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Oratorio (IRE)

Danehill - Mahrah (Vaguely Noble) bay 2002

 

Sire of 8 international Gr1 Winners
Champion 2yo and 3yo Colt
Timeform 128

  • One of DANEHILL’S top rated sons, ORATORIO was a triple Gr1 winner, Champion 2yo Colt in France in 2004, Champion 3yo Colt in Ireland in 2005 and Group performer in 11 races
  • ORATORIO was champion sire in Italy in 2012 and sire of Hong Kong Horse of the Year MILITARY ATTACK in 2013
  • Sire of Gr1 winners in five different countries – BEETHOVEN (Britain), BANCHEE (New Zealand), MANAWANUI (Australia), TEMIDA (Germany), BIZ THE NURSE (Italy), MILITARY ATTACK (Hong Kong), MOURINHO (Australia), VAN HALEN (South Africa)

Suitable mares for Oratorio could include

  1. Descendants from his own female line, incl Plum Bold (incl as damsire of Royal Chalice), Slewpendous, Who Duzzit, Alydar (Centenary, Steady Beat), Codex (Badger Land, Badger’s Drift; Important Business, Lost Code)
  2. Buckpasser, widespread, but notably National Assembly (especially when combined with Jungle Cove), Northern Guest, Al Mufti, Tiger Ridge, etc
  3. Caesour
  4. Green Desert (incl as damsire of Kahal)
  5. Seattle Slew, Mr Prospector, Elusive Quality, Tourbillon (Djebel/Never Bend)
  6. Lines with which Gr1 sire Plum Bold has been successful in SA (notably Herculaneum, Alycidon (Preamble))
  7. Vaguely Noble (Manshood, Indigo Magic, Carpocrates), and descendants from his female line (Lombard; broodmare Lorehana, notably with Al Mufti; Miletus)

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Top Performing Offspring - Oratorio (Local SA only)

horse wins (SW) places (SP) stakes AR
Mardi Gras 14c 6 (1) 5 (0) R 719,537 103
Ottimo 09c 6 (2) 10 (2) R 575,480 100
Soweto Slew 08c 5 (1) 7 (3) R 411,431 100
Van Halen 15c 3 (1) 3 (1) R 665,812 99
Cue The Music 15c 2 (1) 1 (1) R 363,125 99
Orator's Daughter 09f 5 (2) 1 (1) R 556,250 98
Carlita 15f 4 (1) 2 (1) R 284,425 95
Chantyman 14c 4 (0) 6 (0) R 347,275 95
Ancestry 14c 1 (0) 6 (3) R 394,725 94
Making Waves 15f 2 (0) 1 (0) R 152,875 94

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