, the sire of 15 stakes winners, will be relocated to stand in 2007 at Donald and Karen Kohn's Ballena Vista Farm near Ramona, Calif. His fee will be $10,500.
The 12-year-old son of Deputy Minister, the sire of Travers Stakes winners Ten Most Wanted
, was purchased privately by Ballena Vista. Deputy Commander
stood since his retirment from racing at Brereton Jones' Airdrie Stud near Midway, Ky. He is out of grade I winner Anka Germania, by Malinowski.Deputy Commander
won four of 13 starts including the 1997 Travers Stakes (gr. I) and Super Derby (gr. I). He earned $1,906,640.Deputy Commander
is the sire of six stakes winners this year, among them Ohio Derby winner Deputy Glitters (gr. II) and Japan group III winner Grab Your Heart.