Swettenham Stallions Warm Up a Cold Winter Day
Tara Madgwick - Sunday August 19
The annual Swettenham Stud open day on Sunday attracted a large crowd despite the chilly weather with six top class sires presented in peak condition for the breeding season ahead.

Adam Sangster has put together a diverse roster headed by global superstar Highland Reel (IRE), the highest earning stakes-winner by legendary sire Galileo and the highest earning European trained stakes-winner in racing history.

The seven time Group I winner is joined by Champion 3YO Miler Toronado (IRE) (High Chaparral), Melbourne Cup winner Americain (USA) (Dynaformer), Group I winners Rebel Dane (California Dane)and Trust in a Gust (Keep the Faith) as well as Puissance de Lune (IRE), the brilliant Group II winning Group I placed son of Shamardal.

We'll let the stallions tell the story! (All images taken by Grant Courtney)  

Highland Reel (IRE) – SERVICE FEE $16,500

Toronado (IRE) – SERVICE FEE $22,000

Americain (USA) – SERVICE FEE $11,000

Rebel Dane – SERVICE FEE $9,900

Puissance de Lune (IRE) – SERVICE FEE $8,800

Trust in a Gust – SERVICE FEE $6,600