French Envoy, who is closely related to Japanese stallion French Deputy, will begin his stallion career in 2003 at Gilbert Campbell's Stonehedge Farm South near Williston, Fla. The 6-year-old son of Deputy Minister earned $112,234 while winning two races and placing in nine others from 17 starts as a homebred for Irving and Marjorie Cowan.
French Envoy's dam, Princess Mitterand (by Seattle Slew), was a stakes winner and twice grade I stakes-placed. Her dam is grade I winner Mitterand, dam of French Deputy (by Deputy Minister). French Envoy will stand for $2,500 live foal.