Monterosso

B 2007 16.2HH (1.68M)
By Dubawi – Porto Roca (Barathea)
¥1.5million
A record-breaking Dubai World Cup winner, emulating his grandsire Dubai Millennium. Defeated 20 G1 winners. A rare opportunity to access a son of a world-class sire and a perfect outcross for Sunday Silence blood. Covered over 200 high-class mares in his first two seasons.

Pedigree

MONTEROSSO

DUBAWI

DUBAI MILLENNIUM

SEEKING THE GOLD

MR PROSPECTOR

CON GAME

COLORADO DANCER

SHAREEF DANCER

FALL ASPEN

ZOMARADAH

DEPLOY

SHIRLEY HEIGHTS

SLIGHTLY DANGEROUS

JAWAHER

DANCING BRAVE

HIGH TERN

PORTO ROCA

BARATHEA

SADLER'S WELLS

NORTHERN DANCER

FAIRY BRIDGE

BROCADE

HABITAT

CANTON SILK

ANTELLIERE

SALIERI

ACCIPITER

HOGAN'S SISTER

ANNTELLE

LOOSEN UP

SOFT QUEST

By DUBAWI (2002) Irish 2,000 Guineas (G1), Prix Jacques le Marois (G1), National S (G1), etc. Sire of 723 foals aged three and up, including MONTEROSSO, POET’S VOICE, AKEED MOFEEDAL KAZEEM, DUBAWI HEIGHTS, HAPPY ARCHER, HUNTER’S LIGHT, LUCKY NINE, MAKFI, NIGHT OF THUNDERPRINCE BISHOPSECRET ADMIRER, SHEIKHZAYEDROAD, TIGER TEESWALDPARK, WILLOW MAGIC, etc.

1st dam: PORTO ROCA by Barathea. 5 wins (6f-8f), 2 to 4, Coolmore Classic (G1), Winter S (G3), 2nd Marsh Classic (G2), Gateway Suites Quality H (G3), 3rd Australasian Oaks (G1), Futurity S (G1), Eat Well Live Well Cup (G1). Dam of 12 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners:

MONTEROSSO (c Dubawi) Champion, see Race record.

ELUSIVE PORT (g Elusive Quality) 8 wins (6f-8f), 4 to 7.

EXPERT FIGHTER (c Dubai Detination) 4 wins (8f-12f), 2 to 5.

SEVEN STARS (f King’s Best) 3 wins (5f-5½f) at 3. Dam of:

HAPPY GALAXY (c Nadeem) Expressway S (G2), Zeditave S.

FOSSOLA (f Elusive Quality) Winner (9½f) at 3.

VIA CORONE (c Zeditave) Winner (6f) at 3. Sire.

Fiorentina (f Dubai Destination) Unraced. Dam of: 

SILENT SEDITION (f War Chant) William Reid S (G1), Auraria S (G3), Summoned S (G3), Mannerism S (G3), 2nd Australasian Oaks (G1), Coolmore Classic (G1), Belmaine S (G3).

2nd dam: Antelliere by Salieri. 4 wins (6f) at 3, 2nd Light Fingers S (G3), H G Bolton Sprint H. Dam of 9 winners:

BLUEBIRD THE WORD (g Bluebird) 7 wins, 3 to 6, International S (G1), Wailkato Times Gold Cup (G2), 2nd New Zealand Derby (G1), Thorndon Mile (G1), Eagle Technology Counties Cup (G2), twice, Sandown Guineas (G2), Montana Wines Challenge S (G3), 3rd Queensland Derby (G1), International S (G1).

PORTO ROCA (f Barathea) G1 winner, see above.

Aristocracy (f Danehill) Winner at 2, 3rd Golden S.

BLOW THE WHISTLE (g Success Express) 5 wins, 3 to 6.

HARROW (f Dehere) Winner at 4. Dam of:

WE’RE GONNA ROCK (c Fastnet Rock) Bobby Lewis Quality H (G3), R N Irwin S (G3), 2nd Sir Rupert Clarke S (G1), Goodwood H (G1), Toorak H (G1), 3rd Manikato S (G1).

ROAD TO DAMASCUS (f Flying Spur) Winner at 3. Dam of:

ROAD TRIPPIN’ (g Charge Forward) Thomas Lyons S, 2nd Port Adelaide Guineas, 3rd Sires' Produce S (G2).

CRACK A ROADIE (c Charge Forward) Thomas Lyon S, Inglis Banner S, 2nd Maribyrnong Plate (G3).

3rd dam: ANNTELLE by Loosen Up. 6 wins, 2 to 4. Dam of 5 winners:

Antelliere (f Salieri) Black Type placed winner, see above.

Ride The Tide (g Red Anchor) 2nd The Straight Six, Kilmore Cup.

Stud record
Monterosso's first crop are yearlings of 2016.

Conformation

Race record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 1 - - - -
Three 10 5 2 - 1
Four 2 1 - 1 -
Five 3 1 - - 1
Six 1 - - - -
Total 17 7 2 1 2

At 3

1st
King Edward VII S (G2), 12f, Royal Ascot, by 2¼l, beating Arctic Cosmos, Buzzword, At First Sight, Green Moon, Bullet Train, Waseet.
1st
Handicap, 10f, Newmarket, by 3¾l.
1st
Handicap, 8f, Ripon, beating Eleanora Duse.
1st
Handicap, 8f, Lingfield Park.
1st
Maiden, 8f, Lingfield Park, by 3¼l.
4th
Irish Derby (G1), 12f, Curragh, to Cape Blanco, Midas Touch, Jan Vermeer, beating At First Sight, Coordinated Cut, Dubawi Phantom.

At 4

1st
Dubai City of Gold (G2), 12½f, Meydan, beating Calvados Blues, Mr Brock, Kasbah Bliss, Topclas, Marinous, Interaction, Tam Lin, Simon de Montfort.
3rd
Dubai World Cup (G1), 10f, Meydan, to Victoire Pisa, Transcend, beating Cape Blanco, Gio Ponti, Gitano Hernando, Musir, Buena Vista, Twice Over, Prince Bishop, Golden Sword, Richard’s Kid, Fly Down, Poet’s Voice.

At 5 Champion Older Horse in U.A.E. (9½f-11f)

1st
Dubai World Cup (G1), 10f, Meydan, by 3l, beating Capponi, Planteur, So You Think, Zazou, Eishin Flash, Prince Bishop, Master Of Hounds, Royal Delta, Smart Falcon, Mendip, Game On Dude, Transcend.
4th
Al Maktoum Challenge R3 (G1), 10f, Meydan, to Capponi, Silver Pond, Prince Bishop, beating Richard’s Kid, Fly Down, Haatheq, Irish Flame, Al Shemali, Treble Jig, Mendip, Bold Silvano, Biondetti, Green Destiny.

Timeform 128

Best progeny

Video footage

Dubai World Cup (G1), 10f, Meydan, 31 March 2012
Dubai City of Gold (G2), 12.4f, Meydan, 03 March 2011
King Edward VII S (G2), 12f, Ascot, 18 June 2010

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