Magna Grecia

Value Sires Part II: First Foals

We kicked off our annual Value Sires series earlier this week with a look at the new class of sires entering stud in 2021, and today we move on to the group with their first foals set to hit the ground in the coming months. While it is not always a straightforward task to pinpoint value in unproven sires, the ripple effects of the global pandemic make the exercise a little more interesting this year. While it has become the norm for some young sires to get fee cuts in...

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Magna Grecia, Calyx To Shuttle To Australia

G1 Vertem Futurity Trophy and G1 2000 Guineas winner Magna Grecia (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}-Cabaret {Ire}, by Galileo {Ire}) and Calyx (GB) (Kingman {GB}-Helleborine {GB}, by Observatory), winner of the G2 Coventry S. at two and the G3 Pavilion S. at three, will shuttle to Coolmore Australia later this year. Both are currently standing their first seasons at Coolmore's Irish headquarters for €22,500. "We are delighted to welcome two very exciting new sires in Calyx and Magna Grecia to Coolmore Australia," said Coolmore Australia's Nominations and Sales Manager Colm Santry....

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Coolmore Sire Power Diversely Enhanced

Every year there is huge excitement as the new wave of first-season sires is announced. After those announcements come the visits to the various studs that house new recruits in eager attempts to see racehorses that caught the eye on the track and potentially mate up that mare that had been penciled in. Coolmore Stud in Fethard, Co. Tipperary, is always high on the list for breeders not only for the bloodlines it is home to, but also for a peek at the impressive facilities and the empire that has...

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