Kyprios the new king of long distances, the perfect alliance between Moyglare and Coolmore

The Goodwood Cup gave us a clash of giants between the best stayers on the planet. Despite having spent 4 years and 7 races on the clock, Kyprios still claimed success in the Gold Cup and won again. This son of Galileo celebrates the breeding and breeding of historic Moyglare Stud, which has been family owned since the late 1970s, and the acquisition of American Talking Picture champion, Kyprios’ 3rd dam .

Kyprios, the new standard accommodation © Racing Post

The British racing calendar is made up of many ” the meeting ” and ” festival », Such as Royal Ascot, Cheltenam or Aintree Festival for example. Since 1802, all racing enthusiasts have gathered in the south of England for five days of racing at Glorious Goodwood. Characterized by British luxury, all in a fun and friendly atmosphere, this Festival is one of the icons of British motorsport. Featured in the first five days of racing, the Goodwood Cup (Gr.1) brings together the elite stayers over the 3200-meter track. A match against 4 opponents Stradivarius, Kyprios, Trueshan and Coltrane made the followers salivate. The duel was indeed on, the four belligerents were neck-and-neck in front of the long, straight entrance to Goodwood. While Trueshan and Kyprios fully explained themselves, Stradivarius (today associated with Andrea Atzeni and not Frankie Dettori) slips on the pendant creating a sense of victory. But that did not depend on the great heart of Kyprios, who under the seduction of ryan moore to pick up chestnuts from the post office.

With this prestigious success, Kyprios confirms the fact that he is indeed the best horse in the world by long haul. Just 4 years old, with 7 races on the clock, son of Galileo brought the stars torturing discipline, with a CV as long as an arm. The winner of his debut in September as a 2-year-old boy over 1700 metres, before his next defeat in Gr.3, Kyprios will not be seen again until the 3-year-old. spring age. Considered a Derby horse by his teacher Aidan O’Brien, the foal will have a physical problem that prevents it from walking for 11 months. So this year, the master of Ballydoyle decided to direct his inexperienced pony to the far side. Once again Aidan O’Brien’s flair speaks for itself, as his horse is unbeaten in four races, and won the prestigious Gold Cup at Royal Ascot last June.

Master Aidan O’Brien Attacks Again! © Sky Sports

For several decades, the great Irish breeding organization Moyglare Stud entrusted its horses to trainers. Dermot Weld, the man is also the Irish-born Aga Khans coach. The Curragh specialist has enjoyed great success with all of Kyprios’ siblings, but Kyprios was assigned to Aidan O’Brien as part of Coolmore. The humble runner, Polished Gemsdaughter of the winner of the Irish 1000 Guineas (Gr.1) Trusted partner, however can be considered one of the best broodmares in racing history. Raised by Moyglare, daughter of danehill generated a whopping 8 black category winners including 3 Gr.1 winners: Looking for a song (Irish St Leger), Free Eagle (Prince of Wales’s Stakes) and thus Kyprios is his end product.

Looking for a Song, Kyprios’ full sister, also a Gr.1 winner © Racing Post

The Kyprios is therefore the newest gem of a legendary breed in Ireland, the Moyglare Stud. This massive 440-hectare property will be acquired in 1962 by Walter Haefner. This Swiss has made his fortune by becoming one of the automotive industry heavyweights in his country, going to invest a portion of his huge fortune in breeding purebreds. strains. By making careless purchases (especially in the US), like that of a US champion Talk3e Kyprios’ mother and patience, Moyglare Stud has established itself as a world reference in breeding. Following the death of Walter Haefner (at age 101, editor’s note), Moyglare will be taken over by his daughter Eva Maria. In its 60 years of operation, the school has produced a number of champions, winners of the highest levels in the four corners of the world such as Refuse to bend (2000 guineas), Twilight Diary (The Breeder’s Cup Mile), Stanerra (Japan Cup), Bikala (Jockey Club Award), or Vehicles-Puzzle (Melbourne Cup).

Eva-Marie Bucher Harfner, manager of Moyglare Stud © Forbes


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