Mehmas to stand for €60,000; fees revealed for 2023.
We are delighted to reveal our stallion fees for 2023.
MEHMAS TO STAND FOR €60,000
After another outstanding year, Mehmas will stand for €60,000. The champion first and second-crop sire of his generation, Mehmas enjoyed another big season in 2022 as the sire of Group 1 Haydock Sprint Cup winner Minzaal, the multiple American Grade 2 winner Going Global (later sold for $2.5 million), Group 2 winner July Stakes winner and Group 1--placed Persian Force, Group 3 Horris Hill Stakes winner Knight and the Group 1-placed Malavath.
In three crops, he is the sire of 19 stakes winners - led by the Group 1 scorers Going Global, Minzaal and Supremacy - alongside 21 other stakes horses. So far in 2022, he is the sire of 78 winners and seven stakes performers. His yearlings sold for up to 450,000gns.
GROUP 1 SIRE KODIAC TO STAND FOR €40,000
Our stalwart sire Kodiac will stand for €40,000. A top eight British and Irish sire this season, he fired in eight stakes during the course of 2022 while his top-class son El Bodegon came close to Group 1 glory when running second in the Prix de Jockey-Club and third in the Cox Plate. Kodiac, whose yearlings sold for up to €575,000, also consolidated his place as a significant sire of sires via the likes of Ardad, Kessaar, Kodi Bear and Prince Of Lir, and also featured as the damsire of the Prix de l'Abbaye heroine The Platinum Queen.
COTAI GLORY TO STAND FOR €12,500
The Platinum Queen's sire Cotai Glory has had his fee raised to €12,500. A reliable source of speed and precocity, last year's leading first-crop sire remains in the top three of his generation by prize-money thanks to 59 winners, among them four stakes scorers. In addition to The Platinum Queen, they also include the Italian Group 3-winning two-year-old Bottle Of Bubbles and the Listed-winning two-year-old Alpha Capture. His yearlings sold for up to 350,000gns this year.
CHAMPION STARMAN TO STAND FOR €15,000
Brilliant sprinter Starman will stand for €15,000. Winner of the July Cup and Duke Of York Stakes, the son of Dutch Art was extremely well received in his first season and we eagerly await the arrival of his first foals.
SUCCESSFUL FIRST-CROP SIRE KESSAAR TO STAND FOR €5,000
Kessaar stands at €5,000 following a successful season with his first winners headed by the durable stakes runners Ipanema Princess and Bolt Action. With 21 winners - and counting - to his credit, he is a top four British and Irish first-crop sire of 2022. Hopes also remain high for his very first winner Tajalla, who was named a TDN Rising Star when winning impressively on debut at Newmarket.
INNS OF COURT TO STAND FOR €5,000
The first crop of Inns Of Court were well received at the yearling sales, selling for 175,000gns, €170,000, €135,000 etc. A Group-winning sprinter over 5f with the versatility to fall only a nose short in the Group 1 Prix du Moulin over a mile, he stands for €5,000.
Galileo Gold has relocated to Haras de Bouquetot for next season.
Cotai Glory: €12,500
Inns Of Court: €5,000