Won 7 races, 3-5 years, (1400-2000m), in South Africa and Dubai. Timeform 124.
WON MAIDEN PLATE over 1400m at Vaal by 5¼ lengths from Dontstopmenow.
WON GRADUATION PLATE over 1600m at Greyville by 1¾ lengths from Rock Cocktail.
WON KOREA RACING ATHORITY GUINEAS G2 over 1600m at Greyville by a nose from Capetown Noir.
WON DAILY NEWS 2000 G1 over 2000m at Greyville by a nose.
WON FORD TAURIS TROPHY over 1800m at Meydan, Dubai by ½ length from Code Of Honor.
WON JEBEL HATTA G1 over 1800m at Meydan, Dubai by 1¾ lengths from Vancouverite.
2ND DUBAI DUTY FREE G1 over 1800m at Meydan, Dubai, beaten 6¼ lengths by Just A Way.
3RD QEII CUP G1 over 2000m at Sha Tin, Hong Kong, beaten 2 lengths by Designs On Rome.
WON AL RASHIDIYA G2 over 1800m at Meydan, Dubai by 2 lengths from True Story.
6TH JEBEL HATTA G1 over 1800m at Meydan, Dubai.
Age, Sex, Colour 6 b h (24 Sep 2009)
Pedigree SILVANO (GER) 126 – NATIONAL VIXEN (SAF) (NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (CAN))
Trainer M. F. de Kock, South Africa
Owner Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum
Master Rating Flat 124
Very smart performer: champion 3-y-o in South Africa, winning all 4 races in 2013, including Grade 1 Daily News
Greyville 2,000 at Greyville: also won first 2 starts at Meydan in 2014, including Jebel Hatta (by 1¾ lengths from
Vancouverite): placed after in Dubai Duty Free on same course (6¼ lengths second to impressive Just A Way) and
Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Sha Tin (good 2¼ lengths third to Designs On Rome): made winning return in Al Rashidiya
at Meydan in January, beating True Story comfortably by 2 lengths, travelling strongly, leading 1f out and forging
clear: 1/2 favourite, sixth to Hunter’s Light in Jebel Hatta there last time: stayed 1¼m: raced only on good/good to
firm ground: retired.
VERCINGETORIX: Equus Champion 3YO Colt/Gelding in 2013, 4 wins, 3 wins in UAE, at 3 to 5, incl Daily News 2000 G1, Jebel Hatta G1, KRA Guineas G2, Al Rashidiya G2; 2nd Dubai Duty Free G1; 3rd QEII Cup G1, from only 9 starts.
National Vixen, 5 wins, R260,600, at 2 to 4, 1000 – 1400m, placed 17 times, incl 2nd Champagne S G3, Ladies Mile H L, Olympic Duel S L; 3rd Sceptre Stakes G2;
dam of 9 foals; 7 runners; 7 winners inc.:
TRINITY HOUSE (08 f. by Captain Al): 5 wins, R573,360, at 2 to 3, incl Umzimkhulu S G3, Kenilworth Fillies Nursery G3, Perfect Promise Fillies Sprint L; 2nd Avontuur Estate Cape Fillies Guineas G1, Sceptre S (WFA) G2, Choice Carriers Championship G2.
VERCINGETORIX: see above.
Never Forever (06 c. by Captain Al): 8 wins, R534,548, at 2 to 6, placed 13 times, incl 3rd Umkhomazi S G2.
Casenova Kid (04 c. by Casey Tibbs (IRE)): 2 wins, R77,580, at 3, 1000m, placed 3 times, from only 6 starts.
Irish National (05 f. by Casey Tibbs (IRE)): 2 wins, R109,880, at 2 to 3, placed twice.
Allocation (07 c. by Captain Al): 3 wins, R185,800, at 3, 1000m, placed 8 times.
Captain Coyote (11 c. by Captain Al): winner, R76,500, at 3, 1800m, placed twice, from only 6 starts.
ROYAL VIXEN, unraced; dam of 11 foals; 11 runners; 5 winners incl:
National Vixen: see above.
Lady Camilla (f. by Jallad (USA)): 2 wins, R76,750, at 2 to 4, 1200m, placed 8 times, died;
dam of 2 winners incl:
CHARLIES ISLAND: 6 wins, R362,130, at 3 to 4, 1100 – 1600m, incl Christmas H G3, placed twice.
