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Golden Sword (GB)

High Chaparral - Sitara (Salse), bay 2006

Only son of HIGH CHAPARRAL at stud in South Africa

THE RACEHORSE

  • Graded Stakes winner of 4 races from 1400-2400m and more than R7 million in prize money.
  • Runaway winner of the time honoured Chester Vase (Gr 3).
  • Came within 2 lengths of the upset of the decade when running World Champion Sea The Stars to the line in the Investec English Derby (Gr 1). “In any normal year, he might have won the Derby.”
  • Ran the fastest 2000m in Dubai racing history.

THE BLOODLINE

  • His sire, High Chaparral, is the first stallion since his grandsire, Sadler’s Wells, to get six Group One winners from his first year at stud.
  • Family of Alexandrova (3 x Gr 1s) Magical Romance (Gr 1), Dumka (Gr 1), Doyoun (Gr 1) etc.