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St Mark's Basilica (FR)

2018 Siyouni (Pivotal) x Cabaret (Galileo)
Coolmore Stud


European Champion 2YO. World Champion 3YO. Winner of 5 consecutive Gr.1 races. The best son of French Champion sire Siyouni. His half-brother is a Gr.1-winning 2YO and a Classic-winning miler. His dam is a 2YO Group winner by GALILEO. The great looks to cost approx. $2.5m as a yearling.

Coolmore Stud

Coolmore Stud

Stands at Coolmore Australia
2023 FEE: $44,000

3367 Golden Highway , Jerry's Plains, NSW, 2330
+61 (02) 6576 4200

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Latest News

Gai Checking Out What’s to Come from Pelican

Gai Waterhouse and her yearling inspection team are doing the hard yards in the Hunter Valley this week and while checking out the Inglis Easter draft at Coolmore she also took time out to see what’s in the pipeline for the family of her glamour two year-old colt Storm Boy.

2023 Breednet Favourite Foal and The Winner Is!

Firstly we’d like to thank everyone for taking an interest in our foal gallery and supporting their favourites with a very close battle between the top three entries from Yulong in Victoria and Holbrook Thoroughbreds and Torryburn Stud in the Hunter Valley, but there can only be one winner.

575,000 Guinea St Mark's Basilica Filly Tops Tattersalls December Foals Friday Session

Three Coolmore sires all in the Hunter Valley this spring - St Mark's Basilica (Fr), Starspangledbanner and Wootton Bassett (GB) - produced the top three lots in the Tattersalls December Foal Sale on Friday at Newmarket. 

Australian Display of Siyouni Versatility and Class

Champion French stallion Siyouni has been riding high in Europe this year thanks to his outstanding three year old colt Paddington and dominant three year-old filly Tahiyra with his considerable talents on show in Australia last Saturday at Flemington where star mare Amelia’s Jewel and Cups contender Carini (Fr) were both in the winner’s circle.

Strawberry Hill Stud Dispersal - Gorgeous New Foal by St Marks Basilica

The highly anticipated Strawberry Hill Stud Dispersal features 57 lots and a good number of the broodmares are in foal and Lot 44, LA Girl has added considerably to her worth in producing a glorious colt by 2021 European Horse of the Year St Mark’s Basilica (Fr).

Promising Winner for Amicus

One of the star Coolmore mares that will be covered this spring in Australia by St Mark’s Basilica (Fr) is Fastnet Rock’s Group I MRC Thousand Guineas winning daughter Amicus and she produced a promising two year-old winner by Galileo at Leopardstown in Ireland overnight.

Pedigree Table

Siyouni (FR) 2007
Cabaret (IRE) 2007
Pivotal (GB) 1993
Sichilla (IRE) 2002
Galileo (IRE) 1998
Witch Of Fife (USA) 1993
Polar Falcon (USA) 1987
Fearless Revival (GB) 1987
Danehill (USA) 1990
Slipstream Queen (USA) 1990
Sadler's Wells (USA) 1989
Urban Sea (USA) 1989
Lear Fan (USA) 1981
Fife (IRE) 1988
Mr. Prospector: 5d x5s
Northern Dancer: 4d x5s x5d x5s
Special: 5s x5d

Race Record

At 2
1st - Darley Dewhurst Stakes (1400) Gr.1
1st - Maiden (1200)
2nd - Maiden (1200)
3rd - Goffs Vincent O'Brien National Stakes (1400) Gr.1
At 3
1st - Emirates Poule d'Essai des Poulains (1600) Gr.1
1st - Qatar Prix du Jockey Club (2100) Gr.1
1st - Coral-Eclipse (2000) Gr.1
1st - Irish Champion Stakes (2000) Gr.1

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Fee History

2023-$44,000 , 2022-$44,000

Grandsons of Pivotal at Stud in Australasia