Encryption To Stand In Queensland

Godolphin’s classy Lonhro colt Encryption will begin his stud career in Queensland this spring.

Encryption running in the Sires' Produce
Encryption running in the Sires' Produce Picture: Racing and Sports

Encryption will join the Eureka Stud roster, standing beside Spirit Of Boom, Defcon and Red Dazzler.

He will race through the upcoming Queensland carnival for Godolphin with a start in the G1 Stradbroke Handicap hois ultime goal. His fee will be announced upon his retirement.

Encryption won the G3 Black Opal Stakes in Canberra as a 2YO and was also placed in the G3 Maribyrnong Plate and G3 Chairman's Stakes.

This season he won the G2 Danehill Stakes and has since performed admirably in some high class open age G1 sprints including a second in the Oakleigh Plate and fourth in The Galaxy.

Encryption represents an impeccable Darley family being the first foal of the former champion filly Guelph (Exceed and Excel).

His grand-dam is the G1 winner Camarilla (Elusive Quality), herself a daughter of G1 winner Camarena (Danehill).

This family includes current Group-winning 2YO Bivouac (Exceed and Excel) and the Blue Diamaond and Golden Slipper winner Sepoy (Elusive Quality).

Spirit Of Boom, after covering a book of 218 mares last season, will serve a restricted book of mares in 2019 at a fee of $44,000 (inc GST).

Spirit Of Bom is second on the second season sires list and fifth on the 3YO Australian sires' table with his first crop.

Defcon, a son of Choisir who also won the Black Opal Stakes as a 2YO, will stand his third stud season on a fee of $4400 (inc GST).

Red Dazzler (Red Ransom) will also stand at an unchanged fee of $4400 (inc GST).

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