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Black Grass (GB)





Black Grass at York, July 2017




Nathan Evans and Black Grass


4 year old bay gelding

Foaled: April 1st, 2013

Sire: Monsieur Bond Dam: Alustar

Stable Name: Ally

Breeder: M W Easterby

Sale status: 25% share

Sale details: Available for sale or lease

Price: On application

Owner: T Dewhirst, L Folwell & S Hull

Trainer: MW Easterby (Sheriff Hutton)

Flat Rating: 78

Race Wins: 5


Summary


Black Grass is a half brother to nine times winner Know No Fear, seven times winner Alluring Star and sixteen times winner Thoughtsofstardom. Black Grass ran consistently in his two year old season and lost his maiden tag at Catterick in April 2016. He followed up again at Catterick in June winning the Lionweld Kennedy Handicap and then completed a hat-trick at Redcar later the same month. Two days later at Wolverhampton he made his all weather debut and completed a four timer this time ridden by Cam Hardie.

Black Grass won first time out in 2017 at Ripon when he dead-heated to give Harriwon Shaw his first winner.

He is keeping the family tradition going by becoming another of Alustar's offspring to grace the winners' enclosure. We call him 'Ally'.



News

20/04/17 Harrison Shaw rides his first winner on Black Grass




Race wins

Date Race Jockey Racecourse

20/04/17 Go Racing In Yorkshire Apprentice Handicap (5f) Harrison Shaw Ripon

20/06/16 Follow At attheraces On Twitter Handicap (5f) Cam Hardie Wolverhampton

18/06/16 Market Cross Jewellers Handicap (5f) Nathan Evans Redcar

03/06/16 Lionweld Kennedy Handicap (5f) Nathan Evans Catterick

20/04/16 Racing UK Day Pass Just 10 Handicap (5f) Nathan Evans Catterick




Black Grass: Three generation pedigree


BLACK GRASS (GB)
(April 1st, 2013)
bay gelding
Monsieur Bond (IRE) Danehill Dancer (IRE) Danehill (USA)
Mira Adonde (USA)
Musical Essence Song
Effervescence II
Alustar Emarati (USA) Danzig (USA)
Bold Example (USA)
Chiming Melody (IRE) Cure The Blues (USA)
Bentinck Hotel






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