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Naturalism (horse)

Naturalism
Sire Palace Music
Dam Zephyr Souba
Grandsire The Minstrel
Damsire Zephyr Bay
Gender Gelding
Foaled 1988
Country New Zealand
Color Bay
Breeder not found
Owner S. P. & K. M. Silk, J. W. Collins, D B Dimattina, Mrs D. M. Tricarico & C. P. Koch
Trainer Lee Freedman
Record 34: 12-9-3
Earnings AU$3,285,626
Summary
Naturalism is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Zephyr Souba by Palace Music. He was born around 1988 in New Zealand, and was bred by not found.
Major wins
BMW Vase (1991)
Alister Clark Stakes (1992)
Australian Derby (1992)
John F. Feehan Stakes (1992)
Memsie Stakes (1992)
Rosehill Guineas (1992)
Turnbull Stakes (1992)
Apollo Stakes (1993)
Canterbury Cup (1993)
Caulfield Stakes (1993)
Honors
Naturalism Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on April 17, 2010

Naturalism (foaled 1988 in New Zealand was an Australian Thoroughbred racehorse whose wins included three Group One races. [1] Out of the mare Zephyr Souba, he was sired by the Kentucky-born Palace Music who also sired the great United States Hall Racing of Fame inductee, Cigar [2] who retired in 1996 as the world's richest racehorse with earnings of US$9,999,815.

Naturalism was purchased as a yearling for AU$35,000 by Anthony Freedman. According to to the Freedman brothers website, Lee Freedman rated Naturalism was one of the five best horses he ever trained. The website also says that "Probably his greatest performance was his second in the Japan Cup, as he wasn't really a 2400m horse." [3]

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