Joe Callan

From Havana Grey To Rajasinghe – Which Freshmen Are Here To Stay?

Not only did Havana Grey (GB) record more individual winners and total wins than any of his first-season sire rivals in Great Britain and Ireland, but he also broke the £1-million marker for total earnings, which is why he deservedly wears the champion freshman stallion crown. Those earnings were propped up by big sales race winners Shouldvebeenaring (GB) and Eddie's Boy (GB), with the latter going on to bag a Group 3 before selling for 320,000gns at the Tattersalls horses-in-training sale in October. Havana Grey had 36 winners for 76...

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Joe Callan Joins Whitsbury Manor Stud 

Joe Callan has been appointed head of bloodstock and sales at Whitsbury Manor Stud, home of this year's leading first-season sire, Havana Grey (GB) and breeder of G1 Dewhurst S. winner Chaldean (GB) (Frankel {GB}). Formerly with the National Stud in Newmarket, Callan has spent the past 12 months as interim general manager at Market Rasen Racecourse. Stud director Ed Harper said, "I have been waiting a long time to identify the right candidate to help us grow our business and feel that Joe is the ideal person for this...

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