Noble Tune (USA)

Unbridled's Song - Serena's Cat (Storm Cat) bay, 2009 - height 16hh

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Race Record

In USA, 4 wins, 1700-1800m at 2 and 3, in seven starts - all on turf

Timeform 114 at 2

at 2      WON G3 Pilgrim S. (1800m)

             2nd   Gr1 Breeder’s Cup Juvenile Turf (1600m)

at 3      WON  G2 American Turf S. (1800m)

Sire Line

UNBRIDLED’S SONG – stakes winner of 5 races and $1,3m, G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, G1 Florida Derby, G2 Wood Memorial S.; 2nd G2 Fountain of Youth S., G2 Peter Pan S. G2 Hutcheson S.

Sire of Champions of both sexes. Sire-of-sires incl First Defence, Dunkirk, Rockport Harbor, Even The Score, Songandaprayer, Political Force, Zensational, Noonmark, Half Ours, Emcee, Midshipsman, Mission Impazible, Arrogate, Liam’s Map, etc.

Notable progeny incl. Will Take Charge (10c – Dehere, Rubiano); Forever Unbridled (12f - Lemon Drop Kid, Tough Critic) and full sister to Unbridled Forever (11f); Unrivaled Belle (06f Bertrando, Don B.); Zensational (06f – Phone Trick, Forty Niner); Thorn Song (03c – Storm Bird, Secretariat); Midshipman (06c – Avenue Of Flags, Roberto); First Defence (04c – Seattle Slew, El Gran Senor); Octave (04f – Dr Carter, Tom Rolfe); Political Force (03c – Glitterman, Taylor’s Falls); Unbridled Elaine (98f – Taylor’s Falls, Bob’s Dusty); Magnificent Song (06f – Storm Cat, Round Table); Splendid Blended (02f – Valid Appeal, Iron Constitution); Marylebone (06f – Wavering Monarch, Silent Screen); Buddha (99c – Storm Cat, The Axe); Songandaprayer (06f – Premiership, Well Decorated); Emcee (08c – Ocean Crest, Pass The Tab); Graydar (09c – Dehere, Conquistador Cielo); Embur’s Song (07f – Bold Ruckus, The Minstrel); etc.

KIN-BREEDING: Unbridled’s Song is kinbred 4x5 *Magic x *Subterranean and 5x5 *Aspidistra x *Subterranean.

FAPPIANO-line sires in South Africa: Noble Tune (Unbridled’s Song)

Pedigree

Unbridled's Song
1993
Unbridled
1987
FappianoMr Prospector - Raise A Native
Killaloe - Dr Fager
Gana FacilLe Fabuleux - Wild Risk
Charedi - In Reality
Trolley Song
1983
CaroFortino - Grey Sovereign
Chambord - Chamossaire
Lucky SpellLucky Mel - Olympia
Incantation - Prince Blessed
Serena's Cat
2002
Storm Cat
1983
Storm BirdNorthern Dancer - Nearctic
South Ocean - New Providence
TerlinguaSecretariat - Bold Ruler
Crimson Saint - Crimson Satan
Serena's Tune
1997
Mr ProspectorRaise A Native - Native Dancer
Gold Digger - Nashua
Serena's SongRahy - Blushing Groom
Imagining - Northfields

Pedigree

The essence of the pedigree is represented by the third dam, champion filly Serena’s Song. Her sire Blushing Groom, with her third dam Pat’s Irish. Her dam being by Dancer’s Image, out of a mare by Northfields – whose grandam is full sister to the one of Dancer’s Image. The female line has a strong Gr1-record with matings to Habitat, who is half brother to Northfields.

