First runner for Charm Spirit to run on the Southwell all-weather
Charm Spirit, a three-time Group 1-winning miler, becomes the latest freshman sire to field a runner this year, when his son Inosanto lines up in the 5f novice stakes on the Southwell all-weather on Sunday.
Bungle Inthejungle, the only first-season sire yet to get off the mark, has his daughter North Korea, a €5,500 Goffs Orby yearling purchase, to bat for him.
Fairyhouse (IRE) (first race 1.50) - Jumps
Cork (IRE) (2.00) - Jumps
Southwell (AW) (2.05) - Flat
Plumpton (2.15) - Jumps
Ffos Las (2.25) - Jumps
Next sale: April 4
"Previous graduates of the sale include Fiesolana and Music Show, both of whom won top-tier mile contests for fillies and mares"
The Goresbridge Breeze-Up Sale takes place on May 24-25.
ANZ Bloodstock News
Read about the new top-tier winners for both Fastnet Rock and High Chaparral in today's issue, with the latter's son Dundeel having also supplied his first stakes winner at stud.
First-season sires with runners
North Korea Southwell (AW) 2.35
Inosanto Southwell (AW) 2.35
Majestic Appeal Southwell (AW) 2.35
Worldwide stakes races
Osaka Hai - Gr.3, Hanshin
Clasico Ministerio de Economia y Finanzas, DGC - Gr.3, Maronas
Pan American Stakes - Gr.2, Gulfstream Park
Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares Novice Hurdle Championship Final - Gr.1, Fairyhouse
Underwriting Exchange Novice Hurdle - Gr.2, Fairyhouse
BoyleSports Novice Handicap Chase - Gr.B, Fairyhouse
Ryanair Gold Cup Novice Chase - Gr.1, Fairyhouse
Imperial Call Chase - Gr.3, Cork
FBD Insurance Handicap Hurdle - Gr.B, Cork
Prix Fleuret - Gr.3, Auteuil
Prix General de Rougemont - Listed, Auteuil
What to read
"Having proved himself as a shrewd horsetrader, Kohli could be toasting success on the Flat this year if Different League were to win at the highest level"
"Solesili travelled smoothly throughout before making his challenge on the outside in the straight to win going away by two-and-a-half lengths"
"The son of Montjeu earned a career-high Racing Post Rating (RPR) of 106 for his second to Persian Storm in the Bavarian Classic at three"
What to watch
The departure of High Chaparral in 2014 left its mark on both the Irish and Australasian breeding scene, and his loss was closely felt in Australia on Saturday when he brought up a stakes double and his son Dundeel supplied his first stakes winner.