Dylan Thomas

Bay 2003 16.2 hh (1.68 m)
Danehill – Lagrion
Distances won over: 7f. to 12f.

A brilliant racehorse, now siring top performers under both codes

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Fee for 2017: €5,000


A 6-time Group One winner bred on a similar Danehill/Sharpen Up cross to exceptional sire Danehill Dancer. Probably the best horse ever by sire of sires Danehill. And he’s a half-brother to Classic winner Homecoming Queen & European Champion 2yo filly Queen’s Logic.

A proven Gr.1 sire, Dylan Thomas’ top flat performers include Gr.1 winners Pether’s Moon, Nymphea, Tannery, Blazing Speed, Dylan Mouth, Nightflower & Final Score, Gr.2 winners Porsenna, Not Listenin’tome & Dylan’s Promise, Gr.3 winners Captain Cat & Furner’s Green, Listed winners Vally Jem, Glowing CloudChutney Flight, Goldoni etc.

His first National Hunt-bred crop are now 2yo’s!

Already sire of blacktype performers/winners over hurdles/fences for:
Dan Skelton, Donald McCain, Tim Easterby, Philip Hobbs, Willie Mullins, Gordon Elliott, Francois Nesa etc.



1st Irish Breeders’ Foal Levy Stakes, 7f., Leopardstown, by ¾ length from subsequent German 2,000 Guineas – Gr.2 winner Royal Power.
1st Maiden, 7f., Tipperary, by a length from Gr.2 placed 2-y-o Galantas.
2nd Autumn Stakes-Gr.3, 8f., Salisbury, beaten a neck by Blitzkrieg.


1st Irish Derby-Gr.1, 12f., Curragh, by 3½ lengths from Gentlewave & Best Alibi.
1st Irish Champion Stakes-Gr.1, 10f., Leopardstown, by a neck from Quija Board & Alexander Goldrun.
1stDerrinstown Stud Derby Trial Stakes-Gr.2, 10f., Leopardstown, by 1½ lengths from Mountain & Youmzain.
3rd Derby Stakes-Gr.1, 12f., Epsom, beaten ¼ length by Sir Percy & Dragon Dancer.

Rated 129 by Timeform


1st Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe-Gr.1, 12f., Longchamp, by a head from Youmzain & Sagara.
1st King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes-Gr.1, 12f., Ascot, by 4 lengths from Youmzain & Maraahel.
1st Irish Champion Stakes-Gr.1, 10f., Leopardstown, by 1½ lengths from Duke Of Marmalade.
1st Prix Ganay-Gr.1, 10½ f., Longchamp, in record time, by 2 lengths from Irish Wells & Doctor Dino.
1st Alleged Stakes-L.R., 10f., Curragh, by 3 lengths from Fracas and Heliostatic.
2nd Tattersalls Gold Cup-Gr.1, 10½f., Curragh, beaten a head by Notnowcato with Youmzain back in third.
2nd Prince Of Wales’s Stakes-Gr.1, 10f., Royal Ascot, beaten 1¼ lengths by Manduro with Notnowcato third.
2nd Juddmonte International Stakes-Gr.1, 10½ f., York, beaten a length by Authorized with Notnowcato third.

Rated 132 by Timeform

Irish Derby-Gr.1

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes-Gr.1

Irish Champion Stakes-Gr.1