Cracking return from Call Me Al

Cracking return from Call Me Al8 Oct 2023

The well-related Call Me Al returned to competition in fine style on his home track.

He was presented in tip top order by Ascot Park trainer Jo-Anne Dalton and the son of Almanzor raced up to his looks with a breakthrough victory over 1600 metres.

He settled well off the pace and powered home from last at the top of the straight in the hands of Samantha Wynne to score in his first appearance for six months.

We bred Call Me Al and congratulations to the Harper and Kilkelly families, our good friends who race the four-year-old.

He is a son of the Fastnet Rock mare Sure Enough and she is out of a sister to the G1 Belmont Futurity Stakes winner and sire Whywhywhy and the family of the G1 Santa Anita Oaks winner Crisp.

We also bred and sold a brother to Call Me All for $42,000 to John Corcoran at New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Weanling Sale.

He later realised $220,000 as a yearling at Karaka where he was offered by Grangewilliam Stud and purchased by Andrew Campbell Bloodstock and Busuttin Racing while we sold our Almanzor-Sure Enough filly to Queensland’s KPW Bloodstock earlier this year for $150,000.