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1st Winner For UK Sire Storming Home

Wednesday, 19th September 2007

In the UK, multiple Gr1-winning 9YO sire Storming Home (Machiavellian-Try To Catch Me, by Shareef Dancer) recorded his 1st winner when 2YO debutant colt Stevie Thunder (Storming Home-Social Storm, by Future Storm) scored by a half-length over 7 furlongs at Musselburgh in Scotland for trainer Alan Swinbank, noted thoroughbredtimes.com. A shuttler to NZ Stoneybridge, Storming Home stood the 2007 breeding season at Shadwell Stud in England for £5,000 (A$12,000) & has 31 2YOs in his 1st crop. On the track, Storming Home won 8 of 24 starts & US$1,536,704 earnings for owner-breeder Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid al Maktoum: he began his career in Europe & won the UK 2001 Gr2 King Edward VII Stakes & 2002 UK Gr1 Champion Stakes; he subsequently added 3 wins from 5 starts in the US during 2003, including the Gr1 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap & Gr1 Clement Hirsch Memorial Turf Championship Stakes.

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