a Group-winning, three-quarter brother to the sensational and
undefeated Frankel, will enter stud in Kentucky in 2013 it was announced
A foal of 2007, Bullet
Train is by the legendary sire-of-sires Sadler’s
Wells, who is the sire of over 325 stakes
winners with progeny earnings of over $166 million. Sadler's
Wells is currently is the sire of the two leading world-wide sires in
Galileo, the sire of Frankel, and Montjeu.
Bullet Train’s dam is
the Danehill mare Kind, who has produced three group stakes winners,
including Frankel, with her first three foals.
bloodstock agent Bob Feld worked in conjunction with international agent Hubert
Guy to broker the deal with Juddmonte Farms.
“Frankel has been
heralded as, ‘the greatest ever,’ and it would be hard to dispute
that,” said Feld, who is representing the stallion. “To offer a
three-quarter brother to Frankel by Sadler's Wells to American breeders is very
exciting. It will be an outstanding opportunity to breed that same
classic bloodline into American mares, at a stud fee considerably less than
That made it an
easy decision to bring Bullet Train to Kentucky.”
“With his excellent
speed, athleticism and outstanding pedigree, Bullet Train suits American
racing," Feld noted. “The Juddmonte silks have graced the winners’ circle
from coast to coast in many of our Grade 1 events and I am confident the sons
and daughters of Bullet Train can carry on that great family
Bullet Train is set to
arrive in the States this week and stud plans should be
finalized shortly thereafter.