Sire: Pride of Dubai
Foaled: Oct 24, 2020
Trainer: Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou
Owners: Lime Mile (Mgr: M Hovey), Freedom Racing (Mgr: P Hayes), B B T Travesura (Mgr: Mrs C Walsh), Blueblood Thoroughbreds (Mgr: Mrs C Walsh), W D Bell, T A Dight, R Storm, Ms J E Falls, T J Watson, A D Perry, P E Adams, S G Bennett, C D Carter, D Hall, Mrs M Irvine, H Martin & T Watson
Sire: PRIDE OF DUBAI
PRIDE OF DUBAI by STREET CRY. The fastest 2yo by Champion sire Street Cry (already with 8 individual sons to have sired Group 1 winners) … the only horse to complete the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes and Group 1 Sires’ Produce Stakes double. Closely related to Champion Sire, Invincible Spirit and leading 2yo Sire, Kodiac.
Leading First Season Sire in Australia in 2019-20. Earnings of over $10 million, 13 stakes winners, 9 stakes placegetters.
TRAVESURA by LIMEHOSE. This dam was a very good racehorse 2 wins at 2 including winning the Hollywood Park Miesque Stakes Group 3. She has had 3 foals 3 to race including Sure Am Invincible a winner at 2. She hails from a strong Amrican bloodline which is littered with 2yo winners.
Trainers: GERALD RYAN & STERLING ALEXIOU
Gerald Ryan was a former top jockey and has vast experience as a trainer preparing feature race winners.
He is considered by most as not only one of the best trainers, but one of the best horsemen in Australia. Gerald Ryan has trained many racehorses to Group One success including TRAPEZE ARTIST (Golden Rose, TJ Smith, All Age Stakes, Canterbury Stakes), SNITZEL (Oakleigh Plate), MELITO (TJ Smith, BTC Winter Stakes), HURRICANE SKY (Blue Diamond Stakes, AJC All Aged Stakes), CLANGALANG (AJC Derby, Epson Handicap), SNITZELAND (VRC Lighting), MON MEKKI (Queensland Oaks), PAINT (Blue Diamond), ARCTIC SCENT (Caulfield Cup, Queensland Oaks) and RECURRING (ARC Railway Stakes).
Gerald Ryan has successfully trained many horses that stand at stud including TRAPEZE ARTIST, SNITZEL, RUBICK, ROTHESAY and TIME OF WAR.
Gerald has won the Brisbane Trainers’ premiership, South East Trainers’ premiership (twice). He finished in the top 5 of the Melbourne trainers’ premiership on 3 occasions and has been in the top 10 of the Sydney trainers’ premiership 6 out of the past 7 years. Gerald has had 38 winners with a win strike rate of 18.4% winners this season.
NOMINATIONS AND BONUS SCHEMES
Paid up for the lucrative BOBS bonus scheme, $3.5 million Golden Slipper, $1 million Golden Rose, Blue Diamond & Blue Sapphire and the $11.5 million Magic Millions race series.