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Waller Unveils Valuable $1.4 million Colt

Friday, 12th June 2020

Meanwhile, at the other end of the value spectrum, trainer Chris Waller is set to saddle valuable $1.4 million yearling purchase Captivare at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. A late season juvenile campaigned by Coolmore and Hermitage Thoroughbreds, Captivare is a full-brother to precocious 2YO Catch Me, winner of the Gr3 Gimcrack Stakes and the Gr3 Blue Diamond Preview (fillies), out of the O'Reilly mare Captivating Claire. The duo's only other sibling yet to race, Valiant, also by I Am Invincible, was an 1100m winner last season. They are descendants of the formidable Eight Carrot family that requires a telephone book to cover its illustrious members. It's an under-statement to say that Captivating Claire's offspring are like prized diamonds; her four yearling progeny have sold for $625,000, $1.1 million, $1.4 million and $1.6 million.

Catch Me

Catch Me is a full-sister to Captivare (pic: Steve Hart)
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