Lydgate, Grand Appointment to Red River in Louisiana
Updated: Monday, October 17, 2005 3:56 PM
Posted: Monday, October 17, 2005 3:56 PM
Stakes winners Lydgate and Grand Appointment will enter stud as the property of syndicates at Jay Adcock's Red River Farm near Coushatta, La.
Lydgate, a 5-year-old son of Pulpit
, won the 2004 Aegon Turf Sprint Stakes (gr. IIIT) in :56.56 for five furlongs at Churchill Downs. He retired with two wins from 16 starts and earnings of $139,769 while racing in North America, England, and Dubai.
Lydgate's dam, Keeneland stakes winner Mariuka (by Danzig), is a half-sister to three stakes winners, including French champion miler Mukaddamah. Lydgate will stand for $2,000.
Grand Appointment, a 7-year-old son of Unbridled, scored his big win in the Sensational Star Handicap at Santa Anita. He captured six of 21 races and earned $298,216. His dam, Grand Sophisticate (by El Gran Senor), is a half-sister to successful young stallion Doneraile Court. Grand Appointment will stand for $1,500.
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