Territories (Ire)

DJ Stables Buys Majority Interest in Masseto

Len Green's DJ Stable has purchased a majority interest in Masseto (GB) (Territories {Ire}), who is scheduled to start in Tuesday's G2 Coventry S. at Royal Ascot. The 2-year-old colt will race in the name of DJ Stable, and will continue to be trained by Donnacha O'Brien with minority partners involved in the ownership. Masseto, a debut winner at Navan Apr. 25, was second in the G3 GAIN Marble Hill S. in his second outing over heavy ground as the 15-8 favorite. He was a 62,000 gns Tattersalls December Foal...

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Racehorse Lotto Christmas Raffle to Benefit Racing Welfare

A Flat filly by Territories (Ire) out of Newbury Super Sprint runner-up Satsuma (GB) (Compton Place {GB}) will be raffled off at £10 a ticket as the Racehorse Lotto Christmas Raffle. Of the money raised from ticket sales, 20% will go toward Racing Welfare. The half-sister to G3 Cornwallis S. winner Good Vibes (GB) (Due Diligence) will turn two in 2021, and will be ridden by Haley Turner and trained by James Ferguson. The winning entrant will be able to visit the horse on a regular basis at Ferguson's yard...

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Rougir Prevails in the Reservoirs

Haras de la Gousserie's G1 Prix Marcel Boussac placegetter Rougir (Fr) (Territories {Ire}) displayed no ill effects after her effort tackling ParisLongchamp's one-mile strip earlier in the month and knuckled down to register a first stakes success in Tuesday's G3 Prix des Reservoirs over the same distance at Deauville. The Cedric Rossi trainee had opened up with victories over seven furlongs at Chantilly and Saint-Cloud before dropping to fifth in the Aug. 1 G3 Prix Six Perfections and then running third in a Sept. 1 Lyon-Parilly conditions heat in her...

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Freshman Sire Territories Off the Mark at Chantilly

Dalham Hall Stud resident Territories (Ire) (Invincible {Ire}) became the latest freshman sire to have sired a winner when Haras de la Gousserie's Rougir (Fr) pounced late to garner Wednesday's Prix Pauline over seven furlongs at Chantilly. 2nd-Chantilly, €22,000, Mdn, 6-10, unraced 2yo, f, 7fT, 1:29.76, g/s. ROUGIR (FR) (f, 2, Territories {Ire}--Summer Moon {Fr} {SP-Fr}, by Elusive City), originally named as Lune de Printemps (Fr), was restrained to settle off the pace towards the rear for most of this debut. Inching closer once into the straight, the 8-1 chance...

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20/20 Vision: Charlie Vigors

In this TDN series we ask a group of experts for their predictions for the 2020 flat season in Europe. Today we hear from Charlie Vigors. TDN: Who do you think will be the leading first-season sire this year? CV: Mehmas (Ire) has an obvious chance because he has the numbers and they looked precocious types. We would also expect Awtaad (Ire) and Territories (Ire) to make a big impression. TDN: Have you bought/sold any by Mehmas, Awtaad or Territories? CV: We sold yearlings by both Mehmas and Awtaad who...

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