Cleo Fan was in control after the opening furlong and held on to win the Premio Presidente della Repubblica (Ity-I) by a neck from familiar rival Magic Artist May 10 at Capannelle in Rome.
Desert Party, a grade/group winner in the United States and Dubai, was represented by his first winner as a stallion when his 2-year-old son Unlashthekraken broke his maiden in Rome, Italy, May 6.
The fees for Shadwell's European stallions remain largely unchanged for 2014 but a couple of have relocated within Great Britain.
Vedelago won the Premio Presidente della Repubblica GBI Racing (Ity-I), topping a three-horse finish for trainer Stefano Botti May 12 at Capannelle Racecourse.
Wavertree Stables, Bernardini lead the top end of the market
Taking a big step up in class, British-based Law Enforcement broke through for his first stakes win at the highest level on Oct. 13 in the Gran Criterium (Ity-I) at San Siro Racecourse in Milan.
The SGA Selected Yearling sale, in Milan, Italy, is hoping for good results despite the country's weakened racing industry. International champions have been graduates of this sale.
Grade I winner Stroll is back at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky., after standing the last two breeding seasons at Azienda Agricola Mediterraneo in Italy under a lease arrangement.
Coolmore Stud will not stand Statue of Liberty in Australia, even though the 7-year-old son of Storm Cat is in Australia in quarantine.
Silver Wizard, a California grade II winner and a stakes winner in England, has died at stud in Italy.
Multiple grade I winner Denon has been purchased by Paolo Crespi for stallion duty at his Societa Allevamento di Besnate near Varese, Italy
A Woodman colt set an Italian record when he brought 280,000 euros ($343,308) Thursday.
Royal Anthem, a grade/group I winner, came up with his first winner when his Irish-bred son Sin Verguenza won Aug. 3 in Naples in Italy.
Graded stakes winner Rob's Spirit will stand at Allevamento Ri.Ma. outside of Rome
The relative strengths of the breeding industries in the main European countries can be partially gauged by looking at the level of stallion contributions to the European Breeders' Fund in 2002.
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