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Poetry In Motion

Bay 2013, 16.1 1/2h.h.(1.66m)
FEE FOR 2024: €6,000 (October 1st terms)
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  • Multiple Gr. 1 winner
  • Sire of 9 winners & 4 placed from only 14 runners to date (as at 22/02/24)
  • His only NH runner is a winner
  • Foals realised up to €85k, €78k, €75k etc
  • 1st Boardsmill Crop 3YOs in 2024


Ideal Outcross Sire Line:
POET'S VOICE Brilliant Gr.1 winner over 8 furlongs (died as 11yo)
DUBAWI Multiple Gr.1 winner over 8 furlongs (Champion Sire)
DUBAI MILLENIUM Multiple Gr.1 winner over 8 to 10 furlongs (died after 1 year at stud)

Race Record

Multiple Gr.1 Winner from 10-12 furlongs

  • Winner of 7 races from 3 to 5 years over 10-12 furlongs
  • Defeated 23 Individual Group 1 winners
  • 2nd Highest Rated Colt in Europe in 2018 (RP Ratings)
  • Finished in the frame in 16 of his 17 starts
  • Earnings of almost £3m prizemoney
  • Group wins on ground from Good/Firm to Soft

WON Gr.1 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Ascot (12f)
Beating Crystal Ocean

WON Gr.1 Prince Of Wales’s Stakes, Royal Ascot (10f)
Beating Cracksman

WON Gr.3 Brigadier Gerard Stakes, Sandown (10f)
WON Gr.3 Betfred Glorious Stakes, Goodwood (12f)
2nd Gr.1 Juddmonte International Stakes, York (10f)
2nd Gr.1 Longines Dubai Sheema Classic, Meydan (12f)
2nd Gr.1 Qipco Champion Stakes, Ascot (10f)
2nd Gr.1 Qipco Irish Champion Stakes, Leopardstown (10f)

Poet’s Word (James Doyle) beats stable mate Crystal Ocean (William Buick) in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot
Poet's Word (James Doyle) defeats Cracksman in The Prince Of Wales's Stakes (Group 1) (British Champions Series) at Royal Ascot



Poet’s Word is very consistent and such a brave horse. It is a delight to train him.’
Sir Michael Stoute

Poet’s Word is very straightforward - a gentleman of a horse.’
Ryan Moore

'He was solid mentally- nothing fazed him.
He was a great mover, he flowed across the ground'
James Doyle

I'm nearly thirty years working with some of the best racehorses on both sides of the world and Poet's Word was one of the toughest, most honest, most characterful horses I have ever had the pleasure of dealing with.
Sarah Deniff - Head Lass for Sir Michael Stoute


Sire of 9 winners & 4 placed horses from only 14 runners to date (as at 22/02/24)

PACINI - a 1st Winner from Poet's Word's 1st runner over hurdles in Fairyhouse, 16th December 2023. Trainer Gordon Elliott.
ZABBIE wins for trainer Richard Hannon at Doncaster. She's now a winner of 2 races with prizemoney earnings of £43k.
Lady of Arabia wins for trainer Eve Houghton at Kempton. Winner of won 4 races and been placed 4 times from her 1st 11 starts.

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