Wootton Bassett

Bay200816.0½ hh (1.63 m)
Iffraaj - Balladonia
Distance won over: 6f. to 7f.
Fee for 2021: €100,000

Stands at Coolmore


Unbeaten French Champion 2YO – The Leading Sire of 3YOs in France

"one of Europe's most sought after stallions" Nancy Sexton, Thoroughbred Owner Breeder

  • His first crop numbering only 23 foals and conceived at a fee of just €6,000 included Champion 3YO ALMANZOR!
  • His current 4YO crop (also conceived at a fee of just €6,000) has yielded 9 Stakes winners!
  • His current 3YO crop includes Gr.2 winner CHINDIT and TDN Rising Star MIDLIFE CRISIS along with another impressive Deauville winner in EARLY LIGHT!

"It's safe to say that Wootton Bassett's best days as a sire are ahead of him" John Boyce, Thoroughbred Stallion Guide

Yearlings in 2020 sold for 600,000gns, €300,000, 260,000gns, €250,000, €240,000, €210,000, €200,000, 200,000gns, 200,000gns, €180,000, €180,000 etc.

Already sire of 17 Stakes winners! His top performers include…

  • Almanzor – winner of the Gr.1 Irish Champion Stakes, Gr.1 Prix du Jockey, Gr.1 Champion Stakes, Gr.2 Prix Guillaume d’Ornano, Gr.3 Prix de Guiche & the Listed Grand Criterium de Bordeaux
  • Wooded – winner of the Gr.1 Prix de l'Abbaye at ParisLongchamp & Gr.3 Prix de Tour en Bessin at Chantilly
  • Audarya - winner of the Gr.1 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf at Keeneland & Gr.1 Prix Jean Romanet at Deauville for James Fanshawe. Finished third in the Gr.1 Prix de l'Opera
  • Chindit – 3-time winner including the Gr.2 Champagne Stakes at Doncaster & the Listed Pat Eddery Stakes at Ascot
  • Tamahere - 3-time winner including the Gr.2 Sands Point Stakes at Belmont Park for Chad Brown
  • The Black Album – winner of the Gr.3 Prix la Rochette, Jonathan B Schuster Memorial Stakes & Charlie Barley Stakes
  • Wootton – winner of the Gr.3 Prix de Fontainebleau & Listed Prix Isonomy. Runner-up in the Gr.1 Jebel Hatta Stakes at Meydan & third in the Gr.1 St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot
  • The Summit – winner of the Gr.3 Prix de Fontainebleau at ParisLongchamp, runner-up in the Gr.1 Prix du Jockey Club & Gr.1 French Guineas
  • Guildsman – 3-time winner including the Gr.3 Franklin-Simpson Stakes & Tom Ridge Stakes. Runner-up in the Gr.3 Round Tower Stakes at the Curragh & third in the Gr.2 Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot

Other stakes winners include Do Re Mi Fa Sol, Amilcar, Helter Skelter, Wootton’s Colt, Waltham, Dream Works, Speak Of The Devil, Hellenistique, Packing Waltham etc.

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