Stallion Watch

First for Frosted

New winners

Frosted – Darley’s Frosted (Tapit) sired his first winner on Saturday as Inject (2 f ex Appealing Zophie by Successful Appeal) romped to a six-length victory in a five furlong maiden at Ellis Park on Saturday. A three-time Grade 1 winner in America, Frosted is due to have his first southern hemisphere runners this season. He will stand this season at Darley’s Northwood property for $22,000 (inc GST).


Territories – Darley shuttler Territories (Invincible Spirit) sired his ninth individual winner when Calcutta Cup (2 c ex Lorient by Champs Elysees) ran on well to get off the mark in a nursery over seven and a half furlongs at Chester on Friday. Group 1 winner Territories stands at Darley’s Kelvinside property in the Hunter Valley for a fee of $11,000 (inc GST) in 2020. 


Vadamos – Rich Hill Stud stallion Vadamos (Monsun) sired his fourth individual winner when Ballintoy Harbour (2 f ex Fingal Nights by Night Shift) surged clear in Friday’s EBF Novice Stakes (5f) at Pontefract on just her second start. Vadamos will stand at Rich Hill Stud for NZ$15,000 (plus GST) in 2020.


New Group / Grade 1 winners

Daredevil – Former WinStar Farm resident Daredevil (More Than Ready) sired his maiden top flight winner on Saturday when Swiss Skydiver (3 f ex Expo Gold by Johannesburg) took out the Alabama Stakes (Gr 1, 10f) at Saratoga. Daredevil stood at WinStar Farm in Kentucky for three seasons before relocating to Turkey in 2020. 


New stakes winners

Al Kazeem – Multiple Group 1 winner Al Kazeem (Dubawi) sired just his third individual stakes winner when Saint Lawrence (2 c ex Affluent by Oasis Dream) landed Saturday’s Denfold Stakes (Listed, 7f) at Newbury. Al Kazeem stands at owner/breeder John Deer’s Oakgrove Stud for a private fee.  


American Pharoah – Coolmore shuttler American Pharoah (Pioneerof The Nile) sired his tenth individual stakes winner when Pista (3 f ex Mohini by Galileo) continued her rapid progression through the ranks with a promising success in the Vinnie Roe Stakes (Listed, 1m 6f) at Leopardstown on Thursday. American Pharoah is back at Coolmore Australia again this spring at a fee of $55,000 (inc GST).


Arcano – Bonita Queen (2 f ex Siendra by Refuse To Bend) got off the mark at the fourth time of asking to comfortably win the Prix de la Vallee d’Auge (Listed, 1000m) at Deauville on Saturday and in the process provide Arcano (Oasis Dream) with his 15th individual stakes winner. Group 1-winning juvenile Arcano stood at Allevamento di Besnate in Italy for a fee of  €5,000 (approx AUD$8,250) in 2020.  


Brazen Beau – Darley stallion Brazen Beau (I Am Invincible) sired his ninth individual stakes winner when North Pacific (3 c ex Up In Lights by O’Reilly) produced a dominant performance to take out the Up And Coming Stakes (Gr 3, 1300m) at Randwick on Saturday. Brazen Beau stands at Darley’s Northwood Park property in Victoria for a fee of $49,500 (inc GST) in 2020. 


Clodovil – Favourite Tiger Tanaka (Clodovil) followed up her Prix Robert Papin (Gr 3, 1200m) third with a first stakes victory in Sunday’s Prix Francois Boutin (Gr 3, 1400m) at Deauville. The Charley Rossi-trained juvenile is now five wins from six career starts and becomes the 25th individual stakes winner for her sire Clodovil (Danehill) and second two-year-old Group winner this year following Steel Bull’s Molecomb Stakes (Gr 3, 5f) win last month. Clodovil, who is also the sire of 2014 Kingston Town Classic (Gr 1, 1800m) winner Moriarty, stands at Rathasker Stud in Ireland and his 2020 fee was €8,000.


Frankel – Juddmonte Farms’ star Frankel (Galileo) sired his 56th individual stakes winner when Alpinista (3 f ex Alwilda by Hernando) posted a commanding success in the Upavon Fillies’ Stakes (Listed, 1m 2f) at Salisbury on Thursday. Frankel stood at Banstead Manor Stud in Newmarket for a fee of £175,000 (approx AUD$320,000) in 2020.    


Galileo – The O’Brien family swept the podium in Wednesday’s Hurry Harriet Stakes (Listed 1m1.5f) with Aidan securing victory through odds-on favourite Laburnum (Galileo), who returned to the winners’ enclosure for the first time since her debut win at Gowran in June, with the filly most recently finishing fourth in the Irish Oaks (Gr 1, 1m4f). In doing so she provided a 324th stakes winner for her sire, Galileo (Sadler’s Wells). 


