Thunder Moon (IRE)

bc by Zoffany (IRE) x Small Sacrifice (IRE) 

A G1 winning 2 year old, defeating both St Marks Basilica & Lucky Vega. 2nd in the G1 Prix Jean Prat as a 3 year old.

Career2 Wins (15%) - 4 Placings (46%) - 13 starts
SireZoffany (IRE) 2008
DamSmall Sacrifice (IRE)2004 [By Sadler's Wells (USA) 1981]
Foal Date30 Apr 2018
Description4yo B Horse
TrainerJ O'brien
OwnerMrs C C Regalado Gonzalez
PMFrance : EUR €91,440
Ireland : EUR €170,981
United Kingdom : GBP £45,945
Total PMAUD $503,019
Wins1408m (2)
Sire: Dam: Zoffany (IRE) Height: 15.3hh / 160cm Veterinary: No reported soundness issues.
Vices: None

CtryDateCourseRace OutcomeCat.DistanceGoingPurseJockeyRatingSP
09/06/2022Leopardstown4 /5 (3.55 Dr Zempf)Gr.31,419 mY€50kD. Mcdonogh105  4.00
10/04/2022Curragh3 /11 (1.5 Markaz Paname)Gr.31,408 mY€55kS. Crosse107  4.50
26/02/2022Riyadh14 /14 (18.15 Songline)Gr.31,351 mGUS$1.5MC. Soumillon- 12.00
21/01/2022Dundalk2 /5 (1.25 Pretreville)Cond.1,408 m€14.5kD. Mcdonogh-  1.80
16/10/2021Ascot12 /20 (5.9 Creative Force)Gr.11,207 mGS£500kT. Marquand- 51.00
11/09/2021Leopardstown9 /14 (2.65 Real Appeal)Gr.21,609 mG€150kS. Crosse114  6.00
08/08/2021Deauville11 /12 (11.1 Marianafoot)Gr.11,300 mS€380kM. Guyon51 15.00
11/07/2021Deauville2 /13 (0.2 Laws Of Indices)Gr.11,400 mS€400kM. Guyon51  7.20
15/06/2021Royal Ascot7 /13 (10.05 Poetic Flare)Gr.11,603 mG£350kF. Dettori- 13.00
01/05/2021Newmarket14 /14 (23.5 Poetic Flare)Gr.11,609 mG£400.3kD. Mcdonogh-  6.50
10/10/2020Newmarket3 /14 (2.5 St Mark's Basilica)Gr.11,408 mS£427kD. Mcdonogh-  3.75
13/09/2020Curragh1 /10 (1.5 Wembley)Gr.11,408 mY€250kD. Mcdonogh-  8.50
09/08/2020Curragh1 /11 (3.75 Colour Sergeant)Mdn.1,408 mY€16.5kD. Mcdonogh- 11.00


Thunder Moon (IRE) (01/05/2018 )

Breeder: Whisperview Trading Ltd (IRE) Inbreeding: Northern Dancer: 5S X 3D Blushing Groom (FR): 5S X 4D

Dosage Profile: 4 1 9 4 0 Dosage Index: 1.12 Center of Distribution: +0.28

ZOFFANY (IRE) (Bay 2008-Stud 2012). 5 wins at 2, Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1. Leading GB/Ire. First Season Sire in 2015. Sire of 1020 rnrs, 618 wnrs, 49 SW, inc. Mother Earth (The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1), Ventura Storm, Albigna, Thunder Moon, Main Edition, Foundation, Illuminate, Fleeting, Knife Edge – Encounter (H.K.), Oscar Dominguez, Waterloo Bridge – Senator (Sing.), Zodiac Ruler, Washington DC, Who’s Steph, Maker of Kings, Carzoff, etc.

1st Dam

SMALL SACRIFICE, by Sadler’s Wells. Unraced .  2007 Goffs Ireland November Breeding Stock Sale; A M O’Brien; Sold €18,000. Sister to Out of Thanks (dam of LOVE LOCKDOWN), half-sister to Aahaykid, Tiny Petal (dam of VERT DE GRECE). Dam of 6 foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

THUNDER MOON (c by Zoffany) 2 wins. See below.

TABLE ROCK – ANTICIPATION (H.K.) (g by Fastnet Rock) 5 wins from 1600m to 2000m, £22,684, €57,340, HK$4,082,800, Newmarket Sir Henry Cecil S., L, Curragh Done Deal H., Newstalk S., HKJC Bulgari Excellent H., 2d HKJC Queen Mother Memorial Cup, L, Curragh Irish Stallion Farms S., HKJC Young Industrialists H., Fan Lau H., Wo Tik H., Zhuhai H., 3d HKJC Citibank Insurance Services H., La Colline H., Tai Tong H.

