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Portamento to Hedgeholme Stud

The MGSP Portamento (Ire) (Shamardal-Octave, by Unbridled's Song) will stand his first full season at Hedgeholme Stud in 2021. Racing from the age of two through January of his 8-year-old year, the Mohd Khalifa Al Basti colourbearer won six times and was second in the 2015 G3 Hackwood S. and third in the G2 Meydan Sprint, the latter in 2019. Bred by Darley in Ireland, he was placed a further three times at listed level. The grey retired to Hedgeholme with a record of 38-6-4-5 and $263,308 in earnings. Portamento...

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Siskin to Stand at Shadai Stallion Station in 2021

Classic winner Siskin (First Defence-Bird Flown {GB}, by Oasis Dream {GB}) will stand for ¥3,500,000 at Shadai Stallion Station in Japan, the stud announced on Tuesday. It was earlier revealed the Juddmonte homebred's breeding rights had been sold to a group of breeders in June. Trained by Ger Lyons, Siskin won his first five starts, breaking his maiden at Naas in May of his 2-year-old year and quickly adding a listed race later that month, before first tasting group success in the G2 Railway S. that June. He saluted in...

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Gutaifan on the Move to Haras des Faunes

MGSW & G1SP Gutaifan (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) will stand at Alain Chopard's Haras des Faunes in 2021, France-Sire reported. Formerly at Yeomanstown Stud in Ireland, the grey's oldest foals are 3-year-olds. He was purchased by Chopard and will stand for €3,500. "He's a horse that's proven he can get 2-year-old winners," said Chopard to France-Sire. He already has a lot of them. I was looking for a stallion of this type, and I was offered Gutaifan. He made a big impact this year with Fev Rover, who still beat...

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MGSW and Classic Placed Shaman to Yeomanstown Stud

MGSW and Classic-placed Shaman (Ire) (Shamardal-Only Green {Ire} by Green Desert) will stand at Yeomanstown Stud in 2021. The Wertheimer et Frere homebred's fee will be announced at a later date. "He is a great looking son of the mighty Shamardal from one of the best pedigree's around, add to that his impressive race record Shaman is a huge addition to us and should prove popular to breeders from both Ireland and abroad," said Yeomanstown's David O'Callaghan. "We are delighted to have Wertheimer Et Frère retain a share in Shaman...

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G1SW Wooded Retired to Haras de Bouquetot

Group 1 winner Wooded (Ire) (Wootton Bassett {GB}-Frida La Blonde {Fr}, by Elusive City) has been retired and will stand at Haras de Bouquetot in France next year. A fee for the winner of the 2020 G1 Prix de l'Abbaye will be announced later. "Wooded stood out from the day he arrived for his good looks and ability and he was very sound, never missing a day's work," said trainer Francis-Henri Graffard. "In the G3 Prix Texanita he announced himself as a potential superstar and we were confident he would...

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MG1SW Hello Youmzain Retired to Haras d'Etreham

MG1SW Hello Youmzain (Fr) (Kodiac {GB}-Spasha {GB}, by Shamardal) has been retired and will take up stud duties at Haras d'Etreham in France. Etreham and Cambridge Stud purchased the bay for stallion duty last October, and he will shuttle to Brendan and Jo Lindsay's New Zealand property to fulfill Southern Hemisphere obligations in due course. Etreham and Cambridge joined forces to stand Hello Youmzain's new barnmate Almanzor (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}) in 2018. A fee for the Rabbah Bloodstock-bred will be announced later and his book will be capped at...

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Arc Hero Sottsass Retired to Coolmore Stud

2020 G1 Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe hero Sottsass (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}-Starlet's Sister {Ire}, by Galileo {Ire}) has been retired and will take up stallion duties at Coolmore Stud in Ireland, owner Peter Brant announced on Tuesday. A colourbearer for Brant's White Birch Farm initially with Coolmore buying a 50% interest earlier this year, the 2019 French highweight's fee will be announced later. "A world champion at three and now an Arc winner at four, I have decided to retire Sottsass after what he has achieved," said Brant. "He...

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G1SW Mohaather to Stand at Nunnery Stud

Group 1 winner Mohaather (GB) (Showcasing {GB}-Roodeye {GB}, by Inchinor {GB}) will stand at Nunnery Stud in 2021, Shadwell announced on Monday. The 2020 G1 Sussex S. hero was retired earlier this year after sustaining bone bruising in his near hind fetlock joint. A fee for the bay will be announced later. Richard Lancaster, Shadwell Stud Director, said, "The entire team at Shadwell are delighted to be standing Mohaather at  Nunnery. He put up arguably the best performance of any miler this year when defeating a top-class field in the...

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Rumble Inthejungle to Stand at Norman Court Stud

GSW & G1SP Rumble Inthejungle (Ire) (Bungle Inthejungle {GB}-Guana {Ire}, by Dark Angel {Ire}) has been secured by Norman Court Stud for stallion duty  and will stand the 4-year-old at its Salisbury nursery in 2021. Bred by Patrick Gleeson in Ireland and a €52,000 Goffs November Foal Sale RNA, the chestnut blossomed into a £70,000 Goffs UK Premier yearling on the bid of Bobby O'Ryan on behalf of Rebel Racing. Trained by Richard Spencer, Rumble Inthejungle got off the mark at first asking at Salisbury in May of his juvenile...

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Silverwave to Stand at Haras de la Croix-Sonnet

G1SW Silverwave (Fr) (Silver Frost {Ire}-Miss Bio {Fr}, by River Mist), who won the G1 Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud in 2016, will stand at Haras de la Croix-Sonnet for €2,500 in his first season, Jour de Galop reported. Also a winner of the G2 Prix Foy, G2 Grand Prix de Chantilly and G3 Prix la Force, the half-brother to French highweight and Group 1 winner Stormy River (Fr) (Verglas {Ire}) placed in four other Group 1s and retired with a mark of 34-10-4-4 and $966,364 in earnings. Raced in the...

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