Account of Valachi Downs, Matamata



Foaled 26th October 2021

Bay Colt


C 83

Branded: : nr sh; 46 over 1 off sh


U S Navy Flag (USA)


War Front


Northern Dancer

Starry Dreamer


Misty for Me


Sadler's Wells

Butterfly Cove

Storm Cat


Ireland's Teardrop (IRE)


Fastnet Rock



Piccadilly Circus

Royal Academy

Place de l'Etoile

Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer

Sweet Emotion


1st dam

IRELAND'S TEARDROP, by Fastnet Rock. Winner at 2500m, Deauville Prix de la Mare Elan. Half-sister to TRAFFIC JAM (dam of PLACE DU CARROUSEL). This is her sixth foal. Her fifth foal is a yearling. Her fourth foal is a 2YO. Her third foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of two foals to race-

Last Sight (f. by Showcasing). Winner at 2 at 900m, 2d WRC Wellesley S., L, 3d Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.3.

Jamieson's Tipple (g. by Charm Spirit). Placed to 2021-22.

2nd dam

PLACE DE L'ETOILE, by Sadler's Wells. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m, Chantilly Prix de l'Ile d'Amour, Saint-Cloud Prixblush. Three-quarter-sister to WINGED CUPID. Dam of 5 foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

TRAFFIC JAM (Duke of Marmalade). 3 wins at 2400m, 3000m, Chantilly Prix du Conseil de Paris, Gr.2, Saint-Cloud Prix Kasteel, 2d Deauville Prix de Pomone, Gr.2, Grand Prix de Compiegne, L, 3d Vichy Prix Hubert Baguenault de Puchesse, L, 4th Chantilly Prix Vermeille, Gr.1. Dam of-

PLACE DU CARROUSEL (Lope de Vega). 2 wins at 1800m, 2100m, €116,050, in 2022, Saint-Cloud Prix Cleopatre, Gr.3, 2d Paris-Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1, Deauville Prix de la Cerisaie.

3rd dam

Sweet Emotion, by Bering. Winner at 1m, Newmarket Wood Ditton S., 2d Ascot Swinley S., L. Half-sister to Elisium (dam of RUSSIAN ROCK), Hoity Toity (dam of LILLIE LANGTRY, COUNT OF LIMONADE, DANILOVNA). Dam of 9 named foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

WINGED CUPID (In the Wings). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1m, 8¼f, Windsor Midsummer S., L, Newbury 2YO S., 2d Doncaster Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1, Windsor Winter Hill S., Gr.3, 4th York S., Gr.2.

4th dam

HIWAAYATI, by Shadeed. Unraced. Half-sister to LEAD ON TIME, GREAT COMMOTION, Keyala, Alathezal (dam of CIELO STELLATO). Dam of 12 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Elisium. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

RUSSIAN ROCK (Pomodoro). 3 wins-1 at 2-1250m to 1600m to 2021-22, Kenilworth Cape Guineas, Gr.1, 2d Greyville Drill Hall S., Gr.2.

Hoity Toity. Unraced. Dam of 6 winners-

LILLIE LANGTRY (Danehill Dancer). 5 wins-3 at 2-6f to 1m, Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, Leopardstown Matron S., Gr.1. Dam of-

MINDING (Galileo). Horse of the Year in Europe in 2016. 9 wins-3 at 2-6f to 1½m, The Oaks, Gr.1, The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1.

EMPRESS JOSEPHINE (Galileo). 2 wins at 1m, £8,100, €264,900, US$42,500, in 2021, Irish One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1.