Hurricane Cat – Three-year-old Hurricane Dream (3 c ex Shalimara by Siyouni), who was unbeaten at his first three starts, bounced back from a six-length defeat in the Prix du Jockey Club (Gr 1, 2100m) last month to claim a first stakes success in the Prix Nureyev (Listed, 2000m) at Deauville on Sunday. He became the 29th individual stakes winner for his sire Hurricane Cat (Storm Cat), who shuttled from France to Argentina and Chile and whose progeny includes six Group 1 winners.


Kodiac – Stepping up from her last start maiden win at Wolverhampton, Zoetic (2 f ex Zallerina by Zamindar) rose to the challenge and took out the St Hugh’s Fillies’ Stakes (Listed 5.5f) at Newbury on her fifth start, having been in the frame on her first three outings. Leading two-year-old sire Kodiac (Danehill), who is responsible for this year’s Royal Ascot Group-winning juveniles Nando Parrado and Campanelle, stands at Tally-Ho Stud in Ireland where his fee for 2020 was €65,000.


Le Havre – Wonderful Tonight (3 f ex Salvation by Montjeu) recorded a surprise victory in the Prix Minerve (Gr 3, 2500m) when turning the tables on short-priced favourite Valia (Sea The Stars) to claim a first stakes win, becoming the 38th individual stakes winner for her sire Le Havre (Noverre). Le Havre stands at Montfort et Preaux, where he commands a fee of €50,000 (Approx. AU$83,000).


Lord Kanaloa – Shadai Stallion Station resident Lord Kanaloa (King Kamehameha) sired his 22nd individual stakes winner on Sunday when R Star (5 h ex Wave Queen by Soccer Boy) took out the Kokura Kinen (Gr 3, 2000m) at Kokura. Lord Kanaloa, who is also responsible for this year’s Blue Diamond Stakes (Gr 1, 1200m) winner Tagaloa, stood for a fee of ¥20,000,000 (Approx AU$260,000) in 2020. 


Night Of Thunder – Former Darley shuttler Night Of Thunder (Dubawi) sired his 16th individual stakes winner when Stormy Girl (3 f ex Refusetolisten by Clodovil) made all the running to take out Friday’s Flying Fillies’ Stakes (Listed, 6f) at Pontefract. Night Of Thunder shuttled to Australia for one season, covering 96 mares in 2016.


Poet’s Voice – Song Of Life (6 m ex Sign Of Life by Haafhd) scored a valuable first black-type success at the age of six, as the daughter of Poet’s Voice (Dubawi) defeated nine rivals to win the Preis der Stadtsparkasse Dusseldorf (Listed, 1400m) on Sunday. The Jean-Pierre Carvalho-trained mare became her sire’s 21st individual stakes winner, joining the likes of Group 1 winner Trap For Fools and Group 2 winner Viridine on that list. The late Poet’s Voice was also the sire of Kranji Mile (Listed, 1600m) winner Aramaayo in Singapore yesterday.


Pride Of Dubai – Young Coolmore stallion Pride Of Dubai (Street Cry) sired his third individual stakes winner on Saturday when the Lindsay Park-trained Bella Nipotina (3 f Bella Orfana by Star Witness) took out the Quezette Stakes (Gr 3, 1100m) at Caulfield. Pride Of Dubai, who was last season’s leading first season sire by earnings, stands at Jerrys Plains for a fee of $38,500 (inc GST) in 2020.


Red Giant – Former Westbury Stud stallion Red Giant (Giant’s Causeway) sired his 12th individual stakes winner when Major Tom (7 g ex Letsgoparty by Oregon) took out the Winter Cup (Gr 3, 1600m) at Riccarton on Saturday. Red Giant was sold in 2017 to stand in Turkey.


Sea The Stars – Sea The Stars (Cape Cross) sired his 68th individual stakes winner when Royal Ascot scorer Hukum (3 c ex Aghareed by Kingmambo) took out the Geoffrey Freer Stakes (Gr 3, 1m5½f) at Newbury on Saturday. Sea The Stars stood at the Aga Khan’s Gilltown Stud for a fee of €150,000 (approx AUD$248,000) in 2020.


Sebring – Late Widden Stud stallion Sebring (More Than Ready) sired his 61st stakes winner on Saturday when Our Playboy (3 c ex Mischief Night by Shamardal) took out the Vain Stakes (Gr 3, 1100m) at Caulfield. Golden Slipper Stakes (Gr 1, 1200m) winner Sebring died after suffering a heart attack in February last year. 


Teofilo – Former Darley shuttler Teofilo (Galileo) sired his 18th individual elite level winner when the lightly-raced Donjah (4 f ex Dynamore by Mt. Livermore) ran on strongly to take out the Preis Von Europa (Gr 1, 2400m) at Cologne on Saturday. Teofilo, the sire of Melbourne Cup (Gr 1, 3200m) hero Cross Counter, stood at Darley’s Kildangan Stud in Ireland for a fee of €40,000 (approx AUD$66,000).