Dawn Approach

Ch 2010 16.1½HH (1.66M)
By New Approach – Hymn Of The Dawn (Phone Trick)
€30,000 Oct 1, Special Live Foal. Standing at Kildangan Stud, Co Kildare
Undefeated European Champion at two with six sensational wins and still unbeaten when taking the 2,000 Guineas by five lengths. Rated his sire’s equal and faster than Frankel in the Dewhurst, Guineas and St James’s Palace Stakes. First yearlings sell for up to €334,000 and off the mark through his Stakes-placed son Haddaf.

Pedigree

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 722 foals aged three and up, including DAWN APPROACH, ELLIPTIQUE, MAY’S DREAM, POTEMKIN, SULTANINA, TALENT, BEAUTIFUL ROMANCE, HERALD THE DAWN, LIBERTARIAN, NEARLY CAUGHT, NEW PREDATOR, MESSI, CONNECTICUT, etc.

1st dam: Hymn Of The Dawn by Phone Trick. Placed at 2. Dam of 10 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 King George V Cup.

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

Galantas (c Tale Of The Cat) 4 wins, 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.

Stud record
Dawn Approach’s first northern hemisphere crop are two-year-olds of 2017.
Dawn Approach’s first southern hemisphere crop are two-year-olds of 2017.

Conformation

Race record

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

Best progeny

Video footage

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
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