An Uncle Mo colt out of the multiple grade one winning Belle Gallantey to be presented as hip 253 by Baccari Bloodstock LLC, Agent at the Fasig-Tipton July Sale will be the first Breeze Easy offering of the 2022 yearling sales season.
The sire, Uncle Mo needs no introduction. The Champion Two-Year-Old of 2010, he began his stud career with a world-record breaking 25 individual first crop stakes winners, among them Champion Two-Year-Old and Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Nyquist. He is now sire of 77 individual stakes winners, 42 graded, from his Northern Hemisphere crops, among them other grade one winners Bast, Mo Forza, Golden Pal, Dream Tree, Yaupon, Mo Town, Unbridled Mo, Gomo and Outwork.
The dam, Belle Gallantey, was a superior race mare, winning nine races and over $1,000,000. Those victories include the Delaware Handicap (G1), where she defeated the brilliant Princess of Sylmar to score by 2 3/4 lengths, and the Beldame Stakes (G1), where she dominated from start to finish, winning by 8 1/4 lengths over the Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) heroine Stopchargingmaria.
Belle Gallantey is out of a half-sister to the dam of stakes winner and her granddam – by Deputy Minister out of Champion Meadow Star – is a sister to the granddam of two-time World Champion Arrogate.
This colt is bred on the fabulous Uncle Mo/Storm Cat cross which has produced no less than 17 Uncle Mo stakes winner, including the previously mentioned Nyquist. Belle Gallantey is out of a mare by After Market, also broodmare sire of Uncle Mo’s Selima Stakes winner Monkeys Uncle. After Market is bred on an identical cross to Giant’s Causeway and his brother Freud, and this branch of Storm Cat has done particularly well under Uncle Mo, producing seven stakes winners, including graded scorers Harvest Moon, Adare Manor, Family Way and Mo Mosa.