New to stud
Set to make their mark
Some of the track stars bidding for glory in the breeding shed
Words: Dr Sieglinde McGee
The list of new sires for 2022 is shorter than in many recent seasons, but it is headed by champion and dual classic star St Mark's Basilica. Brilliant miler Palace Pier and Breeders' Cup winner Space Blues are also there. Some showed their best at two, others are being marketed for the National Hunt sector.
2017 b Society Rock - Motion Lass (Motivator)
RACE RECORD: 5 wins including G2 Sapphire Stakes, G2 Flying Childers Stakes, G2 Prix Robert Papin, G2 Norfolk Stakes
High-class sprinter at two and three and Group 2-placed on his only start at four, this grandson of Rock of Gibraltar (Danehill) missed out on a Group 1 placing when fourth to Battaash in the Nunthorpe. His close relations include the Group 1-placed nine-furlong Group 3 scorer Enforcer (Efisio) and his distant ones some Grade 1 stars in the USA. Likely source of sprinters and milers.
Meadow Farm Stud (Eng)
2018 b Showcasing - Suelita (Dutch Art)
RACE RECORD: 2 wins including G2 Mill Reef Stakes
Whitsbury Manor Stud's rising star Showcasing (Oasis Dream) has G1-winning sons Advertise (yearlings in 2022) and Mohaather (foals) already at stud as well as the G2-scorers Soldier's Call (yearlings) and Tasleet (2yo), all popular. His first stallion son was the blacktype sire Cappella Sansevero. Juvenile G2-winner and 220,000-guineas Tattersalls Book 1 graduate Alkumait is his latest. He is a half-brother to the stakes-winning sprinter The Broghie Man (Cityscape) and from the prolific blacktype family of G1 mile standout Markofdistinction (by Known Fact). Potential source of sprinters and milers.
Castlefield Stud, Co Kilkenny
2019 b No Nay Never - Hestia (High Chaparral)
RACE RECORD: 2 wins including G3 Molecomb Stakes, 2nd G2 Flying Childers Stakes, 3rd G1 Middle Park Stakes
This precocious son of the high-class sprinter and rising star No Nay Never made a winning juvenile debut in April, won the Molecomb by over three lengths and was only beaten by a neck in the Flying Childers and by three-quarters of a length in the Middle Park. The grandson of top nine-furlong horse and leading international sire Scat Daddy (Johannesburg) – got his best from five to 12 furlongs – is out of a mile winner from a family associated with mostly seven-to-ten-furlong horses, so he’s likely to get his best winners at anywhere from five furlongs to a mile and a quarter.
Haras de Bouquetot, France
2016 b Australia - Tanaghum (Darshaan)
RACE RECORD: 6 wins including G2 York Stakes
An early son of Derby hero and rising star Australia (Galileo), this Barronstown Stud-bred 500,000gns Book 1 graduate is a grandson of Irish 1000 Guineas heroine Mehthaaf (Nureyev) and so from the stallion-producing family of Dubai Millennium (Seeking The Gold), Fort Wood (Sadler's Wells), Timber Country (Woodman), Bianconi (Danzig) etc. Dual-purpose prospect whose best flat horses will likely need a mile and upwards.
Chapel Stud (Eng)
2013 b Mount Nelson – Bianca de Medici (Medicean)
RACE RECORD: 7 wins including G2 Union-Rennen
A former high-profile German three-year-old by notable dual-purpose sire Mount Nelson (Rock of Gibraltar), Boscaccio represents the Danehill (Danzig) line which is both a major global force on the Flat and has excelled under National Hunt rules. He is out of a half-sister to a stakes winner and from the family of the classic and dual G1 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe heroine Treve (Motivator). Promising new National Hunt sire.
Knockhouse Stud, Co Kilkenny
CENTURY DREAM (IRE)
2014 b Cape Cross - Salacia (Echo of Light)
RACE RECORD: 10 wins including G2 Celebration Mile, G3 Diomed Stakes-twice, 2nd G2 Summer Mile, G2 Zabeel Mile, 3rd G1 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes
A high-class international performer best at eight to nine furlongs, this half-brother to the classic-placed, G1-winning miler and young Derrinstown Stud stallion King of Change (Farhh; foals in 2022) achieved a Timeform rating of 121. His grandam and third dam were G3-winners, the latter a sprinter. He is by the sire of Sea The Stars, Golden Horn and Awtaad, so he represents the powerful Green Desert branch of Danzig’s (Northern Dancer) line. Likely to get his best in the six-to-12-furlong range.
