Veterinary Requirements for Mares visiting Boardsmill during the 2024 Stud Season

A certificate with a NEGATIVE clitoral swab for CEM, Pseudomonas and Klebsiella dated on or after the 1st of January 2024. EVA Certificate with a NEGATIVE result taken within 30 days of mare’s first covering. Mares arriving from outside Ireland and the UK require a NEGATIVE EVA certificate dated on or after 1st of January … Read more

Poet’s Word 1st crop runners off to flying start

Poet’s Word’s first crop of 3 year olds in 2023 have got off to a great start on the racecourse. From just 12 individual runners, he has sired 5 winners and 5 more individual placed horses. Four of his five placed runners have finished 2nd. Amongst his winners are the 3 time winning filly Lady … 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

Stephanie wins Godolphin Award

Stephanie McGinley receives Godolphin Award

Stephanie McGinley, a Stud Groom at Boardsmill Stud, was a recipient of an award at The Irish Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards held in the Keadeen Hotel on Tuesday 25th October. Stephanie, from Longwood was one of eight recipients of the prestigious Godolphin sponsored awards. These awards celebrate what lies at the heart of every successful … Read more


Recruitment Stallion Handler

The following position is available to join our experienced team at Boardsmill Stud, Trim, Co.Meath. ASSISTANT STALLION HANDLER  Duties will include assisting with the handling & care of Stallions & helping with all other stud & sales duties when required. Previous experience of handling Stallions would be advantageous but not essential for the right candidate. … Read more

BOARDSMILL Stud Draft – Derby Sale 2021

We are proud to offer a select and strong trio of geldings by our sires at the 2021 Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale. We start the draft with Lot 144, a homebred son of COURT CAVE with an exciting pedigree. He is a full brother to the five-year-old Call Me Lyreen (pictured above), who won the … Read more

MOUNT NELSON progeny – Derby Sale 2021

MOUNT NELSON’s first crop sired at Boardsmill Stud have been very well received at the store sales so far in 2021. At Doncaster in May, he sired the second most expensive store in the Spring Sale as Tom Malone and Paul Nicholls went to £150,000 to secure a half-brother to Charbel, winner of the Grade … 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

COURT CAVE progeny – Derby Sale 2021

COURT CAVE’s best store sales results over the years have come at the Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale with his most expensive three-year-olds all going under the hammer here. At the 2018 renewal he achieved his best store price of €120,000 when Gordon Elliott bought Fortbarrington Stud’s gelding out of Jessica Harrington’s County Hurdle Winner and … Read more

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