Coolmore Announce Calyx and Magna Grecia for Australia

Media Release - Friday April 24

Record breaking Everest winner Yes Yes Yes will have two new first season partners to join him at Coolmore this spring with Calyx (Kingman) and Magna Grecia (Invincible Spirit) added to the roster.

“We are delighted to welcome two very exciting new sires in Calyx and Magna Grecia to Coolmore Australia,” said nominations and sales manager Colm Santry.

Calyx - the fastest son of Invincible Spirit's champion son Kingman - Click for more info

“They’re both top-class racehorses from the red-hot Invincible Spirit sire line and are both out of Group winning juveniles. In fact Calyx is the fastest son of Kingman, while Magna Grecia is the only son of Invincible Spirit to be a Group 1 winner at 2 and 3.”

On the racecourse Calyx comfortably beat multiple Group Iwinner Advertise in the Group II Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot as a 2YO and the following season he was just as impressive in the Group III Commonwealth Cup Trial, both over 1200 metres.

Magna Grecia defeated numerous subsequent Group 1 winners in the Group I Vertem Futurity Trophy, then followed up on his 3YO debut by landing the Group I 2,000 Guineas in a faster time than Frankel.

Magna Grecia - G1 winner at 2 and 3 by Invincible Spirit - Click for more info

“I inspected both horses in Ireland a few months ago and they’re very good-lookers. Both are strong individuals with impressive walks.” Santry add.

Coolmore Australia principal Tom Magnier continued “Calyx and Magna Grecia are two important additions to our stallion roster, as is our record-breaking Everest winner Yes Yes Yes. All three stallions demonstrated exceptional ability at both 2 and 3. We feel very fortunate to be able to offer them to Australian breeders.”

Fees will be announced at a later date.


 

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