(Bay gelding 2012)
INVINCIBLE SPIRIT (IRE)
|Green Desert (USA)
|Foreign Courier (USA)
IN THE LIGHT (GB)
|Exclusive Approval (USA)
|With Approval (CAN)
4Sx5Dx6Dx5D Northern Dancer, 6Sx6S Native Dancer, 6Sx6S Rockefella, 5Sx6Dx6D Nearctic, 5Sx6Dx6D Natalma
Last 5 starts
||PRIX VILLE DE HONFLEUR (PRIX DU PAYS D’AUGE)
||PRIX DU PALAIS-ROYAL
||PRIX DU MUGUET (Group 2)
||BREEDERS’ CUP TURF SPRINT (Grade 1)
||QATAR PRIX DE LA FORET (Group 1)
Karar (GB), 55,000 gns. foal Tattersalls December Foals 2012 – Norris/Huntingdon, 120,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Sale 2013 (Book 1) – The Channel Consignment, €200,000 Arqana Saint-Cloud May 2yo Breeze Up 2014 – Mandore International, (FR 114), won 3 races (7f.-8f.) in France at 3 and 4 years, 2016 and £152,545, placed 8 times including second in Qatar Prix de la Foret RMC, Chantilly, Gr.1 and Prix de Fontainebleau, Longchamp, Gr.3 and third in Prix du Palais Royal, Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.3 and Prix du Pin, Chantilly, Gr.3, (Francis-Henri Graffard).
In The Light (GB) (2004 f. by Inchinor (GB)), 15,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearlings (Part 2) 2005 – Vendor, (FR 105), placed at 4 years and £6,624 third in Lanwades Stud Severals Stakes, Newmarket, L.; also won 2 races (8f.-10f.) in France at 3 and 4 years and £61,702, placed 9 times including second in Prix Le Fabuleux, Chantilly, L. and Prix Solitude, Fontainebleau, L. and third in Prix Petite Etoile, Deauville, L. and Prix de Lieurey-Shadwell, Deauville, L.; dam of 2 winners, 4 runners and 4 foals of racing age:
Karar (GB), see above.
SIESTA TIME (GB) (2010 f. by Oasis Dream (GB)), 45,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearling Sale (Book 1) 2011 – Vendor, 17,000 gns. Tattersalls December Mares Sale 2013 – Emerald BS, (FR 73), won 1 race (8f.) in France at 3 years and £9,918 and placed 3 times; dam of.
Mr Wing (IRE) (2015 c. by Dandy Man (IRE)), €10,000 yearling Goffs Sportsmans Sale 2016 – Meadowview Stables, £9,000 TI Ascot Flat 2yo Breeze Up Sale 2017 – Robert Eddery Racing, in training, (Robert Eddery).
2017 f. by Ivawood (IRE)).
Kiss of Spring (IRE) (2011 f. by Dansili (GB)), 160,000 gns. foal Tattersalls December Foals Sale 2011 – Camas Park Stud, €72,000 mare Arqana December Breeding Stock Sale 2015 – Horse France, (66), placed 3 times at 3 years and £2,407; dam of.
2016 f. by Nathaniel (IRE)).
2017 f. by Gleneagles (IRE)).
Late News (GB) (2014 c. by Lawman (FR)), €80,000 yearling Arqana Deauville August Yearlings 2015 – Vendor, €10,000 Arqana Deauville Summer Mixed Sale 2017 – Y Fouin, placed once in France at 3 years, 2017 and £4,572.
She also has a filly foal by Siyouni (FR) and has been covered by Muhaarar (GB) (April 2017).
EXCLUSIVE APPROVAL (USA) (1998 f. by With Approval (CAN)), won 1 race in U.S.A. at 3 years and placed once; Own sister to BE ELUSIVE (USA); dam of 8 winners, 9 runners and 11 foals of racing age:
In The Light (GB), see above.
BY APPOINTMENT (GB) (2003 g. by Mojave Moon (USA)), 7,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearlings (Part 2) 2004 – Vendor, €10,000 Goffs France Autumn November Mixed 2006 – Vendor, (FR 69), won 5 races in France from 3 to 6 years and £58,557 and placed 9 times.
