Bay200916.0 hh (1.62 m)
Distance won over: 8f. – 12f.
Montjeu - Tarfah
Fee for 2018: €30,000

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 2018 have already sold for €560,000, €500,000, €480,000, €400,000, €400,000, 370,000gns, 320,000gns, €280,000, 280,000gns, €260,000, €240,000, €200,000, €140,000, €130,000, €130,000, 130,000gns, 130,000gns, €125,000, €125,000, 120,000gns, €110,000, €110,000, €110,000, 110,000gns, €100,000, €100,000, €100,000, €100,000, 100,000gns etc.

Proven Gr.1 sire from his first crop! His top performers include…

  • Latrobe - G1 Irish Derby winner & runner-up in the G1 Irish St Leger for Joseph O'Brien.
  • Athena - winner of the G1 Belmont Oaks for Aidan O'Brien & third in the G1 Pretty Polly Stakes.
  • Fighting Irish - 3-time winner including the G2 Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte for trainer Harry Dunlop. Placed in the G2 German 2,000 Guineas.
  • Hunting Horn - dual winner including the G3 Hampton Court Stakes at Royal Ascot. Runner-up in the G2 Prix Niel & third in the G1 Belmont Derby.
  • Pollara - dual winner including the G3 Prix de Royaumont at Chantilly.
  • Wait Forever - Dual G3 winner including the Italian 2,000 Guineas.
  • Arthur Kitt - dual winner including the Listed Chesham Stakes at Royal Ascot for Tom Dascombe. Runner-up in the G3 Solario Stakes.
  • Alounak - 3-time winner including the Listed Junioren-Preis & Listed Grafenberger Derby Trial. Runner-up in the G2 Prix Greffulhe.
  • Sir Erec - dual winner including the Listed Martin Moloney Stakes at Limerick for Aidan O'Brien.
  • Naturally High - dual winner including the Listed Prix de Suresnes for Pascal Barry.

Other black-type performers include King of Camelot, Alhadab, Amazing Lips, Lucius Tiberius, Stella di Camelot, Whirling Dervish, Lady of Shalott, Wonderment etc.