26th Feb 2013
The Irish National Stud’s first-season sires Dragon Pulse and Famous Name have both had their first mares scanned in foal.
The first mare covered by Dragon Pulse was Peaceful Kingdom, a half-sister to Dante Stakes and US Grade 1 winner Magistretti, who is from the family of high-class middle-distance performer Damister. Mandore International snapped up her Acclamation colt at the Tattersalls Book 1 sale for 100,000gns last year. Peaceful Kingdom is owned by Kells Grange Stud.
Dragon Pulse stands at €6,000.
If Dubai, a half-sister to Kentucky Oaks winner Gal In A Ruckus and to Miss Sobriety, dam of Grade 1 juvenile winner Habibti, was the first mare covered by Famous Name. If Dubai’s third produce Holy Warrior won at Listed level for Gay Kelleway in France on Saturday and now heads for the Gr.2 UAE Derby. If Dubai is owned by Oghill House Stud.
Famous Name stands at €4,000.