Fast Company

B 2005 16.1HH (1.65M)
By Danehill Dancer – Sheezalady (Zafonic)
€7,000 Oct 1, Special Live Foal. Standing at Kildangan Stud, Co Kildare
The highest-rated juvenile from the Danehill line ever. Sire of G2 Royal Ascot juvenile Baitha Alga and G1 miler Devonshire in his first crop, and G1 Irish 1,000 Guineas heroine Jet Setting in his second. Yearlings sell for up to £210,000, with 100+ mare books in each of his first five seasons.

Pedigree

FAST COMPANY

DANEHILL DANCER

DANEHILL

DANZIG

NORTHERN DANCER

PAS DE NOM

RAZYANA

HIS MAJESTY

SPRING ADIEU

MIRA ADONDE

SHARPEN UP

ATAN

ROCCHETTA

LETTRE D'AMOUR

CARO

LIANGA

SHEEZALADY

ZAFONIC

GONE WEST

MR PROSPECTOR

SECRETTAME

ZAIZAFON

THE MINSTREL

MOFIDA

CANADIAN MILL

MILL REEF

NEVER BEND

MILAN MILL

PAR EXCELLANCE

L'ENJOLEUR

CAM SHAFT

By DANEHILL DANCER (1993) Phoenix S (G1), National S (G1), etc. Sire of 2,482 foals aged three and up, including FAST COMPANY, AGAIN, ALEXANDER TANGO, ALFRED NOBEL, ARAPAHO MISS, ATOMIC FORCE, AVE, CHOISIR, DANCING RAIN, ESOTERIQUE, HILLSTAR, LEGATISSIMO, LIGHT FANTASTIC, LILLIE LANGTRY, MASTERCRAFTSMAN, MISS BEATRIX, PLANTEUR, PRIVATE STEER, QEMAH, SPECIOSA, STEPS IN TIME, WHERE OR WHEN.

1st dam: Sheezalady by Zafonic. Unraced. Dam of 9 foals, 5 to race, 2 winners:

FAST COMPANY (c Danehill Dancer) G3 winner, see Race record.

LADY ROCHFORD (f Invincible Spirit) Winner at 2.

2nd dam: Canadian Mill by Mill Reef. Winner at 2, 2nd Cheveley Park S (G1). Dam of 5 winners:

HAWAJISS (f Kris) 4 wins at 2 and 3, Nassau S (G2), Musidora S (G3), May Hill S (G3), 2nd Irish Oaks (G1), 3rd Oaks S (G1). Dam of:

Royal Kiss (f Royal Academy) Placed at 3. Dam of: NASHVILLE (g Darci Brahma) Otaki Maori WFA Classic (G1), twice, Churchill S (G2), 2nd International S (G1), Captain Cook S (G1), Spring Classic S (G1); China Causeway (g Giant’s Causeway) 3rd Marsh Chairman’s S. Grandam of: VINNIE EAGLE (g I Am Invincible) Eclipse S (G3), 2nd James & Annie Sarten Memorial S (G3).

WEAVER OF WORDS (f Danehill) Winner at 3. Dam of:

WHITLAM (g Elusive Quality) City of Marion S, 2nd Spring S (G3).

DIRTY (f Hussonet) Vo Rogue Plate.

Etymology (c New Approach) 2nd South Australian Derby (G1), Victoria Derby (G1).

Authoress (f Fuji Kiseki) 2nd Sir Tristram Classic (G2). Dam of:

Sense Of Hite (f Street Sense) 2nd Red Roses S, Cinderella S.

Riddle Me This (g Hussonet) 3rd Queensland Day Plate.

Canadian Legacy (f Kris) Unraced. Dam of:

TRUDEAU (g Exceed And Excel) E W Barker Trophy, Garden City Trophy, Piala Emas Sultan Selangor.

Restful Place (f Polish Precedent) Unraced. Dam of:

TORUMBA (g Marscay) Christmas S.

HANGING GARDEN (f Woodman) Winner at 3. Dam of: Lucky Kentucky (f Lucky Owners) 3rd C E McDougall S.

Kooroora Blue (f Red Ransom) Unraced. Dam of: RON’S CALL (g Magic Albert) Fairetha S.

3rd dam: PAR EXCELLANCE by L’Enjoleur. Champion two-year-old and three-year-old filly in Canada, 4 wins at 2 and 3, Canadian Oaks, Natalma S, Princess Elizabeth S, 2nd Selima S (G1). Dam of 5 winners.

KHOZAAM (c Seattle Slew) Washington Singer S, 2nd Royal Lodge S (G2), Hot Springs H, 3rd Essex H (G3). Sire.

DOME LAWEL (f Blushing Groom) Winner at 2. Dam of:

Polish Actress (f Polish Precedent) Unraced. Grandam of: SHUAILY (f Shuailaan) Gran Premio Nacional Augusto B Leguia (G1); PRECURSOR (c Spend One Dolar) Clasico Luis Olaechea du Bois (G3), 2nd Clasico Polla de Potrillos-R.Alvarez Claderon Rey (G1).

Excellent Prospect (f Mr Prospector) Unraced. Dam of:

FAIZA (f Danehill) Blue Diamond Prelude S (G3), 2nd Slipper Trial S (G2), 3rd Sir Byrne Hart S (G2).

Queen’s Visit (f Top Command) Dam of:

Courtier (f Saddler’s Hall) Unraced. Dam of: BARBAJUAN (c Danehill Dancer) Solario S (G3), 3rd Gran Criterium (G1). Sire.

Conformation

Race record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 3 2 1 - -
Total 3 2 1 - -

At 2

1st
Acomb S (G3), 7f, York, beating Lucifer Sam, Without A Prayer, Campanologist.
1st
Maiden S, 7f, Salisbury, beating Redolent, Siberian Tiger.
2nd
Dewhurst S (G1), 7f, Newmarket, to New Approach, beating Raven’s Pass, Rio de la Plata, Luck Money, Hatta Fort, McCartney, Dark Angel.

Timeform 126

 

Best progeny

Video footage

Acomb S (G3), 7f, York, 21 Aug 2007
Dewhurst S (G1), 7f, Newmarket, 20 Oct 2007
Maiden S, 7f, Salisbury, 14 Jul 2007

News

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