Fast Company

€12,000 B 2005 16.1HH (1.65M)
Danehill Dancer – Sheezalady (Zafonic)
Oct 1, Special Live Foal. Standing at Kildangan Stud, Co Kildare
The highest-rated juvenile from the Danehill line ever. Sire of G1 Classic winner Jet Setting and G2 Norfolk hero Baitha Alga from his first two crops, plus last season’s G1 Arlington Million hero Robert Bruce.

News

In the news

New Classic winner for the in-form Shamardal, Tower Of London (Raven’s Pass) posts a record-breaking Group win, Fast Company sires a new Stakes winner and Night Of Thunder gets off the mark in style

On an action-packed weekend of racing in Europe, the Darley stallions – particularly Shamardal – posted a truly outstanding set of results on the track.

Safe Voyage flies home to land Listed Spring Trophy Stakes at Haydock

Fast Company recorded a new Black Type winner on Saturday, 11 May when his son Safe Voyage was victor


Keep up with the latest stats and facts in our special update booklet.

If you want to know who sired the first European-bred G1 winner of 2019, the stallion Richard Hannon is raving about, the sire of Andre Fabre’s French Derby entrant or find out who the €12,000 stal


Open house in Newmarket this Wednesday and Thursday, join the ITM Irish Stallion Trail in Ireland on Friday and Saturday

As the new year begins, and thoughts turn to plans for the forthcoming breeding season, breeders have the opportunity to view the UK and Irish-based Darley stallions this week.


Company Asset lands Gillies Fillies’ Stakes at Doncaster

Fast Company added a new Black Type winner to his record in fine style on Saturday, 10 November when his daughter Company Asset


Cracksman to stand at Dalham Hall Stud, fellow new recruit Harry Angel to stand at £20,000

The Darley stallions have enjoyed another outstanding year, siring the winners of the Dubai World Cup, the Derby, the King’s Stand, the Prince Of Wales’s, the King George, the Arlington Million, th


Teofilo filly lands G3 Prix du Petit Couvert to become the seventh Darley-sired Black Type winner of the day

The Stakes winners flowed thick and fast for the Darley stallions on Sunday, 16 September, headed by a superb G1 double for Dubawi, who was responsible


Son of Fast Company wins his fifth G1 in style

Champion Robert Bruce, a Chilean-bred son of Fast Company, landed his first top-flight victory in the US on Saturday,


Two-year-old filly Spectralight wins the Listed Criterium Varesino over 1500m in Italy

Fast Company sired a new Stakes winner on Saturday, 4 August when his juvenile daughter Spectralight landed the Liste


Son of Fast Company lands Listed Cork Stakes for the second year running

Fast Company’s useful sprinter Downforce added another Black Type victory to his record on Saturday, 7 April when landing the Li


Best progeny

His winning offspring

Video footage

Watch HIM go: see him in action...

Dewhurst S (G1), 7f, Newmarket, 20 Oct 2007
Acomb S (G3), 7f, York, 21 Aug 2007
Maiden S, 7f, Salisbury, 14 Jul 2007

Watch them go: big wins by his offspring

Robert Bruce
Arlington Million S (G1), 10f, Arlington Park, 11 Aug 2018
Jet Setting
Irish One Thousand Guineas (G1), 8f, Curragh, 22 May 2016

Pedigree

FAST COMPANY

DANEHILL DANCER

DANEHILL

DANZIG

NORTHERN DANCER

PAS DE NOM

RAZYANA

HIS MAJESTY

SPRING ADIEU

MIRA ADONDE

SHARPEN UP

ATAN

ROCCHETTA

LETTRE D'AMOUR

CARO

LIANGA

SHEEZALADY

ZAFONIC

GONE WEST

MR PROSPECTOR

SECRETTAME

ZAIZAFON

THE MINSTREL

MOFIDA

CANADIAN MILL

MILL REEF

NEVER BEND

MILAN MILL

PAR EXCELLANCE

L'ENJOLEUR

CAM SHAFT

By DANEHILL DANCER (1993) Phoenix S (G1), National S (G1), etc. Sire of 2,492 foals aged three and up, including FAST COMPANY, AGAIN, ALEXANDER TANGO, ALFRED NOBEL, ATOMIC FORCE, AVE, CHOISIR, DANCING RAIN, ESOTERIQUE, HERE COMES WHEN, HILLSTAR, LEGATISSIMO, LIGHT FANTASTIC, LILLIE LANGTRY, MASTERCRAFTSMAN, PLANTEUR, PRIVATE STEER, QEMAH, SPECIOSA, STEPS IN TIME, WHERE OR WHEN.

