THE stunning Loughtown Stud close to Maynooth in Co Kildare has arrived on the market and will go to public auction on Tuesday, October 24th next.

The 171 acre farm is well renowned in the bloodstock industry having bred the 1963 Irish Derby and St Leger winner Ragusa. The stud was the former home of stallion such as Archive (sire of Arkle), Red God, Larkspur, Raise You Ten and Ballad Rock.