Stands at the Beeches Stud
A top class 3YO by leading National Hunt influence Monsun
Unbeaten at 2 years. Winner of the Gr.2 Prix Greffulhe at 3 years and third in the Gr.1 Grand Prix de Paris
"Strong, good-bodied colt: very smart performer in 2013, winning listed race and Prix Greffulhe, both at Saint-Cloud: looked unlucky not to finish closer when 2 lengths fifth to Ruler Of The World in Derby at Epsom next time" Timeform
“We think Ocovango has a lot in common with Flemensfirth, he’s a lovely big horse, a great colour and like Flemensfirth he was unbeaten at two, a Group winner over 10 furlongs and being by Monsun he’s an outcross for all the Sadler’s Wells-line mares.” The Beeches Stud manager Robert McCarthy
“He’s got the ability, balance, the attitude, the breeding. He’s a serious horse” 25-time Champion trainer Andre Fabre
First 3YO's sold for €75,000, €65,000, €55,000, €47,000, €44,000, €42,000, €38,000, €35,000, €32,000, €32,000, €30,000 etc.
Purchasers include Colin Bowe/Paul Pierce, JD Moore/Richard Spencer, Gerry Hogan BS/Rose Dobbin, M V Magnier, Mags O'Toole, Noel Meade, G C Bloodstock, Monbeg Stables, Liam Cusack, Tom Lacey, Jeremy Scott, Stroud Coleman, Tom Keating, Five Star Bloodstock etc.
The perfect start - first runner is a winner!!
- Langer Dan - 2¼-length winner of a juvenile maiden hurdle on debut at Ludlow for Dan Skelton. "He's got a brilliant attitude and is very tough" jockey, Harry Skelton