Six Perfections (horse)

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Six Perfections
SireCeltic Swing
BreederNiarchos family
OwnerFlaxman Holdings
TrainerPascal Bary
Record14: 6-6-1
Major wins
Prix Marcel Boussac (2002)
Prix du Calvados (2002)
Prix Imprudence (2003)
Prix Jacques Le Marois (2003) Breeders' Cup wins:
Breeders' Cup Mile (2003)
European Champion Two-Year-Old Filly (2002)
Last updated on May 21, 2007

Six Perfections (foaled 2000 in France) is a champion Thoroughbred race horse, bred by the Niarchos family. She is best known for her 2003 win in the Breeders' Cup Mile.


Yogya, Six Perfections' dam, is a half sister of to two-time Breeders Cup Mile winner Miesque. Celtic Swing, Six Perfections' sire, had many group one wins, including a first in the Prix du Jockey Club (French Derby).

Racing career[edit]

Six Perfections was trained by Pascal Bary and finished in third or better in thirteen of her fourteen starts, including a 2nd in the 1,000 Guineas.

For her performance in the 2002 racing season Six Perfections earned the Cartier Award for Two-Year-Old European Champion Filly.

Six Perfections ran in her second Breeders Cup mile in October 2004, where she finished 3rd. Following this race, the horse was retired to broodmare duties, was mated to Storm Cat and subsequently produced a bay colt. The colt was named Planet Five and won the Prix du Gros Chêne in 2010.

In the Eclipse Awards for 2003, Six Perfections finished runner-up in the poll for American Champion Three-Year-Old Filly beaten two votes by the Kentucky Oaks winner Bird Town.[1]

Breeding Record[edit]

2006 Planet Five (USA) : bay colt, foaled 28 January, by Storm Cat (USA) - won 3 races including G2 Prix du Gros-Chêne at Chantilly and placed twice including 2nd LR Prix Servanne at Chantilly from 11 starts in France 2008-10.

2011 Faufiler (IRE) : bay filly, foaled 8 May, by Galileo (IRE) - won 5 races including G3 Modesty H, Arlington Park, U.S.A.; LR Prix Prix Casimir Delamarre, Longchamp; LR Prix Montretout, Longchamp and placed 5 times including 2nd G2 Royal Heroine S, Santa Anita, U.S.A.; G3 Prix Messidor, Maisons-Laffitte; 3rd G3 Prix Bertrand de Breuil, Chantilly, from 15 starts to date (14/08/16) in France and the U.S.A. 2014-16.

2014 Yucatan (IRE) : bay colt, foaled 17 May, by Galileo (IRE) - won once and 2nd only two starts to date (28/08/16) in Ireland.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-20. Retrieved 2013-06-22.


Pedigree of Six Perfections
Celtic Swing
Damister Mr Prospector Raise a Native
Gold Digger
Batucada Roman Line
Whistle a Tune
Celtic Ring Welsh Pageant Tudor Melody
Picture Light
Pencuia Jewel Petingo
Riverman Never Bend Nasrullah
River Lady Prince John
Nile Lily
Pasadoble Prove Out Graustark
Equal Venture
Santa Quilla Sanctus