Norton Grove Stud, Yorkshire, England
EAGLES BY DAY (IRE)
2016 b/br Sea The Stars - Missunited (Golan)
RACE RECORD: 2 wins including G3 Silver Cup Stakes, 2nd G3 Cumberland Lodge Stakes, 3rd G2 King Edward VII Stakes
A National Hunt stallion berth was pretty much guaranteed for this horse when he got his G3 win over 14 furlongs at York because he’s out of the Grade A Galway Hurdle winner and G1-placed Flat stakes winner Missunited and has a Lord Gayle-sired half-sister to King’s Ride (Rarity) as his third dam. Likely to be very popular.
Glenview Stud, Co Cork
FIFTY STARS (IRE)
2015 b Sea The Stars - Swizzle Stick (Sadler's Wells)
RACE RECORD: 4 wins including G3 Henry II Stakes, G3 Sagaro Stakes
RACE RECORD: 7 wins including G1 Australian Cup Top-class Australian seven- and eight-furlong horse who got his Group 1 win over ten, this representative of the Green Desert (Danzig) sire line is a half-brother to Grade 1-winning novice hurdler Whiskey Sour (Jeremy), out of a half-sister to seven-furlong Group 2 scorer Viztoria (Oratorio) and from the family of mile Group 1 stars Zilzal (Nureyev), Culture Vulture (Timeless Moment) and Polish Precedent (Danzig). NH stallion who has obvious flat potential too.
IN SWOOP (IRE)
2017 b Adlerflug - Iota (Tiger Hill)
RACE RECORD: 4 wins including G1 Deutsches Derby
Top-class colt whose only time out of the frame was when fourth to Broome in the Group 1 Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud in July. Adlerflug (In The Wings), the sire of Arc hero Torquator Tasso, comes from the family of Galileo and Sea The Stars (Cape Cross). Classic victor In Swoop is out of a classic winner and is a full brother to Group 1 scorer Ito. Standing as a NH sire.
The Beeches Stud
KHALIFA SAT (IRE)
2017 b Free Eagle - Thermopylae (Tenby)
RACE RECORD: 2 wins including Cocked Hat Stakes, 2nd G1 Derby Stakes
Lightly raced Listed winner and Derby runner-up, this first-crop son of Free Eagle (High Chaparral) can be described as a three-parts brother to the classic-placed G3 winner Unsung Heroine (High Chaparral). His dam is a half-sister to G1-winner Posidonas (Slip Anchor) and his relations include G2 winners Spirit of Desert (Desert Prince) and Larchmont Lad (Footstepsinthesand) as well as G1 Juddmonte International Stakes winner Ile de Chypre (by Ile de Bourbon). Likely to be popular, especially with National Hunt breeders.
Lacken Stud, Co Wexford
2014 b Santiago - Kapitol (Winged Love)
RACE RECORD: 7 wins including G1 Preis von Europa, 3rd G3 Deutsches St Leger
The French have proved over and over that horses who performed well over obstacles can make excellent National Hunt stallions. Khan won five times over hurdles after his 12-furlong G1 success on the Flat. The grandson of Highest Honor (Kenmare) is out of a G3 winner and is a half-brother to G1 Deutsches Derby victor Kamsin (Samum), the sire of Flat Group winners plus NH G1-scorer On The Go.
Haras de Gelos, France
KNIGHT TO BEHOLD (IRE)
2015 b Sea The Stars - Angel of The Gwaun (Sadler's Wells)
RACE RECORD: 3 wins including G2 Prix Guillaume d’Ornano, 2nd G3 Gordon Richards Stakes, 3rd G2 York Stakes
This half-brother to the G3 winners Beauty O’Gwaun (Rainbow Quest) and Cosmo Meadow (King’s Best) is out of an unraced full sister to G1 Derby third Let The Lion Roar and half-sister to G1 St Leger winner Millenary (Rainbow Quest), both NH sires. It’s the family of the dual classic star Sun Princess (English Prince) and her G1-winning half-brother and dual-purpose sire Saddlers’ Hall (Sadler’s Wells). Likely to prove popular with NH breeders.
