Havana Gold

First two-year-olds in training in 2017 with leading trainers including: Richard Hannon x4, Andrew Balding x2, William Haggas x2, Ed Dunlop x2, Kevin Ryan x2, Karl Burke x2, Tom Dascombe x2, Clive Cox, Ger Lyons, David Simcock, Mick Channon, Richard Hughes, Richard Fahey, Brian Meehan, etc.  Click here for the full list of two-year-olds in training.
As yearlings they realised 200,000gns, £160,000, 95,000gns, €70,000, 60,000gns, 60,000gns, €58,000, 55,000gns, €55,000, €50,000, €50,000, etc.  Purchased by Al Shaqab Racing, BBA Ireland (x4), Blandford Bloodstock, Jeremy Brummit, Henry Candy, Clive Cox, Peter & Ross Doyle (x4), Armando Duarte (x2), Ed Dunlop (x2), David Evans, Charles Gordon-Watson, Hillen & Ryan (x2), Manfred Hofer, Howson Houldsworth, Con Marnane, Meridian International, Rabbah Bloodstock, David Redvers (x2), Gill Richardson, SackvilleDonald (x2), Sam Sangster, Shadwell Estates, Amanda Skiffington, Stroud Coleman, John & Jake Warren, etc.  Havana Gold was supported with a full book of over 130 mares in his first season. 

Best progeny:

HAVANA GREY - 1st National Stakes L, Sandown; 1st Maiden, Ayr; 2nd Novice Stakes, Nottingham

HAVANA STAR - 1st Novice 2yo Stakes, Beverley

HEADWAY (far left) - 2nd in competitive 2yo Maiden, Newbury

MARCHINGONTOGETHER - 1st Beeby Maiden Auction Fillies' Stakes , Ayr

Colt ex UP IN TIME - sold for €260,000 at the Arqana Breeze-Up Sale to David Redvers

Colt ex REMARKABLE STORY - sold for £135,000 at Goffs UK Breeze Up to David Redvers

Filly ex ESLOOB - sold for £64,000 at Tattersalls Ireland Ascot Breeze-Up Sale to Stroud Coleman

Colt ex WAVEBAND - sold for 200,000gns at Tattersalls October Sale to Peter & Ross Doyle Bloodstock

Colt ex BELLE ALLEMANDE - sold for 95,000gns at Tattersalls October to David Redvers & Alastair Donald

Colt ex ROSLEA LADY - sold for £160,000 at Goffs UK Premier Sale to Shadwell Estate Co

Colt ex INNER SEA - sold for 60,000gns at Tattersalls October Sale to Charlie Gordon-Watson

Colt ex PARADISE WAY - sold for £27,000 at Tattersalls Ireland September Sale to David Evans

Colt ex DANSILADY - sold for £42,000 at Arqana October Yearling Sale to Manfred Hofer

  • “I really like Havana Gold's yearlings. They are good looking and excellent walkers, as you would expect from this top class racehorse with a lot of quality.”

    Peter Doyle

  • “She is a quality, strong and precocious looking filly who came highly recommended by the vendor. She breezed very professionally in one of the fastest times of the day and looks the type to be on the racetrack soon.”

    Matt Coleman, following his purchase of the filly ex Esloob at Tattersall Ireland Ascot Breeze-Up

  • “I have two Havana Gold two-year-olds and they are really impressing me. They are super movers with great temperaments and should make excellent racehorses.”

    Eddie O'Leary

  • “Havana Gold's yearlings are a very solid, correct group of horses that look like they will run.”

    Amanda Skiffington

  • “Havana Gold's yearlings are making the short lists. His progeny have everything you look for in a two-year-old.”

    Stephen Hillen

  • “Havana Gold was a Gr.1 winning three-year-old miler and a tough and precocious Group winning two-year-old. His yearlings have really impressed me, similar to him, they are quality and have great action. I was very pleased to buy one.”

    Ed Sackville, following his purchase of the colt ex Auntie Kathryn at Tattersalls Ireland September

  • “He is a very nice horse with a nice pedigree. He moves very well, is very athletic.”

    Charlie Gordon-Watson, following his purchase of the colt ex Inner Sea at Tattersalls October Sale

  • “He was one of the best of the day. He looked like he had something a bit special.”

    Angus Gold, following his purchase of the colt ex Roslea Lady at Goffs UK Premier Sale

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