France, all her starts; dam of a winner.

On to Victory (GB), 4 races on the flat, 2 races over hurdles at 3 to 7 years and £150,564 and placed 15 times including second in Tapster Stakes, Goodwood, L, Further Flight Stakes, Nottingham, L.

Midnight Mambo (USA), placed once at 4 years; dam of a winner.

Ergoz (TUR), 3 races at 3 years in Turkey and £107,053 and placed 8 times including second in Haliç, Istanbul, L, third in Fatih Sultan Mehmet, Istanbul, L.

 

3rd Dam

MIDNIGHT LADY (FR), won 1 race at 2 years; dam of eleven winners from 14 runners and 16 foals of racing age including-

PARTY DOLL, won 4 races at 2 and 3 years in France including Prix de la Vallee d'Auge, Deauville, L, Prix La Camargo, Saint-Cloud, L, Critériumt du Bequet, La Teste, L and placed once including second in Prix La Flèche, Evry, L, fourth in Prix du Calvados, Deauville, Gr.3; dam of winners.

TITUS LIVIUS (FR) Champion Older Male Sprinter in France in 1997., 3 races at 2 and 4 years in France including Prix du Gros-Chene, Chantilly, Gr.2, Critérium des Deux Ans, Evry, Gr.2 and placed 9 times including third in Prix Maurice de Gheest, Deauville, Gr.1; sire.

BRISEIDA (GB), 2 races at 2 and 3 years in Germany and £75,349 including German One Thousand Guineas, Düsseldorf, Gr.2 and placed 3 times including second in Berberis Rennen, Mülheim, L, third in Preis der Winterkonigin, Baden-Baden, Gr.3; dam of BRISANTO (GB) Champion 2yr old colt in Germany in 2014., 2 races at 2 years in Germany and £99,155 including Preis des Winterfavoriten, Köln, Gr.3 and placed 4 times including third in Premio del Piazzale, Milano, Gr.3, BRISTANO (GB), 2 races at 3 years in Germany and £41,033 including Fritz Henkel Stiftung Rennen, Düsseldorf, Gr.3 and placed twice including second in Preis von Dahlwitz, Hoppegarten, L; grandam of PAPPALINO (FR), 4 races at 2 and 4 years in France and £171,021 including Prix Delahante, Marseille Borely, L and placed 7 times including second in Prix Greffulhe, Saint-Cloud, Gr.2, BURSCHI (GER), 4 races over jumps at 4 years, 2023 in France and in Italy and £60,153 including Premio Steeple-Chases d'Italia, Merano, Gr.2 and placed 6 times under both rules.

Bahama Dream (GB), 4 races at 3 and 4 years in France, in U.S.A. and in Canada and placed 6 times including second in Prix du Cercle, Deauville, L; dam of NOTACLOUDINTHESKY (CAN), 2 races at 2 years in Canada and £89,689 including Nandi Stakes, Woodbine and placed once; dam of winners.

Party Zane (GB), 1 race at 2 years in France and placed once viz. second in Prix Zeddaan, M'-Laffitte, L; dam of winners; grandam of ZAGORA (FR) Champion Grass Female in USA in 2012., 10 races at 2 to 5 years in France and in U.S.A. and £1,477,249 including Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf, Santa Anita, Gr.1, Diana Stakes, Saratoga, Gr.1 and placed 8 times, ASMAR (IRE), 1 race at 2 and 3 years in U.A.E. and £336,647 viz. Al Bastakiya Stakes, Meydan, L and placed 3 times including second in UAE Derby, Meydan, Gr.2, from only 5 starts; sire in Bahrain; ancestress of TUNED (GB), 5 races at 2 to 5 years in France and in U.S.A. and £223,994 including All Along Stakes, Laurel, L and placed 4 times including second in My Charmer Stakes, Gulfstream Park, L.

DOLIOUCHKA (GB), 1 race at 3 years in France; dam of HOCKNEY (GB), 5 races at 2 and 3 years in France and £66,025 including Prix Michel Houyvet, Deauville, L, Derby de l'Ouest, Nantes, L and placed once; sire in Qatar.

