Let’s Find the Widden Winners – SHAMUS AWARD
Tara Madgwick - Tuesday, 3 January 2017
Zoustar is not the only first season sire being launched at Magic Millions this year by Widden Stud with Snitzel's Cox Plate winning son Shamus Award also poised to excite buyers.

A commercial powerhouse that has already opened up a sizable lead on the Australian 2YO Sires List for this season, Snitzel is sale ring gold and his finest son is undoubtedly Australia's Champion 3YO Shamus Award.

A top class colt that scored a unique double in the Group I MVRC Cox Plate and VRC Australian Guineas, Shamus Award is refined quality through and through.

Shamus Award has 16 entries for Magic Millions, two of them presented by Widden Stud as below.

Lot 713 Colt Shamus Award x Chaotic, by King of Kings (IRE)

Half-brother to two winners from a daughter of Group I winner Spectrum.

Lot 809 Filly Shamus Award x Essie's Pride, by Murtajill

First foal of stakes-placed Essie's Pride, from the family of brilliant Group III winner Redzel.

Other draft stars for Widden include:

Lot 378 filly Snitzel x River Thames, by Fastnet Rock

Third foal of a daughter of champion sire Fastnet Rock from the family of champion galloper Mahogany.

Lot 386 Colt Written Tycoon x Rock Princess, by Elvstroem

Second foal of a metro winning half-sister to Group I MRC Thousand Guineas winner Macedon Lady.

Lot 402
Filly Foxwedge x Royal Pageant, by Royal Academy (USA)

Half-sister to two winners from a half-sister to SW's Omnitrader and Stockade from the family of Group I winner Fully Fledged.

Lot 860
Filly Eurozone x Soft Landing, by Al Maher

From a half-sister to Champion 3YO Universal Prince and Group I winner Universal Queen.

Click here for the full Widden Stud draft.

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