Jet Mistress: 3 wins, R160,110, at 2 to 3, 1200m, placed 8 times, incl 3rd Flamboyant S L.
SCARTEEN (by Sweet Song (GB)), unraced; dam of 9 foals; 8 runners; 6 winners incl:
OUTSWINGER: 9 wins, R23,935, at 2 to 4, 1600m, incl EP Guineas L, Cape Trial H L, EP Colts Nursery L, placed 9 times, incl 2nd Hennessy Grand Prix G3, sire.
BOLD SLAM: 2 wins, R9,920, at 2, inc. WP Colts Nursery L, placed 7 times, incl 2nd Festival Juvenile H L.
SCARLET LADY: ARCSA Champion Sprinter in 1980, 10 wins, R108,285, at 2 to 3, 1200m, incl Allan Robertson Fillies Ch’ship G1, Republic Festival Fillies Sprint G1, Gilbey’s S G2, Southern Cross S G3, Poinsettia S L, placed 3 times, incl 2nd Smirnoff P G2, Rupert Ellis Brown Memorial P G3, 3rd SA Airways H G3.
Happily Scarlet: 6 wins, R53,395, at 3 to 4, 1000 – 1200m, placed 8 times, incl 3rd Joseph Dorfman Memorial S L.
Teenage Wonder: placed 3 times, at 3, from only 5 starts; dam of 8 winners incl:
STEAMING JUNGLE: 8 wins, R232,680, at 2 to 5, 1000 – 1400m, incl Smirnoff Futurity P G1, placed 9 times, incl 2nd Diadem S G3; 3rd JG Hollis Futurity P G3, Gordon Kirkpatrick Memorial H L.
AGE OF GLORY: 6 wins, R249,015, at 2 to 4, 1000 – 1200m, incl Clairwood Park Nursery S G3, placed 7 times, incl 4th Homberg S G3, National 3YO Sprint G3.
Gracie Slick: winner, R11,900, at 3, 1900m, placed twice, from only 8 starts; dam of 6 winners incl:
DAY OF GRACE: 2 wins, R58,820, at 2, 1000m, incl Saldanha S L, placed 6 times; dam of 3 winners.
GOLDEN GRACE: 2 wins, R50,822, at 2, 1000m, incl New Year Juvenile S (F) L, placed; dam of 2 winners.
Gathering Grace: winner, R49,500, at 3, 1600m, placed 3 times, from only 9 starts; dam of 4 winners.
NOBLE VIXEN (by Royal Pardon (GB)), 5 wins, R5,360, at 2 to 3, 1600m, incl Sceptre S G3, WP Fillies Nursery L, placed 3 times; dam of 7 foals; 6 runners; 4 winners incl:
THE MASK: 7 wins, R8,080, at 2 to 5, incl Administrators P L, placed 10 times.
The Whip: 4 wins, R5,610, at 2 to 5, 1000m, placed 3 times, incl 3rd Cape of Good Hope Nursery G2, Boland Breeders S L, from only 9 starts.
Masked Wonder: winner, R2,040, at 2, 1200m, placed 4 times; dam of 4 winners incl:
PHANTOM EARL: ARCSA Champion 3YO Sprinter in 1979, Champion Older Sprinter in 1980, 16 wins, R129,040, at 3 to 6, 1400m, incl Chairmans S G2, Chairmans H G3, Holiday Inns Trial G3, Thorn Lighting Sprint G3, TBA Newmarket Sprint L, placed 15 times, incl 2nd Drill Hall S G2, Keith Hepburn Champion S G3, TBA Newmarket Sprint L; 3rd Computaform Sprint G1, Enterprise H G3, Merchants Cup G3, Joseph Dorfman Memorial S L; sire.
EXTRA COVER: ARCSA Champion Sprinter in 1984, 13 wins, R246,420, at 3 to 5, 1200 – 1600m, incl Natal Flying Ch’ship G1, Chairmans S G2, Frank Lambert S G3, Durban Merchants H G3, Durban Merchants H G3, placed 6 times, incl 2nd Natal Flying Ch’ship G1, Concord S G2, Keith Hepburn Champion S G3; 3rd CTP S G3, Rupert Ellis Brown Memorial P G3; sire.
