Stands at Coolmore
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
"going from strength to strength as a sire" International Thoroughbred, December 2019
Yearlings in 2023 sold for €850,000 (to Godolphin), €520,000 (to Sackville Donald for Juddmonte), €320,000, €300,000, 250,000gns, 250,000gns, €250,000 etc.
Sire of 59 Group/Stakes winners worldwide
His leading progeny include Gr.1 winners Luxembourg (Vertem Futurity Trophy Stakes, Irish Champion Stakes & Tattersalls Gold Cup), Latrobe (Irish Derby), Sammarco (German Derby & Grosser Dallmayr-Preis), Even So (Irish Oaks), Los Angeles (Criterium de Saint-Cloud), Wonderment (Criterium de Saint-Cloud), Athena (Belmont Oaks), Russian Camelot (South Australia Derby & Underwood Stakes), Santa Barbara (Belmont Oaks & Beverly D. Stakes), Sir Dragonet (Cox Plate & Tancred Stakes), Sunny Queen (Grosser Preis von Bayern), Gr.2 winners Fighting Irish (Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte), Hunting Horn (Moonee Valley Gold Cup), Cleveland (Moonee Valley Cup), Sober (Prix Vicomtesse Vigier & Prix Kergorlay), Saracen Knight (Herbert Power Stakes), King Of Leogrance (Adelaide Cup), Lord Arthur (ARC Championship Stakes), Nerium (Carl Jaspers-Preis), Living Legend (Jockey Club Stakes) and Gr.3 winners King's Harlequin (Prix d'Aumale), Youth Spirit (Chester Vase Stakes), Pollara (Prix de Royaumont), Accon (German Derby Trial), Wait Forever (Italian 2,000 Guineas & Premio del Giubileo), Degraves (Eyrefield Stakes), Downdraft (Hotham Stakes), Alounak (Preis der Sparkassen Finanzgruppe), Goddess (Snow Fairy Fillies Stakes), Current Option (Concorde Stakes), Skyward (Prix de Reux at Deauville), Lady Wannabe (Darley Stakes), Crown Towers (Dolphins Cup Trial), Penja (Prix de Psyché), Pensee du Jour (Prix Penelope), Hosier (Premier's Cup) etc.