International Champion Daylami to South Africa
Date Posted: 11/29/2006 11:17:37 AM
Last Updated: 11/29/2006 1:37:17 PM

Daylami, whose international championships include an Eclipse Award as top grass male in 1999, has been sold to South African interests. The 12-year-old Irish-bred stallion will stand at Altus Joubert's Riethuiskrael Stud. Joubert is chairman of the South African Thoroughbred Breeders' Association.

The best of Dayami's seven stakes winners is millionaire Grey Swallow. A two-time Irish champion, Grey Swallow scored group I wins in the Budweiser Irish Derby and Tattersalls Gold Cup and was a grade II winner in the U.S., taking the Jim Murray Memorial Handicap on grass. Daylami also has sired 13 stakes-placed runners.

Daylami (Doyoun--Daltawa, by Miswaki) formerly stood at the Aga Khan's Gilltown Stud in Ireland as the joint property of the Aga Khan and Sheikh Mohammed's Darley operation. His 2006 fee was €25,000 (approximately $32,800).

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