Desert Berry

Desert Berry A Rare Jewel in the Sceptre Sessions

An extremely rare opportunity will be presented during the Sceptre Sessions of the Tattersalls December Mares Sale when Desert Berry (GB) (Green Desert), the dam of this year's G1 Derby winner Desert Crown (GB), is offered for sale back in foal to Nathaniel (Ire), the sire of the Classic hero. When Desert Crown passed the line in front at Epsom, he fulfilled a lifetime dream for breeder Gary Robinson of Newmarket's Strawberry Fields Stud, who will offer the 13-year-old Desert Berry as lot 1891 on Tuesday evening of the sale....

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Desert Crown's Dam to Tattersalls December Sale 

Desert Berry (GB) (Green Desert), the dam of this year's Derby winner Desert Crown (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}), is the latest high-profile addition to the Nov., 29 Sceptre Session at the Tattersalls December Mare Sale. The 13-year-old mare will be offered for sale carrying a full-sibling to Desert Crown by her owner Gary Robinson of Strawberry Fields Stud. The Derby winner was himself bought at Book 2 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale for 280,000gns, and his yearling half-brother from the first crop of Lanwades sire Study Of Man (Ire) will...

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Strawberry Fields Forever

"The Derby is a different game," breeder Gary Robinson told TDN's Alayna Cullen on camera last week, and he now knows that for sure, for his Strawberry Fields Stud just outside Newmarket can proudly boast of being the birthplace of the Derby winner Desert Crown (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}). While most of Robinson's team from the farm travelled to Epsom to watch their graduate's crowning moment, the stud owner himself took a leaf out of The Queen's book and watched the race at home from the comfort of his own sofa....

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