Eastern Echo will be relocating from Lane's End Farm in Kentucky to the Rooney brothers' Shamrock Farms near Woodbine, Md. He will be joined there by the new stallion Jazz Club.
The connection to both stallions is Will Farish, who besides owning Lane's End, bred and raced Jazz Club with Joe Jamail.
The announcement was made by Lane's End and Don Litz' Litz Bloodstock.
Eastern Echo (Damascus--Wild Applause, by Northern Dancer) has stood at Lane's End since being retired to stud in 1991. He was scheduled to stand there this year for $5,000. His fee at Shamrock Farms will be $3,000. Eastern Echo covered 27 mares at Lane's End in 2001.
Fourteen-year-old Eastern Echo is the sire of 14 stakes winners. His lone grade I winner is 1996 Hollywood Futurity winner Swiss Yodeler.
Seven-year-old Jazz Club (Dixieland Band--Hidden Garden, by Mr. Prospector) will stand for $3,500. He won eight of 22 starts and earned $417,679. Jazz Club won four stakes in 1999 including the Ben Ali Stakes (gr. III) and Creme Fraiche Handicap (gr. III).