2017 Sires Guide - New and Relocating Stallions

The following list of sires serving their first seasons, standing in Australia for the first time or relocating in 2017 have been compiled by Brian Russell.

2017 Sires Guide - New and Relocating Stallions

The following list of sires serving their first seasons, standing in Australia for the first time or relocating in 2017 have been compiled by Brian Russell.

* First time shuttle sire; #Relocating

* AIR FORCE BLUE (US) Bay 2013 by War Front (Danzig). European Champion 2YO, highest rated juvenile of the century, G1 Newmarket Dewhurst Stakes, G1 Curragh National Stakes, G1 Curragh Phoenix Stakes. Grandam sister to Flanders (Champion USA 2YO filly).COOLMORE STUD NSW. Fee $16,500.

*AJAYA (GB) Bay 2013 by Invincible Spirit x Nessina (Hennessy). Ran only at two, 2 wins inc. G2 York Gimcrack Stakes), 2nd G2 Prix Robert Papin. Inbred 3x4 to Danzig, dam half-sister 2 SWs from same family as Redoute’s Choice. CHATSWOOD STUD Victoria. Fee $13,200.

# ALL AMERICAN Brown 2005 by Red Ransom x Milva (Strawberry Road). Million dollar earning winner 3 stakes inc.G1 VRC Emirates STakes, 2nd G1 Blue Diamond STakes, G2 Moonee Valley Stakes. Proven sire over 100 winners inc. YANKEE ROSE (G1 ATC Sires’ Produce S; G1 Spring Champion Stakes; 3rd G1 WS Cox Plate1). CHATSWOOD STUD Victoria. Fee $13,200.

+ ALPINE EAGLE Brown 2011 High Chaparral x Zephyria (Zabeel). G2, Caulfield Autumn Classic, 2nd G1 Australian Guineas. Half-brother SW Every Faith, dam inbred 4x4 Round Table. ARMIDALE STUD Tasmania. Fee $7,700.

AMERICAN PHAROAH (US) , Bay 2012 by Pioneerof The Nile x Littleprincessemma (Yankee Gentleman). US Champion 2 and 3YO, World Champion 2015, 11 starts, 9 wins, US$8.65 million. Won G1 Kentucky Derby, G1 Preakness Stakes, G1 Belmont Stakes; G1 Breeders Cup Classic. COOLMORE STUD NSW. Fee $66,00.

American Pharoah
American Pharoah Picture:Racing and Sports

ASTERN Bay 2013 by Medaglia d’Oro x Essaquira (Exceed And Excel). 9 starts, 5 wins, $1,179,550. Won G1 Golden Rose, G2 Silver Slipper Stakes, G2 Run to the Rose, G3 Kindergarten Stakes, 2nd G1 VRC Coolmore Stakes. Grandam G2 winning grandaughter of Triscay. DARLEY KELVINSIDE NSW. Fee $38,500.

AWESOME ROCK Bay 2011 by Fastnet Rock x Awesome Planet (Giant’s Causeway). $2,038,720 Won G1 LKS Mackinnon Stakes, G2 MVRC Dato Tan Chin Nam, 2nd G1 Australian Cup. Grandaughter of sister to Dr Devious (English Derby). GOLD FRONT THOROUGHBREDS WA. Fee $8000.

* BOBBY’S KITTEN (US) Bay 2011 by Kitten’s Joy x Celestial Woods (Forestry). Won G1 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint, 3rd G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf. Brother to 2 SWs, related G1 winners Paradise Creek, Wild Event. TWIN HILLS STUD NSW. Fee $16,500.

* CABLE BAY Bay 2011 by Invincible Spirit x Rose of France (Diktat), European 2YO winner, 2nd G1 Dewhurst Stakes, G2 Richmond Stakes, Won G2 Newmarket Challenge Stakes. Grandam G1 winner Cherokee Rose. WOODSIDE PARK STUD Victoria. Fee $19,800.

