(Photo : Leigh Willson)
EMPERORS PALACE READY TO RUN GALLOPS
Summerhill Stud, Mooi River
Friday 19th October 2012
Patrick comes from an old family that’s been working for Summerhill and Hartford House for many years. Horses are in his blood and he has a natural ability when it comes to working with them and even riding. Patrick started cleaning stables for us a few years ago and has grown through the ranks and now rides the strings every day and is showing talent.
Patrick’s top filly and top colt for this year’s Ready to Run Sale are:
Lot 180: Morethangreat (Kahal x Choice) (F)
Lot 180: Morethangreat (Kahal x Choice)
A racey athletic filly, she is a similar type, but taller than Mannequin. She strides out well and we are happy with her work. By the sire of Bold Ellinore, Fisani, Checcetti and Emperor Napoleon. The dam now has 7 winners from 7 runners, and is sister to Rusty Pelican (6 wins including the Premium Stakes G2, 2nd in the Daily News 2000 G1 and 4th in the J&B Met G1) and Princely Heir (8 wins including 2nd in the Darley Arabian Handicap L). From the family of Royal Gitter (4 wins including the SA Nursery G1 and 4th in the Allan Robertson Fillies Championship G1) and Outcome (10 wins including the Garden Province Stakes G1).
Lot 19: Pastiche (Kahal x Guest Gallery) (C)
Lot 19: Pastiche (Kahal x Guest Gallery)
A smart balanced colt. He has some style and is showing us speed. He has a quick action and skips over the ground. One to watch out for! By the sire of Mannequin, Fisani, Noble Heir and The Mouseketeer. The dam is sister to Ramblin Jac Eliot (5 wins including the Falcon Sprint L and 2nd in the Lebelo Handicap G3) and Start Me Up (4 wins including the Syringa Handicap L and 3rd in the Acacia Handicap G3). From the family of Spring Hare (5 wins including the Silver Slipper L), Springing Guest (4 wins including the Summer Flying Handicap L and 3rd in the Nasil Starke Stakes G3) and Power Lord (3 wins including 3rd in the East Cape Derby G3 and 3rd in the Java Handicap L).
The Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale
TBA Sales Complex, Gosforth Park
2nd and 4th November 2012
*Six cheque payment scheme for qualifying buyers.