Haras de Buzancy, France
2016 b Scalo - Laccata (Lomitas)
RACE RECORD: 4 wins including G1 Deutsches Derby, G2 Union-Rennen, 2nd G1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Stakes, G2 Hollywood Turf Cup Stakes, 3rd G1 Grosser Preis von Baden
This classic star has an intriguing pedigree because he is inbred 3x3 to Laurea (Sharpman) That granddaughter of Sharpen Up (Atan) and Dschingis Khan (Tamerlane) is the dam of Scalo’s classic-winning sire Lando (Acatenango) and also of La Donna (Shirley Heights), the dam of Laccata (Lomitas). He is also inbred 4x4 to the influential stallion Surumu (Literat). Potentially another notable French NH sire.
Haras d'Annebault, France
2016 gr Frankel - Scuffle (Daylami)
RACE RECORD: 6 wins including G1 St Leger Stakes
Unraced at two and an unbeaten classic star at three, Logician survived a much-publicised illness before returning with a runaway win over ten furlongs at Doncaster. He was black-type-placed on his only two runs in 2021. By champion sire Frankel (Galileo), he is out of a stakes-placed half-sister to successful sires Bated Breath (Dansili) and Cityscape (Selkirk). Exciting dual-purpose prospect.
Shade Oak Stud (Eng)
LOPE Y FERNANDEZ (IRE)
2017 b Lope de Vega - Black Dahlia (Dansili)
RACE RECORD: 3 wins including G3 Round Tower Stakes
Classic-placed juvenile Group 3 winner who was a runaway Listed scorer over a mile at three, he is by the sire of 2020 leading freshman Belardo. His half-brother Dark Vision (Dream Ahead) won two Group 2s and his stakes-placed dam comes from the family of dual Group 1 Lockinge Stakes star Soviet Line (Soviet Star). Likely to get plenty of winners in all age groups and from five to ten furlongs.
National Stud (Eng)
LUCKY VEGA (IRE)
2018 b Lope de Vega - Queen of Carthage (Cape Cross)
RACE RECORD: 2 wins including G1 Phoenix Stakes
Classic-placed, six-furlong juvenile Group 1 winner by the sire of Belardo, he joins Irish 2000 Guineas scorer Phoenix of Spain (yearlings in 2022) as the second son of leading international sire Lope de Vega (Shamardal) on the Irish National Stud roster. The Kilcarn Stud-bred bay is a grandson of ten-furlong Group 1 star Satwa Queen (Muhtathir), a half-sister to ten-furlong Group 1 winner Spadoun (Kaldoun). Likely to get his best in all age groups and from five to ten furlongs.
Irish National Stud
2015 b Teofilo – Belle Josephine (Dubawi)
RACE RECORD: 7 wins including Feilden Stakes, Stonehenge Stakes, 2nd G2 Dante Stakes, G3 Sagaro Stakes, 3rd G2 Yorkshire Cup, G2 Jockey Club Stakes, G2 Royal Lodge Stakes, G2 Vintage Stakes
A multiple G2-placed dual Listed winner by leading international sire Teofilo (Galileo), this Godolphin-bred horse is out of a winning stayer with blacktype siblings but whose grandam, Bella Lambada (Lammtarra), is a winning half-sister to the G1-placed G2 winner Stagecraft (Sadler’s Wells). Third dam Bella Colora (Bellypha) is the classic-placed half-sister to G1-winners Colorspin (High Top) and Cezanne (Ajdal), so this is the family of G1-winners and notable sires Kayf Tara (Sadler’s Wells) and Opera House (Sadler’s Wells), among many others of note. Potentially notable NH sire who could also get some capable Flat horses.
Groomsbridge Stud, Suffolk, England
MIRAGE DANCER (GB)
2014 b Frankel - Heat Haze (Green Desert)
RACE RECORD: 5 wins including G1 Metropolitan Handicap
Superbly-bred son of champion sire Frankel who won a Group 1 over 12 furlongs at Randwick. He was talented at 10-12 furlongs in England and is out of US Grade 1 star Heat Haze. The mare's siblings include leading international sire Dansili plus Group 1 sires Cacique and Champs Elysees, all by Danehill (Danzig). Likely to prove a popular dual-purpose prospect whose best will come over a wide range of distances.