CAPITALIST Chestnut 2013 by Written Tycoon x Kitalpha (Fusaichi Pegasus). Champion 2YO, 7 starts, record 2YO earnings $3,545,900.Won G1 Golden Slipper, Listed Breeders’ Plate, Magic Millions 2YO Classic. Grandam Blue Diamond Preview winning sister to Golden Slipper winner Merlene. NEWGATE FARM NSW. Fee $55,000,

COUNTERATTACK Bay 2012 by Redoute’s Choice x Kisma, (Snippets), earned $847,875. Multi G2 winner, 2nd G1 Doomben 10,000, 3rd G1 BRC Kingsford-Smith Cup, G1 VRC Coolmore Stud Stakkes. Half-brother to G1 winners Red Tracer, Shelllscrape. KITCHWIN HILLS NSW.

DEFCON Chestnut 2013 by Choisir x Nuclear Force (Encosta de Lago), Won G3 Canberra Black Opal Stakes, G3 MRC HDF McNeil Stakes, 2nd G2 Silver Slipper Stakes, G3 Canonbury Stakes. Dam related to Victoria Oaks winner Rom’s Stiletto. EUREKA STUD Queensland. Fee $8800.

DIVINE PROPHET Bay 2013 by Choisir x Prophet Jewel (Encosta de Lago). 10 starts, $880,525, Won G1 Caulfield Guineas, G2 Up and Coming Stakes, 3rd G1 ATC Champagne Stakes. Brother to Proisir, dam from great Sunbride family. AQUIS EMIRATES PARK NSW. Fee $22,000.

EXTREME CHOICE Chestnut 2013 by Not A Single Doubt x Extremely (Hussonet). 8 starts, 4 stakes wins $1,736,250. Won G1 MRC Blue Diamond Stakes, G1 MVRC Moir Stakes, ATC Inglis Nursery), Caulfield Chairman’s Stakes. Grandam Canadian SW. NEWGATE FARM NSW. Fee $38,500.

FLYING ARTIE Bay 2013 by Artie Schiller x Flying Ruby (Rubiton). 7 starts $1,256,000, 3 wins inc. G1 Coolmore Stud Stakes; , 2nd G1 MRC Blue Diamond, 3rd G1 Golden Slipper Stakes. From SW out of half-sister to Better Loosen Up. NEWGATE FARM NSW. Fee $38,500

Flying Artie
Flying Artie Picture:Racing and Sports

* FROSTED (US) Grey 2012 by Tapit x Fast Cookie (Deputy Minister). 6 wins US$3,872,800, triple G1 winner inc. Belmont Metropolitan by 14 1/ 4 len in record time, 2nd G1 Belmont Stakes. 4th Kentucky Derby; dam and grandam G2 winner. DARLEY NORTHWOOD PARK Victoria. Fee $38,500

FURNACES Bay 2012 by Exceed And Excel x Heat of the Fire (Strategic). Won G2 ATC Kindergarten Stakes, 2nd G2 ATC Todman Stakes. From Sydney 2YO winner out of half-sister to G1 winner Melito, related to Zeditave. AQUIS FARM Queensland. Fee $9900.

HOLLER Bay 2012 by Commands x Shouts (Strategic), 14 starts, $748,625. Won G1 ATC Canterbury Stakes, G2 MVRC Australia Stakes; 2nd G1 MVRC William Reid Stakes; From half-sister to champion sprinter Yell. DARLEY NORTHWOOD PARK Victoria. Fee $16,500.

# HUSSON (ARG) Chestnut 2003 by Hussonet x Villa Elisa (Roy). Unbeaten at 2 and 3, sire of G1 winner Lucky HUssler and Frolic (2nd G1 Golden Slipper), Hussousa (ATC Gimcrack Stakes, 2nd Silver Slipper). AQUIS FARM Queensland. Fee $13,200.

# JET SPUR Chestnut 2002 by Flying Spur x Verocative (Bletchingly). Won G2 Caulfield Sprint, G3 VRC Rory’s Jester Stakes. From SW out of sister to Zesitave. Sire of 299 winners, 8 SWs, 855 wins of over $21 million. GRANDVIEW STUD Queensland.

KING’S TROOP Bay 2012 by Redoute’s Choice x Royal Snippets (Royal Academy). Won Warwick Farm, 2nd G3 San Domenico Stakes. 3/4 brother to SNitzel, Hinchinbrook. Grandam Snippet’s Lass SW sister Captain Bax. TAUNTON VALE STUD WA. Fee $2,750.

