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Brocklesby attracts 42 entries, with eight by first-season sires

THE traditional opening race of the European juvenile season, the Brocklesby Conditions Stakes at Doncaster, has attracted 42 entries.

Eight first-season sires have progeny entered with Tweenhills Stud's stallion Trade Fair, the most well-represented with three, a colt, a filly and a gelding, entered.

Camacho and Bearstone Stud's Firebreak both have two entries, while Monsieur Bond, Pastoral Pursuits, Le Vie Dei Colori, Whipper and Arakan are all represented with one entry apiece.

The most expensive purchase as a yearling is the Johannesburg colt Red Jazz, who cost €95,000 at the Goffs Million Sale and was bought by BBA Ireland. He is a third foal, and is a half-brother to a multiple winner at in US at two and three, while his dam Now That's Jazz is a half-sister to smart dirt US miler Dare To Duel. He was bought for $37,000 as a foal in the US.

The Danehill Dancer filly Chicita Banana, who cost 60,000gns at the Tattersalls October Sale and was bought by Angie Sykes,  is a second foal out of Night Frolic, a half-sister to Miss Caerleona, a high-class runner in US. She is dam of Group 1-placed miler Karen´s Caper and from the family of the Miss Sstamixa.

Duke Of Rainford, a Bahamian Bounty colt cost £60,000 at the Doncaster St Leger Sale when bought by Marwan Koukash. Trained by Ian Williams, the colt, out of the Night Shift mare Night Haven, is a half-brother to dual juvenile winner Rosa Grace, who finished fourth in the Rockfel Stakes before Listed success at three and a Grade 2 second in the US. Secret Night, a half-sister by Dansili, ran 10 times as a juvenile, winning twice.

 

 

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