National Hunt stallions

Eagles By Day Joins Glenview Stud Roster

Eagles By Day (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}--Missunited {Ire}, by Galileo {Ire}), winner of the G3 John Smiths Silver Cup at York in 2020, has been acquired by Rathbarry & Glenview Studs from Clipper Logistics. The deal was brokered by Joe Foley. The 5-year-old will join the existing national hunt roster of Blue Bresil (Fr) (Smadoun {Fr}), Malinas (Ger) (Lomitas {GB}), Old Persian (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}, Shirocco (Ger) (Monsun {Ger}), Sholokhov (Ire) (Sadler's Wells) and Youmzain (Ire) (Sinndar {Ire}) at Glenview Stud for 2022. Last seen finishing runner-up in the...

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Weatherbys Launches Website For NH Sires

As a companion to its Global Stallions app and stallion books, Weatherbys has launched a new website, nhstallions.co.uk, which is devoted solely to National Hunt sires.  Listing around 100 jump stallions in Britain, Ireland and France, the site will be updated regularly with leading progeny and statistics.  "The launch of this new site is great news and I'm sure it will become the go-to resource for National Hunt breeders looking for regularly updated information dedicated to jumps breeding," said Simon Sweeting of Overbury Stud, home to National Hunt sires Schiaparelli...

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Great British Stallion Showcase Launched

The Great British Stallion Showcase 2021 was launched by the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association (TBA) and Great British Racing International (GBRI) on Monday. The online format is due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that prevented the TBA's Flat Stallion Parade and the National Hunt Stallion Showcase from taking place this year. Photos and videos of each participating stallion, as well as audio clips from stud managers, pedigree and fees are all available at www.greatbritishstallionshowcase.co.uk. In addition, the stallion pages also include the stallions' British EBF eligibility where appropriate. Following the theme...

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Classic Winner Kew Gardens Retired

Kew Gardens (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}-Chelsea Rose {Ire}, by Desert King), winner of the 2018 G1 St Leger, has been retired from racing and will enter stud next year under Coolmore's National Hunt banner. Bred by Barronstown Stud and raced by the Coolmore partners, Kew Gardens indicated an affinity for middle distances with a win in the 2000 metre Listed Zetland S. at two. He earned a first pattern victory in the G2 Queen's Vase S. at Royal Ascot before successfully dropping down to a mile and a half in the...

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