Talismanic

B 2013 16.1HH (1.65M)
By Medaglia d'Oro – Magic Mission (Machiavellian)
Standing at Darley Japan
Brilliant winner of the G1 Breeders’ Cup Turf, defeating nine G1 winners. Medaglia d’Oro’s best American-sired son, rated 125 by Timeform. Also a winner at two and Group or Stakes winner at three, four and five. His dam is a G1 mare from the family of outstanding sire Deep Impact and Champion Rey De Oro. Out of a Machiavellian mare, just like top sires Shamardal and Dark Angel.

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G1 Breeders’ Cup hero Talismanic to stand in Hokkaido in 2019

Talismanic, a top-class son of leading sire Medaglia dOro and winner of last years G1 Breeders Cup Turf, will join the Darley ros

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Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1), 2400m, Del Mar, 04 Nov 2017
Prix Maurice de Nieuil (G2), 2800m, Saint-Cloud, 14 Jul 2017
Prix Gontaut-Biron (G3), 2000m, Deauville, 15 Aug 2018

Pedigree

TALISMANIC

MEDAGLIA D'ORO

EL PRADO

SADLER'S WELLS

NORTHERN DANCER

FAIRY BRIDGE

LADY CAPULET

SIR IVOR

CAP AND BELLS

CAPPUCINO BAY

BAILJUMPER

DAMASCUS

COURT CIRCUIT

DUBBED IN

SILENT SCREEN

SOCIETY SINGER

MAGIC MISSION

MACHIAVELLIAN

MR PROSPECTOR

RAISE A NATIVE

GOLD DIGGER

COUP DE FOLIE

HALO

RAISE THE STANDARD

DREAM TICKET

DANZIG

NORTHERN DANCER

PAS DE NOM

CAPO DI MONTE

FINAL STRAW

BURGHCLERE

By MEDAGLIA D’ORO (1999) Travers S (G1), Whitney H (G1), Donn H (G1), etc. Sire of 1,611 foals aged three and up, including TALISMANIC, ASTERN, BAR OF GOLD, BOLT D’ORO, CHAMPAGNE D’ORO, COFFEE CLIQUE, DICKINSON, ELATE, GABBY’S GOLDEN GAL, LOCHTE, MARKETING MIX, MSHAWISH, NEW MONEY HONEY, PASSION FOR GOLD, PLUM PRETTY, RACHEL ALEXANDRA, SONGBIRD, VANCOUVER, VIOLENCE, WARRIOR’S REWARD, etc.

1st dam: MAGIC MISSION by Machiavellian. 4 wins (1600m-1800m) at 3 to 5, Royal Heroine S (G3), 2nd Palomar H (G2), Prix Chloé (G3), Jenny Wiley S (G3), 3rd Matriarch S (G1), Las Palmas H (G2), Distaff H (G3). Dam of 12 foals, 6 to race, 5 winners:

TALISMANIC (c Medaglia d’Oro) G1 winner, see Race record.

EDEF XAM (c New Approach) 2 wins (2100m-3000m) at 3, 2018.

WITNESSED (f Authorized) Winner (1500m) at 2. Dam of:

STAGE MAGIC (g Dark Angel) Prix des Chenes (G3), 2nd Criterium du Fonds Europeen de l’Elevage.

MISSIONER (c Rahy) Winner (1650m) at 3.

HARRIET TUBMAN (f Medaglia d’Oro) Winner (1800m) at 3.

2nd dam: DREAM TICKET by Danzig. Winner (1400m) at 3. Dam of 6 winners:

MAGIC MISSION (f Machiavellian) G3 winner, see above.

Dream Moment (f Machiavellian). Dam of:

LOGI CRY (c Heart’s Cry) Nikkan Sports Sho Shinzan Kinen (G3), Fuji S (G3), Rokko S, 2nd Chukyo Kinen (G3).

3rd dam: CAPO DI MONTE by Final Straw. 5 wins, Vineland H (G3), 2nd Sun Chariot S (G2), Matchmaker S (G2). Dam of 5 winners:

DAAWE (c Danzig) 17 wins at 3 to 9. Sire.

