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BY DANEHILL - LOVE ME TRUER 50,000
(REFUNDABLE NOM R10,000, LIVE FOAL R40,000)
European Champion Older Horse of 2008, Duke Of Marmalade, is a 5 time Group 1 winning son of the late Champion Sire, Danehill, out of the Group placed Love Me True.
Group placed at both 2 and 3 years of age in the very best of company, including 2nd to European Champion Dylan Thomas in the Irish Champion Stakes (Gr.1), Duke Of Marmalade would go on to record 5 consecutive Group 1 victories culminating in the defeat of European Champion 3-year-old New Approach in the Juddmonte International Stakes (Gr.1).
Timeform would rate Duke Of Marmalade at 132lbs after his 4-year-old season. Duke Of Marmalade was named European Champion 2nd Crop sire by Stakes winners in 2013 and he is currently the leading 3rd crop sire in the Northern Hemisphere by stakes winners.
The past year saw Duke Of Marmalade’s progeny claim 4 European Classic’s through his progeny Simple Verse- Cartier Champion Stayer (Qipco British Champion Fillies and Mares Stakes Gr.1 and St Leger Gr.1), Star Of Seville (Prix de Diane, Gr.1), Nutan (German Derby, Gr.1) and Sound Of Freedom (Italian 1000 Guineas, Gr.3).
|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|
|30/06/2006||1st of 14||
Curragh Kildare Village 2YO Maiden S., Supposition was 2nd and Ferneley 3rd.
|27/04/2008||1st of 6||
Longchamp Prix Ganay, Gr.1, Saddex was 2nd and Sageburg 3rd.
|25/05/2008||1st of 6||
Curragh Tattersalls Gold Cup, Gr.1, Finsceal Beo was 2nd and Red Rock Canyon 3rd.
|18/06/2008||1st of 12||
Royal Ascot Prince of Wales's S., Gr.1, Phoenix Tower was 2nd and Pipedreamer 3rd.
|26/07/2008||1st of 8||
Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S., Papal Bull was 2nd and Youmzain 3rd.
|23/08/2008||1st of 9||
Newmarket International S., Gr.1, Phoenix Tower was 2nd and New Approach 3rd.
|SIMPLE VERSE||2012||f||Sadler's Wells||Gr.1|
|SOUND OF FREEDOM||2012||f||Invincible Spirit||Gr.1|
|STAR OF SEVILLE||2012||f||Selkirk||Gr.1|
|MARMELO||2013||c||In The Wings||Gr.2|
|TRAFFIC JAM||2013||f||Sadler's Wells||Gr.2|
|VENUS DE MILO||2010||f||Galileo||Gr.3|
|TEMPLE GRAFIN||2015||f||Greys Inn||Gr.3|
|WANNABE BETTER||2010||f||Shirley Heights||Gr.3|
|SO MANY SHOTS||2011||f||Lando||Gr.3|