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Yearling Focus

10 January

Reliable Man x Oh So Royal

2018 Grey Colt

Karaka Yearling Sale \ Book 1 Lot 145

A full brother to the Group 1 placed 3YO Battenburg and a half-brother to quality Group 1 winning sprinter JULIUS and the Group placed Burnt Orange, being out of the Danzero mare Oh So Royal.

A quality colt who is very similar to his brother Battenburg in appearance, his dam Oh So Royal is a half-sister to the Godolphin bred and owned sprinter/miler Vashka who won the Group 2 ATC Shannon Stakes and to Renascent, the dam of current stakes winner Renewal. The second dam Zaroyale (by Zabeel) was a quality racemare in her own right winning four races and placed in the ATC Furious Stakes and the STC Tea Rose Stakes as a three-year-old.

The winner of a STC Golden Slipper as a two-year-old, Danzero is the broodmare sire of Danzdanzdance, December Draw, Exosphere, Kolding, Sampson, Heatherly, Sedanzer, McClintock, Miss Darcey, Psychologist, Vintner, Illuminates, etc.

Watch a video of Lot 145 here.

Photograph & video courtesy of Lesley Warwick.