SCINTILLO $8800 (inc)
Aug 23, 2013
Scintillo is a British-bred Thoroughbred who raced out of the United Kingdom.
At the age of 2YO the colt won the Gran Criterium Group 1, defeating Gladiatorus (who shortly after won G1's Dubai Duty Free and Premio Vittorio).
As a 3YO he placed 3rd in the Group 2 Great Voltigeur Stakes at Goodwood as well as two other listed placings.
He came into his own as 4YO, winning several significant contests. These include the Group 2 Grand Prix de Chantilly defeating Chincon (winner of G1 $2m Singapore Airlines International Cup & Gr 1 United Nations Stakes) and the Group 3 Winter Derby.
He was also crowned the Champion 2YO colt in Italy in 2007 and the ROA All-weather Horse Of The Year in 2009.
Scintillo is out of the multiple Group 1 winning mare Danseuse Du Soir, winner of Longchamp Poule d’Essai des and Prix de la Foret in 1991. She was the Broodmare of the Year in 2007 and is the dam of five winners including the four time Group 3 winner Jumbajukiba.
Scintillo's sire the Group 1 winner Fantastic Light won six Group 1 races in four countries. He was the Horse of the World in 2000 and the Eclipse Champion Turf Male in North America, ROA Horse of the Year (UK) & Horse of the World in 2001. Fantastic Light is ready to shine through his son Scintillo as has his daughters, already a multiple G1 broodmare sire with many Stakes winners from Fantastic Light mares
Scintillo has raced in Great Britain, France, Italy, USA , France and Japan and won 5 races and was placed 8 times in his 29 starts with a total of $AU655,641 in prize money.
He raced at the top level incl races such as Group 1's: 2000 Irish Guineas, King George V1 and Queen Elizabeth Stks , Grand Prix De Saint-cloud and Japan Cup.
He is his sire’s highest rated son and his dam is Thatching’s highest rated mare.
Family is current with Kingston Hill recent Group 1 winner and runner up in the 2014 English Derby.
The only 2YO Gr1 winning stallion in Australia out of a multiple Group 1 winner - only one of a handful of 2YO Group 1 winners standing in Victoria.
A Champion - by a Champion from a near champion - all for $8,800 incl GST additional mares are offered 50% discount.
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