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Famous Name - Curragh - 12.08.2012

Famous Name: Saturday's Trigo Stakes winner is a brother to Big Break, successful in the Killavullan Stakes on the same Leopardstown card

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Famous family double
at Leopardstown

PROGENY of the Quest For Fame mare Fame At Last dominated the card at Leopardstown on Saturday, with her son Famous Name landing the 21st black-type win of his career on the same afternoon that his juvenile sister Big Break broke through at stakes level.

Both were recorded in facile fashion: Big Break defeated colts to take the JRA Killavullan Stakes by three-and-three-quarter lengths while Famous Name barely broke sweat to win the Trigo Stakes, incidentally a race his half-sister, Zaminast, took last year.

Famous Name and Big Break are by Juddmonte's leading sire Dansili, best known as the sire of Arc hero Rail Link and runaway King George winner Harbinger. The son of Danehill is the sire of 46 Group winners overwall.

Fame At Last, a 7f two-year-old winner, is a half-sister to a minor winner and from the further family of Australian champion Makybe Diva. She has a yearling colt by Dansili's brother Champs Elysees.




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