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Fantastic Light (USA)

Age
22
Foal date
13/02/1996
Gender
Horse
Colour
Bay
Sire
Rahy (USA)
Dam
Jood (USA)
Breeder
Gainsborough Farm Inc
Official rating
Career earnings
$6,650,967.10
Starts25Wins12Placed8
DateResultRacecourseRace details
27/10/20011stBelmont Park (USA)Breeders' Cup Turf (Grade 1) 3yo+
08/09/20011stLeopardstown (IRE)Ireland The Food Island Irish Champion Stakes (Group 1) 3yo+
28/07/20012ndAscot (GB)King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes Class A (Group 1) 3yo+
20/06/20011stAscot (GB)Prince of Wales's Stakes Class A (Group 1) 4yo+
27/05/20011stCurragh (IRE)Tattersalls Gold Cup (Group 1) 4yo+
24/03/20012ndNad Al Sheba (UAE)Dubai Sheema Classic (Group 2) (Turf) 4yo+
17/12/20001stSha Tin (HK)Hong Kong Cup (Group 1) 3yo+
26/11/20003rdTokyo (JPN)Japan Cup (Group 1) 3yo+
04/11/20005thChurchill Downs (USA)Breeders' Cup Turf (Grade 1) 3yo+
07/10/20004thBelmont Park (USA)Turf Classic Invitational (Grade 1) 3yo+
09/09/20001stBelmont Park (USA)Man o'War Stakes (Grade 1) 3yo+
29/07/20002ndAscot (GB)King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes Class A (Group 1) 3yo+
08/07/20005thSandown (GB)Coral-Eclipse Stakes Showcase Race Class A (Group 1) 3yo+
09/06/20002ndEpsom (GB)Vodafone Coronation Cup Stakes Class A (Group 1) 4yo+
25/03/20001stNad Al Sheba (UAE)Dubai Sheema Classic (Group 3) (Turf) 4yo+
03/10/199911thLongchamp (FR)Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Lucien Barriere (Group 1) 3yo+
19/09/19991stNewbury (GB)Dubai Arc Trial Class A (Listed Race) 3yo+
17/08/19991stYork (GB)Stakis Casinos Great Voltigeur Stakes Class A (Group 2) 3yo
03/07/19993rdSandown (GB)Coral-Eclipse Stakes Class A (Group 1) 3yo+
15/06/19992ndAscot (GB)Prince of Wales's Stakes Class A (Group 2) 3yo+
08/05/19994thLingfield (GB)Pertemps Derby Trial Stakes Class A (Group 3) 3yo
24/04/19991stSandown (GB)Thresher Classic Trial Stakes Class A (Group 3) 3yo
11/09/19983rdGoodwood (GB)Bellway Homes Stardom Stakes Class A (Listed Race) 2yo
22/08/19981stSandown (GB)Sun Conditions Stakes Class C 2yo
02/08/19981stSandown (GB)Carshalton Novice Stakes Class D 2yo Nov
Fantastic Light (USA) Rahy (USA) Blushing Groom (FR) Red God (GB)
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1974 Runaway Bride I (GB)
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1985 Glorious Song (CAN) Halo (USA)
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1976 Ballade (USA)
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1996 Jood (USA) Nijinsky (CAN) Northern Dancer (CAN)
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1967 Flaming Page (GB)
1959
1989 Kamar (CAN) Key To The Mint (USA)
1969
1976 Square Angel (USA)
1970
Top-class son of Rahy; trained by Sir Michael Stoute as a juvenile and 3yo; took the Group 3 Classic Trial at Sandown on his first start as a 3yo before he ran a head second behind Lear Spear in the Group 2 Prince Of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot in June, and a close third behind Compton Admiral in the Group 1 Eclipse Stakes at Sandown the following month; landed the Group 2 Great Voltigeur at York and Newbury's Listed Arc Trial the following month, before disappointing on heavy ground behind Montjeu in the Arc at Longchamp; joined Godolphin after winning the Group 3 Dubai Sheema Classic on his first 4yo start, and ran second to Daliapour in the Group 1 Coronation Cup before finishing runner-up again to Montjeu in the Group 1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes; performed remarkably consistently in Grade 1 company across the globe that Autumn, winning the Man o'War Stakes and the Hong Kong Cup; improved again as a 5yo, winning four Group/Grade 1 contests, the Tattersalls Gold Cup, the Prince Of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot, the Irish Champion Stakes (beating Galileo) and the Breeders' Cup Turf at Belmont Park; effective at 1m2f-1m4f