Holy roman emperor (IRE)

  • Bay 2004 15.2 1⁄2 hh
  • Sire: Danehill
  • Dam: L’On Vite (by Secretariat)
  • Distances won over: 1200m | 1400m

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  • Standing: Aquis Farm Canungra, QLD
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The most successful shuttle sire to ever visit Queensland, Holy Roman Emperor is the sire of seven individual Group I winners in seven different countries.

A dual Group I winner that raced only at two, Holy Roman Emperor has sired no fewer than 55 stakes-winners worldwide headed by Caulfield Cup and dual Derby winner Mongolian Khan, HK superstar Designs on Rome, globetrotting sprinter Rich Tapestry, Thousand Guineas heroines Homecoming Queen (UK) and Rollout Thecarpet (NZ) as well as brilliantly fast Australian mare Angelic Light.

A member of the famed Franfreluche family, like champion Australian sires Encosta de Lago and Flying Spur, Holy Roman Emperor has proven himself with the daughters of a wide variety of sires.

  • The best Northern Hemisphere 2 year old son of Danehill
  • Champion Stallion in Hong Kong
  • Proven stallion in both hemispheres
  • Versatile sire of Group I winning sprinters, milers and stayers
  • Progeny earnings in excess of $67m


HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR (IRE) DANEHILL (USA) Danzig Northern Dancer Nearctic
Pas de Nom Admiral’s Voyage
 Razyana His Majesty Ribot
Flower Bowl
Spring Adieu Buckpasser
L’ON VITE (USA) Secretariat Bold Ruler Nasrullah
Miss Disco
Somethingroyal Princequillo
Fanfreluche Northern Dancer Nearctic
Ciboulette Chop Chop
Windy Answer

1st dam

L’ON VITE, by Secretariat. Unraced. Sister to D’ACCORD, MEDAILLE D’OR, half-sister to L’ENJOLEUR, GRAND LUXE (dam of SMACKOVER CREEK), LA VOYAGEUSE (dam of TIME BANDIT, INNOVATIVE), L’Extravagante (dam of MONTELIMAR, L’EXTRA HONOR), Slew and Easy (dam of CONSERVE), La Pepite (dam of SOLDERA). Dam of fourteen foals, ten to race, seven winners, inc:-

HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR (c. by Danehill). 4 wins. See Race Record.

MILANOVA (f. by Danehill). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1250m, 1600m, A$237,650, SAJC Tokyo City Cup, Gr.3, Morphettville Guineas, L, Carlton Draught 2YO H., 2d SAJC Australasian Oaks, Gr.1, WATC Fruit ‘n’ Veg S., Gr.1, SAJC Peter Elberg Funerals H., MRC Love a Show H., 3d AJC Japan Racing Association P., L, WATC Jason Oliver Trophy H., 4th SAJC Sires’ Produce S., Gr.3, VRC Anzac Day S., L, SAJC Walter Brown S.H., L, STC Epona S., L. Dam of-

PRETTY PERFECT (Galileo). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1½m, £71,114, €103,285, US$345, to 2016, Cork Munster Oaks, Gr.3, Navan Salsabil S., L, Leopardstown Tote Pick6 2YO S., 2d Doncaster Park Hill S., Gr.2, Naas Blue Wind S., Gr.3, 4th Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1, Ascot British Champions Fillies & Mares S., Gr.1.

Los Barbados. Winner at 11f in Ireland, 2d Meydan Casthouse Trophy H., Jebel Ali Shadwell Farm S., 3d Meydan Sobha H.

Stoika. Winner at 1200m.

Pretty Flamingo. Unraced. Dam of-

Tickled Pink. Winner at 1300m in 2016-17, 2d BRC Carlton Mid H., 3d BRC Brc.com.au P.

HEART OF OAK (c. by Woodman). 6 wins from 1300m to 1600m in Ireland, Germany and Sweden, Hannover Toto Lotto Sprint Preis, L, Jagersro Per-Erik Pramms Minneslopning, L. Sire.

BIG VIKING (c. by Theatrical). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1800m, 2000m, Mainichi Broadcasting System Sho Kyoto Yonsai Tokubetsu, L, 2d Tokyo Sports Hai Sansai S., L, Tokyo June S., 3d Tokyo Meguro Kinen, L, Hanshin Osaka Humberg Cup, 4th Nakayama Sports Nippon Sho Stayers S., L.

Laurel Seeker (g. by Mining). 2 wins at 1½m, 17f in GB.

Mount Olympus (g. by Rock of Gibraltar). Winner at 1400m.

Eishin Maysville (f. by Jade Hunter). Winner at 1200m in Japan. Dam of-

ZELSNITZ (Snitzel). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$84,990, MRC Twilight Glow S., L, 3d VRC Desirable S., L.

Chasing Mammon. Unplaced. Dam of-

ROYAL OCEAN (Fastnet Rock). Winner at 1600m, SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L, 2d MRC Melbourne Cup Tour P., 3d MRC Jack London P., Winter & Taylor Isuzu H.

Amies (f. by Danehill). Unplaced. Dam of-

Princess Quality (Elusive Quality). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$219,875, STC Bankstown Trotting Club H., AJC Snitzel at Arrowfield H., STC Theraces.com.au H.,

race record (Great Britain, Ireland, France)

Age Runs 1st 2nd 3rd
2 7 4 2
Total 7 4 2

At 2 – 2006 Champion 2YO Colt in France

  • 1st Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO Maiden S., 1200m, beating El Soprano and Divertimenti.
  • 1st Curragh Railway S., Gr.2, 1200m, beating Drayton and Excellent Art.
  • 1st Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1, 1200m, beating Hellvelyn and Miss Beatrix.
  • 2nd Curragh National S., Gr.1, 1400m, 2nd to Teofilo and beating Eyshal.
  • 1st Longchamp Grand Criterium, Gr.1, 1400m, beating Battle Paint and Vital Equine.
  • 2nd Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, 1400m, 2nd to Teofilo and beating Strategic Prince.

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