Right Approach

Pedigree information



Won 4 races at 2 and 3 years (1200 -1400m.) inc. Prix Morny, Deauville, Gr.1, Prix de la Salamandre,Gr.1, Prix Yacowlef, L, Prix Djebel, L, 2nd Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. CHAMPION TWO YEAR OLD OF EUROPE. At stud 1991-2005. Sire of 65 Stakes winners including:
PATAVELLIAN, Prix De’l Abbaye, Gr1
MEDICEAN, Eclipse Stks, Gr1, Lockinge St, Gr1, Queen Anne Stk, Gr2. Leading young sire
ALMUTAWAKEL, Dubai World Cup, Gr.1, Prix Jean Prat, Gr.1, 2nd Grand Prix de Paris, Gr.1; Sire.
VETTORI, Poule d’Essai des Poulains, Gr.1, 3rd St James’ Palace Stakes,Gr.1,: Sire.
INVERMARK, Prix du Cadran, Gr.1, 2nd Ascot Gold Cup, Royal Ascot, Gr.1, Prix Kergorlay, Gr.2 .
REBECCA SHARP, Coronation Stakes, Gr.1, 2nd Queen Elizabeth II St,Gr.1, Prix d’Astarte, Gr.2, Challenge St, Gr.2 .
PALACE EPISODE, Racing Post Stks, Gr1.
MAJORIAN, Prix de Conseil du Paris, Gr.2, 2nd Gran Criterium, Gr.1, Charles Whittingham St., Gr.1.
STREET CRY, Dubai World Cup, Gr.1, Steven Foster Hp, Gr.1, Sheikh Maktoum Challenge, Gr.2, Leading young Sire.
STORMING HOME, Charlie Whittingham Hp, Gr.1, King Edward VII Stakes, Gr.2, Sire.
TITUS LIVIUS, Prix du Gros-Chene, Gr.2, Criterium Des 2 Ans, Gr.2 , Prix Eclipse, Gr.3. Sire.
NO EXCUSE NEEDED, Celebration Mile, Gr.2, Queen Anne Stakes, Gr.2 , Lanson Champagne Stakes, Gr.3 .
BEST OF THE BESTS, Prix d’Isaphan, Gr1, Prix Guillaume d’Ornano, Gr.2 , Solario Stakes, Gr.3. Sire.
PHANTOM GOLD, Ribblesdale Stakes, Gr.2, Geoffrey Freer Stakes, Gr.2, St Simon Stakes, Newbury, Gr.3.
KAHAL, Challenge Stakes, Gr.2 , 2nd Challenge, Gr.2, Jersey Stakes, Gr.3, Sire.
SUSU, Challenge Stakes, Gr.2, Sceptre Stakes, L.
WHITEWATER AFFAIR, Prix de Pomone, Gr.2, 2nd Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1.
BLATANT, Maktoum Challenge, Gr3, 3rd Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, Gr1.
MUWAKLEH, 2nd English 1000 Guineas, Gr1.
CHIC, Hungerford Stks, Gr3, 2nd Sun Chariot Stks,Gr1.
TIE BLACK, French 1000 Guineas Gr.1.


1st dam

ABBEY STRAND(USA), winner; Half sister to CHURCH PARADE(GB),
Whitechapel(USA); dam of 13 foals; 12 runners; 9 winners inc.:
RIGHT APPROACH(GB): subject horse.
New Assembly(IRE) (f. by Machiavellian (USA)): 3 wins, 2nd Glen Falls H, (L); dam of 4 winners.
Benedict(GB) (g. by Benny The Dip (USA)): 3 wins, in Britain.

2nd dam

CHRISTCHURCH(FR), winner, in Britain, Half sister to HIGHCLERE(GB) (dam of MILFORD(GB), HEIGHT OF FASHION(FR) grandam of NAYEF(USA), NASHWAN(USA), UNFUWAIN(USA), ALWASMI(USA); dam of 16 foals; 16 runners; 14 winners inc.:
CHURCH PARADE(GB) (c. by Queens Hussar (GB)): 3 wins, in Britain, Lanson Champagne S, (L), 3rd PR Eugene Adam Gr.2; sire.
Whitechapel(USA) (g. by Arctic Tern (USA)): 11 wins, 3rd St Simon S, Gr.3.
Castle Rising(GB) (c. by Blakeney (GB)): winner, 2nd Geoffrey Freer S, Gr.2.
Spire(GB) (f. by Shirley Heights (GB)): placed, at 3; dam of:
PRIVILEGE(IRE): 10 wins, Champions & Chater Cup, HK-1, 2nd Queen Elizabeth II Cup, HK-1, Hong Kong Gold Cup, HK-1.

