Danehill Closing in on Mr. Prospector
Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2002 6:28 PM
Posted: Wednesday, March 20, 2002 10:19 AM
Coolmore stallion Danehill, closing in on Mr. Prospector in number of stakes winners sired.
Irish stallion Danehill, who stands at Coolmore Stud, keeps getting closer to deceased stallion Mr. Prospector by number of stakes winner. Danehill's total of 174 stakes winners is only three behind the total for Mr. Prospector. Heading the all-time list is another Coolmore stallion, Sadler's Wells, with 195.
Stakes winner No. 174 came March 16 when Danehill's son Manner Hill won an Australian group event. The same afternoon, the stallion's daughter Laisserfaire captured the Computaform Sprint (SAf-I) for her second group I triumph of 2002, For the year, Danehill is represented by nine stakes winners, seven of whom are graded or group winners.
Sixteen-year-old Danehill, who shuttles to Australia for the Southern Hemisphere season, is by Danzig out of the His Majesty mare Razyana.
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