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Cadeaux Genereux Dam Smarten Up Dies In UK
In the UK, Gr3 winner Smarten Up (dam of 2-time English champion sprinter & sire Cadeaux Genereux) has died aged 31, reported racingpost.co.uk. Smarten Up (Sharpen Up-L'Anguissola, by Soderini) won the 1978 UK Gr3 Temple Stakes at Sandown (plus runner-up in the 1978 Gr2 William Hill Sprint Championship at York & 3rd in the 1978 Gr1 Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket); at stud Smarten Up (who retired from breeding in 1999) produced 9 winners from 13 starters, including 1989 Gr1 July Cup winner Cadeaux Genereux, stakes-placed winner Military Fashion & La Tuerta (dam of Gr1 winner Ya Malak & Gr2-placed winner Dominio, dam of multiple group winner & English high-weight Dominica).