Tower Of London

¥1,500,000 B 2015 15.3¾HH (1.62M)
Raven's Pass – Snow Pine (Dalakhani)
Standing at Darley Japan
Champion sprinter of 2019, winning the G1 Sprinters Stakes in a very fast time. Also broke the track record when landing the G2 Centaur Stakes and G2 Keio Hai Spring Cup. The best by a record-breaking Breeders’ Cup Classic winner who in turn was by a world record-breaker.

Pedigree

TOWER OF LONDON

RAVEN'S PASS

ELUSIVE QUALITY

GONE WEST

MR PROSPECTOR

SECRETTAME

TOUCH OF GREATNESS

HERO'S HONOR

IVORY WAND

ASCUTNEY

LORD AT WAR

GENERAL

LUNA DE MIEL

RIGHT WORD

VERBATIM

ORATORIO

SNOW PINE

DALAKHANI

DARSHAAN

SHIRLEY HEIGHTS

DELSY

DALTAWA

MISWAKI

DAMANA

SHINKO HERMES

SADLER'S WELLS

NORTHERN DANCER

FAIRY BRIDGE

DOFF THE DERBY

MASTER DERBY

MARGARETHEN

By RAVEN'S PASS (2005) Breeders' Cup Classic (G1), Queen Elizabeth II S (G1), Celebration Mile (G2), etc. Sire of 528 foals aged three and up, including MATTERHORN, ROYAL MARINE, TOWER OF LONDON, BIG DUKE, LEMISTA, RAVEN'S LADY, RICHARD PANKHURST, SECRET NUMBER, STEELER, GREG PASS, KATANIYA, RAVEN'S CORNER, VIA RAVENNA, etc.

1st dam: SNOW PINE by Dalakhani. 2 wins (2000m-2300m) at 3. Dam of 4 foals, 3 to race, 1 winner:

TOWER OF LONDON (c Raven's Pass) Champion, see Race record.

2nd dam: Shinko Hermes by Sadler's Wells. Dam of 9 winners:

LAKE TOYA (f Darshaan) 4 wins at 2 to 4, Gillies S, Prix Caravelle, 2nd Prix Joubert, Gillies S, 3rd Prix de Flore (G3). Dam of:

SOBETSU (f Dubawi) Prix Saint-Alary (G1), Prix de la Nonette (G2), 3rd Nassau S (G1).

SIXTH SENSE (c Shamardal) 5 wins at 2 to 5, Winkfield S, 3rd Prix des Chenes (G3), Chesham S.

Glen Innes (f Selkirk) Winner at 3, 2nd Musidora S (G3), Swinley S.

Er Nova (f Sunday Silence) 5 wins at 4 and 5, 2nd Sports Nippon Sho Stayers S, 3rd Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup.

BLUE DANUBE (f Bahri) Winner at 3. Dam of:

OCEA GREAT (c Orfevre) Stayers S (G2), 3rd Diamond S (G3).

Hermes Tiara (f Brian's Time) Unraced. Dam of:

DEE MAJESTY (c Deep Impact) Satsuki Sho (G1), Asahi Hai Saint Lite Kinen (G2), 3rd Tokyo Yushun (G1). Sire.

Sacred Reve (c Admire Moon) 2nd New Zealand Trophy (G2).

World Reve (c Fantastic Light) 3rd Sapporo Nikkei Open.

3rd dam: Doff The Derby by Master Derby. Unraced. Dam of 9 winners:

GENEROUS (c Caerleon) Champion three-year-old in Europe, Irish Derby (G1), King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S (G1), Derby S (G1), Dewhurst S (G1), 2nd Coventry S (G3). Sire.

IMAGINE (f Sadler's Wells) Champion three-year-old filly in England, Irish 1,000 Guineas (G1), Oaks S (G1), Park S (G3). Dam of:

VAN GOGH (c American Pharoah) Criterium International (G1), 3rd Irish Two Thousand Guineas (G1).

HORATIO NELSON (c Danehill) Grand Criterium (G1), Futurity S (G2), Superlative S (G3), 2nd Dewhurst S (G1).

VISCOUNT NELSON (c Giant's Causeway) Al Fahidi Fort S (G2), 3rd Irish 2,000 Guineas (G1), Eclipse S (G1). Sire.

