Wootton Bassett

Bay200816.0½ hh (1.63 m)
Iffraaj - Balladonia
Distance won over: 1200m. to 1400m.
Fee for 2021: $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 whose first southern hemisphere yearlings sold for up to $800,000!
  • His current 4YO crop (also conceived at a fee of just €6,000) has yielded 10 Stakes winners
  • His current 3YO crop includes Gr.1 winner INCARVILLE & Gr.2 winner CHINDIT
  • His current 2YO 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 northern hemisphere yearlings in 2020 sold for 600,000gns, €300,000, 260,000gns, €250,000, €240,000, €210,000, €200,000, 200,000gns, 200,000gns, €180,000, €180,000 etc.

Already sire of 25 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 at ParisLongchamp & 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
  • Zellie - winner of the Gr.1 Prix Marcel Boussac at ParisLongchamp for Andre Fabre
  • Incarville - winner of the Gr.1 Prix Saint-Alary at ParisLongchamp for trainer David Smaga
  • Chindit – multiple winner including the Gr.2 Champagne Stakes, Gr.3 Greenham Stakes & Listed Pat Eddery Stakes
  • Atomic Jones - winner of the Gr.2 Champions Juvenile Stakes at Leopardstown for Ger Lyons
  • Royal Patronage - impressive winner of the Gr.2 Royal Lodge Stakes & Gr.3 Acomb Stakes for Mark Johnston & Highclere Racing
  • Tamahere - 3-time winner including the Gr.2 Sands Point Stakes at Belmont Park 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 at Meydan & third in the Gr.1 St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot
  • The Summit – winner of the Gr.3 Prix de Fontainebleau at ParisLongchamp, runner-up in the Gr.1 Prix du Jockey Club & Gr.1 2,000 French Guineas
  • Topgear - winner of the Gr.3 Prix Eclipse at Chantilly for Fabrice Chappet
  • Guildsman – winner of the Gr.3 Franklin-Simpson Stakes & Tom Ridge Stakes. Runner-up in the Gr.3 Round Tower Stakes at the Curragh & third in the Gr.2 Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot
  • Wootton Asset - winner of the Gr.3 Virginia Derby at Colonial Downs for Graham Motion

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

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