Territories

B 2012 15.3½HH (1.61M)
By Invincible Spirit – Taranto (Machiavellian)
Standing at Dalham Hall Stud, Newmarket
Classic-placed G1-winning miler and G1 juvenile by sire of sires Invincible Spirit from the immediate family of top-class stallions Shamardal and Street Cry. Won the second-fastest Prix Jean Prat ever and was also runner-up in the 2,000 Guineas, Prix Jacques le Marois and Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere. Higher rated than any of his sire’s proven stallion sons.

Pedigree

TERRITORIES

INVINCIBLE SPIRIT

GREEN DESERT

DANZIG

NORTHERN DANCER

PAS DE NOM

FOREIGN COURIER

SIR IVOR

COURTLY DEE

RAFHA

KRIS

SHARPEN UP

DOUBLY SURE

ELJAZZI

ARTAIUS

BORDER BOUNTY

TARANTO

MACHIAVELLIAN

MR PROSPECTOR

RAISE A NATIVE

GOLD DIGGER

COUP DE FOLIE

HALO

RAISE THE STANDARD

MAGNA GRAECIA

WARNING

KNOWN FACT

SLIGHTLY DANGEROUS

GRECIAN SLIPPER

SADLER'S WELLS

HELEN STREET

By INVINCIBLE SPIRIT (1997) Sprint Cup (G1), etc. Sire of 1,532 foals aged three and up, including TERRITORIES, PROFITABLE, CHARM SPIRIT, FLEETING SPIRIT, HOORAY, KINGMAN, LAWMAN, MAYSON, MOONLIGHT CLOUD, NATIONAL DEFENSEROSDHU QUEEN, SHALAA, VALE OF YORK, YOSEI, CABLE BAY, CAPTAIN MARVELOUS, MUTHMIR, SPIRIT QUARTZ, SPIRIT SONG, AJAYA, ZEBEDEE, etc.

1st dam: Taranto by Machiavellian. 2 wins (8f-9f) at 2, 2nd River Eden S. Dam of 8 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners:

TERRITORIES (c Invincible Spirit) G1 winner, see Race record.

GREEK COLONY (c Pivotal) 5 wins (6f-8f), 3 to 5.

ITALIAN (g Pivotal) 2 wins (9f) at 3.

GIREVOLE (g Tiger Hill) Winner (12f) at 3.

2nd dam: MAGNA GRAECIA by Warning. 5 wins at 3 and 4, Prix de Barbeville (G3), Prix Right Royal, 2nd Grand Prix du Conseil General des Alpes Maritimes. Dam of 5 winners:

Taranto (f Machivellian), Black type placed winner, see above.

ANCIENT CROSS (g Machiavellian) 7 wins, 5 to 12, 2016.

GREATER GREECE (f Dubawi) 5 wins at 3 and 4.

POLICORO (f Pivotal) Winner at 3.

ROSSANO (c Elusive Quality) Winner at 4.

3rd dam: GRECIAN SLIPPER by Sadler’s Wells. 3 wins at 3. Dam of 10 winners:

MAGNA GRAECIA (f Warning) Black type placed winner, see above.

GRAIKOS (c Rainbow Quest) Prix de Conde (G3).

PARTHENON (c Dubai Destination) Glasgow S.

LATONA (f Fantastic Light) Winner at 3. Dam of:

PAXIMADIA (c Commands) Sandown Guineas (G2), Carbine Club S (G3), Poseidon S, 3rd T.J. Smith S (G1).

4th dam: HELEN STREET by Troy. 3 wins at 2 and 3, Irish Oaks (G1), Prix du Calvados (G3), 3rd Yorkshire Oaks (G1). Dam of 10 winners:

STREET CRY (c Machiavellian) Dubai World Cup (G1), Stephen Foster H (G1), 2nd Whitney H (G1), 3rd Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1). Champion sire.

HISTORIAN (f Pennekamp) Prix Rose de Mai. Dam of:

Antiquities (f Kaldounevees) 2nd Prix Cleopatre (G3).

Helsinki (f Machiavellian) 3rd Prix Melisande. Dam of:

SHAMARDAL (c Giant’s Causeway) European Champion two-year-old, European Champion three-year-old Miler, Prix du Jockey Club (G1), Poule d’Essai des Poulains (G1), St James’s Palace S (G1), Dewhurst S (G1), Vintage S (G2). Champion sire.