KITTY MATCHAM (f Rock Of Gibraltar) Rockfel S (G2).

POINT PIPER (c Giant's Causeway) Longacres Mile H (G3).

WEDDING BOUQUET (f Kings Lake) Park S (G3), Monrovia H (G3), Athasi S, 2nd National S (G1), 3rd Phoenix S (G1). Dam of:

Ventura (f Spectrum) 3rd Ruby S. Dam of: MOONLIGHT CLOUD (f Invincible Spirit) Champion sprinter in Europe, Prix Jacques Le Marois (G1), Prix Maurice de Gheest (G1), three times.

OSUMI TYCOON (c Last Tycoon) Centaur S, Yomiuri Milers Cup. Sire.

STRAWBERRY ROAN (f Sadler's Wells) Eyrefield S, 1,000 Guineas Trial, 2nd Irish 1,000 Guineas (G1), 3rd Meld S (G3), Debutante S.

WINDY TRIPLE K (f Jaklin Klugman) Taisez Vous S, 2nd Las Ninas S.

Stud record
Tower Of London stands his first season in 2021.

Conformation

Race record

His successful career

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 5 3 1 1 -
Three 3 1 1 - -
Four 6 3 1 1 -
Five 4 - - 1 -
Total 18 7 3 3 -

At 2

1st
Keio Hai Nisai S (G2), 1400m, Tokyo, by 2l, beating Kemono, Asakusa Genki, Entscheiden.
1st
Kikyo S, 1400m, Hanshin, by 3½l.
1st
Newcomers race, 1500m, Sapporo, by 2½l.
2nd
Clover Sho, 1500m, Sapporo, to Double Sharp.
3rd
Asahi Hai Futurity S (G1), 1600m, Hanshin, to Danon Premium, Stelvio, beating Keiai Nautique, Danon Smash, Kemono, Frontier, Asakusa Genki, Right On Cue.

At 3

1st
Arlington Cup (G3), 1600m, Hanshin, beating Pax Americana, Red Veyron, Indy Champ, Danon Smash, Aria, Air Almas, Russet, Love Kampf.
2nd
Capital S, 1600m, Tokyo, by a neck, to Guanciale, beating Bell Canyon, Denko Ange, Daiwa Cagney.

At 4 Champion sprinter in Japan

1st
Sprinters S (G1), 1200m, Nakayama, beating Mozu Superflare, Danon Smash, Mr Melody, Let’s Go Donki, Daimei Princess, Happy Hour, No One, Ares Barows, Iberis, Seiun Kosei, Maltese Apogee, Love Kampf, Fantasist.
1st
Sankei Sho Centaur S (G2), 1200m, Hanshin, by 3l, new course record 1:06.70, beating Fantasist, Iberis, King Heart, Daimei Princess, Matera Sky, Mr Melody, Moanin, Kaiser Melange, Love Kampf. 
1st
Keio Hai Spring Cup (G2), 1400m, Tokyo, new course record 1:19.40, beating Linate, Logi Cry, Reliable Ace, Smart Odin, Dover, Stormy Sea, Daimei Fuji, Entscheiden, Lord Quest, Time Trip.
2nd
Keeneland Cup (G3), 1200m, Sapporo, to Danon Smash, beating Linate, Right On Cue, Nac Venus, Seiun Kosei, Dea Regalo, Happy Hour, Lion Boss, Kaiser Melange, Shuji, Aster Pegasus.
3rd
Hakodate Sprint S (G3), 1200m, Hakodate, to Kaiser Melange, Aster Pegasus, beating Daimei Fuji, Peisha Felicita.

At 5

3rd
Yukan Fuji Ocean S (G3), 1200m, Nakayama, to Danon Smash, Nac Venus, beating King Heart, Daimei Princess, Teehaff, Love Kampf.

Timeform 125

Video footage

Watch him go: see him at his best

Sprinters S (G1), 1200m, Nakayama, 29 Sep 2019
Sankei Sho Centaur S (G2), 1200m, Hanshin, 08 Sep 2019
Keio Hai Spring Cup (G2), 1400m, Tokyo, 11 May 2019
Keio Hai Nisai S (G2), 1400m, Tokyo, 04 Nov 2017
Arlington Cup (G3), 1600m, Hanshin, 14 Apr 2018