Wootton Bassett

Bay200816.0½ hh (1.63 m)
Iffraaj - Balladonia
Distance won over: 6f. to 7f.
Fee for 2022: €150,000

Stands at Coolmore


Unbeaten French Champion 2YO & one of Europe's most exciting sires!

  • His first crop numbering only 23 foals and conceived at a fee of just €6,000 included Champion 3YO ALMANZOR
  • His current 4YO crop (also conceived at a fee of just €6,000) has yielded 11 Stakes winners
  • His current 3YO crop includes Gr.1 winner INCARVILLE & Gr.2 winner CHINDIT
  • His current 2YO crop includes Gr.1 winner ZELLIE, Gr.2 winners ATOMIC JONES & ROYAL PATRONAGE etc.

"It's safe to say that Wootton Bassett's best days as a sire are ahead of him" John Boyce, Thoroughbred Stallion Guide

Yearlings in 2021 sold for ¥52,000,000, €500,000, €220,000, €210,000, $200,000, 200,000gns etc.

His top performers include…

  • Almanzor - winner of the Gr.1 Irish Champion Stakes, Gr.1 Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1 Champion Stakes, Gr.2 Prix Guillaume d’Ornano, Gr.3 Prix de Guiche & the Listed Grand Criterium de Bordeaux
  • Wooded - winner of the Gr.1 Prix de l'Abbaye & Gr.3 Prix de Tour en Bessin
  • Audarya - winner of the Gr.1 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf & Gr.1 Prix Jean Romanet for James Fanshawe. Runner-up in the Gr.1 Prince Of Wales's Stakes & Gr.1 Prix Jean Romanet
  • Zellie - winner of the Gr.1 Prix Marcel Boussac for Andre Fabre
  • Incarville - winner of the Gr.1 Prix Saint-Alary for David Smaga
  • Chindit - winner of the Gr.2 Champagne Stakes, Gr.3 Greenham Stakes & Listed Pat Eddery Stakes
  • Atomic Jones - winner of the Gr.2 Champions Juvenile Stakes for Ger Lyons
  • Royal Patronage - winner of the Gr.2 Royal Lodge Stakes & Gr.3 Acomb Stakes for Mark Johnston
  • Tamahere - winner of the Gr.2 Sands Point Stakes & Violet Stakes for Chad Brown
  • The Black Album - winner of the Gr.3 Prix la Rochette, Jonathan B Schuster Memorial Stakes & Charlie Barley Stakes
  • Wootton - winner of the Gr.3 Prix de Fontainebleau & Listed Prix Isonomy. Runner-up in the Gr.1 Jebel Hatta Stakes & third in the Gr.1 St James’s Palace Stakes
  • The Summit - winner of the Gr.3 Prix de Fontainebleau, runner-up in the Gr.1 Prix du Jockey Club & Gr.1 2,000 French Guineas
  • Ilaraab - winner of the Gr.3 St Simon Stakes for William Haggas
  • Topgear - winner of the Gr.3 Prix Eclipse for Fabrice Chappet
  • Guildsman - winner of the Gr.3 Franklin-Simpson Stakes & Tom Ridge Stakes. Runner-up in the Gr.3 Round Tower Stakes & third in the Gr.2 Coventry Stakes
  • Wootton Asset - winner of the Gr.3 Virginia Derby for Graham Motion

Other stakes winners include Do Re Mi Fa Sol, Amilcar, Helter Skelter, Wootton’s Colt, Waltham, Dream Works, Speak Of The Devil, Hellenistique, Packing Waltham, Attagirl, Victoria Placa, Texas etc.

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