Children of Deep Impact

Stallions by Deep Impact standing at studs in countries outside Japan

Today, I am going to do a very difficult thing for me.

I am poor at geography, but I am trying to make a summary of the countries where stallions by Deep Impact are now.

These days, I often see the news frequently on twitter that children of stallions by Deep Impact won races held all over the world.

I’m very happy.

It is said that stallions often move, so the following is information just at the present time.

I hope they will be loved for as long as possible in the studs they are in now.

*I will add information about stud fees for 2021 as soon as I know!

The following is a list of the countries that stallions by Deep Impact are standing in.

Stallions by Deep Impact

1. Sweden:  Barocci, Geniale

2. United Kingdom: Study of Man

3. Ireland: Saxon Warrior

4. France: Martinborough

5. Italy: Albert Dock

6. Turkey: Smart Robin

7. South Africa: Danon Platina

8. India: Fiero

9. China: Okole Maluna, Garibaldi, Seewind

10. Australia: Tosen Stardom, Fierce Impact

11. New Zealand: Staphanos   

12. US: Dowsing

13. Chile: Hiraboku Deep

In this article, I would like to write about stallions in foreign countries, so I will exclude those in Japan. 

In addition to the countries listed above, there was a stallion by Deep Impact standing in the United States.

He could not run in a race or did not perform very well when he was a racehorse.

However, I heard that the owner of a stud liked the pedigree of Sunday Silence very much and made him a stallion.

But unfortunately, I forgot his name and I can’t find out if he is still a stallion 💧.

I haven’t heard any news about him lately.

*Added on May 20, 2021

I recently got information about Dowsing, a stallion by Deep Impact in the US!

Click here for details.


I introduce stallions in Europe first.


Barocci and Geniale are standing in Sweden.

The profiles of the two horses are as follows:


Born on February 28, 2009

Sire: Deep Impact (JPN) Dam: Bastet (IRE)

Dam’s sire: Giant’s Causeway (USA)


Born on February 7, 2014

Sire: Deep Impact (JPN)  Dam: Sarafina (FR)

Dam’s sire: Refuse To Bend (IRE)

Barocci is standing at Rävdansens Stud

They have their website, but unfortunately I can’t understand the contents as it is written in Swedish.

Barocci is a full brother to Beauty Parlour, the winner of the Poule D’Essai Des Pouliches (French1,000 Guineas).

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After running in races in France and the United States, he became a stallion in Sweden.

His first crop made their debut in 2018. I am hearing news about the success of his children.

His stud fees for 2020 is 25,000 SEK (Swedish krona).

*Added on May 9, 2021

The other day, I found news about the success of Barocci’s 3-year-old crop!

Information on horse racing in Sweden is hard to come by.

I would be happy if there would be his child who win a big race.


Geniale is standing at Scandinavian racehorses.

The stud has a website, but unfortunately I couldn’t see it.  So, I linked their Twitter account.

As you know, Geniale moved to France after starting his career as a racehorse in Japan.

Geniale ridden by Jockey Yutaka Take ran in the Prix Messidor (Group 3), his first race in France.

It became a big topic that the horse who was in a lower class in Japan won the graded race in France.

After that, unfortunately he couldn’t win and retired last July.

It was said that he would become a stallion in Germany after he retired.

But, he did not meet the requirements for becoming a stallion in Germany.

So, it was decided he became a sire in Sweden.

Will he start his career as a stallion next year?

I hope that he will have excellent children as Barrocci, his senior in the country does.



Added on January 23, 2021:

There was a pleasing article in the Racing Post.

Geniale seems to be very popular in Scandinavian countries.

He has received many appointments, and I heard the stud supporting him was also happy.

It would be great if any of stallions by Deep Impact could make a big success enough to change the situation in the country.

Yes, like Sunday Silence.



United Kingdom

In England, there is Study of Man who won the 2018 French Derby.

The profile of Study of Man is as follows:

Study of Man

Born on April 9, 2015

Sire: Deep Impact (JPN) Dam: Second Happiness (USA)

Dam’s sire: Storm Cat (USA)

Study of Man retired in 2019.

After retiring, he is standing at Lanwades Stud, England.

On the website, you can see the video that he was walking after arriving there.

His body looks relatively solid and strong.

His first crop will be born in 2021. I am looking forward to their future activities.

