Adlerflug

Adlerflug

Postby Flanders » Sun Sep 04, 2016 11:13 pm

Adlerflug (In The Wings - Aiyana, by Last Tycoon) sired his first G1 winner when Iquitos won the Grosser Preis von Baden (Ger-I). Alderflug won the German Derby in 2007. His first crop was born in 2011 and he is off to a promising start with 9 SWs(8%) from 117 foals of racing age.

What I find really interesting is that his 2nd dam, Alya, is a full sister to Allegretta, the dam of Urban Sea.

It will be really fun watching to see how he does in the future. Plus he is gorgeous, the following link has a slideshow of pics of him.
http://www.turf-times.de/pferd/adlerflug-ger-2004
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Re: Adlerflug

Postby Mel Mae » Mon Sep 05, 2016 3:15 pm

He had a huge day, his son Moonshiner also won the G3 Prix du Lutece on the same card.
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Re: Adlerflug

Postby Alywow » Mon Sep 05, 2016 4:44 pm

He's absolutely gorgeous. The ultimate flashy Chestnut.
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Re: Adlerflug

Postby nikita » Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:01 am

Mel Mae wrote:He had a huge day, his son Moonshiner also won the G3 Prix du Lutece on the same card.


He had a great week, as just a couple of days before that his 3yo son Savoir Vivre won the G2 Grand Prix de Deauville against older horses. Savoir Vivre is out of a half-sister to Stacelita's dam from one of German racing's best families btw.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gA4V1AhLmc
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Re: Adlerflug

Postby shortlead » Wed Sep 07, 2016 12:59 pm

I believe "adlerflug" means "eagle flight" or "flight of eagles" in German. If so, that is so very appropriate!
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Re: Adlerflug

Postby nikita » Thu Sep 08, 2016 7:58 am

Flanders wrote:Adlerflug (In The Wings - Aiyana, by Last Tycoon) sired his first G1 winner when Iquitos won the Grosser Preis von Baden (Ger-I). Alderflug won the German Derby in 2007. His first crop was born in 2011 and he is off to a promising start with 9 SWs(8%) from 117 foals of racing age.


BTW (Totally overlooked that yesterday)... Iquitos is not Adlerflug's first G1 winner. Ito was the first when he won last year's 'Grosser Preis von Bayern' in Munich.
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Re: Adlerflug

Postby Flanders » Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:01 pm

nikita wrote:
Flanders wrote:Adlerflug (In The Wings - Aiyana, by Last Tycoon) sired his first G1 winner when Iquitos won the Grosser Preis von Baden (Ger-I). Alderflug won the German Derby in 2007. His first crop was born in 2011 and he is off to a promising start with 9 SWs(8%) from 117 foals of racing age.


BTW (Totally overlooked that yesterday)... Iquitos is not Adlerflug's first G1 winner. Ito was the first when he won last year's 'Grosser Preis von Bayern' in Munich.

Thank you! I must have misread an article after Iquitos's win.
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Re: Adlerflug

Postby nikita » Fri Sep 09, 2016 11:00 am

In the Wings sire sons centre stage in Germany

http://bloodstock.racingpost.com/news/b ... y/2152634/
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Re: Adlerflug

Postby nikita » Sun Sep 11, 2016 11:39 am

Adlerflug's offspring keep on flying:

His son Ito finished 2nd to Silverwave in the G2 Prix Foy at Chantilly a few minutes ago.
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