Gr.1 Miler & Gr.2 Prix d’Harcourt Winner Shaman Welcomes First Foal
Yeomanstown Stud is delighted to welcome the first foal by Gr.1 Miler and Gr.2 Prix d’Harcourt winner Shaman. The January born colt is out of Listed placed Wings Of The Rock.
On the arrival Gay O’Callaghan said; We’re delighted with the foal, he has great action and is very like his sire.
At 2, Shaman was a two time winner and was 2nd and 3rd at listed and group level before running a creditable 5th in the Gr. 1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere. At the end of his two year old season he was rated 102. As a three year old, Shaman’s facile eight length victory in the Prix Omnium Listed and an impressive two length win in the Gr.3 Prix de la Force set him up as a genuine classic contender. A close second in the Gr. 1 Poule d’Essai des Poulains to Persian King followed by a second place in the Gr. 1 Prix Jacques le Marois against his elders, Shaman placed himself to be among the best milers of his generation.
During his four year old career, Shaman was an impressive winner of the Gr. 2 Prix Harcourt beating subsequent Gr. 1 winners Sottsass and Way to Paris, before finishing 3rd in the Gr. 1 Prix Ganay. With a Timeform rating of 119, Shaman raced and won on all surfaces from good to heavy and also on the poly track. He retires sound.
Shaman hails from one of the deepest families in the stud book, as a son of Shamardal and out of dual stakes winning Green Desert mare, Only Green, She is the half sister to Champion race mare and blue hen Occupandiste. The next dam Elle Seule is a dynasty all to herself and is also a daughter of Fall Aspen.
Shaman stands for a fee of €5,000 for 2022.
Standing alongside Dark Angel, El Kabeir, Invincible Army and Supremacy (NEW) for 2022.