Borgia with her 2006 foal, Bahama Bay.
|Trainer||Bruno Schütz (Germany)
André Fabre (France)
Grosser Preis von Baden (1997)
Hong Kong Vase (1999)
|German Horse of the Year (1997)|
|Last updated on 1 April 2011|
Borgia (4 April 1994 – 29 March 2012) was a well-bred, much travelled and performed German-bred Thoroughbred racemare that was trained in Germany and France. She won the Deutsches Derby, Grosser Preis von Baden and Hong Kong Vase.
Borgia was by Acatenango and her dam Britannia was by Tarim (GB) making her a half-sister to Boreal who also won the Deutsches (German) Derby. Bred in Germany Borgia was sent to France and trained by André Fabre in 1998.
Borgia was one of the few fillies who could win the Deutsches Derby. In 1997, she also won the Grosser Preis von Baden. She finished third in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, and second to Chief Bearheart in the Breeders' Cup Turf, a Group One (G1) weight for age race held in North America. At five-year she won the Hong Kong Vase which is one of the four Hong Kong International Races.
After retiring from racing career in 2000 Borgia was in the broodmare band of the stud of her owner Stud Ammerland. Firstly Borgia was mated with the European top sire Sadler's Wells. Her four-year-old daughter, Bahama Bay by Dansili finished fourth in the listed race, the Prix de Royaumont. Borgia’s colt, Mutayaser by Shamardal sold for 230,000gns to Shadwell. In 2010 she was covered by Sea The Stars at Gilltown Stud in County Kildare.
|Tudor Melody||Tudor Minstrel|
|Borinage (Family: 14-b)|