Kingman (GB)

Anapurna to Visit Kingman

Classic heroine Anapurna (GB) (Frankel {GB}) will be covered by Juddmonte's Kingman (GB) in 2022, Meon Valley Stud confirmed to the TDN. Bred by Meon Valley Stud and raced by Helena Springfield Ltd., the bay captured the G1 Investec Oaks in only her fourth start. She added the G1 Qatar Prix de Royallieu later in 2019 and was top of her division in France that year. The daughter of listed winner, G1 Yorkshire Oaks second and G1 Meon Valley Stud Mile third Dash To The Top (GB) (Montjeu {Ire}) is...

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Son of Kingman Takes Red Smith

Saturday, Aqueduct RED SMITH S.-GII, $200,000, Aqueduct, 11-20, 3yo/up, 1 3/8mT, 2:16.60, fm. 1--SERVE THE KING (GB), 124, h, 5, by Kingman (GB)               1st Dam: Fallen In Love (GB) (GSP-Eng), by Galileo (Ire)               2nd Dam: Fallen Star (GB), by Brief Truce               3rd Dam: Rise And Fall (GB), by Mill Reef 1ST GRADED STAKES WIN. (260,000gns Ylg '17 TATOCT). O-Peter M. Brant; B-Normandie Stud Ltd (GB); T-Chad Brown; J-Irad Ortiz, Jr. $110,000. Lifetime Record: 11-5-2-1, $406,180. *1/2 to Loving Things (GB) (Pivotal {GB}), GSW-Fr, SW & GSP-Eng, $107,896....

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Frankel Caps Juddmonte Roster at £200,000

The five-strong Juddmonte roster, led by champion-sire elect Frankel (GB) (Galileo {Ire}), was announced on Monday. The son of Kind (Ire) (Danehill) will stand for £200,000 SLF, an increase of £25,000, in 2022. The fasted stallion to reach 50 group winners in history, the bay is already the sire of 20 Group 1 winners. In 2021, eight of his progeny won Group 1 races, with G1 Cazoo Derby and G1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth S. hero Adayar (Ire) joined by G1 Irish Derby, G1 Grand Prix de Paris...

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Taking Stock: The Kingmans in America

Juddmonte's European-based Kingman (GB) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) is one of the best young stallions in the world. Through four crops of racing age, Kingman is represented to date by 42 black-type winners, 22 of them group or graded winners, four at the highest level. Moreover, he sires black-type winners at a rate of 9% from foals. In these days of big books, that's an excellent ratio. For comparison, Juddmonte's outstanding sire Frankel (GB) (Galileo {Ire}) gets 10% black-type winners from foals, while Frankel's legendary sire got 11%. Kingman is keeping...

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Son of Ervedya Debuts at Deauville

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Thursday's Observations features a son of MG1SW Ervedya (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}). 11.50 Deauville, Debutantes, €27,000, 2yo, c/g, 8fT EREVANN (FR) (Dubawi {Ire}) is a son of the G1 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, G1 Coronation S. and G1 Prix du Moulin heroine Ervedya (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) who starts out for...

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2.7-million Guineas Colt Set For Leicester Debut

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Tuesday's Observations features an expensive colt by Kingman (GB), who sold for 2.7million gns at the Tattersalls October Book 1. 13.00 Leicester, Nov, £10,000, 2yo, 7fT KHK Racing's AKHU NAJLA (GB) (Kingman {GB}), who secured the third-highest price when knocked down for 2.7-million guineas at Tattersalls's October Book 1...

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Daughter of Madame Chiang Starts at Newcastle

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Friday's Observations features a daughter of Group 1 winner Madame Chiang (GB) (Archipenko). 1.15 Newmarket, Mdn, £12,000, 2yo, f, 7fT AMANZOE (IRE) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}) debuts for The Starship Partnership II in the silks that her full-brother Rivet (Ire) carried to success in the 2016 G1 Racing Post Trophy....

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Kingman's Tumbler A New Rising Star in France

Carlos Laffon-Parias trainee Tumbler (Fr) (Kingman {GB}), a hitherto untested homebred sporting the colours of Alain and Gerard Wertheimer, was eclipsed for favouritism in the betting, but opened up with an impressive daylight rout of five rivals in Thursday's Prix As d'Atout, a seven-furlong heat for unraced 2-year-old colts and geldings, at Saint-Cloud. The 17-5 chance was swiftly into stride and settled into a smooth rhythm racing third, four lengths off the pace, through halfway. Sent wide with the field into the straight, he quickened in taking fashion to sweep...

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Kingman Colt Is The Second Millionaire at Tattersalls

A son of Kingman (GB) brought 1.1 million gns from MV Magnier and Peter Brant's White Birch Farm to become the second millionaire during Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale on Wednesday. Consigned by Corduff Stud, lot 321 is out of G2 May Hill S. victress Turret Rocks (Ire) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}), who also was first past the post in the G3 Blue Wind S. and G3 Meld S. A half-sister to Australian Group 3 winner Beyond Thankful (Ire) (Whipper), Turret Rocks also ran second in the G1...

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Kingman Filly A New Rising Star At Chantilly

Ecurie des Charmes and Ballylinch Stud's hitherto unraced Gran Sabana (Ire) (Kingman {GB}) went largely unconsidered as a 20-1 chance for Friday's Prix de Toutevoie, a one-mile newcomers' test for juvenile fillies, at Chantilly and made a mockery of her long odds with a devastating burst to attain 'TDN Rising Stardom' on debut. The eventual winner was patiently ridden through halfway and raced off the tempo in rear until turning for home. Rowed along to close approaching the quarter-mile marker, she displayed an impressive turn of foot to move into...

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Dubawi on Top Again as Arqana Lights Up

DEAUVILLE, France--The second and final session of the select part of the Arqana August Sale lit up in ebullient fashion with two seven-figure yearlings, including the €2.4-million sale topper by Dubawi, a half-sister to Group 2 winner Babylone (Fr) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}). Charlie Gordon-Watson made a significant impact on the day's action when acting for an unnamed client and signed for the filly (lot 108) out of Typique (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) shortly after bidding €525,000 for lot 99, a filly by Frankel (GB). The sale leader was consigned by Haras...

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Second Jacques Le Marois For Palace Pier

Coming into Sunday's G1 Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard Jacques le Marois short of his peak having suffered a blood disorder last month, Palace Pier (GB) (Kingman {GB}) nevertheless had sufficient ammunition to deny Poetic Flare (Ire) (Dawn Approach {Ire}) and gain membership to an elite club on the honor roll of the feature of Deauville's month-long festival. Meeting the younger generation for the first time, the four-times group 1 winner was the subject of the most interest among the Normandy crowd and started at 7-10 drawn away from the...

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