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Heroic Valour (AUS)

2013 Fastnet Rock (Danehill) x Myrrh (Nassipour)
Raheen Stud

Group 1 winning 2YO by Champion Sire & sire of sires in Fastnet Rock. Unbeaten as a 2YO, Heroic Valour also boasts an outstanding family, being a half brother to Group 1 Doncaster winner, Triple Honour. A son of one of the most remarkable speed sources in Australia, Heroic Valour is off to a flyer with his first crop of 2YOs (2021/22) and now 3YOs.

Raheen Stud

Raheen Stud

Stands at Raheen Stud
2023 FEE: $7,700

Spanning more than 4,000 acres in the fertile Gladfield Valley, Raheen Stud is one of Queensland’s most successful thoroughbred nurseries. Owned and operated by the Nolan family – Basil snr, his wife Diane, and daughter-in-law Natalie - Raheen offers every service from stallions to sales preparation, from foaling to agistment.

1585 Goomburra Rd, Gladfield , Gladfield via Warwick, QLD, 4370
+61 (07) 4666 1172
Basil Nolan
0407 140 711

Latest News

Sires With Winners - Friday November 10

Here is the full list of 45 stallions which had winners throughout Australasia on Friday with winners and result details.

Sires by Bloodline – Fastnet Rock

Coolmore’s champion Aussie bred sire Fastnet Rock might be turning 22 this year, but he posted his 43rd Group I winner in Ireland last weekend with quality mares Via Sistina and Stay Alert running one-two in the Pretty Polly Stakes so there is no better time to take a closer look at his legacy as a sire of sires.

Affordable Quality and QTIS Eligibility Make Magic for Raheen

The Nolan family owned and run Raheen Stud is one of the most successful Queensland nurseries and their quality draft for Magic Millions features a mix of the proven and promising.

Raheen Stud's Heroic Valour a Highlight at NZB Ready to Run

Highly promising Queensland stallion, Heroic Valour, has lit up the New Zealand sale ring with his colt from Magic Albert mare, Lassila knocked down to Worldwide Bloodstock for $350,000 at Karaka’s Ready To Run Sale this week.

Juvenile Trial Watch – Deagon

Three heats for juveniles run at Deagon in Queensland on Tuesday morning produced two winners for Raheen Stud’s promising young sire Heroic Valour and an interesting Written By colt prepared by champion trainer Lee Freedman.

Heroic Valour Yearlings Aplenty in MM Book 2

Raheen Stud’s exciting young sire Heroic Valour has two runners from his first crop of two year-olds in the $2million Magic Millions 2YO Classic on Saturday in Heroic Son and Mishani Persuasion, the Group I winning son of Fastnet Rock already making his mark at the Magic Millions Yearling Sale this week.

Current Runners Accepted

Friday, December 1
Rockhampton Race 1 - 1200m Maiden
Sergeant's Pride (ex: Vital) Tnr: Peter Fleming Rdr: Adam Sewell
Rockhampton Race 1 - 1200m Maiden
Brave Informer (ex: Golden Whistler) Tnr: Glenda Bell Rdr: W G Satherley
Rockhampton Race 3 - 1400m Maiden
Unlikely Hero (ex: I'm A Smarty Pants) Tnr: Liam Birchley Rdr: Justin Huxtable
Sunshine Coast Race 1 - 1600m Maiden
Heroic Sophie (ex: Sop) Tnr: T J and M Sears Rdr: Angela Jones
Sunshine Coast Race 7 - 1600m Class 4
Never Give Up (ex: Virginia Plain) Tnr: David Vandyke Rdr: Kyle Wilson-Taylor
Saturday, December 2
Doomben Race 1 - 1200m Open
Valorous Performer (ex: Sop) Tnr: Clinton Taylor Rdr: Justin P Stanley
Doomben Race 10 - 1350m Class 6
Too Hard To Refuse (ex: Alyssa Jean) Tnr: Desleigh Forster Rdr: Jimmy Byrne
Saturday, December 2
Barcaldine Race 4 - 1200m Benchmark 50 0
Valiant Joan (ex: Sop)
Tnr: Henry Forster
Barcaldine Race 7 - 1000m Maiden 0
Pompey's Valour (ex: Postage Stamp)
Tnr: Rodney Little
Gold Coast Poly Race 5 - 1050m Benchmark 55 0
Hero's Trinket (ex: Fleur De Louis)
Tnr: Mark Currie
Gold Coast Poly Race 8 - 1100m Maiden 0
Heroic Oscar (ex: Beach Drum)
Tnr: Matt Kropp
Goondiwindi Race 2 - 1200m Benchmark 60 0
Hero's Trinket (ex: Fleur De Louis)
Tnr: Mark Currie
Goondiwindi Race 4 - 1000m Benchmark 45 0
Hero's Trinket (ex: Fleur De Louis)
Tnr: Mark Currie
Toowoomba Race 3 - 1000m Benchmark 62 0
Hero's Trinket (ex: Fleur De Louis)
Tnr: Mark Currie




