Not a year goes by without Haras du Mezeray producing several top class horses on behalf of their clients.
The 2020 season alone yielded the excellent two-year-old Normandy Bridge (Le Havre), winner of Prix Thomas Bryon (Gr3), prior to his Critérium International (Gr.1) second place..
Furthermore, Enbihaar (Redoute’s Choice) cemented her place as Europe’s top female stayer in the wake of her five British Gr.2 wins: the Lancashire Oaks, the Park Hill Stakes, the Lillie Langtry Fillies' Stakes (twice) and the Lonsdale Cup.
The impressive number of recent ‘Mézeray’ breds, or horses sold under this banner, which have gone on to shine at group level, also continues unabated. You will be familiar with some of the names!
A Raving Beauty: a dual Gr1 winner in the US
Young Rascal: a quadruple group winner
Le Juge: a dual group winner
Ocean Fantasy: a Gr3 winner on her debut
Rockemperor: a multiple Gr1 placed performer
The Mézeray is a veritable jewel of France’s racing heritage. By entrusting your breeding stock to the care of Haras du Mézeray you will benefit from over 50 years of experience and breeding success at the highest level, which revolves around a team which is extremely well qualified for the task in hand.
Breeding horses at Mézeray is also synonymous with a long list of champions which were raised on pastures that continue to be of exceptional quality.
Since 1970, 150 group winners, including 27 Gr.1 scorers, were bred on the exceptional grasslands of the Haras du Mézeray. It’s also one of the very few studs in the world to have bred two Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Gr.1) winners, Trempolino (Sharpen Up) and Subotica (Pampabird). The latter also made his mark in the Grand Prix de Paris and Prix Ganay (Grs.1). The list of ‘Mezeray’ graduates also includes: Luth Enchantée (Prix Jacques Le Marois & Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1); Amonita (Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1); Artie Schiller (Breeders' Cup Mile, Gr.1); Desert Blanc(Manhattan Handicap, Gr.1); Lune d’Or (Premio Lydia Tesio, Gr.1); Coquerelle (Prix Saint Alary, Gr.1); Mekhtaal (Prix Ispahan, Gr.1); Signs of Blessing (Prix Maurice de Gheest, Gr.1); and Naaqoos (Prix Jean-Luc Lagardère, Gr.1)…
Haras du Mézeray is located in the heart of prime breeding land in Normandy. Over the last 50 years, Haras du Mézeray has kept improving the facilities in order to optimise the dedicated teams daily routine and board horses in the best conditions. The 178 hectares farm includes a dedicated foaling unit, a breaking and pre-training yard, along with a 1200m gallop, an indoor riding arena and a 8 horses walker.