Schiaparelli is a powerfully-built horse, standing 16.3HH. Good depth of chest, strong neck and quarters, and plenty of bone. He has an athletic, well-balanced stride, correct limbs and a charming temperament. Altogether a very imposing individual.’ SIMON SWEETING

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Three 7 5 1
Four 6 4 1
Five 2 1
Six 6 3 1 2
Total 21 12 3 3
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TIMEFORM 120

At 3

1st
Deutsches Derby (G1), 12f, Hamburg, beating Dickens, Oriental Tiger, Saddex, Dark Dancer, Aspectus, Lauro, Quelle Amore, Prince Flori, Elcanos, Imonso.
1st
Deutsches St Leger (G3), 14f, Dortmund, beating N’oubliez Jamais, Elcanos.
1st
Grosser Preis der Hannoverschen, 11f, Hannover, beating Dickens.
2nd
Deutschland-Preis (G1), 12f, Dusseldorf, to Donaldson, beating Sulatano, El Tango, Simonas, Bailamos, All Spirit.

At 4

1st
Deutschland-Preis (G1), 12f, Dusseldorf, beating Conillon, First Stream, Dickens, Egerton, Oriental Tiger.
1st
Preis von Europa (G1), 12f, Cologne, beating Poseidon Adventure, Ioannina, First Stream, Egerton, Hearthstead Maison, Dickens.
1st
Gran Premio del Jockey Club (G1), 12f, Milan, beating Champs Elysees, Laverock, Bussoni, Gimmy, Sopran Promo, Estejo, Distant Way
1st
IDEE Hansa-Preis (G2), 11f, Hamburg, beating Poseidon Adventure, Oriental Tiger, Waleria, Arcadio, Expensive Dream.
3rd
Grosser Mercedes-Benz-Preis (G2), 11f, Baden-Baden, to Prince Flori, Egerton, beating Donaldson, Mohandas, Arcadio, Expensive Dream, Poseidon Adventure.

At 5

1st
Prix Foy (G2), 12f, Longchamp, to Zambezi Sun, beating Light Green, Not Just Swing, Crossharbour, Avanti Polonia.

At 6

1st
Gran Premio del Jockey Club (G1), 12f, Milan, beating Sant’antonio, Voila Ici, Halicarnassus.
1st
Goodwood Cup (G2), 16f, Goodwood, beating Mourilyan, The Betchworth Kid, Caracciola, Enroller, Friston Forest, Centennial, Askar Tau, Tungston Strike.
1st
Prix Kergorlay (G2), 15f, Deauville, beating Mojave Moon, Candy Gift.
2nd
Prix Royal Oak (G1), 15½f, Longchamp, to Ask, beating Manighar, Clowance, Pouvoir Absolu, Askar Tau, Sassoaloro, The Miniver Rose, Sevenna.
2nd
Princess of Wales’s S (G2), 12f, Newmarket, to Doctor Fremantle, beating Alwaary, Indian Days, All The Aces, Enroller, Drumfire, Campanologist, Duncan (disqualified and placed 3rd).
3rd
Irish St Leger (G1), 14f, Curragh, to Alandi, Clowance, beating Profound Beauty, All The Aces, Yeats.

Schiaparelli retired to stud in 2011. See Claims To Fame for his biggest successes.

By MONSUN (1990) 12 wins, 2 to 5, G1 Europa Preis, twice. Sire of 631 runners, 79% winners, 18% Stakes winners, including SCHIAPARELLI, ESTIMATE, FIORENTE, GETAWAY, MANDURO, PROTECTIONIST, SAMUM, SHIROCCO, NETWORK, etc.

1st Dam SACARINA (GB): unraced; dam of 10 winners inc.:

SCHIAPARELLI (GER) (c. by Monsun (GER)): subject stallion.

SAMUM (GER) (c. by Monsun (GER)): Champion 3yr old in Germany in 2000, 6 wins at 2 and 3 in Germany and £618,624 inc. BMW Deutsches Derby, Hamburg, Gr.I, Grosser Preis von Baden, Baden-Baden, Gr.I, Grosser Muller Brot-Preis, Munich, Gr.II and Preis des Gestuts Wiesenhof, Krefeld, Gr.III; sire.

SALVE REGINA (GER) (f. by Monsun (GER)): 3 wins at 3 in Germany and £333,515 inc. Diana Deutsches Stuten Derby, Mulheim, Gr.I, placed 2nd Credit Suisse Private Banking Pokal, Cologne, Gr.I, BMW Deutsches Derby, Hamburg, Gr.I, Grosser Preis von Baden, Gr.I, Europa Preis, Cologne, Gr.I; dam of:

SALVE GERMANIA (IRE) (f. by Peintre Celebre (USA)): 2 wins in Germany and in U.S.A. inc. Ballston Spa H., Saratoga, Gr.II.

SEVENTH SKY (GER) (g. by King’s Best (USA)): 9 wins, £158,050 viz. 2 wins at 3 and 4 in Germany inc. Aktion Sonnenstrahl Derby Trial, Hannover, L.; also winner over hurdles and 6 wins over fences, placed 2nd Future Champion Nov. Chase, Ayr, Gr.II.

Sahel (GER) (f. by Monsun (GER)): winner at 4 in France; dam of:

SORTILEGE (IRE) (f. by Tiger Hill (IRE)): 4 wins at 3 and 4 in France and in Italy inc. Premio Lydia Tesio, Rome, Gr.I.

SOUDANIA (GB) (f. by Sea The Stars (IRE)): 4 wins at 3, 2019 in France inc. Prix du Prince d’Orange, Parislongchamp, Gr.III.

Sasuela (GER) (f. by Dashing Blade): winner at 3 in Germany; dam of:

SEISMOS (IRE) (g. by Dalakhani (IRE)): 10 wins at home, in France and in Germany inc. Grosser Preis von Bayern, Munich, Gr.I.

SAMBA BRAZIL (GER) (f. by Teofilo (IRE)): 4 wins in France and in Germany inc. Grosse Europa Meile, Munich, Gr.III.

Sanwa (GER) (f. by Monsun (GER)): unraced; dam of 2 winners inc.:

SEA THE MOON (GER) (c. by Sea The Stars (IRE)): Champion 3yr old colt in Germany in 2014, Champion 3yr old in Europe in 2014 (11-13f.), 4 wins at 2 and 3 in Germany and £437,439 inc. IDEE Deutsches Derby, Hamburg, Gr.I; sire.