Camelot

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 2017 sold for €380,000, €350,000, €280,000, €235,000, €215,000, €205,000, €200,000 etc.

Top performers from his first crop include…

  • Fighting Irish – 3-time winner including the G2 Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte for trainer Harry Dunlop.
  • Wait ForeverG3 Italian 2,000 Guineas & Listed Premio Pisa winner.
  • Alounak – 3-time winner including the Listed Junioren-Preis & Listed Grafenberger Derby Trial for trainer Jean-Pierre Carvalho. Runner-up in the G2 Prix Greffulhe.
  • Naturally High – dual winner including the Listed Prix de Suresnes for Pascal Barry.
  • King Of Camelot won the Prix de Saint-Cyr Les Vignes for Andre Fabre. Finished runner-up in the Listed Prix de L'Arve & was third in the G3 Prix de Conde at Chantilly.
  • Alhadab won the Prix Christian Rollet for Andre Fabre. Finished runner-up in the G3 Prix Noailles & ListedCriterium de Lyon. Also placed in the G2 Prix Greffulhe.
  • Hunting Horn – maiden winner & placed in the G3 Classic Trial at Sandown for Aidan O’Brien.
  • Merlin Magic - dual winner & finished fourth in the G2 Dante Stakes.
  • Stella Di Camelot – winner on debut & placed in the G3 Italian 1,000 Guineas.
  • Whirling Dervish - impressive 6-length maiden winner & third in the Listed Yeats Stakes at Navan.
  • Pollara - winner on debut & finished runner-up in the Listed Prix de la Seine at Longchamp.
  • Amazing Lips - runner-up in the G3 Prix Cleopatre at Saint-Cloud.
  • Athena - runner-up in the Listed Fillies' Trial Stakes at Newbury.

Other winners include Saracen Knight, Vitamin, Msayyan, Tonkin,Downdraft, Whirling Dervish, Lady Of Shalott, Lady Camelot, King Of Leogrance, Heroine, Moncamel, Casimir, Aucun Regret, Leggendario, Miranda,Cameo, Emin, Odds On Oli, Dance Legend, Candidate, Last Enchantment, Savina, Employer, Expensive Liaison, Mystic Meg, Silver Character etc.