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For other uses, see Shirocco (disambiguation).
Sire Monsun
Grandsire Königsstuhl
Dam So Sedulous
Damsire The Minstrel
Sex Stallion
Foaled 2001
Country Germany
Colour Bay
Breeder Baron Georg von Ullmann
Owner Baron Georg von Ullmann
Trainer Andreas Schütz
André Fabre
Record 13: 7-1-3
Earnings $2,477,588
Major wins
Deutsches Derby (2004)
Gran Premio del Jockey Club (2004)
Breeders' Cup Turf (2005)
Coronation Cup (2006)
Prix Foy (2006)
Jockey Club Stakes (2006)
German Horse of the Year (2005)
Last updated on 20 February 2007

Shirocco (foaled 10 April 2001) is a German Thoroughbred racehorse.


Shirocco was sired by Monsun, a German racehorse and leading sire.[1]

Racing career[edit]

Shirocco is best known for winning the Breeders' Cup Turf in 2005. He also won the 2004 Deutsches Derby.[1] Overall, he won 6 major group races in 5 countries.


In 2005 Shirocco was named German Horse of the Year.

Stud record[edit]

In October 2006 he was purchased by Darley Stud and retired to Dalham Hall Stud in Newmarket, England.


  1. ^ a b Morris, Tony (8 July 2004). "Shirocco another success story for Classic blend". The Racing Post. Retrieved 24 June 2013.