Five for Pride Of Dubai

Malaysian breaks maiden at Cork

Pride of Dubai
Pride of Dubai Picture: Coolmore Australia

Former Coolmore reverse shuttler Pride Of Dubai (Street Cry) continued his good season in the northern hemisphere as he sired his fifth first-crop winner when his daughter Malaysian (2 f ex Booker by Mastercraftsman) broke her maiden at the second time of asking at Cork on Wednesday. 

After leading for the whole race, Malaysian looked to have the race at her mercy with a furlong left to travel and only had to stave off the advances of the fast-finishing Belmont Avenue (Zoffany), eventually beating him by a head. Always Waitin (Tamarkuz) finished another three lengths further back in third. 

The filly was purchased by BBA Ireland for 27,000gns at Book 2 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale from the Islanmore Stud draft and she is the first winner of the winning Mastercraftsman (Danehill Dancer) mare Booker. 

Further back this is the same family as dual Grade 1 winner Serious Attitude (Mtoto), the dam of Japanese Grade 3 winner Stiffelio (Stay Gold), while Listed-winning duo Cape Factor (Oratorio) and Hareem Queen (Dark Angel) also feature on the page. 

Pride Of Dubai, who was champion first season sire in Australia last season, is the sire of three stakes winners; Bella Nipotina and Tanker from his first crop in Australia and Star Of Emaraaty - from his first northern hemisphere crop.

The son of Street Cry (Machiavellian) shuttled to Ireland for three seasons and now stands exclusively at Coolmore Jerrys Plains where his fee is advertised as $38,500 (inc GST).

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