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Potala Palace

Singspiel - Alignment (Alzao) bay 2008

Gr1 winner at 2

  • Raced in South Africa from 2 to 5 years for 4 wins over 1400-1600m, including Gr1 Premier’s Champion Stakes and Gr3 Spring Challenge
  • By SINGSPIEL, 1996 Champion Turf Horse and Champion Older Male, Champion sire and sire of sires
  • Out of ALIGNMENT, UK stakes placed racemare from the classic winning family of Golan, North Light and Reform.

Suitable mares for Potala Palace could include

  1. Lines which have been successful with his female line, including Spectrum and his sire Rainbow Quest (Saumarez, Baroon), Sadler’s Wells (widespread, but notably Fort Wood & sons (Dynasty, Horse Chestnut) and others from Fort Wood’s female line (Kabool, Hobb Alwahtan, Hinton Wells, Martinelli, Medaaly, etc), Braashee, Casey Tibbs)
  2. Carpet Slipper female line descendants, including Reform and full sister Knighton House (Tara’s Halls, Antonius Pius, Tamburlaine);
  3. Dalmary female line descendants, including Sadler’s Wells (widespread), Fairy King (Tara’s Halls, Almushtarak), Nureyev (widespread), Thatch (Golden Thatch, Thatching (Restructure, Badger’s Drift, the latter’s dam by Thatching out of 3-part sister to Blushing Groom));
  4. Singspiel’s female line descendants, including Rakeen (Jet Master), Rahy (Giant’s Causeway), Parade Leader;
  5. Mill Reef and son Shirley Heights (including Casey Tibbs, Antonius Pius, Almushtarak); Etc.

STUD FEE: R5.000
payable on the birth of a live foal

HIGHLANDS part of RIDGEMONT STUD – W.Cape
Stud Master: Mike Sharkey
Tel: 023 26 2331/2
www.highlandsfarmstud.co.za

Enquiries & bookings:
Amanda Carey – C: 082 465 4020
[email protected]
Kim Riddle-du Plessis – C: 076 242 9959
[email protected]

 

Top Performing Offspring - Potala Palace (Local SA only)

horse wins (SW) places (SP) stakes AR
Palace Chapel 15c 3 (0) 1 (0) R 712,086 91
Reach For The Line 15c 1 (0) 1 (0) R 78,375 90
Russian Prince 15c 3 (0) 2 (0) R 233,999 90
Basilius 15c 2 (0) 4 (0) R 215,625 90
Senatla 15c 2 (0) 2 (1) R 157,000 86
Approach Control 15c 1 (0) 2 (0) R 143,650 82
Dalai's Promise 15f 2 (0) 2 (0) R 183,250 80
Palace Of Dreams 16f 0 (0) 2 (0) R 45,000 77
Perfect Summer 15c 1 (0) 1 (0) R 64,000 76
Silken Prince 15c 1 (0) 3 (0) R 106,875 75

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