Sire: Phoenix of Spain (IRE)
Dam: Pearly Empress (FR)
Foaled: 21/04/2021
Price: £15,950 *
"We were delighted to purchase this good-looking son of Phoenix Of Spain, he boasts an excellent pedigree and Phoenix Of Spain is a very exciting first season sire. Phoenix Of Spain himself was a very good summer two-year-old and this colt looks exactly that - a strong, tough, hardy individual with a great temperament. I can't wait to see how he develops over the coming months" - Roger Varian
Phoenix Of Spain ex Pearly Empress 21 - 26th October 2022.

Phoenix Of Spain ex Pearly Empress 21 - 26th October 2022.

This colt is from the first crop of G1 Irish 2,000 Guineas winner Phoenix Of Spain, the highest rated son of Lope de Vega to retire to stud. Phoenix Of Spain was a high-class two-year-old, winning the G3 Acomb Stakes (7f), and then runner-up to Too Darn Hot in the G2 Champagne Stales (7f) and Magna Grecia in the G1 Vertem Futurity Trophy (1m). He beat both these rivals on seasonal reappearance, with a 3L victory in the G1 Irish 2,000 Guineas.

Phoenix of Spain popular with breeders, covering over 250 mares in his first two books, and his first yearlings realised up to €200,000 at the sales.

This colt was purchased at Tattersalls October Yearling Sales, Book 2 for 70,000gns. He is a grandson of G1 winner and Stakes producer Pearly Shells, out of the unraced Holy Roman Emperor mare Pearly Empress, who has already produced two winners from two runners.

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