East was red


1988, RED BISHOP was foaled in USA


Breeder: Pillar Stud Inc


Wins: 10


Placed Finishes: 14


Starts: 28


Career Earnings: $1,360,915.24



The son of SILVER HAWK, winning in five different countries during an exceptional career.


His first five wins came on British soil, progressing from a Haydock maiden victory at three to win twice in Listed company.


1993 JUN, finally, in the Group 3 Brigadier Gerard Stakes at Sandown over 1m2f as a 5yo.


Victories in Dubai and Deauville followed, but he really didn’t hit the international headlines.


1994-12-11, winning of the Hong Kong Vase;


1995-04-01, a win in the Queen Elizabeth II Cup back at Sha Tin suggested he was still on the upgrade.


1995-04-23, a final hard-fought success in the Grade 1 San Juan Capistrano Invitational Handicap at Santa Anita.


Culminating in a first Grade 1 victory at the age of seven.


Thus became the first winner for Godolphin in the United States.


1995, he was retired to stud by the end of the year.



Fast and ahead


Country of Origin : USA Owner : Ali Saeed Bilhab
Colour / Sex : Bay / Brown / Horse Last Rating :
Import Type : VIS Sire : Silver Hawk
Total Stakes* : $4,930,000 Dam : La Rouquine
No. of 1-2-3-Starts* : 2-0-0-2 Dam’s Sire : Silly Season





Achievement and Record in Hong Kong: landed two Trophies in Sha Tin Racecourse


Race Date RC/Track/ Dist. G Race Dr Trainer Jockey Odds Act. Finish Time
Index Course Class Wt.
94/95 Season
179 11/12/1994 ST / “Turf” / “A “ 2400 G HKG1 4 J E Hammond C Asmussen 13 123 2.25.10
381 01/04/1995 ST / “Turf” / “A “ 2200 Y HKG1 12 H A Ibrahim M Kinane 2.1 126 2.17.20





RED BISHOP will long be remembered for his globetrotting exploits for Godolphin.





Date Result Race Details
Racecourse Owner
19/09/1990 16:45 3rd Shadwell Maiden Stakes
Yarmouth (GB) Sheikh Mohammed
27/09/1991 14:15 1st Stanley Sportsline Maiden Stakes (Div I) Class F
Haydock (GB) Sheikh Mohammed
11/10/1991 16:15 1st Moss Bros Handicap Class C
Ascot (GB) Ali Saeed
03/04/1992 15:55 1st Magnolia Stakes (Listed Race) Class A
Kempton (GB) Ali Saeed
18/05/1993 16:10 1st Festival Stakes Class A Formerly The Clive Graham Stakes (Listed Race)
Goodwood (GB) Ali Saeed
01/06/1993 19:25 1st Brigadier Gerard Stakes Class A (Group 3)
Sandown (GB) Ali Saeed
23/08/1994 15:00 1st Prix de Hastings
Deauville (FR) Ali Saeed
12/12/1994 02:40 1st Hong Kong International Vase
Sha Tin (HK) Ali Saeed
02/04/1995 03:10 1st Queen Elizabeth II Cup
Sha Tin (HK) Ali Saeed
23/04/1995 05:01 1st San Juan Capistrano Invitation Handicap (Grade 1)
Santa Anita (USA) Ali Saeed
08/07/1995 16:05 3rd CoralEclipse Stakes Class A (Group 1)
Sandown (GB) Godolphin





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