Germany (horse)

Germany (9 May 1991 - December 2013) was a German Thoroughbred racehorse who won 9 of his 17 starts including 2 Group 1's in which he was ridden Frankie Dettori.

Germany
SireTrempolino
GrandsireSharpen Up
DamInca Princess
DamsireBig Spruce
SexStallion
Foaled9 May 1991 [1]
CountryUnited States
ColourBay
BreederCurative Ltd (KY)
OwnerJaber Abdullah
TrainerBruno Schütz
Record17: 9-5-1
Earnings€628,940 (equivalent)
Major wins
Bayerisches Zuchtrennen (1995)
Grosser Preis von Baden (1995)
Awards
Timeform rating: 124

BackgroundEdit

Germany was a bay horse with black socks sired by 1987 the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Trempolino, who was bred in United States and bought as a yearling for $70,000 by the British trainer Ben Hanbury on behalf of Jaber Abdullah at the 1992 Keeneland September sales. He was trained by Bruno Schütz and was raced almost all of his career in Germany with an exception of the 1995 British Champion Stakes in which he failed to give his running on the good to firm ground.

Racing careerEdit

Germany raced only 4 times in his first 2 seasons and acquired his black type as a 2yo when winning the Kronimus-Rennen listed race in 1993 over a distance of 7 furlongs but was forced into a long absence having sustained a fracture in his off-fore.

He made his reappearance at four year old and was campaigned over middle distance races winning his first 2 starts in listed and group 3 events in the 1995 spring before adding couple more top level wins in the summer including the Group 1's Bayerisches Zuchtrennen and Grosser Preis von Baden, in the latter beating by 8 lengths in 3rd spot the Irish group performer Right Win who had shown great form in previous 2 seasons winning the Group 2 Gallinule Stakes when ridden by jockey Lester Piggott and Group 1 Gran Premio d'Italia. Germany's last and 8th start of the season was in the British Champion Stakes where after a long campaign and standard of opposition better than on home soil he could not finish in the placings.

Stud recordEdit

PedigreeEdit

Pedigree of Germany (USA), bay horse, 1991[1]
Sire
Trempolino (USA)
1984
Sharpen Up (GB)
1969
Atan (USA)
1961
Native Dancer (USA) 1950
Mixed Marriage (GB) 1952
Rocchetta (GB)
1961
Rockefella (GB) 1941
Chambiges (FR) 1949
Trephine (FR)
1977
Viceregal (CAN)
1966
Northern Dancer (CAN) 1961
Victoria Regina (CAN) 1958
Quiriquina (FR)
1966
Molvedo (ITY) 1958
La Chaussee (FR) 1961
Dam
Inca Princess (USA)
1983
Big Spruce (USA)
1969
Herbager (FR)
1956
Vandale (FR) 1943
Flagette (FR) 1951
Silver Sari (USA)
1961
Prince John (USA) 1953
Golden Sari (USA) 1956
Inca Queen (USA)
1968
Hail To Reason (USA)
1958
Turn-To (USA) 1951
Nothirdchance (USA) 1948
Silver Spoon (USA)
1956
Citation (USA) 1945
Silver Fog (USA) 1944

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Germany pedigree". equineline.com. 2015-10-11. Retrieved 2015-10-11.