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Holy Roman Emperor: the son of Danehill notched two winners at Bath

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Bath bonanza for
Holy Roman Emperor

FRESHMAN sire Holy Roman Emperor struck with two of his three engaged runners on Saturday. The winners came within half an hour of each other at Bath racecourse.

Jollywood, who had earned his owner Julie Wood a £10,000 Racing Post Yearling Bonus when breaking his maiden at Bath last month, kicked off the double by winning the 5f  novice stakes that opened the card.

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Trained by Richard Hannon, Jollywood was bred by Tony O'Dwyer and is the first foal out of the Tale Of The Cat mare Save The Table, a half-sister to prolific winner Royal Dignitary.

Completing the double was Fifth Commandment, who was an eyecatching three-and-a-quarter length winner of Bath's second race, a 5f maiden, on her fifth career start.

Jamie Osborne-trained Fifth Commandment is a half-sister to last week's Listed Prix des Lilas winner Via Medici, out of the Singspiel mare Via Milano, who finished fourth behind Torrestrella in the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches.

Fifth Commandment won her owner Danny Durkan a £10,000 Racing Post Yearling Bonus. The filly, who was bred by Keatly Overseas Ltd and sold by Ballylinch Stud, was bought by Yearling Bonus committe member David Redvers at the Goffs Orby yearling sale for €20,000.

Holy Roman Emperor, a dual Group 1-winning son of Danehill, stands for Coolmore this year at a fee of €17,500. He has now had eight individual first-crop winners, including last week's Listed Woodcote Stakes scorer High Award.

 

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