Full-Sister To Sea The Moon Earns Black-Type Stripes At ParisLongchamp

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Gestut Ammerland's €820,000 BBAG September graduate Sea The Sky (Ger) (Sea The Stars {Ire}), a full-sister to G1 Deutsches Derby hero Sea The Moon (Ger), earned her black-type stripes with victory in Thursday's Listed Prix Joubert at ParisLongchamp.

Thursday, ParisLongchamp, France
PRIX JOUBERT-Listed, €55,000, ParisLongchamp, 9-8, 3yo, f, 14fT, 3:01.50, sf.
1–SEA THE SKY (GER), 125, f, 3, by Sea The Stars (Ire)
1st Dam: Sanwa (Ger), by Monsun (Ger)
2nd Dam: Sacarina (GB), by Old Vic (GB)
3rd Dam: Brave Lass (GB), by Ridan
1ST BLACK-TYPE WIN. (€820,000 Ylg '20 BBAGS). O-Gestut Ammerland; B-Gestut Gorlsdorf (GER); T-Andre Fabre; J-Maxime Guyon. €27,500. Lifetime Record: GSP-Fr, 5-2-0-2, €58,040. *Full to Sea The Moon (Ger), G1SW-Ger; and 1/2 to Sansiwa (Ire) (Dansili {GB}), SP-Ger.
2–Divine Jewel (GB), 125, f, 3, Frankel (GB)–Agnes Stewart (Ire), by Lawman (Fr). 1ST BLACK TYPE. (300,000gns Ylg '20 TATOCT). O-Koji Maeda; B-Branton Court Stud (GB); T-Roger Varian. €11,000.
3–Avenue Niel (Ire), 125, f, 3, Helmet (Aus)–Andalouserie (Fr), by Poet's Voice (GB). 1ST BLACK TYPE. (€17,000 Ylg '20 ARQOCT). O-Ecurie X; B-SC Ecurie de Meautry (IRE); T-Mikel Delzangles. €8,250.
Margins: SHD, 1 1/4, HD. Odds: 5.60, 6.60, 21.00.
Also Ran: Alpenblume (GB), Queen Trezy (Fr), Caius Chorister (Fr), Aude (Fr), Derida (Ger), She's Cosmic (GB). Scratched: Simply Glorious. Video, sponsored by TVG.

Sea The Sky had failed to get in front since snagging her Nov. 2 debut at Chantilly and went postward for this marathon coming back off a third in Deauville's Aug. 14 G3 Prix Minerve. Settled off the pace in sixth for the most part, she made continued headway under pressure in the home straight to gain a narrow advantage entering the final furlong and was ridden out late to deny Divine Jewel in a bobbing finish for a career high.

Sea The Sky, the seventh of nine foals, is one of three scorers produced by an unraced full-sister to G1 Deutsches Derby-winning sires Samum (Ger) (Monsun {Ger}) and Schiaparelli (Ger) (Monsun {Ger}) and G1 Preis der Diana  (German Oaks) heroine Salve Regina (Ger) (Monsun {Ger}). The €820,000 BBAG September yearling is a full-sister to runaway G1 Deutsches Derby-winning sire Sea The Moon (Ger) (Sea the Stars {Ire}) and to the dam of this term's Listed Abingdon S. runner-up Golden Lyra (Ire) (Lope De Vega {Ire}). She is also a half-sister to Listed Dallmayr Coupe Lukull runner-up Sansiwa (Ire) (Dansili {GB}) and a yearling filly by Frankel (GB). Sea The Sky's weanling full-brother is slated to sell at this year's Goffs November Foal sale, according to Gestut Gorlsdorf's Niko Lafrentz.

 

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