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

WORLD CHAMPION

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, Caspian Prince & Dylan’s Promise, Gr.3 winners Captain Cat & Furner’s Green, Listed winners Vally Jem, Glowing CloudChutney Flight, Goldoni, Dylanson, Ladies First, Tom Melbourne, Spark Plug, Finidaprest, Arya Tara, Smart Whip etc.

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

Already sire of G1 steeplechase winner Swansea Mile & blacktype performers/winners over hurdles/fences for:
Dan Skelton, Donald McCain, Tim Easterby, Philip Hobbs, Willie Mullins, Gordon Elliott, Francois Nesa etc.

 

Dylan Mouth so impressive

July 9, 2017

There was no more impressive winner on Saturday than Dylan Thomas’s son Dylan Mouth (6h Dylan Thomas-Cottonmouth, by Noverre) who…

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Milan on top at Derby Sale

June 30, 2017

A well-connected €145,000 Milan three-year-old topped the concluding session of Tattersalls Ireland’s Derby Sale on Thursday. Bryan Murphy, owner of…

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AT 2 YEARS

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.

CLASSIC WINNER AT 3 YEARS

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

A WORLD CHAMPION AT 4 YEARS

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