Fond du Coeur (IRE)


Sire: 
Fastnet Rock (AUS)

Dam: 
Fill My Heart (IRE)

Foaled in 2014

Bay Mare

Fond du Coeur has produced an impressive filly by Churchill to start her breeding career. From an outstanding female family the result of her mating with Eminent will be keenly followed. The influence of Frankel & Fastnet Rock is a mouth watering combination.


 

 FOND DU COEUR (IRE)

 

Bay mareFoaled in 2014

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
FASTNET ROCK (AUS) RazyanaHis Majesty
2001Piccadilly CircusRoyal AcademyNijinsky
  GatanaMarauding
DamPeintre CelebreNureyevNorthern Dancer
FILL MY HEART (IRE) Peinture BleueAlydar
2008SpecificityAllegedHoist the Flag
  ManderaVaguely Noble

FASTNET ROCK (AUS) (2001). 6 wins to 1200m, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Sire of 1791 rnrs, 1277 wnrs, 157 SW, inc. Avantage (WRC Telegraph S., Gr.1), Atlantic Jewel, Shoals, Sea Siren, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Santa Ana Lane, Gytrash, Tivaci, Innisfree, Mount Pleasant, Omei Sword, New Predator, Global Quest, Need I Say More, Russian Emperor, Ready Set Sail, Amangiri, Lady Horseowner, Primo Scene, Rock, Divine Quality, Chabaud, Home by Midnight, etc.

 

1st 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), Infinity (dam of SATANICJIM). Dam of four named foals, three to race, inc:-

Sandy Heart (f. by Footstepsinthesand). Winner at 1650m in 2019 in France.

By My Side (f. by Siyouni). Placed at 3 in 2020 in GB.

 

2nd 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). Champion Older Mare in Europe in 2006. Champion Older Female in France in 2005 & 2006 (Intermediate). Champion Older Female in GB in 2005 & 2006. 9 wins from 2000m to 2400m, £303,003, €1,101,050, HK$15,400,000, Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup, Gr.1, Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1, Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Corrida, Gr.2, Deauville Prix Jean Romanet, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix Foy, Gr.2, 2d Longchamp Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1, Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup, Gr.1, Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1, 3d Longchamp Prix Vermeille, Gr.1. Dam of-

ONE FOOT IN HEAVEN (Fastnet Rock). 7 wins from 1900m to 3000m, £21,500, €324,960, A$142,200, HK$1,650,000, to 2019, Grand Prix de Chantilly, Gr.2, Chantilly Prix du Conseil de Paris, Gr.2, Saint-Cloud Prix d'Hedouville, Gr.3, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Lord Seymour, L, 2d Newmarket Jockey Club S., Gr.2, La Coupe de Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.3, 3d HKJC Longines Hong Kong Vase, Gr.1, Chantilly Prix du Conseil de Paris, Gr.2, Saint-Cloud Prix Scaramouche, L.

FATE (Teofilo). 3 wins at 2000m, 2100m, €185,265, Saint-Cloud Prix de Flore, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de la Chaussee d'Antin, Prix Ernest Leroy, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Corrida, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix de la Savonnerie, 3d Longchamp Prix Ganay, Gr.1, Chantilly Prix du Conseil de Paris, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix d'Harcourt, Gr.2, Saint-Cloud Prix Dahlia, L, 4th Deauville Prix Jean Romanet, Gr.1.

Specifically. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

SPECIOSA (Danehill Dancer). Champion Older Female in Ireland in 2007 (Intermediate). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 1m, £311,532, €47,502, The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Newmarket Rockfel S., Gr.2, Nell Gwyn S., Gr.3, 2d Curragh Pretty Polly S., Gr.1, Newmarket Earl of Sefton S., Gr.3, 3d Doncaster May Hill S., Gr.2, 4th The Oaks, Gr.1. Producer.

MAJOR RHYTHM (Rhythm). 13 wins-2 at 2-from 5½f to 1½m, US$773,210, Arlington Park Stars & Stripes Turf H., Gr.3, Remington Park Edward J Debartolo Sr Memorial H., L, 2d Fair Grounds Colonel ER Bradley H., Gr.3, Remington Park Edward J Debartolo Sr Memorial H., L, Laurel Turf Cup, L, 3d Hawthorne Robert F Carey Memorial H., Gr.3, Arlington H., Gr.3, Lone Star Park Dallas Turf Cup, L, Arlington Park Sea O'Erin Mile H., L.

SPECIAL MEANING (Mount Nelson). 6 wins from 1¼m to 12¼f, Goodwood Daisy Warwick S., L, 2d Hannover Grosser Preis der Mehl-Mülhens Stiftung, Gr.3, 3d Newmarket Princess Royal S., L, Easyjet London Southend Airport H., 4th Dortmund Deutsches St Leger, Gr.3, Chester S., L.

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

TEN MEROPA (Johannesburg). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 6½f, £5,582, US$81,770 in GB and U.S.A, Santa Anita Baldwin S., Gr.3. Sire.

Infinity. Unplaced. Dam of-

SATANICJIM (Pivotal). 10 wins from 1500m to 2850m, €254,180, Toulouse Prix Max Sicard, L-twice, Longchamp Prix de la Ligue Francaise de Protection du Cheval, Maisons-Laffitte Prix du Rhin, Longchamp Prix Barzan, Prix Beachcomber Hotels Le Victoria, Deauville Prix du Val Martin, Prix de Cerisy la Foret, 4th Longchamp Prix Gladiateur, Gr.3, Prix Lord Seymour, L.

Light My Way. Unraced. Dam of-

Could You be Loved. Unraced. Dam of-

NICKAJACK CAVE (Kendargent). 3 wins from 1¼m to 1¾m, €83,712, to 2020, Leopardstown Saval Beg S., L, 2d Curragh Under Starters Orders H., 3d Limerick Martin Molony S., L, 4th Naas Devoy S., L.

 

Race Record:

Unplaced.

 

Produce Record: Dam of one foal.

2019 f. by Churchill.