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Shuttle Duty For Harry Angel

Champion sprinter Harry Angel is the latest northern hemisphere star to join the shuttle ranks in Australia.

Shuttle Duty For Harry Angel

Champion sprinter Harry Angel is the latest northern hemisphere star to join the shuttle ranks in Australia.

Harry Angel
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Harry Angel, a son of boom sire Dark Angel, will serve his first Australian season at Darley Kelvinside in NSW in 2019.

Harry Angel Horseform began his stud career this year at Dalham Hall Stud in the UK as the highest-rated sprinter to retire to stud in Britain for more than 30 years.


He was oversubscribed during his first season such was his popularity with breeders.

Harry Angel won his maiden in the G2 Mill Reef Stakes, earning a rating 9lbs superior to the figure achieved by his sire Dark Angel Horseform in the same race.

At three he won the G1 July Cup and the G1 Haydock Sprint Cup as well as the G2 Sandy Lane Stakes at Haydock.

He ended his 3YO season with Timeform rating of 132, the best by any sprinter to retire to stud in Britain since 1985, and was assessed the world champion sprinter two points and more above Battaash Horseform, Chautauqua Horseform, Lady Aurelia Horseform, Redzel Horseform and Caravaggio Horseform.

Trained throughout his career by Clive Cox, he returned at four to win the G2 Duke Of York Stakes.

Harry Angel is the best son of G1 winner Dark Angel, who has produced nine stakes winners including other G1 winners Battaash and Raging Bull Horseform.

Harry Angel is out of a daughter of fellow July Cup winner Cadeaux Genereux and possesses an outcross pedigree with just one line of Danzig in the fifth generation.

Godolphin Australia’s managing director Vin Cox sad: “Harry Angel is a high-end sprinter whose precocity will work well in this part of the world.

“We’re sure he’s the sort that Australian buyers will like.”

Harry Angel will stand at a fee of $22,000 inc GST.

Racing And Sports




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