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Daumier (AUS)

2019 Epaulette (Commands) x Illustrate (Street Cry)
Twin Hills Stud

The speed and guts to win the G1 Blue Diamond. Beat Jacquinot all three times they met at two. Also on the board in the G1 Golden Slipper and G1 Sires'. The 26 November foal who won the Blue Diamond Preview on debut. The only two-year-old G1 winner in his foal crop of 6,450 colts. The only November foal ever to win the Blue Diamond. Enters stud in 2023.

Twin Hills Stud

Twin Hills Stud

Stands at Twin Hills Stud
2023 FEE: $16,500

Twin Hills is owned and managed by Olly and Amber Tait. The Tait family has been synonymous with racing and breeding success in Australia since the 1920s. Olly has unparalleled international experience in the management of bloodstock. Boasting state of the art facilities on an immaculate property based at Cootamundra in NSW, Twin Hills Stud offers quality stallions, bloodstock management, broodmare & youngstock agistment, racehorse spelling, sales preparation & consignment.

400 Dirnaseer Road , Cootamundra, NSW, 2590
+61 2 6942 2268
Chris Kent - Stud Manager
0417 439 887
Jess Brien - Office Manager
02 6942 2268

Latest News

Twin Hills Stud Join Premium Stallions – Now Available for Hypothetical Matings

Twin Hills Stud have a great mix of proven and promising sires on their five strong roster for this spring - priced from $8,800 to $16,500 - and all stallions are now Premium stallions on Breednet so are available for our super popular Hypothetical Mating innovation.

First Season Sires on Show at Oaklands

Three new first season stallions Daumier, Sejardan and Bruckner were paraded at Oaklands on Wednesday afternoon, catch up with how things went with Maree McEwan in attendance to chat to their studmasters.

Twin Hills Stud Announce 2023 Fees

Twin Hills Stud have taken to Twitter to announce their fees for this spring with Group I Blue Diamond winner Daumier to stand alongside proven Group I producing sires Smart Missile, Denman and Hallowed Crown as well as promising young gun Peltzer.

Blue Diamond Winner Daumier Retires to Twin Hills Stud

Daumier, the winner of the 2022 Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes over 1200m, has been retired from racing and will take up stallion duties at Twin Hills Stud this spring.

Godolphin's Epaulette Colt Daumier Strikes in Blue Diamond

The economy of Turkey has been struggling in recent years, but there will be something to celebrate tonight, with the Epaulette colt Daumier providing a third Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes in four years for Anthony and Sam Freedman.

Epaulette Colt Daumier Strikes in Blue Diamond Preview

Despite just five runners contesting the Listed Blue Diamond Preview (C&G) at Caulfield on Wednesday the race looked ripe for an upset, which was supplied by the Godolphin debutant Daumier.

Pedigree Table

Epaulette (AUS) 2009
Illustrate (AUS) 2013
Commands (AUS) 1996
Accessories (GB) 2003
Street Cry (IRE) 1998
Parables (AUS) 2007
Danehill (USA) 1980
Cotehele House (GB) 1980
Singspiel (IRE) 1984
Anna Matrushka (GB) 1984
Machiavellian (USA) 1982
Helen Street (GB) 1982
Lonhro (AUS) 1998
Fairytales (AUS) 1995
Eight Carat: 4s x5d
Halo: 5d x5s
Northern Dancer: 5s x5d

Race Record

At 2
1st - Neds Blue Diamond Stakes (1200) Gr.1
1st - Neds Blue Diamond Preview-C&G (1000) LR
3rd - Neds Blue Diamond Prelude-C&G (1100) Gr.3
4th - Longines Golden Slipper (1200) Gr.1
4th - Inglis Sires' (1400) Gr.1

Fee History