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Le Moss

Le Moss
Le Moss as a yearling.jpg
Le Moss as a yearling at Goffs Sales, September 1976
Sire Le Levanstell
Grandsire Le Lavandou
Dam Feemoss
Damsire Ballymoss
Sex Stallion
Foaled 3 April 1975
Country Ireland
Colour Chestnut
Breeder McGrath Trust Company
Owner Carlo d’Alessio
Trainer Henry Cecil
Record 15:11-2-0
Major wins
Queen’s Vase (1978) March Stakes (1978) Ascot Gold Cup (1979, 1980) Goodwood Cup (1979, 1980) Doncaster Cup (1979, 1980)
Awards
Timeform top-rated older horse (1980) Timeform rating 135
Date Racecourse Distance Race Jockey Weight Going Odds Field Result Margin
19 Oct 77 Sandown 1 mile 2-y-o Maiden J Mercer 9-0 Good 8/1 24 7th 6 lengths
20 May 78 Newmarket 1¾ miles 3-y-o Maiden J Mercer 9-0 Good 5/2jf 13 1st 7 lengths
21 Jun 78 Royal Ascot 2 miles Queen’s Vase (G3) G Baxter 8-0 Firm 7/4f 12 1st Head
17 Jul 78 Ayr 1m 7f Tennent Trophy (H’cap) G Baxter 8-2 Firm 7/4f 7 1st Neck
26 Aug 78 Goodwood 1¾ miles March Stakes J Mercer 9-5 Firm 5/2 5 1st 2 lengths
16 Sep 78 Doncaster 1m 6½f St. Leger Stakes (G1) J Mercer 9-0 Good 9/1 14 2nd 1½ lengths
26 May 79 Haydock 2 miles Lymm Stakes J Mercer 9-5 Soft 1/2f 3 1st 2½ lengths
21 Jun 79 Royal Ascot 2½ miles Ascot Gold Cup (G1) L Piggott 9-0 Gd-Firm 7/4 6 1st 7 lengths
02 Aug 79 Goodwood 2m 5f Goodwood Cup (G2) J Mercer 9-2 Good 4/9f 5 1st 7 lengths
13 Sep 79 Doncaster 2¼ miles Doncaster Cup (G3) J Mercer 9-2 Gd-Firm 4/11f 5 1st ¾ length
06 Oct 79 Newmarket 2 miles Jockey Club Cup (G3) J Mercer 9-0 Firm 5/4f 8 5th 3¾ lengths
19 Jun 80 Royal Ascot 2½ miles Ascot Gold Cup (G1) J Mercer 9-0 Good 3/1f 8 1st ¾ length
31 Jul 80 Goodwood 2m 5f Goodwood Cup (G2) J Mercer 9-2 Good 4/7f 5 1st Neck
11 Sep 80 Doncaster 2¼ miles Doncaster Cup (G3) J Mercer 9-2 Good 4/6f 5 1st Neck
28 Sep 80 Longchamp 2½ miles Prix Gladiateur (G3) J Mercer 9-4 Good 4/5f 7 2nd ½ length
Pedigree of Le Moss (GB), chestnut stallion 1975
Sire Le Levanstell Le Lavandou Djebel Tourbillon
Loika
Lavande Rustom Pasha
Livadia
Stella’s Sister Ballyogan Fair Trial
Serial
My Aid Knight of the Garter
Flying Aid
Dam Feemoss Ballymoss Mossborough Nearco
All Moonshine
Indian Call Singapore
Flittemere
Feevagh Solar Slipper Windsor Slipper
Solar Flower
Astrid Wood Bois Roussel
Astrid (Family: 1-k)