Scorpion conformation

Bay 2002
Montjeu – Ardmelody
Distance won over: 10f. – 14 ½ f.

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Stands at Castlehyde Stud.

Fee for 2009: €4,000

Won 4 races and over €1,300,000 including the Coronation Cup Gr.1, Grand Prix de Paris Gr.1 and St Leger Stakes Gr.1. He was also second in the Irish Derby Gr.1 to world champion HURRICANE RUN & the Irish St Leger  Gr.1 to YEATS.

One of the best horses by the exceptional young sire MONTJEU.

A half-brother to Gr.2 winner MEMORIES. He combines the blood of SADLER’S WELLS & ALLEGED.

From the family of leading N.H. sires ALFLORA and ARDROSS.

First crop 6yo’s include Graded performers Don’t Touch ItTell Us More, Blue Fashion, Great Try, Sir Scorpion, Give Me A Break etc.

Scorpion at the double

March 12, 2016

Scorpion had two potentially classy winners in Britain on Friday. The Gary Moore-trained Bagging Turf (6m Scorpion-Monica’s Story, by Arzanni)…

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1stGrand Prix de Paris – Gr.1, 12f., Longchamp, by 2½ lengths from Desideratum and Orion Star.
1stSt Leger Stakes – Gr.1, 14½ f., Doncaster, by a length from The Geezer and Tawqeet.
1stCoronation Cup – Gr.1, 12f., Epsom, by 1¼ lengths from Septimus and Maraahel.
1stMaiden, 10f., Leopardstown, by ½ length from Magnolia Lane and Menwaal.
2ndIrish Derby – Gr.1, 12f., Curragh, beaten ½ length by Hurricane Run with Shalapour back in third.
2ndIrish St Leger – Gr.1, 14f., Curragh, beaten ½ length by Yeats with Mores Wells back in third.
2ndHardwicke Stakes – Gr.2, 12f., Ascot, beaten ½ length by Maraahel with Mighty back in third.
2ndGallinule Stakes – Gr.3, 10f., Curragh, beaten short head by Im Spartacus.

St Leger-Gr.1

Coronation Cup-Gr.1