Among the outstanding broodmares purchased by James Delahooke are the dams of two Derby winners: Slightly Dangerous – dam of Commander in Chief Derby winner and leading sire in Japan and Warning champion miler and a leading sire in Japan. Aryenne – dam of Quest for Fame Derby winner and a leading sire in USA and Australia.
James has also achieved the unique distinction of having bought both the sire and dam of two Derby winners: Rainbow Quest and Aryenne – Quest for Fame; and Dancing Brave and Slightly Dangerous – Commander in Chief.
And Razyana, the dam of Danehill, purchased as a yearling in Saratoga for $350,000. Danehill is now recognised as arguably the most influential sire of sires in Europe.
Young Generation – Classic miler – great sire
Ela-Mana-Mou – European champion
Recitation Classic winner – French 2000 Gns.
To-Agori-Mou – Classic winner – 2000 Gns.
Dancing Brave – European champion
Rainbow Quest – European champion
Kalaglow – European champion
Polish Patriot – Champion sprinter
Bakharoff – Champion two year old
Rousillon – Champion miler
Capriciossa – Dual Group I two year old
Lear Fan – Classic miler
Master Willie – Triple Group I winner
Northern Spur – Breeders Cup winner
Alphabatim – Group I Millionaire
Zoffany Group I Millionaire
Cacoethes – Classic-placed Group 1 winner
Dowsing – Group I Sprinter
Hatim Group I USA
Vilzak – Group I USA
Indian King – Group II Sprinter
Broadway Flyer – Classic-placed Group I winner