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Lightning Spear

ch 2011 16.1hh

PIVOTAL

ATLANTIC DESTINY (ROYAL ACADEMY)

Stud Fee: £8,500 Oct 1st SLF

  • Winner of the Sussex Stakes Gr.1, placed in a further 7 Gr.1 races and dual Gr.2 winner
  • Defeated 39 Gr.1 winners in his career, incl. Aclaim, Awtaad, Belardo, Benbatl, Galileo Gold, Laurens, Recoletos, etc.
  • A son of Pivotal, a proven sire of sires and outstanding broodmare sire
  • Timeform rated 124, higher than Pivotal's successful stallion son Siyouni
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Lightning Spear conformation

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Lightning Spear pedigree

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PIVOTAL (GB)

POLAR FALCON (USA) NUREYEV (USA) NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
SPECIAL (USA)
MARIE D’ARGONNE (FR) JEFFERSON (GB)
MOHAIR (FR)
FEARLESS REVIVAL COZZENE (USA) CARO (IRE)
RIDE THE TRAILS (USA)
STUFIDA BUSTINO (GB)
ZERBINETTA (GB)

ATLANTIC DESTINY (IRE)

ROYAL ACADEMY (USA) NIJINSKY (CAN) NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
FLAMING PAGE (CAN)*
CRIMSON SAINT (USA CRIMSON SATAN (USA)
BOLERO ROSE (USA)
RESPECTFULLY (USA) THE MINSTREL (CAN) NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
FLEUR (CAN)
TREAT ME NOBLY (USA) VAGUELY NOBLE (IRE)
WHAT A TREAT (USA)

PIVOTAL


Sire of 28 Gr.1 winners including LIGHTNING SPEAR, AFRICAN STORY, BLAIR HOUSE, BRANDO, BUZZWORD, CHORIST, EXCELLENT ART, FALCO, FARHH, GOLDEN APPLES, HALFWAY TO HEAVEN, IMMORTAL VERSE, IZZI TOP, KYLLACHY, MAAREK, MEGAHERTZ, PEERESS, QUEEN’S JEWEL, REGAL PARADE, SAOIRE, SARISKA, SILVESTER LADY, SIYOUNI, SOMNUS, VIRTUAL, etc. Sire of sires with SIYOUNI, KYLLACHY, etc.

Won Nunthorpe Stakes Gr.1 and King’s Stand Stakes Gr.2.

1st Dam

ATLANTIC DESTINY (IRE) won 7 races at 2 to 5 years at home and in U.S.A. and £137,064 including Sirenia Stakes, Kempton Park, L., Local Thriller Handicap, Delaware Park, L., Park Heights Stakes, Laurel and Gold Digger Stakes, Pimlico, placed second in Woodcote Stakes, Epsom, L., Rose Stakes, Laurel Park, L., Stefanita Stakes, Laurel Park, L., third in Dragon Trophy, Sandown Park, L. and A P Indy Stakes, Keeneland, L.; dam of 6 winners from 6 runners and 8 foals of racing age including-
LIGHTNING SPEAR (GB)(2011 c. by Pivotal (GB)), subject stallion.
OCEAN WAR (GB)(2008 g. by Dalakhani (IRE)), won 2 races at 3 years and £30,100 including Makfi Newmarket Stakes, Newmarket, L.,placed once.
First Destinity (FR) (2009 f. by Lawman (FR)), won 3 races at 3 years in France and £48,370 and placed 3 times including third in Prix Occitanie, La Teste De Buch, L.
Seaway (GB)(2006 g. by Dr Fong (USA)), won 1 race at 3 years and £20,496 and placed 5 times including second in Chesham Stakes, Ascot, L., all his starts.


2nd Dam

RESPECTFULLY (USA), ran in France at 3 years.
dam of 6 winners from 8 runners and 8 foals of racing age including-
MAKE NO MISTAKE (IRE) (c. by Darshaan), won 5 races at home and in U.S.A. and £252,418 including Royal Whip Stakes, Curragh,Gr.2, Meld Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3, Arlington Handicap, Gr.3 and Bougainvillea Handicap, Hialeah Park, Gr.3, placed second in Dixie Stakes, Pimlico, Gr.2, Meld Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3, third in Tattersalls Gold Cup, Curragh, Gr.1, Ballysax Stakes, Leopardstown, L., Silver Stakes, Curragh, L.
ATLANTIC DESTINY (IRE) (f. by Royal Academy (USA)), see above. Highly Respected (IRE), placed once at 3 years; dam of winners.
Invincible Force (IRE), 9 races and £235,163 and placed 17 times including second in Prix Eclipse, Chantilly, Gr.3.


