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Pedigree Detail

  • LINDA'S LAD (GB): 4 wins at 2 and 3 at home and in France and £234,014 viz. Criterium de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Derby Trial S., Gr.3, Prix de Conde, Gr.3 and Criterium du Fonds Europeen de L'Elevage, L., placed 2nd Prix des Chenes, Gr.3 and 3rd P.Eugene Adam ( Maisons-Laffitte), Gr.2; sire.
  • 1st dam
    COLZA (USA): winner at 2; dam of 6 previous foals; 12 runners; 6 winners:
    • Cooper Island (GB) (96 c. by Generous (IRE)): 2 wins over hurdles; also placed 7 times at 2 to 4 inc. 3rd Miller & Pycraft & Arnold Handicap, Sandown.
    • Ulterior Motives (GB) (97 g. by Selkirk (USA)): 5 wins in France and in U.S.A. and £124,201 and placed 16 times inc. 2nd Governor's H., 3rd Badener Meile, Gr.3 and Prix de Montretout, L.
    • Cheeky Madam (IRE) (00 f. by Night Shift (USA)): placed at 3 in France; dam of a winner:
      • Hurricane Havoc (IRE) (f. by Hurricane Run (IRE)): 2 wins at 2 and 3 and £51,360 and placed 6 times inc. 2nd Irish Stallion Farms EBF Garnet S., L., I.S.F. EBF Hurry Harriet S., L., 3rd D. C. Lavarack & Lanwades Stud S., Gr.3 and Lanwades/Staff'town Silken Glider S., L
    • LINDA'S LAD (GB) (03 c. by Sadler's Wells (USA)): see above.
  • 2nd dam
    DOCKAGE (CAN): 2 wins
    at 2 and 3 in France and 279,500 fr. inc. Prix d'Automne, L.; dam of 17 foals; 13 runners; 11 winners:
    • WHARF (USA) (c. by Storm Bird (CAN)): 4 wins at 2 to 4 at home and in U.S.A. and £161,092 inc. July S., Gr.3, 2nd Juddmonte Lockinge S., Gr.2, San Bernardino H., Gr.2 and 3rd Bay Meadows H., Gr.2; sire.
    • MOORING (GB) (f. by Zafonic (USA)): 2 wins at 3 in France and £20,307 inc. Prix de Lieurey, L.; dam of 8 winners:
      • HEATHER (IND): 3 wins at 3 and 4 in India and £20,347 inc. Golconda Oaks, L.
      • Buffering (GB): winner at 3 in France and £43,068, 2nd Prix Occitanie, L.; dam of Buffer Zone (GB) (4 wins at 2 to 4 and £152,819, 3rd Greenlands S., Gr.2), Roller (GB) (4 wins to 2020 and £26,987; also placed in France), Forewarning (GB) (winner at 5; also placed 3 times in N.H. Flat Races; also placed over hurdles).
      • Barbaresco (IND): winner at 3 in India and £32,635, 2nd The Calcutta Derby S., L.
    • Docklands (USA): 5 wins at 4 in France; dam of 8 winners:
      • RAIL LINK (GB): Champion 3yr old in Europe in 2006 (11-13f.), Champion 3yr old colt in France in 2006, 5 wins at 3 in France and £1,074,965 inc. Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris, Gr.1 and l'Arc de Triomphe - Lucien Barriere, Gr.1; sire.
      • CROSSHARBOUR (GB): 6 wins at 3 to 5 in France and £183,394 inc. Prix du Conseil de Paris, Gr.2; sire.
      • CHELSEA MANOR (GB): 3 wins at 3 in France and £90,710 inc. La Coupe de Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.3, 3rd Prix d'Ispahan, Gr.1 and Prix Ganay, Gr.1; sire.
      • MAINSAIL (GB): 3 wins at 3 and 4 in France and £122,560 inc. Prix Bertrand du Breuil Longines, Gr.3.
      • Silvertown (GB): 18 wins, £124,280 viz. 12 wins; also 6 wins over hurdles.
      • Milford Sound (GB): winner at 3 in France; dam of Carntop (GB) (4 wins, £54,390 viz. winner at 2, 2nd Betfred Derby Trial S., L.; also 3 wins over hurdles and placed twice over fences), Quebec (GB) (winner at 3 in France; also 2 wins over hurdles), Sound Bar (GB) (winner at 2; also winner at 4 in Kingdom of Saudi Ara), Mitre Peak (GB) (winner at 4; also placed 6 times in France), Neyland (GB) (winner at 5, 2020).
      • Canada Water (GB): placed 3 times in France; dam of Lawmaking (GB) (5 wins, £73,041 viz. 4 wins at 4 to 6; also winner at 3 in France, 2nd Prix La Rochette, Gr.3), Daschas (GB) (7 wins at 2, 4 and 5 and £67,992).
      • Textile (GB); dam of Nishino Premium (JPN) (winner in Japan), Nishino Priceless (JPN) (winner in Japan), Nishino Umanosuke (JPN) (winner in Japan), Seiun Focus (JPN) (winner to 2020 in Japan; also placed in Japan), Earth Striker (JPN) (winner in Japan), Spritzer (JPN) (winner to 2020 in Japan).
    • Admirals Way (GB): 2 wins at 3 and 4.
    • Fonage (GB): 2 wins at 3 and 4 in U.S.A. and £58,255; dam of 4 winners:
      • ZAFONICAL STORM (USA): 2 wins at 2 and £33,321 inc. El Gran Senor S., L.
      • Big Mec (FR): 3 wins at 4 in France and £30,350.
      • Rajsa (DEN): winner in Denmark.
      • Forthcoming (GB): winner at 3 in Italy.
      • Cynthiana (FR): placed in France; dam of Rebel Town (IRE) (winner at 2, 2020 in Japan and £35,399).
    • Galley (GB): placed 3 times in France; dam of 2 winners:
      • PORTAGE (IRE): 4 wins at 2 to 4 and £196,286 inc. TRI Equestrian Silver S., L., 2nd ICON Meld S., Gr.3.
      • CAPE MAGIC (IRE): 2 wins at 3 in France and in Italy and £26,250 inc. Premio Conte Felice Scheibler, L.
      • Reine des Plages (IRE): unraced; dam of Cameo (FR) (winner at 3 in France).
    • Trading Places (GB): unraced; dam of 4 winners:
      • VONA (IRE): 2 wins at 2 and 3 at home and in Qatar and £58,513 inc. Langleys Solicitors EBF Marygate S., L.
      • Glan Y Gors (IRE): 8 wins, £63,118 viz. 7 wins to 2020; also winner over hurdles in 2020.
      • Dynamo (IRE): 2 wins at 5; also placed 3 times over hurdles and placed over fences.
      • Gold Trade (IRE): placed 5 times; also winner at 3 in Qatar.
      • Hermanville (IRE): placed 3 times in France; dam of Hermangarde (FR) (11 wins at 2 to 6, 2020 in France and £78,211), Jullouville (FR) (winner to 2020 in France), Bibione (FR) (4 wins at 2 and 3 in France and £53,454).
      • View (IRE); dam of Northern Beau (IRE) (placed 8 times over hurdles and 4 wins over fences and £58,785, 3rd Charnwood Forest Mares' Chase, L.; also 2 wins in point-to-points), Comrade Conrad (IRE) (winner at 3; also winner at 6, 2020 in Italy; also 2 wins over hurdles).
  • 3rd dam
    GOLDEN ALIBI (USA) (by Empery (USA)): unraced; dam of 6 foals; 4 runners; 4 winners inc.:
    • DOCKAGE (CAN): see above.
    • Known Alibi (USA): unraced; dam of 6 winners inc.:
      • Olga Bere (FR): winner at 3 in France; dam of VIZIR BERE (FR) (won Prix des Chenes, Gr.3).

