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Keep The Faith


3 year old chestnut gelding

Foaled:19 February 2018
Sire: Al Kazeem
Dam: Selka
Gender: gelding
Colour: chestnut
Owner:J Blackburn & Imperial Racing
Breeder:D. J. and Mrs Deer
OR Turf: 62
Purchased:Tattersalls October Yearling Sale (Book 3) 2019 (Lot 1656)


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Keep The Faith is by Al Kazeem out of the unraced Selkirk mare Selka, and a half brother to Cafe Milano. He is a very nice prospect and finished fourth on his debut at Hamilton in July.

Stallion reference:

AL KAZEEM (GB), Bay horse, 2008, by Dubawi (IRE), out of Kazeem (GB), by Darshaan. Jt Champion older horse in Europe in 2013 (9.5-10.5f.). Won 10 races, value £1,573,597, at 2 to 5, from 1 mile to 1½ miles, Coral Eclipse Stakes, Sandown Park, Gr.1, Prince of Wales's Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1, Tattersalls Gold Cup, Curragh, Gr.1 (twice), Prix d'Harcourt, Longchamp, Gr.2, Qatar Bloodstock Jockey Club Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.2, 188Bet Winter Hill Stakes, Windsor, Gr.3, bet365 Gordon Richards Stakes, Sandown Park, Gr.3, also placed second in Prix Ganay, Longchamp, Gr.1, Qipco Champion Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1, Red Mills Irish Champion Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.1, Great Voltigeur Stakes, York, Gr.2, Dubai Duty Free Arc Trial, Newbury, Gr.3, St Simon Stakes, Newbury, Gr.3, and third in Juddmonte International Stakes, York, Gr.1. Retired to Stud in 2014.

Three generation pedigree
chestnut gelding
Al Kazeem Dubawi (IRE) Dubai Millennium
Kazeem Darshaan
Selka (FR) Selkirk Sharpen Up
Annie Edge (IRE)
Ratukidul (FR) Danehill

Further details
More photos here.
Full pedigree here.

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