COUP DE GRACE FIRING ON ALL CYLINDERS

10 November 2020
COUP DE GRACE FIRING ON ALL CYLINDERS

Klawervlei Stud's well performed young TAPIT sire COUP DE GRACE has made a very pleasing start to his stud career, with Coup De Grace runners firing on all cylinders of late.

Coup De Grace came up with yet another impressive winner from his first crop, when his cleverly named three-year-old daughter PATON'S TEARS (ex Beloved Country) stormed home to her break her maiden at just the second time of asking. The Lucky Houdalakis trained filly, second on debut, stormed home under Gavin Lerena to score by three and a half lengths for owner Mary Slack. Paton's Tears looks another potentially smart runner to have emerged from her sire's first crop.

Her sire Coup De Grace has made a promising start to his stud career.

He currently shares joint 5th place on the Three year old sires list in SA.

At the time of writing, Coup De Grace's progeny's average winning distance is between 1400m and 1600m, which bodes well for his ability to sire stock capable of winning over a mile and further as they mature. This is good news, as he seems to be producing more to his sire Tapit, whose progeny win up to a mile and a half.

With some exceptionally well bred two-year-olds set to do battle for him this season, the future looks promising for Coup De Grace.

His outstanding sire TAPIT has had another fine year in 2020, with his leading representatives being unbeaten G1 Claiborne Breeders' Futurity winner ESSENTIAL QUALITY and G1 Juddmonte Spinster Stakes victress VALIANCE.

Name

Rnrs

Runs

Wnrs

Wins

Wnrs / Rnrs%

Plcs

B.T. Wnrs

B.T. Wins

Total Stake

1

Gimmethegreenlight

65

151

17

20

26.2

57

1

1

1,248,350

2

Vercingetorix

29

63

14

15

48.3

22

1

1

798,450

3

Querari (GER)

62

146

12

13

19.4

52

0

0

817,800

4

Elusive Fort

51

139

12

13

23.5

38

0

0

761,850

5

Flower Alley (USA)

41

96

11

12

26.8

28

1

1

789,050

6

Coup De Grace

43

100

11

11

25.6

27

0

0

553,300

7

Captain Of All

44

97

10

12

22.7

41

0

0

730,975

8

Pathfork (USA)

34

88

10

10

29.4

33

0

0

614,450

9

What A Winter

44

91

10

10

22.7

30

0

0

566,325

10

Var (USA)

25

53

9

12

36

17

1

2

772,750