Saxon Warrior

Bay201516.1 hh (1.64m)
Distance won over: 1600m.
Deep Impact - Maybe
Fee for 2022: $19,250

Unbeaten Group 1 winner at 2 and a brilliant Guineas winner at 3

  • By Japanese super-sire DEEP IMPACT
  • Out of unbeaten European Champion 2YO Filly MAYBE (by GALILEO)
  • His second dam is the Listed winner SUMORA (by DANEHILL), herself a three-parts sister to Oaks winner DANCING RAIN
  • From the same sire and dam line as PIERRO, the best young sire in Australia

"Saxon Warrior is a very impressive horse physically. He’s got great form at 2 and 3 and I think he’s definitely the type that should suit Australian racing conditions." Mike O’Donnell, Fairhill Farm

“I loved Saxon Warrior on paper, he’s got impeccable credentials as a sire prospect. After seeing him at the stallion parades I like him even more, he is an outstanding type.” - Adrian Hancock, bloodstock agent

“Saxon Warrior is an absolute belter. He is the ideal physical type for Australia and I couldn't have been more impressed when I saw him at Coolmore” - Scott Irwin, Rothwell Park

His first Australian yearlings in 2022 sold for $400,000, $260,000, $210,000, $190,000, $100,000 etc.

Off to a flyer! His first northern hemisphere 2YO crop already includes...

  • Victoria Road - winner of the Gr.1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf, Gr.3 Prix de Conde & Listed Criterium du Fonds Europeen de L'Elevage for Aidan O'Brien
  • Lumiere Rock - winner of the Gr.3 Staffordstown Stud Stakes at the Curragh for Joseph O'Brien
  • Moon Ray - dual winner for Nicholas Clement including the Gr.3 Prix Miesque at Chantilly
  • Gan Teorainn - 2½-length fillies’ maiden winner at Naas for Jim Bolger. Runner-up in the Gr.1 Prix Marcel Boussac
  • Thornbrook - impressive debut maiden winner at Leopardstown for Joseph O'Brien. Third in the Gr.2 Debutante Stakes at the Curragh
  • Rage Of Bamby - dual novice stakes winner for Eve Johnson Houghton. Third in the Gr.2 Rockfel Stakes at Newmarket
  • Ser Sed - dual winner in France for trainer J. Boisnard
  • Killybegs Warrior - dual winner at Newmarket over 1400m. for Charlie & Mark Johnston
  • Buccabay - 1¾-length maiden winner at Ascot over 1200m. for Eve Johnson Houghton
  • Sword Song - won on debut over 1800m. at ParisLongchamp for trainer M Delcher Sanchez & owner/breeder Ballylinch Stud
  • Behind The Scenes - fillies' novice stakes winner at Kempton over 1400m. for James Tate
  • Naxos - debut novices stakes winner at Newcastle over 1400m. for George Boughey
  • Londoner - 4-length maiden winner at Dundalk for Aidan O'Brien
  • Impact Warrior - maiden winner on debut over 1500m. for Paddy Twomey
  • Greenland - maiden winner for Aidan O'Brien at Roscommon
  • Irregular Warfare - impressive 5-length maiden winner at Wolverhampton for Roger Varian
  • Henry The Lion - 2½-length winner at Marseille Borely for Jerome Reynier
  • Belon - winner in France for Edouard Monfort
  • Ivanowitch - impressive 5½-length winner at Clairefontaine for Jean-Claude Rouget
  • Saadi - dual winner for Henri-Alex Pantall
  • Farnesio - dual winner in Spain

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