Jack Hobbs is a very attractive, rangy colt with a great stride, high cruising speed and a fine turn of foot. A classy individual with a superb combination of speed and stamina.’ JOHN GOSDEN

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 1 1
Three 6 3 2 1
Four 2 1
Five 3 1
Total 12 5 2 2


At 2

Maiden, 8.5f, Wolverhampton, by 3 lengths.

At 3

Irish Derby (G1), 12f, Curragh, by 5 lengths, beating Storm The Stars, Highland Reel, Qualify.
September S (G3), 12f, Kempton, by 3¼ lengths.
Handicap, 10f, Sandown, by 12 lengths, beating Dartmouth.
Derby (G1), 12f, Epsom, to Golden Horn, beating Storm The Stars, Epicuris, Elm Park.
Dante S (G2), 10.5f, York, to Golden Horn, beating Elm Park.
Champion S (G1), 10f Ascot, to Fascinating Rock, Found, beating Ribbons, Lightning Spear, Vadamos.

At 4

Champion S (G1), 10f Ascot, to Almanzor, Found, beating My Dream Boat, The Grey Gatsby.

At 5

Dubai Sheema Classic (G1), 12f, Meydan, by 2¼ lengths, beating Seventh Heaven, Postponed, Highland Reel.

1st Irish Derby Stakes (G1), 12f, Curragh, by 5 lengths, beating Storm The Stars, Highland Reel, Qualify.

1st Dubai Sheema Classic (G1), 12f, Meydan, by 2¼ lengths, beating Seventh Heaven, Postponed, Highland Reel.

By HALLING (1991) 4 wins, 3 to 5, European Champion, G1 Eclipse S, twice, G1 International S, twice. Sire of 733 runners, 64% winners, 8% Stakes winners, including JACK HOBBS, NORSE DANCER, CAVALRYMAN, OPINION POLL, CUTLASS BAY, COASTAL PATH, THE GEEZER, PARASOL, ROMSDAL, etc.

1st Dam

SWAIN’S GOLD (USA), won 3 races in U.S.A. and £14,983 and placed once;

dam of 4 winners including-

JACK HOBBS (GB) (2012 c. by Halling (USA)), subject stallion.

Niceofyoutotellme (GB) (2009 g. by Hernando (FR)), won 4 races at 3 to 5 years and £89,261 and placed 8 times including third in Cantor Fitzgerald Brigadier Gerard Stakes, Sandown Park, Gr.3.

MANSON (GB) (2013 g. by Equiano (FR)), won 2 races at 2 and 3 years and £38,195 and placed 11 times.

She also has a yearling colt by Golden Horn (GB).

2nd Dam

GOLDEN POND (IRE), won 7 races at home, in France and in U.S.A. and £171,503 including Orchid Handicap, Gulfstream Park, Gr.2, Suwannee River Handicap, Gulfstream Park, Gr.3 and Prix de la Cochere, Saint-Cloud, L.;

dam of 2 winners including-

BRAZILIAN (USA) (f. by Stravinsky (USA)), won 4 races at 2 to 4 years in U.S.A. and £52,180 including Lemhi Go Stakes, Calder; dam of winners.

LA MALAGUENA (USA), won Wintergreen Stakes, Turfway Park and Firecracker Stakes, Mountaineer Park.

Snow Leopard (USA), winner in U.S.A. to 2019, third in Forego Stakes, Turfway Park.

3rd Dam

GOLDEN BLOOM, unraced;

dam of 4 winners including-

GOLDEN POND (IRE), see above.

Golden Wells (IRE), won 3 races at 3 years and placed 3 times including third in Victor Chandler Chester Vase, Chester, Gr.3.

Ceanothus (IRE), placed 3 times at 3 years; dam of winners.

POLLENATOR (IRE), 2 races at 2 years including DFS May Hill Stakes, Doncaster, Gr.2, placed 3 times.

Wedding Party (GB), 2 races at 2 years, second in Radley Stakes, Newbury, L.; dam of Rosebride (GB), 2 races at 2 years, placed second in Firth of Clyde Stakes, Ayr, Gr.3, Party Doctor (GB), 1 race at 3 years, second in Winkfield Stakes, Ascot, L., third in Chesham Stakes, Ascot, L. and Midsummer Stakes, Windsor, L.; also 3 races in France, Dream Wedding (GB), 1 race at 2 years in Germany, second in Ilse und Heinz RammZweijahrigen Trophy, Cologne, L., Kronimus Rennen, Baden-Baden, L.


The next dam DAFFODIL DAY, ran twice at 3 years;

dam of 4 winners including

DANCE THE DAY AWAY (NZ), won 4 races in Australia including BMW Australian Derby, Ascot, Gr.1, placed third in Gibson Carmichael Stakes, Flemington, L.

SPRING DAFFODIL, won 6 races at home and in U.S.A. including Mount Coote Stud EBF Matron Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3 and Budweiser River Downs Breeders’ Cup Handicap, River Downs, L.; dam of winners.

TUNDURU (IRE), 7 races at 3 to 6 years in France and in Spain including Prix Lord Seymour, Longchamp, L., placed 20 times including third in Prix Andre Baboin (G.P.des Provinces), Bordeaux Le Bouscat, Gr.3; sire.