Caravaggio

Grey201415.3½ hh (1.61 m)
Distance won over: 5f. to 6f
Scat Daddy - Mekko Hokte
Fee for 2020: €40,000

Timeform’s highest-rated juvenile colt of 2016 who went unbeaten in his first six starts!

  • Unbeaten Group 1 winning 2YO - with sensational victories in the Gr.1 Phoenix Stakes & the Gr.2 Coventry Stakes
  • Top-class sprinter at 3 - bolted up in the Gr.1 Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot defeating Harry Angel & Blue Point

By SCAT DADDY - Grade 1 winner at 2 & 3, and the ultimate Royal Ascot sire

Out of MEKKO HOKTE - stakes winner over 6½ furlongs at 2

Damsire is HOLY BULL - unbeaten Grade 1 winner at 2 and Horse Of The Year at 3

Half-sister is MY JEN - unbeaten in 3 starts over 5½f. and 6f. at 2 and a Grade 2 winner over 6½f. at 3

“Ryan Moore said afterwards that he was the best 2YO he'd sat on." Racing Post, 14/06/2016 following the Coventry Stakes

"his Ferrari engine kicked in and he surged past the entire field" Racing Post Weekender on Caravaggio's Commonwealth Cup-Gr.1 success

First crop foals have sold for 250,000gns, €240,000, €170,000, 160,000gns, 155,000gns, 155,000gns, 155,000,gns, 150,000gns, €100,000 etc.

"The Caravaggios have plenty of substance and length to them. They're good walkers with good minds. He's had some good foals here this week and I'm sure there'll be some good ones [at Tattersalls] next week too. This foal was one of the best colts here today." Brendan Holland of Grove Stud went to €240,000 for a colt out of Show Me The Music at Goffs

"I'm looking forward to getting a few more of these Caravaggios as he seems to be getting some really nice types" Peter Doyle after purchasing a colt out of Cape Joy for €100,000 at Goffs