(Bay filly 2014)
DARK ANGEL (IRE)
|Royal Applause (GB)
|Midnight Angel (GB)
|Night At Sea
|Al Bahathri (USA)
|Broken Romance (IRE)
6Sx5Sx5D Northern Dancer, 6Sx6Sx6D Natalma, 6Sx6D Nearctic
Last 5 starts
||THE QTS/BRITISH STALLION STUDS EBF NURSERY HANDICAP STAKES (CLASS 2)
||THE IRISH STALLION FARMS EBF MAIDEN STAKES (CLASS 5)
||THE ApolloBet BET ON LOTTERIES MAIDEN FILLIES’ STAKES (CLASS 5) (PLUS 10 RACE)
||THE ALBANY STAKES (CLASS 1) (Group 3)
||COOLMORE STUD EBF SPRINT (Listed Race) STAKES
MELESINA (IRE), 22,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearling Sale (Book 3) 2015 – Nick Bradley / Jason Kelly, (84), won 1 race (7f.) at 2 years, 2016 and £4,731 and placed twice (Richard Fahey).
LASTROSEOFSUMMER (IRE) (2006 f. by Haafhd (GB)), 50,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearlings (Part 1) 2007 – R Guest, 60,000 gns. mare Tattersalls December Mares Sale 2014 – Woodford Thoroughbreds LLC, (75), won 3 races (13f.-17f.) at 4 and 5 years and £11,953 and placed 6 times; also won 2 races over hurdles (18f.-20f.) at 4 and 5 years and £5,314 and placed twice; dam of 2 winners, 2 runners and 2 foals of racing age:
MELESINA (IRE), see above.
LASTMANLASTROUND (IRE) (2013 c. by Azamour (IRE)), £40,000 yearling Doncaster Premier Yearlings Sale – Rae Guest Racing, (78), won 1 race (7f.) at 3 years, 2016 and £7,271 and placed twice, from only 5 starts.
She also has a yearling colt by Lope de Vega (IRE), 90,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Sale (Book 1) 2016 – Rabbah BS,.
BROKEN ROMANCE (IRE) (1989 f. by Ela-Mana-Mou), unraced; dam of 7 winners, 9 runners and 11 foals of racing age:
LITTLE ITALY (IRE) (1996 f. by Common Grounds), 4,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearlings 1997 – A Pecoraro, 38,000 gns. mare Tattersalls December Mares 2003 – Blandford BS, 13,000 gns. mare Tattersalls December Mares 2005 – BBA (Ireland), (ITY 101), won 6 races at home and in Italy at 3 years and £39,129 including Premio Giovanni Falck, Milan, L.; dam of winners.
CRISTAL ROSE (IRE) (2002 f. by Montjeu (IRE)), 26,000 gns. foal Tattersalls December Foals 2002 – Cash, 22,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearlings (Part 1) 2003 – Havana Horse UK Ltd, (FR 71), 7 races in France and Macau at 3, 5 and 6 years and £56,740 and placed 5 times.
ITALIAN GIRL (GB) (2004 f. by Danehill Dancer (IRE)), 20,000 gns. foal Tattersalls December Foals 2004 – Vendor, 34,000 gns. yearling Doncaster St Leger Yearlings 2005 – A Jarvis, $25,000 mare Keeneland November Breeding Stock 2009 – Black Stone Farm, (103), 2 races at 2 and 3 years and £25,743 and placed twice.
ROMANTIC AFFAIR (IRE) (1997 g. by Persian Bold), 11,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearlings 1998 – J Dunlop, (FR 114), won 5 races at 2 and 3 years and £102,962 including NGK Spark Plugs Stubbs Rated Stakes, Newmarket, L., placed second in Prix Maurice de Nieuil, Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.2.
Gulf (IRE) (1999 g. by Persian Bold), 65,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearlings 2000 – D Elsworth, (107), won 2 races at 3 and 4 years and £52,156, placed second in Paddy Power Aston Park Stakes, Newbury, L.
