St Mark's Basilica

Bay201816.0½ hh (1.63 m)
Distance won over: 1200m. to 2100m.
Siyouni - Cabaret
Fee for 2024: $38,500

World Champion 3YO, European Champion 2YO & Cartier Horse Of The Year

WON Gr.1 Dewhurst Stakes
WON Gr.1 French 2,000 Guineas
WON Gr.1 Prix du Jockey Club
WON Gr.1 Eclipse Stakes
WON Gr.1 Irish Champion Stakes

“a 1,300,000gns half-brother to the same connections’ 2,000 Guineas winner Magna Grecia, he advertised his own Classic credentials with a smart display” - Racing Post, on the Dewhurst Stakes

“the winner was in a different league once his acceleration had been employed” - TDN, 7th June 2021, after the French Derby

“made Group 1 rivals look like handicappers.” - Jamie Lynch, Sky Sports Racing senior handicapper on the Gr.1 French 2,000 Guineas

"The first clash of the generations produced THE PERFORMANCE OF THE SEASON as St Mark's Basilica proved too hot for his elders to handle at Sandown." on the Eclipse Stakes

Exceptionally Well Bred

  • By French Champion Sire SIYOUNI
  • Out of CABARET - a Group-winning 2YO over 1400m. by GALILEO
  • Half-brother to Gr.1-winning 2YO & Classic-winning 3YO MAGNA GRECIA

His first Australian-bred weanlings have sold for up to $200,000!

Sire of the AU$1.15m highest-priced foal sold in Europe and North America last year - from his first crop!

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