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Della Francesca   
(Danzig - La Affirmed (Affirmed))
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BACKGROUND NOTES :-
  • US bred, 2001 foal, 1.66m. Half brother to US Grade 3 winners County Cat and Caress and also the Orish Group 3 winner Bernstein. Ran three times as a juvenile beginning with a second placing in a 6f York maiden on August 22nd. Successful in an Irish 6f maiden before finishing runner-up in early October in the 7f Group 3 Somerville Tattersalls Stakes at Newmarket (to Where Or When) as Evens favourite.
  • At 3yo ran in two Guineas trials, placing in the 7f Group 3 Craven Stakes, before finishing 12th in the French 2,000 as a 6/1 chance and 3rd of seven in the Irish version at 20/1. Stepped up in distance he won the 10f Group 3 Galinule Stakes and then placed 6th in the Irish Derby. Transferred to race in the US with trainer Niall O'Callaghan afterwards and won twice on firm turf going as a 4yo. Successful in a 9f allowance event and the the 9f Grade 2 Belmont Breeders' Cup Handicap from the french trained Rouvres.
  • Retired to stud in 2005 and a first season sire in 2008. 14 yearlings sold in Europe in 2007 for an average of 19.600 guineas. Currently at stud in France at a fee of 3,000.

2009 Debut Runs Summary
2009 SEASON RUN DETAILS
Horse Run # Date Course Dist Gng RcCls RcTyp SP Postn [Est] Hf Notes Hdgr Ap/Ow
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2009 SEASON DEBUT RUN DETAILS
Horse Run # Date Course Dist Gng RcCls RcTyp SP Postn [Est] Hf Notes Hdgr Ap/Ow
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