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 and he remains at €40,000 in 2020" International Thoroughbred, December 2019
Already sire of 33 Group/Stakes winners worldwide!
His leading progeny include Gr.1 winners Latrobe (Gr.1 Irish Derby), Even So (Gr.1 Irish Oaks), Athena (Gr.1 Belmont Oaks), Russian Camelot (Gr.1 South Australia Derby & Gr.1 Underwood Stakes), Sir Dragonet (Gr.1 Cox Plate), Gr.2 winners Fighting Irish (Gr.2 Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte), Hunting Horn (Gr.2 Moonee Valley Gold Cup), King Of Leogrance (Gr.2 Adelaide Cup) and Gr.3 winners Pollara (Gr.3 Prix de Royaumont), Accon (Gr.3 German Derby Trial), Wait Forever (Gr.3 Italian 2,000 Guineas & Gr.3 Premio del Giubileo), Degraves (Gr.3 Eyrefield Stakes), Downdraft (Gr.3 Hotham Stakes), Alounak (Gr.3 Preis der Sparkassen Finanzgruppe), Goddess (Gr.3 Snow Fairy Fillies Stakes), King Harlequin (Gr.3 Prix d'Aumale), Current Option (Gr.3 Concorde Stakes), Skyward (Gr.3 Prix de Reux at Deauville), Lady Wannabe (Gr.3 Darley Stakes) etc.
Yearlings in 2020 have sold for 340,000gns, 320,000gns, 200,000gns, 175,000gns, £160,000, 150,000gns, 150,000gns, £130,000, 110,000gns, €105,000 etc.