Gutaifan (Ire)

Haras Des Faunes 2024 Roster Announced

The four-horse roster at Haras des Faunes for next year was reported by Jour de Galop on Saturday. Responsible for G1 Prix Royal-Oak third Tashkhan (Ire) and G3 Prix Reservoirs hero Tulipa Chope (Fr), Born To Sea (Ire) holds pride of place at €4,500. His rostermates include Gutaifan (Ire) at €3,500. His Fev Rover (Ire) has secured a brace of Grade I victories in North America this year. Marianafoot (Fr), who will stand his second season at stud and has moved from Haras de Saint-Vincent, is €2,200. The fourth stallion...

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Making Waves: Purple Patch For Godolphin

   In this series, the TDN takes a look at notable successes of European-based sires in North America. This week's column is highlighted by the victory of Nations Pride in the Canadian International at Woodbine and two other graded wins for Godolphin colourbearers.   Nations Pride Adds Another Graded Win To His Resume Autumn in North America is a rich seasonal hunting ground for Godolphin's European raiders, particularly those trained by Charlie Appleby, and Nations Pride (Ire) (Teofilo {Ire}) scooped Woodbine's GI Canadian International S. recently (video). The royal blue...

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Dam Of Grade I Winner Fev Rover To Be Offered At Goffs November Sale

The broodmare Laurelita (Ire) (High Chaparral {Ire}), the dam of US Grade I winner Fev Rover (Ire) (Gutaifan {Ire}), will be offered by Manister House Stud during the Goffs November Breeding Stock Sale, the sales company announced on Tuesday. The sale takes place from Nov. 24-25. The Mark Casse trainee won the GI Beverly D S. at Colonial Downs this past summer. A sister to six other winners, Laurelita is out of the Dansili (GB) mare Chervil (GB), whose siblings include GI Yellow Ribbon S. heroine Light Jig (GB) (Danehill)....

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Making Waves: Active Members Only

   In this series, the TDN takes a look at notable successes of European-based sires in North America. This week's column is highlighted by the victory of Activist Investing in a Saratoga race last weekend. Kingman Colt Doubles Up In New York The Klaravich Stables/Chad Brown axis combined with Saratoga winner Activist Investing (GB) (Kingman {GB}) on Sunday (video). Already a winner during the Belmont at Aqueduct meet third out last October, the son of Astronomy's Choice (GB) (Redoute's Choice {Aus}) was bred by Robin Geffen. Joining the Klaravich fold...

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Muhaarar's Fee Increased to 7.5k At Haras Des Faunes

Multiple Group 1 winner Muhaarar (GB), fresh off a season that included 13 stakes winners and 20 stakes horses among his progeny, will stand for an increased fee of €7,500 at Haras des Faunes, Jour de Galop reported on Thursday. The sire of 18 black-type winners total, the 10-year-old was priced at €5,000 in his first year at Haras des Faunes this term. Bran (Fr), Trevaunance (Ire) and Polly Pott (GB) all celebrated Grade or Group 2 victories in 2022, while Paris Peacock (Ire) struck at Group 3 level alongside...

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Phoenix An Option For Perfect Power

Group 2 winner Perfect Power (Ire) (Ardad {Ire}) is a likely supplement for the Aug. 8 G1 Keeneland Phoenix S. at The Curragh according to trainer Richard Fahey. Third at first asking at Newcastle near the end of May, the bay graduated at Hamilton on June 9 and clawed out a narrow win in the G2 Norfolk S. at Royal ascot on June 17. However, the Phoenix is not the only race being looked at by his connections, with the G2 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Gimcrack S. also under consideration...

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Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas Likely For Fev Rover

Group 2 winner Fev Rover (Ire) (Gutaifan {Ire}), who ran third in the G1 QIPCO 1000 Guineas at Newmarket on May 2, will likely make her next appearance in the G1 Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas on May 23. Runner-up in the G2 Duchess Of Cambridge S. at second asking in July, the Richard Fahey-trained bay took a listed at Sandown later that month, before winning Deauville's G2 Shadwell Prix du Calvados on Aug. 22. The Nick Bradley Racing silksbearer ended her season with a fourth in the G1 Qatar Prix...

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Gutaifan on the Move to Haras des Faunes

MGSW & G1SP Gutaifan (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) will stand at Alain Chopard's Haras des Faunes in 2021, France-Sire reported. Formerly at Yeomanstown Stud in Ireland, the grey's oldest foals are 3-year-olds. He was purchased by Chopard and will stand for €3,500. "He's a horse that's proven he can get 2-year-old winners," said Chopard to France-Sire. He already has a lot of them. I was looking for a stallion of this type, and I was offered Gutaifan. He made a big impact this year with Fev Rover, who still beat...

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Gutaifan's Fev Rover Earns Calvados Verdict

Richard Fahey trainee Fev Rover (Ire) (Gutaifan) was rewarded for runner-up finishes at Doncaster and Newmarket with a first black-type success upped to seven furlongs for Sandown's July 21 Listed Star S. and duly delivered as a short-odds selection for a second in Saturday's G2 Shadwell Prix du Calvados at Deauville. The April-foaled dark bay raced prominently, just behind the pacesetting Plainchant (Fr) (Gregorian {Ire}), for most of the straight seven-furlong trip. Rowed along to close on that rival passing the quarter-mile marker, the 6-5 favourite came under sterner urging...

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