Another Group Winner for Holy Roman Emperor

Another Group Winner for Holy Roman Emperor

Another Group Winner for Holy Roman Emperor

Holy Roman Classic hope wins German G2

Well Timed (3f Holy Roman Emperor-Wells Present, by Cadeaux Genereux) looks one of the leading contenders for the G1 Preis der Diana following her victory in Hoppegarten on Sunday.

Stall Ullman’s progressive home-bred Holy Roman Emperor won the G2 Diana Trial comfortably.

Ridden by Filip Menelik, Well Timed accelerated around 300 metres from home and ran on well to win by a length and a quarter.

The winner has shown rapid improvement all year, winning a Dusseldorf maiden in April and a Listed event at the same track the following month before Sunday’s G2 success.

Holy Roman Emperor was a Champion 2yo in France, winner of the G1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere in record time as well as the G1 Phoenix Stakes & G2 Railway Stakes.

He is Timeform’s highest rated 2yo ever by Danehill.

Out of a Secretariat mare, like Storm Cat, A.P. Indy, Gone West etc.

Yearlings in 2017 sold for €245,000, €180,000, €140,000 etc.

Top performers include Romanised (Irish 2,000 Guineas-Gr.1), Homecoming Queen (1,000 Guineas-Gr.1), Morandi (Criterium de Saint-Cloud-Gr.1), Designs On Rome (Hong Kong Classic Cup-Gr.1, Hong Kong Gold Cup-Gr.1 (x2)), Beauty Only (The Hong Kong Classic Mile-Gr.1, Chairman’s Trophy-Gr.2 (x2), Jockey Club Mile-Gr.2), Rich Tapestry (Santa Anita Sprint Championship-Gr.1, Al Shindagha Sprint-Gr.3), Sheidel (Oakleight Plate-Gr.1, Sensis Stakes-Gr.3, Cape Grim Beef Stakes-Gr.3), Mongolian Khan (NZ Derby-Gr.1, Australian Derby-Gr.1, Caulfield Cup-Gr.1), Banimpire (5 Group wins inc. Ribblesdale S.-Gr.2), Mango Diva (Kilboy Estate S.-Gr.2), Rich Legacy (May Hill S.-Gr.2), Parvaneh (Badener Stutenpreis-Gr.2), Well Timed (Diana-Trial-Gr.2) Maureen (Princess Margaret S.-Gr.3), Ishvana (Jersey S.-Gr.3), Sandslash (Premio Carlo Chiesa-Gr.3), Leitir Mor (Round Tower S.-Gr.3), Gender Agenda (Robert J. Frankel S.-Gr.3), Emperor Max (Singapore’s Kranji Sprint-Gr.3, Saas Fee Stakes-Gr.3), Rock My Love (Preis der Winterkonigin-Gr.3), Navaro Girl (Baden-Wurttemberg-Trophy-Gr.3) etc.

His Group winning son is now at stud at Larneuk in Victoria

Like his sire, Honorius was a dual winning 2 year old. Later in his 2 year old season, he demolished his rivals by almost 3 lengths when taking out the Listed Juvenile Stayers Stakes at Rosehill over 1800m.

A versatile and genuine racehorse winning from 1400m – 2000m, Honorius proved himself to be a sound and durable racehorse, racing successfully from the age of two through to seven years. His achievements include:

• Winning the Group 3 Craven Plate at Randwick over 2000m

• 2nd in the Gr.3 Gloaming Stakes to IT’S A DUNDEEL (DUNDEEL) over 1800m

• 2nd in the Gr.3 Norman Robinson to HVASSTAN over 2000m.

• 2nd in the Gr.3 Frank Packer Plate over 2000m.

• 2nd in the Gr.3 Kingston Town over 2000m.

• 3rd in the Gr.1 Spring Champion Stakes to IT’S A DUNDEEL (DUNDEEL) over 2000m.

• 3rd in the Gr.1 Queensland Derby over 2400m to HAWKESPUR.

• 3rd in the Gr.3 Grand Prix to HAWKESPUR over 2200m.

• 3rd in the Listed MING DYNASTY over 1400m.

• 5th in the Gr.1 Epsom to HE’S YOUR MAN and ROYAL DESCENT over 1600m by only 1.8 lengths.

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Shayne Heffernan Funds Manager at HEFFX holds a Ph.D. in Economics and brings with him over 25 years of trading experience in Asia and hands on experience in Venture Capital, he has been involved in several start ups that have seen market capitalization over $500m and 1 that reach a peak market cap of $15b. He has managed and overseen start ups in Mining, Shipping, Technology and Financial Services.

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