European Champion Older Horse of 2008, Duke Of Marmalade, is a 5 time Group 1 winning son of the late Champion Sire, Danehill, out of the Group placed Love Me True.
Group placed at both 2 and 3 years of age in the very best of company, including 2nd to European Champion Dylan Thomas in the Irish Champion Stakes (Gr.1), Duke Of Marmalade would go on to record 5 consecutive Group 1 victories culminating in the defeat of European Champion 3-year-old New Approach in the Juddmonte International Stakes (Gr.1).
Timeform would rate Duke Of Marmalade at 132lbs after his 4-year-old season. Duke Of Marmalade was named European Champion 2nd Crop sire by Stakes winners in 2013 and he is currently the leading 3rd crop sire in the Northern Hemisphere by stakes winners.
The past year saw Duke Of Marmalade’s progeny claim 4 European Classic’s through his progeny Simple Verse- Cartier Champion Stayer (Qipco British Champion Fillies and Mares Stakes Gr.1 and St Leger Gr.1), Star Of Seville (Prix de Diane, Gr.1), Nutan (German Derby, Gr.1) and Sound Of Freedom (Italian 1000 Guineas, Gr.3).