Joshua Tree (horse)

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Joshua Tree
Joshua Tree (IRE).jpg
Joshua Tree winning the 2013 Canadian International
SireMontjeu
GrandsireSadler's Wells
DamMadeira Mist
DamsireGrand Lodge
SexStallion
Foaled8 March 2007
CountryIreland
ColourBay
BreederCastlemartin Stud And Skymarc Farm
OwnerK K Al Nabooda & K Albahou
TrainerAidan O'Brien
Ibrahim Saeed Al Malki
Marco Botti
Ed Dunlop
Record32: 7-7-4
Earnings£2,392,298
Major wins
Royal Lodge Stakes (2009)
Canadian International Stakes (2010, 2012, 2013)
Ormonde Stakes (2011)
Qatar International Invitation Cup (2011)
Prix Kergorlay (2011)
Awards
First ever three time Canadian International Winner
Last updated on 20/10/14

Joshua Tree (Foaled March 8, 2007)[1] is an Irish thoroughbred stallion, bred by Castlemartin Stud And Skymarc Farm.[1] He is sired by Montjeu.[2] He is a four time Group 1 winner, having earned £2.4m ($3.8m) in his racing career.[1] Joshua Tree is the only horse to have ever won the Gr.1 Pattison Canadian International Stakes three times: in 2010,[3] 2012[4] and 2013.[5] With only four other horses having won it twice.[6] Joshua also won the Gr. 2 Royal Lodge in Ascot at the age of two, the Gr. 2 Prix Kergorlay[7] in Deauville, the Gr. 1 International Invitational cup in Qatar, and the Irish Stallion Farms maiden stakes in Ireland. He came second in the Gr. 1 Canadian International in 2011, Second in the Gr. 2 Princess of Wales's stakes in Newmarket, second in the Gr. 2 Prix Kergorlay in Deauville and second in the gr. 3 Dubai Gold Cup. Joshua Tree is owned by K Nabooda and K Albahou. He stands at Stud in France.

Racing career[edit]

Joshua Tree ranks fourth on the list of earners sired by Montjeu, behind St Nicholas Abbey, Green Moon and Hurricane Run.[8]

Gr.1 Canadian International[edit]

First Win[edit]

Jockey: Colm O'Donoghue Trainer: Aidan O'Brien.[3]

Second Win[edit]

Jockey: Frankie Dettori Trainer: Marco Botti. Grade I[4]

Third Win[edit]

Jockey: Ryan Moore Trainer Ed Dunlop. The winning time was 2m35.45s.[9]

Pedigree[edit]

Pedigree of Joshua Tree (IRE), bay stallion, 2007[10]
Sire
Montjeu (IRE)
1996
Sadler's Wells
1981
Northern Dancer Nearctic
Natalma
Fairy Bridge Bold Reason
Special
Floripedes
1985 
Top Ville High Top
Segaville
Toute Cy Tennyson
Adele Tournignon
Dam
Madeira Mist (IRE)
1999
Grand Lodge
1991 
Chief’s Crown Danzig
Six Crowns
La Papagena Habitat
Magic Flute
Mountains of Mist
1992
Shirley Heights Mill Reef
Hardiemma
Magic of Life Seattle Slew
Larida

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Joshua Tree (IRE) Race record". Racing Post. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Joshua Tree made history in Canada on Sunday night when winning his third Pattison Canadian International at Woodbine". Sporting Life. 28 October 2013. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  3. ^ a b http://torontoobserver.ca/2010/10/16/joshua-tree-wins-the-pattison-international/
  4. ^ a b http://ontariothoroughbred.com/woodbine/2012/10/14/joshua-tree-wins-second-career-international
  5. ^ http://espn.go.com/horse-racing/story/_/id/9892122/record-win-joshua-tree-international
  6. ^ Gavin Beech (2013-10-28). "Joshua Tree wins Canadian International for third time to make history and set for races in Japan and Hong Kong | Mail Online". Dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-01-16.
  7. ^ http://www.coolmore.com/joshua-tree-wins-the-g2-prix-kergorlay/
  8. ^ http://bloodstock.racingpost.com/news/bloodstock/joshua-tree-continues-to-fly-the-montjeu-flag/1553807/
  9. ^ http://www.racingpost.com/news/horse-racing/canada-joshua-tree-triumphs-for-moore-and-dunlop/1553638/#newsArchiveTabs=last7DaysNews
  10. ^ http://cs.bloodhorse.com/blogs/truenicks/arc-2013/4.pdf