The Shadwell Arabian Stallions roster welcomes a new stallion for the 2020 breeding season: SIVIT AL MAURY.
Bought by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum at two, SIVIT AL MAURY joined François Rohaut’s yard at three and won the Prix Flipper on debut the same year. At four, he won his first Stakes races, the Prix Damas (Gr.3 PA) at Dax and the French Arabian Breeders’ Challenge Sprint (Listed PA, now given a Gr.2 PA status) and finished third in the President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) (Gr.1 PA) in Newmarket.
The following year, SIVIT AL MAURY won the Prix Damas (Gr.3 PA) for the second time and travelled to Turkey twice to win the International Ali Riza Bey Stakes (Gr.2 PA) and the Malazgirt Trophy (Gr.1 PA) in Istanbul. After a setback, SIVIT AL MAURY joined the stables of Musabbeh Al Mheiri in Dubai and finished second to MANARK in the Mazrat Al Ruwayah (Gr.2 PA) in Meydan.
SIVIT AL MAURY (AKBAR) was bred in France by Haras de Saint-Faust and Renée-Laure Koch. He is the half-brother to champion racemare SYLVINE AL MAURY (MUNJIZ) who won four Group 1 PA races. His outstanding dam line has produced some of the leading racehorses in Europe such as: NIZAM, DAHESS, EASTER DE FAUST, LWSAIL, KAOLINO, KANDAR DU FALGAS, LIGHTNING BOLT, NIVOUR DE CARDONNE, MKEEFA, MISTER GINOUX, NO RISK AL MAURY…
SIVIT AL MAURY will stand in the UK and will be available via artificial insemination only. Also standing in the UK will be AL JAKBAR and AL SAOUDI. The latter had a very successful year in 2019 when ADI DE SAINT LON became the leading Arabian racehorse in Morocco with five Listed PA victories and a place in the Grand Prix de S.A.R. le Prince Héritier Moulay El Hassan (Gr.3 PA) and TIJAARY was awarded the leading Arabian racehorse in the UK. Furthermore, AL SAOUDI sired his first Group winner in 2019 when AWZAAN won the Royal Cavalry of Oman Clarendon Stakes (Gr.3 PA) at Newbury.
AF AL BURAQ, HANDASSA, MANARK and NO RISK AL MAURY will stand at Haras de Saint-Faust in France where they will cover mares naturally. AF AL BURAQ sired his first Group 1 PA winner in 2019 with AF MAHER who won the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 in February and the Dubai Kahayla Classic a month later. His progeny continues to improve and impress.
NO RISK AL MAURY sired several Stakes performers in 2019 with AL SHAMOOS (Gr.2 PA), MIN’HA (Gr.2 PA) and AL NOURY (Listed PA) as well as SALMA NOUR GRINE who was placed twice in Group races. The two sons of MADJANI (TIDJANI), HANDASSA and his full-brother TAAJER who stands in Italy, sired their first foals in 2019. MANARK’s first year at stud was very promising, as he demonstrated an outstanding fertility.
Richard Lancaster, Shadwell’s Stud Director, said: “After the sad loss of MADJANI in 2019, we are now looking forward into the future with our young sires. We are delighted to welcome the new addition to our stallion roster: SIVIT AL MAURY. His performances as well as his pedigree and conformation are remarkable.
“MANARK was very well received with quality mares now safely in foal. HANDASSA and TAAJER’s first foals exceeded expectations.
“The performances of the progeny of our proven sires AL SAOUDI and NO RISK AL MAURY were outstanding. We are very grateful to the breeders, owners and trainers who have placed their faith and hopes in our stallions and have been rewarded by such great results.
“Our 2020 stallion roster offers various opportunities to all breeders to find the right match for their mares. We are thankful for all the support we receive from breeders worldwide.”
The complete roster, with the nomination fees and conditions, will be available shortly on Shadwell Arabian Stallions website and Facebook page. Breeders are invited to contact our team to receive their 2020 stallion brochure.