Jaqen H’Ghar (c by Fastnet Rock) 4 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 1½m, Curragh Guy & Anne H., Leopardstown Club Members Nursery H., 2d Curragh Courtyard Shopping Centre S., 3d Leopardstown Boomtown Rats Apprentice H., Bahrain Gold Cup, 4th Dundalk Carlingford S., L.  2017 Tattersalls Autumn Horses-in-Training Sale; Alnuwayef Racing; Sold 60,000gns.

2nd Dam

TRUST IN LUCK, by Nashwan. Winner at 7f in Ireland.  2007 Goffs Ireland February Sale; M Gittens; Sold €16,000. Half-sister to DRESS TO THRILL, Act of Defiance, Polished Gem (dam of FREE EAGLE, SEARCH FOR A SONG, CUSTOM CUT, SAPPHIRE, KYPRIOS, VALAC, AMMA GRACE, FALCON EIGHT). Dam of 8 named foals, 5 to race, all winners, inc:-

Aahaykid (g Intikhab) Winner at 2, 3d Newbury Horris Hill S., Gr.3, Ascot Hyperion 2YO S. 2007 Goffs Ireland February Sale; D Kelly; Sold €10,500. 2007 Goffs Ireland Sportsman’s Yearling Sale; W Gittins; Sold €30,000.

Out of Thanks. 2 wins at 1¼m, Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms S. 2015 Goffs Ireland November Breeding Stock Sale; Castillon BS; Sold €60,000. 2017 Tattersalls December Mares Sales; Emerald BS; Sold 4,000gns. Dam of 8 winners-

LOVE LOCKDOWN (g Verglas) 4 wins at 2, Kempton Sirenia S., Gr.3, Cork Rochestown S., L, Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 2d HKJC BMW Performance Race H., 3d York Roses S., L, HKJC Chaozhou H. 2008 Goffs Ireland February Sale; Ballybin Stud; Sold €14,000. 2008 Tattersalls Ireland September Yearlings; G Lyons; Sold €35,000.

Chosen Character. 10 wins from 7f to 1m, £82,416, Haydock Frank & Tom Fitzgerald H., Betdaq the Betting Exchange H., Book Your Christmas Party H., Betfred Follow Us on Twitter H., 2d Haydock ROA Owners Jackpot H., MH Construction H., Chester Earl Grosvenor H., 3d Chester Trafford Centre Gift Card H., Haydock Supalite Tiled Roof System H., CJM Maintenance Solutions H. 2009 Goffs Ireland Orby Sale; Kern/Lillingston; Sold €55,000.

Thanks Be. Winner at 1m, Royal Ascot Sandringham S. 2017 Arqana Deauville August Yearling Sale; Grove Stud; Sold €20,000. 2018 Tattersalls Guineas Breeze Up Sale; C Gordon-Watson BS; Sold 65,000gns. 2021 Keeneland Keeneland January All Ages Sale; Stripes Stable; Sold $87,000.

Whistle Down – Healthy Fruits (H.K.). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m in Ireland and HK, HKJC Shelley H., 2d HKJC Kwu Tung H., Chater H., 3d HKJC Country Club Challenge Cup H., Volunteers’ Challenge Cup, Telstra H., Kwun Tong H. 2002 Goffs Ireland International Sale; J McGrath; Sold €12,500.

Tiny Petal. Unraced .  2004 Goffs Ireland International Sale; Purfield; Sold €25,000. Dam of 3 winners-

VERT DE GRECE (c Verglas) 2 wins at 2, €176,035, HK$57,750, Saint-Cloud Criterium International, Gr.1, 2d Curragh Futurity S., Gr.2, Leopardstown Famous Name 2YO S. Sire. 2012 Goffs Ireland November Foal Sale; P Flannery; Sold €15,000. 2013 Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sales; J Murphy; Sold £32,000. 2022 William Inglis Inglis Digital April Sale 2; Keith Morgan, NSW; Sold $5,500.

3rd Dam

TRUSTED PARTNER, by Affirmed. Third Top Filly on The 1988 Irish3YO Free H. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 7f, 1m, £114,604, US$2,500, Irish One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Phoenix Park Park S., Gr.3, Curragh Athgarvan 2YO S., 2d Curragh Matron S., Gr.3. Sister to EASY TO COPY (dam of TWO-TWENTY-TWO, DESERT EASE, EASY DEFINITION – FLINT ZEST (MAL.)), LOW KEY AFFAIR, EPICURE’S GARDEN (dam of LISIEUX ROSE), Magical Cliche, half-sister to GUARANTEED INCOME. Dam of 13 foals, 12 to race, 11 winners, inc:-

DRESS TO THRILL (f Danehill) 7 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 9f, £104,746, €136,503, US$487,780, Hollywood Park Matriarch S., Gr.1, Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.2, Leopardstown Desmond S., Gr.3, Matron S., Gr.3, Colonial Downs All Along S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Brownstown Stud S., L, Curragh Tyros S., L, 2d Curragh Moyglare Stud S., Gr.1, 4th Belmont Flower Bowl S., Gr.1. Dam of 2 winners-

Supernovae. Winner at 1½m in Ireland. Dam of 4 winners-

SOLENE LILYETTE (f Pivotal) 3 wins from 1m to 1¼m in 2021, Gowran Park Hurry Harriet S., L, Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms Fillies H., 2d Curragh Tri Equestrian H.

