TELESCOPE Pedigree

Bay, 2010, 16.1 1/2 hh • by Galileo - Velouette (Darshaan)

Classic Cross of SADLER'S WELLS and DARSHAAN • Champions Family

Sadlers Wells Northern Dancer Nearctic
Natalma

Galileo


Fairy Bridge Bold Reason
Special
Urban Sea Miswaki Mr Prospector
Hopespringseternal
  Allegretta Lombard
Anatevka
Darshaan Shirley Heights Mill Reef
Hardiemma

Velouette


Delsy Abdos
Kelty
Velvet Moon Shaadi Danzig
Unfurled
Park Special Relkino
Balilla
GALILEO - Black type horses
Damsire

DARSHAAN Champion 3YO in France in 1984. 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, 1,847,000fr., Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Greffulhe, Gr.2, Prix Hocquart, Gr.2, Criterium de Saint-Cloud, Gr.2, 3d Longchamp Prix Niel, Gr.3. Champion French Sire in 2003. Second on French Sire List (AEI) in 2003. Champion GB/Ire. Sire of Broodmares in 1999, 2002, 2004 & 2013. Champion French Sire of Broodmares in 2002 & 2006. Sire of winners of over $52 million - 88 stakes winners, inc. DALAKHANI, KOTASHAAN, HELLENIC, DILSHAAN, CERULEAN SKY, MARK OF ESTEEM, KEY CHANGE, MUTAMAM, OLDEN TIMES, MEZZO SOPRANO, etc. Maternal sire of winners of over $256 million - 238 stakes winners, inc. ALEXANDER GOLDRUN, HIGH CHAPARRAL, MARIENBARD, DARSI, POUR MOI, EAGLE MOUNTAIN, SULK, BEST OF THE BESTS, DAMSON, EBADIYLA.



 

1st Dam

VELOUETTE (GB), unraced;\par dam of six winners from 6 runners and 6 foals of racing age viz-

TELESCOPE (IRE) (2010 c. by Galileo (IRE)), see above.

MAVALENTA (IRE) (2007 f. by Montjeu (IRE)), won 4 races over hurdles at 4 and 5 years and £17,238 and placed 5 times under both rules; dam of a winner.

OLYMPIAN (FR), 2 races at 3 years, 2021 in Russia and placed twice, from only 5 starts.

URBAN MOON (IRE) (2011 g. by Galileo (IRE)), won 2 races at 3 years and £20,318 and placed 4 times.

MAX BALLADE (IRE) (2004 c. by Singspiel (IRE)), won 1 race at 3 years in Japan and £34,639 and placed twice, from only 5 starts.

CIRCUMSTANCES (IRE) (2009 f. by Galileo (IRE)), won 1 race at 3 years and placed once; dam of winners.

CHAPEL BARN (USA), 6 races at 3 to 5 years, 2022 in U.S.A. and £59,146 and placed 4 times.

OCCUPY (USA), 5 races at 2 to 6 years, 2021 at home and in Australia and £109,564 and placed 5 times.

STATE OF AFFAIR (USA), 2 races on the flat, 1 race over hurdles at 3 and 5 years, 2021 at home and in U.S.A. and £36,465 and placed 4 times.

GUMBO (USA), 1 race at 3 years, 2021 in U.S.A.

CASCADE ROCK (IRE), 1 race at 4 years in U.S.A. and £58,765 and placed 4 times.

STRAW HAT (IRE) (2013 f. by Galileo (IRE)), won 1 race at 3 years.

 

2nd Dam

VELVET MOON (IRE), won 4 races at 2 and 3 years including Lowther Stakes, York, Gr.2, James Seymour Stakes, Newmarket, L, placed fourth in Fred Darling Stakes, Newbury, Gr.3, Queen Mary Stakes, Royal Ascot, Gr.3;\par dam of five winners from 8 runners and 11 living foals of racing age including-

MOON BALLAD (IRE) (c. by Singspiel (IRE)) Horse of the Year & Champion Older Horse in UAE in 2003 (Int.)., won 5 races at 2 to 4 years at home and in U.A.E. and £2,931,964 including Dubai World Cup, Nad Al Sheba, Gr.1, Dante Stakes, York, Gr.2, Select Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.3, Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Challenge No2, Nad Al Sheba, Gr.3 and placed 4 times viz. second in Champion Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.1, Newmarket Stakes, Newmarket, L, third in The Derby, Epsom, Gr.1, fourth in UAE Derby, Nad Al Sheba, Gr.2; sire in Japan.

VELVET QUEEN (GB), won 1 race at 3 years in France, from only 3 starts; dam of a winner.

