Qatar Bloodstock's stallion Havana Gold is currently leading first season sire. He was also the first of his peers to sire a Stakes winner when Havana Grey won the Listed National Stakes at Sandown in May, and he came very close to siring another when Headway was second narrowly defeated in the Gr.2 Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot.

A son of Teofilo and grandson of the mighty Galileo, out of the dual five-furlong Gr. 3 winner Jessica's Dream, Havana Gold ticks all the boxes from a pedigree perspective. As a racehorse he won four times as a juvenile, including a Gr.3, before gaining a Gr. 1 success in the Prix Jean Prat at three. In short, he was high-class, tough and sound.

Charm Spirit achieved the highest overall average price with his first foals at public action in 2016 - among those stallions with 10 or more progeny sold - and he proved extremely popular when standing at Tweenhills again in 2017. After spending the Southern Hemisphere at Windsor Park Stud in New Zealand, Charm Spirit will be returning to Haras de Bonneval in France in 2018 as part of our agreement with the Aga Khan Studs.

A triple Gr.1-winning son of Invincible Spirit, Charm Spirit has covered over 350 mares in his first three seasons and is represented by his first yearlings in 2017.

The first foals of the high-class sprinter Hot Streak were born in 2017. We are delighted with them and breeders have been extremely positive in their initial reports.

Hot Streak remains the highest-rated two-year-old produced by Iffraaj on Timeform ratings. He demolished his rivals in the Gr.3 Cornwallis Stakes and just seven days later was a close second in the Gr.1 Middle Park Stakes just a week later. At three he was an impressive winner of the Gr.2 Temple Stakes and only narrowly defeated in the Gr.1 King's Stand Stakes.

Timeform Champion two-year-old Harbour Watch has his first three-year-olds this year and they include Tis Marvellous, who won last season's Gr.2 Prix Robert Papin. Among Harbour Watch's two-year-olds is another exciting sprinter in Gr.2 Norfolk Stakes runner up Santry, bred by Qatar Racing's Irish Representative Peter Molony.

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