Act of Defiance (g Caerleon) 6 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 17f, 3d Curragh Tyros S., L.

Polished Gem. Winner at 2, Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO Fillies S., 4th Curragh Athasi S., Gr.3. Dam of 10 winners-

SEARCH FOR A SONG (f Galileo) Leading 3YO Filly on the 2019 WTR (Ext.). Champion Older Female Stayer in Europe in 2020 & 2021. Champion Older Female Stayer in GB & Ireland in 2020. Joint Champion 3YO Stayer in Ireland in 2019. Champion Older Female Stayer in Ireland in 2021. 5 wins from 1¼m to 2m, £113,577, €725,127, to 2021, Irish St Leger, Gr.1-twice, Curragh Loughbrown S., Gr.3, York Galtres S., L, 2d Ascot British Champions Long Distance Cup, Gr.2, Leopardstown Saval Beg S., L, Naas Oaks Trial, L, Navan Vintage Crop S., L, 3d Curragh Tattersalls Gold Cup, Gr.1, 4th Irish Oaks, Gr.1, ParisLongchamp Prix Royal Oak, Gr.1, York Yorkshire Cup, Gr.2.

FREE EAGLE (c High Chaparral) Joint Champion Older Horse in Europe & Ireland in 2015 (Int.). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 1¼m, £443,930, €185,750, Royal Ascot Prince of Wales’s S., Gr.1, Leopardstown Enterprise S., Gr.3, Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 2d Leopardstown Golden Fleece S., Gr.3, 3d Leopardstown Irish Champion S., Gr.1, Ascot Champion S., Gr.1. Sire.

CUSTOM CUT (g Notnowcato) Joint Champion Older Male Miler in Ireland in 2015. 13 wins from 7f to 9f, £331,811, €360,970, Leopardstown Solonaway S., Gr.2, Newmarket Joel S., Gr.2, Sandown Mile S., Gr.2, York Strensall S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Amethyst S., Gr.3, Desmond S., Gr.3, Curragh Gladness S., Gr.3, 2d Leopardstown Solonaway S., Gr.2, Newmarket Joel S., Gr.2, Epsom Diomed S., Gr.3, Curragh Gladness S., Gr.3.

SAPPHIRE (f Medicean) Champion Older Female in Ireland in 2012 (Long). 6 wins from 1m to 1½m, £151,702, €212,690, Ascot British Champions Fillies’ & Mares’ S., Gr.2, Cork Noblesse S., Gr.3, Give Thanks S., Gr.3, Curragh Finale S., L, Irish Stallion Farms S., 2d Curragh Pretty Polly S., Gr.1, Blandford S., Gr.2, 3d Gowran Park Hurry Harriet S., L. Producer.

VALAC (g Dark Angel) 11 wins from 1400m to 3200m, €7,235, A$485,765, to 2021-22, SAJC Queens Cup, Gr.3, MRC (Mornington) RM Ansett Classic, L, SAJC Medallion Homes H., 2d VRC Furphy Ale H., Leopardstown Bulmers Live S., 3d VRC William Newton VC H., 4th Pakenham Cup, L.

KYPRIOS (c Galileo) 4 wins-1 at 2-from 8½f to 1¾m, £3,904, €78,000, to 2022, Leopardstown Saval Beg S., Gr.3, Navan Vintage Crop S., L, 4th Lingfield Derby Trial S., L.

FALCON EIGHT (g Galileo) 5 wins from 11¼f to 23¼f, £103,699, €58,344, to 2022, Sandown Marathon S., L, Chester Cup, 2d Leopardstown Saval Beg S., L, 3d Naas Loughbrown S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Saval Beg S., L.

AMMA GRACE (f Galileo) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 1¼m, €81,902, Leopardstown Trigo S., L, Irish Stallion Farms 2YO Fillies S., 2d Curragh Blandford S., Gr.2, 4th Leopardstown Blue Wind S., Gr.3, Derrinstown Stud One Thousand Guineas Trial S., Gr.3.

Myth and Magic. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

Eudokia (f Duke of Marmalade) 3 wins at 2000m, 2200m in France and Germany, 3d Milan Premio Giovanni Falck, L.