Giant's Causeway's brother, the Group 2-placed Freud (98, Storm Cat), is not in that league but has sired
two Grade 1 winners from relatively limited opportunities and features regularly among the leading New York sires.
As his race record and pedigree suggested, Green Desert developed primarily into a speed influence; in addition to Sheikh Albadou he sired
two winners of the July Cup (Owington and Oasis Dream), four other winners of the Haydock Sprint Cup (Invincible Spirit, Oasis Dream, Tamarisk and Markab) and one winner of the Prix de l'Abbaye (Desert Lord).
329 winners on the Flat from 645 foals of racing age, including 27 black-type winners.
Barefoot Lady Footstepsinthesand (sire) - Lady Angharad (Tenby) Breeder: Arbawny Ventures 2000 Sales history: not sold for 9,500gns at Tattersalls October Book 2, bought by Gill Richardson for EUR30,000 at the Goresbridge breeze-up Sire won the 2,000 Guineas and sired
last year's close 1,000 Guineas fourth Sent From Heaven and French 2,000 Guineas third Shamalgan from his first crop; dam precocious (won the Woodcote Stakes at two), but progressed into a useful 1m2f performer at three to four.
A notable if not oustanding racehorse in Europe, El Prado has sired
some high-class racehorses such as Medaglia D'Oro, himself the sire of great filly Rachel Alexandra, globetrotter Spanish Moon and Breeders' Cup Mile winner Artie Schiller.
the most winners of the British-based stallions with 38, followed by Kayf Tara's 36, Overbury on 29, Dr Massini's 28 and Midnight Legend in fifth with 27.
His sire Midnight Legend had five runners in the race and also sired
the runner-up Aimigayle and fifth home Call Me A Legend.
Sakhee's sire Bahri, the winner of the 1995 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, is a new recruit to the British dual-purpose ranks, as is multiple Group 1 winner Sulamani, who sired
St Leger winner Mastery in his first crop.
In going two better than a year ago in the Christmas Hurdle, Binocular led home a one-two of sorts for Breeders' Cup Mile winner Barathea, who sired
Binocular's sire, 2,000 Guineas runner-up Enrique, and the runner-up Overturn.