British 2yo Racing - Sire 2yo Statistics Page 2011
Della Francesca
(Danzig - La Affirmed (Affirmed))


Della Francesca

2011 Debut Runs Page

Background Information
PICTURE
  • 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.

2011 SEASON RUN DETAILS
Horse Run
#
Date Course Dist Gng Rc
Cls
RcTyp Hf Postn [Est] SP Hd
gr
Ap/
Ow
Notes
MARCH - all 5f
APRIL - all 5f
MAY
May 5-5.5f
May 6-6.5f
JUNE
June 5-5.5f
June 6-6.5f
June 7-7.5f
JULY
July 5-5.5f
July 5.6f to 6.5f
July 6.6f to 7.5f
AUGUST
August 5-5.5f
August 5.6f to 6.5f
August 6.6f to 7.5f
August 7.6f to 8.5f
VERONA BAY1 AUG 12 NMKJ 8 G 4 M 8
12-14
2
100
-3[+]
August 8.6f & Further
SEPTEMBER
September 5-5.5f
September 5.6f to 6.5f
September 6.6f to 7.5f
September 7.6f to 8.5f
September 8.6f & Further
OCTOBER
October 5-5.5f
October 5.6f to 6.5f
October 6.6f to 7.5f
October 7.6f to 8.5f
October 8.6f & Further
NOVEMBER
November 5-5.5f
November 5.6f to 6.5f
November 6.6f to 7.5f
November 7.6f to 8.5f
November 8.6f & Further

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