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National Defense (GB)

2014 Invincible Spirit (Green Desert) x Angel Falls (Kingmambo)
Widden Victoria

Invincible Spirit’s highest rated 2YO at stud in Victoria … won 2YO Group 1 by 4.5L in race record time … won by 6L on debut … Champion 2YO of France … (Timeform 118) and second on the European 2YO Colts Classification … 1st runners in Europe include Group 2 Royal Ascot Queen Mary runner-up Twilight Gleaming … 1st Australian yearlings for sale 2022

Widden Victoria

Widden Victoria

Stands at Widden Victoria
2021 FEE: $9,900

A superbly appointed farm with spacious, safe paddocks, Widden Stud Victoria is the perfect location from which to base mares for the Victorian breeding season. Widden Victoria offers the full suite of bloodstock services, from covering mares and foaling down right through to weaning, sales preparation, breaking in and pre-training. The key systems and processes Widden Stud has used to achieve premium results from our Hunter Valley farm over more than a century have been brought into practice in Victoria.

56 Mt Eliza Road , Kerrie, VIC, 3434
+61 (03) 5428 5168
Antony Thompson - NSW
0427 470 507
Matt Comerford - NSW
0424 742 672
Adam Henry - VIC
0428 036 472
Philip Marshall - VIC
0407 853 782
Ash Richards - VIC
0416 334 338

Latest News

Impressive First Stakes-Winner for National Defense

Standing at Widden Stud Victoria this spring, young Invincible Spirit stallion National Defense (GB) is on the board with his first stakes-winner after exciting filly Twilight Gleaming won the Listed Prix de la Vallee d’Auge (1000m) at Deauville in France overnight.

Smart French Winner for National Defense

Shuttling to Widden Stud Victoria this spring, National Defense (IRE) sired his third winner overnight in France with an impressive win for two year-old filly Red Smile.

G2 Queen Mary Highlights Invincible Spirit Sons

The Group II Queen Mary Stakes (5f) for two year-old fillies at Royal Ascot produced an interesting result with Quick Suzy (Profitable) defeating Twilight Gleaming (National Defense), both fillies from the first crop of Group I winning sons of Invincible Spirit.

Royal Ascot - Australasian Interest Day Two

Widden Victoria’s National Defense looks to have a great chance at Royal Ascot Day Two on Wednesday as we look through the card for where the interest is for Australian breeders with runners by stallions standing this season in Australasia.

Possible Royal Ascot Contender for National Defense

Due to shuttle to Widden Stud Victoria this spring, young Invincible Spirit stallion National Defense (GB) is on the board with his first two runners now both winners that include ultra-impressive filly Twilight Gleaming, a TDN Rising Star for her scintillating victory at Belmont on Sunday.

First Positive for National Defense

Sun Stud have Tweeted their first season shuttler National Defense (IRE) has his first mare safely in foal.

Pedigree Table

Invincible Spirit (IRE) 1997
Angel Falls (GB) 2006
Green Desert (USA) 1983
Rafha (GB) 1987
Kingmambo (USA) 1990
Anna Palariva (IRE) 1995
Danzig (USA) 1979
Foreign Courier (USA) 1979
Kris (GB) 1981
Eljazzi (IRE) 1981
Mr. Prospector (USA) 1984
Miesque (USA) 1984
Caerleon (USA) 1980
Anna Of Saxony (GB) 1989
Northern Dancer: 4s x5d x5d
Round Table: 5d x5s

Top Nicks

1 wnrs , (1 sw) Twilight Gleaming
1 wnrs Red Smile

Race Record

At 2
1st - Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere (1m) Gr.1
1st - Prix Beachcomber le Victoria Maiden (1m)
3rd - Prix des Chenes (1m) Gr.3
At 3
2nd - Prix Djebel (7f) Gr.3

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Fee History

2020-$9,900 , 2019-$11,000 , 2018-$11,000

Sons of Invincible Spirit at Stud in Australasia

Grandsons of Green Desert at Stud in Australasia