Medaglia d’Oro

B/Br 1999 16.2HH (1.68M)
By El Prado – Cappucino Bay (Bailjumper)
$110,000 Inc GST Payment on Live Foal (conditions apply). Standing at Kelvinside
He sired one of the greats in Rachel Alexandra who was Horse of the Year at three and the best 3yo filly since the 1970s. Fourteen G1 winners so far, including G1 Golden Slipper hero Vancouver. Led all sires with a $460,000 Easter median in 2015.

Buyers’ Guide

The Slipper fits

Sire of 2015 G1 Golden Slipper winner Vancouver and his boom son Astern is already among the favourties for the 2016 Golden Slipper.

In demand

Led all sires with a $460,000 median at the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale in 2015.

The ideal outcross

Showing a real affinity with Danehill-line mares through the deeds of Vancouver, Nostradamus, Astern and Matilija among others.

Pedigree

MEDAGLIA D'ORO

EL PRADO

SADLER'S WELLS

NORTHERN DANCER

NEARCTIC

NATALMA

FAIRY BRIDGE

BOLD REASON

SPECIAL

LADY CAPULET

SIR IVOR

SIR GAYLORD

ATTICA

CAP AND BELLS

TOM FOOL

GHAZNI

CAPPUCINO BAY

BAILJUMPER

DAMASCUS

SWORD DANCER

KERALA

COURT CIRCUIT

ROYAL VALE

CYCLE

DUBBED IN

SILENT SCREEN

PRINCE JOHN

PRAYER BELL

SOCIETY SINGER

RESTLESS WIND

SOCIAL POSITION

By EL PRADO (1989) Champion two-year-old in Ireland, National S (G1), etc. Sire of 1,027 foals aged three and up, including MEDAGLIA D’ORO, ARTIE SCHILLER, ASI SIEMPRE, BORREGO, KITTEN’S JOY, PADDY O’PRADO, SPANISH MOON, WINTER MEMORIES, GRASSY, LORD ADMIRAL, SWINGIN ON ICE, EL SOPRANO, JAMES STREET, O’PRADO AGAIN, SENOR SWINGER, WESLEY, etc.

1st dam: CAPPUCINO BAY by Bailjumper. 5 wins (5½f-8½f), 2 to 4, Mercer Girls S, 3rd Vallejo S. Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners:

MEDAGLIA D’ORO (c El Prado) G1 winner, see Race record.

NAPLES BAY (f Giant’s Causeway) 5 wins (8f-9½f), 3 to 6, Marshua’s River S (G3), Noble Damsel S (G3), 2nd Matchmaker S (G3), My Charmer H (G3).

Expresso Bay (g Metfield) 11 wins (8f-9f), 3 to 7, 2nd Paradise Mile H.

2nd dam: DUBBED IN by Silent Screen. 6 wins (6f), 3 to 5. Dam of 3 winners:

MAHARESRED (g Maheras) 7 wins, 2 to 5, Hopeful S.

3rd dam: Society Singer by Restless Wind. Unraced. Dam of 2 winners:

VOICE OVER (f Silent Screen) 2 wins at 3. Dam of:

TRAVELLING MUSIC (c Spring Double) Sapling S (G1). Sire.

LOGO (f P R Man) Dam of: MISTIC (c North Tower) Clasico Ricardo Ortiz de Zevallos (G1), 2nd Derby Nacional (G1). Sire; WHY BE NORMAL (f Spring Double) Princess Rooney S, 3rd Molly Pitcher Breeders’ Cup H (G2).

CASSETTE (f Over Arranged) Winner at 3. Dam of: AUDIO CASSETTE (g Talc) Albany H; CASSETTE PLAYER (f Talc) Red Holman S. Grandam of: DOUBLE SCREEN (g Double Negative) Finger Lakes Breeders’ Cup S (G3); BUBBA HIGGINS (g On To Glory) Panhandle H; DANAHER STEVE (c Notebook) Thats Our Buck S; DESKTOP (c Notebook) Charles Town Dash Invitational H.

