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D'argento (AUS)

2014 So You Think (High Chaparral) x Fullazz (Redoute's Choice)
Bowness Stud

Elite level performer inc. Group 1 Rosehill Guineas … Group 1 placings inc. 2nd to Hartnell in Epsom, 3rd to Winx in Winx Stakes … 4th in Group 1 Doncaster at 3 … by the hugely successful So You Think … yearlings have sold up to $300k in 2024 (20x service fee) … oldest progeny are 2YOs and include SP 2YO Rag Queen etc.

Bowness Stud

Bowness Stud

Stands at Bowness Stud
2024 FEE: $16,500

Bowness Stud is a family owned and operated thoroughbred concern long established as a proven thoroughbred nursery for racing stock of the very highest quality. Set in the hilltops area on the south-west slopes of NSW, we are strategically placed between the two major thoroughbred breeding centres of the Hunter Valley and Victoria and offer full mare walk-on breeding services to all major studs in both regions. Our generously sized paddocks and first-class pastures are a proven source of elite performers, including the likes of Group 1 winners Trapeze Artist, Youngstar, Funstar and Media Award.

2420 Moppity Rd , Young, NSW, 2594
office@bownessstud.com.au
www.bownessstud.com.au
0428 821 390
James Daly - Stud Manager
office@bownessstud.com.au
0428 821 390

Latest News

Third Winner for D'Argento - Due Calzini Opens Account

Due Calzini took on his elders to break his maiden at start four in the Mulwaree Council Maiden Hcp (1500m) at Goulburn on Friday and ring up the third winner from six starters for So You Think’s Group 1 Rosehill Guineas winner D'Argento.

Bowness Stud Confirm D'Argento Fee

After standing for $16,500 (inc. GST) last season, Group 1 winner D’Argento (So You Think) will remain at the same fee for the upcoming breeding season, with live foal payments terms applying.

Impressive Debut Winner for D’Argento

On a Saturday when first season sires were making headlines with their offspring filling the trifecta in the Group I ATC Champagne Stakes, Bowness Stud based D’Argento was also having a good day with his first starter Silva ‘n’ Suave an impressive debut winner at the Gold Coast.

Four More Today by D’Argento – New Benchmark at $300,000

Siring an impressive debut two year-old winner at a Sydney metro meeting is always going to put you front and centre and that happened for So You Think’s charismatic grey son D’Argento when Rag Queen saluted at Canterbury with his progeny finding favour at Magic Millions in a big way selling for up to $300,000.

First Winner for D’Argento - Sydney Metro Winner!

A gorgeous grey by So You Think, D’Argento was a charismatic Group I winning member of the Star Thoroughbreds team before retiring to Bowness Stud and he sired his first winner at Canterbury on Friday night with a fast finishing victory for Rag Queen.

Juvenile Trial Watch – Warwick Farm

Five heats for juveniles at Warwick Farm on Tuesday morning and four of the winners have siblings in upcoming sales and two of them are by first season sires Yes Yes Yes and D’Argento.

Sales

AUSTRALIA

Sold
Average
Median
Top
2024
29
$57,827.59
$45,000
$300,000
2023
60
$36,755
$30,000
$230,000

Top Sales

2022 ex Lonhrolite(AUS)
$300,000
2022 ex Lift All Boats(AUS)
$220,000
2022 ex Isador Amore(AUS)
$110,000
2022 ex I'm a Jewel(AUS)
$100,000
2022 ex She's a Storm(AUS)
$100,000

Australia Yearling Stats

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Pedigree Table

So You Think (NZ) 2006
Fullazz (AUS) 2002
High Chaparral (IRE) 1999
Triassic (NZ) 1990
Redoute's Choice (AUS) 1996
Battonage (AUS) 1994
Sadler's Wells (USA) 1993
Kasora (IRE) 1993
Tights (USA) 1979
Astral Row (NZ) 1979
Danehill (USA) 1992
Shantha's Choice (AUS) 1992
Kenmare (FR) 1975
Estate Label (AUS) 1981
Nijinsky II: 4s x5d
Northern Dancer: 4s x5s x5d
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Australasian Distance Performance

All
Winners
Short <= 1200m
44%
66.7% - (2)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
24%
0% - (0)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
15%
33.3% - (1)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
10%
0% - (0)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
5.5%
0% - (0)
Long 2400m+
1.5%
0% - (0)

Top Nicks

Domesday
1 wnrs Rag Queen
More Than Ready
1 wnrs Due Calzini
Viscount
1 wnrs Silva 'N' Suave

Race Record

At 2
1st - Belmont 16's Mdn Hcp (1200)
1st - Welcome Rydalmere Cbc Hcp (1500)
At 3
1st - Rosehill Guineas (2000) Gr.1
1st - Nelune Foundation (Bm76) (1300)
3rd - Hobartville Stakes (1400) Gr.2
4th - Doncaster Mile (1600) Gr.1
At 4
2nd - Epsom Hcp (1600) Gr.1
2nd - Theo Marks Stakes (1300) Gr.2
3rd - Winx Stakes (1400) Gr.1

Fee History

2023-$16,500 , 2022-$16,500 , 2021-$16,500 , 2020-$16,500

Sons of So You Think at Stud in Australasia

Grandsons of High Chaparral at Stud in Australasia