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:
Grade 1 Juvenile Hurdle winner Mega Fortune who was also runner-up in the G1 Triumph Hurdle
Slowmotion, an impressive 7 length Gr.2 Juvenile Hurdle winner & 4 length Listed Mares Chase winner
Flying Tiger – G3 Fred Winter Juvenile Hurdle winner
Dual winner, Tin Soldier, including a Gr.3 Novices’ Hurdle for Willie Mullins & Gr.1 placed
Carlita Du Berlais, a leading 3YO hurdler in France in 2015
Soldier In Action, a 14-length juvenile hurdle winner, trained by Nicky Henderson
Early Doors won a competitive bumper at Punchestown by 9 lengths for Joseph O’Brien
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
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
March 15, 2017
There was a Cheltenham Festival victory for Soldier Of Fortune on Wednesday when Richard Johnson steered Flying Tiger (4g Soldier… View Article
February 26, 2017
Soldier Of Fortune’s fabulous week continued on Saturday when Lad Of Luck (4g Soldier Of Fortune-Baraka Du Berlais, by Bonnet… View Article
February 24, 2017
Red-hot Soldier Of Fortune continued his great recent run on Thursday when Willie Mullins saddled Tin Soldier (6g Soldier Of… 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