Derrinstown Stud

Vibrant Goffs November Sale Concludes

The level of trade during Saturday's second and final session of the Goffs November Breeding Stock Sale was meant to take a step down following Friday's electric marquee session, but Baroda Stud's 3-year-old Galileo (Ire) filly Loyal (Ire) (lot 1406) ensured there was still a six-figure bidding battle, with the dust eventually settling in favour of Ballylinch Stud--who bred the filly and raced her in partnership with Susan Magnier and Michael Tabor--for €280,000, the highest price achieved on the second day of the Breeding Stock sale for 15 years. Loyal...

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Derrinstown Releases 2022 Roster and Fees

Derrinstown Stud will stand a trio of stallions in 2022, with Group 1 sire Tamayuz (GB) (Nayef) the top-liner at €7,000. The chestnut, who has four Group 1 winners to his name, sired G3 Hoppings S. heroine Zeyaadah (Ire) this year, and that filly was also second in the G1 Nassau S. He has 22 stakes winners in total, 13 of them group scorers. Awtaad (Ire) (Cape Cross {Ire}), whose oldest foals are 3-year-olds, will stand for €5,000. Create Belief (Ire), a winner of the G3 Desmond S., is one...

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Shadwell Yearlings Popular as Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale Ends

Demand remained strong on the second day of the Goffs Autumn Yearling Sale and Shadwell Estate's Derrinstown Stud continued to sit firmly atop the leading consignor standings. Three of the top four lots on Wednesday and eight of the top 10 lots over the two days were ultimately offered by Derrinstown. Overall, all 26 yearlings offered by the stud sold for a gross of €1,491,000. Leading the way on the second day of the sale was lot 534, a son of Invincible Spirit (Ire) out of the Arcano (Ire) mare...

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Corazon's G3 Prix d'Arenberg Win A Stakes First For Markaz

Syndicate supremo Nick Bradley and George Boughey hooked up to secure the trainer's first pattern-race triumph with Oscula (Ire) (Galileo Gold {GB}) in last month's G3 Prix Six Perfections at Deauville and the burgeoning axis repeated the dose as their 2-year-old filly Corazon (Ire) (Markaz {Ire}) battled to a career high in Thursday's G3 Prix d'Arenberg over the straight five furlongs at ParisLongchamp. She had earlier registered a July 30 debut fourth tackling five furlongs at Worlverhampton, graduating in an Aug. 10 novice test over the same distance at Lingfield...

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King Of Change Available on Southern Hemisphere Time

Group 1 winner King of Change (GB) (Farhh {GB}--Salacia {Ire}, by Echo of Light {GB}), who stood his first season at Derrinstown Stud in Ireland this year, will be available for covering duty on Southern Hemisphere time, the stud announced on Thursday. Standing for €7,000 in 2021, the G1 Queen Elizabeth II S. hero  was bred by Rabbah Bloodstock and raced in the silks of Ali Abdulla Saeed. For trainer Richard Hannon, the bay ran second in the 2019 G1 2000 Guineas, and captured the Listed Fortune S. one start...

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First Mares In Foal For King Of Change

G1 Queen Elizabeth II S. winner and G1 2000 Guineas second King Of Change (GB) (Farhh {GB}) has had his first mares scanned in foal. They include Table Forty Six (Ire) (Refuse To Bend {Ire}), a seven-time winner who is from the immediate family of G1 Epsom Oaks and G1 Yorkshire Oaks third Mezzogiorno (Unfuwain) and Group 2 winners Monturani (Ire) (Indian Ridge {Ire}) and Anda Muchacho (Ire) (Helmet {Aus}); and Ramamara (Ire) (Trans Island {GB}), a winning half-sister to the listed-placed Trinity (Ire) (College Chapel {GB}) and a daughter...

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An Irish Throne For King Of Change

King Of Change (GB), a Group 1 winner and Classic-placed son of Farhh (GB), will stand his first season at Derrinstown Stud in 2021 for €7,000. He was a model of consistency throughout his career and Stephen Collins, general manager of Derrinstown, tells TDN's Alayna Cullen more about him. AC: Stephen, King Of Change is an exciting addition to the Derrinstown Stud roster. How is it that he came to stand at Derrinstown? SC: We were approached by Ali Abdullah Saeed, King Of Change's owner, and he asked would it...

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Ambivalent To Visit King Of Change

Ambivalent (Ire) (Authorized {Ire}), the winner of the G1 Pretty Polly S. in 2013 and the G2 Middleton S. in 2014, will visit Derrinstown Stud's new recruit King Of Change (GB) (Farhh {GB}) in 2021. Ali Saeed's Ambivalent has already gotten off to a good start as a broodmare; her first foal was Al Hilalee (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}), winner of last year's G2 Prix Hocquart for Godolphin. Ambivalent has an unraced 2-year-old filly by Sea The Stars (Ire) named Teona (Ire), a yearling colt by Invincible Spirit (Ire) and a...

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King Of Change Retired To Derrinstown

Group 1-winning miler King Of Change (GB) (Farhh {GB}-Salacia {Ire}, by Echo of Light {GB}) has been retired from racing and will stand in 2021 at Derrinstown Stud for a fee of €7,000. Bred by Rabbah Bloodstock and campaigned by owner Ali Abdulla Saeed with trainer Richard Hannon, King Of Change was placed in each of his two starts at two before breaking his maiden on seasonal debut in April of his 3-year-old campaign. He outran odds of 66-1 to finish second to Magna Grecia (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) in...

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Freshman Sire Markaz Off the Mark at Wolverhampton

Derrinstown Stud-based sire Markaz (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) became Europe's 22nd freshman to strike when the Charlie Hills-trained Snash (Ire) registered a taking victory going a shade over six furlongs in Sunday's Codsall EBF Maiden S. at Wolverhampton. 2nd-Wolverhampton, £6,400, Mdn, 6-21, 2yo, 6f 20y (AWT), 1:15.18, st. SNASH (IRE) (c, 2, Markaz {Ire}--Wardat Dubai {GB}, by Mawatheeq), a June 4 debut sixth over this trip at Newmarket last time, was well away to race in the vanguard from the outset here. Easing to the front rounding the home turn,...

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Freshman Sire Awtaad Off the Mark at Kempton

Derrinstown Stud-based freshman sire Awtaad (Ire) (Cape Cross {Ire}) got off the mark when Sheikh Rashid Dalmook Al Maktoum's Live Stream (Ire) annexed Friday's British Stallion Studs EBF Fillies' Novice S. over six furlongs at Kempton. 2nd-Kempton, £6,400, Nov, 6-12, 2yo, f, 6f (AWT), 1:12.70, st/sl. LIVE STREAM (IRE) (f, 2, Awtaad {Ire}--Fluvial {Ire}, by Exceed and Excel {Aus}) was positioned in a close-up third along the fence after a sharp getaway in this debut. Shaken up approaching the quarter-mile marker, the the 7-2 chance quickened to challenge passing the...

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