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Dariyan (Fr), the winner of the G1 Prix Ganay and G2 Prix Eugene Adam, has died at the age of 12, according to an announcement by the Aga Khan Studs.

A son of Shamardal and the G1 Hong Kong Vase winner Daryakana (Fr) (Selkirk), Dariyan was trained by Alain de Royer -Dupre and is a half-brother to the GII Knickerbocker S winner Devamani (Fr) (Dubawi {Ire}). His granddam was the G1 Prix de Diane winner Daryaba (Ire) (Night Shift).

Dariyan retired to Haras de Bonneval in 2017 and moved earlier this year to Haras du Mont Goubert. He is the sire of G3 Prix La Force winner Mister Saint Paul (Fr) and the Group 2 runner-up Galaxie Gold (Fr).

“It is with sadness that the Aga Khan Studs announce the loss of Dariyan, who was humanely euthanised on Thursday following an illness, despite the best efforts of the veterinary team,” read a statement on the Aga Khan Studs website. 

“Winner of the Prix Ganay and Prix Eugène Adam, Dariyan had been a model of consistency during his racing career, finishing in the first five in 11 of his 13 starts.”


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