Shadwell Stud

Group 1 Sire Tasleet On The Move To India

Group 1 stallion Tasleet (GB) (Showcasing {GB}), who was placed in three top-level sprints, has been acquired by Dr. Anhad Sidhu's Star Born Stud and will stand in India in 2024. A fee for the bay will be announced at a later date. "Tasleet [is] getting ready to head to India," said New Approach Bloodstock's Ajay Anne on X, who assisted with the deal. "Congratulations to Star Born Stud on acquiring this smart stallion. Thank you Shadwell Stud and Hissa Hamdan. All the best to Anhad Sidhu." The 10-year-old son...

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New Partnership for Muhaarar, Who Moves to Petit Tellier

Shadwell Stud's Champion Sprinter Muhaarar (GB), who has stood the last two years at Haras des Faunes in the south of France, will now be owned by Shadwell and a consortium of French breeders and will be moved to Haras du Petit Tellier in Normandy, according to Eric Puerari. Puerari said that Muhaarar's stud fee would be announced at the end of the year. The group of breeders is comprised of Jean-Pierre Dubois and several generations of his family, Haras des Capucines, Haras de Saint-Pair, and several others. Sheikha Hissa...

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Order Of Australia One Of The Highlights Of The Tattersalls July Sale Catalogue

The 961-strong Tattersalls July Sale catalogue, featuring GI Breeders' Cup Mile winner Order Of Australia (Ire) (Australia {GB}), is now online. Set for July 11-14, the catalogue is divided between 947 horses and fillies in/out of training and 114 broodmares, six of which have foals at foot. Consigned as lot 236 as part of The Castlebridge Consignment, the 6-year-old entire is a half-brother to multiple Group/Grade 1 winners Iridessa (Ire) (Ruler Of The World {Ire}) and Santa Barbara (Ire) (Camelot {GB}). Large drafts from Cheveley Park Stud, Godolphin, Juddmonte, and...

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Bitter Blow For Shadwell After Death Of Promising Stallion Eqtidaar

Shadwell Stud have been dealt a bitter blow with the news that Commonwealth Cup winner and young stallion Eqtidaar (Ire) (Invincible Spirit {Ire}) has died.  A high-class sprinter for Sir Michael Stoute, Eqtidaar won the G1 Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot in 2018.  The eight-year-old had achieved his greatest result in the sales ring on Tuesday when a filly consigned by Danny O'Donovan sold for £120,000 at the Goffs UK Breeze Up Sale to Peter and Ross Doyle on behalf of Kia Joorabchian's Amo Racing operation.  A statement published by...

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Baaeed To Command 80k For Shadwell In First Season

The highest-rated turf horse in a decade, Baaeed (GB) (Sea The Stars {Ire}--Aghareed, by Kingmambo), will stand for £80,000  in his first season at Shadwell's Nunnery Stud in 2023. The winner of 10 of his 11 starts, including six consecutive Group 1s, he is joined under the Shadwell banner by G1 Sprint Cup hero Minzaal (Ire) (Mehmas {Ire})--Pardoven {Ire}, by Clodovil {Ire}), who will also be standing his first season next year, at €15,000. Stephen Collins, European bloodstock manager for Shadwell, said, "Baaeed's fee reflects his current status as the...

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Richard Lancaster to Step Down as Shadwell Stud Director

Richard Lancaster, who has served for over 20 years as the Stud Director of Shadwell Estate Company Limited, is stepping down following the death of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Lancaster began as an assistant to Captain Bobby Dolbey. "Shadwell are very grateful to Richard for all his skill and hard work, helping Shadwell become one of the leading owner/breeders in the world," the stud said in a statement. "We wish him all the best for the future." Added Lancaster, ""Following the sad death of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin...

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Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dies At 75

By Kelsey Riley and Emma Berry His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who founded a worldwide breeding empire under the Shadwell banner and who has campaigned champions and Classic winners across the globe in his more than 40-year involvement in the industry, has died aged 75. Sheikh Hamdan raced 19 European Classic winners, including the Derby winners Nashwan (Blushing Groom {Fr}) and Erhaab (Chief's Crown), while his other major victories include the Breeders' Cup Classic, two Melbourne Cups and two Dubai World Cups. Sheikh Hamdan had been leading...

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Mohaather Has First Mares In Foal

Group 1 winner Mohaather (GB) (Showcasing {GB}) has the first three mares he bred in foal, Shadwell Stud announced on Tuesday. Both the listed winner Seeharn (Ire) (Pivotal {GB}) and Dixie Dreamer (GB) (Exceed And Excel {Aus}), who is a half to stakes winner Blanche Dubawi (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}), were pronounced in foal after being covered by the G1 Sussex S. hero. Mohaather commands £20,000 this term. "It's always an exciting time of year and I was delighted to hear his first three mares had been scanned in foal," said...

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Mohaather Leads Shadwell Roster

Group 1 winner Mohaather (GB) (Showcasing {GB}-Roodeye {GB}, by Inchinor {GB}), one of four stallions on the Nunnery Stud roster in 2021, will stand for £20,000 in his first year. Retired to stud in August after securing group races at two, three and four, including the G1 Sussex S. the bay is a full-brother to MGSW Prize Exhibit (GB) (Showcasing {GB}), whose Galileo (Ire) yearling filly brought 2.8 million guineas during Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale, as well as a half-brother to the dam of G1 Queen...

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Elarqam, Yafta Retired to Haras de Saint Arnoult

MGSW Elarqam (GB) (Frankel {GB}-Attraction {GB}, by Efisio {GB}), who ran third in the G1 Juddmonte International in 2019 for Sheikh Hamdan's Shadwell, has been retired and will stand at Haras de Saint Arnoult in partnership with Shadwell next year. The three-time group winner will command €6,000. The partnership to stand the dark bay son of Classic heroine Attraction was brokered by Richard Venn. "We are extremely excited to be standing Elarqam in France from next season, in partnership with Haras de Saint Arnoult," said Shadwell Stud Director Richard Lancaster....

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Enbihaar Retired After Sustaining a Minor Injury

MGSW & G1SP Enbihaar (Ire) (Redoute's Choice {Aus}-- Chanterelle {Fr}, by Trempolino) has been retired due to injury, Shadwell's Racing Manager Angus Gold announced on Tuesday. The John Gosden trainee and 2019 English Highweighted Older Mare at 14 furlongs and above was pointing for this weekend's G1 Qatar Prix de Royallieu. "Enbihaar will miss the Royallieu as she is currently at Shadwell Stud," said Gold of the €500,000 Arqana August yearling. "She had a minor injury, and as a result has been retired--very sadly. She's been an absolute star, and...

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Battaash in Good Form for Nunthorpe Defense

Shadwell's MG1SW Battaash (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}), who won the 2019 edition of the G1 Nunthorpe S., is doing well ahead of a title defense in the Aug. 21 York contest. Trainer Charlie Hills is upbeat ahead of the big day, especially as the bay sports a two-for-two record in 2020. He opened his 6-year-old account with a win in the G1 King's Stand S. at Royal Ascot on June 16, and then added his fourth G2 King George Qatar S. at Goodwood on July 31. "He had a nice...

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