By Poet's Voice - Whirly Bird by Nashwan
Height 16.1 hh (1.64m)
Stud Fee for 2019 £7,000 (1st January SLF)
Standing at Nunnery Stud, England
129 - Timeform rating
127 - Rated the world's 4th best horse (Longines World's Best Racecourse Rankings)
The ONLY horse to DEFEAT CRACKSMAN in 2018
CLASS The joint-second highest rated horse globally according to the Longine's World's Best Racehorse Racehorse Rankings published in October, having won the Prince of Wakes's Stakes and King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes in super style
TEMPERAMENT A straightforward individual, he raced 17 times over four seasons, winning seven times and placed on another seven occasions
TURN OF FOOT James Doyle said "The one thing that blew me away was his cruising speed, making him an incredibly easy ride. He could also accelerate off that, emphasised when winning his two Group 1 races at Ascot"
BLUE BLOOD By Poet's Voice, a son of the great Dubawi who is a prolofic source of winners, and a half-brother to dual Group 3 winner Malabar and the dam of high-class two-year-old Beckford. Hails from the family of Group 1 sire Inchinor
LOOKS A 300,000gns yearling, Sir Michael Stoute praised him as "a very athletic colt"