Freshman Sire Coulsty Off the Mark at Kempton

|

Coulsty | Norman Court Stud

By

On a banner weekend for his sire Kodiac (GB) (Danehill), Coulsty (Ire) made a mark of his own on Sunday when Eve Johnson Houghton trainee Enduring (GB) justified market support to garner the six-furlong Unibet Thanks The Frontline Workers Maiden Auction S. at Kempton and become the first winner for the Rathasker Stud-based freshman.

1st-Kempton, £5,400, Mdn, 6-21, 2yo, 6f (AWT), 1:13.51, st/sl.
ENDURING (GB) (c, 2, Coulsty {Ire}–Yearbook {GB}, by Byron {GB}) was sent off as the 5-2 joint-favourite coming back from a June 3 debut fourth tackling five furlongs at Great Yarmouth, behind the track-record performance of subsequent G2 Norfolk S. hero The Lir Jet (Ire) (Prince of Lir {Ire}), and obliged in style. Claiming an immediate lead after a slick getaway, he was in command throughout and kept on powerfully under urging inside the final quarter mile to win going away by two lengths from Mitrosonfire (GB) (Lethal Force {Ire}), becoming the first winner for his Rathasker Stud-based freshman sire. The February-foaled bay becomes the fourth winner produced by a half-sister to three stakes performers and he is a half-brother to G3 Solario S. third Mr Wizard (GB) (Major Cadeaux {GB}) and a yearling colt by Territories (Ire). He shares his second dam Dayville (Dayjur), herself a winning half-sister to GI Yellow Ribbon S. heroine Spanish Fern (El Gran Senor), with G1 Gran Criterium victor and G1 St James's Palace S. third Hearts On Fire (GB) (Firebreak {GB}). Sales history: £10,000 Ylg '19 TASAYG. Lifetime Record: 2-1-0-0, $4,700.
O-Marc Middleton-Heath; B-Bearstone Stud (GB); T-Eve Johnson Houghton.

Not a subscriber? Click here to sign up for the daily PDF or alerts.

Liked this article? Read more like this.

  1. Saxon Warrior Filly Sets Record at Goresbridge Sale
  2. Timmons Hoping To Crown Dream 48 Hours At Tattersalls Ireland
  3. Walsh Has High Hopes for Invincible Spirit Colt at Tattersalls
  4. Affinisea Gelding Leads May Store Sale
  5. Sapphire Sale Launched By Tattersalls Ireland
X

Never miss another story from the TDN

Click Here to sign up for a free subscription.