(Photo : Leigh Willson)
EMPERORS PALACE READY TO RUN GALLOPS
Summerhill Stud, Mooi River
Friday 19th October 2012
Maxwell is a talented horseman and also loves working with leather; he does our entire farm’s tack repairs. He is a good rider that takes his time schooling youngsters and gets the best out of them. Maxwell loves the racing game and keeps up with all Summerhill’s progeny on the track.
Maxwell’s top filly and top colt for this year’s Ready to Run sale is:
Lot 15: Soukous (Solskjaer x Golden Song) (F)
Lot 15: Soukous (Solskjaer x Golden Song)
A good sized filly with good depth. She has good action and strides out well. She works with purpose and we are happy with the way she is going. By a Group winning son of Danehill, Solskjaer. She is a sister to highly regarded, Romantic Balladeer by Trippi. The dam is a sister to Charming Chestnut (4 wins including the Strelitzia Stakes G3). From the family of Enchant D’Or (4 wins including 3rd in the Flamboyant Stakes L), Double D’Or (8 wins including the Arc-En-Ciel Paddock Stakes G1), Red Dor (5 wins including the Tibouchina Stakes G2) and Red Fort (winner including a 3rd in the Betting World Derby G2).
Lot 88: Ilitshe (AUS) (Fastnet Rock x Reem Albaraari) (C)
Lot 88: Ilitshe (AUS) (Fastnet Rock x Reem Albaraari)
His name mean’s ROCK and that’s exactly what he is! He is solid in mind and body and is working like a dream. He is a late foal but is maturing the right way. By Group 1 winner and Champion Sire in Australia, Fastnet Rock. He is the first Fastnet Rock colt to be sold in South Africa. He is a brother to Morshdi (4 wins including the Derby Italiano G1 and 2nd in the Irish Derby G1) and Kundooz (winner including a 2nd in the National Cup L). From the family of Habibti - Champion 2-year-old and 3-year-old filly in Europe (9 wins including the Prix de l’Abbaye G1 and Kings Stand Stakes G1) and Octagonal - Champion 2-year-old and 3-year-old in Australia and Horse of the Year (14 wins including the Sires Produce Stakes G1 and the Australian Derby G1, Sire).
The Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale
TBA Sales Complex, Gosforth Park
2nd and 4th November 2012
*Six cheque payment scheme for qualifying buyers.