First Winner For Shaman, As Golden Furius Strikes In Spain

Shaman | Yeomanstown Stud

1st-Hipodromo de la Zarzuela, €13,600, Mdn., 2yo, 1200mT, 1:15.16.
GOLDEN FURIUS (IRE) (c, 2, Shaman {Ire}–Nefetari {GB}, by Kodiac {GB}), making his debut, broke on top, but was soon relegated to third. Sneaking up the rail with 400 metres left to travel, he kicked away from his foes by the 300-metre mark. He won with his ears pricked by 1 3/4 lengths over Capdepera (Ire) (Aclaim {Ire}). Golden Furius is the first winner for his multiple group-winning sire (by Shamardal), who stands for €5,000 this year at Yeomanstown Stud in Ireland. Shaman was also second in the G1 Poule d'Essai des Poulains and two other Group 1 races. A €7,000 Tattersalls Ireland Sapphire Sale weanling when bough by RR Bloodstock, he was purchased for €9,000 out of the Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale by Nicola Pucci when consigned by Glenspring Farm, agent. The fourth foal and second winner for his dam, Golden Furius is from the extended family of G2 Richmond S. winner and G1 Gran Criterium third Mister Cosmi (GB) (Royal Applause {GB}), and the stakes winner Auditorium (GB) (Royal Applause {GB}), who was second in the G2 Champagne S. and third in the G1 Middle Park S. Sales history: €7,000 Wlg '22 TATNOV; €9,000 Ylg '23 TATSEP. Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0, €8,000. Click for the video.
O-Amore Mio. B-Colin Kennedy (Ire). T-F. Jimenez.


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