2017 b Makfi - Fancy Green (Muhtathir)
RACE RECORD: 2 wins including G1 Criterium de Saint-Cloud
Juvenile ten-furlong G1-winner by the sire of classic-sire Make Believe, this grandson of Makfi (Dubawi) is a half-brother to the blacktype-placed hurdler Fancytastic (Mastercraftsman) and from a branch of the family of the G1-winners Mersey (Crystal Palace), Muncie (Sadler’s Wells), and Subtle Power (Sadler’s Wells). You will also find the G1-winners Mount Hagen (Bold Bidder), Madelia (Caro) and Moonlight Dance (Alysheba) further back on the page. Potentially notable NH sire.
Haras de Saint Arnoult, France
2017 b Galileo - Shastye (Danehill)
RACE RECORD: 5 wins including G1 Grand Prix de Paris, G1 Hong Kong Vase, G2 KPMG Champions Juvenile Stakes, G3 Gordon Stakes, 3rd G1 Prix Ganay, G2 Great Voltigeur Stakes
This 3,400,000-guinea Tattersalls October Book 1 graduate was a mile G2-winner at two and finished sixth in the Derby before going on to a pair of G1 wins over 12 furlongs. He is by the phenomenal Galileo (Sadler’s Wells), is a full brother to G1-winner Japan and out of a stakes-placed half-sister to G1 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner Sagamix (Linamix), G1-scorer Sagacity (Highest Honor) – both sires – and G2-winner Sage et Jolie (Linamix), the dam of G1-winner and sire Sageburg (Johannesburg). He has obvious potential as a NH sire.
The Beeches Stud, Co Waterford
2016 b Le Havre - Thamarat (Anabaa)
RACE RECORD: 4 wins including Grand Prix de Compiegne, 3rd G1 Prix du Jockey Club, G2 Prix Daniel Wildenstein, G3 Prix Gontaut-Biron
This classic-placed stakes winner will be serving a mixed role at stud – thoroughbred and non-thoroughbred – but could be one to watch with the former type given he’s by a leading French stallion and out of a half-sister to G1 winner and classic sire Tamayuz (Nayef). It’s a branch of the famous family of Adlerflug (In The Wings), Galileo (Sadler’s Wells), Sea The Stars (Cape Cross), Urban Sea (Miswaki), etc.
Haras du Mazet, France
NANDO PARRADO (GB)
2018 b Kodiac - Chibola (Roy)
RACE RECORD: 1 win G2 Coventry Stakes
Royal Ascot winner who made 165,000gns as a foal. His siblings include Muntadab (Invincible Spirit), who won over six, eight and twelve furlongs plus a dozen times over seven, and triple ten-furlong winner Dubai Horizon (Poet's Voice), both black-type-placed. It's a branch of a Grade 1-producing Argentine family. By the sire of Ardad, Kodi Bear, Coulsty etc, he will be popular. Should get sprinters, milers and potentially some ten-furlong horses along with the inevitable array of juveniles.
Irish National Stud
PALACE PIER (GB)
2017 b Kingman - Beach Frolic (Nayef)
RACE RECORD: 9 wins including G1 Prix Jacques le Marois x2, G1 Queen Anne Stakes, G1 Lockinge Stakes, G1 St James's Palace Stakes
Brilliant miler whose only defeats were second- and third-placed runs in back-to-back editions of the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes. He is by leading international sire Kingman (Invincible Spirit), out of an unraced half-sister to the Group 2 scorers Bonfire (Manduro) and Joviality (Cape Cross), and from the family of mile Group 1 winner Miss Satamixa (Linamix). He represents the Green Desert (Danzig) sire line and has the added attraction of being free of Sadler's Wells (Northern Dancer), Danehill (Danzig) and Dubawi (Dubai Millennium) blood. Potential classic sire.
Dalham Hall Stud (Eng)
RICH HISTORY (IRE)
2014 ch Dubawi - Polished Gem (Danehill)
RACE RECORD: 2 wins
This son of the great British stallion Dubawi (Dubai Millennium) is out of Moyglare Stud's late celebrity mare Polished Gem. The sister to G1-star Dress To Thrill gave us the G1-winners Free Eagle (High Chaparral; blacktype sire) and Search For A Song (Galileo) and G2-scorers Custom Cut (Notnowcato) and Sapphire (Medicean) among others of note. His grandam, Trusted Partner (Affirmed), won the Irish 1,000 Guineas and in addition to her star daughters, also produced the notable the dual-purpose horse Archive Footage (Sadler's Wells). Standing as a dual-purpose sire.