Zurbaran (IRE) (2003 c. by Alhaarth (IRE)), €50,000 yearling Goffs Orby/Challenge Yearling Sale 2004 – R Frisby, 32,000 gns. Tattersalls 2yo Breeze-Up 2005 – S Keightley, 210,000 gns. Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training 2006 – D Loder, (103), won 1 race at 3 years and £26,216, placed second in Unicoin Homes Noel Murless Stakes, Newmarket, L.
LASTROSEOFSUMMER (IRE), see above.
SABAIDEE (IRE) (2009 f. by Beat Hollow (GB)), (IRE 79), won 2 races at 4 years and placed twice.
LEGENDARY LOVER (IRE) (1994 g. by Fairy King (USA)), 46,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearlings 1995 – Tote Cherry Downes, 21,000 gns. Tattersalls Autumn Horses In Training 1997 – J R Jenkins, (82), won 1 race at 7 years and placed 4 times; also won 1 race over hurdles at 5 years and placed 3 times.
BUSTED FLUSH (1970 f. by Busted), won 1 race at 2 years and placed once; dam of 6 winners, 6 runners and 8 foals of racing age including:
FOSCARINI (1981 c. by Rusticaro (FR)), won 5 races at home and in U.S.A. including Hollywood Derby, Hollywood Park, Gr.1, Rogers Gold Cup, Curragh, Gr.2 and Turf Paradise Handicap, Turf Paradise, L., placed second in San Luis Obispo Handicap, Santa Anita, Gr.2; sire.
Cobblers Cove (1977 c. by Realm), won 2 races, placed second in National Stakes, Curragh, Gr.2; sire.
Guns of Navarone (1980 c. by Bold Lad (IRE)), won 1 race, placed second in Mecca-Dante Stakes, York, Gr.2; sire.
Busted Persian (1987 c. by Persepolis (FR)), (FR 97), won 5 races in France, placed second in Criterium de Lyon, Lyon, L.; also won 3 races over jumps in France.
Donna (1956 f. by Donore), won 4 races at 2 years, placed 6 times including second in 1000 Guineas Trial Stakes, Kempton Park and Sandown Park Stud Produce Stakes, Sandown Park and third in Fred Darling Stakes, Newbury and Great Surrey Foal Stakes, Epsom; dam of 11 winners, 15 runners and 16 foals of racing age including:
PADRONA (1969 f. by St Paddy), won 2 races including Cherry Hinton Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.3, placed second in Chesham Stakes, Royal Ascot, L.; dam of winners.
PELERIN (FR) (1977 c. by Sir Gaylord), (125), 7 races at home, in West Germany and U.S.A. including Grosser Preis von Baden, Baden-Baden, Gr.1, Hardwicke Stakes, Royal Ascot, Gr.2, John Porter Stakes, Newbury, Gr.2, San Luis Obispo Handicap, Santa Anita, Gr.2 and Ormonde Stakes, Chester, Gr.3, placed fourth in Derby Stakes, Epsom, Gr.1 and Oak Tree Invitational Handicap, Oak Tree, Gr.1.
CLACHAN (1980 c. by Habitat), 3 races in Netherlands including Grote Prijs van Den Haag, Duindigt, L. (twice).
Hot Pad (1974 f. by Hotfoot), ran a few times on the flat; dam of FLAMING SWORD (1986 c. by Sayf El Arab (USA)), 3rd top rated 2yr old colt in Italy in 1988, 15 races in Italy including Premio Primi Passi, Milan, Gr.3; sire.
GWEN (1961 f. by Abernant), won 7 races including Great Surrey Stakes, Epsom, 1000 Guineas Trial Stakes, Kempton Park and Westminster Stakes, Epsom, placed second in 1000 Guineas Stakes, Newmarket; dam of winners.
TIMON (1966 c. by Acropolis), 12 races at home and in U.S.A. including John Smith’s Magnet Cup Handicap, York, placed fourth in Observer Gold Cup, Doncaster.