KISS AND MAKE UP Bay 2013 by More Than Ready x Fashions Afield (Redoute’s Choice). , 3 starts, Won G2 ATC Todman Stakes beating Capitalist. From champion 2YO, grandaughter of Wrap Around, half-sister Rose Of Danehill, AQUIS EMIRATES PARK NSW. Fee $16,500.

LIONHEARTED Bay 2013 by Fastnet Rock x Scandinavia (Snippets). Won Werribee, 2nd G2 ATC Skyline Stakes. Brother to G2 winner Scandiva), 3/4 brother to G1 winner Magnus, G2 winner Wilander, family of Black Caviar, All Too Hard. GRENVILLE PARK Tasmania. Fee $4400.

LUCKY STREET Bay 2012 by Oratorio x Rumours (Umatilla). 12 starts, 6 wins $814,350, 4 in succession Perth at 2 inc WA Magic Millions. Listed Perth Stakes, Listed Miss Andretti Stakes, 2nd G2 WATC Karrakatta Plate. Dam won six sprints. DARLING VIEW THOR WA. Fee $5500.

# MANHATTAN RAIN Bay 2006 by Encosta de Lago x Shantha’s Choice (Canny Lad. Million dollar earner. Won G1 AJC Sires Produce, G3 Skyline Stakes, 2nd G1 WS Cox Plate, 3rd Golden G1 Slipper, G1 Champagne Stakes, G1 Caulfield Guineas. Sire of 9 SWs inc. 2 G1 winners. ½ brother to 4 SWs inc. Redoute’s Choice. BLUE GUM FARM Victoria. Fee $19,250.

* MAURICE (JPN) Bay 2011 by Screen Hero x Mejiro Frances (Carnegie),. 2016 Japan Horse of Year, Champion Sprinter/Miler. 18 starts, 11 wins, $A12million. 6 1 wins Japan/Hong Kong. Grandam multiple Group winner. ARROWFIELD STUD NSW. Fee $33,000.

Maurice Picture:Arrowfield Stud

* MIKKI ISLE (JPN) Bay 2011 by Deep Impact x Star Isle (Rock of Gibraltar). Champion Sprinter-Miler, 8 wins G1 Kyoto Mile Championship, G1 Tokyo NHK Mile Cup. From same family as international champion Heart’s Cry (Sunday Silence). ARROWFIELD STUD NSW. Fee $13,750.

* MSHAWISH (US) B/Br 2010 by Medaglia d’Oro x Thunder Bayou (Thunder Gulch). Multiple G1 winner, won France, America, Dubai, US$2.4million; from family of Halfbridled. SWETTENHAM STUD Victoria. Fee $16,500.

# MYBOYCHARLIE (IRE) Bay 2005 by Danetime x Dulceata (Rousillon). French G1 2yo winner, sire in Aust G1 winners Jameka, Peggy Jean and G2 winner Charlie Boy. Leading 2yo Sire in France 2016. BOWNESS STUD NSW.

ODYSSEY MOON Brown 2012 by Snitzel x Run to the Moon (Arch). 4 wins G3 VRC Standish, ATC Inglis Nursery, 2nd G1 ATC Sires Produce; G2 Skyline Stakes; 3rd G2 Pago Pago Stakes. From half-sister to dual g1 winer Jostle. TWIN HILLS STUD NSW. Fee $4400.

PALENTINO Chestnut 2012 by Teofilo x Palatine Hill (Palace Music). 5 wins, $1,305,110 G1 VRC Australian Guineas, G1 VRC Makybe Diva Stakes, G2 VRC Blamey STakes, 2nd G2 MVRC Alister Clarke Stakes. From winning 1/2 sister to SWs Sublimity, Rather Grand. SUN STUD Victoria Fee $17,600.

# READY AS Bay 2002 by More Than Ready x Neensie (Solitary Hail). 5 wins to 1800m, 2nd G1 QTC TJ Smith Classic. Half brother G1 winner Solar Circle. Sire 20 runners, 9 winners inc SW In A Wink (5 wins). Dam 1/2 sister Shaybisc. TANGLEWOOD FARM NSW. Fee POA.

