About

Established in the 1980‘s, Castletown Stud has a rich history of producing and consigning top-class racehorses

Castletown Stud is a successful thoroughbred stud farm nestled in rich limestone land in the Blackwater Valley of County Cork, Ireland

Castletown Stud is a successful thoroughbred stud farm nestled in rich limestone land in the Blackwater Valley of County Cork, Ireland. Established in the 1980‘s, the farm has a rich history of producing and consigning top-class racehorses, from 1992 Nunthorpe Stakes heroine Lyric Fantasy to 2018 Irish Derby hero Latrobe.

The farm is owned and managed by Joe Hernon, a former Chairman of The European Federation of Thoroughbred Breeders’ Associations (EFTBA) and Irish Thoroughbred Breeders Association (ITBA).

Services offered by Castletown Stud include:

  • Sales consigning
  • Sales preparation
  • Boarding mares
  • Racehorse management
  • Sourcing breeding and/or racing stock
  • Advice on broodmare matings, investments, etc

To learn more about Castletown Stud’s most successful graduates, visit our Success page.

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