U S Ranger , champion sprinter in Ireland in 2007 and 2008, will shuttle to Australia for the 2010 southern hemisphere breeding season.
U S Ranger will shuttle to Independent Stallions in Victoria, Australia for the next three southern hemisphere seasons. According to The Racing Post he will stand for a fee of $11,000 Australian funds (about $10,130 US). U S Ranger is currently standing his first season at Ben Walden’s Pauls Mill near Versailles, Ky. for a $10,000 stud fee.
A 6-year-old son of Danzig – My Annette, by Red Ransom, U S Ranger won the Prix Djebel in France and the Waterford Testimonial Stakes in Ireland as a 3-year-old, and was second in the Jersey Stakes (Eng-III). U S Ranger was twice group I placed as a 4-year-old, finishing second in the Darley July Cup (Eng-I), and third in the Total Prix de la Foret (Fr-I). Traveling to U.S. in late 2008, U S Ranger made four starts in California stakes company, his best finish being a third in the Inglewood Handicap (gr. III). U S Ranger retired with five wins from 19 starts and $481,775 in the bank.