Thoroughbred Breeding

Thoroughbred stallion and farm news plus pedigree analysis

Polish Miner to Stand at Northview

Polish Miner, a graded stakes-placed son of Danzig, will enter stud in 2003 at Richard Golden, Dr. Tom Bowman, and Allaire du Pont's Northview Stallion Station near Chesapeake City, Md. His fee will be $3,500.

Rosetti to Calmar in Canada

Three-year-old Rosetti, a son of Seattle Slew out of grade I winner Chic Shirine (by Mr. Prospector), will enter stud at Calmar Stables and Ranch near Calmar, Alberta, Canada

King of Kings to Japan

King of Kings, an Irish champion and English classic winner, will stand in 2003 in Japan under a lease arrangement between Irish-based Coolmore Stud and the Japanese outfit East Stud.

Touch Tone to Stand in Texas

Touch Tone, a 4-year-old stakes winner and grade I stakes-placed son of Pick Up the Phone, has been retired and will stand in 2003 at Jim Helzer's JEH Stallion Station near Pilot Point, Texas. He will stand for $2,500.

Grade I Winner Country Queen Euthanized

Pensioned broodmare Country Queen, a former claimer who developed into one of the top grass mares in the late 1970s and in 1980, was euthanized Nov. 3 at Kim and Rodney Nardelli's Springwood near Lexington because of the infirmities of old age

Came Home's Fee: $40,000

Came Home's first-year stud fee will be $40,000. The son of Gone West, a multiple grade I winner and millionaire, will stand his first season at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.

Mr. Greeley's Fee $50,000

Mr. Greeley, whose runners have earned $4.4 million this year and include grade I winners Celtic Melody, Nonsuch Bay, and Whywhywhy, will stand for $50,000 in 2003

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