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Modern News (GB)

Age
4
Foal date
11/04/2018
Gender
Gelding
Colour
Chesnut
Sire
Shamardal (USA)
Dam
Modern Ideals (GB)
Breeder
Godolphin
Official rating
109
Career earnings
$142,820.31
Modern News (GB) Shamardal (USA) Giant's Causeway (USA) Storm Cat (USA)
1983
1997 Mariah's Storm (USA)
1991
2002 Helsinki (GB) Machiavellian (USA)
1987
1993 Helen Street (GB)
1982
2018 Modern Ideals (GB) New Approach (IRE) Galileo (IRE)
1998
2005 Park Express (GB)
1983
2010 Epitome (IRE) Nashwan (USA)
1986
1999 Proskona (USA)
1981
dam unplaced 10.5f/1m4f in France, sister to 7f-1m AW winner Symbolic Star; made winning debut in 6f maiden at Newmarket in June 2020 but slightly disappointing in Chesham Stakes next time (7f, soft); creditable second in Epsom conditions stakes in July and built on that later that month when winning 7f Newmarket handicap; followed up in gutsy style in 7f handicap at Doncaster in September and completed hat-trick in 7f Lingfield handicap in October; fair third in Listed race over 7f at Meydan when next seen in February 2022 (slowly away); respectable seventh in the Lincoln at Doncaster (1m) on his next outing in a muddling race (no early pace, unable to close) and then went on to land the Spring Cup at Newbury (1m) in April and a Listed race at Windsor over the same trip in May; looks ready for Group races now.