first mares in foal

First Mares in Foal for New Stallions at Pleasant Acres

The four first-year stallions at Pleasant Acres Stallions in Florida--Verifying, Doppelganger, Simplification, and Chess Chief--as well as Bodexpress, who is new to Florida after standing three years in California, all have had multiple mares confirmed in foal to kick off their stud careers. "Since the breeding shed opened this season, we have had a very active stallion barn," said Christine Jones, the farm's director of stallion services. "We have recently received confirmation that all five of our exciting new stallions have mares in foal, so we are off to a...

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First Mares In Foal For City Of Troy Sibling Military Style

Group 3 winner Military Style has had his first mares scanned in foal, it was announced on Wednesday. Trained by Aidan O'Brien, Military Style achieved a smart level of form as a two-year-old and had the subsequent Group 1 winners Van Gogh (American Pharoah), State Of Rest (Ire) (Starspangledbanner {Aus}) and Mac Swiney (Ire) (New Approach {Ire}) behind him when gaining his biggest success in the Tyros S. at Leopardstown. A half-brother to City Of Troy, the top-rated juvenile in Europe in 2023, Military Style is standing his first season...

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First Mares in Foal for New Stallion Recruits at Haras de Bonneval

The two newcomers to the stallions ranks at Haras de Bonneval, Vadeni (Fr) and Erevann (Fr), have both had their first mares scanned in foal, the operation announced on Wednesday. Trained by Jean-Claude Rouget and carrying the colours of the Aga Khan, Vadeni was among the leading three-year-olds in Europe in 2022 when his wins included the G1 Prix du Jockey Club at Chantilly and G1 Eclipse S. at Sandown. He also filled the runner-up spot behind Alpinista (GB) (Frankel {GB}) in the G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe on...

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Trio of Darley Stallions Reported to Have First Mares in Foal

Darley newcomers Modern Games (Ire), Native Trail (GB) and Triple Time (Ire) have all had their first mares scanned in foal, the operation announced on Tuesday. Dalham Hall Stud resident Modern Games won five races at the top level for Charlie Appleby, notably winning at the Breeders' Cup in successive years when landing the Juvenile Turf in 2021 and Mile in 2022. Modern Games is reported to have four mares in foal, including George Strawbridge's G1 Prix Royal-Oak winner Montare (Ire) (Montjeu {GB}), already the dam of three talented performers...

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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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First Mares In Foal To Darley's Group 1 Winners Naval Crown And Perfect Power

Darley's Group 1-winning duo of Naval Crown (GB) and Perfect Power (Ire) both have multiple mares scanned in foal. The former, a son of Dubawi (Ire) who won the G1 Platinum Jubilee S. and the G2 Al Fahidi Fort, is based at Kildangan Stud in Ireland and stands for €15,000. Crack sprinter Perfect Power, by Ardad (Ire), won both the G1 Prix Morny and G1 Middle Park S. at two, and added the G1 Commonwealth Cup to his resume at three. Part of the Dalham Hall Stud roster, the bay's...

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First Mare in Foal for Fire At Will

Fire At Will (Declaration of War), winner of the 2020 GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf, had his first mare bred -- Day Dayenu (Into Mischief)  -- reported in foal. Fire At Will stands at Sequel New York for a fee of $6,000.

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Charlatan's First Mare Pronounced in Foal

Inventive, a multiple graded stakes-producing mare, has been pronounced in foal to Charlatan. By Dixie Union, Inventive is the dam of GI Del Mar Futurity winner Klimt. "It's only fitting that Charlatan's first in foal mare is the dam of a Grade I winner. The mare has a wonderful pedigree, hailing from the family of GI Test S. winner Fara's Team, the dam of Breeders' Cup Classic winner Concern. She is representative of the quality book Charlatan has attracted," said John G. Sikura, President of Hill 'n' Dale at Xalapa....

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First Mares in Foal to Honest Mischief

Regally bred stakes winner Honest Mischief (Into Mischief) has his first mares in foal. A winning Exchange Rate mare, Tradeable, and Caragh Queen, a Hard Spun half-sister to GI Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming, checked in foal for breeder William J. Butler. Dobra, a Smoke Glacken mare who won over $200,000 the hard way, checked in foal for breeder Ron Lombardi of Mr. Amore Stables. Delta Delight, a Union Rags half-sister to graded stakes winner JJ's Lucky Train, also checked in foal for breeder Allen Poindexter. "We are happily overwhelmed...

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First Mare in Foal to Honor A. P.

Grade I winner Honor A. P. (Honor Code--Hollywood Story, by A.P. Indy) has his first mare confirmed in foal, Lane's End announced Tuesday. The first mare scanned in foal is stakes winner and graded stakes-placed Omaticaya (Ire) (Bernstein), owned by Dell Ridge Farm, LLC. She is from the female family of Grade I winner Muhtarram (Alleged), champion St. Hilarion (Sir Ivor), and graded stakes winners Ballet de France (Northern Dancer) and Profit Column (Private Account). An $850,000 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling purchase, Honor A. P. broke his maiden as a 2-year-old...

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Classic Winner Latrobe Has First Mares In Foal

Latrobe (Ire) (Camelot {GB}), a winner of the G1 Irish Derby, has his first mares scanned in foal, Haras d'Etreham announced on Monday. The listed winner and Grade 2-placed Oklahoma Seven (Fr) (Saint des Saints) and Singuna (Ger) (Black Sam Bellamy {Ire}), a half-sister to stakes winner Sarabia (Ger) (One Cool Cat), were both found to be in foal. Also a winner of the G1 Irish St leger, the dark bay stands at Haras de la Tuilerie, the National Hunt branch of Haras d'Etreham, for €4,000.

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Mares In Foal For Wooded, Romanised

Group 1 winners Wooded (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}) and Romanised (Ire) (Holy Roman Emperor {Ire}) have each had 10 mares scanned in foal shortly after beginning their first covering seasons at Haras de Bouquetot. G1 Prix de l'Abbaye winner Wooded's in-foal mares include the multiple group-placed juvenile Al Johrah (GB) (Bated Breath {GB}); group-winning 2-year-old and Classic-placed Salona (Ger) (Lord Of England {Ger}); and black-type mares Edya (GB) (Makfi {GB}) and Tosen Shauna (Ire) (Alhebayeb {Ire}). The G1 Irish 2000 Guineas and G1 Prix Jacques le Marois scorer Romanised, meanwhile,...

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