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2nd Winner For Freshman Sire Stormy River
In France, Gr1-winning & 5-times Gr1-placed 8YO freshman stallion Stormy River (Verglas-Miss Bio, by River Mist) recorded his 2nd 1st-crop winner when 2YO colt Remus de La Tour (Stormy River-Calithea, by Marju) scored over 1200m at Marseille-Borely. Remus de La Tour was a €5,000 (A$6,900) yearling at France’s 2010 Arqana October Sale. His sire Stormy River stands at France’s Haras D'Etreham in 2011 for €6,000 (A$8,200). On the track, Stormy River recorded 5 wins (including France's Gr1 Prix Jean Prat over 1600m, Gr3 Prix Messidor over 1600m, Gr3 Prix de Fontainbleau over 1600m & Listed Prix Djebel over 1400m) & 10 placings (including the UK Gr1 St James's Palace Stakes over 8 furlongs at Royal Ascot, plus France’s Gr1 Prix d'Ispahan over 1850m, Gr1 Prix Du Moulin over 1600m, Gr1 Poule d'Essai des Poulains-2000 Guineas over 1600m & Gr1 Criterium International over 1600m) from 16 starts for €700,218 (A$959,000) earnings.