Jim Millspaugh has purchased grade I turf winner Joyeux Danseur and will stand him at Mountain Springs Farm near Mena, Ark. The 11-year-old son of Nureyev formerly stood at Lakeview Thoroughbred Farm near Lakeview, Calif. The farm was sold to developers.
Joyeux Danseur, who was produced from Fabuleux Jane (by Le Fabuleux), won eight of 14 starts and earned $645,228. His grade I win came in the Early Times Turf Classic Stakes (gr. IT) at Churchill Downs. Joyeux Danseur, whose oldest runners are 4-year-olds, has sired 24 winners. His fee is private.