dkb/br. 1974 [BC]
TO EARN (USA)
ch. 1975 [C]
A NATIVE (USA)
By GIANT'S CAUSEWAY (1997). European Horse of the year, stakes winner of
$3,078,989 USA in England, France and Ireland, Esat Digifone Irish Champion
S. [G1], etc. Leading sire in U.S., sire of 7 crops of racing age, 1281
foals, 882 starters, 76 stakes winners, 1 champion, 540 winners of 1348
races and earning $65,421,594 USA, including Shamardal (European champion,
$1,931,770 USA$, Gainsborough Poule d'Essai des Poulains-French Two Thousand
Guineas [G1], etc.), Man of Iron (hwt. in Ireland, at 3, 2009, $325,616
USA$, Breeders' Cup Marathon [L]-tre, 1 3/4 miles in 2:54.11 (OSA,
$270,000)), Primary (hwt. in Italy, $180,354 USA$, Betfred Classic Trial S.
[G3], etc.), Giant Love (hwt. in Serbia, $25,524 USA$).
ALDEBARAN LIGHT, by Seattle Slew. 3 wins in 5 starts at 3, $18,660. Dam of 9
foals, 2 to race, 2 winners--
ESKENDEREYA (c. by Giant's Causeway). Black type winner, see below.
BALMONT (c. by Stravinsky). 4 wins at 2 in England, placed in 1 start at 4 in
Ireland, $472,607 (USA$), Shadwell Stud Middle Park S. [G1], Scottish
Equitable Gimcrack S. [G2], 2nd Patrick P. O'Leary Memorial Phoenix Sprint
S. [G3], 3rd Golden Jubilee S. [G1], Darley July Cup [G1], Betfair.com
Temple S. [G2]. Sire.
ALTAIR, by Alydar. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners--
BLAZONRY (c. by Hennessy). Winner at 2 and 3 in England and NA, $105,454
(USA$), Lazaro Barrera Memorial S. [G2] (HOL, $90,000). Sire.
Hippocrates (c. by Hennessy). Winner at 3 in NA, $50,038 (USA$), 3rd
Oceanside S.-R (DMR, $10,314).
Aldebaran Light (f. by Seattle Slew). See above.
STELLAR ODYSSEY, by Northern Dancer. Unraced. Sister to WASSL TOUCH ($30,168
(USA), Burtonwood Brewery Summer Trophy, etc., sire), Tridessus (2nd Bass
Gold Cup Ext. H., sire), half-sister to CANNONADE ($501,164, Kentucky
Derby-G1, etc.,), CIRCLE HOME ($122,984,
Heritage S.-G3, etc., sire), DEL SARTO (Minstrel S., sire). Dam of 2 winners--
=Erimo Amethyst (JPN) (f. by Seattle Slew). Winner at 2 and 3 in Japan,
$260,298 (USA$). Dam of--
=ERIMO MAXIM (JPN) (g. by Brian's Time). 10 wins, 2 to 10, 2009 in Japan,
$2,543,482 (USA$), Cassiopeia S.
Altair (f. by Alydar). See above.
QUEEN SUCREE, by *Ribot (GB). Winner at 2, $3,925. Sister to MARIBEAU ($20,925,
Fountain of Youth S., sire), half-sister to TOSMAH ($612,588, champion
2-year-old filly in U.S., Champion 3-year-old filly in U.S., champion
older mare in U.S., John B. Campbell H., etc.), HALO ($259,553, United
Nations H.-G1, etc., leading sire twice in U.S., Among the leading
broodmare sires twice in U.S.), FATHERS IMAGE ($173,318, City of Miami H.,
etc., sire). Dam of 10 winners, including--
CANNONADE (c. by Bold Bidder). 7 wins at 2 and 3, $501,164, Kentucky
Derby-G1, Kentucky Jockey Club S.-G3, Great American S.-G3, Aqueduct H.,
2nd Florida Derby-G1, 3rd Preakness S.-G1, Belmont S.-G1, Champagne S.-G1, etc.
CIRCLE HOME (c. by Bold Bidder). 4 wins at 2 and 3, $122,984, Heritage S.-G3,
Kentucky Jockey Club S.-G3, 3rd Remsen S.-G2. Sire.
WASSL TOUCH (c. by Northern Dancer). 3 wins in 6 starts at 2 and 3 in
England, $30,168 (USA$), Burtonwood Brewery Summer Trophy, 4th Great
Voltigeur S. [G2]. Sire.
DEL SARTO (c. by Bold Bidder). Winner at 2 and 3 in Ireland, Minstrel S. Sire.
Tridessus (c. by Northern Dancer). Winner at 3 in Ireland, 2nd Bass Gold Cup
Ext. H. Sire.
Georgica (f. by Raise a Native). 3 wins at 2 and 3, $22,106. Dam of--
=Evergreen Venture (GB) (c. by =Pursuit of Love (GB)). 8 wins, 3 to 8 in
England, Slovak Republic and Switzerland, $21,628 (USA$), champion
imported handicap horse in Slovak Republic.
Georgica's Gal (f. by Raja Baba). 5 wins at 2 and 3, $65,047, 3rd Prima
Donna S. [L] (OP, $7,525). Producer.
Kennelot (f. by *Gallant Man). 3 wins at 3, $24,603. Dam of--
STEPHAN'S ODYSSEY (c. by Danzig). 6 wins at 2 and 3, $1,255,328, Hollywood
Futurity-G1, Dwyer S. [G1], Jim Dandy S. [G2], Lexington S. [L], 2nd
Kentucky Derby [G1], etc.
LOTKA (f. by Danzig). 10 wins in 20 starts, 2 to 4, $721,804, Acorn S.
[G1], Black Helen H. [G2], La Prevoyante Invitational H. [G3], Queen
Elizabeth II Challenge Cup [G3], Columbiana H. [G3], etc. Producer.
Walesa (c. by Danzig). 2 wins at 2 in NA, $121,189 (USA$), 2nd
Arlington-Washington Futurity [G2]. Sire.
Princess Sucree (f. by Roberto). Placed in 2 starts at 4. Dam of--
=BUROOJ (GB) (c. by Danzig). 7 wins, 2 to 5 in England, $185,398 (USA$),
Bonusprint September S. [G3], 2nd Pertemps Jockey Club S. [G2], 3rd
Cumberland Lodge S. [G3]. Sire.
RASHEEK (c. by Topsider). 7 wins, 2 to 5 in England and Australia, $111,685
(USA$), Dalgety H. [G2], Grey-Smith S., 2nd Bonusprint Sirenia
S., 3rd Landragin Wines Moonee Valley Cup [G2], Fosters Moondah Plate,
Sucre Sucre (f. by Manila). Unraced. Dam of--
Lucky Sucre (f. by Lord Carson). Winner at 2 and 3, $84,160, 2nd East View
S.-R (AQU, $16,000).
Bethamane (f. by Wajima). Unraced. Dam of--
Contumelious (f. by Northern Baby). 5 wins, 3 to 5, $90,360, 2nd Life At
the Top S. (MED, $8,000). Producer.
Stellar Odyssey (f. by Northern Dancer). See above.
RACE RECORD for Eskendereya: At 2, 2009, one win (Pilgrim S. [L] (BEL,
$93,300)), once 2nd; at 3, 2010, three wins (Wood Memorial S. [G1] (AQU,
$450,000), Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth S. [G2] (GP, $150,000)) in 3
starts. Totals: 4 wins, once 2nd in 6 starts. Earned $725,700.