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Sire Profile – No Nay Never

March 29, 2020December 6th, 2023No Comments
Bay 2011 16.0½ hh (1.63 m)
Distance won over: 4½f. to 6f.
Scat DaddyCat´s Eye Witness
Fee for 2020: €175,000 with Coolmore Stud

Scat Daddy – Cat´s Eye Witness

Record-breaking 2YO by top 2YO sire SCAT DADDY

  • Won the Norfolk Stakes-Gr.2 on his first start in Europe in record time
  • An easy winner of the Prix Morny-Gr.1 at Deauville defeating a strong field

“The raw talent and explosive action that wowed at the royal meeting returned with aplomb as the enormous No Nay Never upheld the excellent form of the Norfolk Stakes with the minimum of fuss.” Racing Post 19 Aug 2013

His first 5 sires are all Gr.1 winning 2yo’s…

Scat Daddy, Johannesburg, Hennessy, Storm Cat & Storm Bird

“showing every sign of emulating his late great sire Scat Daddy” EBN, 3 Aug 2018

His yearlings in 2019 sold for €1,100,000, €455,000, €405,000, €395,000, €395,000, €390,000, €390,000, €365,000, €330,000, €315,000, €300,000, €300,000 etc.

The Champion first crop sire of 2018, his top performers include…

  • European Champion 3YO Sprinter Ten Sovereigns – multiple winner including the Gr.1 July Cup, Gr.1 Middle Park Stakes & Gr.3 Round Tower Stakes for Aidan O’Brien
  • Arizona – winner of the Gr.2 Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot for Aidan O’Brien. Runner-up in the Gr.1 Dewhurst Stakes & third in the Gr.1 Vincent O’Brien National Stakes
  • Mystery Power – stylish winner of the Gr.2 Superlative Stakes at Newmarket for Richard Hannon & King Power Racing. Runner-up in the Gr.2 Mill Reef Stakes
  • Land Force – 3-time winner including the Gr.2 Richmond Stakes & Listed Tipperary Stakes for Aidan O’Brien. Placed in the Gr.2 Norfolk Stakes
  • Shadn – winner of the Gr.2 Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte & Listed Rose Bowl Stakes at Newbury for Andrew Balding. Third in the Gr.2 Mill Reef Stakes & Gr.3 Prestige Stakes
  • Nay Lady Nay – won the Gr.2 Mrs Revere Stakes & Park Fall Oaks for Chad Brown
  • Chestnut HoneyGr.2 Premio Federico Tesio, Listed Gran Premio d’Italia & Listed Premio Merano winner for Alduino Botti
  • Wichita – very impressive winner of the Gr.3 Tattersalls Stakes at Newmarket for Aidan O’Brien. Third in the Gr.1 Dewhurst Stakes
  • Vitalogy – winner of the Gr.3 Palm Beach Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Third in the Gr.1 Summer Stakes at Woodbine
  • Need I Say More – dual winner including the Gr.3 Waikato Stud Slipper Stakes in New Zealand
  • Art Du Val – winner of the Listed Prix de Saint-Patrick for Charlie Appleby
  • Servalan – won the Listed Fillies’ Sprint Stakes & Listed Irish EBF Stakes for Jessica Harrington
  • Never No More – winner of the Listed Red Rocks 2,000 Guineas Trial Stakes at Leopardstown for Aidan O’Brien. Runner-up in the Gr.2 Park Stakes at Doncaster
  • Nikisophia – won the Gr.3 Premio Carlo E Francesco Aloisi in Rome
  • No Needs Never – dual winner including the Listed Star Appeal Stakes at Dundalk for Joseph O’Brien. Runner-up in the Gr.3 Gladness Stakes
  • Cosmic Law – dual winner for Richard Fahey including the Woodcote Stakes at Epsom. Finished third in the Listed Rockingham Stakes at York
  • Yesterdayoncemore – winner of the $100,000 Del Mar Juvenile Fillies Turf Stakes for Fozzy Stack
  • All The King’s Men – dual winner for Aidan O’Brien including the Listed Legacy Stakes at Navan
  • Tango – won the Listed Legacy Stakes at the Curragh by an impressive 6 lengths for Aidan O’Brien
  • Mae Never No – dual winner for Wesley Ward including the Colleen Stakes at Monmouth Park by 7 lengths
  • Onthewaytoneverland – impressive 3½-length winner of the Rushaway Stakes for Wesley Ward

Other black-type performers include Neverland Rock, The Irish Rover, We Go, Vanilla Gold, Nonna Grazia, Jm Jackson, Celtic Beauty, Beechwood Ella, Ventura Lightning etc.

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