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Bargain buy Bassett a first Group 1 for Iffraaj


Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere (Grand Criterium), 7f, (Group 1,two-year-old colts)

WOOTTON BASSETT  (Iffraaj-Balladonia by Primo Dominie)

Breeder: Laundry Cottage Stud Farm  

NOT only did he take his career earnings beyond the £500,000 mark, thanks to two previous sales incentive race victories, Wotton Bassett gave his first-season sire Iffraaj a debut Group 1 success.

A £46,000 buy at Doncaster's St Leger Yearling Sales, with agent Bobby O'Ryan signing the docket, Wootton Bassett is out of the Listed-placed Balladonia, who has produced four winners from five foals, among them stablemate and four-time winner MisterHardy.

Further back, this is the family of stayers Silver Patriarch, Papineau and My Patriarch.




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