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Golden Snake Shift To Greentree
Multiple Gr1-winning 9YO stallion Golden Snake (Danzig-Dubian, by High Line) "is to move to Michael & Jane Bowe's Greentree Stud in Ireland's County Tipperary for the 2006 breeding season," reported racingpost.co.uk. Golden Snake stood his initial 4 seasons at England's National Stud in Newmarket & shuttles to Lynden Park Stud in Australia; his oldest European progeny are 2YOs in 2005. Golden Snake's 6 career wins from 15 starts included 4 Gr1s in 3 different countries: France's Gr1 Prix Jean Prat as a 3YO; Germany's Gr1 Europa Preis & Italy's Gr1 Gran Premio del Jockey Club as a 4YO; & France's Gr1 Prix Ganay as a 5YO. He also "scored his best Racing Post rating of 126 when finishing 2nd to Fantastic Light in England's 2001 Gr1 Tattersalls Gold Cup".