|Dam||Danseuse Du Soir|
|Breeder||Woodcote Stud Ltd.|
|Owner||White Beech Farm|
|Scintillo is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Danseuse Du Soir by Fantastic Light. He was born around 2005 in United Kingdom, and was bred by Woodcote Stud Ltd..|
|Horse (Equus ferus caballus)|
|Last updated on June 10th 2009|
Scintillo (born February 6, 2005) is a British-bred Thoroughbred racehorse which raced out of the United Kingdom. At the age two the colt won the Gran Criterium Group 1. Following an average three year old season he, like his sire, came into his own as a four year old, winning several significant contests. These include the Grand Prix de Chantilly and the Winter Derby. He was also the ROA All-weather horse of the year 2009.
He is trained by Richard Hannon in Wiltshire UK and owned by the White Beech Farm racing syndicate.
Bred by the Woodcote Stud Scintillo is out of Danseuse Du Soir, which was the Broodmare of the Year in 2007. Danseuse Du Soir won the French 1,000 guineas (the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches) and the Prix de la Forêt in 1991. Scintillo's sire Fantastic Light was the Horse of the World in 2000 and the Eclipse Champion Turf Male in North America, ROA Horse of the Year (UK) & Horse of the World in 2001.