News About Danehill

Stallion Selected For Black Caviar

Stallion Selected For Black Caviar

Connections are yet to make an official announcement but the first mate of champion mare Black Caviar has reportedly been selected with Exceed And Excel expected to be announced as the lucky stallion tomorrow. Ever since Black Caviar’s retirement was announced back in April, speculation has been rampant about which stallion she would be sent to…

Star Witness Set to Shine in Swansong

Star Witness Set to Shine in Swansong

Connections of talented Australian colt Star Witness are brimming with confidence that the son of Starcraft can bounce back and secure his maiden international win in the July Cup before returning Down Under to serve at stud. One of the country’s highest-rated three-year-olds, the Danny O’Brien-trained Star Witness boasts an impressive record of four wins…

Stud Hero Danzero Returns to Garden State

Stud Hero Danzero Returns to Garden State

One of Australian racing’s best performing stallions, Group 1 winner Danzero will return to Victoria to continue his career at stud in the state where he was trained during his time on the track. The first Group 1 winner for champion American sire Danehill, Danzero was a top class juvenile who won the 1994 Golden…

Melbourne Cup Winner Shocking Retired to Stud

Melbourne Cup Winner Shocking Retired to Stud

Former Melbourne Cup champion Shocking has been retired to begin duties as a stallion at the Rich Hill Stud in New Zealand. Prepared by Mark Kavanagh throughout his illustrious career, the now five-year-old Shocking is by Irish sire Street Cry from Danehill mare Maria Di Castiglia and retires as Australasia’s sole top-level winning horse for…