Family Calling to O'Sullivan in West Virginia
Family Calling, West Virginia second-leading sire by 2006 progeny earnings, has been moved to the Funkhouser family's O'Sullivan Farms near Charles Town, W.Va.A 12-year-old son of Mr. Prospector, Family Calling sports progeny earnings of nearly $760,000 this year among his career total of almost $4 million.Family Calling has sired five stakes winners, including Midwife, who is graded stakes-placed. His other stakes winners include 2006 grade II steeplechase winner South of Fifty and two-time Dominican Republic champion No More Drinks.Family Calling, who is out of the Northern Dancer mare Sense of Unity, won or placed in four stakes and earned $249,997. His fee for 2007 is $2,500. Family Calling previously stood at Blue Spruce Farm near Kearneysville, W.Va.