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Champion of Europe at 4 yrs, 2004


  • Winner of 5 races including Gr.1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Ascot.

  • A proven Stakes Sire on the Flat now making his mark as a Jumps Sire.

Best Performances

Won 5 races at 3-4 years over 12 f.


At 3 Years

WON   Prix du Lys, Longchamp, Gr. 3 (12f) 

WON   Prix Lyon Avant Lugdunum Coupe de Trois Ans L.

WON   Prix Cadet Roussel, Saint Cloud.

2nd      Prix Niel, Lonchamp Gr.2

4th       Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe, Longchamp to Dalakhani


At 4 Years - Champion of Europe, 2004

WON  King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stks. Ascot, Gr.1 (12f)

WON  Hardwicke Stakes, Ascot, Gr.2 (12f) in record time

2nd     Vodafone Coronation Cup, Epsom Downs, Gr.1 (12f)

Sire of Gr.1 winners on the Flat, over Hurdles and Fences with
39% W/Runners with his first NH crops and 51% W/Runners over Fences - 51 runners 26 winners of 49 races incl;


Golden Doyen – 2 wins inc. Gr.2 Prestbury Juvenile Hurdle Cheltenham

Valdez – 7 wins & Gr.2 winner over fences

Pine Creek – 3 wins inc. William Hill H. Hurdle Ascot LR

Doyly Carte – 4 wins inc. LR TBA Mares Novice Hurdle Cheltenham

Keys – 5 wins inc. LR EBF Jr. N.H. Flat Race Cheltenham

Kumbeshwar – 4 wins, also: 2nd in Gr.1 Juvenile Hurdle Aintree

& Gr.1 AES Champion 4yo Hurdle Punchestown

Dandridge – 4 wins and £118,914

Rapid Escape – Winner of 3 bumpers and sold for £240,000.

Hatcher – Winner of 6 races

Ambler Gambler – Winner of 4 races


A Leading Sire of European Stakes Horses

With 9.5% Stakes Winners to foals

Plenty to look forward to with 
Andy Dufresne, Battleoverdoyen,
Beacon Edge, Baddesley Knight



Progeny have recently sold for £220,000, £130,000, £62,000 etc.

His dam, Moon Cactus, was 2nd in the Gr.1 French Oaks and was third in the Gr.1 1000 Guineas.


His female line includes the great Mill Reef and Prix de L’Arc winner Levmoss as maternal sires.

Doyen has an exceptional classic pedigree.

A son of Sadler’s Wells, also the sire of leading jumps stallions Old Vic, King’s Theatre, Oscar and Milan, Doyen is out of the Group 3-winning Kris mare Moon Cactus and a brother to Oaks heroine Moonshell.

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