DESERT KING | OVERVIEW

A Champion Sire Source standing in Victoria.

  • A high class Gr.1 winning 2yo and a Gr.1 Champion 3yo. A Classic Winner of the Irish Guineas and Irish Derby.
  • Desert King is the only stallion standing in Victoria to have sired six individual Group One winners and four Champions.
  • He is also the only stallion standing in Victoria to have sired a Melbourne Cup and Cox Plate winner.
  • Desert King is a versatile sire of 67 stakes performers, 624 winners with earning of over $67million dollars from 1000m – 3200m.
  • Sire of Champion Mare Makybe Diva who was a Cox Plate Winner and legendary three time winner of the Melbourne Cup, retiring as one of Australia’s greatest prize money earners.
  • Sire of Champion Desert War, Gai Waterhouse’s Warhorse and six time Group One winner who was awarded the title of Champion Middle Distance Galloper in Australia.
  • Sire of Real Love – Impressive winner of 2015 Perth Cup, 2014 Queens Cup and WA St Ledger.
  • Sire of Desert Jeurney a new Group One performer for Desert King this season with an impressive 3rd in the Toorak Hcp
  • Desert King sires winners week in week out, on all kinds of surfaces and over a variety of distances @ 56% winners to runners ratio.
  • Desert King is from an impeccable pedigree being by the legendary Danehill, hailing from an outstanding female family including the great "Frankle".
  • Desert King is a proven investment for breeders year in and year out with his progeny winning at two and three years and racing on as older performers. He is an ideal Super VOBIS sire.

Desert King