Gilltown Stud to open its doors this week

Harzand: won both the Epsom and Irish Derbys in 2016

PICTURE: Getty Images Harzand to be shown at Gilltown Stud this week By Oliver O'Donoghue 5:15PM 15 NOV 2016

VISITORS to this week's Goffs November Foal Sale will be able to visit Gilltown Stud, which is showing its three stallions on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

The open house offers breeders the chance to inspect new recruit Harzand, winner of this year's Derby and Irish Derby.

He is starting his stallion career next year at a fee of €15,000.

Harzand is by Sea The Stars, who will also be on show. Sea The Stars has also had Classic success with German Derby winner Sea The Moon and Oaks winner Taghrooda.

His fee for 2017 has remained at €125,000.

Also showing will be first-season sire Born To Sea, a closely related half-brother to Sea The Stars.

His biggest success to date has been Sea Of Grace who won the Flame of Tara Stakes. His fee also remains unchanged at €10,000.

Buyers wishing to travel to Gilltown Stud can get more information by visiting its stand in the entrance hall at Goffs. Courtesy cars will be made available from 10am to 4pm on all three days.

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