CALIFET progeny at Goffs Land Rover Sale 2021

Califet Stallion standing at Boardsmill Stud

During his time at stud in France CALIFET sired Grade 1 winners including Adrien Du Pont, Cilaos Emery and Clarcam and although his first Irish-bred crop are just six-year-olds of 2021, his oldest two crops conceived at Boardsmill Stud contain extremely exciting sorts including Nigel Twiston-Davies’ Grade 3 winning hurdler Beauport, who was a €60,000 … Read more

SUMBAL to Boardsmill Stud

Boardsmill Stud are delighted to announce the acquisition of Group 2 winner SUMBAL from Annshoon Stud. The son of Danehill Dancer was a winner of 3 races as a 3yo in France including the 10 furlong Group 2 Prix Greffulhe and was placed in numerous other stakes races. He achieved a Timeform Rating of 117. … Read more

CALIFET 1998-2021

Califet Stallion standing at Boardsmill Stud

It was with great sadness that last week we announced the recent passing of Califet who died suddenly. He had just reached his 23rd year. We acquired Califet in 2014 at which point he had yet to sire his first Grade 1 winner. That soon changed however and he quickly clocked up five top flight … 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

Grade 2 Winner for COURT CAVE

Court Cave notched up a new Graded winner on Saturday last with the impressive victory of Clondaw Caitlin in the Grade 2 Premier Novices Hurdle at Kelso. The Ruth Jefferson trained mare was recording her 4th consecutive win and remains unbeaten over hurdles. Racing against the geldings for the first time, Clondaw Caitlin raced wide … Read more

CALIFET’s 1st Irish Crop making their mark

Califet Stallion standing at Boardsmill Stud

Califet has enjoyed a fruitful past fortnight with three new winners from his 1st Irish Bred Crop. First off the mark was the Colin Bowe trained Erne River who landed the 5yo Geldings Maiden at Dungarvan on January 26th. In the hands of Barry O’Neill, Erne River made all the running and put in a … 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

COURT CAVE straight to the point

COURT CAVE has enjoyed a fruitful few weeks with his progeny both on the track and between the flags. His offspring have always enjoyed great success in the Point to Point field and it is no surprise to see a number of these graduates feature amongst his recent winners. Two of the biggest fans of … 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

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