First Season Favourites –Trapeze Artist

Tara Madgwick - Wednesday May 20

The recent Inglis Chairman’s Sale for elite broodmares provided an enticing sample of what’s to come in terms of quality mares in foal to last season’s vintage offering of first crop sires headed by the big three – Trapeze Artist, Justify and The Autumn Sun.

Advertised at $88,000 last year, Trapeze Artist was the most expensive of the trio and also the most popular covering 180 mares, his fee set marginally above The Autumn Sun ($77,000) and Justify (USA), whose fee was on application.

Trapeze Artist stands at $77,000 in 2020

The first mare offered in foal to Trapeze Artist was Samara Dancer, who sold for $750,000 at Inglis Chairman’s Sale and there will be more to follow at the Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale.

Trapeze Artist’s first book included stakes-winners:

G1 winners Sheidel, Eskimo Queen, Nicoletta, Yosei,
G2 winners Sedanzer, Ballybleu, Blueberry Hill, Tenley, Samara Dancer, Spirits Dance, Timbourina, G3 winners Crack the Code, Deer Valley, Eloping, Fuddle Dee Duddle, Kiss Bang Love, Prom Queen, Wowee, Zelady’s Night Out
Listed winners Affable, Another Coup, Astor, Charm’s Honour, Come Fly With Me, Custard, Dowager Queen, Eramor, Espurante, Gai’s Choice,  Happy Hippy, Hidden Jewel, Hot Dipped, I Got Chills, I Like It Easy, Risk Aversion, Shigeru Sendan, Steal My Kisses and Whisper Bay

Also the dams of stakes-winners:

G1 winner Mrs Onassis, Dreamforce, Quick Thinker, Golden Sixty (HK Derby)
G2 winners Attention, Derryn, Longport, Miss Rose de Lago, Torio’s Quest, Mahuta
G3 winners Fifth Avenue Lady, Miss Judgement, Think Bleue, Enbihaar, Serene Majesty, Sylvia’s Mother, Decircles, Brugal Reward, I’m all the Talk
Listed winners, Aussies Love Sport, Curdled, Sebring Sally, Jennifer Lynn, Persuader, Zamzam, Anjana, I Like It Easy, Run for Wilson, Palazzo Publicco, Precious Memories, Bippo No Bungus, Accession, Havasay, Anlon, Straturbo and Indian Thunder.

Trapeze Artist stands at Widden Stud this year at a fee of $77,000.

Stay tuned for follow up stories featuring Justify and The Autumn Sun.

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