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Follow A Foal Returns in 2018!


We will once again be following a foal at The National Stud in 2018 and we are extremely excited to announce that our foal was born a healthy young colt on 6th February 2018!

You may have seen our videos of the adorable young chap, so to accompany them, we thought we’d provide some information on his background.

Dam – Imperialistic (IRE)

1. 17 years old
2. She was the 5th foal of Shefoog who was a winner over 7f, by Imperial Ballet who was a Royal Hunt Cup winning miler.
3. She is a half-sister to 9-16f winner Makasseb and 14f 3yo winner Undeniable.
4. She was trained by Karl Burke, and ran 36 times for 5 wins, 1 second and 8 third placings, and £66,709.
5. She has had five foals to run so far, including:
– Electrelane (2009 filly by Dubawi) – Group 2 winner (German 1000 Guineas) and Group 3 placed who earned £80,698.
– Imperialistic Diva (2008 filly by Haafhd) – Listed placed and Group performer who earned £28,288.
6. She has a 2yo filly by Ifraaj who sold as a yearling last October to Nick Bradley Racing for 67,000gns.

Sire – Territories (IRE)

1. 6 years old
2. He is the foal of Godolphin’s Taranto out of Gr 1 winner Invincible Spirit.
3. He won the Group 1 Prix Jean Prat and was second in the 2,000 Guineas.
4. He is from the family of Street Cry and Shamardal.
5. His first foals are being born this year.
6. He stands at Darley for £12,000.


Keep an eye on our social media feeds for updates on our new arrival’s progress along with photos, videos and any other news on his journey from the foaling unit to the racetrack!

Visit our Facebook page here, our Instagram page here and our Twitter page here for more!