Duke of Marmalade(IRE)


R 10,000



With a Timeform rating of 132, Duke Of Marmalade was crowned Champion Older Male in Europe and Great Britain.  Dubbed the “Iron Duke”, he claimed five consecutive Grade 1 wins.  His victories include the Newmarket International Stakes (Gr.1), the Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Gr.1), the Curragh Tattersalls Gold Cup (Gr.1), the Longchamp Prix Ganay (Gr.1) and the Royal Ascot Prince Of Wales Stakes (Gr.1).

Duke Of Marmalade is by sire of sires, Danehill.  The late Champion Sire has produced 347 stakes winners.  One of Danehill’s best-performed sons, Duke Of Marmalade is out of the stakes performed Kingmambo mare, Love Me True.  She has produced four stakes winners, including the European 3YO Champion, Ruler Of The World.

Duke of Marmalade has sired 6 individual Grade 1 winners across both hemispheres.  In Europe, his daughter Simple Verse (a dual Grade 1 winner of the St Leger and the Ascot British Champions Fillies and Mares Stakes) was crowned Cartier Champion Stayer.  In South Africa, he is the sire of Temple Grafin who was victorious in the Grade 1 Garden Province Stakes.


5X5 Pedigree



age runs 1ST PRIZE 2ND PRIZE 3RD PRIZE Earnings
2 YEARS OLD 3 1 2 € 26,633
3 YEARS OLD 6 2 1 € 262,004
4 YEARS OLD 7 5 € 1,121,121
Totals 16 6 4 1 € 1,409,758
timeline position race Earnings
30/06/2006 1st of 14

Curragh Kildare Village 2YO Maiden S., Supposition was 2nd and Ferneley 3rd.

€ 13,021
27/04/2008 1st of 6

Longchamp Prix Ganay, Gr.1, Saddex was 2nd and Sageburg 3rd.

€ 171,420
25/05/2008 1st of 6

Curragh Tattersalls Gold Cup, Gr.1, Finsceal Beo was 2nd and Red Rock Canyon 3rd.

€ 185,985
18/06/2008 1st of 12

Royal Ascot Prince of Wales's S., Gr.1, Phoenix Tower was 2nd and Pipedreamer 3rd.

€ 212,887
26/07/2008 1st of 8

Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S., Papal Bull was 2nd and Youmzain 3rd.

€ 482,545
23/08/2008 1st of 9

Newmarket International S., Gr.1, Phoenix Tower was 2nd and New Approach 3rd.

€ 141,925


Name Year Sex Damsire Result
SIMPLE VERSE 2012 f Sadler's Wells Gr.1
BIG ORANGE 2011 g Fasliyev Gr.1
TEMPLE GRAFIN 2015 f Greys Inn Gr.1
SOUND OF FREEDOM 2012 f Invincible Spirit Gr.1
STAR OF SEVILLE 2012 f Selkirk Gr.1
NUTAN 2012 c Peintre Celebre Gr.1
RAIN IN HOLLAND 2018 f Aglaam Gr.1
MARMELO 2013 c In The Wings Gr.2
CAN'THELPBELIEVING 2011 g Soviet Star Gr.2
BIG MEMORY 2010 g Nebos Gr.2
SANTA CLARA 2015 f Lomitas Gr.2
TRAFFIC JAM 2013 f Sadler's Wells Gr.2
VENUS DE MILO 2010 f Galileo Gr.3
QUADUNA 2010 f Monsun Gr.3
WANNABE BETTER 2010 f Shirley Heights Gr.3



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