Distance won over: 8f. to 12f.
Monsun - Celebre Vadala
Fee for 2023: €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 top performers on the flat include…

  • La Crique - winner of the Gr.1 Arrowfield Stud Plate, Gr.2 Avondale Guineas & Gr.3 Desert Gold Stakes in New Zealand. Runner-up in the Gr.1 WFA Classic, third in the Gr.1 Tarzino Trophy & Gr.1 New Zealand Stakes
  • Devastate - winner of the Gr.3 Wellington Stakes in New Zealand for Andrew Forsman
  • Spycatcher - winner of the Gr.3 Prix de Ris-Orangis & Listed Katchy Stakes. Runner-up in the Gr.1 Prix Maurice de Gheest, Gr.2 Duke Of York Stakes, Gr.2 Park Stakes, Gr.3 Chipchase Stakes & Gr.3 Acomb Stakes
  • Luisa Casati - winner of the Listed Daisy Warwick Fillies' Stakes at Goodwood for Tom Ward
  • Art de Triomphe - Listed winner in New Zealand
  • Grace's Secret - Listed winner in New Zealand

Already sire of exciting National Hunt performers…

  • Calvados - 5½-length 3YO Maiden Hurdle winner at Ballinrobe for John McConnell. Runner-up in the Listed Juvenile Hurdle at Aintree & third in the Listed Scottish Triumph Hurdle at Musselburgh
  • King Of Kingsfield - 4YO Maiden winner at Portrush for Paddy Turley, followed up with a bumper win at Down Royal for new connections Gordon Elliott and Gigginstown House Stud. Third in the Gr.1 Champion Bumper at Punchestown
  • Matata - 3-length 4YO maiden point-to-point winner, 7½-length novice hurdle winner & 10-length Novices' Chase winner
  • Nucky Johnson - impressive 5½-length bumper & maiden hurdle winner for Noel Meade
  • Alcedo - impressive debut bumper winner for Venetia Williams
  • Vadaly - impressive hurdle winner in France, has since joined Willie Mullins for owner Kenny Alexander
  • Justicialism - smart hurdle winner at Punchestown for Brian Hamilton
  • Black Sirius - winner over hurdles in France
  • Alcedo - impressive 4¼-length bumper winner at Hereford on debut for Venetia Williams
  • As Tears Go By - multiple hurdle winner for Gordon Elliott
  • Foxfire Glow - maiden hurdle winner for Gordon Elliott
  • Big Dee - 4-length maiden hurdle winner at Down Royal

Foals at Tattersalls Ireland have already sold for up to €32,000!

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