Mountarmstrong Stud

Night Of Thunder Colt Goes For 575k Gns To MV Magnier and White Birch Farm

Night Of Thunder (Ire)'s progeny proved popular throughout the first two books of Tattersalls, and a chestnut colt (lot 1073) hammered for 575,000gns to Jamie McCalmont on behalf of M V Magnier/White Birch near the end of the session. Offered by breeder Mountarmstrong Stud, he is a son of Listed Prix Six Perfections heroine Asidious Alexander (Ire) (Windsor Knot {Ire}), who is a half-sister to the stakes winner and Group 2-placed Accepted (Ire) (Approve {Ire}). His dam also gained group black type with placed efforts in both the G3 Prix...

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Group 1 Winner No Speak Alexander Retired

Group 1 winner No Speak Alexander (Ire) (Shalaa {Ire}--Rapacity Alexander {Ire}, by Dandy Man {Ire}) has been retired from racing and will begin broodmare duties from 2022, trainer Jessica Harrington announced via Twitter on Wednesday. Bred by Noel O'Callaghan's Mountarmstrong Stud, the €190,000 Goffs Orby RNA yearling raced for Charles, Noel and Paul O'Callaghan. She won at second asking at Roscommon last July and ran fourth in the G2 Prix du Calvados in August of 2020 before taking second in a listed race at Leopardstown that September. The bay ended...

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Tom Fogarty Joins Darley's Kildangan Nominations Team

Tom Fogarty has been named a nomination administrator for Darley's Kildangan Stud, Darley announced on Tuesday. Fogarty, who began on July 1, studied Agricultural Science at University College Dublin and served stints at Dromoland Farm in the U.S. and at Mountarmstrong Stud in Ireland. He was most recently a stud groom at Godolphin's Ballysheehan Stud. "I'm delighted to have the opportunity to join this outstanding team," said Fogarty in a statement. "The current roster of Darley stallions, both here and at Dalham Hall, is very exciting and I am looking...

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