General Franco

General Franco as a yearling

General Franco

Age/gender : 2yr old colt
Sire
 : Frankel (GB)
Dam : Pale Moon Rising (IRE)
Damsire :  Kingmambo (USA)

General Franco is a 2018 CPYS (Cape Premier Yearling Sale) graduate lot 94 sales-topper @ R4mil (US$286k | HK$2.2m | AU$400k | €UR253k) 

Catalog pedigree

FRANKEL (GB) (Bay 2008-Stud 2013). Horse of the Year in Europe in 2011 & 2012. 14 wins-4 at 2-from 7f to 10½f, Ascot Champion S., Gr.1. Brother to SW Noble Mission (Ascot Champion S., Gr.1). Sire of 130 rnrs, 68 wnrs, 20 SW, inc. SW Soul Stirring (Hanshin Juvenile Fillies, Gr.1), Cracksman, Eminent, Queen Kindly,  Rostropovich, Finche, Frankuus, Monarchs Glen, Elarqam, Cunco, Nelson, Fair Eva, Lady Frankel, Last Kingdom, Mi Suerte, etc.

1st dam
PALE MOON RISING (IRE), by Kingmambo (USA). Unraced. This is her fifth foal. Her fourth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of two foals to race, both winners
Era Uma Vez (IRE) (12 f. by Galileo (IRE)). 2 wins at 2700m, 3100m, Chantilly Prix de Saint-Martin du Tertre.
Luna Mare (IRE) (13 f. by Galileo (IRE)). Winner at 9f in GB.
Unnamed (15 c. by High Chaparral (IRE)).

2nd dam
BARAKA (IRE), by Danehill (USA). Winner at 11½f, Lingfield Oaks Trial S., L. Sister to FINE MOTION (IRE), three-quarter-sister to PROUD BEAUTY (IRE), Sophorific (IRE) (dam of PRECURSOR (USA)), half-sister to
PILSUDSKI (IRE), GLOWING ARDOUR (GB) (dam of GOT A CRUSH (USA)), BRIOLETTE (IRE), PEACH OUT OF REACH (IRE). Dam of 9 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-
Beyond Conceit (IRE). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 2017, Epsom Great Metropolitan H.

3rd dam
Cocotte (IRE), by Troy (GB). Winner at 10¼f, 2d Deauville Prix de Psyche, Gr.3, Newmarket Sweet Solera S., L, 4th Goodwood Nassau S., Gr.2, Doncaster May Hill S., Gr.3. Half-sister to GAY CAPTAIN (GB), Far Fetched (IRE) (dam of VINEA FEDERSPIEL (IRE)). Dam of 13 foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-
PILSUDSKI (IRE) (Polish Precedent (USA)). Champion Older Horse in Europe in 1997. 10 wins at 2000m, 2400m, Breeders’ Cup Turf S., Gr.1, Japan Cup, Gr.1, Irish Champion S., Gr.1, Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1. Sire.
GLOWING ARDOUR (GB) (Dancing Brave (USA)). 3 wins-2 at 2, Leopardstown Silken Glider S., Gr.3, 4th Goodwood Oak Tree S., L. Grandam of PALMILLA (USA) (Crowd Pleaser (USA)). 4 wins from 8½f to 11f,
US$384,320, Delaware Park Robert G Dick Memorial H., Gr.3.
LUMINOUS EYES (IRE) (Bachelor Duke (USA)). 2 wins at 2, €136,315, Leopardstown Silver Flash S., Gr.3. Dam ofLUMOSTY (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS)). 5 wins to 1600m, MRC Caulfield Sprint H., Gr.2, 3d Qld Tatt’s RC Tattersall’s Tiara, Gr.1.
FINE MOTION (IRE) (Danehill (USA)). Champion 3YO Filly in Japan in 2002. 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2600m, 494,518,000¥, Kyoto Shuka Sho, L. BRIOLETTE (IRE) (Sadler’s Wells (USA)). 2 wins at 1¼m, 1½m, Leopardstown Trigo S., L, 2d Newmarket Princess Royal S., Gr.3. Producer.
PEACH OUT OF REACH (IRE) (Sadler’s Wells (USA)). Winner at 1½m, Leopardstown Ballyroan S., L. Producer.
Anima (GB). Placed at 1m in GB. Grandam ofYOUMZAIN (IRE) (Sinndar (IRE)). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2600m, Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Cologne Preis von Europa, Gr.1.
CREACHADOIR (IRE) (King’s Best (USA)). 4 wins at 7f, 1m, Newbury Lockinge S., Gr.1, Leopardstown Two Thousand Guineas Trial, Gr.3.


 2019-04-16   General Franco gets straight to business from gate 10


 2019-04-16   General Franco on show winning in slow-mo