BAY filly (den) 2022
juniper tree - first spirit(first defence)
Firstof All is the second living foal out of First Spirit, who was bought for €80,000 at the 2019 Goffs February Sale in Ireland.
Firstof All was foaled at York Stutteri in 2022 and retained to race by The JC Organization. She is now in training with Rikke Rohbach Bonde and Nicolaj Stott in Denmark.
First Spirit (pictured) was born in America in 2015 in the care of HH Prince Khalid Abdullah’s Juddmonte Farms. She is by G1 winning sire First Defence (by Unbridled’s Song) – pictured – who is also the sire of one of Europe’s leading 2yo’s of 2019, Siskin.
First Spirit, herself unraced, is out of Listed winner Choice Spirit (by Danzig) and half-sister to the dam of G1 Prix Jean Romanet winner Announce and G3 Prix de la Grotte winner Mexican Gold.
Moreover, Choice Spirit is a half-sister to HH Prince Khalid Abdullah’s mighty Zafonic (by Gone West), 4-time G1 winner incl. Dewhurst Stakes, Prix Morny, Prix de la Salamandre and 2000 Guineas Stakes.
Zafonic was Champion 2- and 3-y-o in Europe before becoming Champion Sire at stud.
RIKKE ROHBACH BONDE
UNRACED TO DATE