THUMBS UP (GB) (2005 g. by Intikhab (USA)), 65,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearlings (Part 2) 2006 – C Gordon-Watson BS, 80,000 gns. Tattersalls Autumn Horses-in-Training 2008 – D McCain Jr, £9,000 Doncaster Spring Horses In Training 2011 – C Von Der Recke, (82), won 2 races at 3 years and placed twice; also won 3 races over hurdles at 4 years and won 1 race over fences at 5 years and placed 7 times.
TAP TAP BOOM (GB) (2014 g. by Foxwedge (AUS)), £22,000 yearling Doncaster Premier Yearlings Sale – George Baker Racing, (80), won 2 races at 2 years, 2016 and placed 4 times; also won 3 races in France at 3 years, 2017 and £34,422.
TURF TRIVIA (GB) (2007 g. by Alhaarth (IRE)), 28,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearlings (Book 2) 2008 – G Moore, (66), placed twice at 2 years; also won 2 races over hurdles at 3 years and won 2 races over fences at 6 and 7 years and placed 12 times.
CHAMPAGNE BOB (GB) (2012 g. by Big Bad Bob (IRE)), 50,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Sale 2013 (Book 2) – SackvilleDonald, (75), won 4 races at 3 and 5 years, 2017 and placed 10 times (Richard Price).
GOBOOLL (GB) (2008 c. by Invincible Spirit (IRE)), 260,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearlings (Book 2) 2009 – Shadwell Estates, (84), won 1 race at 3 years and placed twice; also won 2 races in U.A.E. at 7 years and placed 5 times.
EXCLUSIVE DANCER (GB) (2009 f. by Notnowcato (GB)), 23,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearlings (Book 2) 2010 – G Moore, (71), won 1 race at 3 years and placed once; also placed 3 times over hurdles at 4 and 5 years.
BE EXCLUSIVE (1986 f. by Be My Guest (USA)), (112), won 5 races in France and U.S.A. from 2 to 5 years including Prix Chloe, Evry, Gr.3 and Honey Fox Stakes, Gulfstream Park, L., placed 10 times including second in Labor Day Handicap, Rockingham Park and third in Prix d’Astarte, Deauville, Gr.2, Prix Vanteaux, Longchamp, Gr.3, New Castle Stakes, Delaware Park, L., My Charmer Handicap, Calder, L., Pattee Canyon Handicap, Gulfstream Park, L., Eatontown Handicap, Monmouth Park and Montclair State College Stakes, Meadowlands; dam of 10 winners, 10 runners and 11 foals of racing age including:
BE ELUSIVE (USA) (1994 f. by With Approval (CAN)), $135,000 mare Keeneland January Mixed Sale 2006 – Normandy Farm, won 5 races in U.S.A. including Virginia Mile Stakes, Colonial Downs, L., placed third in All Along Stakes, Colonial Downs, Gr.3; dam of winners.
ELUSIVE THUNDER (USA) (2002 c. by Thunder Gulch (USA)), $75,000 yearling Keeneland September Yearlings 2003 – Mike Ryan, agent, 5 races in Puerto Rico and U.S.A. including World Appeal Stakes, Meadowlands.
VIGNETTE (USA) (1995 f. by Diesis), (95), won 4 races at home and in U.S.A. including Great Lady M Handicap, Hollywood Park, L.; dam of winners.
LUCARNO (USA) (2004 c. by Dynaformer (USA)), Jt Champion 3yr old stayer in Europe in 2007, (116), 5 races including Ladbrokes St Leger Stakes, Doncaster, Gr.1, Ladbrokes Great Voltigeur Stakes, York, Gr.2, Princess of Wales’s wbx.com Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.2 and onerailway.com Fairway Stakes, Newmarket, L., placed second in King Edward VII Stakes, Ascot, Gr.2; sire.
FLYING OFFICER (USA) (2010 g. by Dynaformer (USA)), Jt top rated older stayer in England in 2015, (115), 6 races including Qipco Brit. Champions Long Distance Cup, Ascot, Gr.2, EBF Barry Hills Further Flight Stakes, Nottingham, L.and Jockey Club Rose Bowl, Newmarket, L., placed third in Longines Sagaro Stakes, Ascot, Gr.3, (John Gosden).
THOUGHT WORTHY (USA) (2009 c. by Dynaformer (USA)), (115), 3 races including Neptune Great Voltigeur Stakes, York, Gr.2 and poptelecom.co.uk Fairway Stakes, Newmarket, L., placed third in King Edward VII Stakes, Ascot, Gr.2.
