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Dandino Paul Mulrennan Wins From Native Ruler

Dandino (nearside): provided the first leg of a Group race double for Dansili when nosing out Native Ruler in the Jockey Club Stakes

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Dansili double caps
big day for Juddmonte

AN excellent day for Juddmonte Farms on Saturday was capped by the Group race double enjoyed by their resident leading sire Dansili.

Dandino became the 30th individual Pattern race winner for the son of Danehill when nosing out Native Ruler in the Jockey Club Stakes. That tally was increased to 31 later in the afternoon at Longchamp when Epic Love took the Group 3 Prix Vanteaux from La Pernelle (by fellow Juddmonte stallion Beat Hollow).

Dandino is a member of Dansili's final £12,500 crop conceived in 2006; by the end of that season, he was established as a premier sire thanks primarily to the victory of Rail Link in the Arc. In line with his subsequent success, Dansili's fee hit a high of £75,000 in 2008. That crop are now two-year-olds and include the exciting colt Requinto.

In all, Dansili is the sire of seven Group/Grade 1 winners, ranging from last season's Group 1 Phoenix Stakes winner Zoffany to King George hero Harbinger. He is standing the current season for £65,000 at Banstead ManorStud in Newmarket.

Elite Racing Club homebred Dandino is the only winner from six foals of racing age out of triple winner Generous Diana, a daughter of Derby winner Generous from the family of French Oaks scorer Lypharita.

Epic Love was bred by Round Hill Stud in Ireland and hails from Dansili's sole £30,000 crop.

Bred on the same Dansili - Diesis cross as Group 2-winning juvenile Strategic Prince, Epic Love is the only winner out of the Listed-placed Leopard Hunt, a sister to Listed winner Capistrano Day. The pair are out of 1m1f Grade 1 winner Alcando.

Epic Love was a 72,000gns purchase by MAB Agency at the 2010 Tattersalls Craven Breeze-up Sale.





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