Earthlight ex You Dare To Dream colt

Trainer: Archie Watson Race type: Flat
Age: Yearling Description: Bay Colt
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Shares Available - 37.5%

The following share prices include: Purchase price, sales house & bloodstock agents commission, 'GBB Bonus' registration (if applicable), vetting, transport and training fees until 29 Feb 2024:
25% share available @ £28,750 upfront and £809 per month from 1st March 2024
15% share available @ £17,250 upfront and £515 per month from 1st March 2024
10% share available @ £11,500 upfront and £345 per month from 1st March 2024
5% share available @ £5,750 upfront and £190 per month from 1st March 2024
2.5% share available @ £2,875 upfront and £100 per month from 1st March 2024

Race entries

Purchased from the Goffs Premier Yearling Sale for £85,000 this colt heads to ARCHIE WATSON. The sale where we purchased our Group 1 winner and Champion European 2yo 2013; TOORMORE, Group 2 winner VENTURA TORMENTA and dual Group 2 winner KOOL KOMPANY.

Archie Watson: “We have to buy this colt. He is my nap (favourite) of all 450 horses in the sale. I’m in for a 25% share”.

By probably the most exciting first season sire of 2023, the Godolphin owned (Darley's) first season sire, EARTHLIGHT"Shamardal’s undefeated French Champion juvenile who won the G1 Morny and G1 Middle Park."

This fabulous colt, who hails from a black type laden family, and being by a ROYAL APPLAUSE mare, he’s speed on speed, just what you need to operate in the early parts of the 2024 turf season in the build up to Royal Ascot.

Watch his profile video, here:

He’s not just a one trick, early season sort, the reason we’ve had to stretch to £85,000 (a little more than we’ve typically spend with Archie) is that he possesses the size and quality to even improve as the 2024 season progresses as indeed did his sire AND his whole family. Speed and quality in perfect tandem.

He qualifies for The 'Harry's Half Million' race, to be held at the York Ebor meeting 2024. In 2022 we won the equivalent race with SHOULDVEBEENARING (an £40,000 purchase) and this year, 2023, we finished 2nd with ZIGGY’S CONDOR (a £62,000 purchase). Transposed to next year’s race, those performances would net owners £245,000 and £98,000 respectively. Read the story. here:

He’s 'IRE' qualified too. This scheme awards a bonus of €10,000 to owners of Irish-bred winners of selected races across the Flat and National Hunt programmes in Ireland and Britain. We would have until the end of the following year to spend the bonus on Irish-breds at Irish sales for the relevant syndicate. You can read more about how it works, here:

VIEWING MORNING: He is at pre training with Archie's juveniles and we have arranged to see him on the morning of Monday October 23rd. If you are interested in taking a share and would like to join us, please book your place with


August House
2, Appleyard Drive
North Lincolnshire
DN18 5TD


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