LEGER HERO LUCARNO MOVES TO LONGFORD HOUSE STUD
04 December 2017
LUCARNO becomes the fourth exciting new addition to the 2018
roster at Longford House Stud in County Tipperary, where he joins Air Chief
Marshal, Fuisse and Proclamation (IRE). Owner/breeder George Strawbridge will retain
a 50% share in the now 13-year-old, who beat Mahler to win the 2007 St Leger.
Trained by John Gosden, he also won twice at Group 2 level and finished fourth
in the Epsom Derby won by Authorized (IRE).
The son of Dynaformer is a full-brother to Group 2 winners
Flying Officer and Thought Worthy and a half-brother to this year’s Lingfield
Derby Trial third Tartini. They are out of the Listed winner Vignette, herself
a daughter of Group 3 winner Be Exclusive. Prix de la Foret runner-up Karar
sire Lexicon and Grade 1 performer Cozi Rosie feature further down the page.
LUCARNO’s best progeny currently are the useful hurdlers
Dame De Compagnie and Lamanver Odyssey. He will command a fee of €2,500 at his