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Mount Nelson sold to stand at Boardsmill Stud

Dual Group 1 winner and proven stakes sire Mount Nelson has been acquired by William and John Flood’s Boardsmill Stud in County Meath...

Another weekend and another Stakes winner for Mount Nelson

Another weekend and another Stakes winner for Mount Nelson, with Mountain Bell winning the Listed Betway Stand Cup at Chester today...


2004 Rock of Gibraltar ex Independence (Selkirk), bay 16.1½ hh (1.66m)

Gr.1 winner at 2 and 4 years.  A proven sire of Group winners.

Proven: Sire of 32 Stakes horses inc:
Highlands Queen - 1st Prix de Pomone Gr.2, Deauville, and Prix Cleopatre Gr.3, Saint-Cloud.
Boscaccio - 1st Oppenheim-Union-Rennen Gr.2, Cologne, and Derby Trial L, Hannover.
Berkshire - 1st Royal Lodge Stakes Gr.2, Darley Stakes Gr.3 and Chesham Stakes L (see video).
Purr Along - dual Group winner & 2nd highest rated 2yo filly in the World 2012 Thoroughbred Rankings (see video). 
Volume - dual Gr.1 Classic placed.

Performance: Won the Gr.1 Criterium International (8f) at 2yrs in race record time.  Official rating:  119 - 4th top rated two-year-old. 
Came back from injury to win the Gr.1 Coral Eclipse (10f).  TR 126.
Pedigree: By Champion miler and leading sire Rock of Gibraltar out of Independence (Selkirk) winner of the Sun Chariot and Matron Stakes.  Bred on the same Danzig / Sharpen Up sire cross as Danehill Dancer and Invincible Spirit.

Probably the best looking stallion in the UK.  320,000gns yearling.

2016 Fee: £5,000 1st Oct SLF - plus new 'filly+ scheme'
((Filly Foal, Free Return OR 50% Rebate - if your mare breeds a filly foal from a nomination to Mount Nelson in 2016)