GEOFFREY CHAUCER (c Montjeu) Beresford S (G2), 3rd Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial S (G3).

Diamond Necklace (f Unbridled’s Song) 3rd Victor McCalmont Memorial S. Dam of: Raskova (f Henrythenavigator) 2nd Lyric S.

Sovetsky (g Soviet Star) 2nd Prix du Lion d’Angers.

MOUNT HELENA (f Danzig) Winner at 2. Dam of:

TEARS I CRY (f Chester House) Irving Distaff S.

Anna Dana (f Chester House) 2nd Valdale S, Cincinnati Trophy S.

Ilia (f Shadeed) Unraced. Grandam of: Dovil Boy (c Clodovil) 2nd Prix du Guiche (G3); Le Roi Mage (g City On A Hill) 2nd Prix Altipan, Prix Lyphard; Street Force (f Blue Air Force) 2nd Criterium Femminile.

 

Stud record

Territories stands his first northern hemisphere season in 2017.

Territories stands his first southern hemisphere season in 2017.

Conformation

Race record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 4 1 1 2 -
Three 5 2 2 - -
Four 4 - - 2 -
Total 13 3 3 4 -

At 2

1st
Conditions race, 6f, Chantilly, beating Souvenir Delondres, Aimee.
2nd
Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere - Grand Criterium (G1), 7f, Longchamp, to Full Mast, beating Gleneagles, Burnt Sugar, War Envoy, Aktabantay, Citron Spirit, Nucifera, The Wow Signal.
3rd
Prix la Rochette (G3), 7f, Longchamp, to Full Mast, Nucifera, beating Romeo Lima, Kenfreeze.

At 3

1st
Prix Jean Prat (G1), 8f, Chantilly, beating Dutch Connection, Sir Andrew, Kodi Bear, Il Segreto, Mr Owen, Full Mast, Aktabantay.
1st
Prix de Fontainebleau (G3), 8f, Longchamp, beating Karar, The Comissioner, Green Sweet, Leader Writer, Kenfreeze.
2nd
2,000 Guineas (G1), 8f, Newmarket, to Gleneagles, beating Ivawood, Bossy Guest, Celestial Path, Home Of The Brave, Dutch Connection, Moheet, Ride Like The Wind, Cappella Sansevero, Code Red, Kool Kompany, Estidhkaar, Intilaaq, Room Key, Ol’ Man River.
2nd
Prix Jacques le Marois (G1), 8f, Deauville, to Esoterique, beating Wild Chief, Lightning Spear, Toormore, Karakontie, Belardo, Estidhkaar, Spoil The Fun.

At 4

3rd
Prix du Palais-Royal (G3), 7f, Deauville, to Attendu, Esoterique, beating Dhevanafushi, Love Spirit.
3rd
Prix Messidor (G3), 8f, Maisons-Laffitte, to Vadamos, Mr Owen, beating Shutterbug, Dariyan.

 Timeform 123

Video footage

Prix Jean Prat (G1), 8f, Chantilly, 12 July 2015
2,000 Guineas (G1), 8f, Newmarket, 02 May 2015

News

All seven new stallions have mares successfully scanned

With the 2017 covering season now underway, the seven newly-retired stallions to join the Darley roster this year are all off to a great start in their new careers, with their first mares scanned i

Breeders are invited to view the UK-based Darley stallions in Newmarket this Wednesday and Thursday

Dalham Hall Stud will host two open days for breeders this Wednesday and Thursday (11 and 12 January).


With 25 G1 victories around the world in 2016, Darley’s European stallions have enjoyed a hugely successful year. The current roster sired no fewer than 103 Group winners in 13 countries in the latest season, excelling over distances from five furlongs to two and a half miles.

Darley will stand nine new stallions in Europe in 2017, headed by Champion two-year-old and G1 Lockinge Stakes victor Belardo, who will stand for €15,


Limited number of lifetime breeding rights to be offered in the son of Invincible Spirit

Territories, winner of the G1 Prix Jean Prat and second to Gleneagles in the 2,000 Guineas, will take up stud duties at Dalham Hall Stud in 2017.


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