Medaglia d’Oro

B/Br 1999 16.2HH (1.68M)
By El Prado – Cappucino Bay (Bailjumper)
$250,000 Stands and nurses. Standing at Jonabell Farm, Kentucky
His total of seven G1 winners in 2017 can't be matched by any other American stallion - they include the brilliant dual Eclipse Champion Songbird, two-year-old colt Bolt d'Oro, three-year-old fillies New Money Honey and Elate, and turf mare Dickinson, plus two Breeders' Cup winners: Talismanic in the Turf and Bar of Gold in the Filly & Mare Sprint. In Graded racing history, the only American stallions with as many G1 winners in a single year are Mr. Prospector, Danzig, and Storm Cat.

Pedigree

MEDAGLIA D'ORO

EL PRADO

SADLER'S WELLS

NORTHERN DANCER

NEARCTIC

NATALMA

FAIRY BRIDGE

BOLD REASON

SPECIAL

LADY CAPULET

SIR IVOR

SIR GAYLORD

ATTICA

CAP AND BELLS

TOM FOOL

GHAZNI

CAPPUCINO BAY

BAILJUMPER

DAMASCUS

SWORD DANCER

KERALA

COURT CIRCUIT

ROYAL VALE

CYCLE

DUBBED IN

SILENT SCREEN

PRINCE JOHN

PRAYER BELL

SOCIETY SINGER

RESTLESS WIND

SOCIAL POSITION

By EL PRADO (1989) Champion two-year-old in Ireland, National S (G1), etc. Sire of 1,027 foals aged three and up, including MEDAGLIA D’ORO, ARTIE SCHILLER, ASI SIEMPRE, BORREGO, KITTEN’S JOY, PADDY O’PRADO, SPANISH MOON, WINTER MEMORIES, etc.

1st dam: CAPPUCINO BAY by Bailjumper. 5 wins (5½f-8½f), 2 to 4, Mercer Girls S, 3rd Vallejo S. Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners:

MEDAGLIA D’ORO (c El Prado) 8 wins (6f-10f), 3 to 5, Travers S (G1), Whitney H (G1), Donn H (G1), Jim Dandy S (G2), Strub S (G2), San Felipe S (G2), 2nd Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), twice, Belmont S (G1), Dubai World Cup (G1).

NAPLES BAY (f Giant’s Causeway) 5 wins (8f-9½f), 3 to 6, Marshua’s River S (G3), Noble Damsel S (G3).

Expresso Bay (g Metfield) 11 wins (8f-9f), 3 to 7, 2nd Paradise Mile H.

2nd dam: DUBBED IN by Silent Screen. 6 wins (6f), 3 to 5. Dam of 3 winners:

MAHARESRED (g Maheras) 7 wins, 2 to 5, Hopeful S.

3rd dam: Society Singer by Restless Wind. Unraced. Dam of 2 winners:

VOICE OVER (f Silent Screen) 2 wins at 3. Dam of:

TRAVELLING MUSIC (c Spring Double) Sapling S (G1). Sire.

LOGO (f P. R. Man) 2 wins at 2. Dam of: MISTIC (c North Tower) Clasico Ricardo Ortiz de Zevallos (G1). Sire; WHY BE NORMAL (f Spring Double) Princess Rooney S, 3rd Molly Pitcher H (G2).

CASSETTE (f Over Arranged) Winner. Dam of: AUDIO CASSETTE (g Talc) Albany H; CASSETTE PLAYER (f Talc) Red Holman S. Grandam of: DOUBLE SCREEN (g Double Negative) Finger Lakes Breeders’ Cup S (G3); BUBBA HIGGINS (g On To Glory) Panhandle H; DANAHER STEVE (c Notebook) Thats Our Buck S. Sire; DESKTOP (c Notebook) Charles Town Dash H. Sire.

Screened (f Alydar) Unraced. Dam of: FARMONTHEFREEWAY (g Talc) Best Turn S (G3); SCARLET RAGE (g Scarlet Ibis) Mike Lee H; WARDROBE TEST (c Over Arranged) Kingland H. Sire. Grandam of: MATCHLESS ORINDA (f Sky Mesa) What A Summer S, 3rd Distaff H (G2).

