Sire El Corredor Moving to Louisiana for 2014
by Blood-Horse Staff
Date Posted: 9/7/2013 9:26:39 PM
Last Updated: 9/8/2013 9:21:41 PM
El Corredor , a grade I winner who has sired 34 stakes winners and the earners of more than $33 million, will stand the 2014 breeding season at The Stallion @ Copper Crowne in Opelousas, La.
The 16-year-old son of Mr. Greeley stood the 2013 season at Questroyal North near Stillwater, N.Y. He will stand for a $3,500 fee if paid by Nov. 15, 2014, or $4,000 when foal stands and nurses.
El Corredor, who won the Cigar Mile Handicap (gr. I) in New York, has sired eight graded stakes winners including grade I winners Adieu, Backseat Rhythm, Crisp, and Dominican. He is also the sire of champions in Puerto Rico, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic. In Louisiana, he has been represented by Louisiana-bred champion Little Ms Protocol, who has earned $583,890.
Produced from the Silver Deputy mare Silvery Swan, El Corredor is a half brother to two graded winners including grade I winner and sire Roman Ruler.
According to The Jockey Club Information Systems, El Corredor has average earnings per runner of $47,504. The stallion's progeny have also been popular in the sales ring, with his yearlings selling for an average price of $60,710 and his 2-year-olds averaging $79,600, according to The Stallion Station @ Copper Crowne. El Corredor is represented by 71 2-year-olds of 2013.
Also standing at The Stallion Station @ Copper Crowne, which is offering options for ownership shares or lifetime breeding rights in El Corredor, is leading Louisiana sire Songandaprayer .
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