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  • The Facts
  • Pedigree
  • Stallion Race Record
  • Sire Summary
  • First Runners
  • Video
  • Vet Requirements

The Facts

  • GROUP 1 2YO, GUINEAS-WINNING 3YO
  • Highest rated son of Super Sire Lope de Vega, Sire of Lucky Vega (Gr.1), Aunt Pearl (Gr.1), Gytrash (Gr.1), Cadillac (Gr.2) in 2020
  • Defeated Champion 2YO Too Darn Hot & Classic winner Magna Grecia by 3 lengths in the Irish 2,000 Guineas
  • PHYSIQUE • 78,000gns foal purchased by Kilminfoyle House Stud • 220,000gns yearling purchased by Howson Houldsworth
  • Supported by the world’s leading breeders with over 250 mares covered in his first 2 books
  • First-crop foals sold for up to €195,000

Pedigree

Phoenix of Spain (IRE) (2016)
Lope de Vega (IRE) (2007)
Shamardal (2002)
Giant's Causeway (1997)
Helsinki (GB) (1993)
Lady Vettori (GB) (1997)
Vettori (IRE) (1992)
Lady Golconda (FR) (1992)
Lucky Clio (IRE) (2004)
Key of Luck (1991)
Chief's Crown (1982)
Balbonella (FR) (1984)
Special Lady (FR) (1992)
Kaldoun (FR) (1975)
Macedoine (FR) (1983)

Extended Pedigree

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Phoenix of Spain Results

At 2 Years

  • 1st Group 3 Acomb Stakes (7f)
  • 2nd to Magna Grecia by a nose, Gr.1 Vertem Futurity Trophy (1m)
  • 2nd to Too Darn Hot in Gr.2 Champagne Stakes (7f)

At 3 Years

  • 1st Irish 2,000 Guineas, beating Too Darn Hot, Magna Grecia and Skardu.

Sire Summary

Weatherby's Extended Sire Summary

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First Runners

First Runners 2023

Vet Requirements

Basic Vet Requirements before covering may take place at the Irish National Stud for full Vet Requirements please click here.

PLEASE NOTE:
Mares will not be accepted for covering until all the above documentation and a signed contract has been lodged with the office. It is therefore, advised that this should be done as early as possible, to prevent a delay at the time of covering.

CONTRACT:
All mares must have a fully executed nomination contract lodged with the office prior to presentation for covering.

PASSPORT:
Due to changes in EU Transport Regulations, passports must accompany the mare to stud and will be returned with the mare at the time of her departure.

CERTIFICATION:
All mares require a negative test result, dated after January 1st 2022 for the following:

  • CEM
  • EIA
  • EVA

EHV 1.4 & ROTA VIRUS VACCINATIONS:
It is advised that mares coming to foal at the Irish National Stud should be vaccinated against “virus abortion” and Rota Virus.

PLEASE NOTE:
The Irish National Stud reserves the right to instruct their Veterinary Surgeons to carry out any necessary examination or treatment, at the owner’s expense.

The Irish National Stud reserves the right to amend these requirements in alignment with any changes to Department of Agriculture Guidelines.

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