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Thais lands the Listed Prix des Lilas and Aiming For Rio wins the Prix Marchand d’Or

Thais, a first-crop daughter of Rio de la Plata, landed her first Stakes race when imp

Darley stallions in France on show as part of la Route des Etalons on 21 and 22 January

Following successful open days at Kildangan Stud and Dalham Hall Stud, this weekend (21 and 22 January) offers breeders the opportunity to see the Darley stallions based in France up close as Haras


With 25 G1 victories around the world in 2016, Darley’s European stallions have enjoyed a hugely successful year. The current roster sired no fewer than 103 Group winners in 13 countries in the latest season, excelling over distances from five furlongs to two and a half miles.

Darley will stand nine new stallions in Europe in 2017, headed by Champion two-year-old and G1 Lockinge Stakes victor Belardo, who will stand for €15,


Streets Of Rio wins well at Lyon-Parilly

Rio de la Plata sired his ninth individual winner on Thursday 13 October when his son Streets Of Rio gained a well deserved f


Do It In Rio easily breaks her maiden in France

Do It In Rio broke her maiden in style on Sunday 25 September when winning over a mile at Tours in France by three-and-a-half lengths, with his paternal half-sister Olympia


Juvenile filly victorious over a mile at Saint-Cloud

First-season sire Rio de la Plata added a new winner on 19 September when his daughter Thais took the one-mile maiden at Sain


Godolphin colt wins well at Epsom to become the latest winner for his first-season sire

Rio de la Plata colt Maldonado was sent off as odds-on favourite to take the seven-furlong maiden at Epsom on 8 September and


Ocean Air wins first time out to become the fifth successful runner for his first-season sire

Two-year-old colt Ocean Air (Rio de la Plata) broke his maiden at the first time of asking on 25 August, landing the seven-fu


Another first crop winner for Rio de la Plata as Silk Of Rio scores at Vichy

Rio de la Plata registered his fourth individual winner on Friday when Silk Of Rio triumphed in a juvenile contest over seven furlongs at Vich


Madretierra is victorious on debut out to provide her first-season sire with more racecourse success

First-season sire Rio de la Plata added a new winner to his record on 29 June when his daughter Madretierra made a successful


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