Space Blues

€17,500 Ch 2016 15.3½HH (1.61M)
Dubawi – Miss Lucifer (Noverre)
Oct 1, Special Live Foal. Standing at Kildangan Stud, Co Kildare
The G1 Breeders’ Cup Mile hero and now Dubawi’s fastest stallion son. Also winner of the G1 Prix de la Forêt and G1 Prix Maurice de Gheest – and just about every other major race at around 7f. An extra credential: he’s from Dubawi’s female family

Pedigree

SPACE BLUES

DUBAWI

DUBAI MILLENNIUM

SEEKING THE GOLD

MR PROSPECTOR

CON GAME

COLORADO DANCER

SHAREEF DANCER

FALL ASPEN

ZOMARADAH

DEPLOY

SHIRLEY HEIGHTS

SLIGHTLY DANGEROUS

JAWAHER

DANCING BRAVE

HIGH TERN

MISS LUCIFER

NOVERRE

RAHY

BLUSHING GROOM

GLORIOUS SONG

DANSEUR FABULEUX

NORTHERN DANCER

FABULEUX JANE

DEVIL'S IMP

CADEAUX GENEREUX

YOUNG GENERATION

SMARTEN UP

HIGH SPIRITED

SHIRLEY HEIGHTS

SUNBITTERN

By DUBAWI (2002) Prix Jacques Le Marois (G1), Irish 2,000 Guineas (G1), National S (G1), etc. Sire of 1,617 foals aged three and up, including SPACE BLUES, GHAIYYATH, HUNTER’S LIGHT, NIGHT OF THUNDER, POSTPONED, TOO DARN HOT, MONTEROSSO, AKEED MOFEED, AL KAZEEM, ALMANAAR, ARABIAN QUEEN, BATEEL, BENBATL, CORONET, ERUPT, JOURNEY, KITESURF, LEFT HAND, LORD NORTH, LUCKY NINE, MAKFIMODERN GAMES, NEW BAY, NEZWAAH, NORTH AMERICA, OLD PERSIAN, POET’S VOICE, PRINCE BISHOP, QUORTO, SHEIKHZAYEDROAD, SOBETSU, THE REVENANT, WALDPARK, WILD ILLUSION, WUHEIDA, YIBIR, ZARAK, etc.

1st dam: MISS LUCIFER by Noverre. 3 wins (6f-7f) at 2 and 3, Challenge S (G2), October S. Dam of 9 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners:

SPACE BLUES (c Dubawi) Champion, see Race record.

SHURUQ (f Elusive Quality) Champion older mare in UAE, 5 wins (7f-9½f) at 2 to 4, Al Maktoum Challenge R1 (G2), Burj Nahaar S (G3), UAE Oaks (G3), Istanbul Trophy (G3). Dam of:

ANTOINETTE (f Hard Spun) The Very One S (G3), Saratoga Oaks Invitational S, Tepin S, 2nd Belmont Oaks Invitational S (G1), Fleur de Lis S (G2), 3rd Coaching Club American Oaks (G1).

Javanica (f Medaglia d’Oro) 2nd Jimmy Durante S (G3).

2nd dam: DEVIL'S IMP by Cadeaux Genereux. 2 wins (6f-7f) at 2 and 3. Dam of 8 winners:

MISS LUCIFER (f Noverre) Group winner, see above.

3rd dam: HIGH SPIRITED by Shirley Heights. 2 wins at 3. Dam of 7 winners:

AMFORTAS (c Caerleon) King Edward VII S (G2). Sire.

LEGEND MAKER (f Sadler's Wells) Prix de Royaumont (G3). Dam of:

VIRGINIA WATERS (f Kingmambo) 1,000 Guineas (G1). Dam of: EMPEROR CLAUDIUS (g Giant's Causeway) Celebration S. Grandam of: RAIN GODDESS (f Galileo) Snow Fairy S (G3).

ALEXANDER OF HALES (c Danehill) Gallinule S (G3), 2nd Irish Derby (G1), Randwick City S (G3), twice. Sire.

Qurrah (f Zafonic) Placed. Dam of: QERTAAS (f Linamix) Prix de la Seine. Grandam of: MUNTAHAA (g Dansili) John Porter S (G3).

Canterbury Lace (f Danehill) Unraced. Dam of: CHACHAMAIDEE (f Footstepsinthesand) Matron S (G1), 2nd Sun Chariot S (G1); J WONDER (f Footstepsinthesand) Oak Tree S (G3). Grandam of: KLASSIQUE (f Galileo) Pinnacle S (G3); CELESTIAL PATH (g Footstepsinthesand) Ascendant S, 3rd Racing Post Trophy (G1).

