No Nay Never

Bay201116.0½ hh (1.63 m)
Distance won over: 4½f. to 6f.
Scat Daddy - Cat´s Eye Witness
Fee for 2019: €100,000

Record-breaking 2yo by top 2yo sire SCAT DADDY

  • 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

"showing every sign of emulating his late great sire Scat Daddy" EBN, 3 Aug 2018

His yearlings in 2018 sold for €780,000, €720,000, €700,000, €630,000, €540,000, €480,000, €455,000, €385,000, €360,000, €350,000, €310,000, €300,000 etc.

The leading first crop sire in 2018, his top performers include...

  • Ten Sovereigns - unbeaten 3-time winner including the Gr.1 Middle Park Stakes & Gr.3 Round Tower Stakes for Aidan O'Brien
  • Land Force - 3-time winner including the Gr.2 Richmond Stakes & Listed Tipperary Stakes for Aidan O'Brien. Placed in the Gr.2 Norfolk Stakes
  • Servalan - won the Listed Fillies' Sprint Stakes at Naas over 6f.
  • Never No More - winner of the Listed Red Rocks 2,000 Guineas Trial Stakes at Leopardstown for Aidan O'Brien
  • No Needs Never - dual winner including the Listed Star Appeal Stakes at Dundalk for Joseph O'Brien. Runner-up in the Gr.3 Gladness Stakes
  • 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
  • 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, Mizdirection Stakes & Smart Halo Stakes
  • Onthewaytoneverland - impressive 3½-length winner of the Rushaway Stakes for Wesley Ward
  • Neverland Rock - novice stakes winner at Newmarket over 7f. for Richard Hannon & Phoenix Thoroughbred Limited. Third in the Gr.2 Superlative Stakes
  • The Irish Rover - won a conditions stakes at Newbury over 6f. for Aidan O'Brien by 2½ lengths. Third in the Gr.1 Phoenix Stakes & runner-up in the Listed Committed Stakes at Navan
  • We Go - dual winner for Henri-Alex Pantall. Third in the Gr.3 Prix de Cabourg at Deauville
  • Art du Val - dual for Godolphin. Runner-up in the Listed Prix Isonomy at Deauville
  • Vanilla Gold - dual winner and twice Listed placed in France
  • Chestnut Honey - winner of the Premio Stresa in Italy for A. Botti and placed in the Listed Premio Giuseppe de Montel
  • Nonna Grazia - winner in Italy & runner-up in the Listed Premio Ubaldo Pandolfi
  • Jm Jackson - runner-up in the Listed National Stakes at Sandown

Other winners include Parkers Hill, North Wind, Kafu, No Way Jose, Jonah Jones, Hammersmith, Beechwood Ella, Lady Madison, Nayslayer, Nikisophia, Welcoming, Eagle Song, Nevereversaynever, Never Hero, No Bang No Boom, Never Have I Ever, Unicorn Lion, Eardley Road, El Gumryah, Make A Wish etc.