Venturesome Girl (1972 f. by Hopeful Venture), ran twice on the flat; grandam of STAN (NZ) (1999 g. by Super Imposing (NZ)), (65), 2 races over hurdles and 4 races over fences including Mears Group Silver Trophy Ltd Hcp Chase, Cheltenham, Gr.2, Silver Cross Prams Red Rum Hcp. Chase, Aintree, Gr.3 and skybet.com Handicap Chase, Cheltenham, Gr.3.
ELDO (1966 c. by Relko), won 5 races at home and in Venezuela including Esher Cup Handicap, Sandown Park; sire.
DON COMISO (1975 c. by Duke of Ragusa), won 5 races at home and in Belgium including Somerville Tattersall Stakes, Newmarket, L.
Caruso (1962 c. by Sing Sing), won 2 races, placed second in National Stakes, Sandown Park; also won 1 race over hurdles; sire.
Daphne (1963 f. by Acropolis), won 1 race, placed third in Cheshire Oaks, Chester; dam of winners.
BAY LAUREL (1975 f. by Habitat), 1 race in France; dam of PRINCE SPY (1980 c. by Ballad Rock), 6 races at home and in Australia including Brian Courtney Handicap, Flemington, L., placed fourth in Spring Stakes, Morphettville, Gr.2; sire; grandam of Paternoster Row (AUS) (1997 c. by Suave Dancer (USA)), 5 races in Australia, placed third in Mowbray Stakes, Mowbray, L. and Hobart Guineas, Elwick, L.; third dam of KING’S SCHOLAR (AUS) (2002 g. by Kingston Rule (USA)), won Moorilla Estate Hobart Guineas, Hobart, L.
Tin Goddess (1973 f. by Petingo), placed once; dam of PURCHASEPAPERCHASE (1982 f. by Young Generation), 3 races including BBA Atalanta Stakes, Sandown Park, L., placed second in Prix Saint-Alary, Longchamp, Gr.1; grandam of MATIYA (IRE) (1993 f. by Alzao (USA)), Jt 3rd top rated 3yr old filly in England in 1996, 2nd top rated 3yr old filly in Ireland in 1996, (119), 2 races including Airlie Coolmore Irish 1000 Guineas, Curragh, Gr.1, placed second in Pertemps 1000 Guineas, Newmarket, Gr.1 and third in Fillies’ Mile Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1 and Prix de Diane Hermes, Chantilly, Gr.1, CARAMBOLA (IRE) (1996 f. by Danehill (USA)), 330,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls Houghton Yearlings 1997 – D O’Byrne, (IRE 105), 2 races including Derrinstown Stud 1000 Guineas Trial, Leopardstown, L., placed second in Trusted Partner Matron Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3, Toreador (IRE) (1999 c. by Danehill (USA)), 250,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls Houghton Yearlings 2000 – D O’Byrne, (IRE 102), 4 races at home and in South Africa, placed second in Gold Challenge, Clairwood, Gr.1 and third in Queen’s Plate, Kenilworth, Gr.1, Handel (IRE) (2000 g. by Sadler’s Wells (USA)), 300,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls Houghton Yearlings 2001 – D O’Byrne, (IRE 108), 1 race, placed second in Patrick P O’Leary Mem. Gallinule Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3, Purchasing Power (IRE) (1994 g. by Danehill (USA)), 190,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls Houghton Yearlings 1995 – D O’Byrne, (IRE 75), 3 races; also 1 race over hurdles, placed second in Peter O’Sullevan Juvenile Hurdle, Fairyhouse, Gr.3; third dam of NAKHEEL (GB) (2003 c. by Sadler’s Wells (USA)), 3,000 gns. Tattersalls December Mares 2007 – BBA (Germany), (107), 2 races including totesport.com Silver Tankard Stakes, Pontefract, L., Star Ruby (IRE) (2006 f. by Rock of Gibraltar (IRE)), 105,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearlings (Part 1) 2007 – D O’Byrne, (108), 1 race, placed second in Tattersalls Musidora Stakes, York, Gr.3, Lady Stardust (GB) (2003 f. by Spinning World (USA)), 55,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearlings (Part 1) 2004 – Anthony Stroud BS, (91), 2 races, placed third in EBF Valiant Stakes, Ascot, L.; fourth dam of AFRICAN SKIES (GB)(2006 f. by Johannesburg (USA)), 75,000 gns. foal Tattersalls December Foals 2006 – RBS Ltd, 52,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearlings (Part 1) 2007 – S Hillen, (106), 1 race, Ind. Newspaper Princess Margaret Stakes, Ascot, Gr.3, RADA ANGEL (IRE) (2007 f. by Le Vie Dei Colori (GB)), €22,000 mare Arqana December Breeding Stock Sale 2014 – Millenium BS, €22,000 mare Arqana December Breeding Stock Sale 2015 – P Chevigny, (FR 97), 4 races in France including Prix Petite Etoile, Deauville, L.
