Sire: Dark Angel

Colour: Bay

Dam: Ballet Move

Sex: Gelding

Age: 7

Foaled: Feb 22, 2016

Country: Ireland

Owners: Australian Bloodstock (Mgr: L G Murrell), S E Bristow, Mrs S H Bristow, T J Pemberton, P W Steele, Mrs S A Steele, A & G Bray (Mgr: A G Bray), G W Aldridge, D I Hollyman, T P Johns, Ms A Trezise, G W Fielding, M Price, Miss T Yuen, S J McGovern, R K Hattch, Ms D L Fincham, J Ramsey & J Lovett

40: 4 - 4 - 9
Wins: 10.0%
Place: 32.5%




Bay GeldingFoaled in 2016

SireAcclamationRoyal ApplauseWaajib
DARK ANGEL (IRE) Princess AthenaAhonoora
2005Midnight AngelMachiavellianMr. Prospector
  Night at SeaNight Shift
DamOasis DreamGreen DesertDanzig
BALLET MOVE (GB) HopeDancing Brave
2008PencheeGrand LodgeChief's Crown
  Light BalletSadler's Wells

DARK ANGEL (IRE) (Grey 2005-Stud 2008). 4 wins at 2, Newmarket Middle Park S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Angel's Pursuit. Sire of 1021 rnrs, 636 wnrs, 66 SW, inc. Battaash (Chantilly Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1), Mecca's Angel, Harry Angel, Lethal Force, Persuasive, Raging Bull, Hunt, Ardhoomey, Sovereign Debt, Happy Power, Estidhkaar, Birchwood, Gutaifan, Juliet Capulet, Alhebayeb, Realtra, Lily's Angel, Dame du Roi, Melesina, etc.


1st dam

BALLET MOVE, by Oasis Dream. Winner at 3000m in France. Dam of five named foals, four to race, three winners, inc:-

Fifth Position (g. by Dark Angel). 2 wins. See below.

Demi Plie (f. by Mastercraftsman). 5 wins from 16¾f to 3m in Ireland.

Kominik (c. by Big Bad Bob). 3 wins from 1800m to 3200m in Czech.


2nd dam

PENCHEE, by Grand Lodge. 2 wins at 2200m, Longchamp Prix de la Seine, L, Prix de Croissy, 4th Saint-Cloud Prix de Malleret, Gr.2. Half-sister to Tandem, Porgy. Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Pantera Negra. 2 wins at 8½f, 9f, 3d Ascot Kelly Group 2YO S.

Make Way. 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m in Bahrain.

Appease. 2 wins at 1m in GB.

Ballet Move. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

Light Ballet, by Sadler's Wells. Winner at 2200m, Longchamp Prix de la Celle Saint-Cloud, 3d Deauville Prix Minerve, Gr.3. Sister to DANCE ROUTINE (dam of FLINTSHIRE, DANCE MOVES), CONCENTRIC (dam of ENABLE), three-quarter-sister to DARING MISS (dam of DESTRUCT), APSIS, Engraving (dam of VIRTUAL GAME), half-sister to SPACE QUEST (dam of KOCAB). Dam of 7 foals, 5 to race, all winners, inc:-

PENCHEE (Grand Lodge). 2 wins. See above.

Tandem (Dansili). 10 wins from 8½f to 2m, €221,709, to 2020, Curragh Courtyard Shopping Centre S., Leopardstown Nasrullah H.-twice, Holden Plant Rentals S., 3d Leopardstown Enterprise S., Gr.3, Cork Derby, Cork Derby, 4th Leopardstown Heritage S., L, Listowel S., L.

Porgy (Dansili). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 3400m, York Racing Summer Festival S., Goodwood Racing UK S., Chantilly Prix de Villebon, 2d Vichy Prix Jacques de Bremond, L, 3d Newmarket Egerton House Stables H., Chester Cordjia Renaissance H.

Move. Winner at 1m in Ireland. Dam of-

Zamoura (Azamour). 3 wins from 2000m to 2150m, Doncaster Fillies' H., 2d Chantilly Prix Charles Laffitte, L, 3d Chester Cheshire Oaks, L. Producer.

Glorification. Unraced. Dam of-

Huboor. 2 wins at 2, Newmarket Jersey Lily Fillies' Nursery H., 2d Haydock BetVictor H., 3d Newbury Bet365 Fillies' H.


