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Fastnet Rock 1st Book Over 200 Mares
Meanwhile Coolmore's dual Gr1-winning freshman sire Fastnet Rock (Danehill-Piccadilly Circus, by Royal Academy) has "over 200 mares booked to him in his 1st season at stud," reported racenet.com.au. Spokesman Brett Howard declared: "I have never seen anything quite like it at my time at Coolmore. As soon his fee was set (at $55,000) he was booked out within days." And nearly half the 200-plus mares are stakes-winners or stakes-producers, including: Gr1 Champagne Stakes winner Euphoria; Gr1 winner Good Faith; 4-time Gr1 winner Mannerism; dual Gr1 winner Miss Pennymoney; Gr1 Oakleigh Plate winner Reactive; Gr1 Auckland Cup winner Royal Tiara; Gr1 South Australian Derby winner Showella; Gr2 winner Legible; Gr2 winner Rare Insight; Gr2 winner Sarwatch; Gr3 winner Just Polite; Gr3 winner La Rumba; multiple stakes-winner Miss Prospect; Gr3 winner Our Yangtze River; multiple Gr3 winner Shelbourne Lass; Gr3 winner Smytzer's Trish; Gr2 winner Solo Show; Gr3 winner Vestey; Gr3 winner Yvonne; multiple Gr3 winner Galapagos Girl; multiple stakes-winner Golden Delicious; multiple stakes-winner Russian Caravan; & the dams of Jimcarew, Light Up The World, Belle Femme, Phoenix Park, Ballybleue, So Gorgeous, Catnipped, Tully Dane, One In A Million, Ain't Seen Nothin', Dandify, Manner Hill, Prowl, I Rock My World, La Bella Dame, Chiming Lass, Rinky Dink, Winona, Victory Vein, Schubert, Snitzel, Camena, Toast Of The Coast, Doubting, Special Edition, Sky Cuddle, Sky Love, Trezevant, Yvonne & Our Quivira.