Toast To Vino Rosso: Colt Out Of Coup De Coeur Is ‘Everything You Look For In A Foal’

Throughout the breeding season, the Paulick Report will be sharing photos of foals from the first crop of Spendthrift Farm‘s Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Vino Rosso in the “Toast to Vino Rosso” series.

This week’s feature foal is a colt out of the stakes-winning Exchange Rate mare Coup de Coeur.

The flashy colt was born Jan. 31 at Spendthrift Farm. He is a half-brother to Grade 2-placed runner Animosity, and he hails from the family of Grade 2 winner Old Trieste and European Group 3 winners Perigee Moon and Veldermoro.

“This is one of the nicest foals we’ve had here in a long time,” said Spendthrift general manager Ned Toffey. “He has everything you look for in a foal. He has a very classy look to him, he’s athletic, balanced, has great bone, and is very correct.”

Vino Rosso, a 6-year-old son of Curlin, stands at Spendthrift Farm for an advertised fee of $25,000.

Vino Rosso won won six of 15 starts and earned $4,803,125 on the racetrack. In addition to his signature Breeders’ Cup Classic score, the stallion picked up victories in the Grade 1 Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes, and the G2 Wood Memorial Stakes.

A first-crop Vino Rosso colt out of Coup de Coeur at Spendthrift Farm.

A first-crop Vino Rosso colt out of Coup de Coeur at Spendthrift Farm.

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