Ghaiyyath (Ire)

Too Darn Hot Returns To Darley In Australia At Increased Fee Of A$110,000

Nine-time Group 1 winner Anamoe (Aus) leads the 18-strong Darley Australia roster at A$121,000 in 2024, the organisation announced on Tuesday. He is set to be joined in New South Wales by the shuttle Too Darn Hot (GB), who will command a fee of A$110,000, having produced the G1 Champagne S. winner Broadsiding (Aus) from his first Southern Hemisphere crop. New shuttle recruits Native Trail (GB) and Triple Time (Ire) will stand at fees of A$27,500 and A$22,000, respectively. Native Trail is in the midst of covering his first book...

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Havana Grey Tops Profitability Index Calculated By Weatherbys

Havana Grey (GB) was the most profitable British- and Irish-based yearling sire of 2023 according to the newly-published Weatherbys Bloodstock Sales Review. Havana Grey topped the standings with a profitability index of 10.75, comfortably ahead of the next best stallion, Sioux Nation, on 6.61. Those figures were calculated by dividing each sire's 2023 yearling average by their covering fee of 2021, when the offspring in question were conceived. It was another hugely successful year on the racecourse for the progeny of Havana Grey, with the G1 Prix Morny and G1...

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Ghaiyyath Half-Brother To Victoria Road Sells To Godolphin for 1.05 Million at Tattersalls

A grey son of Ghaiyyath (Ire) (lot 151) took the lead during Book 1 at Tattersalls after making 1.05 million gns on the bid of Godolphin. That operation had earlier picked up a son of Ghaiyyath's sire Dubawi (Ire) and the mare Shastye (Ire) (Danehill) for 1 million gns earlier on Tuesday. Consigned by Ballyhimikin Stud, the colt is out of Tickled Pink (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}), herself a daughter of G2 King's Stand S. heroine and top producer Cassandra Go (Ire) (Indian Ridge {Ire}). The colt is a half-brother...

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Ghaiyyath Half-Brother To German Derby Winner Sammarco Arrives

A Ghaiyyath (Ire) half-brother to 2022 G1 Deutsches Derby hero Sammarco (Ire) (Camelot {GB}) arrived on Tuesday. Said Gestut Park Wiedingen's Helmut von Finck on Twitter, "[A] very nice Ghaiyyath colt, [who is a] half-brother to Derby winner Sammarco, was born yesterday [Tuesday]." The duo are out of the two-time winner Saloon Sold (Ger) (Spectrum {Ire}), who placed third in the Listed Winterkonigin Trial. Her juvenile filly by Saxon Warrior (Jpn) made €11,000 at the BBAG October Mixed Sale, and her yearling colt, by Areion (Ger), has been named Shootout...

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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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Darley Announces 2021 European Roster

The Darley Europe roster, featuring new stallions Ghaiyyath (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}-Nightime {Ire}, by Galileo {Ire}), Pinatubo (Ire) (Shamardal-Lava Flow {Ire}, by Dalakhani {Ire}) and Earthlight (Ire) (Shamardal-Winters Moon {Ire}, by New Approach {Ire}), has been announced. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, most fees have been reduced, some by 25% or more. Leading the overall roster is veteran Dubawi (Ire) (Dubai Millennium {GB}), who will stand for £250,000 at Dalham Hall Stud. The sire of four Group 1 winners this year along, including the brilliant MG1SW Ghaiyyath, his progeny have...

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Ghaiyyath Half-Brother Anchors Goffs November Foal Sale

The Goffs November Foal Sale catalogue, which includes a Kingman (GB) half-brother to €1.1 million Goffs November alum and MG1SW Ghaiyyath (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}), is now online. Scheduled for Nov. 16-18, the three-day sale features 759 foals going under the hammer at Kildare Paddocks in Ireland. The sale will be conducted using the "rising tide" format. The Ghaiyyath half (lot 683), also a half to GI Man O'War S. heroine Zhukova (Ire) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}) and out of Classic scorer Nightime (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), hails from the draft of The...

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Longines WBRR Released

Sottsass (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) a winner of the G1 Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe this past Sunday, has moved into the top 10 of the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings with a mark of 123. He defeated In Swoop (Ire) () (122) back in second. Mogul (GB) (Galileo {Ire}) rated 121 after his G1 Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris performance. G1SW Kameko (Kitten's Joy) moved up to 122 from 120 after landing the G2 Shadwell Joel S. Ghaiyyath (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) remains on top of the table at 130....

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Ghaiyyath Stays on Top Longines WBRR

Godolphin's Ghaiyyath (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) remains firmly atop the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings with a mark of 130, the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities announced on Thursday. The Godolphin bay is undefeated this year with scores in the G3 Dubai Millennium S. in February, the G1 Hurworth Bloodstock Coronation Cup S. ahead of Anthony Van Dyck (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) (121) on June 5, the G1 Coral-Eclipse S. over Enable (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) (124) at Sandown on July 5 and a latest victory in the G1 Juddmonte International S. over...

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Ghaiyyath Still in Irish Champion Lineup

MG1SW Ghaiyyath (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) is one of 13 horses standing their ground at this entry stage for the G1 Irish Champion S. at Leopardstown on Saturday, Horse Racing Ireland announced on Tuesday. A final call on the Godolphin representative's participation will be made on Wednesday. The bay has already racked up a trio of Group 1s this season-the Coronation Cup S. at Newmarket, Sandown's Coral-Eclipse S. and last month's Juddmonte International S. at York. "Ghaiyyath will work tomorrow morning, we will have a final discussion then and if everyone...

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Enable on Course for Kempton

Dual G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe heroine Enable (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) is pleasing connections ahead of a start in the G3 September S. over the Kempton synthetic on Sept. 5. The 6-year-old Juddmonte silksbearer took the 2018 September S. in advance of her second Arc crown. Second in that ParisLongchamp showpiece in 2019, the John Gosden trainee was also runner-up in the G1 Coral-Eclipse S. to Godolphin's Ghaiyyath (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) this July, but was back in top form in the G1 King George Vi & Queen Elizabeth S....

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International Glory For Ghaiyyath

Godolphin's Ghaiyyath (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) continues to go from strength to strength and only had to go about his usual business to add Wednesday's star-studded G1 Juddmonte International to his G1 Coronation Cup and G1 Eclipse S. triumphs. Always content on the front end with William Buick holding on to something, the 11-8 favourite was brought up the centre of the home straight and stayed out of reach of Magical (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) to win by three lengths, with Lord North (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) 1 1/4 lengths away in third....

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