Multiple graded stakes winner Chatain has been retired from racing and is entering stud this year at William S. Farish’s Lane’s End Texas near Hempstead, Texas. Bred in Kentucky by Stonerside Stable, the 6-year-old son of Forest Wildcat was purchased at the 2004 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sale for $250,000 by Martha F. Gerry from Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent. She raced for Gerry's Lazy F Ranch.
Chatain is out of the multiple stakes-winning Red Ransom mare Roujoleur. He won six of nine starts from ages 3 through 5 and earned $276,330 while trained by Angel Penna Jr.
After breaking his maiden in his first start at Gulfstream Park, Chatain won an allowance race at Meadowlands by 10 lengths in his third outing. He later captured the 2007 and 2008 runnings of the mile Hal’s Hope Handicap (gr. III) at Gulfstream. In the 2007 running, he established a track record of 1:33.87.
In 2007, Chatain also won the William Livingston Stakes at Meadowlands and finished a solid fourth in the Donn Handicap (gr. I) at Gulfstream behind Horse of the Year Invasor .
Chatain will stand for a private fee in 2009.