Stands at Castlehyde Stud
Derby & Royal Ascot winner from the family of GALILEO & SEA THE STARS!
- A Derby winner like his sire AUTHORIZED and grandsire MONTJEU
- Gr.2 winner at Royal Ascot on his seasonal debut and Gr.1 Irish Derby winner on his next start
- By AUTHORIZED, sire of 8-time Grade 1 winner Nichols Canyon, dual Grand National hero Tiger Roll, 22-length Kingwell Hurdle winner Goshen, 2021 Grade 1 Grand Steeple-Chase des 4 Ans winner Let Me Love etc.
"He closed quickly entering the straight and showed a decent turn of foot to go to the front and surge clear entering the final furlong." Racing Post, on the Irish Derby
“a lovely, straightforward horse, he travels well and we always thought he would stay well” trainer, Aidan O'Brien
“Santiago is a Derby winner with a pedigree full of Derby winners and leading sires. He’s a big, quality individual with a fantastic action, and I’m sure National Hunt breeders will be very impressed when they see him.” Cathal Murphy, Castlehyde
The best bloodlines in the world!
MONTJEU has long been established as a sire of sires, responsible for no less than 8 individual Group 1 producing sons, one the most successful is AUTHORIZED.
ALLEGRETTA’s bloodline is coveted globally – from KING'S BEST & URBAN SEA to GALILEO & SEA THE STARS, this is the best and most consistent Champions' family on the planet!