Kedrah House Stud, Co Tipperary
2016 b Kingman - Go Lovely Rose (Pivotal)
RACE RECORD: 2 wins including Ben Marshall Stakes
Lightly-raced son of leading sire Kingman (Invincible Spirit) who ran away with a mile Listed race at Newmarket and was a head runner-up in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at four. He is a Knocktoran Stud-bred €650,000 Goffs Orby graduate from the immediate family of Immortal Verse (Pivotal), the Group 1-winning dam of Group 1 Cheveley Park Stakes heroine Tenebrism (Caravaggio). Also, the family of influential sire Last Tycoon (Try My Best). His best will likely be in the 6-12-furlong range.
March Hare Stud (Eng)
2017 b Authorized - Wadyhatta (Cape Cross)
RACE RECORD: 3 wins including G1 Irish Derby
Classic-winning son of Derby hero Authorized (Montjeu) and from the family of Arc heroine Urban Sea (Miswaki) and her phenomenal stallion sons Galileo (Sadler's Wells) and Sea The Stars (Cape Cross). It's easy to see why he will be popular; he is being aimed at the national hunt sector. Urban Sea was a half-sister to his fourth dam, Allez Les Trois (Riverman). In addition to flat Group 1-stars, his sire is responsible for eight-time NH Grade 1 ace Nichols Canyon and dual Grand National hero Tiger Roll.
SIR RON PRIESTLEY (GB)
2016 ch Australia - Reckoning (Danehill Dancer)
RACE RECORD: 8 wins including G2 Princess of Wales’s Stakes, G2 Jockey Club Stakes, G3 March Stakes, 2nd G1 St Leger Stakes, 3rd G1 Goodwood Cup, G2 Yorkshire Cup
A classic-placed, dual G2-winning son of dual Derby hero and rising star Australia (Galileo), this high-class 12-to-16-furlong horse is a half-brother to G1 Gold Cup and G1 Prix Royal-Oak winner Subjectivist (Teofilo). Aspiration (Sadler’s Wells), his third dam, is a full sister to the classic-placed G1-winner and leading dual-purpose sire Sholokhov and so is related to classic star and notable dual-purpose sire Soldier of Fortune (Galileo). Should prove popular with NH breeders.
Haras du Saz, France
SPACE BLUES (IRE)
2016 ch Dubawi - Miss Lucifer (Noverre)
RACE RECORD: 11 wins including G1 Breeders' Cup Mile, G1 Prix de la Foret, G1 Prix Maurice de Gheest
This prolific chestnut is by the sire of Al Kazeem, Makfi, New Bay, Night of Thunder and Poet's Voice – all Group 1 winners who have sired at least one Group 1 winner. He won his only start at two, is a half-brother to mile Group 2 winner Shuruq (Elusive Quality) and out of a seven-furlong Group 2 scorer. It's a branch of the family of leading sire In The Wings (Sadler's Wells). Exciting prospect whose best are likely to be mostly in the five-to-ten-furlong range.
SOFT LIGHT (FR)
2016 b Authorized – Light Saber (Kendor)
RACE RECORD: 3 wins including Grand Prix de Craon, 2nd G2 Grand Prix de Deauville – twice, G2 Prix Hocquart
This triple G2-placed stakes winner has potential as a dual-purpose stallion. He is by the Derby winner and classic sire Authorized (Montjeu), who is also famous for his NH G1-star Nichols Canyon and dual G3 Grand National hero Tiger Roll, and he is out of a half-sister to the G1-placed, G3-winning sprinter City Light (Siyouni), who stands at Haras d’Etreham (yearlings in 2022). His grandam, Leariva (Irish River), is a G1-winning daughter of G1-placed G2-winner Leandra (Luthier).
Haras de Colleville, France
ST MARK'S BASILICA (FR)
2018 b Siyouni - Cabaret (Galileo)
RACE RECORD: 6 wins including G1 Irish Champion Stakes, G1 Coral-Eclipse Stakes, G1 Prix du Jockey Club, G1 Poule d'Essai des Poulains, G1 Dewhurst Stakes
Group 1-winning champion at two and an undefeated champion at three, this son of top French sire Siyouni (Pivotal) is a half-brother to Magna Grecia (Invincible Spirit), Group 1 winner at two and subsequent Guineas scorer who has already served two years on the Coolmore roster. Their dam won the Group 3 Silver Flash Stakes at two. It's a branch of the family of Group 1 Prix Vermeille heroine Pearly Shells (Efisio) and 2021's high-class Pearls Galore (Invincible Spirit), among others of note. Likely to get his best over the full classic range.
