Distance won over: 12f. to 15f.
Monsun - Guernica
Fee for 2023: €7,000
Stands at Grange Stud
Rated 127 by Timeform in 2009 - the equal of Champion Stakes winner Twice Over.
Own-brother to Italian Oaks-Gr.1 winner and Yorkshire Oaks-Gr.1 runner-up GUADALUPE. From the family of multiple Group 1 winners ALEXANDER GOLDRUN and GOLDIKOVA.
“GETAWAY inevitably drew comparisons with the same connections’ Shirocco and Manduro, [both also by Monsun] but that’s well warranted, as he looks top class.” Timeform, following the Jockey Club Stakes.
Stores in 2022 sold for up to €210,000!
Top performers include…
- Sporting John - winner of the Gr.1 Scilly Isles Novices' Chase for Philip Hobbs
- Verdana Blue – winner of the Gr.1 Christmas Hurdle, Gr.2 Elite Hurdle, Gr.2 Scottish Champion Hurdle & Listed VIP Hurdle for Nicky Henderson
- Getabird - multiple winner including two Gr.2 hurdles for Willie Mullins
- Rock My Way - multiple winner including the Gr.2 Ballymore Novices' Hurdle for Syd Hosie
- Getaway Katie Mai – multiple winner including the Gr.2 Nickel Coin Mares Bumper
- Danny Whizzbang - multiple winner for Paul Nicholls including the Gr.2 John Francome Novices' Chase
- Newtide - winner of the Gr.2 Towton Novices' Chase for Kim Bailey
- Talkischeap - winner of the Gr.3 Gold Cup H'cap Chase for Alan King
- Jarvey's Plate - winner of the Listed Ballymore Novices' Hurdle & Listed Novices' Chase for Fergal O'Brien
- Vegas Blue - winner of a Listed Mares Flat Race for Nicky Henderson
- Annie G - 8-length winner of a Listed Novice Hurdle for Henry De Bromhead
- Getaway Gorgeous - winner of a Listed Mares Hurdle for Willie Mullins
- Quiet Escape - Listed Mares’ Bumper winner for Mark Molloy
- Lunar Display - led home a 1-2 for her sire in the Listed Boreen Belle Mares Novice Hurdle at Thurles for Joseph O'Brien
- Queens Gamble - 10-length winner of a Listed bumper at Cheltenham for Oliver Sherwood
- Return Ticket - winner of the Listed Scotty Brand Handicap Chase at Ayr
- Motu Fareone - winner of the Listed Prix Violon II Chase at Auteuil
- Assemble - multiple winner for Joseph O'Brien including the Grade A Kerry National. Runner-up in the Gr.1 Drinmore Novice Chase
- Thosedaysaregone - winner of the Grade B Ladbrokes Hurdle