Vadeni and Erevann Boost Bonneval's Sire Power

It is hard to remember a time when France had a stronger intake of new stallions than the group which comprises the class of 2024. At Haras de Bonneval, the domain of the Aga Khan Studs' French line-up, the deluxe stallion unit contains two of the most sought-after sires in the country. They have recently been joined by another duo who will be aimed at emulating the feats of their elders. For the new recruits Vadeni (Fr) and Erevann (Fr) it will be no easy task to follow in the...

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Stallions Fees: That Was The Week That Was

Our man in Ireland, Brian Sheerin, timed his run to the altar to perfection, leaving his colleagues to sort through and try not to miss any of the plentiful stallion fee announcements over the last week or so. He's now back from his Tuscan honeymoon and has been banned from getting married again. In case any of you were similarly distracted by nuptials, holidays, or binge-watching The Dry, here's a handy TDN overview as to who's up, who's down, and who's new on the stallion scene. (And a tip to...

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Sea The Stars and Siyouni to Stand at €200,000 in 2024

Sea The Stars (Ire) and Siyouni (Fr), the flagship stallions of the Aga Khan Studs in Ireland and France respectively, have each had their fees increased to €200,000 for 2024. Representing a career high for both stallions, Sea The Stars stood at €180,000 in 2023 and covered 180 mares, while Siyouni covered 135 at €150,000. The Aga Khan Studs will have two new stallions next season, with last year's Cartier champion 3-year-old, the G1 Prix du Jockey Club and G1 Eclipse S. winner Vadeni (Fr), joining the roster at Haras...

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Erevann Joins the Aga Khan Studs Roster

Erevann (Fr) is to join Vadeni (Fr) as another new recruit to the Aga Khan's Haras de Bonneval in Normandy in 2024. The son of Dubawi (Ire) and Ervedya (Fr), who became the first Classic winner for subsequent French champion sire Siyouni (Fr) when winning the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches in 2015, won on debut at Deauville as a juvenile followed by two more consecutive victories, including the G3 Prix Paul de Moussac. Launched straight into Group 1 company thereafter, he was just a neck behind Inspiral (GB) when third...

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ParisLongchamp: Can Erevann Get His Group One?

by Tom Frary Things may not have gone to plan with Vadeni (Fr) (Churchill {Ire}) on Sunday, but The Aga Khan and Jean-Claude Rouget will be looking to put that experience behind him quickly as TDN Rising Star Erevann (Fr) (Dubawi {Ire}) takes aim at Monday's G1 Prix d'Ispahan at ParisLongchamp. Successful in the G2 Prix Daniel Wildenstein here in October, having finished in the frame in the G1 Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville in August, the son of the high-class Ervedya (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) enjoyed the perfect sharpener...

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