California graded stakes winner E Z Warrior will enter stud in 2010 at Applebite Farms near French Camp, Calif.
Successful Appeal, who is represented by nine stakes winners this year, will stand the 2010 season for $17,500 at John T.L. Jones III's Walmac Farm near Lexington.
Kodiak Kowboy, whose victory in the Nov. 28 Hill 'n' Dale Cigar Mile Handicap (gr. I) at Aqueduct was one of three grade I triumphs this year, has been retired from racing and will enter stud in 2010.
Grade II winner Half Ours will stand in 2010 at Val Murrell's Clear Creek Stud near Folsom, La.
Graded stakes-winning sprinter Noonmark has been retired and will stand at Becky Thomas and Dennis Narlinger's Sequel Stallions at Keane Stud near Amenia, N.Y.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Most discussion of Tiznow as a sire of stakes winners focuses on how well his foals do when they've had some time to mature. When crossed with Storm Cat's precocious line, though, his juveniles are unbeatable.
Taylor Made Stallions announced its stud fees Nov. 24, with the majority seeing decreases, including a slight reduction for Unbridled's Song.
Southern Image will stand the 2010 breeding season at Rancho San Miguel near San Miguel, Calif., it was announced Nov. 23. The 9-year-old son of Halo's Image will stand for $5,000.
Smart Surprise, a leading contender for Canadian champion older mare, has been retired from racing, according to John Sikura's Hill n' Dale Farms.
Empire Maker, the leading third-crop sire, will stand in 2010 for $50,000, down from $75,000 in 2009.
Yankee Gentleman, the sire of six stakes winners from his first three crops of racing age, has been relocated to Brett A. Brinkman's Le Mesa Stallions in Carencro, La.
Chief Seattle, New York's leading sire in 2007, has been purchased by Tommy Wente's WinRich Farm for stallion duty at the North Vernon, Ind., farm.
Mr. Sidney, a 2009 grade I winner, will enter stud in 2010 at Alec Head's Haras de Quesnay near Deauville, France.
Invasor, the 2006 Horse of the Year, will stand in 2010 for $20,000, down from $28,000 in 2009, at Sheikh Hamdan's Shadwell Farm near Lexington.
Safely's Mark, a son of Danzig out champion sprinter Safely Kept (by Horatius), has been moved to Robert and Julie White's Long Road Farm near Armstrong, British Columbia, Canada
Airdrie Stud has dropped the 2010 fee for Indian Charlie to $70,000 from $75,000.
Southern Halo, the most successful sire in Argentine history, died in his paddock at Haras La Quebrada near Buenos Aires from complications from the infirmities of old age.
Graded stakes winner Maybry's Boy has been relocated to Empire Stud near Hudson, N.Y.
Graded stakes winner Congressionalhonor sired his first winner when his daughter Congresionalaffair won Nov. 18 at Laurel.
Fort Prado, an eight-time Illinois champion, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Richard Duchossois' Hill 'N Dale Farms near Barrington, Ill.
Diabolical, a grade II winner and millionaire, will stand at Fred Alexander's A & A Ranch near Anthony, N.M.
Polish, a 10-year-old son of Danzig, will stand at John Pomier's Pomerosa Farms near Duson, La.
Polish, a 10-year-old winning son of Danzig has been relocated to John Pomier's Pomerosa Farms near Duson, La. and will stand for a fee of $1,000 in 2010.
Sarava, winner of the 2002 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), has been relocated to Donald Dizney's Double Diamond Farm near Ocala, Fla.
MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter
A win in the group I Criterium de Saint-Cloud sets up Passion for Gold as an early favorite for the French classics next year-and also validates Medaglia d'Oro as a sire who can produce top colts along with his abundance of black type fillies.
Mint Lane, a New York grade II winner, has been retired from racing.
Millennium Farms has announced 2010 stud fees for its Kentucky stallions, including a decrease in two fees and three others which remain at 2009 levels.
Wildcat Heir, the sire of 31 juvenile winners and fifth on the first-crop sire's list, will stand for the same $6,500 price he stood for in 2009.
Not even a No. 1 ranking on this year's leading sires list and 23 stakes winners could keep Giant's Causeway's fee from going down for 2010.
Avenue of Flags, sire of this year's Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint winner California Flag, will stand in 2010 for a private fee at James Wasson's Winners Circle Bloodstock Farms near Las Cruces, N.M.
Distorted Reality, a multiple stakes winner by Distorted Humor, will stand in 2010 for a private fee at Marvin Fleming's Fleming Thoroughbred Farm near Willcox, Ariz.
Distorted Humor, who ranks second on this year's leading sire's list, has undergone a cut in his stud fee. He will stand in 2010 for $100,000, down from $150,000 in 2009.
Millionaire Crafty Shaw came through with his first winner when his daughter Money's the Object won Nov. 14 at Mountaineer Park.
Prominent international sire Red Ransom, who helped perpetuate the Roberto/Hail to Reason male line, was euthanized Nov. 14 because of complications following intestinal surgery.
Stakes-placed Alaazo and 5-year-old Malt Magic will enter stud in 2010 at Jerry and Peggy Woods' Woodstead Farm near Chehalis, Wash.
Two-time champion Indian Blessing has been retired from racing and booked to recently retired Zensational.
Birdstone, sire of two of the three United States classic winners this year, will stand in 2010 for $30,000, up from $10,000, at the Beck family's Gainesway Farm near Lexington.
Repent, whose son Crown of Thorns ran second in the Nov. 7 Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), will stand in 2010 at Empire Stud near Hudson, N.Y.
Stakes winners Halo Najib and Massive Drama will enter stud in 2010 at Indiana Stallion Station near Anderson, Ind.
Castleton Lyons (Shane Ryan, president) has reduced the fee for Bernstein to $25,000 from $27,500.
Dr. Tom Bowman and Richard Golden's Northview Stallion Station has reduced the fees for 11 of its stallions and will stand Two Punch for a private fee in 2010.
More Than Ready, who has 2009 progeny earnings of $4.4 million, will command the highest 2010 fee of the 10 stallions standing at Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington.
Kip Deville, the 2007 NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) winner and the 2008 runner-up, has been retired from racing because of a series of ailments.
Colonel John, one of only two 3-year-old colts to win as many as two grade I stakes in North America in 2008, has been retired from racing to stand at Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Posse, fifth on this year's leading third-crop sire's list, will stand in 2010 at Empire Stud near Hudson, N.Y.
Roman Ruler, second on the first-crop sire's list by progeny earnings, will stand for the same $20,000 fee that he stood for in 2009.
Consolidator, one of the leading first-crop sires by number of winners this year, will stand in 2010 at Brent and Crystal Fernung's Journeyman Stud near Ocala, Fla.
Austin Powers and Misbah will stand in 2010 at Judy Barrett's Godstone Farm near Pine Grove, Pa.
My Friend Max has been relocated from Elite Thoroughbreds to Averett Farm in Loranger, La. for the 2010 breeding season.
Ro Parra's Millennium Farms near Lexington and John Turner's Moon Lake Farm near Elm Grove, La. have announced an alliance between their operations. Turner's farm will be renamed Millennium Farms at Moon Lake.
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