‘A real sprinter in his width of hip. Caturra’s got a serious back end and engine. And very laid back, a wonderful mind. I’ve never had a sprinter with such a sober attitude.’ CLIVE COX
Stallion show, summer 2023.
- Flying Childers Stakes (G2), 5f, Doncaster, beating winners of the Cornwallis, Prix d’Arenberg, Windsor Castle, Roses Stakes.
- Rose Bowl Stakes (L), 6f, Newbury.
- Maiden, 5f, Bath in May.
- Roses Stakes (L), 5f, York, beaten 1/2l conceding 8lb, beating two Group horses.
- Prix Sigy (G3), 5f, Chantilly, beaten 3/4l conceding 8lb.
- King George S (G2), 5f, Goodwood, beaten a length in a time fast enough to have beaten the three previous winners of the race.
- Scurry S (L), 5f, Sandown, conceding 5lb.
1st Flying Childers Stakes (G2), 5f, Doncaster, beating winners of the Cornwallis, Prix d’Arenberg, Windsor Castle, Roses Stakes.
The Caturra story: includes parade footage of him as a yearling and on retiring to stud.
By MEHMAS (2014) Richmond S G2, July S G2. Sire of a world record 56 first-crop juvenile winners; 265 runners, 62% winners, 7% Stakes winners, including: GOING GLOBAL, MINZAAL, SUPREMACY, PERSIAN FORCE, MALAVATH, LUSAIL, etc.
Shoshoni Wind by Sleeping Indian. 3 wins at 2 and 3, 2nd Empress S L. Dam of 4 named foals, 4 runners, 3 winners:
CATURRA (c Mehmas) 3 wins at 2, Flying Childers S G2, Rose Bowl S L, 2nd Prix Sigy G3, Roses S L, 3rd King George S G2, Scurry S L.
Sir Arthur Dayne (c Sir Prancealot) 3 wins at 2 and 3, 3rd Qatar Derby L.
Cadeau Speciale by Cadeaux Genereux. Placed at 3. Dam of 10 foals, 9 runners, 6 winners:
Burnwynd Boy (g Tobougg) 3rd Chipchase S G3.
Pat Or Else by Alzao. Placed at 3. Dam of 11 foals, 10 runners, 6 winners:
TRISKEL (f Hawk Wing) Silver Flash S G3.
Pato by High Top. 4 wins at 2 and 3, 2nd Garrowby H L. Sister to
CREWS HILL. Dam of 11 foals, 9 runners, 7 winners:
CLASSIC CLICHE (c Salse) European Champion at 3 and 5, St Leger G1, Gold Cup G1, 2nd King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S G1. Sire.
MY EMMA (f Marju) European Champion older mare, Prix Vermeille G1, Yorkshire Oaks G1. Dam of:
MOMENTS OF JOY (f Darshaan) EBF Gladness Fillies S L. Dam of: MIZZOU (c Galileo) Sagaro S G3 (twice), 2nd Gold Cup G1; Unity (f Sadler’s Wells) 3rd Noblesse S G3. Grandam of: AL RIFFA (c Wootton Bassett) Vincent O’Brien National S G1, 2022.