Technician (Ire)

John Hernon Appointed Manton Park Stud CEO

Having left his post as manager of Childwickbury Stud, John Hernon will take up the mantel as Chief Executive Officer at Martyn Meade's Manton Park Stud in Wiltshire with the long-term goal of elevating the operation to one of the top commercial stallion farms. Hernon said: "The Manton Park Estate has a rich racing history, and it is a privilege to take on the running of the stud here alongside Mr Meade. I am fully committed to ensuring the stud reflects the heritage of the Manton Estate and to develop...

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Manton Park To Stand Quartet In 2024, Including New Stallion Dubai Mile

Led by three-time Group 1 winner Advertise (GB), the 2024 roster and fees for Manton Park Stud were announced on Wednesday. The son of Showcasing (GB) will command £10,000. He sits fourth amongst first-crop sires in Great Britain and Ireland with 15 individual winners from 49 runners in 2023 and covered 41 mares this year. His best runner so far is the stakes-placed Task Force (GB). G1 Prix de la Foret hero Aclaim (Ire), a son of Acclamation (GB), will stand for £8,000. The sire of 2022 G1 1000 Guineas...

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First Foal for G1SW Technician

Group 1 winner Technician (Ire) (Mastercraftsman {Ire}--Arosa, by Sadler's Wells) was represented by his first foal, born at Haras de Cisai Jan. 23. Bred by D&C Bloodstock, the filly is out of Sans Regret (Fr) (Manduro {Ger}). During his career, Technician won five off 11 careers starts, including the G1 Prix Royal-Oak, G2 Prix Chaudenay and G3 Geoffrey Freer S. The 7-year-old stallion currently stands for €3,000 Live Foal at Haras de Montaigu. "She is very correct," said Sybille Gibson at Montaigu. "The stallion added some class to this mare...

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Technician Has His First Mare In Foal

Haras de Montaigu's new stallion, the Group 1 winner Technician (Ire) (Mastercraftsman {Ire}), had his first mare scanned in foal on Monday. Sans Regret (Fr) (Manduro {Ger}) was pronounced in foal to the G1 Prix Royal-Oak victor at Haras de Cisai. The winner is owned by D&C Bloodstock, LLP. Technician stands for €3,000 at Haras de Montaigu.

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