Debonair (JPN), 1 race at 2 years in Japan and £401,952 and placed 4 times including second in Keisei Hai, Nakayama, Gr.3, third in Hochi Hai Yayoi Sho, Nakayama, Gr.2, fourth in Satsuki Sho, Tokyo, Gr.1.

VELVET LADY (GB), won 1 race at 3 years and placed once; dam of a winner.

PURPLE BAY (IRE), a NH flat race and 4 wins over hurdles at 4 and 5 years and £105,134 including Elite Handicap Hurdle, Wincanton, Gr.2, Summer Handicap Hurdle, Market Rasen, L and placed 5 times including second in Christmas Hurdle, Kempton, Gr.1.

Syria (GB), unraced; dam of a winner.

TURKISH DELIGHT (TUR), 1 race at 2 years in Turkey and placed 4 times; dam of Baskan Nexia (TUR), 8 races at 2 to 6 years in Turkey and £233,637 and placed 19 times including third in Gazi Derby, Istanbul, L, Seddifi (TUR), 8 races at 2 to 4 years in Turkey and £157,162 and placed 9 times including second in Disi Tay Deneme, Istanbul, L, Miss Aleyna (TUR), 1 race at 2 years in Turkey and £42,549 and placed 5 times including second in I. Inönü, Istanbul, L.

 

3rd Dam

PARK SPECIAL, won 1 race at 3 years;\par dam of seven winners from 11 runners and 11 foals of racing age including-

CENTRAL PARK (IRE) Champion 3yr old colt in Italy in 1998 (Long). Champion Older Male in Italy in 1999 (Int.)., won 6 races at 2 to 4 years at home, in Italy and in Germany including Derby Italiano, Rome, Gr.1, Premio Presidente della Repubblica, Rome, Gr.1, Europachampionat, Hoppegarten, Gr.2, Vintage Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.3, Chesham Stakes, Royal Ascot, L and placed twice including second in Melbourne Cup, Melbourne, Gr.1, third in Eclipse Stakes, Sandown, Gr.1, fourth in Dubai World Cup, Nad Al Sheba, Gr.1, King Edward VII Stakes, Royal Ascot, Gr.2; sire in Italy.

VELVET MOON (IRE), see above.

MELLOW PARK (IRE), won 2 races at 3 years and £55,537 viz. Lancashire Oaks, Haydock, Gr.3, Lupe Stakes, Goodwood, L.

BUENA VISTA (IRE), won a NH flat race and 8 wins over jumps at 4 to 10 years and £210,046 including Pertemps Final Handicap Hurdle, Cheltenham, L-twice and placed 7 times including second in Sharp Novice Hurdle, Cheltenham, Gr.2, Pertemps Final Handicap Hurdle, Cheltenham, L, Badger Ales Trophy Handicap Chase, Wincanton, L, third in Supreme Novice Hurdle, Cheltenham, Gr.1.

Park Esteem (IRE), won 2 races at 4 and 5 years in Australia and £27,916 and placed 4 times including third in Pretty Polly Stakes, Newmarket, L; dam of winners.

GREAT ESTEEM (AUS), 8 races at 3 to 6 years in Australia and £299,676 including Heatherlie Handicap, Melbourne, L and placed 10 times including second in Toorak Handicap, Melbourne, Gr.1, Winter Challenge Handicap, Sydney, L, third in Sires' Produce Stakes, Melbourne, Gr.2, CS Hayes Memorial Cup, Adelaide, L.

HIGH ESTEEM (AUS), 4 races at 3 years in Australia and £201,056 including Port Adelaide Guineas, Adelaide, L and placed 5 times including second in Cameron Handicap, Newcastle, Gr.3, Cameron Handicap, Newcastle, Gr.3.

 

4th Dam

BALILLA, won 1 race at 2 years;\par dam of four winners from 5 runners and 5 foals of racing age including-

CAREAFOLIE, won 5 races at 2 to 5 years at home and in U.S.A. including Gladness Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3, Leopardstown Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.3, John Henry Handicap, Arlington Park, L and placed 5 times including second in Tetrarch Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3, MacDonagh Boland Stakes, Curragh, L, Delmaine Stakes, Leopardstown, L, third in Stars & Stripes Handicap, Arlington Park, Gr.3, McGrath Stakes, Curragh, L, Fort Harrod Stakes, Keeneland, L, fourth in Gladness Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3; sire in Argentina.

GOURIEV, won 1 race at 2 years viz. Horris Hill Stakes, Newbury, Gr.3 and placed twice; sire in Czechia.

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