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, GRASSY, LORD ADMIRAL, SWINGIN ON ICE, EL SOPRANO, JAMES STREET, O’PRADO AGAIN, SENOR SWINGER, WESLEY, 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) G1 winner, see Race record.

NAPLES BAY (f Giant’s Causeway) 5 wins (8f-9½f), 3 to 6, Marshua’s River S (G3), Noble Damsel S (G3), 2nd Matchmaker S (G3), My Charmer H (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), 2nd Derby Nacional (G1). Sire; WHY BE NORMAL (f Spring Double) Princess Rooney S, 3rd Molly Pitcher Breeders’ Cup H (G2).

CASSETTE (f Over Arranged) Winner at 3. 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; DESKTOP (c Notebook) Charles Town Dash Invitational H.

Screened (f Alydar) Unraced. Dam of: FARMONTHEFREEWAY (g Talc) Best Turn S (G3), 3rd Withers S (G2); 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, 2nd Sabin S (G3), 3rd Distaff H (G2); MIA CAT DANCER (f Tactical Cat) Lilac H; SKIP THE PRINT (f Skip Trial) Late Bloomer S.

Sophos (f Spring Double) Dam of:

Forty Dollars (f Proposal) 2nd Premio Carlos Balmaceda. Grandam of: GUARDIANA DE SUENOS (f Columbus Day) Carlos Allende Navarro (G3); Bien Lucido (c Barkerville) 2nd Premio Alberto Vial Infante (G1).

SWAN LAKE (f Proposal) 2 wins at 3. Grandam of: RUGIANA (f Proud Citizen) Premio Carlos Allende Navarro (G3).

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

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

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


Darley stallions well represented in the 2017 Breeders’ Cup

With Medaglia d’Oro leading the way, 10 Darley sires have 17 individual runners in 12 of the 13 races in this year’s Breeders’ Cup taking


Medaglia d’Oro’s highest-rated son Astern to stand alongside his sire at Jonabell

Medaglia d’Oro’s best son Astern will join the 2018 Darley stallion roster at Jonabell for a fee o


Daughter of Medaglia d’Oro goes wire-to-wire to earn first Stakes win

Wonder Gadot took the lead right out of the starting gate and never looked back as she rolled to a six-length victory in the G3 Mazarine Stakes at Woodbine.


Son of Medaglia d’Oro undefeated in three career starts

Bolt d’Oro took command at the top of the stretch and was never threatened as he rolled to a seven-length victory in the G1 FrontRunner Stakes at Santa Anita.


Daughter of Medaglia d’Oro defeats older rivals to earn her second G1 win

Elate split rivals with a furlong left to run and drew off to a commanding eight-and-a-quarter length victory in the G1 Beldame Stakes at Belmont Park.


Medaglia d’Oro colt lives up to potential and promises more

In a win that continued the superb form of progeny by Medaglia d’Oro, Astoria came from last to overpower some well-crede


Daughter brings seven figures on opening day of Keeneland September

North America’s leading sire coming into the marathon Keeenland September Yearling Sale, Medaglia d’Oro yearlings continued to be in high


Juvenile colt becomes fifth G1 winner of the year for Medaglia d’Oro

Bolt d’Oro made his Stakes debut a winning one as he rallied from far back to take the G1 Del Mar Futurity by three-quarters of a length September 4.


Breeding forms

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