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  • The Facts
  • Pedigree
  • Stallion Race Record
  • Sire Summary
  • Top Performers
  • Video
  • Vet Requirements

The Facts

  • EXCEPTIONAL PRICE, EXTRAORDINARY POTENTIAL
  • Top progeny include EXIT POLL, COEUR SUBLIME, SOVIET PIMPERNEL, EX PATRIOT and Thedevilscoachman
  • Race Record: Group 1 placed at 2 (Racing post Trophy), dual Group 3 winner (Acomb Stakes & Craven Stakes)
  • Pedigree: From the high-class family of Multiple Gr.1 winner Snow Fairy and Big Bad Bob
  • “Having trained Coeur Sublime, Elusive Belle and now Soviet Pimpernel, I couldn’t speak more highly of their sire Elusive Pimpernel. He’s got an exciting future if he’s producing horses of this calibre!” Peter Fahey
  • 2021 flat winners include; ESPOUSE and EVER PRESENT for Jessica Harrington

Pedigree

Elusive Pimpernel (2007)
Elusive Quality (1993)
Gone West (1984)
Mr. Prospector (1970)
Secrettame (1978)
Touch of Greatness (1986)
Hero's Honor (1980)
Ivory Wand (1973)
Cara Fantasy (IRE) (2000)
Sadler's Wells (1981)
Northern Dancer (1961)
Fairy Bridge (1975)
Gay Fantasy (IRE) (1981)
Troy (GB) (1976)
Miss Upward (GB) (1964)

Extended Pedigree

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Elusive Pimpernel Results

  • Winner of 3 races from 2 to 3 years (7 – 8 furlongs)

At 2 years

  • Won the Acomb Stakes, Gr.3, York, 7f
  • 2nd Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1, Doncaster (to St. Nicholas Abbey), 8f
  • Won EBF Maiden, Newmarket, 7f

At 3 years

  • Won the Craven Stakes, Gr.3, Newmarket, 8f

At 4 years

  • 2nd Rose of Lancaster Stakes, Gr.3, Haydock, 10f
  • 3rd Earl of Sefton Stakes, Gr.3, Newmarket, 9f
  • 3rd August Stakes, Listed, Windsor, 12f

Sire Summary

Weatherby's Extended Sire Summary

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Top Performers

Year:
Name Dam's Name Wins Runs Earnings (€)
Glory And Honour (IRE)On Khee (GB)2711,609
Pimstrel (IRE)Grand Minstrel (IRE)147,601
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Name Dam's Name Wins Runs Earnings (€)
Ever Present (IRE)Persian Memories (IRE)34109,687
Pimstrel (IRE)Grand Minstrel (IRE)1511,483
Espouse (IRE)Sea of Dreams (IRE)1410,352
Scarlet Seymour (IRE)Tiffany'sgirl (IRE)136,823
Glory And Honour (IRE)On Khee (GB)125,109
Blue Eyed Boy (IRE)Blue Eyed Miss (IRE)183,462
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Name Dam's Name Wins Runs Earnings (€)
In The Red (IRE)Roses From Ridey (IRE)31212,554
Pimstrel (IRE)Grand Minstrel (IRE)167,049
Scarlet Seymour (IRE)Tiffany'sgirl (IRE)166,624
Blue Eyed Boy (IRE)Blue Eyed Miss (IRE)296,207
Phitily Gio (IRE)Somva of Liberty (IRE)171,785
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Name Dam's Name Wins Runs Earnings (€)
In The Red (IRE)Roses From Ridey (IRE)21112,511
Blue Eyed Boy (IRE)Blue Eyed Miss (IRE)21612,354
Bridge Atairgomac (IRE)Ebony Star (GB)21311,994
Elusive King (IRE)Lost Icon (IRE)1211,280
Elusive Janice (IRE)Knowing Look (GB)11110,130
Shovel It On (IRE)Fitrah (IRE)1188,901
Phitily Gio (IRE)Somva of Liberty (IRE)188,588
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Name Dam's Name Wins Runs Earnings (€)
Echo Park (IRE)Pershaan (IRE)2748,494
Espere (IRE)Convent Girl (IRE)3747,783
Elysian Plains (IRE)Joyful Spirit (IRE)1519,395
Elusive Janice (IRE)Knowing Look (GB)21415,439
In The Red (IRE)Roses From Ridey (IRE)11512,804
Bridge Atairgomac (IRE)Ebony Star (GB)21112,216
Phitily Gio (IRE)Somva of Liberty (IRE)1711,244
Elusive Baileys (IRE)Baileys First (IRE)1159,723
Coeur Sublime (IRE)Love Knot (IRE)119,463
French Resistance (IRE)Ivy Batty (IRE)188,644
Samasavar (IRE)Afraid to Speak (USA)1127,991
Shamonix (IRE)Shamora (FR)1126,682
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Name Dam's Name Wins Runs Earnings (€)
Elegant Pose (IRE)Abeyr (GB)3470,689
Elusive Beauty (IRE)Lost Icon (IRE)21562,948
La Grande Bellezza (IRE)Lost Icon (IRE)51552,328
Valle Inclan (IRE)Sally Is The Boss (IRE)1117,682
In The Red (IRE)Roses From Ridey (IRE)21214,486
Elusive Duchess (IRE)Minema (FR)1413,842
Shovel It On (IRE)Fitrah (IRE)2913,132
Elusive Janice (IRE)Knowing Look (GB)21111,895
Erratic Path (IRE)Berg Bahn (IRE)1311,415
Samasavar (IRE)Afraid to Speak (USA)31010,031
Elusive Baileys (IRE)Baileys First (IRE)1117,725
Extraterrestre (IRE)Jane Digby (IRE)2106,461
Villa Savina (IRE)Swan Sea (USA)135,758
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Name Dam's Name Wins Runs Earnings (€)
Elusive Heights (IRE)Berg Bahn (IRE)2741,902
La Grande Bellezza (IRE)Lost Icon (IRE)31134,648
Elusive Beauty (IRE)Lost Icon (IRE)11031,677
Niven (IRE)Ginger Lily (IRE)2822,698
Escape Paradise (IRE)Daniysha (IRE)2917,041
Elusive Baileys (IRE)Baileys First (IRE)21016,029
Fabulous Cecatons (IRE)Rubilini (GB)1119,726
English Pale (IRE)Terme Cay (USA)139,622
Elusive Janice (IRE)Knowing Look (GB)153,217
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Name Dam's Name Wins Runs Earnings (€)
In The Red (IRE)Roses From Ridey (IRE)2517,978
They Seek Him Here (IRE)Spiritville (IRE)1315,527
Premier Currency (IRE)Zeena (GB)288,921
Niven (IRE)Ginger Lily (IRE)156,947
La Grande Bellezza (IRE)Lost Icon (IRE)145,929
Mollie's Girl (IRE)Ebony Star (GB)165,788
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Best Progeny

