Fiorente (MONSUN) Surges Through Spring

  Tara Madgwick - Breednet.com Melbourne Cup and Australian Cup winner Fiorente (IRE) has had the sort of spring carnival studmasters dream of,  surging up the Australian Second Season Sires l......

Fiorente breakthrough could spark staying resurrection in Australia

  Monsun (Ger) has written himself into Melbourne Cup history as the sire of three of the past five winners and Sun Stud's Mark Lindsay believes his bloodlines can reinvigorate the staying bree......

Fourth Cup Winner for Monsun?

Champion German sire Monsun has made an indelible impression in Australia as a top class sire of elite stayers that include Melbourne Cup winners Protectionist, Fiorente and Almandin, so when ......

Monsun's Vengeur Masque looking for Melbourne Cup start

It may be a case of third time lucky for Melbourne Cup hopeful Vengeur Masque as he kicks off his spring campaign this Saturday at Caulfield in the Listed Heatherlie Stakes over 1700m. Under ......

VADAMOS is back, a busy season awaits...

 We're thrilled to report that Vadamos has now returned from his northern base at Tally-Ho Stud in Ireland.He looks magnificent! And we're busy parading him for local breeders... We wel......

New stakes winner for the family of Vadamos

Tornibush, a four-year-old Dream Ahead colt trained by Philippe Decouz for French soccer star Antoine Griezmann and the Ecurie Seyssel, won his fourth race in a row and his first stakes race w......

New ground for French ace Vazirabad

Vazirabad (Manduro), who has been rated among Europe's best stayers ever since landing the Prix Royal Oak (Gr 1, 3100m) as a three-year-old in October 2015, finally makes his maiden start in B......

Vadamos' sire Monsun was seen to the fore Saturday with his son Almandin winning the Tancred Stakes; and his son Manduro siring Vazirabad who won his third consecutive Dubai Gold Cup

Almandin (Monsun) with Kerrin McRvoy riding was victorious in the Gr.1 Tancred Stakes (2400m) at Rosehill on Saturday. The win was Almandin's second Group 1 win in Australia following on from his 2016......

First Winner for Monsun' sire-son Fiorente

Sun Stud's Melbourne Cup hero Fiorente (pictured) has broken the ice with his first winner after Hawkshot won on debut at Ballarat on Tuesday. The Darren Weir trained colt was sent out favo......

European Value Sires - Vadamos, Thoroughbred Daily News

VADAMOS (Monsun) (Tally-Ho Stud, Ireland, € 10,000) If some of us rather despair over the vogue for colts retired sound at two, then we certainly can't blame the farms serving that mar......

Max Dynamite on course for Vase

  The Willie Mullins-trained Max Dynamite (Great Journey, ex MONSUN mare Mascara) is reportedly in good shape ahead of his bid to land the Hong Kong Vase (Gr 1, 2400m) at Sha Tin on Sunday. ......

Almandin favourite to win Zipping Classic

The 2016 Melbourne Cup winner Almandin headlines a field of eight for the Group Two Zipping Classic and is the early favourite ahead of Big Duke.Last year's Melbourne Cup winner Almandin is ......

Moroney starts Melbourne Cup 2018 bid with Monsun's Vengeur Masque

  Mike Moroney has 361 days to plot his third attempt to get Vengeur Masque (Monsun) into the Melbourne Cup after the import's determined win in Saturday's Group III Queen Elizabeth Stakes ......

Max Dynamite is placed again in Melbourne Cup

  Max Dynamite (pictured) is out of a Monsun broodmare, Monsun the sire of three of the last five Melbourne Cup winners and sire of Rich Hill's freshman stallion Vadamos. Iris......

Monsun's Vengeur Masque pushes case for Cup start

Trainer Mike Moroney is banking on a penalty and attrition for imported stayer Vengeur Masque to get a start in the Melbourne Cup. As the winner of today's Geelong Cup, Vengeur Masque is el......

Monsun's a International influence continues...

  Once again Vadamos' own sire the great 'Monsun' was to the fore on the international stage, Monsun featuring prominently in a lucrative weekend of world class racing at Chantilly. Wild Ill......

Vengeur Masque (Monsun) to make own headlines

Last season, he featured in a number of the big staying races either as a lucky runner, a discard or a declared non-runner but trainer Mike Moroney believes  Vengeur Masque will be making his o......

Almandin (Monsun) wows Oliver in Flemington win

Last year's Melbourne Cup winner Almandin (Damien Oliver) made an impressive return to Flemington today. Champion jockey Damien Oliver is in no doubt Almandin is on target for his Melbourne C......

Handicapper says Monsun's Almandin could be one of our great stayers

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Vadamos' sire MONSUN features as broodmare sire of Gr.1 Grosser Preis Von Baden winner GUIGNOL

The Jean-Pierre Carvalho-trained Guignol (5h Cape Cross - Guadalupe, by Monsun) landed his second Group One win when taking Germany's most prestigious race the Gr.1 Longines Grosser Preis von Ba......

Almandin (Monsun) hits top of Melbourne Cup betting

Last year's winner Almandin has rocketed to the top of Melbourne Cup betting but punters are better off waiting for 24 hours before having a bet on November's great race. Almandin made a solid ......

Vadamos wins over another breeder

One viewing is all it took for the Taranaki horseman Gary McBeth to become the latest member of the Vadamos fan club. "I was pretty keen on him and then I saw him yesterday and that was it," ......

Another 'quality' performer to Vadamos' illustrious pedigree page with Aidan O'Brien's THE PENTAGON taking yesterday's Tyros Stakes

The Pentagon showcased his Classic credentials for next season by winning the JRA Tyros Stakes at Leopardstown. Aidan O'Brien's colt was already ante-post favourite with some firms for the Epso......

John Camilleri's Fairway Thoroughbreds right behind Rich Hill's new stallion Vadamos

  Interesting snippet from today's ANZ Bloodstock News, interview with John Camilleri owner of Fairway Thoroughbreds. John's bred many top horses over the years, more recently the superstar race ......

MONSUN's International Influence

Monsun's global influence was again emphasised with the result of the latest European classic, last Sunday's Gr.1 Prix du Jockey Club (French Derby - 2100m) at Chantilly. The French Derby vic......

MONSUN A truly International Influence

Former racing superstar Frankel sired his first Group 1 classic winner last weekend, Japanese filly Soul Stirring followed up her Group 1 win at two with success in the prestigious Gr.1 Ja......

Frankel's Japanese Oaks winner Soul Stirring out of a Monsun mare

Former champion racehorse and now leading young sire Frankel posted his first Classic success in Japan at the weekend with his top class filly Soul Stirring winning the Group I Yushun Himba ......

VADAMOS rated CHAMPION OLDER HORSE in France for 2016

Vadamos, the winner of the Group 1 Prix du Moulin de Longchamp at Chantilly in September 2016, was named as the Champion Older Horse in France in the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankin......

Melbourne Cup Aim For Max Dynamite

With three of the last four Melbourne Cup winners sired by Vadamos's sire Monsun (Fiorente, Protectionist, Almandan) his incredible record in Australasia's greatest race might yet be added to,......

Vadamos hits the right note with Australian buyers

New Zealand's most important thoroughbred market has already thrown its weight behind Vadamos, who will begin stud duties at Rich Hill Stud in the 2017 Southern Hemisphere breeding season. Fa......

Rich Hill Stud will be the Southern Hemisphere home of European Group One winner Vadamos.

   Rich Hill Stud, with support of a high profile group of New Zealand breeders, has purchased 50 per cent of the stallion who will shuttle to New Zealand from 2017 onwards. The French-bre......

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