Soldier Of Fortune

Soldier of Fortune

Bay 2004 
Galileo – Affianced
Distance won over: 8f. – 12f.

Group 1 performer at 2, Group 1 winner at 3 and 4

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New for 2016

Stands at the Beeches Stud

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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 FortuneLucky Island, Bleu Azur and Popstar Du Berlais

2016 flat performers include Gr.1 winner Rey del Rock, Listed winner Shutterbug 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

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