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Motivator At Stud

The Derby-winning son of Montjeu has registered a third black-type winner

  PICTURE: EDWARD WHITAKER  

French Listed winner for Motivator

Ridgway Stakes (Listed), Maisons- Laffitte, 1m2 1/2f

LUMINEUX (Motivator - Mydarshaan by Darshaan)

Breeder: Wertheimer et Frere

LUMINEUX became a new black-type winner for Motivator when landing the Listed Prix Ridgway at Masions-Laffitte on Wednesday.

The three-year-old is out of the Darshaan mare Mydarshaan, and as a great-grandson of Sadler's Wells, exhibits the Sadler's Wells-Darshaan cross. Mydarshaan was a 7f winner at three, and is a sister to the Listed-placed Pony Girl.

Trained by Andre Fabre, Lumineux was a runner-up on both starts as a juvenile and after winning a conditions race this year he contested the French Derby, where he was sixth behind Lope De Vega.

Motivator's other black-type winners are May Hill Stakes winner Pollenator and Italian Listed winner Super Motiva.

 

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