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British-bred and raced stallion Beau Pere

Though he won only a handful of minor races, Beau Pere’s pedigree meant he was in demand as a stallion. He was sired by leading stallion Son-In-Law and out of multiple Group 1 winning mare Cinna

He stood stud in Britain, Australia, and America. He was twice the leading sire in New Zealand before being sold to the US. In 1946, he was the highest prices stallion in America

Sire of multiple stakes winning filly Honeymoon, Del Mar Derby and Santa Anita Maturity winner Great Circle, American and Santa Catalina Handicaps winner Stepfather, Oakland Stakes winner Grandpere, as well as the infamous Please Me, the horse that jockey George Woolf fell to his death from in 1946