Dawn Approach

€20,000 Ch 2010 16.1½HH (1.66M)
By New Approach – Hymn Of The Dawn (Phone Trick)
Oct 1, Special Live Foal. Standing at Kildangan Stud, Co Kildare
Undefeated European Champion at two and landed the 2,000 Guineas by five lengths. Seven Black Type horses in his first crop include Classic fillies Musis Amica and Mary Tudor.

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Son of Shamardal leads home a Darley-sired trifecta in the Steventon Stakes

Emotionless, a five-year-old son of Shamardal, returned to the racecourse earlier this year with a promising second to subsequent

Juvenile daughter of Dawn Approach wins in France

Second Generation, from the second crop of 2,000 Guineas hero Dawn Approach, gained a very valuable Stakes win on Thursday, 19


First-crop son of Dawn Approach takes the Listed Scurry Stakes

Haddaf, from the first-crop of 2,000 Guineas hero Dawn Approach, notched his first Stakes victory on Saturday, 16 Ju


Daughter of Dawn Approach easily takes the Listed Salsabil Stakes

Mary Tudor, from the first crop of 2,000 Guineas hero Dawn Approach, gained her first career victory on Sunday, 22 A


First-crop daughter of Dawn Approach lands the G3 Prix de la Grotte

Dawn Approach’s first crop have just turned three and he looks to have a potential star through his unbeaten daughter Musis A


Nomorecalls the latest successful runner for leading second-season sire

Dawn Approach has made a superb start to 2018 and on Friday, 2 February he added his fifth new winner of the year when Nomorecalls


Impressive Saturday double builds on great start to the new year for young Darley sire

Dawn Approach has made a superb start to 2018 and last weekend, two of his earliest winners of the new year, Court House and


Darley stallions on parade as part of the ITM Irish Stallion Trail

The Darley stallions based in Ireland for the 2018 season will be available for breeders to view at Kildangan Stud on Friday, 12 and Saturday, 13 January, from 11am to 3pm on both days.


Epaulette and Dawn Approach make their mark in Australia

The Darley first-season sires Dawn Approach and Epaulette have both had timely winners as atten


Gongs storms to five-and-a-half-length win at Canterbury

Exciting two-year-old filly Gongs became the first southern-hemisphere winner for her sire Dawn Approach with a dominant displa


Best progeny

His winning offspring

Video footage

Watch HIM go: see him in action...

Dawn Approach lands the 2,000 Guineas by an impressive five lengths - and in a time faster than Frankel. He was also faster than Frankel when winning the Dewhurst and the St James's Palace Stakes.
2,000 Guineas (G1), 8f, Newmarket, 04 May 2013
St James's Palace S (G1), 8f, Ascot, 18 June 2013
Dewhurst S (G1), 7f, Newmarket, 13 October 2012
Vincent O'Brien S (National S) (G1), 7f, Curragh, 15 September 2012
Coventry S (G2), 6f, Ascot, 19 June 2012
Rochestown S, 6f, Naas, 04 June 2012
Maiden, 5f, Curragh, 25 March 2012
Dawn Approach

Pedigree

What he’s made of...

DAWN APPROACH

NEW APPROACH

GALILEO

SADLER'S WELLS

NORTHERN DANCER

FAIRY BRIDGE

URBAN SEA

MISWAKI

ALLEGRETTA

PARK EXPRESS

AHONOORA

LORENZACCIO

HELEN NICHOLS

MATCHER

MATCH II

LACHINE

HYMN OF THE DAWN

PHONE TRICK

CLEVER TRICK

ICECAPADE

KANKAKEE MISS

OVER THE PHONE

FINNEGAN

PRATTLE

COLONIAL DEBUT

PLEASANT COLONY

HIS MAJESTY

SUN COLONY

KITTIHAWK MISS

ALYDAR

KITTIWAKE

By NEW APPROACH (2005) Derby S (G1), Champion S (G1), Irish Champion S (G1), Dewhurst S (G1), National S (G1), etc. Sire of 815 foals aged three and up, including DAWN APPROACH, ELLIPTIQUE, MAY’S DREAM, POTEMKIN, SULTANINA, TALENT, BEAUTIFUL ROMANCE, HERALD THE DAWN, LIBERTARIAN, MESSI, MONTSEGUR, NEARLY CAUGHT, NEW PREDATOR, STRATHSPEY, SWORD OF LIGHT, MASAR, MONTSEGUR, etc.

1st dam: Hymn Of The Dawn by Phone Trick. Placed at 2. Dam of 11 foals, 7 to race, 3 winners:

DAWN APPROACH (c New Approach) Champion, see Race record.

HERALD THE DAWN (c New Approach) 2 wins (7f) at 2, Futurity S (G2), 2nd Vincent O’Brien National S (G1).

Fainne (f Peintre Celebre) Dam of:

SANUS PER AQUAM (c Teofilo) Somerville Tattersall S (G3), 2nd Tyros S (G3), 3rd Dewhurst S (G1), Champions Juvenile S (G3).

