First Foals Reported For Circus Maximus


A Circus Maximus colt out of Ms Grande Corniche | Coolmore

  • Three-time Group 1 winner Circus Maximus (Ire) (Galileo {Ire})'s first reported foals arrived earlier this season.
  • Fillies by Shy Bride (Ire) (Excellent Art {GB}), a half-sister to three group winners including Gold Away (Ire) (Goldneyev) and Danzigaway (Danehill); and Haida Gwai (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}), herself out of a stakes winner, were both born at Coolmore Stud on behalf of Barronstown Stud.
  • Another filly, out of Village Gossip (Ire) (Pivotal {GB}) from the family of Classic winner Crimplene (Ire) (Lion Cavern), was bred by Chris McCracken, who described her as “a proper good foal”.
  • Dean Harron bred a colt out of the stakes winner Ms Grande Corniche (GB) (Pivotal {GB}).
  • Darkest (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}), a full-sister to G2 Sandown Mile winner and G1 Lockinge S. runner-up Sovereign Debt (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}), produced her first foal, a filly, at Castlehyde Stud.
  • Group 3-placed Alamode (GB) (Sir Percy {GB}), from the family of Group 1 winner Alborada (GB) (Alzao), produced a filly for Kirsten Rausing's Lanwades Stud. Lanwades said, “She has good bone, is correct and is generally very nice.”
  • A half-sister to Hurricane Run (Ire) (Montjeu {Ire}), High Fidelity (Ger) (Peintre Celebre), foaled a filly for Anna Martin.
  • The Niarchos Family's Fountain of Peace (Kris S.), a daughter of blue hen mare Coup de Genie (Mr. Prospector), produced a colt; while Freedonia (GB) (Selkirk), already the dam of Group 1 winner Albigna (Ire) (Zoffany {Ire}), foaled a filly at Coolmore this week. Champion Alpha Centauri (Ire) (Mastercraftsman {Ire}) is also carrying to the dual Royal Ascot Group 1 winner.
  • Circus Maximus stands for €12,500 at Coolmore Stud this season.

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