Suitable Lines

Suitable mares for Noble Tune could include

  1. descendants from his own female line, both close up and remote, notably King Of Kings, Caesour;
  2. Habitat (Tara’s Halls, Count duBois, Doowaley, King Of Kings, etc.), Northfields (Atso, Pathfork), Dancer’s Image (Spectrum);
  3. Abernant, Tudor Minstrel, Challenger (all widespread) – and kin-related Mixed Marriage (Gone West, Known Fact, Zafonic, Sharpen Up, etc.) and Court Martial who belongs in the same kin-camp (notably in Lyphard, but widespread);
  4. Dalmary female line descendants, incl Sadler’s Wells (notably King Of Kings), Nureyev (notably Caesour), Fairy King (notably Tara’s Halls, with damsire Habitat), Golden Thatch (esp combined with Royal Prerogative), Waterville Lake;
  5.  Blushing Groom (Rahy/Giant’s Causeway, Jallad, Spectrum, etc);
  6. Royal Charger, notably Turn To (Hail To Reason, Sir Gaylord); etc.

(posted 2014)

Sales Analysis

BORN colt avg sold SI filly avg sold SI
2015 125,588 17 0.81 55,667 15 0.67
2016 116,923 13 0.97 82,895 19 0.48
2017 97,273 11 0.42 48,571 7 0.29
2018 40,833 6 0.42 25,009 3 0.29
2019 0 0 0 0

Stamina

by highest winning distance of 3yo and up (the higher the count, the more reliable the %)

800/1399m 14/1600m 16/1999m 20/2399m 2400m+ count
29% 49% 11% 7% 4% 45

Best Rated Offspring

(SA only)

horse wins (SW) places (SP) stakes AR
Copper Mountain 17c 3 (0) 6 (4) R 382,100 109
White Lightning 15c 1 (0) 11 (2) R 324,250 103
Noble Joshua 15c 5 (0) 2 (0) R 381,025 103
Paths Of Victory 15c 5 (1) 6 (1) R 647,450 102
Play Another Tune 15c 1 (0) 3 (0) R 153,125 100
Fire And Ice 17c 3 (0) 3 (0) R 195,450 99
Fight Song 17c 2 (1) 0 (0) R 111,375 98
Blush Of Dawn 16f 4 (0) 5 (0) R 261,875 94
Artic Tune 17c 2 (0) 1 (0) R 101,500 88
Ivalo's Prince 16c 2 (0) 3 (0) R 147,450 87

The Power Of Ratings

Colts

AR Band < 59 59 - 69 70 - 79 80 - 89 90 - 99 > 99 > 79 > 89 count
All Colts 26% 18% 27% 18% 8% 3% 29% 11% 22,983
Noble Tune 20% 18% 38% 14% 3% 7% 24% 10% 71

Fillies

AR Band < 54 54 - 64 65 - 74 75 - 84 85 - 94 > 94 > 74 > 84 count
All Fillies 27% 17% 26% 20% 7% 3% 30% 10% 22,507
Noble Tune 18% 27% 34% 15% 6% 0% 21% 6% 62

Black Type Offspring

with best career rating by distance category:
1000-1399m/14-1600m/1601-1999m/20-2399m/2400m+

  • Fight Song 2017 colt -/98/97/-/-
  • Summer To Remember (Dynasty x Dancing Champ)
  • Won Model Man Mile (L) 1600m

Stud Analysis

Colts

  • SSI 0.72
  • Stamina 1591m
  • Stakes Wins 2%
  • Black Type 6%
born foals rnrs wnrs w/r% SW SW/r% BT BT/r% wins SSI AR Stamina
2015 23 22 13 59% 1 5% 3 14% 26 0.96 78 1685m
2016 29 21 6 29% 0 0% 0 0% 8 0.5 68 1633m
2017 23 20 10 50% 1 5% 2 10% 17 0.89 73 1520m
2018 26 10 2 20% 0 0% 0 0% 2 0.53 68 1525m

Fillies

  • SSI 0.64
  • Stamina 1337m
  • Stakes Wins 0%
  • Black Type 0%
born foals rnrs wnrs w/r% SW SW/r% BT BT/r% wins SSI AR Stamina
2015 23 21 6 29% 0 0% 0 0% 10 0.64 58 1433m
2016 33 27 8 30% 0 0% 0 0% 15 0.69 63 1525m
2017 24 13 4 31% 0 0% 0 0% 6 0.71 71 1190m
2018 25 3 1 33% 0 0% 0 0% 1 0.51 48 1200m

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