Tartini (USA) (2014 c. by Giant’s Causeway (USA)), (95), 1 race at 2 years, 2016, placed third in Betfred Derby Trial Stakes, Lingfield Park, L., (John Gosden).
WING FOOT (USA) (2011 c. by Giant’s Causeway (USA)), 1 race in U.S.A.; also placed once over jumps in U.S.A. at 6 years, 2017.
ON A CLOUD (USA) (2003 f. by Silver Hawk (USA)), 90,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearlings (Part 1) 2004 – Vendor, (FR 105), won 3 races in France including Prix La Camargo, Saint-Cloud, L. and Criterium de Lyon, Lyon-Parilly, L.; dam of.
La Flor (USA) (2015 f. by Street Sense (USA)), $4,500 OBS SPR 2YO 2017 – Kathleen Mordenti, placed once in U.S.A. at 2 years, 2017.
Graceland (USA) (2014 f. by Elusive Quality (USA)), $50,000 yearling KEE SEP YRLG 2015 – Team V, placed once in U.S.A. at 3 years, 2017.
Totally Cosmic (USA) (1999 f. by Cozzene (USA)), $30,000 mare Keeneland November Breeding Stock 2011 – Brendan Boyle, (FR 103), won 1 race in U.S.A., placed second in Prix Chloe, Chantilly, Gr.3 and Prix Cleopatre, Saint-Cloud, Gr.3; dam of winners.
SOPRAN COSMIC (GB) (2013 c. by Duke of Marmalade (IRE)), 16,000 gns. foal Tattersalls December Foals Sale 2013 – A & E BS, €16,000 yearling Tattersalls Ireland September Yearlings 2014 – New Racing Factory, €3,500 SGA Milan June HIT Sale 2016 – N Urracci, (ITY 98), 5 races in Italy from 2 to 4 years, 2017 and placed 12 times.
Heard A Whisper (USA) (2006 f. by Diesis), (FR 97), won 2 races in France, placed third in Criterium du Languedoc-Prix Paul Guichou, Toulouse, L.
NOODLE SOUP (USA) (2001 f. by Alphabet Soup (USA)), €135,000 yearling Agence Francaise Deauville August Yearlings 2002 – BMS, 38,000 gns. Tattersalls December Mares 2004 – Brian Grassick BS, 170,000 gns. mare Tattersalls December Mares 2005 – R O’Gorman BS, (FR 82), won 3 races in France and placed 3 times; dam of winners.
SHIRATAKI (IRE) (2008 g. by Cape Cross (IRE)), 52,000 gns. yearling Tattersalls October Yearlings (Book 1) 2009 – M Johnston, £1,800 Doncaster August 2011 – P Hiatt, (69), 9 races to 8 years, 2016 and placed 23 times.
NIGHT RISK (USA) (1993 f. by Wild Again (USA)), won 1 race in U.S.A. and placed 5 times; dam of winners.
DARK EQUATION (USA) (2001 g. by Polish Numbers (USA)), 2 races in U.S.A.; also 4 races over jumps in U.S.A. including New York Turf Writers Cup Hurdle, Saratoga, L., placed second in Temple Gwathmey Handicap Hurdle, Middleburg, L., Flatter Handicap Hurdle, Philadelphia Park, L.R. (twice) and A P Smithwick Memorial Hcp Hurdle, Saratoga, L. and third in Somerset Medical Center Hurdle, Meadowlands, L. and David L Zeke Ferguson Memorial Hurdle, Colonial Downs, L.
Blow The Lot (USA) (2002 g. by Stravinsky (USA)), €45,000 yearling Agence Francaise Deauville August Yearlings 2003 – Vendor, €13,000 Goffs France Autumn November Mixed Sale 2005 – J Y Artu, (FR 99), 7 races in Belgium and France, placed third in Prix Pelleas, Chantilly, L.
RISKY PERSUASION (USA) (2013 c. by Discreet Cat (USA)), $37,000 yearling KEE SEP YRLG 2014 – Tim & Crystal O’Donohue, 2 races in U.S.A. at 4 years, 2017 and placed 7 times.
EXCLUSIVE FABLE (USA) (1979 f. by Exclusive Native (USA)), won 3 races in U.S.A. at 3 years and placed 4 times; dam of 3 winners, 6 runners and 8 foals of racing age including:
BE EXCLUSIVE, see above.
FELIDIA (1985 f. by Golden Fleece (USA)), won 3 races in France and U.S.A. and placed 4 times; dam of winners.
