Erupt (IRE)

Dubawi - Mare Nostrum (Caerleon) bay, 2011 - height 15.3hh

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Race Record

5 wins, 2200-2400m, at 3 to 5 racing in France, UK, Japan, USA, Canada

Timeform 125“sturdy horse; very smart performer; acts on firm and good to soft going”

At 3   WON Gr1 Grand Prix de Paris (2400m)

         WON Gr3 Prix du Lys (2400m)

         WON La Coupe des Trois Ans-(L) (2400m)

At 4  WON Gr1 Woodbine International (2400m)

           2nd  Gr1 Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (2400m)

            3rd  Gr2 Grand Prix de Deauville (2500m)

Sire Line

DUBAWI – 5 wins, 1200-1600m, at 2 and 3, Gr1 Irish 2000 Guineas, Gr1 National S., Gr1 Prix Jacques le Marois; 2nd Gr1 QE II S.; top rated 3yo miler in England & France; rated Timeform 129. Sire of Gr1 winners of both sexes. Sire of Champions. Sire of Sires.

Notable progeny includes: Ghaiyyath (15c - Galileo, Indian Ridge); Too Dam Hot (16c - Singspiel, Top Ville); Makfi (07c – Green Desert, Irish River); Postponed (11c – Dubai Destination, Salse); Poet’s Voice (07c – Chief’s Crown, Riva Ridge); Night of Thunder (11c – Galileo, Desert Prince); Al Kazeem (08c – Darshaan, The Minstrel); Time Test (12c – Dansili, Sadler’s Wells); New Bay (12c – Zamindar, Sadler’s Wells); Akeed Mofeed (09c – Tiger Hill, Sadler’s Wells); Dubawi Gold (08c – Green Desert, Slip Anchor); Lucky Nine (07c – Green Desert, Beau Genius); Hunter’s Light (08c – Barathea, Shirley Heights); Safety Check (11c – Royal Academy, Kenmare); Erupt (12c – Caerleon, Spectacular Bid); Arabian Queen (12f – Barathea, Dashing Blade); Prince Bishop (07c – Prospect Bay, Sure Blade); Red Dubawi (08c – Homme de Loi, Rahotep); Shamal Wind (09f – Machiavellian, Capote); Srikandi (10f – Hurrican Sky, Luskin Star); Dubawi Heights (07f – Suave Dancer, Distant Relative); Willow Magic (12c – Tierce, Twenty Four Karat); Secret Admirer (07f – Secret Savings, Balios); Happy Archer (07f – Jeune, Semipalatinsk); Aljamaaheer (09c – Rainbow Quest, Last Tycoon); Journey (12f – Montjeu, Shirley Heights); Universal (09c – Giant’s Causeway, Red Sunset); Monterosso (07c – Barathea, Salieri); Worthadd (07c – Rahy, Seattle Slew); Afsare (07c – Fairy King, Mill Reef); Benbati (14c – Selkirk, Generous); Dartmouth (12c – Galileo, Mountain Cat); Zarak (13c – Zamindar, Kahyasi); So Mi Dar (13f – Singspiel, Top Ville); Frontiersman (13c – Cape Cross, Welsh Pageant); Wild Illusion (15f - Monsun, Dashing Blade); Bateel (12f - Chief’s Crown, Crowned Prince); Old Persian (15c - Singspiel, Woodman); Coronet (14f - Darshaan, Alzao), etc.

KINBREEDING: Dubawi is a son of Dubai Millennium, whose dam Colorado Dancer is half sister by Shareef Dancer (who is out of a half sister to Dancing Champ) to Fort Wood (Sadler’s Wells). Dubawi’s dam Zomaradah is kinbred 4x4 Noblesse x Pantoufle, where Noblesse is 3rd dam of Zomaradah’s sire Deploy (Shirley Heights); Noblesse also is 3rd dam of Rainbow Quest.

SEEKING THE GOLD line sires in South Africa:  Erupt, Willow Magic (Dubawi)


Dubai MilleniumSeeking The GoldMr Prospector - Raise A Native
Con Game - Buckpasser
Colorado DancerShareef Dancer - Northern Dancer
Fall Aspen - Pretense
DeployShirley Heights - Mill Reef
Slightly Dangerous - Roberto
JawaherDancing Brave - Lyphard
High Tern - High Line
Mare Nostrum
NijinskyNorthern Dancer - Nearctic
Flaming Page - Bull Page
ForeseerRound Table - Princequillo
Regal Gleam - Hail To Reason
Spectacular BidBold Bidder - Bold Ruler
Spectacular - Promised Land
Grand LuxeSir Ivor - Sir Gaylord
Fanfreluche - Northern Dancer


Erupt comes from a highclass sire-producing female line, notably through his 3rd dam Grand Luxe (Champion sires Flying Spur, Encosta de Lago) and her half sister l’On Vite (Holy Roman Emperor). In kin-breeding terms Grand Luxe is close kin to Shareef Dancer, damsire of Dubai Millennium, Erupt’s grandsire. Dubai Millenium is kinbred 3x2 Con Game (dam of Seeking The Gold) x Change Water (dam of Fall Aspen), his dam Colorado Dancer is 3x2 Mrs Peterkin x Change Water. The dam of Erupt, Mare Nostrum, is close kin to Dancing Champ, a notable broodmare sire in South Africa. Dancing Champ is a son of Mrs Peterkin.

Suitable Lines

Suitable lines for ERUPT could include:

  • Dancing Champ, Shareef Dancer (notably Kabool, Hobb Alwahtan);
  • Fort Wood; Seeking The Gold (Windrush, Lecture, Gold Press);
  • In The Wings (Singspiel, Lateral), Shirley Heights (Lateral, Indigo Magic);
  • Rainbow Quest (Spectrum, Saumarez);
  • sires from Erupt’s own female line, incl Kentucky Slew, Spaceship (Lode), Flying Spur, Encosta de Lago, Night Shift, etc

(posted 2018)

Sales Analysis

BORN colt avg sold SI filly avg sold SI
2019 207,273 11 1.21 90,625 8 0.55

First crop 2019

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