Dariyan is the only Group 1 winning son of Shamardal standing in France.
Dariyan was the sire of 10 two-year-old winners from his first crop in 2020, which included Group horses Princesse De Saba and My Kurkum.
Dariyan won or placed in 10 of his 13 outings and finished ahead of talented Gr.1 winners such as Vadamos, New Bay, Erupt, Silverwave, etc.
Dariyan is the first foal of Gr.1 winner Daryakana, herself a daughter of Gr.1 Prix de Diane winner Daryaba. He's a brother to 3 Stakes winners and is closely related to Champions Darjina and Almanzor.