Sire: KITTEN'S JOY (2001): Champion Turf Horse, USA: dual Gr.1 winner (Turf Classic Invitational, Belmont Park and Secretariat Stakes, Arlington) and $2,075,791. 5-time Leading Turf Sire in USA including in 2016; sire of over the winners of over $51 million, including 72 Stakes Winners; 9 Gr.1 winners incl.:
STEPHANIE’S KITTEN ($4,292,400), Eclipse Champion BIG BLUE KITTEN ($2,981,000) and BOBBY’S KITTEN ($1,424,417) and, in 2016: HAWKBILL (Gr.1 Eclipse Stakes, Sandown; Gr.3 Tercentenary Stakes, Royal Ascot), DIVISIDERO (Gr.1 Turf Classic Stakes, Churchill Downs), CAMELOT KITTEN (Gr.2, Gr.3) and Gr.3 winners TAAREEF (Prix Daphnis, Chantilly), HOME RUN KITTEN, SMOKEM KITTEN, OSCAR NOMINATED, etc.
Dam: CELESTIAL WOODS (USA): 3 wins at 3 and 4 in USA and $51,549; dam of 4 winners:
MAJOR MAGIC (USA) (09 g. by Kitten’s Joy (USA)): 5 wins in USA and $172,266 inc. Chenery S., placed 10 times.
BELIEVE IN KITTEN (USA) (10 c. by Kitten’s Joy (USA)): 5 wins to 2016 in USA and $131,024.
BOBBY’S KITTEN (USA) (11 c. by Kitten’s Joy (USA)): 6 wins to 2016 USA and Ireland, and $1,424,417 inc. Gr.1 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint, Gr.3 Pilgrim S., L Cork S., and Penn Mile S., placed 2nd Gr.2 Nat.Museum of Racing Hall of Fame S., 3rd Gr.1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (c&g) and Gr.1 Ricoh Woodbine Mile S., 4th Gr.1 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint.
CAMELOT KITTEN (USA) (13 c. by Kitten’s Joy (USA)): 4 wins at 2 and 3, 2016 in USA and $467,902 inc. Gr.2 American Turf S., Gr.2 Hall of Fame S. and Gr.3 Pennine Ridge S., placed three times inc. 2nd Gr.3 Dixiana Bourbon S., Gr.3 Saranac S., 4th Gr.1 Belmont Derby Invitational S. (as per 7th September).
2nd dam: CELESTIAL BLISS (USA): dam of 5 winners inc.:
BLISSFUL SONG (USA): 2 wins in Canada & USA; dam of winners inc.:
CELESTIAL CANDY (ARG): won Gr.2 Clasico Carlos Tomkinson, and a further 3 Gr.3 races.
3rd dam: NORTH OF EDEN (by Northfields (USA)): half sister to THEATRICAL (IRE); MGr1W; $2,840,500; Champion Turf Horse, Sire;
placed 5 times at 3; dam of 10 winners inc.:
PARADISE CREEK (USA): 14 wins in USA and $3,749,574 inc. Gr.1 Washington D. C. International S., Gr.1 Hollywood Derby; sire.
WILD EVENT (USA): 10 wins in USA and $990,624 inc. Gr.1 Early Times Turf Classic S., 2nd Gr.1 Gulfstream Park Breeders’ Cup H.; sire.
FORBIDDEN APPLE (USA): 8 wins in USA and $1,913,864 inc. Gr.1 Manhattan H., 2nd Gr.1 Manhattan H., Gr.1 Breeders’ Cup Mile; sire.
I’M VERY IRISH (USA): 5 wins in USA inc. Smoke Screen S.; sire.
Paradise River (USA): placed twice in USA; dam of winners inc.:
DAVID JUNIOR (USA): Jt Champion 3yr old in Europe in 2005 (9.5-10.5f.), Champion older miler in Europe in 2006, won Gr.1 Emirates Airline Champion S., Gr.1 Coral Eclipse S.; sire in Japan
Maternal grandsire: FORESTRY (1996); Gr.1 King’s Bishop Stakes (7f); Gr.2 Dwyer Stakes (8.5f), etc: 7 wins, $591,225: sire of the winners of over $42 million, incl Gr.1 winners:
SHACKLEFORD (Preakness S), DISCREET CAT, DIPLOMAT LADY, FOREST DANGER; also a leading broodmare sire in the USA incl, in 2016, Champion NYQUIST. To date his daughters have produced 23 Stakes winners and the winners of approx. $41,000,000.
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