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Jack Hobbs (GB)

Age
6
Foal date
02/03/2012
Gender
Horse
Colour
Brown
Sire
Halling (USA)
Dam
Swain's Gold (USA)
Trainer
John Gosden
Breeder
Minster Stud
Official rating
123
Career earnings
$5,519,318.48
Jack Hobbs (GB) Halling (USA) Diesis (GB) Sharpen Up (GB)
1969
1980 Doubly Sure (GB)
1971
1991 Dance Machine (GB) Green Dancer (USA)
1972
1982 Never A Lady (GB)
1974
2012 Swain's Gold (USA) Swain (IRE) Nashwan (USA)
1986
1992 Love Smitten (CAN)
1981
2001 Golden Pond (IRE) Don't Forget Me (IRE)
1984
1993 Golden Bloom (GB)
1985
60,000gns Y; fifth foal; half-brother to 1m1f-1m3f winner Niceofyoutotellme (RPR 109) and 6f-7f winner Mrs Greeley (92); dam US 6f/6.5f winner, half-sister to US 7.5f stakes winner Brazilian out of US 1m4f Gr 2 winner Golden Pond (6f-1m winner in Europe); won Wolverhampton maiden in December 2014 on 2yo debut; followed up by 12l in Sandown handicap on 2015 return, before second to stablemate Golden Horn in the Group 2 Dante Stakes at York; improved again when second to the same horse in the Derby, then landed the Group 1 Irish Derby at the Curragh by 5l; took advantage of easy opportunity to land the Group 3 September Stakes at Kempton in September, before third in the Group 1 Champion Stakes at Ascot; pulled up at Newmarket on reappearance in April 2016, but fine effort when third again in the Champion Stakes on return from a break back at Ascot in October; back to best when winning Group 1 Dubai Sheema Classic following another five-month break at Meydan in March 2017; however, then well beaten in the Prince Of Wales's Stakes and the King George; effective over 1m2f-1m4f; suited by some ease in the ground; has worn headgear; retired to stud.