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King’s Legacy retired to run in Coolmore Australia

Double winner of group 1 2 years The King’s Legacya son of the breed-shaping stallion and sire of Redoute’s Choice stallions, retired to show up at Coolmore later this year.

The colt trained by Peter and Paul Snowden raced to an honorable fifth place in the Mostyn Copper Randwick Guineas (G1) on March 6, but relations chose to end the valuable 3-year racing career.

A 1.4 million Australian dollar (US$1,003,800) purchase by agent James Harron at King’s Legacy’s Gold Coast Yearling Sale in 2019, King’s Legacy landed a breeding career with dynamic performances in the Inglis Sires Stakes (G1) and Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (G1) last year. , prompting Coolmore to purchase the horse.

“It was a great effort from King’s Legacy on Saturday and jockey Tom Marquand reported that if he hadn’t been held up at a crucial stage on the straight he could have made things very interesting,” Harron said. March 9.

“King’s Legacy has been a great horse for us and we couldn’t be more excited about his future at Coolmore.

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“Some of Australia’s top breeders are involved with this colt and he will be strongly supported by exceptional mares throughout his career as a stallion.”

The three-time winner is out of the entry mare Breakfast In Bed, making him a three-quarter brother to the now retired Arrowfield stallion. Not a single doubt .

“King’s Legacy is aptly named and is everything Australia is looking for in a potential young stallion. He won the Sires’ Produce and then after we joined ownership he added the Champagne Stakes to Royal Randwick”, said Coolmore Australia manager Tom Magnier. .

“We are delighted that he will now take his place in our roster. He comes from an outstanding sire of sires and has an exceptional pedigree and an imposing physique.

“He will be strongly supported by both Coolmore and some of the leading Australian breeders who remain owners.”

Breeding fees for King’s Legacy will be announced at a later date.