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His sire, Sharpen Up, was a rags-toriches story and he was popular at Gainesway at that time, and we knew Sir Henry Cecil and Lester [Piggott] thought that Diesis was a brilliant two-year-old, so to bring him over was exciting.
The ten-time champion trainer, who sent out the son of Galileo to record a hugely impressive 10 length victory in the Group Two Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes at Ascot last month, believe his two-year-old colt is as good as Wollow and Diesis, who were outstanding winners of the Dewhurst.
You go back to horses like Wollow and Diesis, and he's as good a two-year-old as we have had over the past few years, and I don't know if we've had a two-year-old as progressive," he said.
Diesis was a rare breed of Kentucky stallion in that he catered almost entirely for breeders looking to produce turf horses; each of his Group/Grade 1 winners was a turf specialist, while all bar Rootentootenwooten were at one time or another trained in Europe.
In Australia, he sired Group 1-placed Gallant Tess, who was out of a mare by Diesis.
He is by Dynaformer and out of the Diesis mare Vignette, and will stand for pounds 2,000.
Two daughters of Diesis, Isle Of Spice and Sharp Mode, were the first mares to be tested in foal to Derby winner Authorized, who stands at Dalham Hall Stud in Newmarket for pounds 25,000.
DIESIS, the 1982 champion two-year-old and leading international sire, has died at the age of 26.
DIESIS, the sire of Oaks winners Diminuendo, Love Divine and Ramruma, has been retired from stud duties at Mill Ridge Farm in Kentucky, where the 26-year-old son of Sharpen Up spent his entire stud career.
1982 Following his promising debut at the July meeting, Lord Howard de Walden's colt Diesis, trained by Henry Cecil, is all the rage for the two-year-old race at Newmarket, and he and Lester Piggott saunter home seven lengths clear of Swift To Conquer.
The son of Diesis was one of four added to the Group 3 contest after the race had been reopened following an original entry of nine.
The seven-year-old son of Diesis often runs out of gas in the final stages and had not won for more than two and a half years, but this time Legrix kept him up to his work to land the spoils by half a length.
Sun And Shade, who has a yearling sister to Daggers Drawn, went to Dynaformer this time, but her daughter Enemy Action has foaled a Diesis filly and has revisited the sire, while another daughter, Late Summer, has gone to fellow Sharpen Up stallion Selkirk.
The Diesis filly won the Group 3 Princess Royal Stakes at Newmarket last October, and was also a convincing winner of the Group 3 Lancashire Oaks at Haydock in July.
The daughter of Diesis is entered in the Fillies' Mile at Ascot and rewarded strong support here by staying on too well for Googoosh and Robert Winston.