Acquisition of multiple Group 1 winner POET’S WORD.

Boardsmill Stud are delighted to announce the acquisition of multiple Group 1 winner POET’S WORD. Trained by Sir Michael Stoute, Poet’s Word was one of the highest rated horses in Europe in 2018. His Gr.1 victories included the Prince Of Wales’s Stakes over 10 furlongs at Royal Ascot (where he defeated Cracksman) and also the … Read more

American Grand National Success for KALANISI

There was a new feather in Kalanisi’s cap this weekend as he sired his 6th individual Grade 1 winner, with Brain Power landing the $450,000 American Grand National at Far Hills, New Jersey. This was the Nicky Henderson trained 8 year old’s first trip to the states and it was owner Michael Buckley’s shrewd idea … Read more

Listowel double for COURT CAVE

There were a brace of winners by COURT CAVE on the opening day of the seven day Listowel ‘Harvest’ Festival. First off the mark was the Willie Mullins trained mare ZOLA, who was making her debut over hurdles and duly obliged against the geldings in the Charleville Cheese Maiden Hurdle over 3 miles. The 5 … Read more

CALIFET stores selling well

Califet’s 2nd Irish Crop are 3 year olds in 2019 and are proving to be in strong demand at the store sales. Many of the leading buyers have purchased his progeny including Gerry Hogan Bloodstock (x2), Monbeg Stables (x3), Colin Bowe (x2), Harold Kirk, Evan Williams and many more. One of his highest priced stores … Read more

Good weekend for COURT CAVE progeny

It was a good weekend for progeny of COURT CAVE with two new winners for the season and a new black type performer also. First off the mark was the 6 year old mare TARA MIA at Downpatrick on Friday. She recorded her first win over fences and her second career victory in the Racing … Read more

More black type success for KALANISI

Darver Star notched up his fourth consecutive win with an impressive victory in the ‘Ladbrokes Where The Nation Plays’ LISTED Novice Hurdle at Limerick today. The 7 year old has proved to be a revelation this season rising from a rating of 104 in March to his current rating of 145. The Gavin Cromwell trained … Read more

Hat-trick for KALANISI at Perth

Kalanisi Stallion standing at Boardsmill Stud

Kalanisi achieved a memorable feat today- siring 3 of the 6 winners at Perth. First off the mark was the Neil Mulholland trained Queen’s Magic in the Mares’ Novice Hurdle. This was the seven year old’s third career win and her 2nd consecutive win over hurdles. Ridden by James Best, Queen’s Magic won with relative … Read more

CARRIACOU wins Gr.1 Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris

Carriacou, a seven year old son of CALIFET, landed the €820,000 Grade 1 Grand Steeple Chase de Paris at Auteuil today. The biggest race of the French jump racing calendar attracted a field of 19 runners and in the hands of Davy Russell, Carriacou ran out an impressive nine length winner. Owned, Trained and bred … Read more

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