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Shimmering Sands(GB)

Age: 3 years
Gender: gelding
Colour: bay

Imperial Racing & J Blackburn
Foaled:27 January 2019
Sire: Teofilo
Dam: Milady
Owner:Imperial Racing & J Blackburn
Breeder:D. J. and Mrs Deer
Purchased:Tattersalls October Yearling Sale (Book 3) 2020 (Lot 1504)
OR Turf: 67
Record: Wins: 1


Shimmering Sands finished second, beaten just a neck, at Beverley in July on his handicap debut. He went one better over a longer trip back at the Westwood later the same month when winning the 'Hurn Handicap' under Shane Gray.

Stallion reference

TEOFILO (IRE), Bay horse, 2004, by Galileo (IRE), out of Speirbhean (IRE), by Danehill (USA). Champion 2yr old in Europe in 2006. Won 5 races, value £349,515, at 2, over 7 furlongs, Darley Dewhurst Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.1, Laing O'Rourke National Stakes, Curragh, Gr.1, Galileo EBF Futurity, Curragh, Gr.2, Tyros Stakes, Leopardstown, L. Retired to Stud in 2008.

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Race entries

There are currently no entries for this horse.

Race wins

Date Race Jockey Racecourse

12Jul22 Hurn Handicap 1m 2f Shane Gray Beverley

Three generation pedigree


bay gelding

27 January 2019
Teofilo Galileo Sadler's Wells
Urban Sea
Speirbhean Danehill
Milady Shamardal Giant's Causeway
Lady Grace Orpen
Lady Taufan


HEAD:Midline whorl upper eye level below small faint star.

NECK:Whorl left crest upper third. Upward fethered whorl right crest mid-lower third. Downward feathred whorl mid-upper third windpipe. Upward feathered whorl left and right underarm.

RIGHT FRONT:Nil. Dark hoof.

LEFT FRONT:Nil. Dark hoof.

RIGHT HIND:Nil. Dark hoof.

LEFT HIND:White heels, striated hoof.


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