Soldier Of Fortune – A very exciting new National Hunt recruit by Galileo
Soldier Of Fortune is out of a half-sister to SHOLOKHOV (sire of multiple Grade 1 winner DON COSSACK)
Top class racehorse, rated 131 by Timeform – bettered only amongst his generation by Epsom Derby winner AUTHORIZED
Sire of over 140 winners on the flat and over jumps including;
Carlita Du Berlais, a leading 3YO hurdler in France in 2015
Slowmotion, an impressive 7 length Gr.2 Juvenile Hurdle winner at Fairyhouse for Aidan O’Brien
Recent 4YO hurdle winners Ponte Fortune, Lucky Island, Bleu Azur and Popstar Du Berlais
Recent 3YO hurdle winner Mega Fortune, who won at Down Royal by an impressive 13 lengths. “I’d say he is going to win plenty of races. I’d imagine he will go to Fairyhouse early next month for the Grade 3 there.” trainer, Gordon Elliott
2016 flat performers include Gr.1 winner Rey del Rock, Listed winners Shutterbug, Amie Noire & Bokan, 11-time winner Fire Fighting etc.
Soldier Of Fortune’s only lot sold at the Tattersalls Ireland November Sale topped the yearling session selling for €60,000
“Soldier Of Fortune has every right to excel as a sire of jumpers. The grandsires of his dam, the Flat Listed winner Affianced, are Busted and Lord Gayle, two stallions whose descendants have made a major impact on the National Hunt world.” Andrew Caulfield, Thoroughbred Owner & Breeder February 2016
October 31, 2016
The 2016 Swedish Derby hero Bokan (4g Soldier Of Fortune-Paree, by Desert Prince) brought a second Bro Park black-type victory… View Article
October 16, 2016
Classy mare Amie Noire (5m Soldier Of Fortune– Autriche, by Acatenango) brought down the curtain on her highly successful racing… View Article
July 26, 2016
Trainer Mark Johnston began Glorious Goodwood 2016 in the best possible style when Fire Fighting (5g Soldier Of Fortune-Savoie, by… View Article
June 8, 2016
Having only her second start, Litterale Ci (3f Soldier Of Fortune-Cigalia. by Red Ransom) looked full of class as she… View Article
May 29, 2016
The winners keep on flowing in for Soldier Of Fortune on the Flat and over Jumps and he was responsible… View Article
May 22, 2016
Soldier Of Fortune was the toast of Prix La Barka day at Auteuil on Saturday when responsible for two big… View Article
May 2, 2016
Rey Del Rock (3c Soldier Of Fortune-Pabette, by Indy Vidual) provided Soldier Of Fortune with a top-level Flat success on Saturday.… View Article
March 28, 2016
Slowmotion (4f Soldier Of Fortune-Second Emotion, by Medaaly) looked a filly with huge potential when winning the G2 REA Grimes… View Article
AT 2 YEARS
2nd Criterium de Saint-Cloud-Gr.1, 10f., Saint-Cloud beaten ¾ lengths by Passage Of Time.
AT 3 YEARS & 4 YEARS
1st Irish Derby-Gr.1, 12f., Curragh by 9 lengths from Alexander Of Hales and Eagle Mountain.
1st Coronation Cup-Gr.1, 12f., Epsom by ¾ lengths from Youmzain and MacArthur.
1st Prix Niel-Gr.2, 12f., Longchamp by 1½ lengths from Sagara and Zambezi Sun.
1st Prix Noailles-Gr.2, 10½f., Longchamp by 1½ lengths from Spirit One and Spycrawler.
2nd Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud-Gr.1, 12f., Saint-Cloud beaten ½ a length by Youmzain.
3rd Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe-Gr.1, 12f., Longchamp beaten 2½ lengths by Zarkava and Youmzain.
Rated 131 by Timeform