Saxon Warrior

Bay201516.1 hh (1.64m)
Distance won over: 8f.
Deep Impact - Maybe
Fee for 2024: €25,000

Stands at Coolmore

Unbeaten Group 1 winner at 2 and a brilliant Guineas winner at 3

  • By Japanese super-sire DEEP IMPACT (Champion Sire in Japan 2012-2022)
  • Out of unbeaten European Champion 2YO Filly MAYBE (by GALILEO)
  • His second dam is the Listed winner SUMORA (by DANEHILL), herself a three-parts sister to Oaks winner DANCING RAIN

“This is a colt with an array of weapons, having a top notch cruising speed, the turn of foot to separate himself, the stamina to operate over longer distances and, notably, the kind of pack-dominating tenacity that will ensure he makes the most of his physical gifts.” James Willoughby, Thoroughbred Racing Commentary

  • At 3: WON Gr.1 2,000 Guineas defeating Masar, Roaring Lion, Expert Eye etc.
  • At 2: WON Gr.1 Racing Post Trophy defeating Roaring Lion
  • At 2: WON Gr.2 Beresford Stakes by 2½ lengths

His top performers already include...

  • Victoria Road - winner of the Gr.1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf, Gr.3 Prix de Conde & Listed Criterium du Fonds Europeen de L'Elevage for Aidan O'Brien
  • Lumiere Rock - winner of the Gr.2 Blandford Stud Stakes & Gr.3 Staffordstown Stud Stakes at the Curragh for Joseph O'Brien. Runner-up in the Gr.2 Ribblesdale Stakes, Gr.2 Prix de la Nonette & Gr.3 Blue Wind Stakes. Third in the Gr.1 Prix de l’Opera
  • Borna - winner of the Gr.2 Italian Derby, runner-up in the Gr.1 Deutsches Derby and the Gr.2 Premio Gran Criterium for Markus Klug
  • Greenland - winner of the Gr.3 Prix Greffulhe and the Gr.3 Scandanavian Open Classic. Third in the Gr.2 Mooresbridge Stakes and the Gr.3 Prix la Force
  • Moon Ray - dual winner for Nicholas Clement including the Gr.3 Prix Miesque at Chantilly
  • Thornbrook - dual winner for Joseph O'Brien including the Listed Prix de Bagatelle at Chantilly. Third in the Gr.2 Debutante Stakes & Gr.3 Valiant Stakes
  • Zulu Warrior - winner of the Listed Prix Turenne at Saint-Cloud
  • Freydis the Red - winner of the Dueling Grounds Oaks at Kentucky Downs for Kenny McPeek. Third in the Gr.3 Pucker Up Stakes
  • Sans Voix - impressive winner of the Listed Grand Criterium de Bordeaux for Ed Monfort
  • Gan Teorainn - 2½-length fillies’ maiden winner at Naas for Jim Bolger. Runner-up in the Gr.1 Prix Marcel Boussac. Sold for 1,000,000gns in the Sceptre Session at Tattersalls
  • Impact Warrior - maiden winner at Roscommon. Third in the Gr.1 Del Mar Oaks
  • Rage Of Bamby - dual novice stakes winner for Eve Johnson Houghton. Third in the Gr.2 Rockfel Stakes at Newmarket
  • View Zabeel - dual winner, runner-up in the Gr.2 Italian Oaks for Andreas Wohler
  • Sans Voix - winner in France for Ed Monfort. Runner-up in the Listed Prix du Haras de Bouquetot
  • Pure Circle - maiden winner in Pisa. Runner-up in the Listed Premio Seregno in Milan
  • Killybegs Warrior - dual winner at Newmarket over 7f. for Charlie Johnston. Third in the Listed Feilden Stakes at Newmarket
  • Aethelflaed - winner in Australia for Matthew Smith. Runner-up in the Gr.1 Kennedy Oaks at Flemington
  • Archaic Smile - Listed winner in New Zealand

Third crop yearlings in 2023 sold for €300,000, €225,000, €200,000, €200,000, €180,000, €150,000, €120,000 etc.

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