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Flemensfirth Crowned Champion Sire for the Second time

Flemensfirth Crowned Champion Sire for the Second time

(Robert McCarthy from The Beeches Stud accepting the award from Goffs UK Managing Director Tony Williams)

GOFFS Leading Sire award

Flemensfirth

The Beeches Stud’s sire won this award in 2015.

Flemensfirth sired 36 point-to-point winners this season, six of which were four-year-old maiden winners.

The son of Alleged’s best performer this season was Sydney Paget, who won eight races for Pat Doyle and Roddy O’Byrne and was also crowned champion pointer.

His six four-year-old winners are listed below.

Rath An Iuir – Loughrea October 4yo winner for Colin Bowe

Know The Score – Ballinaboola 4yo winner for Sean Doyle

Beyondthestorm – Moira December 4yo winner for Denis Murphy

Long After Dark – Kirkistown March 4yo winner for Colin Bowe

Dramatic Approach – Rathcannon 4yo mares’ winner for Denis Paul Murphy

Needham’s Gap – Courtown 4yo winner for Donnchadh Doyle

Flemensfith also enjoyed success this season on the track with:

Relegate- won the Grade 1 Cheltenham Bumper

Waiting Patiently- won the Grade 1 Betfair Ascot Chase

Poetic Rhythm- won the Grade 1 Betfred Challow Novices' Hurdle

The 26-year-old’s other former high class progeny include Imperial Commander, Flemenstar, Tidal Bay, Pandorama and Foxrock.

The top 10 leading sires table for 2017/18 can be seen below.   
 

FLEMENSFIRTH (USA)  35
MILAN (GB) 26
GOLD WELL (GB)  22
STOWAWAY (GB) 21
OSCAR (IRE) 19
COURT CAVE (IRE) 18
MAHLER (GB) 15
PRESENTING (GB) 15
SCORPION (IRE) 15
GETAWAY (GER) 14

 


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