Stauffenberg Bloodstock

Sea The Moon's Fantastic Moon Emulates Sire With Deutsches Derby Triumph

Sea The Moon (Ger) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) powered to a wide-margin triumph underneath Hamburg's stands' side rail in the 2014 G1 Deutsches Derby and his Sarah Steinberg-trained son Fantastic Moon (Ger) ploughed the same furrow to claim a clear-cut success of his own in Sunday's latest renewal of the German highlight. The 31-5 third favourite was positioned well off the pace with just one of his 19 rivals in arrears for the most part. Inching forward on the home turn, he was sent wide into the straight to launch...

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Philipp Stauffenberg Strikes For Kingman Colt At 550k

Another son of Kingman (GB) surpassed the €500,000 barrier when Philipp Stauffenberg of Stauffenberg Bloodstock bought lot 727, which was consigned by Airlie Stud. Knocked down for €550,000, the March foal is a half-brother to G1 Moyglare Stud S. heroine Skitter Scatter (Scat Daddy), listed winner and multiple group-placed Victory Dance (Ire) (Dubawi {Ire}) and the GIII Jimmy Durante S. runner-up Data Dependent (More Than Ready). Under the second dam is the G1 Dewhurst S. hero Intense Focus (Giant's Causeway).   ⭐️ ⭐️ Lot 727, the Kingman @JuddmonteFarms half-brother to...

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Fahrhof's Day as BBAG Ring is Litt Bright

BADEN-BADEN, Germany--A German breeder, a British stallion, an American buyer. In a fully reopened world, the international participation that had been anticipated ahead of BBAG's major yearling sale was played out as Jason Litt made a splash on his first visit to Baden-Baden when signing for the sole Kingman (GB) yearling in the sale, offered by the day's leading vendor Gestut Fahrhof and commanding the top price of €450,000. Along with Litt, buyers from Britain, China, Ireland, France, Italy, Dubai, Hong Kong, the Czech Republic, and of course Germany underlined...

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BBAG Braced for Strong International Demand

BADEN-BADEN, Germany--In a special year for German racing as the country celebrates the sport's 200th anniversary, what better way to bring the curtain down on Baden-Baden's Grosse Woche than by having dual German Horse of the Year Torquator Tasso (Ger) return to defend his crown in Sunday's G1 Grosser Preis von Baden? Before that, however, there is the not insignificant matter of around 200 of the country's best yearlings coming under the hammer on Friday in a catalogue that a number of potential buyers around the BBAG sales ground on...

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Classic Intent At The Stauffenberg Boutique

Balancing Classic intentions with commercial reality is not always easy. In Germany, the majority of breeders would veer towards the former, and it is certainly an ethos that Philipp and Marion Stauffenberg attempt to maintain while being all too aware of the demands of many modern-day purchasers of Thoroughbreds. The Stauffenbergs each had a good grounding in sport horses and racehorses before developing their own broodmare band at Schlossgut Itlingen in Ascheberg in 1999. The boutique operation has also had notable success pinhooking foals, and the business includes consigning yearlings...

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