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Lady Francesca (GB)

Lady Francesca (GB)
A Bay Mare
Montjeu (IRE)
Purring (USA)
Sadler's Wells (USA)
Floripedes (FR)
Mountain Cat (USA)
Memory's Gold (USA)
Northern Dancer
Fairy Bridge
Top Ville
Toute City
Storm Cat
Always Mint
Java Gold
Memory Lane

LADY FRANCESCA (GB), won 2 races at 3 and 5 years at home and in U.S.A. and £81,451 and placed 7 times including second in EBF Conqueror Stakes, Goodwood, L. and third in Prix Le Fabuleux, Longchamp, L.

breeding record –

(f. by Proud Citizen (USA)), died as a yearling.

2014 Lady Macha (GB)

(f. by Mount Nelson (GB)), placed once at 3 years, 2017.

2015 Bartholomeu Dias (GB)

(c. by Mount Nelson (GB)), won 3 races at 3 and 4 years 2019 and placed 5 times, including fourth Chesham Stakes, Royal Ascot, L.

2017 Atheeb (GB)

(c. by Muhaarar (GB)), won 1 race at 2 years, 2019 and place twiceonce, from 5 starts.


(f. by Shalaa (IRE)).

In-foal to Le Havre (IRE), LSD 22nd February, 2019.

Visiting Starspangledbanner (AUS).

2016 & 2019 Rested.

1st Dam

PURRING (USA), won 1 race at 3 years and placed once;

dam of five winners from 5 runners and 6 foals of racing age viz-

PURR ALONG (GB) (f. by Mount Nelson (GB)), won 3 races at 2 and 4 years at home and in France and £131,463 including Lanwades Stud Ridgewood Pearl Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3, Prix du Calvados - Haras des Capucines, Deauville, Gr.3, placed 6 times including second in May Hill Stakes, Doncaster, Gr.2 and third in Duke of Cambridge Stakes, Ascot, Gr.2,  Star Stakes, Sandown Park, L., fourth in Falmouth Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.1 (twice) and Prix de la Nonette, Deauville, Gr.2; dam of a winner.

ZUBA (GB), (c. by Dubawi (IRE)), won 1 race at 2 years, 2018, from 3 starts.

KATAWI (GB) (f. by Dubawi (IRE)), won 3 races at 3 and 4 years and £34,813 viz Land O'Burns Fillies' Stakes, Ayr, L. and placed twice.

Lady Francesca (GB), see above.

2nd Dam

MEMORY'S GOLD (USA), won 1 race at 3 years and placed 3 times;

dam of three winners from 4 runners and 5 foals of racing age viz-

RONDA (GB) (f. by Bluebird (USA)), won 4 races at 2 and 3 years at home and in France and £144,575 viz Falmouth Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.2, Prix de Sandringham, Chantilly, Gr.3 and Prix La Fleche, Chantilly, L., second in Henkel Rennen (1000 Guineas), Dusseldorf, Gr.2, Just A Game Stakes, Belmont Park, Gr.3, Prix La Camargo, Saint-Cloud, L., Prix Imprudence, M'-Laffitte, L., third in Garden City Breeders' Cup Handicap, Belmont Park, Gr.1, Prix du Bois, Deauville, Gr.3 and Jenny Wiley Stakes, Keeneland, Gr.3; dam of winners.

ISTAN (USA), won Ack Ack Handicap, Churchill Downs, Gr.3 and Turfway Park Fall Championship Stakes, Turfway Park, Gr.3; sire.

SILVER GILT (GB) (g. by Silver Hawk (USA)), won 6 races at home and in France and £148,449 including Esher Stakes, Sandown Park, L., placed 32 times including second in Prix de Conde, Longchamp, Gr.3.

Mill Guineas (USA) (f. by Salse (USA)), placed 4 times in France including third in P.d'Automne, Longchamp, L.; dam of winners.

MILL MARIN (IRE), 2 races at 2 and 3 years and £92,973, including Stockholm Fillies and Mares Stakes, Taby, L.

Olvia (IRE), 2 races at 2 years in France and £38,835 and placed once viz second in Prix Herod, Longchamp, L.

3rd Dam

MEMORY LANE (USA), won 2 races at 2 and 3 years including Princess Elizabeth Stakes, Epsom, Gr.3, third in Mill Reef Stakes, Newbury, Gr.2; Own sister to MILL REEF (USA);

dam of six winners from 7 runners and 9 foals of racing age including-

FIELDS OF SPRING (USA), won 2 races at 3 years at home and in West Germany including Herbststuten-Preis um den Gatz Alt Pokal, Neuss, Gr.3, placed second in Pretty Polly Stakes, Newmarket, L. and fourth in Premio Lydia Tesio, Rome, Gr.1.

GREEN MEMORY (USA), won 2 races at 3 years and placed 11 times; dam of winners.

Rock Memory (IRE), 2 races at 2 years in Belgium and placed 4 times including second in P. Comte Roger du Monceau de Bergendal, Ostend, L.

4th Dam

The next dam MILAN MILL, ran once in U.S.A. at 2 years;

dam of four winners including-

MILL REEF (USA), Champion 3yr old in Europe in 1971, Champion older horse in France in 1972, won Coronation Cup, Epsom, Gr.1, Derby Stakes, Epsom, Gr.1, Dewhurst Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.1, Eclipse Stakes, Sandown Park, Gr.1, King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1, Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Longchamp, Gr.1, Prix Ganay, Longchamp, Gr.1, Coventry Stakes, Royal Ascot, Gimcrack Stakes, York, Greenham Stakes, Newbury, Gr.3 and Imperial Stakes, Kempton Park, second in 2000 Guineas Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.1 and Prix Robert Papin, M'-Laffitte; champion sire.

MILLE FLEURS (USA), won 1 race and placed once; dam of winners.

CRUSADER CASTLE (USA), Jt 4th top rated 3yr old in Italy in 1982, won St Leger Italiano, Milan, Gr.2; sire.

Millicent (USA), unraced; dam of winners.

PETERHOF (USA), won Flying Childers Stakes, Doncaster, Gr.2 and Curragh Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3; sire.

WESTERN SYMPHONY (USA), Jt 3rd top rated 2yr old in Ireland in 1983, won Larkspur Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.3; sire.

MOSCOW BALLET (USA), 2 races including P J Prendergast Railway Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3, from only 4 starts; sire.