14 Starts, 6 wins and earnings of £165,057, inc.Won GROUP 2 GRAND PRIX DE CHANTILLY, Chantilly, 1m4f
beating Maxios (dual Gr.1 winner), Dunaden (Melbourne Cup winner), Allied Powers, etc.Won LISTED JOHN DOYLE BUCKHOUNDS STAKES, Ascot, 1m4fWon INVESTEC GREAT METROPOLITAN HANDICAP, Epsom, 1m4f
beating Stakes winners Ithoughtitwasover and Hung Parliament.Won CANISBAY BLOODSTOCK HANDICAP, Ascot, 1m4fWon ARBUTHNOT SECURITIES HANDICAP, Sandown, 1m2fWon TRAFFORD CENTRE A-LIST APP MAIDEN STAKES, Chester, 1m2½f,
second time out.2nd GROUP 3 QIPCO BRITISH CHAMPIONS LONG DISTANCE CUP, Ascot, 2m
to Gr.1 winner Rite Of Passage beating Askar Tau, Electrolyser, Fame And Glory (Four time Gr.1 winner), Saddler’s Rock, Ile De Re, etc.
4th GROUP 1 GAIN HORSE FEEDS IRISH ST. LEGER, Curragh, 1m6f
Blanket finish between Royal Diamond, Massiyn, Brown Panther and Aiken beating Simenon,
Fame And Glory, etc.
- Gr.2 winner by Multiple Champion Sire Selkirk
- Half-brother to successful sire Sleeping Indian
- First crop 2YOs 2017
From a successful family
Aiken is out of the Group 1 placed Sadler’s Wells mare Las Flores, making him a brother to Group 3 winner Felicity and a half-brother to successful sire Sleeping Indian and Stakes performers Jalisco and Nationalism.
Selkirk has made an impact in the jumps sphere by supplying Champion Hurdle hero Sublimity and useful hurdlers Blythe Knight, Pasco and Scorned.
‘Good head and outlook. Good length of rein. Solid middle and good depth of girth and heart room. Nice width of hip. Correct forelegs. Good hind leg and width between hocks. Anyone who comes to see him will not be disappointed.’
John Gosden, trainer.