Sire of the winners of 96 races and £827,334.

Listed Winners

  • ELEGANT POSE (IRE) (Unfuwain (USA): Clodovil EBF Garnet Stakes, Naas, L.third in Lodge Park EBF Park Express Stakes, Naas, Gr.3, I.S.F EBF Hurry Harriet Stakes, Gowran Park, L.).
  • ELUSIVE BEAUTY (IRE) (Intikhab (USA): ebfstallions.com Eternal Stakes, Carlisle, L.third in Grangecon Stud Balanchine Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3).

Listed Placed

  • Elusive Heights (IRE) (Big Bad Bob (IRE): second in Carlingford Stakes, Dundalk, L., Glencairn Stakes, Leopardstown, L.).
  • Elusive Janice (IRE) (Daylami (IRE): third in Premio Mantovani, Milan, L.).
  • Kabaw (IRE) (Dubai Destination (USA): third in Friday UAE 1000 Guineas, Meydan, L.).

Other Winners

  • La Grande Bellezza (IRE) (Intikhab (USA): 9 races and £74,537 in Italy).
  • In The Red (IRE) (Petorius: 9 races and £51,487 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Elusive Baileys (IRE) (Alzao (USA): 4 races and £27,667 in Italy).
  • Bridge Atairgomac (IRE) (Desert Prince (IRE): 4 races and £19,187 in Italy).
  • Third Fantasy (IRE) (Halling (USA): 4 races and £17,029 in Switzerland).
  • Samasavar (IRE) (Woodman (USA): 4 races and £14,487 in Italy).
  • Espere (IRE) (Bishop of Cashel (GB): 3 races and £36,049 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Valle Inclan (IRE) (Orpen (USA): 3 races and £33,541 in France and Spain).
  • Patatuka (TUR) (Clodovil (IRE): 3 races and £22,599 in Turkey).
  • Shovel It On (IRE) (Tamayuz (GB): 3 races and £20,673 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Niven (IRE) (Lucky Guest: 3 races and £20,114 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Phitily Gio (IRE) (Statue of Liberty (USA): 3 races and £16,786 in Italy).
  • Killwort (IRE) (Lahib (USA): 3 races and £5,556 in Slovakia).
  • Echo Park (IRE) (Darshaan: 2 races and £39,801 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Snegurochka (IRE) (Dalakhani (IRE): 2 races and £13,816 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Escape Paradise (IRE) (Doyoun: 2 races and £11,048 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Premier Currency (IRE) (Unfuwain (USA): 2 races and £7,150 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Areej (GB) (Oasis Dream (GB): 2 races and £5,329 in Poland).
  • Extraterrestre (IRE) (Magical Strike (USA): 2 races and £5,152 in Italy).
  • Blue Eyed Boy (IRE) (Statue of Liberty (USA): 2 races and £4,637 in Malaysia).
  • Alvin The Drummer (IRE) (Charnwood Forest (IRE): 1 race and £22,397 in Switzerland).
  • Elysian Plains (IRE) (Invincible Spirit (IRE): 1 race and £14,620 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Elusive King (IRE) (Intikhab (USA): 1 race and £11,673 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Elusive Duchess (IRE) (Linamix (FR): 1 race and £10,774 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Exit Poll (IRE) (Mark of Esteem (IRE): 1 race and £10,220 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • They Seek Him Here (IRE) (Invincible Spirit (IRE): 1 race and £9,935 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Soviet Pimpernel (IRE) (Soviet Star (USA): 1 race and £9,188 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Villa Savina (IRE) (Sea Hero (USA): 1 race and £8,785 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Erratic Path (IRE) (Big Bad Bob (IRE): 1 race and £8,277 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Fabulous Cecatons (IRE) (Bertolini (USA): 1 race and £8,240 in Italy).
  • Five Bar Brian (IRE) (Highest Honor (FR): 1 race and £7,971 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • French Resistance (IRE) (King’s Best (USA): 1 race and £7,186 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • English Pale (IRE) (Langfuhr (CAN): 1 race and £6,971 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Coeur Sublime (IRE) (Lomitas (GB): 1 race and £6,814 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Pimstrel (IRE) (Ashkalani (IRE): 1 race and £6,005 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Thedevilscoachman (IRE) (Selkirk (USA): 1 race and £5,259 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Scarlet Seymour (IRE) (Bertolini (USA): 1 race and £5,226 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Shamonix (IRE) (Oratorio (IRE): 1 race and £4,910 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Weseekhimhere (IRE) (Jeremy (USA): 1 race and £4,500 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Mollie’s Girl (IRE) (Desert Prince (IRE): 1 race and £3,984 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Dusty’s Choice (IRE) (Linamix (FR): 1 race and £2,274 in Great Britain/Ireland).

