Silver City , a stakes-winning son of Unbridled's Song , and Clarence Scharbauer Jr.’s stakes producing homebred Jet Phone , will enter stud at Scharbauer Jr.’s Valor Farm near Pilot Point, Texas for the 2011 season.
Silver City, a 4-year-old gray/roan horse who won the 2009 Dixieland Stakes at Oaklawn Park and finished second in that year’s Southwest Stakes (gr. III), closed his career with a record of 4-1-1 from eight starts and earnings of $181,930. Silver City was originally purchased for $700,000 by Scharbauer at the 2007 Keeneland September yearling sale.
Out of the stakes-placed Mt. Livermore mare Proposal, Silver City is a half brother to stakes winners Elope and Initiation. He will stand at Valor for a fee of $2,000.
Jet Phone was lightly raced at 2, 3, and 4, winning three of nine starts and earning $30,115. His first and only foal to run, Aces N Kings, is a multiple stakes winner. Aces N Kings has won five of six starts as a 2-year-old this year and has earnings of $133,438.
Aces N Kings' stakes victories include the TTA Stakes Futurity at Lone Star Park, and the Minstrel and Sunny’s Halo at Louisiana Downs. In his most recent outing, Aces N Kings was second by a head in the Sunday Silence Stakes at Louisiana Downs Sept. 25. He will run in the $1 million Delta Jackpot (gr. III) at Delta Downs next month.
Jet Phone, a son of Phone Trick out of the Alydarmare Jet Route, will stand for a fee of $1,500.