GOLDEN SLIPPER WINNER DIES

29 Jun 2020 18:24


 

Danehill’s first ever stakes winner, and former Golden Slipper winner, Danzero passed away peacefully on the weekend at the Geelong farm at age 28.

Danzero was a Golden Slipper hero in 1994 for the Freedman Brothers after being sold to a syndicate at the Magic Millions sale in 1993 by Arrowfield Stud.

“There is no doubt he is one of the finest stallions we have produced.” Arrowfield’s John Messara said when he relocated to Rosemont.

“He was bred by us, sold by us, bought back by us and was Danehill’s first Group One winner.”

Danzero’s six G1 winners are headed by Dance Hero who won the Golden Slipper giving Danzero the rare mantle of winning Australia’s greatest 2yo race and siring a winner of the world’s richest 2yo event as well.Danzero sired  68 stakes horses, 40 stakes winners including G1 winners Dance Hero, Niconero, Fairway, Danglissa, Danni Martine and Jymcarew. 



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