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Green Desert (horse)

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Green Desert (horse)

Green Desert
Sire Danzig
Grandsire Northern Dancer
Dam Foreign Courier
Damsire Sir Ivor
Sex Stallion
Foaled 1983
Country United States
Colour Bay
Breeder Eaton Farms, Inc & Red Bull Stables
Owner Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Trainer Sir Michael Stoute
Record 14: 5-5-0
Earnings £222,453
Major wins
July Stakes (1985)
Flying Childers Stakes (1985)
July Cup (1986)
Sprint Cup (1986)
European Free Handicap (1986)

Green Desert (foaled 1983 in Kentucky) is a retired British Thoroughbred racehorse and active sire.

Currently standing at Shadwell Stud, Green Desert is the sire of four Champion Sprinters and seventy-two individual Stakes winners. He is best known for his sons, Oasis Dream, Invincible Spirit and Cape Cross who in turn sired both the 2004 and 2006 European Horse of the Year, Ouija Board, and Sea the Stars.


  • Green Desert's pedigree and partial racing stats
  • Green Desert's profile at Shadwell Stud
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