Calyx

Bay201615.3 hh (1.60m)
Distance won over: 6f.
Kingman - Helleborine
Fee for 2023: €10,000

Stands at Coolmore


Unbeaten Royal Ascot Gr.2-winning 2YO & brilliant sprinter at 3

  • By young sire sensation KINGMAN - already sire of 54 Stakes winners including World Champion Miler PALACE PIER, Classic winner PERSIAN KING etc.
  • His dam HELLEBORINE won the Gr.3 Prix d'Aumale & Listed Prix Six Perfections, placed in the Gr.1 Prix Marcel Boussac
  • From the family of top French 3YO sprinter AFRICAN ROSE and unbeaten European Champion 2YO & Irish 2000 Guineas winner NATIVE TRAIL

“Calyx always had that rare brilliance you only see in champions. His performances at Ascot at both 2 and 3 years were of the highest standard. He is a very similar type to his sire Kingman and with both Coolmore and Juddmonte supporting him at stud he will be given the best possible opportunity to succeed as a stallion.” - trainer, John Gosden

  • Won his maiden at Newmarket on debut by 5 lengths, earning 'TDN Rising Star' status
  • Extremely impressive in the Gr.2 Coventry Stakes defeating triple Gr.1 winner Advertise
  • Showed explosive speed in the Gr.3 Commonwealth Cup Trial Stakes

Rated higher at 2 by Timeform than Advertise, Magna Grecia, Persian King, Phoenix Of Spain, Hello Youmzain, Soldier’s Call etc.

Rated higher at 3 by Timeform than the winners of the Epsom Derby, French 2,000 Guineas, Irish 2,000 Guineas, Irish Derby etc.

First yearlings in 2022 sold for €205,000, €175,000, €170,000, €150,000, €145,000, €145,000, €125,000, €110,000, €110,000, €105,000, €100,000 etc.

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