4th dam: BURGHCLERE by Busted. Winner at 3. Dam of 6 winners:

WIND IN HER HAIR (f Alzao) Aral Pokal (G1), Fillies Trial S, Pretty Polly S, 2nd The Oaks (G1), 3rd Yorkshire Oaks (G1). Dam of:

DEEP IMPACT (c Sunday Silence) Horse of the Year in Japan, twice, Japan Cup (G1), Takarazuka Kinen (G1). Champion sire.

VEIL OF AVALON (f Thunder Gulch) De La Rose H (G2). Dam of: L’ILE D’AVAL (c Agnes Tachyon) Miyakooji S, Cassiopeia S, 3rd NHK Mile Cup (G1), Chukyo Kinen (G3).

LADY BLOND (f Seeking The Gold) 5 wins. Dam of: GOLD BLITZ (c Special Week) Antares S (G3), twice. Grandam of: REY DE ORO (c King Kamehameha) Champion three-year-old colt in Japan, Tokyo Yushun (G1), Tenno Sho (Autumn) (G1).

Like the Wind (f Danehill). Grandam of: ADMIRE MIYABI (f Heart’s Cry) Queen Cup (G3), 3rd Yushun Himba (G1).

Glint In Her Eye (f Arazi). Dam of: JEREMY (c Danehill Dancer) Sandown Mile (G2), 2nd Queen Anne S (G1). Sire.

Stud record
Talismanic stands his first season in 2019.

Conformation

Race record

His successful career

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 3 1 1 - -
Three 6 2 1 - 1
Four 8 3 4 1 -
Five 6 2 1 - -
Total 23 8 7 1 1

At 2

1st
Prix des Frondaisons, 1800m, Compiegne, by 7l.

At 3

1st
Prix Turenne, 2400m, Saint-Cloud, by 3l, beating Al Haram, Vedevani.
1st
Prix de l’Avre, 2400m, Saint-Cloud, beating Spring Master.
2nd
Prix Maurice Caillault, 2000m, Saint-Cloud, to Apilobar, beating Thewayyouwish, Kidmenever.
4th
Prix du Jockey Club (G1), 2100m, Chantilly, to Almanzor, Zarak, Dicton, beating Apilobar, Royal Julius, Mekhtaal, Raseed, Robin Of Navan, Ventura Storm, Floodlight, Foundation.

At 4

1st
Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1), 2400m, Del Mar, new course record 2:26.19, beating Beach Patrol, Highland Reel, Sadler’s Joy, Seventh Heaven, Bullards Alley, Itsinthepost, Cliffs Of Moher, Oscar Performance, Decorated Knight, Bigger Picture, Hunt.
1st
Prix Maurice de Nieuil (G2), 2800m, Saint-Cloud, beating Marmelo, Sirius, Moonshiner, Full Drago, Sweet Selection, Mille Et Mille, Canessar, Tres Rock Glory, Iraklion.
1st
Prix Lord Seymour, 2400m, Maisons-Laffitte, beating Apilobar, Launched, Tres Rock Glory.
2nd
Hong Kong Vase (G1), 2400m, Sha Tin, to Highland Reel, beating Tosen Basil, Chemical Charge, Primitivo, Max Dynamite, Smart Call, Eagle Way, Kiseki, Tiberian, Mont Ormel.
2nd
Grand Prix de Chantilly (G2), 2400m, Chantilly, by a neck, to Silverwave, beating Apilobar, Left Hand, Doha Dream.
2nd
Prix d’Hedouville (G3), 2400m, Saint-Cloud, to Tiberian, beating Way To Paris, Matchwinner, Cafe Royal, Moonshiner.
2nd
Prix de la Porte de Madrid, 2400m, Saint-Cloud, to Tiberian.
3rd
Prix Foy (G2), 2400m, Chantilly, to Dschingis Secret, Cloth Of Stars, beating Satono Diamond, Silverwave, Satono Noblesse.

At 5

1st
Prix Gontaut-Biron (G3), 2000m, Deauville, by 2l, beating First Sitting, Syrita, Alignement, Wren’s Day, Subway Dancer.
1st
Prix Darshaan, 1900m, Chantilly, beating Cloth Of Stars.
2nd
Prix Foy (G2), 2400m, Longchamp, to Waldgeist, beating Cloth Of Stars, Way To Paris, Capri, Clincher.

Timeform 125