Screened (f Alydar) Unraced. Dam of: FARMONTHEFREEWAY (g Talc) Best Turn S (G3), 3rd Withers S (G2); SCARLET RAGE (g Scarlet Ibis) Mike Lee H; WARDROBE TEST (c Over Arranged) Kingland H. Sire. Grandam of: MATCHLESS ORINDA (f Sky Mesa) What A Summer S, 2nd Sabin S (G3), 3rd Distaff H (G2); MIA CAT DANCER (f Tactical Cat) Lilac H; SKIP THE PRINT (f Skip Trial) Late Bloomer S.

Sophos (f Spring Double) Dam of:

Forty Dollars (f Proposal) 2nd Premio Carlos Balmaceda. Grandam of: GUARDIANA DE SUENOS (f Columbus Day) Carlos Allende Navarro (G3); Bien Lucido (c Barkerville) 2nd Premio Alberto Vial Infante (G1).

SWAN LAKE (f Proposal) 2 wins at 3. Grandam of: RUGIANA (f Proud Citizen) Premio Carlos Allende Navarro (G3).

Race record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 1 - 1 - -
Three 9 4 3 - 1
Four 5 3 2 - -
Five 2 1 1 - -
Total 17 8 7 - 1

At 3

1st
Travers S (G1), 10f, Saratoga, beating Repent, Nothing Flat, Like A Hero, Puzzlement, Quest, Gold Dollar, Saint Marden, Shah Jehan.
1st
San Felipe S (G2), 8½f, Santa Anita Park, beating U S S Tinosa, Siphonic, Tracemark.
1st
Jim Dandy S (G2), 9f, Saratoga, by 13½l, beating Gold Dollar, Essence Of Dubai.
2nd
Breeders' Cup Classic (G1), 10f, Arlington Park, to Volponi.
2nd
Wood Memorial S (G1), 9f, Aqueduct, to Buddha.
2nd
Belmont S (G1), 12f, Belmont Park, to Sarava.

At 4

1st
Whitney H (G1), 9f, Saratoga, beating Volponi, Evening Attire, Puzzlement, Saarland, Proud Citizen.
1st
Strub S (G2), 9f, Santa Anita Park, by 7l, beating Olmodavor, Tracemark, Easy Grades, Pass Rush, Castle Gandolfo.
1st
Oaklawn H (G2), 9f, Oaklawn Park, beating Slider, Kudos, Crafty Shaw, Gold Tango.
2nd
Breeders' Cup Classic (G1), 10f, Santa Anita Park, to Pleasantly Perfect.
2nd
Pacific Classic S (G1), 10f, Del Mar, to Candy Ride.

At 5

1st
Donn H (G1), 9f, Gulfstream Park, by 4¾l, beating Seattle Fitz, Funny Cide, Puzzlement, The Judge Sez Who, Country Be Gold, Predawn Raid, Bowman's Band.
2nd
Dubai World Cup (G1), 10f, Nad Al Sheba, to Pleasantly Perfect.

Best progeny

Successful trainers

Gai Waterhouse: Vancouver (G1w)

John O'Shea: Shards (G3wG2p), Federal (LwG3p), Farolitos (G3p)

Lee and Anthony Freedman: Java (G3w), Matilija (G3p)

Hawkes Racing: Nostradamus (G3w)

James Cummings: Ruling Dynasty (Lw)

Peter Moody: Monteux (G3p)

Notable sales results

$550,000 - Inglis Easter Yearling Sale 2015, colt out of Idriess consigned by Bowness Stud

$550,000 - Inglis Easter Yearling Sale 2015, filly out of Sherine consigned by Segenhoe Stud

$520,000 - Inglis Easter Yearling Sale 2015, filly out of Admiring consigned by Yarraman Park Stud'

$500,000 - Inglis Easter Yearling Sale 2013, colt out of Leone Chiara consigned by Almavale Bloodstock

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Conformation

Video footage

Whitney H (G1), 9f, Saratoga, 02 Aug 2003
Travers S (G1), 10f, Saratoga, 24 Aug 2002
Jim Dandy S (G2), 9f, Saratoga, 08 April 2002

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