Pirat: the youngest, the smallest, the best! – read our article about the 2012 Derby race at the Służewiec race track (Warsaw) held on last Sunday (July 22nd).
There was quite a lot of fear of Hyaaf in the Pirat camp, but also plenty of optimism that the graduate of trainer Daruta Kałuba would not give in too easily. “I would be very happy even if he would’ve taken second place, but jockey Siergiej Wasiutow kept my spirits up saying that we could pull it off”, said Pirat’s breeder and owner, Grzegorz Sęczek, after the race, who breeds horses of the Arabian and Małopolska breed in Zakręt near Stara Miłosna (not far from Warsaw). Currently in Kałuba’s training stable, besides Pirat, he also has the Derby winner’s three year old half-brother, Poranny Blask (Porto – Parafraza/Arbil) – read more at the Races / Sport section