2019 Service Fee: $22,000 (inc. GST)
Choisir x Prophet Jewel (by Encosta de Lago)
Standing at Hunter Valley, NSW
A son of the highly successful and emerging Sire of Sires in Choisir, Divine Prophet scored a career defining victory in the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas previously won by Champion Stallions Vain, Lonhro and Redoute’s Choice.
He posted a scintillating last to first victory in the Group 3 Up and Coming Stakes, a race previously won by Marscay, Snitzel, Fastnet Rock and Exceed And Excel – all of whom have gone on to become Champion Sires in Australia.
He is a full brother to Group 1 placed and Group 3 winner Proisir (now at stud in New Zealand) and is from the blue hen producer Prophet Jewel, whose 2015 filly by Exceed And Excel sold for $1.2 million at the 2017 Inglis Easter Yearling Sale.
- By Choisir, who has sired an astonishing 11 Group 1 Winners to-date, including Starspangledbanner, Olympic Glory, Japonisme, Sacred Choice and The Mission
- Out of an Encosta de Lago mare who apart from being crowned a Champion Sire twice, is also a Champion Broodmare Sire
- A precocious 2YO winner he was Group 1-placed in the Champagne Stakes at Royal Randwick
- The first mares to sell in-foal to Divine Prophet in 2018 averaged $78,000 and sold to $300,000, $200,000 (x2), $170,000, $140,000, etc
"He’s a bulldog this horse, Michael [Hawkes] has always been telling me since day dot that he’s a very, very good horse and that’s what he is."
Wayne Hawkes, Trainer