His stud fee for 2020 is £ 15,000.


His fee for 2021 was listed on the Racing Post website. It’s £12,500.

The fee went down. But, his children have not made their debut yet. So, I don’t think I need to worry about it.


Added on January 23, 2021:

The Racing Post has news of the birth of his first child🎉.

According to Lanwades Stud where he is standing, he is being supported by several major European breeders.

It means that their mares went to him.

The stud said that Study of Man would become a major asset in the European breeding industry.

I would be happy if that really happened.



Saxon Warrior, the winner of the English 2000 guineas in 2018 is standing in Ireland.

Saxon Warrior

Born on January 26, 2015

Sire: Deep Impact (JPN) Dam: Maybe (IRE)

Dam’s sire: Galileo (IRE)

Saxon Warrior also won the Racing Post Trophy in 2017 and had two wins in Group 1 races.

He retired after running in a race in September 2018 and became a stallion at Coolmore Stud in Ireland .

A video introducing him as a stallion is posted on the Coolmore Stud website, and you can see his race footage.

Photos posted on the website are all cool. It seems like spending money by using a good photographer.

His first crop was born this year.

A filly out of Well Away was listed on the Select Sale in Japan and was sold for 41 million yen.

Saxon Warrior has been to Australia as a shuttle stallion and visited the country this year, too.



Al Ain who was standing in Japan was also scheduled to be shuttled to Australia.

But, it was canceled due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection.

I think Saxon Warrior could go there because there was also a Coolmore stud in the country.

His stud fee for 2020 is € 27,500.

Addendum: His stud fees for 2021 was annouced on the Coolmore website.  It’s € 20,000.

The fee was reduced.  His children have not run in races yet.  So, I don’t think I need to worry about the result.

Added on April 30, 2021:

Saxon Warrior will continue to stay in Australia as a shuttle stallion in 2021.

This is the third consecutive year since 2019.

This year’s stud fee is A $ 13,750.

The fee was A $ 30,000 in 2019 and A $ 17,600 in 2020.

As I wrote in the tweet, the fee for Fierce Impact who became a stallion this year, is A $ 16,000.

I have not yet seen the announcement of the fee for Tosen Stardom.

The description on the website of the stud has not changed.

So, the fee may remain at A $ 12,100 this year.

The fee for Saxon Warrior in Australia, even though his children have not debuted, is steadily decreasing💧

But if there is no demand, he doesn’t have to go there.

So, I think he is needed in the country as he will go there this year, too.


There is Martinborough in France.


Born on August 2, 2009

Sire: Deep Impact (JPN) Dam: Halwa Song (USA)

Dam’s sire: Nureyev (USA)

He has two wins in Group 3 races, the Chunichi Shimbun Hai and the Niigata Kinen.

He retired after running in a race in November 2016 and moved to France to become a stallion.

He is standing at Haras de Grandcamp stud.

His first crop made their debut this year. I’ve heard news of their success.

His stud fee for 2020 is € 4,000.

He reminds me of his full brother, Frere Jacques.

He was one of the first crop sired by Deep Impact and regrettably died due to a breakdown in a race.

I want Martinborough to do his best in France, even for his brother.

Addendum: According to the Racing Post website, his stud fee for 2021 remains unchanged at € 4,000.

There don’t seemed to be many children who have run in races at this stage, so they haven’t achieved outstanding results yet.

 I hope they will do their best in the future.


There is Albert Dock in Italy.

Albert Dock

Born on January 21, 2012

Sire:Deep Impact (JPN)  Dam: Golden Dock A (USA)

Dam’s sire: Unusual Heat (USA)

Albert Dock won two Group 3 races, the Kokura Daishoten and the Tanabata-sho like Martinbourough introduced in the above.

He retired after running in a race September 2016.  Then, he moved to Italy to become a stallion.

He is standing at Società Agricola di Besnate stud. He arrived in the country in 2018.  His first crop will make their debut in 2021.

His fee for 2020 is € 4,000.

I’ve heard news that horse racing in Italy is not going well, but is the situation getting better now?

Addendum: His fee for 2021 was announced on the website of the stud.  It’s € 3,500.

His fee went down, too.  Well, there is also the situation of the world economy …

Actually, I wanted to write an article about stallions overseas, but it has become too long. 

So I’ll stop here. I will write more later!

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