Bow Creek

€4,000 B 2011 16.1HH (1.65M)
Shamardal – Beneventa (Most Welcome)
Oct 1, Special Live Foal. Standing at Haras du Logis, Normandy
High-class son of Shamardal who won G2s in Britain, Ireland and Australia. Faster than Raven’s Pass and Cape Cross in the Celebration Mile. Three useful-looking two-year-old winners, including three-time winner Zvarovski.

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Celebration Mile (G2), 8f, Goodwood, 23 August 2014
Solonaway S (G2), 8f, Leopardstown, 13 September 2014
Peter Young S (G2), 9f, Caulfield, 27 February 2016
Bow Creek

Pedigree

BOW CREEK

SHAMARDAL

GIANT'S CAUSEWAY

STORM CAT

STORM BIRD

TERLINGUA

MARIAH'S STORM

RAHY

IMMENSE

HELSINKI

MACHIAVELLIAN

MR PROSPECTOR

COUP DE FOLIE

HELEN STREET

TROY

WATERWAY

BENEVENTA

MOST WELCOME

BE MY GUEST

NORTHERN DANCER

WHAT A TREAT

TOPSY

HABITAT

FURIOSO

DARA DEE

DARA MONARCH

REALM

SARDARA

NOT MISTAKEN

MILL REEF

BIG MISTAKE

By SHAMARDAL (2002) European Champion two-year-old, European Champion three-year-old miler, Prix du Jockey Club (G1), Poule d’Essai des Poulains (G1), Dewhurst S (G1), etc. Sire of 1,632 foals aged three and up, including BOW CREEK, BLUE POINT, EARTHLIGHT, PINATUBO, ABLE FRIEND, AMARON, CASAMENTO, CASTLE LADY, CRACKERJACK KING, DAN EXCEL, DARIYAN, LOPE DE VEGA, LUMIERE, MUKHADRAM, PAKISTAN STAR, SAGAWARA, SHEIKHA REIKA, SPEEDY BOARDING, TARNAWA, TRYSTER, VICTOR LUDORUM, ZAZOU, etc.

1st dam: BENEVENTA by Most Welcome. 7 wins (8f-12f) at 3 and 4, Dahlia S (G3), Aphrodite S, Snowdrop S, 2nd Middleton S (G3), 3rd John Musker S. Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners:

BOW CREEK (c Shamardal) G2 winner, see Race record.

Dare To Dream (c Danehill Dancer) 3 wins (8f-9½f) at 3, 2nd Lexus S (G3), 3rd Craven Plate (G3).

ROBERT GUISCARD (g Exceed And Excel) Winner (8f) at 3, 2020.

2nd dam: DARA DEE by Dara Monarch. 2 wins (7f-8f) at 3. Dam of 4 winners:

BENEVENTA (f Most Welcome), G3 winner, see above.

DARA DANCER (f Batshoof) 9 wins, 4 to 8.

HERNANDITA (f Hernando) Winner at 3.

BENEVENTUS (c Most Welcome) Winner at 3.

3rd dam: Not Mistaken by Mill Reef. Unraced. Dam of 11 winners:

BAY EMPRESS (f Empery) Brownstown S (G3), 3rd Pretty Polly S (G2), Gilltown Stud S (G3). Dam of:

BELA-M (f Ela-Mana-Mou) Nereide-Rennen, 2nd Deutscher Herold- Preis S (G3), Diana-Trial, 3rd Prix Fille de l'Air (G3). Dam of: BELLE SYRIENNE (f Golan) Berberis Rennen; BRISK BREEZE (f Monsun) Harvest S, 2nd Galtres S, Lingfield Oaks Trial, 3rd Park Hill S (G2).

Calva’s Glow (f Glow) 2nd Prix Gutt.

Emission (c Glow) 2nd Norsk Kriterium.

SUMMERHILL (f Habitat) 2 wins at 3. Dam of: MANA-MOU BAY (g Ela-Mana-Mou) Washington Singer S.

El Favorecido (c Taufan) 2nd Premio di Lombardia.

Identity Parade (c Rusticaro) 2nd Premio Merano, Criterium Varesino.

Jus’chillin’ (f Elbio) Placed at 2. Dam of:

ORIZABA (c Orpen) Vintage S (G2), 3rd Prix Paul de Moussac (G3). Sire.

4th dam: Big Mistake by Barbizon. 5 wins at 2 and 3, 3rd Schuylkill S. Dam of 8 winners:

Maginot (c Jim French) 3rd Prix Salverte.

Unmistaken (c What A Pleasure) 2nd Mickey Brooks H. Sire.

JOYEUX NOEL (f Happy New Year) 3 wins at 3. Dam of:

DONS EMPTY POCKET (c Full Pocket) Prescott Downs Futurity.

Inkblot (f Secretariat) Placed at 3. Dam of:

ALLTHEWAY BERTIE (f Alwuhush) Chicago Debutante S, Palatine Breeders' Cup S, 3rd Arlington Washington Lassie S (G2). Dam of: THUNDER BERTIE (f Thunder Gulch) Arlington Washington Lassie S (G3), 3rd Forward Gal S (G3). Grandam of: BALLAD OF BERTIE (f Saint Ballado) Golden Sylvia H.

I LOVE THE BLUES (f Lost Code) Winner at 2. Dam of: CODE LOVE (f Lost Code) Bay Meadows Lassie S, 3rd Bay Meadows Oaks (G3); Solana (f Sunny’s Halo) 3rd Golden Rod S (G3). Grandam of: Moyer’s Pond (g Monarchos) 2nd Ohio Derby (G2).

 

Conformation

Race record

His successful career

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 7 2 - 1 2
Three 8 3 2 1 -
Four 4 - 1 - -
Five 5 1 - - -
Total 24 6 3 2 2

At 2

1st
Handicap race, 7f, Newbury, by 6l, beating Master Carpenter.
1st
Maiden race, 7½f, Chester, by 3¼l.
4th
Silver Tankard S, 8f, Pontefract, to Lady Heidi, Safety Check, Riverboat Springs.

At 3

1st
Celebration Mile (G2), 8f, Goodwood, beating Emell, Captain Cat, Producer, Hors de Combat, Chil The Kite, Belgian Bill.
1st
Solonaway S (G2), 8f, Leopardstown, beating Mustajeeb, Gordon Lord Byron, Top Notch Tonto, Leitir Mor, Parish Hall, Darwin, Michaelmas.
1st
International Trial S, 8f, Lingfield, beating Barley Mow, American Hope.
2nd
Dee S, 10½f, Chester, to Kingfisher, beating Somewhat, Century.
3rd
Thoroughbred S (G3), 8f, Goodwood, to Wannabe Yours, Hors de Combat, beating Windfast, Shifting Power.

At 4

2nd
Schweppes Crystal Mile (G2), 8f, Moonee Valley, by ½l, to Turn Me Loose, beating Lucky Hussler, Malice, Worthy Cause, Hopfgarten, Amovatio, Sons Of John, Richie’s Vibe, Rudy, Hooked, Strawberry Boy.

At 5

1st
Peter Young S (G2), 9f, Caulfield, beating Fenway, Mourinho, Awesome Rock, Ivanhowe, Rising Romance, Happy Trails, Messene, Almoonqith, He Or She, Fawkner, Do You Remember, Lidari.
Timeform 122
 
 
Bow Creek’s progeny at the races