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Flying The Flag (IRE)

Galileo(IRE) - Halfway To Heaven (IRE) (Pivotal), chestnut 2010

Gr1 placed winner at 2

FULL brother to Rhododendron

  • triple Gr1 winner, 2nd Gr1 Investec Oaks, Gr1 1000 Guineas, Gr1 Breeder’s Cup F&M – Timeform 120

FULL brother to Magical

  • dual Gr1 winner – Timeform 128

Son of the World’s best sire GALILEO

  • Sire of over 70 Gr1 winners

Dam HALFWAY TO HEAVEN won 3 Gr1 races

  • inc. Gr1 Irish One Thousand Guineas, Gr1 Nassau S. Gr1 Sun Chariot S.
  • Timeform 118
  • A daughter of 6-time Champion sire PIVOTAL.
  • Sire of 126 stakes winners inc. Champions Golden Apples, Somnus and classic winners Buzzword, Sariska, Saoire and Falco,  top class sires Kyllachy and Siyouni, as well as Queen’s Jewel, Regal Parade, Megahertz and Dubai World Cup winner African Story.

Grandam CASSANDRA GO brilliantly fast

  • won the King’s Stand Stakes (Royal Ascot), Gr2 Temple Stakes, 2nd G1 July Cup
  • Timeform 119

Family of successful sires STRAVINSKY (sire of over 70 SW’s, incl 9 Group 1 winners) and VERGLAS (over 70 SW’s incl 6 Gr1)

First crop to race in 2020

Suitable mares for Flying The Flag could include

  • multiples of Northern Dancer and Mr Prospector, combined (widespread, notably Machiavellian);
  • Missy Baba female line descendants, incl Lassie Dear descendants, widespread, notably Duke Of Marmalade;
  • Dalmary female line descendants, incl Nureyev, Sadler’s Wells (notably Dynasty), Fairy King, Golden Thatch, Thatching, Lorenzaccio (Ahonoora), etc;
  • Blue Peter, as in Model Man (incl descendants of his dam Top Model)), or in Princely Gift (Divine Force, Dominion Royale, Lavery, Tara’s Halls, Right Approach, King’s Chapel, Lavery, etc.);
  • Forli (widespread, notably Special in Sadler’s Wells, Nureyev);
  • Lavendula (Perfume), widespread; combined with Tourbillon (incl My Babu, Ambiorix); combined with Sadler’s Wells in Dynasty;
  • Right Approach;
  • Fappiano, Unbridled;
  • Flying The Flag’s female line descendants (Stravinsky, Royal And Regal, Regal And Royal, Dowsing, Jam Alley, Grey Eminence; etc. ).

STUD FEE: R20.000

PO Box 209, Mooi River 3300

Enquiries & Bookings:
Warwick Render – C: 082 872 7799
Karin Render – C: 082 896 4809
[email protected]



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