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Gulf Of Poets at York

Gulf Of Poets(GB)

Gender: gelding
Colour: bay

J Blackburn
Foaled:22 February 2012
Sire: Oasis Dream
Dam: Sandglass
Owner:J Blackburn
Breeder:Juddmonte Farms Ltd
Purchased:Doncaster September Sale 2015
Wins: 8


Gulf Of Poets was formerly trained by Dermot Weld in Ireland. He joined us at the end of 2015 and is a real trier and puts everything into his training and his racing. He opened his account for his new owners at Beverley in April 2016 when he was first home at rewarding odds of 33-1.

Gulf Of Poets won at Pontefract in 2017 and followed up in impressive style at Wolverhampton with an easy victory. He then made it a hat trick at Hamilton in June in the soft ground again ridden by Nathan Evans. The four timer came up at Haydock Park a week later. After his winter break Poets won first time out at Pontefract for Nathan Evans and followed up at Haydock a few days later where he won a £20000 handicap over a mile.

After a quiet spell Gulf of Poets was a winner at Hamilton in June 2021.

Away from racing he likes to spend his free time grazing in the field and playing in the puddles.

Stallion reference

OASIS DREAM (GB), Bay horse, 2000, by Green Desert (USA), out of Hope (IRE), by Dancing Brave (USA). Champion 2yr old in Europe in 2002. Champion 3yr old sprinter in Europe in 2003. Won 4 races, value £433,737, at 2 and 3, from 5 furlongs to 6 furlongs, Darley July Cup, Newmarket, Gr.1, Shadwell Stud Middle Park Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.1, Victor Chandler Nunthorpe Stakes, York, Gr.1, also placed second in Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup, Haydock Park, Gr.1, and third in King's Stand Stakes, Ascot, Gr.2. Retired to Stud in 2004.

Race wins

Date Race Jockey Racecourse

03Jun21 Book Our On-Site Hotel Handicap 1m 1f Ben Curtis Hamilton

28Apr18 Bet And Watch At 188bet.co.uk Handicap 1m Nathan Evans Haydock

23Apr18 Napoleons Casino Bradford Handicap 1m Nathan Evans Pontefract

15Jun17 Covers 33 Ripponden Supports The Silk Mill Handicap 1m 2f Nathan Evans Haydock

07Jun17 Weatherbys Hamiltonian Handicap 1m 1f Nathan Evans Hamilton

19Apr17 Personal Logistics From FCL Global Forwarding Handicap 1m 1½f Nathan Evans Wolverhampton

11Apr17 See Bananarama At Pontefract 80s Night Apprentice Handicap 1m 2f Nathan Evans Pontefract

21Apr16 Rapid Lad Handicap 1m 2f Duran Fentiman Beverley

Three generation pedigree


bay gelding

22 February 2012
Oasis Dream Green Desert (USA) Danzig (USA)
Foreign Courier (USA)
Hope (IRE) Dancing Brave (USA)
Bahamian (IRE)
Sandglass Zafonic (USA) Gone West (USA)
Zaizafon (USA)
Clepsydra Sadler's Wells (USA)
Quandary (USA)

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