Conformation

Race record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 1 - 1 - -
Three 9 4 3 - 1
Four 5 3 2 - -
Five 2 1 1 - -
Total 17 8 7 - 1

At 3

1st
Travers S (G1), 10f, Saratoga, beating Repent, Nothing Flat, Like A Hero, Puzzlement, Quest, Gold Dollar, Saint Marden, Shah Jehan.
1st
San Felipe S (G2), 8½f, Santa Anita Park, beating U S S Tinosa, Siphonic, Tracemark.
1st
Jim Dandy S (G2), 9f, Saratoga, by 13½l, beating Gold Dollar, Essence Of Dubai.
2nd
Breeders' Cup Classic (G1), 10f, Arlington Park, to Volponi.
2nd
Wood Memorial S (G1), 9f, Aqueduct, to Buddha.
2nd
Belmont S (G1), 12f, Belmont Park, to Sarava.

At 4

1st
Whitney H (G1), 9f, Saratoga, beating Volponi, Evening Attire, Puzzlement, Saarland, Proud Citizen.
1st
Strub S (G2), 9f, Santa Anita Park, by 7l, beating Olmodavor, Tracemark, Easy Grades, Pass Rush, Castle Gandolfo.
1st
Oaklawn H (G2), 9f, Oaklawn Park, beating Slider, Kudos, Crafty Shaw, Gold Tango.
2nd
Breeders' Cup Classic (G1), 10f, Santa Anita Park, to Pleasantly Perfect.
2nd
Pacific Classic S (G1), 10f, Del Mar, to Candy Ride.

At 5

1st
Donn H (G1), 9f, Gulfstream Park, by 4¾l, beating Seattle Fitz, Funny Cide, Puzzlement, The Judge Sez Who, Country Be Gold, Predawn Raid, Bowman's Band.
2nd
Dubai World Cup (G1), 10f, Nad Al Sheba, to Pleasantly Perfect.

Best progeny

Video footage

Watch them go: big wins by his offspring

Bar Of Gold
Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1), 7f, Del Mar, 04 Nov 2017
Talismanic
Breeders' Cup Turf (G1), 12f, Del Mar, 04 Nov 2017
Bolt d'Oro
Frontrunner S (G1), 8½f, Santa Anita, 30 Sep 2017
Elate
Beldame S (G1), 9f, Belmont, 30 Sep 2017
Bolt d'Oro
Del Mar Futurity (G1), 7f, Del Mar, 04 Sep 2017
Elate
Alabama S (G1), 10f, Saratoga, 19 Aug 2017

Watch HIM go: see him in action...

Whitney H (G1), 9f, Saratoga, 02 Aug 2003
Travers S (G1), 10f, Saratoga, 24 Aug 2002
Jim Dandy S (G2), 9f, Saratoga, 08 April 2002

News

Daughter of Medaglia d’Oro notches her first Stakes win in gate-to-wire fashion

Figarella’s Queen made a successful transition into Stakes competition when she went wire-to-wire to capture the Listed Sanibel Island Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

Medaglia d’Oro’s Gyllen lands the Listed Prix Francois Mathet in France

Medaglia d’Oro’s three-year-old son Gyllen improved his lifetime record to three wins from four starts with a solid performance


Talented colt provides sire Medaglia d’Oro second Graded Stakes winner of the afternoon

They had to endure a lengthy stewards’ inquiry and a jockey’s objection, but it was well worth it for the connections of Bolt d’Oro after their colt was awarded victory in th


Son of Medaglia d’Oro rallies in the stretch to win with ease

Enticed showed his appreciation for the return to the cooler temperatures of New York when he rolled to a two-and-three-quarter length victory in the G3 Gotham Stakes at Aque


Daughter of Medaglia d’Oro earns her first Stakes win in just her fifth lifetime start

Hallie Belle made her Stakes debut a winning one when she held off the late rally of favored Sensitive to win the $75,000 Pago Hop Stakes by a neck at the Fair Grounds Decemb


Daughter of Medaglia d’Oro pulls away in the stretch to win easily

Wonder Gadot earned her second Graded Stakes win with a powerful, three-and-a-half length victory in the G2 Demoiselle Stakes at Aqueduct December 2.


Colt becomes second juvenile Stakes winner of the weekend for Medaglia d’Oro

Sea Foam took command in the stretch and pulled away to win the Notebook Stakes at Aqueduct by a length November 26.


Son of Medaglia d’Oro notches first Graded Stakes win in just third career start

Enticed battled with Tiz Mischief through the stretch before putting away his rival in the shadow of the wire to win the G2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes by a head a


North America’s leading sire of G1 winners in 2017 with seven

Medaglia d’Oro, sire of two Breeders’ Cup winners over the weekend and the leading sire of G1 winners this year, will have his 2018 fee raised t


Son Talismanic and daughter Bar Of Gold win Breeders’ Cup Turf and Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint

First it was Medaglia d'Oro's five-year-old daughter Bar of Gold who came flying home to capture the G1 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint at Del Mar on November 4th and then it w


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