Ruler of the World (Ire)

Renew Italian Breeding Announces Stallion Parade

The stallions managed by Renew Italian Breeding--El Kabeir, Ruler Of The World (Ire), Morpheus (GB), and Cappella Sansevero (GB)--will be paraded for breeders at Scuderia Melissa Cipriani-Allevamenti della Berardenga at 11 a.m. local time on Monday, Jan. 16. Located at San Piero in Barca, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Siena, the stud's parade will also feature stallions Holy Ballet (Ire) and Mr Vegas (Ire).

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La Petite Coco Set To Star At Tattersalls

Group 1 winner La Petite Coco (Ire) (Ruler Of The World {Ire}), who boasts a 50% strike-rate on the racetrack and almost £400,000 in career earnings, will be one of the star attractions of the Tattersalls December Mares Sale. Bred by Bernd and Ute Schone in County Offaly, La Petite Coco provided Paddy Twomey with his first Group 1 winner when landing a memorable Pretty Polly S. at the Curragh in June. She carried the colours of Barry Irwin's Team Valor for the majority of her racing career, including her...

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El Kabeir To Stand For 6k In Italy In 2023

El Kabeir, the sire of Group 2 hero Don Chicco (GB), will stand in Italy at Scuderia Melissa Cipriani in 2023, Renew Italian Breeding announced. The grey son of Scat Daddy previously stood in Ireland, and will command €6,000. From his first two crops of racing age, he has sired a quintet of stakes winners. He joins a roster that features G1 Derby hero Ruler Of The World (Ire), the sire of Group 1-winning fillies Iridessa (Ire) and La Petite Coco (Ire) among his six stakes winners, at €5,000. Frankel...

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Ruler of The World, Morpheus to Stand in Italy in '23

G1 Investec Derby hero Ruler of The World (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}-Love Me True, by Kingmambo) and Morpheus (GB) (Oasis Dream {GB}--Kind {Ire}), by Danehill), a half-brother to champion and leading sire Frankel (GB), will stand the 2023 season at Scuderia Melissa Cipriani - San Piero in Barca, Castelnuovo Berardenga (Siena). Previously, the former stood at Haras de Bouquetot for €5,000 while the latter stood at Haras de Toury at a fee of €2,800. The sire of Group 1 winners Iridessa (Ire) and La Petite Coco (Ire), Ruler of The World--who...

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Group 1 Winner La Petite Coco To Be Offered At Tattersalls December

G1 Pretty Polly S. heroine La Petite Coco (Ire) (Ruler Of The World {Ire}) will be offered during the Tattersalls December Mares Sale from Nov. 28-Dec. 1. The Paddy Twomey trainee will go through the ring during the elite Sceptre Session on Nov. 29. Also, a winner of the G2 Blandford S. and G3 Give Thanks S., the 4-year-old races in the colours of Team Valor. Bred in Ireland by Bernd and Ute Schone, the filly is out of a half-sister to G1 German Derby winner Laveron (GB) (Konigsstuhl {Ger})....

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Ruler Of The World's La Petite Coco Back With A Bang In Pretty Polly

Highlighting a stellar training performance by Paddy Twomey, Team Valor's G2 Blandford S. winner La Petite Coco (Ire) (Ruler Of The World {Ire}--La Petite Virginia {Ger}, by Konigstiger {Ger}) led home My Astra (Ire) (Lope de Vega {Ire}) and stablemate Rosscarbery (Ger) (Sea the Stars {Ire}) on her seasonal debut in Sunday's G1 Alwasmiyah Pretty Polly S. at The Curragh. Let go at 9-1 with the punters' confidence shaky, the bay tracked the clear leading pair early with Billy Lee showing the same unerring sense of timing he had in...

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Ruler of the World's La Petite Coco Prevails In Blandford Thriller

It was a case up heads up, heads down at the close of the G2 Moyglare "Jewels" Blandford S. at The Curragh on Sunday with the 3-year-old La Petite Coco (Ire) (Ruler of the World {Ire}) enjoying the rub of the green to shade it from Love (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}). On a weekend replete with close finishes, Team Valor's 16-5 shot needed all of the 10 furlongs to reel in Ballydoyle's G1 1000 Guineas and G1 Epsom Oaks heroine but there was just enough yardage to overhaul that 6-5 favourite...

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What's In a Name: La Petite Coco (Ire)

Coco has many different meanings in French and it is maybe futile to try to divine which one caught the fancy of the breeder and first owner of brave 3-year-old filly La Petite Coco (Ire) (Ruler of the World {Ire}--La Petite Virginia {Ger}, by Konigstiger {Ger})--a brilliant winner of the G3 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Give Thanks S. at Cork on Saturday. But one of those many meanings is a terme affectueux, a very popular term of endearment, equivalent to 'dear', 'darling', or 'sweetie'. Famously, "Mais non, mon coco," is...

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Ruler Of The World's La Petite Coco Stuns Give Thanks Rivals

Coming into Saturday's G3 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Give Thanks S. with a growing reputation, Team Valor's La Petite Coco (Ire) (Ruler of the World {Ire}) only served to enhance it significantly as she ruled with an iron fist in the Cork feature. Runner-up to the re-opposing Willow (Ire) (American Pharoah) in the June 23 Listed Naas Oaks Trial before dominating a conditions event over 11 furlongs at Killarney July 12, the 2-1 favourite was always travelling enthusiastically behind the front pair and when given her head by Billy Lee...

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Al Shaqab's Bouquetot Releases 2021 Roster

An eight strong roster at Haras de Bouquetot, anchored by MG1SW Shalaa (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) and new recruit and G1SW Wooded (Ire) (Wootton Bassett {GB})-both at €15,000, was announced by Al Shaqab on Thursday. The former has already sired 16 winners, among them Australian Group 3 winner Shaquero (Aus). In addition, he has a quartet of stakes placed runners worldwide, including G3 Prix Eclipse bridesmaid Legal Attack (GB). Wooded, who won the G1 Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Longines on Arc Day, also won May's G3 Prix Texanita. Toronado...

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