MONTJEU Champion 3YO colt in Europe in 1999. Head of The 1999 International 3YO Classification. Top of The 2000 International 4YO+ Classification (long). Champion 3YO in France & Ireland in 1999 (Long). Champion Older Male in Ireland in 2000 (Intermediate). Champion Older Male in France & GB in 2000 (Long). 11 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, £1,013,955, 10,820,000fr., 20,000,000¥, Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1, Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond S., Gr.1, Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1, Irish Derby, Gr.1, Curragh Tattersalls Gold Cup, Gr.1, Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Foy, Gr.2, Prix Niel, Gr.2, Prix Greffulhe, Gr.2, Prix Isonomy, L, Chantilly Prix de la Maniguette, 2d Longchamp Prix Lupin, Gr.1, Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1, 4th Longchamp Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1, Japan Cup, Gr.1. Champion French Sire (& by AEI) in 2005. Second on GB/Ire. Sire List in 2005, 2011, 2012, third in 2007, 2008, 2009. Second on NZ Sire List (Aust. & NZ figures combined) in 2008-09. Third on Aust. Sire List (AEI) in 2008-09, 2010-11. Second on GB/Ire. Sir. Sire of winners of over $151 million - 126 stakes winners, inc. POUR MOI, WALL STREET, ROMAN EMPEROR, AUTHORIZED, CAMELOT, FROZEN FIRE, NOM DU JEU, FAME AND GLORY, HURRICANE RUN, ST NICHOLAS ABBEY, etc. Maternal sire of winners of over $109 million - 79 stakes winners, inc. LUCIA VALENTINA, LEGATISSIMO, CHARM SPIRIT, OBVIOUSLY, JOURNEY, GLORY DAYS, PARISH HALL, CLOUDS UNFOLD, ANAPURNA, JUST WONDERFUL.


 

1st Dam

L'ENJOLEUSE, by Montjeu. 2 wins at 2000m, 2100m, Chantilly Prix de la Chapelle en Serval, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Dushka, 3d Chantilly Prix de la Theve. Half-sister to Megec Blis, Venetias Dream (dam of DREAM AND DO). Dam of seven named foals, four to race, two winners, inc:-

CHARM SPIRIT (c. by Invincible Spirit). Subject horse.

L'Ensorceleuse (f. by Oasis Dream). Unraced. Dam of-

ONTHEWAYTONEVRLAND (No Nay Never). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7½f, 8½f to 2019, Turfway Park Rushaway S., L.

 

2nd Dam

MACHAERA, by Machiavellian. Unraced. Half-sister to RUSSIAN BOND, SNAADEE, CRISTOFORI, CROSSOVER, Beau Monde, Somerset, Somersham, Sombreffe (dam of RANSOM O'WAR), Sonata (dam of REGAL SOLO). Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Megec Blis (Soviet Star). 3 wins at 6½f, 7f, Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms Fillies S., Santa Anita Allowance, 3d Curragh Athasi S., Gr.3. Dam of-

Kyllang Rock (Kyllachy). 5 wins-2 at 2-at 5f to 2019, 2d York Westow S., L, Haydock Achilles S., L, JW Lees Bitter 1828 Nursery H., 4th Chantilly Prix du Petit Couvert, Gr.3.

Venetias Dream. Placed in GB. Dam of-

DREAM AND DO (Siyouni). 3 wins at 2 in 2019, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Miesque, Gr.3, Prix Esmeralda, 2d Deauville Prix des Marettes.

 

3rd Dam

Somfas, by What a Pleasure. 4 wins to 6f, 3d Ellis Park Susan B Anthony S., L. Three-quarter-sister to Lilly's Pleasure (dam of LILLYCUT), half-sister to FANFRELUCHE (dam of L'ENJOLEUR, D'ACCORD, GRAND LUXE, LA VOYAGEUSE, MEDAILLE D'OR), BARACHOIS, COCO LA TERREUR, American Legacy (dam of SOMETHING SOCIAL), Silk Lilly (dam of SILKY SWEEP). Dam of 19 foals, 15 to race, 12 winners, inc:-

SNAADEE (Danzig). 4 wins to 7f, Sandown Temple S., Gr.2, Doncaster Remembrance Day S., L, Ascot Bishopsgate H., 4th Goodwood Supreme S., Gr.3, Newmarket Abernant S., L. Sire.

RUSSIAN BOND (Danzig). 2 wins at 2, Newbury Mill Reef S., Gr.2, 2d Newmarket Criterion S., Gr.3. Sire.

CRISTOFORI (Fappiano). 2 wins at 2, Longchamp Prix de Conde, Gr.3. Sire.

CROSSOVER (Cape Cross). 2 wins at 1200m, €123,350, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Contessina, L, 2d Chantilly Prix d'Arenberg, Gr.3, Prix Eclipse, Gr.3, Prix d'Angerville, L, Longchamp Prix Amandine, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Ronde de Nuit, L, Cologne Europa Sprint, L, 3d Chantilly Prix de Saint-Cyr, L. Producer.

Sombreffe. Winner at 7f in GB. Dam of-

RANSOM O'WAR (Red Ransom). Horse of the Year & Champion 3YO in Germany in 2003 (Int.). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 2000m, £7,832, €320,000 in GB and Germany, Munich Grosser Preis Dallmayr Bayerisches Zuchtrennen, Gr.1, Grosser Muller Brot Preis, Gr.2, 2d Deutsches Derby, Gr.1, Krefeld Preis des Gestut Wiesenhof, Gr.3, Haydock Stanleybet.com 2YO S., 3d Cologne Mehl-Mulhens Rennen, Gr.2, 4th Baden-Baden Grosser Preis von Baden, Gr.1. Sire.

Stella Livia. 2 wins at 1150m, 1400m in NZ. Dam of-

STAR OF THE SEAS (Ocean Park). 7 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$649,100, to 2019-20, ATC Maurice McCarten H., Gr.3, Racing to Win H., Jim Cassidy Hall of Fame H., Championships on Sale H., Catanach's H., Ribchester at Darley H., 3d ATC Epsom H., Gr.1.

SPIETH (Thorn Park). 5 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$626,600, City Tatt's RC Lightning H., L, VRC Goulburn Murray H., 2d VRC Darley Classic, Gr.1, Lightning S., Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Concorde S., Gr.3.

Sommorell. Unraced. Dam of-

INVERLEIGH (Excelebration). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5¾f, 6f to 2019, Navan Committed S., L, Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 2d Leopardstown Ballycorus S., Gr.3, Fairyhouse Blenheim S., L, 3d Dundalk Star Appeal S., L.

Sonata. Unraced. Dam of-

REGAL SOLO (Louis Quatorze). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 5½f to 9f, US$493,378, Laurel Jennings H., L, Maryland Million Classic S., L, Maryland Million Nursery S., L, 2d Laurel Maryland Million Sprint H., L, Private Terms S., L, 3d Laurel Maryland Million Classic S., L.