Common questions

How heavy is Frankel?

How heavy is Frankel?

Frankel facts Height: 163.8cm (5ft 4.5 in) from ground to shoulder. Or 16.1 hands in equine terms. Weight: At birth 123lb. Now about half a ton (1,110lb).

How much does it cost for Frankel to cover a mare?

OFFERS OF THE DAY Frankel, who was trained by the late Henry Cecil, recently had his stud fee for 2021 confirmed by breeding colossus Juddmonte. The farm, owned by late billionaire Prince Khalid bin Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, charge £175,000 a go for Frankel to mate with a female horse.

How much does it cost to breed with Frankel?

Stud career Frankel is standing at stud at Banstead Manor Stud at Cheveley in Suffolk, where he was born. He covered his first mares on Valentine’s Day, February 2013. His 2013 stud fee was set at £125,000. In 2020 this stands at £175,000.

How many Frankel foals are there?

100 foals
There’s now well over 100 foals from Frankel’s First Crop and some continuously growing interest from horse breeders across the globe.

What is the highest stud fee ever?

Storm Cat (February 27, 1983 – April 24, 2013) was an American Thoroughbred stallion whose breeding fee during the peak of his stud career was $500,000, the highest in North America at the time….

Storm Cat
Dam Terlingua
Damsire Secretariat
Sex Stallion
Foaled February 27, 1983

Where is Kingman at stud?

Banstead Manor Stud
Stud career Kingman has stood at Banstead Manor Stud alongside Frankel since the 2015 breeding season.

Who was faster Phar Lap or Secretariat?

Was Phar Lap Faster Than Secretariat? Secretariat and Phar Lap were two of the greatest racehorses ever to live, who both shared the nickname Big Red. Secretariat is considered the faster of the two, as he set many records on the race track, including all three races of the Triple Crown.

What was the fastest racehorse in history?

1. Secretariat, 1973. The true king of thoroughbred horse racing gets another jewel on his illustrious crown by holding the record for the fastest Derby time ever. Secretariat clocked in at 1:59.40 at the 1973 Kentucky Derby®, an all-time record for the race and for the 1 1/4 mile track at Churchill Downs®.

How many offspring does Galileo have?

For breeders who were not associates of Coolmore Stud, the fee had “long been north of €400,000” and was suggested to be as high as €600,000. At the time of his death on July 10, 2021, he had sired 338 stakes winners, 228 of which were group winners.

What was the story of the horse Frankel?

Frankel was a racehorse for the ages, an equine comet who scorched the turf over which he galloped with a distinctive blend of power and grace. Yet he was only half of the story. Although the colt’s unblemished record speaks for itself, his tale is umbilically connected to the man who trained him.

How is Frankel settling in as a stallion?

As Frankel’s activity in the breeding shed increases, his daily exercise of a seven-mile walk around the farm will drop off. The regime has been an important first step towards becoming a stallion.

How many mares does Frankel have on his farm?

There will be around 130 mares to serve between now until early summer, including 60 Group 1 winners or producers, or both in the cases of Zee Zee Top and Zomaradah. As Frankel’s activity in the breeding shed increases, his daily exercise of a seven-mile walk around the farm will drop off.

When did Frankel get his first mare at Banstead Manor?

Frankel was due to cover the first mares in his stallion career on February 15, 2013. Five years on, we republish an article printed that day outlining his early steps at Banstead Manor Stud

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