4th dam

APOGEE, by Shirley Heights. 2 wins at 2000m, 2100m, Saint-Cloud Prix de Royaumont, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix du Pre-Catelan, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Fille de l'Air, Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to Darnelle, half-sister to DARING MISS (dam of DESTRUCT), Bourgeois, Shining Bright (dam of SPANISH MOON, SPANISH SUN). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, all winners, inc:-

DANCE ROUTINE (Sadler's Wells). 3 wins from 2000m to 2500m, €229,150, Longchamp Prix de Royallieu, Gr.2, Chantilly Prix de Royaumont, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de Cheffreville, 2d Chantilly Prix de Diane, Gr.1, Deauville Prix de la Nonette, Gr.3. Dam of-

FLINTSHIRE (Dansili). Leading Older Male on the 2015 WTR (Long). Joint Champion Older Male in Europe in 2014. Champion Turf Male in USA in 2016. 8 wins from 2000m to 2400m, £123,340, €2,850,120, US$3,075,000, HK$13,035,000, 4,404,000Dhs, Longchamp Grand Prix de Paris, Gr.1, Belmont Manhattan S., Gr.1, Saratoga Sword Dancer Invitational S., Gr.1-twice, Longines Hong Kong Vase, Gr.1, 2d Longchamp Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1-twice, Breeders' Cup Turf, Gr.1-twice, Belmont Joe Hirsch Turf Classic S., Gr.1, Epsom Coronation Cup, Gr.1, Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Meydan Dubai Sheema Classic, Gr.1, HKJC Longines Hong Kong Vase, Gr.1, 3d Epsom Coronation Cup, Gr.1. Sire.

DANCE MOVES (Dansili). 6 wins from 2000m to 2400m, €182,750, Longchamp Prix de Boulogne, L, 3d Deauville Prix Kergorlay, Gr.2.

Deliberate. Winner at 2000m, Deauville Prix du Pont d'Ouilly, 2d Deauville Prix de Bonnevent. Dam of-

PROJECTED (Showcasing). 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1300m to 1700m, €106,800, US$528,799, to 2020, Laurel Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup, Gr.2, 2d Pimlico Dixie S., Gr.2, Belmont Poker S., Gr.3, Laurel Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup, Gr.3, Belmont Forbidden Apple S., L, Chantilly Prix Montenica, L, 3d Saratoga Bernard Baruch H., Gr.2, Monmouth S., Gr.2.

HEADMAN (Kingman). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 2000m, £50,261, €327,100, Saint-Cloud Prix Eugene Adam, Gr.2, Deauville Prix Guillaume d'Ornano, Gr.2, Newbury London Gold Cup.

APSIS (Barathea). 6 wins-2 at 2-at 1600m, 1700m, €198,775, Saint-Cloud Prix Thomas Bryon, Gr.3, Chantilly Prix du Chemin de Fer du Nord, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de Montretout, L-twice, 2d Deauville Prix Gontaut-Biron, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix du Prince d'Orange, Gr.3, Grand Prix de Vichy, Gr.3. Sire.

CONCENTRIC (Sadler's Wells). 3 wins at 2000m, €84,100, Chantilly Prix Charles Laffitte, L, Longchamp Prix de Cheffreville, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix de Flore, Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Prix de la Pepiniere, L. Dam of-

ENABLE (Nathaniel). Horse of the Year in Europe in 2017 & 2019. Joint Head of the 2019 WTR. Head of the 2017 WTR (Long). Leading Older Female on the 2018 WTR (Long). Champion 3YO Filly in Europe in 2017. Champion Older Female in Europe in 2018 & 2019. Champion 3YO Filly & Older Female in France & GB in 2017 & 2018 (Long). Champion Older Female in France in 2019 (Long). Joint Champion 3YO in Ireland in 2017 (Long). Joint Champion Older Female in GB in 2019 (Int.& Long). 15 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, £2,899,891, €7,085,000, US$2,200,000, to 2020, Chantilly Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1-twice, Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1-twice, Breeders' Cup Turf, Gr.1, Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1, Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, The Oaks, Gr.1, Irish Oaks, Gr.1, Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1-twice, Kempton September S., Gr.3-twice, Chester Cheshire Oaks, L, 2d ParisLongchamp Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1, Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1.

SPACE QUEST (Rainbow Quest). 2 wins at 2400m, Longchamp Prix Joubert, L, Deauville Prix de Bourgeauville, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Flossie, 4th Deauville Prix de Pomone, Gr.2. Dam of-

KOCAB (Unfuwain). 8 wins from 1900m to 2400m, €353,400, HK$460,000, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Matchem, L, 2d Longchamp Prix du Conseil de Paris, Gr.2. Sire.

Engraving. Unraced. Dam of-

VIRTUAL GAME (Kheleyf). 14 wins-3 at 2-from 1500m to 2250m, €181,142 in Italy and Belgium, Rome Premio Rumon, L, Milan Premio Merano, L.

Light Ballet (Sadler's Wells). Winner. See above.


Race Record: 12 Starts 2-0-4 £32,435.

2 wins at 8¼f, 10¼f to 2020, Doncaster Heed Your Hunch at Betway H., 3d Goodwood Cocked Hat S., L, York John Smith's Cup, Sky Bet H., Newcastle Betway H.

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