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, NSW
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. Seventeen G1 winners so far, including G1 Golden Slipper hero Vancouver and Champion American filly Songbird while his latest stars include G1 Golden Rose hero Astern and G1 Jenny Wiley Stakes winner Dickinson in America. Sire of 100 Stakes winners, his success remains both on and off the track with a $2.4 million colt becoming a record price for his Australian-bred yearlings.

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) 2 wins at 2. 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).

Conformation

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

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

News

Ever So Clever becomes her sire’s 100th career Stakes winner

 

Daughter of Medaglia d’Oro becomes her sire’s 17th G1 winner

Dickinson reeled in Lady Eli in the shadow of the wire to claim the G1 Jenny Wiley Stakes at Keeneland April 15.


Three-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro becomes her sire’s 100th black-type winner

Ever So Clever flew home late to deny pacesetter Chanel’s Legacy to win the G3 Fantasy Stakes by one-and-three-quarter-lengths at Oaklawn Park 14 April.


Astern and Frosted, the best sons of leading stallions Medaglia d’Oro and Tapit, to stand at $38,500

Fees have been announced for the 29 Darley stallions that will stand in New South Wales, Victoria and New Zealand for the 2017 breeding season.


'Exceptional’ Astern retires -- set to uphold family name at Kelvinside

The brilliant Astern, one of Godolphin's flagship horses of recent years, has been retired and will join Darley's Kelvinside roster later this year.


Sale-topping $2.4 million Medaglia d’Oro colt a record price for his Australian-bred yearlings, while Exceed And Excel filly becomes her sires equal highest-priced Australian-bred yearling selling for $1.2 million

On day two of the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale, all eyes were on the sale ring as Medaglia d'Oro's son catalogued as lot 178 from Yarraman Park started with an opening bid of $1 mil


Exceed And Excel's success highlighted by an $800,000 filly and a $700,000 colt on day one of the sale

Day one of the 2017 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale, held at their Newmarket complex for the final year, proved to be a very successful session through the ring for the Darley stallions.


Daughter of Medaglia d’Oro remains undefeated in three career starts

Ghalia angled five-wide off the far turn and put in a determined drive in the stretch to win the Listed Sunland Park Oaks by a hard-fought neck March 26.


Medaglia d’Oro’s talented son wins the G3 Doncaster Prelude

Medaglia d’Oro’s son Spectroscope has staked his claim for the G1 Doncaster Mile after charging home to land the G3 Doncaster P


Frosted to join Northwood Park roster while Territories set to stand at Kelvinside

Three-time G1 winner Frosted, the highest-rated son of Champion American stallion Tapit, will join the Darley stallion ros


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