The fastest European-based sire to 50 Group winners in history and 2023 Champion Sire in Europe, and Great Britain and Ireland

  • 2008 b h Galileo - Kind (Danehill)
  • 16.1hh (1.65m) To stud 2013
  • 2024 fee: £350,000 1st Oct SLF


  • World class, the world over. An incredible 12% Group winners to runners and 17% blacktype winners to runners
  • Sire of 42 individual stakes winners in 2023 including 2000 Guineas winner Chaldean, Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf winner Inspiral, Oaks winner Soul Sister and Gr.1 Prix Saint-Alary winner Jannah Rose. Sire of 11 Gr.1 winners in 2023, more than any other Northern Hemisphere-based stallion
  • He sired 26 Northern Hemisphere-bred Group winners worldwide in 2023 - more than Dubawi (22), Into Mischief (14), Kingman, Sea The Stars and Galileo (all 13)
  • Sire of 34 Gr.1 winners, including Classic winners Chaldean 2000 Guineas winner in 2023,  2023 Oaks winner Soul Sister, 2021 Derby and King George VI and Queen Elizabeth winner Adayar, 2021 Irish Derby, Grand Prix de Paris and St Leger winner Hurricane Lane, 2021 Australian Oaks winner Hungry HeartSoul Stirring, and Anapurna, as well as dual European Champion Cracksman, Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe winner Alpinista, Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf winner Inspiral and 2YO Gr.1 winners Ylang Ylang and Quadrilateral
  • Sire of the two highest-priced yearlings at Tattersalls October Book 1 Yearling Sale in 2023, a colt out of Bizzaria who sold for 2 million gns, and a filly out of Millisle who made 1.6 million gns and the Goffs Orby Sale-topper at €1.85 million. His yearling average is £554,297 for 30 sold
  • The joint fastest sire to reach 100 stakes winners (in 2402 days) with Danehill and quicker than Dubawi and Galileo

Key metrics

Last updated 16/7/2024

Group 1 Winners


Classic winners (NH)


Group 1 Performers


Group Winners (NH)


Stakes Winners (SH)


Blacktype Performers (NH)


Blacktype Performers (SH)


Group Winners To Runners (NH)


Blacktype Performers To Runners (SH)


Blacktype Performers To Runners (NH)


Average winning distance of progeny


NH = Northern Hemisphere-bred.  SH = Southern Hemisphere-bred.