Racing Age Horses
Roughly a Diamond (KY)

( FIRST SAMURAI – LEONOR FINI (IRE), BY PEINTRE CELEBRE )

TB, CH, F, Foaled February 16, 2019

Roughly A Diamond is by First Samurai (Giant’s Causeway / Freddie Frisson, by Dixieland Band) who was in the money 7 out of 8 races while averaging $114,384 per start. As a precocious two-year-old, he broke his maiden in his first try, and then won the next three races – including the Gr.1 Hopeful Stakes and the Gr.1 Champagne Stakes. He then went on to place 3rd in the Gr.1 Bessemer Trust Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, 2nd in the Gr.2 Hutcheson Stakes, and 1st in the Gr.2 Fountain of Youth Stakes. As a stallion, First Samurai has proven himself as sire of 6 millionaires, 32 Stakes Winners – including Multiple Gr.1 Winners – with 70% Winners from Starters and 11% Stakes Horses. In 2020, he was the leading sire of 2-year-olds. Son of the “Iron Horse,” three-time champion sire Giant’s Causeway, First Samurai is carrying on his sire’s success as a stallion.

Roughly A Diamond’s dam, Leonor Fini (Peintre Celebre / Friendly Finance (IRE), by Auction Ring) is stakes placed where she was 2nd in the Irish Stallion Farms E.B.F. Victor McCalmont Stakes and also the Black Type Possibly Perfect Stakes. As a broodmare, she has produced 4 winners from 5 starters.

Pedigree

Roughly a Diamond (2019) First Samurai (2003) Giant's Causeway (1997)
Freddie Frisson (1993)
Leonor Fini (IRE) (2001) Peintre Celebre (1994)
Friendly Finance (IRE) (1986)

Racing Data

Year Starts First Place Second Place Third Place Earnings
2021 3 1 0 0 28360
2022 4 1 1 0 39100
Totals 7 2 1 0 67460
Date Track Race # Condition Race Type Purse Finish Earnings
2022-04-29 KEE 6 fm ALW 117.6k 2 23100
2022-03-12 TAM 9 gd STK 151k 7 0
2022-02-05 GP 10 fm STK 125k 7 1000
2022-01-01 TAM 4 fm AOC 25k 1 15000
2021-10-30 KEE 5 sy ALW 85.3k 7 860
2021-10-13 KEE 8 gd STK 200k 6 500
2021-07-31 GP 7 fm MSW 45k 1 27000
Track Date Race # Race Type Distance Purse Jockey Trainer
No Record Found.
Track Date Distance Condition Time Type Ranking Surface
KEE 2022-06-29 5F FT 10320 B 6/9 D
KEE 2022-06-18 5F FT 10300 B 20/27 D
KEE 2022-06-09 4F FT 5160 B 42/43 D
KEE 2022-06-03 5F FT 10240 B 5/11 D
KEE 2022-05-21 4F FT 4960 B 42/62 D
KEE 2022-04-23 4F FT 4980 B 69/94 D
KEE 2022-04-17 4F FT 5100 B 50/63 D
KEE 2022-04-11 5F FT 10340 B 23/24 D
KEE 2022-04-03 4F FT 5100 B 69/77 D
PMM 2022-03-04 4F FM 5260 B 49/52 T

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2nd Place

4/29/22 – Keeneland – Purse $120,000

1st Place

1/1/21 – Tampa Bay Downs – Purse $26,500

1st Place

7/31/21 – Gulfstream Park – Purse $45,000

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