1st dam: Sheezalady by Zafonic. Unraced. Dam of 9 foals, 5 to race, 2 winners:

FAST COMPANY (c Danehill Dancer) G3 winner, see Race record.

LADY ROCHFORD (f Invincible Spirit) Winner at 2.

2nd dam: Canadian Mill by Mill Reef. Winner at 2, 2nd Cheveley Park S (G1). Dam of 5 winners:

HAWAJISS (f Kris) 4 wins at 2 and 3, Nassau S (G2), Musidora S (G3), May Hill S (G3), 2nd Irish Oaks (G1), 3rd Oaks S (G1). Dam of:

Royal Kiss (f Royal Academy) Placed at 3. Dam of: NASHVILLE (g Darci Brahma) Otaki Maori WFA Classic (G1), twice, Churchill S (G2), 2nd International S (G1), Captain Cook S (G1), Spring Classic S (G1); China Causeway (g Giant’s Causeway) 3rd Marsh Chairman’s S. Grandam of: VINNIE EAGLE (g I Am Invincible) Eclipse S (G3), 2nd James & Annie Sarten Memorial S (G3).

WEAVER OF WORDS (f Danehill) Winner at 3. Dam of:

WHITLAM (g Elusive Quality) City of Marion S, 2nd Spring S (G3).

DIRTY (f Hussonet) Vo Rogue Plate.

Etymology (c New Approach) 2nd South Australian Derby (G1), Victoria Derby (G1).

Authoress (f Fuji Kiseki) 2nd Sir Tristram Classic (G2). Dam of:

Sense Of Hite (f Street Sense) 2nd Red Roses S, Cinderella S.

Riddle Me This (g Hussonet) 3rd Queensland Day Plate.

Canadian Legacy (f Kris) Unraced. Dam of:

TRUDEAU (g Exceed And Excel) E W Barker Trophy, Garden City Trophy, Piala Emas Sultan Selangor.

Restful Place (f Polish Precedent) Unraced. Dam of:

TORUMBA (g Marscay) Christmas S.

HANGING GARDEN (f Woodman) Winner at 3. Dam of: Lucky Kentucky (f Lucky Owners) 3rd C E McDougall S.

Kooroora Blue (f Red Ransom) Unraced. Dam of: RON’S CALL (g Magic Albert) Fairetha S.

3rd dam: PAR EXCELLANCE by L’Enjoleur. Champion two-year-old and three-year-old filly in Canada, 4 wins at 2 and 3, Canadian Oaks, Natalma S, Princess Elizabeth S, 2nd Selima S (G1). Dam of 5 winners.

KHOZAAM (c Seattle Slew) Washington Singer S, 2nd Royal Lodge S (G2), Hot Springs H, 3rd Essex H (G3). Sire.

DOME LAWEL (f Blushing Groom) Winner at 2. Dam of:

Polish Actress (f Polish Precedent) Unraced. Grandam of: SHUAILY (f Shuailaan) Gran Premio Nacional Augusto B Leguia (G1); PRECURSOR (c Spend One Dolar) Clasico Luis Olaechea du Bois (G3), 2nd Clasico Polla de Potrillos-R.Alvarez Claderon Rey (G1).

Excellent Prospect (f Mr Prospector) Unraced. Dam of:

FAIZA (f Danehill) Blue Diamond Prelude S (G3), 2nd Slipper Trial S (G2), 3rd Sir Byrne Hart S (G2).

Queen’s Visit (f Top Command) Dam of:

Courtier (f Saddler’s Hall) Unraced. Dam of: BARBAJUAN (c Danehill Dancer) Solario S (G3), 3rd Gran Criterium (G1). Sire.

Conformation

Race record

His successful career

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 3 2 1 - -
Total 3 2 1 - -

At 2

1st
Acomb S (G3), 7f, York, beating Lucifer Sam, Without A Prayer, Campanologist.
1st
Maiden S, 7f, Salisbury, beating Redolent, Siberian Tiger.
2nd
Dewhurst S (G1), 7f, Newmarket, to New Approach, beating Raven’s Pass, Rio de la Plata, Luck Money, Hatta Fort, McCartney, Dark Angel.

Timeform 126

 
Fast Company’s progeny at the races