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UK Lone Oak Stud Sold To German Owner-Breeder
In the UK, German owner-breeder Wolfgang Heymann “has purchased Lone Oak Stud near Newmarket” reported racingpost.com. Heymann (who also owns a stud in Bavaria & has horses in training in Germany with trainers Christian Von Der Recke, Wolfgang Figge & Waldemar Hickst) has renamed the 150-acre farm Great Bradley Oak Stud & “plans to run it as a base for a British broodmare band, to board outside mares & to stand a new stallion”. Heymann attended the Tattersalls December Breeding Stock Sale at Newmarket last week (with Jurgen Werthenbach, who will manage Great Bradley Oak Stud) & 2 of his purchases, Mac Rhapsody (a Listed-placed daughter of Night Shift) & Finney Hill (a daughter of Mark Esteem descended from Time Charter) “will be among the 1st book of mares for dual Gr1-placed stallion Poseidon Adventure”. Poseidon Adventure (Sadler's Wells-Fanny Cerrito, by Gulch) will stand at £6,000 (A$10,800).