Magna Grecia

Bay201616.0½ hh (1.63 m)
Distance won over: 7f. to 8f.
Invincible Spirit - Cabaret
Fee for 2023: €15,000

Stands at Coolmore


Group 1 Winner at 2, Classic Winner at 3

Won a vintage renewal of the Gr.1 Vertem Futurity Trophy Stakes at 2 and ran away with the Gr.1 2,000 Guineas at 3

  • By INVINCIBLE SPIRIT, like sire sensation KINGMAN
  • Out of CABARET, a Group-winning 2YO over 7 furlongs by GALILEO
  • Half-brother to European Champion 2YO & World Champion 3YO ST MARK'S BASILICA
  • From the family of Gr.1 winners FRENCHPARK & PEARLY SHELLS

MAGNA GRECIA, whose 2YO form had been boosted on several occasions during the trials, came into the race with solid claims. Tracking the leader on the stands' rail, he came through to challenge inside the final 2f and ran on strongly to win convincingly.” - Racing Post after his Gr.1 2,000 Guineas win

“a taking sort physically, robust and well made, a bruiser of a colt” - Timeform Racehorses of 2018

"a sublime pedigree, two Group 1 wins on his CV and a notably fluid action" James Thomas, Racing Post Bloodstock

First yearlings in 2022 sold for €365,000, €200,000, €160,000, €155,000, €150,000, €150,000, €145,000, €140,000, €140,000, €130,000, €120,000, €115,000, €105,000, €100,000 etc. and are with Gr.1 trainers Aidan O’Brien, Andrew Balding, Archie Watson, Brian Meehan, Charles Hills, Charlie Johnston, David O’Meara, David Simcock, Donnacha O’Brien, Ed Dunlop, Fabrice Chappet, Ger Lyons, Henri-Francois Devin, John & Thady Gosden, Joseph O’Brien, Karl Burke, Kevin Ryan, Richard Hannon, Roger Varian, Tom Dascombe etc.

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