3rd Dam

TREAT ME NOBLY (USA), set a European record for a yearling when sold at Deauville for 1,300,000 francs; unraced;
dam of 6 winners from 9 runners and 10 foals of racing age including-
Regal Step (USA), won 2 races in France and placed once second in Prix de la Table, Longchamp, L., Prix de Suresnes, Longchamp,L.,Prix du Nabob, Longchamp,L., third in Premio Carlo Porta, Milan, Gr.3, Prix du Mandinet, Saint-Cloud,L.; sire.
Faten (USA), won 1 race in France, second in Prix des Tourelles, L.; dam of winners.
FOREST DEW (USA), 1 race at 3 years; dam of Capullo Rak (ARG), winner in Argentina, second in Asoc. Bonarense Prop. Caballos Carrera, La Plata, Gr.3.
Black Fighter (USA), unplaced; dam of COSSACK FIGHTER (GB), 12 races in U.S.A. including Mountain State Handicap, Mountaineer Pk; sire, Tracking (GB), 7 races at home and in U.S.A., second in Solario Stakes, Sandown Park, Gr.3.
The next dam WHAT A TREAT, Champion 3yr old filly in U.S.A. in 1965, won 11 races at 2 to 4 years in U.S.A. including Alabama Stakes, Saratoga, Beldame Stakes, Aqueduct, Black Helen Handicap, Hialeah Park, Gazelle Stakes, Aqueduct, Comely Stakes, Aqueduct, Prioress Stakes, Aqueduct and Mimosa Stakes, Hialeah Park; dam of 4 winners from 4 runners and 7 foals of racing age including- BE MY GUEST (USA), won 4 races at 2 and 3 years including Waterford Crystal Mile, Goodwood, Gr.2, Ladbroke Blue Riband Trial Stakes, Epsom, Gr.3 and Desmond Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3, second in Nijinsky Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.2; champion sire. Bendara (USA), won 2 races at 2 years in U.S.A., placed second in Schuylerville Stakes, Saratoga, Gr.2 and third in Fashion Stakes, Aqueduct, Gr.3; dam of winners.
IDA DELIA (USA), won Ladies Handicap, Aqueduct, Gr.1.
NIKISHKA (USA), won Las Palmas Handicap, Santa Anita, Gr.2, second in Santa Maria Handicap, Santa Anita, Gr.1, third in Ramona Handicap, Del Mar, Gr.1.

Lightning Spear race record

At 7:

1st

Sussex Stakes Gr.1, 1m – Goodwood – showed his trademark turn of foot to win readily by 1½ lengths, beating Group winners Without Parole, Expert Eye, Beat The Bank, Gustav Klimt, etc.

2nd

Lockinge Stakes Gr.1, 1m – Newbury – beaten a short-head by multiple Gr.1 winner Rhododendron.

3rd

Queen Anne Stakes Gr.1, 1m – Royal Ascot.

At 6:

1st

Celebration Mile Stakes Gr.2, 1m – Goodwood – became the only male horse to win the race more than once.

2nd

Lockinge Stakes Gr.1, 1m – Newbury – behind multiple Gr.1 winner Ribchester and ahead of QIPCO 2,000 Guineas Gr.1 winner Galileo Gold and future Gr.1 winner Aclaim.

3rd

Sussex Stakes Gr.1, 1m – Goodwood – beaten less than a length by Here Comes When and Ribchester.

At 5:

1st

Celebration Mile Stakes Gr.2, 1m – Goodwood – recorded the fastest ever time in the race.

2nd

Queen Anne Stakes Gr.1, 1m – Royal Ascot – close behind multiple Gr.1 winners Tepin and Belardo and ahead of Gr.1 winners Toormore, Ervedya, Amazing Maria, Mondialiste and Esoterique.

3rd

Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Sponsored by QIPCO) Gr.1, 1m – Ascot - close behind multiple Gr.1 winners Minding and Ribchester and ahead of Gr.1 winners Awtaad, Galileo Gold, Hit It A Bomb and Jet Setting.

At 4:

1st

Money Back at Titanbet.co.uk Handicap, 1m - Lingfield.

1st

Molson Coors Handicap, 1m – Salisbury.

2nd

Summer Mile Stakes Gr.2, 1m – Ascot.

3rd

Solonaway Stakes Gr.2, 1m – Leopardstown.

4th

Prix Jacques Le Marois Gr.1, 1m – Deauville.

At 3:

1st

32red Handicap, 1m – Nottingham.

At 2:

1st

2yo EBF Maiden Stakes, 7f – Kempton.

"Lightning Spear is the best miler I have trained. He is blessed with a terrific turn of foot and has been a tough, ultra consistent performer at the highest level - it is testament to him that he has stayed sound throughout his career and has the most wonderful temperament to go with it"

David Simcock,

Trainer

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stud fee: £8,500 Oct 1st SLF