Breeder: Dayton Investments Ltd (Ire.)
Sire: Danehill Dancer
Dam: Plante Rare, by Giant's Causeway
Planteur has competed against the best horses in Europe since he earned his first group stakes win as a 3-year-old in 2010. He earned a breakthrough Group 1 victory in the 2011 Prix Ganay at Longchamp in France and twice finished third in the $10 million Dubai World Cup.
After his third in the 2013 Dubai World Cup, Planteur finished second in the Group 1 Prix d'Ispahan and then won the Group 3 Winter Hill Stakes in England.