Dariyan is a multiple Group winner and he won the Gr. I Prix Ganay in 2016.
Dariyan won or placed in 10 of his 13 outings and finished ahead of talented Gr. I winners such as Vadamos, New Bay, Erupt, Silverwave, etc.
Dariyan is a son of leading sire Shamardal, who has produced 18 Group I winners, including proven sire Lope De Vega and young sires Mukhadram and Casamento.
Dariyan is the first foal of Gr. I winner Daryakana, herself a daughter of the Gr. I Prix de Diane winner Daryaba. He is also closely related to Champion Darjina and dual Gr. I winner Almanzor.
86% of his first book of mares are either Stakes performers, sisters to, dams of, or out of Stakes performers.