No Nay Never
“the fastest juvenile Royal Ascot has ever seen” TDN, 21 June 2013
- Won the Norfolk Stakes-Gr.2 on his first start in Europe in record time.
- An easy winner of the Prix Morny-Gr.1 at Deauville defeating a strong field.
“The raw talent and explosive action that wowed at the royal meeting returned with aplomb as the enormous No Nay Never upheld the excellent form of the Norfolk Stakes with the minimum of fuss.” Racing Post 19 Aug 2013
His first 5 sires are all Gr.1 winning 2yo’s…
Scat Daddy, Johannesburg, Hennessy, Storm Cat & Storm Bird
His yearlings in 2018 have sold for €700,000, 650,000gns, 600,000gns, 525,000gns, 400,000gns, 380,000gns, €360,000, €350,000, 320,000gns, €300,000, €260,000, 260,000gns, 250,000gns, €245,000, €240,000, €210,000, 200,000gns etc.
The leading first crop sire in 2018, his first 2YO's include...
- Ten Sovereigns - unbeaten 3-time winner including the G1 Middle Park Stakes & G3 Round Tower Stakes for Aidan O'Brien
- Land Force - 3-time winner including the G2 Richmond Stakes & Listed Tipperary Stakes for Aidan O'Brien. Placed in the G2 Norfolk Stakes
- Servalan - won the Listed Fillies' Sprint Stakes at Naas over 6f
- Mae Never No - dual winner for Wesley Ward including the Colleen Stakes at Monmouth Park by 7 lengths. Placed in the Tremont Stakes, Speak Easy Stakes & Smart Halo Stakes
- Neverland Rock - novice stakes winner at Newmarket over 7f. for Richard Hannon & Phoenix Thoroughbred Limited. Third in the G2 Superlative Stakes
- The Irish Rover - won a conditions stakes at Newbury over 6f. for Aidan O'Brien by 2½ lengths. Third in the G1 Phoenix Stakes
- We Go - easy 2-length winner of the Prix Riverman at Maisons-Laffitte for Henri-Alex Pantall. Third in the G3 Prix de Cabourg at Deauville
- No Needs Never - dual winner including the Listed Star Appeal Stakes at Dundalk for Joseph O'Brien
- All The King's Men - dual winner for Aidan O'Brien including the Listed Legacy Stakes at Navan
- Cosmic Law - dual winner for Richard Fahey including the Woodcote Stakes at Epsom. Finished third in the Listed Rockingham Stakes at York
- Art du Val - novice stakes winner at Sandown for Godolphin on debut. Runner-up in the Listed Prix Isonomy at Deauville
- Chestnut Honey - winner of the Premio Stresa in Italy for A. Botti and placed in the Listed Premio Giuseppe de Montel
- Nonna Grazia - runner-up in the Listed Premio Ubaldo Pandolfi in Italy
Other winners include Parkers Hill, North Wind, Kafu, No Needs Never, No Way Jose, Jonah Jones, Hammersmith, Beechwood Ella, Vanilla Gold, Lady Madison, Nayslayer, Nikisophia, Welcoming, Eagle Song, Nevereversaynever etc.