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Shirley Heights
Shirley Heights, oil on canvas
painted by Bob Demuyser (1920-2003)
SireMill Reef
GrandsireNever Bend
DamHardiemma
DamsireHardicanute
SexStallion
Foaled1975
CountryGreat Britain
ColourBay
Breeder2nd Earl of Halifax and Lord Irwin
Owner2nd Earl of Halifax
TrainerJohn Dunlop
Record11: 6-3-1
Earnings$378,586
Major wins
Royal Lodge Stakes (1977)
Heathorn Stakes (1978)
Dante Stakes (1978)
Epsom Derby (1978)
Irish Derby (1978)
Awards
Timeform rating 130
Last updated on August 29, 2007

Shirley Heights (1 March 1975 – 1997) was a British-bred and British-trained Thoroughbredrace horse, winner of the Derby in 1978. The colt had previously won the Royal Lodge Stakes and the Dante Stakes and went on to win the Irish Derby before his racing career was ended by injury. He went on to be a highly successful breeding stallion.

Background[edit]

Shirley Heights was a bay horse bred by his owners, the father and son team of Charles Wood, 2nd Earl of Halifax, and Lord Irwin. He was one of many successful racehorses sired by Mill Reef, an American-bred horse who won the Epsom Derby, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes and Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe in 1971. The successes of Shirley Heights enabled Mill Reef to win the first of his two British sires' championships in 1978.[1] His dam Hardiemma was a highly successful broodmare whose other descendants include Pentire and Divine Proportions.[2]

The name Shirley Heights comes from a military lookout point in Antigua[3] Mill Reef had been named after the Mill Reef Club on the same island. The colt was trained throughout his racing career by John Dunlop at Arundel in West Sussex.

Racing career[edit]

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Shirley Heights showed promise as a two-year-old, winning twice from six attempts and notably taking the one-mile Royal Lodge Stakes at Ascot Racecourse in September at odds of 10/1.[4] The Royal Lodge was the first time he was ridden by Greville Starkey, who had taken over from the Australian veteran Ron Hutchinson as the principal jockey to the Dunlop stable.[5]

The colt began his three-year-old season by finishing second behind Whitstead in the Classic Trial Stakes and then he won the Heathorn Stakes at Newmarket Racecourse. At York Racecourse in May he defeated a field including the future St Leger Stakes winner Julio Mariner in the Dante Stakes, one of the leading trial races for the Epsom Derby at odds of 10/1. His 'smooth victory' established him as a leading contender for the Epsom classic.[6]

At Epsom in June, Shirley Heights started at odds of 8/1 in a field of twenty-five runners for the Derby, with Inkerman, ridden by Lester Piggott being made 4/1 favourite in what was considered a substandard renewal of the race.[7] The 25/1 outsider Hawaiian Sound, ridden by the American Willie Shoemaker took the lead soon after the start, and led the field into the straight as Shirley Heights appeared to be struggling with the downhill section course.[8] A furlong from the finish, Hawaiian Sound looked the likely winner but Shirley Heights was making rapid progress in fourth. In the final strides, Starkey drove Shirley Heights through along the inside rail and won a photo-finish by a head from Hawaiian Sound with the 40/1 shot Remainder Man in third.[5]

On 2 July Shirley Heights started 5/4 favourite for the Irish Derby at the Curragh and won by a short head from Exdirectory with Hawaiian Sound third.[9] He became the sixth horse to complete the Derby double after Orby, Santa Claus, Nijinsky, Grundy and The Minstrel.[10]

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In August, Shirley Heights was being prepared for a run in the St Leger Stakes when he broke down injured in training[11] and was retired.

Assessment[edit]

Shirley Heights was given a rating of 130 by the independent Timeform organisation, placing him eight pounds behind the top-rated horse Alleged.[12] In their book A Century of Champions, John Randall and Tony Morris rated Shirley Heights an “inferior” Derby winner.[10]

Stud record[edit]

Shirley Heights became a breeding stallion at the Royal Stud at Sandringham, Norfolk.[13] In his second year at stud Shirley Heights sired Darshaan, who won the 1984 Prix du Jockey Club (beating Sadler's Wells and Rainbow Quest) before becoming a highly successful breeding stallion.[14] His next crop of foals produced Slip Anchor, who won the Derby by seven lengths in 1985. His other major winners included Infamy (Rothmans International) Arcadian Heights and Shady Heights.[15] He was also the damsire of Lady Carla, In The Wings and Solemia.[13]

Pedigree[edit]

Pedigree of Shirley Heights, bay stallion, 1975[16]
Sire
Mill Reef (USA)
1968
Never Bend (USA)
1960
NasrullahNearco
Mumtaz Begum
LalunDjeddah
Be Faithful
Milan Mill (USA)
1962
PrincequilloPrince Rose
Cosquilla
Virginia WaterCount Fleet
Red Ray
Dam
Hardiemma (GB)
1969
Hardicanute (GB)
1962
Hard RiddenHard Sauce
Toute Belle
Harvest MaidUmidwar
Hay Fell
Grand Cross (GB)
1952
GrandmasterAtout Maitre
Honorarium
Blue CrossBlue Peter
Kings Cross (Family:1-l)[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^'Leading Sires of Great Britain and Ireland'. TB Heritage. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  2. ^ ab'Thoroughbred Bloodlines - Paraffin - Family 1-L'. Bloodlines. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  3. ^'Places to visit - Shirley Heights'. National Park Santigua. 29 April 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  4. ^Abelson, Edward; Tyrrel, John (1993). The Breedon Book of Horse Racing Records. Breedon Books Publishing. ISBN1-873626-15-0.
  5. ^ ab'Shirley Heights' Derby'. The Age. 8 June 1978. p. 28. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  6. ^'Derby Hope'. The Age. 17 May 1978. p. 28. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  7. ^Martin Gale (7 June 1978). 'Quantity rather than quality'. Glasgow Herald. p. 19. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  8. ^'Shoe loses Derby by head'. Montreal Gazette. 8 June 1978. p. 13. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  9. ^'Shirley Heights' double'. Sydney Morning Herald. 3 July 1978. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  10. ^ abMorris, Tony; Randall, John (1999). A Century of Champions. Portway Press.
  11. ^'Derby winner misses Leger'. Sydney Morning Herald. 17 August 1978. p. 30. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  12. ^Morris, Tony; Randall, John (1990). Horse Racing: Records, Facts, Champions (Third Edition). Guinness Publishing. ISBN0-85112-902-1.
  13. ^ ab'SHIRLEY HEIGHTS: A nick or just the knack?'. Thoroughbred internet. 28 April 2009. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  14. ^'Darshaan Stud Record'. Racing Post. 15 February 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  15. ^'Shirley Heights Stud Record'. Racing Post. 15 February 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  16. ^'Shirley Heights pedigree'. Equineline. 8 May 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
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