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Tryster (IRE)

Age
7
Foal date
25/04/2011
Gender
Gelding
Colour
Bay
Sire
Shamardal (USA)
Dam
Min Alhawa (USA)
Breeder
Herbertstown House Stud
Official rating
Career earnings
$1,329,837.06
Tryster (IRE) Shamardal (USA) Giant's Causeway (USA) Storm Cat (USA)
1983
1997 Mariah's Storm (USA)
1991
2002 Helsinki (GB) Machiavellian (USA)
1987
1993 Helen Street (GB)
1982
2011 Min Alhawa (USA) Riverman (USA) Never Bend (USA)
1960
1969 River Lady (USA)
1963
1993 Saffaanh (USA) Shareef Dancer (USA)
1980
1986 Give Thanks (GB)
1980
150,000guineas yearling; 11th foal; half-brother to six winners including Mutasallil (1m1f-1m4f), Ajhar (1m2f-1m3f), Mattraash (1m2f), Nuzooa (1m2f/1m4f) and Divergence (1m4f); dam 7f/1m2f winner, half-sister to 1,000 winner Harayir; confirmed debut promise when winning Brighton maiden in July 2014; subsequently proved very smart on synthetic surfaces, notably winning the Group 3 Winter Derby at Lingfield in March 2015 followed by the Easter Classic under the same conditions in April; struggled back on turf in the Group 3 Brigadier Gerard at Sandown in May; off for four months before winning a conditions race at Chelmsford in September; proved himself fully effective on turf when quickening impressively to win the Group 3 Dubai Millennium Stakes at Meydan in February 2016; followed up in the Group 1 Jebel Hatta; beaten into third but another fine performance in the Group 1 Dubai Turf at Meydan, as the race did not unfold to suit; fifth on soft ground in the Group 1 Prince of Wales's Stakes; effective over 1m1f-1m2f; unbeaten on an artificial surface; acts on good ground; has worn cheekpieces; has exceptional change of pace.