No Nay Never

Bay 2011 16.0½ hh (1.63 m)
Scat Daddy – Cat´s Eye Witness
Distance won over: 4½f. – 6f.

A brilliantly fast 2yo from a top 2yo sire line

Fee for 2018: €25,000

An easy winner of the Prix Morny-Gr.1 at Deauville defeating a strong field.

“The raw talent and explosive action that wowed at the royal meeting returned with aplomb as the enormous No Nay Never upheld the excellent form of the Norfolk Stakes with the minimum of fuss.” Racing Post 19 Aug 2013

Won the Norfolk Stakes-Gr.2 on his first start in Europe in record time.

“the fastest juvenile Royal Ascot has ever seen” TDN, 21 June 2013

His first 5 sires are all Gr.1 winning 2yo’s…
Scat Daddy, Johannesburg, Hennessy, Storm Cat & Storm Bird

His first crop yearlings sold for €990,000, €480,000, €400,000, €350,000, €325,000, €300,000, €280,000€240,000 etc.

No Nay Never again

November 22, 2017

An €85,000 No Nay Never colt topped the opening day’s trade at the Goffs November Foal Sale and the son…

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Coolmore Fees for 2018

October 30, 2017

“We are delighted to have three very exciting new prospects for the coming season and are very much looking forward…

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Just how much the market loves fast-maturing 2yos was highlighted by the extremely warm welcome extended to the first crop yearlings by No Nay Never. Their popularity also reflected the tremendous impact that Scat Daddy has made, especially in Europe’s top 2yo sprints in recent years, thanks to the likes of No Nay Never, Acapulco, Lady Aurelia, Carravaggio and Sioux Nation. Scat Daddy proved highly effective as a sire of 2yos, while at the same time showing that he could upgrade his mares.

Other members of the Storm Cat male line have sired Gr.1 winners from daughters of DANEHILL, DANSILI and FASTNET ROCK. There was considerable demand for No Nay Never’s yearlings from the DANEHILL line, with high prices being paid for youngsters out of daughters of FASTNET ROCK, ROCK OF GIBRALTAR, CATCHER IN THE RYE, EXCEED AND EXCEL and DANEHILL.

The GREEN DESERT branch should reinforce No Nay Never’s speed and precocity, especially daughters of INVINCIBLE SPIRIT, OASIS DREAM, CAPE CROSS and DESERT STYLE. Scat Daddy’s 2017 Phoenix Stakes winner Sioux Nation has a dam by OASIS DREAM.

The NUREYEV line could suit, such as daughters of SOVIET STAR, PIVOTAL, CAPTAIN RIO and KYLLACHY. A No Nay Never yearling with a dam by PEINTRE CELEBRE sold for €400,000.

Scat Daddy’s flying daughter Lady Aurelia is inbred 4 x 3 to STORM CAT and another of his Gr.1 winners, Harmonize, is inbred 4 x 4.

MONTJEU daughters should do well with No Nay Never. It was a HIGH CHAPARRAL mare which produced No Nay Never’s 850,000gns yearling. GALILEO mares could also work, as Galileo is excelling with mares by Storm Cat and Johannesburg. A yearling with a GALILEO dam sold for €325,000.

Expect to see No Nay Never make his mark with mares from the quick-maturing ROYAL APPLAUSE line, including those by his son and grandson ACCLAMATION and DARK ANGEL.


1stPrix Morny-Gr.1, 6f., Deauville, by a length from Gr.1 winners Vorda and Rizeena.
1stNorfolk Stakes-Gr.2, 5f., Royal Ascot, by a length in track record time.
1stMaiden, 4½f., Keeneland, by 2 lengths.


1stWoodford Stakes-Gr.3, 5½f., Keeneland, by ½ length from Mongol Bull and Sharp Sensation.
2ndBreeders’ Cup Turf Sprint-Gr.1, 6½f., Santa Anita, beaten just ½ length by Bobby’s Kitten.
2ndSwale Stakes-Gr.2, 7f., Gulfstream Park, beaten 2½ lengths by Spot.


No Nay Never

Prix Morny-Gr.1

Norfolk Stakes-Gr.2