We Are sister strikes in Deauville Group 3
With You belongs to prominent owner-breeder George Strawbridge
With You - a Dansili sister to the 2014 Prix de l'Opera heroine We Are - earmarked herself as a potential Classic contender next year with a convincing display in the Group 3 Prix des Reservoirs for juvenile fillies at Deauville on Wednesday.
Trained by Freddy Head and ridden by Aurelien Lemaitre, George Strawbridge's homebred filly made virtually all and ran out a convincing winner of the mile contest, with Siyouni filly Altea two and a half lengths back in second.
Head also trained With You's four winning siblings, among them We Are and Listed scorers Dream Clover and Incahoots, both by Oasis Dream, and their dam, the Group 3-winning Inchinor mare In Clover.
Inchinor has clicked with this family before, as another of his daughters Es Que - a close relation to In Clover - produced Hong Kong champion stayer Dominant, Lennox Stakes scorer Es Que Love and Listed winner Listen In.
George Strawbridge acquired With You's granddam, the French Group 3 winner Bellarida, for 85,000gns through London Thoroughbred Services at the 1997 Tattersalls December Mares Sale.
Incidentally, London Thoroughbred Services also bred the Siyouni colt Cristot, who ran out an impressive three-length winner of a conditions race earlier on the same Deauville card.
Banstead Manor stalwart Dansili has now supplied 75 Group winners, including 20 that have struck at the highest level. The 21-year-old was offered to breeders earlier this year at a fee of £65,000, which made him the third most expensive advertised sire in Britain behind Dubawi and Frankel.
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