Top Sales

2021 ex Glengal(AUS)
2021 ex Heart of a Rebel(AUS)
2021 ex Lucia(AUS)
2021 ex Sonador Angel(AUS)
2021 ex Beyonce's Star(AUS)

Australia Yearling Stats

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Pedigree Table

Fastnet Rock (AUS) 2001
Myrrh (NZ) 1994
Danehill (USA) 1986
Piccadilly Circus (AUS) 1995
Nassipour (USA) 1980
San Pauli Girl (NZ) 1989
Danzig (USA) 1981
Razyana (USA) 1981
Royal Academy (USA) 1989
Gatana (AUS) 1989
Blushing Groom (FR) 1969
Alama (IRE) 1969
Western Symphony (USA) 1981
Cappoquin (NZ) 1984
Flaming Page: 5d x5s
Natalma: 5s x5s
Nijinsky II: 4s x4d
Northern Dancer: 4s x5d x5s
No runners today. Click for more.

Yesterday's Results

1st Ipswich: Heroic Miss 4m ex Clara's Cross
2nd Ipswich: Uncommon Valour 4g ex Outlandish
Click here for more results.

Australasian Distance Performance

Short <= 1200m
59.1% - (39)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
25.8% - (17)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
1.5% - (1)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
13.6% - (9)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
0% - (0)
Long 2400m+
0% - (0)

Top Nicks

Captain Sonador
3 wnrs Tequila Dancer
3 wnrs Too Hard To Refuse
Encosta De Lago
2 wnrs Brave Intent
I Am Invincible
2 wnrs Fodor
2 wnrs Never Give Up
Al Akbar
1 wnrs Heroic Spirit
Bradbury's Luck
1 wnrs Mount Margaret
Canny Lad
1 wnrs No Cash Here
1 wnrs I Am Thor
1 wnrs Mishani Persuasion

Race Record

At 2
1st - Sistema Diamond Stakes (1200) Gr.1
1st - 2yo C&G Slipper (1200) LR
1st - New World Stokes Valley Mdn (1000)
At 3
1st - Tavistock Northland Breeders (1200) LR
2nd - Gold Coast Guineas (1200) Gr.3
2nd - Barneswood Farm Stakes (1400) LR
2nd - Nzb Insurance Karaka 3yo Mile (1600) LR
2nd - John Deere Agrowquip 3yo (1500)
3rd - Sothys 44th N.Z. 2000 Guineas (1600) Gr.1
3rd - Sacred Falls Hawke's Bay Gneas (1400) Gr.2
4th - Nrm Sprint (1400) Gr.1
At 4
2nd - Darley Stallions Plate (1200) Gr.3
2nd - Te Akau Racing Lightning Hcp (1200) LR
2nd - Ray White N.Z Hcp (1200)
3rd - Haunui Farm Counties Bowl (1100) LR
4th - Bramco Granite & Marble Fly (1400) LR

Fee History

2022-$11,000 , 2021-$7,700 , 2020-$7,700 , 2019-$7,700 , 2018-$7,700