Thoroughbred Shamardal to Miss Rest of Breeding Season

Darley stallion Shamardal has injured his withers and will be rested for the remainder of the Southern Hemisphere breeding season at the outfit's Australian farm. The English champion is expected to make a full recovery before the end of the year.

Shamardal will return to Europe with the other shuttle stallions in time for the Northern Hemisphere breeding season and is expected to cover a full book of mares.

Shamardal (Giant's Causeway—Helsinski, by Machiavellian) has sired four stakes winners.

(This article first appeared on

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