Final Filly Shares - Stallion Fee Fires Up

Date: 16 Apr 2022

Final Filly Shares - Stallion Fee Fires Up


We now only have a couple of shares now available in our striking Shamus Award filly.

Here sire is on fire and his off-spring is being snapped up across all Australasian sales - just last week at the Inglis Easter Sale one of his fillies (photo at bottom of story) sold for $425,000!  Our girl was fantastic buying!

Our filly (main picture & below) is currently being broken in and is absolutely flying through this stage - everyone is impressed with her action, her physicality, her professionalism and her total attitude to life - it's all ahead of her.



Incredibly, Shamus Award won the 2013 Group 1 Cox Plate over 2040m) as a Maiden before franking the form winning Group 1 Australian Guineas and being named Champion Three-Year-Old of the Year.

Son of multiple Champion Sire Snitzel (Redoute's Choice), Shamus Award has been very successful at stud, siring over 450 winners, 31 stakes' winners (including 10 Group 1's).

High Chaparral, twice US Champion Male on Turf, has become a sire sensation worldwide, sire of sires, and boasts an incredible 41 stakes winners as a broodmare sire. This filly's dam Chaquinta won five races, including three in succession to 2700 metres, and is a half-sister to good staying horse Our Heir Apparent (Zabeel) who was stakes' placed in Australia.

“Shamus Award is doing a great job at stud and this is a really nice staying type of filly,” said David Ellis.

“We think she has the class and presence to be up and running as a two-year-old in the autumn, but ultimately develop into high-class three-year-old. It's a great New Zealand family and has tremendous sire influences of High Chaparral and Encosta de Lago.

“We were thrilled to be taking her home.”

A 10% share is $18,000 +GST
A 5% share is $9,000 +GST
A 2.5% share is $4,500 +GST


Thoroughbred Daily News reports:


Rosemont Stud has announced that Shamus Award's fee will be lifted to $88,000 (inc GST) for the 2022 season after the sire delivered several exceptional performers on the track, headlined by Group 1 winners Incentivise, Duais and El Patroness.

The consistent rise of Shamus Award

Three Group 1 winners in 12 months set the upward trajectory in motion for Shamus Award, allowing Rosemont Stud to lift his fee from $33,000 (inc GST) in 2021 to $88,000 (inc GST) for the coming season.

The son of Snitzel (below)now sits in the top five of the Australian General Sires' Premiership with almost $13 million in prizemoney to date. Headlining his last 12 months was the emergence of his powerhouse middle distance superstar Incentivise, who took out mulitple Group 1 features in the spring; the G1 Makybe Diva S., G1 Turnbull S., and a spectular performance in the G1 Caulfield Cup by over 3l before finishing second in the G1 Melbourne Cup.

It was 4-year-old mare Duais who shone in the autumn for Shamus Award, winning the G1 Australian Cup and G1 Tancred S., becoming the first horse since the great Makybe Diva (GB) (Desert King {Ire}) to take the double.

To add to his Group 1 tally, last week's G1 Australian Oaks was won by daughter El Patroness in a descisive victory, becoming his second Classic winner.

With books of 150, 190 and 200 over the last three years, Rosemont is expecting Shamus Award to put in a strong challenge for Champion Australian Sire in future years.

His yearlings also found favour in the sale ring this season, selling for up to $440,000 at the recent Inglis Easter Yearling Sale for a filly from Royal Raine (NZ) (Thorn Park) offered by Tyreel Stud and purchased by Danny O'Brien, trainer of El Patroness (below).



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