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Shareef Dancer

Shareef Dancer
Sire Northern Dancer
Dam Sweet Alliance
Damsire Sir Ivor
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1980
Country United States
Color Bay
Owner Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Trainer Michael Stoute
Record 5: 3-1-0
Earnings $246,463
Summary
Shareef Dancer is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Sweet Alliance by Northern Dancer. He was born around 1980 in the United States.
Major wins
Irish Derby Stakes (1983)
King Edward VII Stakes (1983)
Awards
U.K. Champion Middle Distance Horse (1983)
Timeform rating: 135
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on December 9, 2006

Shareef Dancer (1980-1999) was an American-bred Thoroughbred racehorse owned by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and based at his family's Godolphin Stables in England.

Shareef Dancer was sired by Northern Dancer out of the mare Sweet Alliance by Sir Ivor. Trained by Michael Stoute, the colt started five times, finishing his racing career 3-1-0 with earnings of $246,463. He won the Group I Irish Derby Stakes at the Curragh and the Group II King Edward VII Stakes.

In 1983 Shareef Dancer sold for US$40m (£24m), a record price for a stallion prospect. He became a very successful sire and is the damsire of Dubai Millennium.

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