Vince Stakes winner Lord Ofthe Thunder and grade II stakes-placed Song of the Sword will stand in 2006 at Vince Tucciarone's Fox Tale Farm near Coopersburg, Pa. Both raced for Ernie Paragallo's Paraneck Stable and will stand as the property of the outfit.
Song of the Sword, a 4-year-old son of Unbridled's Song
, placed in the Illinois Derby (gr. II), Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. II), and Stymie Handicap on his way to winning four of 12 races and earning $269,555.
Song of the Sword, who was co-bred by Paragallo, is a half-brother to two grade II stakes-placed runners and is out of the Crusader Sword mare Appealing Ms Sword. His fee is $3,500.
Lord Ofthe Thunder, who stood in 2005 at Metropolitan Stud in New York State, won seven of 24 starts and earned $329,531. He captured the Kings Point Handicap and placed in two stakes.
A 6-year-old son of Saint Ballado, Lord Ofthe Thunder is out of the Deputy Minister mare Astarte, a half-sister to Canadian champion Honky Tonk Tune. His fee is $2,500.
Fox Tale Farm was formerly Blue Moon Equestrian.