Dylan Thomas (IRE) confirmed his position amongst Europe's
leading sires of three-year-olds when adding a new stakes winner and a
new G1 performer to his record over the weekend.
In the UK on Saturday, his son Goldoni defeated older rivals to take out the Listed Stand Cup over 2400m. The Andrew Balding trainee was prominent throughout and having quickened clear entering the home straight, he battled on bravely in the closing stages to secure a deserved win. He is the 4thindividual stakes winning three-year-old from the first European crop of champion Dylan Thomas.
Also on Saturday, at Belmont Park in the US, his dual stakes winning daughter Tanneryproduced an eye-catching effort when a strong finishing third in the G1Garden City Stakes over 1800m. Tannery, who had claimed victories in theG3 Kilboy Estate Stakes and the Listed Victor McCalmont Memorial Stakes in Ireland earlier in the season, was making her stateside debut and this was a most promising effort.
Dylan Thomas has sired 10 individual black-type three-year-oldsso far from his first European crop, including the ill-fated G3 winner Furner's Green, also an unlucky third in the G1 French 2,000 Guineas. He also numbers the likes of G1 German Oaks runner-up Nymphea and stakes winning filly Chutney Flight amongst his leading performers.
The first Australian crop of Dylan Thomas are three-year-olds of the current season and it includes a number of promising performers such as recent winners Zahee and Agon. Click here to read more on them.
Also worth noting is his daughter Sullen
Art who broke her maiden in taking fashion last Sunday week and holds an
entry in the G1 Thousand Guineas.
Dylan Thomas stands at Coolmore Australia at a fee of $13,750.
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