CASTLEFIELD STUD has added Group 2 Mill Reef Stakes winner Alkumait to its roster for 2022 it has been announced. The 4yo son of Showcasing will stand under the Capital Bloodstock banner. Alkumait was a very smart juvenile, showing great pace when carrying the colours of the late Sheikh Hamdan to victory in a strong renewal of the 2020 Mill Reef Stakes.

Bred by Whitsbury Manor Stud, he was purchased by Shadwell for 220,000gns at Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1. He is a half-brother to the Listed winner The Broghie Man, as well as smart French juvenile Gloves Lynch and is a full-brother to last year’s promising juvenile Get Ahead.

Their dam, Suelita, a daughter of Dutch Art, won four sprints in Italy and is a half-sister to Group 3 Cornwallis Stakes runner-up Outer Space, out of an unraced Green Desert halfsister to the classy filly Moment In Time. Alkumait will cover at a fee of €5,000 in 2022 and Capital Bloodstock is offering a €100,000 bonus to the connections of the first black type winner from his first crop of 2yos.