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Thunder Snow (IRE)

Foal date
Helmet (AUS)
Eastern Joy (GB)
Official rating
Career earnings
DateResultRacecourseRace details
08/06/20193rdBelmont Park (USA)Runhappy Metropolitan Handicap (Grade 1) (3yo+) (Main Track) (Dirt) 3yo+
30/03/20191stMeydan (UAE)Dubai World Cup Sponsored By Emirates Airline (Group 1) (Dirt) 3yo+
09/03/20192ndMeydan (UAE)Al Maktoum Challenge R3 Sponsored By Emirates Airline (Group 1) (Dirt) 3yo+
03/11/20183rdChurchill Downs (USA)Breeders' Cup Classic (Grade 1) (3yo+) (Main Track) (Dirt) 3yo+
29/09/20182ndBelmont Park (USA)Jockey Club Gold Cup Stakes (Grade 1) (3yo+) (Main Track) (Dirt) 3yo+
22/08/20188thYork (GB)Juddmonte International Stakes (British Champions Series) (Group 1) 3yo+
31/03/20181stMeydan (UAE)Dubai World Cup Sponsored By Emirates Airline (Group 1) (Dirt) 3yo+
10/03/20182ndMeydan (UAE)Al Maktoum Challenge R3 Sponsored By Emirates Airline (Group 1) (Dirt) 3yo+
08/02/20181stMeydan (UAE)Al Maktoum Challenge R2 sponsored by Gulf News (Group 2) (Dirt) 3yo+
11/01/20182ndMeydan (UAE)Al Maktoum Challenge R1 presented by Longines Gents Master Collection (Group 2) (Dirt) 3yo+
21/10/201715thAscot (GB)Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Group 1) (Sponsored By Qipco) (British Champions Mile) 3yo+
13/08/20173rdDeauville (FR)Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard - Jacques Le Marois (Group 1) (3yo+ No Geldings) (Str) (Turf) 3yo+
09/07/20171stChantilly (FR)Prix Jean Prat (Group 1) (3yo Colts & Fillies) (Turf) 3yo
20/06/20173rdAscot (GB)St James's Palace Stakes (Group 1) (British Champions Series) (Entire Colts) 3yo
27/05/20172ndCurragh (IRE)Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas (Group 1) (Entire Colts & Fillies) 3yo
06/05/2017PUChurchill Downs (USA)Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (Grade 1) (3yo) (Dirt) 3yo
25/03/20171stMeydan (UAE)UAE Derby Sponsored By The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group (Group 2) (Dirt) 3yo
11/02/20171stMeydan (UAE)UAE 2000 Guineas Sponsored By District One Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City (Group 3) (Dirt) 3yo
30/10/20161stSaint-Cloud (FR)Criterium International (Group 1) (2yo Colts & Fillies) (Turf) 2yo
08/10/20164thNewmarket (GB)Dubai Dewhurst Stakes (Group 1) (Entire Colts & Fillies) 2yo
10/09/20162ndDoncaster (GB)At The Races Champagne Stakes (Group 2) (Colts & Geldings) 2yo
26/07/20162ndGoodwood (GB)Qatar Vintage Stakes (Group 2) 2yo
14/06/20166thAscot (GB)Coventry Stakes (Group 2) 2yo
31/05/20161stLeicester (GB)British Stallion Studs EBF Maiden Stakes (Plus 10 Race) (Div I) 2yo Mdn
Thunder Snow (IRE) Helmet (AUS) Exceed And Excel (AUS) Danehill (USA)
2000 Patrona (USA)
2008 Accessories (GB) Singspiel (IRE)
2003 Anna Matrushka (GB)
2014 Eastern Joy (GB) Dubai Destination (USA) Kingmambo (USA)
1999 Mysterial (USA)
2006 Red Slippers (USA) Nureyev (USA)
1989 Morning Devotion (USA)
Group/Grade 1 performer; twice a winner at two including the Group 1 Criterium International at Saint-Cloud in October 2016; won Group 3 UAE 2000 Guineas at Meydan in February 2017, before taking the Group 2 UAE Derby the following month; next seen in the Kentucky Derby, but played no part after becoming unrideable soon after leaving the stalls; placed in the Group 1 Irish 2,000 Guineas and St James's Palace Stakes, before dominating the Group 1 Prix Jean Prat at Chantilly in July; close third in Group 1 Jacques Le Marois at Deauville in August; finished last in Group 1 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes back at Ascot in October; promising second on reappearance in the Group 2 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 at Meydan in January 2018 and won the second round of that challenge (also Group 2) in February; runner-up in the third round (Group 1) in March before streaking clear to land the Group 1 Dubai World Cup later that month; finished last in the Juddmonte International on his return to Britain in August 2018 but much more like it back on dirt when narrowly beaten in the Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup Stakes at Belmont in September; another game run when third in Breeders' Cup Classic at Churchill Downs in November; landed his second Dubai World Cup in 2019 and third in the Grade 1 Metropolitan Handicap at Belmont when next seen; missed Whitney Stakes at Saratoga in early August with slight fever; stays 1m2f; acts on dirt and turf; has worn headgear.