Kendargent (Fr)

From the Experts: Cathy Grassick

On the back of the eagerly anticipated stallion fee announcements in Europe, Gary King spoke with a number of leading industry figures about value. Today we hear from Cathy Grassick. GK: Who have you identified as a first-year stallion at an appealing opening fee? CG: Earthlight (Ire) is excellent value retiring to stud at €20,000 for a dual Group 1-winning 2-year-old by Shamardal. First season with runners, for me Ribchester (Ire) (Iffraaj {GB}) is really good value considering his sales results and the type of yearling he produced. He is...

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Haras de Colleville Releases Roster

The fees for Haras de Colleville's three stallions have been announced, with Goken (Fr) (Kendargent {Fr}) receiving a sharp increase to €15,000 from €3,000. The first-season sire is already responsible for two Group 3 winners-Livachope (Fr) and Go Athletico (Fr), as well as the MGSP Axdavali (Fr). Next is Galiway (GB) (Galileo {Ire}), who has sired G1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere hero Sealiway (Fr) from his second crop, at €12,000. Sealiway will compete at the Breeders' Cup on Friday in Lexington. The sire of four black-type winners, Galiway was €10,000 in...

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Kendargent’s Skalleti Pounces in the Dollar

Jean-Claude Seroul's winner machine Skalleti (Fr) (Kendargent {Fr}), fresh from victory over G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe contender Sottsass (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) in August's G3 Prix Gontaut-Biron at Deauville, doubled up in style to garner a second edition of Saturday's G2 Qatar Prix Dollar at ParisLongchamp. Last year's winner was under a firm grip in rear for most of the 10-furlong contest. Making smooth progress along the far-side rail once into the straight, the 6-5 favourite was interrupted by--and negotiated a passage around--the backpeddling pacesetter Raging Storm (Ire) (Galileo...

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Jimmy Two Times on the Move to Montaigu

MGSW Jimmy Two Times (Fr) (Kendargent {Fr}-Steel Woman {Ire}, by Anabaa) will stand at Haras de Montaigu in 2021, the French stud announced on Wednesday. A winner of the G3 Prix de la Porte Maillot and third in the G1 LARC Prix Maurice de Gheest as a sophomore, the grey added the G3 Prix Edmond Blanc in his last start for Haras de Saint Pair and the G2 Prix du Muguet for his new owner Godolphin-both at Saint-Cloud-to his ledger at four for trainer Andre Fabre. Bred by Francis Teboul...

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Kendargent Filly Perfect in Deauville’s Prix Six Perfections

Andre Fabre incumbent See The Rose (Ire) (Kendargent {Fr}) got up late to prevail by a nose when posting a June 19 debut score tackling 5 1/2 furlongs at Chantilly, doubling up in a July 12 conditions heat over six at Deauville last time, and she made it a perfect three-for-three in Saturday's G3 Prix Six Perfections Sky Sports Racing back at the Normandy venue. Stalking the pace set by Wedding Dance (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) after an alert getaway in this first try at seven furlongs, the 7-5 favourite...

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Colt for Jimmy Two Times

MGSW & G1SP Jimmy Two Times (Fr) (Kendargent {Fr}--Steel Woman {Ire}, by Anabaa) sired his first reported foal, a colt, at Gestut Karlshof, Galopp Online reported on Thursday. The bay is out of G1SW Baila Me (Ger) (Samum {Ger}), the full-sister to fellow Group 1 winner Be Fabulous (Ger). Jimmy Two Times stands at Gestut Hofgut Heymann for €5,000 in 2020.

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