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Top Ranked (IRE)

2016 Dark Angel (Acclamation) x Countess Ferrama (Authorized)
Raheen Stud

Group 1 Epsom Handicap winner & multiple stakes winner in England/Australia … unbeaten at 2 and 3 … won time honoured Epsom and Group 3 Bill Ritchie in only 4 starts in Australia … outstanding black type family … by super sire Dark Angel (100 stakes winners inc. Battash and multiple Group 1 winner & a leading Australian First Season Sire Harry Angel) … Timeform ranking 122 (only stallions to retire in Australia in 2023 with higher rating – Anamoe and State of Rest).

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

Overwhelming Interest in Raheen Stud New Recruit Top Ranked

The announcement of Top Ranked (IRE), the sole Australian Group 1 winner by Dark Angel available for stud service this season in Australia, has ignited a fervour among breeders near and far and Basil Nolan, a stalwart figure at Raheen Stud, has been inundated with inquiries.

Test Your Mare with Gorgeous Grey G1 Winner Top Ranked – New to Raheen Stud

Announced on Monday morning as standing at Raheen Stud in Queensland this spring, Dark Angels’ Group I Epsom winning son Top Ranked (IRE) has joined the Premium stallions on Breednet so is available for Hypothetical matings.

G1 Epsom Winner Top Ranked to Stand at Raheen Stud

In a tremendous coup for the Queensland breeding industry, Raheen Stud has announced it will stand Group I winning Dark Angel sprinter/miler, Top Ranked (IRE), this spring.

Pedigree Table

Dark Angel (IRE) 2005
Countess Ferrama (GB) 2009
Acclamation (GB) 1999
Midnight Angel (GB) 1994
Authorized (IRE) 2004
Madame Dubois (GB) 1987
Royal Applause (GB) 1985
Princess Athena (IRE) 1985
Machiavellian (USA) 1987
Night At Sea (GB) 1987
Montjeu (IRE) 1999
Funsie (FR) 1999
Legend Of France (USA) 1980
Shadywood (GB) 1982
Lyphard: 4d x5d
Northern Dancer: 5d x5s x5d

Race Record

At 6
3rd - The Hunter (1300)
At 7
1st - Tab Epsom (1600) Gr.1
1st - Bill Ritchie (1400) Gr.3

Fee History


Sons of Dark Angel at Stud in Australasia