Showcasing's Dramatised Parlays Breeders' Cup Second To Temple Payday

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One of the premier sprints on the calendar, Haydock's G2 Betfred Temple S. went to the Clipper Logistics-owned Dramatised (Ire) (Showcasing {GB}–Katie's Diamond {Fr}, by Turtle Bowl {Ire}), who was just ahead of Equilateral (GB) (Equiano {Fr}) at the line.

The 4-1 crowd's pick received weight from each of her rivals, and the in-form William Buick kept his filly within shouting distance of the vanguard, as Live In The Dream (Ire) (Prince Of Lir {Ire}) set the pace from the bell. Travelling well into the race, the 'TDN Rising Star' needed a gap to open at a critical juncture, but once it did, she stormed up the fence and confronted the long-time leader, as Equilateral flashed home to the left of Live In The Dream. The weight told on that rival, who grudgingly gave way, and Dramatised crossed the line a length to the good of Equilateral, who was, in turn, a half-length in front of Live In The Dream.

Trainer Karl Burke was pleased with the outcome and said, “You'd have to give her nine and a half out of 10 for that, there is a little bit of improvement to come out of her. William said she was a little bit rusty and when he asked her to quicken up she took 100 yards to really get into gear, but you have to be impressed.

“I've yet to watch the replay, but the rail was always going to be an advantage. We knew Live In The Dream was going to be up there, so the plan was just to tag onto that. William rode his luck a little bit, but he said there was always room to force his way through, so it was brilliant.

“She'll now go for the [G1] King's Stand S., which is going to be a tough task with the Australian horses coming over. After that the [G1] Nunthorpe [S.] will be on her radar too and a return trip to the Breeders' Cup–we'll work back from America.

“William has never sat on her before and he said she took a little while to get going, but he thinks she'll sharpen up for that. Danny [Tudhope] couldn't do the weight today (08-09), but he'll do it at Ascot.

“The owner [Steve Parkin] is over in Monaco enjoying the Grand Prix this weekend, I got a few videos of a party last night and I'd say they'll be partying again tonight!”

William Buick told ITV Racing, “She was so professional all throughout–she was really relaxed beforehand and Karl and all the team have done a great job with her over the winter.

“Even with the weight that they get, it's never easy taking on older sprinters but she was top class last year and it looks like it is going to carry on this year.”

Last seen running an agonising second to Mischief Magic (Ire) (Exceed And Excel {Aus}) in the GI Breeders' Jup Juvenile Turf Sprint at Keeneland in November, the Branton Court Stud-bred filly was named a Rising Star after romping by four lengths at Newmarket on debut last April, before adding the G2 Queen Mary S. in good style at Royal Ascot in June. Fifth in the G2 Lowther S. tried beyond five furlongs for the first time, the Temple was her 3-year-old bow.

 Pedigree Notes

One of 64 stakes winners and 33 group winners for Whitsbury Manor Stud's Showcasing, Dramatised is from the same crop as G1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere hero Belbek (Fr). One of eight stakes winners for Turtle Bowl as a broodmare sire, the filly is his leading runner, alongside fellow Group 2 winners Port Guillaume (Fr) (Le Havre {Ire}) and Atomic Jones (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}).

The third foal out of the stakes winner Katie's Diamond, who was third in the G3 Prix du Calvados, Dramatised has a juvenile half-sister named Dancing Jewel (GB) (Night Of Thunder {Ire}) and a yearling half-brother by Pinatubo (Ire). This is the extended family of two-time American graded winner Quattroelle (Ire) (Mehmas {Ire}), and the G3 Prix Miesque heroine Aquatinta (Ger) (Samum {Ger}).

Saturday, Haydock, Britain
BETFRED TEMPLE S.-G2, £125,000, Haydock, 5-27, 3yo/up, 5fT, :58.70, g/f.
1–DRAMATISED (IRE), 121, f, 3, by Showcasing (GB)
1st Dam: Katie's Diamond (Fr) (SW-Eng & GSP-Fr), by Turtle Bowl (Ire)
2nd Dam: Aaliyah (Ger), by Anabaa
3rd Dam: Arpista (Ger), by Chief Singer (Ire)
O-Clipper Logistics; B-Branton Court Stud (IRE); T-Karl Burke; J-William Buick. £70,888. Lifetime Record: GISP-US, 5-3-1-0, $357,933. Werk Nick Rating: A++. Click for the eNicks report & 5-cross pedigree, or the free catalogue-style pedigree.
2–Equilateral (GB), 132, g, 8, Equiano (Fr)–Tarentaise (GB), by Oasis Dream (GB). O-Mrs Fitri Hay; B-Juddmonte Farms Ltd. (GB); T-Charles Hills. £26,875.
3–Live In The Dream (Ire), 132, g, 4, Prince of Lir (Ire)–Approaching Autumn (GB), by New Approach (Ire). (€4,000 Ylg '20 GOFFEB; £24,000 Ylg '20 GOFSPT). O-Steve & Jolene de'Lemos; B-Miss Lorna Doyle (IRE); T-Adam West. £13,450.
Margins: 1, HF, 3/4. Odds: 4.00, 20.00, 7.00.
Also Ran: Existent (GB), Mitbaahy (Ire), Happy Romance (Ire), Royal Aclaim (Ire), Annaf (Ire), Twilight Calls (GB), Raasel (GB), Equality (GB), Acklam Express (Ire), The Platinum Queen (Ire). Scratched: Sandbeck (GB).


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