Purosangue (GB)

Purosangue New Goffs Champions Day Sale Wildcard

Listed winner Purosangue (GB) (Aclaim {Ire}) (lot 5) is a new addition to the upcoming Goffs QIPCO Champions Day Sale at Ascot on Saturday, Oct. 21. The wildcard landed last weekend's Listed Rockingham S. at York. He was previously thrice runner-up in the Listed Rosebery S., the Listed Roses S., and the G3 Molecomb S. Consigned by Andrew Balding's Park House Stables, the 2-year-old is from the family of stakes winners Saigon (GB) (Royal Applause {GB}) and Tabaret (GB) (Bertolini). The sale will begin at 11:10 a.m. on Saturday prior...

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York: “Hopefully We'll See the Nostrum We Saw At Newmarket Again.” Saturday Bonanza Begins with Juddmonte's Rising Star

Saturday's European black-type count stands at a baker's dozen, with eight group races in Britain and Ireland alone featuring several movers and shakers towards the elite level kicking off with Juddmonte's TDN Rising Star Nostrum (GB) (Kingman {GB}) in York's G3 Strensall S. and culminating five hours later with the fellow Sir Michael Stoute-trained Passenger (Ulysses {Ire}) in the G3 Weatherbys Global Stallions Winter Hill S. at Windsor. Nostrum was surprisingly beaten by fellow TDN Rising Star Epictetus (Ire) (Kingman {GB}) in Goodwood's G3 Thoroughbred S. last time, but is...

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Son Of Aclaim A New TDN Rising Star

There must be something in the air at Haydock this month as Opulence Thoroughbreds and Teme Valley's newcomer Purosangue (GB) (Aclaim {Ire}--Avon Breeze {GB}, by Avonbridge {GB}) became the second TDN Rising Star on Thursday's evening fixture and the third in the last three meetings at the Merseyside venue. Unleashed by Andrew Balding having brought enough attention at April's Goffs UK Breeze-Up Sale to fetch £125,000, the 5-1 shot proved a handful for Ray Dawson going to post and in the early stages before establishing a lead before halfway in...

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