Bungle Inthejungle (GB)

From the Experts: Michael Buckley

On the back of the eagerly anticipated stallion fee announcements in Europe, Gary King spoke with a number of leading industry figures about value. Today we have the affable Michael Buckley of Harefield Cottage Stud. GK: Who have you identified as a first-year stallion at an appealing opening fee? MB: Far Above (Ire) (Farhh {GB}), Sands of Mali (Fr) (Panis) and Sergei Prokofiev (Scat Daddy) all seem quite appealing first-season stallion prospects. If I had to choose one, then maybe it would be Sergei Prokofiev at £6,500. A $1.1-million yearling...

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Rathasker Stud Announces Reduced Fees

Rathasker Stud has released the 2021 covering fees for its four stallions, with all bar one having been dropped in price. Bungle Inthejungle (GB), sire of this season's G3 Cornwallis S. winner Winter Power (Ire), who has won four of her nine races in a busy juvenile campaign, will stand at €8,000, down from €12,000 in 2020. The stud's stalwart Clodovil (Ire) was represented by a new Group 1 winner this season in the Prix Marcel Boussac heroine Tiger Tanaka (Ire) and he has had his fee reduced from €8,000...

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Living in the Past Targets Commonwealth Cup S.

G2 Lowther winner Living In The Past (Ire) (Bungle Inthejungle {GB}) has the G1 Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot as her first main aim in 2020. Karl Burke's filly ended her first season at the Breeders' Cup, but she failed to get home over a mile, confirming her future lies over sprinting trips. Burke has identified a couple of possible starting points before the Clipper Logistics colourbearer heads to Ascot in June and said, "She didn't stay at the Breeders' Cup. It was a bit of a shot in the...

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