Sicambre

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Sicambre
Sire Prince Bio
Grandsire Prince Rose
Dam Sif
Damsire Rialto
Sex Stallion
Foaled 1948
Country France
Colour Bay
Breeder Haras de Saint Pair du Mont
Owner Jean Stern
Trainer Max Bonaventure
Record 9: 8-1-0
Major wins
Grand Criterium (1950)
Prix de Guiche (1951)
Prix Greffulhe (1951)
Prix Hocquart (1951)
Prix du Jockey Club (1951)
Grand Prix de Paris (1951)
Awards
Leading sire in France (1966)
Timeform rating:135

Sicambre (1948–1975) was a French Thoroughbred racehorse and Champion sire.

Background[edit]

Sicambre was bred by Jean Stern at his Haras de Saint Pair du Mont in Le Cadran, Calvados. Stern raced and owned him throughout his life.

Racing career[edit]

Trained by Max Bonavent, in the only defeat of his career, Sicambe finished second in the 1950 Prix Morny. He then won the 1950 Grand Criterium, France's most important race for two-year-olds. At age three, Sicambre won three important conditions races plus two French Classics, the Prix du Jockey Club and Grand Prix de Paris, in the process earning a Timeform rating of 135.

Stud record[edit]

Sicambre was retired to stand at stud beginning in 1952 at his owners Haras de Saint Pair du Mont where he died on April 30, 1975. Sicambre represented a strong power and stamina of the 1950s. The leading sire in France in 1966, Sicambre sired: [1]

Through his daughter Sicalade, Sicambre was the damsire of Sea Bird who won the 1965 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe and who earned the highest Timeform rating in history.

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