Casamento relocates from Dalham Hall to Ljungstorps Stud
Racing Post Trophy winner had 15 winners in his first crop
Second-season sire Casamento - winner of the 2010 Racing Post Trophy - has relocated from Dalham Hall Stud to Ljungstorps Stud in Sweden, where he will stand the 2018 breeding season. A fee will be announced at a later date.
"Ljungstorps Stud and Darley have had great success in the past with their collaborations," said Mathias Schildt of Ljungstorps Stud.
"He is a stallion with both his own achievements and offspring that delivered at a high European level, which makes him incredibly interesting for all breeders in Scandinavia."
A top-class juvenile when trained by Mick Halford, Casamento won three of his four starts at two, including the Beresford Stakes and Racing Post Trophy, both run over a mile.
The son of Shamardal trained on at three, when switched to the yard of Mahmood Al Zarooni, and won the Group 3 Prix du Prince d'Orange over 1m2f at Longchamp.
He stood his first three seasons at Kildangan Stud at a fee of €5,000, and the past two at Dalham Hall at a similar fee of £5,000.
Bred by the Cantillon and Canning families, Casamento is a half-sister to Grand Slam mare Wana Doo, dam of another top-class miler in Toronado, out of Listed winner and Group 3-placed Wedding Gift.
Casamento's first crop included 15 individual two-year-old winners and he has had 41 winners in Europe so far this year, including Italian Listed winners Paiardina and Stamp Collecting.
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