Miss Fox: placed, at 2, from only 6 starts; dam of 8 winners incl:
HARRINGTON: 8 wins, R167,120, at 2 to 5, 1000 – 1200m, incl SA Airways H G3, Natal Free H L, TVL Tattersalls Bookmakers Ass H L, placed 21 times, incl 2nd TAB Transvaal Flying H L; 3rd TAB OFS H L, TAB (OFS) Sprint H L; 4th Computaform Sprint G1, Gilbey’s S G2.
Fred Fox: 7 wins, R26,550, at 2 to 5, 1000 – 1600m, placed 14 times, incl 2nd Jack Patience Anniversary H L.
Foxy Lady: winner, R4,440, at 3, 1600m, placed 4 times; dam of 4 winners incl:
ST JOHNS WOOD: 8 wins, 3 wins in Mauritius, R362,150, at 2 to 6, 1000 – 1600m, incl Richelieu Guineas G1, Basil Starke S L, placed 15 times, incl 2nd Frank Lambert S G2; 3rd Germiston November H G1; 4th Chairmans S G2.
Outfoxed: 2 wins, R9,060, at 3, 1000 – 1200m, placed, from only 4 starts; dam of 2 winners incl:
Arsene Lupin: 4 wins, R70,750, at 2 to 3, 800 – 1400m, placed 6 times, incl 3rd Juvenile (C & G) G2.
Leading Freshman Sire 2019
Fearless Warrior (16c, Captain Al, Rock of Gibraltar). Winner at 2 in 2018-19.
Astrix (16c, Victory Moon, Fort Wood). Winner at 2 in 2018-19.
SILVANO – 7 wins, 1400-2200m, Gr1 Arlington Million, Gr1 Singapore Cup, Gr1 QE II Cup; multiple Gr1/Gr2 placed worldwide (Timeform 126). Champion Older Male & Horse of the Year in Germany. Sire of Gr1 winners of both sexes. Champion Freshman Sire in Germany. Champion Sire South Africa 2012-13. Sire-of-sires. Notable progeny incl. Vercingetorix (09c – National Assembly, Peacetime) sire; Bold Silvano (06c – Al Mufti, Enchanter) sire; Kings Gambit (04c – Al Mufti, Gatecrasher); Bravura (06c – Centenary, Melun); Seal (07c – Rambo Dancer, Crystal De Roche); Aslan (05c – Elliodor, Harry Hotspur); Flirtation (06f – Mullineaux, Master Polly); Field Flower (06f – Northfields, Stage Door Johnny); Silver Mountain (12f – Fusaichi Pegasus, Majestic Light); Martial Eagle (05c – Jallad, Northfields); Power King (10c – Northern Guest, Boot Camp); Mi Emma (04f – Lake Coniston, Robellino); Proudinsky (03c – Dashing Blade, Windwurf); Fair Breeze (03f – Andrang, Athenagoras); Silver Flyer (08c – Flaming Rock, Jungle Cove); Bulsara (06c – Sportsworld, Elliodor); Kings Cross (05c – Al Mufti, Politician); Heavy Metal (08c – Barron, Hard Up); Wavin’Flag (09c – Capture Him, Dancing Champ); M’Lords Throat (07c – Western Winter, Elliodor); Tellina (09c – Spectrum, Fairy King); Equina (09f – Al Mufti, Elliodor); We Three (06f – Badger Land, Habitat); Rudi Rocks (05c – Virginia Rapids, Mt Livermore); Tan Can (04c – Model Man, Del Sarto); Happy Spirit (04f – Badger Land, Pompeii Court); Frequent Flyer (07f – Foveros, Thatching); Astro News (08c – Dominion Royale, Lama); Mochachino (04f – Fort Wood, Super Concorde); Galanthus (06c – Al Mufti, Coastal); Man To Man (09c – Woodman, Snippets); Happy Valentine (10f – National Assembly, Pompeii Court) etc.
KIN-BREEDING: Spirit Of Eagles, the dam of Silvano, is kinbred 3x5x3 Aquila x Stepping Stone x Baby La. This 3-way link connects to Silvano’s sire Lomitas with Pocahontas, dam of Niniski’s damsire Tom Rolfe. Niniski’s dam Virginia Hills is kinbred 3x4x4x3 Romanella x The Squaw (How) x Dalmary x Your Game. Nijinsky line sires in South Africa: Silvano (Lomitas); Bold Silvano, Vercingetorix (Silvano); Gitano Hernando (Hernando); Ato (Royal Academy)