The new headline freshman stallion in QLD, Prince Fawaz, continues to fill his book for the 2021 breeding season.
A short-priced favourite to take out the first season sire in QLD when his progeny hit the track, he has already received terrific support from the ownership group and Oaklands Stud, ensuring good quality mares with good numbers.
But according to Co-Principal at Oaklands, Alistair Stewart, the support from the QLD Breeding community has been particularly pleasing to see. "To be able to offer a stallion of this quality to our local and loyal clients is terrific, but to make Prince Fawaz available in QLD for all is very exciting. Especially, being Fastnet Rock’s first 2YO Group 1-winning colt in Australia, and winning QLD's greatest 2YO race, JJ Atkins." Alistair also commented, "we continue to get bookings for him everyday and wil work with hi all the way till the end of the breeding season."
He’s the most exciting two-year-old I’ve trained. When he was on-song, he ran time, did it against the best opposition and he did it comfortably, so has all the hallmarks of a very good horse.”
As a sire of sires, Fastnet Rock has already had eight sons at stud produce Group 1 winners, including Smart Missile, a Champion First Season Sire who currently sits in the top 10 on the Australian Sire winners Premiership this season. Outstanding sire son Hinchinbrook, also a Champion First Season Sire, commanded a fee of $55,000 before his premature death aged only ten.
Prince Fawaz’s dam, Lady Paget, won 2 races at 1200m and 1400m and has produced 3 foals, all winners. She is from the stakes-placed Last Tycoon mare Lady Capel, who has produced 4 stakes winners including the Group 1 winner and 2YO stakes winner,
Casino Prince (Flying Spur) who sired All Too Hard.
“We are very excited and humbled to have the opportunity to partner with the owners to stand Prince Fawaz, a son of Fastnet Rock, at Oaklands Stud in Queensland,” said Stud Principal, Neville Stewart. “He is an outstanding individual with an outstanding
Standing for a fee of $11,000 including GST, a limited number of Lifetime Breeding Rights are also available.
Stories created by Oaklands Media team, with some special features from feature writer, Kristen Manning.