‘Ardad was a strong, powerful and precocious colt with a great mind. He was an absolute pleasure to train and was a real Royal Ascot two-year-old.’ JOHN GOSDEN
- Flying Childers Stakes (G2), 5f, Doncaster, beating winners of the Middle Park, Norfolk, Prix Robert Papin, Curragh Stakes, Molecomb, Prix d’Arenberg.
- Windsor Castle Stakes (L), 5f, Royal Ascot, by 3¼ lengths, beating Battaash, in a faster time than Profitable’s G1 King’s Stand Stakes on the same afternoon.
- Maiden, 5f, Yarmouth, on debut, six days before the Windsor Castle.
The King’s Castle Windsor Stand Mash-Up Stakes
1st Flying Childers Stakes (G2), 5f, Doncaster, beating winners of the Middle Park, Norfolk, Prix Robert Papin, Curragh Stakes, Molecomb, Prix d’Arenberg
1st Windsor Castle Stakes (L), 5f, Royal Ascot, by 3¼ lengths, beating Battaash, in a faster time than Profitable’s G1 King’s Stand Stakes on the same afternoon
Ardad retired to stud in 2018 and covered 132 mares.
By KODIAC (2001) 4 wins, 3 to 5, 2nd G3 Hackwood S. Sire of 842 runners, 61% winners, 6% Stakes winners, including ARDAD, BEST SOLUTION, FAIRYLAND, TIGGY WIGGY, KODI BEAR, ADAAY, BESHARAH, PRINCE OF LIR, KESSAAR, HELLO YOUMZAIN, GIFTED MASTER, SPORTING CHANCE, Jash, etc.
GOOD CLODORA (IRE), ran 3 times at 2 years;
dam of 3 winners–
ARDAD (IRE) (2014 c. by Kodiac (GB)), subject stallion.
KODIAK ATTACK (IRE) (2016 g. by Kodiac (GB)), won 2 races at 3 years, 2019 and £10,657 and placed 6 times, all his starts.
ARMUM (IRE) (2015 f. by Society Rock (IRE)), won 1 race at 2 years and £7535 and placed twice.
GEHT SCHNELL, placed twice at 2 and 3 years;
dam of 9 winners–
RUBY ROCKET (IRE) (f. by Indian Rocket (GB)), won 5 races and £118,611 including Sodexho Prestige Firth of Clyde Stakes, Ayr, L. and EBF Christo Philipson Boadicea Stakes, Newmarket, L., placed second in Cuisine de France Summer Stakes, York, Gr.3, Joseph Heler Cheese Cecil Frail Stakes, Haydock Park, L., Starlit Stakes, Goodwood, L., EBF Boadicea Stakes, Newmarket, L., third in Foster’s Lager Chipchase Stakes, Newcastle, Gr.3, Totescoop6 Wentworth Stakes, Doncaster, L., EBF Dick Poole Fillies’ Stakes, Salisbury, L. and Irish Stallion Farms EBF Sweet Mimosa Stakes, Leopardstown, L.; dam of winners.
MAAREK (GB), 14 races at home and in France and £773,096 including Qatar Prix de l’Abbaye de Longchamp, Longchamp, Gr.1, Qipco British Champions Sprint Stakes, Ascot, Gr.2, Duke of York Clipper Logistics Stakes, York, Gr.2, Betfred Mobile Lotto Chipchase Stakes, Newcastle, Gr.3, Dubai International Airport World Trophy, Newbury, Gr.3, Newbridge 200 Renaissance Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3, Woodlands Stakes, Naas, L. and Totescoop6 Beverley Bullet Sprint Stakes, Beverley, L., placed second in Weatherbys Ireland Greenlands Stakes, Curragh, Gr.2, Derrinstown Stud Flying Five Stakes, Curragh, Gr.2, Weatherbys Ireland Greenlands Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3, Prix de Seine-et-Oise, Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.3, Mick Ramsey Waterford Testimonial Stakes, Curragh, L., Woodlands Stakes, Naas, L., Midsummer Sprint Stakes, Cork, L., third in chrisbeekracing.com Hackwood Stakes, Newbury, Gr.3, Waterford Testimonial Stakes, Navan, L., Betway Cammidge Trophy, Doncaster, L. and Woodlands Stakes, Naas, L.
ERMINE RUBY (GB), 1 race at 3 years; dam of Recon Mission (IRE), 3 races at 2 and 3 years, 2019 and £103,578 and placed 5 times including secondin I.S.F. EBF Legacy Stakes, Navan, L.
Lady Woodcote(GB), unraced; dam of Woodcote Lass (NZ), winner in New Zealand, third in NZB Canterbury Belle Stakes, Riccarton Park, L.
INZAR’S BEST (IRE) (c. by Inzar (USA)), won 3 races at 2 and 4 years in Germany and £36,994 including Kronimus Rennen, Baden-Baden, L., placed 10 times including second in Prix Eclipse, Saint-Cloud, Gr.3.
ALEXANDER ALLIANCE (IRE) (f. by Danetime (IRE)), won 1 race at 2 years and £37,337 viz Tara Stakes, Curragh, L., placed once; dam of a winner.
DREAM ALLY (IRE), 8 races and £31,835 and placed 20 times.
Cool Panic (IRE) (g. by Brave Act (GB)), won 2 races at 2 and 3 years and £20,401 and placed twice including second in Merrion Stakes, York, L.
Spiderback (IRE), won 1 race at 3 years and £10,461 and placed 10 times; also won 1 race over hurdles and £6980 and placed once viz third in Winning Fair Juvenile Hurdle, Fairyhouse.
MISS GLITTERS (IRE), won 3 races, £17,096, placed 5 times; dam of winners.
SPIRIT OF ZEB (IRE), 4 races at 2 to 4 years £24,566, placed 8 times.
PARALLEL WORLD (IRE), 1 race at 3 years, 2019, from only 2 starts.
VOODOO LILY (IRE), won 1 race at 3 years; dam of a winner.
GEHT PANACHE (IRE), won 1 race at 2 years in Norway.
MISS AUBADE (IRE), won 1 race at 2 years in Denmark.
ANITA’S PRINCESS, unraced; dam of 1 winner–
ASCANTANO (IRE), won 4 races at 3, 5 and 6 years in Germany.