Bertolini to Relocate from England to Kildangan in Ireland
Bertolini, England's leading freshman sire by progeny earnings, will relocate to Sheikh Mohammed's Darley operation, Kildangan Stud, in County Kildare, Ireland, in 2006. He stood the 2005 season at Overbury Stud in England.Bertolini is the sire of English stakes winners Donna Blini, Bow Bridge, and Tabaret. A filly, Donna Blini won the Sept. 29 Sky Bet Cheveley Park Stakes (Eng-I) and earlier took the Chippenham Lodge Stud Cheery Hinton Stakes (Eng-II).Nine-year-old Bertolino (Danzig--Aquilegia, by Alydar) was a group winner in England and earned $723,750.In another relocation, Australian champion sprinter Exceed And Excel will stand in 2006 at Sheikh Mohammed's Dalham Hall Stud near Newmarket, England. Five-year-old Exceed and Excel (Danehill--Patrona, by Lomond) stood at Kildangan in 2005. He currently stands at Darley Australia.