4th dam: SUNBITTERN by Sea Hawk. 3 wins at 2. Dam of 10 winners:

HIGH HAWK (f Shirley Heights) Premio Roma (G1). Dam of:

IN THE WINGS (c Sadler's Wells) Breeders' Cup Turf S (G1). Sire.

HIGH TERN (f High Line) 2 wins at 3. Dam of:

Jawaher (f Dancing Brave) Placed at 3. Dam of: ZOMARADAH (f Deploy) Oaks d'Italia (G1). Grandam of: DUBAWI (c Dubai Millennium) Irish 2,000 Guineas (G1). Champion sire.

Stud record
Space Blues stands his first season in 2022.

Conformation

Race record

His successful career

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 1 1 - - -
Three 7 2 3 1 1
Four 5 4 - - -
Five 6 4 - - 1
Total 19 11 3 1 2

At 2

1st
Maiden race, 8½f, Nottingham, by 2¼l, beating Private Secretary, Technician.

At 3

1st
Surrey S, 7f, Epsom, beating beating Urban Icon, Marie’s Diamond, Angel’s Hideaway, Vintage Brut.
1st
Handicap, 7f, York, by 2l, beating Black Magic Woman, Breath Of Air.
2nd
Prix Jean Prat (G1), 7f, Deauville, to Too Darn Hot, beating Fox Champion, Munitions, Namos, Watan, Pretty Boy, Graignes, Pure Zen, Urwald, Azano, Royal Marine.
2nd
Jersey S (G3), 7f, Royal Ascot, by a head, to Space Traveller, beating Angel’s Hideaway, Urban Icon, Duke Of Hazzard, Momkin, Happy Power, Marie’s Diamond, So Perfect, Dubai Dominion, I Am Superman, Bye Bye Hong Kong, No Nonsense.
3rd
Prix Maurice de Gheest (G1), 6½f, Deauville, to Advertise, Brando, beating Spinning Memories, One Master, Pretty Pollyanna, Polydream, So Perfect, Fox Champion, Mr Lupton, Le Brivido, King Malpic, Invincible Army, Muntions, Namos.

At 4 Champion older sprinter in France

1st
Prix Maurice de Gheest (G1), 6½f, Deauville, beating Hello Youmzain, Lope Y Fernandez, Earthlight, Golden Horde, Wooded, Reshabar, Wichita, Spinning Memories, Batwan.
1st
Lennox S (G2), 7f, Goodwood, by 2l, beating Duke Of Hazzard, Escobar, Safe Voyage, Sir Dancealot, D’bai, Marie’s Diamond, Graignes, Glorious Journey, Pierre Lapin, History Writer.
1st
Prix de la Porte Maillot (G3), 7f, Longchamp, beating D’bai, Stunning Spirit, Grace Spirit, Duhail, Azano, Stormbringer, We Go.
1st
Spring Trophy, 7f, Haydock, beating Safe Voyage, Happy Power, Snazzy Jazzy, Yafta, D’bai, Urban Icon, Cardsharp, Fox Champion.

At 5

1st
Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1), 8f, Del Mar, beating Smooth Like Strait, Ivar, Raging Bull, Get Stormy, Pearls Galore, In Love, Casa Creed, Real Appeal, Mother Earth, Blowout, Mo Forza.
1st
Prix de la Foret (G1), 7f, Longchamp, beating Pearls Galore, Entscheiden, Kinross, Sagamiyra, Speak Of The Devil, Current Option, Tropbeau, Last Empire, Duhail, Njord, Onassis, Erasmo, Colosseo.
1st
City Of York S (G2), 7f, York, beating Highfield Princess, Glorious Journey, Sir Busker, Safe Voyage, Pogo, Primo Bacio, Lord Of The Lodge.
1st
1351 Turf Sprint, 6½f, Al-Janadriah, beating Urban Icon, Glorious Journey, Land Of Legends, Momkin, Larchmont Lad, Royal Dornoch.
4th
Lennox S (G2), 7f, Goodwood, to Kinross, Creative Force, Happy Power, beating Escobar, Safe Voyage.

Timeform 125

Video footage

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Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1), 8f, Del Mar, 06 Nov 2021
Prix de la Foret (G1), 7f, Longchamp, 03 Oct 2021
Prix Maurice de Gheest (G1), 6½f Deauville, 09 Aug 2020
City of York S (G2), 7f, York, 21 Aug 21
Lennox S (G2), 7f, Goodwood, 28 Jul 2020
Spring Trophy, 7f, Haydock, 07 Jun 2020
Surrey S, 7f, Epsom, 31 May 2019
1351 Turf Sprint, 7f, Riyadh, 20 Feb 2021
Handicap, 7f, York, 15 May 2019
Maiden race, 8½f, Nottingham, 07 Nov 2018
Prix Jean Prat (G1), 7f, Deauville, 07 Jul 2019