One of the most important things which a bloodstock manager, agent or owner does when he’s shopping for a foal to race, is looks at the pedigree to ascertain the royal bloodline from which the foal has descended.
The Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale catalogue is very exciting because some of the world’s best stallions are featured in this august list.
SHOWCASING: The The fastest Gimcrack winner is the sire of Group One winner Advertise and Group Two winner Soldier’s Call. He is also the second leading British-based sire of 2yos in Europe in 2018 behind world number one Dubawi. The entire stands at #37 on the world rankings.
Oasis Dream (GB) X Arabesque (GB) out of Zafonic (USA), Standing At: Haunui Farm- :https://www.haunuifarm.co.nz/, Karaka, New Zealand, Stud Fee: £35,000, Age:11 Bred In: (GB)
INVINCIBLE SPIRIT: Another sire which features just once in the Gold Coast catalogue, although his progeny are now champion sires themselves, is ranked 37. The stallion is called the King Of Speed and commands one of the highest stud fees in the world.
Green Desert(USA) X Rafha(GB) out of Kris(GB), Standing At Irish National Stud (IRE)- irishnationalstud.ie/stallions/, Kildare, Ireland, Stud Fee: €120,000 Age: 21, Bred In: (IRL).
LORD KANALOA The 10yo bay by King Kamehameha won the Gr.1 Hong Kong Sprint of 2013 and his progeny Almond Eye recently became not just swept away the trophies for the Japanese Filly Triple Crown but also won the Gr.1 Japan Cup He currently sits at #32 in world rankings, with his progeny standing at 5 Group One, 2 Group twos and 1 Group three wins. The highest-ranked second-season sire in the world features only once in the catalogue. But that may just be enough.
King Kamehameha(JPN) X Lady Blossom(JPN) out of Storm Cat(USA), Standing At: Shadai Stallion Station- https://shadai-ss.com/en/, Hokkaido, Japan, Stud Fee:NA, Age: 10, Bred In:(JPN)
MEDAGLIA D'ORO: The American stallion starting in the summer of 2010, Medagliad'Oro has been shuttled to Australia for the southern hemisphere's breeding season.Since retiring to stud, he has become an excellent stallion whose progeny include 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, Songbird, Bolt d’Oro, Talismanic and Wonder Gadot.
El Prado (IRE) X CappucinoBay(USA) out of Bailjumper(USA), Standing At: Darley America- https://www.darleyamerica.com/, Kentucky, USA, Stud Fee: NA, Age:19, Bred In:(USA)
PIERRO (AUS): The son of Lonhro is the highest ranking stallion in the Southern hemisphere. He is a champion first & second season sire in Australia and his top performing progney include, Gr.1 Australian Derby, Gr.2 Tulloch Stakes & Gr.3 Carbine Club winner Levendi, Gr.1 VRC Oaks & Gr.3 Ethereal Stakes winner Pinot and Gr.1 Kingston Town Classic, Gr.2 West Australian Guineas & Gr.3 Champion Fillies Stakes winner Arcadia Queen. Pierro is considered to be a rising star among stallions where it wouldn’t be inappropriate to say, the best is yet to come. There are 32 Pierro progeny out there in the catalogue for grabs.
Lonhro X Miss Right Note (IRL)out ofDaylami (IRL), Standing At: Coolmore Stud- www.coolmore.com, AUS, Ballydoyle, Stud Fee:A$88,000, Age: 9, Bred In:(AUS)
FASTNET ROCK (AUS): The Coolmore’sDanehill horse claims 18 Group One, 24 Group Two and 31 Group Three wins from his progeny. There are 20 catalogue entries for this champion stallion.
Danehill X Piccadilly Circus out of Royal Academy, Standing At: Coolmore Stud,- www.coolmore.com ,AUS, Ballydoyle, Stud Fee:FOA, Age: 17, Bred In:(AUS)
SNITZEL (AUS): Champion racehorse and superstar stallion Snitzel’s progeny has claimed 12 GroupOne wins, 18 Group 2 wins and 28 Group Three wins. There 45 interesting lots from the powerful stallion. His is 12 on the world stallion scale.
Redoute’s Choice (AUS) X Snippets’ Lass (AUS) Out of Snippets (AUS), Standing At: Arrowfield Stud - https://www.arrowfield.com.au/, NSW Australia, Stud Fee: A$220,000, Age: 16, Bred In: (AUS).
TEOFILO (IRE): The champion stallion, is at number nine in the world rankings with his progeny securing, 13 GroupOne wins time Group Two wins and 16 Group Three wins. He features in the catalogue just once.
Galileo (IRE) X Speirbhean(IRE) Out of Danehill (USA), Standing At: Kildangan Stud (IRE)Kildangan, Kildare, Ireland-https://www.godolphin.com/about-us/godolphin-stables/kildangan-stud-ireland, Kildangan Ireland, Stud Fee:A$44,000, Age:14, Bred In: (IRL).
I AM INVINCIBLE (AUS): The brilliant Group three winning sprinter is number 6 in global rankings. His progeny boasts of 7 Group One wins, 13Group 2 wins and 22 Group 3 wins.
The catalogue features 61 lots on offer by this capable stallion. He’s been a Champion 1st Season Sire( 2013/2014). His top progeny include champion filly Houtzen, Viddora, I Am A Star, Invincible Star, Illustrious Lad, Kobayashi, With A Promise and several others.
The entire is by Group One winning sprinter and champion European sire Invincible Spirit (IRE) and from Cannarelle, a daughter of Golden Slipper winner and leading broodmare sire Canny Lad.
Invincible Spirit (IRE) X Cannarelle (AUS) Out Of Green Desert, Standing At: Yarraman Park - http://yarramanpark.com.au/, NSW Australia, Stud Fee:A$192,500, Age: 14, Bred In: (AUS)