Date:Tue, Aug 2, 2016Time:12:15 PM
BURDEN OF PROOF has passed away. Read more....

Champion Stallion in India BURDEN OF PROOF by Fairy King ex Belle Passe by Be My Guest died peacefully at Kunigal Stud Farm where he had been resident since 1999.

Owned by the legendary Vincent O’Brien and trained by his son Charles O’Brien in Ireland BURDEN OF PROOF won 12 races from 32 starts including Budweiser World Cup International Stakes, Gr.2, Juddmonte Beresford Stakes, Gr.3, Weatherby’s Ireland Greenham Stakes, Gr.3 and Ragusa Minstrel Stakes, Gr.3

BURDEN OF PROOF sired 25 individual Classic Winners of 40 Classics across India including the 2016 winner of the Indian Derby, Gr.1 Desert God. From 13 crops of 443 named foals, he produced 85 black-type performers over 1150 wins and over Rs.70 crore in stakes. Currently the Leading Sire in India where he was also the Leading First Season sire and always amongst the top-3 stallions in the country.

A versatile sire known to infuse speed into his stock he was also capable of siring staying horses who won at 12F [Derbies], 14F [St. Leger] and 15F [Stayers Cup, Gr.1]

Though 24 years old he was still quite fertile and got 20 mares in-foal in 2016