Soldier Of Fortune – A very exciting 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 220 winners on the flat and over jumps including:
Gr.1 Juvenile Hurdle winner Mega Fortune who was also runner-up in the Gr.1 Triumph Hurdle
Slowmotion – 5-time winner including a Gr.2 Juvenile Hurdle, Gr.3 and Listed Mares Chase
Flying Tiger – 3-time winner including the Gr.3 Fred Winter Juvenile Hurdle
Tin Soldier – dual winner including a Gr.3 Novices’ Hurdle for Willie Mullins & Gr.1 placed
Early Doors – 3-time winner for Joseph O’Brien including the Gr.3 Fishery Lane Hurdle
Carlita Du Berlais, a leading 3YO hurdler in France in 2015
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 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
November 16, 2017
Soldier Of Fortune’s first Irish-sired crop were in big demand at this week’s Tattersalls Ireland November Sale. Heading the way… View Article
November 13, 2017
J P McManus’s Early Doors (4g Soldier Of Fortune-Ymlaen, by Desert Prince) confirmed himself one of this season’s brightest novice… View Article
October 30, 2017
J P McManus’s Early Doors (4g Soldier Of Fortune-Ymlaen, by Desert Prince) won a Wexford maiden hurdle on Monday as… View Article
July 22, 2017
Fabulous filly Hestina (4f Soldier Of Fortune-Diagora, by Highest Honor) enjoyed her third, and most impressive, success over hurdles when… View Article
June 13, 2017
The all-conquering Soldier Of Fortune made a big splash in Brazil at the weekend when responsible for the first two home… View Article
April 22, 2017
Trainer Gordon Elliott is considering a trip to the Punchestown Festival with Isabella Liberty (6m Soldier Of Fortune-Samsa, by Zafonic)… View Article
April 17, 2017
J P McManus’s Slowmotion (5m Soldier Of Fortune-Second Emotion, by Medaaly), already a G2 winner over hurdles, added a G3… View Article
April 6, 2017
The Mikel Delzangles-trained Cleophis (4f Soldier Of Fortune-Our Dreams, by Verglas) began her campaign on the best possible note when… 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