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Blue Point to Stand at Kildangan


Blue Point | Racing Post

MG1SW Blue Point (Ire) (Shamardal-Scarlett Rose {GB}, by Royal Applause {GB}) will stand alongside his sire at Kildangan Stud in Ireland, Darley confirmed on Thursday. The high class sprinter, who landed a notable double in both the G1 King’s Stand S. and the G1 Diamond Jubilee S. at this year’s Royal Ascot meeting in the colours of Godolphin for trainer Charlie Appleby, was retired in June.

Bred by Oak Lodge Bloodstock, the 110,000gns TATDEC weanling turned 200,000gns Tattersalls October Book 1 purchase also captured the 2018 King’s Stand S., and has won all five of his starts this season. Successful in both the Feb. 14 G2 Meydan Sprint and Mar. 9 G3 Nad Al Sheba Turf Sprint earlier in the year, the MG1SP juvenile also won the G1 Al Quoz Sprint at Meydan on Dubai World Cup night Mar. 30 before his Royal Ascot heroics.

A half-brother to G2 Railway S. victor Formosina (Ire) (Footstepsinthesand {GB}), the ‘TDN Rising Star’ is out of a half-sister to MGSW Tumbleweed Ridge (GB) (Indian Ridge {Ire}).

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