Profitable (Ire)

Profitable's Wed Strikes For Prix du Calvados Triumph

Mohammed Al Shahi's 2-year-old filly Wed (Fr) (Profitable {Ire}--Eaton Street {GB}, by Discreet Cat) snagged two of three prior outings and continued on an upward trajectory with a decisive success in Saturday's G2 Prix du Calvados at Deauville. The Maurizio Guarnieri trainee debuted with a June 17 win at La Teste de Buch before running second over the same seven-furlong strip back there the following month and lined up for her first black-type start returning off an impressive 4 1/2-length tally at Dax last week. The 13-2 chance was handily...

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Siyouni Share One of the Highlights of the Tattersalls Online June Sale Which Also Has Royal Ascot Prospects

A 1/50th share in French Champion Sire Siyouni (Fr) (Pivotal {GB}) (lot 36), alongside several Royal Ascot runners, anchors the Tattersalls Online June Sale catalogue. Bidding will open at 10 a.m. local time on Friday, June 10 and close beginning at noon that same day. The bay has 62 group/listed winners to his credit, including Classic winners St Mark's Basilica (Fr), Sottsass (Fr), Ervedya (Fr), Laurens (Fr), and Dream And Do (Ire). He stands for €140,000 at the Aga Khan's Haras de Bonneval in 2022. Listed winner Logo Hunter (Ire)...

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Farne Tops The Tattersalls May Sale

Stroud Coleman Bloodstock shelled out 50,000gns for Farne (Ire) (Stowaway {GB}) (lot 12), the highest price at the Tattersalls Online May 5th Sale. The National Hunt mare was twice placed at listed level in a bumper and in a mares' novices' chase. She was consigned by trainer Noel Williams. The Godolphin-consigned Teodolina (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}) (lot 2) was sold for 40,000gns to Clara Stud to sit a joint-second on the table. The 4-year-old filly, who is a dual winner, was fourth in the Listed Montrose S. at Newmarket and is...

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Profitable Breeding Right Anchors Tattersalls Online Catalogue

A total of 13 lots have been catalogued for the Tattersalls Only May Sale led by a breeding right in young stallion Profitable (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) (lot 13). Bidding begins at 10 a.m. local time on May 5. There are also a selection of Flat and National Hunt racing and breeding prospects set to go under the hammer. Currently the sire of 36 winners, the Darley stallion celebrated a new black-type winner when Miramar (GB) won the G3 Prix Sigy at Chantilly. His group/listed winning progeny also include G2...

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Miramar Pounces Late For G3 Prix Sigy Triumph

Off the board in two prior starts at black-type level, Carlos and Yann Lerner trainee Miramar (GB) (Profitable {Ire}) lined out for Wednesday's 5 1/2-furlong G3 Prix Sigy at Chantilly coming back off an Apr. 4 conditions second over the track's six-furlong strip on seasonal return and she swooped late to snag a career high in ultimately snug fashion. Last term's Listed Prix Zeddaan fourth raced off the tempo in rear through halfway. Scrubbed along to close passing the quarter-mile pole, the 67-5 chance came under sterner urging thereafter and...

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Dubawi Anchors Darley Europe Roster at £250,000

Dubawi (Ire) (Dubai Millennium {GB}) will stand for an unchanged fee of £250,000 at Dalham Hall Stud and anchors the 2022 roster for Darley Europe. His fee is the most expensive in Europe. He enjoyed a notable success at the two-day Breeders' Cup World Championships, with three winners in a single year, the first sire to reach that mark in the 37-year history of the Breeders' Cup. The GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf went to Modern Games (Ire), Saturday's GI Breeders' Cup Mile was won by new Kildangan Stud resident...

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Quick Suzy Will Skip Cheveley Park in Favour of Dundalk

Group 2 heroine Quick Suzy (Ire) (Profitable {Ire}), who won the G2 Queen Mary S. at Royal Ascot, will not start in the Sept. 25 G1 Cheveley Park S. and instead target an Oct. 1 listed event at Dundalk prior to a run in the GII Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint at Del Mar in November. Purchased privately by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners prior to her Royal Ascot heroics, the filly was second in the May 16 G3 Coolmore Stud Irish EBF Fillies Sprint S. and, in her only race since...

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Breakthrough For Profitable As Quick Suzy Wins the Queen Mary

As much as ever, Wednesday's G2 Queen Mary S. was all about speed from pillar-to-post and there was none slicker than Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners' aptly-named Quick Suzy (Ire) who provided her first-season sire Profitable (Ire) with a landmark first black-type winner. Runner-up in the six-furlong G3 Coolmore Stud Irish EBF Fillies Sprint S. at Naas last time May 16, the Gavin Cromwell-trained bay who was another drawn closest to the stand's rail was tanking along early alongside the 9-4 favourite Twilight Gleaming (Ire) (National Defense {GB}) with Artos (Ire) (Kodiac...

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A First For Profitable At Kempton

All logic pointed to the fact that Darley's first-season sire Profitable (Ire) (by Invincible Spirit {Ire}) was going to be quick off the mark in 2021 and so it proved as Wednesday's Unibet Extra Place Offers Every Day EBF Fillies' Novice S. at Kempton saw Thunder Love (GB) provide that early first winner. Pacey from the outset as she made her way across from a wide draw to shadow the leader Chandrika (Ire) (Requinto {Ire}), Amo Racing Limited's bay took command approaching the furlong pole en route to an authoritative...

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That's More Like It, as Tattersalls Ascot Posts Gains

NEWMARKET, UK-Every cloud has a silver lining, even one as black and pervasive as this accursed pandemic. And the transfer of the Tattersalls Ascot Yearling Sale from its eponymous base to the headquarters of its parent brand, as part of an emergency revamping of the yearling sales calendar, worked so well on Monday that conceivably it might prove tempting to make the relocation permanent. On the other hand, prospectors will go anywhere for the right animal. Mouse O'Ryan put it well. "You can sell a good horse at a crossroads,"...

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