Scorpion

Year of birth: 2002

Colour: Bay

Sire: Montjeu

Dam: Ardmelody

Distance won over: 10f - 14.5f

Fee: £4,000
















SIRE OF A CHAMPION OVER FENCES IN 2017

SIRE OF:
MIGHT BITE – Gr.1 RSA Chase, Cheltenham Festival,
Gr.1 Mildmay Nov. Chase, Aintree, both 2017. OR: 162.
DON’T TOUCH IT – Gr.1 Champion Novice Hurdle, Punchestown,
3rd Gr.2 Naas Novice Hurdle, also B Chase, Punchestown, 2017.
SCORPIANCER – Gr.1 Iroquois Hurdle, 2017,
Gr.1 Lonesome Glory Hurdle, Belmont Park,
2nd Gr.1 AP Smithwick Memorial Chase, Saratoga,
Gr.1 Grand National Hurdle Stakes, Far Hills.
THE NIPPER – 3 NH flat, incl LR, and 3 h'dle races, incl 2017.
GREAT TRY – 2 races, 2nd Gr.2 Novices Handicap Hurdle Final, Sandown.
BLUE FASHION – 2 races, 2nd Gr.2 Ascot Hurdle,
4th Gr.1 Prix Alain du Breil, Auteuil, rated 152.
TELL US MORE – Gr.3 Poplar Square Chase, Naas.
2nd Gr.1 Novice Hurdle, Naas, 2nd Gr.3 Novice Chase, Naas.
SCORPIO IMPERATOR – winner, 2nd LR Prix Stanley, Auteuil.
VALHALLA – 2 races, 4th LR Cheltenham H'cap Hurdle.
Exciting New Winners in 2017:
JUST A STING (2 races - all his starts),
SPIDER'S BITE, THE BIG BITE (only start),
MON PORT, DANNY KIRWAN (only point by 11 l),
SENDING LOVE (only point by 5 l), etc.


Won 4 races and over €1,300,000 including the Coronation Cup Gr.1, Grand Prix de Paris Gr.1 and St Leger Stakes Gr.1. He was also second in the Irish Derby Gr.1 to world champion HURRICANE RUN & the Irish St Leger Gr.1 to YEATS.


One of the best horses by the exceptional young sire MONTJEU.


A half-brother to Gr.2 winner MEMORIES. He combines the blood of SADLER’S WELLS & ALLEGED.


From the family of leading N.H. sires ALFLORA and ARDROSS.


TRIPLE GROUP 1 WINNER


1st Grand Prix de Paris – Gr.1, 12f., Longchamp, by 2½ lengths from Desideratum and Orion Star.
1st St Leger Stakes – Gr.1, 14½ f., Doncaster, by a length from The Geezer and Tawqeet.
1st Coronation Cup – Gr.1, 12f., Epsom, by 1¼ lengths from Septimus and Maraahel.
1st Maiden, 10f., Leopardstown, by ½ length from Magnolia Lane and Menwaal.
2nd Irish Derby – Gr.1, 12f., Curragh, beaten ½ length by Hurricane Run with Shalapour back in third.
2nd Irish St Leger – Gr.1, 14f., Curragh, beaten ½ length by Yeats with Mores Wells back in third.
2nd Hardwicke Stakes – Gr.2, 12f., Ascot, beaten ½ length by Maraahel with Mighty back in third.
2nd Gallinule Stakes – Gr.3, 10f., Curragh, beaten short head by Im Spartacus.


First crop 7yo’s include Graded performers Don’t Touch It, Tell Us More, Blue Fashion, Great Try, Sir Scorpion, Give Me A Break etc.