First Winner For Earthlight At Wolverhampton



Kildangan Stud's first-season sire Earthlight (Ire) (by Shamardal) became the latest in his bracket to get off the mark as his daughter Lady Lightning (GB) struck at Wolverhampton on Monday. Sent off at 12-1 for the five-furlong Download The Raceday Ready App EBF Restricted Novice S., the Ed Dunlop-trained 30,000gns Tatts Book 1 purchase was taken straight to the early lead by Rossa Ryan. Staying on strongly up the straight, she registered a 1 3/4-length verdict over Earthlight's Ashen Glow (Ire) to give the freshman a one-two in the bargain.

The listed-winning dam, whose yearling colt is by Twilight Son (GB), is a half-sister to the GI Northern Dancer Turf S. and G2 Jebel Hatta winner Wigmore Hall (Ire) (High Chaparral {Ire}) and the GI Gamely S. heroine Ocean Road (Ire) (Australia {GB}).


2nd-Wolverhampton, £9,650, Novice, 4-8, 2yo, 5f 21y (AWT), 1:02.47, st.
LADY LIGHTNING (GB) (f, 2, Earthlight {Ire}–Lady Liberty {Ire} {SW-Ger}, by Shirocco {Ger}) Sales history: 30,000gns Wlg '22 TADEWE; 30,000gns Ylg '23 TATOCT. Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0, $6,581.
O-The Serendipity Partnership; B-Cashel Rock Bloodstock Ltd (GB); T-Ed Dunlop.

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