Distance won over: 8f. to 12f.
Monsun - Celebre Vadala
Fee for 2022: €6,000

Stands at Grange Stud

Gr.1-winning miler by leading National Hunt influence MONSUN!

  • By MONSUN, just like GETAWAY, NETWORK, MAXIOS etc.
  • Out of Listed winner CELEBRE VADALA
  • From the family of VALIXIR, winner of the Gr.1 Queen Anne Stakes & Gr.1 Prix de Ispahan
  • Brilliant 8-time winner including the Gr.1 Prix Du Moulin, Gr.2 Prix Du Muguet, Gr.2 Oettingen-Rennen etc.
  • Rated 126 by Timeform

''Vadamos always impressed me with his raw talent. It is well documented that no other horse in my yard could beat him in the morning and his final furlong time in the Prix Du Moulin of 10.47 seconds was truly top class'' trainer, Andre Fabre

His first crop are 3YOs this season, top performers on the flat already include…

  • Spycatcher - winner & runner-up in the Gr.3 Acomb Stakes to subsequent Gr.1 Criterium de Saint-Cloud winner Gear Up at York for Karl Burke. Runner-up in the Listed Carnarvon Stakes & third in the Gr.3 Pavilion Stakes at Ascot
  • Art de Triomphe - Listed winner in New Zealand
  • Grace's Secret - Listed winner in New Zealand
  • Messidor - 3-time winner, third in the Listed Patton Stakes at Dundalk.
  • Oo De Lally - 4-time winner for Andrew Balding. “A decent novice on paper and the winner impressed….He's potentially smart.” Racing Post
  • Catena Zapata - winner for Henry de Bromhead. “He's a nice big horse with plenty of scope and one would imagine he could improve plenty next year.” Racing Post
  • Ballintoy Harbour - 3-time winner for Paul Midgley
  • Zinc White - 7½-length winner at Sandown for Ralph Beckett. Sold to Oliver Greenall for a sale topping £310,000 at the Goffs London Sale
  • Kick On Girl - impressive Novice Stakes winner for George Scott at Haydock
  • Ranes - winner of a conditions race at ParisLongchamp for Pascal Bary
  • Vaccine - 5 length Novice Stakes winner for Michael Dods
  • Mistrix - winner of a Novice Stakes at York for George Scott
  • Calamoresca - dual winning 2YO (by 5 & 5½ lengths) in Italy in 2021

Already sire of exciting National Hunt performers…

  • Calvados - 5½-length 3YO Maiden Hurdle winner at Ballinrobe for John McConnell. Runner-up in the Listed Fillies' Juvenile Hurdle at Aintree
  • Vadaly - impressive hurdle winner in France, has since joined Willie Mullins for owner Kenny Alexander
  • Black Sirius - winner of his only start over hurdles in France

His only store on offer at the Tattersalls Derby Sale realised €105,000, consigned by Glenvale Stud and purchased by Kevin Ross who commented “He is a lovely, athletic horse and looks like a racehorse. The sire has started off well, and we have been very keen on them from the start.”

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