2017 b Dutch Art - Northern Star (Montjeu)
RACE RECORD: 5 wins including G1 July Cup
Unraced at two and a Group 1-star at four, this potential source of high-class sprinters and milers represents Machiavellian's branch of the Mr Prospector (Raise a Native) line. He is a half-brother to a Group 3-placed sprinter and out of a granddaughter of Sadler's Wells (Northern Dancer) who has Grade 1 winner Corrazona (El Gran Senor) as her third dam.
2018 b Mehmas - Triggers Broom (Arcano)
RACE RECORD: 3 wins including G1 Middle Park Stakes
First-crop son of champion freshman sire Mehmas (Acclamation), he is out of a half-sister to top-level mile scorer Xtension (Xaar) and to the dam of Group 1 sprint star Harry Angel (Dark Angel), whose first yearlings made up to £220,000 in 2021; he and Supremacy are somewhat closely related. He will be expected to get plenty of two-year-olds, and his best winners are likely to come in the five-to-eight-furlong range.
2016 gr Mastercraftsman - Arosa (Sadler's Wells)
RACE RECORD: 5 wins including G1 Prix Royal-Oak, G2 Prix Chaudenay, G3 Geoffrey Freer Stakes, 2nd G3 Classic Trial
This Barronstown Stud-bred Goffs Orby Sale graduate was placed behind Space Blues on his only run at two and became a leading stayer. He is by the late classic sire Mastercraftsman (Danehill Dancer), so represents the mighty Danehill (Danzig) sire line, and is out of a stakes-winning full sister to G2 winner Crimson Tide, a G1 sire in Brazil. His grandam is a half-sister to the Timeform 135-rated dual Derby hero Shahrastani (Nijinsky). Likely to be popular.
Haras de Montaigu, France
VICTOR LUDORUM (GB)
2017 b Shamardal - Antiquities (Kaldounevees)
RACE RECORD: 5 wins including G1 Poule d’Essai des Poulains, G1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere, G3 Prix Messidor, 3rd G1 Prix du Jockey Club, G1Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, G2 Prix du Muguet, G2 Prix Guillaume d’Ornano, G3 Prix de Fontainebleau
G1-winner at two, classic star at three and G1-placed G3 winner at four, Victor Ludorum is by the outstanding international sire Shamardal (Giant’s Causeway), he is a half-brother to the classic-placed stakes winner Mary Tudor (Dawn Approach) and out of Historian (Pennekamp), a stakes-winning half-sister to G1-star and influential sire Street Cry (Machiavellian). Of course, that son of the G1 Irish Oaks heroine Helen Street (Troy) was a full brother to the dam of Shamardal, which makes their young relation one of the most intriguing new additions to the stallion ranks. Last season’s new G1-sire Territories (Invincible Spirit) is also on the page. Potential classic sire.
Haras du Logis, France
2018 b Kodiac - Ladylishandra (Mujadil)
RACE RECORD: 3 wins including G2 Flying Childers Stakes
Speedy two-year-old by the sire of Ardad, Coulsty and Kodi Bear who was placed in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Sprint Turf, he ran just once beyond five and a half furlongs. His siblings include dual seven-furlong Group 3 winner Tropical Paradise (Verglas), five-furlong Group 3 scorer Harlem Shake (Moss Vale) and ten-furlong Listed winner Shenanigans (Arcano). Likely to get a mixture of sprinters and milers.
Mickley Stud (Eng)
2018 b Sea The Stars - Zarkava (Zamindar)
RACE RECORD: unraced
This son of the classic and Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe stars Sea The Stars (Cape Cross) and Zarkava (Zamindar) didn’t race but gets his chance at stud because of his pedigree. His G1-winning half-brother Zarak (Dubawi), who stands for a €25,000 fee at their breeder’s Haras de Bonneval, caught the eye as a freshman in 2021 with a G3 winner and Listed scorer in Germany plus two G1-placed fillies in France. Could get some capable Flat horses, but likely to prove popular with NH breeders.
Haras de Cercy, France