Updated Closer Look at Snitzel

Tara Madgwick - Thursday October 14

Three new Group I winners since the start of the season has prompted us to take a look at Arrowfield Stud’s champion sire Snitzel’s crop by crop stats to see how his later crops of foals conceived from big fees are performing.

Sntizel stands at Arrowfield Stud at a fee of $165,000.

His three new Group I winners are Yearning (MRC Thousand Guineas (1600m), Wild Ruler (MVRC Moir Stakes (1000m) and In the Congo (ATC Golden Rose (1400m).

All three are bred from top class racemares, Yearning and In the Congo from Group I winners Rising Romance (NZ) and Via Africa (SAfr), while Wild Ruler is from Group II winner Gypsy Robin (USA) –their pedigrees listed below.




 

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Crop Year (SH)

Mares Covered / Service Fee

Stakes-Winners/ Best Performers

2007

131 / $33,000

3SW’s G2 Chance Bye

2008

99 / $33,000

6SW’s G1 Hot Snitzel

2009

103/ $33,000

8 SW’s G1 Snitzerland, Sizzling

2010

88/ $22,000

7 SW’s G1 Shamus Award, Sweet Idea

2011

132/ $27,500

9 SW’s G1 Wandjina

2012

152/ $27,500

10 SW’s G1 Redzel

2013

249/ $33,000

18 SW’s G1 Russian Revolution. Heavenly Blue (South Africa)

2014

226/ $49,500

21 SW’s G1 Trapeze Artist, I Am Excited, Invader, Summer Passage

2015

214 / $71,500

8 SW’s G1 Estijaab

2016

213/ $88,000

10SW’s G2 Splintex

2017

169/ $110,000

6SW’s G1 Wild Ruler, G2 Away Game

2018

216/ $176,000

7 SW’s G1 Yearning, Sword of State, In the Congo G2 Four Moves Ahead

2019

172/ $220,000

2YO’s

2020

141 / $220,000

Yearlings

2021

150/ $165,000

Foals being born


 

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