September 4, 2023
Pericles, a four-year-old Street Bass son, scored his second Group C victory in the Tramway Stakes (Gr.II) at Sydney’s spectacular Randwick track. Pericles, who recently finished second in the ATC Rosehill Guineas (Gr.I), is a son of the first-class dam Accessories, who is also responsible for two Group I winners and successful breeding stallions Helmet and Epaulet and others. The group winners were pearls and bulbars, so Pericles marked his mother as the fifth group winner overall.
The virile stallion Singspiel
© Frank Sorge
The Singspiel mare Accessories is a daughter of the Mill Reef mare Anna Matrushka, who counts Epsom Derby winner Adyar and Brummerhofer champion mare and Classic winner Anna Monda as her indirect progeny.
Anna Matrushka is a half-sister to the German Mare Prize (Gr.III) winning Old Vic mare Anno Loos and one of the daughters of the highly successful Rodgener Prince Ippy mare Anna Pavla in breeding. Anna Paola won the Winter Favorite Prize (Gr.III) as a two-year-old and the Classic Diana Prize (Gr.II) as a three-year-old before the great miler and half-sister to the successful breeding stallion Aspros. He became an important founder of Sheikh Mohammed’s Dalham Hall Stud.
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