Padre Pio

Padre Pio as a yearling pre-auction

PADRE PIO

Age & Gender : 2016 colt
Sire : Vercingetorix
Dam : Polar Jet
Damsire :  Jet Master

2018 CTS April Yearling Sale purchase –
R500k | HK$230k | US$30k

Stakes earned to date –
R430k | HK$200k | US$26k

Race record

Runs 11 | Wins 4 | Places 4

 
VERCINGETORIX (SAF) (Bay 2009-Stud 2015). Champion 3YO Colt in South Africa in 2012-13. 7 wins from 1400m to 2000m, Meydan Jebel Hatta S., Gr.1, Greyville Daily News 2000 S., Gr.1, KRA Guineas, Gr.2, Meydan Al Rashidiya S., Gr.2, 2d Meydan Dubai Duty Free, Gr.1, 3d HKJC Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Trinity House (Kenilworth Fillies Nursery, Gr.3) and SP Never Forever. His oldest progeny are yearlings.
 
1st dam
POLAR JET, by Jet Master. Winner at 1900m, 3d Scottsville Jackpot Quick Mix H. Half-sister to POLAR MOON. This is her second foal. Dam of one foal to race Polar Ice (14 c. by Var (USA)). 2 wins at 1600m, 1700m in 2017-18, 2d Vaal Sansui Summer Cup in November 3YO H.
 
2nd dam
POLAR ART, by Western Winter (USA). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m. Blood-sister to Dunedin Star, three-quarter-sister to ROXANNE (dam of STING OPERATION). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, all winners, inc:-
POLAR MOON (Victory Moon). 6 wins to 1400m, R637,000, Turffontein Senor Santa H., Gr.2, 3d Scottsville Golden Horse Casino Sprint, Gr.1, Turffontein Lebelo Sprint H., Gr.3, Tommy Hotspur H., Gr.3, Golden
Loom H., L, 4th Turffontein Senor Santa H., Gr.2.
 
3rd dam
JUNGLE CLASS, by Jungle Cove (USA). 9 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, R179,430, Scottsville South African Fillies Sprint S., Gr.2, Clairwood Golden Slipper, Gr.2, Turffontein Spring Fillies S., L, 2d Gosforth Park Fillies Guineas, Gr.1, 3d Scottsville South African Fillies Sprint S., Gr.2. Sister to Classy Play (dam of BLACK SKIMMER), half-sister to Classic Review, Complete Classic. Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-
Roxy Cafe. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, R157,474. Dam of ROXANNE (Western Winter (USA)). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, R561,760, Clairwood Thekwini S., Gr.1, Turffontein Steinhoff Cup, 3d Greyville Garden Province S., Gr.1. Dam of STING OPERATION (Captain Al). 3 wins at 1150m, 1200m, R187,225, Turffontein Swallow S., L, 4th Turffontein Camellia S., Gr.2.
Se Agabor (Trippi (USA)). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, R194,425, 3d Fairview Breeders Guineas, L, 4th Vaal Queen of the Sand H., L.
Going Astray. Winner at 1000m. Grandam of LION IN WINTER (Western Winter (USA)). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, R739,430, Kenilworth Peninsula H., Gr.2, 2d Kenilworth Cape of Good Hope Nursery, Gr.3, 3d Kenilworth Green Point S., Gr.2.
 
4th dam
CLASSIC ART, by Jan Ekels (GB). Raced twice. Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-
JUNGLE CLASS (Jungle Cove (USA)). 9 wins. See above.
Classy Play (Jungle Cove (USA)). 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 3d Scottsville South African Fillies Guineas, Gr.1. Grandam of LEGISLATE (Dynasty). Horse of the Year in South Africa in 2013-14. 7 wins from 1600m to 2200m, R5,788,600, Greyville Durban July H., Gr.1.