(High Chaparral-Stareel, by Zabeel)
Stands at Arrowfield Stud, NSW, for $27,500
Dundeel’s first 2YOs run in 2017/18.
Dundeel retired to Arrowfield in 2014 as a history-making six-time Group 1 Guineas, Derby & WFA winner with over $5.3 million in prizemoney. Three years later he was the Leading Freshman Sire at the Magic Millions Yearling Sale with 12 lots selling for an average of $272,500.
His top-priced yearling, the colt out of Miss Finland, was knocked down to Boomer Bloodstock for $900,000. His top-priced weanling, the colt from Cerberus Gal, was a successful $240,000-into- $500,000 pinhook for Musk Creek Farm, bought by Spendthrift Farm. Other Dundeel yearlings sold for $250,000, $220,000, $200,000 (twice), $170,000 and $150,000 - all comfortably profitable off Dundeel's $27,500 fee.
That was followed by an equally successful Inglis Easter Yearling Sale, where Dundeel had three yearlings sell for over $200,000. Arrowfield's two colts from Lunaspur and Sylvaner each realised $260,000, and the colt from Moorea made $205,000.
Dundeel’s sire High Chaparral (by the legendary Sadler’s Wells) was a six-time Group 1 winner at 2, 3 and 4 from 8 to 12 furlongs and is an exceptional sire of nine Group 1 winners, five of them in Australia, including Dundeel and international superstar So You Think.
Dundeel’s dam Stareel is a daughter of the great Zabeel, multiple champion sire of 46 Group 1 winners, and now a champion broodmare sire. Atlantic Jewel, Samantha Miss, Clearly Innocent, Darci Brahma & Shootoff (all by Danehill-line sires) are among the 34 Group 1 winners from Zabeel mares.
Like Dundeel, his grand-dam Staring was a champion 3YO who achieved Classic success, in the Group 1 New Zealand Oaks, and returned at four to triumph in Group 1 weight-for-age company.
The cross of Sadler’s Wells line stallions over Danehill mares has been exceptionally strong globally, producing champions such as Frankel, Tuesday Joy and Teofilo. This makes Dundeel perfectly suited to the abundance of Danehill-line mares in Australia.
DUNDEEL Horse of the Year in NZ in 2013-14. Champion 3YO in NZ in 2012-13. Champion Middle Distance Male in Australia & NZ in 2013-14. 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, NZ$7,550, A$5,386,160, Australian Derby, Gr.1, ATC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Spring Champion S., Gr.1, MRC Underwood S., Gr.1, ATC Gloaming S., Gr.3, Allan Denham Racing H., Australian Turf Club H., 2d ATC BMW S., Gr.1, Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, MVRC Mitchelton Wines Vase, Gr.2, 3d ATC Ranvet S., Gr.1, 4th MRC Memsie S., Gr.1, ATC Hobartville S., Gr.2. He entered stud in Aust. in 2014. Sire of 7 progeny to race, a winner, earnings of over $56,000, 1 stakes placegetter, inc.
Irukandji (15c, General Nediym, Civic Hope). Placed at 2 in 2017-18, 2d VRC Football S., L.
Cutadeel (15c, Dylan Thomas, Sinndar). Winner at 2 in 2017-18, BOP RC Matamata Veterinary Services 2YO H.
Sunreel (15f, Danzero, Lujain). Placed at 2 in 2017-18.
|03/03/2018: Irukandji (AUS) 2yo c (Dundeel-Cerberus Gal by General Nediym); 2nd VRC Football S., L, A$121,200 1000m, earning A$21,600|
|03/02/2018: Sunreel (AUS) 2yo f (Dundeel-Golden Sunshine by Danzero); 2nd Newcastle JC IGA Liquor Maiden P., A$28,200 900m, earning A$5,790|
|21/01/2018: Sunreel (AUS) 2yo f (Dundeel-Golden Sunshine by Danzero); 2nd Scone RC Pierro at Coolmore H., A$19,300 1100m, earning A$3,740|
|19/01/2018: Cutadeel (NZ) 2yo c (Dundeel-Dineeta by Dylan Thomas (IRE)); 1st BOP RC Matamata Veterinary Services 2YO H., NZ$22,500 1200m, earning NZ$14,060|