Manx Millenium (1977 f. by Habitat), placed once; dam of BLUE SIREN (GB) (1991 f. by Bluebird (USA)), (113), 4 races including Oak Tree Stakes, Goodwood, L. and Hambro Countrywide Charlotte Stakes, Newmarket, L., placed second in Keeneland Nunthorpe Stakes, York, Gr.1; grandam of THATCHING CRAFT (IRE) (1989 f. by Alzao (USA)), (IRE 101), 5 races including Ali Retza/Mamadi Soudavar Garnet Stakes, Naas, L., SPEED COP (GB) (2000 f. by Cadeaux Genereux), (105), 3 races including Stan James St Hugh’s Stakes, Newbury, L., placed third in Polypipe Flying Childers Stakes, Doncaster, Gr.2, Siren’s Gift (GB) (2004 f. by Cadeaux Genereux), (101), 3 races, placed second in G4’S Rous Stakes, Newmarket, L.; third dam of Magic Dancer (GB) (2012 g. by Norse Dancer (IRE)), 25,000 gns. Tattersalls Autumn Horses-in-Training Sale 2015 – Highflyer BS, (102), 1 race, placed second in betfred.com Derby Trial Stakes, Lingfield Park, L., Green Speed (FR) (2011 f. by Green Tune (USA)), (FR 97), 1 race in France, placed third in Prix Rose de Mai, Saint-Cloud, L.
Mistress Page (1973 f. by Welsh Pageant), placed 5 times including second in Somerville Tattersall Stakes, Newmarket, L., from only 6 starts, dam of a winner.
Nellie (1964 f. by Sing Sing), placed once; dam of winners.
Black Mink (1968 f. by Gratitude), 2 races, placed third in Molecomb Stakes, Goodwood, from only 5 starts; dam of Brentex (1978 c. by Birdbrook), 2 races, placed third in Windsor Castle Stakes, Royal Ascot, L.; grandam of TURGOT (1984 c. by Ardross), 3 races at home and in Belgium including Grand Prix de Bruxelles – Sabena, Groenendael, L.
Successful Cross Analysis – Group/Listed race performers
DARK ANGEL (IRE) bred to daughters of HAAFHD (GB) has produced no Group/Listed performers.
Sire Reference – Race Record
DARK ANGEL (IRE) 2005 grey by Acclamation (GB) out of Midnight Angel (GB) by Machiavellian (USA).
Won 4 races (5f.-6f.), at 2 years, £341,306 and placed twice.
Won Shadwell Stud Middle Park Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.1, (2007)
Won Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes, Newbury, Gr.2, (2007)
Retired to Stud in 2008.
