Double Bluff

Double Bluff

Sire: Azamour

Dam: Damask Rose

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 7 year old

Foaled: May 3rd, 2011

Country: Ireland

Silks: Black, Red and White Hooped Sleeves, Quartered Cap


Jadeskye (Mgr: D W Flower), Flemington Investment (Mgr: T J Story), Fire Up (Mgr: T S Rocks), R E Collins, T A Collins & G A Ryan

Career Record: 39-5-6-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    12.8 %
  • Place
    23.1 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2011

SireNight ShiftNorthern DancerNearctic
AZAMOUR (IRE) CibouletteChop Chop
2001AsmaraLear FanRoberto
DamDr DeviousAhonooraLorenzaccio
DAMASK ROSE (IRE) Rose of JerichoAlleged
1998SolacGay LussacFaberge

AZAMOUR (IRE) (Bay 2001-Stud Ire. 2006, NZ 2013). 6 wins-2 at 2, Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1. Sire of 405 rnrs, 267 wnrs, 34 SW, inc. Dolniya (Meydan Dubai Sheema Classic, Gr.1), Valyra, Covert Love, Shankardeh, Hawksmoor, Eleanora Duse, Best of Days, Wade Giles - Destined for Glory (H.K.), Azmeel, Thikriyaat, Zannda, Colombian, Lindenthaler, Native Khan, California, Liber Nauticus, No Explaining, Puncher Clynch - Noble Boy (H.K.), etc. His oldest NZ-bred progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

Damask Rose, by Dr Devious. Winner at 14¼f, 2d York Silver Cup, L, 3d Newmarket Antiques Roadshow On TV Tomorrow H., Kempton RBI Promotions H., 4th Doncaster Park Hill S., Gr.3. Half-sister to DOUBLE TRIGGER, DOUBLE ECLIPSE, Solar Myth, Sol Symphony, Barely Rarely (dam of KALU). Dam of seven named foals, six to race, four winners, inc:-

Double Bluff (g. by Azamour). 3 wins. See below.

Penthesilea Eile (f. by Rahy). 3 wins at 8½f, 1¼m, Curragh H., 2d Curragh Kildare Village S.

Sunblazer (g. by Dark Angel). 8 wins from 11¾f to 17f to 2016, 2d Kempton 32red Casino H., 3d Sandown Hersham H., Newbury Berry Bros. & Rudd Cellar Plan H.

Rose of Damascus (f. by Diesis). Winner at 1950m in South Africa. Dam of-

Rose of Castille. Winner at 1700m, R186,125, in 2015-16 in South Africa.

Miss North Light (f. by North Light). Placed in Ireland.


2nd dam

SOLAC, by Gay Lussac. Unplaced. Half-sister to SIRLAD, SORTINGO, Soresina (dam of BELLE FRANCOISE). Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

DOUBLE TRIGGER (Ela-Mana-Mou). Joint second on The 1996 & 1998 International 4YO+ Classifications (extended). 14 wins-2 at 2-from 1800m to 4000m, £556,242, Royal Ascot Gold Cup, Gr.1, Goodwood Cup, Gr.2-3 times, Doncaster Cup, Gr.3-3 times, Ascot Sagaro S., Gr.3-twice, Sandown Henry II S., Gr.3-twice, Italian St Leger, Gr.3, Newmarket Zetland S., L, 2d Royal Ascot Gold Cup, Gr.1-twice, 3d The St Leger, Gr.1, 4th Longchamp Prix du Cadran, Gr.1, Yorkshire Cup, Gr.2, Doncaster Cup, Gr.3. Sire.

DOUBLE ECLIPSE (Ela-Mana-Mou). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 2000m to 3200m, £121,096, 600,000fr., Longchamp Prix Vicomtesse Vigier, Gr.2, York Lonsdale S., Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de Barbeville, Gr.3, Newmarket Zetland S., L, York Lonsdale S., L, 2d Goodwood Cup, Gr.2, Rome Premio Guido Berardelli, Gr.2, Newmarket Jockey Club Cup, Gr.3, Royal Ascot Queen's Vase, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix Gladiateur, Gr.3, Newmarket Fred Archer S., L, 3d Goodwood Cup, Gr.2, Newmarket Jockey Club Cup, Gr.3. Sire.

Solar Myth (Lypheor). Winner at 2, Curragh Erne S., 2d Curragh Futurity S., Gr.3, 4th Leopardstown Derby Trial S., Gr.2.

Sol Symphony (Thatch). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1500m, 2d Milan Premio Seregno, L, 4th Milan Premio Madonnina, L. Producer.

Damask Rose (Dr Devious). Winner. See above.

Barely Rarely. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

KALU (Honor Grades). 3 wins at 9f, US$259,986, Hawthorne Derby, Gr.3, Keeneland Forerunner S., L, 4th Churchill Downs Jefferson Cup, Gr.3. Sire.

Golden Perform (Once Wild). 11 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, Milan Premio Treviso, Rome Premio Henbit, Premio Bold Fascination, Premio Alberigo, Premio Padea, Premio Algaiola, Premio Brumalis, Premio Tissot, Premio Friendswood, 3d Varese Criterium Varesino, L, 4th Milan Premio Primi Passi, Gr.3.


3rd dam

SORAGNA, by Orvieto. 2 wins at 1800m, 2200m, Oaks d'Italia, Gr.2, 3d Milan Gran Premio d'Italia, Gr.1, 4th Gran Premio di Milano, Gr.1. Dam of 5 foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

SIRLAD (Bold Lad). Head of The 1976 2YO & 1977 3YO Italian Free Hs. 11 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, £180,814, Hollywood Park Sunset H., Gr.1, Derby Italiano, Gr.1, Gran Premio di Milano, Gr.1, Hollywood Park Bel Air H., Gr.2, Milan Gran Criterium, Gr.2, Premio Emanuele Filiberto, Gr.2, Criterium Nazionale, Gr.3, Premio Merano, L, 2d Hollywood Gold Cup, Gr.1, 3d Longchamp Prix Ganay, Gr.1, 4th Gran Premio di Milano, Gr.1. Sire.

SORTINGO (Petingo). Joint second on The 1978 Italian 3YO Free H. 5 wins from 1600m to 2400m, Gran Premio di Milano, Gr.1, Milan Gran Premio d'Italia, Gr.1, 2d Derby Italiano, Gr.1, 3d Milan Premio del Dado, L, Premio Besana, L. Sire.

Soresina. Unraced. Dam of-

BELLE FRANCOISE (Fabulous Dancer). Second top filly on The 1985 Italian 2YO Free H. 3 wins at 2, Milan Premio Novella, L, Premio Vittorio Crespi, L, Premio Gino Mantovani, L, 3d Milan Premio Dormello, Gr.2, Premio Alberto Zanoletti di Rozzano, L. Producer.


Race Record: 26 Starts 3-5-2 £54,200, €0, A$69,210.

3 wins-1 at 2-from 1800m to 2500m to 2016-17, Goodwood Jaguar S., Bibendum 2YO S., VRC Rain Lover H., 2d Hamilton Glasgow S., L, Ascot GL Events Owen Brown H., ATC Darren Nichols H., Doncaster 2YO S., MRC Marathon Series Heat 1 H., 3d Newbury Dubai Duty Free Golf World Cup Stallions S., MRC H.