Al Maher | Bay Entire (2001)
VRC Australian Guineas GR.1 winner and proven sire of Group winners
Home bred Group 1 winning son of Danehill (USA) already established as a highly consistent sire of quality winners with less than a handful of crops to race.
One of the star 3 year-olds of his generation, winning the Group 1 VRC Australian Guineas (1600m) a race previously won by champion sires Zabeel and Flying Spur.
Proven sire of stakes winning progeny including the Group winners Majestic Music, King Lionheart, Speedy Natalie, Marheta, Budriguez etc.
Already the sire of over 133 individual winners worldwide with his oldest progeny only 5 year olds.
Progeny earnings rapidly approaching $10 million with an average earning index of over $40,000.
Seven of 25 stakes horses have been produced by either daughters or grand-daughters of Nijinsky-line stallions.
Three-quarter brother-in-blood to champion sire Redoute's Choice from the immediate female family of successful sires Umatilla (NZ) and Hurricane Sky.
STUD RECORD :
Commenced stud duties in 2005. Sire of 249 progeny to race, 147 winners (59.0%), earnings of over $11 million, 14 stakes winners, 14 stakes placegetters, inc.
- Sire: Danehill
- Dam: Show Dancing
- Dam Sire: Don't Say Halo
- Country of Birth: Australia
- Date Foaled: October 2001
- Colour: Bay
- Sex: Entire
- Height: 16.3 hands
- Horse Life No: Aus. 779279
- Owners & Breeders Incentive
Scheme: Eligible for BOBS - NSW Breeder Owner Bonus Scheme
- Year entered Stud: 2005
- Best Performer: Majestic Music
- Free Return - conditions apply