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Noverre

Noverre
Sire Rahy
Dam Danseur Fabuleux
Grandsire Blushing Groom
Damsire Northern Dancer
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1998
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder Darley Stud Management Inc.
Owner Godolphin Racing
Trainer David Loder
Saeed bin Suroor (at age 3)
Record 21: 5-8-3
Earnings £999,519
Summary
Noverre is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Danseur Fabuleux by Rahy. He was born around 1998 in the United States, and was bred by Darley Stud Management Inc..
Major wins
Prix d'Orgemont (2000)
Prix La Flèche (2000)
July Stakes (2000)
Champagne Stakes (2000)
Sussex Stakes (2001)
Awards
English Champion 3-year-old Miler (2001)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on 12:49, Saturday December 10 2016 (UTC)

Noverre (foaled May 2, 1998 in Kentucky) is a Thoroughbred racehorse. Bred by Darley Stud Management Inc. and raced by a sister operation, Godolphin Racing, he was sired by Rahy and out of the mare Danseur Fabuleux, a daughter of the great Northern Dancer who was also the dam of 1991 European Horse of the Year, Arazi.

Trained at age two by David Loder, Noverre won two listed races in France and two Group 2 events in England. Sent to the United States, the colt finished eleventh on dirt in the 2000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile, hosted that year by Churchill Downs. At age three, Noverre's owners turned his race conditioning over to Saeed bin Suroor. For him, Noverre finished first in the 2001 Poule d'Essai des Poulains at Longchamp Racecourse in Paris but was subsequently disqualified after testing positive for the banned substance Methylprednisolone. [1] He went on to win the Group 1 Sussex Stakes at Goodwood Racecourse in Chichester, England. That year he also had second-place finishes in the UAE 2000 Guineas in Dubai and in England's St. James's Palace and Queen Elizabeth II Stakes.

Noverre returned to the track in 2002 for a four-year-old campaign. In top races, he notably earned runnerups in the Dubai Duty Free Stakes and in England's Lockinge and Sussex Stakes.

Noverre was retired to stand at stud beginning in the 2003 season at his owner's Kildangan Stud in County Kildare, Ireland. In 2008, he was sold to breeders in India to stand at Sohna Stud Farm near Delhi. [2] From his offspring, Noverre's best runner to date has been a 2006 colt named Le Havre who in 2009 won the Group 1 French Derby at Chantilly Racecourse.

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