Bay200916.0 hh (1.62 m)
Distance won over: 8f. to 12f.
Montjeu - Tarfah
Fee for 2020: €40,000

The fastest son of sire of sires Montjeu

An unbeaten G1 winning Champion 2yo with the speed to win a Guineas and the class and acceleration to win the Epsom Derby by 5 lengths, a run throughout which he stayed unbeaten.

Only the third horse since Nijinsky to land the Guineas/Derby double following Nashwan and Sea The Stars.

“He was the perfect racehorse, a beautiful horse with a terrific action. Speed, class and a super-intelligent horse to go with it – he had it all.” Aidan O’Brien

Yearlings in 2019 sold for €650,000, €365,000, €255,000, €245,000, €220,000, €200,000, €195,000, €190,000, €175,000, €170,000, €170,000, €170,000, €165,000, €145,000, €140,000, €140,000, €140,000, €130,000, €130,000, €130,000, €120,000, €110,000, €100,000 etc.

Leading Third Crop Sire & a proven Gr.1 sire from his first crop! His top performers include…

  • Latrobe - Gr.1 Irish Derby & Gr.3 Ballyroan Stakes winner for Joseph O'Brien. Runner-up in the Gr.1 Irish St Leger & Gr.1 Mackinnon Stakes
  • Athena - winner of the Gr.1 Belmont Oaks for Aidan O'Brien & third in the Gr.1 Pretty Polly Stakes
  • Wonderment - winner of the Gr.1 Criterium de Saint-Cloud for N Clement
  • Fighting Irish - 3-time winner including the Gr.2 Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte for trainer Harry Dunlop. Placed in the Gr.2 German 2,000 Guineas
  • Hunting Horn - 3-time winner including the Gr.2 Moonee Valley Gold Cup & Gr.3 Hampton Court Stakes at Royal Ascot. Runner-up in the Gr.2 Prix Niel & third in the Gr.1 Belmont Derby
  • Pollara - dual winner including the Gr.3 Prix de Royaumont at Chantilly
  • Accon - impressive winner of the Gr.3 German Derby Trial. Third in the Gr.1 German Derby
  • Wait Forever - multiple winner including the Gr.3 Italian 2,000 Guineas, Gr.3 Premio del Giubileo, Listed Premio Pisa & Listed Premio Natale Di Roma
  • Degraves - showed an impressive turn of foot to win the Gr.3 Eyrefield Stakes at Leopardstown for Joseph O'Brien
  • Downdraft - multiple winner for Joseph O'Brien & OTI Racing including the Gr.3 Hotham Stakes, Listed Lenebane Stakes & Listed Her Majesty's Plate. Runner-up in the Gr.2 Moonee Valley Gold Cup & Gr.3 Irish St Leger Trial Stakes
  • Alounak - 4-time winner including the Gr.3 Preis der Sparkassen Finanzgruppe, Listed Junioren-Preis & Listed Grafenberger Derby Trial. Runner-up in the Gr.1 Canadian International & Gr.2 Prix Greffulhe
  • Goddess - winner of the Gr.3 Snow Fairy Fillies Stakes & Listed Hurry Harriet Stakes. Runner-up in the Gr.2 Kilboy Estate Stakes & Gr.2 Blandford Stakes
  • Pink Dogwood - dual winner including the Listed Salsabil Stakes at Navan for Aidan O'Brien. Placed in the Gr.1 Epsom Oaks, Gr.1 Irish Oaks & Gr.1 Pretty Polly
  • Arthur Kitt - dual winner including the Listed Chesham Stakes at Royal Ascot for Tom Dascombe. Runner-up in the Gr.3 Solario Stakes
  • Sir Erec - dual winner including the Listed Martin Moloney Stakes at Limerick for Aidan O'Brien & Gr.2 placed
  • Lady Wannabe - dual winner including the Listed Vincent O'Brien Ruby Stakes at Killarney for Fozzy Stack. Runner-up in the Listed Cairn Rouge Stakes
  • King Of Leogrance - winner of the Listed Prix Vulcain for Jean-Claude Rouget
  • Naturally High - dual winner including the Listed Prix de Suresnes for Pascal Bary
  • Skyward - impressive 3-length winner of the Listed Prix Turenne at Saint-Cloud
  • Bolleville - winner of the Listed Prix Solitude at Saint-Cloud for Pascal Bary
  • Alexander James - Listed winner at Chantilly

Other black-type performers include King of Camelot, Alhadab, Amazing Lips, Lucius Tiberius, Stella di Camelot, Whirling Dervish, Lady of Shalott, Aunt Hattie, Tipitena, Light My Fire, Camphor, Our Candidate, Dance Legend, Arthur's Kingdom, Mythical etc.