Royal Mo (USA)

Uncle Mo - Royal Irish Lass (Saint Ballado) bay, 2013 - height 17hh

Thoroughbred horse Royal Mo side profile

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Race Record

US$300k yearling (KeeSep, 3rd highest price)

2 wins in USA, 1600-1700m at 2 and 3, from 6 starts (fractured sesamoid in work-out early at 3)

Rated Timeform 115

At 3 WON G3 Robert B Lewis S (1700m)

          3rd  G1 Santa Anita Derby (1800m)

Sire Line

UNCLE MO – at 2 won G1 Breeder’s Cup Juvenile, G1 Champagne S.; Champion 2yo colt; at 3, won G2 and 2x G1 placed; rated Timeform 127 at 2 and 3; sire of stakes winners in USA (dirt/turf) and Australia; sire of G1 winners of both sexes; sire of sires. 25 SW in first crop incl. 6 xGr1 winners. Fee $125k (2020)

Notable progeny incl. Nyquist (13c – Forestry, Seeking The Gold) – Champion 2yo colt, G1 Kentucky Derby at 3; sire; Outwork (13c – Empire Maker, Holy Bull); sire; Gomo (13f – Elusive Quality, Capote); Mo Town (14c – Bernardini, Carson City); Dream Tree (15f – Afleet Alex, Cornado’s Quest); Laoban (13c – Speightstown, Lost Soldier); sire; Mokat (13f – Premiership, Green Dancer); Man From Uncle (13c – Danehill Dancer, Giant’s Causeway); Royal Mo (14c – Saint Ballado, Seattle Song); sire; Mo Tom (13c – Rubiano, Caro); Unbridled Mo (13f – Unbridled, Topsider); Lost Raven (13f – Elusive Quality, Summer Squall); Uncle Vinny (13c – Untuttable, Regal Search); sire; Auntie Joy (13f – Forestry, Mr Prospector); Mo Queen (13f – Bite The Bullet, Afleet); Hollywood Mo (13c – Galileo, Danehill); Conquest Mo Money (14c – Seeking The Gold, Deputy Minister); Mopotism (14f – Bernardini, French Deputy); Epical (15c - Deputy Minister, Red Ransom); Bast (17f - Arch, St Jovite); Mo Forza (16c - Unsusual Heat, Afternoon Deelites); Modernist (17c - Bernadinin, Kris S.); Moon Colony (16c - Carson City, Pleasant Colony); etc.

KIN-BREEDING: His dam is by Arch, son of Kris S. (Roberto by Hail to Reason). The dam of Arch, Aurora, is close kin to Leo Castelli (their dams Althea and Suspicious Native are also close kin, and Althea’s sire Alydar is very close kin to Suspicious Native). There is remote bottom-line kinbreeding in Uncle Mo, through Indian Charlie’s Blessed Again linking to the dam’s bottom female-line.

GREY SOVEREIGN-line stallions in South Africa: Uncle Mo (Indian Charlie)

Pedigree

Uncle Mo
2008
Indian Charlie
1995
In ExcessSiberian Express - Caro
Kantado - Sing Sing
Soviet SojournLeo Castelli - Sovereign Dancer
Political Parfair - Diplomat Way
Playa Maya
2000
ArchKris S - Roberto
Aurora - Danzig
Dixie SlippersDixieland Band - Northern Dancer
Cyane's Slippers - Cyane
Royal Irish Lass
2003
Saint Ballado
1989
HaloHail To Reason - Turn To
Cosmah - Cosmic Bomb
BalladeHerbager - Vandale
Miss Swapsco - Cohoes
Irish Linnet
1988
Seattle SongSeattle Slew - Bold Reasoning
Incantation - Prince Blessed
Royal SlipRoyal Match - Sovereign Path
Chaduaille - St Chad

Pedigree

Royal Mo’s dam Royal Irish Lass is by Saint Ballado, a son of Halo. Saint Ballado is (among others) full brother to Glorious Song who is dam of Rakeen, Singspiel, Rahy. As a result Royal Irish Lass is close kin to Rakeen.

The second dam Irish Linnett is by Seattle Song, who is by Seattle Slew (Fam. 13) out of Incantation, by Prince Blessed – whose dam Dog Blessed is very close kin to Nothirdchance.

Nothirdchance is dam of Hail to Reason (sire of Halo) and third dam of Leo Castelli (damsire of Indian Charlie).

