TWILIGHT SON - Pedigree

Both his sire and grandsire were Champion Sprinter

Half brother to a Gr.1 sprinter

Sire KYLLACHY (by Champion Sprinter PIVOTAL)– Champion Sprinter, winning the Gr.1 Nunthorpe Stakes and Gr.2 Temple Stakes.

Sire of TWILIGHT SON, KRYPTON FACTOR (Gr.1), SOLE POWER (Gr.1), DIM SUM (Gr.1), STEPPER POINT (Gr.2), DRAGON PULSE (Gr.2, sire), ARABIAN GLEAM (Gr.2, sire),  TARIQ (Gr.2), SUPPLICANT (Gr.2), PENITENT (Gr.2), HEARTACHE (Gr.2), MOOD MUSIC, CORRYBROUGH, DUBAI DYNAMO, MABAIT, ZENELLA,

Dam TWILIGHT MISTRESS – won 3 races: dam of 8 winners, all her foals of racing age, including TWILIGHT SON, MUSIC MASTER (Gr.3 Hackwood Stakes; 2nd Gr.3 Bengough Stakes; 3rd Gr.1 Sprint Cup, sire), SPRING FLING (LR Land O’Burns Stakes) and RUN TO FREEDOM (LR Leisure Stakes).

Half-sister to ROMANTIC EVENING (2nd LR Washington Singer Stakes at 2), from the family of: WASSL (Gr.1 Irish 2,000 Guineas, sire), ON TIPTOES (Gr.3 Queen Mary Stakes, at 2, etc), VIOLETTE (Gr.3 Firth of Clyde Stakes, at 2, etc), SILCA’S GIFT (Gr.3 Nell Gwyn Stakes and LR Albany Stakes).

TWILIGHT SON - Progeny Results

STAKES WINNERS

ARIA IMPORTANTE (Orpen) 11 wins, including Premio Primi Passi Gr.3, Premio Carlo Vittadini Gr.3, Premio Carlo Vittadini Gr.3, Premio Chiusura L., Premio Eupili L.

TWILIGHT JET (Exceed And Excel) 4 wins, including Cornwallis Stakes Gr.3, Lacken Stakes Gr.3, Abergwaun Stakes L., 3rd Gimcrack Stakes Gr.2, 3rd Champagne Stakes Gr.2

TWILIGHT SPINNER (Diktat) 3 wins, including Athasi Stakes Gr.3, Cecil Frail Stakes L., 2nd Renaissance Stakes Gr.3, 3rd Cork Stakes L.

WICKLOW (Soldier of Fortune) 6 wins, including Wagga Wagga Cup L., 3rd Lord Mayors Cup L.

VETIVER (New Approach) 4 wins, including Queen Charlotte Stakes L., Eternal Stakes L., 3rd Sceptre Stakes Gr.3

TOIMY SON (Clodovil) 3 wins, including Prix du Pont-Neuf L., 2nd Critérium de Lyon L.

BAGHED (Exchange Rate) 3 wins, including Premio Rumon L., 2nd Prix Robert Papin Gr.2, 3rd Premio Gran Criterium Gr.2, 2nd Premio Primi Passi Gr.3

BEAUTIFUL DIAMOND (Lethal Force) 3 wins, including Harry Rosebery Stakes L., Land O'Burns Fillies Stakes L., 3rd Queen Mary Stakes Gr.2, 3rd Palace House Stakes Gr.3

LITTLE O' KELLY (Pastoral Pursuits) 1 win, including Premio Gino E Luciano Mantovani L., 3rd Premio Vittorio Crespi L.

STAKES PERFORMERS

Twilight Calls (Invincible Spirit) 3 wins, also 2nd King's Stand Stakes Gr.1, 2nd Temple Stakes Gr.2

Khunan (Mount Nelson) 1 win, also 2nd Richmond Stakes Gr.2

Whoputfiftyinyou (Dansili) 6 wins, also 2nd The Premier Plate Handicap Gr.3

Brayden Star (Dansili) 5 wins, also 2nd Bendigo Cup Gr.3

Warrior Brave (Compton Place) 6 wins, also 2nd Scurry Stakes L.

Grammata (Green Desert) 1 win, also 2nd Tipperary Stakes L.

News At Ten (Cape Cross) 1 win, also 2nd Patton Stakes L.

Highly Desirable (Dark Angel) 0 wins, also 3rd Ingabelle Stakes L.

Spirit of Bermuda (Alhaarth) 3 wins, also 3rd Wishing Well Stakes AS.

WINNERS

LIGHT WAKEUP (Peintre Celebre) won 8 races

NEWKIDONTHEBLOCK (Pivotal) won 3 races

GET IT (Elusive City) won 6 races

CRAZY LUCK (Peintre Celebre) won 6 races

DUSKY LORD (Dansili) won 4 races

TWEET TWEET (Rock of Gibraltar) won 3 races

KENDALL ROY (Invincible Spirit) won 4 races

SOI DAO (Rip Van Winkle) won 3 races

CABURN (Clodovil) won 1 race

TWILIGHT HEIR (Royal Applause) won 4 races

TWILIGHT ROMANCE (Exceed And Excel) won 1 race

ISABELLA SWAN (Fayruz) won 3 races

LIL GUFF (Holy Roman Emperor) won 6 races

SELF PRAISE (Dansili) won 4 races

BENAVENTE (Miswaki) won 3 races

TWILIGHT MADNESS (Rahy) won 7 races

UNDER THE TWILIGHT (Zebedee) won 6 races

TRICOLORE (Dansili) won 4 races

NIGHT ARC (Shamardal) won 2 races

SCOTCH MISTRESS (Mr Greeley) won 2 races

JOHNNY RINGO (Holy Roman Emperor) won 1 race

DAPPLED LIGHT (Nayef) won 2 races

B. 2012, 16.1hh (1.65m)
2024 Fee: £6,000 1st October SLF

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Twilight Son - Race Record

Won 6 races over 6f, from 2-4 years and £725,150, including:

Won Gr.1 Sprint Cup, Haydock Park, 6f, beating G Force (Gr.1), Gordon Lord Byron (Gr.1), Belardo (Gr.1), Tiggy Wiggy (Gr.1)
Won Gr.1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes, Royal Ascot, 6f, beating Signs Of Blessing (Gr.1), The Tin Man (Gr.1), Undrafted (Gr.1), Holler (Gr.1), etc.
2nd Gr.1 British Champions Sprint Stakes, Ascot, 6f, beating The Tin Man, Gordon Lord Byron, Maarek (Gr.1)

Unbeaten in his first 5 starts, including 2 as a two year old.

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Sales Record

His yearlings fetched up to £160,000 in 2023.

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Twilight Son in action

Twilight Son

“Well made colt... very smart performer.”

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