BreederGainsborough Farm, Inc.
In a five-year racing career, Fantastic Light won Grade or Group 1 stakes in five countries around the world, was named European Horse of the Year and North America’s male turf champion in 2001, and retired with $8,486,957 in purse earnings, a record for European-based horses.
Overall, he won or placed in 20 of 25 lifetime starts, capping his career in style by setting a Belmont Park 1 ½-mile track record on grass in winning the 2001 Breeders’ Cup Turf by three-quarters of a length in 2:24.36.
Other prominent wins by Fantastic Light came in the Group 1 Food Island Irish Champion Stakes in 2002; Ireland’s Group 1 Tattersalls Gold Cup and England’s Group 1 Prince of Wales Stakes in 2001; and the Grade 1 Man o’ War, Group 1 Hong Kong Cup and Group 3 Dubai Sheema Classic in 2000.
|October 27, 2001||Breeders' Cup Turf||BELMONT PARK||1||1|
|September 08, 2001||Food Island Irish Champion S.||LEOPARDSTOWN||1||1|
|July 28, 2001||King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond S.||ASCOT||1||2|
|June 20, 2001||Prince of Wales's S.||ASCOT||1||1|
|May 27, 2001||Tattersalls Gold Cup S.||CURRAGH||1||1|
|March 24, 2001||Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority & Dubai Ports Authority Dubai Sheema Classic||NAD AL SHEBA||2||2|
|December 17, 2000||Hong Kong Cup||SHA TIN||1||1|
|November 26, 2000||Japan Cup||TOKYO||1||3|
|November 04, 2000||Breeders' Cup Turf||CHURCHILL DOWNS||1||5|
|October 07, 2000||Turf Classic Invitational S.||BELMONT PARK||1||4|
|September 09, 2000||Man o' War S.||BELMONT PARK||1||1|
|July 29, 2000||King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond S.||ASCOT||1||2|
|July 08, 2000||Coral-Eclipse S.||SANDOWN PARK||1||5|
|June 09, 2000||Vodafone Coronation Cup||EPSOM||1||2|
|March 25, 2000||Dubai Sheema Classic||NAD AL SHEBA||3||1|
|October 03, 1999||Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Lucien Barriere||LONGCHAMP||1||11|
|September 19, 1999||Dubai Arc Trial||NEWBURY||1|
|August 17, 1999||Stakis Casinos Great Voltigeur S.||YORK||2||1|
|July 03, 1999||Coral-Eclipse S.||SANDOWN PARK||1||3|
|June 15, 1999||Prince of Wales's S.||ASCOT||2||2|
|May 08, 1999||Pertemps Derby Trial S.||LINGFIELD||3||4|
|April 24, 1999||Thresher Classic Trial S.||SANDOWN PARK||3||1|
|September 11, 1998||Bellway Homes Stardom S.||GOODWOOD||3|
|August 22, 1998||Sun Conditions Guaranteed Sweepstakes||SANDOWN PARK||1|
|August 02, 1998||Carshalton Novice S.||SANDOWN PARK||1|