Farhh (GB)

Dubawi Anchors Darley Europe Roster at £250,000

Dubawi (Ire) (Dubai Millennium {GB}) will stand for an unchanged fee of £250,000 at Dalham Hall Stud and anchors the 2022 roster for Darley Europe. His fee is the most expensive in Europe. He enjoyed a notable success at the two-day Breeders' Cup World Championships, with three winners in a single year, the first sire to reach that mark in the 37-year history of the Breeders' Cup. The GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf went to Modern Games (Ire), Saturday's GI Breeders' Cup Mile was won by new Kildangan Stud resident...

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Dee Ex Bee Joins Arctic Tack Stud

Derby runner-up Dee Ex Bee (GB) (Farhh {GB}--Dubai Sunrise, by Seeking the Gold) will stand his first season as a National Hunt stallion alongside Jet Away (GB) (Cape Cross {Ire}) at Arctic Tack Stud in Ireland. The son of Farrh's debut fee will be €3,500 with a concession for filly foals. Bred by Godolphin, the bay raced for Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum and raced for all bar his final two starts for trainer Mark Johnston. Dual listed-placed as a juvenile, Dee Ex Bee ran second in the 2018...

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TDN Rising Stars on Parade at Newbury and Chantilly

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Friday's Observations features 'TDN Rising Star's at Newbury and Chantilly. 13.00 Ayr, Nov, £14,000, 2yo, 7f 50yT Jaber Abdullah's 120,000gns Tattersalls October Book 1 yearling MARHABA THE CHAMP (GB) (Galileo {Ire}) is a son of MGSW G1 Cheveley Park S., G1 Haydock Sprint Cup and G1 Prix de l'Abbaye...

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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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Market Rally Extends into Book 3

NEWMARKET, UK--Like a cyclist who has been struggling into a bitter headwind, only to find himself suddenly towed along by the slipstream of a juggernaut, Book 3 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale opened with all the startling momentum achieved, against every temperate expectation, in Book 2. Once again, the masks around the ring concealed gapes of incredulity as a brisk trade maintained all indices almost precisely in step with the returns last year, when the wider world was so very different a place. Aggregate turnover of 5,092,700gns, through the...

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King of Change to Skip Royal Ascot

Ali Abdulla Saeed's G1SW King of Change (GB) (Farhh {GB}) will bypass the June 16 G1 Queen Anne S. at Royal Ascot, Racing Post reported. A winner of the G1 Queen Elizabeth II S. at that track in Octber, the 4-year-old was also second in the 2019 G1 English 2000 Guineas. "He's quite a heavy colt who showed when winning the QEII last season that he loves some cut, so rather than campaign him on fast going through the summer, we've decided we'll save him for some big targets later...

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2020 European Value Sires: Proven Sires

With the doors of breeding sheds about to swing open for yet another season, we bring you the sixth and final installment of TDN Europe's Value Sires series. No longer are we judging stallions on their promise alone or their preliminary racetrack merits: these are the proven battlers, with real numbers behind them. No hiding places anymore. For this installment, we will focus on proven sires standing for £/€20,000 and below. This can be a tricky segment of the market to stand a proven horse in, with many sires in...

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