GROUP 1 WINNING SPRINTER BY WOOTTON BASSETT
HIGH CLASS SPRINTER, WINNER OF THE PRIX DE L'ABBAYE Gr.1 & Prix Texanita Gr.3 at 3 years old, and a multiple Group performer at 2.
THE ONLY FRENCH-TRAINED 3-YEAR-OLD COLT to win the Prix de l’Abbaye Gr.1 of recent times
A SON OF SIRE SENSATION WOOTTON BASSETT, out of the prolific family of Firm Friend. An athletic mover with OUTSTANDING LOOKS, and a very balanced and correct horse with great depth.
“WOODED stood out from the day he arrived for his good looks and ability. He’s always been very sound, never missing a day’s work. As a racehorse he had so many qualities, class, courage and speed and he fully deserved his Gr.1 win this year.”
Trainer Francis-Henri Graffard
AT 2-YEARS-OLD, IN 4 RUNS
1st Prix de Tour en Bessin Deauville, 7f
2nd Prix la Rochette Gr.3 ParisLongchamp, 7f
2nd Prix Charles Pichegru Dieppe, 7f
3rd Prix Thomas Bryon Jockey Club de Turquie Gr.3 Saint Cloud, 7f
AT 3-YEARS-OLD, IN 5 RUNS
1st Prix de l’Abbaye de longchamp Longines Gr.1 ParisLongchamp, 5f
1st Prix Texanita Gr.3 Chantilly, 6f
2nd Qatar Prix du Petit Couvert Gr.3 ParisLongchamp, 5f
4th Qatar Prix Jean Prat Gr.1 Deauville, 7f
By WOOTTON BASSETT (2008). Hwt. colt in France, Stakes winner in England and France, Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere-Grand Criterium Gr.1. Sire of ALMANZOR (Hwt. in Europe, France and Ireland, Champion St. Gr.1, Irish Champion St. Gr.1, Prix du Jockey Club Gr.1, etc.), WOODED (Prix de l’Abbaye de Longchamp Longines Gr.1, etc.), Audarya (Prix Jean Romanet Gr.1, etc.), CHINDIT (Champagne St. Gr.2, etc.), TAMAHERE (2020 Sands Point St. Gr.2, etc.), THE SUMMIT (Prix de Fontainebleau Gr.3, 2nd Poule d'Essai des Poulains Gr.1, 2nd Prix du Jockey Club Gr.1, etc.), etc.
FRIDA LA BLONDE (FR) by Elusive City. Unplaced in FR. Sister to FRED LALLOUPET (GB). Dam of 4 foals, 2 to race, all winners :
WOODED (IRE) (c. Wootton Bassett). Gr.1 winner, see race record.
Beat Le Bon (FR) (c. Wootton Bassett). 4 wins at 3, placed at 4, 2020 in ENG, 2nd Sovereign S. Gr.3, Racing UK Two-Year-Old Trophy LR.
FIRM FRIEND (IRE), by Affirmed. 4 wins at 2 and 5 in FR and NA, placed at 3 in ITY, Criterium d’Evry LR, 2nd Premio Regina Elena-Italian One Thousand Guineas Gr.2, Premio Libero Perlini LR, Politely S. LR, 3rd Prix Eclipse Gr.3, Prix de la Porte Maillot Gr.3, Prix du Pin LR, Premio Seregno LR. Dam of 7 winners :
FRED LALLOUPET (GB) (c. Elusive City). 5 wins, 3 to 5 in FR, Prix Cor de Chasse LR, Prix
Servanne LR, 2nd Prix de Ris-Orangis Gr.3, Prix de Seine-et-Oise Gr.3, Prix Contessina LR
twice, Prix Cor de Chasse LR, 3rd Prix Contessina LR, Prix Cor de Chasse LR.
MON POTE LE GITAN (USA) (c. Thunder Gulch). 3 wins at 3 and 4 in FR, Prix Servanne LR,
3rd Prix de Cabourg Gr.3. Sire.
Feld Marechale (FR) (f. Deputy Minister). Winner at 3 in FR. Dam of 3 winners, inc. :
MAXIMUM AURELIUS (FR) (g. Showcasing). 6 wins, 2 to 7, 2020 in FR, Hwt. at 3
on Italian Free Hand. 7 - 9 1/2 fur., Prix des Sablonnets LR, Prix Matchem LR, Prix
du Point du Jour LR, 2nd Grand Prix Anjou Bretagne LR, Prix Jacques de Bremond
Mon Pote Fredo (c. by Exploit). 2 wins at 3 in FR.
Fridoline (FR) (f. Septieme Ciel). Winner at 3 in FR. Dam of 2 winners. Amigo Fredo (c. Tabasco Cat). Winner at 3 in FR.
Veruska (FR) (f. Zamindar). Winner at 3 in FR.
Frida La Blonde (FR) (f. Elusive City). See above.
The main successful sire line matings for WOODED's sire WOOTTON BASSETT have been represented in the table below (to 1.11.21):