£9,400 per 1/16th share
Date of Birth: 03 Mar 2017
Sire: Night of Thunder (IRE)
Dam: Emreliya (IRE)
Dam Sire: Danehill Dancer (IRE)
Kennet Valley Thoroughbreds are delighted to offer a limited number of shares in a yearling colt by Night Of Thunder. An early March foal, he will be trained by Mark Johnston in Middleham, whose remarkable career reached new heights in 2018 as he became the winningmost trainer in the history of British racing.
The foal is out of the unraced Danehill Dancer mare Emreliya, who has previously produced two winners from three foals. Both of those successful progeny, namely Staisenzapenzieri and Just An Idea, have placed at Listed level.
Such a prodigious start to the breeding career of Emreliya is unsurprising, as she is herself a sibling of the Listed-placed pair Ebasani and Ensaya, whilst the extended family features a host of Aga Khan-bred Grp-1 performers or winners, such as Ebadiyla, Eyshal, Estimate, Enzeli, Edabiya and Eziyra. In addition to this, Danehill Dancer is the broodmare sire of recent Grp-1 Prix Vermeille heroine Kitesurf, the exceptional seven-time Grp-1 winner Minding, the three-time Grp-1 winner Alice Springs and the Grp-1 Poule d'Essai des Poulains and Sussex Stakes hero The Gurkha.
Almost as compelling as this colt's credentials on the distaff side are the prospects of his young sire Night Of Thunder. An unbeaten Listed-winning two-year-old, the son of Dubawi would go on to win the 2,000 Guineas at three and the Lockinge at four. His first yearlings have been met with almost universal acclaim in the sales ring this autumn, with his progeny realising as much as €350,000 in the auction ring, whilst one of his sons was the sale-topper at the Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale.
With a highly appealing pedigree on either side, this flashy youngster looks sure to make an exciting two-year-old in 2019. Mark Johnston did very well for KVT with the Grp-3 placed three-time winner Persian Moon this season, and he feels this son of Night Of Thunder has been particularly well bought. With a limited number of shares available, make sure you don't miss out!
This colt is eligible for the £25,000 Tattersalls Book 1 bonus.
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