Benoit Jeffroy is the Manager of Haras de Bouquetot – Sheikh Joaan Al Thani’s stud farm located in Normandy, France. Benoit worked for five years upon graduating Darley Flying Start in 2007 at Darley’s Dalham Hall Stud in Newmarket, England. There, in his Nominations role he was responsible for selling stallion seasons and building relationships with breeders for Darley, particularly those based in France. Darley Europe at the time included on its stallion roster multiple G1 sires Dubawi, Shamardal, Cape Cross, Teofilo and New Approach. At the same time Benoit developed his family’s broodmare band along with his brother and in 2009 bred a G1 winner in Never on Sunday. In October 2012 Benoit joined Sheikh Joaan al Thani and started his breeding operation. They have had great success so far purchasing subsequent G1 winners Olympic Glory, Toronado and Cartier Horse-of-the-Year, Treve. In 2014 Haras de Bouquetot stands stallions Planteur and Style Vendome as the stud farm is continuously developed.