thoroughbred stallion

Lord of England Euthanised at 18

Group 1 winner Lord of England (Ger) (Dashing Blade {GB}-- Loveria {GB}, by Los Santos {Fr}), was euthanised due to persistent heart problems at Gestut Etzean in Germany. Galopp Online reported the news on Monday morning. Bred by Stall Pontresina and raced by Stall Lucky Owner, the chestnut began his career at two with two wins in Italy, including the Listed Premio Giuseppe de Montel and placed third two starts later in the G1 Gran Criterium. Making his debut in Germany at three for trainer Mario Hofer, Lord of England...

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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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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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G1SW Firebreak Passes at 21

Hong Kong Group 1 winner Firebreak (GB) (Charnwood Forest {Ire}--Breakaway {GB}, by Song {GB}) was euthanised at Bearstone Stud on Monday. The 21-year-old, who stood his entire career at Bearstone, had been pensioned at the Market Drayton stud for the past two years. "It's a very sad day at Bearstone Stud, as we had to say goodbye to Firebreak," said Bearstone's Terry Holdcroft on Twitter. "We were very lucky that Sheikh Mohammed, who has always owned him, allowed us to stand him at Bearstone. We bred a Group 1 winner...

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Expert Eye Greets First Foals

Juddmonte stallion and GISW Expert Eye (GB) (Acclamation {GB}) welcomed his first four reported foals in late January, the stud announced on Tuesday. Leading the quartet, is a bay filly out of Domitilla (GB) (Cape Cross {Ire}) foaled at Old Buckenham Stud on Jan. 25. Her second dam won an Italian listed stake, while this is also the family of Italian highweight and GSW Kyllachy Loose (GB) (Kyllachy {GB}). The 2018 GI Breeders' Cup Mile victor's second foal arrived at Ballyogue Stud on Jan. 27. The bay colt, out of...

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Bated Breath Holding His Own on Stellar Roster

The Juddmonte stallion roster enjoyed a terrific season in 2019, headlined by the exploits of Frankel (GB) and Kingman (GB), both blue-blooded superstars in their own right before retiring to stud. Frankel maintains his roster top spot at £175,000, following a year that brought two Classic winners in the shape of Anapurna (GB) and Logician (GB). Kingman, meanwhile, has earned the moniker of 'sire sensation' after siring a G1 Poule d'Essai des Poulains winner in his first crop, which sees his fee double to £150,000 in 2020. Quietly making a...

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Saxon Warrior Sires First Foal

MG1SW Saxon Warrior (Jpn) (Deep Impact {Jpn}), a winner of the G1 English 2000 Guineas, has sired his first foal, a colt, in France on Thursday, Coolmore announced. Out of the maiden mare Gloriously (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) herself a daughter of Irish listed-placed Queen of France (Danehill), the bay is "a correct colt with size, bone and quality," according to Guillaume Garcon of Haras de l'Hotellerie. His second dam is a half-sister to MGSW Jazz Club (Dixieland Band), while blue hen Up the Flagpole (Hoist the Flag) is farther back...

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