Other Placed

  • Ex Patriot (IRE) (Mark of Esteem (IRE): 6 places and £7,242 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Easy Pass (IRE) (Key of Luck (USA): 5 places and £3,925 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Jungle Junction (IRE) (Definite Article (GB): 3 places and £6,109 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Elusive Exclusive (IRE) (Night Shift (USA): 3 places and £3,093 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Bracklin Princess (IRE) (Hernando (FR): 3 places and £1,731 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Lucky Ellen (IRE) (Peintre Celebre (USA): 3 places and £1,683 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Starlite Sienna (IRE) (Dr Devious (IRE): 3 places and £912 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Elusive Belle (IRE) (Soviet Star (USA): 2 places and £6,839 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Canning (IRE) (Nayef (USA): 2 places and £2,609 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Elusive Fantasy (IRE) (Bach (IRE): 2 places and £2,458 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Anagallis (IRE) (Green Desert (USA): 2 places and £1,829 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Dressednblack (IRE) (Polar Falcon (USA): 2 places and £1,288 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Elusive Rebeldom (IRE) (Desert King (IRE): 2 places and £1,189 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Elusive Don (IRE) (Peintre Celebre (USA): 1 place and £2,435 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Always Running (IRE) (Footstepsinthesand (GB): 1 place and £1,208 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Nuclear (IRE) (Sadler’s Wells (USA): 1 place and £954 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Ely Place (IRE) (Fantastic Light (USA): 1 place and £700 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Slainte (IRE) (Bahamian Bounty (GB): 1 place and £621 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Pilot Station (IRE) (Religiously (USA): 1 place and £509 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Itscatrionaschoice (IRE) (Pharly (FR): 1 place and £500 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Elusive Red (IRE) (Moscow Society (USA): 1 place and £382 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Fairway Freddy (IRE) (Supreme Leader: 1 place and £324 in Great Britain/Ireland).
  • Ganseblumchen (IRE) (Desert Prince (IRE): 1 place and £85 in Germany).

Vet Requirements

Basic Vet Requirements before covering may take place at the Irish National Stud for full Vet Requirements please click here.

PLEASE NOTE:
Mares will not be accepted for covering until all the above documentation and a signed contract has been lodged with the office. It is therefore, advised that this should be done as early as possible, to prevent a delay at the time of covering.

CONTRACT:
All mares must have a fully executed nomination contract lodged with the office prior to presentation for covering.

PASSPORT:
Due to changes in EU Transport Regulations, passports must accompany the mare to stud and will be returned with the mare at the time of her departure.

CERTIFICATION:
All mares require a negative test result, dated after January 1st 2022 for the following:

  • CEM
  • EIA
  • EVA

EHV 1.4 & ROTA VIRUS VACCINATIONS:
It is advised that mares coming to foal at the Irish National Stud should be vaccinated against “virus abortion” and Rota Virus.

PLEASE NOTE:
The Irish National Stud reserves the right to instruct their Veterinary Surgeons to carry out any necessary examination or treatment, at the owner’s expense.

The Irish National Stud reserves the right to amend these requirements in alignment with any changes to Department of Agriculture Guidelines.

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