Dullingham Park

First Mares Scanned In Foal to Shaquille

Shaquille (GB), the top-rated sprinter in Europe in 2023, has had his first three mares scanned in foal, Dullingham Park announced on Thursday. Trained by Julie Camacho, Shaquille won seven of his nine career starts--notably landing the G1 Commonwealth Cup and G1 July Cup as a three-year-old--before retiring to Dullingham Park where he is standing his first season in 2024 at a fee of £15,000. "We are delighted at the start that Shaquille has made to his new career," said Dullingham Park's Ollie Fowlston. "He has 150 mares booked into...

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Open House for Newmarket Stallions

Super Sunday for bloodstock enthusiasts is fast approaching, with stallion farms in Newmarket set to open their doors for breeders on the quiet day between the end of the foal sale and the start of the mares sale at Tattersalls. In addition to those based in Newmarket, there will be a few visiting stallions in town throughout the week, and the viewing is by no means restricted to Sunday, as the guide below shows. Dullingham Park The brand new stallion yard at Dullingham Park is now home to the dual...

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Shaquille's Fee Set at £15,000; Soldier's Call Moves to Dullingham Park

As the line-up continues to take shape at Steve Parkin's new stallion operation at Dullingham Park near Newmarket, it has been announced that the G2 Flying Childers winner Soldier's Call (GB) will move from Ireland to join this season's top-rated sprinter Shaquille (GB) on the roster.  In his debut season, Shaquille will stand for £15,000, while Soldier's Call's fee for 2024 will be £8,500. He stood at €7,500 this season and covered 190 mares. One of this year's leading first-season sires, Soldier's Call began his career at Joe Foley's Ballyhane...

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Europe's Top Sprinter Shaquille a First for Dullingham Park

The dual Group 1 winner Shaquille (GB) (Charm Spirit {Ire}) is the first stallion to retire to Steve Parkin's Dullingham Park near Newmarket.  The top-rated sprinter in Europe this year, Shaquille was trained by Julie Camacho to win the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot before defeating his elders in the July Cup at Newmarket. The 3-year-old was co-bred by his owner Martin Hughes, who paid tribute to the retiring star, saying, "It was an honour to be associated with such a brilliant horse. To breed him and to race him...

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Dullingham Park To Sponsor Group 2 At Leopardstown During Irish Champions Festival

Dullingham Park is the new sponsor of the G2 Clipper Mile on the first day of the Irish Champions Festival at Leopardstown on Sept. 9, Leopardstown Racecourse announced on Thursday. One of Newmarket's oldest establishments, Dullingham Park has recently been renovated and expanded as part of owner Steve Parkin's Clipper Group. The one-mile race was upgraded to Group 2 status in 2014, and has been won in the past by Parkin's Space Traveller (GB) (Bated Breath {GB}), who now stands at stud at Ballyhane Stud in Ireland. Ollie Fowlston, Managing...

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Ollie Fowlston to Run Dullingham Park for Clipper Group

Ollie Fowlston is leaving Tattersalls to join Steve Parkin's Clipper Group as managing director at Dullingham Park, the 90-acre stud based just outside Newmarket. Following 25 years at Tattersalls, Fowlston, whose auctioneering has led him to sell horses in the UK, Ireland, Australia, Jamaica and Dubai, will take up his new role in June on the completion of this season's yearling inspections.  Parkin, whose horses run in the all-grey silks of Clipper Logistics, said, "We are delighted that Ollie is coming to join the team. He brings a wealth of...

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