Best Progeny


(Useful (FR)) - Won Herald Champion Novice Hurdle, Gr.I (16f), 2nd Rathbarry Hardy Eustace Novice Hurdle, Gr.II (16f)


(Lesotho(USA)) - Won Gran Premio Merano Chase, Merano, Gr.I (25f), P. Creme Anglaise Chase, Merano, L. (19f)


(Video Rock (FR)) - Won Prix Achille Fould Hurdle, Auteuil, L. (18f)


(Kadalko (FR)) - Won Troytown Handicap Chase, Navan, Gr.II (24f), Kinloch Brae Chase, Thurles, Gr.II (20.5f)


(Useful (FR)) - 2nd Fairyhouse Hardy Eustace Novice Hurdle, Fairyhouse, Gr.II (16f)


(Kadalko (FR)) - 2nd Prix Bournosienne Hurdle, Auteuil, Grill (18f), Prix Christian de Tredern Hurdle, Auteuil, L. (18f)


(Giants Causeway (USA)) - 2nd Grande Course de Haies de Printemps Handicap Hurdle, Auteuil, Gr.III (211/2f)


(Pistolet Bleu (IRE)) - 2nd Prix Robert Lejeune Hurdle, Auteuil, L. (18f), Prix Roger Saint Chase, Enghien-Soisy, L. (19f)


(Rapid Man (USA)) - 2nd Prix Camille Duboscq Hurdle, L. (171/2f), 3rd Prix Christian de Tredern Hurdle, Gr.III (18f)


(Carson City (USA)) - 2nd Prix Marc Antony 4yo Handicap Hurdle, Auteuil, L. (191/2f)


(Cadoudal (FR)) - 3rd P. Finot Hurdle (c&g), Auteuil, L. (18f)


(Freedom Cry (GB)) - 3rd Prix Bournosienne Hurdle, Auteuil, Gr.III (18f), Prix Christian de Tredern Hurdle, Auteuil, L. (18f)

Race Record / Best Performances

Criterium de Saint-Cloud, Saint Cloud Gr.1 (10f)
WON Derby Trial Stakes, Lingfield Park, Gr.3 (11.5f)
Prix de Conde, Longchamp Gr.3 (9f)
Criterium du Fonds European de L'Elevage, Deauville, L (8f)
Prix des Chenes, Longchamp Gr.3 (8f)
Prix Eugene Adam, Maisons-Laffitte Gr.2 (10f)

Racing Career

Starts Wins Places Earnings
At 2yo 6 3 3 £166,652
At 3yo 4 1 2 £55,231
At 4yo+ 5 0 0 £12,131
Total 15 4 5 £234,014


“Linda’s Lad is a very good-looking sire. I have bought several of his stock, including Grade 1 Winner Draconien. He always produces high performers and is stallion we look out for.”

Harold Kirk, Bloodstock Agent