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Medaglia d’Oro x Thunder Bayou (Thunder Gulch)

Bay - 16HH . 1.62M

At Stud in 2017

Standing at Taylor Made Stallions USA : +1 (859) 885-3345

US$ 5,000 Stand & Nurse in 2022


Multiple Gr.1 winner of over $2,4 M & the only Gr.1 winner on dirt & turf by leading sire Medaglia d’Oro’s .

Back-to-back wins on dirt in 2016 in the Donn H. Gr.1 - 1:47.89 -and Hal’s Hope S. Gr.3 - 1:34.61 - at Gulfstream Park.

Seven consecutive triple-digit Beyers, including a 106 Beyer winning the Donn H. Gr.1.

An elite, versatile, and sound five-time Graded SW on multiple surfaces, from 7 1/2 furlongs to 1 1/8 miles. Defeated half a dozen Grade/Group 1 winners around the globe.

Joined Horses of the Year California Chrome & Wise Dan as the only North American males to win Gr.1s on dirt & turf in the last decade.

From the immediate family of champion HALFBRIDLED, multiple Graded SW millionaire LU RAVI, etc.



In 2021, Sire of BELLHARBOUR MUSIC, winner of the Prix Daphnis Gr.3 🇫🇷; SAINTHOOD, winner of the Pennine Ridge S. Gr.3 🇺🇸; RISKEY REWARD, runner-up in the Lady Erie S. and placed in the $500,000 Music City S. 🇺🇸; HITCH A RIDE, runner-up in the Miss Disco S. 🇺🇸; SPECTATORLESS, placed in the Jersey Derby 🇺🇸; Igloo, placed in the Cincinnati Trophy S. 🇺🇸; FERRARIANO, placed in the Snow Chief S. 🇺🇸; CARROTHERS, 2-time winner in England 🇬🇧; etc. 

Pedigree Notes
El Prado
Sadler's Well
Medaglia D'Oro
Lady Capulet
Cappucino Bay
Dubbed In
Thunder Gulch
Thunder Bayou
Line Of Thunder
Bayou Storm
Storm Cat
At The Half
Race Record


  • 1st  Prix de Tourgeville LR, Deauville, 8f . 1600m

  • 1st  Prix Birum (Conditions), Saint-Cloud, 8f . 1600m

  • 2nd  Prix de Guiche Gr.3, Chantilly, 9f . 1800m

  • 4th  Prix du Jockey Club Gr.1, Chantilly, 10.5f . 2100m

  • 4th  St James Palace Stakes Gr.1, Royal Ascot, 8f . 1600m



  • 1st  Zabeel Mile Gr.2, Meydan, 1m . 1600m

  • 1st  El Prado Stakes, Gulfstream Park, 7.5f . 1500m

  • 2nd  Al Fahidi Fort Gr.2, Meydan, 7f . 1400m

  • 3rd  Knickerboxer Stakes Gr.3, Belmont Park, 9f . 1800m

  • 4th  Dubai Duty Free Gr.1, Meydan, 9f . 1800m



  • 1st  Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap Gr.1, Gulfstream Park, 9f . 1800m

  • 1st  Fort Lauderdale Stakes Gr.2, Gulfstream Park, 8.5f . 1700m

  • 3rd  Dubai Turf Gr.1, Meydan, 9f . 1800m

  • 4th  Breeders Cup Mile Gr.1, Keeneland, 8f . 1600m

  • 4th  Cigar Mile Handicap Gr.1, Aqueduct, 8f . 1600m



  • 1st  Donn Handicap Gr.1, Gulfstream Park, 9f . 1800m

  • 1st  Hal’s Hope Stakes Gr.3, Gulfstream Park, 8f . 1600m

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