LEXICON (USA) (1995 c. by Conquistador Cielo (USA)), (118), 11 races in U.S.A. including Ancient Title Breeders’ Cup Handicap, Santa Anita, Gr.2, Bay Meadows Breeders’ Cup Sprint Hcp., Bay Meadows, Gr.3 (twice), Paumonok Handicap, Aqueduct, L. and Robert K Kerlan Memorial Stakes, Hollywood Park, L., placed third in Bing Crosby Breeders’ Cup Handicap, Del Mar, Gr.2 and Triple Bend Breeders’ Cup Invitational H, Hollywood Park, Gr.2; sire.
COZI ROSIE (USA) (2007 f. by Pleasantly Perfect (USA)), $525,000 Keeneland January All Ages 2012 – Shadai Farm, 5 races in U.S.A. including John C Mabee Stakes, Del Mar, Gr.2, Buena Vista Handicap, Santa Anita, Gr.2 and Senorita Stakes, Hollywood Park, Gr.3, placed second in Yellow Ribbon Stakes, Santa Anita, Gr.1 and third in Gamely Stakes, Hollywood Park, Gr.1.
MY CAPTAIN (USA) (1999 g. by Conquistador Cielo (USA)), 8 races in U.S.A. including Ernest Finley Handicap, Santa Rosa, Bull Dog Stakes, Fresno and Big Jag Handicap, Bay Meadows, placed second in Albany Handicap, Golden Gate, Ernest Finley Handicap, Santa Rosa, Oakland Handicap, Golden Gate and Big Jag Handicap, Bay Meadows and third in Saratoga Handicap, Bay Meadows.
DELIZIA (USA) (2000 f. by Distant View (USA)), $150,000 Keeneland November Breeding Stock 2005 – Newmarket International, $180,000 mare Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Select Fall Mixed 2007 – London Thoroughbred Service, $320,000 mare Keeneland November Breeding 2013 – Green Lantern Stables, 2 races in U.S.A. and placed twice; dam of ZEEWAT (USA) (2010 c. by Harlan’s Holiday (USA)), $50,000 yearling Keeneland September Yearlings 2011 – Jerry Hollendorfer, 7 races in U.S.A. including California Derby, Golden Gate, L., Gold Rush Stakes, Golden Gate, L. and Cavonnier Juvenile Stakes, Santa Rosa, L., placed third in Malibu Stakes, Santa Anita, Gr.1, HENNY JENNEY (USA) (2011 f. by Henny Hughes (USA)), $60,000 yearling Keeneland September Yearling 2012 – Windyways Farm, $100,000 OBS SPR 2YO 2013 – Tim Kegel, agent, $335,000 KEE NOV BRDG 15 – Olin B. Gentry, agent, 5 races in U.S.A. including Inaugural Stakes, Presque Isle Downs, L., placed second in Dogwood Stakes, Churchill Downs, Gr.3, I’m Wanted (USA) (2008 f. by Posse (USA)), $3,500 yearling FTI SEL YRLG OCT 09 – Rory Huston, $60,000 Keeneland November Breeding 2013 – Kevin Hulse, 8 races in U.S.A., placed third in Silver Train HBPA Stakes, Penn National, R.
Caldonia (1987 f. by Caerleon (USA)), (FR 79), placed 5 times in France and U.S.A.; dam of winners.
Acolito (CHI) (1998 c. by Duck And Dive), 5 races in Chile, placed second in Premio Cotejo de Potrillos, Club Hipico, Gr.3.
Successful Cross Analysis – Group/Listed race performers
INVINCIBLE SPIRIT (IRE) bred to daughters of INCHINOR (GB) has produced Karar (GB) (2012 g. Gr.1p FR, Gr.3p FR), Start Time (IRE) (2013 g. Gr.3p GB/IRE), Zhui Feng (IRE) (2013 c. L.p FR).
Sire Reference – Race Record
INVINCIBLE SPIRIT (IRE) 1997 bay by Green Desert (USA) out of Rafha by Kris.
JT top rated older sprinter in Ireland in 2001.
Won 7 races (6f.) from 2 to 5 years, £247,786 and placed 9 times.
