King of Speedo – Equiano – the proven option!


Don’t dive in at the deep end with a new sire use the proven option!

Equiano continues to be a consistent sire of tough high-class sprinters.  In 2018 he was the leading European sire of sprinters by black-type wins worldwide, and the leading British sire of sprinters by individual winners (5f-7f, 3yo+).  He also ranks second to Lope de Vega amongst the outstanding generation of fifth-crop sires by number of cumulative wins by his progeny overall.

Equiano is the sire of 24 Gr/Stks winners and performers (17 of whom gained black-type as a two-year-old), 10 Group winners and 3 Gr.1 horses.  Just take a look at these tables below to see the statistics.  Ranking above the likes of his sire Acclamation, and Dark Angel, Exceed And Excel, Invincible Spirit, Kodiac, Kyllachy, Dutch Art, Showcasing, Oasis Dream, etc, he also represents great value at just £6,000 1st Oct SLF

If you needed any more persuasion to use Equiano for your mare this season, here are a few more speedy facts on Equiano:

  • still the highest rated son of Acclamation
  • sales average for all yearlings is 4x his stud fee, making up to 115,000gns in 2018
  • 85% runners to foals, 2.6 wins per winner
  • an outcross to most European mares and successful with a wide variety of mares.

View Equiano at Tattersalls on 31st January in the TBA Flat Stallion Parade – the only Gr.1 producing sire parading. Also see Gary Coffey at the sales if you would like a pair of the special #equianokingofspeedo swimming briefs!