Yeomanstown Stud

Dark Angel Leads Yeomanstown Roster at €60,000

Veteran stallion Dark Angel (Ire) (Acclamation {GB}) will stand for an unchanged fee of €60,000 in 2022, and leads the Yeomanstown Stud roster of five stallions. Firmly on top of the European 2-Year-Old Sires' table, the grey sired dual Group 1-winning juvenile Angel Bleu (Fr), as well as older filly Althiqa (GB), who won a brace of Grade Is Stateside. His third Group 1 winner this term was GI Maker's Mark Mile S. hero Raging Bull (Fr). Overall, the 16-year-old sired 20 stakes winners in 2021, 12 of them group...

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Dark Angel's Mangoustine Makes All For Prix Miesque Triumph

Frederic Rossi incumbent Mangoustine (Fr) (Dark Angel {Ire}) followed up an Aug. 22 debut win tackling one mile at Deauville with a black-type breakthrough in Lyon-Parilly's Sept. 23 Listed Criterium de Lyon, again over one mile, last time and continued on the upgrade with a dominant score in Tuesday's G3 Prix Miesque at Chantilly. The 23-10 second favourite was swiftly into stride for an immediate lead in this first outing at the seven-furlong trip. In command throughout, she was not for catching once bustled along to poach a decisive advantage...

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El Kabeir Colt Best in G2 Premio Gran Criterium

Already a listed winner after taking Milan's Premio Giuseppe de Montel on June 30, El Kabeir colt Don Chicco (GB) bounced back from a second versus heavy 2-5 favourite Some Respect (Ire) (Gleneagles {Ire}) in the Oct. 3 Listed Premio Vittorio Riva with a 1 1/4-length victory in the Premio Gran Criterium in Rome on Sunday. Second in a local debutante heat over 1000 metres on May 1, the bay graduated by three lengths switched to the all-weather here just eight days later and was making his fifth start in...

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Supremacy To Stand At Yeomanstown In 2022

Last year's G1 Middle Park S. winner Supremacy (Ire) (Mehmas {Ire}-Triggers Broom {Ire}, by Arcano {Ire}) will enter stud at Yeomanstown Stud next year. A fee will be announced at a later date. England's highest-rated 2-year-old of 2020, Supremacy also won the G2 Richmond S. for owner Jason Goddard and trainer Clive Cox. With a rating of 118, he is the highest-rated son of Mehmas and hails from the prolific family of Group 1 winner Xtension (Ire) and champion sprinter Harry Angel (Ire). "Supremacy is just pure class," said Cox....

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Strong Clearance At Doncaster Opener

DONCASTER, UK--The desire of John Dance to develop Manor House Stud into a major force was well on show during the first day of the Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale in Doncaster yesterday as the owner came out on top at £120,000 for the session-topper (lot 109), a well-related son of Dark Angel (Ire). While the day's ceiling was a far cry from the record high of £440,000 achieved in 2019 by the Kingman (GB) colt Admiral Nelson (GB), no one could dispute the vibrancy of a trade that wound...

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Dark Angel's Indie Angel Springs A Surprise In the Duke of Cambridge

In hindsight, a starting price of 22-1 on a Cheveley Park Stud-owned filly trained by the Gosdens and ridden by Frankie Dettori at Royal Ascot was bordering on the ludicrous and despite her form deficiencies Indie Angel (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}) stepped up to make a mockery of those odds in Wednesday's G2 Duke of Cambridge S. Since Palace Pier (GB) (Kingman {GB}) exited the stall closest to the stand's side in the meeting's opening G1 Queen Anne S. the day before, all bar one of the races staged on...

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Coventry Glory For Dark Angel's Berkshire Shadow

Leaving it late on debut when scoring over an extended five furlongs at Newbury Apr. 16, Berkshire Shadow (GB) (Dark Angel {Ire}) was again one of the last on the scene as he swooped to conquer in Tuesday's G2 Coventry S. First time up, the winner had spotted subsequent TDN Rising Star Gisburn (Ire) (Ribchester {Ire}) several lengths headstart with his tardy break before showing his class. With the strong tempo in part carved out by Gregory Kaufman's Kaufymaker (Jimmy Creed) and this more suitable trip to aid him, he...

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First Winner For El Kabeir as Son Don Chicco Graduates in Rome
First Winner For El Kabeir as Son Don Chicco Graduates in Rome

1ST-CAPANNELLE, €13,200, Mdn., 5-9, 2yo, 1200m (AWT), 1:13.50. DON CHICCO (GB) (128, c, 2, El Kabeir-Otrooha (Ire), by Oasis Dream {GB}), a distant second locally going 1000 metres over soft ground when unveiled on May 1, was tabbed the even-money pick in this quick return. Trying the all-weather surface for the first time, the bay battled with a rival for the advantage from the bell and sat a neck second on the far turn. He re-bid for the lead in upper stretch and forged clear to win by three lengths...

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First Mares For Shaman In Foal
First Mares For Shaman In Foal

French MGSW Shaman (Ire) (Shamardal), who was runner-up in the G1 Poule d'Essai des Poulains, has had his first five mares scanned in foal, Yeomanstown Stud announced on Thursday. The SP Wings of the Rock (Ire) (Rock of Gibraltar {Ire}), a half-sister to SW & GSP Yulong Baobei (Ire) (Choisir {Aus}), Shanooan (English Channel), out of G1 Italian Oaks heroine Bright Generation (Ire) (Rainbow Quest), and Nefetari (GB) (Kodiac {GB}), from the family of G1 Middle Park S. placegetter Auditorium (GB) (Royal Applause {GB}), are among the mares successfully in...

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Irish Stallion Trail Goes Virtual

In a normal year Irish stallion farms would be opening their doors this week to thousands of people traversing the Irish countryside enjoying the ITM Irish Stallion Trail. Of course present circumstances have put a stop to that happening this year but like so many other events that have been adversely affected by Covid-19 the action has moved online. It may not be quite the same as the real thing but at least the efforts of the ITM team in capturing some excellent footage of new and established stallions and...

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New Sire Power For Yeomanstown
New Sire Power For Yeomanstown

Shaman (Ire) represents the first of his sire line to stand at Yeomanstown Stud, being a son of the late Shamardal. The Group 2 winner and Classic-placed 3-year-old was raced by his owner/breeders Wertheimer et Frere, and Robert O'Callaghan of Yeomanstown tells TDN why he is an exciting acquisition for the Irish stud. TDN: Robert, Shaman is the first son of Shamardal to stand at Yeomanstown Stud. Why was it important for you to have a son of his join the roster? ROC: Shamardal has been such a sensational sire...

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MGSW and Classic Placed Shaman to Yeomanstown Stud
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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