Won Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup, Haydock Park, Gr.1, (2002)
Won Duke of York Stakes, York, Gr.3, (2002)
Won Aon MacDonagh Boland Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3, (2001)
Won Ripon Champion 2yo Trophy, Ripon, L., (1999)
Won Ruinart Champagne Hackwood Stakes, Newbury, L., (2001)
2nd Prix de Meautry Royal Barriere, Deauville, Gr.3, (2001)
Retired to Stud in 2003.
Sire Reference – Best Progeny
INVINCIBLE SPIRIT (IRE) is the sire of NATIONAL DEFENSE (GB) (2014 c., dam by Kingmambo (USA), Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere Grand Crit, Gr.1), PROFITABLE (IRE) (2012 c., dam by Indian Ridge, King’s Stand Stakes, Gr.1), SIGNS OF BLESSING (IRE) (2011 g., dam by Seeking The Gold (USA), LARC – Prix Maurice de Gheest, Gr.1), SHALAA (IRE) (2013 c., dam by War Chant (USA), Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes, Gr.1, Darley Prix Morny, Gr.1), TERRITORIES (IRE) (2012 c., dam by Machiavellian (USA), Prix Jean Prat, Gr.1), CHARM SPIRIT (IRE) (2011 c., dam by Montjeu (IRE), Qipco Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, Gr.1, Qatar Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1, Prix Jean Prat, Gr.1; sire), KINGMAN (GB) (2011 c., dam by Zamindar (USA), Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas, Gr.1, St James’s Palace Stakes, Gr.1, Qipco Sussex Stakes, Gr.1, P. Fresnay le Buffard Jacques Le Marois, Gr.1; sire), MOONLIGHT CLOUD (GB) (2008 f., dam by Spectrum (IRE), Qatar Prix de la Foret, Gr.1, Qatar Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1, P. Fresnay le Buffard Jacques Le Marois, Gr.1, Prix Maurice de Gheest – Goldikova, Gr.1 (3)), MAYSON (GB) (2008 c., dam by Pivotal (GB), Darley July Cup, Gr.1; sire), ROSDHU QUEEN (IRE) (2010 f., dam by Green Tune (USA), Jaguar Cars Cheveley Park Stakes, Gr.1), YOSEI (AUS) (2007 f., dam by Fuji Kiseki (JPN), Inglis Sires’ Produce Stakes, Gr.1, Schweppes The 1000 Guineas, Gr.1, Sky Racing Tatt’s Tiara Winter Stakes, Gr.1), HOORAY (GB) (2008 f., dam by Machiavellian (USA), Adnams Cheveley Park Stakes, Gr.1), FLEETING SPIRIT (IRE) (2005 f., dam by Distant Relative, Darley July Cup, Gr.1), VALE OF YORK (IRE) (2007 c., dam by Halling (USA), Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, Gr.1; sire), LAWMAN (FR) (2004 c., dam by Gulch (USA), Prix du Jockey Club – Mitsubishi Motors, Gr.1, Prix Jean Prat, Gr.1; sire)
INVINCIBLE SPIRIT (IRE) Retired to Stud in 2003. 12 crops of racing age.
|Lifetime Flat (Europe)*
|2017 4yos +
|2016 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
|2017/18 N.H. Flat
|2016/17 N.H. Flat
* Includes Great Britain and Ireland.
Sire Reference – Sales Averages
Yearling Average: 254,560gns. Median: 260,480gns. Colts/Fillies Average: 211,640gns. / 279,085gns.
Broodmare Average: 28,458gns. Median: 13,024gns.
Older Horses Average: 35,831gns. Median: 17,047gns. Colts/Fillies Average: 30,483gns. / 42,825gns.
Foal Average: 151,854gns. Median: 161,256gns. Colts/Fillies Average: 166,046gns. / 114,010gns.
Yearling Average: 198,421gns. Median: 150,000gns. Colts/Fillies Average: 215,537gns. / 167,450gns.
Broodmare Average: 64,268gns. Median: 18,907gns.
Older Horses Average: 36,615gns. Median: 13,416gns. Colts/Fillies Average: 42,245gns. / 28,358gns.
Foal Average: 116,733gns. Median: 110,741gns. Colts/Fillies Average: 133,674gns. / 87,086gns.
Yearling Average: 209,157gns. Median: 150,000gns. Colts/Fillies Average: 217,712gns. / 195,969gns.
Broodmare Average: 28,268gns. Median: 23,624gns.
Older Horses Average: 44,475gns. Median: 20,000gns. Colts/Fillies Average: 38,473gns. / 52,113gns.
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