# REAL SAGA Bay 2006 by Tale of the Cat x Windy Kate (Air Express).Five crops of racing age 140 winners, 5 SWS to G1, 333 wins, over $10million, inc Candelara, Real Surreal, Real Good, Sagaronne, Secret Saga. EUREKA STUD Queensland. Fee $9,900.

REBEL DANE Bay 2009 by California Dane x Texarcana (More Than Ready). Winner 8 races, $2,427,350. Won G1 MRC Rupert Clarke Stakes G1 MVRC Manikato Stakes. Family of G1 winners Rancho Ruler, Distinctly Secret. SWETTENHAM STUD Victoria. Fee $12,500.

Rebel Dane
Rebel Dane Picture:Racing and Sports

# RICH ENUFF Chestnut 2011 by Written Tycoon x Hotnuff (Spartacus). Won G2 VRC Danehill, G3 MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Listed MVRC McKenzie Stakes, 2nd G1 Caulfield Guineas. By same sire as capitalist, maternal grandsire by Snippets. WOODSIDE PARK Victoria. Fee $13,750.

ROMMEL Bay 2011 by Commands x I’mtoogoodtobetrue (Great And Tough). 14 starts, $493,350. Won G2 WA Guineas, G2 MRC Zeditave Stakes, 2nd Magic Millions Perth 2YO Classic. Dam SW 1/2 sister SWs Gotaghostofachance (11 wins), Folly May Pay (19 wins). MOGUMBER PARK WA. Fee $5500.

# ROTHESAY Bay 2006 by Fastnet Rock x Schiaparelli (Woodman), 9 starts, 4 wins G2 BRC Queensland Guineas, Lord Mayor’s Cup. Grandam Canny Lass, G1 sister to Canny Lad.. Three crops of racing age, 87 winners, 174 wins, over $5 million. LYNDHURST STUD Queensland.

* SHALAA (IRE) Bay 2013 by Invincible Spirit x Ghurra (War Chant). Champion 2yo France, GB, eight starts, six wins. Won G1 Prix Morny, G1 Middle Park Stakes, G2 Richmond Stakes. Inbred 3x3 Danzig, by same sire as I Am Invincible. ARROWFIELD STUD NSW. Fee $33,000.

Shalaa Picture:Arrowfield Stud

* SIR PRANCEALOT (IRE) Bay 2010 by Tamayuz x Mona Em (Catrail). Rced only at 2, 3 wins inc. G2 Doncaster Flying Childers Stakes, Sandown National Stakes, 2nd G2 Prix Robert Papin. Leading European first crop sire 2016 by winners (28). CORNERSTONE STUD SA. Fee $16,500.

# SKILLED. Bay 2007 by Commands x Dextrous (Quest For Fame). Won G1 ATC Champagne Stakes, 2nd G1 ATC Randwick Guineas, G1 ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes. Brother to Ambidextger, 3/4 brother Sidestep. RIVERBANK STUD Victoria. Fee $3300.

SOOBOOG Chestnut 2012 by Snitzel x Monte Rosa (Fraar). Won G2 VRC Aurie’s Star Stakes, 2nd G2 SAJC Euclase Stakes, Listed VRC Moomba Plate, ATC Breeders’ Plate. $1.5million yearling, brother to Snitzerland. KITCHWIN HILLS STUD NSW. Fee $13,200.

STAR TURN Chestnut 2013 by Star Witness x Golden Delicious (Made Of Gold), 12 starts, $857,300. Won G2 MRC Schillaci Stakes, G2 ATC San Domenico Stakes, Pierro Plate. G1 placed VRC Newmarket, VRC Lightning Stakes, MRC William Reid Stakes. VINERY STUD NSW. Fee $22,000.

STRATUM STAR Chestnut 2011 by Stratum x Purely Spectacular (Pins). 8 wins, 5 stakes $2,450,460. Won G1 MRC Sir Rupert Clarke STakes, G1 WATC Kingston Town Stakes. G1 placed MRC Futurity, VRC Australian Guineas, MRC Toorak Handicap, MRC Memsie Stakes. Descended from Emancipation. WIDDEN STUD NSW. Fee $11,000.

