Via the Group 3 winner Daralinsha, Darjina traces to Marcel Boussac's influential mare Pretty Lady, dam of the dual Champion Stakes winner Dynamiter
and top-class two-year-old Abdos, later the damsire of Darshaan.
LA MOQUEUSE'S Umidwar foal was Pretty Lady, whose brood included Dynamiter
, twice winner of the Champion Stakes in the Boussac colours, and Abdos, an unbeaten juvenile regarded by his breeder as the best horse he had owned since Pharis.
Robertiya was the first foal of the unraced Safriya, an Aga Khan-bred who derived from the family which gave Marcel Boussac stars in Dynamiter
The Scottish borders event comes the day before the main competition at the world's oldest sevens tournament, with Tynedale joining the likes of South African side Hamilton Dynamiters
in the veterans section.
In the former, a good case is made for seeing the tales, discussed under their collective title, The Dynamiters
, as significant predecessors of The Secret Agent, and as sharing something of Conrad's ironic vision.
The theory is that the dynamiters
put the bomb on the wrong doorstep.
Clifford now says he intended that phrase to be an innocuous catch-all, but with this empowerment the agency secretly hired the paratroopers, bridge-burners, assassination-planners, dynamiters
, and second-story artists who brought it infamy.
And the loud noises that accompanied the levees' breaking probably had to do with the impact of water pressure, high winds and power outages, not Navy Seal dynamiters