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First Contact (IRE)

Age
4
Foal date
15/04/2015
Gender
Gelding
Colour
Grey
Sire
Dark Angel (IRE)
Dam
Vanishing Grey (IRE)
Breeder
Peter McCutcheon & Andrew Rosen
Official rating
108
Career earnings
$172,189.25
DateRacecourseRace details
01/05/2019 16:25Ascot (GB)Ascot Shop Paradise Stakes (A Queen Anne Stakes Trial) (Listed Race) 4yo+
First Contact (IRE) Dark Angel (IRE) Acclamation (GB) Royal Applause (GB)
1993
1999 Princess Athena (GB)
1985
2005 Midnight Angel (GB) Machiavellian (USA)
1987
1994 Night At Sea (GB)
1987
2015 Vanishing Grey (IRE) Verglas (IRE) Highest Honor (FR)
1983
1994 Rahaam (USA)
1987
2007 Native Force (IRE) Indian Ridge (IRE)
1985
1998 La Pellegrina (IRE)
1993
Won two of his first three starts in novice company; down the field in Royal Ascot's Britannia Stakes, but different story at Newmarket the following month, making all for a ready win; couple of good efforts at Deauville before winning a Listed event at La Teste De Buch; built on 2019 reappearance when third in Group 2 at Meydan; filled same position in Group 1 Jebel Hatta in March; sixth on Newmarket return in Group 3 Earl Of Sefton Stakes over 1m1f on good to firm in April.