THE leading National Hunt stallion Presenting has died at Glenview Stud in Fermoy, Co Cork.
Aged 25, he was champion sire on four occasions and sired 20 individual Grade 1 winners. Among his best performers were Gold Cup winners Denman and War Of Attrition.
Originally trained by John Gosden, Presenting finished third behind Lammtara in the 1995 Derby and won the Group 2 Geoffrey Freer Stakes at Newbury before being retired from racing to begin stallion duties in 1997.
His stud fee was €12,000 at his peak.
MAJOR WINNERS SIRED BY PRESENTING
FIRST LIEUTENANT (IRE) (Fourstars Allstar (USA)) 7 wins incl. Gr.1 Baring Bingham Novice Hurdle,
Cheltenham, Gr.1 Future Champions Novice Hurdle, Leopardstwon, Gr.1 Betfred Bowl Chase, Aintree,
Gr.3 First Like A Buterfly Novice Chase, Tipperary, Gr.2 Dial a Bet EBF Novice Chase, Cork, 2nd Gr.1 RSA Chase, Cheltenham, 2nd Gr.1 JN Winer.com Champion Chase, Down Royal, etc.
BALLYCASEY (IRE) (Montelimar (USA)) 8 wins incl. Gr.1 Dr PJ Moriarty Novice Chase, Leopardstown,
Gr.2 PWC Champion Chase, Gowran Park
LOVETHEHIGHERLAW (IRE) (Broken Hearted) 3 wins incl. Gr.1 betchronicle.com Champion INH Flat
Race, Punchestown, etc.
DENMAN (IRE) (Pollerton) 14 wins incl. Gr.1 Cheltenham Gold Cup, Gr.1 Royal & Sun Alliance Chase, Gr.1 Lexus Chase, Gr.1 Challow Hurdle, Gr.2 Berkshire Novice Chase, etc.
WAR OF ATTRITION (IRE) (Good Thyne) 14 wins incl. Gr.1 Cheltenham Gold Cup, Gr.1Punchestown Gold Cup, Gr.1 Swordlestown Cup, Gr.2 Boyne Hurdle, Gr.2 Galmoy Hurdle, etc.
YORKHILL (IRE) (Saddlers’ Hall) 6 wins incl. Gr.1 Mersey Novices’ Hurdle, Aintree, Gr.1 Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle, Cheltenham, Gr.1 32Red Tolworth Novices’ Hurdle, Sandown, all in 2016.
NO MORE HEROES (IRE) (Naheez (USA)) 7 wins inc. Gr.1 Neville Hotels Chase, Leopardstown, Gr.1 Bar One Racing Drinmore Novice Chase, Fairyhouse, Gr.2 Navan Novice Hurdle, Navan, etc.
DUNGUIB (IRE) (Durgam (USA)) 9 wins incl. Gr.1 Royal Bond Hurdle, Gr.1 Champion Bumper, Cheltenham, Gr.1 Deloitte Novice Hurdle, Gr.2 Red Mills Trial HurdleGr.2 Ladbrokes Boyne Hurdle, etc.
WEAPONS AMNESTY (IRE) (Old Vic) 5 wins incl. Gr.1 RSA chase, Gr.1 Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle, Gr.3 Dorans Pride Novice Hurdle, etc.
CHINA ROCK (IRE) (Torus) 6 wins incl. Gr.1 Punchestown Gold Cup Chase, Punchestown Gr.2Gowran Park Champion Chase, Gowran Park, Gr.3 Star ‘Best for Racing Coverage’ Chase,
JERED (IRE) (Phardante (FR)) 7 wins incl. Gr.1 Champion Novice Hurdle, Punchestown, Gr.2Dunboyne Castle Novice Hurdle, etc.
JESSIES DREAM (IRE) (Phardante (FR)) 5 wins incl. Gr.1 Drinmore Novice Chase, Fairyhouse,
2nd Gr.1 RSA Chase, Cheltenham
ANOTHER PROMISE (IRE) (Strong Gale) 6 wins incl. Gr.1 Swordlestown Cup Novice Chase,
Gr.2 HBLB Lightning Novices’ Chase, etc.
SILVERBURN (IRE) (Pollerton) 5 wins incl. Gr.1 Tolworth Hurdle, Gr.1 Challengers Novices’ Chase, Sandown, etc.
HERECOMESTHETRUTH (IRE) (Roselier (FR)) 10 wins incl. Gr.1 Scilly Isles Novices’ Chase,
Gr.2 Ladbrokes Chase, Gr.2 Pendil Novices’ Chase, etc.
ON HIS OWN (IRE) (Roselier (FR)) 9 wins incl. Gr.1 Thyestes H. (twice), Gr.2 Ladbrokes Boyne Hurdle, 2nd Gr.1 Cheltenham Gold Cup (beaten a short head), etc.