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second-season sires

Heirs

The wonderful Frankel: the son of Galileo looks to be developing as successful a stud career to match his racing career

to the

throne?

The Galileo pair Frankel and Nathaniel head the second-season sires’ list, writes Jocelyn de Moubray

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rankel continues to be in a class of his own, and after one crop of his three-year-olds has raced it looks more or less certain that he will be among Europe’s elite stallion ranks as long as he is alive and covering at his Juddmonte’s Banstead Manor Stud. Nathaniel has been excellent, but not quite as good as Frankel from the day they made their racecourse debuts together back in August 2010. Newsells Park’s son of Galileo also enjoyed

European second-season sires (listed by average rating of top 20% of runners) STALLION

Fee 2013

3yo runners

3yo winners

Frankel £125,000 59 Nathaniel £20,000 65 Born To Sea €10,000 45 Helmet €10,000 52 Excelebration €22,500 52 Casamento €5,000 62 Mayson £8,000 44 Sepoy £15,000 62 Elzaam €4,000 36 Bated Breath £8,000 58 Foxwedge £7,500 48 Dragon Pulse €6,000 39

Stats by Jocelyn de Moubray

% rated 110+

29 26 20 22 21 18 15 27 14 21 23 17

% rated 95+

Average rating top 20% rnrs

20.00 41.0 6.20 26.0 2.20 16.0 1.90 12.0 1.90 12.0 0.00 9.7 0.00 11.0 1.60 7.8 0.00 11.0 0.00 5.2 0.00 17.0 0.00 10.0

114 107 102 101 100 98 97 97 97 95 95 94

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