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