3rd dam

Highlight(GB) (by Borealis (GB)), 2 wins, in GB, 4th Princess Royal S Gr.3; dam of 12 foals; 10 runners; 9 winners inc.:
HIGHCLERE(GB): 3 wins, in Britain and France, 1000 Guineas, Gr.1, PR de Diane, Gr.1, 2nd King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S, Gr.1; dam of:
MILFORD(GB): 3 wins, in Britain, inc. Princess of Wales’ S, Gr.2; sire.
HEIGHT OF FASHION(FR): JT Champion 2YO Filly in England in 1981, Champion Broodmare in England in 1988, 5 wins, in Britain, Princess of Wales’ S, Gr.2, May Hill S, Gr.3; dam of:
NAYEF(USA): Top Rated Older Horse in UAE in 2002, Top Rated 3YO in England in 2001, 9 wins, inc. Juddmonte Int. S, Gr.1, Dubai Sheema Classic, Gr.1, Champion S, Gr.1, Prince of Wales’s S, Gr.1; sire.
NASHWAN(USA): Champion 3YO in England in 1989, 6 wins, 2000 Guineas S, Gr.1, Coral Eclipse S, Gr.1, Ever Ready Derby S, Gr.1, King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond S, Gr.1; sire.
UNFUWAIN(USA): 6 wins, Princess of Wales’ S, Gr.2; sire.
ALWASMI(USA): 3 wins, John Porter S, Gr.3, 2nd Tidal H, Gr.2; sire.
MUKDDAAM(USA): 3 wins, Fred Archer S, 2nd King Edward, Gr.2; sire.
Highbrow(GB): winner, 2nd Ribblesdale S, Gr.2; dam of:
BLUEPRINT(IRE): 9 wins, Sunset S, Gr.2, 3rd San Juan Capistrano H, Gr.1.
Burghclere(GB): winner, 4th Ribblesdale S, Gr.2; dam of:
WIND IN HER HAIR(IRE): 3 wins, Aral Pokal, Gr.1, 2nd The Oaks, Gr.1;dam of:
DEEP IMPACT(JPN): Horse Of The Year in Japan in 2005 & 2006, 12 wins, Japan Cup, Gr.1, Kyoto Takarazuka Kinen, Gr.1; sire.
VEIL OF AVALON (USA): 7 wins, in USA, inc. De La Rose H, Gr.2, 3rd Galaxy S, Gr.3.

Track Record

Raced in England, Dubai & Hong Kong, 2 to 6 years. Won 4 races (1400-1770m.), 759,811 pounds, 7 places from 15 starts. Champion Miler UAE

2-Y-O: 2 starts, 1 win; 1 second.
Won Conditions Race (1400m. Newmarket) by a neck from Mamool (Grossser Preis von Baden Gr1, Yorkshire Cup Gr2 etc) and 3.25 lengths from Terfel (was already a winner an now multiple stakes placed). K. Fallon up. 3 August 2001. Going: Good to soft. Priced up favorite for Epsom Derby.

3-Y-O: 2 starts, 1 third.
3rd Heathorns Classic Trial (2000m. Sandown) beaten 6.25 lengths by Simeon (3rd French Derby Gr1) and 4 lengths by Kaieteur (won Gr1 Grosser Dallmayr Preis, 2nd gr1 Arlington Million to Sulamani, 3rd Coral Eclipse Gr1 to Falbrav). J. Murtagh up. 26 April 2002. Going: Good to soft.

4-Y-O: 5 starts, 1 win; 2 thirds.
Won Royal Windsor Stakes (LR) (1700m. Windsor) by 1.5 lengths from Atavus (multiple SW inc. Hungerford St Gr3, Criterion Stakes Gr3) and 3 lenghts from Blatant (listed winner, Gr1 2nd). K. Fallon up. 12 May 2003.
2nd Queen Anne Stakes Gr.1 (1600m. Royal Ascot) beaten 4 lengths by Dubai Destination (defeated Rock Of Gibraltar in Champagne S). Beat multiple stakes winner Where or When (Queen Elizabeth St Gr1), Gateman (multiple Gr3 winner), Hawk Wing (multiple Gr1 winner , 2nd Epsom Derby etc), Victory Moon (UAE Derby) etc. K. Fallon up. 17 June 2003. Going: Good to firm. “slow away, ran on strongly.”

5-Y-O: 3 starts;2 wins
Won Al Rashidya Unfuwain St (LR) 1770m. Nad Al Sheba) by neck from Gr1 SWSurveyor. First run for Trainer Mike de Kock in Dubai.
Won Dubai Duty Free Gr.1 (1770m. Nad Al Sheba) dead-heated with multiple Gr.1 winnerPaolini . Defeated Two Thousand Guines winner Refuse To Bend , Crimson Palace (Beverley D Stakes Gr.1),Martello (German Two Thousand Guineas Gr.2),Bright Sky (French Oaks Gr.1), Evolving Tactics (won American Derby Gr.2),Sarafan (won Eddie Read Hcp Gr.1),Nayyir (2nd Sussex St Gr.1). Joint-Top Rated Miler in UAE.
3rd Silver Trophy Stakes Gr.3 (1600m. Ascot) beaten 2.25 lengths by Tillerman (7 wins, multiple Gr winner; Gr1 placed). Mid year Timeform rating: 121

6-Y-O: 3 starts; 3 places.
3rd Dubai Duty Free Gr.1 (1770m. Nad Al Sheba) beaten 3.75 lengths by Elvstroem. Slow away.

Stud Card

GREEN KEEPER (2007 g. Model Man), 6 wins, Duke of York Cup (L).
Whiteline Fever (2008 c. Sportsworld), 2 wins, 2nd The Dingaans, Gr.2.
Jack Hobbs (2007 g. Rich Man’s Gold), 2 wins, 2nd Betting World Nursery, Gr.3.
Approach Me (2007 f. Fort Wood), 2 wins, 2nd Stormsvlei Mile (L).
Dunraven (2007 f. Fort Wood), 3 wins, 2nd Aquanaut H, (L).
Lizzie Arden (2007 f. Elliodor), 3 wins, 2nd Yellowwood H, Gr.3.
Red Barrel (2008 c. Elliodor), 2 wins, inc. Ready to Run Cup.
Approachable (2007 c. Confidential Talk), 3 wins, 4th Te Dingaans, Gr.2.
Right Beauty (2008 c. Equalize), 2 wins, 4th S.A. Nursery, Gr.2.
Cypress Point (2007 g. Trempolino)., 4 wins
Boston Legal (2007 g. Kentucky Slew), 4 wins

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