BLUE POINT (IRE)

2014 Shamardal (Giant's Causeway) x Scarlett Rose (Royal Applause)
Stands at Darley Vic
2020 FEE: $44,000
Blue Point is a four-time Group One winning sprinter by Shamardal who debuted as a two-year-old with a win in the Group 2 Gimcrack Stakes and rounded out his juvenile year with a placing in the Group 1 Dewhurst Stakes.
His first Group One win came as a four-year-old in the King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot with his best season coming at five where he remained unbeaten in five starts, starting in Dubai with a three-win run in February and March culminating with victory in the Group One Alquoz Sprint at Meydan.
He rounded out his career with wins in both Group One sprints at Royal Ascot - King's Stand Stakes and Diamond Jubilee Stakes, only the third horse to achieve the feat.
Blue Point was the Champion Sprinter in Europe 2019 and retired with a Timeform figure of 131.
Shamardal (USA) 2002
Scarlett Rose (GB) 2001
Giant's Causeway (USA) 1997
Helsinki (GB) 1993
Royal Applause (GB) 1993
Billie Blue (GB) 1986
Storm Cat (USA) 1991
Mariah's Storm (USA) 1991
Machiavellian (USA) 1982
Helen Street (GB) 1982
Waajib (IRE) 1979
Flying Melody (IRE) 1979
Ballad Rock (IRE) 1974
Blue Nose (IRE) 1977
Northern Dancer: 5sx5d

Sons of Shamardal at Stud in Australasia

Race Record

At 2
1st - Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Gimcrack Stakes (1200) Gr.2
1st - British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Stakes (1200)
1st - Trent Furnace Novice Stakes (1200)
2nd - Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes (1200) Gr.1
2nd - Qatar Richmond Stakes (1200) Gr.2
3rd - Dubai Dewhurst Stakes (1400) Gr.1
At 3
1st - Merriebelle Stable Pavilion Stakes (1200) Gr.3
1st - John Guest Bengough Stakes (1200) Gr.3
3rd - Commonwealth Cup (1200) Gr.1
4th - 32Red Sprint Cup Stakes (1200) Gr.1
At 4
1st - King's Stand Stakes (1000) Gr.1
2nd - Meydan Sprint Sponsored By District One Greenery Stretch (1000) Gr.2
3rd - Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes (1000) Gr.1
At 5
1st - Al Quoz Sprint (1200) Gr.1
1st - King's Stand Stakes (1000) Gr.1
1st - Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200) Gr.1
1st - Meydan Sprint Sponsored By Gulf News (1000) Gr.2
1st - Nad Al Sheba Turf Sprint (1200) Gr.3

Latest News

Champion Trio to Take Up Stud Duties in 2020
They are Champion sons by three Champions in their own right, and as a group they are arguably the finest selection of first-season stallions ever to be offered by Darley in Australia.
Blue Point Retired to Stud
Godolphin’s Royal Ascot sprint king Blue Point has been retired to stud with a fee and location still to be set and Australian breeders may be wondering if he could be headed to Darley Australia this spring before kicking off his Northern Hemisphere stud career in 2020.

Sons of Shamardal at Stud in Australasia