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Moon Ballad (IRE)

Age
19
Foal date
04/03/1999
Gender
Horse
Colour
Chesnut
Sire
Singspiel (IRE)
Dam
Velvet Moon (IRE)
Breeder
Newgate Stud Co
Official rating
Career earnings
$4,353,272.19
Moon Ballad (IRE) Singspiel (IRE) In The Wings (GB) Sadler's Wells (USA)
1981
1986 High Hawk (GB)
1980
1992 Glorious Song (CAN) Halo (USA)
1969
1976 Ballade (USA)
1972
1999 Velvet Moon (IRE) Shaadi (USA) Danzig (USA)
1977
1986 Unfurled (USA)
1974
1991 Park Special (GB) Relkino (GB)
1973
1984 Balilla (GB)
1976
Moon Ballad was bred to make it at Group level, being out of Lowther winner Velvet Moon; finished third in the 2002 Derby after winning the Group 2 Dante Stakes; runner-up in the Group 1 Champion Stakes later that year; took the second round of the Maktoum Challenge (Group 3) in February 2003, ahead of his career highlight when landing the Group 1 Dubai World Cup; best suited by 1m2f; acted on fast and easy ground; also fully effective on dirt