Calyx

Bay201615.3 hh (1.60m)
Distance won over: 6f.
Kingman - Helleborine
Fee for 2024: €12,500

Stands at Coolmore


Unbeaten Royal Ascot Gr.2-winning 2YO & brilliant sprinter at 3

  • By sire sensation KINGMAN - already sire of 75 Stakes winners including World Champion Miler PALACE PIER, Classic winner PERSIAN KING etc.
  • His dam HELLEBORINE won the Gr.3 Prix d'Aumale & Listed Prix Six Perfections, placed in the Gr.1 Prix Marcel Boussac
  • From the family of top French 3YO sprinter AFRICAN ROSE and unbeaten European Champion 2YO & Irish 2000 Guineas winner NATIVE TRAIL

“Calyx always had that rare brilliance you only see in champions. His performances at Ascot at both 2 and 3 years were of the highest standard. He is a very similar type to his sire Kingman” - trainer, John Gosden

  • Won a Newmarket maiden on debut by 5 lengths, earning 'TDN Rising Star' status
  • Impressive in the Gr.2 Coventry Stakes defeating triple Gr.1 winner Advertise
  • Showed explosive speed in the Gr.3 Commonwealth Cup Trial Stakes

Rated higher at 2 by Timeform than Advertise, Magna Grecia, Persian King, Phoenix Of Spain, Hello Youmzain, Soldier’s Call etc.

Rated higher at 3 by Timeform than the winners of the Epsom Derby, French 2,000 Guineas, Irish 2,000 Guineas, Irish Derby etc.

Off to a fast start! His first crop already includes...

  • Persian Dream - dual winner for Dominic Ffrench Davis including the Gr.2 Duchess Of Cambridge Stakes at Newmarket
  • Classic Flower - 3-time winner for Patrice Cottier, including the Gr.2 Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte at Chantilly, runner-up in the Gr.3 Prix Six Perfections at Deauville & third in the Gr.2 Prix Robert Papin at Chantilly
  • Zona Verde - dual winner including the Gr.3 Jimmy Durante Stakes for Philip D'Amato
  • Malc - justified favouritism to win a novices stakes at Carlisle on debut for Richard Fahey. Runner-up in the Gr.2 Norfolk Stakes at Royal Ascot
  • Eben Shaddad - earned TDN Rising Star status when winning a novice stakes at Newmarket for John & Thady Gosden by 3¾ lengths on debut. Third in the Gr.1 Dewhurst Stakes & Gr.3 TattersallsStakes at Newmarket
  • Angiolleta - maiden winner at Del Mar for Doug O'Neill over 8f. Runner-up in the Pike Place Dancer Stakes & third in the Del Mar Fillies Juvenile Turf Stakes
  • Nellie Leylax - 3-time winner for Tom Dascombe
  • Accumulate - Newmarket maiden & Lingfield novice stakes winner for Roger Varian
  • Grand Son Of Calyx - bolted up by 4 lengths in a Saint-Cloud maiden for Gianluca Bietolini
  • Filly One - novice stakes winner on debut at Newcastle for Geoff Oldroyd
  • Nellie Leylax - 3-time winner for Tom Dascombe
  • Purple Lily - debut maiden winner at Galway for Paddy Twomey
  • Ever So Sweet - maiden winner at Belmont at the Big A for Brad Cox
  • Golden Strike - maiden winner at Ayr for Richard Fahey
  • Warda Jamila - novice stakes winner at Leicester for Andrew Balding
  • How's The Guvnor - 3¼-length maiden winner at Doncaster for Clive Cox
  • Project Geofin - novice stakes winner at Newcastle for Geoff Oldroyd
  • Hot Fuss - 5½-length Novice Stakes winner at Salisbury for Tom Dascombe
  • Ingleby Ivy - novice stakes winner at Ripon for Adrian Nicholls
  • Unreal Connection - maiden winner at Epsom for Amanda Perrett
  • Habrdi - dual winner for Jane Chapple-Hyam
  • Lunaflor - winner in Spain over 7f.

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