Sire Reference – Best Progeny
DARK ANGEL (IRE) is the sire of MECCA’S ANGEL (IRE) (2011 f., dam by Atraf (GB), Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes, Gr.1 (twice)), LETHAL FORCE (IRE) (2009 c., dam by Desert Style (IRE), Diamond Jubilee Stakes, Gr.1, Darley July Cup, Gr.1; sire), ARDHOOMEY (IRE) (2012 g., dam by Orpen (USA), Derrinstown Stud Flying Five Stakes, Gr.2), HARRY ANGEL (IRE) (2014 c., dam by Cadeaux Genereux, Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes, Gr.2), BIRCHWOOD (IRE) (2013 c., dam by Exceed And Excel (AUS), bet365 Superlative Stakes, Gr.2), GUTAIFAN (IRE) (2013 c., dam by Lahib (USA), Fly Aer Lingus Flying Childers Stakes, Gr.2, Prix Robert Papin, Gr.2), ESTIDHKAAR (IRE) (2012 c., dam by Danetime (IRE), At the Races Champagne Stakes, Gr.2, 666bet Superlative Stakes, Gr.2), ALHEBAYEB (IRE) (2010 c., dam by Indian Ridge, TNT July Stakes, Gr.2; sire), DIVINE (IRE) (2011 f., dam by Common Grounds, TRM Ballyogan Stakes, Gr.3), MARKAZ (IRE) (2012 c., dam by Atraf (GB), John Sunley Memorial Criterion Stakes, Gr.3, Betfred Chipchase Stakes, Gr.3), NATIONS ALEXANDER (IRE) (2014 f., dam by Whipper (USA), germantb.com Sweet Solera Stakes, Gr.3), PERSUASIVE (IRE) (2013 f., dam by Choisir (AUS), Red Rock Entertainment Atalanta Stakes, Gr.3), REALTRA (IRE) (2012 f., dam by Dr Devious (IRE), Japan Racing Association Sceptre Stakes, Gr.3), SOVEREIGN DEBT (IRE) (2009 g., dam by Most Welcome, Coolmore Stud Concorde Stakes, Gr.3), STORMFLY (IRE) (2012 f., dam by Lomitas (GB), Leopardstown 1000 Guineas Trial Stakes, Gr.3), EXOGENESIS (IRE) (2011 g., dam by Key of Luck (USA), Korean Racing Authority Tyros Stakes, Gr.3), HEERAAT (IRE) (2009 c., dam by Green Desert (USA), Gt Exhibitions Hackwood Stakes, Gr.3; sire), LILY’S ANGEL (IRE) (2009 f., dam by Docksider (USA), betfred.com Chartwell Stakes, Gr.3)
DARK ANGEL (IRE) Retired to Stud in 2008. 6 crops of racing age.
|Lifetime Flat (Europe)*
|2016 4yos +
|2015 4yos +
* Includes Great Britain, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy and Scandinavia. Lifetime runners figure may not be comprehensive for stallions with horses in training prior to 1997
|2016/17 N.H. Flat
|2015/16 N.H. Flat
* Includes Great Britain and Ireland.
Sire Reference – Sales Averages
Yearling Average: 118,452gns. Median: 72,000gns. Colts/Fillies Average: 128,469gns. / 109,783gns.
Older Horses Average: 30,768gns. Median: 12,380gns. Colts/Fillies Average: 32,115gns. / 29,614gns.
Foal Average: 102,264gns. Median: 70,000gns. Colts/Fillies Average: 130,788gns. / 67,158gns.
Yearling Average: 85,729gns. Median: 59,047gns. Colts/Fillies Average: 103,101gns. / 69,531gns.
Broodmare Average: 36,500gns. Median: 36,500gns.
Older Horses Average: 31,019gns. Median: 18,000gns. Colts/Fillies Average: 28,991gns. / 34,771gns.
Foal Average: 48,138gns. Median: 39,681gns. Colts/Fillies Average: 62,480gns. / 33,042gns.
Yearling Average: 58,054gns. Median: 35,714gns. Colts/Fillies Average: 53,267gns. / 62,945gns.
Older Horses Average: 35,208gns. Median: 20,952gns. Colts/Fillies Average: 47,033gns. / 19,208gns.
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