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North Light

North Light
File:North Light.jpg
North Light, 2004 Derby winner
Sire Danehill
Dam Sought Out
Grandsire Danzig
Damsire Rainbow Quest
Gender Stallion
Foaled 2001
Country Ireland
Color Bay
Breeder Ballymacoll Stud
Owner Ballymacoll Stud
Trainer Sir Michael Stoute
Record 7: 3-3-0
Earnings ₤1,097,276
North Light is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Sought Out by Danehill. He was born around 2001 in Ireland, and was bred by Ballymacoll Stud.
Major wins
Epsom Derby (2004)
Dante Stakes (2004)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

North Light (foaled March 1, 2001 in Ireland) is a British-trained Thoroughbred race horse, winner of the Epsom Derby in 2004. He made two starts at age two, finishing second by a nose in his debut then winning his next race. At age three, North Light raced six times, winning three including the United Kingdom's most prestigious race, the Epsom Derby. He finished second by half a length to Grey Swallow in the Irish Derby Stakes and was fifth by 3¾ lengths in the 2004 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

In his only start at age four, North Light finished second in the Brigadier Gerard Stakes.

Retired to stallion duty at Frank Stronach's Adena Springs in Paris, Kentucky, North Light is the only champion by Danehill at stud in North America.



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