Denman

A proven source of speed and durability. In the top 15 stallions on the winners list nationally – above his own sire Lonhro. No horse above him on the list is available for his fee. Five Group or Stakes horses and more winners than Fastnet Rock, Exceed And Excel and Hinchinbrook among his particularly excellent three-year-old crop. His best so far is multiple G2-winning Hong Kong sprinter Hot King Prawn.

Lonhro's first G1 Golden Rose winner with a pedigree full of precocious excellence. By the sire of a Slipper winner, with Slipper winners Vain, Marscay and Dark Eclipse in his pedigree. His half-sister is the dam of 2019 Slipper heroine Kiamichi.

'He is all Lonhro. His size, his shape, his length. In fact, Lonhro, Vain, Marscay are all there when you look at him. Denman has a kind head and an honest way about him. He is a little bigger than average, has a good front leg and moves very well. He is striking but not flash. A very good looking horse.' Olly Tait

In 11 starts after his debut, undefeated short of a mile, famously winning the G1 Golden Rose, G2 Stan Fox and G3 Autumn Stakes with a power-packed mid-race surge.

Five Group or Stakes horses in his top-notch crop of three-year-olds. Current juveniles include two Group performers, led by G3 Eclipse winner Whiskey Neat. Four-year-old Hot King Prawn is a multiple G2-winning superstar sprinter in Hong Kong star.

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 4 3 0 1 0
Three 8 6 0 0 0
Total 12 9 0 1 0

At two

  • 1st Handicap, 1200m, Sandown Lake.
  • 1st Handicap, 1100m, Flemington.
  • 1st 2YO Maiden Plate, 1112m, Kilmore.
  • 3rd 2YO Plate, 1100m, Flemington, to Carlton Forward, Moonafeth.

At three

  • 1st Golden Rose S G1, 1400m, Rosehill.
  • 1st Stan Fox S G2, 1400m, Randwick.
  • 1st Autumn S G2, 1400m, Caulfield.
  • 1st Run to the Rose S G3, 1400m, Rosehill.
  • 1st Zeditave S L, 1200m, Caulfield.
  • 1st Manfred S L, 1400m, Caulfield.
  • 4th Crown Guineas G1, 1600m, Flemington.


By LONHRO Horse of the Year, Champion three-year-old, Champion miler, Queen Elizabeth S G1, George Ryder S G1, twice, Caulfield Guineas G1, etc. Sire of 1,423 foals aged three and up, 82% starters, 60% winners, 6% Black Type winners, including DENMAN, EXOSPHERE, IMPENDING, KEMENTARI, ARISTIA, BEADED, BENFICA, BOUNDING, LYRE, MENTAL, PIERRO, THE CONGLOMERATE, ENCRYPTION, etc.

1st dam PEACH by Vain. Winner at 3. Dam of 14 foals, 12 runners, 11 winners:
  DENMAN (c Lonhro) 9 wins at 2 and 3, Golden Rose S G1, Stan Fox S G2, D’Urban S G2, Run To The Rose H G3, Zeditave S L,
  Manfred S L. Timeform 124. Sire.

  PRESERVE (f Canny Lad) 4 wins at 2, VRC Sires’ Produce S G1, Magic Night S G2, Gosford Slipper L, Debutante S L. Dam of:
    ARCHIVES (c Helmet) Red Anchor S G3, Hampden S L, 2nd
      Danehill S G2.
    SAFEGUARD (c Exceed And Excel) Vain S G3, Kindergarten S G3. Sire.
    Shaumari (f Medaglia d’Oro) 3rd Bollinger Champagne Classic G2.
  RIO OSA (f Canny Lad) 3 wins, 2 to 4, Dark Jewel Classic L, Seppelt Wines Sprint L. Dam of:
    Sutter County (c Invincible Spirit) 2nd Spring Cup L.
  Ouachita (f Canny Lad) Unraced. Dam of:
    KIAMICHI (f Sidestep) Golden Slipper S G1, Magic Night S G3, 3rd AJC Sires’ Produce S G1.
    COSSETOT (g Epaulette) Tasmanian Derby L, 2nd Caulfield Autumn Classic G2, 3rd Alister Clark S G2.
  MARVILHA (f Night Shift) 3 wins at 3. Dam of:
    SOUL (g Commands) Danehill S G2, Hackwood S G3, Kevin Heffernan S L, 3rd Caulfield Sprint G2.

