Divine Proportions

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Divine Proportions
GrandsireMr. Prospector
DamMyth to Reality
DamsireSadler's Wells
CountryUnited States
BreederFlaxman Holdings Ltd.
OwnerNiarchos family
TrainerPascal Bary
Record10: 9-0-0
Major wins
Prix du Bois (2004)
Prix Robert Papin (2004)
Prix Morny (2004)
Prix Marcel Boussac (2004)
Prix de la Grotte (2005)
Poule d'Essai des Pouliches (2005)
Prix de Diane (2005)
Prix d'Astarté (2005)
European Two-Year-Old Champion Filly (2004)
European Three-Year-Old Champion Filly (2005)
Last updated on June 21, 2007

Divine Proportions (born 13 March 2002 in Kentucky) is a champion Thoroughbred race horse and winner of two French classics.


Divine Proportions was bred by the Niarchos family. She was sired by the American-bred stallion Kingmambo. Her dam Myth to Reality, was a Group 3 winning daughter of Sadler's Wells.

Racing career[edit]

During her racing career, ridden by Christophe Lemaire and trained by Pascal Bary, Divine Proportions was the winner of no fewer than five Group 1 races, including the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches and the Prix de Diane. She won nine out of her ten races before being retired after sustaining a tendon injury following her only defeat (4th place) in the Group 1 Prix Jacques Le Marois. Her consistent performances at the highest level led to her being voted the Cartier Three-Year-Old European Champion Filly in 2005, following on from another such high accolade, when in 2004 she was awarded the Cartier's best 2 year old award.

In 2006 Divine Proportions was mated to Champion Sire Giant's Causeway and produced a bay colt. The colt was named Eightfold Path and won the Prix Eclipse in 2009. In 2007, she was mated to A.P. Indy

Breeding record[edit]

2007 Eightfold Path (USA) : Bay colt, foaled 1 February, by Giant's Causeway (USA) - won 4 races, including G3 Prix Eclipse at Chantilly; LR Grand Handicap de Deauville, and placed 3 times, including 3rd G3 Prix La Rochette at Longchamp, from 13 starts in France 2009-2012

2014 Diodorus (IRE) : Bay colt, foaled 9 May, by Galileo (IRE) - placed third only outing to date (11/08/16) in Ireland 2016

2016 Nefertiti (IRE) : filly by Galileo (IRE)

Pedigree of Divine Proportions
Mr. Prospector Raise a Native Native Dancer
Raise You
Gold Digger Nashua
Miesque Nureyev Northern Dancer
Pasodoble Prove Out
Santa Quilla
Myth to Reality
Sadler's Wells Northern Dancer Nearctic
Fairy Bridge Bold Reason
Millieme Mill Reef Never Bend
Milan Mill
Hardiemma Hardicanute
Grand Cross

See also[edit]