Suitable Lines

Suitable mare lines for Royal Mo could include:

  • Multiples of Fam. 13 (Mr Prospector (widespread), Seattle Slew, Tourbillon, Djeddah, Elusive Quality, Main Aim);
  • Hail to Reason – widespread (Bold Reason (Sadler’s Wells, Fairy King), Al Mufti, Fort Wood, Jet Master, Flower Alley, Modern Day, Doowaley, Slew The Red, Cataloochee, Stage Call, Lundy’s Liability, Jay Peg, Royal Air Force, Pathfork, Await The Dawn, Admire Main, Philanthropist, Albert Hall, Seul Amour, etc, etc);
  • Glorious Song – Rakeen (Jet Master; Call to Combat), Singspiel (Potala Palace, Lateral), Rahy (Noble Tune, Await The Dawn, Tiger Dance);
  • In Reality (Trippi, Gold Press, Baroon, King’s Chapel, etc);
  • Grey Flight (National Assembly, Lecture, Philanthropist, etc);
  • Natalma/Cosmah – widespread (Coup de Folie – Mogok, Machiavellian (Kahal, Right Approach, Asaal, Mullins Bay, etc), Halo (Jet Master, Gimmethegreenlight, Brave Tin Soldier, Admire Main, Querari); Danehill, Announce; etc);
  • Real Delight – Alydar (Duke of Marmalade, Oratorio, Byword, Houston Connection, etc), Plum Bold, Badger Land (Badger’s Drift), Visionaire, Lizard Island, etc.
  • Unbridled’s Song – Noble Tune
  • Afleet (Global View), Muhtafal

(posted 2018)

Sales Analysis

BORN colt avg sold SI filly avg sold SI
2019 186,111 9 0.86 171,250 4 0.83
2020 134,583 12 0.56 88,333 9 0.45
2021 117,143 7 0.34 90,000 8 0.4
2022 110,000 8 0.29 85,000 4 0.31

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
17% 56% 17% 11% 0% 18

Best Rated Offspring

(SA only)

horse wins (SW) places (SP) stakes AR
Royal Aussie 19c 6 (2) 7 (3) R 6,126,051 107
Mo Jive 19c 1 (0) 5 (0) R 128,000 90
Sweetie Darling 21f 1 (0) 1 (0) R 236,750 90
Donna Mo 20f 3 (0) 7 (0) R 318,250 88
Happy Mo 20f 1 (0) 3 (0) R 94,250 83
King Mo 19c 1 (0) 0 (0) R 53,000 82
Tyrion Lannister 20c 3 (0) 3 (0) R 348,664 82
Royal Port Louis 19c 0 (0) 4 (0) R 43,200 82
Bob's Your Uncle 19c 2 (0) 6 (0) R 211,375 81
Mo The Man 19c 2 (0) 7 (0) R 214,375 81

The Power Of Ratings

Colts

AR Band < 59 59 - 69 70 - 79 80 - 89 90 - 99 > 99 > 79 > 89 count
All Colts 27% 18% 27% 18% 7% 3% 28% 11% 25,670
Royal Mo 30% 22% 15% 26% 4% 4% 33% 7% 27

Fillies

AR Band < 54 54 - 64 65 - 74 75 - 84 85 - 94 > 94 > 74 > 84 count
All Fillies 27% 18% 26% 20% 7% 2% 29% 9% 25,134
Royal Mo 29% 24% 29% 10% 10% 0% 19% 10% 21

Black Type Offspring

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

Stud Analysis

Colts

  • SSI 1.43
  • Stamina 1608m
  • Stakes Wins 10%
  • Black Type 10%
  • winners/runners% 40%
born foals rnrs wnrs w/r% SW SW/r% BT BT/r% wins SSI AR Stamina
2019 11 10 7 70% 1 10% 1 10% 19 3.52 78 1536m
2020 20 18 5 28% 0 0% 0 0% 9 0.57 61 1680m
2021 13 2 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0.19 41 0m

Fillies

  • SSI 0.73
  • Stamina 1175m
  • Stakes Wins 0%
  • Black Type 0%
  • winners/runners% 33%
born foals rnrs wnrs w/r% SW SW/r% BT BT/r% wins SSI AR Stamina
2019 6 4 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0.28 56 0m
2020 12 11 6 55% 0 0% 0 0% 8 0.75 65 1550m
2021 11 6 1 17% 0 0% 0 0% 1 1.14 61 800m

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