2nd dam Market Maid by Marscay. Unraced. Dam of 7 winners:
  GENERAL MARKET (g Flying Spur) 6 wins, 3 to 7.
  Indicator (f New Regent) Unraced. Dam of:
    INDRIS (f Kenny’s Best) Winner at 4. Dam of: MY EX MATE (g Not A Single Doubt) Lord Reims S G3.

3rd dam Marjoram by Major General. Unraced. Half-sister to TAJ ROSSI (Horse of the Year, Champion three-year-old. Sire). Dam of 10 winners:
  DARK ECLIPSE (f Baguette) Golden Slipper S G1, 2nd AJC Sires’
    Produce S G1. Grandam of: ALL ANGELS (f Al Hareb) Australia Day Cup L.
BAGALOT (c Baguette) WH Wylie H L, 3rd Oakleigh Plate G1. Sire.
Major Diamond (c Baguette) 2nd Adelaide Guineas G2. Sire.

BEST PROGENY (with sire of dam, and second dam and notable inbreeding) TO 26-04-19

HOT KING PRAWN (Unbridled’s Song, Centaine Mr Prospector, Vain) Jockey Club Sprint G2, Premier Bowl
G2, National Day Cup G3.

DEPRIVE (Canny Lad, Grand Lodge) Show County Quality G3, June Stakes L.

FITOCRACY (Anabaa, Defensive Play Mr Prospector) Auraria S G3.

WHISKEY NEAT(Viscount, Canny Lad Sir Tristram, Eight Carat, Biscay) Eclipse S G3.

Laburnum(Redoute’s Choice, Marauding Sir Tristram, Biscay) James HB Carr S G3, 2nd Canberra Guineas L.

KURO (Orientate, End Sweep Mr Prospector) Starlight S L, Heritage S L, Brian Crowley S L, Takeover
Target H L, Mick Dittman S L, 2nd The Galaxy G1, Expressway S G2, 3rd Coolmore Stud S G1, QTC Cup
G2, Fireball S L, Razor Sharp H L, Gold Rush H L.

MERRIEST (Canny Lad, Bellotto Mr Prospector, Biscay) Atlantic Jewel S L, 2nd Blazer S G2, 3rd
Champagne S G3.

ANGASTON (Marquetry, Damascus Mr Prospector) Franklin-Simpson S L, 2nd Shakertown S G2, Animal
Kingdom S L.

DEJA BLUE (Gone West, Night Shift Mr Prospector) Black Pearl S L, 3rd Bow Mistress Trophy G3.

HUMMA HUMMA (Bel Esprit, Last Tycoon Vain) Redelva S L, 2nd Quezette S G3, Thoroughbred Club S G3,
Cinderella S L, Atlantic Jewel S L, 3rd Scarborough S G3.

LAW(Sir Cat, Iroko) Breeders’ Plate L, 2nd Red Anchor S G3, 3rd San Domenico S G3.

RAGGED RASCAL (Al Maher, Zoffany) Heritage S L, 2nd Inglis Nursery L.

DENDEE (French Deputy, Thunder Gulch Mr Prospector, Vain) Sheila Gwynne Classic L.

PINCH RIVER (Catbird, Sir Tristram Sir Tristram, Marscay) Bribie H L, Dalrello S L.

SECRET TRAIL (Secret Savings, Danewin Mr Prospector, Eight Carat) Bright Shadow H L.

SHIGERU SENDAN (Encosta de Lago, Rubiton Mr Prospector) Woodlands S L.

Denmagic (Viscount, Zedative Sir Tristram, Eight Carat) 2nd Queensland Guineas G2, Hawkesbury Guineas
G3, Just Now H L, 3rd Myer Classic G1, Darby Munro S L.

Muswellbrook (More Than Ready, Danehill Sir Tristram, Mr Prospector) 2nd Moonee Valley S G2, Fernhill
H L.

She Knows (Commands, Red Anchor Eight Carat) 2nd Caulfield Sprint H G2, Maurice McCarten H G3,
Denise’s Joy S L.

Ozi Choice (Night Shift, Sticks And Stones) 3rd Sires’ Produce S G3.

Belter (Kenvain, Danehill Vain) 2nd Colonel Reeves S G3, Miss Andretti S L.

Handsome Rebel (Fastnet Rock, Machiavellian Mr Prospector) 3rd Slipper S G3, Taranaki 2YO Classic G3.

East Rand (Malibu Moon, Summer Squall Mr Prospector) 3rd Cecil B DeMille S G3.

Igraine (Canny Lad, Twig Moss Biscay) 2nd Gimcrack S L, 3rd Widden S G3.

Kanga’s Eye (Bel Esprit, Star Watch Vain, Biscay) 2nd Gimcrack S L.