Boardsmill Stud Sired Winners 8th-15th April 2024

11th April: Boardsmill Sales Grad Coming Up Easy by the late CALIFET gets her debut win in the Supermacs Maiden Hurdle Limerick. Congrats to Henry de Bromhead, Michael O’Connor, owner Anthony Head & breeder Kenilworth House Stud. Sold Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale to Sam Curling. 14th April: Brulure Noire by the late CALIFET took the … Read more

Boardsmill Stud Sired Winners 25th-31st March

25th March: Another new winner for the late CALIFET as Boardsmill Sales grad Calvic lands the Bet Racing TV Chase Huntingdon for Stuart Edmunds Racing, the Calvic Partnership, Ciaran Gethings and Breeders Bill Hayes & Declan Doyle. Sold Tattersalls Ireland to Michael & Ann Cullen. Another winner for the late MOUNT NELSON as Joe Cotton … Read more

Boardsmill Stud Sired Winners 11-17th March 2024

15th March: Ballylinch by the late CALIFET records a 2nd win on the track taking the Novice Chase Fakenham Micky Hammond Racing, Brian Hughes, owner John Burnett and breeders Wilson Dennison and his daughter Katriona Mackie. A graduate of Goffs UK HIT Sale, sold to Lucinda Burnett. Congratulations to JP & Noreen McManus and all … Read more

Boardsmill Stud Sired Winners 4-10th March 2024

4th March:  Notkeepinyagoing by the late CALIFET wins the Leopardstown Driving Range Mares Hurdle at Leopardstown for John McConnell, Ben Harvey, owners the Planetary Orbit Syndicate and breeder David Reilly from Carlanstown. The mare was purchased at Goffs UK Spring HIT Sale. 7th March:  Emily’s Choice by the late KALANISI makes it 2/2 over hurdles … Read more

Derby Sale 2021 – CALIFET offspring

Cilaos-Emery

The exciting Beauport, a Grade 3 Winner over hurdles for Nigel Twiston-Davies last season, is the most high-profile horse from CALIFET’s Irish-bred crops so far. The five-year-old was sold at the Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale in 2019 and is the most expensive graduate of the sale by his sire, whose oldest Irish-bred runners are just … Read more

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

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

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

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