Stallion Awesome Patriot to Shuttle to Chile
by Blood-Horse Staff
Date Posted: 6/18/2014 8:36:36 PM
Last Updated: 6/19/2014 8:39:42 AM
Spendthrift Farm stallion Awesome Patriot , a stakes-winning brother to Preakness (gr. I) winner Oxbow , will shuttle for the 2014 Southern Hemisphere breeding season to stand at Haras Santa Sara in Santiago, Chile.
The deal to shuttle was brokered by Sullivan Bloodstock in Chile in conjunction with Matt Bowling Bloodstock in Lexington, KY.
A $350,000 yearling, Awesome Patriot is by emerging sire of sires Awesome Again out of the mare Tizamazing—a $1 million yearling herself—and a full sister to two-time Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I) champion and leading sire Tiznow . Besides his full brother Oxbow, Awesome Patriot’s immediate family includes grade I winner Paynter , who is also by Awesome Again and hails from the mare Tizso—-a full sister to Tizamazing.
Awesome Patriot just completed his first season at stud at Spendthrift in Lexington, where he stood for a fee of $3,500 stands and nurses and is a participant in Spendthrift’s Share The Upside Program. His fee during the Southern Hemisphere breeding season has yet to be determined.
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