Wootton Bassett

Bay200816.0½ hh (1.63 m)
Iffraaj - Balladonia
Distance won over: 1200m. to 1400m.
Fee for 2022: $71,500

One of the most exciting & versatile sires in Europe, getting top-class 2YOs, 3YOs & 4YOs from 1000m.

Champion 2YO & proven Gr.1 sire

  • His first crop numbering only 23 foals and conceived at a fee of just €6,000 included Champion 3YO ALMANZOR
  • His current 5YO crop (also conceived at a fee of just €6,000) has yielded 12 Stakes winners
  • His current 4YO crop includes Gr.1 winner INCARVILLE & Gr.2 winner CHINDIT
  • His current 3YO crop includes Gr.1 winner ZELLIE, Gr.2 winners ATOMIC JONES & ROYAL PATRONAGE etc.

"It's safe to say that Wootton Bassett's best days as a sire are ahead of him" John Boyce, Thoroughbred Stallion Guide

His first in-foal Australian mares sold for $1,100,000, $650,000, $625,000, $550,000 etc.

His northern hemisphere yearlings in 2022 have already sold for €750,000, €550,000, €350,000, €340,000, €300,000, €300,000, €290,000, €280,000, €270,000, €255,000, €240,000, €200,000 etc.

Already sire of 29 Stakes winners! His top performers include…

  • Almanzor – winner of the Gr.1 Irish Champion Stakes, Gr.1 Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1 Champion Stakes, Gr.2 Prix Guillaume d’Ornano, Gr.3 Prix de Guiche & the Listed Grand Criterium de Bordeaux
  • Wooded – winner of the Gr.1 Prix de l'Abbaye & Gr.3 Prix de Tour en Bessin at Chantilly
  • Audarya - winner of the Gr.1 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf & Gr.1 Prix Jean Romanet for James Fanshawe. Runner-up in the Gr.1 Prince Of Wales's Stakes & Gr.1 Prix Jean Romanet
  • Al Riffa - impressive winner of the Gr.1 National Stakes at the Curragh for Joseph O'Brien
  • Zellie - winner of the Gr.1 Prix Marcel Boussac for Andre Fabre
  • Incarville - winner of the Gr.1 Prix Saint-Alary for David Smaga
  • Chindit – winner of the Gr.2 Summer Mile Stakes,Gr.2 Champagne Stakes, Gr.3 Greenham Stakes, Listed Doncaster Mile & Listed Pat Eddery Stakes. Third in the Gr.1 Lockinge Stakes
  • Atomic Jones - winner of the Gr.2 Champions Juvenile Stakes for Ger Lyons
  • Royal Patronage - winner of the Gr.2 Royal Lodge Stakes & Gr.3 Acomb Stakes for Mark Johnston. Runner-up in the Gr.2 Dante Stakes at York
  • Speak Of The Devil - multiple Stakes winner in France & winner of the Gr.2 Distaff Turf Mile Stakes at Churchill Downs
  • Tamahere - 3-time winner including the Gr.2 Sands Point Stakes for Chad Brown
  • The Black Album – winner of the Gr.3 Prix la Rochette, Jonathan B Schuster Memorial Stakes & Charlie Barley Stakes
  • Wootton – winner of the Gr.3 Prix de Fontainebleau & Listed Prix Isonomy. Runner-up in the Gr.1 Jebel Hatta Stakes & third in the Gr.1 St James’s Palace Stakes
  • The Summit – winner of the Gr.3 Prix de Fontainebleau, runner-up in the Gr.1 Prix du Jockey Club & Gr.1 2,000 French Guineas
  • Ilaraab - winner of the Gr.3 St Simon Stakes & Gr.3 Aston Park Stakes for William Haggas
  • Topgear - winner of the Gr.3 Prix Eclipse for Fabrice Chappet
  • Guildsman – winner of the Gr.3 Franklin-Simpson Stakes & Tom Ridge Stakes. Runner-up in the Gr.3 Round Tower Stakes & third in the Gr.2 Coventry Stakes
  • Wootton Asset - winner of the Gr.3 Virginia Derby for Graham Motion
  • Amilcar - winner of the Gr.3 Prix de la Porte Maillot at ParisLongchamp & Listed Prix Luthier at Deauville
  • Texas - winner of the Listed Grand Criterium du Languedoc, runner-up in the Gr.1 French 2,000 Guineas

Other stakes winners include Do Re Mi Fa Sol, Helter Skelter, Wootton’s Colt, Waltham, Dream Works, Hellenistique, Packing Waltham, Zellie, Attagirl, Victoria Placa, Wootton City etc.

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