Thoroughbred Breeding

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El Gran Senor Euthanized

Central Kentucky stallion El Gran Senor was euthanized Oct. 18 at Ashford Stud due to the infirmities of old age. He was 25.

Officer to Stand for $40,000 at Taylor Made

Officer, who ranks second on the first-crop sires list by progeny earnings and third on the overall 2-year-old sires list, will stand for a $40,000 fee at the Taylor family's Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky.

Most Hill 'n' Dale Fees Unchanged

John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farm near Lexington released its 2007 stallion fees Oct. 13 with seven of the 11 stallions standing next year for the same amount as the '06 breeding season.

Deep Impact to Stand at Shadai for Record Syndication

Japanese Horse of the Year Deep Impact, who finished third in this year's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Lucien Barriere (Fr-I) in front of a cheering throng of Japanese supporters, will enter stud at the Yoshida family's Shadai Stallion Station for the highest syndication price ever for a Japanese stallion.

Officer Relocated to Taylor Made

Freshman sire Officer has been relocated to Taylor Made Farm for the 2007 breeding season after the Nicholasville, Ky.,-based farm acquired an interest in the stallion.

Lane's End Keeps A.P. Indy's Fee at $300,000

A.P. Indy, the year's leading sire by progeny earnings and sire of leading 3-year-old Bernardini, will stand for the same $300,000 fee in 2007 that he stood for in 2006 at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.

Anasheed to Liberty in New York

Anasheed, a graded stakes-placed son of A.P. Indy and closely related to A.P. Indy's Horse of the Year son Mineshaft, will stand in 2007 at Michaelyn Scott's Liberty Stud near Ghent, N.Y.

Vicar Sold to Korea Association

Grade I winner Vicar, who stood all six seasons at stud at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington, has been purchased by the Korean Racing Association for stallion duty.

Graded Winner Survivalist to Park Stud

Park Stud has announced that the Phipps family bred and raced Survivalist, a 4-year-old graded stakes-winning son of Danzig, out of a full sister to Seeking the Gold, will enter stud at Park Stud in Ontario, Canada.

Kentucky Stallion Menifee to Korea

Menifee, who ran second in both the 1999 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I), has been sold to the Korean Racing Association to continue his stallion career.

Mr. Sinatra Sires First Winner

Mr. Sinatra, a multiple grade III winner, was represented by his first winner when his daughter, Jumpin Jacqueline, won Sept. 23 at Philadelphia Park.

Padua Sets 2007 Stallion Fees

Padua Stables in Summerfield, Fla., announced Sunday that stud fees for four of the five Padua stallions will remain the same as in 2006. The fee for Pico Central will be reduced to $7,500 from the 2006 fee of $10,000.

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