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Rio De La Plata
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- 2005 Foal, 16.15hh. Cost $65,000 as a foal, $75,000 as a yearling and 170,000gns as a breeze-up 2yo. Owned by Godolphin and trained by Saeed bin Suroor.
- Ran 6 times as a juvenile for 3 wins and two places. Placed 3rd on debut in a 6f Maiden on June 22nd then won a 7f Maiden in early July. Followed that with success in the 7f Group 2 Vintage Stakes and a second place in the 7f Group 1 National Stakes (to New Approach). Then he won the 7f Group 1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere at the 'Arc' meeting. Ended that season with a 4th in the Dewhurst Stakes again behind winner New Approach.
- Ran 3 times as a 3yo with no win but two places in 8f Group 1 races starting with a second in the French 2,000 Guineas to Falco. Only ran 3 times as a 4yo, all in late season with a Group 3 place the best result. In better form as a 5yo after starting the season with two 8f successes in minor races. Finished the season with a 9f Group 3 win, a place in the 8f Group 1 Prix du Moulin and a pair of Group 1 wins in Italy over 8f and 10f.
- Ran a further 10 times as a 6yo to 7yo without winning but achieving another second place in the Prix Du Moulin as a 6yo.
- Retired to Darley's Haras du Logis Stud in France at a fee of €7,000 and still there in 2015 at a fee of €5,500. 23 Yearlings sold in 2015, of 38 catalogued, for an Average of 29,657gns and a Median at 18,457gns. First Season Sire in 2016.