First “moon landings” at BBAG

It is three years after the event, but memories of the IDEE 145th Deutsches Derby have still not faded. The Görlsdorfbred colt Sea The Moon staggered the Hamburg crowd with the most impressive Derby victory in ages, winning by the record margin of eleven lengths. The colt, trained by Markus Klug, only ran once more, when despite an Injury he finished an excellent runner-up in the Grosser Preis von Baden against strong older horses, before being retired. Kirsten Rausing´s Lanwades Stud was able to beat off all opposition and acquire him for stallion duties. Now six years old, he has been based there since 2015, and at Iffezheim his first crop yearlings are now being sold for the first time.

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