Record-breaking Champion and four-time G1 winner Postponed will join his outstanding sire Dubawi at Dalham Hall Stud next season. Rated 130 when crowned Timeform’s Champion older horse in 2016, he will stand for £20,000 Oct 1st special live foal.
An outstanding middle-distance performer for his owner Sheikh Mohammed Obaid, Postponed earned his highest rating when beating Highland Reel in the G1 Juddmonte International Stakes this time last year.
That victory came hard on the heels of another famous triumph when Postponed beat subsequent Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe heroine Found by four-and-a-half lengths in the G1 Coronation Cup at Epsom. Golden Horn is the only colt ever to have beaten Found by further.
Postponed also had Highland Reel in arrears when setting a new track record in the 2016 G1 Dubai Sheema Classic, with dual Japanese Classic winner Duramente also among those defeated. Postponed had recorded his first G1 success in the previous season when triumphing in a titanic battle for the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes.
A 360,000gns yearling purchase, Postponed won on debut at two before running second in the £500,000 Tattersalls Millions 2YO Trophy. He was G3-placed over a mile before landing the G2 Great Voltigeur Stakes at three.
Postponed’s trainer Roger Varian commented: “Postponed was an absolute pleasure to train and he possessed all of the attributes a trainer looks for in the very best racehorses – speed, power, stamina and the ability to travel like a machine.
“He is a beautiful physical specimen and was very straightforward to deal with. He was crowned a champion on the form book and displayed all of the characteristics you could expect in such a special talent – he had everything.”
Postponed is out of a daughter of Champion two-year-old Bianca Nera, winner of the G2 Lowther and G1 Moyglare Stud Stakes, and Postponed’s half-sister God Given won the G3 Prix Minerve at Deauville this month.
“Postponed was a real hero of a horse, who earned his Timeform rating of 130 with four magnificent G1 wins in some of the greatest races on the calendar. He proved himself typical of his great sire Dubawi as an extremely talented and durable performer, defeat-ing no fewer than 27 G1 winners during his career,” said Sam Bullard, director of Darley stallions.
“With his grandam a Champion juvenile, Postponed’s pedigree, race record and good looks give him great commercial appeal and he was very well received by breeders when shown at our recent stallion parade. We are delighted that he will be standing on the Darley roster.”
For further information, please contact the Nominations team on +44(0)1638 730070 or +353 (0)45 527600.
Dubawi Mare Booked to Honorius
“ISABEL STREET” IS A WINNING MARE BY ONE OF THE TOP STALLIONS IN THE WORLD “DUBAWI”
HIS 2017 SERVICE FEE HAS BEEN SET AT $250,000.00 POUNDS, WHICH CONVERTS TO APPROXIMATELY $415,000.00 AUSSIE DOLLARS
The fastest ever to sire 50 Group winners and has more Group winners than any other stallion at the same stage in their careers. Sire of 30 G1 winners so far. 16% Stakes winners and 10% Group winners makes him one of the world’s greatest stallions.
SHE HAS AN OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL INTERNATIONAL PEDIGREE ABSOLUTELY FULL OF SERIOUS BLACK TYPE PERFORMERS
2 DUBAWI MARES IN FOAL WERE RECENTLY PAST IN WITH RESERVES OF $270,000.00 & $ 120,000.00 AT THE MAGIC MILLIONS BROODMARE SALES WITH SIMILAR PEDIGREES TO THIS MARE “ISABEL STREE”
ISABEL STREET IS A WINNER HERSELF OVER 1600MTS
BEST OF ALL SHE COMES IN FOAL TO ARGUABLY ONE OF THE HOTTEST YOUNG STALLIONS AROUND “BULLET TRAIN”
HE HAS COVERED TOP QUALITY MARES IN HIS FOURTH SEASONS AT STUD IN AUSTRALIA AVERAGING 125 MARES A SEASON AT $11,000
HE HAS ALREADY SIRED A STAKES WINNER IN HIS FIRST CROP OF 2YOS
HE IS A 3/4 RELATION TO THE WORLD BOOM STALLION “FRANKEL”
BULLET TRAINS YEARLINGS HAVE ALREADY SOLD UP TO $240,000.00 THIS YEAR AND HAVE AVERAGED APPROX $80,000.00
SHE COMES WITH A RECENT PREGNANCY TEST AND A LIVE FOAL GUARANTEE
WITH A PEDIGREE LIKE THIS YOU WOULD EXPECT HER PROGENY TO ACCEPTED INTO ANY MAJOR YEARLING OR WEANLING SALE IN AUSTRALIA
HER LAST 2 YEARLINGS HAVE BEEN SOLD AT THE MAGIC MILLIONS JANUARY SALE
SHE HAS A CRACKER WEANLING COLT BY DEEP FIELD YET TO SELL
DUBAWI MARES ARE HARD TO COME BY ESPECIALLY ONE OF THIS QUALITY AND IN FOAL TO AN UP AND COMING YOUNG STALLION
SHE HAS AN EXCELLENT NATURE AND IS EASY TO HANDLE
SHE THROWS BIG STRONG CORRECT FOALS
Bay mare Foaled 2007
DUBAWI (IRE) (2002). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 6f to 1m, Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 923 rnrs, 694 wnrs, 135 SW, inc. Postponed, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Royal Julius, SP Dream Castle, Silver Line, Drummer, Dalila, Dulciboy, Beast Mode, Blonville, Singyoursong, Festive Fare and of Khudha, Kenfay, Robben Island, Leoncavallo, Excelegrif, Mildenberger, One Minute, Tantheem, Dubai Dream, Murafrif, etc.
