SADLER’S WELLS, MONTJEU and HURRICANE RUN
A fine art horse-racing print from an original painting by Jacqueline Stanhope
Sadler’s Wells, by Northern Dancer. Montjeu, by Sadler’s Wells. Hurricane Run, by Montjeu.
Signed Limited Edition of 250 – Approximate image size (cms): 58 x 37
Sadler’s Wells (11 April 1981 – 26 April 2011) was a thoroughbred racehorse who was bred in the United States but raced in Europe, winning the 1984 Irish 2000 Guineas, Eclipse Stakes and Phoenix Champion Stakes. He also finished second in the Prix du Jockey Club and the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes. He was named the champion miler in France, and was rated sixth overall in the International Classification for 1984
Montjeu (1996 – 29 March 2012) was an Irish-bred, French-trained thoroughbred horse racing racehorse and sire. In a racing career which lasted from September 1998 to November 2000 he ran sixteen times and won eleven races. After winning twice as a juvenile, he was the outstanding European racehorse of 1999, winning the Prix du Jockey Club, the Irish Derby and the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. Four more victories in 2000 included the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes. He was then retired to stud where he proved to be an outstanding sire of winners.
He died on 29 March 2012 at age 16 at Coolmore Stud from complications related to septicaemia
Hurricane Run (2002–2016) was a world champion Irish-bred thoroughbred racehorse. He was the second French-trained horse, after his sire Montjeu to win both the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes
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