King's Doll (IRE), unraced; dam of MOSTANEER (IRE), 6 races at 2 to 7 years in France and in Saudi Arabia and £162,730 including Prix de Suresnes, M'-Laffitte, L and placed 16 times including second in Prix Daphnis, Chantilly, Gr.3, MORE THAN SOTKA (FR), 2 races at 2 years in France and £92,371 including Prix des Jouvenceaux et des Jouvencelles, Vichy, L and placed 6 times including second in Prix du Point du Jour, Craon, L; grandam of AMERICAN BRIDGE (GB), 4 races at 3 and 4 years in France and in Italy and £88,353 including Premio del Giubileo, Milano, Gr.3 and placed twice including second in Grand Prix de la Riviera Cote d'Azur, Cagnes-sur-Mer, L.

KATHMANDU (FR), won 7 races in France including Derby de l'Ouest, Nantes, L, Grand Prix de la Ville de Nantes, Nantes, L and placed 4 times including third in Grand Prix de Clairefontaine, Clairefontaine, L, fourth in Prix Niel, Longchamp, Gr.2.

MOONLIGHT DREAMS (IRE), won 3 races at 3 and 4 years in France and placed once; dam of winners.

DREAMS COME TRUE (FR), 4 races at 2 to 5 years in France and in U.S.A. and £70,071 including Sun City Handicap, Turf Paradise and placed 3 times including third in Yerba Buena Handicap, Golden Gate, Gr.3, Prix Ronde de Nuit, M'-Laffitte, L; dam of winners.

MOON ROMANCE (FR), 1 race at 3 years in France and placed once; dam of MOONEE VALLEY (FR), 3 races at 2 and 3 years in France and in Germany and £55,825 including Prix des Réservoirs, Deauville, Gr.3, placed fourth in Prix d'Aumale, Chantilly, Gr.3; grandam of MASTER GATSBY (FR), 3 races at 3 years in France and £83,739 including Prix Gerald de Geoffre, ParisLongchamp, Gr.3 and placed twice.

MOONBABY (FR), won 1 race at 3 years in France and placed once, from only 3 starts; dam of a winner.

SALPADO (FR), 5 races at 2 and 3 years in France and in Spain and £95,241 including Grand Critérium de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, L and placed 9 times.

Midnight Owl (FR), ran at 3 and 4 years at home and in France; dam of a winner.

REGENCY RAKE (GB), 5 races under both rules at 4 to 7 years including Imperial Cup Hurdle, Sandown, L and placed 23 times.

Maria Isabella (FR), ran at 3 years in France; dam of a winner.

STREISAND (GB), 6 races at 2 to 5 years in Italy including Premio Minerva, Roma, L and placed 9 times including second in Oaks d'Italia, Milano, Gr.1, third in Premio Lydia Tesio, Roma, Gr.2.

Fizzy Pop (GB), ran a few times on the flat and a NH flat race at 4 and 5 years; dam of a winner; grandam of THE LAST LEGEND (TUR), 8 races at 3 to 6 years in Turkey and £135,805 including Cevre ve Sehircilik Bakanligi, Ankara, L and placed 11 times.

Unopposed (GB), unraced; dam of winners.

FREEWAY (FR), 3 races at 3 years in France and placed twice; dam of STOP MAKING SENSE (GB), 8 races at 2 to 7 years in France and £190,521 including Prix du Haras de la Huderie, Deauville, L and placed 14 times including second in Prix La Rochette, Longchamp, Gr.3.

ANACAPRI (FR), 1 race at 2 years in France, from only 3 starts; dam of KEMALISTE (FR), 7 races under both rules at 3 to 6 years in France and in Switzerland and £194,234 including Prix Alain et Gilles de Goulaine Hurdle, Auteuil, L, Grosser Preis der Schweiz S/chase, Aarau, L and placed 8 times, MOZO GUAPO (IRE), 2 races over hurdles at 3 and 4 years in France and £137,680 viz. Prix Finot Hurdle (c), Auteuil, L, Prix Melanos Hurdle, Auteuil, L and placed 6 times under both rules.

PITRIZZA (IRE), 1 race at 3 years in France and placed once; dam of SNOW WATCH - ALDAWAY (H.K.) (IRE), 2 races at 2 years and £37,132 including Hurricane Run Stakes, Tipperary, L, from only 4 starts, WINSTON C (IRE) Champion Steeplechaser in USA in 2019., 7 races under both rules at 2 to 5 years at home and in U.S.A. and £227,713 including New York Turf Writers Cup Hurdle, Saratoga, Gr.1 and placed 7 times.

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