Lot 193

US Navy Flag (USA)

Fond du Coeur (IRE)

Foaled in 2021

Bay Filly

Draft Karaka 2023: Book 1 29 - 31 January 2023, New Zealand Bloodstock, Lot #193

Sold $80,000 to Ciaron Maher Racing

  • Foaling
Fond du Coeur 21 foal

DOB: 07/11/21

Fond du Coeur has delivered a lovely quality filly by US Navy Flag. This filly has a real presence about her which is coupled with an athletic action. US Navy Flag has left a very uniform line of foals and we look forward to presenting some impressive yearlings by him this year.

Account of PENCARROW STUD, Cambridge.
Lot 193 BAY FILLYBox H 15
Foaled 7th November 2021Box Branded: : nr sh; 44 over 1 off sh


U S Navy Flag (USA)


War Front


Northern Dancer

Starry Dreamer


Misty for Me


Sadler's Wells

Butterfly Cove

Storm Cat


Fond du Coeur (IRE)


Fastnet Rock



Piccadilly Circus

Royal Academy

Fill My Heart

Peintre Celebre




U S NAVY FLAG (USA) (Bay or Brown 2015-Stud in Ire. 2019, NZ 2019). 5 wins-4 at 2-6f to 7f, Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1. Brother to SW Roly Poly. His oldest SH-bred progeny are 2YOs and inc the placegetters Platinum Designs, etc. His NH-bred progeny inc SW Love Reigns (Saratoga Bolton Landing S., L), Ocean Vision and of Stripesof Stars, Nibras Rainbow, Chelsea Green, Ibiza Love, Kaasib, Mister Staple, Moqui Marble, etc.

1st dam

FOND DU COEUR, by Fastnet Rock. Raced 3 times. Blood-sister to ONE FOOT IN HEAVEN, half-sister to By My Side. This is her second living foal. Her first foal is unraced.

2nd dam

FILL MY HEART, by Peintre Celebre. Winner at 2400m in France. Sister to PRIDE (dam of ONE FOOT IN HEAVEN), half-sister to FATE, Specifically (dam of SPECIOSA, MAJOR RHYTHM, SPECIAL MEANING), Tenderly (dam of TEN MEROPA). Dam of 6 named foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

By My Side (Siyouni). 3 wins 2001m to 2500m in GB and France, Deauville Prix des Poiriers, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix des Tourelles, L, Prix Querido, 3d Deauville Prix Integrale Sport, 4th ParisLongchamp Prix Gold River, L.

Perfetto. Winner at 2 at 1600m in 2022, ParisLongchamp Prix du Val Vaivert.

3rd dam

SPECIFICITY, by Alleged. 2 wins at 1½m, 2m, Newmarket George Stubbs S., L, 3d Evry Prix Belle de Nuit, L. Half-sister to TOUCHING WOOD, AFRICAN DANCER, Ridotto. Dam of 16 foals, 15 to race, 12 winners, inc:-

PRIDE (Peintre Celebre). 9 wins 2000m to 2400m, Hong Kong Cup, Gr.1, Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1. Dam of 6 winners-

ONE FOOT IN HEAVEN (Fastnet Rock). 7 wins-3 in succession-1900m to 3000m, £21,500, Grand Prix de Chantilly, Gr.2.

FATE (Teofilo). 3 wins at 2000m, 2100m, €185,265, Saint-Cloud Prix de Flore, Gr.3, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Corrida, Gr.2, 3d Longchamp Prix Ganay, Gr.1.

Specifically. Winner at 2 at 8½f in U.S.A. Dam of 10 winners-

SPECIOSA (Danehill Dancer). Champion Older Female in Ireland in 2007 (Int.). 4 wins-2 at 2 and 3 in succession-7f to 1m, £311,532, €47,502, The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Newmarket Rockfel S., Gr.2.

MAJOR RHYTHM (Rhythm). 13 wins-2 at 2-5½f to 1½m, US$773,210, Arlington Park Stars & Stripes Turf H., Gr.3.

SPECIAL MEANING (Mount Nelson). 6 wins-4 in succession-1¼m to 12¼f, Goodwood Daisy Warwick S., L.

Sarai. Placed at 3 in Germany. Dam of-

ZELLIE (Wootton Bassett). Champion 2YO Filly in France in 2021. 4 wins at 2 1200m to 1600m, ParisLongchamp Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1.

Gadfly. Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

MISE EN SCENE (Siyouni). 2 wins at 2, Goodwood Prestige S., Gr.3.

Tenderly. Placed at 3, 2d Deauville Prix de Caumont l'Evente. Dam of-

TEN MEROPA (Johannesburg). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 6½f in GB and U.S.A, Santa Anita Baldwin S., Gr.3. Sire.

Light My Way. Unraced. Grandam of-

NICKAJACK CAVE (Kendargent). 4 wins 1¼m to 1¾m, €113,712, A$13,500, Leopardstown Ballyroan S., Gr.3, Saval Beg S., L.