SWEAR Bay 2013 by Redoute’s Choice x Crossyourheart (Show A Heart),. Won Listed ATC Ming Dynasty Quality, Hawkesbury Claret, 2nd G1 Spring Champion Stakes. From champion NZ 2yo filly, sister to Goota Have Heart. SPENDTHRIFT AUSTRALIA Victoria. Fee $8,250.

# SWEET ORANGE (US) Bay 2008 by War Front x Good Vibes (Unbridled’s Song). HK$10 million Won G1 HKJC Classic Mile , 2nd HKJC Classic Cup, 3rd G1 HK Derby. Brother to Iintelidence, family of Tierce. AQUIS FARM Queensland. Fee $4,400.

* TERRITORIES (IRE) Bay 2012 by Invincible Spirit x Taranto (Machiavellian). Winner Chantilly at 2, won G1 Prix Jean Prat, 2nd G1 English 2000 Guineas, G1 Jacques le Marios. Dam related to Street Cry and dam of Shamardal. DARLEY KELVINSIDE NSW. Fee $22,000.

* THE LAST LION (IRE) Bay 2014 by Choisir x Mala Mala (Brief Truce). Leading European 2yo, never unplaced in 10 starts, 4 wins inc. G1 Newmarket Middle Park Stakes. From the family of Al Hareb, Snowtop, Snowland, Myboycharlie. DARLEY KELVINSIDE NSW. Fee $13,200.

UNDER THE LOUVRE Bay 2010 by Excellent Art x Barcelona Girl (Noverre). 9 wins $1,827,701. G1 BRC Stradbroke Handicap 2nd G1 MRC Oakleigh Plate, G1 SAJC Goodwood. From 1/2 sister G2 winner Mater Harry, related to Salaam, Alart, Hot As Hell. GRANDVIEW STUD Queensland. Fee $7700.

Under The Louvre
Under The Louvre Picture:Racing and Sports

VA PENSIERO Bay/Brown 2010 by Stratum x Rosmarino (Langfurh),. Won G3 ATC San Domenico Stakes, G3 ATC Run to The Rose, 2nd G2 Challenge Stakes., 4x3 Danzig from brilliant Sydney winner out of sister by Bletchingly to Mercury. RIVERDENE STUD NSW.

* VERT DE GREECE (IRE) Grey 2012 by Verglas x Tiny Petal (Grand Lodge). Leading European 2yo. Won G1 Saint-Cloud Criterium International, 2nd G2 Curragh Futurity. From grandaughter of Trusted Partner, related to Free Eagle. GEISEL PARK WA. Fee $5500.

WAYED ZAIN Bay 2012 by High Chaparral x Zyoon (Al Maher). 5 starts, 2 wins. Dam nearly 3/4 to Encosta De Lago, grandam half-sister to Flying Spur. Celebrated Fanfreluche family. RIVERBANK FARM Victoria. Fee $2,200.

WINNING RUPERT Chestnut 2013 by Written Tycoon x Winaura (Show A Heart). 6 starts, 5 wins, $579,500. Won G3 BRC Vo Rogue Plate (track record), BRC Gold Edition Stakes (track record), G2 BRC Champagne Stakes. NEWGATE FARM NSW. Fee $22,000.

WOLF CRY Brown 2012 by Street Cry x Starfish (Redoute’s Choice). Winner. 3rd G2 ATC Skyline STakes, ATC Breeders’ Plate. From winning SP daughter of Stella Cadente. LARNEUK STUD Victoria. Fee $4400.

WORTHY CAUSE Bay/Brown by Choisir x Tahnee Tango (Grand Lodge). 5 wins $435,650 inc. G3 GCTC Gunsynd Classic, Listed VRC Paris Lane Stakes,. From winning 3/4 sister to Shogun Lodge. CLEAR MOUNTAIN STUD Queensland. Fee $5500.

XTRAVAGANT (NZ) Bay 2012 by Pentire x Axiom (Zabeel) NZ Champion 3YO 2015-16, 12 starts, 6 wins, inc G1 NZ 2000 Guineas, G1 Te Rapa NRM Sprint, G2 Te Rapa Breeders Stakes. Brother to He’s Remarkable. NEWHAVEN PARK NSW. Fee $16,500.

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