Boardsmill Stud Sired Winners Week #7

15th February: The Lord Maid by the late MOUNT NELSON won the “Sure Haul Race Day Mares Hurdle” by 8 lengths on hurdles debut at Clonmel Racecourse for Owner/Trainer Josh Halley, Philip Enright and breeders Tom Hayes & family from Tipperary. Emily’s Choice by the late KALANISI took the “Quinn Bet Mares Hurdle” on racecourse … Read more

KALANISI 1996 – 2023

Boardsmill Stud has announced the passing of Champion Racehorse and multiple Grade 1 sire KALANISI at the age of 27. The dual Group 1 winner was standing at Boardsmill since 2008 having been acquired by the Flood family from his breeder HH Aga Khan. He originally stood at his breeders’ Giltown Stud having retired there … Read more

Derby Sale 2021 – KALANISI offspring

KALANISI has a long and successful history with his Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale graduates with some of his best progeny to date selling at Fairyhouse in June. Grade 1 Challow Novices’ Hurdle Winner Barters Hill (pictured above) and Brain Power, winner of the Grade 1 American Grand National, are two of the most notable names … Read more

KALANISI progeny at Goffs Land Rover Sales 2021

Kalanisi Stallion standing at Boardsmill Stud

KALANISI has been an excellent stallion for us, a reliable source of Cheltenham winners and top-class performers and at the age of 25 he covered a select book of mares this year. The most expensive Goffs Land Rover Sale graduate by Kalanisi sold last year when Ken Parkhill’s homebred half-brother to last year’s Cheltenham Champion … Read more

Cheltenham Festival double for KALANISI

What an incredible week at the Cheltenham Festival for Kalanisi. He sired two winners over fences on the opening day courtesy of The Conditional and Imperial Aura and also sired Darver Star who finished 3rd in the Gr.1 Champion Hurdle on the same day. To round off a great week, he was the broodmare sire … Read more


Kalanisi Stallion standing at Boardsmill Stud

Kalanisi enjoyed a fruitful end to 2019 and start of 2020, siring seven winners in a 17 day period. First off the mark was the diminutive Rightplacerightime at Naas on December 16th. He landed a 2 mile maiden hurdle in dramatic fashion as he was severely hampered on a number of occasions up the run … Read more

Stud Fees for 2020

Boardsmill Stud recently announced that the Multiple Gr.1 winner POET’S WORD will stand for €5,000 in 2020, his first season at Boardsmill. The 2nd highest rated colt in training in Europe in 2018, Poet’s Word was the winner of 7 races and amassed almost £3m in prize money. He took some major scalps during his … Read more

Nearly a great weekend for KALANISI!

The last weekend in November saw Newbury and Fairyhouse racecourses play host to lots of high class National Hunt action. Progeny of KALANISI performed with huge credit in defeat in three of the feature races. First into action was last year’s Grade 1 winning novice chaser KALASHNIKOV. He carried top weight in the feature race … 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

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

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