Julian Dollar

Awards Success Still Sinking In For Stallion Devotee Porter-Mackrell

Almost apologetically, David Porter-Mackrell laments that he might not make the most engaging subject for an interview, despite the practice he's gained in the days since he was named the Employee of the Year at the 2024 Godolphin-sponsored Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards, organised by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA). "I feel a bit awkward doing these things to be perfectly honest with you," he confesses. "It is overwhelming, talking about me, what I do and all that--I'm more comfortable hidden behind the horse! "I'm just keen to make sure I...

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Newsells Park Stud Announces 2024 Stallion Fees

Newsells Park Stud will increase the fee for Nathaniel (Ire) to £17,500 from £15,000 thanks to a strong year which included two new Group 1 winners: Poptronic (GB) and G1 Goodwood Cup victor Quickthorn (GB). The son of Galileo (Ire) had a busy covering season in 2023, with 165 mares sent his way. Without Parole (GB), who is set to have his first juvenile runners in 2024, will stand for £8,000, and A'Ali (Ire) remains at £5,000 for his third season. All are Special Live Terms. "The indubitable Nathaniel continues to deliver top-class...

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'The Bank Manager Will Be Happy': Ghaiyyath Colt Leaves Stewart Tickled Pink 

By Brian Sheerin and Emma Berry NEWMARKET, UK--Irish owner-breeder Trevor Stewart was once again basking in the glow of his golden goose Cassandra Go (Ire) (Indian Ridge {Ire}) as the great mare's grandson by Ghaiyyath (Ire) led the way at 1.05 million gns on the opening day of Book 1 at the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale. It was Godolphin, the leading buyer on the day, who landed the colt from the first crop of Ghaiyyath, consigned by Ballyhimikin Stud, to provide Stewart with yet another memorable result with the family...

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Godolphin Pays 1 Million For A Dubawi Colt Out Of Shastye At Tattersalls

Godolphin snapped up lot 96, a son of Dubawi (Ire) and the late blue hen Shastye (Ire) (Danehill), for 1 million gns to take the lead during Tuesday's session of Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale. Consigned by Newsells Park Stud, the bay is a half-brother to six winners anchored by multiple Group 1-winning Galileo (Ire) sires Japan (GB) and Mogul (GB). In addition, Shastye produced G2 Middleton S. heroine Secret Gesture (GB) (Galileo {Ire}), Group 3 winner Sir Isaac Newton (GB) (Galileo {Ire}), and the listed winner...

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End of an Era as Newsells Park Stud Offers Shastye's Last Colt

"We're in the home straight," says Julian Dollar and, though the long-term manager of Newsells Park Stud is all too aware that the home straights that matter are those on racecourses around the world, for his team it's all about getting the crop of 2022 to the yearling sales in great shape. So, as the wagons roll to transport those youngsters from Royston to Newmarket, it's a home straight of a kind, with the winning post this week being that famous ring at Tattersalls. No matter the experience of the...

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Dollar, Wall Join British EBF Trustees

The British EBF, British horseracing's most active sponsor, has welcomed the appointment of two new Trustees to its board this month. Julian Dollar, the general manage of Newsells Park Stud since 2006 and prior to that the manager at Castleton Lyons in Kentucky, has joined the EBF as a trustee. He was also the assistant manager to Chris Richardson at Cheveley Park Stud. Currently standing at Newsells Park are A'Ali, Without Parole and Nathaniel. Joining Dollar as a trustee is recently retired Newmarket trainer Chris Wall, who will bring race...

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Daughter of Street Cry Tops Tatts Online April

The top priced lot of the Tattersalls Online April sale was black-type producing mare Jumeirah Street (Street Cry {Ire}--Fashion's Flight, by Dixie Union) who was secured by Richard Knight, Newsells Park Stud and the A'Ali Partnership for 70,000 guineas. Consigned by Sophie Buckley's Culworth Grounds Farm, the 8-year-old-mare was offered in foal to the Darley stallion Masar (Ire). Offered as Lot 4, the bay is out of a full-sister to multiple graded winner and Grade I stakes-placed Justwhistledixie, who in turn is responsible for Grade I winners New Year's Day...

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Strawberry Fields Forever

"The Derby is a different game," breeder Gary Robinson told TDN's Alayna Cullen on camera last week, and he now knows that for sure, for his Strawberry Fields Stud just outside Newmarket can proudly boast of being the birthplace of the Derby winner Desert Crown (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}). While most of Robinson's team from the farm travelled to Epsom to watch their graduate's crowning moment, the stud owner himself took a leaf out of The Queen's book and watched the race at home from the comfort of his own sofa....

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Newsells Park Stud's Blue Hen Shastye Dies After Foaling

Newsells Park Stud manager Julian Dollar has led the tributes to the multiple Group 1-producing Shastye (Ire) (Danehill), who has died at the age of 21 shortly after giving birth to a Dubawi (Ire) colt on Sunday. The dam of five individual black-type performers, including Group 1-winning brothers by Galileo (Ire), Japan (GB) and Mogul (GB), who are now stallions, the progeny of Shastye have been sensational on the track and in the sales ring. Described by Dollar as "one of the most inspirational and life-changing horses" he has ever...

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First Mare In Foal To A'Ali

Newsells Park Stud's new recruit A'Ali (Ire) (Society Rock {Ire}) has his first mare scanned in foal, the stud announced on Monday. A dual listed winner and runner-up in the G3 Prix de Malleret, Terre Du Vent (Fr) (Kutub {Ire}) is carrying to the five-time group winner. She is the dam of three winners from four to race and hails from the extended family of Group 1-winning juvenile Elm Park (GB) (Phoenix Reach {Ire}). The G2 Norfolk S. hero is standing his first season for £7,500 at Newsells Park Stud....

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A'Ali To Stand At Newsells Park Stud

Multiple group-winning sprinter A'Ali (Ire) (Society Rock {Ire}) will begin his stud career at Newsells Park Stud in 2022, rather than Meadow Farm Stud as originally announced, after Newsells purchased a significant stake in the 4-year-old. Trained by Simon and Ed Crisford for Shaikh Duaij Al Khalifa, A'Ali broke his maiden at second asking in the G2 Norfolk S. in 2019 and added the G2 Prix Robert Papin and G2 Flying Childers S. before season's end. He took the G3 Coral Charge S. and G2 Sapphire S. last summer before...

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Newsells Park Stud Releases 2022 Roster and Fees

Nathaniel (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) will stand for £15,000 in 2022, Newsells Park Stud announced on Wednesday. The son of bluehen Magnificient Style (Silver Hawk)'s progeny excelled on the racecourse in 2021, and his five black-type winners were led by G1 Nassau S. heroine Lady Bowthorpe (GB) and GI EP Taylor S. victress Mutamakina (GB), who struck in Canada. Bubble Gift (Fr) earned a pair of Group 2 victories in France, and Spirit Ridge (GB) landed a Group 3 Down Under. Also with an Australian slant, the bay's Floating Artist (GB),...

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