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Sweet Bonnet

Edited European Pedigree: =Sweet Bonnet (IRE)

Last Updated:
10 May 2023
ZOFFANY (IRE) (Bay 2008)
STRAW HAT (IRE) (Bay 2013)
Dansili (GB) (Bay 1996)
Tyranny (GB) (Bay 2000)
Galileo (IRE) (Bay 1998)
Velouette (GB) (Bay 2000)
Danehill (USA)
Hasili (IRE)
Machiavellian (USA)
Dust Dancer (GB)
Sadler's Wells (USA)
Urban Sea (USA)
Velvet Moon (IRE)
5Sx4D Northern Dancer, 4Sx5D Mr Prospector (USA), 4Sx5D Danzig (USA)


SWEET BONNET (IRE), unraced.

1st Dam

STRAW HAT (IRE), won 1 race at 3 years and £3,127 and placed once; Own sister to TELESCOPE (IRE); dam of:

Vittoria Colanna (IRE) (2020 f. by Caravaggio (USA)), placed once at 3 years, 2023 and £1,221.

Sweet Bonnet (IRE), see above.

She also has a yearling filly by Ten Sovereigns (IRE).

2nd Dam

VELOUETTE (GB), unraced; dam of 6 winners:

TELESCOPE (IRE) (c. by Galileo (IRE)), won 5 races from 2 to 5 years and £654,859 including Neptune Great Voltigeur Stakes, York, Gr.2, Hardwicke Stakes, Ascot, Gr.2 and Al Rayyan Aston Park Stakes, Newbury, L., placed second in King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1 and third in Juddmonte International Stakes, York, Gr.1; sire.

MAVALENTA (IRE), placed 3 times at 3 years; also won 4 races over hurdles at 4 and 5 years and placed 7 times; dam of winners.

OLYMPIAN (FR), 2 races in Russia at 3 years and placed once.

URBAN MOON (IRE), won 2 races at 3 years and placed 4 times.

CIRCUMSTANCES (IRE), won 1 race at 3 years and placed 3 times; dam of winners.

CHAPEL BARN (USA), 6 races in U.S.A. from 3 to 5 years, 2022 and £59,079 and placed 5 times.

STATE OF AFFAIR (USA), 2 races at 3 years and placed twice; also 2 races over jumps in U.S.A. at 5 and 6 years, 2022 and £53,303 and placed 3 times.

OCCUPY (USA), 1 race at 2 years and placed twice; also 2 races in Australia at 4 and 5 years and £40,830 and placed 3 times.

MAX BALLADE (IRE), won 1 race in Japan at 3 years and £34,734 and placed twice.

STRAW HAT (IRE), see above.

3rd Dam

VELVET MOON (IRE), 2nd top rated 2yr old filly in England in 1993, Jt 3rd top rated 2yr old filly in Europe in 1993, won 4 races at 2 and 3 years including Lowther Stakes, York, Gr.2 and James Seymour Stakes, Newmarket, L. and placed 6 times, from only 11 starts; dam of 5 winners including:

MOON BALLAD (IRE) (c. by Singspiel (IRE)), Jt Champion 3yr old in Europe in 2002 (9.5-10.5f.), Top rated older horse in U.A.E. in 2003 (9.5-10.5f.), won 5 races at home and in U.A.E. including Emirates Airline Dubai World Cup, Nad Al Sheba, Gr.1, Convergent Dante Stakes, York, Gr.2, Select Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.3 and Sheikh Maktoum Al Maktoum Challenge 2, Nad Al Sheba, Gr.3, placed second in Emirates Airline Champion Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.1 and third in Vodafone Derby Stakes, Epsom Downs, Gr.1; sire.

SIRHAM (IRE), won 2 races in France and placed once.

VELVET LADY (GB), won 1 race and placed twice; dam of winners.

