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7 year old bay gelding

Foaled:27 May 2014
Sire: Kayf Tara
Dam: Rapturous
Gender: gelding
Colour: bay
Owner:MW Easterby
Breeder:R S Cockerill (Farms)
OR Hurdle: 106
Record: Wins: 1 2nd: 1 3rd: 1


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Enlighten's maiden win came at Kelso in February 2019 when he took the 'Join Racing TV Now Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race' ridden by Brian Hughes. He has since run respectably over hurdles and is now qualified for handicaps.

Stallion reference:

KAYF TARA (GB), Bay horse, 1994, by Sadler's Wells (USA), out of Colorspin (FR), by High Top. Champion older stayer in Europe in 1998. Won 10 races, value £641,111, at 3 to 6, from 1 mile 2 furlongs to 2½ miles, Ascot Gold Cup, Royal Ascot, Gr.1 (twice), Jefferson Smurfit Mem. Irish St Leger, Curragh, Gr.1 (twice), Goodwood Cup, Goodwood, Gr.2, Merewood Homes Yorkshire Cup, York, Gr.2, Prix Kergorlay, Deauville, Gr.2, Prix Vicomtesse Vigier, Longchamp, Gr.2, also placed third in Ascot Gold Cup, Royal Ascot, Gr.1, Bonusprint Henry II Stakes, Sandown Park, Gr.3. Retired to Stud in 2001.

Race Wins


Join Racing TV Now Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race
Distance: 2m
Course: Kelso
Jockey: Brian Hughes

Three generation pedigree
bay gelding
Kayf Tara Sadlers Wells (USA) Northern Dancer (USA)
Fairy Bridge (USA)
Colorspin High Top (IRE)
Rapturous Zafonic (USA) Gone West (USA)
Triple Joy Most Welcome
Triple Reef

Further details
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