First winner for NO RISK AL MAURY in the UAE

Posted on: 27th Jan 2017

DARIUS DU PAON - winner at Al Ain Racecourse on 27th January 2017 - pic: Shamela Hanley
DARIUS DU PAON - winner at Al Ain Racecourse on 27th January 2017 - pic: Shamela Hanley

Shadwell Arabian Stallion NO RISK AL MAURY sired his first winner in the UAE on 27th January at Al Ain Racecourse.

Four year old colt DARIUS DU PAON won the fourth race on the card, over 1400m, after a promising third place on debut in November.  Bred in France by Sergio Raffaello and France Poli, DARIUS DU PAON is trained by Eric Lemartinel and runs in the colours of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. He was ridden on the day by Tadhg O’Shea.

DARIUS DU PAON is from the first crop of his sire NO RISK AL MAURY who had winners in Morocco, France, Spain, USA and the UK, including: AICHA DE MONLAU (Prix Razzia III, La Teste de Buch, Gr.3 PA); RISK DE RIOLAT (Prix Mansour Dahbi, Casablanca, Listed PA); BARNAMAJ (Prix Flipper, Mont-de-Marsan; 3rd in French Arabian Breeders’ Challenge Poulains, Toulouse, Gr.2 PA); DAISY DES VIALETTES (Premio del Grand Courgeon, Seville; also placed 4th in French Arabian Breeders’ Challenge Pouliches, Toulouse, Gr.2 PA).

NO RISK AL MAURY was the leading Arabian racehorse of 2011 in Europe and the Middle East with a rating of 128. Trained by Gill Duffield, he won 17 races in Europe and UAE including 6 Gr. 1 races, from 4 to 9, and was the first horse to win at Meydan Racecourse.

NO RISK AL MAURY stands at Haras de Saint Faust (France) and is available for natural cover and artificial insemination with frozen semen.  

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