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Ribchester (IRE)

Foal date
Iffraaj (GB)
Mujarah (IRE)
A Thompson & M O'Brien
Official rating
Career earnings
Ribchester (IRE) Iffraaj (GB) Zafonic (USA) Gone West (USA)
1990 Zaizafon (USA)
2001 Pastorale (GB) Nureyev (USA)
1988 Park Appeal (GB)
2013 Mujarah (IRE) Marju (IRE) Last Tycoon (IRE)
1988 Flame Of Tara (GB)
2008 Tanaghum (GB) Darshaan (GB)
2000 Mehthaaf (USA)
E78,000 foal, E105,000 yearling, first foal; dam unplaced 1m-1m4f (RPR 58), half-sister to 1m6f Group 3 winner Tactic, Group-placd 1m3f winner Yaazy and Listed-placed 1m/1m4f winner Zahoo out of 1m2f winning daughter of Irish 1,000 winner Mehthaaf; second on his debut in good 6f Doncaster maiden in July 2015; found only one too good for him in the Group 2 Gimcrack Stakes at York's Ebor Meeting; joined Godolphin prior to readily win in the Group 2 Mill Reef Stakes at Newbury; hung badly left and was disqualified from second place on his reappearance in the Group 3 Prix Djebel in April 2016; fine third to Galileo Gold in the Group 1 2000 Guineas before winning the Group 3 Jersey Stakes at Royal Ascot; third in Group 1 Sussex Stakes at Goodwood, then a ready winner of the Group 1 Prix Jacques Le Marois at Deauville in August; fine effort to chase home Minding in Group 1 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes on Champions day; another good effort when third in Group 1 Dubai Turf after a five-month break at Meydan in March 2017, before making all in the Group 1 Lockinge Stakes at Newbury in May on deep ground; just as good next time when decisive winner of the Group 1 Queen Anne at Royal Ascot; kept on strongly to win 1m Group 1 Prix Du Moulin on soft at Chantilly in September; close second behind Persuasive in Group 1 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, back at Ascot on testing ground in October; fifth in the Breeders' Cup Mile at Del Mar in November; retired to stud.