Username Password
Click here to go back to previous page
Click to go: Breeding / News Articles

Grand Lodge Dead

Bookmark and Share

  Story By Grant Morgan     

Wednesday, 24 December 2003: In particularly sad news for the breeding world on Christmas eve, proven Woodlands Stud stallion Grand Lodge is dead after failing to overcome injuries sustained from a paddock accident earlier this year.

Shogun Lodge:Il-fated son of the late Grand Lodge
Shogun Lodge:Il-fated son of the late Grand Lodge
Photo by Bronwen Healy

The twelve year-old stallion was humanely euthanised this morning following a long battle to repair the injured left knee, which was damaged in a paddock accident on 4 September 2003.

Grand Lodge has been buried at Woodlands Stud, Denman.

Woodlands Stud General Manager Trevor Lobb paid tribute to the Scone Veterinary Hospital who treated the stricken stallion since the unfortunate accident.

“Woodlands Stud, in conjunction with their Grand Lodge partners, Coolmore Stud,
Ireland and Plantation Stud, England, wish to express their very deep
appreciation of the outstanding treatment, daily monitoring and personal
attention given to the horse by Dr Angus Adkins, Dr Jane Axon and the intensive
care unit staff of the Scone Veterinary Hospital in the Hunter Valley,” said Lobb.

On the racetrack Grand Lodge won four races and $942,276. His career feature wins included Royal Ascot St James's Palace Stakes. Gr 1, Newmarket Dewhurst Stakes. Gr 1 and the Newmarket Somerville Tattersall Stakes. Listed. He was also runner up in the Newmarket Champion Stakes. Gr 1 and the Newmarket 2000 Guineas Gr 1.

At stud Grand Lodge is the sire of the winners of over $39.1 m. and 34 individual stakeswinners. His top performers included Sinndar, Shogun Lodge, Freemason, Grandera, Indian Lodge, Queen's Logic and Ambulance.

The Grand Lodge line lives on with several of his sons now at stud including Sinndar and Indian Lodge.

News from: Breeding / News Articles

Click here to go back to previous page

News Talk is designed for debate, discussion regarding the above News story. We welcome you to submit your comments to News Talk relating to this story.

Your IP has been recorded for our records. This information is not published.
  By posting this message you agree to Disclaimer/Terms of Use.

 Posted by Stevez, on 27-7-2009  12:31:33 AM

A second link with some racing information. ”

 Posted by Stevez, on 27-7-2009  12:23:43 AM


Here is a link I found which lists some pedigree info about that horse. ”

 Posted by Andrew, on 25-7-2009  8:05:56 AM

I have just read this about grand logde, is this the horse fom USA if so i have 1 of his offspring "perchcourt steel" his dam is "scaravie" but a can not find any information on my horse
Thanks ”

Last 8 Comments more
Comment on Exceed And Excel Closes The Gap
• "Snitzel is now 23rd on the Australian Broodmare Sires' list, joining his sire ... by Anonymous
Comment on Cecil Aces Midday And Frankel Produce A Filly
• Great story. Perhaps the filly could be named High Noon or Franday! Will follow ... by Anonymous
Comment on Francesca Cumani New Magic Millions Ambassador
• Not sure what she is famous for and her boring race insights are just that - ... by Profitmann
Comment on Last Zabeel Foal Not For Sale
• what a horse Zabeel was,and what a great man who has had him all these years.A ... by steve percasky
Comment on Powerful Patinack Draft For Magic Millions
• A word of warning for people looking to buy Patinack Yearlings eligible for the ... by Matt Ryan
Comment on Americain Brings The World To Melbourne
• i love americain so ... by georgina guilfoyle
Comment on Bargain Buy Polanski Delivers Derby Dream
• pretty sure D.Oliver rode Fiveandhalfstars last ... by Hornet33
Comment on Shamus Award Saga Starts With His Breeder
• It's nice for the owner and breeder but it will go down as one of if not the ... by Ranger (not verified)


Racing and Sports Racing and Sports Pty Ltd | Contact Us | R&S Terms of Use | R&S Privacy | New Site
This site is maintained by Racing and Sports (®) Pty Ltd (ABN 093 360 108) ("R&S"). Copyright in all R&S materials is owned by Racing and Sports Pty Ltd (R&S). Racing and Sports is a Registered Trademark. R&S takes all care in the preparation of information appearing on the site, but accepts no responsibility nor warrants the accuracy of the information displayed. This information is provided for entertainment purposes only. All information including race fields and TAB numbers should be checked with an official source. (RAS-WWW03) (ADS1)