Il Divo


Il Divo

Sire: Dalakhani

Dam: Yau Chin

Gender: Gelding

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Oct 5th, 2014

Country: Australia

Silks: Black, White Armband & Red Cap

Trainer's Name: Grahame Begg


Owners

Neville Begg & Partners (Mgrs: N C & Mrs Y J Begg)


Career Record: 16-2-0-2

  • Prizemoney
    $70,960.00
  • Wins
    12.5 %
  • Place
    12.5 %

Pedigree

 

 IL DIVO (AUS)

 

Chestnut/Grey geldingFoaled in 2014

SireDarshaanShirley HeightsMill Reef
DALAKHANI (IRE) DelsyAbdos
2000DaltawaMiswakiMr. Prospector
  DamanaCrystal Palace
DamTobouggBaratheaSadler's Wells
YAU CHIN (AUS) LacoviaMajestic Light
2005Tilla's DaughterUmatillaMiswaki
  DilemmaRory's Jester

DALAKHANI (IRE) (Bay 2000-Stud Ire. 2004, Aust. 2013). 8 wins-3 at 2, Longchamp Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1. Sire of 632 rnrs, 362 wnrs, 52 SW, inc. Conduit (Breeders' Cup Turf, Gr.1), Reliable Man, Integral, Chinese White, Second Step, Seismos, Duncan, Shakeel, Moonstone, Alex My Boy, Defoe, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 3YOs and inc Ruchla, Daruna, Davala, Godunov, Il Divo, Lakhoni, Able Engine, Casa Fortune, Gorille, Smoke Signal, Wild Sea and of the placegetters Astana, etc.

 

1st dam

YAU CHIN, by Tobougg. Winner at 1200m, 2d AJC La Perouse H., Rose Bay H., STC Boat & Trailer Show H., 3d AJC Collimore Park H., STC Mobi Fridge Hire H. Dam of four named foals, all winners-

WRITTEN BY (c. by Written Tycoon). 4 wins at 2, A$1,409,000, in 2017-18, MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, ATC Pago Pago S., Gr.3, MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, Cameron Thurley Bucks Day 2YO P., 4th ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1.

Take a Selfie (f. by Time Thief). Winner at 1200m in 2016-17, 3d MRC (Mornington) Big Screen Company H.

Il Divo (g. by Dalakhani). 2 wins. See below.

Turn Again (g. by Spinning World). Winner at 1400m in Aust.

 

2nd dam

TILLA'S DAUGHTER, by Umatilla. Winner at 1050m in Aust. Dam of 4 named foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

Dubling. Winner at 1300m, 2d BRC Visit Brisbane P.

Yau Chin. Winner. See above.

Carnegie Hall. 3 wins at 1400m, 1800m in Aust.

 

3rd dam

DILEMMA, by Rory's Jester. Unraced. Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Cracker. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 900m, 1150m, Counties RC Home of Motor Racing 2YO H., 2d Matamata RC Rich Hill Stud H., CJC Inglewood Stud Selling at Karaka Select H., Otago RC Aakland H., 3d WRC Wellfield Lodge H., 4th Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, CJC Canterbury Belle S., L.

What a Dilemma. Winner at 1400m, 2d Avondale JC Magic Ring Newmarket Lodge Juvenile H.

First Tothelign. 3 wins at 1200m, Singapore TC Graduation S., Dreyfuss S., 3d Singapore TC Benchmark 74 H.

Sharp Decision. Winner at 1200m in NZ.

Whitening. Winner at 1200m in Aust.

Tilla's Daughter. Winner. See above.

Catch Twenty Two. Placed at 2, 2d VRC Maldon 2YO H.

 

4th dam

MORAL, by Godswalk. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, 2d SAJC Dulcify H., Legacy Torch H., 3d SAJC Eremophilia H., Far Away Places H. Half-sister to PINS, NIPS, GAMESMAN, ROTHKO. Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Scottish Laird. 7 wins from 1200m to 1800m, A$81,350, AJC Poplar H., Sadlier H., 3d STC Spring Racing H., Jeff Pendlebury Bookmaker H.

Shot in the Dark. 2 wins at 1400m, 1900m, STC Five Dock H., 2d AJC DD Glasgow H.

 

5th dam

NO FINER, by Kaoru Star. Winner at 2 in Aust. Sister to MARCEAU, ZASU, JOY LOVE, Marjie's Boy, three-quarter-sister to AUREALIS, half-sister to RUNYON, Gambola (dam of SIMPLE TASTES). Dam of 11 named foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

PINS (Snippets). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2000m, A$1,733,895, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, AJC Stan Fox S., Gr.2, MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VATC Autumn Classic, Gr.2, Zeditave S., L, STC Amber Kennedy Memorial P., 2d NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., L, VRC Debonair S., L, STC Night Racing 2YO H., 4th Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3. Champion sire.

NIPS (Snippets). 7 wins to 1500m, A$312,100, STC Shannon H., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway H., Gr.3, Illawarra TC Kembla Grange Cup Prelude, STC Swimming Pool & Spa Association H., 2d City Tatt's RC Emirates H., 3d STC Shannon H., Gr.2, De Bortoli Wines H., 4th VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, MRC JRA Doveton S., L, STC Royal Parma S., L.

GAMESMAN (Eagle Eyed). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1900m, A$213,025, STC Premier's Cup, L, Magic Millions H., Diggers' Restaurant H., Blacktown Workers' Club 2YO H., Cronulla RSL 55 & Over 2YO H., 2d STC BMW Australia H., Holden Rodeo H., Good Guys Warehouse H., E-Check In H., Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL Club H., Tooheys New 2YO H., 3d AJC Rogilla Welter H., Rural Fire Service H., Little Bay H., QTC Northern City Finance Lockyer & Downs H., 4th STC Kingston Town S., Gr.3.

ROTHKO (Zoffany). Winner at 2, SAJC Fulham Park P., L, 3d VRC Myer Fashion S., L.

 

Race Record: 14 Starts 2-0-2 A$70,260.

2 wins at 1400m, 1900m in 2017-18 in Aust.