Chic (horse)

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Chic (foaled February 27, 2000) is a chestnut Thoroughbred racehorse. A filly, she is owned and bred by Cheveley Park Stud and was trained by Sir Michael Stoute. Out of the mare Exclusive, winner of the 1998 Group One Coronation Stakes, Chic was sired by Machiavellian, a French champion at age two who was a son of the very influential American sire Mr. Prospector. She is a half-sister to Echelon, the 2007 Matron Stakes winner, and is closely related to Entrepreneur, the 1997 2,000 Guineas winner.

Thoroughbred Horse breed developed for racing

The Thoroughbred is a horse breed best known for its use in horse racing. Although the word thoroughbred is sometimes used to refer to any breed of purebred horse, it technically refers only to the Thoroughbred breed. Thoroughbreds are considered "hot-blooded" horses that are known for their agility, speed, and spirit.

Horse racing Equestrian sport

Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys over a set distance for competition. It is one of the most ancient of all sports, as its basic premise – to identify which of two or more horses is the fastest over a set course or distance – has been unchanged since at least classical antiquity.

Filly young female horse

A filly is a female horse that is too young to be called a mare. There are two specific definitions in use:


Career Highs

Chic won the 2004 Hungerford Stakes and the Celebration Mile, taking the latter again in 2005. She remains the only horse to have back-to-back wins in this race. In 2007 Chic's half sister Echelon also went on to win this race. In Chic's short career she earned £281,600 in prize money, and won 6 times from 20 starts.

The Hungerford Stakes is a Group 2 flat horse race in Great Britain open to horses aged three years or older. It is run at Newbury over a distance of 7 furlongs, and it is scheduled to take place each year in August.

The Celebration Mile is a Group 2 flat horse race in Great Britain open to horses aged three years or older. It is run at Goodwood over a distance of 1 mile, and it is scheduled to take place each year in late August.

Race performances

DatePlacingBeat byLocationDistance
14Oct024thStar SensationLei7GF
21Jun033rdHold to RansomAsc8FM
16Jun047thFavourable TermsAsc8GF
30Jul043rdPhantom WindGoo7GF
02oct042nd Attraction Nmk8GD
09Jul056thAutumn GloryLin8ST
10Sep052nd Attraction Leo8GD/Y
15oct057th David Junior Nmk10GS


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