Ninth Street Nine (USA), by Mining. 3 wins at 8¼f, 8½f, 2d River Downs Queen City Oaks H., L, 3d Thistledown Cleveland Oaks, L, 4th River Downs Best of Ohio Distaff Championship H., L. Half-sister to AROMA, ON THE SCENT, OPEN AND NOTORIOUS, PETAL POWER, Broad and High, Honey Parade, Ruggles. Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-
Eight Ball (g by Redoute’s Choice). Winner at 1200m, 2d BTC Tri-Tech Refrigeration H., Jacob’s Creek Sparkling H.
Harford Street (g by More Than Ready (USA)). 5 wins from 1400m to 1650m in Aust.
Alley Cat Nine (f by Catbird). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m in Aust.
Isabel Street (f by Dubawi (Ire)). Winner. See below.
Smith Street (f by Falvelon). Placed at 3 in Aust.
Follow the Flower, by Mr Leader. Winner at 2, 2d River Downs Aphrodite S., L. Half-sister to TALL MEADOWS, Charlie High. Dam of 10 foals, all winners, inc:-
ON THE SCENT (c Stutz Blackhawk) 12 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1¼m, US$373,035, Thistledown Western Reserve H., L, Buckeye H., L, George Lewis Memorial H., L, Beulah Park Brent’s Prince H., L, Best of Ohio Endurance H., L, River Downs Rainbow H., L, Hoover S., L, 2d River Downs Miller High Life Cradle S., Gr.3, Thistledown Juvenile S., L, George Lewis Memorial H., L, Ohio Harvest H., L, Quick Step H., L, Cardinal H., L, River Downs Cradle Prelude S., L, 3d Thistledown Buckeye H., L, River Downs Ohio Graduate S., L, Best of Ohio Juvenile H., L.
OPEN AND NOTORIOUS (c Known Fact) 6 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, Thistledown Best of Ohio Juvenile H., L, 2d Thistledown Juvenile S., L, 3d River Downs First Step S., L.
AROMA (f Strike Gold) 4 wins-2 at 2-to 6f, River Downs Discovery S., L, 3d Beulah Park Royal North S., L. Producer.
PETAL POWER (f Exbourne) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 8¼f, 8½f, Beulah Park John W Galbreath Memorial S., L, 2d Beulah Park Best of Ohio Juvenile Fillies Championship S., L, 4th Thistledown Annie Oakley H., L. Dam of 7 winners-
Clear for Action (g Commands) 4 wins at 1200m, 1500m, A$67,520, S$421,085, MVRC SAJ Catercare Group H., Singapore TC Class 3 H., Class 4 H., 2d Singapore Guineas, L, Singapore TC Kranji Mile, L, Raffles Cup, L, Tabcorp Holdings Limited Trophy, 3d Bairnsdale Cup, Singapore TC Class 4 H.
Honey Parade (f Honey Jay) 3 wins-1 at 2, 3d Thistledown Loyalty S., L. Dam of 8 winners-
Ten Kay. 3 wins at 1m, 8½f in U.S.A. Dam of 3 winners-
Little Boot. 6 wins to 6½f in U.S.A. Dam of-
REPORT CARD (c Smoke Glacken) 4 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, Hawthorne Land of Lincoln S., L, 4th Arlington Park Springfield S., L.
Makin’ a Bee Line. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-
Bee Line Genius. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 8½f in U.S.A. Dam of-
Bee Line’s Edge (c Syncline) 7 wins from 6f to 1m, 3d Turfway Park Forego S., L.
Broad and High (f Broad Brush) 7 wins from 5½f to 1m, 2d Thistledown Ohio Debutante H., L. Dam of 4 winners-
Brodimix (g Linamix) 4 wins from 2500m to 3400m, Fontainebleau Prix de Bourron, 2d Nantes Derby de l’Ouest, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Aveu.
Brofalya (f Fasliyev (USA)) 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, Deauville Prix de Vire, Saint-Cloud Prix Durban, 2d Chantilly Prix de Saint-Cyr, L, Deauville Prix Amandine, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Polly Girl, 4th Saint-Cloud Prix Ceres, L. Producer.
High Jinx. Unplaced. Dam of-
Um Linamix (c Redattore) 2 wins at 1400m, 2000m in Brazil, 2d Cidade Jardim G.P. Oswaldo Aranha, Gr.2.
Ninth Street Nine (f Mining) 3 wins. See above.
Ruggles (f Strawberry Road) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 8¼f, 8½f, 2d Turfway Park Bourbonette S., L. Dam of 9 winners-
Sra Ibis. 8 wins in Puerto Rico. Dam of 4 winners-
Diabetico (c Albert the Gold) 14 wins from 1600m to 2000m to 2016 in Puerto Rico, 3d Camarero Copa Navidad, L, Derby Puertorriqueno, L, Copa San Juan, L.
Race Record: Winner at 1650m in Aust.
Produce Record: Dam of 4 foals.
2012 (f by Real Saga).
2013 Slipped by Real Saga
2014 (f by Bullet Train (GB)).
2015 (c by Zoffany (Ire)).
2016 (c by Deep Field).
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