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Gr1 Producer Ad Valorem Under The Spotlight
Breeders on the lookout for a proven sire this spring will doubtless consider Cangon Stud Farm's dual Gr1-winning stallion Ad Valorem (Danzig-Classy Women, by Relaunch). As a son of breed-shaper Danzig, one of the greatest speed influences anywhere in the world, Ad Valorem has sired over 264 winners in 30 different countries, including 14 individual stakes winners headed by Group 1 winner Capital Gain, Group 2 winners Morton's Fork, Free Wheeling, Meliora and Pied A Terre, as well as the Group 3 winner Detours and the Group 3-winning, Group 1-placed Uate. Some of Ad Valorem's achievements in 2016/17 included:
- Most individual winners of any active sire-son of Danzig in 2016/17
- Most individual winners of any sire standing for under $5,000 in 2016/17
- Sire of the 2YO Gr1 JJ Atkins Stakes winner
A brilliant winner of the Gr1 JJ Atkins Stakes in the winter, Capital Gains (Ad Valorem-Zuzao, by Delzao) is currently enjoying an extended spell to prepare for a summer campaign in Brisbane. His long term aim is the Gr1 Australian Derby in Sydney in the autumn. Ad Valorem represents outstanding value at $4,400 with LFG – Free Return.