Flying The Flag News: Gr1 Winner Photo Call Produces First Foal


Photo Call with her War Front filly at Denali Stud.
Photo Call with her War Front filly at Denali Stud. Image: Sara Fagan/Denali Stud 

Photo Call, a twice-Gr1 winning three parts sister to Flying The Flag has produced her first foal by War Front, a filly.

Her dam Theann is a half-sister to Flying The Flag’s triple Gr1 winning dam, Halfway To Heaven, sharing the speedy third dam of Cassandra Go who raced under Michael Roberts. Both Photo Call and Flying The Flag share super sire Galileo.

Flying The Flag pictured recently at Bush Hill Stud - the full brother to Gr1 winner, Rhododendron and Gr2 winner Magical. Image: Candiese Marnewick
Flying The Flag pictured recently at Bush Hill Stud – the full brother to Gr1 winner, Rhododendron and Gr2 winner Magical. Image: Candiese Marnewick

Flying The Flag, resident stallion at Warwick and Karin Render’s Bush Hill Stud, is an international Group winner himself and has a dual Gr1 winning full sister in Rhododendron and Gr2 winner, Magical.

Rhododendron is a winner of the Gr1 Fillies Mile and won on Arc day at Chantilly, taking the Prix De L’Opera. She has also placed second in the Gr1 1000 Guineas, Gr1 Epsom Oaks and Gr1 Breeders Cup Fillies And Mares.  In training with maestro Aiden O’Brien, she has earned £1,064,515 in stakes.

Her full sister Magical finished second in the Gr1 Moyglare by a whisker.

Photo Call sold for $3-million at the 2015 Keeneland November Sale as a broodmare prospect and raced on before retirement.

She had six wins, including three Gr3’s and earned $827,447 in stakes.

Flying The Flag’s first foals will be yearlings in August 2018. He is producing foals with plenty of substance and quality, and has attracted support countrywide.

He stands for a fee of R20 000.

 


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