Queen Supreme, a formidable repeat winner of Saturday’s Gr1 Cartier Paddock Stakes, has a really spectacular feminine line
Queen Supreme is a half or three-parts sister to a pair of stakes winners in Be Prepared (New Strategy) and Name Me Good-looking (Kodiac) and her dam Name Later is a Gone West half-sister to a number of Gr1 winner, and Breeders’ Cup scorer, Ventura (Chester Home) – dam of French Gr3 winner Fount (Frankel).
The Irish bred is a direct descendant of one of the crucial essential and influential broodmares within the stud e book, with Queen Supreme tracing again in feminine line to Illuminata.
Illuminata produced Epsom Derby winner Ladas (Hampton)- the sire of Baroness La Fleche (dam of immortal mare Cinna) and basic winners Gorgos and Troutbeck, and she or he fashioned a exceptional dynasty of her personal.
Illuminata’s 1000 Guineas successful daughter Chelandry (Goldfinch) bred 2000 Guineas winner Neil Gow and twin basic positioned filly Skyscraper, and have become head of a dynasty, with Chelandry additionally ancestress of the likes of Australian champions Flight and Heroic (the latter a a number of champion sire), French champion and influential sire Clarion, twin basic winner Saucy Sue, champion Australian sire Magpie, and English basic winners E book Legislation, Galatea, Ocean Swell, Pay Up and Pogrom.
Chelandry was not the one daughter of Illuminata to excel as a broodmare.
Illuminata’s daughter Gasoline (Ayrshire), a nervous sort who was third in each the 1000 Guineas and July Cup, produced Epsom Derby winner Cicero – whose Center Park Stakes successful son Friar Marcus ranks because the broodmare sire of Triple Crown winner Bahram – and the high-class broodmare Valve (dam of, amongst others, 1000 Guineas winner Vaucluse).
Gasoline ranks because the ancestress of triple basic positioned Ribbon, Arc/King George winner Hurricane Run, Champion Stakes winner Hippius, and Gold Cup winner Aquino amongst many others.
The charmingly named Gasoline additionally ranks because the fourth dam of CCA Oaks and Acorn Stakes winner Broken Items (Jacopo) -the ancestress of US champion Caledonia Highway (High quality Highway) in addition to the Gr1 winners Information Hyperlink (Battle Entrance) and Hymn E book (Arch).
Queen Supreme’s first three dams Name Later, Estala and Roupala have been sired by the highest sires and broodmares Gone West, Be My Visitor and Vaguely Noble respectively.
So as to add to her already appreciable attraction as a broodmare prospect, Queen Supreme shares her champion sire Exceed And Excel with excellent broodmare Essaouira – dam of 4 stakes horses together with the Gr1 winners Alizee and Astern – in addition to the dams of ill-fated Gr1 Investec Derby winner Anthony Van Dyck and July Cup successful sire Ten Sovereigns.