Morning Mix (g Teofilo) 2nd Nijinsky King George V Cup.

2nd dam: Colonial Debut by Pleasant Colony. Placed. Dam of 3 winners:

Galantas (c Tale Of The Cat) 4 wins at 2, 2nd Futurity S (G2), 3rd Woodbine Mile (G1). Sire.

3rd dam: KITTIHAWK MISS by Alydar. Winner. Dam of 6 winners:

Air Miss (f Secret Hello) 2nd Searching S.

Skip A Dare (f Skip Away). Dam of:

SOONER SUPERSTAR (f Ra Ra Superstar) Red Earth S, twice.

Freyga (f Touch Gold) 2nd Natalma S (G3).

4th dam: KITTIWAKE by Sea Bird II. Columbiana H (G2), Arlington Matron H (G2), Firenze H (G2), Margate H (G3), twice. Dam of 10 winners:

KITWOOD (c Nureyev) Prix Jean Prat (G1), Prix Matchem, 2nd Grand Prix de Paris (G1), Prix Edmond Blanc (G3), Prix de Guiche (G3), 3rd Hollywood Derby (G1). Sire.

MISS OCEANA (f Alydar) Acorn S (G1), Gazelle S (G1), Maskette S (G1), Selima S (G1), Frizette S (G1), Arlington-Washington Lassie S (G1), 2nd Kentucky Oaks (G1), Mother Goose S (G1), Beldame S (G1), Matron S (G1), Ruffian H (G1), 3rd Coaching Club American Oaks (G1).

LARIDA (f Northern Dancer) Orchid H (G2), Boiling Springs H (G3), Hill Prince H (G3), 2nd Demoiselle S (G1), Diana H (G2). Dam of:

MAGIC OF LIFE (f Seattle Slew) Coronation S (G1). Dam of: ENTHUSED (f Seeking The Gold) Lowther S (G2). Grandam of: INARA (f Trippi) Garden Province S (G1), Klawervlei Majorca S (G1), twice; NOVA HAWK (f Hawk Wing) Premio Sergio Cumani (G3), 2nd Coronation S (G1). Third dam of: JOSHUA TREE (c Montjeu) Canadian International S (G1), three times.

IVORY WINGS (f Sir Ivor) Prix des Tuileries, 3rd Premio Lydia Tesio (G1). Dam of:

WILD PLANET (f Nureyev) Prix Coronation. Dam of: SURYA (f Unbridled) Dahlia H (G2). Grandam of: ARUNA (f Mr Greeley) Spinster S (G1), 2nd Diana S (G1); HOOP OF COLOUR (f Distorted Humor) Santa Ana S (G2); HONOURED GUEST (c Danehill) Loughbrown S, 3rd Poule d’Essai des Poulains (G1).

Rissa (f Nijinsky) 3rd Hennessy H. Dam of:

HER RADIANCE (f Halo) Winner at 3. Dam of: PRINCE OF ANDROS (c Al Nasr) Tattersalls Gold Cup (G2), Gordon Richards S (G3), Cumberland Lodge S (G3). Sire.

Conformation

What a looker!

Race record

His successful career

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 6 6 - - -
Three 6 2 1 - 1
Total 12 8 1 - 1

At 2

1st
Dewhurst S (G1), 7f, Newmarket, by 2¾l, beating Leitir Mor, George Vancouver.
1st
Vincent O’Brien S (National S) (G1), 7f, Curragh, by 4¾l, beating Designs On Rome, Leitir Mor, Probably, Ayaar, Nevis, Flying The Flag.
1st
Coventry S (G2), 6f, Royal Ascot, beating Olympic Glory, Cristoforo Colombo, Sir Prancelot, Artigiano, Lines Of Battle, Leitir Mor, Indian Jade, Master Of War, Heavy Metal.
1st
Rochestown S, 6f, Naas, by 2¾l, beating Pedro The Great.
1st
Conditions race, 6f, Naas, by 5½l, beating Parliament Square.
1st
Maiden race, 5f, Curragh, by 1¾l.

At 3

1st
2,000 Guineas (G1), 8f, Newmarket, by 5l, beating Glory Awaits, Van Der Neer, Toronado, Cristoforo Colombo, Mars, Garswood, Leitir Mor, George Vancouver, Moohaajim.
1st
St James’s Palace S (G1), 8f, Royal Ascot, beating Toronado, Mars, Mshawish, Glory Awaits, Dundonnell, George Vancouver, Leitir Mor, Magician.
2nd
Sussex S (G1), 8f, Goodwood, to Toronado, beating Declaration Of War, Trade Storm, Gregorian, Leitir Mor, Reply.
4th
Queen Elizabeth II S (G1), 8f, Ascot, to Olympic Glory, Top Notch Tonto, Kingsbarns, beating Elusive Kate, Gregorian, Gordon Lord Byron, Maxios, Leitir Mor, Caspar Netscher, Soft Falling Rain, Burwaaz.

Timeform 132

Dawn Approach’s progeny at the races