PURPLE BAY (IRE), 1 N.H. Flat Race; also 4 races over hurdles including Elite Handicap Hurdle, Wincanton, Gr.2 and Betfred Summer Handicap Hurdle, Market Rasen, L., placed second in Christmas Hurdle, Kempton Park, Gr.1.

VELVET QUEEN (GB), won 1 race in France and placed once; dam of winners.

Debonair (JPN), 1 race in Japan, placed third in Hochi Hai Yayoi Sho, Nakayama, Gr.2.

REGENCY (JPN), 2 races in Japan and placed 3 times; dam of HUNTING GODDESS (IND), 4 races in India at 4 and 5 years, 2023 including Sprinters' Cup, Bangalore, L.R., placed second in Dr. S. C. Jain Sprinters' Championship, Mumbai, L.

NEVIIM (JPN), placed 3 times in Japan; also 1 race over jumps in Japan at 4 years, 2022 and placed 3 times.

Moon Over Water (IRE), placed 3 times; dam of winners.

NEVERENDINGLOVE (GB), 8 races in Italy from 3 to 7 years, 2022 and placed 16 times.

PRAISE OF SHADOWS (IRE), 2 races at 2 and 4 years, 2022 and placed 4 times; also placed once in Italy at 5 years, 2023.

BLACK FALCON (FR), 1 race in France at 3 years, 2023.

Velvet Star (IRE), ran a few times on the flat; dam of a winner.

Fasten Wave (FR), placed twice in France at 3 years, 2022.

Venice (FR), placed twice in France at 2 years, 2022.

Miss Velveteen (IRE), placed twice in N.H. Flat Races.

Syria (GB), unraced; dam of winners.

TURKISH DELIGHT (TUR), 1 race in Turkey and placed 4 times; dam of Seddifi (TUR), 7 races in Turkey, placed second in Disi Tay Deneme (1000 Guineas), Veliefendi, L., Miss Aleyna (TUR), 1 race in Turkey, placed second in I Inonu Fillies Stakes, Veliefendi, L., Baskan Nexia (TUR), 8 races in Turkey, placed third in Gazi Derby, Veliefendi, L.

Next Dam

The next dam PARK SPECIAL, won 1 race at 3 years, from only 3 starts; dam of 7 winners including:

CENTRAL PARK (IRE), Jt 3rd top rated 2yr old in Europe in 1997, Champion 3yr old colt in Italy in 1998, won 6 races at home, in Germany and Italy including Derby Italiano, Rome, Gr.1, Premio Presidente della Repubblica, Rome, Gr.1, BMW Europachampionat, Hoppegarten, Gr.2, Lanson Champagne Vintage Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.3 and Chesham Stakes, Royal Ascot, L., placed second in Foster's Melbourne Cup, Flemington, Gr.1 and third in Coral Eclipse Stakes, Sandown Park, Gr.1; sire sire.

VELVET MOON (IRE), see above.

MELLOW PARK (IRE), won 2 races, Lancashire Oaks, Haydock Park, Gr.3 and Victor Chandler Lupe Stakes, Goodwood, L..

BUENA VISTA (IRE), won 1 N.H. Flat Race; also won 6 races over hurdles and won 2 races over fences including Pertemps Final Handicap Hurdle, Cheltenham, L. (twice), placed third in Anglo Irish Bank Supreme Novices' Hurdle, Cheltenham, Gr.1.

Park Esteem (IRE), won 2 races in Australia, placed twice, placed third in Pretty Polly Stakes, Newmarket, L.; dam of winners.

HIGH ESTEEM (AUS), 4 races in Australia including Marsh Port Adelaide Guineas, Morphettville, L., placed second in Summer Bright Cameron Handicap, Newcastle, Gr.3.

GREAT ESTEEM (AUS), 1 race in Australia, Heatherlie Stakes, Caulfield, L., placed second in IG Markets Toorak Handicap, Caulfield, Gr.1.

Unassailed (AUS), unraced; dam of Shalailed (AUS), 1 race in Australia, placed second in Blue Sapphire, Caulfield, Gr.3.