Distance won over: 5f. to 6f.
Bay202016.0 hh (1.62m)
No Nay Never - Muirin
Fee for 2024: €20,000

Stands at Castlehyde

Dual Gr.1-winning juvenile by NO NAY NEVER

Cartier Champion 2YO Colt

“He's a proper early, fast and mature two-year-old. He jumps, he takes loads of racing and like all the No Nay Nevers has loads of speed.” - Aidan O’Brien

Raced every month from April to September

[WON] Gr.1 Middle Park Stakes, by 2 lengths

“Blackbeard impressive in Middle Park Stakes... put the race to bed in a matter of strides" Timeform

[WON] Gr.1 Prix Morny

“If winning a first career Group 1 can ever be considered a straightforward exercise then Blackbeard at least gave the impression of winning the Darley Prix Morny in the style of a routine breeze.” Racing Post

[WON] Gr.2 Prix Robert Papin, by 3 lengths in track record time

[WON] Gr.3 Marble Hill Stakes, by 3½ lengths - Europe’s first juvenile Group race of the season

“A quality renewal of this juvenile contest... BLACKBEARD, unbeaten in two starts over 5f coming into this, completed the hat-trick with authority.” Racing Post

[WON] Listed First Flier Stakes on 2nd May

[WON] Maiden on 8th April, by 1½ lengths


  • His sire NO NAY NEVER is Europe’s Leading 2YO Sire and the best sire son of SCAT DADDY in Europe.
  • The first foal out of MUIRIN, a Curragh maiden winner at 2 and fourth in a vintage renewal of the Gr.1 Moyglare Stud Stakes featuring Happily, Magical, Alpha Centauri etc. on only her second start
  • His damsire is an INVINCIBLE SPIRIT half-brother to GALILEO and SEA THE STARS
  • His second dam, by PIVOTAL, is the Gr.3 Phoenix Sprint winner GIROUETTE

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