Harbour Watch

ACCLAMATION - GORBAND (WOODMAN) b 2009 16.1½hh
2017 STUD FEE: £6,000 OCTOBER 1ST SLF
Timeform Champion 2YO. Unbeaten at 2

At 2
1st
  Richmond Stakes, Gr.2, 6f, Goodwood - beating Bannock and Casper Netscher, subsequent winner
       of the Mehl-Mulhens-Rennen (German 2000 Guineas)

       "Harbour Watch produced the best performance by a two-year-old in 2011 when winning the
        Tanqueray Richmond Stakes at Goodwood." Timeform Racehorses of 2011

1st  Earl of Euston EBF Conditions Stakes, 6f, Newmarket - beating Burwaaz and Hadaj

1st  Memorial Maiden Stakes, 6f, Salisbury - beating Avon Pearl and Yammos

Timeform Rating: At 2 years 121p. Unraced at 3


  • “A magnificent looking specimen with an engine to match. He was right up there with the best horses that we have had here. We look forward to having some of Harbour Watch's progeny back here at Herridge and if they prove half as good as he did we will have no complaints.”

    Richard Hannon, trainer

  • “Harbour Watch is probably the best moving horse I have ever ridden with a beautiful, almost unique way of galloping. He had an abundance of speed and ability but what I really loved about his was the way he stuck his neck out and really tried. He really, really wanted to win.”

    Richard Hughes, jockey

  • “He was very precocious with the perfect attitude and a powerful change of pace.”

    Ryan Moore, jockey

  • “He was one of the very rare horses I rode whose nose I could see whilst he galloped, such was his determination and will to win. He had the most brilliant attitude as well as loads of ability, we sadly never got to see how good he could have been. I was desperate to buy yearlings by him and have two here now broken and ridden away. Like their sire they have both shown great temperament and have a brilliant nature. I really like them.”

    Richard Hughes, trainer and former Champion Jockey

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