Raven's Pass

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Determined,
brilliant, tough. 

Dazzling QEII and Breeders’ Cup Classic winner who is passing on his penchant for setting track records. Champion three-year-old miler in Europe and Timeform’s highest-rated three-year-old colt of 2008.

 

Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), 10f, Santa Anita, 2008

Queen Elizabeth II S (G1), Ascot, 2008

The Ravens fly

Sire of seven first-crop Group performers, including the high-class Steeler, winner of the G2 Royal Lodge, breaking Newmarket’s all-time one-mile juvenile track record and progressive G3 Cumberland Lodge hero and G2 colt Secret Number. His current juveniles are impressing and include wide-margin Chesham hero Richard Pankhurst, Alonsoa, winner of the Star Stakes at Sandown and the record-breaking G3 Prestige Stakes winner Malabar.

 

Steeler Royal Lodge S (G2), 8f, Newmarket, 2012

Richard Pankhurst Chesham S, 7f, Royal Ascot, 2014

Malabar Prestige S (G3), 7f, Goodwood, 2014

The market is ravenous for his stock

His 2012 yearling average stood at €206,000, with a top price of 800,000gns. In 2013 his yearlings sold for over €650,000 and averaged €127,000. Early 2014 yearlings at Arqana averaged over €173,000.

Outstanding patronage

No fewer than 151 mares over the past three seasons are out of Group winners, their dams, daughters or siblings.

Mares due in 2014 G1 winners: Carry On Katie Chan Tong Magical Romance Nightime Porto Roca. Dams of G1 winners: Carry On Katie Duncan Glass Harmonium Ivoire Monterosso Daughters of G1 winners: Brocade Sayyedati. Sisters of G1 winners: Alexandrova Barathea Best Of The Bests Bluebird The Word Conduit Crystal Music Dilshaan Dublino Funny Moon I’m The Tiger It’s Tricky Kastoria Mastery Mutafaweq Pipalong Poet’s Voice Salsabil Spartacus Starcraft Ticker Tape.