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Ransom Note - Newmarket 23.09.2011

Ransom Note: his broodmare sire Polish Precedent has a good record with Red Ransom, the G1 winner Ransom O'War also being a result of the cross

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"The biggest win of Ransom Note's career..."

... reported Racing UK presenter Lydia Hislop after the son of Red Ransom won the Nayef Joel Stakes (G2) at Newmarket today.

The Charlie Hills-trained runner had previously been successful in the Group 3 Earl of Sefton Stakes and been placed at Group 2 level.

And while Rabbah Bloodstock bought today's earlier winner Alsindi, the group bred and then sold Ransom Noteas a yearling - the colt being a Tattersalls October graduate where he sold under the Hillwood Stud banner to Highflyer Bloodstock for 30,000gns.

Ransom Note isout of Zacheta (Polish Precedent), a half-sister to Marienbard, the three-time Group 1 winner and successful in the 2002 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

Red Ransom died in 2009, having stood at Dalham Hall Stud from  2004, having previously stood at Vinery in Kentucky and having also stood in Australia.

He best runners include Intikhab, Electrocutionist, Ekraar and six-time Australian Group 1 Typhoon Tracy. He had 22 worldwide Group 1 wins and 52 European stakes wins.

He had a good record with dams by Polish Precedent, the broodmare sire of Ransom Note, getting four European winners from six runners (see nicks page on Red Ransom's Racing Post stallion page), including the Group 1 winner Ransom O'War.

 

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